Category Archives: Beauty

The #NoBareLips30 Challenge

A few days ago I came across Keiko Kaveri and her #nobarelips30 challenge on twitter. The challenge consists of not having a bare lip for 30 days and taking a photo of the gorgeous lippie of your choice. Keiko Kaveri writes here on her blog about her motivation for the challenge.

Quick Facts

  • #nobarelips30 is 11/16/2013-12/16/2013
  • You have a choice between swatching on your lips or hand.
  • The hashtag #nobarelips30 is live on across social media so tag your photos on twitter, instagram, facebook, etc so everyone can see.
  • You don’t have to wear a different shade everyday(but it would nice if you have it).

I think this is a really cool challenge so I’m jumping now even though it’s already started. Feel free to do the same and show off those pretty lip products.

Maybelline Color Elixir Amethyst Potion
Maybelline Color Elixir Amethyst Potion

You can follow Keiko Kaveri on twitter, instagram, tumblr.

Full 80^s Party Look

I went to an 80’s party Saturday night and had a really good time. For future reference, if you’re going to require people to wear costumes for an event and it’s not Halloween, do it at someone’s house. There’s nothing like being among people you don’t know dressed ridiculously and in a public place. It can make you terribly self-conscious and detract from an otherwise good time.

I wish I had a close up but I added a bit of purple above the blue and on the outer V.
I wish I had a close up but I added a bit of purple above the blue and on the outer V.
I think it's cute and I have no shame in recycling this for another occasion
I think it’s cute and I have no shame in recycling this for another occasion

80^s Party Look

I have 80’s party this weekend and nothing says 80’s like some serious make-up. Since I’m not familiar with that type of make-up I did some browsing on youtube and found this video.

I decided to recreate this look with what I had and this is was I came up with.

Evidence, Toxic, Smog eyeshadows and Perversion 24/7 Pencil from Urban Decay
Evidence, Toxic, Smog eyeshadows and Perversion 24/7 Pencil from Urban Decay
Lips: Nars Jungle Red Lipstick and Nars Wonder Lip Gloss Cheeks: Mac Cosmetics Blunt Nars Exhibit A.
Lips: Nars Jungle Red Lipstick and Nars Wonder Lip Gloss Cheeks: Mac Cosmetics Blunt Nars Exhibit A.

I think it turned out well. I’m really happy with the blush, but I may go a bit harder with the eyeshadow and wing it out more. We’ll see. Let me know what you think.

***The final party look is here***

CONFIRMED: Naked 3 is Coming!

Urban Decay posted this video on their facebook page a couple of days ago.

So the rumors are true. There are no confirmed release dates yet. I’m willing to bet it will be after the new year, but who knows. We all know that Urban Decay makes great eyeshadows so I’m sure this palette will be just as good as the others. However, I’m still lukewarm on it.

You can head over to http://www.urbandecay.com/udemail to sign up for their emails and get details on the palette as they’re released.

Now that you know it’s confirmed will you be running out to buy it?