Thursday, November 12, 2015

Day to Night Makeup Look with PUR COSMETICS "Love Your Selfie" Palette

There are many ways to turn day makeup into night makeup, and this is my version. I love eye shadows so this tutorial is focused on how to easily transform day time eye shadow look to a sultry, smoky and sexy eyes. I used the PUR Cosmetics "Love Your Selfie" palette. It's a travel friendly makeup kit that comes with 8 neutral eye shadows, blush, bronzer, highlighter, lip gloss and a mascara.

*Watch the tutorial below.*

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PUR Cosmetics "Love Your Selfie" Palette" $39 Buy it HERE
Full review and swatches HERE

Friday, October 30, 2015

PUR Cosmetics Lip Lure 2015 Collection

As of October 1, 2015, PUR Minerals is now PUR Cosmetics. They are expanding their line from their Mineral makeup to an entire makeup line such as eye shadows, makeup palettes, lip products and etc. It's definitely a brand to watch out for.

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One of their amazing new products are the Pur Cosmetics Lip Lure Hydrating Lip Lacquers $22. I had the opportunity to try them out and they are just, wow! I fell in love at first swipe on my lips. These lippies are full coverage, richly pigmented and incredibly comfortable to wear. I highly recommend them.

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The collection has 5 shades.

  • Graceful - Described as a "natural nude with a hint of romance". To me this is the perfect nude. It's not too dark. It's not too pale. Depending on the lighting, this looks like it has a hint of peach on my lips. This shade is perfect with dark smoky eyes. 
  • Belle - Described as the "perfect natural nude". It enhances the natural color of my lips and I like that it has pink in it. 
  • Fancy - Described as a "lustrous mauve". I love a good mauve lip color. I see hints of purple in it, which is right up my alley. This shade is so sexy!
  • Mystic - Descibed as a "ripe blackberry with a hint of raspberry". It's one of my favorite because it compliments my medium skin tone very well.
  • Fiery - Decribed as a "fierce siren". It's a classic red shade, but it looks more of an orangey shade depending on the lighting. Still love it!

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Packing is a silver barrel with a twist up design. It has a bit of weight to it. It also comes with this interesting applicator, which I have never seen before called, "shower head sponge applicator". Twist the bottom (you will hear clicking sound) and the product comes out in these 5 or 6 super tiny holes. Try not to over twist or too much product will ooze out. The slanted sponge is the perfect applicator in my opinion. I can get a precise application and it feels so nice and soft on the lips.

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The formula is amazing! It's creamy and applies smooth on the lips. It's so comfortable and non-sticky. It's full coverage, which I love because I have really pigmented lips and one layer is enough to  cover my lips. The finish is satin and as you can see in the photos it has a shiny look. I don't need to top it off with a lip gloss. The wear is about a good 5 hours and it doesn't dry my lips.

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*without flash*
Graceful, Belle, Fancy, Mystic and Fiery

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*with flash*

See my video to see how the colors look on me.

I know it is on the expensive side, but the price is worth it. I highly recommend it!

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DISCLOSURE: Some of the products are given to Everyday Makeup blog for editorial purposes, either directly from the manufacturer or from the agency that works on behalf of the manufacturer. All reviews on Everyday Makeup blog are the honest opinion of its author and editorial samples do not, in any way, affect the outcome of product reviews

Monday, September 28, 2015

PUR Minerals Love Your Selfie Palette

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PUR Minerals "Love Your Selfie" Palette $39
Buy it HERE

This limited edition collection is a travel-friendly kit that includes 8 eye shadows, powder blush, powder bronzer, powder highlighter, mascara and a lip gloss. I've only tried their mineral pressed powder, which is amazing so I was quite excited to try the palette. I am blown away by the quality. Everything in this palette is amazing. The eye shadows are smooth, buttery and extremely pigmented as well as the blush, highlighter and bronzer. The mascara made my lashes thick and big and the lip gloss is non-sticky. Oh, and it's only $39!

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Comes in a very sturdy hard paper case palette. I love the white and black. It's sleek and chic.

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Helpful tutorial on how to use the palette. You can do endless looks with it!

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Love the BIG MIRROR!

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I thought they did a really good job in picking out the eye shadow combination. The colors are neutral and natural shades that can be worn both day and night. I like that it has mix of shimmer and matte finish for a well balanced look. The pigmentation is seriously amazing! They are smooth and buttery to touch and super easy to blend. I love that it has a good black and brown eye shadow that can be used as an eye liner.

EXPOSURE: Vanilla shade with a matte finish. It's very buttery and smooth for a matte eye shadow. Great for lid color and brow bone color.

FADE: matte peachy brown.

FILTER: shimmery rose gold.

PHOTOBOMB: shimmery dark plum with silver flecks. It's such a beautiful color on it's own.

FLASH: shimmery champagne

CAPTURE: matte taupe Great transition color.

SEPIA: matte chocolate brown.  Great color for the crease and upper and lower lash line as an eye liner.

CLOSEUP: matte black. Great for smoking out colors and can also be used as an eye liner.

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Swatches without flash (above) and with flash (below)

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Here's what the eye shadows look like on my eyes

all lover color: FADE
inner corners: EXPOSURE
eyelids : FILTER
center of eyelids: FLASH
crease: SEPIA
brow bone: EXPOSURE
upper lash liner : CLOSEUP

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Mineral Glow Bronzer, Savvy Blush and Afterglow Illuminating Powder 

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PUR Minerals BIG LOOK mascara with Argan Oil

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Here's how the BIG LOOK mascara look on my eye lashes. It's a good day time mascara. I like that it gives my lashes good volume and the formula is non-sticky. But the formula is a bit too wet for liking so allow some time to let it dry.

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PUR Minerals Lip Gloss in Exposed

 A pigmented, natural pinky nude lip gloss that looks good on any skin tone. There's fine gold shimmers, but looks very subtle on the lips, so don't worry if you're not a fan of shimmers. The formula is non-sticky and feels very comfortable on the lips. Love it!

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How Exposed lip gloss looks on my lips. I didn't use any lip liner underneath. I love how it looks natural on my lips.

DISCLOSURE: Some of the products are given to Everyday Makeup blog for editorial purposes, either directly from the manufacturer or from the agency that works on behalf of the manufacturer. All reviews on Everyday Makeup blog are the honest opinion of its author and editorial samples do not, in any way, affect the outcome of product reviews

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Demi Lovato Inspired Look "Smoky Eyes and Nude Lips"

I love Demi Lovato and I love her song "Cool for the Summer" (It still feels like Summer in Cali O_o). Here is my recreation of one of the makeup looks in her music video. I did a black smoky eyes, nude lips and intense dewy skin. I love, love, love this look. Smoky eyes are my favorite because it's so sexy and sultry.

Makeup Tutorial below...

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All of the products I used are from the drugstore except for my setting powder (Dermablend loose setting powder in Cool Beige)

-Sonia Kashuk Luminous Liquid foundation 
-Revlon Colorstay liquid concealer in Medium
-Physicians Formula Super BB Cream 
-Wet n Wild Brow Kit in Medium

-Wet n Wild Fergie Centerstage Eyeshadow palette in Milano Collections. (Beige, Brown, Black and shimmery White eye shadows)
-NYX Jumbo Pencil in Black 
-NYX mousse eye liner in Epic Black

-Wet n Wild Fergie Centerstage Collection Around-the-Clock blush in Brush with Brilliance
-Wet n Wild Coloricon Bronzer and Blush in Dusk Til Dawn
-Wet n Wild Fergie Centerstage Collection Shimmer Palette in Rose Champagne Glow

-Wet n Wild Mega Last lip color in Bare it All
-NYC New York Color lip gloss in Nude York City

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It's a collaboration video with Makeup by Dyna. Make sure you check out her beauty channel

Friday, August 21, 2015

The Power of Makeup

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This post was inspired by NikkieTutorials on Youtube. She created a video showing the power of makeup after noticing girls hesitant to admit their love for it. As stated in her video, "Nowadays when you love makeup, you either do it because you want to look good for boys. You do it because you are insecure. Or, you do it because you don't love yourself". #realtalk.

For me, I love makeup because I want to look good for myself and El Hubby, of course (although he doesn't care if I wear makeup or not). I love myself, but I do have a bit of insecurities. Who doesn't? I'm not ashamed to admit that I sometimes rely on makeup as a mood booster. I use a concealer to cover up those dang blemishes I have and I feel much better about how I look when I have a full "caked" face that's on point that I don't wanna take it off. Is that so bad? In my opinion, to each his own. I love makeup. I love how it makes me feel and, it's okay ^_^.

I love Nikkie's video because you can clearly see right before your eyes how makeup can be change one's appearance. It's magical. It's art. It's powerful and amazing!

So, I decided to makeup my own version. Watch the video below to see it.

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Products used:

-Temptu Mattifying Primer
-Make-up Designory cream foundation in GY1
-Revlon Photoready cream concealer in Medium
-Dermablend Setting Powder in Cool Beige

-Wet n' Wild Fergie Eye Shadow Primer
-Wet n' Wild Fergie Photo Focus Studio Eyeshadow Palette in Milano Collections
-Mirabella liquid eye liner
-Urban Decay 24/7 eye liner in Zero

-Wet n Wild Brow Ultimate Brow Kit in Ash Brown

-Milani blush in Afterglow
-Wet n Wild Coloricon blusher in Pearlescent Pink

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Wet n Wild "Under the Sheets' Makeup Remover Towelettes

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Wet n Wild Under the Sheets Makeup Remover Towlettes $2.99 

  I got a bit excited when I saw it at my local Target. I didn't know WnW has makeup wipes, so I had to buy it. It comes in 25 pre-moistened makeup wipes. Brand claims that it's hypoallergenic, great for sensitive skin and removes makeup. 

 This product was just okay for me. Yes, it did remove makeup, but not entirely all of it. It was unable to remove waterproof mascara and eye liner. I had to put more pressure to really remove the makeup and it's not wet enough. Maybe I got a bad pack, but it needed to be more wet. It also looks and feel exactly like the ELF makeup remover cleansing cloths. They are both very stretchy and thin.

I've used better makeup remover wipes from the drugstore, but for the low price for $3, it's not so bad. For me, it works better to keep in my purse if I need to clean and refresh my face in the day. It's small and doesn't take too much space inside my purse. 

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Wet n Wild is Animal Cruelty Free.

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It's thin.

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It's very stretchy.

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All the silly faces I make when I remove my makeup O_o.

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Left side is after using the wipes.

I would love to hear your thoughts. Have you tried it?