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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

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Iridescent Smoke

Yesterday I gave all my social media pages a two for one special! This look was created in the late hours, my model was such a trooper! Here’s the product breakdown

Brows:

Elf Cosmetics brow gel

Ruby KissesCosmetics cream contour palette

Eyes:

Elizabeth Mott eye primer

The Crayon Case concealer palette #2 ( lightest color as a base)

Elf Cosmetics translucent powder to set

Marsk Cosmetics pigment ” Mud Cake” on lif

Academy of Color Cosmetics neutral eyeshadow palette, I used the color “Truffles” in the crease to smoke out

Wet N Wild “Sparkle Til Morning”, I used the blue color on the lower lash line as well as “Truffles” and the gold from the Wet n Wild palette in the inner corners. I also used the pinkish nude color from the Wet n Wild palette as a brow bone highlight

No name mink lashes

L’Oréal Paradise mascara

Seraphine Cosmetics black liquid coal eyeliner pencil

Wet n Wild black eyeliner pencil in lower lashline

Face:

Simple facial lotion

Simple micellar water to cleanse

Mac Cosmetics Base Visage to prime

Maybelline Fit Me Dewey foundation “Coconut”

Ruby Kisses Cosmetics cream and powder contour and highlight palettes

Ebay blush palette

Covergirl Queen “Ebony Bronzer”

Lips:

La Color brown eyeliner pencil

Nude color from my deported lipstick palette (forgot the name sorry)

Set with Icing setting spray

That’s it tell me what you think!

Earth Looks Small From Down Here

The third makeup look from my series “2011 vs 2017” is here! Tonight, I decided to do a smokey blue eye with an old greenish gold and pair it with a purplish nude lip. Products breakdown:

Brows:

💋 Ruby kisses brow pencil “Dark Brown”

💋 The Crayon Case concealer palette #2

Eyes:

💋Elizabeth Mott eyeshadow primer

💋 The Crayon Case concealer palette #2 ( lightest color)

💋Elf Cosmetics translucent powder (set the concealer)

💋Wet n Wild trio palette “Earth Looks Small From Down Here” ( limited edition circa 2011)

💋 Ipsy black eyeliner pen ( refer to my Ipsy August Bag

💋 Wet n Wild black eyeliner pencil

💋 Ienvy lashes “Malia” ( my absolute favorite lashes)

Face:

💋moisturizer

💋Mac Base Viasge primer

💋Maybelline Fit Me Foundation

💋 L’Oréal Tru Match foundation ( lightest color as a highlight)

💋Elf foundation palette (. Medium color to tone down foundation highlight)

💋NYX Cosmetic Concealer palette “medium deep” ( darkest color to contour and tan color to contour my nose)

💋Wet n Wild contour powder palette “Toffee” to set contour

💋La Colors contour and blush palette

💋Mac “Soft n Gentle” highlight

💋H&m Golden bronzer

Lips:

💋La Colors liquid lipstick and brown liner as a lip liner

Everything was set with Icing setting spray

Neutral Glam

I decided to show love to all my neutral divas and divos. This another Homecoming inspired makeup look by me.

Product breakdown:

Brows:

💋 The Crayon Case Ibrow pomade “medium brown” and concealer in #2

Eyes:

💋Too Faced Cosmetics Rx primer

💋Elf cream foundation palette “Medium Dark” ( medium brown color)

💋Absolute New York palette “Sahara Sunrise” ( I used for lower lash line as well and a dark brown matte shadow for eyeliner)

💋NYC liquid eyeliner (discontinued)

💋beauty supply brand lashes

💋 L’Oréal “Paradise ” mascara

Face:

💋 Mary Kay primer

💋St. Ives moisturizer

💋Ruby kisses Cosmetics cream and powder contour palettes

💋Covergirl foundation “Tawny”

💋Elf setting powder “dark”

💋Covergirl Queen “Ebony Bronze”

💋Nicka Kay Cosmetic single eyeshadow “Gold rush” as a highlighter

💋my beauty school palette ( burgundy blush)

Set with Icing “Dusk til Dawn” setting spray

Lips:

💋Mac Cosmetics lip liner (refer to previous post)

💋NYX Cosmetics suede liquid lipstick “Cherry Skies” with Jordan’s Cosmetics white liquid lipstick in the center

Purple Smokey Eye

Another Homecoming or Formal inspired makeup look. I decided since fall is almost here why not do something fall inspired.

Product breakdown:

Brows: The Crayon Case iBrow pomade in “medium brown” with a local beauty supply store concealer

Eyes:

Too Faced Shadow Insurance primer

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

Wet n Wild Vanity Palette ( circa 2010 discontinued)

No name pink glitter

Mac pigment

Wet n Wild kohl black liner (lower lash line)

NYC liquid eyeliner (discontinued)

Wet n Wild mascara for top lashes with primer

L’Oréal Paradise mascara for bottom lashes

Eyelure x Vegas Nay lashes

Face:

Mary Kay facial primer

St. Ives collagen facial moisturizer (first step)

L’Oréal Tru Match foundation in classic tan mixed with Covergirl flawless foundation in “Tawny”

Black Radiance foundation for contour

Ruby kisses cream and powder palettes

La Girl pro concealers to contour and the orange corrector

Elf powder in dark

eBay blush palette

Wet n Wild highlighter

Covergirl Queen Ebony Bronze

Lips:

Mac lip liner “Nightmoth”

Coloured Raine “Raine Fever”

The list of products I used exactly is on my instagram page CreatingCanvasesMakeup

Mac x Aaliyah

When makeup lovers and true fans unite the force is unstoppable. When fellow Selena fans asked Mac to put out a collection in her honor, Mac asked for an x amount of signatures and it was granted.

An Aaliyah fan thought it was time for the late singer to have a collection in honor of the late singer and actress.

Eric Ferrell, whom was Aaliyah’s Makeup Artist, once stated, that Aaliyah’s favorite Mac Cosmetics products were: Chelsey and Cherish lipsticks, Chestnut lip liner, and Expresso and Biscuit eyeshadows.

When the petition was written, in it, was stated that for the Aaliyah’s collection to include the collection standards such as eyeshadows,in my opinion, Expresso and Biscuit should be among, Lipsticks, which should include Chelsey and Cherish, Lipliners, which should include Chestnut, glosses, one should have hint of glitter, but not overbearing, and one should be a brownish nude, a contour and highlight duo, which should be soft and subtle, since Aaliyah’s highlight and contour was always natural, Beauty powder, which should be a nude translucent powder, false lashes, which should be natural, since Aaliyah did not wear over the top lashes, they should also be wispie like, and eyebrow pencils.

The collection is set to drop in the summer of 2018, which is more than enough time to put away your limited edition coins as per this collection will not be permanent.

I think it’s about time Aaliyah was honored as it has been 16 years ago today that the Singer/Actress passed away tragically in an airplane crash. I wish the collection was soon, but is honored, that it is happening.

There is no further information from Mac at this time, but I will update as more information is shared.Disclaimer: I do not own any of the photos used.

Creative Works: Homecoming Promo Picture

Next month, starts the kickoff of High School and Colleges Homecoming and I am doing my promo pictures. If you are new to my blog HI!!! I am a freelance makeup artist from Louisiana, I also love to write and entertain so I hope you stick around and watch me grow so we can grow together!!!

I decided to do a pink and purple smokey eye with hints of brown and burgundy. Here’s the items breakdown:

Face:

💋 Garnier Micellar water to cleanse

💋 St. Ives facial lotion with lavender

💋 Elf primer mist

💋Covergirl foundation in “Tawny”

💋 Ruby Kisses Cosmetics cream and powder contour kits

💋 Black Radiance blush in “Raspberry Sorbet”

💋Kiss New York eyeshadow in “24k” as a highlighter

💋 Elf setting powder in “dark”

Eyes:

💋 La color primer

💋 The Crayon Case ( owned by a Louisiana native) concealer palette in #3

💋 Anastasia Beverly Hills “Modern Renaissance ” palette

💋EBay palette for the purple

💋 Kylie Jenner dupe palette I got at Kohl’s for the black

💋Absolute New York palette for the pink and brow bone highlight

💋La color black eyeliner (liquid top; pencil bottom in black) Eyelashes in the style “Diva” ( I used Salon perfect adhesive)

Brows:

💋The Crayon Case iBrow pomade and concealer palette #3

Lips:

💋 Icing lipstick in “Just Peachy” ( Mac Cosmetics “Peach Stock” dupe)

💋 La Girl Cosmetics brow liner

That’s it perfect to dance the night away