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Seven New Sugarpill Shades

Recently I received the 7 new Sugarpill (affiliate link) shades from Amy. I just finally was able to swatch them! I swatched them on bare skin, on Aromaleigh Light Primer and on Pixie Epoxy. I also did some color family swatches. […]

September 28th, 2010|Categories: Reviews, Uncategorized|Tags: |20 Comments

Arsenic and Old Lace

Arg, I’ve got huge dark circles under my eyes today! I couldn’t fall asleep for anything last night. I was up after 2:30 am and then I forgot to set my alarm. Thankfully I woke up at 8:20, so I wasn’t late taking Dave to work, or getting to work myself. I threw my makeup on super fast and didn’t put on any undereye concealer, and I really should have. Anyway I put together a look I liked, even if it was quickly. I used Concrete Ruse and Arsenic. Arsenic is a very interesting shade, as it’s a reddish brown with blue shimmer. […]

September 28th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |24 Comments

Evil Shades LE Halloween Collection!

Evil Shades has released a Limited Edition collection for Halloween! Eye Shadows: Eerie- An luminous white with a ghostly blue shift sparkled with orbs of pink and aqua Raven's Song- A shadowy black base with screams of hot pink sparkles Samhain- A grave metallic purple pearl Witching- A grim pearled aqua with a seducing pink [...]

September 28th, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|33 Comments

Mineral Makeup 101 Basics Video Tutorial

This is just a little video tutorial on some Mineral Makeup 101 – How to apply mineral eye shadow with the dab/pat methods. There are many other methods, including foiling, using Pixie Epoxy (my personal favorite), or other mixing mediums as well as using bases like Paint Pots or Shade Sticks. I showcase ecoTools brushes because I own about 40 of them, they’re easily accessible to most people, and I think they’re really good quality. You can buy several good sets from Amazon.com: Alicia Silverstone set 6 Piece Eye Brush set And you can also find them at Target, Walgreens, Walmart and other stores. […]

September 28th, 2010|Categories: Tutorials, Uncategorized|Tags: , |18 Comments

Some Phaedra Cuteness (and pug, too!)

These are all pictures from this past weekend of Phaedra and the pugs, Maximus and Princess Ion. A first ever, all 3 in the same spot chair. […]

September 28th, 2010|Categories: Life, Uncategorized|10 Comments