Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Reviva Labs Skincare Review - How I Fight Wrinkles and Keep My Skin Firm

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another review!  You all know I'm huge on skincare.  I've been using some products over the last few months which have really made a difference in my skincare routine.  They're from one of my go-to skincare brands Reviva Labs, which never disappoints.  Check it out!

Monday, September 29, 2014

FOTD: Totally 90s

Hi Bellas,

Time for another look of the day!  I've been seeing so many videos for the 90s makeup look I really wanted to give it a shot.  I've been a fan of browns on my eyes and lips for a long time so this look definitely is one of my favs.  Check it out!

Friday, September 26, 2014

Makeup Organization - Z Palette Collection!

Hi Bellas,

If you all know anything about me, you know I love to keep my makeup nice and organized.  I am a palette freak!  I love to keep my makeup layed out in palettes so that I save room, see and use products more often and it also just looks neat.  Today i'll show you one of my holy grail products - Z palettes!  I'll show you how to organize your personal makeup and professional kit to display your makeup collection to its fullest.  Check it out!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Nails of the Week: Red Cherry Blossoms

Hi Bellas,

After last week's nail sticker failer, I decided to give it one more go.  Like I mentioned, I have a whole bunch of unopened packs of nail stickers when I went through a frenzy haul after they first came out.  I've been wanting to try this gorgeous Cherry Blossom design from China Glaze for the longest.  Check out my results!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Winner! Ofra Cosmetics Smokey Aqua Eyes Giveaway!

Hi Bellas,

Thank you to everyone for participating in my Ofra Cosmetics Giveaway!  One lucky winner is winning over $250 in prizes from one of my favorite makeup brands.


And the winner is... @SelinaBikeChick

Congrats!  Email your shipping information makeupbyren@yahoo.com by Friday at Midnight EST to claim your prize or it goes to someone else!  Stay tuned everyone, I have more giveaways on the way!



Tarte Double Detox Face Mask Review

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another review.  This time I'm testing out a face mask.  I've been on the hunt for one recently that will bring a nice boost to tired skin.  Check it out!
double detox™ Amazonian clay exfoliating facial mask

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

CoverFX Calming Primer Review/Giveaway

Hi Bellas,

CoverFX has done it again.  They've developed a brand new product packed with skincare benefits.  If you have or have ever experienced sensitive, red or irritated skin then this post is a must-read.  Plus, I'll be hosting an amazing Twitter giveaway for 10 winners!  Check it out!

Monday, September 22, 2014

Face of the Day: Fall Berries

Hi Bellas,

Slowly but surely I'm making my way into Fall Makeup looks.  I wanted to share with you a look I wore for a recent video.  I wanted to play with some new products from Mehron and Makeup Geek and came up with this really fun, berry toned look.  Check it out!

Friday, September 19, 2014

My First Fall 2014 Fashion Haul

Hi Bellas,

It's time for my first Fall Fashion Haul of 2014.  I picked up some really great pieces - some must-haves for your Fall wardrobe along with some cute trendy pieces.  Check it out!



Thursday, September 18, 2014

Massive Makeup Geek Eyeshadow Haul!

Hi Bellas,

I'm so excited to share with you one of my most recent makeup hauls - my Makeup Geek eyeshadows.  I recently purchased 22 new shadows that I can't wait to show you all.  Take a look!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Nails of the Week: Silver Serpentine Failure

Hi Bellas,

It's time for another segment in my Nails of the Week series.  This time, I gave some nail stickers a shot.  I went through a phase where I purchased a bunch of cool designs from various brands.  I had an unopened back of Essie Sleek Sticks Nail Stickers.  Check out the results - you may be surprised!
sleek stick nail appliques - effects by essie

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Colorful Palettes! Mehron Makeup Palettes Review

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another haul!  I recently got some goodies in from Mehron makeup.  They recently sponsored makeup for the new body painting show Skin Wars on the Game Show Network.  I see that as a perfect fit as I've used much of Mehron's FX/Theatrical Makeup in my Halloween tutorials.  If you love color, you've got to check out this haul!

Monday, September 15, 2014

Makeup Storage Solutions: New Spinning Makeup Brush Holder

Hi Bellas,

Who doesn't love a makeup storage post?  I love reorganizing my always growing makeup clutter to make my life easier and to make sure I'm using all of my products.  This time around, I went for a makeup brush storage revamp with a simple solution.  Check it out!

Friday, September 12, 2014

Tutorial: Aqua Smokey feat Ofra Cosmetics Giveaway!

Hi Bellas,

I have a surprise for you, another bright makeup tutorial!  It's been too long since i've gotten one up and I was totally inspired by this gorgeous aqua shadow in a new palette I received.  This is totally Old School Makeup By Ren Ren.  Make sure to check it out because I also have a makeup giveaway worth over $250!



Thursday, September 11, 2014

NOTD: Cake Pop Nails

Hi Bellas,


Time for another installment on my nails of the week!  I finally got in my order of CND Vinylux polish and top coat.  I picked out a pale pink that reminds me of one of my favorites - OPI Mod about you.  Let's take a look and see how well I was able to rock this weekly polish.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Wedding Guest Makeup: Neutrals are best!

Hi Bellas,

Happy Hump Day!  I'm back with another Face of the Day.  This is actually a makeup look I wore to my friend's wedding.  I did the makeup for the bride and then later attended the wedding as a guest.  Check it out!

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Eve Pearl Reverse Contouring Kit Winner

Hi Bellas,

Thank you to everyone who gave such great feedback on my Eve Pearl Reverse Contouring Video and Giveaway!  This is a fantastic giveaway and thank you so much to the Eve Pearl team for sponsoring the prizes to a lucky viewer!



Congratulations to @Tina_Rlak please email me your shade and mailing info to makeupbyren@yahoo.com

For those of you who didn't win, stay tuned to enter my Ofra Cosmetics Giveaway coming this Friday!



Friday, September 5, 2014

Makeup By Ren Ren - August Beauty Favorites

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another monthly favorites!  There are some really awesome new products and some oldies too that made a comeback.  Enjoy!



Thursday, September 4, 2014

Quick Marshalls Beauty Haul

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with a quick beauty haul.  I was hunting down some clear acrylic makeup organizers at Marshalls.  It took 3 different stores but I was able to find them!  I also picked up some beauty goodies along the way.  Check it out!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Tarte Cosmetics Friends and Family Haul

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another haul!  Tarte Cosmetics was having their annual Friends and Family sale.  I always pick up my Holy Grail brow pencils and decided to take advantage of the sale and pick up some new goodies.  Check it out!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

NOTD: Essie Big Spender

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another nail post!  I decided to paint my own nails again and picked out an old polish out of my collection.  I remember a time when I used to only wear magenta polish, the good old days when picking a color was easy lol.  Check it out!

Monday, September 1, 2014

GRWM: Leopard Romper & Red Velvet Lips

Hi Bellas,

I'm back with another getting ready with me video!  I was inspired by my leopard outfit to come up with a sexy, smokey cat eye and red lip combo.  You'll get a bonus outfit of the night shot in this video, check it out!