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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 […]

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!





Rimmel Stay Matte Primmer

NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation

Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer

e.l.f. finishing powder

Pixi Contour Powder

Milani Baked Bronzer “Dolce”

Milani Baked Blush “Luminoso”

Sephora Luminous Drops “Morning Glow”

theBalm Mary Lou-Manizer


Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade & Pixi Contour Powder

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Gel

Colourpop eyeshadows “Get Out” and “Cute Alert”

Makeup Geek eyeshadow “Unexpected”

MAC eyeshadow “Blanc Type”

MAC Prussian Blue Eye Pencil

Buxom mascara


MAC Nightmoth lip liner

MAC Cyber lipstick

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

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 […]

So Much Love for Roses

So Much Love for Roses


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


Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade and Clear Brow Gel, Pixi Contour Powder 

MAC Studio Fix Fluid Foundation, Pro Emphasize Powder, and Harmony blush 

Tarte Double Duty Beauty Powder, Shape Tape Concealer, Vibrant Blush, and Stunner highlight

CoverFX Sunkissed Bronzer 

I can’t remember my lipstick, but I think it was Anastasia Beverly Hills Pure Hollywood, which is probably my favorite nude of all time! 


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 […]

(Almost) Summer 

(Almost) Summer 


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 Beverly Hills concealer 


Colourpop brow pot & pencil 

Juvia’s Place the Nubian palette 

NYX Liquid Liner & Jumbo Eye Pencil in Black Bean 

Bobbi Brown Smokey Eye mascara 


Colourpop Lumière lip pencil 

Wet n Wild Liquid Catsuit Lipstick in Nudie Patootie

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 […]