Tutorial: Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eye Shadow

Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eye Shadow Tutorial

I am so pale that I am going to need to start putting Instagram filters on these pictures. New York is so out of control this winter that summertime can’t come soon enough. Needless to say I have been spending a lot of time at home playing with makeup. One of the products that I am totally obsessed with is the Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eye Shadow. I love a metallic lid and this product gives me the ultimate version of that look. It can be a little tricky and require some back and forth to find the perfect balance between the amount of eye shadow and primer to get a smooth application but the results are worth it for me. Click here to watch the tutorial to get the look above using the Comex Gold shade. I am a little disappointed that the camera (it is going to take some practice for me to figure out the perfect settings) did not capture the true richness and vibrancy of the lipstick. In person it is much stronger and brighter reddish pink color. If you’re feeling timid swap it out for your signature nude. Hope you enjoy the video!

Angel Halloween Makeup Tutorial

Angel Halloween Makeup

Soft and glamorous makeup with mega highlighted skin for an angel Halloween costume. Click here to watch the tutorial.

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Haul: Marc Jacobs Beauty, Benefit, Stila & More

Sephora Haul

Hauled some new makeup over the summer with my birthday as an excuse (not that I need one lol). Click here to check out my video featuring picks from Marc Jacobs Beauty, Benefit, Stila and more.

Haul: MAC Divine Night Collection

Click here to watch my mini haul and ramble on MAC’s Divine Night holiday collection.

Tutorial: Smokey Eyes [LORAC PRO To Go Palette]

LORAC PRO To Go Palette Tutorial

I live for a smokey eye! I wore this look to see The Weeknd in concert last week, who I also live for lol. I knew I had to get ready at work so I challenged myself to only use the LORAC PRO To Go Palette. I came up with this easy look right at my desk (no shame!). Click here to watch the tutorial.

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Tutorial: Talk That Talk [RiRi Hearts MAC]

Talk That Talk Lipstick

I created a look using some of the items from the RiRi Hearts MAC fall collection, mainly featuring the Her Cocoa eyeshadow quad and Talk That Talk lipstick, which was a huge hit. It’s sold out everywhere! If you didn’t get it and don’t want to pay a hefty premium on eBay just throw on MAC’s Nightmoth lip pencil. MAC’s Media and Diva lipsticks are a little less vampy but you’ll get a similar feeling. Click here to watch the tutorial.

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RiRi Hearts MAC Fall Collection [Haul & Swatches]

The next installment of RiRi <3 MAC is here! I can’t contain my excitement over the gorgeous packaging. My friend and I met up at 6:30 AM at a local mall to line up at the MAC store that opened at 8:00 AM. We were practically foaming at the mouth over the collection and we definitely did not want to deal with the dreaded waiting room process when the collection launches on the MAC website (on Monday, September 30th at 12:00PM EST) so we showed up extra early. Too early in fact, since the mall was not even open yet. We killed some time until it opened and when we got back there were already some people waiting ( we were not alone lol). Our craziness paid off since we were able to score everything we wanted. Everything except the coveted Talk That Talk lipstick. Apparently that location must have gotten less than a handful, which led to a mad dash to other MAC stores.  Luckily we were able to get the hot item at our second stops (we split up lol) and just like that 10 lbs were lifted off of our shoulders. It was that serious! I advise that you are online at noon sharp or figure out what time your local MAC-carrying department store opens (the collection launches at counters on October 3rd) and line up ahead of time, ESPECIALLY if you want to get your hands on Talk That Talk. I predict it will be the first item to sell out. It is a fabulous vampy berry color, perfect for the cooler months ahead.

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