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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 Color […] […]

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 […] […]

359/365 Days of Makeup 3.0

By Sheila Arkee As the days in this 365 project are dwindling, I’m going through some older looks I just never got around to publishing, including today’s. Blue eyeliner is one of the great loves of my life, and I love it combined with a shimmery golden eye. Face Lumene BB Cream Shade 2 Make […] […]