"colorful makeup"

MOTD: NYX Love In Rio Love Is A Cha Cha

I haven't posted a MOTD forever!!! Sorry for all of you have been waiting for some new looks with some step by step instructions. 

As you know I am really into purple eye shadows.  There is just something about purple that I love to wear on my eyes.  So here's another purple eye shadow combination that I just couldn't pass up on especically when the trio of shadows are so pigmented.

I love NYX Cosmetics not only for their amazing value but how well their products perform especially their eye products.  The

Jumbo Eye Pencils

are my favorite go to primer to make eye shadows POP! If you need a recommendation on which one to choose (they have several different colors) MILK is the #1 choice.  It's a matte white that will work with any color combination but I really like to use it for bright colors. 

  Here are the steps to create the look. 

1. NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Oyster as your base.  As your highlighter apply NYX Ultra Pearl Nude Loose Eye Shadow.

2. NYX Love In Rio Love Is A Cha Cha lighter color all over the lid

3. Middle color which is a deeper purple all over the crease.  Apply this shade with detailed definer brush and blend out with a blending brush.

4.  Take your detailer brush and apply the darker shade right in the outer corners of the eyes for definition.  For added drama add a matte black eye shadow.

5. Line your eyes top and bottom and give it a little wing.

6.  Lashes used for this look are

House Of Lashes

Siren.  OMG I am obsessed!!! They remind me of MAC 35 Lash!!!!

7.  Brows are 

Anastasia Beverly Hills

Tinted Brow Gel Espresso and Brow Genius Kit in Brunette.

To make this look complete NYX Strawberry Milk was used on the lips along with NYX Mocha Blush and NYX Narcissistic Illuminator right above it. 

 I used

Makeup Addiction

Brushes in The Detailer and The Blender

I hope you guys like this look, as it is one of my new favorites.  I will be posting new YouTube tutorials next month.  Don't forget to follow me on





MOTD: Prom Makeup Mint Green Dress

 I love Stephanie's prom dress color, it is a light mint green.  I didn't want to do a heavy makeup style for this dress but instead I opted for something more light and spring like.  I wish the camera captured the pretty golden shimmery shadow around the eye and the glitter.  It looks so pretty in person.  MAC Creme Cup Lipstick is my favorite all around light pink lipstick as it looks great on everyone.

MAC Vanilla Pigment - Lid

MAC Reflects Glitter Reflects Gold

MAC Mylar Eye Shadow - Highlight

MAC Guacamole - Crease

MAC Swimming - defined crease

MAC Fascinating Eye Pencil - Waterline

MAC Creme Cup Lipstick

Lashes In a Box  #2 lashes www.lashesinabox.com

MOTD: Prom 2013 Makeup Inspiration

My prom was over 10 years ago (wow, really has it been that long?) I remember trying to think how I wanted my hair and makeup done but during that time there was only Seventeen and Teen magazine to look for inspiration.  Now all these teenagers have amazing sources for hair and makeup inspiration via the internet.  During the next couple of months (April-June) I will be posting a look to complement a dress that one of my followers have tagged on Instagram.  Thought this would be a good way for me to start doing daily MOTD'S again :)

Here are some of my past MOTD'S that would be great for this year's Prom Season

Eye Kandy Cosmetics Star Dust Mineral Sprinkles

MAC Cosmetics Swiss Chocolate Eye Shadow

MAC Carbon Eye Shadow

NYX Love In Paris Madelines and Macaroons

NYX Glossy Brown Eye Liner

NYX Illuminator Narcissistic

NYX Butter Gloss Cherry Pie

NYX Stay Matte But Not Flat Liquid Foundation

Urban Decay Vice Palette - Noise, Vice, Chaos

ELF 144 Eye Shadow Palette 

MAC Ricepaper Eye Shadow

MAC Amber Lights Eye Shadow

MAC Carbon Eye Shadow

NYX Bloody Mary Matte Lipstick

Shadows are from the iDivine Sleek Makeup Palette Snapshot.

NYX White Eye Shadow Base (my favorite!)

NYX Nude Eye Shadow - highlight

NYX Purple Eye Shadow -  crease

NYX Charcoal  Loose Pearl Eye Shadow -   lid 

houseoflashes  doll face lashes www.thehouseoflashes.com

NYX Milk Jumbo Eye Pencil (primer liner in water line)

NYX Vanilla Sky Eye Shadow - Highlight

NYX Love in Florence / Gelato For Two Eye Shadow Palette

NYX Kohl Kajal Brown Eye Liner

NYX Xtreme Nude Peach Lip Creme (my favorite lip color of all time! The lasting power is amazing!!)

MOTD: MAC Chrome Yellow Eye Shadow w/ MAC Candy Yum Yum

Today's look is a color all of you have been asking me to use! The colors that I used for this look are a bright yellow (MAC Chrome Yellow) and a pop of blue drop shadow (MAC Freshwater with

Eye Kandy Glitter

Sour Apple)  Highlight (MAC Mylar Eye Shadow)  Crease (MAC Soft Brown Eye Shadow) Bright pink lips (MAC Candy Yum Yum) to pair with this colorful look.  New featured lashes from Lashes In A Box #4.


Hope you guys like

Tutorial: 2013 Pantone Color of the Year EMERALD

PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald

, a lively, radiant, lush green, is the Color of the Year for 2013. (according to their website). You will see this color everywhere from fashion to home textiles.

What is Pantone you ask? "Pantone is a standardized color matching system, utilizing the Pantone numbering system for identifying colors. By standardizing the colors, different manufacturers in different locations can all reference a Pantone numbered color, making sure colors match without direct contact with one another." (


). Every year the company comes out with selected colors to feature for the season and one for the year. To learn more about Pantone please click 


 I really love how rich this color is, it's a great color to work in your makeup routine.  If you are not brave enough to try the Emerald all over your eye try applying it as an eyeliner for a pop of color.  The possibilities are endless.

I will be focusing on all the Spring 2013 Fashion Color Report Colors below for future videos and MOTD'S. I love all the colors and can't wait to create some amazing looks for all of you.

Here are the products that I used to create this look:

Infallible golden emerald, endless pearl, iced latte

Elf 144 eye shadow palette matte green

Maybelline Fit Foundation 310 (I am usually a MAC Nc40/NC42

Revlon photo ready bb cream medium

Model 21 eyelashes 19t 31

Wet n wild goddess bronzer

Elf blush tickled pink