Adding Some Depth: Eye Makeup Alternatives

I Bought It Affiliate Links As much as I love the classics, after a while black, brown and taupe get a little old when they are the only shades that you use to create your eye look every day. Yes, they’re pretty, but sometimes a girl needs to do something a little bit different! Currently one of my favorite ways to spice things up a bit is to use the Stila Got Inked Cushion Eye…

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Quick Look: A “Bubbly” Metallic Eye in Under 5 Minutes

I Bought It I’ve had more requests for quick and easy eye makeup, in particular those with fewer shadows. I agree, it does feel like a lot of tutorials out there use a lot of shades, I can usually only handle 3 colors, on a rare occasion 4. Most days I use just 2, and one of those is the Wet ‘n Wild Nutty that I pretty much always put in my crease. (Are you…

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Get the Look: Elizabeth from The White Queen

Nothing to Disclose Have you seen the new television mini-series, The White Queen? It started airing on August 10th here in the US, though it’s already almost completed in the UK. As usual, this amazing series was created by the people over at the BBC. It’s based on the books by Philippa Gregory, mostly The White Queen, but also The Red Queen and The Kingmaker’s Daughter. I watched Episode 1 this weekend on my DVR,…

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Top 10 Tuesday: My Favorite Cream Cosmetics

Product Sent for Review A quick peek at some of my favorite cream products and my favorite post where I’ve reviewed or used them (though I think I haven’t mentioned the Cover FX before). 1. Urban Decay 24/7 Concealer Pencil: Super pigmented, it’s easy to just put a little right where you need it and blend with a finger. I usually wear FBI. 2. Stila Convertible Color in Lillium: I need to repurchase this since…

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Inspiration from the Greek Islands: A Sultry Smoky Eye

Nothing to Disclose Today I have another amazing makeup look from Brandy Gomez-Duplessis, again from Donna Karan International Market Week. Brandy says, “Today’s makeup inspiration comes from my love of the sultry Greek Islands. Women are very sexy there and they love their bodies. Donna Karan’s collection today took me to that place so I created a flawless makeup look that would take you from day to night. It’s all about clean skin, shades of…

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