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Courtesy of The Makeup Show Trend Report... a run down of the hottest Spring 2017 Beauty Trends, along with the products you need to achieve the looks!
Don't let the heat wave fool you, Vamp Season is almost upon us and I want to make sure that your lip stash is ready. When Fall rolls in it's time to give your brights a break and let your vamps get some airtime. NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Copenhagen is perfect for the season.
I'm usually not one for the Tyrone Biggums nude lipsticks, you know the ones that gives us brown girls the ashy lips look and have us walking around looking like we haven't eaten for a few days... but let me tell you, I'm here for this one. It's just something about it that I love.
It amazes me how drastically my makeup routine changes over time. There was a time that I wouldn't dare wear blush as I thought that brown girls didn't need it, now I'm highlighting and contouring on a daily basis. So much so that I've succumbed to the hype of the contour kit. See what I mean, drastic changes. I had been researching all of the cream contour kits that's been popping up lately and had settled
Wearing nude eyeliner on the waterline is a great way way to open and brighten up tired eyes in lieu of a stark white pencil. In the photo above I am wearing Illamasqua Medium Pencil in Cane (pale matte canary yellow) which is perfect to achieve this look but unfortunately discontinued. Don't fret though as I have the perfect substitutes for you.
This is definitely an oldie but goodie. NYX Jumbo Eye Pencils are one of the first products that I became addicted to in the beginning of my love affair with makeup. They are great as eyeshadow bases and come in a variety of shades in both matte and shimmer finishes. Over the years I've kind of grown out of them and use other products but not Milk. No sirree. NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk remains in my stash and in my kit, and I will continue to buy it as long as they continue to make it.
I was so mad that I missed out on Afrobella's lipglass for the MAC Bloggers Obsession Collection, All of My Purple Life. I told myself that I didn't need it or anything else in the collection. Silly me. This color combination gave me the closest dupe that I've seen so far for All of My Purple Life.
I had 8 NYX Jumbo eyeshadow pencils in which I primarily use to line my waterline using an eyeliner brush. The pencils are a little too large to line my eyes precisely, and I tend to make a mess sometimes while rubbing the brush on the pencil to get product on it. So I figured they would better serve their purpose in a pot.
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