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!

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:

What were your favorites for last month? Any recommendations?

xo, Jess ♥

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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

April Beauty Favorites | 2015

Once again, another month has come and gone. April was fun for me because I was able to attend IMATS and buy new makeup. I haven’t been purchasing too much new makeup lately because I don’t have enough storage space. Don’t worry though, I am working on that! I can’t wait to one day have my own beauty room/office space. I digress..

I hope you guys enjoy this video. If you have any recommendations on new products for me to try let me know below in the comments. As always don’t forget to subscribe to my channel, like, share, and comment if you enjoyed my video 🙂

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:

  • Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel
  • Murad Blackhead Remover
  • First Aid Beauty Dual Repair Eye Cream
  • Smashbox Primer Water
  • M.A.C Fix+ Setting Spray
  • Tarte Clean Slate Poreless Primer
  • Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Concealer
  • Sonia Kashuk Liquid Line Precision Marker
  • Maybelline Fit Me Dewy + Smooth Foundation
  • Makeup Forever Instant Brush Cleanser
  • Formula X For Sephora Top Coat
  • Benefit They’re Real Mascara

What were your April favorites?

xo, Jess ♥

Everyday Makeup Routine For Work ♥

Although I love trying out colors and different looks when it comes to makeup, we all have days where we like to keep it neutral. For me, this is everyday. I work in a retail store and am not allowed to wear a full face of makeup. At first I wasn’t sure how to keep it at a happy medium where it was enough makeup for my liking but not too much where it was inappropriate for work. As I played around with different neutral styles I came to terms with this one and it’s pretty much what I wear everyday.

Keep in mind this is a full coverage look. I contour and highlight because that’s my preference. You don’t have to do that at all, especially if you don’t have the time.

I hope you guys enjoy this look. Subscribe, Like, and Share if you do!

PRODUCTS USED:

  • M.A.C Paint Pot (Painterly)
  • Sonia Kashuk Eye On Neutral – 02 Matte Eyeshadow Palette
  • Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous Foundation (Classic Tan)
  • Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer (Medium Dark Neutral)
  • M.A.C Prep + Prime (Bright Forecast)
  • Ben Nye Banana Powder
  • Sonia Kashuk Liquid Line Precision Marker
  • Sonia Kashuk Twist Up Longwear Liner
  • Maybelline Falsies Volum Express Mascara
  • Benefit Hoola Bronzer
  • Cover FX Bronzer
  • M.A.C Prolongwear Blush (Stubborn)
  • The Balm Betty Lou-minizer
  • Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water
  • M.A.C Prolongwear Lip Liner (Soar)
  • Em Cosmetics by Michelle Phan Lipstick (Nude Lace)
  • Bite Beauty Lip Gloss (Rambutan)

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 ♥

Drugstore Neutral Makeup Look ♥

Most of the time when using makeup, I end up using products I’ve purchased at Sephora or Ulta. What most people don’t know is that when you start off with makeup you don’t need to use high end products. Sometimes drugstore products are actually better than the high end version, believe it or not!

I decided to create a look using only drugstore products so that you guys can see the results. It looks exactly like it would even if I used high end products 🙂 Most of these products are holy grail products that I continue to repurchase because they are just that good!

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:

♥ Sonia Kashuk Eye On Neutral 02 Palette
♥ Sonia Kashuk Eye Quad (Bronzed Beauty 50)
♥ Maybelline Age Rewind Eraser Concealer (50 Neutralizer)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Dramatically Defining Longer Gel Liner (Ebony)
♥ Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser
♥ Covergirl Ready Set Gorgeous Foundation (310 Classic Tan)
♥ Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer (Medium Deep)
♥ Revlon Nearly Naked Pressed Powder (Medium/Deep)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Twist Up Eyeliner (Onyx)
♥ Revlon Photoready Bronzer (100 Bronzed & Chic)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Chic Luminosity Bronzer (Goddess)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Beautifying Blush (03 Sunset)
♥ Maybelline The Falsies Volum Express (Black Drama)
♥ NYX Lipstick (LSS642 Miracle)

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 xo, Jess ♥

Winter Night Out Makeup ♥

Although it is Winter time and most of us just want to stay in bed all day under the covers, some of us still have events to go to or just want to go out and have a good time with friends! I decided I wanted to step away from the neutrals for a while and do something fun and colorful especially for those type of nights!

I used some of my favorite palettes from Urban Decay and Sonia Kashuk that are oldies but still goodies.

PRODUCTS USED:

♥ M.A.C Paint Pot (Painterly)
♥ M.A.C Matte Eyeshadow (Soft Brown)
♥ Sonia Kashuk Jewel Of An Eye Palette (Blue Shade)
♥ Urban Decay Smoked Palette (Evidence, Black Out, Kinky)
♥ M.A.C Mineralize Eyeshadow (Sea & Sky)
♥ Urban Decay Electric Palette (Chaos, Gonzo)
♥ Maybelline Ultra Liner Waterproof
♥ Maybelline The Colossal Volum Mascara
♥ Sonia Kashuk Twist Up Liner (Onyx)
♥ Makeup Forever HD Foundation (
♥ Cover FX Bronzer
♥ Sonia Kashuk Chic Luminosity Bronzer (Goddess)
♥ M.A.C Pro longwear Blush (Stubborn)
♥ Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer (Medium Deep)
♥ M.A.C Frost Eyeshadow (Naked Lunch)
♥ NYX Lip Liner (Pinky/Rose)
♥ M.A.C Satin Lipstick (Pink Nouveau)

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xo, Jess ♥