Bang for your buck?

So, I came across this article and thought I’d share. I’m definitely going to try a few of these out and give you the 411. After all, who doesn’t love a good buy? I’m trying out the St. Ives scrub and the Rimmel Extra Wow Lash Mascara! I love mascara and can’t wait to try it out. Have you tried any of these products out? What did you think?



Favorite products

Happy Friday! I’m so excited about Easter weekend and spending time with my family. I hope you have an fabulous weekend. While getting ready today, I couldn’t help but think how much I love my NARS Orgasm Illuminator and NARS Orgasm and Laguna Blush/Bronzer duo. I fell in love with these products when I stopped by Sephora one day looking for a new blush and bronzer. One of the makeup artists sat me down and applied all three products to my face and I was sold. If you like that gorgeous “glow” look then this is for you. One or two small streaks of the illuminator of on the ridge of your cheekbones and pow, you get that instant shimmer.

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Beautiful Creatures Pur Minerals Makeup Kit

Beautiful Creatures

Alright so I’m super excited about the upcoming film, Beautiful Creatures! You can check it out in theaters on February 14 and it’s the perfect film for Valentine’s Day.

Beautiful Creatures tells the story of two star-crossed lovers; Ethan, a young man longing to escape his small town, and Lena, a mysterious new arrival. Together, they uncover darksecrets about their respective families, history and town. As the tie between them strengthens, they become tangled in a dangerous web of spells and secrets from which there may be no escape. Beautiful Creatures stars Alden Ehrenreich (“Tetro”), newcomer Alice Englert, Academy Award® winner Jeremy Irons (“Reversal of Fortune”) Oscar® nominee Viola Davis (“The Help,” “Doubt”), Emmy Rossum (TV’s “Shameless”), Thomas Mann (“Project X”) and Academy Award® winner Emma Thompson (“Howard’s End,” “Sense and Sensibility”).


I just received my very own Beautiful Creatures Pur Minerals Makeup Kit and in this video you can get a closer look at the enchanting colors.

Make sure you go pick up your very own Beautiful Creatures Pur Minerals Makeup Kit at your favorite beauty store.

Get the “Beautiful Creatures” look with Pür Minerals’ movie-inspired makeup collection with supernatural shades for all skin tones. ARV (approximate retail value): $39.

Below check out pictures of my Ridley “Dark Caster” makeup and my “Light Caster” makeup.

LIGHT CASTER LOOK – I used Spellbound to cover the whole eyelid and Supernatural to cover starting at the crease and below. I used Forbidden to line around my whole eye with an eyeliner brush and finished with the black eyeliner on the bottom lash line.

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DARK CASTER LOOK – For this look I used Fate to cover my whole eyelid and Siren to cover the bottom half of the eyelid. I used a eyeliner brush to line all around my eyes with Fantasy and then finished eye lining my bottom and top lash line with the black eyeliner.

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You can use any of the colors in the kit to come up with your own version of “dark” or “light” caster look. I chose these colors because it was my personal choice. You can also go lighter or darker and add a red lipstick for the dark caster look. I suggest you pick up the Beautiful Creatures Pur Minerals Makeup Kit so that you can play with the colors. Check the videos  below for more information on the film.


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“The Casters” Featurette:

“I’m just trying to figure this out” clip:

“Lena rains of Ethan” clip:


Get Smokey for the Night!

As I watched the rerun of the Golden Globes red carpet on E!, I noticed that the smokey eye effect was lighting up everyone’s eyelids! It’s actually one of my favorite makeup looks for myself when I go out at night and my absolute favorite of the night was the one and only Jennifer Lopez. Her hair, dress and makeup was perfection, and she was one of the many who spruced up her eyes. Check this link for more details on all the starlets who wore the smokey eye effect on Sunday night and below you can see my very own smokey eyes!












I used a sheer eye shadow to cover my entire lid then a light purple to cover the crease and lower lid with black eye shadow on my upper and lower lash line. I finished the look with black eyeliner on the upper and lower lash line as well.

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Morning delight!

Most of us dread the early morning wake up! I, for one am not a morning person so when the alarm clocks goes off, I’m usually pressing snooze a few times before I actually wake up. One thing I always do is look for ways to make my morning easy, breezy and of course a way to look great in the morning. I work from home but that doesn’t mean I don’t want to look GREAT! After all, you never know who is going to knock on my door. Lol. I came across this article while checking out In Style online and I definitely wanted to share. Who doesn’t want to look better in the morning? SIGN ME UP! It gives you info on how to have a flatter tummy in the morning to getting rid of those pesky little dark circles under your eyes. Click here for the details and here’s to a happy MORNING!

My Nails for New Year’s Eve 2012

Saturday afternoon I decided to head to the nail salon and visit my favorite manicurist, ERIC! He’s amazing and his nail designs are fabulous. Luxury Nails & Spa is located on Clay Rd and Westway Park Blvd. It’s right down the street from the beltway and easy to spot. If you love getting your nails done and love designs, check Eric out because he won’t let you down! I always hit up this spot for mani’s and pedi’s, the staff is really nice and there’s never a long wait.

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