FOTD With The Balm Nude Tude Palette & Swatches

I had a chance to play around with my new Nude Tude palette from The Balm today.  I was lucky to score this on sale at Haute Look otherwise I might not have splurged on it.  On to the swatches!  I swatched these on bare skin as I wanted to get a feel for theirContinue reading “FOTD With The Balm Nude Tude Palette & Swatches”

BFTE Swatches & FOTD with Isis, Addicted and Tangerine

Aren’t those colors beautiful?  I finally caved and placed an order from BFTE (Beauty From The Earth).  I’m not  surewhy I hadn’t purchased from them before.  I ordered the Rainbow Collection, Mix & Fix, two sets of lashes (one set that I didn’t mean to order!) and the Color Of The Week which was Splash. Continue reading “BFTE Swatches & FOTD with Isis, Addicted and Tangerine”

FOTD With Sleek Ultra Mattes IV Palette

I’m so sorry I’ve been absent from my blog.   We’re currently remodeling (replacing all the floors, the fireplace and painting) and I’ve been focusing on that.  Well, I plan to make it up to you!   I’m bringing you a FOTD today, with swatches and reviews from Beauty From The Earth as well as OCC LipContinue reading “FOTD With Sleek Ultra Mattes IV Palette”

Brazen Haul (& day 7)

I received my Brazen order finally!  I was hard to wait while the store was closed but oh so worth it!   I purchased more shadows, some blush and of course more glosses.  The Brazen glosses are probably my favorite gloss ever.  They seem to have a great color pay off and yet still moisturize yourContinue reading “Brazen Haul (& day 7)”

FOTD with Flaming Marshmallow and Heat Lightning (& day 18!)

A couple of weeks ago I entered an eye shadow naming contest with Meow Cosmetics.    The contest was to name a collection based on the joys of summer.    My entries were Kiddie Pool and Heat Lightning and Heat Lightning won!   The prize was a full sized shadow from the collection and I picked my colorContinue reading “FOTD with Flaming Marshmallow and Heat Lightning (& day 18!)”

FOTD with Prenatal Cigarettes and Still At The Nerd Table (& day 21!)

Today I wanted to play with some of the Darling Girl colors. Face:  Holika BB cream in Baby Bloom Cheeks: Dolly by Aromaleigh Lips:  Nude liner with Brazen’s Make Out over the top Eyes:  MAC Untitled under Evil Shades Spectrum Pot in pink.   Darling Girl Prenatal Cigarettes on lid and middle of lower lid andContinue reading “FOTD with Prenatal Cigarettes and Still At The Nerd Table (& day 21!)”

FOTD With Santa’s Mistress and Naughty List (& day 25!)

Yesterday I was thinking about all the holiday lights that I want to put up and it kind of inspired this FOTD.   I decided to use all colors from the Humbuggery collection from Evil Shades.  I really like how this came out and I’m particularly loving the lippie here….it’s just the texture and finish IContinue reading “FOTD With Santa’s Mistress and Naughty List (& day 25!)”

FOTD with Incantation & Girl On Fire(& day 26!)

Today I decided to play with some Evil Shades pigments.   Unlike I normally do, I’m going to start right off with a photo because it’s hilarious. Heh, little stinker was sneaky! Face: MAC concealer and foundie in NC15.  Evil Shades matte powder. Cheeks:  Dolly by Aromaleigh Lips:  Nude pencil with Brazen’s Lola gloss Eyes:  MACContinue reading “FOTD with Incantation & Girl On Fire(& day 26!)”

Green Lip Challenge (& day 28!)

We had a challenge in my FB makeup group.  It was an on the spot quick ninja challenge……green lips!  Now, unless it’s for a costume I’m not a huge fan of darker, off color lips.   BUT I also think it’s good to step out of your comfort zone once in a while and experiment. ForContinue reading “Green Lip Challenge (& day 28!)”

FOTD Pinch Me and Dance Dance (& day 29!)

Today I used a couple of the Virus Insanity colors.   These shadows wear really well and seem to wear for a long time.    I came home and touched them up and they looked good as new! Face:  MAC concealer and foundation in NC15.   Custom finishing powder. Cheeks:  Meow custom blush blend.  (basically I took aContinue reading “FOTD Pinch Me and Dance Dance (& day 29!)”

FOTD Sleek Palette and (& day 30!)

I bring to you the first FOTD using my sleek palette!    This time I went with a cool toned eye.  I found the shadows easy to work with and they well wore throughout the day. Face:  MAC concealer and foundation in NC15.  Evil Shades matte powder. Cheeks:  Physician’s Formula pH Matchmaker blush. Lips:  Nude pencilContinue reading “FOTD Sleek Palette and (& day 30!)”

Anniversary FOTD (& day 46!)

Yesterday was my wedding anniversary and we went out to dinner.   I got my sample of Jeweled Taupe in the mail so I wanted to used that.   It’s so pretty! Face:  MAC foundie and concealer in NC15, Brazen F&F powder. Cheeks:  Hot by Meow Lips:  Nude liner with Brazen’s balm stick in Snazzy Eyes:  MACContinue reading “Anniversary FOTD (& day 46!)”

FOTD With Diesel and Pineapple (& day 50!)

I chose to do yet another version of a smoky eye of sorts with lighter, more neutral colors and today I used two colors from Altered Ego. Face:  Defy Gravity primer with Meow foundation in frisky angora.  Evil Shades matte powder. Cheeks:  Meow’s Ginger Torch Lips:  Nude liner under More Synth by Evil Shades Eyes: Continue reading “FOTD With Diesel and Pineapple (& day 50!)”

Brazen FOTD (& day 51!)

One of the makeup challenges this week was ‘bohemian bronzed’ so I’ve been playing with a lot of neutrals and smoky eye.   Today I choose to do a look using all Brazen Cosmetics. Face:  MAC foundie and concealer in NC15.   Brazen’s Fierce & Flawless powder. Cheeks: Abandon Lips:  Lola gloss Eyes:  MAC paint in UntitledContinue reading “Brazen FOTD (& day 51!)”

FOTD With Mayor’s Daughter & Fire Inside (& day 52!)

I wanted to use a red and gold combo today so here’s my FOTD! Face:  Baby Bloom BB Cream, Brazen Defy Gravity, Evil Shades matte powder. Cheeks:   Brazen’s Abandon Lips:  TGIF by Venomous Eyes:  MAC Untitled, Tick: Tock nude Infinity base.   Darling Girls Mayor’s Daughter  on lid and middle of lower lid and Fire InsideContinue reading “FOTD With Mayor’s Daughter & Fire Inside (& day 52!)”