May Beauty Favorites | 2015

I have finally been able to upload my May favorites! I apologize for uploading it so late. I promise my June favorites will be on time haha. I had a few good items in this favorites video so make sure you check it out!

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What were your favorites for last month? Any recommendations?

xo, Jess ♥

Special Occasion Makeup Feat. ABH Artist Palette

Wedding season is right around the corner. I have been invited to two this month and I will be doing makeup on brides and bridesmaids for both! I decided to create a look that I would wear to a wedding or special occasion.

I was so excited to play around with my Anastasia Beverly Hills Artist Palette and I love the way the look came out!

Let me know if you have any questions and don’t forget to share and subscribe if you liked the video!

PRODUCTS USED:

  • M.A.C Paint Pot (Painterly)
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Artist Palette (Buttery, Dusty Rose, Punch Fuchsia, Unicorn)
  • Violet Voss Glitter Glue
  • Violet Voss Glitter (Holy Grail)
  • L’Oreal Infallible Pro-matte Foundation (Creme Caffe)
  • Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Liquid (Opal)
  • Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer (Medium Dark Neutral)
  • Ben Nye Banana Powder
  • Sonia Kashuk Chic Luminosity Glow Powder
  • Makeup Geek Cosmetics E/S (Glamorous, Bleached Blonde)
  • Sonia Kashuk Twist Up Longwear Liner (Onyx)
  • Inglot Gel Liner (#77)
  • Tarte Lights Camera Lashes Mascara
  • Sonia Kashuk Chic Luminosity Bronzer (Goddess)
  • Benefit Bronzer (Hoola)
  • Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush (Memorable)
  • M.A.C Mineralize Bronzer (
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick (Lovely)

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xo, Jess

L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Foundation | First Impression

Everyone has been raving about this foundation, so I thought I would put it to the test and see if I would be a fan too! We all know I am a sucker for foundations, I love trying out new ones and seeing which ones will become my holy grails. With this particular foundation I was a little unsure whether I wanted to purchase it or not because I had heard that it was extremely mattifying and it clinged on to dry patches. After talking to a friend I decided I was going to just give it a try. What’s the worse that can happen? I don’t like it and then I have to return it?

To see the application process and my initial thoughts make sure to watch my video. Let me know if you like these types of videos and what products you would want me to review in the future! Also, don’t forget to subscribe and like the video if you enjoy it 🙂

Price: $11.99-14.99 Depending on where you purchase.

Where Can I Purchase? Walmart, Target, Ulta, Rite Aid, CVS

L’Oreal Claims: “Achieve a matte finish that won’t fall flat with this air-light, longwearing liquid formula. Lightweight and creamy, foundation goes on smooth with a demi-matte finish that lasts up to 24 hours—hiding imperfections for a smooth, clear complexion.” – Lorealparisusa.com

 Packaging: I love that it comes in a tube where you can squeeze out the right amount of product. I would normally complain about a foundation not having a pump but since its a squeeze tube, that complaint does not apply. It’s plastic so you can easily throw it in your drawer and not have to worry about it breaking or it leaking. Very effortless!

Consistency: This is definitely a cream consistency. I felt it to be a little thick in consistency to begin with but then it sort of just melts right into your skin.

Finish: Matte finish for sure. It says it’s supposed to leave you with a demi-matte finish which it kind of does. The finish of this foundation can definitely leave you with a cakey look if you aren’t careful so definitely start with a light layer and then add another if necessary.

Overall: I really enjoy this foundation. I’ve been using it for work almost every day. It definitely does last forever and a day so if you’re looking for a long wear foundation, this is it. I didn’t like that it felt heavy at times and it definitely did accentuate some of my fine lines and dry spots. If you have dry skin, I would not recommend this. If you have Oily skin, you might fall in love with it. For my combination skin loves, I advise you try it first and see how you feel.

Have you tried this foundation? What are your thoughts?

 xo, Jess ♥

 

Bold Spring Makeup ♥

Spring is Finally here in NY, or so it feels like it. It’s been a rough Winter, so I’m sure we are all ready for some warmth 🙂 To celebrate the beautiful weather, I decided to create a bold, colorful, Spring look. I hope you guys enjoy it!

PRODUCTS USED:

♥ M.A.C. Paint Pot (Painterly)
♥ Makeup Geek E/S ( Crème Brulee, Chikadee, Mermaid)
♥ Urban Decay Vice 3 Palette (Heroine, Alchemy, Alien)
♥ Benefit Cosmetics Erase Paste (Medium)
♥ Urban Decay Concealer (Medium Dark)
♥ Ben Nye Banana Powder
♥ Urban Decay Oz Palette (Magic)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Twist Up Longwear Eyeliner (Onyx)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Liquid Line Precision Marker (Onyx)
♥ Maybelline Falsies Volum Mascara
♥ Benefit Hoola Bronzer
♥ Cover FX Bronzer
♥ Sonia Kashuk Beautifying Blush (Flushed)
♥ Too Faced Candlelight glow Highlighter
♥ L’Oreal La Laque (Pink Orchid)

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xo, Jess ♥

Easy Quick Makeup For Glasses ♥

As you all may know, if you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, I have recently been dealing with an eye infection. Because of this, I haven’t been able to film any makeup videos, since I can’t really put too much makeup on my eye area. I decided to show you guys what I’ve been doing for the past week or so makeup wise while having to wear glasses.

This look is also perfect for those of you who like a more natural look, or for my younger babies who are still in middle school/high school, and are looking for an everyday look.

I hope you guys enjoy this post. Hopefully I’ll be better soon, so I can do the videos and posts I have planned

PRODUCTS USED:

♥ Anastasia Beverly Hills Dip Brow Pomade (Brunette)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Hidden Agenda Concealer Palette (Medium)
♥ Kelley Baker Brows Eyebrow Powder

♥ Benefit Porefessional Primer
♥ Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous Foundation (310 Classic Tan)
♥ Garnier Skin Renew Anti-Dark circle Eye Roller
Urban Decay Naked Loose Setting Powder
♥ Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer (Medium Deep)
♥ Cover FX Bronzer
♥ Sonia Kashuk Bare Illuminating Bronzer (Goddess)
♥ M.A.C Prolongwear Blush
♥ Too Faced Candlelight Highlighter
♥ M.A.C Prep + Prime Highlighter (Bright Forecast)
♥ Ben Nyr Banana Powder
♥ M.A.C Fix +

♥ Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara
♥ L’Oreal Colour Riche Balm

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xo, Jess ♥

Fall Makeup | 2014 ♥

Fall has officially arrived! Hurry and grab all your favorite vampy products because that’s what you’ll be rockin’ for the next few months! Although, I am a little sad to see summer officially go I am super excited to start wearing darker lipsticks and smokey eyes. That’s probably my favorite type of makeup to wear!

I decided to do a Fall makeup look for you guys using one of my favorite palettes and one of my favorite fall lipsticks! I definitely think the Amrezy palette by Anastasia Beverly Hills is the perfect Fall Palette, so if you don’t own it yet, I totally recommend you go out and get it! It’s one of the great ones, Promise!

PRODUCTS USED:

♥  M.A.C Paint Pot ( Painterly)
♥ Amrezy Palette by Anastasia Beverly Hills (Caramel, Deep Plum, Morocco, Vanilla, Glisten, Legend)
♥ Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Concealer (Neutralizer)
♥ L’Oreal True Match Lumi Foundation (W6)
♥ M.A.C Prolongwear Concealer (NW35)
♥ NYX Matte Bronzer (Medium Deep)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Bare Illuminating Bronzer (Goddess)
♥ Korres Zea Mays Blush (21 Rose)
♥ Ben Nye Banana Powder
♥ Urban Decay Super Saturated Ultra Intense Waterproof Cream Eyeliner (Perversion)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Twist Up Longwear Eyeliner (Onyx)
♥ Tarte Gifted Amazonian Clay Mascara
♥ M.A.C Lip Pencil (Night Moth)
♥ M.A.C Satin Lipstick (Media)
♥ Too Faced Candlelight Glow Hightlighter

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xo, Jess ♥

Night Out Makeup | Feat. Amrezy Palette by Anastasia Beverly Hills ♥

If any of you are as addicted to makeup the way I am, I’m sure you also follow a thousand and one makeup “guru’s” and makeup artists on Instagram. Many of these girls are lucky enough to establish an amazing following which eventually leads to brands taking notice of them. Amrezy is one of these girls. I have been following her for a while now and I just love all of her amazing makeup looks! She’s definitely the QUEEN of highlighting in my opinion, for sure. She recently collaborated with Anastasia Beverly Hills (The QUEEN of eyebrows herself) to create an eyeshadow palette.

I personally love to support my fellow Youtubers, Bloggers, and Instagramers as much as I can, especially when I truly believe in their talent. With that said, I went out and bought this palette the week it came out (Totally would’ve bought it the day it came out, but of course it was sold out everywhere!) I’ve been in love ever since.

I plan on doing a review on it soon, so definitely stay tuned but I couldn’t help but play with it as soon as I got it so I decided to film a video doing just that 🙂

I hope you enjoy this look that I created, like I said, it was the first time I actually used the palette so I wasn’t even sure what I was going to do in the beginning haha. If you do enjoy the video, please share it with your friends & family (hey, you can even tag @amrezy herself!), comment, like, and of course subscribe!

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PRODUCTS USED:

♥ Urban Decay Primer Potion
♥ NYX Jumbo Pencil (Milk)
♥ Anastasia Beverly Hills Amrezy Palette (Caramel, Morocco, Deep Plum, Glisten, Vanilla, Legend)

Covergirl Trublend Foundation (D4)
♥ M.A.C Prolongwear Concealer (NW35)
♥ Motives Cosmetics Liquid Eyeliner
♥ Sonia Kashuk Twist Up Longwear Eyeliner (Onyx)
♥ Tarte Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara
♥ L’Oreal Telescopic Mascara
♥ NYX Matte Bronzer (Medium Deep)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Chic Luminosity Bronzer (Goddess)
♥ M.A.C Prolongwear Blush (Stubborn)

♥ M.A.C Satin Lipstick (Captive)

xo, Jess ♥