Smokey Eye with a Hint of Orange 

Hi beauties I haven’t posted in a few weeks, but as I said before follow me on my social media pages to keep up with me .

Tonight my model,my youngest daughter let me create this look inspired by prom season. I decided to add a pop of color to the traditional smokey eye. Here’s a list of product breakdowns:

I prepped her skin with my witch hazel and thyme leaves mixture, then primed the skin with Mary Kay skin primer

Brows: Ruby Kisses Cosmetics brow pencil (dark brown) and then to clean them up I also used the Ruby Kisses highlight and contour kit for medium to deep skin skin. I set them with the Ulta brow kit

Eyes: I primed with the Too Faced Shadow Insurance and I used a medium brown shadow from the Ruby Kisses Cosmetics Contour kit and the oranges came from the Urban Decay Electric palette and from my eBay neon shadows palette and my Mayo Cosmetics neon pigment. The black came from an eBay neutral palette. I used NYX Cosmetics Black Bean as a base

Contour: Ruby Kisses Cosmetics cream contour kit and was set the Ruby Kisses powder contour kit

Foundation: Maybelline Fit me foundation in “Coconut” I used a brown from the ruby kisses palette to set the foundation

Highlight: the gold cream from the ruby kisses palette and Mac Cosmetics “Soft and Gentle”

Lashes: La colors lashes in the style “Danity”

Mascara: Wet n Wild mascara 

Blush: Black Radiance Cosmetics “Raspberry ”

Lips: Wet n Wild brown liner and an La Color lipgloss 

I set with the Elf Cosmetics setting spray 

Prom Makeup

It’s that time of year and if you are an Independent Makeup Artist like me then you have already begun your promoting. I was blessed to have 3 daughters and tonight my oldest daughter was kind enough to lend her beautiful canvas to start my promoting. The glitter that I used is by Wet n Wild this is from their older Halloween collection, which I look forward to every year. I am looking forward to doing some faces for prom

Valentine’s Day Throw Back


Hi Beauties
So Valentine’s Day is tomorrow 😍 it is one of my favorite holidays besides my birthday Halloween and Christmas. I am single 😢 but i get to celebrate with 2/4 children..having 3 adult children and one teenager and still be young is a blessing..Anyway we are having a seafood dinner complete with some chocolate covered strawberries!! I’m excited, because this is a girl’s night so a galentine lol.
I wanted to showcase looks i have done for love day and will probably upload my look (i skipped last year) tomorrow or sunday (which is my regular blog day) complete with a list of products used!!


First Makeover of 2017




Finally!! I can post a makeover photo or photos for 2017!! I gotta confess I was getting discouraged, I haven’t done a client in so long and partially it’s because the town I live in doesn’t demand makeup services often. I’m soon going to change directions..
Tonight my long time client wanted a green look for a party she was attending, she wanted the focus to be her eyes, but did not want any heavy foundation nor lashes..I tried to convince her it was a no lol.
Here’s a list of the products used:
Moisturizer: Simply facial lotion
Primer: Nyc Cosmetics
Base: Mary Kay foundation (i used a color 3xs lighter than her skintone i applied the foundation on her eyes confession: I thought my concealer palette was in my kit and it wasn’t so I improvised)
Powders: Airspun transluscent powder ( set the eyes and i applied this to her t zone after I primed her to keep her from oiling up and to blur her pores..I just gave out a tip..thank me later my oily girls)
La Girls loose powder in “Medium” to set the foundation
Foundation: Fashion Fair Cosmetics Tru Mineral Foundation in ” Tenacious Topez”
Contour/highlight: Profusion contour and highlight palette and a sally’s girl highlight that is discontinued
bronzer: Covergirl Queen bronzer in “Ebony Bronze” my favorite! Especially for my brownies and my deep goddesses
Eye shadows:
I based her eyes with a green cream base from a unnamed palette
I used my eBay palettes the neutrals and my bright one and I also used my Wet n Wild palette for her inner corner of her eyes
For her lips I used my Profusion Cosmetics lip palette which I will be reviewing after I receive a purchase
For her blush I used my eBay palette, I chose a red and pink and mixed it together.
For eyeliner I used a Wet n Wild black eyeliner and that’s it!!
When it comes to makeup I personally don’t have a particular brand I use on clients simply because they all are sister brands of a company..I just use whatever worked on me first. I will be adding more brands to my kit,because my preferences has changed so much and I was able to get a few “higher end” products. I will be doing YouTube again so if you follow me then you will know the release dates of my videos.
Thanks for reading any questions please feel free to comment and I will answer as soon as I can


Celebrity Makeup Inspiration


Hi Beauties i recreated this beautiful spring feel look from Christina Agulerria done by celebrity mua Etienne Ortega.The foundation i chose was my Nars Sheer foundation and for the glow i first used a cream highlighter by LA Colors and then over it i used Becca “moonstone”. I will be recreating this look on my youtube channel soon.

Smashbox BB Water Foundation


I have added a new foundation to my collection. I am starting to try “higher end” makeup. So since Ulta Beauty had the Smashbox BB water foundation on sale. I was like why not. I chose the color “medium” though its a tad tan on, I still thought it looked great. I would have to mix it with medium light or just buy medium light and use medium for this summer.
I love that it comes with a dropper but i would’ve loved a pump. It is lightweight. I applied it with a damp beauty blender and if you are oily like me a matte primer and mattifier is needed because it gives off a “dewey” effect.
I am adding this to my kit, because the colors are simple and it has build able coverage. If i need extra coverage CoverFx has a great drop that i can use.