Category: Adventures In Makeup

FOTD: Blue Beetle

Wow, is all I can say. Once again, Armani performs above and beyond expectations… FACE MAC Face & Body (C6) Bobbi Brown Pressed Powder (Golden Orange) MAC Blush in Stylish Me EYES Armani Eyes To Kill Silk Eyeshadow in Blue Beetle (lids) Louise Young Eyeshadow in Pom Pom (outer crease)

Autumn 2013: Armani Eyes To Kill Silk Eyeshadows

The final two Eyes to Kill Silk Eyeshadows (Autumn 2013) finally made their way to me (Thank you Emma!), from Las Vegas. We didn’t have them locally, so I had to hunt them down out of state. Gold Hercule (32) and Blue Beetle (34) Gold Hercule is a greenish gold

MAC: Indulge

MAC is… as always… the master of absolutely stunning imagery. The new Indulge Collection features a selection of richly hued eyeshadows, lippie, nail polishes and fluidlines. I fell in love with a few of the more ‘opulent’ offerings… both in name and sparkle content. Eyeshadow in Three Ring Yellow Fluidline

Glow On: Bobbi Brown Illuminating Bronzing Powder (Santa Barbara)

Bobbi Brown is offering a new way to ‘glow’ — with a collection of Illuminating Bronzing Powders that offer something for everyone. The latest addition to the collection is the ‘pink nectar’ color called Santa Barbara. I thought this golden pink color was going to look a little juvenile on

Shahada’s Little Helpers: Koh Gen Do Makeup Color Base (Yellow)

This is one of those little ‘tricks’ that makeup artists use to correct either a foundation or a skin tone, to make it look like they (or a client) were born with perfectly ‘color balanced’ skin. Koh Gen Do makes several makeup bases for color correction, including pink and pearl

Glow On: Laura Mercier ‘SpellBound’ Face Illuminator

Even if you think you don’t need another highlighter (I certainly don’t need one)… the Laura Mercier SpellBound Face Illuminator is worth a swatch. Designed with a ‘warmer’ palette in mind… the shimmery highlighter is mostly golden, with just a hint of rose tossed in for good measure. I fell

Professional Grade: CapoNata LookBook (photoshoot)

I packed up the kit and headed out to Invicta Gym to shoot the lookbook for Capo-Nata Apparel. The freshman athletic apparel line is making waves with a line of practical sports and lifestyle pieces, and the most effective ‘water-shedding’ sports top that I’ve ever seen. The patented design is

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