Saturday, November 1, 2014

Nars Makeover - Makeup Event at Blue Mercury

Nars Event at Blue Mercury

I attended a beauty event at my local Blue Mercury today. I actually had made the appointment over a month ago when I found out a Nars artist would be coming in today. The town I live in has a Blue Mercury THREE blocks from where I live which is very dangerous for me. I try to limit my trips to events such as today or if I refill on something because otherwise I would be there way to often and buying ALL the Nars! I was excited to try out the new Dual Intensity Eyeshadows and see the Holiday gift sets.  I was very impressed with the Dual Intensity eyeshadow and their consistency and staying power. These pictures are from 8 hours later.

The MUA used a cream pencil as a base which I did not think would last like this.  My only experiance is with nars cream eyeshadows and they crease like crazy. I thought it was a really interesting blend of colors.  I had always been intimidated by Pandora which is a duo eyeshadow that looks black/white.  The black side blends out to the nice silvery/grey you see.

Here is what she used

Brightening serum on my face before anything
the Luminous Mouisturizer and replenish eye cream

for my makeup she used
Light Optimizing Primer
Alaska Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer - light with neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones
Vanilla Radiant Creamy concealer - tiny cast of pink for fair complexions

Goddess soft touch pencil as a base - pink champagne
Callisto eyeshadow on my lid  - Icy Pink Silver
Subra Dual Intensity Eyeshadow on bridge - Black Orchid
Pandora Duo (black side) to add dimension - Sheer White Shimmer/Matte Black (shows grey when blended)
Black Valley eye paint as liner  - Black
Via Venuto Larger than Life Long Wear eyeliner on waterline - Black
Black volumizing mascara
Blondie eyeshadow for brows - neutral soft matte
Laguna Bronzer - diffused brown powder with golden shimmer
Orgasm blush - peach pink with golden shimmer
Copacabana liquid illuminator - glistening pearl

Biscayne Park Satin Lip Pencil - guava pink

Turkish Delight Lipgloss - pink sherbert

I really liked the new palette out for Christmas- the Laser cut eye/cheek/lip palette. It is beautiful!  I figured I spent enough and could add this to my Christmas list!

A futuristic vision for eyes, cheeks, and lips in a tech-chic double layer compact. Enter a continuum of cutting-edge color, coded for endless beauty.
Set Includes:
  • 3 shades of Hardwired Eyeshadow, a new formulation in limited edition shades, created exclusively for the NARS Laced with Edge Holiday Collection
  • Day Dream Blush
  • Laguna Bronzing Powder
  • Dolce Vita Lip Gloss
I would definitely consider Nars gift sets for any makeup lover!

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Makeup Sale

Hello everyone! sorry I have been missing in action! I have been very busy with work and just with life! I do intend on trying to post a few blogs here and there! In the mean time I put together a sale of items I have but haven't been using! take a look!

last sale for a while, lots of nars, ysl, dior, hourglass, sunday riley, cle de peau, chanel, ptr cc cream, and more!

Sunday, January 13, 2013

I'm Back!

Hello to any readers left to this blog!  I took a little hiatus from blogging, but will be coming back soon with new blogs! 

Here is whats coming
- current favorites
- new skin are! (Sunday Riley, Le metier de beaute, cle de peau)
- collection post
- Nars 2013 collection
- review of juice cleanse I am doing

any suggestions or requests?

Friday, April 6, 2012

Nars 2012 Collection is coming!

I always love the spring/summer collections the most! I am more into the nartural look with maybe a few brights thrown in!  This collection looks like its going to be amazing! It will be available online April 15th!

This is what Nars had to say about the collection,
"Summer brings with it a cocktail of warm earth tones and brazen shimmers. Eyes glisten in icy peach and matte apricot, or shine in iridescent orchid and blue. Lips are subtle in a glossy nude beige pink, or bold in a matte strawberry red. A delicate seashell pink lends nails a flattering hue for an overall look that's sizzling, sophisticated and -like so many summery moments - simply unforgettable."

This collection includes:
Blush,  $27 - Liberté
Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil, $24 -Buenos Aires
Velvet Matte Lip Pencil, $24 -Never Say Never
Soft Touch Shadow Pencil, $24 -Calabria
Nail Polish, $17 -Trouville
 Lipstick, $24 -Vendanges
Pure Matte Lipstick, $25 -Moscow
Trio Eyeshadow, $45 -Ramatuelle
 Duo Eyeshadow, $33 -Marie Galante

I will definitely be picking up the eyeshadows, nail polish, and the velvet gloss pencils (love them!)
What are you interested in?

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Burberry Makover!

Happy St. Patricks Day everyone!
Sorry I've been MIA lately!  Ive just been so busy I havent been doing anything exciting with my makeup so I havent had much to share. Today I went to the Burberry counter today after seeing Sandra's post about Pale Barley eyeshadow.  Oh boy did I end up getting more than that! I had one of those great makeup artists, that is so talented and knows exactly what you want!  I had asked about Pale Barley and she put this look together with the following items.


(pardon my unruly brows)

Sheer Foundation in Trench No06
Fresh Glow illuminator- on eyelids and cheekbones
Nude Bronzer
Blossom #5 blush

Pale Barley eyeshadow No22
Rosewood eyeshadow No09
Midnight Brown eyeshadow (in outer corners) No21
Golden Brown eyeliner no 6 (she used this under my eye and in my waterline)
Midnight Brown eyeliner No02
black mascara
Tulip Pink No27 lipstick

I LOVED the golden eyeliner on my waterline! I have tried white and beige eyeliners and always thought it looked a little odd.  The golden color takes away from any redness I have and just looks nice and soft and smokey!  I bought all the eye products, the lipstick, and another brighter lipstick.  The MUA was nice enough to give me samples of the foundation and fresh glow, which I may go back and get!

If anyone lives near Paramus definitely check out Araceli at the Burberry Counter!

Saturday, November 19, 2011

HUGE NEWS! Urban Decay Naked Pallete 2!

I just read online that Urban Decay will be coming out with a NEW naked palette!  I have the first one (I was one of the lucky people that got it online before it sold out)  and while I like it, I don't LOVE it.  The shades are a little too glittery for me.  I have to say thought, that even though I do not use it all that much, I still think its worth it for the money.  You get a lot of eye shadows, all together in one convenient palette.  I will definitely be checking out the new version when it comes out in February! How about you?

These are the eyeshadows
Foxy, Half Baked, Bootycall, Chopper, Tease, Snakebite, Suspect, Pistol, Verve, YDK, Busted, Blackout

and it looks like it comes with a mini lip gloss (I'd prefer the mini primer since the UD primer is so great)

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Nars One Day Sale!

I have Friday off so I am VERY tempted to go hit up this sale! What would YOU get?