Category Archives: Tutorials

Perricone MD No Makeup Makeup Video

Here is the video overview of Perricone MD’s No Makeup Makeup products. In the video, I review each product and also do a live demonstration of how I apply them. You can also read written reviews for each product on this website–see the description box for details! Continue reading

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Bombshell Eye Tutorial Using CoverGirl Video

Here is a video tutorial of an eyeshadow look I put together using CoverGirl’s Bombshell products. I hope you like this tutorial and try this look out for yourself! Continue reading

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Vintage Pin-Up Makeup Tutorial

Here is a video tutorial for a 40’s-inspired pin-up look.

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Swatches: Zoya PixieDust Spring 2013 Collection

Here are photos and swatches of all of the colors from Zoya’s PixieDust Collection for Spring 2013:

  • Dahlia: Black Beauty sparkle, exclusive Zoya PixieDust Matte Sparkle formula.
  • Chyna: Red Dazzle sparkle, exclusive Zoya PixieDust Matte Sparkle formula.
  • Godiva: Soft Nude sparkle, exclusive Zoya PixieDust Matte Sparkle formula.
  • Vespa: Mint Kiss sparkle, exclusive Zoya PixieDust Matte Sparkle formula.
  • Nyx: Perfect Periwinkle sparkle, exclusive Zoya PixieDust Matte Sparkle formula.
  • London: Fog Gray sparkle, exclusive Zoya PixieDust Matte Sparkle formula.

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Tutorial: Holiday Look With Guerlain Liu Palette

As requested, here is the look I wore in a recent video. It’s a holiday-appropriate look created using the Guerlain Liu Palette. More photos of the look are below. Continue reading

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MAC Carine Roitfeld Collection Video

Here is a video overview of MAC’s Carine Roitfeld Collection. The video includes live swatches and my initial thoughts on the quality of the products. Continue reading

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Tutorial: Natural Summer Shimmer Look

Here is a full-face Summer look I created for those who want to show off a natural glow. You can watch the video for step-by-step guidance and see close-up photos here. Continue reading

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Natural Summer Shimmer Look

Here is a Summer-inspired look I did over the Memorial Day weekend. When the weather is hot, a less-is-more approach is often the best. The more makeup you pile on, the more likely it will melt, smudge, or crease in the heat. Continue reading

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Classic Date Night Look

Just wanted to share a “date night” look I did this week. It’s fairly conservative, but still gives some oomph to the features. Not too shimmery, not too matte. Not too bold, not too plain. Not too colorful, not too flat. Continue reading

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Tutorial: MAC In Extra Dimension Look

Here is an eye and cheek look that I created with some of my favorite MAC In Extra Dimension products. You can watch the video for step-by-step guidance and see the photos, below. Continue reading

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