July 17, 2011

Sun of a Beach!

I don't like the beach (I have a good reason, trust me) and I don't go tanning, but that doesn't mean that I can't look like I spent a fun filled day enjoying the sun, surf and fun, right?  This look will have you looking like a sun kissed babe in no time!

Okay well maybe that's a lie... I do like the beach for building sand castles and relaxation, but I prefer to swim in water that doesn't inhabit killer marine life, thankyouverymuch ;)

The key to achieving a naturally beach flushed look is subtly, no heavy hands here dears!
My personal makeup style is a lot brighter and bolder than this look however I still enjoy these natural imitations of nature because it truly shows what an amazingly HUGE difference a little color can make :D

*sigh, google eyes* I love makeup!

*~*~*PRODUCTS USED*~*~*~*

ELF Cream Eye Shadow Duos in "butter pecan" and "coffee and cream" 

Coastal Scents 88 Warm palette 
lid color:  burned orange shimmer, cocoa shimmer brown shadow
crease color: plums sparkle shadow
highlight color: peachy sand shadow         

ELF Cream Eye Liner in "Coffee"
Maybeline XXL Volume Mascara in "Black"
Maybeline Lash Stiletto Mascara in "Black

Cover Girl Concealer Stick
ELF Tinted Moisturizer in "Spice"
Balck Radiance  in " honey amber"
Wet n Wild Bronzer In "medium #701"
Coastal Scents 10 Blush Palette "Reddish Brown"
NP Set Cosmetics Peach Highlight duo

L'oreal Colour Rich Lipstick in "Earth Rose"

July 11, 2011

Summer Colors of Love!

There's nothing I love more than bright beautiful bold looks! After all, life is too short to be neutral, right?

I'm so happy to have gotten this colorful summer request from one of my good YouTube friends, this was a great idea and really challenged me to get creative! Thank you RavishingBerry06 you're the best!!

*~Products Used*~

NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in "Yogurt"

BH Cosmetics 2nd ed, 120 palette 
lid color:  strawberry yogurt pink, deep carnation pink
crease color: deep carnation pink, sparkling turquoise
upper crease color: sunshine yellow
highlight color: off white butter cream           

ELF Cream Eye Liner in "Black"
Maybeline XXL Volume Mascara in "Black"
Maybeline Lash Stiletto Mascara in "Black

ELF Tinted Moisturizer in "Spice"
Cover Girl PressedPowder in "tru tawny"
Coastal Scents 10 Blush Palette "Hot Pink"

n.y.c Lipstick in "flirty"
NYX Brush On Gloss in Killer Lips"

Summer Breeze Makeup!

Peace and serenity with a twist of Lemon! lol that's the best way I can describe the Summer Breeze Makeup look :) This was really fun to create and even though the person who requested this look was quite rude to me, I still would have never had the idea without her input! So thank you a million times over!

The really great thing about this yellow and green look is that we never used and green shadow! Yep, you read it right ;)
The combination of different hues of yellow and blue will always create a stunning new color and it's pretty friggin awesome to watch them presto change-o on your eyelid in an instant like that!

You all have been so incredibly supportive and amazing to me I feel the need to return the love... So since I''ve been getting tons of people asking for shoutouts I am offering up my channel comments for you to use to promote your channel! I know it's not much, but trust me, I have more planned for you guys in the near future... <3 xoxo

I also want to give all of my muffins as much recognition as possible so don't be shy and send me your video requests and if yours is chosen I will certainly shout you out ang give you a huge thank you in the tutorial! I am truly so thankful for all of you, and it's important that I show you that as much as possible!


*~Products Used*~

Coastal Scents Eclipse Concealer Palette: Yellow Corrector

BH Cosmetics 2nd ed. 120 palette 
lid color:  2 sunshine yellow combo
crease color: light baby  blue
highlight color: matte marshmallow white
NYX Glitter Cream Palette in "04 Surreal, "white sparkle"     

NYX Liquid Eyeliner in "Black"
Maybeline Lash Stiletto in "Black"
Natural Fashion false lashes
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in "Cottage Cheese"

Cover Girl tru blend pressed powder in "translucent tawny"
ELF Tinted Moisturizer in "Spice"
Coastal Scents 10 Blush Palette "light pink"

Revlon Color Stay Mineral Lip Gloss in "Never ending Nude"

June 30, 2011

Be a 4th of July Cutie Pie!

Your wish is my command! 
Here is the second American Independence Day look that I promised to deliver to you :) I'm absolutely flattered that you all requested a second video to go along with this special celebration in USA history!

Shimmer shadows catch and hold light beautifully, so if you're looking to stop traffic with your eyes, ditch the matte and go for the shine! :)

The jewel placement in this look is similar to that of my St. Patrick's Day Pot of Gold eyes.

Missed the video? No worries love you can view my very first holiday themed tutorial right here!

I hate to break my promises, but I have to confess!: I am HORRIBLE at hair styling! So I was a lil over excited when I told you guys I'd show you what I was doing with my hair for Independence Day. I tried out my idea and it was a total, complete, undoubted epic FAIL!!!

LOL, guess I shoulda tried it out first before I opened my big mouth, huh? (hehe)
I'll make a note of that and remember it for next time ;D

I'll be capturing all of the holiday memories for us to share, so be sure to check out my vlog channel, so you don't miss out on the fourth of july fun!

Have a safe and Happy Fantastic Fourth everyone!!!

*~Products Used*~

NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in "Pots and Pans"

BH Cosmetics 88 Tropical Shimmer palette 
lid color:  sparkle snowflake gray
crease color: bright blue
highlight color: white gold shimmer           

Jessie's Girl Kohl Glitter Liner in "Blue Leopard"
Cover Girl Lash Blast Mascara in "Brownish Black"
Kiss Fashion false lashes

Cover Girl tru blend pressed powder in "translucent tawny"
ELF Tinted Moisturizer in "Spice"
ELF Blush in "Shy"
Coastal Scents Eye Brightener

Coastal Scents Concealer
Cover Girl Lip slicks in "Princess"

June 26, 2011

Independence Day Diva!

Fire up the grill and light those sparklers! This fun lil look will have you singing "Stars and Stripes Forever" well after the fireworks have burnt out!

Show your American pride this 4th of July with this beautiful red, white and blue makeup!

I'm so excited for Independence Day, it's one of the best family holidays, IMO :) Every year we go to one of the biggest parks in our county and listen to the symphony play our fave patriotic tunes while we picnic and play games with the kids ^_^ 

 The best part of course is the fireworks finale, but I also love the ride home because you can hear people celebrating all over town. I can't think of a better way to kick off the summer! I can't wait to share our holiday with you, my muffins! Remember to tune in to my new vlog channel to catch up with me and the loves of my life <3

Love my babies sooo much! k, I'll stop gushing now lol!

Have a safe, fun, beautiful, memorable, lovable, fantastic, gorgeous Independence Day, everyone!!

*~Products Used*~

NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in "Cherry"
ELF Cream Eyeliner in "White"
Wet 'n' Wild Cream Eye Shadow Pencil in "Electro"

BH Cosmetics 120 palette 2nd ed.
lid color: apple red 
crease color: matte white
crease color: true blue
highlight color: nude tan (optional)
ELF Cream Eyeliner in "black"
Wet 'n' Wild Cream Eye Shadow Pencil in "Electro"
Maybeline Define-a-Lash Mascara in "Brownish Black"
Ardell #120 demi wispies false fashion lashes

ELF Tinted Moisturizer in "Spice"
Cover Girl tru blend pressed powder in "translucent tawny"
NYX Mosaic Blush Powder in "Peachy"

NYX Brush on Gloss in "Red Lips"

June 23, 2011

Get lost in a Sultry Summer Sunset!

Save this look for your next summer evening event! I was so inspired by a ***magical, swirling sunset*** that my fiance and I were lucky enough to witness that I knew I HAD to do this look ^_^ This will forever be one of the best things about makeup, is that there are no limits

If you think you've seen this look before, you're right! This is the makeup I was wearing in my Blustastic Tips! Two Minute Tutorial. Just in case you missed it, check it out here!

This look was soooo much fun to create and I really hope you all will try it out and pretty please (with 10 cherries and a pound of sugar on top ;) ) let me know how you like it!

~*~Products Used*~*

NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in "Cottage Cheese"

NYX Ultra Pearl Mania Shadow in "White Pearl" 
NYX Ultra Pearl Mania Shadow in "True Purple"
CoverGirl Queen Quad in "Violet Vibe"
               ~"Purple Twilight"
               ~"Moonlit Lilac"

NYX Long Eye Pencil in "black"
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in "Purple"
Maybeline Define-a-Lash Mascara in "Brownish Black"
Sassi False Eyelashes #5

ELF Tinted Moisturizer in "Spice"
CoverGirl tru blend foundation in "tawny #5 sub #465"
Coastal Scents Eclipse Concealer Palette
Cover Girl tru blend pressed powder in "translucent tawny"
Coastal Scents Ten Blush Palette "Cotton Candy  Pink"
NP Set Cosmetics Highlight Duo in "Peach/Pink"

NYX Jumbo Lip Pencil in "Hera"
NYX Brush on Gloss in "Fusion"

June 12, 2011

After 3 days of effort it's finally finished lol! Took me a while to figure out my new editing program, but it's definitely worth it!

The Easiest Smokey Eye EVER!! (no... seriously!)

Smokey eyes are ALWAYS in style, which is one of the main reasons it has stayed to popular over the years. The effect of this look will change your face dramatically, with ability to turn the cutest "girl next door" into a "life of the party" bombshell!

Remember that when doing your smokey eye look to keep your hair and eye color  in mind, as well as your skin tone
The standard smokey eye colors are, of course black and grey, but don't limit yourself, have fun with it! (^_^) For blue eyes try purple, violet or dark blue shadows. If you're a brown eyed babe like me, spice it up with coffee, copper or golden tones, and for green or hazel eyed beauties play around with purple, dark khaki, dark green, or plum shades!

When creating your smokey eye remember to use powdery eye shadows since they're easier to smudge. I also find that using shimmer shadows help create a beautiful fade effect without having to blend a lot. Less work for us = a good thing lol!

Keeping your lips as natural looking as possible is the best way to make your smokey eyes pop! The contrast is nothing short of stunning, so try using a light rosy pink or caramel shade to complete the look. (The middle pic above is tooo funny for words LOL so I couldn't resist including it... I guess that's my pouty vixen look *eye roll*) :D

Want more Mia Mischief? You're in luck! (^_^)
~*~*~*Products Used*~*~*
Urban Decay Primer Potion
NYX Long Eye Pencil in "Dark Brown"

bhcosmetics 120 Palette 2nd ed. 
base color: coffee brown shimmer
darker feature color: matte black
supporting crease color: golden honey brown shimmer
highlight/brow bone color: matte cream french vanilla 

NYX Liquid Eye Liner in "Black"
Maybeline New York Define-A-Lash Mascara in "brownish black"
False Eyelashes by Sassi
Ruby Kisses Style Pencil Liner in "black"

CoverGirl tru blend foundation in "tawny #5 sub #465"
Coastal Scents Eclipse Concealer Palette
Cover Girl tru blend pressed powder in "translucent tawny "
wet n' wild color icon blusher in "Berry Shimmer #834E"

NYX Jumbo Lip Pencil in "Almond"
L'oreal Colour Riche Lipstick in "Dune"
Maybeline Color Sensational Lip Gloss in "Born with It"

June 10, 2011

Bambina Mia!

Hey muffins! I could not resist sharing my darling baby chica with all of you! She's at such a fun age and believe me I am trying my hardest to capture every moment :)

As you can tell Selena (or "mini Mia" as my family calls her, haha) has an extremely LOUD personality...hmmm, no idea where she could have gotten that from? *shrugs* ;D
You all loved the first video so much we did a a spontaneous sequel! We broke out the camera during one of our late night pillow fights which produced the most golden 10 seconds of my life!

By popular demand my lil lovely will be making more appearances in future vids.... baby outfits of the day anyone? ;D

While I was watching Annie's video, tears welled up in my eyes. You never know who you're going to touch and reach! It was truly overwhelming to know that Annie, who lives in a country on the other side of the world from me, not only took time out of her day to watch my vid, but to also make us a gift! That is
 GI-NORMOUS WORLDWIDE LOVE, we should all add into our daily lives ^_^

Thank you to all of my muffins who have embraced Selena and I so openly! GI-NORMOUS LOVE to you from us xoxoxo


Spreading Love!

These chicas have hearts of gold! I am beyond flattered that they thought of me ^_^

AJ was one of the first girls I really connected with on YouTube. She's an amazing person and very wise beyond her years! If only I'd known then what she knows now lol

Imitation is the best form of flattery! I'm so excited that she shared what she saw in my video with her subscribers!

No one can pronounce my username lol, that's such a major fail on my part... I wanted something unique, something that people would remember... but I forgot to make it something that would be EASY to pronounce lol! *sigh, the moments we wish we could have back (^_^)

Thank you again to these lovely ladies and many more who thought my channel was worth mentioning!



Thank You

This blog is dedicated to you, my muffin!

 Thank you for all of your support, kindness, and encouragement. There are so many beautiful, talented people on YouTube and you could watch and listen to any of them  any day of the week, but this day, at this moment you've chosen to watch me and I'm infinitely grateful!