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11.17.2014

Toni & Guy Braided Updo Tutorial



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Hello Loves!

  I was lucky enough to work with Toni & Guy and Birchbox to create a hair tutorial, based on their "Hair Meets Wardrobe" line. By dividing products into categories like Casual, Classic, Glam and Creative, it's much easier to find the perfect product!

Now on to the hairstyle I came up with!



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11.06.2014

Bloggers Give Thanks GIVEAWAY!


Hello Loves! I've got something super fun for you today...


Myself along with a few other awesome bloggers have come together to bring you a PayPal giveaway just in time for Thanksgiving!  It’s our way of saying ‘Thank You’ for supporting our blogs.

Want a chance to be a lucky winner? Bookmark this page to make it easier to return to every single day up until November 20, 2014, and earn extra entries by sharing the giveaway with your friends on twitter!

Prizes
1st Prize: $150
2nd Prize: $50
3rd Prize: $25

Organized by: Kim of Beauty and the Bump

Rules: Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter daily.  Besides the mandatory blog comment entry, all other entries are optional. Giveaway ends 11/20/2014, and is open to anyone with a valid PayPal account.


Good Luck!



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10.31.2014

Happy Halloween!

Hello Loves! For everyone who gets excited about costumes & facepaint, Happy Halloween! I'm keeping it low-key today, no big plans since I have a slew of clients today. Make sure to check me out on instagram  (@beauty_withatwist) to see what I come up with!

I love to challenge myself when it comes to makeup, so I decided to play around with covering my brows and more masculine contouring. I also was inspired by Stromae video for "Tous les mêmes", check it out (so good!) 


Here is the uber femme side. I covered my brows using the glue stick method, which needs some more practice. Honestly I debated whether or not to edit the brow. Ultimately I decided against it, plus I don't have photoshop... 

● I then drew them in using Anastasia dip brow in Chocolate. 
● I used Ardency Inn Custom Coverage Concentrate, as a full coverage foundation
● Contoured my face using elf powder in Coco 
● Eyes were done using the Urban Decay Naked Basics palette, Ardency Inn Punker eyeliner and Illamasqua Vow pencil on the waterline.
● Over drew my lips using OCC lip tar in NSFW,  and please forgive me, I forgot which blush I used...

I used a curling wand for a Jessica Rabbit/ Veronica Lake feel.


I can't lie, it felt so weird looking at myself like this. I feel like I looked like a younger version of my dad, haha!

● I used the same Ardency Inn foundation, opting to really sheer it out, letting my freckles show.
● Brows were filling using Billion Dollar Brows Universal pencil, much thicker than my brows.
● Contoured using the same powder but focusing on the forehead & jawline.
● I smudged Urban Decay eyeshadow in Faint all around the eye, mimicking natural darkness. 
● Five O'clock "shadow" was done using Urban Decay Crave, stippled on.

So there you have it! Any fun costumes? Drop a comment!

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