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Camera Play

BEAUTY, PHOTO DIARY
March 8 2013

What better way to test out my new setup for filming and photographing my tutorials by just goofing around and snapping away in the process!? Haha! ^.^ Have a super weekend everyone! On my lips: Cherry Lipliner & Ruby Woo Lipstick, both by MAC. Bodysuit from Primark.

Berry Eyes & Vampy Lips

BEAUTY
November 3 2012

LOVE vampy lips for autumn! It’s a bold look and will draw attention to your skin, so ensure that you have a nice and flawless base! I’ve filmed a tutorial showing you how I went about achieving the look! I hope you enjoy it and try it out! Products used (pretty much all MAC from my recent shopping binge!)… ~ Face ~ Primer: Skin Base Visage (MAC)Foundation: Studio Fix Fluid, NC45 (MAC) Cheek Contour: Minerlise Skin Finish Natural, Dark (MAC) Blush: Pinch Me (MAC) ~ Eyes ~ Primer: Urban Decay Primer Potion Lid: Cranberry (MAC) Outer Corners & Crease: Plum… Read More »

My Favourite MAC Lipsticks.

BEAUTY
June 29 2012

The other night while going through my makeup drawers sorting through the makeup I wore often and others I didn’t, I spent a little more time playing in my lipstick drawer and had fun just swatching away! I thought it would be nice to share my favourites with you! ~ Shy girl ~ ~ Hug me ~ ~ Modesty ~ ~ Chatterbox ~ ~ Vegas Volt ~ ~ So Chaud ~ ~ Ruby Woo ~ ~ Rebel ~ I’ve also included live swatches in the video so you can have a better idea of what they look like! 😀 What… Read More »

Simple Neutral Look for Summer.

BEAUTY
June 5 2012

This summer, it’s all about a natural, dewy and spa-fresh look when it comes to the skin. In the tutorial I show how to achieve this and a simple neutral eye makeup look with peachy cheeks and lips! I hope you enjoy! Products Used… ~ Face ~ Foundation : Face & Body, C6 (MAC) mixed with Double Wear Light, 5.0 (Estee Lauder) Under Eyes Concealer : Creamy Concealer, Golden (Bobbi Brown) Face Concealer : Select Cover Up, NC44/45 (MAC) Contour : Bronzer, Refined Golden (MAC) Highlight : Lustre Drops, Sun Rush (MAC) Powder : Studio Fix Powder, NC44.5 (MAC) Brows… Read More »

Cute Milkmaid Braids for Spring

BEAUTY
March 15 2012

This is a style I’ve sported on numerous occasions (and in my Woven post) and I finally filmed a Tutorial for it. It’s simple, cute, and perfect for spring! What do you think? What you’ll need… Combs/BrushesHeat Protectant (Tresseme)Finishing Spray (Tresseme…forgot to include a clip with me using it, but you get the gist!)Hair BandsBobby Pins/Hair GripsStraightner (Mine’s a DIVA one, but any will do!)Extensions (Expression, Half a packet for each braid. Can be purchased in any Afro-Carrib Hair Store!) ~~~ On my Face Eyes : Blacktrack Fluidline (MAC), Bad Gal Lash (Benefit)Lips : Cherry Lipliner & Ruby Woo Lipstick… Read More »

Purple Mood

BEAUTY, Details, SHOPPING
March 2 2012

A collection of photos of various purple items I own, and other random things too. Oh and my freshly painted purple glittery nails. I also bought a new bra from my favourite lingerie store, Bravissimo. 😉 All this has got me in a Purple Mood! Nude Shoes : New Look Bra : Bravissimo Top : Topshop Baked Shadows : L.A. Colors Lipstick : Rebel (MAC) Nail Polishes : Urban Outfitters ‘Purple 2′ & L.A. Colors ‘Glistening Purple’ Polishes Book : The Fashion Book

BEAUTY BASICS | Eyebrows

BEAUTY
December 21 2011

Eyebrows. They totally frame the face. I happen to be very particular about my eyebrows, and if they aren’t in a good state, I get in a strop! I get mine professionally threaded at a local Brow Bar, and these can be found everywhere, from malls to beauty salons! I’d definitely recommend this method of grooming, because it leaves the brows looking clean and perfect. If you like doing your eyebrows yourself, I’d advice you to first allow a professional to thread them, so you can have a guide of how your eyebrows should look, then if you want, you can just pluck the… Read More »

BEAUTY BASICS | Simple Daytime Smokey Eye

BEAUTY
December 19 2011

A look I often sport. It’s simple, and I’m sure everyone can have a go! All that is required is the right blending technique, a little smudged smoky layer, and you’re good. If you want, you can amp it up by increasing the black on the outer corner or even add more liner to the lower lash line to make it even more smokier…it’s up to you! This is just how I achieve mine! Products Used ~ Eyes ~ Primer : UDPP Base : Jumbo Pencil, Black Bean (NYX) Lid : Tempting (MAC) Crease : Cork, Texture (MAC) Outer Corner : Carbon… Read More »

BEAUTY BASICS | The Winged Eye Liner

BEAUTY
November 22 2011

Today marks the start of a new back to basics Beauty Series I’ll be filming and posting about. I’m really excited about this, as it’s been a while since I posted about beauty related stuff! I’m hoping it’ll help people who aren’t sure where to start when it comes to things beauty/makeup related! To kick off, the most requested tutorial… ever. The Winged Eyeliner! Here are my favourite Eye Liners… ~ L’Oreal Superliner ~ ~ Maybelline Line Definer ~ ~ Maybelline Gel Liner ~ ~ MAC Fluidline, Blacktrack ~ In the Tutorial, I show you how to achieve three of… Read More »

My Everyday Face

BEAUTY
October 25 2011

I’ve had requests (many times) to do an updated version of My Everyday Face. So here it is! It should also help those who were wondering about what makeup I used in my last few outfit posts!  I also get asked a lot about my eyebrows and how I keep them groomed, well the answer really is simple: I visit a professional “Threadist” once every two weeks to get them threaded and shaped! You can look up Brow Bars, or Beauty Shops that offer this service in your area! Prices of threading do vary, depending on area and service! Hope… Read More »