Tag Archive | African American

Fall/Halloween inspired makeup

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, so why not do some Halloween inspired Looks? Since fall is one of my favorite seasons why not make it wearable?

For this look I used all my usuals except I went a discontinued Covergirl foundation that was a whipped (when whipped Foundation was the rage). This foundation is ok the coverage is medium to full and it glided on effortlessly. What I didn’t like? The foundation moved, I had to stipple it in and stipple my contour and highlight, but I made it work. For the lips I used Wet n Wild “Cherry Bomb” matte lipstick. The lashes are from EBay.

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Book Ya Beat: Blue Smoke

I love my passion and I love to be booked ( I mean who don’t?)

Friday before work I was able to makeover my client (and cousin) for a comedy show in New Orleans ( you guys probably remember her from my lashes post)

For products I used my usual except I used Black Radiance Cosmetics foundation in “Cocoa Bean”. The eyeshadow was from an EBay palette lashes are LA Colors, and for the lips I used Wet n Wild “ Cherry Bomb and Bare it All” mixed and everything was set with Elf setting spray. To get that glow I used a liquid like Illuminator by Peter Lamas and a gold highlight with 24k eyeshadow both by Nicks K

This was her second time wearing makeup and wearing this deep of a jewel tones.

To see more of my makeup work that sometimes doesn’t make it to my blog follow me on Instagram.com/ CreatingCanvasesMakeup

I also snap : Southernmua

Breast Cancer Awareness 2017

I haven’t done an update Breast Cancer Awareness makeup look in a few years, so I decided its time for an update.

I decided to go for a glittery glitz outlook.

I pray a cure is found soon and please even if you are under 40 & have a family history of cancer or breast cancer go get checked your tatas will thank you.

Products used:

Brows:

Too Faced Shadow insurance primer

Anastasia dipbrow

The Crayon Case concealer palette #2

Eyes:

Too Faced Shadow insurance primer

La girl pro concealer “natural”

Elf translucent powder to set

Kohl’s Kylie dupe eyeshadow palette for transition colors

Mac natural palette

Wet n Wild trio

The glitter is a custom mix I made myself I named “unicorn Tears”

NYC eyeliner

Wet n Wild eyeliner

Faux mink lashes ( info coming soon)

L’Oréal Paradise mascara

I also used a deep fuchsia color from the BH cosmetic “Take me to Brazil” palette

Face:

Hard Candy primer for oily skin

Elf translucent powder to my tzone and nose

Maybelline fit me matte foundation and wet n Wild Photo Focus foundation mixed together

La Girls pro concealers “natural” (highlight) and I forgot the name sorry as my contour set with colors from the Anastasia Beverly Hills highlight and contour powder kit ( love)

I used the highlight color from the kit and I set the rest of my face with the Maybelline loose powder in medium deep which is pretty good as my first impression

I set with my Icing setting spray

I also used my Elf blush kit the pink and burgundy color mixed

I applied the glitter with Hard candy glitter adhesive and applied my lashes with Salon Perfect eyelash glue which is my fav!!! Your lashes do not budge you can sleep in your lashes literally!!!

That’s it! Comment below if you will be doing a look for breast cancer awareness

Oh! On my lips is I lined with deep fuchsia by wet n Wild and Mac x Nicki Minaj “Pink Print” Lipstick I put a light concealer in the middle of my lips for an ombré effect

Fire And Ice

it was raining on Sunday here in Louisiana so I decided to spend my day off creating makeup looks. This makeup look like a sunrise sunset type look, but I added a twist blue glitter. I wanted to do a complete red eye, but decided I wanted to add other colors to it ( wouldn’t be me if I didn’t shake up things). Here’s the product breakdown:

Brows:

The Crayon Case iBrow pomade “medium brown”

The Crayon Case concealer in #2

Eyes:

Too Faced Shadow insurance

The Crayon Case concealer palette (lightest color as a base)

Sugarpill palette “Burning Heart”

Kohl’s palette as a transition color and the gold in the corner eyes

I also set the concealer with some elf translucent powder to keep from creasing

BH Cosmetics “Take Me to Brazil” palette the shimmer blue as a base for the blue

Hobby lobby glitter

Face:

Elf poreless primer

Strivectin pore fillet

NARS sheer glow foundation

La Girls Cosmetics pro concealers

Elf Cosmetics contour palette

Elf illuminating palette

Wet n Wild contour palette

Covergirl foundation

H&M Bronzer

I wasn’t satisfied with my contour and bronzer so I used my Ulta Beauty contour palette

I also used the gold highlighter in the Ulta palette as well

Elf blush palette

Lips:

Brown lip liner

Mac Cosmetics x Nicki Minaj Lipstick “Nicki’s Nude “

Set with Elf setting spray

That’s it

Homecoming 2k17: Gold Glitter Cut Crease Red Lip

My daughter my baby girl made her Homecoming debute tonight!!! I was very excited to do her makeup!!! The product choices is all the same except for the foundation. Tonight I chose Maybelline Fit me foundation in “Coconut” and her lip was a wet n Wild lipstick in “red hot”

Homecoming 2k17: Gold Glitter Smokey Eye purple lip

Nothing makes me happier than when a client contacts you for the second time to do their makeup and I’m excited and honored!

The product list is as the same as the previous except the foundation I chose to use for her was the L’Oréal Tru Match foundation in “Warm Caramel” and the lipstick of choice was by LA Colors their matte lipstick other than that everything else is the same .

Homecoming 2k17 Blue Smokey Eye

This year I was super busy for Homecoming and trust I was NOT complaining!! I was doing what I love!!!

She was my first client of the day and she never wore makeup, usually I do not take my clients out like this if they never wore makeup, but this is her senior homecoming and I want her to go out with a bang!!

Product information:

Brows: Elf brow pomade

Ruby Kisses cream contour palette

Eyes:

Too Faced Shadow insurance

Mac soft ochre paint pot

Absolute Ny palette “Sahara Sunset”

Blue shadow from a no name palette

Silver from a profusion palette

No name black gel liner

La colors eyelashes

Face:

Mary Kay primer

Rimmel London stay matte primer

La Girls translucent powder in her tzone to prolong the matte look

Mary Kay foundation matte bronze 7

Ruby Kisses cream and powder contour kits

Covergirl Queen Ebony Bronzer

Wet n Wild Petal pusher highlight

Burgundy blush is a shadow from the Absolute ny palette

Lips:

La colors dark brown lip liner

Wet n Wild matte lipstick “Think pink”

Set with elf cosmetic setting spray