Monday, December 19, 2011

Pamper Someone Special or Yourself

Hello Dollfaces!
Still have Christmas shopping left?  Looking to get the perfect gift for that special someone?  Well don't fret because Makeup Not Down has an easy and convenient idea for you.
I just wanted to pass along this great offer from Spa Week since there is only 6 more days till Christmas! YAY!  Spa Week contacted me about a 24 hour sale that I wanted to share with my readers.  Today only Spa Week is offering FREE SHIPPING on Spa & Wellness Gift Cards.

ALSO: $100 cards for $89.99, 10% off of any other denomination + FREE gift box thru Dec 31.  What a great deal.  Not only can you send an eGift Card instantly, but the cards are welcomed at 4,500+ spas in North America. 


If you are looking for a treat for yourself or a gift, be sure to check out Spa Week’s 24 hour sale! These would make the perfect Christmas gift for any and everyone on your list.

P.S.  While your on the site check ME out in their blogger Holiday round up post.  Thank you soooo much to Spa Week for featuring me.

How do you give back during the holidays?
Happy Monday,

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Friday, December 16, 2011

Crazy Hair

Erin aka @ertheear has written a very special guest post on how to give yourself highlights!  I love her writing style, her wonderful photography *giggles*, and her exceptionally crazy Cha Cha Coconuts life!  Highlights can add pizzazz to your hair and subtract years from your looks, but they take time and money if you get them done at a salon.  Luckily, you don’t have to be a pro to highlight at home. Here's Erin's do-it-yourself guide to home hair highlights.  Will any of my readers give it a try?  ~MakeupNotDown

So - it's that time of year - and you need a laugh? This post's for you. If you are so busy you don't even have time to read - just look at the pictures. They will be enough to give you holiday cheer.

You are over-tired, over-scheduled, over-shopped, over-spent and overwhelmed.

You need a quick pick-me-up. Your hair is looking drab and you have so many things to do and parties to go to that you don't have time to get to the salon. And then you call the salon and your girl and every other girl you've ever tried is booked 'til New Years. (you may have waited unitl the last minute - like you always do).

What do you do?? I'm here to tell you...
THE CHA CHA COCONUTS GUIDE TO GIVING YOURSELF HIGHLIGHTS!

Disclaimer #1 - if you don't have big hair or feel emotionally attached in any way to your hair or don't have a sense of adventure - stop reading. If you have to have your hair cut to cover sparse patches - stop reading. If you freak out because your hair isn't "just so" - stop reading. If you want a good laugh - keep reading.
Disclaimer #2 - I am not a professional - although at the advanced age of 11 - my mom started teaching me the trade (and, no, she is not a professonal either).

Here are the deets:
Step 1 - go to your local drugstore and purchase either Revlon's Frost and Design or Loreal's Frost and Glow - these companies are so original with the product names. Either one - does the trick - and you can have highlights on the cheap! They should run you right around 10 bucks for the kit. The biggest detail here - you want the kit with the cap. More on this later...


Ok - now you're in business. Step #2 - open the box and read the directions if you feel like it - or follow my instructions if you trust me. The kit contains a cap, the chemicals (i.e. bleach) a mixing tray, gloves, a puller (more on this later), a plastic cap and a sample shampoo/conditioner. Put the cap on so that it snugly fits to your head - for some of us, ahem, with big heads, this is not too difficult. The cap has a tie for under your chin. You will look like an alien. You will scare your boyfriend, spouse, children, pets, neighbors, etc. Do this little at home project when you aren't planning on having anyone "popping by" to visit. It should look like this:


Step #3 - Take the "puller" thingy - kind of like a big toothpick with a hook on the end - the ones in the kits come nowadays in plastic - one end is the puller, the other end is what you can use to mix the formula. I have an old school one that is my favorite and should probably be kept away from children because it looks dangerous and could probably poke your eye out.


Use the puller to pull strands of hair through the pre-marked holes in the cap. NOTE: First-timers should not pull strands of hair as large as I have here in the demonstration. I have A LOT of hair. If you pull through as much hair as I have shown here - you will look like Lindsay Lohan. Start small. Think subtle highlights, not zebra chunks... ok - so the caps have a guide you can follow for framing your face - if you are starting subtle - then I suggest just pulling through every other hole - not every hole on the entire cap. and you don't really need to do your entire head all the way in the back. If you want a big, huge, blonde difference - go for the whole cap and have a friend help you - one that won't post your picture on facebook.

When you have acheived the desired amount of hair you want pulled through the cap, it will look something like this - again - please note - I have A LOT of hair to work with - so it won't look like quite as much in your glamour shot. And yes - I'm crazy for posting this on the Internet.



Step #4 - Mix the stuff (aka - bleach) - Take the powder from the packet and mix in slowly the "activating/conditioning" liquid or whatever they call it. Warning - do not inhale. Warning - do not get on your clothes, hands, etc. It's bleach people - I don't care what you call it - it's bleach. You will mix them together in the tray slowly until they form a paste like substance that looks like frosting from a can or icing. Do not eat. For freaks like me - it might be tempting. Anyway - mix it together and apply to your exposed hair that you have pulled through the cap. Don't get it on your other hair, your clothes, your floor, etc. Again - reminder - it's bleach. Apply it like you would ice a cake - that's the best description I can give you - mainly focus on the roots, not the ends - the ends will get it anyway and you don't want to fry them off. Apply the plastic bag looking cap over your cake-like head. For me - I like to add another winter hat over the plastic cap to speed up the highlighting process. When the heat from your head rises and is trapped in by the winter hat - it makes the color come up faster - simple chemistry, or physics, or whatever. Just the reason they put you under the heat thingy at the salon. They could have saved themselves lots of cash if they just bought cute hats like this:


So - follow the timing from the instructions - or eyeball it like I do. I wait until the color is not orange and not platinum and then I rinse it out. This here in the below photo looks almost 2 minutes from almost about right - then rinse, rinse, rinse with the cap still on until you get all the bleach out (I think the real directions tell you about 5 minutes).


Then slowly, slowly pull the cap off your head (trick - apply a little shampoo to you newly blonde hair to make it slippery) the cap will pull off your head much easier and, in my mind, makes it less likely to break off. Shampoo and condition, and condition a little more and then style your hair as usual. Voila! You have blonde highlights for the holidays!! Look at all the money you have saved.


Important Notes: If you screw up - you will end up spending more than you orginally would have at the salon in order to fix this mess. Salons call it - color correction - and they charge more. What they mean is - I'm charging you more because you are a flaming idiot. Important tip: If you leave it on too long - you may fry your hair and it may break off. If you get it on your eyebrows, they will likely turn orange, this has happened, true story. If you are really going to try this - read the instructions and have a friend or non-judgemental spouse/boyfriend help.
If you are an advanced hair gal like me, or just plain crazy...you can try the reverse process - where you pull through darker, real hair dye through the cap - or what they call in the salon - lowlights... more on this in the future.

So there you have it - simple, easy and effective. If you are saying - OMG - I could never do that!!??. Book an appointment somewhere. Get it done professionally.

Happy Holidays,
Cha Cha Coconuts

About Cha Cha Coconuts - I'm Erin - I write a blog about my crazy life and my quest to live a happier, healthier life. I'm a mother, sister, daughter, wife and breast cancer survivor! Read all about my cha cha coconuts life here!

Friday, December 9, 2011

The Winner of the $50 Spa and Wellness Gift Card Giveaway is....

The giveaway is now closed and the winner is Erin Reppy!! Congratulations!  Make sure to check your email so I can get your contact info!

Thanks to everyone who entered.  As always make sure to check the site for more giveaways. :)

Have a great weekend!

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Monday, November 28, 2011

$50 Spa & Wellness Gift Card Giveaway

The holidays are here and what better way to unwind from the shopping chaos of crowded malls than with a $50 Spa and Wellness Gift Card!  Missed the chance to take advantage of the many $50 full service spa treatments during Spa Week?  Well you're in luck because Spa Week has generously donated a $50 gift card to give away to one fortunate Makeup Not Down reader! YAY! *throws confetti in the air*  However, there is one other way you can get your very own Spa and Wellness Gift Gard as well.
PURCHASE IT

You can purchase Spa and Wellness Gift Cards and take advantage of the awesome sale Spa Week has going on by visiting SpaWeek.com.  Below are a few details:
  • ON SALE! Get a $100 Spa & Wellness Gift Card for just $89.99 plus a FREE gift box through December 31st. Get 10% off all other cards too! Purchase here.
  • Accepted at over 4,500 spas and wellness facilities across North America (browse the Spa Directory for spas near you)
  • Redeemable 365 days a year and never expire
  • Welcomed for ANY spa treatment your recipient desires
  • Available as a beautiful card + box set OR as an instant, printable eGift Card
  • A fantastic corporate gift idea. Treat your employees and keep them motivated this holiday with the gift of spa. Customizable gift card packages, discounted in bulk. More info here.
WIN IT


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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Chasing the "Gray" Days Away

I think we've all had a few "gray" days...gloomy days, lows, not so high, or whatever you like to call them.  I'm not going into detail why the past month has been gray for me.  But, I do know those type of days make me appreciate the sunny ones even more.
Despite the few gray days I've had, for some reason I feel its' always a time I can break out my makeup brushes.  This post is a really simple look I got from Makeup by Candie.  Check out her website to see the full video tutorial.  My eyes didn't turn out exactly like hers but I'm happy with the look.  I also used a few different items and omitted the NYX Jumbo pencil that she used.  All in all, this is a really simple look for beginners to try.  Pictures and products below!


Eyes:
Espresso eye shadow - To fill in the eyebrows
Painterly Paint Pot – On the entire lid from upper lash line to brow bone as a base.
Style Predator eye shadow - In the crease
Notoriety eye shadow - In the crease blending into the inner tear duct.  Apply on top of style predator.
Furiously Fabulous eye shadow - Pat on the entire lid blending into the crease.
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural (Medium Dark) - Dust lightly over the brow bone as a highlight.
Blacktrack Fluidline Eye liner gel - To line upper lash line. 
Smolder eye pencil – To line the waterline.
 

Lashes:
Duo Lash Adhesive- Apply a thin strip to the lash line.
False lashes (#7) - Apply as close to the natural upper lash line as possible.
MAC Opulash Mascara - Apply before putting on false lashes.  It helps blend your natural lash into the false lashes.


Matchmaster foundatin 7.0 - Apply with a 187 brush and start from the center of your face and blend out. 
Select Cover Up Concelear NC45 - Right underneath the eye to cover up dark circle.  Make sure to blend with a soft fluffy brush.
Mineralize Skinfinish Powder (over top of the foundation) - Use the same 187 brush and apply all over your face. 
Blot Powder Pressed - Dust it over the oily spots with a large powder brush and you are good to go.  I reapply this as much as needed throughout the day.
MAC Frost Blush Margin - Smile and apply to the apples of the cheeks

 Pictured: MAC Frost Blush - Margin, MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural - Medium Dark, MAC Opulash Mascara, Blacktrack Fluidline, Select Cover Up Concealer - NC45, MAC Eye Pencil - Smolder, Fabulous Felines Quad (2010) - Leopard Luxe, MAC Eye Shadow - Espresso, and MAC Paint Pot - Painterly

From Left to Right: Wild by Nature, Style Predator, Notoriety, Furiously Fabulous

Notice I didn't use anything on the lip.  I was rushing and needed to get to work.  As always if you decide to try this look, send me pics.  I want to see!

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Blog Giveaways :)

I just love winning free stuff, don't you?!  A few of my favorite sites are doing some awesome giveaways so I thought I would do a quick post to share! 
  • It's Prissy's 1 year blog anniversary.  To celebrate she's giving away a bunch of items...from jewelry to nail polish.  Make sure you head over to Rush Hour Fashion to enter!
  • Hand Made Reviews is hosting a Sigma Gift Certificate Giveaway.  Ten winners will win a $20 gift certificate and one grand prize winner will win a $100 gift certificate.  Hurry the giveaway ends November 20th!
  • Jenn is doing her 4th (really big) giveaway from ebeauty.ca! Check out Spiced Beauty to enter and find out what the products are!!!
  • Sahrish hit 2000 likes on Facebook! *throws confetti*  She's so thankful for all the likes and has decided to giveaway a Cleansing and Face Polishing tool from Sigma on Sahrish Adeel!
  • Prefer online shopping rather than going to the mall?  What better way to start holiday shopping early than by using a 25$ Amazon Gift Card!  Visit Speak Jane Speak to enter for a chance to win!
Happy Humpday,

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Monday, November 7, 2011

Autumn Inspired Smokey Eye

This look is by request of Krystin Giles she wanted to see an Autumn Inspired Smokey Eye.  If you have a request that you would like to see posted to the blog, feel free to email me (cj@makeupnotdown.com). I made sure to not get too crazy with the colors and kept the technique simple.  For the this particular look I swept color onto to my crease first.  Then I patted a gold color eyeshadow onto my entire lid.  Last, I worked a black sparkly eyeshadow on the corner of the lid in an outer "V" formation.  But think more of a sideways "V" LOL!  Anyways see the entire look and products I used below.


Eyes:
Espresso eye shadow - To fill in the eyebrows
Painterly Paint Pot – On the lid as a base.
Woodwinked eye shadow - Inner corner and center of the lid.
Saddle eye shadow - In the crease.
Black Tied eye shadow - Outer lid.
Blacktrack Fluidline Eye liner gel - To line upper lash line. 
Smolder eye pencil – To line the waterline. 


Lashes:
Duo Lash Adhesive- Apply a thin strip to the lash line.
False lashes (#7) - Apply as close to the natural upper lash line as possible.


Lips:
Beet Lip Pencil - Line the lips and fill in for more color. 
Cremesheen Glass Over Indulgence - Apply to the center of each lip and rub lips together.
Face:

Matchmaster foundatin 7.0 - Apply with a 187 brush and start from the center of your face and blend out. 
Mineralize Skinfinish Powder (over top of the foundation) - Use the same 187 brush and apply all over your face. 
Blot Powder Pressed - Dust it over the oily spots with a large powder brush and you are good to go.  I reapply this as much as needed throughout the day.

 MAC Velvet 6 Smoked Eyes Holiday 2006 Palette : Black Tied (bottom right in the palette)
*Black Tied still available

Left to right : Espresso, Woodwinked, Saddle, Painterly Paintpot

I wasn't too fond of the colors I used on my cheeks and lips.  But you can use another color if desired.  Remember you can always wash it off!  :)  Will you try my Autumn Inspired Smokey Eye?


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The Winner of the Yonka Creme 93 Giveaway is...

The giveaway is now closed and the winner is Tmc480!! Congratulations!  Make sure to check your email so I can get your contact info!

Thanks to everyone who entered.  As always make sure to check the site for more giveaways. :)
Happy Monday,

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Friday, October 28, 2011

Creme 93 Giveaway: Courtesy of Pittsburgh Salon - CLOSED!

TGIF!  It's time for another giveaway courtesy of Pittsburgh Salon! YAY!  If you live in the area make sure you check this salon out.  It offers a variety of services that include hair care, mani's and pedi's, and massages.  Pssst...did I mention it's a wellness center as well? PURE GREATNESS!  Don't live in the Pittsburgh or surrounding area?  That's ok!  Make sure to check out their blog and stay informed on the latest from wellness to weight loss.  Now on to the fabulous giveaway....

Is your skin oily in the T-zone and dry everywhere else?  Have a few acne break outs here and there?  Join the club! *le sigh*  Creme 93 by Yonka is perfect for combination skin, it's not too greasy but moisturizing enough.  It hydrates the dry areas but keeps the oil in the T-Zone to a minimum.  There is no need for a separate skin care routine with Creme 93 and lucky for you...the nice folks at Pittsburgh Salon is giving it away for free!


About Creme 93: 1.7oz day moisturizer that protects combination skin from the environment.  Yonka Creme 93 Protective and Balancing Cream hydrates and balances the T-Zone and combination skin from environmental aggressors.  Retail value $50.

Directions: Apply to the face and neck in the morning after cleansing.

GIVEAWAYONE lucky reader will win Creme 93 by Yonka

MANDATORY ENTRY: To enter, leave a comment on this post telling me why you love Yonka Creme 93.  Haven't tried Creme 93?  Then leave a comment telling me how your skin can benefit from a product like this.

EXTRA ENTRIES:
  • Follow MakeupNotDown on Twitter {2 extra entries}
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    Follow @MakeupNotDown and RT to win Creme 93 http://t.co/LHZc6CVE
    "
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Make sure you leave 1 comment for each entry to get credit!!  Contest ends Monday, November 7, 2011 - 12:01am EST.

RULES:
  • All entrants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Prizes will be awarded either by Makeup Not Down or by its affiliated merchants in a timely manner.
  • Winners will be notified by e-mail and must respond within 48 hours with their valid shipping address, or the prize is forfeit and a new winner will be selected.
  • By accepting a prize, the winner agrees that Makeup Not Down may post his/her name on the blog.
  • Contest open to US residents only, no Hawaii or Alaska!
Good Luck,

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Glow in the Dark with Make Up For Ever!

I happened to be on PerezHilton.com (yea I'm a gossip blog addict) when I read his post on Make Up For Ever's new Fluo Night Powder.  I immediately went to their website to find out more.  Fluo Night is an extra fine fluorescent powder that glows under UV light.  How does it work?  The pigments are fixed to a polymer which combined with Make Up For Ever's patented technology (whatever that is LOL), produces a fluorescence and intense reaction to UV light.  The pots are extremely pigmented so make sure to blend well with a brush or sponge when applying.  Fluo Night is limited edition so with Halloween right around the corner I'm sure it will sell out fast.  I am so excited and can't wait to try this out.


Can be used with any other makeup (lipstick, eyeliner, etc.) and placed anywhere on the face and body.  Can you imagine mixing it with your foundation? *screams*


8 shades including an unique and universal “invisible” white (left to right):
  • Translucent White
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Yellow
  • Fuchsia
  • Purple
  • Coral
  • Orange
What do you guys think?  I can't wait to try this out in the club.  Available from Sephora for $31. 

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Beauty Blogger Spotlight

I thought I would spotlight a few sites that I read on the daily.  These ladies have some of the most creative eye looks I have ever seen.  I watch and read their tutorials all the time.  Their bold and colorful makeup looks inspire me to create not just a pretty face, but art!  Kudos ladies!

Candace

 Beverly

Jacqueline

What sites do you read that inspire you?

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Friday, September 30, 2011

The winner of the Furless Makeup Brush Giveaway is...

The giveaway is now closed and the winner is Elizabeth aka @jskDC!! Congratulations!  Make sure you check your email so I can get your contact info!

If you entered but didn't win this time keep trying!  MakeupNotDown will be doing more giveaways.

Love,
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Thursday, September 29, 2011

My Blog Has Just Been iFabbo Endorsed!

Blog News!!!!!  I'm excited to announce that Makeup Not Down has just become iFabbo endorsed. Whoo hoo! *throws confetti* Notice the little seal of approval in the sidebar on the right hand side.

Unfamiliar with iFabbo?  Well it's an international organization for Beauty, Fashion, and Lifestyle Bloggers.  They have networking events all over the world and you get to try out new products and meet companies you may not have known of.  iFabbo is a great platform to bring bloggers together. 

As a member you have to agree to their blogger commitments and expectations.  These guidelines are pretty simple and fair.  But that way you know all iFabbo members are adhering to the same rules and codes of conduct.  I'm just honored to be accepted as a member.

I look forward to attending my first iFabbo event and can't wait to see what iFabbo has in store for the future.

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Friendly Reminder: Furless Brush Giveaway Ends Today!

Hello dollfaces!  Have you had a chance to enter my giveaway for Furless Makeup Brushes?  Just a friendly reminder that it ends today at 12:00PM EST!  To enter follow me on twitter, like my fan page on Facebook, or share this giveaway on your blog.  Make sure you drop a comment for each entry you complete.  Check out the full details of the giveaway here.


With any luck, it might be you! 

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Smokey Look with MAC Pigment

The smokey eye is always so popular.  I have a feeling I'll be posting a lot of tutorials/looks on how to create it.  This time I decided to use a pigment instead of just shadows alone.  MAC's naked pigment is so pretty.  Not only do I use it on my eyes, but I mix it with my foundation and body lotion.  It just gives you the J.Lo glow!  Anyways, find out what I used to create the look below.


Eyes:
Espresso eye shadow - Fill in your eyebrows with an angle brush.  Just follow your natural brow shape.  Remember to brush the shadow upwards. 

Groundwork Paint Pot – Apply on the inner, middle, and outer part of lid.  This is a neutral base that is going to make the eye shadow stick to the lid and also allow the color to show brightly.  Make sure to blend out the paint with a blending brush so that it's not too thick on the lid.

 
Naked Pigment - Over top of Groundwork paint pot in the inner half of lid only pat and pack the color on.  Not too much of the pigment a little goes a long way!                                                                                                                                 
Contrast eye shadow - On the outer crease work the color in with a 217 blending brush in an outer V formation.
 
Typographic eye shadow - Just a little on the crease, just beneath the brow bone.  Blend along with Contrast eye shadow so there isn't a harsh edge.
 
Matchmaster foundation 7.0 - Just a small amount on the brow bone. 

Blacktrack Fluidline Eye liner gel - Line your upper lash line from the inner part of your eye to the outer. 

Engraved Powerpoint eye pencil – Line the waterline and lower lash line.  Then take a 219 pencil brush and smudge Contrast eye shadow on the lower lash line. 



Lashes:
Duo Lash Adhesive- needed for false lash application.  Please invest in this 8$ lash glue.  One tube will last about a year!

False lashes (#7) - My favorite lashes right now by MAC.  But you can use whatever you like.  Red Cherry or Smoke and Mirror lashes are great too!

Lips:
Beet Lip Pencil - I wasn't too crazy about the lip pencil I used LOL. 

Cremesheen Glass Boy Bait - Apply to the center of each lip and rub lips together for a nice even coat.  Use a brush to fill in the lips if needed.  My new favorite gloss that goes great with any pencil!

Face:

Matchmaster foundatin 7.0 - Apply with a 187 brush and start from the center of your face and blend out. 

Mineralize Skinfinish Powder (over top of the foundation) - Use the same 187 brush and apply all over your face. 

Blot Powder Pressed - Dust it over the oily spots with a large powder brush and you are good to go.  I reapply this as much as needed throughout the day.

What do you think?  Send me pics if you decide to try the look!  As always, if you have a request send it my way to cj@makeupnotdown.com.  I'll do my best to post my interpretation of it on the blog.


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The Perfect Match!

Finding the perfect foundation for your skin can be discouraging.  I can't count how many times I've picked a foundation, and had to return it because it's not what I thought it was.  Thank gosh for liberal return policies!  No more having to worry about getting a refund because MAC's new Matchmaker Foundation eliminates all the confusion.  The shade collection makes it easy to find the perfect match for your complexion.  I decided to purchase the foundation and test it out myself.  This is my video review (sorry for the poor lighting LOL) along with more details below.




"With our all races credo, we’re redefined what a perfect match should be with new Matchmaster Foundation SPF 15 technology, using translucent pigments to create a formula that enables a fully personalized finish influenced by the subtleties of your own skin tone. Adding to Matchmaster’s true-to-life appeal is its moisturizing demi-matte finish, medium buildable coverage, and line-reducing soft focus powders. Add the fact that this formula reduces excess shine-creating oil, and who could resist?"


Matchmaster Shade Matching Reference
  • 1.0 | NC15
  • 1.5 | NW15
  • 2.0 | NC20, NC25, NW20
  • 3.0 | NC30
  • 4.0 | NC 35, NC37, NW30
  • 5.0 | NC40, NC41, NC42
  • 6.0 | NW33, NW35, NC44
  • 7.0 | NW40, NW43, NC45
  • 7.5 | NC50, NC55
  • 8.0 | NW44, NW45
  • 8.5 | NW46, NW47
  • 9.0 | NW48
  • 9.5 | NW50, NW55
  • 10.0 | NW58, NW60
Available now for $32.50.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

I'm A Finalist *screams*


Two days ago I checked my email and screamed! I began to jump on my couch, then I hit my dougie!!!!
 
I was chosen as 1 of the 12 finalists in BeautyStat's First New York Fashion Week Inspired Makeup Competition. I am so happy and excited to be chosen, especially after seeing the incredible looks that the other ladies put together. 

Now that BeautyStat has chosen the finalists, it is up to my lovely readers to pick a winner.  All you have to do is simply leave a comment on the site letting them know who you voted for.  The prizes are sponsored by Make Up For Ever and the winner will receive a grand prize pack worth $250.
 
So if you like my Extreme Cat Eye vote for me!  There are some pretty unique looks so vote for whoever you like. Its an honor just to have been selected as a finalist.
 
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