Friday, November 30, 2012

Eyeko Skinny Mini Duo - Awesome Liner and Mascara for your Travel Bag


Hi Bellas,

I'm a big fan of the UK Brand Eyeko.  And now they're carrying them at Sephora, yay!  Recently I got to try out a very useful set which everyone can use.  It's especially travel friendly.  Check it out!


Thursday, November 29, 2012

How to Contour with Cream Foundations - MAC Sculpting Creams Demo & Review

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another video.  I filmed this maybe 2.5 months ago but I still think it's relevant.  I'm doing a full review of the MAC Pro Sculpting creams from their MAC Face and Body Limited Release Collection.  In this video I review the products and also give you some alternative product recommendations and show you a do a full contour using the products.


Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Back to MAC - Classic Fall Lipsticks

Hi Bellas,

You might have noticed my recent obsession with deep, dark fall lippies.  I absolutely love them this time of year.  They just make you feel so glamorous and vampy.  Today I want to show you two colors I picked up using MAC's Back to MAC Program.  Yay for free lipsticks!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Quick Fall Look - Winged Liner and Deep Lips

Hi Bellas,

Tis the season for Red Lips!  Today I wanted to share a quick FOTD.  It's super easy yet glam at the same time.  One of those last minute looks you pull out when you want to look done up but don't have a lot of time to do it.  Check it out!

Monday, November 26, 2012

2012 Holiday Dinner/Party Makeup Tutorial - Smokey Copper Eyes

Hi Bellas,

Happy after Thanksgiving!  So today's tutorial was supposed to go up before Thanksgiving here in the US but this video gave me some major technical difficulties.  Regardless, I still wanted to show you this great Fall, Holiday look that will be perfect to wear to dinner/parties with your friends and family.  I decided to do a more bold eye and nude lip which is very food eating friendly, lol.  Check it out!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Makeup Kit Haul - Ben Nye, Mehron, Kryolan and More!

Hi Guys,

I'm super lucky because here in Atlanta I have this awesome theatrical makeup show called Norcostco - it's also available online to those not in the city.  They have a great range of brands from Graftobian to Ben Nye, Mehron and Dermablend.  Their busiest time of year is before Halloween and I stopped by to pick up some goodies.  Here's my massive haul!
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Monday, November 19, 2012

Lip of the Day: MAC Rebel and Ben Nye Vino

Hi Bellas,

Happy Monday!  It's time for another Lip of the Day.  This is a great Autumn Deep Red Combo that I wore in a recent video.  It's a little easier to wear then a bright red lip because of the darker, more subdued tone.  You can wear this during the day or night.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Giveaway Winners!

Hi Bellas,

Happy Friday!  Whew it was a long week, but we're almost at Thanksgiving, yay!  To celebrate the week I thought I'd announce some contest winners!
I recently had two giveaways, here are the winner:

Hautelook Giveaway for the Mario Badescu Silver Powder
Blog Winner:  Nicole Wright

Wintertize your Skincare Routine Giveaway - MaskerAide Sheet Mask Set
Blog Winner: Rubiiee
YouTube Winner:  Medina Neenah

Congratulations!  You have till next Tuesday at Midnight EST to email me your name and contact info or the prize will go to someone else, congrats!

Atlanta Makeup Artist
Atlanta Photographer


Thursday, November 15, 2012

MAC Pro Class - Drag Makeup - Tips & Haul

Hi Bellas,

I attended a MAC Pro Class here in Atlanta and it was a really fun topic - Drag Makeup!  I learned a lot of great tips and also picked up some new items for myself and my kit.  I was able to capture all of this in a detailed post for those of you who can't attend these seminars because you maynot be a pro member or maybe they don't have classes/pro stores in your city.  Check it out!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Holly Beth Organics Skincare Review

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another skincare review.  You all might remember my post on the Honey Blogger Event from a few weeks ago.  Well at that event I had the opportunity to meet Holly of Holly B Organics and try out some of her amazing skincare.  She's got some amazing products and you all definitely need to know about them - they've won tons of awards for her USDA organic certified skincare.  Check it out!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Quick Target Makeup Haul

Hi Guys,

Everytime i'm at Target, I just can't say no to a trip down the makeup aisles.  I picked up some makeup on whim and wow i'm impressed by some of the items and not so impressed by others.  Check it out!

Monday, November 12, 2012

Tutorial: Glam Fall Look with Dark Vampy Lips

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another tutorial!  Today's look is glam for fall, featuring a dark vampy lips.  I wore this to a MAC Pro class so you know I wanted to go all out.  Check it out!

Friday, November 9, 2012

October 2012 Favorites!

Hi Bellas,

It's that time again - time for monthly favorites!  I think I missed September but I've got a nice amount of goodies to feature from October.  It's very makeup and skincare heavy with a few hair items.  Check it out!


Thursday, November 8, 2012

2012 Halloween Pictures - Michael Jackson Thriller & Ola Ray Couple Costume

Hi Bellas,

It's about time I showed you my Halloween Pictures from this year!  I didn't do a tutorial on it because Halloween always ends up being crazy, but I did get some pictures.  I tweeted some sneak peaks of my costume and finally here is what my BF and I were Halloween!  Check out the makeup and costumes!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Pretty Pink Bridesmaid Before and After

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another client before and after.  I was going through my memory card and found a picture of a bridesmaid I did for a summer wedding.  Check out the before and after!

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Makeup Forever Coming to Atlanta!

Hi Guys,

Guess What?  Makeup Forever is coming back to Atlanta!  I recently attended their Pro Road Show and now they're hosting an event for everyone - beginners and pros!  It's called the Mobile Makeup School.



Here are the deets:

  • There are two elements to the Mobile Make Up School: 
    1. Make Up Bag Remix Apt:  30 minute one-on-one make up bag consults 
    2. Focus Lessons:  Quickie make up lessons for those on the go.  
When:  Friday, Nov 9th and Saturday Nov 10th 2012 12pm - 8pm

Where:  Atlantic Station at Central Park 18th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30363


Book an appointment at www.facebook.com/Makeupforeverusa 

Hope to see you there!

Monday, November 5, 2012

How to Winterize your Skincare Routine + A Giveaway!

Hi Bellas,

Happy Monday!  I'm back with another video.  I thought this one would be super helpful for those of you who are noticing that your regular skincare routine isn't cutting it for the colder weather.  I naturally have dry, sensitive skin so I have a few tricks up my sleeve to help your skin feel nice, soft and moisturized for the Fall and Winter.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Hautelook Haul and a Mini Giveaway!

Hi Bellas,

Without a doubt, www.Hautelook.com has been my go-to shopping site.  I literally check it out everyday to see what's on sale.  I've hauled a bunch of items over the last few months but wanted to show you some select beauty/jewelry/clothing/accessory items that I thought you all might be interested in.  Check it out!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

LA Splash Cosmetics Review - Pics & Swatches

Hi Bellas,

Today I finally get to try out beauty line that I've had my eye on for a while.  I'm sure many of you are familiar with LA Splash Cosmetics.  Their primer is super popular for using with glitter.  Anywho, I got a chance to try out some of their products and I've got pics, swatches a review for you all.  Check it out!