July 28, 2014

Lorde for Mac Pure Heroine

Every time the song Royals comes on the radio on of my alter ego's comes out and suddenly I'm a performer. Those around me are probably not thrilled with this since I lack singing skills, but whatever. 
Mac Lorde Pure Heroine Lipstick
Mac Lorde Pure Heroine Lipstick
I'm singing as I type this; 

“and we’ll never be royals.  It don’t run in our blood, that kind of luxe just ain’t for us.  We crave a different kind of buzz.”

I'm still working on becoming more comfortable with bold lip colors, I'm a neutral girl at heart. When I saw Mac was releasing a Lorde version of the fan favorite Heroine shade, I knew I had to have it. 
Mac Lorde Pure Heroine Lipstick
Pure Heroine is a deep plum lipstick with an amplified finish. Color payoff is excellent and the creamy formula won't dry your lips. 
Mac Lorde Pure Heroine Lipstick
You can wear this shade many ways, try adding a darker liner or even a lighter gloss to it. 
Mac Pure Heroine Lipstick with Bijou Lipglass
Shown with Mac Bijou lipglass
Unfortunately Pure Heroine was limited edition and is now sold out. If you missed picking this up you are in luck because I have an extra one to giveaway. Enter via the rafflecopter below, open International. 

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July 27, 2014

Project Runway & Mary Kay Season 13

Throughout this season on Project Runway on Lifetime, a new group of up-and-coming designers will finish their runway looks in the Mary Kay Color Design Studio. Mary Kay Global Makeup Artist Luis Casco shows us how to translate chic, fall-inspired, jewel-toned smoky eyes and bold dark lips from the runway to everyday. Stay tuned to the blog to see how I do at recreating the look and enter to win the product used.
See below for the product breakdown for this look. 
Mary Kay Global Makeup Artist Luis Casco shows us fall-inspired, jewel-toned smoky eyes and bold dark lips.
EYES
For high-impact, wearable color, layer three shades of green eye color over a cream eye color base.
·         Apply Mary Kay® Cream Eye Color in Meadow Grass as a base and sweep Mary Kay® Mineral Eye Color in Emerald on the outer halves of eyelids to enhance the color.
·         Brighten eyes by layering Mary Kay® Mineral Eye Color in Lime onto the inner thirds of eyelids.
·         To add drama, apply Mary Kay® Eyeliner in Black along the top and bottom lash lines, blending outwards toward the corners of the eyes.
·         Generously apply Mary Kay® Lash Love® Lengthening™ Mascara in Black to the top and bottom lashes.
·         TIP: Use Mary Kay® Facial Highlighting Pen on the brow bone for a brightening effect!

LIPS
Balance bright green smoky eyes with well-defined dark lips. 
·         To perfect your unique lip shape, use Mary Kay® Lip Liner in Cappuccino before and after applying lipstick!
·         Use Mary Kay® True Dimensions Lipstick in Mystic Plum directly from the tube for best results.
·         TIP: Use a cream eye shadow brush dipped in a little foundation to clean up the edges of your lips.

FACE
When sporting bold eyes and lips, keep the rest of your makeup simple.
·         Use your fingertips or a clean Mary Kay® Liquid Foundation Brush to blend Mary Kay® Cream Blush in Cranberry on the apples of cheeks.
·         TIP: For the perfect fall shade, blend the blush with a tiny bit of foundation to let the color’s intensity build!


There were great looks in this week's episode, I can't wait to see what else this season brings.  Will you be tuning in? 

July 26, 2014

The Beauty Blog Coalition Week in Review


Catch up with the posts from this week from some Beauty Blog Coalition Bloggers. This week features posts about Charlotte Tilbury, Le Metier de Beaute, L'Oreal, BITE, and more. 

July 25, 2014

The Beauty Blogazons Week In Review

Catch up with Beauty Blogazons, this week features posts about L'Oreal, Hourglass, Memebox,, CK One, Nars and more. 

July 23, 2014

Pacifica Nail Polish

Press Sample
Morning beauties! I can't believe we are already half way through this week, YAY! I'm hoping to squeeze in a pedicure today and will be sporting one of Pacifica's new 7-free nail polish shades on my tootsies. I'm a sucker for coral colored nail polish, especially in the summer. Whatever shades tickle your fancy, Pacifica has got you covered with one of their 25 new shades you are sure to find one you love. 
 Pacifica Nail Polish Vegan & Cruelty Free
Formulated without  parabensphthalatestoluenexylenecamphorformaldehyde or resin.  Pacifica Nail Polish is also 100%  Vegan & Cruelty Free!. 

Afterglow: Peach/Coral Cream 
 Pacifica Nail Polish Afterglow
Pale Blue Eyes: Pale Sky Blue Cream 
Pacifica Nail Polish Pale Blue Eyes
Both shades applied nice and two coats will give you even opaque coverage. If you have small nails you will like the brush which isn't super wide. 

Availability: www.pacificaperfume.com
Price: $9.00 

*I was provided with a sample of the product features, all opinions are my own. 

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