October 27, 2011

Fi.Я Cosmetics: "When You Look Fierce You Are Fear-less"

Makeup by FiFi of Fi.R Cosmetics recently sent me some samples of her pigments for trial and review.

In a nut shell...they are great. Very versatile in use and easy to work with! They are blendable and nicely pugmented!

Here is my video review and some pics where I used the pigments. And pics of swatches!



Her links:


left to right:
ONYX, JEWEL JAZZ,
MIDNIGHT SPARKLE,
CHROME & PEEP

Make it a beautiful day
Avi

October 26, 2011

Save The Tatas!! BCA Pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Here is the pink look I did in honor of Find A Cure for Breast cancer! Starring Jesse's Girl eyedust in "Fruit Punch"
So grab your Pink eyeshadow and here we go...
                                              THE LOOK

 

                                                                  TUTORIAL
               

Make it A beautiful Day!
Avi

October 21, 2011

MERMAID TREASURE

Another Subbie request!

This is totally wearable, well for me it is! LOL! I especially like this look because It stars my favorite green eyeshadow SUGARPILL's "MIDORI". Love it!

                                                                       
Tutorial                       


The Look




PRODUCTS USED:
EYES
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
NYX JEP in Milk & Pure Gold
Sugarpill e/s in Midori
Coastal Scents gold shimmer pigment
NYX e/s in Black
L'Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes mascara
E.L.F. Liquid e/l in black
MAC Fix+
FACE
Mary Kay T/M in Bronze1
MAC concealer in NC45
MAC MSF Natural in Medium Deep
NYC Blush in COPPER
MAC MSF in Soft & Gentle (cheek highlight)
MAC blush in Loverush (cheek contour)
LIPSEOS conditioner in lemon
NYX gloss in Chocolate Moose

Make it a beautiful day!
Avi

October 07, 2011

Feeling Blue FOTD

The Look from my Mac Lippies Video!


Products Used
NARS e/s Outremer
MAC e/s Oushi oushi (i think)(cutie pie quad)
MAC p/p Painterly
L'Oreal Hip Liner black
MAC l/s Peach Stock
MAC l/l Portside
Milani blush Fantastico Muave
MAC MSF soft n gentle
                                  
Make it a beautiful Day!
Avi

October 06, 2011

Review: KORRES Quercetin & Oak Anti-aging Eye Primer

About 3 weeks ago I received a sample of the KORRES Quercetin & Oak Antiageing Eye Primer for trial and review. I was super excited!
We all know that in order to keep our eyeshadow on all day without creasing and fading, we need to prime our eyelids. This product however, offered more than just keeping our eye makeup in place all day/night. It also claims to work as a corrector and anti-aging product for the eye.

It’s jam-packed with antioxidants like Quercetin, Oak and Sunflower extracts as well as vitamin E. These natural ingredients are supposed to help with smoothing fine lines and improving the skins elasticity. Since I have no problems in that area, I cannot attest to these claims.
It has a sponge tipped applicator which is good for product application, but it is a hassle to retrieve product from the container. I think a squeeze tube would prove better. I can tell that there is still a decent amount of product in there but it is a pain to get it all.
without primer
I have dry skin, but oily lids. This product worked great for mattifying my lids prior to makeup application. But at the same time, my lids felt too dry throughout the day. I rotated using this with and without another eyeshadow base but I still had the weird dry feeling on my eyes. :-(
with primer
I was a little nervous that it wouldn't blend into my skin because of the color which is in the pink and/or salmon family, but it blended well and did not negatively affect the outcome of my eyeshadow pigmentation.

However...

My eyeshadow began creasing after a couple of hours. It was not fun having to retouch my makeup while on the go. I think short term is ok for example; recording a YouTube video. But if you plan on wearing your makeup past lunch break, then this is not for you.

Disclaimer: I have received the sample product with compliments from BeautyStat. This review is my own objective opinion.

For more information on the KORRES® products, please visit www.korresusa.com.
 
Make it a Beautiful Day!
Avi

October 05, 2011

Orange Burgandy & Brown FOTD: Request Line

This was another request from one of my YT subbies.
                                


Products Used
MAC e/s Rule
MAC P/P painterly, idyllic
Inglot e/s #450
L'Oreal HiP cream liner brown
Smashbox e/s brown, pearly peach
Toofaced Lash Injection Mascara

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