Makeup has never been so big. As soon as you look at social media, you’ll be bombarded with videos of all different kinds of girls and guys showing you their makeup tricks through a fun tutorial full of bloopers, spots, and all. The world has seemed to open up about their morning and evening routines, as once upon a time they would have been kept a secret so no one would know how they did this sorcery! But thank goodness the Queens and Kings of makeup have shared their secrets with all of us, and aren’t embarrassed by showing us their true face behind it all. Now you can see spots, scarring, pigmentation, and undereye circles – and exactly what you need to cover them up. While also showing the world that we all have our own issues and areas that we don’t like, or make us feel embarrassed and insecure.
On the catwalk this autumn it’s all about the earthy tones, rich textures, and orange hues, which means that makeup tones that are on-trend will be similar. When it comes to makeup, each year the on-trend looks for each season change slightly, depending what the colour of the season is. Of course, that being said, each year it is berry tones that take over when it comes to lipsticks, but that tends to be the only part of autumnal makeup that stays the same. When it comes to eyeshadow looks, trends tend to change each year.
To help you ensure that you stay on-trend this autumn with your eyeshadow, below are, a few autumnal eyeshadow looks to test out, as well as some tips for which eyeshadows are the best to use.
I am totally impressed with this product ‘Ambrosia Cosmetics Eye Fx Eyeshadow Primer.’ I love to see an eyeshadow that is popping with pigments whether bold or nude on any and every skin tone. This is what the Ambrosia Cosmetics Eye Fx Eyeshadow Primer does; it enhances the quality of the eyeshadow by providing a strong hold and colour vibrancy.
Ambrosia Cosmetics Eye Fx Eyeshadow PrimerThe product is creamy and glides onto eyes smoothly by using the tip of a flat brush.With the Ambrosia Cosmetics Eye Fx Eyeshadow Primer I did not experience any product fall out, creasing or wrinkling in my eye area. The product does not tug while being applied as it goes on smoothly. Blending in eyeshadow is also easy with this product.
There were no signs of colour fading after wearing my eyeshadow for several hours. And as the rule says a little goes a long way; therefore excessive use of the product is not needed to get your eyeshadow to pop.
PackagingThe Ambrosia Cosmetics Eye Fx Eyeshadow Primer comes in a 10-gram container with material made from polyethylene and terephthalate. The product can be easily identified with the labeling on top cover.
Where can it be purchased?Anyhow, the product is not 100% easy to come by as it is not widely available. It is made in Trinidad and sold for TT$12.
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- I love a good wing liner even though I don’t normally get it right on the first try. I mostly wear wing liner when I’m looking to achieve a natural look or I don’t have much time to apply eyeshadow to my lids. The Kat Von D Tattoo Liquid Eye Liner helps me to achieve a super defined and sharper look wing liner. With the brush tip applicator, the liner glides on smoothly. I also felt that I had to go over the same area several times to make a deep black line. To get it more pigmented I had to wipe the product on the back of my hands to help the product flow out much easier.
The formula is pigmented, it gives off an opaque intense black, matte finish. The staying power is long and it does not dry and chips off like some liner.Kat Von D’s Tattoo Liquid Eye Liner in Trooper ($20.00 for .02 oz.) comes in a black pen-like design with a brush tip applicator. The packaging is sleek and sturdy. The cap prevents the liquid from drying out and it snaps when being closed that way you know the cap fastens and the product will not stay drying out.
The tip of the Kat Von D Tattoo Liquid Eye Liner is made from synthetic hairs packed together in a pointed shape that allows for a more precise eyeliner application.
Kat Von D Tattoo Liquid Eye Liner is easy to use, precise, long staying power and I did not notice any form of dragging while applying the product to my eyelids.
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Okay, here’s the deal. Makeup can make you look flawless. But the million dollar question is how do you get that perfect eye makeup that will make your eyes pop? There are things you can do to ensure that your makeup lasts all day long and gives you that perfect look. I’m going to share with you 10 essential eye makeup tips and tricks that I use and teach my students.
When we hear the word naked, the first thing that comes to mind does not involve makeup. Well, I would like to take the time and talk about my experience of this product by Urban Decay that I have found interest in testing and reviewing. It has been around the market for awhile now but it’s too good not to talk about. This palette is a follow up of the bestselling Naked palette, so not only do they have Naked 2 palette on the market, a variety of Naked palettes can be found and occasionally the Naked Vault is offered as a limited edition. In the Naked Vault, you can find all the series of the Naked palettes, including the Naked Smoky Palette. With that much Urban Decay Naked Palette around it can be difficult to choose which one to purchase and you might end up getting all.
Kat Von D Mi Vida Loca limited edition palette is a vintage record inspired eyeshadow palette, it can be considered as a color wheel filled with brights that represent the rainbow and neutrals for the everyday look.
The neutrals are perfect for seamlessly tying in brights together, great for highlighting under the brow, inner corner, deepening edges, creating transition shades and for that natural everyday look.
Depotting makeup whether eyeshadow, lipstick or blushes it can become messy but nevertheless, you will love the end result of having all of your products in one place. This baby Z Palette from Sephora is almost the size of an entire palm. It comes in very handy as I can store single shadows inside of it.
We love when our brows are on fleek. There are several ways to achieve on fleek brows or the famous Instagram brow and finding the right product is a starter. Follow this easy Diy Dip Brow Pomade instruction for an easy application to fill in your brows.
What you will need for DIY Dip Brow Pomade
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- Coconut oil
- Pot of simmering water
- Oil of choice ( hair oil, almond oil, olive oil etc.)
- Cold jug
- Eyeshadows (mix of browns, black or colour of your choice)
- Small container
Follow the provided stepsStep 1: Place 2 tablespoons of beeswax and coconut oil into a glass bowl.Step 2: Proceed to melt over a simmering pot of water.Step 3: Once melted add a few drops of your choice of oil to the mixture and stir togetherStep 4: You can pour the mixture into a cool jug while continuing to mix that way it will cool down faster.Step 5: Add 2 tablespoon eyeshadow of choice to the mixture and mix, mix, mix until it has a smooth and creamy consistency.
Step 6: Transfer to a small container and it should be ready for use.
If you tried this method of making your own dip brow pomade, write your feedback in the comment box below.
I recently purchased the Too Faced Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar at Too Faced.com along with some other Too Faced products. The Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar eyeshadow palette is the 2nd edition of the Chocolate Bar palette.
Too Faced Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette
The Too Faced Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar Eyeshadow is a deeper, warmer version of the Chocolate Bar Palette. It contains sixteen cocoa powder-infused eyeshadows that range from neutral to colourful such as warm caramel, deepest mocha and bronzed chocolate. With this Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar Eyeshadow Palette, you can create a limitless look from day, night, nude, dramatic etc. This Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette is a collection of shimmery caramels, matte chocolates and pops of decadent color.
Too Faced Sugar Pop Limited Edition PaletteThe Too Faced Sugar Pop Eye shadow is neatly packaged in a metal tin case container that has macaroons imprinted all over it. The metallic tin case is very compact and cute. It comes along with a mirror and a look book. The How to Glamour Guide (look book) has 3 different eye shadow looks that you can create yourself using the Too Faced Sugar Pop Palette.This Too Faced Sugar Pop Limited Edition Palette consist of 9 eye shadow in three different categories and 3 of the larger shades are good for highlighting. The categories included in this palette going horizontally are Sweet and Spicy (top), Sugar Plums (middle) and Cotton Candy (bottom). Too Faced Sugar Pop Eye shadowEven though it’s called Sugar Pop the eye shadow does not have a sweet sugary scent as the Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar palette but the packaging and eye shadow surely does look good both on the outside and inside. One thing that I noticed when the lid is flipped it doesn’t stand in an upright position instead the lid flips over way too much unlike the Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar palette that is in an upright position when you open the lid.Check the description of each shadow below and a guide on how to use each:Rock Candy is a very pale sparkly gold that can be used as a brow highlighter.Macaron is a light peachy coral with gold sparkles and a little bit of shimmer.
1. Sweep Rock Candy from lashes to brow
2. Blend Macaron onto lid
3. Line upper lash line with Malted Milk Ball
Follow these steps to achieve the Sweet and Spicy look.
Sweet and Spicy
Strawberry Ice is a pale pastel lavender with silver shimmer can also be described as a frosty pale pink. Great highlight for the tear duct.Sugared Violet is a deep metallic shimmery purple.BlackBerry is a matte plum shade. Can be used as a transitioning colour.1. Apply Strawberry Ice from lashes to brow.2. Press BlackBerry onto the lid.3. Line upper and lower lash line with Sugared Violet.Follow these steps to achieve the Sugar Plums look.
Sugar PlumsPeach Fuzz is a light peach yellow tone matte with gold micro glitter. It is a few shades darker than and warmer than Rock Candy.Bubble Gum is a vibrant metallic pink with a bit of pink shimmer.Blue Raspberry is a teal metallic blue with shimmer.
For the Candy Coated category listed above:
1. Press Peach Fuzz from lashes to brow
2. Apply Blue Raspberry onto the lid
3. Smoke Bubblegum into the creaseFollow these steps to achieve the Candy Coated look.
Candy CoatedThese are creamy matte, shimmer and glitter shadows in vanilla, chocolate and candy colored hues inspired by French macaroon. The colors are beautiful and I’m glad I got this palette. See swatches below. From L-R: Sweet and Spicy (Rock Candy, Macaroon, Malted Milk Ball), Sugar Plums (Strawberry Ice, Sugared Violet, Blackberry), and Candy Coated (Peach Fuzz, Bubblegum, Blue Raspberry) swatched with NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk
The colors are beautiful, very creamy and has a matte finish with a bit of shimmer. Best applied with a primer to get the full effect of this eyeshadow palette. It’s super pigmented.
Get this palette before it’s gone. If you have gotten it already what do you think about it? Is it a hit or miss?