Tarte Showstopper Palette

Have you tried Tarte Cosmetics yet?!

If you are still not on the Tartelette band wagon, I suggest you hop on now! This high-perfomance natural brand has everything and anything that you need when it comes to makeup! My current obsession is their new palette, Showstopper! Filled with flattering shades for the eyes and cheeks, these Amazonian-clay colors will instantly bring life to your face. All of their products are used with mineral pigments to ensure no breakouts and smooth application! Below I am wearing multiple colors from the palette, see what I chose!!

XOX

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 – Showstopper Clay Palette –
$38.00

 I used…

FACE
– “Fame” blush {Warm Peach} on my cheeks
– “Park Ave Princess” on my forehead, cheekbone contour and nose! This is a top favorite bronzer of mine!
– “Champagne Pink” for my glow-highlight on my temples, nose, cupids bow and brow bone

EYES
– “Showstopper Copper” in the crease to warm up and add depth
– “Go for the Gold” on the eyelid for that extra shimmery look

Other colors not used yet…
• 6 Amazonian clay eyeshadows: showstopper copper (bronze copper), go for the gold (gold), you’re a natural (nude), steel the scene (steel taupe), rose to the top (rose gold) and dim the lights (black brown)

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Fresh Summer Look…

Hello My Loves!

Today I am sharing with you this fresh Summertime look that I have been basically wearing every day! It is so easy, glowy and perfect for any event this Summer. I am a fan of bronzed skin, that gorgeous highlight, matte lips and a thick lash lately. I posted this photo the other day on my IG and ya’ll went crazy about the lashes I was wearing! These are actually Flutter Lahses, a new lash brand that I have been trying out and loving. I often wear the same lashes all the time, but decided to switch it up! I also recently received the full line of Matte Lips from Colour Pop and could not be more in love! Below Is my new favorite mauve-nude lip concoction I came up with! Hope you all enjoy!
XOXO

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Lashes: Flutter Lashes in “Roxy” 

Roxy Mink Eyelashes are uniquely created to complement your natural lash line with a dark, spiky effect that flare outwards for a sexy and seductive look.

{Price $29.95}

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Lips: Colour Pop Cosmetics Matte Paints mixed in “Midi” & “1st Base” to make a perfect mauve nude lip!
Apply “1st Base” all over lips and line them with this lip paint.
Second, apply “Midi” a tan/nude to the center and outwards over the curves of the lips!

{Price $6 per lip color}

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For any other product questions for this look, comment below! XOX

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Perfect Matte Lips: ColourPop

Hello Hunnies!

I have been obsessed with matte lip paints lately. They stay on for hours, don’t budge a bit, and absolutely gorgeous! Today I am sharing with you my favorite Kylie Jenner inspired color, ColourPops’s new Ultra Matte Lip in “Tulle”. This is a very mauve-brown shade that is really perfect paired with a cat-liner. I lined my lips with my favorite lip pencil, NYX in “Natural” and filled them in completely with the pencil. I love to just wear this pencil as a lip color as well! Hope you all enjoy this look and please subscribe & give a thumbs up XOXO

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*If you have any makeup product questions about this look, ask below!

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Lip color: ColourPopCosmetics in “Tulle”

Lip Liner: NYX “Natural” 

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Texas Beauty: Makeover

I had such a wonderful experience giving the beautiful, Cassie and her mother, Denise, glam makeovers this past week in Texas! Not only were they both gorgeous, but so sweet and showed me around Dallas! I look forward to going back soon and teaching a seminar there! I wanted to share with ya’ll their transformations! I did an Airbrush makeover on both of them using Temptu, Graftobian, & Becca products. These are all HD makeup lines that I worship and cannot live without. Many of you saw this look on my Instagram and asked what exact skin products I used to get this flawless look to her skin. See below for more info…

XOXO

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Moisture: Cheryl Plum Serum {Apply all over face before any makeup application
Primer: Clarins Perfect Smooth {Blend into face with fingertips to defuse any facial blemishes}
Skin Blur: {Disclosed in lessons}
Coverage 1: Graftobian cream to highlight and contour {Warm Palette] {Apply to full face for highlight and contouring}
Coverage Cream 2: {Disclosed in lessons
Concealer: Cle De Peau “Ivory” {Expensive but very luxury!}

Airbrush: Temptu Airpod #04 {Spray onto face and down to neck}
Powder: Too Faced Cocoa Powder “Medium Light” & “Light” {Press into skin with Luxie “Kabuki” brushBronze: MAC “Gold Deposit” {Apply to nose and forehead}
Blush: Too Faced “Peach Beach” {Apply to cheekbones}
Highlight: Gerard Cosmetics Glow {Apply to cheekbones, nose and cupids bow}
Brushes: Luxie Beauty Brushes {Amazing brushes}|
Mac Fix+ Setting Spray to finish off look {Apply three sprays to face}

{Eye details separately! Tutorial in Texas soon for this look above!}

Mother Glam Makeover!

This sweet mama was absolutely adorable! I taught her how to create an everyday glam look that is appropriate for work but able to be easily vamp’d up! We used on her the BareMinerals Gel Cream in “Natura”.More details soon! XO

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Poppy Picnic Palette From Tarte {Video}

 

Hello babes!

Today I have a very pretty Summertime inspired look that I created with mostly all Tarte products! I am showing you how to use the Tarte Poppy Picnic Palette, Longwear Liner, & LipSurgence Tints! We started off the look with her face completed, so any questions on her flawless skin, please ask below!
Hope you all enjoy!
XOXO

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Beautiful Bridesmaids: Before & Afters

Hello darlings!

Today I am sharing with you two bridesmaid makeovers from my wedding in New Orleans! I had such an amazing time visiting the South to glamorize 10 beautiful women! Everyone has different facial features and different needs for their skin. It is always nice when a client takes care of their skin first before makeup, makes my job much easier! Check out these two glowing bridesmaids with smokey eyes!
XOXO

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Products used…

Foundation: Temptu 07 | Graftobian HD face Cream for contouring
Concealer: Motives concealer in Medium
Powder: Frankie Rose in Olive, Spice, and Cream Puff for under eyes
Blush: Frankie Rose Peachy Pink
Highlight: Too Faced Candlelight
Liner: Loreal Black Khol liner
Shadow Palette: Lorac Unzipped Palette
Lashes: Huda Beauty “Alyssa” individual lashes
Lips: Gerard Cosmetics “1995” lipstick & “Nude” gloss

 

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Products used…

Foundation: Temptu 02 Airbrush| Graftobian HD face Cream for contouring
Concealer: Motives concealer in Light
Powder: Frankie Rose in Buff and Cream Puff for under eyes
Blush: Frankie Rose “Peachy Pink” & Girlactik “Starburst”
Highlight: Too Faced Candlelight
Liner: Loreal Black Khol liner
Shadow Palette: Lorac Pro Palette 1 “Black shadow” & “Brown”
Lashes: Huda Beauty “Giselle” 2 stacked
Lips: Gerard Cosmetics “1995” lipstick & “Peach” gloss

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Glen Ivy Hot Springs!

Hello dolls!

Today I have a fun skincare/spa review for you all! I was fortunate enough to be pampered beyond belief by one of the most prestigious health spas in California, Glen Ivy Hot Springs. This was one of the best spa experiences I have ever had. I am all about skincare, especially when it comes to getting my monthly facials. I always say that beautiful makeup starts with beautiful skin. At Glen Ivy, you get the full experience of relaxing by the pool, take a purifying mud bath, relax with an aromatic facial & more! I would highly recommend going to Glen Ivy monthly, not only did I fall in love with the services but I left feeling rejuvenated and 100% refreshed! See my reviews & suggestions below! The SKIN QUESTIONNAIRE from IG will be posted tomorrow !

XOXO

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The day started off with a mini tour of the gorgeous grounds and our day was packed with many activities and relaxing treatments!
Equipped withe the following services:

  • Club Mud ~ One of the most fun treatments I have experineced. This skin therapy pulls out any impurities and detoxes and softens the skin. As I covered my body head-to-toe with this red clay mud, I felt it felt purifying and relaxing! You are suggested to “Bake” in the drying chamber to help the mud crack on the skin. I loved this exfoliating full body treatment and can’t wait to get back and enjoy it again!

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  • The Grotto ~ My favorite experience of the day, the Grotto is a lovely underground treatment where a soothing masque that was specially made with Eucalyptis, lavender oil and coconut oil. It is then applied over the entire body from the neck down with a dry brush. Bake in the grotto room to allow the moisture to soak into the skin while enjoying orange infused water or tea. Loved this serene experience!

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  • Mineral Baths ~ If you have aches and pains, like I do from standing for most of my jobs, you will love these mineral baths. You have to get used to the sulfur smell, but these all natural waters are so healing and hydrating to the skin and more. Not only is Glen Ivy beneficial for relaxing but for your health as well.

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The facial…

Glen Ivy’s spa not only is one of the most nicely kept luxury spas, but it has some of the most qualified Estheticians out there. My Esthetician had been working at Glen Ivy for over ten years so I felt like I could really trust her and the knowledge she knew about the lovely products they used there. We started with a Rose cleanser to help awaken the skin before any exfoliation. I really loved all of the products they used on my skin, all very clean and organic. Steam was applied to my skin throughout the treatment to help open the pores and detoxify my skin. Primavera is the main line that Glen Ivy uses in there treatments. The Revitalizing Rose Pomegranate face scrub was one of my favorite out of the group, infused with Jojoba oils Lactic Acid, Apricot oil and more, my skin was left feeling deeply cleansed.
I received a tightening treatment called the NuFace Trinity face lift. This award winning skincare device helps to improve the appearance of your skin and tighten the epidermis. If you suffer from firm-loss, wrinkles, elasticity loss, this is perfect for you. I loved this treatment for prevention, I am in my 20’s and highly believe in any preventive treatments to help with anti-aging. This micocurrent treatment helps facial stimulation by pulsing currents deep into the skin. I love how it left my skin feeling evenly toned and tight!

All of Glen Ivy’s spa treatments I would highly suggest, especially any of the facials. The skincare products exceed my expectations and left me feeling super refreshed. Not to mention my skin has been in its best state since this facial!

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Lip Obsessions Lately…

Lately I have been all over the place with my lip colors! From reds to bright oranges, its fun to mix it up once in a while. I usually always tend to go back to my comfortable colors, such as nudes, pinks, peaches. These hues always tend to go with everything I am wearing on my eyes, but if you are doing a winged liner and want to play up the look a bit, brights can be your best friend. Check out a few of my absolute favorite colors lately, below!
XOXO

“American Doll” by Anastasia Beverly Hills
Matte Lip Paint

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YSL Gloss Volupte in “Nude Carat” & “iridescent” Mixed

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LA Girl Cosmetics “Fleur” perfect orange brown lip

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Gerard Cosmetics lipstick in “Underground” a pinkish/gray lip

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Glowing Skin Video Tutorial

Hello my loves!

I wanted to share with you all my daily glowing face routine I have been doing the past couple weeks. As a MUA & Beauty Blogger my routine is constantly changing, but these are a few of my holy-grail products that I can’t live without and suggest to everyone. If you want a glowing complexion with a soft contour for an everyday look, this style of makeup is for you! Let me know what you think below! Thanks again for stopping by!

YOUTUBE VIDEO

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Product List:

Primer: theBalm Time Balm
Primer 2: NYX Pore Filler
Foundation: Creme Smooth Laura Mercier “Warm Beige”
Brush: Sigma 3DHD
Conceal: “Ivory” Cle De Peau
Contour: Anastasia Contour “Light” Kit
Blend with Beauty Blender
Face: Japonesque Velvet Powder
Face: Frankie Rose “Spice” Powder
Bronze Glow: MAC “Gold Deposit”
Blush: Motives “Bella”
Glow: Dose Of Colors ” Pearl Dust”
Spray: Yonka Toner

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Let Them Bake! Setting Powders & More…

The “Baking” technique has blown up across the world in the makeup industry! If you are unfamiliar with what “Baking” means, I will explain it now. This method means to let it sit on the face anywhere from 10-20 minutes so your own body heat melts the makeup into the skin. Makeup oxidizes, especially liquids, and it will change color/texture. Allowing these products to cook/bake will leave the product more pigmented and fully covered, creating an easier blend. This creates a more “Flawless” effect to the skins finish. See more below!

To get this look, you will need:

·      A creamy concealer: Eve Pearl Salmon conceal is great!
1. Apply the concealer under eyes with your finger, concealer brush, or blender sponge.

·      beautyblender and Fan Brush to blend and dust after application
2. Blend out the concealer with your Beauty Blender and immediately apply powder after for cooking process.

·      A finely milled powder like NYX Color Correcting Banana Powder {This is the best powder out there} I have used SO many finely milled powders {example: Ben Nye Banana / Laura Mercier Translucent} This one is very very pigmented and will give you the best end results!
3. Apply a good amount of the setting powder to the concealer, let bake for 10-20min, once done baking- dust off excess powder with fan brush! PERFECTION!

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