Makeup Forever Eyeshadow

anyone can apply eye shadow…

The dilemma is; making your shadows seamlessly blend and intertwine for a mesmerizing jaw dropping look, is a little more tricky and time consuming then you initially thought.

SAM_0694 (3)My biggest downfall is my perfectionism. I was going to say obsessive compulsive, and that’s true to a certain extent, however it only applies to makeup!  When applying my makeup, if my shadow isn’t perfectly blended, or both eyes don’t match up, and my brow shadow is a quarter mm higher then the other eye… I CAN’T. (Grabs makeup removing wipes, removes makeup, starts all over) and winged eyeliner. OMG. seriously, I’m sure every girl obsessed with makeup has had one of those days where one wing is perfect and the other side won’t come out. I will sit in front of my mirror until I perfect it. Obsessive Compulsive, I swear!

SAM_0710 (3)They say home is where the heart is, so my home is located in the premises of my bathroom.. and the MAC store. Mac Cosmetics is my ultimate favorite brand, because of their consistency. You never have to question if a new product is going to be of good quality. I know when I purchase anything from Mac, I’m guaranteed to love it, and that’s a fact.  This post isn’t about Mac, so I will carry on.

Aside from Mac, my other favorite cosmetic company, specifically referring to eye shadow is,

MAKEUP FOREVER.

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one word to describe makeup forever’s artist shadows

unparalleled

Adjective;

having no parallel or equal; exceptional

Makeup Forever’s Artist Shadows consists of a long lasting, breakthrough gel-powder, with highly saturated, vibrant pigments. Blending your shadow with Makeup Forever’s products is effortless. The rich color, glides on, with optimal color, and the best thing is, it stays.In fact, it’s the only eye shadow that I don’t use a primer with, and if you have watched my Youtube Video’s, you are already aware that I am fanatical about primers! BeautyPlus_20150915220450_save

This is a swatch of my three artist colors, with no primer.

As you can see, the eye shadow is true to color, very bright, and shimmery! They have a variety of colors you can purchase, that range from vibrant neon colors to matte colors.

This is by far the most convenient eye shadow to apply,  it looks phenomenal and  ItSAM_0673 (2) blends so smoothly. I definitely recommend for you to try Makeup Forever’s Artist Eye shadows!

I am new to the eye shadows by makeup forever, I’m stepping out of my MAC bubble. I LOVE MAKEUP FOREVER!

Have you tried the Artist Shadows?! What are your thoughts? Share what colors you like! Feel free to have an open discussion! 🙂

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ARTIST EYE SHADOWS         I used three different eye shadow colors in this photo. I love using purple’s because purple accentuates and brings out the color of your natural eyes!

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this is a non-sponsored post, all products in this post are my products that I have purchased on my own.

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BEAUTY STEAL ALERT! 71% off of Too Faced Cosmetics!


You know that feeling, where your heart starts racing, your palms start sweating, and a flooding overwhelming feeling of excitement takes over?! That’s how I feel about Too Faced’s Sale! Sale would be an understatement! Click the photos or images to be redirected to purchase your luxurious, rich, Too Faced products that are 71% Off! Happy Beauty hunting ladies!   ♥

 

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YOUNIQUE’S multi-level marketing SCAM Exposed!

Younique

is a new innovative cosmetic company that is growing and expanding in popularity. One product that they are notoriously recognized for is their new “3D fiber lash mascara” guaranteed to give you significant length, volume and extremely long lashes. Women from all over, are signing up to be an affiliate for the company, earning commissions on sales they make. The product promises to give you results unlike any other mascara. There are thousands of before and after photos, that have taken the internet by storm, and have filled each and everyone of our newsfeeds. Younique is talking the talkBUT ……

Can Younique walk the walk?!

Video Tutorial On Properly Applying a Flawless Foundation Finish and Contouring Your Face

There is one thing.. (Well I lied, there’s quite a few) that I am completely obsessive compulsive about, and that’s foundation application and contouring. Whenever I meet new people, I get asked quite frequently how I apply my facial makeup. So I have made a video tutorial, on the proper technique’s, Product information, along with the brushes I use for application! Please enable HD mode while viewing! Thank you for watching. Feel free to share your thoughts, or add discussion on whatever products YOU like and that work best for you!

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  • force of nature (nude)
  • dreamer (warm brown)
  • multi-tasker (chocolate)
  • caregiver (pale pink)
  • natural beauty (mauve)
  • best friend (mulberry)
  • bombshell (dark plum)
  • super mom ivory)
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Before & After, Total Makeovers #GlamSquadAlert

Everyone in life has their niche.

verb
  1. place or position (something) in a niche.

For me, It happens to just be beauty. Something I have always been infatuated with, yet never fully embraced until now. See, when you grow up, your immediate circle tends to mold and influence your thinking, and behavior. Growing up around people who didn’t know the difference between facial Skin Cleanser and *Gasps* Bar soap, made me kind of think per say….. I was a narcissist. OK .. I lied. Complete full out space alien, from another intergalactic planet is more like it! I spent hours on hours, upon hours doing my makeup, making sure everything was perfect, to wash it off and try another look. I call that Makeup MADNESS

Anyways skipping the aging timeline, 20 years later…… I am still doing the same thing, only I don’t feel like a being from another planet, or narcissistic. I’ve embraced my Beauty Pulse. I love to share my knowledge of cosmetics and beauty with others. Many people under estimate the power of being able to apply makeup skillfully. Sadly some people don’t know the difference between a moisturizer and anti-aging serum… that’s for another blog tho! Here is some of my Before & After Photo’s of my #GlamSquadAlert makeovers!

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Hope you enjoyed! Comment or share your before and after photos!

Eyelid Primers

Eyelid Primers don’t catch much hype, and they are very underestimated. To get an eye catching result, a primer is essential. Primers make sure your product stays in place. With all the blending and variety of colors being used per look, I’d say it’s pretty important. Primers can also enhance the coloring, and pigmentation of your shadows, making them look more rich and indulgent.

  •    Eyelid primers used in demonstration
  • Urban Decay
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Love Palette

Passionately Pretty Eye Shadow Collection

By Too Faced

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 Create your own love story with endless, passionately pretty eye looks. Our love-worthy eye collection features fifteen silky shadows in shimmer, pearl and matte finishes. Innovative slurry powder technology creates velvety, smooth and soft pigments that offer multidimensional, intense color payoff. From flirtatious neutrals to romantic pinks and passionate emeralds, this palette allows you to create limitless looks that anyone will fall head over heels for.

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