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Perfect Make Up Tips for Every Day

on May 2nd, 2015
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Perfect Make Up Tips for Every Day – I recently figured out the perfect every day make up routine and thought I would share it. It is a natural face look that is achievable with a few make up favorites. If you love the idea of just that pink cheeked blush and a natural plum lipstick here is what I used to create this look in this photo:

Laura Mercier Second Skin Cheek color in sweet mandarin is just the right amount of sun kissed glow for anyone who wants a natural glow. $26 at

Caudalie Perfecting Vino Serum is the only skincare company that Harvard Medical School has endorsed as a skincare company that shows real results. Apply on cleansed skin morning and evening under moisturizer. Apparently this Caudalie Perfecting Vino Serum does more to erase brown spots on your face than laser treatment over a few months time. At $79 I am using it daily and we will see what happens in a few months. Available at

Neutrogena revitalizing lip balm moisturizes the lips with a slight tint that leaves them fuller immediately. I love the berry color that gives my lips just the slightest berry tint. I just use this and nothing else. At $8 it is a good buy from 

Caudalie tinted vino moisturizer is everything they say it is – it moisturizes and gives your skin an even tinted glow. I love it because it does everything it says it is supposed to do and I apply it with a sponge on top of the serum. $32 from

Bobbi Brown everything mascara – This mascara is everything. You can put one coat on and go out in the day to your yoga class or running errands or add a few more coats for that vavavoom look. Whatever you want to do with your make up look that day this mascara delivers. Sold at Bloomingdales for $26

Shiseido natural finish cream concealer – if you don’t believe it – you have to see it in my photo – I have dark circles under my eyes and this concealer covers them without seeming heavy. It is pretty amazing and I used a Q-tip and a sponge to smooth it all out after I applied my tinted moisturizer I dabbed the concealer on top of anything that needed to be concealed and I was ready to go. for $26

Bobbi Brown gel eyeliner and brush. I use the gel eyeliner because it stays put and doesn’t melt off my face in the California Los Angeles heat. The brush helps to keep it very precise and the lines are very thin. sells it for $25

Anastasia Beverly Hills brow duo is the perfect combo created by celebrity Beverly Hills brow guru Anastasia to keep our brows in check. Use the 2 tones in the set to create the perfect shade for your brows. $23 from


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Kim Kardashian Make Up Tips and Which Make Up To Buy

on August 19th, 2013
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Kim Kardashian Make Up Tips – ever wonder how Kim Kardashian always looks so beautifully contured and picture perfect with her natural looking make up in neutral colors? What I love is the fact that this brunette petite reality star is someone that many of us brunettes can look to for make up tips. Many times make up tips are given only for celebrities who have fair skin and blonde hair so to find out how someone with olive skin and dark hair like Kim Kardashian does her make up is great and why they are so popular among so many people in the world. 

Scott Barnes her regular make up artist recently published a book on the importance of conturing your face with lighter highlighting techniques before applying foundation that changes the faces of some of the most famous celebrities out there including Kim Kardashian. This book is definitely worth picking up to find out more about how Scott Barnes shapes Kim Kardashian’s face to make it more angular with higher cheekbones. Face to Face: Amazing New Looks and Inspiration from the Top Celebrity Makeup Artist by Scott Barnes is a book worth picking up for $17.48.

Some make up tips that her make up artist in NYC Troy Surrat revealed a little while back included applying a lightweight gel-cream base like Dior DiorSkin Nude Natural Glow Crème-Gel ($48, with a foundation brush. Pat it into your skin with a makeup sponge.

For Bronzer, create a triangle shape by blending it around your hairline (at the temples), on your cheekbones and down to your chin. Bronzer choice: Shiseido Oil-Free Bronzer. Another tips was to smile and add a pop of pink blush to the fullest area of your cheek. Next, dab a shimmery highlighter over the blush as well as on your cheekbones to make them look more prominent. Surratt uses Dolce & Gabanna The Blush Luminous Cheek Colour in Provocative with Mally Beauty in Life is Lighter.

Kim Kardashian also shared some contouring secrets with her fans recently by using concealer. Kim gave a step-by-step guide to her fans on Twitter.  Kim said “I put on all my foundation first. “I powder my face, then I put on concealer, and blend it with a pink egg-like sponge. Then I contour all here – think of a three.” She drew an invisible 3 with her fingers on the side of her face –  “I go cheekbones, under chin, then the top.” See picture above for more info.

He also rims the inner and upper lash lines with Stila Kajal pencil in black, then blends a rich brown eye shadow over the liner to make it warmer and softer. Kim Kardashian uses Smashbox Brow Tech to Go Pencil to fill in her brows to get that distinct face framing brow look.

For a nude lip that does not get lost, he uses Kevyn Aucoin The Flesh Tone Lip Pencil topped with LipFusion Color Shine gloss on Kim Kardashian. Wow that is a lot of work for a “natural” neutral make up look. But for those of you who want to channel your inner Kim Kardashian make up look it will be worth it. All you need to add is some false eyelashes and some long dark hair with big curlers. Got it? Now put on all the make up and make an appearance at the gym!

Here is a video of Kim Kardashian getting a make over from a celebrity make up artist so you can see the technique they use for some of her make up looks.



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Chanel Mini 2.55 Classic Bag

on September 1st, 2010
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What is in your bag? In my  Vintage Chanel 2.55 Classic Bag I carry as little as possible. I use this bag when I go out at night for a cross body small messenger bag chic hands free option. Most of the time I just have a Nars lip stick, lip crayon, and blush in Ophelia, mints, keys, and my blackberry. My Balenciaga wallet does not fit in the bag so I leave it at home. What’s in your bag? 

Get your own Balenciaga wallet for Fall.

Find out more about Chanel bags at Who are the celebrities found rocking Chanel? what are the latest designs? or where to get one at a discounted price? Visit us more often to know the answers.

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Web Snob Fridays Chanel Cameron Diaz MORE

on May 22nd, 2009
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Stiletto Jungle explains how to buy and apply false eyelashes.

All About the Pretty is excited to learn more about Paris with I Do It in Paris.

All Lacquered Up – Sally Hansen is going HD – Hi-Definition and ALU has your first look.

Allie is Wired reports that Victoria’s Secret supermodel Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom are tying the knot.

Bag Bliss lists their favorite sellers of pre-loved and limited edition designer handbags.

Bag Snob is obsessed with CHANEL Paris-Moscow collection for Fall 09!

Beauty Snob: Skin saver for the whole family– Rosa Mosqueta Oil!

Coquette loves the sculptural fashions of Liza Rietz’s Spring/Summer Collection.

is wanting, using, and hating Wardrobe Managers.

Second City Style thinks Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect time for a Celebrity Style Smackdown!
Shopping and Info helps those who want to channel Angelina Jolie in Cannes.

The Shrimpton Blog’s mini history of wild child designer Elsa Schiaparelli! is giving away a gorgeous Kooba Blake bag worth $645, enter to win!

Stylehive has six ways to make your beauty routine a little more eco-friendly, and the products to help you and the environment along the way.

The Beauty Stop goes behind the scenes of Cameron Diaz‘s gorgeous Vogue cover.

The Shoe Goddess finds out what happens when you leave shoes within reach of a Great Dane puppy!

TheMakeupGirl shows you how to get Angelina Jolie’s sultry makeup look from the Cannes Film Festival.

V-Style foresees Jimmy Choo’s Glenys Sandal as this summer’s hottest heel.

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Smashbox 25% off coupon code

on February 6th, 2009
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Get all the beautiful spring lilacs and pinks for your make up now and use this 25% off off coupon code for any $100 order. Smashbox Cosmetics makes this amazing photo finish primer that I love. It gives you the smoothest finish before applying your powder and or foundation. Also, they have these amazing little lip glosses in the prettiest colors. Click the banner and check it out now.

$25 off $100 purchase

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