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Friday, September 27, 2013

Beauty Spotlight on Nars

The temperature is starting to cool down, the leaves are changing color and the stores are over flowing with pumpkin everything! I absolutely love this time of year! Let's take a look at one brand that has caught my eye this fall, so far.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Behind the Scenes with The Diva Squad

Hello lovelies!

So as many of you know, I've teamed up with some exceptionally talented women and we have combined our talents and have brought you The Diva Squad, makeover specialists.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Easy Back to School Makeup Looks!

Hello my loves!

So I've gathered some of my favorite go to products and created some super easy makeup looks that take literally under 10 minutes to apply.

Day 1 focus on *bold eyes*

 Products used are listed below:

  • Prime lid with Urban Decay's Primer Potion
  • Apply UD's Tinted Moisterizer to entire face
  • Line bottom lid with NYX's eyeliner in Black Kohl.
  • Apply UD's Naked Basic's e/s in W.O.S under brow 
  • Blend UD's Naked 2 in the crease and faint in the corner.
  • Pat UD's Crave e/s on the lid. 
  • Line lips with Wet N Wild's Nude lip liner and apply Revlon's Primrose Lipstick and a gloss on top. 

Day 2 focus is *purple*

Products used for Day 2 are listed below: 

  • Prime lid with Lorac's Behind the Scenes eye primer
  • Apply Lorac's Creme e/s underneath the brow
  • Blend Lorac's Mauve into the crease
  • Pat MAC's Beautiful Iris on the lid and blend a tad into the crease 
  • On the lips is MAC's Riri Boy
     Day 3 focus is *pop of color*

Products used are listed below:

  • Today I used Stila's 10 in 1 HD Beauty Balm on my face
  • Primer on my lid is NXY's HD Eye primer
  • Under brow is Lorac's Creme e/s (yes this is my fav go to color)
  • Lid is Youngblood Cosmetic's Kasbah Tip: *This is a mineral e/s so you have to pat this on thick or blend it out to really show that pop of color*
  • Waterline is primed with NYX's Jumbo eye pencil in Milk and lined with LA Colors' eyeliner in Sky Blue.
  • To set the liner on the waterline, I used Milani's e/s in Olympian Blue and also added a bit of this color in my crease.
  • Lips are nude today using Maybelline's Electro in Fierce N Tangy.

Day 4 focus is *bold lips*
Products used are listed below: 
  • Primed face with Yes to grapefruit's Even Skin Tone Moisterizer
  • On my Brows is Anastasia's express for brows in Brunette.
  • Under the brow, pat on Kat Von D's e/s in Heaven and Pray for me to transition into the crease.
  • Blend Urban Decay's Rapture in the crease.
  • Pat on Loreal's Infallible e/s in Magnetic Coral on the lid.
  • Lips are MAC's Heaux Lipstick from the Riri Heart's Mac collection.

Day 5 focus *Contour*

Products used are listed below: 

  • Kat Von D's Lock it Tattoo Foundation
  • Mac Pro Longwear concealer under brow
  • UD's W.O.S. under brow bone for highlight
  • Blend UD's Naked 2 in the crease and Faint into the corner
  • Pat UD's Foxy on the lid and Venus in the inner eye.
  • Products used to contour are ELF's Bronzer and Youngblood's Mineral Blush in Cabernet. 
  • On the Lips is MAC's Prolongwear Lipglass in Ready or Not

I know this may seem like a lot of steps but I promise you it only takes a few minutes to apply, once you have your favorite products set out to use. If you would like a more detailed description, please feel free to comment below.

As always, thanks for reading!

<3 Radiantblends

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Falling in love with fall looks!

Ah, fall! It's starting to cool down and you're ready to grab those cute boots and scarves that have been sitting in the back of the closet all summer long.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

All hail, Queen BEY!

It's Beyonce's Bday so it's the perfect opportunity to blog (more like brag) about one of my favorite music idols.