LUCY HALE’S ombré lip
LUCY HALE is a dear client and friend of mine and we have so much fun trying out and creating different looks together. This particular day we morphed together a deep black red lip quod lipstick with a cherry red one for an extreme ombré lip! To start you'll need two colors. Something dark and something light. Choose whatever you want but if you want this exact lip then grab your Too Faced lady balls and Lorac Black Cherry liquid lipsticks. You'll start by putting the darker shade in the outer corners of your lips on the top and bottom. Next fill in the rest of the exposed lips with the lighter cherry red. Rub your lips together front and back and side to side to give the colors a subtle blend. Grab a small fluffy brush and go starting in the outer corners drag the brush among the lips to further blend and give the colors a gradient look. Finish by grabbing concealer and cleaning up all your edges. Too Faced - Melted Matte-Tallics Liquid Lipstick
Jul. 29, 2020
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👩🎓 easy grad look tutorial!
If you just graduated, 🎉 congrats grad 🎉!!! If you just want to try this look, you’re welcome here too! Fun fact: this is actually my high school graduation gown. I graduated from university after, but I always liked my grad look. I did one simple thing to make it easy and cute~ 🌺 Complement your eyeshadow to your gown 🌺 I remember being nervous to do my own makeup for graduation. I felt like a makeup bby who didn’t know how to blend well. So I looked up what colors complemented my gown in color theory. And Peach 🍑 went great with green 🍃 So I used matte peach shadow to color block it with my gown. ⭐️ SHORT TUTORIAL ⭐️ *Skipping the base, brow, and primer steps since that’s different for everyone! ￼￼￼Use your finger to pack the shadow pigment on your eyelid. Yes, use your (washed, clean lol) finger instead of a brush. It keeps more of the pigment in my experience, and builds faster. You can gently bring leftover pigment to your crease. At this point, it’ll look a little unblended. ￼￼￼Now you can blend! Blend your shadow like normal. I used the tiniest amount of brown to deepen the crease and line the lower lid. But I made it subtle so the eyeliner could pop in the next step. ￼￼￼Line your eyes (with an angled brush to help) I struggle to get liquid eyeliner crisp and thin. So I use an angle brush to help. When you do the feline flick, don’t complete it with the foam your liner comes with. Use an angle brush to drag it out before its completely dry. And lift your brush while you do it slowly to make it go thinner n thinner. ￼￼￼Use the same highlighter for browbone and cheeks Since the shadow is matte, go for all the sparkles you want on this one! ✨ Using the same shade makes you finish and tie the look together faster. ￼￼￼Use liquid lipstick, and blot it > applying from the tube Want something that lasts long but feels comfortable? Use your fav liquid lip formula and apply it to your finger. Then blot it on your lips evenly. It’ll make it more comfortable, softer, and still last for the ceremony. 🍑 PRODUCTS USED 🍑 URBAN DECAY - Game of Thrones Eyeshadow Palette I used the shade House Lannister as my centerpiece peach color. Then I used the brown, Nymeria to deepen the crease and lower lid. My highlight (cheeks + brow bone) was King’s Landing- A stunning green-toned gold with flecks of glitter. I don’t think the look would pull together as beautifully without that dramatic highlight. ALMAY - Almay Liquid Eyeliner in Brown This dries fast, but not so fast that you can’t tweak it. It’s one of the few liners that lasts on my oily eyelids, and it’s more flattering than black liner (imo) because it made the look softer. Too Faced - Melted Matte-Tallics Liquid Lipstick in Sell Out. A pink nude that’s deep enough to pop out in photographs. Comfortable enough to mix with gloss.
BEST matte lipstick!
Product: Too Faced matte liquid lipstick. It has a lightweight, long-wearing formula that glides on like lipgloss but dries to a matte finish. It comes with an angled applicator that allows for precise application. The formula is also infused with avocado oil and vitamin E to keep lips hydrated. My thoughts: I bought the shades Sell Out and Drop Dead Red and I am completely obsessed with both! They are so pigmented and look so good on! I don’t usually wear matte lipsticks but I heard great things about this lipstick so I decided to give it a try. The first thing I noticed was how smoothly and evenly the lipstick applied. I was also pleasantly surprised when I noticed that the formula was extremely hydrating...even when the lipstick dried and became matte, it still kept my lips hydrated and not cracked like other matte lipsticks. It took about a minute for it to dry completely and there was little to no transfer. It lasted on my lips for the entire day and I only felt the need to reapply once throughout the day. Overall, I would recommend this lipstick to anyone who’s looking for the perfect hydrating matte lipstick.
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Let’s chat concealer
So as of late - and the two times a month I put on makeup, I’ve been sampling this MAYBELLINE - Super Stay Full Coverage Under-Eye Concealer . I was excited to try it out because these dark circles can’t be kicked with the current eye cream. So for 10 dollars I’d say - not a fan. It leaves my skin very dehydrated and as you can see - after an hour of wear it cakes on and shows the creases. It certainly isn’t hydrating. Note I have no other foundation on because I’ll be wearing a mask so I just wanted to target my eyes. It’s expensive and the fact that there’s only 0.23 ounces in there seems like a rip off. I’d say - not a fan. I think it does a decent job covering my dark spots but when you get close to me - you see how damaging it makes my eye wrinkles look. What’s your thoughts?
Drug store makeup dupes 🚨
I came across a run down on Cremes Come True blog about drug store dupes of high end products. I’m a lover of beautiful makeup products but I’ve been on a tighter than usual budget recently so decided I’d work my way through each of the dupe products, try them and review them for you guys since drug store products have come so far in the last few years. The products Cremes Come True compared are: PRIMER High End — TATCHA - The Silk Canvas Protective Primer Drug Store — e.l.f. - Poreless Putty Primer FOUNDATION High End — Too Faced - Born This Way Natural Finish Foundation Drug Store — MAYBELLINE - Super Stay Full Coverage Foundation CONCEALER High End — tarte - Shape Tape Concealer Drug Store — MAYBELLINE - Super Stay Full Coverage Under-Eye Concealer BLUSH High End — Glossier. - Cloud Paint Seamless Cheek Color Drug Store — MAYBELLINE - Cheek Heat Gel-Cream Blush HIGHLIGHTER High End — rms beauty - Luminizer X Quad Drug Store — e.l.f. - Shimmer Palette MASCARA High End — Too Faced - Better Than Sex Mascara Drug Store — L'ORÉAL - Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara LIPSTICK High End — ARMANI beauty - Lip Magnet Liquid Lipstick Drug Store — L'ORÉAL - Rouge Signature Matte Liquid Lipstick Make sure you follow me and keep an eye out for incoming reviews on the e.l.f. Poreless Putty Primer and Maybelline Cheek Heat cream blush which I’ve been trying out over the last couple weeks 🥰 Next on my list to try are the L’Oreal Lash Paradise mascara (since Too Faced BTS is one of my favourite mascaras!) and e.l.f. Shimmer Palette. Have you tried any of these products and did you love them or were you not a fan?
My (tiny) lip collection put to the TEST!
These are the lip stains and paints that I currently own. My collection is small because I don’t have a ton of opportunities to wear it being home all the time. 😆 I will review each from left to right. 1. SEPHORA COLLECTION - Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick color-#96. Price-14$ I really like this one. It is a nice matte red lip stain. It does not have 100% staying power with eating and drinking, and it does transfer onto fabric very little even after setting. It’s very creamy, has a very subtle sweet smell and is not super drying to the lips. Also I thinks it’s the perfect red shade.🤗 2.LIQUE - Long-Lasting Metallic Liquid Lip color- REBEL Price-9.60$ This one is super vibrant and definitely lives up to its name of a metallic lip paint. Has strong staying power and almost zero transfer. It is a little drying and cracked looking once set. But you can apply a clear gloss for moisture, that can counter the staying power though...😕 3. OFRA - Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick Color- Unzipped. Price- $20 Love this color but since it is just a liquid lipstick it will smudge and transfer. You can however set with translucent powder for an even more matte finish, or even setting spray to help it stay put. Super creamy , stays creamy and smells like coconut 🥥 to me! ☺️ 4. tarte - Tarteist Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint Color- Front Row Price-$20 Also love this color, has serious staying power and no transfer. Very creamy to apply. Dries quickly, does look a little cracky upon setting but is not as drying as the metallic lip paint. 5. Hola NEON - Velvet Liquid Lipstick Color- DF Price $17 One of my favs despite the smell! It smells like pleather until it sets.... but it’s a beautiful mauve pink tone. Dries with a matte finish, has strong staying power, no transfer, and is less cracky than the Tarte lip paint. 6. MAYBELLINE - Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid Lipstick Color- Corrupt Cranberry Price- $6.99 Not my favorite product. Smudges easy, doesn’t even look as VICID as it does in the tube. I find it super runny for a lipstick.... as it wears through the day it just looks like I just got done making out it’s just sooo weak I feel. The only time it works is to blot off most of the color after application for a “stained” look...
MAYBELLINE-Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid Lipstick
Two makeup substitutes for a full face!
Today I wanted to share how I use two products: a lipstick and bronzer- to create a full face! Essentially, I use these products as substitutes for others in my collection, especially if I want a nice matching look! Substitute 1: use lipstick as blush I’m using the kaja air heart lipstick today as a blush! Since I don’t really love this color on my lips, I’ve been finishing it up on my cheeks instead. I simply dab a little onto the apples of my cheeks, and then blend blend blend! This is a super pretty flush pink color on my cheeks and it’s super creamy too! I started using lipstick as blush back when I didn’t have any blushes in my collection but needed a quick fix at dance competitions! They’re often more pigmented than a real blush so you can create a more dramatic look using less product! Kaja - Air Heart Lightweight Natural Finish Lipstick Substitute 2: bronzer gradient palette as eyeshadow I received this bronzer gradient in PR but unfortunately the shades are too light for me to actually bronze my face with! Since I love the shimmery shades and the actual feel of the product, I didn’t want this palette to go to waste. So I repurposed it as an eyeshadow, and it works beautifully! I use the lighter shade as the base of my eyeshadow look, and then add the darkest shade to my outer corners for a super natural glowy smoky eye! KEVYN AUCOIN - The Neo Bronzer #cheriecreator #cheriepartner
Kaja-Air Heart Lightweight Natural Finish Lipstick
Contour can be used as eyeshadow? Lipstick can be used as blush?
These days it is particularly popular that a thing has a variety of uses. For example, I often use a pink lip gloss as a blush or use a contour palette as an eye shadow. This coutour palette can satisfy all girls needs. No matter your skin is fair, medium or deep, you can buy it without hesitation. It has two functions and four colors. The first is the most popular shade which is called Omega. It's brown and can be used to contour our cheekbones and noses. Also, we can use it as a base for eye shadow. It’s perfect for reducing eye puffiness. The second is called Wedge. It is very similar to the third colour. It can be used in our eye sockets. I often mix these four colors and use them as eye shadow for great effect. If you're going to a party, you can also add a little sparkle to make your eye shadow stand out even more. Every morning I find that my complexion is not particularly good, or my skin is very fair but not rosy after applying makeup. The liquid stain I recommend is YVES SAINT LAURENT - Vinyl Cream Lip Stain#212. The color is a little bit pink. Apply two drops to your face and then gently stun your face with a sponge, or with your fingers. Pay attention to the color to be evenly applied. It is softer than normal blush. It cost about $30. Similarly, sometimes lip stains can be used as eyeshadow, but due to the texture of YSL, it is not very convenient to use as eyeshadow. In fact, there are many brown eyeshadow tray can be used on nose or glitter eyeshadow can be used as a highlighter. You can develop more use of makeup.
YVES SAINT LAURENT-Vinyl Cream Lip Stain
Shades Of PINK💕💖
I used to wear a lot of make-up to create dramatic effects 🙈 but then I decided instead to focus more on my my hair, and use a more natural make-up to compliment my hair rather than compete. Light, soft colors like this that simply enhance my natural beauty 💁🏻Corals, shades of pink and tans. I use a lot of products from my boxycharm subscription, who send me a variety of new and different beauty products to try 👌🏻 MAC coconut primer smashbox Yago Palette (Persimmon color) boxycharm OFRA (pink sapphire color) hudabeauty lashes in "farah style" opvlashes Brushes Lips: boxycharm Tarte (Natural lip tint)
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