Sunday, August 12, 2012

Hard Candy Cosmetics

During my last visit to Walmart last weekend, I had to venture down the cosmetics aisle to see if they had restocked their shelves. It seems as if my Walmart is always out of some or everything is out of order but in any case I found some goodies while there. I have been hearing about Hard Candy So Baked bronzers for a while and I finally found them. Even though they are called bronzers, they are far too light for my dark complexion. So what I will be using them for, is highlighters. The one that I researched that would suit my skintone the best would be Tropics. Its a not overly bronzey tan color with bronze veining. When swatched, it gives off this nicely bronze glow without looking like a disco ball.

Lastly I saw this eyeshadow called Supernova that reminded me soo much of the MAC Young Punk, which was limited edition. Don't you hate when MAC comes out with a collection and then once sold out, it disappears. SMH! However, Supernova can be your alternative. When photographed it looks almost identical but in the pan you can see that Supernova has a deep purple color rather than a pinkie/purple flexes of glitter and no white veining. I am absolutely impressed with this line and will be making more purchases,as soon as I decide what else I want.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

A Girl's Night Out

I went out this weekend to attend a friend's birthday party. Everyone loved my look I did and my outfit. So I decided to break down how I achieved this look. The outfit came from a small store in a mall here in NY a few months ago, finally rocking it. The face products will be listed below.


L'Oreal Studio Secrets Professional Primer
Revlon Colorstay Foundation in Cappuccino
Milani Secret Cover Concealer Cream in Deep Tan (used under eye and in a upside down triangle on forhead)
E.L.F High Definition Powder in Translucent (used with a powder puff to press and set concealer)
MAC MSF in Deep Dark (all over face except for the areas with concealer)
Covergirl Queen Pressed Powder in Medium (as bronzer)
MAC Raizin Blush
E.L.F Blush in Gotta Glow (used as highlight on cheekbone)
Wet n Wild Brow Pencil in Dark Brown


NYX Eyeshadow Base in Skin Tone
theBalm Nude'tude Palette Stubborn (lid)
theBalm Nude'tude Palette Sultry and Sexy (above crease)
theBalm Nude'tude Palette Sleek and Serious (outter V and crease)
theBalm Nude'tude Palette Stand-offish (tear duct)
E.L.F Blush in Gotta Glow (highlight under brow)
Milani Liquif'eye Eyeliner Pencil in Black 
E.L.F. Liquid Eyeliner (upper lashline)
Covergirl Lash Blast Volume in Black


Wet n Wild Lip Pencil in Berry Red (filled in entire lip)
Covergirl Lipstick in Hot Passion