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Almost Summer 

Almost Summer 

I’ve been super busy this month, so I haven’t posted in a while. But here’s a summery going-out look I did a few weeks ago. I can’t remember everything I used, but I know the lips were a sample of MAC’s Creme de Nude (which […]

(Almost) Summer 

(Almost) Summer 

Face:  MAC Fix + LA Girl Pro Coverage Foundation  NARS All Day Luminous Foundation  NYX blush in Taupe and Away We Glow highlight in Moon Glow  Sephora Collection bronzer  Milani blush in Luminoso  Wet n Wild Precious Petals and I’ll Have a Cosmo highlights  Anastasia […]

Silver Lining 

Silver Lining 

For this smokey eye, I used black and brown shadows including the Naked Basics Palette from Urban Decay. I also used the black shade from the Melt Cosmetics Dark Matter Stack and Colourpop’s Tink eyeshadow. But any black and brown shades will do! The most important part is the silver liner– I used Colourpop’s Gel Liner in Kicker.

On my lips I am wearing the Huda Beauty Lip Contour in Trophy Wife, Anastasia Beverly Hills Pure Hollywood, iand Too Faced Melted Sugar. 

Modern Renaissance 

Modern Renaissance 

As you probably guessed, I used the Modern Renaissance Palette (which is just as great as everybody says it is!)  

Soft & Sweet

Soft & Sweet

Modern Milkmaid

Modern Milkmaid

I forgot what colors I used on this look exactly, but I suspect it was some of my favorite mauve-toned eyeshadows from Makeup Geek, Unexpected and Vintage. I did my hair by braiding two low pigtails then pinning them up. I loved it!

My Go-To Smokey Eye

My Go-To Smokey Eye

Of all the eyeshadow looks I do, this one is one I know will never fail me!  I used Colourpop Tink (which is a matte gray eyeshadow) and topped it with Maybelline Color Tattoo cream eyeshadow in Dramatic Black. You can use your fingers or […]

Space Cadet 

Space Cadet 

This look was inspired by the NYX Cosmetics Duochromatic highlighter in “Twilight Tint” and Away We Glow highlighter in Moon Glow. I also used the Becca Cosmetics highlight in Pressed Pearl and MAC lipstick in Cyber. My eyeshadow is Morphe 35K and the powder highlights mentioned above! 


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Slightly Holographic 

Slightly Holographic 

I created this look using Makeup Geek Eyeshadows and the NYX Liquid Suede lipstick in “Sway.” The duochromatic eyeshadow is Makeup Geek “Backlight” and it is featured on my eyes and lips (over the NYX lipstick). My highlighter was Wet ‘n’ Wild “I’ll have a […]