Month: April 2011

FOTD: Coral Smoke

As I recall, this face was mostly about incorporating MAC’s Electric Coral Pigment into a smokey eye: FACE Estee Lauder DoubleWear Light (5.0) Chanel Loose Powder (Dore) Rock & Republic Blush in Call Me EYES MAC Pigment in Electric Coral (lashline to brow/underwaterline) MAC  Eyeshadow in Mulch (lashline to crease)

POTD: Desert Bloom

Here’s the first official shot from the photographer I worked with last week. I told you that the official pictures would come out so much better than my bootleg attempts: Model: Natalie Makeup Artist: Shahada Karim Hair Stylist: Alex Wardrobe Stylist: David Photographer: Nadirah Bahar

Guerlain Summer 2011: Terre Indigo

This is the other part of the collection that I wanted so very badly. Each piece is worthy of its own post. I’m not kidding. They are simply fabulous.  The Terre Indigo Eyeshadow Palette features an amazing, if impractical design: I was so frightened to swatch it, for fear of

Guerlain Summer 2011: Terra Inca

Oh, I’ve been DYING to get my hands on the piece to which this post is dedicated. Took me FOREVER. No one is carrying it stateside on a massive scale. When I found it, I’d heard it was at Saks in New York, but not online. Finally I found it

Lip Service: NARS Carthage

I saw the NARS Summer 2011 collection, and the only thing that stood out to me was the bold matte pink lippie: Carthage. So that’s what came home with me… I know this color scared some folks, but I assure you that all fears are unfounded. Despite it’s very bold

Giveaway: Summer Essentials (CLOSED)

Hello! I wanted to put together a ‘summer essentials’ kit… So, say if you could only pack one kit and you needed a little something for every possible look, this is what you’d take: From the left: Iman Essentials Palette in Cote d’Azur Rodial Glam Balm Wipes Chanel Extrait Lipgloss

Group Shoot: Pictures!

I just got the first couple of pictures from one of the photographers I worked with. This is Montinique. She is just STUNNING and she was such a good sport… Model: Montinique Makeup Artist: Shahada Karim Photographer: Nadirah Bahar Location: Downtown Los Angeles

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