I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Today I uploaded a new video on my YouTube Channel sharing with you some high end makeup products I purchased semi-recently. While I was in Chicago this past September I stopped by the Inglot counter at Macy’s and picked up some new makeup goodies to try. I am sorry this post is so late but it just slipped my mind. Opps! Check out my video to see what I picked up and I also share some mini reviews of the products I’ve already used.
You can watch the video HERE or below:
As promised in this video I took some high quality photos while playing around with my dad’s Cannon T5 camera when I was visiting home. Check out the photos below. ** Their products have numbers instead names.
Overall view of my beauty splurge.
Empty Freedom System Palette.
Blush in shade #55 and face powder in shade #55
Eye shadow trio in shade # 112R
Lip paint in shade #64
Eyeliner in shade #77
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A few days ago I posted a video on my YouTube channel demonstrating how I made some all natural, allergen-free veggie make-up. You can check it out HERE or watch below.
If you want to follow along with the video here are ingredients you will need:
~ 1-2 slices of beet
~Food processor or food chopper.** I got my little food chopper at Walmart for about $8.
~2 tbsp of water
~A small mixing bowl and spoon
~1 tsp of coconut oil heated to a liquid
~Small container to store your product
**You could also juice some beet if you prefer.
This product gives your lips a really nice rosy tint similar to the Benefit Bene-tint. I love it! It is also really moisturizing. It works best on your cheeks if you dab it in the area you want and blend QUICKLY. As is the case with most liquid/cream blush products you don’t have a lot of time to work. If you get a too much on or the color spreads where you didn’t want it, you can always go over that area with your foundation or powder brush.
Ok, and now for the final test….before and after!
Ta-da! I hope you enjoyed this post and let me know if you try this yourself.
Have a great weekend!
It’s DIY time!
I thought of this last week when I was repurposing empty containers…ok, trash. It didn’t really fit in the same theme as those other products but I still thought you might be interested in trying this.
This is a great way to use an old DVD case to make your own custom make-up palette.
Here’s what you need to do:
1. De-pot the eye shadows, blushes, bronzers, or lipstick pans you want in your palette.
2. Arrange the products in the palette so the DVD spool is not hitting any products. If you want to get extra crafty you can take a very sharp knife and actually cut out the DVD spool. Alternatively you could place the products in the circle of the spool.
3. Next, take some super glue and glue in your products. Make sure you are comfortable with the arrangement before hand because the super glue is not easy to remove without ruining your product.
4. Then take out the inside cover and trace it’s shape around the new cover you want on your palette. I chose to use a pretty piece of card stock but you might also consider printing something on your computer with a title for your palette.
5. Slip the new cover in place and you are done!
Here is a picture of one I made. I chose a piece of pink damask card stock as my cover because I LOVE all things damask.
Here is the inside. As you can see mine has been well loved.
Also, if you are wondering how to de-pot products here is the way I usually do it. You will need a lighter or a lit candle and a safety pin or needle.
1. Hold the flame under the product to loosen the glue holding the product in its pan.
You may need to wear a protective glove or hold the container in a cloth because the container may get very hot.
2. Next very carefully try to slip the safety pin in between the product’s container and the pan. Lift up ever so gently to remove the pan.
This sounds much easier than it actually is unfortunately. It may take a few attempts before the pan comes out. I would also recommend you try this method on a cheaper product you don’t care as much about because it can take some practice to get it right and you don’t want to ruin any of your favorite high end products.
Have a beautiful day!