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Essence Face of the Day

Today I thought it would be fun to show you a look featuring Essence cosmetics. I warm sunny nude look that is perfect for spring and summer. Products used are: Essence All About Sunrise Eyeshadow Palette ($4.99 CAD) - I used all shades except for the yellow gold. Essence Gel Eye Pencil Waterproof in Cocoa Bean ($3.49 CAD) Essence Silky Touch Blush in Autumn Peach ($3.49 CAD) Essence Lipstick in Barely There! ($3.49 CAD) Essence XXXL Longlasting Lip Gloss in Nude Mood ($2.99 US) Essence

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MAKEUP WARS 5 product look

Full Face Makeup Look with Only 5 Products! | Makeup Wars

It really is possible to have a full makeup look with only 5 products? And I don't even mean the simplest of makeup looks meant to give you just a touch of polish. I mean a proper, full face makeup look, appropriate for any occasion, even a night out. This is not only fantastic for travel, but also great when you don't have time to reach for 15 different makeup products, or when you are on a budget. Here is my warm, sunny look perfect to bring us into spring and summer with products from SEPHORA COLLECTION. Estee Lauder

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Give in to Me

MAKE UP FOR EVER Give In To Me Alluring Color for Eyes & Lips Review and Look

I may not have been that excited about the release of the 50 Shades of Grey movie but I was certainly excited about MAKE UP FOR EVER's partnership with the movie and the makeup sets they launched to celebrate it's release. Today I am sharing with you the MAKE UP FOR EVER Give In To Me Alluring Color for Eyes & Lips Set ($79 CAD) which is a collection of gorgeous makeup in a beautiful keepsake box. The set features a quad of Artist Eyeshadows so you know I was all over that! As Ana gets involved with Christian Grey, she

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Single Eyeshadow Eye Look

My Favourite One Eyeshadow Eye Looks | Makeup Wars

Today the Makeup Wars team is showing you some great eye looks for when your in a rush but still want to look fabulous. One Eyeshadow Eye Looks. My all-time favourite eyeshadow for a one eyeshadow look is Burberry Midnight Brown. Using this shade I can create an incredibly sexy brown smokey eye that no one would ever guess was so effortless to create. What makes this shade so perfect for a one shadow look is how impeccably it blends and the nature of it's subtle shimmer. I start by tightlining my upper waterline with black

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Bold Holiday Look

Bold Looks from Holiday 2014 Eyeshadow Palettes Featuring Urban Decay Vice3 | Makeup Wars

Today the Makeup Wars team is showing you some Bold Looks from Holiday 2014 Eyeshadow Palettes. Many of the palette offerings for the holidays offer versatile shades that can take your from everyday wear to fun party looks. Let's see just how bold we can go! I decided to try creating something intense from the Urban Decay Vice3 Palette. I hadn't had the chance to really play with this palette too much so this seemed like the perfect opportunity. For this look I did the following: Prep lids with eyeshadow primer and apply

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Parisian Lights

Lancôme Parisian Lights Hypnôse Palette for Holiday 2014 Goes from Day to Night | Review, Looks, Swatches

The Lancôme Parisian Lights Collection for Holiday 2014 is all about celebrating the radiance of the end of year festivities in Paris. Elegant gilded golds and cabaret reds bring Parisian holiday glamour into your home. I am going to show you how the versatile palette from the collection can take you from day to night. The Lancôme Parisian Lights Hypnôse Palette ($55 CAD) is a smoky eye palette with touches of gold for a luxurious take on a smoky eye look. The packaging features a pale gold textured palette lid with a black

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shu uemura #BraveBeauty Soft Pink Look of the Day

This soft, romantic pink look may not exactly be a bold, warrior #BraveBeauty look but it shows you just how versatile the Fall 2014 shu uemura Vision of Beauty collection is. You can express your fierce feminine style with some face studs and bold colours or you can go for a softer look like this. Products used are: shu uemura Satin Radiant Stick in Pink and Light Pink shu uemura Gel Pencil Liner in Violet Purple shu uemura Brave Beauty Pink Eyeshadow Palette shu uemura Brave Beauty Rouge Unlimited Lipstick in

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Maya Mia Palette Review and Tutorials

Anastasia Beverly Hills Maya Mia Palette Review, Swatches, and Look Tutorials

The Makeup Wars Team is sharing our Anastasia Beverly Hills Maya Mia Palette Review and Tutorials with you today. My Instagram feed has been flooded with exited posts about this new palette that was designed in collaboration with world famous blogger and makeup artist Maya Janeska (@maya_mia_y) and I am happy to be able to share my thoughts on it, as well as a few look tutorials to show you just how versatile this palette can be. The Review The palette comes packaged in a box that looks the same as the palette inside. On the

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30 Dollar Face Look

The $30 Face Makeup Look | Makeup Wars

This week the Makeup Wars team has been challenged with creating an entire makeup look with products that total under $30! I can't wait to see the $30 Face Makeup Look that everyone comes up with and what their favourite budget products are. This challenge was really tough for me. Firstly I'm a bit of a luxe lover when it comes to makeup, and secondly, being in Canada $30 doesn't go near as far as it does in the US! This just goes to show you that you don't have to break the bank to get a complete makeup look. I think this would

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Almay Smart Shade Face of the Day

Almay has expanded their Smart Shade line up with new Skintone matching products and guess what. They actually work! Maybe it's just me (being fair) but I don't often find skin tone matching products to even come close to matching and these do. Here is the look I created using these products: Almay Smart Shade CC Luminous Primer ($16.95 CAD) I love illuminating primers. Since my skin is dry I feel I can use all the help I can get for that youthful glow. The pink tone of this primer helps brighten and offers subtle colour

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Makeup Wars | The Too Faced Cat Eyes Palette Review and Look Tutorial

I'm so excited for Makeup Wars this week. We are all sharing with you the beautiful Too Faced Cat Eyes Eye Shadow & Liner Collection Palette ($36 US/$45 CAD) with a tutorial of our favourite look using the palette. It is going to be so interesting to see what kind of look everyone creates and how different (or similar) they will all be! You can see looks using the palette on all different eye shapes, eye colours, and skin tones. First let's take a look at the palette. The Review I really love the packaging of this palette.

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Purple and Coral Eye Look Featuring Inglot, mark., shu uemura, NYX, Clarins, and YSL

Here is an eye look I did the other day that I'm absolutely obsessed with. I love purple and coral together sooooo much! Base: NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk Browbone and inner corner: Inglot Matte 318 (white) Lid and lower lash line: Inglot Matte 361 (coral) Crease: Inglot Matte 325 (dark purple) Outer V into crease and lower lash line: Inglot Pearl 439 (purple) Inglot reviews/swatches: Inglot Freedom System Eye Shadows 20 Palette Colourful ~ Swatches, Photos, Reviews, Inglot Freedom System Eye Shadows Cool Neutrals

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Elizabeth Arden Summer Look Collection Featuring One of My Favorite New Products | Looks, Photos, Products Swatches

The Elizabeth Arden Summer 2014 Summer Escape Collection has some really fun nautical themed packaging. As soon as I saw the boxes I knew this was going to be a fun collection. Open up the boxes and all the products aside from the mascara have their own touch of this nautical look and are a mix of sandy neutrals and vivid maritime hues. The collection includes: LIMITED EDITION Pure Finish Summer Escape Bronzing Powder ($45.00 CAD) in Warm Glow 01 (Pink & Gold Pearls), Deep Glow 02 (Gold & Copper Pearls) A silky

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Christa Potter is a professional makeup artist with a passion for introducing women to the newest and best in beauty with a touch of fashion and lifestyle.

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