Sunday funday

So it’s no secret on here I’m bipolar. I’m medicated and most days are good but I had been in a funk and couldn’t find inspiration to write but it’s over and I’m back. :-) that also means a sunday synopsis. So real quick cuz I’ve got a beauty facial soon to go too.

Fave lotd

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No eotd but product of the week is

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I keep going back to this foundation time and time again. It didn’t cake up and looks like second skin.

Inspiration of the week

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Current Favorites

This was suppose to be an August Favorites post but it’s way to far into august to now call it that and really they are current favorites not necessarily August alone. :D

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057036 Keihls eye cream. I found this in my stash and brought it back out. A Mary Kay sampler. The blush on me has lasted at least six hours and the eye shadows at least ten if not more. A look done using all the products mentioned. Disclaimer I purchased all these items myself. And my thoughts are always my own.

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I don’t care for the new Milani Bella line as eyeshadows but these two colors as highlights are amazing!

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Mally Perfect Prep under eye brightener. This stuff really is what she calls a face lift in a bottle. It can be used other places for a gorgeous effect like around the nose and on bridge.

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Shany Brush I have been using for foundation. It is synthetic and not especially soft but it does a great job at buffing the foundation into your skin.

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A famous summer staple for contouring. What else can be said? :D

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This brow gel is less expensive and just as awesome as my beloved Tarte Eyebrow Mousse. I want to get the blonde color as well.

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I’ve been mixing these two foundations for a satin perfect color match flawless look.

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These two lip combo items have been long lost cousins. They compliment each other so well. The lip stick is bare minerals my favorite brand for lipsticks.

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Close up of the foundation color mixed and how stay put the brow gel is as this is dried and rubbed.

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I find the Mally eye pencils to be even more creamier then Urban Decay’s and has the same longevity. It glides on and I want every color. lol

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The last picture is the swatches of the rest of the products. It also shows the coloring of the foundations alone.

Are any of these your favorite as well or a not so favorite? Share below or you can do random comments and questions. Don’t forget my social media’s. I had a mini hiatus but I have been more active recently.

Dallas is a smidgen over two weeks away!!

I know I have told ya all somewhere that I am going to The makeup shop Dallas TX. This is the description of all the classes I am taking. I am so excited!!!

Perfect Beauty – Kathy Aragon 
Perfecting your technique, detailing your work and understanding control and precision in beauty makeup applications for everything from bridal to red carpet, commercial work to film, television and print is essential for becoming a well known and well respected artist. In this workshop you will learn to create your precise and perfected make-ups and develop an understanding of the fundamentals of each area of the face in every application. In the hands on portion of the workshop you will learnt to step back from your work and ask yourself the questions that will lead you to precise and perfect applications helping you client to achieve their most beautiful look. This workshop is ideal for early stage artists or those who want to breakdown their application and build a better understanding of how every choice and administration of color affects the end result.

Makeup for High Intensity– Orlando Santiago
From the bride who is in makeup all day to photo shoots in challenging locations like beaches, deserts and dark makeup rooms that challenges a makeup artist faces go far beyond creating a beautiful makeup. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn to choose the products that make your makeup longer wearing and how to keep it looking flawless all day long. The presenter will let you in on celebrity secrets you can add to your arsenal for keeping your skills savvy and your makeup looking sophisticated. Look at the products on the market that deal with everything from waterproofing to the magnifying eye of HD and how we can work to master makeup for every occasion.

The Basics and Business of Bridal– Orlando Santiago 
The Bridal makeup artist has their own special set of required skills in matters of business and makeup application. In this lucrative but crowded field finding ways to separate yourself from other artists in your area can be the difference between success and failure. In this hands-on workshop, we will discuss some easy ways to make more money and be more organized in building your bridal business. In the makeup aspect of this workshop, you will see examples of how you can elevate bridal makeup to an editorial beauty level and achieve notoriety in your own market as well as the knowledge to make a woman look wonderful on the most important day in her life. The presenter will lead you through your own application and help you develop techniques for makeup in high intensity situations that range from romantic and classic to more modern looks.

Eyebrow and Eyelash Examination – Kathy Aragon
For framing the face and finishing touches understanding these areas of artistry is crucial. Take a look at designing and applying the right lash and brow for completing your makeup brilliantly.

Blush, Bronzer and Beyond – Kathy Aragon 
Contour, highlight and color can shape and structure a face and add flush, light and life. Learn what to keep in your kit for a pro pick every time.

EEEKKKK I am going to be so busy but a good kind of busy as I won’t have a lot of money to shop with anyway and I really want to get my makeup artistry business to really take off. I think this will give me the confidence to really move it to the next step.

Here is a youtube video of the NYC one just to give you an idea of what it is all about.

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Mascara Review: Mally

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Quick review as this was a meh product for me. No need to elaborate a lot. :D

  • If you love long lasting mascara this is a great one
  • If you love a wet formula
  • If you love the more spidery look

This Mascara is for you.

I like all those things yet this one was not for me. I wore it for two weeks and decided it is heavy on my lashes. And it is so messy and a lot comes off on the wand. I will use it up on occasions but I decided no longer for day wear.

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Have you tried it? What did you think? Comment, questions, random thoughts please leave below. And don’t forget to check out my social medias found to your right :D

Has this month…. (Wish List Post)

Gotten away from anyone else? I can’t believe the kids are back in school and the temp is finally summer weather. Though summer is alright I am looking forward to my favorite season fall.

I am currently on a no buy due to going to Dallas for the Makeup Show late September but I do have things on a wishlist. Here are a few.

I am a foundation junkie so I am wanting to try these two foundations.

For lips I have always drooled over these but never committed,

And lastly for eyes… I am on the fence as I have read conflicting reviews and well I have several neutral palettes.

What have you been wanting to try lately? I am always looking for ideas.

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Sunday synopsis 081714

This week is a quicky as I have to learn to get ready the night before. I’m currently masking my face as I start a new job tomorrow. Three ate lots of perks but now I have to travel to work so no time to waste. So without further ado….

Eotd

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Lotd

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Inspiration of the week

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I think this new position well help me hustle better. Less stress can help me focus on my passions.

Six weeks until Dallas. I’m in a no spend which means I want everything lol.

Oh and yes new hair color. The blond excitement is over. It was fun while it lasted.

comments, questions, random thoughts leave below and please check out my social media sites! I appreciate you all! !!!

Sunday synopsis 081714

This week is a quicky as I have to learn to get ready the night before. I’m currently masking my face as I start a new job tomorrow. Three ate lots of perks but now I have to travel to work so no time to waste. So without further ado….

Eotd

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Lotd

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Inspiration of the week

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I think this new position well help me hustle better. Less stress can help me focus on my passions.

Six weeks until Dallas. I’m in a no spend which means I want everything lol.

Oh and yes new hair color. The blond excitement is over. It was fun while it lasted.

comments, questions, random thoughts leave below and please check out my social media sites! I appreciate you all! !!!

5 eye product challenge

I’m not sure if this is a real challenge but I’ve decided to do it. ha

five items only to complete an eye look. that includes primers etc. I used 1) mac painterly pot in soft ochre 2) mally evercolor starlight waterproof liner in black navy 3) mally volumizing mascara 4) chella ivory lace highlighter and 5) tarte amazonian brow mousse

let me know if you take the challenge :-)
Hey I am sharing this image made with http://picsart.com/app
via PicsArt Photo Studio

Scaredy Cat Cosmetics

My obsession for independent Etsy makeup stores was refueled recently with scaredy cat cosmetics.

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So just five questions

1 … well dual question first why/how got started and came up with company name

2 what is your inspiration for colors and their names?

3 do you have a beauty or company motto saying etc

4 what does the future hold for scaredy cat?

5 anything you want to share that I might have missed asking?

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1. I got started after working as a graphic artist at a local advertising studio. We worked with a lot of fashion brands and I always really enjoyed watching the make up artists work during our photo shoots. So, I began teaching myself how to work with powders and pigments. This lead to me learning how to make my own colors, pigments, powder, and skin care products.

The company itself was started during a rather difficult time for my family. The recession had hit us hard and starting such a project at that time was pretty intimidating. I have a little orange tabby cat that always knew how to cheer me up when I needed it. He became the inspiration for the name and logo. He’s even helping me now by resting his chin on my keyboard.

2. The inspiration for the colors and names come from so many different places. I often pull from nature for my color inspiration, be it a flower I saw that day or a colorful bird I saw in a nature documentary. The names are often puns that relate to the color or label illustration. I also have a soft spot for internet terminology (e.i. Teal Deer and Flounce Cat).

3. I don’t have an official company motto, but I live by the belief that beauty is self-confidence applied directly to the face.

4. We are currently going through a lot of changes. My family just purchased some real estate and we will be building new and bigger facilities. This should allow us to expand into more product lines. I have so many things I want to get onto the market (especially these nail polishes with their super adorable bottles).

5. I wish I could think of something, but forgive me I’m drawing a blank (spent the day on the build site and I’m just beat). Thanks for giving me this opportunity to chat with you. Cheers!
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I think the pictures speak for themselves. And I can attest they stay on my oily kids so they will yours. I love how they’re subtle shades then bold ones depending on your mood.

Only con is though the vials hold a lot and are super cute they are hard to get the pigment out. But they were a draw to my purchase so for me easy to overlook and I depot most everything anyway.

Disclaimer I purchased with my own money (five vials are eight dollars with shipping) and the opinions are my own. I was not asked to review then either.

Well you be trying them?

QVC TSV Mally Haul

Lookie what came in the mail yesterday. So excited.

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The cool box design and a booklet that came with it. Has great tips on the greatest look.

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All the goods

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The booklet and all it’s tips

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My new obsession is sponge foundations!!!

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Lipstick, Shadow stick, and eyeliner

So far I am happy I purchased this. I will give a review of the foundation in the next week or two. I also want to do a comparison of the three kinds I have for price point differences.

Did any of you purchase this or plan too?

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