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Centennial Ball 2017- Black Tie Makeup

Centennial Ball 2017- Black Tie Makeup

I work in an art museum, and we recently had a huge anniversary event. Because the event was black tie, I broke out a floor length gown, curled my hair, and (of course) went full glam. I was so wrapped up in the excitement of […]

Classic Vibes 

Classic Vibes 

The stars of this look are Kiko 706 lip liner paired with MAC Habanero Liptensity Lipstick and the NYX Vinyl Liquid eyeliner. 

Last Friday Night

Last Friday Night

Face

Jane Iredale Pommist

MAC Cosmetics Studio Fix Fluid

Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Contour Kit

Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer

Wet n Wild Photo Focus Powder

Milani Baked Bronzer in Dolce

NARS Orgasm blush

Becca Cosmetics Rose Gold Shimmering Skin Perfector

Eyes:

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade and Brow Gel

Pixi Beauty Contour Powder

Jeffree Star Cosmetics Poison eyeshadow (from the Androgyny Palette)

Melt Cosmetics Dark Matter

MAC Prussian Blue eyeliner

NYX Matte Liquid Liner

Buxom mascara

NYX Twilight Tint highlight

Lips:

NYX Soft Spoken lip pencil

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea lipstick in Beach Babe

Anti-Summer Vibes

Anti-Summer Vibes

I love summer (and summer makeup) but sometimes you just have to break the rules– enjoy my totally non-summery look for this July! Face: Rimmel Stay Matte Primmer NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer e.l.f. finishing powder Pixi Contour Powder Milani […]

Wearable Berry Lipstick 

Wearable Berry Lipstick 

I don’t usually go for berry lips, but the Maybelline Super Stay Matte Ink Lip Color in Lover has blown me away. I love this lipstick! It is unbelievably long-wearing (like 12 hours, with eating) and super comfortable. The color itself is a berry toned […]

Another Summer Weekend

Another Summer Weekend

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Face:

LA Girl Pro Coverage foundation mixed with NARS All Day Luminous Foundation

elf Finishing Powder

Jane Iredale Mineral Powder in Suntan

Pixi Contour Powder

NARS Orgasm blush

Jeffree Star Cosmetics Princess Cut highlight
Eyes:

Eyes:

L’Oreal Silkissime eyeliner in Cobalt

Jeffree Star Androgyny palette

Buxom mascara

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer with Pixi Contour Powder (used like a brow powder) and ABH Clear Brow Gel
Lips:

Lips: NYX lip liner in mauve

Colourpop Lippie Stix in Skimpy

 

I’ve been loving wearing warm eyeshadow with blue eyeliner, especially when paired with a nude lip. This is one of my favorite looks as of late. Thanks for dropping by, be sure to follow me on Bloglovin’ and Instagram!

So Much Love for Roses

So Much Love for Roses

 Eyes:  Colourpop Lo Key Palette and Cloud Nine eyeshadow Mac Cosmetics Carbon eyeshadow Urban Decay All Nighter Eyeliner  Buxom mascara topped with Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade and Clear Brow Gel, Pixi Contour Powder  Face:  MAC Studio […]

Warm & Smokey 

Warm & Smokey 

A summery makeup look with products from MAC, Colourpop, Dior, and more

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 I loved!) 

(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 […]