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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

3 Steps to Perfect Holiday Makeup

3 Steps to Perfect Holiday Makeup

Hi PL's

It is officially the week of Christmas 2015! Yayyyy!!!! I have been looking forward to this week all year, how about you? 

We are are rushing to get last minute gifts and last minute outfits to look great on Christmas. Calm down and create this fun sparkly makeup look for the holidays. This  makeup look will be perfect for Christmas or New Years. If you are not great at applying eye shadow just yet, no worries there is none required for this look! (well kinda). You are only 3 steps away from the perfect holiday makeup look.

::Top to Bottom::
L'Oreal Miss Manga Mascara | Toast | L'Oreal Telescopic | 
L'Oreal Truematch Concealer (W6/W7) | Angled Eyeliner Brush | Liquid Liner

Step 1: Using the concealer prime eyelids. This will help the gold eyeshadow stick to the lid.

Step 2: Apply eyeshadow (or gold eyeliner if your fancy) using the angled eyeliner brush to the lid creating your first wing. Make it a little thicker to make space for the second wing. 

Step 3: Use the black liquid liner to apply the second wing closer to your eyelashes. Apply mascara to top and bottom then you are done. Viola! 

Enjoy your party, dinner, or event with this easy and quick makeup look. Add a red or nude lip for the perfect holiday look. 

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Best Affordable Holiday Beauty Gifts

Best Affordable Holiday Beauty Gifts

It's the most wonderful time of the year...you know how the song goes. I am overly excited about the holiday season. This is my favorite time of the year besides my birthday...because the cheerfulness and gratefulness on every face! I am even more excited about the great sales on some of the hottest beauty items.

As you know I am a big online shopper so it only makes sense so share the best deals with you. These gifts will be what you need and want in your collection. So here it is....save me some of these awesome items!

*Make sure to signup for Ebates to get get cash back on your purchases* It's like getting paid to shop! Who doesn't like to get paid to shop?!

1. Sculpt and Blend 2- 10 Piece Brush Sets
2. Studio Pro HD Brow Pencil
3. Sculpt & Glow Contouring Kit 
4. Ultimate Acrylic Makeup Organizer 
5. Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge
6. Real Sexy Steal
7. Voluminous Miss Magna Mascara
8. It Never Ends -OPI Nail Polish
9. Perfect Red- Nyx Cosmetics 
10. Black Cherry Tart- Nyx Cosmetics 
11. Revlon Hair Dryer
12. Shea Sugar Scrub
13. Mia 2 Facial Cleaner
14. Conair Infiniti Pro Curler
15. Viktor & Rolf 

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This blog post is not sponsored. 

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Must Have Fall/Winter Dusters & Coats

Must Have Fall/Winter Dusters & Coats

In the fall months dusters are my go to items when I just want something on my arms but nothing to heavy like a jacket or coat.

I love to wear dusters over a basic outfit to make it look layered and lux. Dusters are less expensive and thinner than coats or jackets.

Since it is still 65-70 degrees in the afternoon in Alabama (yes in December) I like to keep a duster close by for the cooler nights.

Throw on a t-shirt, jeans, cute pair of heels and a duster for the perfect lux outfit. Dress up your duster with belt to add a little detail.

Here are some of my favorite affordable dusters. I love color so I had to include some pops of color even for fall/winter time.

As much as I love dusters I am looking forward to wearing some of my favorite coats this winter.

It seems like as soon as I pull all my coats out of storage it gets warm again...ugh. My closet is super unorganized because I am not sure what to pack up and what to keep hanging up. I will be  Fall cleaning again very soon.

However, my coats are on stand by and anxiously wanting to be worn! Find a great statement coat or one with a belt to quench in your waist for a feminine touch of glam.

If you are in a state where it is already cold you will love these coats below.


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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Top 3 Affordable Photo-Ready Foundations

Top 3 Affordable Photo-Ready Foundations

During the holiday season we take a lot of photos with our families to treasure the moments. We will also be taking Christmas photos to place on Christmas cards that will go out to your family and friends. What do both of these scenarios have in common? Cameras that have flash photography. The worse thing that can happen is that you get the pictures back and you have a white cast a.k.a the Casper! Now you look like Casper (the ghost) and it is too late to redo the pictures. I hope this has not already happened to you.

Short story: Five years ago before there were tones of information on the Internet about makeup I made this big mistake and was a victim of the Casper! Yikes, it still scares me when I think about it. That is when I started trying new foundations and found 2 that I could not live without....now there are 3 that are my favorite. 

Photo Credit: Google Images
As you can see she has a white cast underneath her eyes when the camera flashes on her skin. Yikes Eva Mendes!

The white cast can be caused by the following:

  • SPF in foundation is to high. If you will be taking photos with flash you should not used a foundation with a SPF 25+
  • Product contains SILICA 
  • Product contains SILVER MICA
  • Product contains ZINC OXIDE
  • Product contains TITANIUM DIOXIDE
This "white cast" can come from your foundation, concealer or powder. I recommend using the Top 3 Affordable Photo-Ready Foundations below to prevent the Casper look. 

L'Oreal True Match Foundation $9.99
top 3 affordable photo ready foundations

L'Oreal True Match Foundation is perfect for beginners and pro makeup artist. It is the only drugstore brand and foundation with over 20 shades, so no worries on picking the wrong shade. It is perfect for all skin tones and types. Did I mention it is amazing for flash photos? This is my go to foundation for taking photos and for everyday. Use a beauty sponge or foundation brush to buff for photo ready skin.  

Revlon Photo Ready Foundation $8.49
top 3 affordable photo ready foundations

The Revlon Photo Ready Foundation can be a little scary to use if you are new to this foundation. The formula is designed to give you an air brush look and leave your skin feeling silky. However, it has been known to leave the face looking cakey and feeling tacky. This is due to the foundation is being applied to a dry face rather than a primed or moisturized face. I highly recommend using a misting spray on your beauty sponge when applying this foundation to achieve the airbrush look without the cakey or tacky finish. 

Too Faced Born This Way Foundation $39

Last but not least, it is the AMAZING Too Faced Born This Way Foundation. Lets take a moment of silence for this magical foundation...........! 

Ok, back to the post. 

This foundation was born for flash photography! If I am not using my holy grail L'Oreal True Match Foundation I am using this magical foundation. It leaves your skin feeling light but covered to perfection. It wears all day and with a little bit of oil added to the skin (add oil for dry skin) before application you are ready for Christmas pictures, parties and selfies! I recommend applying this foundation with the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge for flawless coverage. 

Pro Tip: *For all foundations above start with the middle of your face and work your way out to your ears and neck for perfect blending.* 

I hope your pictures turn out flawless and you are not a victim of the Casper cast! Happy Holidays from PinkLux! XOXO

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