Category: Besame

FOTD: Sheer & Functional

I had to do my  makeup in a hurry for the ‘DIY on a Dime’ event. So I went sheer (it was still pretty hot here over the weekend), with a teeny bit of drama: FACE NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer (Malaga) Inglot Gold Illuminator (mixed with TM)MAC Blush in

Professional Grade: Pinup

One of the twins popped by today for a vintage ‘pinup’ look. I’m actually glad that’s what she wanted… because I’m plotting out looks for an upcoming fashion show, and I think I want to do pinup on the models. Anyway, here’s what happened: FACE Chanel Blanc Iluminating Primer Dior

EOTD: Matte’s the Way (uh huh, uh huh)

… I like it! Forgive me, I’m feeling goofy today. I’m pretty sure I’m not getting enough sleep. Anyway, I pulled out the Louise Young Essential Eye Palette (as much as I whine about the price, I find myself using it A LOT) and used it nearly exclusively for today’s

FOTD: Givenchy Acid Brights

As I’ve stated before, there’s nothing ‘acid’ or particularly ‘bright’ about the Summer 2011 Givenchy Eyeshadow Palette. But all of the colors are lovely, and they merge very well together. Perhaps the palette should have been called ‘Soft Lights.’ EYES MAC Paint Pot in Soft Ochre (base) Givenchy Acid Brights

FOTD: Sheer Green

Quick face today for an afternoon with the in-laws. We’ll probably be outdoors all day, so I wanted something ‘shine-friendly.’ FACE Guerlain Terracotta Bronzer in 01 Guerlain Terra Inca Radiant Powder (as blush/highlight) EYES MAC Paint Pot in Moss Scape (base) Chanel Quint (olive green) from lashline to brow Urban

FOTD: Monte Carlo

So… I’m making my way through these Rouge Coco Shines one at a time. Today I tackled Monte Carlo. Here’s what I found… with the Framboise liner it’s a BRIGHT strawberry pink. Without, it’s a sheer warm-toned strawberry. I photographed both looks: That’s with the Framboise liner. BRIGHT, right? But

FOTD: MUA for The Makeup Show LA

I actually went through the trouble of putting on makeup for The Makeup Show today. I almost didn’t… but I’m glad I did because I ended up talking to more people than I normally do. I told you guys… typically I come in, pick up what I can’t get retail,

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