Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Makeup By Ren Ren July 2013 Beauty Favorites & Giveaway!

Hi Bellas,

Time for monthly favorites!  I've got quite a few goodies to share with you this month that i'm absolutely loving.  And guess what, i'm doing a giveaway as well.  Check it out!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

5 Minute Makeup Tutorial featuring Alcone at Home

Hi Bellas,

Happy Tuesday!  Today's lesson is all about quick and easy makeup.  So quick that a fresh polished look should only take 5 minutes.  I used all of my favorite products which are up on my Alcone Website .  Check it out!

Monday, July 29, 2013

Senna Cosmetics 2013 Summer Collection - Review & Summer FOTD

Hi Bellas,

Happy Monday!  Today I'm excited to share with you a new summer collection from one of my favorite brands Senna Cosmetics.  There are some absolutely beautiful items that I can't wait to show you that will make amazing complements to your Summer Looks.  Check it out!

Friday, July 26, 2013

Winner! Velour Lashes Giveaway

Hi Bellas,

Thank you so much to everyone for participating in my Velour Lashes Giveaway on Instagram.  The lucky winner will get to pick lash of his/her choice!

And the winner is:  GIOVANNA_MBK 

Please send me an email by Monday at Midnight EST or the prize will go to someone else!

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Before and After: Pretty and Polished Bridal Look

Hi Bellas,

Happy Thursday!  Today I wanted to share with you a wedding makeover I did recently - it's all about neutrals and a polished look.  My bride wanted to look like herself but better.  Sometimes it an be challenging to pull of a more natural look - the key is to use enough makeup to enhance her features but not too much to where it's not natural.  Take a look!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Makeup Artist Series: Cleaning Your Brush Belt/Rolls

Hi Bellas,

I've been in a very crafty, DIY mood lately.  As a results, you'll be seeing a bunch of Tip Videos on how to make your makeup experience more organized and in order.  Today I'm showing you a quick tip on how to clean your makeup brush belts and aprons with some items you have in your kitchen.  It's important to keep your brush holders clean so that way they don't contaminate your clean brushes that you work so hard to wash.  Check it out!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

How To: Day to Night Makeup Featuring Alcone at Home

Hi Bellas,

Happy Tuesday!  Every Tuesday I will bring you an Alcone at Home Post featuring some of my new favorite products.  Today, I'm showing you how to easily transition from day to night time look by using color!  This is a great post for both neutral and color wearers alike!  Check it out!

Monday, July 22, 2013

FOTD: Purple Pop

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another Face of the Day.  I featured this look in last month's favorites and you all really seemed to like it.  It's a great way to incorporate color without going overboard.  I'm also using my new favorite Alcone at Home Shadows.  Check it out!

Friday, July 19, 2013

Product Review & Giveaway: Velour Lashes

Hi Bellas,

Happy Friday!  I'm back with another Friday Giveaway!  Today i'm giving a lucky reader a chance to win a luxury pair of mink lashes from Velour Lashes.  I'll also be giving you an in depth review as well as some pictures of me rocking these beautiful lashes.  Check it out!

Thursday, July 18, 2013

FOTD: Tropical Eyes feat Alcone At Home Pro Shadows

Hi Bellas,

Happy Thursday.  Today I wanted to bring you another look featuring my Alcone at Home eyeshadows.  I've been wearing these regularly ever since the New York Makeup Show.  Now that I've shared the news of this project I can start featuring looks I've created.  This is a super bright tropical look that I wore to the Chicago Makeup Show.  Check it out!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Engagement Shoot - Sultry Red

Hi Bellas,

Last week I shared with you some pics from my bestie's engagement shoot.  Today i'm showing how we transformed a pretty pink look into vampy red lip goodness.  Check it out!

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Introduction to Alcone at Home: Amazing Pro Eye Shadows

Hi Bellas,

Happy Tuesday!  Today is the beginning of a new series where I'm introducing you to a new project entitled Alcone at Home.  As an Alcone Blogger, I get to share some of my must-have products and Alcone's best sellers which have been streamlined into palette form and a simple easy to access web store for my viewers. Today it's all about eyeshadows and wow these are amazing.  Both MUAs and Makeup Junkies will appreciate the intense pigment and the easy palette style storage.  I've got tons of swatches of the shadows and all the pretty palettes that they come in.  Check it out!

Monday, July 15, 2013

Charlotte Here I Come! Sedona Lace Meet & Greet with PrettyLilMzGrace

Hi Bellas,

Guess who's coming to Charlotte?  I'll be there this weekend for a really cool project with Sedona Lace.  While I'm there, I'll also be hosting a Meet and Greet with Fellow YouTuber PrettyLilMzGrace.  I hope to see all my North Carolina peeps there.  Check out the details!

Friday, July 12, 2013

New Yazmo Traincase & Updated Kit Video!

Hi Bellas,

I have a really exciting video for you!  I personally love watching other Makeup Artist Traincase videos and I finally have a new one up!  In this video I'm showing off my new fabulous traincase from and also giving you an  updated look into my kit.  Check it out!

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Bestie's Engagement Shoot - Kelly Rowland Inspired Pinks and Purples

Hi Bellas,

Happy Thursday.  Today I wanted to share some pictures of makeup I did for my best friend's engagement shoot.  It's become a tradition for me to do the engagement makeup for my besties that get married.  Today I'm going to show you a pretty purple and pink look we did for her outdoor shoot.  Take a look!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

June Favorites Winner!

Hi Bellas,

Thanks to everyone for participating in my June Favorites Giveaway!  I wanted to quickly share the winner with you all.  If you didn't win, no worries because i've got some more giveaways coming soon.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

FOTD: Sultry Taupes

Hi Bellas,

Happy Tuesday!  I'm back with another Face of the Day.  I wore this look when I only had ten minutes to get ready.  In general taupe is a very popular eyeshadow color and I can see why!  It goes with almost anything!  Check out my quick and easy taupe look!

Monday, July 8, 2013

How To: Depotting Cardboard Palette Shadows into a Z-Palette with No Heat

Hi Bellas,

I've been on a roll with my do-it-yourself videos.  Today I'm sharing a depotting project which has allowed me to consolidate 3 stila palettes into one pretty, much more convenient z-palette.  The video is great for any of you wanting to depot shadows into cardboard palettes with no heat.  Check it out!

Friday, July 5, 2013

Get Ready with Me - MAC Riri Woo Glam!

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another tutorial!  This is actually a get ready with me video where I do everything - face, eyes, lips and hair from start to finish.  I wore this look to show off the famous MAC Riri Woo Lipstick.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Wal-Mart Makeup Haul!

Hi Bellas,

Happy Independence Day!  I hope you're having a fabulous day full of barbeques, friends and family.  I'm on my way out the door but wanted to make sure and put a blog post with a recent haul that I picked up recently from the drug-store.  I picked up a bunch of kit refills as well as some new items.  Check it out!

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Birthday Giveaway Winners!

Hi Bellas,

Thank you to everyone for participating in my birthday giveaways!  This is my thanks to all of you for all your support.  Check out the winners after the jump!

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Bridal Before & After - Summer Proof Glam

Hi Bellas,

Happy Tuesday!  I wanted to share a look that I did for a wedding a few weeks ago.  I noticed the purples are becoming a staple bridal look.  You can definitely add color while making it more neutral.  Take a look!

Stila - In The Moment Eye Shadow Palette

Monday, July 1, 2013

June 2013 Beauty Favorites & Giveaway!

Hi Bellas,

It's time for my monthly favorites!  This time around, I really picked items that I found super useful whether on myself or clients.  And this time around, I've got a giveaway.  Check it out!