So I know its been a long time, so let me RE-introduce myself. The name's Meagan and I'm the captain of this ship. Since we last spoke a few new things have occurred in my make-up life....drum roll please....I'M WORKING AT MAC AGAIN!!! So excited....I started the beginning of October, so I'm coming up on my 6 month anniversary :) So a little photo montage to get you up to speed....
Spring Color Forecast Unveiling
MAC Friends MAC Looks
Hope you like...leave me some love and maybe I'll come back with some more pics!! I have a few brides that would like to see their pics....its up to you! :)
So I'm a terrible blogger! I didn't post once during the month of July. So here it goes, I'm going to attempt to keep up with this wonderful site! Today's topic....nail salons!
I went on Sunday to have a relaxing pedicure with my boyfriend's sister and mom for their birthdays. I was excited because I usually start my summer off with a good pedicure to get rid of my dry winter feet, but because I didn't have a job, the trip was postponed a little bit. The pedicure started out great! The spa looked clean and wasn't packed. We got seats right away and we were off.
...and then I realized. I had the tech from you know where! He didn't really speak English....only knew the words that were in reference to the price sheet. I wanted to have my fingernails repainted, but he couldn't understand that, so I stuck with just the toes.
As the pedicure moved on, the more pain I was in. I must have been in dire need of exfoliation because this guy went to town! I couldn't decide if I was being tickled so much it hurt or if it just plain hurt! I didn't think I was going to have any skin on the bottom of my feet when he was done. YIKES!
I managed to pull through and really loved then end of the pedicure because it involved a lotion massage of the feet and calves (I even remembered to shave my legs before I went! Ha!) I got a french manicure on the piggies because its the only thing I'm not that good at when it comes to painting. Figured I'd just let someone else do it.
The pedicure was finished and my toes were dry enough to put on my shoes. I got up to pay and as I did, I watched my tech pick up his tote of tools and get started on the next girl's pampering. Sounds innocent, right? Well let me tell you that all the tools that were used on my feet were being used on girl number 2 without being cleaned in between!!!! AHHHH! I'm not saying that I have some funky fungus that would be passed on, but what about the people that got pedicures before me? I didn't think to ask if the tools were sanitized...:( Maybe I'm going a little overboard, but I don't want my toes to shrivel up and fall off or something. What do you think? What's your best/worst nail spa story? I wanna hear 'em!
Hello friends! Make-Up Tip Monday is back! This time I've attempted to do a video tutorial. Now bare with me....its not the best thing since sliced bread.....it was a lot more difficult that it should have been to make this thing!
The video features a little info about foundation application and two different looks using the same three eyeshadow colors. Please watch and let me know what you think! If you have any advice on filming, editing, and publishing the video tutorials I would really appreciate the help!
Enjoy and leave me a comment!
**Edit** Sorry for the music being louder than me talking! I didn't realize it until I just posted the video. Let me know if you have any questions. The next video will be so much better! Promise!
Alrighty my make-up guru's....I have a question. I am looking into purchasing some new products for my freelance kit and, I won't lie, for my personal use... :) I have looked on the website NYX Cosmetics, because I've been reading about it on all your blogs and I want to know your opinion of their products. What do you think? Anything to die for? Let me know what you think!!!
Good day to you all! I thought, since summer is upon us and the weather is getting perfect for sundresses and swimsuits, I would let you in on a little secret. I have found the best accessory to go with any little yellow polka-dot bikini or pair of jean shorts! Wanna know what it is?!
The perfect accessory is.....beautiful SKIN!!! So to keep your skin supple and ready to be exposed, here are a few moisturizers I have tried and LOVE LOVE LOVE!
Nivea Pure Moisture -
This moisturizer is wonderful if you want to have smooth, healthy looking skin! My skin had a hard time with the transition of climates when I moved from KY to FL and this is the only thing that I found to help. I put it on right when I get out of the shower, when my skin is a little damp and I works wonders.
2. Neutrogena Intensive Moisturizer -
This is such a great face moisturizer. It has an SPF of 20 and also wrinkle fighting power! Great for the summer and any other season!!
3. Jergen's Natural Glow -
If you can't make it into the sun too often, this little puppy will help you build a tan or maintain your glow. It doesn't have the terrible tan-in-a-can smell and it doesn't turn you orange!
I hope these little reviews have helped and will add to a wonderful summer with beautiful skin!
Hello my magnificent make-up lovelies! How are you today? Here's my latest playing....I was riffling through my freelance kit and found a ton of quads that I have never used!! This palette is from MAC Balloonacy. I wasn't a huge fan of the line. The signage just wasn't that attractive and I didn't get into it, but oh have the tables have turned...
Well, this weekend I decided I was going to work with the palette below.
I fell in love love love with the matte purple in the quad...Violet Trance. I am on a kick with matte eyeshadows. It started with MAC's collection called Matte2 (I don't know where the squared button is). Any ideas where I can find some other great matte shadows?
My pictures aren't the best, but the purple is soooo vibrant! I loved it. A great way to make my eyes look more green.
I used all four shadows in the look, along with Perky paint pot. -Cloudburst: inner corner highlight and brow highlight -Up at Dawn: lower lid, up to crease, about 2/3 out from inner corner -Violet Trance: outer triangle on lower lid and smudged under lower lashes -Pandemonium: crease and lower lashes
**MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack was used to line top and bottom and Maybelline Lash Stylist in waterproof black....this is the only mascara I can find that will keep my lashes curled all day long and not make them stick straight out from my eyelids like straw!
I am going to try my first video tutorial tomorrow....any suggestions on what I should do? Keep looking back for new things this week and keep your fingers crossed that the video turns out well!!
Hi friends! Quick post today of my eye look. I really appreciate you all commenting on my posts. I apologize for the picture quality. I'm working on figuring out some lighting issues. If anyone has any suggestions, I would really appreciate it!
Today I used an eyeshadow trio from MAC from the Heatherette line.
The shadow colors are Hoppin', Mood Ring, and Cloudburst. I also used Tilt as my medium crease color. There you have it. It was a very quick look because I had class, but worked well for me.
On a side note, I was wondering if anyone would be interested in seeing step-by-steps or tutorials for different make-up looks. If so, please let me know and I will start working on some!