Holiday Neutral Makeup

Hi Dolls! I hope everyone is well-rested from Thanksgiving break. I think I may need to go to the gym everyday this week, with the amount of food I ate lol.
With Christmas approaching, I decided to get right into the Holiday spirit with this look. I have many looks in mind, but I wanted to create a look for the not so daring people. I can guarantee your going to see lots of glitter in upcoming posts. Until then, I hope you all like the look 😉



Face:
NARS Sheer Glow Foundation in Macao
NARS Pressed Powder in Heat
Cheeks:
Nars South Beach for highlighting
MAC Blunt for contouring
NARS blush in Dolce Vita
Eyes:
MAC e/s Gaelic Gold *mobile lid *
MAC e/s Prized *tear duct *
MAC e/s Embark *crease, outer v, bottom lash line *
MAC e/s Saddle * above crease *
Inglot e/s 328  *brow-bone *
MAC e/s Black Tulip *bottom lash line *
MAC eyeliner in Smolder *waterline *
Prestige liquid eyeliner in black
Maybelline Lash Discovery mascara
NYX lashes in EL113
Lips:
MAC lipstick in Pure Zen
NYX lip-gloss in Natural
MAC lip-liner in BBQ

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Happy 1st Birthday Beauty Sentinel

Photo credit: Beantownprepster.com
Hey Dolls, I missed you all! I hope everyone had an AMAZING Holiday.  I don’t know where the year went, but it’s about to be a new year.

I guess I’ve been so overwhelmed with life’s obstacles that I forgot my blog turned 1 this month (hides face). I know…..I know….. tisk tisk. I wanted to take the time out to thank those who read my blog, and those who follow me on Twitter & Bloggers. I really appreciate you dolls for taking the time out of your busy schedules to read my beauty blog. In just one year, I met some amazing people that share the same passion as I. I wish I could hug each one of you, THANK YOU AGAIN. Regular postings will start next week. You dolls ROCK!!!!!



The Makeup Show 2012: My Experience & Haul

First and foremost,with a outstanding win, I am happy Barack Obama won the 2012 presidential election! 

This week I attended the Makeup Show in Orlando. For those who are unaware of the Makeup Show, it is an event held once a year, which brings together brands, makeup artist and students. At the event you will find: awesome brands, discounted products, seminars, and workshops.

This year the Makeup Show was held at the Peabody Hotel. I was ecstatic to go, since it was my first time going. Once I arrived, I noticed there weren’t many exhibitors (Kevyn Aucoin was listed, but wasn’t there), and inside was a semi-packed crowd. My first stop was a seminar held by Celebrity makeup artist AJ Crimson. AJ gave valuable information on branding, and building a name for yourself. In addition, he introduced his new makeup collection, which is now available for purchase. I wanted to get to the Makeup Forever booth, but majority of beauty addicts were there, so I went to go check out other brands. My next stop was Inglot Cosmetics, while there were a few people in line, I managed to swatch some products, and ask questions, I’ve heard so many great things about Inglot Cosmetics on Youtube, and from other beauty bloggers. I even ran into the lovely KoKoFemme from Youtube, if you have n YT account, be sure to subscribe to her channel. It was only right I got a freedom palette (neutral colors), and a concealer. Although there were items I wanted, I only ended up getting a few things that I needed. I made my way to each booth, but made final purchases from Crown Brush, Ofra Cosmetics, Stila Cosmetics. After 3 hours of pure beauty bliss, I was exhausted and ready to go home. I had an awesome time at the Makeup Show, and will definitely go again next year 😉  




Inglot Cosmetics
Cream concealer in DV200
Freedom Eyeshadow Palette: 328,337,360,378,329 (l to r)





Crown Brush
C404 Small duo face brush
C432 Flat line definer brush
Small angled brow brush
Angle Set for nails brushes (3 brushes)
Professional nail art set (4 brushes)
Striper nailbrush
Wooden dotter




Stila Cosmetics
Prime Pot in Taffy





Ofra Cosmetics

Brown eyeshadow (similar to MAC’s Espresso e/s)

Beige eyeshadow (similar to MAC’s Blanc Type e/s)

Pics from the Makeup Show

KoKoFemme- Youtube Guru


Did You Attend the Makeup Show?