Audrey Hepburn Inspired Look!

Well long time no see! With three AP classes this semester I was afraid I would never get to blog again XD! Thankfully my weekends are for the most part free, so I can reconnect with you all!

I’ve had a cold/bad allergies for the past few days so I’ve been a bit uncomfortable, but today I thought I’d play with my makeup and show you guys this look I promised earlier! It’s quite simple; as most of my creations are, but be warned. You are guaranteed to be noticed wearing this look, so if you’re a wall flower you might want to tone down the lip color or eyeliner!  If you enjoy the spotlight like me, you’ll get a kick out of this!

Oh! You might need this picture if you’re not familiar with dear Audrey. This is kind of her ‘signature look’

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Ok! Let’s get started!

1st:  Apply your normal concealer and a matte powder or powder foundation to create a nice matte finish to the skin. I used NYX’s concealer wand and their “Stay Matte not Flat” foundation.

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2nd:  With a brow pencil, fill in any sparse areas and lightly feather some color above your actual brow to make them appear thicker like Audrey’s. If you have a sharp arch, fill in the space to create a softer, more youthful straight line. I used NYX’s automatic eyebrow pencil in Dark Brown.

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3rd: Prime your lids and your lower lash line. With a matte champagne and chestnut color…

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Take the first color and place it across your upper lid. With a detail brush, take the darker shade and lightly line half of your lower lash line. These eyeshadows are from the Stila Not so Bare Pallet.

4th: Onto the signature eyeliner! With a gel or liquid liner black liner, thickly line your whole lid. Don’t worry about the wing just yet, just get a crisp, straight line. For the wing, don’t try to be dramatic – just follow the upward curve of your lower lash line and make a continuation of it. Try to make your wing as small as you can, and if you mess up, just wipe the mistake off with a q-tip or washcloth.

5th: With a volumizing mascara – I recommend this one by Estee Lauder… it’s so good! Oh, and here’s the Essence Liquid Liner I used…

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Apply two generous coats to your upper lashes and one coat to your lower lashes.

6th: Alright, one more step…THE LIPS :D! You’ll need a bright, almost orange-y red lip liner for the ultimate matte finish.

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Just swipe some color and blend out with your fingers or a lip brush. To increase the intensity, apply extra coats of color!

And you are finished!

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Hope you really enjoy this tutorial, and have a great weekend!

Pretty in Pink Makeup Tutorial!

Hope you all are having a blessed Sunday! As promised last week I’m going to show you guys how to get a beautiful look which showcases the super-girly color PINK!

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A pink eyeshadow, pink blush and pink lip balm is all you need!

1. Apply a lid primer to your eyes. I’m skipping foundation or concealer because it’s nice to let your skin breathe once in awhile! With a light pink eyeshadow, I swiped it all over my lid.

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I used my much loved NYX cream eyeshadow crayon. It glides on so smoothly that you don’t need to blend it. Apply your fave mascara for a toned down look or use a black liquid liner and wing it out for a flirty dolly look.

For blush I’d recommend a cream formula. It looks more natural and also hydrates the skin which makes it look more youthful. I used my NYX cream blush stick in Orchid. Just dot some on and blend with your fingers or a brush.

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This color has gold flecks in it so it really warms up my complexion!

Lastly for lips just use a tinted balm for the sake of natural-ness. My chubbi stick does the job just right!

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Tada! And you’re done! Enjoy squeezing the last warmth of Summer into this look! You’ll love it, I’m sure!

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OOTD + Hair and Upcoming Posts!

Hey guys! Just wanted to give you all a quick update on what new posts you can be expecting soon, and I wanted to flaunt my outfit and hair today! (Mostly my hair, my Nana did it!)

So as you might know I’m terrible at hair; I can’t do much at all!
I’ve wanted to see what a topknot would look like on me for a while but I couldn’t figure out how to do it!
Today my Nana came over so I could give her a manicure and do her makeup, then she did my hair for me!

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I added the flower hairband from Forever 21 for a cute touch.

My outfit is a pink long sleeve top from Target with buttons and my pattern shorts were from Forever 21!

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Yes, I’m standing up on a stool XD.

Now I want to give you guys a list of some upcoming posts you can expect soon~ Comment any requests you have!

1. Pretty in Pink Makeup Tutorial
2. Eating for Your Body and the Environment
3. Audrey Heburn Look
4. Porcelain Pretties Look
5. Recycling Tips and Tricks

Alright you guys, thats it for today! Hope you have a great day!

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Fall Transition Makeup and OOTD

Happy September ‘All 🙂 hope you guys are as excited for Fall as I am!
I was born in Fall, so I guess that’s why I love it so much; the festivals, the beautiful colors and all the holidays all make me so jolly!

Today I’m going to share with you guys an easy makeup look that combines Fall eyes with a hint of Summer lips.

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First though; my outfit of the day!

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This flowy purple and pink floral dress is from JC Penny; I love how I can twirl around in it XD

My ombré chain necklace is from American Eagle

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Alright, now onto the makeup! The main components of this look is the Fall eyeliner look on top and the bright “end of Summer” lips on the bottom to balance it out. I’d recommend these products from NYX and Smasbox right here

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1st- apply your favorite foundation/concealer and set with a powder so it will last all day. If you want your skin to look youthful and dewy opt for a liquid foundation.

2nd- Apply a pop of pink blush to your cheeks. This will help you look brighter, happier and well rested.

3rd- for your eyeliner to stay on all day apply a good primer. With my Smashbox limetless liner, I’m going to line my upper lash line with a thick straight line. This liner isn’t really that black, it’s kind of a smokey grey so it fits for this look. Next with a liquid liner, I’m going to line as close as I can to my lash line. This creates a gradient of color. You can also line your lower lash line with the liquid liner for more definition!

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Now curl those lashes and apply your fave mascara!

4th: Last but not least, I’m going to apply this NYX matte lip creme for a pop of electric fushia lips. Don’t worry, with the rest of the look kept simple and understated you won’t look like a clown!

And you’re done! Enjoy this look guys and have a great September!

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