Today was wonderful! My daughter is only two so Mother’s Day is still new for me. After church and breakfast (and a little nap) I spent the afternoon swimming and playing with Maryjane. When she tells me that she loves me I feel a happiness that knows no bounds. So after I tucked my little one in to bed i had to wash the chlorine out of my hair. You all don’t know this but I recently cut of my hair into a fun bob cut. Tonight was the first time I sat down at my vanity to style it myself since it was cut Friday. When I flat ironed it it was so shiny and cute I felt inspired to do a make up look to accompany it. Below are a list of products used with mini reviews. Oh and please excuse the freckles the sun brought them out in force!!
Hair: I tried the Keracolor leave in treatment that came with my April glam bag while it was damp and then I used the Got2B flat iron balm on each section of my hair before straightening it. It left my hair smooth and silky and I feel like it was really protected against the heat. It says it will protect up to 425 degrees and my Chi goes to 430. I’ll keep using the balm and let you know how it holds up.
Face: I used the Loreal True Match liquid foundation in w1 porcelain and set it with the matching pressed powder. For this i used my sigma brushes f80 and f85. I think that this line of products is the among the best drugstore foundations. The shade range is enormous and the coverage is very buildable. If you want a more sheer look apply it with a moist sponge. If you want full coverage, like me trying to cover my freckles, I stipple it on with my brush.
Blush: I used NYX cream rouge blush in the shade Golden. I dabbed it on with my fingers and then blended it out with my beauty blender. I love these blushes especially in the summer because they hold up so well in the heat! They have tone of shades and go on so easily! Great product!
Highlight: I used the Cream Highlight from Urban Decay in the shade Wicked. This has the most unique texture, it is smooth and extremely light. It feels like having nothin on at all and yet you can tell from the pictures it catches the light perfectly. It blends seamlessly with my cream blush though not quite as easily with powders. Overall it’s a staple in my kit!
Eyes: For this I used my Naked and Naked 2 palettes from Urban Decay and my Maybelline 24 hour Tattoo Eyeshadow in Bold Gold. I laid down a base of Bold Gold and blended it out lightly into the crease. Then I went into the Naked 2 and used YDK on my mobile lid. Then, using the Naked palette I picked up Toasted on a fluffy crease brush and blended it on the crease concentrating on the outer v. Finally I used Sin as a brow highlight and blended out Toasted. For eyeliner I used Urban Decay 24/7 liner in Underground. I just tight-lined all the way around.
Brows: I used my ultimate favorite and stand by, the Anastasia brow powder in medium ash. I use this everyday with an angled brush to fill in my teensy brows. It is PERFECT! Hands down the best brow option!
Mascara: I tried out a new one tonight and I have to say that. I am not impressed. It is the Too Faced Lash Injection. It was dry and not very buildable. I managed to get my lashes how I liked them but I have used cheaper products that worked better really. Very disappointed 😦
So that wraps it up I hope you like it and feel free to ask any questions.