Friday, July 27, 2012

DIY: Velvet Nails

  Hey guys! So this new trend of the "velvet nail" has been going around pinterest and now Ciate has come out with a kit to create it ($19). I think it is an interesting idea so I decided to try to recreate it and I did so at a fraction of the price:D I hope that you guys enjoy and don't forget to check out my video tutorial on My YouTube Channel!

Products Used:
Orly - Lemonade
Butter London - La Moss
Orly - Lollipop
Recollections Flocking Powder (available at Michael's for $3.26!!)

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Kim Kardashian Inspired Makeup Tutorial

Thanks for checking out my blog! I saw this picture of Kim Kardashian on Pinterest (I don't know where it was from because the link took my to tublr) and I was stunned by her gorgeous makeup. I hope that you guys enjoy and don't forget to check out the video tutorial on My YouTube Channel!

Products Used:
Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow - Not Just Nudes
Urban Decay Naked2 Palette - Half Baked, Snakebite, Busted, Foxy, Blackout
Maybelline Master Precise Liner Pen - Black
MAC Eye Kohl - Fascinating
Stila Kajal Liner - Onyx
Lancome Definicils Mascara
Ardell 105 False Lashes
MAC Skinsheen Bronzer Stick: Tan-Tint
Smashbox Fusion Soft Lights - Baked Starburst
NYX Lip Pencil - Plum (812)
L'Oreal Infallible Le Gloss - Red Fatale (320)

Friday, July 20, 2012

Glimmer, District 1 Tribute Makeup Tutorial

In honor of the release of the Hunger Games on DVD which is coming in the next few weeks, I decided to create another Hunger Games inspired look! This makeup is inspired by Glimmer, the District 1 female tribute. She is all about glamour and being flirty and sexy so I drew inspiration from her description in the book and the outfits that she wore for the Opening Ceremonies and the Interviews. Hope you guys enjoy and don't forget to check out the video tutorial on My YouTube Channel!

Products Used:
Nyx Jumbo Eye Pencil -Milk
MAC Eyeshadows: Sweet Lust, All That Glitters, Star Violet
Urban Decay 24/7 Pencil Liner - Baked
Stila Kajal Liner - Tigers Eye
Lancome Definicils Mascara
Ardell 120 Demi Lashes (cut in half)
MAC Crushed Pigment Stack - Summer Stash (lightest pink)
L'Oreal Blush - Sultry Raven
Benefit Watt's Up
Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Polish - Leslie

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Easy Winged Liner Look!

Products used:
Urban Decay Primer Potion - Eden
Urban Decay Book of Shadows IV - Skimp (E55), Bust (E40), Lost (E25)
Urban Decay Shadow Stick - Sin
MAC Eyeshadow - Mylar (E70)
L'Oreal Carbon Black Lineur Intense (felt tip)
Lancome Definicils Mascara
Mirabella Blush Duo - Glowing (Real Techniques Blush Brush and Bare Escentuals Flawless Face Brush)
Korres Lip Butter - Jasmine

Thursday, July 12, 2012

How to Cover Dry Acne/Acne Scars

Hey guys! So I have recently been struggling with a lot of DRY acne problems and I could not find any videos specifically dealing with these issues. I went to Ulta and talked with someone who worked there and she suggested a few products and they have helped me tremendously. So here is my
routine to cover up the dry acne! You have watch my video on My YouTube Channel :)

Products Used:

  • Caudalie Beauty Elixir
  • Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion
  • Philosophy Take a Deep Breath Moisturizer
  • Benefit Erase Paste - 02 Medium*** (Sigma E15 and P80 are my fav brushes to apply this)
  • Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua - BR30 
Alternative Foundations for Dry Skin: Clinique Superbalanced Foundation ($25) or Neutrogena Healthy Skin Liquid Foundation ($11.99)

***If you go to sephora and don't want to drop like $25 for this product, you can go to the stand at the checkout and purchase a mini size for $10!!!

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Nails of the Day! ★ Independence Day ★

Products used:
Butter London - Blagger
(on my thumb I used Essie - No Place Like Chrome)
L'Oreal - Target Red
Essie - Blanc
Seche Vite Top Coat

Monday, July 2, 2012

Once Upon a Time: Regina Mills tutorial

Hey guys! I have had several requests to continue my Once Upon a Time series even while it is on break so here is my next installment:D don't forget to watch my video tutorial on My YouTube Channel!
xoxo Melby

Products used:
MAC Paint Pot - Constructivist
Lancome Color Design Eyeshadow - Volcano
MAC Eyeshadow - Soft Brown
MAC Eyeshadow - White Frost
Lancome Liner Design - Black Fishnets
Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler
Lancome Definicils Mascara
Salon Perfect Individual Lashes (4)
MAC Blush - Darkly My Dear (MAC Prism is a possible dupe)
NYX Lip Liner - Plum
Lancome La Laque Fever - Techno Brick