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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Inspired Eye Look (Leonardo)

Posted By cristalena56 ~ Aug 24, 2014 2:53AM

I can't help to sing the theme song everytime I see anything that is teenage mutant ninja turtles related. I decided to do a look when i went to see the new movie with my hubby opening weekend. We even got a mask because we are a AMC Stubs card member. I of course got a Leonardo one since he has been my favorite since I was a kid. I remember playing the game with my brothers and I was always leo (my older brother was donatello and my little brother was michaelangelo). Did anyone else get the VHS tapes from Burger King?? haha I am dating myself saying vhs.. :p 


Now that you are probably humming the song, how about the lyrics. :p
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Heroes in a half shell, turtle power
They're the worlds most fearsome fighting teens
[ we're really hip ] Teenage mutant ninja turtles
They're heroes in a half shell and they're green
[ hey, get a grip ] Teenage mutant ninja turtles
When the evil shredder attacks
These turtle boys don't cut him no slack
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Splinter taught them to be ninja teens
[ he's a radical rat ] Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Leonardo leads, Donatello does machines
[ that's a fact, Jack ] Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Raphael is K00L but rude
Michaelangelo is a party dude
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Heroes in a half shell, turtle power

Products Used:
*NYX Shadow Base White
*Glamour Doll Eyes Going Green
*My Beauty Addiction Lucky
*My Beauty Addiction Champ
*BH Cosmetics 120 Palette 2nd Edition (Green and brown)
*BFTE Crystal
*BFTE Very Vanilla
*Elf Black Cream Liner
*Benefit They're Real Mascara


*Applied Eye Primer (UDPP)
*Applied White Shadow Base to Lid (NYX)
*Applied Yellow Green shade to inner 1/3 of lid (GDE Going Green)
*Blended in a Grassy Green shade to middle of the lid. (BH Cosmetics)
*Blended in a shamrock green to outer 1/3 of lid. (MBA Lucky)
*Applied brown shade to crease (BH cosmetics)
*Defined crease with a gray black shade. (Sleek Candy Palette)
*Applied Blue shade to lower lashline. (MBA Champ)
*Applied a Shiny White shade as a inner corner highlight. (BFTE Crystal)
*Applied a fleshtone color to browbone. (BFTE Very Vanilla)
*Applied Black Liner (ELF Cream Liner)
*2 Coats of Mascara (Benefit They're Real)




I probably could of applied this better but I had 3.5 to 4 hours of asleep since i've had trouble falling asleep lately. I even fell asleep towards the end of the movie... I'm pretty sure we are going to buy the 3d blu ray when it comes out, so i can see what i missed then. :p We took the motorcycle to the theater, and do you know how lame it is to be on that while falling asleep.. lol :p 


You can interchange the lower lashline color to be a different ninja turtle. These are my color suggestions. :)

*Leonardo: My Beauty Addiction Champ
*Donatelloa: My Beauty Addiction After Party
*Michaelangelo: Impulse Cosmetics Minibar Martyr
*Raphael: Lime Crime Fly Dragon Fly



Who was your favorite Turtle?? :)

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Wearable Scuttle Inspired Eye Look

Posted By cristalena56 ~ Jun 11, 2014 11:23PM
A couple weeks ago I was watching my Little Mermaid 3D bluray that my hubby got me this past christmas, and decided to do a look from that bird that flounder said "then this seagull came and it was this is this, and that is that..." :p He might not have a singing voice but he's still cute nonetheless. :) 


I haven't really used my Sephora Little Mermaid palette I got last year for my birthday, and thought this was the perfect time to put it to use. :) 


Items Used:
*Inglot #318 (Lid)
*Sephora Unfortunate Souls (Crease)
*Sephora Flotsam (Crease)
*Sephora Jetsam (Crease)
*BH Cosmetics 120 Palette 2nd Edition Yellow and Orange (Lower lashline)
*Dollipop Cosmetics Leeloo (Lower lashline)
*BFTE Very Vanilla (Brow Highlight)
*Elf Black Cream Liner
*Maybelline Pumped Up Colossal Mascara



For a reference of the colors used. :)


*Primer (UDPP)
*Draw a line in the crease with a black liner (UD Zero)
*Blend
*Apply Sephora Unfortunate Souls to Crease
*Dab crease brush into Flotsam and Jetsam
*Blend into Crease
*Pat on white shadow to the lid (Inglot #318)
*Apply white liner to lower lashline (NYX White Base)
*Apply yellow shade to inner 1/3 of lower lashline (BH Cosmetics)
*Apply Orange shadw to middle 1/3 of lower lashline (BH Cosmetics)
*Apply Darker Red Orange to outer 1/3 of lower lashline (Dollipop Cosmetics Leeloo)
*Apply Fleshtone shade to brow bone (BFTE Very Vanilla)
*Line eyes and waterline with black liner. (Elf Cream Liner)
*2 coats of Mascara (Maybelline Pumped Up Colossal)




My eyebrows are all funky... lol 



I also did a quick picture tutorial... (I seemed to have forgotten the step of applying the white shadow to the lid)


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Star Crushed Minerals Haul Swatches (Picture Heavy)

Posted By cristalena56 ~ Mar 31, 2014 12:06AM
I've been seeing their products a lot lately throughout the beauty community. So around valentine's day they were having a 50% off sale and decided to make an order. I was hoping that I would find the neon shades that swatches had been popping up all over Facebook, but they weren't released yet(as of now they still aren't released and no idea if they will ever... I hope they do..). So i picked out 10 shade samples and a primer sample. Most indy companies send out their samples in the little baggies, but they send theirs all out in jars (BFTE doe the same). I prefer the jars out of the baggies. I find them easier to find the color im looking for verses the baggies. With the baggies, i seem to look at all of them before i find the color i am looking for.  So that's a total plus in my book.


There was a bunch of confetti stars inside the bags and envelope. 




The eye shadow samples I bought were $1.00 to $2.00 each and according to sticker on the jar they are .5 grams.


Product: Eye Shadow Primer
Website Description: This emollient rich eye shadow primer is designed to not only prep your eyes for eye shadow application but to moisturize as it does so. Neutralizes eyelid color.
Ingredients: Olive Oil, Carnauba Wax, Organic Coconut Oil, Shea Butter, Grapeseed Oil, Micas
Price: $5.00 (on special right now for $2.00)
Size: 5g


Product inside Jar, Indoor Lighting Swatch (Over Primer), and Outdoor Lighting Swatch (Over Primer)




Product: White Lightning
Website Description: Pure White Color. Semi opaque.
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, oxides 




Product Name: Yellow Brick Road
Website Description: Semi opaque golden yellow - with soft gold shimmer
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, micas, oxides, yellow #5




Product Name: Avocado
Website Description: Semi opaque green shadow with slight shimmer and soft iridescent glitter.
(It's more green then it looks in the picture above. Reminds me of the green yellow crayola crayon.)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, serecite mica, micas,oxides,chromium, tin oxide



Product: Neptune Star
Website Description: Green-Blue shimmer color.
(It's more on the green side then green blue. Shamrock Green with green sparkles.)
INGREDIENTS: serecite mica, magnesium stearate, titanium dioxide, chromium oxide, mica 



Product: Teal Sparkle
Website Description: Semi opaque teal with silver interference.
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, serecite mica, micas,oxides, chromium, ultramarines






Product: Mulan
Website Description: Semi sheer bright deep pink with fine sparkles throughout.
(Crayola Carnation Pink with yellow, pink, and green sparkles)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, serecite mica, carmine, ultramarines,yellow #5, tin oxide



Product: Candy Apple Red
Website Description: Semi opaque vibrant red - with soft red shimmer
(Makes me think of the Ruby Red Slippers from Wizard of Oz)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, micas, oxides, Red #40




Product: Orchid Shimmer
Website Description: This is matte purple color with pink undertones. Semi opaque.
(the purple shade of orchids with pink sparkles)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, serecite mica, mica




Product: Olive Pink
Website Description: Semi opaque shimmery golden olive with soft pink shimmer / undertone.
(Browntoned Olive with pink and yellow sparkles)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, micas, oxides



Product: Black Sapphire
Website Description: Semi opaque shimmery blue black.
(Blue Toned Black with Blue sparkles)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, serecite mica, mica, oxides








I thought these were very pigmented and since I was given a coupon for 65% off, I think i'm going to purchase some more. I've yet to play with these just yet though. I have some ideas for them though. I've only had them about a week so far. :) I noticed some of these can stain like Black Sapphire and Neptune Star. I also think Orchid could be a little more pigmented. I think it might be because its a matte esque shade and thats why it was harder to swatch then the others. You can make a purchase at their etsy shop Star Crushed Minerals. They are still having their spring sale, so check them out. :)
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Ipsy - Glam Bag March 2014 Destination Beauty

Posted By cristalena56 ~ Mar 11, 2014 9:15PM

Every Month's bag arrives in the mail in a pink shiny envelope.


This is how the contents came inside the bag.


The "Glam Bag" is a cosmetic bag full of goodies. Every month's makeup bag is different. They usually have a bag that matches that month's theme.



This month's bag was designed by Klari Reis (www.klariart.com).


This month's theme is "Destination Beauty".


Every bag has a card showing that month's featured brands. This month they had a product from brands like Nicole By Opi, Be a Bombshell Cosmetics, NYX, Bare Minerals, Pacifica, Pixi, and a few others..


Every month's bag has 4-5 products. We have been having 5 but this month it was only 4.


Product: Pacifica Body Butter in Indian Coconut Nectar
Description: Smell incredible with our nourishing and anti-oxidant rich ingredients. The Pacifica Body Butter helps fight signs of aging while adding deep moisture and protection. Made with nature's best moisturizers - shea butter, almond oil and safflower oil - Pacifica's paraben-free Body Butter is a skin must-have. Now available in tubes in our best-selling fragrances, making them easy to take with you anywhere.
Size: Mini Size 2.5 oz (Full Size 8 oz)
Where to Buy: Pacifica Perfume or Ulta
Value: $7.00 (Full Size $15.00)
Ipsy Subscriber Discount: Save 20% at www.pacificaperfume.com with code IPSYGIRL


Product: Bare Minerals Marvelous Moxie Lipstick in Get Ready.
Description: Creamy, super-saturated, ultra-pigmented color glides on like butter for full coverage in a rich satin finish. Lips look fuller and more voluptuous. An infusion of minerals revitalizes lips for a healthy-looking pout, while a moisture-loaded hydrating complex helps to nourish and condition with Abyssinian Oil and Omega Fatty Acids for supple, baby-soft smoothness. All the while, an encapsulated vitamin A, C and E complex helps to deliver antioxidant defense.
Size: 1.5g(Full Size 3.4g)
Where to Buy: Bare Minerals
Value: $7.94 (Full Size $18.00)
Ipsy Subscriber Discount: Free 10 in 1 Volumizing Mascara sample plus free shipping at bareminerals.com with unique code included in bag.



swatch with flash (indoor lighting)



Product: Be a Bombshell Bora Bora Eye Shadow Quad
Description: The Bora Bora Eyeshadow Quad contains a highly pigmented long lasting formula for all day wear. To use as an eyeliner, wet the tip of your brush and dip end into the shadow and apply on lash line. For base colors, blend shadow from lash line to brow bone with a wide shadow brush using gentle upward strokes. For accent colors, blend shade in the outer crease of your eye gently working inward. Gently blend base and accent colors together using light, feathery strokes. For highlighting, gently brush under brow bone.
Size: Full Size
Where to Buy: BeABombshell
Value: $16.00
Ipsy Subscriber Discount: 40% off any purchase plus Free Fuschia Lip Crayon at beabombshellcosmetics.com.


Dry Swatches



Product: Nicole By Opi Roughies Nail Polish in On What Grounds
Description: Nicole by OPI launches Roughles ("ruffles") - 4 new textured nail lacquers featuring speckled, pastel shades of purple, pink, turquoise and yellow. When the lacquer dries, Roughles lacquers reveal a unique pebbled finish. For the perfect matte effect, skip the top coat!
Size: Full Size (0.5 oz)
Where to Buy: Ulta, CVS, Walmart, Kmart (i've yet to see these in stores)
Value: $7.99


These only need 1 to 2 coats and dry quickly when used alone. I used OTD top coat on my middle nail and 15 minutes later it still wasn't completely dry.. This polish is long lasting.



Price of bag: Monthly subscription of $10 (shipping is included).
Value of Bag:  $38.93
Where to subscribe: Ipsy
Thoughts on Bag: I adore my nail polish. I adore it so much i've been looking for the other 3 shades but can't seem to find the collection anwhere. :( My lipstick is in a shade i get periodically in my ipsy bags, so it will probably just be put in my purse when i need some color added to my lips when im out somewhere. I love the colors of the eye shadow palette, but yet to see how they will work with my fair skintone. They look like the perfect shade for like an arabian eye look. Makes me think of Aladdin. I tried the body butter and it wasn't very moisturizing. I also didn't care for the scent. This bag was a toss up for me. The definite stand out product was the nail polish. :)


These were the other products featured in this month's bag. 

 
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Ipsy - Glam Bag February 2014: The Look of Love

Posted By cristalena56 ~ Feb 20, 2014 2:17AM

Every Ipsy bag is shipped in a shiny pink envelope.


This month's theme is fitting for the month of valentine's day, "The Look of Love".


There's a postcard in every bag showing what brands were featured in that month's bag. Some of the brands this month included Zoya, Pop Beauty, City Color, Phyto, NuMe, and Mally.


The bag part of every "Glam Bag" is a makeup bag. Every month is a different one fitting the theme of that month's bag. 


This is how i found the items in the bag. :)


Product: City Color Be Matte Blush in Fresh Melon
Description: Available in 4 shades, this silky-smooth, highly pigmented matte blush compliments and blends evenly with your skin's natural glow. Extremely buildable to create a subtle or dramatic look. Ipsy subscribers who receive this product will receive Fresh Melon, Blackberry, Dragonfruit, or Toasted Coconut. 
Size: Full Size (8.9 grams)
Where to Buy: City Color Beauty
My Thoughts: Its super pigmented and a little goes a long way. To some this color might look scary at first but blends on smoothly giving your cheeks a nice coralish tint to the cheeks. This is a nice color for the summer month's. I live in phoenix, so it seems like summer almost all year round. :) This product is super amazing being how cheap it is to buy. I highly recommend this. I've been wearing it everyday since I received my bag last week. :)
Value
: $2.99
Promo: 20% off purchase at citycolorbeauty.com with code 14IPSY20





Product: Tini Beauty Eyetini Cordial Cream Shadow + Base In One in Spiced Rum
Description: Say goodbye to creasing and fading with Eyetini Eye Cordial Shadow Tint & Base. Eye Cordial's revolutionary formula glides on beguiling creamy color and sets to a transfer-resistant finish that doubles as a wear-extending base under powder shadow. ipsy subscribers who receive this product will receive Spiced Rum, Violette (an ipsy exclusive!), or Ambrosia.
Size: Full Size (0.14 oz)
Where to BuyTini Beauty
My Thoughts: I was kind of on the fence with the color, since gold's don't always look the best on me. Also, I'm not really a fan of cream shadows. They can be hard to work with and crease easily. This shade is super pigmented, and applied easily with the felt applicator. It was very opaque. I however have to say to my fellow sensitive eye gals(guys) this stung my eye a lot. However, when I applied a powder shadow over, the stinging subsided. I'm not sure for the wear, since I only had it on for a short time. I was just testing a eye look out using it.
Value: $18.00
Promo: 50% off $12+ purchase at tinibeauty.com and free nail polish with code: IPSYLOVE



Product: Pop Beauty Plump Pout Mini in Peony Petal
Description: This plumping pout perfector combines the high-shine of a lacquered gloss with the long wear of a stain and is packed full of lip-plumping peptides and avocado and jojoba oils. Lightweight, creamy texture immediately merges with lips & delivers intense glossy color for an extremely long-lasting finish! ipsy subscribers who receive this product will receive Peony Petal or Fuschia Freesia
Size: 4 grams (Full Size 8 grams)
Where to BuyPop Beauty or Ulta
My Thoughts: I thought this was a nice everyday shade. This gave my lips a rasberry pink tint to it. This doesn't have the stickyness like a lot of other lip glosses have. Nor does it stain the lips like a lip stain. It applied easily with the felt tip wand. I also like how flat the packaging is and can be easily slipped into your pocket of jeans or a pocket in your purse. I didn't notice any plumping, so maybe mine was a dud in that department. :p I noticed on the ipsy website people complaining of an odor, but mine had no odor that i'm aware of. 
Value: $8.00 (full Size $16.00)
Promo: Save 25% with code PoppingPout at popbeauty.com



I didn't realize the product's name didn't show up in my picture..


Product: NuMe Intense Renewal Mask
DescriptionUnleash levels of moisture that make hair more resistant to breakage from future styling and color treatments with the protective properties of NuMe’s Intense Renewal Mask. Your hair will show drastic improvement and superior results after the first treatment. With a special blend of powerful ingredients, the restorative and rejuvenating effects of the Intense Renewal Mask will leave hair feeling replenished, and alive. 
Size: 20 mL (Full Size 177 mL)
Where to Buy: NuMe
My Thoughts: I don't usually use the hair products sent to me, so i'm not sure about this product. Since I work in a stock room, I usually brush my hair and then clip it or put in a ponytail. The only hair products i really use is shampoo and conditioner. I have oily hair, and most hair products make my hair even oilier. If I do test this out, I will add a review at a later date.
Value: $3.39 (Full Size $29.99)
Promo: Receive 50% off plus free shipping and free curling wand with $75+ purchase using code: nipsyparty50






 
Product: Zoya Nail Polish in Odette
Description: This season's Zoya Nail polish are full of pure pigment, intense color and modern complexity that are a perfect transition into Spring. ipsy subscribers who receive this product will receive Odette or Dot.
Size: Full Size 0.5 oz
Where to Buy: Zoya
My Thoughts: I love zoya polishes. They are long lasting and for the most part they apply smoothly. This one applied smoothly and dried quickly. It was opaque with one coat but i like to do at least 2 like shown above in my swatch picture. I'm not a big fan of earthy muted colors. This was a earthy plum color. Its from zoya's new Natural Collection. It might not be a color i would be reaching for, but will use when im feeling like a more muted manicure then my usual colorful or glittery manicures. :p
Value: $9.00
Promo: Buy 2 get 1 Free along with a Free Nail Polish remover at zoya.com using code: IPSYZP4
Indoor LightingIndoor Lighting

Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor Lighting


Price of Bag: $10.00
Value of Bag: $41.38
Where to Subscribe: Ipsy
Thoughts on Bag:  I enjoyed this bag for the most part. My favorite items are the blush, lip gloss, and nail polish. This is one of the better bag i have gotten in the last few months. The color selection for me was better, then it has been in the past. 


These were the other products that were featured in this month's bags.
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Valentine's Day Look #3: SweetHearts

Posted By cristalena56 ~ Feb 14, 2014 1:40AM
This was a look I wore a few times last week to work. I decided to try out my new pink glitter from Eye Kandy Cosmetics (Cotton Candy). When I was going through the pictures I saw my glitter application wasn't that awesome.. lol Oh well.. I didn't use the EK glitter glue but the Voss Glitter Glue. I have tried this with a few more glitters, and have found I prefer my Darling Girl Cosmetics Glitter Glue.

Items Used:
*IC Damsel
*DG Obviously a Wig
*BFTE Midnight Kisses
*BFTE Glistening
*Eye Kandy Cotton Candy
*Violet Voss Fair
*Elf Black Liquid Liner
*Benefit They're Real Mascara


*Primer
*Applied IC Damsel to lid.
*Applied DG Obviously a Wig to Crease.
*Blended Midnight Kisses into Crease.
*Patted on Violet Voss Glitter Glue to Lid.
*Dabbed on EK Cotton Candy.
*Applied more glitter glue to lower lashline.
*Applied Violet Voss Fair to lower lashline.
*Applied Glistening as a inner highlight.
*Lined eyes with black liquid liner.
*2 coats of Mascara.
*Swept Very Vanilla onto browbone. 





I don't remember what lip product i use.. My blush is MAC Tippy.




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Valentine's Day Look #2 - Be Mine

Posted By cristalena56 ~ Feb 14, 2014 12:53AM
I've been trying out some of my eye kandy glitters (sprinkles) that my hubby got me at the recent salon/beauty show who he worked at in Long Beach for work. I need to go through my swatch pictures and post them. I actually have quite a few swatch pictures from differet brands that i still need to post. One of the brands i've been using a lot lately including in this look, Impulse Cosmetics. I wore this look to my friend's going away dinner. I got quite a few compliments on it. It also matched my new Thor shirt I was wearing. :)


Items Used:
*Impulse Cosmetics Damsel
*Impulse Cosmetics Poison Apple
*Impulse Cosmetics Penny Serenade
*BFTE Starstruck
*BFTE Midnight Kisses
*BFTE Spider Venom
*Eye Kandy Tiny Tart
*Elf Black Cream Liner
*Benefit They're Real Mascara


*Primer (UD Greed)
*Placed piece of tape diagonal starting from outer corner, up towards brow bone.
*Applied IC Damsel to crease.
*Blended in IC Poison Apple to crease.
*Then blended in IC Penny Serenade.
*Applied Elf Primer to lid to clean it up some.
*Applied a L.A. Colors Purple Shadow Pencil to lid.
*Patted on DGC Glitter Glue to my lid so my next color can stick to it.
*Patted on BFTE Starstruck to lid.
*Applied some more glitter glue.
*Patted on EK Tiny Tart.
*Applied BFTE Midnight Kisses to lower lashline, and then applying Spider Venom on top of it.
*Inner highlighted with BFTE Crystal and S.C. Glamazoid
*Lined eyes with black liner. (ELF Cream Liner)
*2 Coats of Mascara (Benefit They're Real)
*Brushed on BFTE Very Vanilla to Brow Bone





This next picture i took before quickly filling in my eyebrow. I filled it in though on gimp.. You can see the blended crease colors better in this picture..


I applied the pink blush from the UD Shattered Face Palette to my cheeks. Then I applied a pink Rimmel lipstick to my lips.




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Simple Valentine's Day Look - Peaches n Cream

Posted By cristalena56 ~ Jan 27, 2014 2:42AM

I got BFTE Faith from my Cyber Monday BFTE Grab Bag. I've been obsessed with it lately and wear it almost everyday. I decided to do an easy vday look using it. I think I might wear this when I goto the chocolate festival in a couple weeks. :)

Products Used:
*MAC Expensive Pink
*BFTE Faith
*Darling Girl Cosmetics Rainbow Brite
*BFTE Hollywood Secrets
* Inglot 82
*BFTE Very Vanilla
*Salty Cosmetics Glamazoid
*E.L.F. Black Liquid Liner
*Benefit They're Real Mascara


*Apply Primer. (Urban Decay Greed)
*Applied Expensive Pink to Lid
*Patted Rainbow Brite on top.
*Applied Faith to the Crease
*Applied Hollywood Secrets to lower lashline.
*Blended Inglot 82 onto the lower lashline.
*Added Glamazoid as an inner highlight.
*Dusted Very Vanilla onto the brow bone.
*Applied a wing line with Elf Liquid Liner
*2 coats of They're Real Mascara
*Black Pencil liner to waterline.




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Maybelline Color Show Street Art - Wild at Heart

Posted By cristalena56 ~ Jan 27, 2014 1:09AM
I was just perusing the makeup aisle at Wally World yesterday and happened to see the Street Art collection from Maybelline. They were out of the pink one but i liked the look of the red one "Wild At Heart". 


Its a clear base with red bar glitter, black and red hexagon glitter, and tiny black speckled glitter. 


I found when applying it that it can be a litte chunky. It works better as a glitter top coat then wearing it alone. The look reminded me of marble countertops or tiles. I really like the look of it though.



I decided to try it over some colors. I decided to do a quick Easter Egg Look.


I like it over Zoya Blu and Haute Nails Pink Panther(this didn't come with a name on the bottle) the most.


I used the Color Club Top coat and it dried really fast.


Heres a more close up picture. 

Thoughts on Polish: I actually really liked this polish. You only need one coat when you use it as a glitter top coat. I found it hard to layer using it alone. It would come out really chunky and I didn't like it at all. 
Price: $2.95 at Wal-mart
Size: 0.23 oz/7 mL

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Ipsy - Glam Bag January 2014 19 Reasons

Posted By cristalena56 ~ Jan 19, 2014 12:14AM


I always love to see this shiny pink envelope in my mailbox.


Every month the goodies come in a different makeup bag.



Postcard showing all of this month's featured brands.


The Goodies!!




Product Name: Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Tri-Wheat Leave In Conditioner 
Description: The Sexy Hair Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Tri-Wheat Leave In Conditioner is a powerful combination of Soy and Cocoa work synergistically to perfectly care for your hair! A conditioner that is both a nourishing moisturizer and mild protein reconstructor and safe to use on color-treated hair. This truly amazing conditioner reconstructs, moisturizes and combats environmental stress on all types of hair. 
Size: Travel Size 50 mL
Where to Buy: Ulta
Value: $5.00




Product Name: Elizabeth Mott Smooth Shadow 
Description: The ultimate gel pencil that’s smooth like butter and packed with deliciously creamy colors. These velvety pencils glide on with ease, and contain just enough shimmer. They’re also waterproof and perfect to wear all day and night, a must have for all color lovers! ipsy subscribers who receive this product will receive Penny or Pearl. 
Size: 0.7 g
Where to Buy: Elizabeth Mott
Value: $6.99 (Full Size: 1.5g 14.99)


Product Name: Faith Aromatherapy Tahitian Monoi Anti-Aging Sugar Scrub 
Description: Part of Faith Aromatherapy’s Tahitian Monoi Collection, this anti-aging sugar scrub uses fine granules to exfoliate cells, while Monoi Oil increases collagen production, locks in moisture and fights free radical damage for smoother, brighter skin. The intoxicating citrus-floral fragrance awakens the senses and uplifts the spirit. 
Size: 1 oz/29.5 mL
Where to Buy: Faith Aromatherapy
Value: 
$2.16 (Full Size: 350 mL $17.99 or sampler set $12.99)



Product Name: Nourish Organic Lightweight Moisturizing Face Lotion
Description: Nourish Organic's Lightweight Moisturizing Face Lotion provides continuous moisture throughout the day while replenishing essential skin nutrients. The advanced, non-greasy formula is also rich in vitamins and antioxidants to boost skin's defenses and leave skin healthier and younger-looking every day. 100% Natural. USDA-Certified Organic. Fragrance-Free. Alcohol-Free. Ultra gentle for sensitive skin.
Size: 0.5 oz
Where to Buy: Nourish Organic
Value: 
$6.47 (Full Size: 1.7 oz $21.99)




Product Name: MicaBeauty Tinted Lip Balm in Natural
Description: MicaBeauty's 24 hour Tinted Lip Balm conditions your lips without smudge while delivering sophisticated finish. For a sheer wash of color, one swipe is all you need. For a bolder pout, simply apply another swipe and this lip balm will create lips every woman covets. Kiss-proof and smudge-proof! ipsy subscribers who receive this product will receive Fiesta or Natural. 
Size: 2.5g
Where to Buy: Mica Beauty
Value: $18.75 (Full Size: 4g $30.00)

No Flash



Swatches


Price of Bag: $10.00
Value of Bag: $40.37
Where to Subscribe: Ipsy
Thoughts on Bag: The tinted balm you need chapstick first since its on the drying side. I don't see myself using the leave in conditioner since I have oily hair. I look forward to trying out the moisturizer. It says its gentle enough for sensitive skin (which i have) and my face has been drier lately. The scrub doesn't have the greatest smell but i'll probably use it as a foot scrub. I like the color of the smooth shadow but don't know if i will wear it since most warm colors don't look good on me. 


These are the other products featured in this month's bag:

*Benefit The Porefessional (3 mL) $4.09 (Full Size:22 mL $30.00)
*Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask (1 oz) $4.95
(Full Size: 5.25 oz $26.00)
*(MALIN+GOETZ) Mojito Lip Balm Full Size (.35 oz) $12.00
*ALTERNA Caviar Anti-Aging Dry Shampoo (.1 oz) $0.88 (Full Size: 2.65 oz $22.00)
*Coastal Scents Small Foundation Brush $4.95
*Apothederm Bright Skin Serum (4.1 mL) $9.23 (Full Size: 30 mL $67.50)
*Balanced Guru Balm Me Up Organic Sweet Cocoa and Tangy Body Balm (1 oz) $3.00
(Full Size: 4 oz $12.00)
*Epice Purifying Exfoliant Facial Cleanser (1 oz) (Full Size: 3.3oz $32.00)
*LeeAnni Eco 3-in-1 Revolotion (.35 oz) $2.62 ($29.98 4 oz)
*Marula Pure Marula Facial Oil (2 mL) $3.12 (Full Size: 50 mL $78.00)
*Absolute! Makeup Cleansing Tissue (10 ct) $2.49
*Proactiv Mark Fading Pads (4 ct) n/a (5 pc kit $39.95)
*Skiin Soothing and Smoothing Eye Cream (.25 oz) $14.98 (Full Size: 0.5 oz $29.95)
*Willa On The Go Face Towelettes (10 ct) $4.50
*Yaby Liquid Foundation Full Size (15.4g) $13.99


 

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