Friday, February 28, 2014

Eve Pearl Giveaway Winners

Hi Bellas,

Thank you to everyone who participated in my Eve Pearl Giveaway.  I'm glad to have so many new followers on my Instagram page.  Once I get to 5,000 I'll do another giveaway!


Meanwhile, congrats to the winners!

Meli - Finger Palette, Gloss and Tools
Onlymo- Bombshell Palette

Send me an email with your shipping info by midnight Friday 2/28/13 to claim your prize or it goes to someone else!

Till next time, Ciao Bellas!


Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Vampy Lips feat Wet N Wild inspired by Love and Hip Hop NY

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another FOTD.  Though Winter is coming to an end, I'm still in love with vampy lips.  Today i'm showcasing a super affordable combo from Wet N Wild that was inspired by the makeup from the Love and Hip Hop New York Reunion.  Check it out!

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

House of Lashes - Falsies Haul

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with a little haul!  House of Lashes hosted a 20% off sale for Valentines Day.  I couldn't say no!  The lashes are a little pricier so any sale is great.  These lashes are all over Instagram and they're worth the hype.  Check out my haul!

Monday, February 24, 2014

CoverFX Brush Set Review & Giveaway!

Hi Bellas,

Who's ready for another giveaway?  I'm so fortunate that each month I can share some awesome products from CoverFX as one of their 2014 Brand Ambassadors.  This month it's all about their brushes and I'm giving 3 lucky winners a chance to win their own sets.  Check it out!



Sunday, February 23, 2014

Makeup By Ren Ren's February 2014 Beauty Favorites

Hi Bellas,

Time for monthly favorites again!  This time around, I was diligent in getting together my favorite beauty products for February.  I'm actually headed to New Orleans for Mardi Gras this weekend so I wanted to get this video up in time.  A lot of these products are new additions from my
IMATS LA Haul.  Enjoy!

Friday, February 21, 2014

IMATS Tutorial with First Impressions of New Products

Hi Bellas,

Time for another tutorial!  I picked up a lot of new items at LA IMATS last month, and I thought it'd be kind of interesting to do a first impressions and tutorial at the same time.  You'll see my first reaction to new products and witness the vampy look I ended up coming up with.  Check it out!

Thursday, February 20, 2014

FOTD: Nude and Glowy

Hi Bellas,

I've been in a nude makeup mood lately.  Today I'm showing another glowy pink look that I rocked a few weeks ago.  I think I'm totally ready for spring and my makeup is showing it.  Check it out!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Brigitte Bardot Inspired Makeover

Hi Bellas,

I wanted to share a makeover that I did on my good friend Melissa for her birthday.  She wanted something youthful and fresh.  After all was said in done, I found that I did a vintage Brigitte Bardot look which I love.  Check it out!

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

FOTD: Purple and Pink Glam feat Alcone at Home

Hi Bellas,

Whenever I feel like wearing color, pink and purple always seems to be a good combo.  It's bright but wearable at the same time.  Today i'm showing you a look I wore to the first day of LA IMATS.  During these shows I like to rock a "Beat Face".  Check it out!

Monday, February 17, 2014

My Eve Pearl Thank You Giveaway!

Hi Bellas,

I hope you're not tired of giveaways yet, because I've got another one for you!  I want to thank you all for helping me win Eve Pearl's Black Friday Giveaway.  You all mentioned my name when you made your purchases and as a result I was hooked up with tons of goodies which I'm giving back to you!  Check it out!

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Winners! Graftobian, Alcone, CoverFX, CoverGirl

Hi Bellas,

Sorry about the delay in announcing the winners to the tons of giveaways I've been having.  With SnowPocalypse here in Atlanta and getting stuck in snow in NY for a week, it took some time, lol.  Well I know you all are super excited to hear the winners of some of my recent giveaways!  Without further ado...

Congrats to:

  • Graftobian Airbrush Winner:  kimberly 
  • December/January Favorites Alcone Enduring Lip Color in Creme Brulee - yourdafness
  • CoverFX Twitter Winners: @GizFarris @onlymoni22
  • CoverFX Instagram Winners:  sutchaisana , jdias1123, beautybymallory
  • CoverGirl Wal-Mart Winner:  Ashley

Please email ASAP makeupbyren@yahoo.com so that I can make sure you get your prizes - include your name, shipping address, and the product/contest you won.  For the CoverFX winners, please email me your shades as well!


FTC Disclosure:  Gifts sponsored by brand.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

FOTD: Nude Glam

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another look!  I decided to try out a new Mehron eyeshadow palette that I picked up at IMATS and i'm glad I did!  It made me remember how much I love matte, neutral looks.  Check it out!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Red Hot FOTD and Dupe for Lime Crime Velveteen Lipstick

Hi Bellas,

Who doesn't love wearing red lips?  They just make me feel a certain way - fierce!  Today I'm sharing a FOTD that I wore for the second day of IMATS LA.  Check it out!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

FOTD: Bourjois Beautiful

Hi Bellas,

Last week I featured some of my favorite shadows from Bourjois, today I'm featuring a look rocking them!  This is a great easy neutral look with a pop of color.  I wore it in a recent YouTube video and got tons of compliments.  Check it out!

Friday, February 7, 2014

FOTD: Easy Bronze Look & New Camera!

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another FOTD.  I decided to test out my new Canon Rebel T3i that I got for Christmas to finally take some makeup shots.  I'm pleased with the results!  Today I'm giving you a super easy, neutral bronze look.  Check it out!

Thursday, February 6, 2014

CoverGirl Bombshell Look, Review and Giveaway

Hi Bellas,

Today I'm giving you an all drugstore tutorial featuring CoverGirl's new Bombshell collection.  And not only that, i'm giving you a chance to win a $100 Wal-Mart gift card to pick up all the CoverGirl you want.  This is an easy smokey eye nude lip combo.  Check it out!




Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Atlanta Makeup Meetup Recap: Tips and Tricks for Small Business Taxes

Hi Bellas,

For those of you who didn't attend my last Atlanta Makeup Meetup, I didn't want you all to miss out on the super valuable information that we received.  Buffie The Tax Heiress, a well-recommended accountant to many MUAs and fellow entrepreneurs gave us some great tax tips for us small business owners.  Check out my recap!

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Product Review: Eve Pearl Invisible Finish Powderless Powder

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another review from one of my fav brands Eve Pearl.  I received the cutest little touch-up kit a while back.  I had time to test it out at some long makeup wearing days like IMATS.  Check out my review!

Monday, February 3, 2014

Introducing my Atlanta Makeup Class: Makeup Artist 101: The Essentials to a Complete Makeover by Me!

Hi Bellas,

I have some really exciting news.  I've been planning for this event for the last year.  This month I will be holding my very first Professional Makeup Artist Course!  I've been waiting for the perfect time and place and it's really a dream come true for me.  I'm bringing you all:  Makeup Artist 101:  The Essentials to a Complete Makeover by Makeup By Ren Ren.  I'm excited to share the details, check it out!