Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Winter Bridal Makeup (collaboration with Petra Kozina)

I am so honoured to have the opportunity to do a collaboration video with the lovely Petra Kozina. She is a fellow Youtube Guru and makeup artist (Click here for link). We decided to do 'Winter Bridal Makeup'. If you are planning on getting married during winter and want a look that is full on, check out both our videos! I am sure you will pick up a few tricks and perhaps do your own makeup on your big day!





Products used:

FACE
Mufe - HD primer #0
Mufe - HD foundation #173
Mac - Moisture cover colour corrector (for highlighting)
Mac - Moisture cover concealer NC44
Ben Nye - Banana luxury powder

EYES
Urban Decay - Primer potion
Mac - Constructivist paintpot
Mac - Ricepaper e/s (lid & inner corner)
La femme - Cinnabar blush (crease)
La femme - Brown e/s (crease & contour)
Mac - Feline khol pencil (outer v, upper and lower lash line and waterline)
Sugarpill - Bulletproof e/s
Grafitobian - Winter wheat cream foundation (eyebrow bone highlight)
Mufe - Aqua cream #27 matte black liner
Senna - Volumptous mascara in black
Ardell - 120s false lashes
Senna - Eyebrow dou in ebony

CHEEKS
Mac - Pro longwear concealer in NC50 (contour)
La femme - Brown e/s (set contour)
Mac - Ricepaper e/s (cheekbone highlight)
La femme - Peach blush

LIPS
Nyx - Auburn lip liner
OCC - Stalker lip tar
Lakme - Brown lip liner


Hope you liked the video and check out Petra's channel for more tutorials.




Friday, January 25, 2013

Halle Berry Red Carpet ready makeup

Here is a look inspired by Halle Berry. She is a very stunning lady who has amazing features. She does not need much makeup as she is a natural beauty. I love her! She wore this makeup look in one of the Golden Globe awards (not the recent one)!

A very easy and quick makeup tutorial!





Products used:

FACE
Mufe - HD Primer #0
Nars - Sheer Glow foundation in Cadiz
Mac - Moisture cover concealer NC44
Ben nye - Banana luxury powder

EYES
Urban decay - Naked palette Naked & Buck e/s (eyebrows)
Mac - Constructivist paintpot
Wet & Wild - Comfort palette Sparkly brown e/s (out v and lower lash line)
Mac - Feline Khol pencil
La femme - Brown e/s (transitional and blending color)
Senna - Voluptous Mascara in Black
Ardell - Individual lashes Medium Flair

CHEEKS
La femme - Brown e/s (contour of cheeks & forehead)

LIPS
Nyx - Auburn lip liner
OCC - Pennyroyal lip tar

Most of the makeup brushes used in this tutorial are from Real Technique by Samatha Chapman!



I hope you will give this look a try and let me know if you do.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Giveaway WINNER announcement!

Thank you all for participating in my recent blog Giveaway. I have chosen a winner, well my son did! I did not want to use random.org to choose the winner thus I did it the old fashion way (drawing lots).

Baby G even drooled onto the paper before handing it to me! Lol!

Now for the winner...


Congratulations to Misstania08! Please contact me (email address found in the 'about me' tab) with your mailing address.

If you do not contact me with the details within 48 hours, I will choose another winner.

I will be having another giveaway very soon on my Facebook page (CLICK HERE). So keep a lookout over there!

Thank you and I hope all of you are having a pleasant week!

Monday, January 21, 2013

Smokey Green and Glittery Pink Makeup

Recently a lovely subscriber requested to do a makeup look that incorporated green and pink. So this is what I came up with. To bring it up a notch, I used pink glitter.



My little sunshine is 9 months old now! He knows how to smile for the camera... Wonder where he learnt that one from! *Wink*


Products used:

FACE
Mufe - HD foundation #173
Mac - Select moisture cover NC 44
Ben Nye - Banana luxury powder

EYES
Mac - Dipdown fluidline (eyebrow)
Maybelline - Color tattoo Fierce and Tangy
Sugarpill - Midori e/s (green)
Sugarpill - Decora loose pigment (sparkly pink)
Sugarpill - Bulletproof e/s (matte black)
La femme - Brown e/s
Graftobian - Winter wheat foundation (eyebrow highlight)
Collection 2000 - Teal Extreme 24 hr felt liner
Nyx - Black bean jumbo pencil
Senna - Voluptulash mascara in black
Ebay - False lashes

CHEEKS
La femme - Brown e/s (contour)
Mac - Whisper of Gilt extra dimension skin finish

LIPS
Nyx - Nutmeg lipliner
OCC - Hoochie lip tar



Thanks for coming by dearies!






Tuesday, January 15, 2013

It's GIVEAWAY time! (15 Jan - 20 Jan 2013)

I have had this blog for the past four plus years and have never held a giveaway. I think it's due time I did one. Thank you so much for all your lovely support and kind words!

I am giving away a brand new 'Heart breaker' palette from Sugarpill cosmetics. If you have not heard of Sugarpill palettes, I think you are really missing out on some super pigmented awesome eyeshadows. Check out my recent tutorial using shadows from this palette (CLICK HERE).

RULES
- Must be a follower of my blog
- Leave a comment below with your name and your favourite colour from this palette

Giveaway is open from today till 20 Jan 2013.
Thank you for coming by.



Friday, January 11, 2013

Royal Blue Purple (using Sugarpill eyeshadows)

I love blue and purple. They make such a pretty combo. Here is a quick makeup tutorial using eyeshadows from Sugarpill cosmetics. These eyeshadows are very pigmented and the best I have used so far. 




FACE
Nars - Sheer glow foundation in Cadiz
Ben Nye - Banana luxury powder

EYES
Senna Cosmetics - Brow duo shaper in Ebony
Urban Decay - Primer potion
Mac - Painterly painpot
Sugarpill - Velocity e/s (royal blue)
Sugarpill - 2am e/s (purple)
Mac - Deep dark mineralised skin finish
Graftobian - Glamour creme  in Winter wheat
Mufe - Aqua cream #27 Black gel liner
Nyx - Milk Jumbo pencil
Senna Cosmetics - Voluptulash Mascara
Ebay - Eye Lashes 

CHEEKS
La Femme - Cinnabar blush

LIPS
Lakme - Brown lipliner
Occ - Demure liptar


Thanks for coming by. Have a pleasant weekend.




Thursday, January 3, 2013

Simple makeup for beginners tutorial (Plain Jane to Pretty Jane transformation)

When it comes to makeup, I am a strong believer in 'less is more'! Transform a plain Jane to a pretty Jane without heavy and cakey makeup. This is a beginner level makeup tutorial. I am sure anyone can achieve this as I have made sure to use minimal products. Use whatever you have in your makeup collection to replace the products I used. No need to use exactly what I used.



Products used:-

FACE
Mufe - HD Primer #0
Nars - Sheer glow foundation in Cadiz
Ben Nye - Banana luxury powder

EYES
Senna Cosmetics - Brow duo shaper in Ebony
Urban Decay - Primer potion
Sugarpill - Bulletproof e/s
Cinema Secrets - Eyeliner sealer
Senna Cosmetics - Voluptulash Mascara
No brand - Lashes that I cut into half

CHEEKS
Milani Cosmetics - Luminoso blush

LIPS
Doleur - Rose Brown lipliner
Occ - Royalpenny liptar




Thanks for coming by. Happy New Year!




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