Friday, December 28, 2012

New years nail look

 Here is a new years nail look
                                         These are the nail products that i am using. From left to right. Matte n a in blockbuster, pure ice in jaguar, and the l a colors art deco in white.

                                           I am also using the Orly top 2 bottom as a base coat and a top coat

                                         This is with the base coat on
                                          I painted two coats of pure ice in jaguar on all my nails expect the accent nail.

                                           On the accent nail i applied 2 coats of  the Matte n a in blockbuster


                                           I used the L a colors art deco and wrote 2013 on my nails. I then applied a top coat of the Orly  top 2 bottom over the top

This is a simple and quick look that is easy to do
laurie ann

Little haul

I picked up a couple of items at the store. Let me show you what i got.


                                         This is a limited edition from Loreal. Its the Voluminous million lashes diamonds..


                                           This brush is different than some of the other loreal mascaras. I have used this for a week. I dont see any difference in the formula compared to the other loreal mascaras. I also dont see that it makes my lashes  appear long or thicker.


                                             I also picked up the Loreal true match concealer.
                                         This is a creamy formula. It blends very easy. I want to continue to try this out but so far i have noticed that when i apply this to my undereye area, that it doesnt really stay put all day. It wears off throught the day.



peace and beauty
laurie ann

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Top 5 Foundations of 2012

I hope that you all had a great Christmas. I know that i  did. I will share with you in a video what i got.

Now on to the top 5 foundation that i have loved of 2012.


 5) MAC pro longwear foundation.

                                            This longwear foundation that gives up to 15 hours of coverage in any environmental condition. Lightweight and creamy with a sheer to medium coverage. Looked great during the summer with 100 degree weather.


4) NYX stay matte but not flat liquid foundation.


                                        Provides full coverage with matte results. This oil free and water based formula worked great during the hot summer months and still managed to look great.




3) Hard candy just face it one step foundation


                                       This all in one makeup is great for moms or students on the go. It is a primer, concealer, foundation and drys to a powder finish. It minimizes pores, regulates oil and reduces the appearance of fine lines.



2) Maybelline Dream smooth mousse


                                         This makes your skin look hydrated for up to 14 hours. This is also good for people with sensitive skin.




1) Revlon colorstay whipped creme makeup


                                        Time release formula balances your skin for a flawless look. Its all day flexable wear with no flaking, caking, or feeling heavy. This was my go to over the summer months with temperatures around 100 degrees.



I hope that this has been helpful.
Stay tuned for more of my favorites for 2012.
peace and beauty
laurie ann

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Nail look of the day featuring polish from Nail Art Society

I got this polish in the Nail Art Society monthly subscription. I will post that video tomarrow.
Here is what i did.



                                         Cherimoya Matte n a
                                            In blockbuster






                                           This is in Mystery




                                              i didnt use the glue that came with it but i did use this 5 second brush on nail glue.

                                         I applied one on each of my accent nails



I love the polish. I goes on matte and stays matte. The way it looks reminds my of velvet. I also love these colors. I also love that the stones had several different sizes to pick from.


Peace and beauty
laurie ann

November favorites

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Orly holiday mini swatches

I had these in a haul that i posted.  I got these at Sally's.







                                          Halo

                                        Torrid

                                       Angel eyes

                                              Devil may care

                                          Flare

                                         Unlawful

I love all of these colors. There are all beautiful and perfect for the holiday season


peace and beauty
laurie ann







Energy sheets

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laurie ann

Pentel energel x pen

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laurie ann

Tropical NECCO wafers

peace and beauty
laurie ann

Monday, December 17, 2012

Gold and Green Smokey eyelook

This is a perfect look for the christmas season.
Lets get started.


I always start any eyelook by using a primer. Today i used Benefits stay dont stray


                                                I am using the Sephora color daze blockbuster  palette



                                               I used this green eyeliner on my upper and lower lash line






                                        This green i used on the lid and blended it out into the crease


                                         I used the make up for ever metal powder on the upper inner half of the eyelid.


                                          



                                            On my upper lashes i used the loreal voluminous false fiber lashes and on the bottom maybelline lash discovery







 peace and beauty
laurie ann


Friday, December 14, 2012

light brown smokey eye and makeup of the day;

I hope that you are all doing great.
Here is my look that i did today.


                                         Here is all the makeup that i used.
                                             Super magic BB cream


                                       I used the above items to prep my eyes. On the left is the maybelline pure stay powder foundation in buff and on the right i follow that with the mally evercolor poreless face defender. I also use the mally again after i put on the eyeprimer.


                                       Today i am using the early bird palette from pixi  and i used the above color eye base.




                                              The early bird palette from pixi


                                          I used this matte brown on the upper lash line and blended it up the eyelid and also used it on the lower lash line as well .


                                              I then used the above color on the lid and blended it up to the crease until it was blended out.

                                         I used this shimmery white on the brow bone.



                                        next For my undereyes, I used the nyx waterproof concealer in yellow, then the pixi correction concentrate in brightening peach and then i set it with the ben nye banana luxury powder.



                                          To finish the eyes, I used the hard candy 1000 lashes fiberized lash weave primer and when that is dry i used the Khroma beauty eve fidelity long lasting waterproof mascara on the top lashes and on the bottom lashes the maybelline lash discovery.








                                             The bronzer i used for contouring
                                               The highlight i used to highlight
                                          The blush i used.


                                              I used the Anastasia brow powder duo on my eyebrows.




                                            I used the Rimmel london stay matte pressed powder in natural





                                        For my lips I start by using this pepsi wild cherry lip balm




                                             For my lips i started by using the Elf lip primer, Then the jane iredale just kissed lip plumper  in milan then over the top i  used Too faced lip  injection



                                         This is the color of the jane iredale just kissed lip plumper in milan








I hope that you enjoyed this look.
peace and beauty
laurie ann










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