The Makeup Show NYC 2016 Recap, Haul & Shenanigans

Hey guys. It’s been so long and you’re probably wondering where in the world have I been. Well over the last few weeks I’ve been working on redecorating my apartment. It was a huge project that required a lot of time and attention shopping for what I wanted and putting things together, so I had to take a little break to get it done. If you follow me on Snapchat (glammzmore) you already know this as I’ve been sharing the process. If you don’t no worries as I’ll be sharing portions of my apartment makeover here soon, starting with my beauty corner. Anyway, The Makeup Show NYC was a few weekends ago and I attended the Blogger Preview Event the evening before to get a peek at some of the new products that would be featured at the show, along with a run down of the products included in our gift bags.

Makeup Show NYC Blogger Preview 2016

I ran into some of my blogger boos and met a few new ladies, and we decided to head to dinner after the event. We ate dinner at Burger & Lobster and grabbed some doughnuts from Dough for dessert. A great time was had and a few of the girls were from out of town, so I was glad that they were able to enjoy some of my favorite NYC spots.

Makeup Show NYC Blogger Preview 2016

@belle_anoir, @lisaalamode, @prettyprchick, @kays_ways

Here’s a peek at the goodies that were included in this year’s gift bag at The Makeup Show NYC Blogger Preview. It was a nice assortment (per usual) and I’ll be sharing my thoughts on some of the products with you guys soon.

Makeup Show NYC Blogger Preview 2016

I went to The Makeup Show NYC on Sunday afternoon with my cousin Monique in search of the items on my extremely small list. I don’t really buy much anymore unless it’s to update my kit, or products that I use a lot and run out of often. Trust me when I say I have more than enough makeup with some to spare.

Makeup Show NYC 2016

We left extremely happy because we were able to find everything that we wanted, with coins to spare for dinner after at Cafeteria lol.

Makeup Show NYC 2016

This is one of our favorite spots and The Makeup Show and Cafeteria is an annual ritual that we excitedly look forward to. We both had the Crispy Calamari Salad (which was divine) and of course I had to have some Mac ‘n Cheese. I can’t go to Cafeteria and not have Mac ‘n Cheese. We also had these delicious Blueberry Mojitos.

Cafeteria NYC Crispy Calamari Salad

Cafeteria NYC Fontina Cheddar Mac n' Cheese

I picked up an Inglot AMC Creme Eyeliner (my favorite eye liner) along with some lashes, a brush to contour my nose and an empty NARS Pro Palette to depot my NARS blushes. I  also ended up picking up a NARS Orgasm Illuminator as someone stole mine a few years back, and I love to mix it with my foundation. Stay tuned for some reviews.

Makeup Show NYC 2016 Haul

Did you go to The Makeup Show NYC? If so, what did you get?

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When I’m not hunting down the latest and greatest beauty products, beating a face or lacing a do, you can find me roaming the streets of NYC in my stilettos looking for the next best restaurant. Or in the kitchen trying to outdo myself from the last time.

5 Comments

  1. Nyree
    05.20.2016 / 11:05 am

    Girl, glad to see you back! I’ve been stalkin your page, looking for your wonderful posts! lol

    That event looks so fun, and per usual you are flawless!

    • Erica
      Author
      05.22.2016 / 1:53 pm

      Awww thank you so much. I don’t like to stay away so long, but sometimes life gets the best of me. Thanks for the continued support! ☺️

  2. Melissa
    05.20.2016 / 1:16 pm

    OK. So these pictures had my mouth watering! Thank you for giving me a new spot to try out. Lobster rolls are right up my alley!
    You look lovely as usual. Love the lippie.

    • Erica
      Author
      05.22.2016 / 1:55 pm

      Thank you so much and you are very welcome. The lobster rolls from Burger & Lobster is one of the best in the city, especially at that price point!

  3. DORIAN Love GRAHAM
    06.22.2019 / 9:07 pm

    I just cut my locs of 16 years due to the strain, weight, stress of the length. I’ve always had what others called a fine grade meaning majority thin, but thicker texture in the middle. Not that I can it all off ( scissor cut low) my side are bald with batches. Will my hair ever grow there again? What do you recommend for growth?

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