Wednesday, December 11, 2013

ipsy - December 2013


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December's ipsy bag was a mix of good and bad. I've loved ipsy this year, but wish they had ended 2013 on a better note! 

Click below to see this month's ipsy bag!

Monday, December 9, 2013

NOTD - Blue Christmas Snowflakes

Every year, I look forward to creating some pretty Christmas nails. This year, I decided to go with a twinkling snowflake design. Hope you like!

This was before I cleaned up my nails, unfortunately!


What I used:
Seche Clear (base coat)
Seche Vite (top coat)
Wet n Wild "French White"
L'Oreal "Not a Cloud in Sight"
Zoya "Neve"
Wet n Wild "Bling It On!"
Confetti "Ice Ice Baby"
H&M "Blue"
H&M Blue Glitter


Did you paint your nails a funky Christmas design this year? I'd love to see! Share in the comments!

-Claudia

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Maybelline Fall 2013 Lipsticks


Out of the four limited edition Fall 2013 lipsticks released by Maybelline, I picked up only two: "Violet Intrigue" and "Lavender Voltage." I was very conflicted by the swatches I'd seen online. It seemed like the lipsticks would either be a hit or a big miss.

I'm glad I took the chance on these. They are a lot more flattering than I thought they'd be.

Click below to see the swatches!

Monday, December 2, 2013

FOTD - Dusk Olive

I've been wearing makeup more lately and wanted to share this look I wore to work a few weeks ago.


Face
Sonia Kashuk tinted moisturizer in Tan
MAC blush in Coppertone, Desert Rose, Sweet as Cocoa
Benefit Girl Meets Pearl



Eyes
MAC paintpot in Indianwood
Lid: MAC Amber Lights, Woodwinked
Crease: Soft Brown, Swiss Chocolate, Antiqued, Embark
Bottom lash: Lucky Green, Humid
Urban Decay eyeliner in "Deep End"
Covergirl eyeliner in "Flamed Out"
Urban Decay eyeliner in "Zero"
Benefit mascara in "They're Real"

Lips
Nothing

-Claudia

Monday, November 25, 2013

NOTD - Sugar Skull Phalanges


What I used:
Seche Clear (base coat)
Seche Vite (top coat)
Deborah Lippmann "Mermaid's Dream"
Acrylic paint for the Sugar Skull
Rhinestones

I painted this nail design last month before Halloween. I had anticipated taking some more pictures of my nails, so this is a shot before the cleanup step. Unfortunately, I didn't have time to take another picture and the acrylic paint began chipping off hours later. 

I love how it turned out, just wish it had lasted a bit longer!!


-Claudia

Friday, November 22, 2013

Disqus for Giggle Blush

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