Sunday, January 3, 2016

Happy New Year

Here is what I wore on my face to bring the new year in. I used the urban decay vice 4 palette and a glitter that I purchased from Walgreens. I hope you like!







Thursday, December 17, 2015

Lorac Cosmetics Alter Ego 20th Anniversary

When I found out that Lorac was going to produce a limited edition lip set of 20, I got excited!

This stunning collection includes 10 Alter Ego Lipsticks and 10 matching Alter Ego Lip Glosses all house in a Collector's Edition keepsake box. This unprecedented collection features limited edition 20th Anniversary decoration and includes 7 new, exclusive, and limited edition matching lipstick and lip gloss shades along with 3 of our best-selling matching lipstick and lip gloss shades from soft nudes to deep hues to create any look you covet. Embrace your every identity, LORACstars, and dress up your lips with LORAC.

Here's to another 20 years!

Bombshell
Visionary
Secret Agent
Free Spirit
Beauty Guru
Party Girl
Hot Shot
Celebrity
Dominatrix
MUA




ALL HOUSED IN A COLLECTOR'S EDITION KEEPSAKE BOX
I love the colors that are included for the most part. The lighter colors will definitely need some sort of lip liner on my brown skin but the dark colors are beautiful! The set is priced at $75 and at the time of
This post is somehow still available!




Tuesday, July 14, 2015

MAC Giambattista Valli Collection

MAC seriously dropped the ball on this launch. The collection went live at about 9am EST but it moved so slow that it was literally impossible to purchase. Now I'm no stranger to any kind of limited edition release so I understand there will be a higher than normal amount of traffic but this was ridiculous!!

After 2 hours (yes TWO!) I didn't know whether my order had gone through because the site kept timing out. I tried the regular check out and paying with paypal. To avoid a double order I called customer service. The wait time wasn't surprisingly long (about 7 min) to speak with a representative. She checked to make sure no order had been placed but since I couldn't order myself I wanted to place an order with her. She then dropped the bomb on me and said they couldn't place orders because their system was down! Whet!!!!?!!!!?

I really wanted this collection because I tried for another hour to place my order. Finally at around noon, it went through!!!


I ordered all of the lipsticks and the gloss. My total with tax and free shipping was around $117. 

I will update my post with swatches when the lipsticks arrive!


Did you purchase anything from this collection?

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Having a blue day...

I found this gorgeous dress from forever 21 and had to have it...


I've decided to let this dress be my birthday dress. The problem now is that I need to come up with a makeup look.

Any suggestions?

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

MAC Alluring Aquatic Collection

So MAC released the new summer collection a day early to pro members and I was able to snag a few items. I debated on getting more but according to my stash, I don't need anything else. I'm trying to stay strong and avoid going back to the site for more!

I decided to get three of the lipsticks. I purchased Mystical, Enchanted One, and Goddess of the Sea. A post with swatches will be up as soon as they arrive! Be sure to subscribe so that you are notified!


Friday, April 18, 2014

LA Girl Pro Concealer

All the rave is about the LA Girl Pro Concealer! It is said to be comparable to MAC pro Longwear concealer but at 75% of the price!


L.A GIRL Pro Conceal

HD High Definition!!

Crease-resistant, opaque coverage in a creamy yet lightweight texture. 
The long-wearing formula camouflages darkness under the eyes, redness and skin imperfections. 
Provides complete, natural-looking coverage, evens skin tone, covers dark circles and minimizes fine lines around the eyes.

This concealer comes in 18 shades to match a variety of skin tones. Now you can get all 18 shades for $31.99 or individual shades for $1.99 each from ikatehouse.com. If you use code Egg2014, you can save an additional 10% off. Right now shipping is free with a $39+ order or $3.95 with anything less.

I've ordered a few from cherryculture.com and loved them! Since none of my local beauty supply stores sells it, the ikate deal came just in time!


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

I Do Makeup

I am a Winston Salem, NC based amateur makeup artist. I hope to one day turn my love of makeup from a side job into a full time career. I have been fortunate to have a couple of friends whom have let me practice and practice on them but I hope to expand my clientele. As of right now I will only travel within the triad for gigs. Please email me at makeupbytnicole@ymail.com for more information.

Can't wait to hear from you!