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Be Bold And Glossy With The Butter London Shine Out Loud Collection & Giveaway

To shine, to gloss, and to be all around fabulous. That really could be the tagline of the Butter London Shine Out Loud collection. From sleek packaging to pigmented products, this is a gorgeous collection! The pieces in this collection include: Iconoclast Mega Volume Lacquer Mascara ($20) I’m really intrigued by the plastic spoolie. It […] […]

New Year’s Eve Smoky Eyeshadow Inspiration

If you’ve been reading Painted Ladies for any significant amount of time, there’s zero doubt that I’m a fan of smoky eyeshadow. It’s a true passion of my life! New Year’s Eve is one of those times when smoky eyes turn up, and so with the Holiday approaching, I thought it would be helpful to […] […]

Is Extra WOW Lash Mascara Another Keeper From Rimmel?

By Sheila Arkee In the past few weeks, I’ve been on a journey with mascara. A long overdue one that has seen me spreading my wings beyond my tried and true favorites. As much as I love Jordana’s Best Lash Extreme and Make Up For Ever’s Smoky Lash, it’s been time to open up to […] […]

10 Favorite Looks from 365 Days of Makeup 3.0

By Sheila Arkee It feels entirely strange to not prep a day for 365 Day of Makeup! In the meanwhile between day 1/365, here are my top 10 favorites from the past year, in no particular order. For a full gallery of looks from the past 3 years, check out Painted Ladies 365 Days of […] […]

365/365 Days of Makeup 3.0

By Sheila Arkee Woo hoo!!! Hello, day 365! When I started 365 Days of Eyeshadow three years ago, it was literally just a photo of a single eye, that turned in to a single photo of my lips, cheeks, or nails and over time morphed into full-face photos. In the next edition on 365 I […] […]

364/365 Days of Makeup 3.0

By Sheila Arkee Green and peach are somewhat of a retro combination, but works so well here with a modern twist! Face Hourglass Primer No. 28 NYX Concealer Stick in Glow Painted Earth Luminous Coconut Oil Pressed Foundation on Natural Beige Physicians Formula Happy Booster in Rose Eyes Base: Prestige Primed & Ready & City […] […]

363/365 Days of Makeup 3.0

By Sheila Arkee When a mom goes goth. Or decides to wear a really bold lipstick for the day. 😉 Face Hourglass Primer No. 28 Illuminare Moisturizing Mineral Foundation in Sienna Sun NYX Concealer Stick in Glow CoverGirl + Olay Pressed Powder in Light/Medium Nars Crazed Blush Eyes Base: Prestige Primed & Ready & City […] […]

362/365 Days of Makeup 3.0

By Sheila Arkee Today’s look is just one of my favorites – I just love a shimmery eye with a purple accent and a blue liner. My son’s teachers loved it, so I think it’s a win! Face Lumene Arctic Aqua Moisture Booster used as a primer Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation in Sand (currently […] […]

361/365 Days of Makeup 3.0

By Sheila Arkee I’m thinking back on why I started 365 Days of Eyeshadow and then 365 Days of Makeup in the first place. Simply put – I love eyeshadow. I looooooooooooooooooove it. That’s some serious love!  If I can be creative and provide a little inspiration to you all along the way, even better. […] […]

360/365 Days of Makeup 3.0: Pink and Purple

By Sheila Arkee Ah, purple and pink shadow. How I love this combination. When I look at the photos, all I can think is how this reminds me of Maleficent. Let me remind you of the last time I said this (aaaaah!) – quite the difference, no? Looking back at some photos of the past […] […]