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Seven Flawless Days of Spring: Rianne

24 Mar

Products:

  • Cover FX Radiant FX: Platnum
  • Lise Watier Eye Shine: Marine 70667
  • Lise Watier Eye Shadow Quartet: Les Bleus
  • Lise Watier Rouge Gourmand: Champagne

Tools:

  • Cover FX Eye Prep
  • Cover FX 140 Brush
  • Lise Watier Eye Shadow Brush
  • Lise Watier Double Applicator Eye Shadow Brush

Tips:

  • using an eye primer will amp up pigments and hold blending all day
  • skip cleaning your brush between highlight and blending smokey eye for a soft color change

Step by Step:

Nail Lust!

essie Sure Shot

Salley Hansen Gem Crush Razzle Dazzle

Nicole by OPI Look at Me Look at Me!

Lise Watier Backstage

Seven Flawless Days of Spring: Tracy

23 Mar

Glitter is your night reflectors. Shine like the stars and bounce down the street!

Products:

  • Cover FX Eye Prep
  • Cover FX Cream Foundation
  • Cover FX Radiance FX: Platinum
  • Lise Watier Crayon Gloss: Passion Fuchsia

Tools:

  • Cover FX 160 Brush
  • Cover FX 140 Brush
  • Lise Watier Definition Brush

Tips:

  • illuminate bare lids with Cover FX Eye Prep and highlighter
  • Keep mascara minmal, applying one clean sweep of a lengthening formula

Step by Step:

  1. Prep with Cover FX Primer and Eye Prep
  2. Highlight features with Cover FX Radiant FX using the 140 Brush for cheekbones and Definition Brush for nose and brow bones
  3. Apply one clean  coat of lengthening mascara, such as Lise Watier Feline HD
  4. Top lips with Lise Watier Crayon Gloss in Passion Fuchsia

Nail Lust!

GOSH Blue Balloon

Lise Watier Collection

Sally Hansen Gem Crush Lady Luck

essie Pink-a-Boo

Seven Flawless Days of Spring: Carly

19 Mar

Red lipstick and morning coffee will take a punch out of Monday. Sit back at your desk and know you’re the prettiest face in the office.

Seven Flawless Days of Spring is in partnership with Shoppers Drug Mart Kingsgate Mall, Broadway at Kingsway (by Main), Vancouver, BC. Take advantage of the open guest invite to Spring’s Beauty Bloom March 31st from 12 – 6pm where make up artists will be on site to help you pick out each product and pick up tricks for applying.

Products:

  • Cover FX Cream Foundation and Setting FX
  • Cover FX Radiant FX: Platnum
  • Lise Watier Waterproof Lip Crayon: Rouge 70479
  • Cover FX Mint Tint: Cabernet Red

Tools:

  • Cover FX 160 Brush
  • Cover FX 140 Brush
  • Lise Watier Eyeshadow Brush
  • Lise Watier Lip Brush

Tips:

  • Prep for a glowing base with Cover FX Brite Prep – luminosity plus SPF 50!
  • highlight brows and inner corner of eyes by using the same color as cheeks

Step by Step:

  1. Prime with Cover FX Brite Prep
  2. Create a flawless base with Cover FX Cream Foundation and Setting  FX
  3. Highlight cheeks, brow bones, and inner eye with Cover FX Radiant FX
  4. Line and fill lips with Lise Watier Waterproof Lip Crayon in Rouge 70479
  5. Top lips with Cover FX Mint Tint in Cabernet Red
  6. Apply a light coat of black mascara (I’m currently using Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Mascara)

Nail Lust!

Lise Watier - Chiffon

essie - Fishnet Stockings

Nicole by OPI - Kardashian Collection, Follow Me On Glitter

Sally Hansen - Smooth & Perfect, Fog

Nails DID. Nail art from Bella Sugar blog.

30 Jan

This blog post is a must if you like nail art!
Check it out here

Bella Sugar took 39 different photos of some pretty sweet and graphic nail designs. They add the perfect pop of colour to your outfit! And they’re all pretty basic and easy to do with a steady hand and a few little tools, for polka dots I’ve used the head of a pin and I find it makes the perfect size circle, you can make it small or big, too. Little paint brushes can come in handy for drawing lines, as well as nail art pens work WONDERS.

Get to it, and don’t forget the top coat!

Polka Dot Nails How-To

4 Aug

I sometimes have a hard time choosing between all the colours of nailpolish I have, so it helps to get creative and incorporate wearing a few at once!

I was inspired by a photo of polka dot nails I had seen online a while ago, I had a little extra time to play around so I thought I’d show you how to do it!

It’s super simple, anyone can pull it off!

First things first, pick your colours! I used a light blue as my base coat and then chose 4 other colours to go with.

Start off by giving yourself a good base, depending on the consistency of your polish you’ll need a few coats so you’re not streaky. I usually say that it’s a safe bet to do 3, sometimes 4 depending on how thin the polish is.

Then choose your  first colour for the dots….I used yellow first. I took the brush and dabbed some extra polish onto a hard surface and then closed the bottle again, you don’t need very much, but make sure you have enough that it won’t dry on you too fast. The top of my nail polish box is covered in paint and colours already, so I didn’t mind adding more to it.

To get those perfect little circles I actually used the head of a straight pin – careful not to prick yourself! It worked better than a toothpick, in my opinion, because I didn’t get as large of a drop on my nail. Then, let it dry and apply your next colour! Repeat until you’ve used all the colours you want. I’d say stick to four and use your judgment to gauge how many dots may be too many…get creative! It could be the whole nail you end up doing on one of your fingers for extra oomph.

Whatever you do, have fun with it!

Finish off with a good top coat to seal it all in when you’re completely dry.

My favorite is this Revlon one in the photo below.

Good Luck!!
Tweet me photos of your experience to @kaitlin_michele I’d love to see your nails!

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