Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Eye look: Darling Girl "Don't Cross the Key Master"


This is an eye look I just did today using Darling Girl Cosmetics. Scroll down for details :)

-Lime Crime Eyeshadow Helper*
-Darling Girl Glitter Glue on lid
Darling Girl eyeshadows in:
-Key Master (pale blue with gold sheen on inner lid)
-Don't Cross the Streams (blackened sparkly jewel-toned blue on outer lid)
-Squat and Cough (pale baby pink with gold sheen above crease)
-Adoration (light nude pearl to blend out edges)
-Sugarpill Tako pressed eyeshadow (matte white as highlight)
-Wet n Wild Creme Liner in Black
-Prestige My Blackest Lashes mascara
-theBalm eyeshadow in Presto and Urban Decay eyeshadow in Naked2 (on brow)
-Wet n Wild Coverall foundation and powder in lightest shades
-Sonia Kashuk concealer quad, lightest shade under brow

I liked how this look turned out. It's also the first look I photographed and edited on my new phone and uploaded to Instagram; if you have IG feel free to check me out and follow!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Eye look: Darling Girl "Tropical Fish"

Today I have a look I actually did a week ago but since I just had one of the most stressful weeks of my life so I haven't gotten to post it yet, lol. Sigh. Anyway, here it is...
I used Darling Girl colors with some accents for fun; I was thinking of a tropical fish in bright colors with colorful spots and such. :)

-Lime Crime Eyeshadow Helper*
-Milani Shadow Eyez pencil in Almond Cream (all over lid as base)
-Darling Girl Cosmetics Glitter Glue (on lid)
-Darling Girl Cosmetics eyeshadows in:
-Teal Me Lies (teal on lid)
-Gilt Trip (gold in crease)
-Ermahgerd! (coral above crease)
-Lucky (white with aqua shift patted on top of glue to make spots)
-Adoration (to blend out edges)
-Wet n Wild creme liner in Black
-Maybelline Color Tattoo in Waves of White (limited edition white with pink to aqua shift as white accents over brow, on browbone, and under eye)
-iridescent lash glue (to make spots with DG Lucky patted over)
-Prestige My Blackest Lashes mascara
-Urban Decay Naked Basics palette, Crave (darkest brown-black on brow)

I'm frustrated because this looked so much better in person. Somehow the pictures just really don't do it justice... the colors were brighter and shinier and it just looked pretty awesome. I should have used falsies to put it over the edge but I didn't feel like applying them, lol. I love the iridescent glue that came with a pair of Wet n Wild Halloween lashes I bought. Not the best for applying lashes since the stuff can dry iridescent if you glob too much on, but it's pretty fun for doing accents like these spots. They were so glowy in person!

Thanks for reading♥

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Vampy Fall Leaf Mani

 This is my current mani; I used vampy purples for the base and fun metallic accents in fall colors of red, gold, green, and bronze. I used striping tape on the accent nail to look like a leaf. I love how it turned out :)

Wet N' Wild base coat
-Wet N' Wild Mega Last polish in Disturbia (deep almost black purple cream)
-Spoiled polish in Vamp 'n' Vinyl (shimmery plum purple jelly)
-Fresh Paint polish in Sugar Crush (rainbow flaky on all but accent nail)
 -Color Club polish in Wild and Willing (orange/gold/red/green shimmer on accent nail)
 -nail striping tape (used on accent nail for "leaf")
-NYC In a New York Minute quick dry top coat
-Color Club mattifying top coat

This mani was already around 4 days old when I took these pics. I love how it looks with the matte top coat which dulls down the shine so you can really see the metallic flakies and the different tones in Wild and Willing. 
I just got Vamp 'n' Vinyl recently and wanted to use it because it's really pretty; the accents cover up the shimmer a bit but you can see the purpley color in the first pic. All together, I love this combo!

Thanks for reading!♥

Thursday, October 9, 2014

DarlingGirl EotD: Taystee Girl

 This is an eye of the day from last month which I never got around to posting. I used mainly Darling Girl Cosmetics; please check below for products and details, and don't forget the pics are clickable. ;)

-Lime Crime Eyeshadow Helper*
-Milani Shadow Eyez eyeshadow pencil in Almond Cream all over lids as base
Darling Girl shadows in:
-Taystee Girl* on lid
-Hidden Garden to blend out all edges
-Adoration on browbone and inner corner
 -Slocked* on tearduct/browbone for extra highlight
-theBalm Meet Matte palette, Matt Gallagher in crease 
 -Wet N' Wild Creme Liner in Black
-Prestige My Blackest Lashes mascara

I can't remember if I used glitter glue on my lids or not.. but even if I didn't, the shift is still quite visible. Some angles the shadow looks like a lilac/periwinkle, but move slightly and it looks pink. So pretty :)

Thanks for reading♥

Friday, October 3, 2014

FotD: Honey Whiskey

Here's a look I did a while back using a couple indie shadows and my usual neutral palettes. Pics are clickable so please click them to view larger if you're on a computer; I try to keep the thumbnails smallish so it's not a pain to load but the thumbnails don't show the colors properly, unfortunately.

Anyhoo, on to the makeup!
-Darling Girl Cosmetics "About Face" Velvet Gel Primer
-Belleme BB Cream in Ivory and Nude Beige
-Wet N' Wild Coverall Powder in lightest shade
-Darling Girl blush in Koalification (contour)
-Darling Girl blush in Secret Star
-Urban Decay Naked Basics palette, Venus (highlight)

-Lime Crime Eyeshadow Helper*
-Milani Shadow Eyez eyeshadow pencil in Almond Cream all over lids as base
-Darling Girl Glitter Glue
-BFTE Cosmetics eyeshadow in Honey on lids (sparkly golden tan)
-Sugar Skull Minerals eyeshadow in Whiskey Tango on outer lids (sparkly orangey copper)
-theBalm Meet Matte palette, Matt Gallagher (medium pink-toned brown) in crease
-Urban Decay Naked Basics palette, W.O.S (to blend out all edges), Crave (liner), and Venus (highlight)
-Darling Girl Cosmetics eyeshadow in Adoration (browbone)
-Wet N' Wild Creme Liner in Black (tightline)and liner (used over Crave)
-Prestige My Blackest Lashes mascara
-Maybelline Color Whisper lipstick in Lust For Blush 
-NYX Mega Shine lipgloss in Beige

I have a friend who was a tomboy growing up but wants to wear makeup for special occasions and such, so she asked me to take her makeup shopping and recommend some products. I wore this look makeup shopping with her and my 2 sisters, and then I gave her a makeup crash course. If you're curious what products I had her buy, Urban Decay's Naked Basics palette was on the list, as well as a Wet N' Wild blush (Heather Silk), Maybelline Color Tattoo (Soft Brown I think it's called, from their Leather collection), and a sample size of Laura Gellar's mascara from Ulta which I've tried and is quite nice. We also got her a bunch of e.l.f brushes and a Real Techniques brush, the pink retractable kabuki one. Plus a ton of other stuff haha ;) It was a fun day!

Bonus pic!
me and baby sis♥
Thanks for reading!

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