Makeup Monday: Bright + Colorful Spring Makeup

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Spring is in the air.
Makeup accordingly!
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Screw ‘Seasonal’ Makeup!: New ColourPop Paraphernalia

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Don’t misunderstand me. 
I partake in doing my makeup ‘seasonally’ and I’m all for rocking bright hot pink lips and yellow shadows in the Summer time. 
BUT…
What I don’t do, is avoid or discriminate against certain colors just because they don’t align with the current weather situation. 
With me? 
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MOTD: Red/Orange Glitter Eyes + Intense Winged Liner

It’s 80○ degrees in Phoenix already.
You can practically taste Spring…
Super warm tones and lots of glitter both seemed extremely appropriate to me.
I’ve also recently chopped off my hair so, the heavy and intense sparkles and deathly sharp liner could just be a side effect of the extra ‘pep in my step’ that can sometimes inevitably come with a change in appearance.
Who’s to say really…
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Current Highlighting Favorites: I Glow, Therefore I Am.

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I live by the following philosophy;
If you can’t see the highlight from outer space, then what’s point? 

With that being said, I thought I’d share with you my go-to highlighting routine as of the last few weeks. 
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Simple Makeup: The Perfect Neutral, Every Day Look (Full Face)

This look has become my go-to this month. 
I’m always down with something calm and neutral. 
Something that you can wear a n y w h e r e.

The office, a date, to run errands, school, an interview etc.
I can’t really think of any scenario in which the makeup wouldn’t work. 
It’s super simple.
Very basic.
Very neutral.
Nothing crazy.
Yet still enough winged liner and highlight to let everyone know exactly what you’re capable of, haha. It’s just spot-on for whatever, really. And that’s one of my favorite mental portfolios of looks; “The Universal” one.

As always – adjust and tweak as you like, and to your needs. 
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Winter + Spring? Sure, Why Not.

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Last week it was still pretty chilly and dropping into the low fifties at night but; here we are, the second week of February and it will be in the mid-to-high seventies for the rest of the week….and then will probably just ascend from there straight into Summer. WHAT?!

It’s left me confused, and the end result of that confusion is this dark chocolate Wintery smokey eye, with bright hot pink lips for Spring… Continue reading “Winter + Spring? Sure, Why Not.”

(Mostly) Matte Brown Smokey Eyes – No Liner Makeup

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To speak openly,
I prefer to be buried in matte brown eye shadows….

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First Post of 2 0 1 6! Winter Makeup: Winged Liner + Grey Lips

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It is officially 2016.
Such an insane, yet incredibly rad concept!
2016 will mean 10 years out of High School for me.
It means more travel, for which I cannot wait!
It means stepping out, doing more.
I want 2016 to be the year I start freelancing in the spare time that I don’t really have.
Last year was such a blast, I couldn’t be more psyched to find out what this next one will hold!

A N Y H O W

About the makeup..
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Winter Makeup: Vampy/Chocolate Look

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I woke up the other day craving chocolate in the absolute worst way, but since I can’t really shove my face full of Ghirardelli at 6 in the morning, I decided I’d settle for “chocolate inspired” Winter makeup instead. Plus I had a brand new, unopened lipstick that I wanted to wear, which I knew would go along perfectly with the whole “chocolate” concept.

The logic made sense in the moment because, chocolate.
l o l

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Holiday Makeup Look #2: Soft Icy Eyes + Dark Red Lips

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Tis the season, my friends. 
Tis
The
Season.
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