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Darling Girl Cosmetics 1st Order - Swatches and Review

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By cristalena56 · September 3, 2013
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<strong><span style="font-size: large;">For awhile now i have noticed the name Darling Girl Cosmetics throughout the beauty world reading blogs, facebook beauty pages, etc... Wasn't til I saw a look XoXo Alexis Leigh posted a month ago that I discovered what amazing colors they have. I had seen a few looks here and there using some of their products but this one had sparkly duochrome shades used in it. I was immediately mesmerized by them. I couldnt click on their website fast enough.

</span><span style="font-size: large;">Once I got there and started looking through the eye colors with my jaw dropping with every click, I knew I had to make an order. I decided to buy a few jars and also ordered a review kit which was on sale for a $1.00 (squeal!!). I thought that deal was super awesome for getting to try out 5 different products. I was going to order one of the lipglosses that looked awesome but they were sadly all sold out. I like that this site has a wishlist, so I can goto it when I want to order something and pick out from the beauties I had already discovered. I am on my 11th page. 


Such cute wrapping!! I love the logo!!

This was the review kit I got. I chose 5 shadow samples and they came in the normal sample baggies. I believe each has an 1/8 of a tsp. 

*Sweet Savage: Matte Midtone carnation pink
*Rich Gurl: A sky blue thats on the periwinkle side with a green duochrome. Its very sparkly!!
*Persuasion: Medium lavender base with gold shift and turquoise sparkles. 
*Unicorn: A shimmery irridescent silvery white but when applied its a irridescent pale pink, maybe even a little purplish with turquoise sparkles.  This was my favorite color I recieved. I already went through the sample and had to order a jar of it. :)
*Obviously a Wig: Magenta with a blue/purple duochrome. I love this color!! I think it makes an awesome lip gloss color!!
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</a>Dry swatch, Elf Primer, and then over UD Liner Zero


Love the flowers!

The Petit jars cost $2.50 and they come with approximately 1/4 tsp in a 3 gram jar that includes a sifter. The full size comes in a 5g jar including sifter with approx. with a 3/4 tsp of shadow.

Basket Case: Bright purple with turquoise shift and gold sparkles.

Dark Crystal: Deep graphite with color shifts from lilac, red/silver to greenish-blue with a red/pink "diamond dust" sparkle.
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London Calling: Indigo base with heavy red shift.

My Little Pony: Pale, pastel lavender with green shift and aqua and pink iridescence.


<span style="font-size: large;"><strong>No Sign of Life: Oceanic blue with a brilliant grass-green shift and baby green sparkles.

Dry Swatch with Finger, Elf Primer, and UD Liner Zero

Free Sample time!!

Every package comes with a couple baggie samples and stickers. Also when you make a purchase of $10 or more you get the weekly GWP (Gift with purchase) shade. 

Peachy Keen: Peach with pink sheen along with gold/green/purple sparkles. This was a gift with purchase shade but if you contact susan she might have more that you can purchase. 
*Bronze Dawn: Ruddy pinky mauve base with strong gold sheen 
*Leaping Lizards: <span>medium grey with golden green sheen that shifts to a grey with red/violet sheen

Thoughts: I love all these colors!! They are very sparkly. I find they work well with the glitter glue that I bought when i ordered from them a 2nd time. With all shadows I would say use a primer. These seemed to last a long time and are vibrant. I work in a stock room that only has a couple fans and no ac. I live in phx, so to give you a rough idea of the weather where I am at. I come home and my makeup has very minor creasing if at all. There can be a little fallout but not too bad. I love these and highly recommend their shadows. I can't wait to order more. I'm waiting til Sept. 6th to order some Halloween Shades from the Oh! The Horror Collection. :) I need to swatch these colors with DG glitter glue and will update this post with a pic. 

Couple Looks I Did:
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Saturday EOTD - Friendship is Magic

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By cristalena56 · September 2, 2013
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I recently discovered 2 brands during the past month, Darling Girl Cosmetics and Impulse Cosmetics. I've already have made 3 small orders to DG and about to make a 2nd to IC. DG has a lot of duochrome shadows and blushes to choose from. You can order samples, petit jars, or full size jar. They also have an option to make a wishlist. I  found so many colors i like that my wishlist has 11 pages. Impulse cosmetics has duo chrome shadows, glitters, and their most popular item is their matte lipsticks. Im going to try the lipsticks out next.

One of the main colors I used fits the name of this look being that its called "My Little Pony".  One of my favorite toys from my childhood was of course My Little Ponys. The new generation comes nowhere close to being as good as the original from the 80s. I even remember watching the cartoon My Little Pony Tales. I remember even having a purple mlp stuffed animal that had brushable hair. Yes, I was an 80s/90s kid. :) 

I found a picture through google of the stuffed animal one i had. :) This one still has such pretty hair!

Of course I had to rock my MLP shirt while wearing this look. I found this top at DD's Discount for $3.99!! I couldnt believe how cheap it was since its a mlp official licensed shirt. I of course had to buy it. :)

Items Used:
*DG My Little Pony
*DG Basket Case
*DG The Count (from the upcoming Oh the Horror Collection)
*DG No Sign of Life
*DG Unicorn
*IC Penny Serenade
*IC Seduce Me
*BFTE Very Vanilla
*Inglot #77 Eye Liner
*Maybelline Rocket Mascara
*DG Obviously a Wig and Jordana ASAP on Lips




*Primer (UD Eden)
*Blend white base onto lid with fingers. (NYX JEP Milk)
*Apply MLP and Basket Case to Lid.
*With an angled eyeliner brush draw a line in the crease using The Count.
 *Then with a small dome crease brush blend Penny Serenade into the crease.
*Using the same brush blend Seduce me into the top of the crease.
*Apply more MLP to lid.
*Apply a teal eyeliner to lower lashline. (UD Flipside)
*Apply No Sign of Life to lower lashline.
*Apply Unicorn as a inner corner highlight. (i love this sparkly shade!!)
*Highlight browbone with Very Vanilla.
*Line upper lashline and waterline with Black Gel Liner. (Inglot 77)
*2 Coats of Mascara (Maybelline Rocket)

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</a>Heres an upclose pic of my lips. I love this color as a lip color. <3 Its a magenta pink with a bluish purple duochrome. The Jordana ASAP gives it a pink sparkle. :) You can pick that gloss up from Walgreens for $1.99.

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</a>I also took a picure of my shirt. ;)

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KooKoo Bird Inspired Look

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By cristalena56 · August 10, 2013


Katie Alves is having another makeup contest. The theme is "Colorful". I was trying to come up with a colorful look and looked over to see this kookoo bird stuffed animal. I did a wearable cut crease. I haven't entered the contest though because there are a lot orf awesome creative looks. Also check out her albums of looks as well. She's amazing!! :)</p> <p>
I liked how the background looked when i smudged it.

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Items Used:
*BFTE Okul
*BFTE Crush
*BFTE Lava Momma
*BFTE Illusion
*BFTE Grape
*BFTE Very Vanilla
*NYX Glitter Powder in Purple
*UD 24/7 Liner Mainline
*Inglot Gel Liner #77
*Maybelline Falsies</p>



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*Primer
*Apply Cut Crease with UD Liner Mainline
*Filled in lid with NYX Milk.
*Applied Okul to inner third of lid.
*Blended Crush into middle of lid.
*Blended in Lava Momma to outer third of lid.
*Applied Illusion into Crease.
*Applied UD Liner Ransom to lower lashline.
*Applied Grape over liner.
*Lined eyes with Inglot Gel Liner #77.
*Applied NYX Purple Glitter to lower lashline.
*Highlight with Very Vanilla.
*2 Coats of Mascara</p> <p>

When Sparkles Fly - EOTD

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By cristalena56 · August 10, 2013
I did this look a couple weeks ago. I think this could maybe be a look to go out clubbing or something. It's very shiny. :) I couldnt come up with a clever name for this. My friend at work said it reminded her of the clouds on a cover for He-man or She-ra.  My eyebrows are yikes. I finally found my tweezers tonight when I was cleaning house.</p>


Items Used:
*BFTE Lava Momma
*BFTE Sugarplum
 *BFTE Peacock
*BFTE Meteor Shower
*Mon Ennui Hyponostatic
*BFTE Very Vanilla
*Inglot Gel Liner 77
*Maybelline Falsies Mascara


with Flash

Without Flash
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</a>*Primer
*Apply a cut crease with UD Zero Liner
*Fill in lid with NYX Milk
*Apply BFTE Lava Momma to inner third of lid.
*Apply BFTE Sugarplum to middle of lid.
*Apply BFTE Peacock to outer third of lid.
*Apply BFTE Meteor Shower to crease.
*Using Mixing Medium I applied Mon Ennui Hypnostatic to lower lashline.
*Lined eyes with Inglot Gel Liner #77.
*Highlighted with BFTE Very Vanilla
*2 Coats of Mascara.


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Ipsy - July 2013 Beach Beauty

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By cristalena56 · August 9, 2013
My next bag has already been sent off to me. Can't wait to see what I get. I think some might be having Deluxe samples of the new Urban Decay Revolution Lipsticks. Anyways...</p>

Every month's Pink Envelope

What I pulled out when I first opened the envelope.

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</a>Theme of July's Bag is Beach Beauty

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<strong><span style="font-size: large;">The post card shows the brands that are featured in that month's bag. Also tells you the deals you can partake in for being a Ipsy subscriber. You get a percentage off at the participating brand's website. 

Product: Pop Beauy Pouty Pop Crayon in Rose Romance
Description: POP's Pouty Pop Crayon nourishes, treats, and adds that perfectly-plumped pop to lips. These extra-nourishing balms gently bounce onto lips creating a plumped & pillowy pout leaving them with luscious, long-lasting colour with a super-smooth texture. Available in six shades.
Size: Full Size
Value: $4.16 (Comes in a pack of 6 for $25.00)
Where to Buy: Pop Beauty


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<strong><span style="font-size: large;"> Swatches of Pop Beauty Rose Romance

Product: BH Cosmetics California Collection Sample
Description: This BH Cosmetics makeup palette includes a shade from each of the California Collection palettes: Hollywood, San Francisco, and Malibu. 
The San Francisco palette was inspired by the classic California city and style of San Francisco! This new magnetic paper palette brings together a beautiful mix of coppery golds and skyline blues reminiscent of the bridges and bay breeze.
The Hollywood palette has you covered with red-carpet reds to limelight greens that are sure to take your look from ordinary to extraordinary! 
Be a beach babe year-round with the Malibu makeup palette. Get that sun-kissed glow with 16 warm and cool-toned eyeshadows. Select from deep blue and aqua to sandy browns and sunset oranges. 
Size: 3 Full Size Palette Shadows
Value: $2.94 (Whole palette cost $7.00)
Where to Buy: BH Cosmetics


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S</a>watches: Hollywood, San Francisco, and Malibu


Product: Benefit Benetint
Description: Benefit's original rose-tinted stain is kiss-proof, see-through color for lips & cheeks that lasts for hours. Naturally sheer & sexy on all complexions...it’s innocent yet provocative. It's loved by celebs, makeup artists and gals around the world. It's the sexiest flush you can get from a bottle! 
Size: 0.08oz/2.5 ml (Full Size 12.5 ml/0.40oz)
Value:  $6.00 ( Full Size $30.00)
Where to Buy: Benefit Cosmetics

Swatch  

Product: Coola Mineral Face SPF 20 Unscented Moisturizer
Description: Keep the sun and environment at bay with this SPF 20 broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen; a clear, Titanium Dioxide based formula (for those who are Zinc sensitive) made with 98% natural ingredients. Organic Acai Oil - high in Omegas-3/6/9, Vitamins B1/2/3, plus antioxidant Vitamins C and E - delivers a powerful defense against aging. Organic Sunflower Seed Extract promotes elasticity while organic Linseed Oil, containing Alpha-Linolenic Acids, reduces redness and irritation. The phyto-protector Plankton Extract rejuvenates, as organic Cucumber Extract calms skin.
Size: 0.23oz/7ml (FS 1.7 oz/50ml)
Value: $5.04 (FS $36.00)
Where to Buy: Coola Suncare

Product: Healthy Hair Soy Renewal Beach Spray
Description: Creates beachy undone texture that looks and feels like you’ve spent a day at the beach. Contains argan oil which helps nourish, protect and heal hair damage. 
Size: 1.7oz/50 ml (FS 5.1oz/150ml)
Value: $6.65 (FS $19.95)
Where to Buy: Ulta

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<p>Total Value of Bag: $24.79
Price of Bag: $10.00
Where to Buy: Ipsy
Thoughts on Bag: I dont really see myself using any of these items except maybe the eye shadows and lip crayon. My friend at work also got the beach spray and she says its awesome!!  
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Ipsy - June 2013 Glam Bag "Wild Side"

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By cristalena56 · August 8, 2013
I know I've been neglecting my blog lately.... Its not that I haven't done some looks for it but just been busy with work and other happenings since its been the summertime. I dont know how some bloggers are able to blog a bunch in a day.. Going through pictures and cropping, so forth seems like it takes forever. lol I took pictures for my June glam bag back in june and same for july last month. I have finally gone through my pictures and now able to make some posts. :)</p>

Every month the glam bags come in a shiny pink envelope. :)

The theme of June's Bag is The Wild Side. 

The post card shows the brands that are featured in that month's bag. Also tells you the deals you can partake in for being a Ipsy subscriber. You get a percentage off at the participating brand's website. 

Group Picture of item's from my bag. Products are selected by ipsy match. When you sign up you take a beauty quiz and it will make selections based off of that. Most of the products every bag gets but then a couple of them you get a either or.


Product: Star Looks Lip Pencil in Tipsy
Description: Starlooks' long-lasting, full-coverage Lip Pencil enhances the shape of your lips and gives them perfect definition. This creamy, moisturizing formula glides on softly to smooth lips and ensure lipstick stays in place, while extending its wear. Can also be used as an all-over, highly-pigmented lip color. Comes in several shades and various finishes to pair with any Starlooks Lipstick, Lip Gloss, or Tendergloss! 
Size: Full Size
Value: $12.00
Where to Buy: <a href="http://starlooks.com/collections/starlooks-makeup-line/products/ipsy-featured-lip-liners" target="_blank">Star Looks

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Swatches of Tipsy</p>


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</a>Product: NYX Rouge Cream Blush in Glow
Description: The NYX Cream Blush offers radiant color for a dewy, sultry, long lasting finish! 
Size: Full Size
Value: $6.00
Where to Buy: NYX Cosmetics



NYX Glow Swatch

Product: J. Cat Sparkling Cream Palette in Suzie
Description:Everyone loves a little sparkle! Add a healthy dosage of sparkle in your life with the cream palette that comes in a variety of complementing colors. The creamy texture allows the sparkle to be applied easily with an applicator onto your skin. </strong><strong>This product should be used on the body and not on the eye area. 
Size: Full Size
Value: $4.49
Where to Buy: <span style="color: #ff00ff;"><a href="http://jcatbeauty.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=18_59&product_id=54" target="_blank"><span style="color: #ff00ff;">J. Cat Beauty

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</strong></span>These didn't swatch very good.</p>


Product: J. Cat Beauty UN13 Eyelashes and Glue 
Description: Create some drama with these voluminous faux eyelashes! Available in 30 different styles that you won’t be able to resist. Each includes an individual eyelash adhesive to last you all day long!
Size: Full Size
Value: $3.99
Where to Buy: <a href="http://jcatbeauty.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=18_46&product_id=53" target="_blank">J. Cat Beauty

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P</a>roduct: Cailyn Line-Fix Gel Eyeliner in Purple
Description: Whether you are trying to create the eyes of a runway model or the classic look of a 60's Hollywood star, the Cailyn Line-Fix Gel Eyeliner can make any style possible! The easy to use built-in brush makes it perfect for taking on-the-go. Create a chic yet casual look right before work, and then update it for a night out with the girls. The Cailyn Line-Fix Gel Eyeliner brushes on smooth and stays moist just long enough for wearers to perfect their look. Once dry, the gel is smudge-proof and waterproof for 24 hours. The highly concentrated pigment of the liner creates lusciously smooth lines and is safe for sensitive eyes.
Size: Full Size (4g)
Value: $21.00

Total Value of Bag: $47.48
Bag Cost: $10.00
Where to Buy: Ipsy
Thoughts on Bag: I love almost everything I got this month. I was lucky to get the pretty purple eyeliner. Not every bag got this. I had been needing a purple gel liner too. :) I don't see myself using the sparkling cream palette. They dont apply very well. 

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Mon Ennui - Easy Summer Date Night Makeup

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By cristalena56 · July 29, 2013

I found I had been neglecting my Mon Ennui shadows. I decided to wear some when I went bowling with my hubby saturday night with some of our friends. I was swatching them and forgot  how pretty the snitch

shadow was.</p>


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</a>These are the shadows I used.

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Items Used:
*Mon Ennui Cupcake Addict
*Mon Ennui Fairytale
*Mon Ennui Illusionista
*Mon Ennui Snitch
*Dollipop Diamond Dust
*BFTE Very Vanilla
*Inglot Black Liner
*Eye Kandy Dubble Bubble
*Eye Kandy Ginger Snap
*Maybelline Mascara</p>




*Primer (UDPP Eden)
*Apply Mon Ennui Cupcake to lid.
*Apply Mon Ennui Illusionista to crease.
*Blend Mon Ennui Snitch into crease.
*Pat Mon Ennui Fairytale onto lid.
*Apply bronze liner to lower lashline.
*Using BFTE Mix and Fix applied Eye Kandy Ginger snap to lowerlashline.
*Then applied Eye Kandy Dubble Bubble to lower lashline.
*Inner Highlight with Dollipop Diamond Dust.
*Highlighted brow bone with BFTE Very Vanilla
*Applied Inglot Black Liner.
*UD 24/7 Liner Zero to waterline.
*2 Coats of Mascara

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Quick Post - My 4th of JULY EOTD

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By cristalena56 · July 5, 2013
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Happy Independence Day!! 

I had to work today, but can't complain since I got time and a half. woot woot!! I did get to shoot off some fireworks tonight. A little girl at my apt complex was watching them and got spooked when the solar flares started sparking. It was so cute!! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday today!! :)

Items Used:
*NYX Jumbo Pencil Milk
*Dollipop Bo
*BFTE Crystal
*BFTE Cornflower
*BFTE Addicted
*BFTE Very Vanilla
*Mon Ennui Disco Romeo
*Urban Decay 24/7 Liner Radium and Mainline
*Inglot AMC Matte Gel Liner Black
*Maybelline Falsies

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</a>*Primer (UDPP Eden)
*Applied a cut crease with a light blue shade. (BFTE Cornflower)
<strong>*White Base to Lid. (NYX Milk)
*Applied sparkly white shade to lid. (BFTE Crystal)
*Applied a darker bright blue to crease. (Dollipop Bo)
*Red shade to lower lashline. (BFTE Addicted)
*Applied silver glitter with multicolored sparkles to bottom of crease. (Mon Ennui Disco Romeo)
*Black Gel Liner (Inglot AMC Matte Gel Liner #77)
*Highlighted with a fleshtone shade. (BFTE Very Vanilla)
*2 Coats of Mascara (Maybelline Falsies Big Eyes Mascara)
*Applied blue liner to waterline. (UD 24/7 Liner Mainline and Radium)

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12 Makeup Essentials Any Makeup Enthusiast Should Own

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By cristalena56 · June 10, 2013
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When I'm reading comments on fb pages/blogs people asking about the must haves they should have in their makeup collection. I decided to make a list of my own. :)</p>

1. Eye Shadow Primer:

Every MUE (Makeup Enthusiast) should own a eye shadow primer. This helps with creasing, fading, and even can affect how the shadow is applied. 

My Picks:
Elf Shadow Primer ($1), Urban Decay Primer Potion ($12-$20), and NYX HD Shadow Primer ($7.00). 

2. Eyeliner:

I dont feel like my looks are complete now without a eyeliner. I find that black liner can go with many eye looks. Its my most used liner color. I like color liners usually for the waterline or to use as a base for eye shadows. They also can bring a punch to a more neutral look. Brown eyeliner is good for more neutral looks and white is good to put on your waterline to make your eyes look more awake/open. I thinkyou should at least have a black and a brown liner.

Pencils: I'm not a big fan of the pencil liner. I prefer to use this type for the waterline or as a shadow base. I find many pencil liners tug, more prone to smudging, and harder to get that perfect smooth straight line.

My Picks:
UD 24/7 Liners and NYX Eye Liners

Gel Liner: This would be my goto type of liner. I find that they last longer, apply darker, less smudging, easy to apply, etc.. 

My Picks:
Elf Studio Cream Liner, Mac Fluidline, and Tarte EmphasEyes Clay Liner.

Liquid: I have a love/hate relationship with liquid liners. If I had to choose my favorite look of liners, it would definitely be liquid. I like how smooth, bold, and shiny it can look. I find though my eyes can be sensitive to them and this either means bleeding in the inner corners or fading in the outer corners. I prefer the markers to the brush applicators since they are easier to apply. Theres a difference of one stroke compared to multiple strokes. Many artists also use liquid liners for their more artistry looks. (Lime Crime Uniliners are used a lot for this.)

My Picks:
Elf Liquid Liner, Essence Beauty Waterproof Eyeliner Pen, NYX Studio and Glam Liners.

3. White and Black Shadow Base:

White shadow base is good for making colors pop. Black shadow base is good for duo chrome shadows.

My Picks:
White - NYX Jumbo Pencil Milk and NYX White Shadow Base
Black - NYX Jumbo Pencil Black Bean or UD 24/7 Liner Zero

4. Blush:

I think you should have a blush in pink, peach, and a bronzer shade. I didnt use to wear blush for years and now my face isn't complete without it. I find a little swipe of color can bring a nice color/glow to your cheeks. It can also be used to make your face look slimmer. I find that different colors need a different color of blush. For more cooler colors (white, black, silver, blue, purple) i prefer to use a pink blush. For warmer colors (brown, orange, yellow, pink) to use a peach shade. I like red shades more for the more natural days to make it look like I got some sun. Bronzer can also bring a glow. I like to use it when I want to warm up my skin a little. I've yet to try the number 1 blush which is Nars Orgasm.

My Picks:
Pink - MAC Tippy (Dolly Mix)or Be a Bombshell Cosmetics Sweet Cheeks
Peach - Sally Hansen Poppy Love, Bourjois Lune d'or 35, or Covergirl Trublend Shimmering Sands
Bronze - Too Faced Pink Leopard or Benefit Hoola

5. Neutral Palette/Set

A neutral palette is good for everyday looks. When your on the go and need to do a 5 minute look, these are perfect. They are also good to make a eye look for a job interview/work. 

My Picks:
Urban Decay Naked Palette and BFTE Coffee Shop Set

6. Colorful Palette

These have a wide selection of different colors. Along with your neutral palette, you will have all the colors you need. These palettes have shimmer, matte, satin shadows depending on which palette you choose.

My Picks:
BH Cosmetics 120 Palette 2nd edition, Elf 100 Pc Palette,  BFTE 16 Pc Sample Set, Coastal Scents 88 Shimmer Palette, or Coastal Scents Original Palette.

7. Lip Balm

I find this is important to keep lips moist and healthy. I use one of these before I apply a matte lip product since they can be drying. Its also something easy you can slip into your purse. They arent that pricey so if you end up losing it, you know you wont have to pay an arm and a leg to replace it. 

My Picks:
Chapstick or EOS

8. Lips

Just like Blushes I think you need certain shades in your collection. 

<span>Nude shades are typically worn when your having a dramatic look and you dont want to overpower your eye look with a bold lip color. It should be one level darker than your natural lips to create a subtle contrast. For fair skin use rosey hues to bring warmth, peachy beiges to play up medium tones, and more coppery shades to make darker complexions sparkle.

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My Picks:
Urban Decay Super Saturated Gloss Glinda</p>

Reds can just add a little punch for an everyday look when applied lightly or heavier for a more glamourous look for a night out on the town. Berry reds flatter fair skin, a true red works great on medium tones, and a deeper orangey rouge pops on darker complexions

My Picks:
Revlon Cherry Ice or Mirenesse Lip Bomb 02

<span>Coral colors add a nice glow to your skin. Fair skin tones should use rosy corals, medium complexions should try vibrant melon hues, and darker skin tones look best with a gold-flecked version.

</span>My Picks:
Shiro Cosmetics Why Not Zoidberg or Revlon Just Bitten in Flame

Pinks i find to be a lot of fun to wear. I tend to go bold with the hot pink shades. I wear pink more then any other product. It will pair nicely with a bronze eye look for these summer months. It also can be used to add a punch to a more neutral look. When choosing a lipstick, you’ll want to select one with blue undertones if you have cooler skin, and if you have warm undertones, then you’re better suited for something more orange or red-based. Check out here for tips on finding the right pink shade.

My Picks:
Revlon Just Bitten Passion, MyGlam Gloss, Revlon Colorburst Lip Gloss in Hot Pink

9. Makeup Brushes

I think every girl should invest some money into makeup brushes. You will find a huge difference using them compared to applying your makeup with those cheapy applicators that come with a lot of products. Some of them can be quite useless. I think you should have a shadow, crease, pencil, smudger, eyeliner, foundation, concealer, blush, and powder brush. A lot of makeup artists you see online normally use Sigma Beauty or MAC Cosmetics Brushes. I've yet to use these because they are kind of on the pricey side, but I hope to one day invest in these. 

My Picks:
Ecotools, Crown Brush, E.L.F. Studio Brushes, Everyday Minerals, and Real Techniques.

10. Mascara

A eye look will never be complete without it. Mascara can darken, lengthen, curl, and/or define your lashes. I tend to like ones that arent very clumping, give length, and give my lashes that fake lash look.

My Picks:
Maybelline Colossal, Maybelline Falsies, Clinique Natural Glossy, and Tarte Lights Camera Lashes.

11. False Lashes

I'm not the greatest at putting these on but they can really polish a look. Also they can just be fun to wear and make you feel more glam.

My Picks:
NYX, Red Cherry, and Ardell

12. Glitter

Want something fun to add to a look, how about some eye glitter. You can never go wrong with glitter. I think its good for artistry makeup looks, also for festive and going out looks.

<p>My Picks:
Eye Kandy Cosmetics, TBN Eye Glitters, NYX Glitter Mania, and LA Splash</strong></span>

I hope you found this list to be helpful. </p> <p>

Monster's University Randy Boggs Wearable Look

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By cristalena56 · June 9, 2013

The next look in my Monsters University Mini Makeup Series is Randy Boggs. You would remember him from Monster's Inc as Randall. He was the one that turned invisible and was in competition with Sulley.</p>

<p>I think he is cuter as a college student with his glasses. I love the colors that he is. (Pink, Purple, and Teal)


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Items Used:
*NYX White Base
*BFTE Starstruck
*Urban Decay Aura
*TBN Heliotrope
*TBN Play it Misty
*BFTE Peacock
*Mon Ennui Oil Slick
*BFTE Whisper
*Dollipops Cosmetics Diamond Dust
*UD 24/7 Liner Radium
*UD 24/7 Liner Woodstock
*NYX Extreme Liner Purple
*Maybelline Falsies Mascara



*Eye Primer (UDPP Eden)
*White Base to Lid. (NYX White Base)
*Apply Purple/Pink Duochrome to lid. (BFTE Starstuck)
*Pat on a Irridescent Purple on top. (UD Aura - Glenda Palette)
*Apply TBN Heliotrope to crease.
*Blended with TBN Play it Misty.
*Applied Blue Liner to lower lashline. (UD Radium)
*Apply teal shade over liner. (BFTE Peacock)
*Then I applied a Teal/Purple duochrome over. (Mon Ennui Oil Slick)
*Applied Diamond Shimmer shade to inner corner. (Dollipop Cosmetics Diamond Dust)
*Highlighted with Irridescent Pink/Purple shade. (BFTE Whisper)
*Lined eyes with Purple Liquid Liner. (NYX Extreme Purple)
*Applied pink liner to waterline. (UD Woodstock)
*2 coats of Mascara (Maybelline Falsies)

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