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Monday, January 13, 2014

Champagne Glitter Eyeshadow Tutorial (Meant for New Years)

What better way to start off your new year than getting all dolled up? Hey guise its Makeup Tutorial Friday's and I'm bringing you my new years look. It feels like me sticking to my resolutions are off to a good start (#1 post regular content), which is more than exciting for me. This look was inspired by my love for two gorgeous products that I knew would mesh heavenly together: Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eye Shadow in Kitten (Sephora, Ulta) and the Riri Loves MAC Pro Longwear Lip Liner in Talk That Talk (limited edition, but a warm dark purple will do).

The warm champagne color of Kitten and the deep berry shade of Talk That Talk pair beautifully, and were the instant focus of the look. I hope you enjoy and please try.

The products used in this tutorial are posted below. Links for each product will be provided soon. If a product is a sold out limited edition I will search for a possible dupe and provide that product and the link to that product:

Korres Wild Rose Daily Brightening & Refining Buff Cleanser

Cotton Rounds: Exfoliating

Botanics Shine Away Mattifying Toner

Illamasqua Hydra Veil Rehydrating Gel with a Sigma F50 Duo Fibre Brush

Mac Prolong Wear Paint Pot in "Layin Low"

Ben Nye Banana Powder

Cover Girl Queen Collection Bronzer Q120 Ebony Bronze

Real Techniques Duo Fibre Contour Brush

Too Faced a Few of My Favorite Things Palette

Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eye Shadow in Kitten

RiRi Loves MAC Pro Longwear Lip Pencil in Talk That Talk (any plum burgundy liner will do)
L'oreal Voluminous Khol Liner

Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Trooper (not shown using but that's what I used for my cat liner)

MAC Palace Pedigreed Eyes Shadow

MAC Zoom Lash Mascara

House of Lashes Lashes in Tigress

MAC Extra Dimension Blush in Autoerotique with Sephora Collection #59 Pro Precision Powder Brush

Illamasqua Gleam Cream in Aurora

MAC Extra Dimension Skinfinish in Magnetic Appeal with Sephora Collection #122 Pro Visionary Highlighting Fan Brush (to high points of cheeks) and Real Techniques Setting Brush (to bridge of nose and cupids bow)

Mac Lipstick in Bad Girl Riri (limited edition so use a warm brownish nude)

Mac Lipstick in Sushi Kiss (limited edition use a creamy orangeish color)

Mac Cremesheen Lip Gloss (any clear or nude gloss will do)

What kind of makeup did you rock for New Years? Any resolutions? Either way I hope you are all having a wonderful new year!

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

You've Stolen My Heart Esperanza

KAT VON D Esperanza Eyeshadow Palette

Ok, to state the obvious I am a beauty junkie. That's been clearly established for some time now. Now to my point when this palette hit the shelves today:

I quintessentially lost my mind. This is the latest Kat Von D Palette for Spring 2014 and its described as:

"A fresh palette of eight long-wear, full coverage shadows that deliver matte, pearl, and high-glitter finishes, plus one transformative color veil. "

This palette was made for me. I love the soft Spring shades, I love the glitter, and sugar skull that adorns the palette is too beautiful. Beautiful and morbid? Yeah that's me all day.

My fingers could not leap to the checkout faster. In this moment I imagine my fingers in the make up check out Olympics. They're hurdling over the free Sephora samples to make it to the submit my order button where, covered in victorious sweat, push past the submit my order button and would be greeted with a bouquet and a confirmation notice.

Strange way to think of it? I agree, but this palette appears to be so worth it. Kat Von D's eyeshadow formulas for the most part are buttery, pigmented and so easy to blend. This palette comes with 8 shades:
 Selena (glitter purple)
 Dayglo (transformer shade, iridescent white)
Galore (pearl peach)
Placebo (matte peony pink)
Santeria (glitter greenish grey)
Archangel (sparkle seafoam green)
South (matte beige)
Dog Roses (sparkle bronze) 

Another interesting fact about the palette is that the shadows are supposedly infused with rose extract to moisturize the delicate eyelid area. Pretty shmancy stuff.

Well my fellow make up otakus I can't wait for this to come in the mail so I can give you my first hand experience and photos.

Here is the link if you want to checkout this beautiful palette:

So is anyone thinking of picking of the palette? What do you think of it?
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