Hello there! I'm taking the leap and splurging on some Hakuhodo brushes for those who are familiar with them (Japanese brush manufacturer, very high quality and can be quite expensive!) If you're anywhere near well-versed in brushes, I'm looking at the S111 and the G5519BkSL, both blue squirrel brushes. I am choosing between a thicker blush brush and a thinner one. I am drawn to the thinner one because I'm looking for a lighter, softer application, but I'm also drawn to the luxury of a thicker, more densely-packed brush. (Of course, that one is more expensive.) As always, thank you so much in advance for your help and advice!!
I saw this going around on Youtube and I wanted to see what you ladies have to say and what you decide. I don't have all of these palettes, I stated the ones that i thought fit the category best. Some I do have though! Here are the questions! 1.) Best Packaging 2.) Best Color Payoff 3.) Most Versatile 4.) Best for Travel 5.) Biggest Regret 6.) Best Color Names 7.) Least Used 8.) Most Used, Most Loved, Desert Island 1.) Best Packaging I have to give this one to Marc Jacobs. Their packaging is the beautifulest I have seen! I do not own it… YET! lol but from what i have seen, it is so sleek and beautiful!!! 2.) Best Color Payoff UD Naked i believe has one of the best color payoff out of most palettes! 3.) Most Versatile I think the Disney's Ariel Palette is pretty versatile since it was a collection of colors and finishes! 4.) Best For Travel . I take the Naked Basics palette with me whenever I go on a trip. It is small, compact, and it has neutrals that go with everything and range from day to night. 5.) Biggest Regret My biggest regret was probably the UD… i don't even know the name of it. It is a small square palette and is purple on the outside and has a bunch of shimmery colors that i NEVER use! 6.) Best Color Names I have to give it to the upcoming Too faced Chocolate Bar ! it has such yummy names that make you just want to eat the palette!! lol 7.) Least Used That once again has to go to that UD palette. I have NEVER used it and I have had it for a while. 8.) Most Loved Has to go to my Lorac Pro Palette . It is my baby! I use it all the time and create any look with it! I am in love with this baby! <3 lol
Hey ladies, I have been wanting to try a new foundation and am having a really hard time deciding. I have oily/combo skin. It's really kind of unpredictable, but my T-zone can become quite an oily, shiny mess some days. I have been wanting to try the Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation for some time, but then I have been hearing really good things about the Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 hour. Read the reviews, but they are kind of neck to neck. So if any of you have tried either one, I would love to hear your opinion! Thanks
So after missing the Rihanna Holiday train (I really wanted Pleasure Bomb ) I was so excited about Naked 3 that I opted out of ordering online because I wanted to feel it in store. So on my lunch break I head to my local Sephora to buy it and get my birthday gift. I use my $20 off $50 and as I goto pay I notice two store credit cards from Sephora and try my luck with the values, glad I did. I only paid $8.50 for Naked 3. Makes up for the lipstick and is officially the cheapest birthday gift I ever got myself What did you ladies get with your $20 off $50?
Hi all, so I've been using makeup a long time, and I've always bought the less expensive items, NYX is probably the most luxurious makeup item I own but I want to change that and begin buying some higher end items to add to my already large collection. With that said what are the top five items I should look into picking up first? Thanks!
I have a couple of work holiday parties to go to and would love to try something new and dressed up while remaining professional. Does anyone have any ideas? I've done the pale eye with heavy winged liner and red lip a couple of times and want to switch it up (although I do love a red lip for the holidays!)
Hello all! I was just wondering what everyone's favorite part of their morning beauty routine is just for fun!! Whether it's playing around with all your different eyeshadow colors, putting on your blush for some rosy cheeks, swiping on your favorite lipstick, making your hair look flawless, or even that last spray of perfume. Personally, I just love picking out what lipstick/lipgloss combo I'm going to finish off my look with. I am a lipstick girl all the way!! What's your favorite??
So I'm just starting out with makeup and don't have much of anything or can afford anything expensive (well sort of saving up with a job and all) and I'm really fond of the "No Makeup Look." I honestly don't know where to start or buy. I have some things that I hear are really good and light but not too sheer to cover up my blemishes. Here are things about my skin: I have an olive/ light tan skin tone (sand in stay-matte clinique, NC42 in Mac) I have combo oily skin but my nose gets so oily that makeup comes off in an hour. I have dark spots and acne around most of my jawline that I really want to get covered up. I was thinking of buying Tarte's BB primer or Benefits Oxygen Wow along with the naked basics but I'm afraid I don't have any primers that would work for me. I have the bare minerals primer along with the porefessional (which I love for minimizing pores) but those just dont seem to work with my skin. I'm not sure about a blush either. I also want to control the oil that swipes my makeup away in an hour (seriously most makeup comes off in an hour for me.) I'm just hoping to hear some suggestions or cheaper alternatives or maybe some of the products you go for during a "natural look" day.
Hi Loves, So I had purchases the Too Face Beauty Bloggers set, and I fell in love with the Chocolate soleil bronzer; what a great contour shade! I love it so much that I bought a full size over the weekend. The thing is...the texutre of the full size is different than the smaller deluxe sample in the beauty blogger set. The full size is much more finly milled...like I press my brush to it and whoosh! The smaller size was more packed down, and I feel it lent to a more even appication of color. Does anyone else have the full size chocolate soleil? Is yours as finally milled as mine?
The glam room has finally updated, pretty fast considering it usually take around the 12th. Im so excited in trying the mirabella brush, nyx lipstick (never tried it), and be a bombshell. Love to know what you guys are gettings!
Use Verve on the inner corner of eye as well as brow bone. Then take pistol and cover lid. using black out on the outer corner of eye, under the lash line and up into the crease, blend up and out. Use urban decay 24/7 glide on pencil in zero above lash line and smudge into lash line. Instagram @marissapasick
Anyone else get uber starstruck when someone you admire comments on your social media posts? Ahhhh I about dies this morning when valerievixenart commented on the picture of her facechart that I tried to recreate. I hope one day I can be as skilled as this woman!
Has anyone received theirs yet? I just took a peek at my glam room (though I always tell myself not to) and I am pretty pleased with my goodies! The Pop eyeshadow trio is so pretty, I hope I get the natural palette. We always get Be a Bombshell items, which I don't mind. I've never owned an "all over" stick so I'm excited to get it. Nail polish again, which is okay for me. I'm not a big nail person. And I own and love a lot of NYX lip products and Ardell lashes so I am very happy about those! What's in your bag and what do you think of your items? Is this month's bag worth the ten dollars for you?
One of my biggest problems, beauty wise, has always been makeup transfer. My makeup rubs off everywhere! It has turned me into the most awful hugger because I fear the embarrassment of getting my makeup all over somebody's clothing lol I also had a very embarrassing experience recently and got makeup on a guy's nose from kissing and rubbing noses. He didn't seem to mind, but still totally embarrassing for me. Any suggestions on how to prevent this from happening?
so i am about to purchase the KVD foundation and i cannot decide which brush to go along with it, i would want a brush that will give me a full coverage, airbrush look. there is just so many i can't decide and i don't wanna risk buying the wrong one. is there anyone who uses this foundation, and if so which brush do you use to apply it? oh i am going to purchase the beauty blender to try it out, i still want a brush though.
Hey ladies (and gents?) – As 2013 is coming to a close, I thought we’d like to share the best products we discovered/tried/bought this year. Let’s break it into sub-categories. I’ll go first Face – Laura Mercier Silk Crème foundation – I feel like this is my holy grail foundation, but I still want to try others. Eyes – Laura Mercier Artist palette – It won’t be a Laura Mercier list, I promise Lips – Dior Crème de Rose lip balm Best deal – I’m going to cheat and say two: All the mini perfumes for 100 points instead of 250 points and the Nars Guy Bourdin blush palette PS – Sorry I’ve started waaay too many threads the past few days. That’s what cabin fever will do to ya! Well, that and draining your wallet from all the online shopping you do. Lol PPS - Feel free to add other categories as well, these were the only ones I could think of at the moment.
I've never been somewhere that someone applies makeup to my face, so Sephora in JCP just opened up next to me and suppppper excited since I don't have to travel more than an hour away to one anymore! That said, I'm going tomorrow for their Too Faced : Joy to the Girls event for BIs. WOOHOOOO!!! So is it proper to go bare faced or should I wear atleast my face makeup (foundation / powder)? I mean I don't want to waste my personal product nor do I want to look like a zombie walking in there. lol
Just ran into these babies while browsing dermstore. Anyone here a Vincent Longo fan? I've been curious about his stuff but it's hard to come by. The eyeshadows seemed pretty nice when I swatched some at Nordstroms. These sets are so tempting and appear to be on sale today!
Hey guys, so I've had this palette for about a month and a half now. I've used it several times but have noticed this is the kind of palette you use more either on a date or on a girls' night out. I'm a makeup beginner so this is my first palette and even though I love the colors, it's not for an everyday look. Should I return it and just get one of the naked palettes instead and which one should I try? My complexion is a neutral tanned brown not too warm/cool toned, black hair and dark brown eyes (think Hale Berry) and my veins lean more towards the green side.
I ordered a Naked3 palette a little while ago and got such a kick out of the reviews. So many of them are "can't wait to get it" or "I just ordered!" People are voting "no" for the "Was this review helpful" question. http://www.sephora.com/naked3-P384099