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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Gold Sugarpill Makeup Look

Hi there! Sorry it has been a while since my last post/tutorial. I have two new ones for you today! This one is how to do a pretty gold and black makeup look using Sugarpill eyeshadows, and the other is about dying hair extensions. I will post the extensions blog right after this tutorial.

I absolutely LOVE Sugarpill eyeshadow. Sugarpill specializes in highly pigmented awesomenesssss colors...and you all know that is what I am about!!! Bright colors for everyone!

I wore this look during a photoshoot the other day and it matched all five of my outfits. That is the great thing about wearing gold eyeshadow because it matches almost anything.

I used these three Sugarpill eyeshadows: Buttercupcake, Goldilux, and Bulletproof. Also, used a black shimmer, and white shimmer that I bought at Sally Beauty Supply.


STEP # 1:

I am sorry I did not start taking photos from the beginning, but I didn't think about it until I got to this part.
First I used a white shimmer with a soft brush under my brown for highlight.

THEN I took Sugarpill's Buttercupcake and put it on the inner half of my eyelid. Take Sugarpill's Goldilux and layer it over the Buttercupcake yellow.....I think it looks amazing like this....like a really bright pretty gold!

 I used a black shimmer eyeshadow from Sally Beauty Supply (I believe it is called Stary Night) on the outter half of my eyelids and used some in the crease as well.


 STEP # 2:

I used Sugarpill's Bulletproof on an angled brush to make a medium straight line under my eye coming to a point.

ALSO added some on my eyelid to make the edges a bit darker. Then slapped on some pencil eyeliner on my waterline!


STEP # 3:

I used some crappy eyelash glue that doesn't work for eyelashes but works amazing for gluing on jewels, so that is what I used to make dots where I will place the jewels.

While I waited for the glue dots to dry a little I added a fun bindi! Though I ended up cutting off the top of it because I thought it was too long.


STEP # 4:

Place the jewels.....then add some lashes! This glue was MUCH better glue than the glue I used for the jewels...this glue is called Ardell lash glue.

I used two pairs of really thing, long lashes then put some mascara over the top. Then added some liquid black eyeliner over base of the lashes to cover the glue (although the glue is clear, I think it looks a little better and more finished with black liner over it).

YAYYYY your done! Now fix up your foundation, add some lipstick or lipgloss and take photos of it and send em my way! HEHE.  :D



Remember to check out my blog about the colored hair extensions I am wearing in the above two photos!!!!

Here are some photos from the shoot I wore this makeup at!!

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Red, White, and Blue Crackle Nails Tutorial

This is a tutorial on how my sister did her nail polish yesterday for the 4th of July! You can switch out the colors if you don't want these colors. My sister has done this many times on her nails with all different colors.

Things you will need:

1. Red and blue nail polish
2. Clear coat nail polish
3. Nail File
4. White Crackle nail polish
5. Cotton swabs and/or q-tips
6. Nail polish remover

Here is the nail polish she used:

She got the white Crackle polish at Sally's Beauty Supply


STEP # 1:

My sister's nails are perfect! They are 100% real. She files them with a nail filer first...and pushes her cuticles back to expose more of her nail.

Then she painted every other one red....let them dry.

Paint the remaining nails blue. Should alternate from red, blue, red, blue. Let dry. Clean up excess polish that go on your skin with q-tips and nail polish remover.

STEP # 2:

After the first coat is completely dry, take the white Crackle nail polish and paint on top of the red and blue polish very fast! It dries suuupppperrrr fast....and you don't have to be as precise with the crackle.

Also, clean up any excess white crackle that got on the skin. 


STEP # 3:

After the white crackle is dry, paint over all the nails with a clear protective coat nail polish.
 Looks like my sister still needs to clean up her skin around the nails a bit to get rid of the leftover nail polish on her skin.

You are done!

My sister wants to thank you for viewing this tutorial!

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Red, White, and Blue Sequin Makeup Tutorial

Since yesterday was the 4th of July, I decided to do some fun makeup to match my outfit!

Things you will need:
1. Gold, light red, dark red, light blue, dark blue, and white eyeshadow
2. Pencil black eyeliner and black liquid eyeliner
3. Silver glitter liquid eyeliner
4. Black mascara
5. False Eyelashes and eyelash glue (preferably Ardell lash glue, and a cheap lash glue)
6. Red sequins (blue or silver will work too...or all three!)
7. Red and blue pencil (lip liner or eyeliner will do)


 STEP # 1:

I used a white shimmer pressed shadow under my brow. Plus I used some foundation to cover my eyebrows.


STEP # 2:

Take a light shimmer blue pressed shadow....blend it from the corner of your eye, up to the white, and cover most of the eye lid.

Then add some dark blue shadow in the crease and a little above the crease, and on the outer half of my eyelid. I first put it on like this, then blend it in like the photo below. I decided I wanted the light blue I put on first to be a little more vibrant...so I chose a medium color blue/turquoise for that.


STEP # 3:

I used a light gold color (like above) then blended it with a light red/orange color like below.

Then used a true red color in the creases and above the creases, and also on the outer half of my eyelid (same method as the blue other eye). Blend, like photo below.

Both eyes will look like this after this step:
Ignore the eyeshadow that fell under my eyes. I cleaned that up with a makeup wipe!

Step # 4:

Time to put eyeshadow below the eyes! Opposites! Red under blue, and blue under red! I used the same reds and blues under my eyes having the line come to a point about half an inch after the outer corner of my eye.


STEP # 5:


I used a red soft pencil (lip liner actually) for the blue eyeshadow eye. Starting with a line like above to define the bottom of the eyebrow....only extending the line to the arch of the eyebrow.

Then I make a line on the top of the eyebrow and fill in between.

Then I filled in the outer end of the eyebrow and finished if off with defining the inner corner of the eyebrow, like above.

I used the same method with a dark blue eyeliner pencil for the other eyebrow.

STEP # 6:

Then I lined the outline of the red and blue shadow on my eyelids with some silver glitter liquid eyeliner.


STEP # 7:

Take black liquid eyeliner and line your eyelid starting a little from the corner of your eye and extending it outward and up a little further then the blue and red shadow under your eye.

THEN make a second line under that like shown above.

STEP # 8:

 I took some black false eyelashes and cut them in half. I used the inner half (the right half in the photo above)

...and glued them to the outer half of my eyelids right near my real lashes. (I used Ardell lash glue...it is the only glue that works for me.)

Apply mascara over your real eyelashes....and a little over the false lashes. Apply a bit to bottom lashes too.


STEP # 9:

Fun with sequins!!!!

I had a roll of sequin ribbon that I cut a piece off of, and pulled off the individual sequins to use (15 total sequins).
Use and eyelash glue (probably not Ardell....I used a much cheaper eyelash glue that sucks for eyelashes but works amazing for gluing on gems and sequins! Got my cheap glue at the .99cent store) and make dots in any pattern you like around your eyes. My dots are too big, so make them about half the size. My glue came out too fast.

I started putting sequins on the outer glue dots....it was easier for me that way.

Then added some sequins around the other eye.

The cheap glue takes a bit to dry. This is what is should look like dry...no white glue coming through the centers of the sequins. More sequins around one eye makes the overall design more interesting to me!

Fix up your foundation and you are done!


Send me photos if you try this!

Here are some photos of the finished results:

Thank you for reading my tutorial!