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103/365 Days of Eyeshadow

By Sheila Arkee Here is a slightly different take on a combo I did a few weeks ago. It’s Sweet Libertine’s Emerald Fog, with a black cream base underneath to boost the color. Base: MAC Soft Ochre Lid Base: MAC Pro Black Cream Color Base Lid: Sweet Libertine Emerald Fog* Crease: MAC Rich Flesh Browbone: […] […]

Breaking Down Beauty Parties –Your Feedback Wanted

By Sheila Arkee For a long time, I’ve been tossing this idea back and forth in my head. What if there’s a way to bring what I do with Breaking Down Beauty to a more personal level? This is something I’m passionate about and love, after all. I’m thinking about putting together a seminar or […] […]

13/365 Days of Eyeshadow

By Sheila Pre-365 Days of Eyeshadow, I would tend to wear the exact same eye look  and eye colors for a typical work day. This little adventure has really challenged me creatively, and the best part of it all is that the possibilities are endless!!!! For today’s look, I’m not wearing my typical winged-out eyeliner, which is […] […]

A Sweet Prize

By Sheila Fifty entries, tons of great color ideas, and one winner of Sweet Lady. Congrats, Colette! I’ll send you an email to get your shipping info. In the meanwhile, soooo many great color ideas to go through! Right now there are two choices in the lead — a turquoise with sparkles and a bronzey […] […]

Win Sweet Lady!

By Sheila Here’s the contest of the week — one lucky reader will get the chance to win their very own Sweet Lady, the exclusive Painted Ladies/Sweet Libertine! Just leave a comment and give your suggestions for the next color in our collaboration with Sweet Libertine. Contest ends Friday, May 7th at 12 noon P.S.T. […] […]

Eye of the Day

By Sheila ‘Scuse me while I swooooooon, but I am mad in <3 for Sweet Lady. Here it is paired with some other Sweet Libertine shades: Cafe au Lait in the crease Smoking Gun in the outer corner Above the Clouds underneath my lower lash line. Win! Aaaand, for your convenience … here’s my basic […] […]

Sweet Lady is Here!!!

By Sheila UPDATE, 6/18/10  – We’re sold out of our first batch, but a second one is one the way soon, with two more colors to complete the collection! I am now in posession of the eyeshadows we collaborated on with Sweet Libertine – Sweet Lady!!! We have a limited number for this first order, […] […]

Painted Ladies Radio Today!

By Sheila I’ll be talking to the owner of Sweet Libertine, Sarah Waller, today at 12 pm, P.S.T!  To listen live, here’s the link to Painted Ladies Radio on Blog Talk Radio. If you’d like to chat with us, here’s the call in number!  (347) 855-8958 […]

Sweet Libertine + Painted Ladies = ?

By Sheila It started with a dream. And then an idea. And then this email. And then an enthusiastic response with color choices and names tossed around. And then samples sent in the mail. And hard decisions having to be made … HARD decisions, I’m telling you. And then … THIS… a dreamy, gorgeous gold […] […]

Painted Ladies Radio Update

By Sheila Today I spoke with Megan Murray (and her cute and adorable daughter Lily) about the cosmetics industry. Megan, who works in the advertising industry now and is a fellow beauty geek, shared some great words about how cosmetic companies can brand themselves more effectively. Listen to our chat here. Tomorrow, I’ll be chatting with our […] […]