Hey everyone! How often can I apologize for these long absences between posts?! Quite a lot it seems! April was a really rough and busy month, and since real life always trumps social media, I find myself neglecting my poor blog too often! I thought for now I’d share some of my recent makeup looks. … More Recent Makeup Looks
Hey everyone! Sorry for the hiatus. Not too much to explain except that we all seem to be getting busier and busier right?? I’ve been very active on Instagram the last few months, and as my love for makeup and beauty continues to grow, I found some motivation to hop back over here and work … More Valentines Day Makeup Looks
Hey everyone! I have a bold, sparkly holiday look to share with you today using all drugstore products! Although there is one exception- the glitter. I used a LIT cosmetics glitter since I don’t own any drugstore glitters but I know NYX has glitters easily accessible at Ulta! Another great thing about the look is … More Drugstore Holiday Makeup: Silver Glitter and Red Lips
Hey everyone! I have an eye look to share with you today. I often find myself playing with makeup at night when my daughter is asleep since that’s when I have unlimited play time at my vanity. Looking back at my last few looks, they’ve all been pretty “normal” in terms of wearability so I … More Red, Black, and White Graphic Eye Makeup
Hey everyone! Due to a period of sickness and a generally busy schedule, I haven’t been around in a while, and I’ve sure missed playing with my makeup. I thought it would be fun to create something a little bold to get back into things! All of the products I used will be listed below. … More Blue Halo Smokey Eye
Hey guys! I thought I’d share one of my recent makeup looks with you today. Having hooded eyes can make certain types of eye makeup challenging, and I’d say the cut crease is the most challenging for me. I’ve played around with the general shape a few times trying to get the placement right so … More Pink, Blue, and Purple Cut Crease
Hey everyone! Today’s look is a warm cranberry smoky eye I created using the Violet Voss Holy Grail Palette. This palette has been very popular and goes in and out of stock, but just check out the Violet Voss website and Instagram pages to see if it’s in stock or when the next restock is … More Shimmering Cranberry Eye
*Not sponsored-just for fun! As much as I enjoy glitter, unconventional lip colors, rainbow smokey eyes, and bold, glamorous makeup looks, I love fresh and natural makeup. For the past few years I’ve been working on taking better care of my skin which has helped me appreciate simple makeup looks that are meant to accentuate … More Natural Beauty Routine Inspired by Glossier
Hey everyone! I have another makeup look to share with you today. This was the green look I created for St. Patrick’s Day! Hope you enjoy 🙂 Face ●Covergirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3 in 1 Foundation ●Revlon Nearly Naked Powder Eyes ●Urban Decay Primer Potion ●Sugarpill Acidberry and Mochi eye shadows and Diamond Eyes for … More Green Eyes and Lips
Hey guys! I have another glittery eye look to share with you today. This was a look I created for Valentines Day. I’ll list the products below! Hope you enjoy 🙂 Milani Eye Shadow Primer Sugarpill Dollipop blended in and above the crease, also on lower lash line Sugarpill Poison Plum on the lid and … More Fuchsia Glitter Eye
Hey everyone! Just wanted to share a simple glitter makeup look I did recently. This look was for the LIT Cosmetics Glitter Friday competition they do on Instagram every week. The theme was Everyday Sparkle, essentially how you would add glitter to your everyday look. I chose a very simple look with glitter eye liner … More Simple Glitter Eye Liner
Hey everyone! It is October and that means Halloween is officially right around the corner! I have always liked Halloween and this year, I wanted to bring you all some really fun makeup looks! For my first Halloween look of the season, I wanted to recreate one of the lovely little creatures I see quite … More October Means Halloween!
Hey guys! I thought I’d share with you a quick eye look I did recently. It’s very simple – a colorful gradient on the lid and some glitter on the lower lash line! You can easily use the same technique and change up the eye shadow and glitter colors for endless variety. The products and … More Teal and Glitter Eye Look
Hey friends! Since I shared a post yesterday all about Sugarpill’s Goldilux, I thought I’d share the look I created today using this shadow! Here’s how I created this look. Light beige transition shade all over the brow bone Sugarpill’s Love+ packed on first two thirds of eyelid Urban Decay’s Blackout on outer corner of eye … More Eye Look Featuring Goldilux
Hey everyone! Since I’ve shared some Halloween eye looks with you the past couple days, I figured it would be appropriate to show you the look I actually chose for today! Here’s what I did for the look: thick winged black eyeliner blending black, purple, and orange into the crease using a thin line of … More Halloween Makeup Look
Hey Everyone! If anyone is looking for a super cute last minute Halloween Costume, I think this is great! It can totally be made with things you probably have at home. I must say, I did get some inspiration from a picture I saw on Pinterest. I used my normal foundation, which apparently, I didn’t … More Scarecrow Halloween Makeup!!!
Hey friends! I wanted to bring you another Halloween eye look for those of us who aren’t sporting specific costumes this year. You can still be festive with some easy black and orange makeup. Today’s Halloween eye look is a smoky eye using you guessed it, black and orange! Like yesterday’s look, this is another … More Halloween Smoky Eyes
Hey friends! Despite Halloween being the perfect opportunity to go crazy with fun makeup and costumes, I surprisingly will not be sporting a costume this year. So for years when I don’t have a specific costume in mind, I still like to be in the spirit of the holiday by sporting festive colors! I wanted to share … More Festive and Easy Halloween Eyes: Two Versions
Hey everyone! I am back with another Halloween makeup look! For this look I wanted to recreate Elsa from Frozen. My husband and I so love Frozen and do indeed own a stuffed Olaf. Elsa is young and fresh, and lets not forget an ice queen. I wanted to keep the skin for this look … More Elsa Halloween Makeup!!!
Hey everyone! Today I’d like to share with you another Music Inspired Makeup look. My other looks in this series can be found here. Sometimes it takes me a while to figure out a makeup look to go with a certain song, but when Le Petite Fille de la Mer started playing on my phone, the … More Music Inspired Makeup: La Petite Fille de la Mer by Vangelis
Hey everyone!!! Its almost time for Halloween!!! If you are like me, then you usually plan your costume super last minute and don’t have a ton of time to get things done. In my next few post, I want to share with you some very do-able halloween makeup ideas! All of these looks can be … More Easy Pirate Halloween Makeup!
Hey friends! Time for another requested makeup look. This look was requested by the sweet April (or Puri!) from Blushing Biddies who authors a great cruelty free blog. She requested to see an eye look based on autumn colors, like the changing colors of leaves. I wanted to incorporate the green leaves of summer transitioning into … More Request: Autumn Leaves Makeup
Hey friends! Today’s post is all about another bold and bright palette from Sugarpill-the Heart Breaker Palette. I bought this palette from Sugarpill’s website. The following introductory text is copied from my previous post about the Burning Heart Palette since the same information applies to both palettes (price, palette layout, etc.) Price: $34 Amount of Product: 4 eye shadows … More Review, Swatches, and Eye Look: Sugarpill Heart Breaker Palette
Hey everyone! I’m very excited to bring you today’s post since this is a product from a brand that’s been on my wishlist for ages. Today I’ll be sharing with you the Burning Heart Palette. Here is my post on the Heart Breaker Palette. I bought this palette from the Sugarpill website. Price: $34 Amount of Product: 4 eye … More Review, Swatches, and Eye Look: Sugarpill Burning Heart Palette
Hey everyone! Hope you’re all having a fantastic day. I have another requested look for you today, and it comes from Lauren from LuceLuxeLifestyle. She requested a makeup look using black lipstick. The great thing about black lipstick is that you can get away with pretty much ANY eye look you can think of. Black literally … More Request: Makeup Look with Black Lipstick
Hey loves! Today’s request comes from my very own sister, Amanda! Amanda requested a look featuring gold eyes and red lips. I was quite happy to do this look-red and gold are such a perfect, beautiful color combination. Product details below! Enjoy 🙂 Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Full Coverage Foundation in Ivory Maybelline Instant Age … More Request: Gold Eyes and Red Lips
Hey everyone! Today I’m featuring a request from the beautiful Maria who blogs over at Cat Eyes Red Lips. Definitely go check out her out. Her blog is fabulous-reviews, fashion, perfect makeup looks, and much more! Maria said she would love to see some makeup looks for school. When I think of makeup for school, I … More Request-Makeup for School
Hey everyone! I’ve got a lovely palette to share with you today, and it’s the Kat Von D Chrysalis Eyeshadow Palette. This palette features beautiful grays, blues, and purples and is mostly cool toned. This palette costs $46. I’m a lucky girl and got it for $35 since my sister has a friend who works at Sephora … More Review, Swatches, and Makeup Look: Kat Von D Chrysalis Palette
Hey everyone! I thought if would share with you all my face of the day! I didn’t have to work super early today so I had a little extra time for my makeup. Somehow I forgot a picture of it but to start, I used my trusty Cover FX primer. I then used my Tarte … More FOTD!
Hey friends! Welcome to another Music Inspired Makeup post. The others can be found here. Today’s look was inspired by Muse’s Starlight. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pgum6OT_VH8 My inspiration for this look was taken from the song title. I’ve been wanting to use some loose glitter for ages and when I heard Starlight, it made me think of stars … More Music Inspired Makeup: Starlight by Muse
Hey friends! Welcome to my first Music Inspired Makeup post. The details of the original idea behind this series can be found here Today’s look was inspired by the song Silver Lining by Rilo Kiley. I used the title of this song for my inspiration today. It’s very literal-Silver Lining=silver eyeliner! I remembered I had a silver … More Music Inspired Makeup: Silver Lining By Rilo Kiley
Hey guys! Yesterday I posted some swatches of my two elf Baked Eye Shadows, and I got a few requests/comments about creating a look with these shades. I love these colors and hadn’t worn them in a while so this was perfect timing. I used these shades (Toasted and Burn Plum) dry over the Milani Eye … More Eye Look: Burnt Plum and Toasted
Today’s post is all about the Too Faced Boudoir Eyes Palette which I picked up from Sephora. Price: $36 Amount of Product: 3 x .07 ounces and 6 x .03 ounces Animal Testing: Too Faced is cruelty free There are nine shades in this palette which includes three matte shades and six shimmery/glittery shades. The packaging is their newer … More Too Faced Boudoir Eyes Palette: Review, Swatches, and Eye Look
Hey friends! I’d like to welcome you to a very special post. Today’s post is part of a collaboration between numerous fabulous bloggers and as you can tell from the title, the posts feature makeup looks through the ages! We’ve got the 1920’s through the 2000’s with a couple other categories including Egyptian, Present … More Makeup Through the Ages Collaboration: The 1980’s
Today I thought I would share with you my face of the day! The focus of this look is this awesome shimmery teal/green eyeliner I got from BH Cosmetics. I got it when it was on hautelook a while back so it was even cheaper than normal! Since I went with sparkly green eyeliner, I … More FOTD!
I had the day off today, which meant I had more than my usual sleepy half an hour to get ready. So I thought I would play a little more than usual, but nothing too crazy 😉 I tried to take all the photos by natural light, but I forgot to take the photo of … More Amanda’s Face of the Day
Hi everyone! I thought I’d write a quick post to share with you my eye look for today since I haven’t shared one in a while! This look uses only one palette which is the Wet n Wild Desert Festival palette from the Fergie Collection. The only eye shadow I used that wasn’t in this palette … More Wet n Wild Desert Festival Eye Look
Today’s eye look has a very specific and goofy name-trout eyes. I have had the Covergirl quad in the color Tropical Fusion for a very long time. These are probably the first bright eye shadow colors I ever purchased. When I got this, I was very new to makeup, but I decided it would be … More Rainbow Trout Eyes!
Hey everyone! Just thought I’d share my makeup of the day with you. It’s a black and white eye featuring a lovely Wet n Wild glitter! Products listed below! Milani Eye Shadow Primer all over eye area NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk blended out thinly all over lid Any white eye shadow over … More Black and White Glittery Eye
Since I posted swatches of the BH Cosmetics Galaxy Chic palette yesterday, and my sister made a comment on my last eye look that I should do a blue eye look next, I figured it was the perfect time to do so since this palette has multiple awesome blue shades! Other than the Galaxy Chic … More Galaxy Chic Blue Eye Look