Saturday, January 28, 2012

Back to School Series Day 3

Day 3 - Vibrant

L'Oreal Hip Studio Secrets - Reckless

Big Face! AHHH!!! :)


Friday, January 27, 2012

Back to School Series Day 2

Day 2 - Neutrals

Products Used...
L'Oreal True Match C2
Sheer Cover Concealer - Light/Medium
Ecotools Brush Set
Cover Girl Clean Pressed Powder - Ivory
Ecotools Face Brush
Elf Sunkissed Bronzer
NYC Color Wheel Blush - Pink Cheek Glow
Elf Eyelid Primer
Wet N Wild Color Icon Palette - Comfort Zone
Ulta #1 Eyeshadow Brush
Essence Smoky Eye Brush
Elf Blending Brush
Elf Professional Waterproof Eyeliner - Black
Elf Eyelash Curler
Elf Duo Mascara - Black
Essence Lip Liner - Soft Rose
NYC Lipcolor - Frosty Pink
Maybelline Baby Lips - Quenched

Whew!! Lots of stuff for a more "natural" look ;)


Back to School Series Day 1

Day 1 - Dramatic

Elf Eyelid Primer

Ulta Eyeshadows:
- Twilight
- Plum Noir
- Calla-Lily

Elf Cream Eyeliner - Midnight

Neutrogena Healthy Volume Mascara - Carbon Black

Cover Girl Cheekers Blush (Brownish- Bronze Blush)
Essence Blush - 20 Babydoll

Essence Lip Liner - Soft Rose
NYC Lipstain - Persistent Pink
C.O. Bigelow Apothecaries - Pink Mint #1644 (from Bath and Body Works)



Monday, January 16, 2012

Wedding Makeup Tutorial: Tiffany Blues and Sweet Peach

Less expensive alternatives...

- Brushes: Elf Brushes $1.00-3.00 each
- Eye Primer: Elf Primer $1.00
- Cream Shadow: Maybelline Color Tattoo in Tenacious Teal $6.99(optional step)
- Blush/Bronzer: Elf Sunkissed Bronzer $1.00 / NYC Pink Cheek Glow Blush $3.00 (both used in video)
- Medium Teal Eyeshadow as base color in crease: Elf Teal Dream Quad $1.00 or Cover Girl Crystal Waters Quad $4.99
- Tiffany Blue color for crease: Elf Ocean Dreams Quad $1.00 or Wet N Wild Blue Had Me At Hello Palette (Browbone color) $4.00
- Silver Lid Eyeshadow: Elf Drama Quad $1.00
- White Highlight Color: Elf Drama Quad $1.00 or Avon Smokey Eye Quad $4.99
- Eyeliner: NYC, Ulta, Elf, Essence or Avon Gel Liner in Black (price varies)
- Mascara: Cover Girl Lashblast Volume Waterproof $5.99 (used in video) or Mark Make it Big Raven $2.50 or even Wet N Wild Waterproof $1.00... however any waterproof mascara will work!
- Lip Liner: Essence Cute Pink $1.50 (used in video) or Wet N Wild Pink $1.00
- Lipstick: NYC Petal Lipstick $1.50 (used in video)
- Lip Gloss: NYX Ice Princess $3.00 (used in video)


- Concealer: Hard Candy Glamoflague
- Foundation L'Oreal True Match W3
- Cover Girl Clean Powder in Ivory

I hope you enjoy the look!

<3 Meg

Elf Elements Tutorial: Plums and Mocha

Purchase from:
- Target
- Kmart


Ulta Shadowplay Artist Collection Palette

Purchased from

Retails: $25.00
Sale: $10.00 (on Cyber Monday)

I'm going to de-pot all of these colors and put them in value priced plastic containers. :) Cheers to making it all up!


Sunday, January 8, 2012

Mascara Smackdown!

The Contenders

Cover Girl Lashblast Volume Waterproof - Very Black

Mark Make it Big Mascara - Raven

Maybelline Great Lash - Blackest Black

L'Oreal False Lashes Mascara - Black

L'Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes - Black

Mark and Cover Girl

Middle of the Road:

L'Oreal (both)

Just a reminder that this is my opinion based on personal experience with each brand. If you like any of these that I did not or found that my likes were not for you, then that is totally cool. :) Just sharing my thoughts!


Avon Mini Haul

Avon Haul:
- Naturals Body Spray - Glazed Apple and Walnut
- B04 Eyebrow Liner - Blonde
- Mark Make it Big Mascara - Raven
- Avon Lipstain Marker - Rose'
- Avon Lipstick - Golden Berry
- Avon Glazewear Shine- Iced Pink
- Avon 24k Gold Lip Gloss
- Chocolate Kiss Lip Gloss
- Smooth Minerals Gloss - Plum Craze
-Perfectwear Everlasting Lip Gloss - Everlasting Petal

All items bought from...