As a makeup artist, former MAC employee, and general makeup lover, I have to say that the MAC Cosmetics Pro Conceal & Correct Palette is one of the best products MAC has ever released. I like it so much I came up with a tutorial showing you 4 Ways To Use The MAC Pro Conceal & Correct Palette in Light.
This is a collection of the MAC Studio Concealers in colors that can be mixed, matched, and blended for various effects. The variety of colors is so useful and I think this is something that is useful to the average makeup user, besides professional makeup artists.
As you can probably tell, the Light palette is a tad bit too light for me, but there are still ways I can incorporate the palette into my makeup.
The shades in this palette include: NC15, W10, NC20, NW20, Pale Yellow, and Pale Pink.
Read on to see my full video tutorial with 4 tips for using this concealer palette!
I blend, therefore I am a beauty blogger. Blending brushes make my eyeshadow world go round and I’m always thrilled when a new one enters my life. Most recently, the Bdellium Green Bambu 785 Tapered Blending Brush became a part of my makeup tool belt.
If you haven’t heard about Bdellium brushes (pronounced DEE-lium), they are some of the best and most reasonably priced brushes around. They are anti-bacterial, vegan, and eco friendy, and there are many options that are comparable to MAC brushes.
The 785 is a tapered blending brush, which means it’s a bit different than a traditional blending brush. Both the tapered blending brush and blending brush are eyeshadow must haves, but with different purposes.
The tapered blending brush isn’t the first brush I reach for when I’m creating an eyeshadow look, but I do like these kinds of brushes for getting a nice blend in the crease. This particular Bdellium brush is most comparable to the MAC 224 brush.
When I think of the word Nillionaire I think of all the songs I know that contain the word “millionaire”, but the meaning is quite the opposite! According to all things Internet, a Nillionaire is a person without a penny to their name. I’d venture to say that any Nillionaire that has this eyeshadow has more than enough! It’s sparkly, shiny, glittery ,goodness with a smattering of purple reflects glitter for good measure.
Nillionaire reminds me of So Quiche, which has a similar purple reflects glitter. The difference is the sparkle, and Nillioniare is loaded with much more of it, plus it has a deeper bronze tone.
Nillionaire is the shadow I will definitely wear all Summer! I am a huge ColourPop fan and this is another great bargain beauty best buy. I never have a problem with fall out from ColourPop shadows and find the best results are when the shadows are applied with the pad of my ring finger with an eyeshadow primer worn underneath.
My Final Thoughts: It’s bronze, sparkly, has purple reflects glitter, and is completely fabulous. Yes, you DO need ColourPop Super Shock Shadow in Nillionaire! Stay tuned for more ColourPop Summer 2015 swatches!
Today isn’t just another holiday, it’s Memorial Day. In honor of past, present, and future members of the armed forces, I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation for the tremendous sacrifices made to protect the USA. Thank you.
It was a random Tweet by Murad Skincare that reminded me of sage beauty advice from Dr. Howard Murad himself. I had the pleasure of interviewing him some years ago, where he touted the benefits of eating raw vegetables, fruit, and drinking plenty of water. It was the best beauty prescription I’ve ever received!
That memory got the wheels in my brain turning, and I thought to pose this question to my fellow beauty bloggers, who are filled with a wealth of beauty knowledge. Their responses about the best skincare, hair, makeup, and nail advice are entirely enjoyable and I’m thrilled to share this post with you. Thank you, ladies!
Read on to find out the best beauty advice from beauty bloggers!
In the short amount of time I’ve owned the Wet n Wild Milano eyeshadow palette, it’s become one of my must have makeup items. For all of $8, it offers excellent pigmentation and long-wearing neutral shadows. I’m totally in love and when my fellow beauty blogger Leticia from Cosmetics Aficionado suggested we do a collaborative post, I was up for the challenge. Here is my look along with details of the products I used. Please visit Cosmetics Aficionado to see what Leticia came up with!
Keep reading for more photos and to find out what products I used for this look!
At the time I read positive reviews about Lemony Flutter, but I didn’t have a Lush store nearby and didn’t want to commit to a product that might not always be convenient to replenish. I settled on Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream, which has served me very well and will still be a part of my nail care routine. Lucky for me, my local mall just opened a Lush store, and I decided to take the plunge on Lush Lemony Flutter.
Made with Shea Butter, Beeswax, Lanolin, Soya Oil, Avocado Oil, Flaxseed Oil, Mango Oil, Coconut Oil, and more, Lush Lemony Flutter Cuticle Butter is rich, nourishing, and an at-home spa treatment for your nail beds. I’m definitely hooked on Lemony Flutter and glad I made the investment. Plus, it smells all kinds of incredible, making it an aromatherapy treat in addition to a cuticle cream.
Lush Lemony Flutter Cuticle Butter is more expensive than the Burt’s Bees cuticle cream I’ve loved for so long, but it’s also a bigger size and will last for some time. Just a dab of Lemony Flutter is more than enough to keep your cuticles in good shape.
My Final Thoughts: Keeping my cuticles happy is a full-time job. Not really, but maintaining nice looking hands is something I take seriously. Tough cuticles need intense conditioning, and that’s what you’ll get with Lush Lemony Flutter Cuticle Butter.