August Favourites 2015 <3

Hey beauts, so I am back with a favourites post. I haven’t written one of these in soooo long!! And I know everyone says this but, WHERE HAS THE YEAR GONE?? ๐Ÿ˜ง It only feels like yesterday when I was starting my co-op teaching my little weasels in second and third class, now I’m heading back to college on Monday and going into my third year?!? So crazy.

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My Go-To Smokey Eye.

MAC ‘Sketch’ has taken over my smokey eye look. Since I got it about a month ago I have used it every night out!! It’s a very simple, but sexy look and I only use two shadows. โค I have green eyes and it looks amazing, it really brings out the emerald in them ๐Ÿ˜‰

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DIY: Make-Up Brush Spray! <3

For the past couple of months I have been using a spray, that I myself made, to help freshen up my brushes in between washes. For example, after I finish my makeup I will spray them so they are not as dirty the next day I use them! I wash my brushes weekly but that doesn’t mean I don’t want clean brushes throughout the week either right? ๐Ÿ˜‰ So to learn how to make my little holy grail item then continue reading! โค

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Benefit: Peek-a-Bright Eyes Daytime Tutorial <3

Today’s look my loves is using Benefits’ Peek-a-Bright Eyes palette! I am in love with this small palette because you can use it for daytime looks as well as night looks depending on how much product you use โค It will look great on everybody especially Green eyes! I will be doing a daytime look today but keep a look out for a night out look coming up ๐Ÿ˜‰

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*The darkest colour has a purple undertone to it although it looks brown! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Using a flat brush apply the matte cream colour all over the lid and up to the browbone. This will help with the pigmentation of the other shadows as well as the blending!!

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  • With the same flat brush and the pink hightlight colour apply this all over the lid!

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  • Now with a blending brush and a small amount of the darkest colour, apply this to the outer ‘V’ of your eye as well as your crease and blend back a forth in circular motions until you get that airbrushed look! You can keep going back in with more of this colour depending on how dramatic/subtle you want this look to be โค

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  • Go back in with the highlight colour and appply it to the browbone and inner tearduct! Line the waterline and along the bottom lashline then apply your mascara ๐Ÿ™‚

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This look is so simple and quick because you only need the one palette! I love this look and have been wearing it a lot recently! Stayed posted for a nightime look using this palette soon ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Other Products Used:

  • L’oreal Eau de Teint Foundation- Warm Ivory
  • Crownbrush 10 Concealer Palette
  • Benefit Browzings- Light
  • MAC Melba
  • MAC Soft&Gentle
  • MAC Transparent Setting Powder
  • Essence Eye Pencil- Black Fever
  • Benefit They’re Real Mascara
  • Vaseline Lip Balm

 

40 Beauty Questions <3

Hello gorgeous, today I am doing the 40 Beauty Questions tag โค To let you all know about the skincare and makeup products that I use and what I don’t use ๐Ÿ™‚ Let’s jump right in!!

SKINCARE
-How many times do you wash your face daily? Twice. When I get up in the morning and before bed!
-What skin type do you have? Normal ๐Ÿ™‚
-What is your current facial wash? No.7 Beautiful Skin Radiance Exfoliator! This stuff is amazing, it leaves your skin so soft and refreshed! Check out my skincare routine for more info ๐Ÿ˜‰
-Do you exfoliate? Everyday!!
-What brand do you use? No.7
-What moisturizer do you use? Benefit: It’s Potent Eye Cream, Total Moisture Facial Cream, Triple Performing Face Emulsion!
-Do you have freckles? Nope ๐Ÿ™‚
-Do you use eye cream? Uh-huh honey!
-Do you or did you have acne prone skin? Thankfully not!!
-Did you ever have to use Proactive? Nope.

 

MAKE-UP
-What foundation do you use? L’oreal True Match ‘N1’, Benefit Hello Flawless ‘Believe in Me’, L’oreal Nude Magique Eau de Teint ‘Warm Ivory’ ๐Ÿ™‚
-How about concealer? CrownBrush 10 Concealer Palette! โค
-Do you know your undertone color? Pink ๐Ÿ™‚
-What do you think of fake eyelashes? In LOVE!! Use them whenever I can ๐Ÿ˜€
-Did you know that you are suppose to change your mascara every 3 months? Yes!! Hygiene is very important when it comes to the products you use on your body!
-What brand of mascara do you use? Benefit They’re Real, Maybeliene Colossol Volume Express, Catrice Falsh Lash!
-Sephora or MAC? MAC.
-Do you have a MAC Pro-card? No.
-What makeup tools do you use in make up application? Makeup brushes and a beauty blender ๐Ÿ™‚
-Do you use make-up base/primer for the eyes? Yes, Urban Decay primers!! โค
-For the face? Porefessional, L’oreal Lumi Primer!
-What is your favorite eyeshadow (color or shade)? Because I have green eyes I love earthy tones, Naked Palettes. I also love ‘Sketch’ by MAC and darker colours for a smokey eye ๐Ÿ™‚
-Do you use pencil or liquid eyeliner? Both! But I am currently in love with Benefit They’re Real Push-Up Liner โค
-How often do you poke your eyes with an eyeliner pencil? At least three/four times a week ๐Ÿ˜ฆ
-What do you think of pigment eye shadows? Love them, they are gorgeous on everybody when applied right!
-Do you use mineral makeup? No.
-What is your favorite lipstick? I don’t have a particular favourite colour but I do love all MAC lipsticks!
-How about lip gloss? Any gloss, I currenlty love the Rimmel London Vinyl Gloss in ‘Take a Chance’
-What is your favorite blush to use? The Khroma Kim Kardazzle palette blush from her christmas one!!
-Do you buy your makeup on eBay? No.
-Do you like drugstore makeup? Yeah ๐Ÿ™‚
-Do you go to CCO’s? (cosmetic company outlets) No, we don’t have any of them here!! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ
-Did you ever consider taking make-up classes? Yes! I am self-taught but I do want to take lessons to further my skills and knowledge!
-Are you clumsy in putting on makeup? Nope, but I do take my time if I have a few hours to get ready! So I can be loooong!
-Name a makeup crime that you hate? UNBLENDED EYESHADOW! Is there anything worse? :O
-Do you like colorful shades of makeup (lipstick,eyeshadow) or neutral ones? Both. Depends on the outfit and occasion ๐Ÿ™‚
-Which celebrity always has great make up? Kim Kardashian!! โค
-If you could leave the house using just ONE makeup item, what would you use? Browzings by Benefit!! My eyebrows are my strongest point!! ๐Ÿ™‚
-Could you ever leave the house without any makeup on? Yes, I usually wear mascara and fill in my brows quickly if I’m not going anywhere important!
-Do you think you look good even without any makeup on? Everyone is gorgeous with and without makeup! But everyone also has their days when they don’t like the way they look! โค
-In your opinion, what is the BEST makeup line? I love Benefit!! #BENEBABE
-What do you think of Makeup??? Its a lifesaver, its an art & I love it! ๐Ÿ™‚

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