Monday, September 30, 2013

CoverFX CC Cream Review - Full Coverage Foundation that Heals at the Same Time!

Hi Bellas,

Time for another review!  Today I'm bringing you a review from one of my favorite brands.  CoverFX has launched a new product.  They just came out with their CC Cream.  Are you 1) A fan of full coverage foundation or 2) Looking to improve and heal your skin?  If so, you gotta check this review out!
CC Cream

Friday, September 27, 2013

FOTD: Renny Vasquez Inspired Smokey Eyes

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another Face of the Day.  I was totally inspired to do this look immediately after attending Renny Vasquez' Beauty and the Beat Class in Atlanta.  I took the class Saturday day and that night I recreated his signature smokey eye.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Beauty and the Beat Makeup Class Recap Part 2 - Renny Vasquez Makeover

Hi Bellas,

Yesterday I recapped part 1 of Beauty and the Beat Makeup class.  Today i'm sharing with you part 2, where Celebrity MUA Renny Vasquez showed us his signature makeup look.  Check it out!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

30% off Alcone at Home!

Hi Bellas,

I wanted to share a quick coupon code with you.  Use code FALLINLOVE to get 30% off all of the amazing Alcone at Home products I've been blogging about lately.  Perfect to get your fall makeup ready!  This includes favorites like the Beauty Blender, Ben Nye Banana Powder, OCC Lip Tars and More (these favorites are listed under the Best of Alcone Tab)!

You can check out my Alcone at Home Webstore to also find Alcone at Home branded products like the RCMA Foundations and Kryolan Dermacolor Concealer (under the Alcone at Home Collection Tab).  Happy Shopping!

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Beauty and Beat Makeup Class Recap - Part 1 Beat Face Honey aka Tatiana Ward's Makeover

Hi Bellas,

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of assisting Makeup Sensations BeatFaceHoney aka Tatiana Ward and Renny Vasquez for their Beauty and the Beat class here in Atlanta.  It was such an amazing experience of learning, bonding and sharing.  I wanted to share some tidbits I learned and pictures of the event.  They're hosting their next class in Houston and I'll share details as well.  Check it out!

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Colorful Back to School Makeup - Perfect for Homecoming!

Hi Bellas,

Happy Tuesday!  I'm back with another Face of the Day. I know a lot of my viewers are back in school and have events like Homecoming and Dances to prep for.  Today I wanted to give you a look to try out.  I wanted something fun, youthful but simple at the same time.  

Monday, September 23, 2013

Review and Super Bright Makeup Tutorial: Sugarpill Elektrocute Collection

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another super bright makeup tutorial!  I couldn't resist doing a neon makeup look once I received Sugarpill's new ElektroCute collection in the mail.  This is homage to my early days when I rocked the heck out of bright eyeshadow.  I'm also giving you a review, swatches and tips on this new collection.  Check it out!

Friday, September 20, 2013

New Eve Pearl Products: HD Liquid Foundation Treatment and Primer

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another review from one of my favorite brands Eve Pearl.  She recently launched some new HD products.  Once again, I'm in love.  Check it out!

Thursday, September 19, 2013

It's Back! September ATL Makeup Meet-Up This Saturday 9/21/13

Hi Bellas,

I'm so excited to announce that on this Saturday we have the return of the Atlanta Makeup Meet-up!  We have a brand new location, tons of giveaways and education for you and it's all free.  I'm so proud to be a co-host and founder of this group.  If you're near Atlanta, you've got to check it out!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Sugarpill Cold Chemistry Review and Concert Makeup Look

Hi Bellas,

Happy Wednesday!  Today I wanted to share a review and look from one of the hottest new makeup releases out there - Sugarpill's Cold Chemistry Palette.  These shades hold true to Sugarpill's super pigmented philosophy but they have a bit of a fun twist for Fall.  Check it out!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

HD Photoready Foundation Tutorial feat Alcone at Home Pro Brands

Hi Bellas,

I'm super excited to finally share my newest foundation tutorial.  I've been using my RCMA foundation and Dermacolor Concealer for Alcone at Home non-stop over the last few months.  I think i've found the perfect combination for perfect, HD ready skin.  Check it out!

Monday, September 16, 2013

House of Lashes Haul & First Impressions

Hi Bellas,

Time for another haul!  In case you didn't know, I'm obsessed with false lashes.  It's amazing how many more styles and types are available now a days.  One of the hottest brands, House of Lashes, has been making a mark on Instagram.  They recently had a Friends and Family sale so I decided to check them out!

Friday, September 13, 2013

NYFW Spring 2014: Calvin Klein: Makeup Recap & Rewear

Hi Bellas,

Happy Friday!  Today covers my last installment of NY Fashion Week/Makeup Coverage.  I'm ending it with one of my favorite brands over the years, Calvin Klein.  Check it out!
Calvin Klein Spring 2014

Thursday, September 12, 2013

NYFW SS2014: Nanette Lepore: Makeup Recap & Rewear

Hi Bellas,

Today's fashion coverage brings you American Contemporary designer Nanette Lepore.  Born in Ohio and relocated to NY, Nanette's influence comes from a bohemian childhood and a passion for a good party.  Her designs are seen on the hottest in Holly wood from Taylor Swift to Blake Lively and Sofia Vergara.  Check out my break-down of what the models wore on the runway!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

SS2014 NYFW: J Crew: Makeup Recap & Rewear

Hi Bellas,

Happy Wednesday!  Today's Fashion Week Coverage is on one of the Blogasphere's favorite brands - J Crew.  Since 1983, J Crew has grow to several extensions including Children, Men's, Wedding, and in 2006 the Madewell line targeting women ages 18-40.  On the catwalk they even debuted Sophia Webster for J. Crew Shoes.  Check it out!
J.Crew spring/summer 2014
Image credit to

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

NY Fashion Week: Tommy Hilfiger: Makeup Recap & Rewear

Hi Bellas,

Day 5 NYFW coverages features classic American designer Tommy Hilfiger.  Since I was a kid I remember his preppy designs going from the runway to the streets.  This Global brand has dominated the fashion world. This time around, his collection
Picture courtesy of

Huge Giveaway! Meet me in New York this weekend & Free Ticket to Oprah's MUA Reggie Wells Master Classes!

Hi Bellas,

Happy Tuesday!  I'm so excited about this weekend.  I'm headed to New York for a really great event.  Alcone at Home has partnered with the incredible, industry legend Reggie Wells - Celebrity Makeup Artist to Oprah as well as A-Listers including Beyonce, Halle Berry, The Obamas and more.  He'll be doing a NY Meet and Greet as well as a ton of Makeup Artist classes for everyone - from the everyday woman to master classes for makeup artists.  And I'm doing a giveaway to let one of you attend for free, and a chance to be his model!  Check it out!

Monday, September 9, 2013

Spring 2014 NY Fashion Week: Trina Turk: Makeup Recap & Rewear

Hi Bellas,

On Day 4 of Fashion Week coverage I'm sharing with you Trina Turk's show.  This California born designer is the representation of sunny design and colorful, ready-to-wear designs.  She's well known for her dynamic colors and signature vintage prints and on the runway, the models donned fresh makeup to match the sunny designs.  Here's how to recreate it!

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Spring 2014 NY Fashion Week: Charlotte Ronson: Makeup Recap & Rewear with Alcone at Home

Hi Bellas,

On day 3 of New York Fashion Week coverage, I'll be giving you a recap of Charlotte Ronson's show.  Known for her impeccable style and trendsetting designs, Ronson’s clothing and accessories have quickly become a favorite among such fashion forward celebrities, models and influencers including Blake Lively, Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Richie, Rihanna, Diane Kruger, Leighton Meester, and Kate Moss.  Charlotte Ronson even launched her own beauty line at Sephora in 2011.  Today i'm giving you a recap on the super youthful and easy to recreate makeup look.  Check it out!

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Spring NY Fashion Week: Project Runway: Heidi Klum Makeup Recap & Recreation with Alcone at Home

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with day two of Fashion Week Coverage.  Project Runway has always been one of my favorite reality tv shows.  When I picked this show to cover, it didn't dawn on me that they'd be keeping the show secret until the footage aired on tv, dope!  However, we did get one sneak peak at the show.  Here's a shot of the judges along with guest judge, the fabulous Kerri Washington.  Since we can't get a sneak peak of the collections just yet, I thought I'd give you a breakdown of how to recreate Heidi Klum's gorgeous  look.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Spring 2014 NY Fashion Week: Candela: Makeup Recap & Recreation with Alcone at Home

Hi Bellas,

Happy Friday!  I hope you all are doing well!  I wanted to let you know that here on my blog, I will be covering every single day of New York Fashion Week.  My Alcone at Home Beauty Blogger Team and I will each take one show a day and share with you a recap.  Best yet, we'll break down the makeup and show how you can take these runway trends and turn them into everyday wearable looks with product recommendations.  Today I'm featuring Candela.  Check it out!
Photo Credits to Candela on Instagram

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Makeup By Ren Ren's August 2013 Beauty Favorites

Hi Bellas,

It's that time again, monthly favorites!  I will say, i've been on a roll for getting these up on my time, pat on the back! LOL.  This month I'm showing you the products that really stood out to me as well as a few that weren't so great.  Check it out!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Review & Swatches - OCC Moderncraft Collection

Hi Bellas,

If you follow me on Instagram, you know i've been posting tons of pictures of Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) new Fall 2013 collection - Moderncraft.  It was actually inspired by the 1920s art scene in cool is that? Get ready for some gorgeousness ahead!

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Easy Summer to Fall Makeup Look feat Alcone at Home

Hi Bellas,

Happy Tuesday!  Today I'm following up on last Tuesday's post on how to transition your makeup from Summer to Fall.  I gave you 3 easy tips last week to do so, and today i'm incorporating it into a tutorial.  This look is in between summer and fall, still light feeling but incorporating deeper shades.  Best yet, it's quick and easy to do.  Check it out!

Monday, September 2, 2013

The Balm Cosmetics - Mini Haul

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another mini-haul!  One of my favorite brands is the Balm.  They have such an amazing line of products.  I'm slowly building my collection.  They're frequently on sale on one of my fav daily discount sites HauteLook so I always check it out when The Balm is on sale!