Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Disco Ball Inspired Look for New Years Eve


Bling. Bling. Bling. Bling. Disco ball alert for New Years Eve. I was quite in a rush when I realized I had less than 25 minutes to get all dolled up for work. But as usual I finished my In A Rush look and become obsessed with glitter for 2 days in a rolls. This look is for the Disco Ball Eyes but I will give you a little snapshot of my actual New Years Eve 2014 look! Enjoy Beauty Biches!

Obsession: Wet n' Wild Fantasy Makers Confetti (loose glitter) $2.00
Can you believe that this glitter was only $2.00. What a steal right? I found it at Ulta around Halloween time this year and I simply had no use for it until now. Now I am completely obsessed with it. The glitter particles are so small and so sparkly that you will literally bling at every glance I worked a whole 9 hour shift and had it on for about 11 hours. It's truly a great product with little to no fall out at all. Okay. I am done rambling. Here is my Do It Yourself method for Disco Ball Eyes for New Years Eve 2014!!!

Products used: 
Wet n' Wild Fantasy Makers Confetti (loose glitter)

JORDANA 12 Hr Made To Last Eyeshadow Pencil in Eternal White



E.l.f. Glitter Primer


new years eve makeup

e.l.f. Eyeshadow Palette (colors similar to) shimmery milk chocolate, khaki, black and navy blue
e.l.f. Cream Eyeliner in Black in Black
JORDANA Glitter Rocks Retractable Eyeliner Pencil in Black Rocks!

3D Fiber Lashes Love Alpha Mascara

Clinique Touch Base for Eyes


Application method:

  1. (Fill in eyebrows and clean under eye with concealer and concealer brush as usual)
  2. Apply Clinique primer over entire eye area and lower lash line 
  3. Using -the color similar to- "khaki" dust over upper eye area with a fluffy brush 
  4. Apply -the color similar to a- "shimmery milk chocolate" in the crease slightly using the same fluffy brush to see transition 
  5. Apply "navy" eyeshadow using a tapered crease brush to cut out the crease and bring out the shape of the crease slightly bringing it down the lower lash line 
  6. With the same brush lightly apply "black" the the crease area dusting it out so it can become opaque and fade into the "navy and shimmery milk chocolate" colors 
  7. Apply 12 hour eyeshadow pencil in "Eternal White" all over the lids bringing it slightly up into the crease 
  8. Using your finger apply Elf Cosmetics glitter primer to eyelids
  9. Using a flat brush apply confetti (glitter) directly on top of primer 
  10. Using a small angled brush apply Elf Cosmetics cream eyeliner in "black" to create a cat eye wingtip starting from the tear ducts, keeping close to the lash line, winging it out like a drag queen! Heyyyyyy! 
  11. Apply Black eyeliner on the lower waterline eyelash and use a smudge brush to smudge out the liner towards the corner and up towards the upper lash line continuing with the winged out look 
  12. Apply "shimmery milk chocolate" under the lower eyelash water line and wing out as well to create a shadow
  13. Apply "black" eyeshadow again in the crease creating a small "v" to cut out the crease winging it out 
  14. Apply about 10 coats of mascara to upper lids to so much volume and length that you're eyes will feel the weight and apply two coats to bottom lids since it's almost time for the countdown! 
  15. Use a q-tip to clean off any fall out and make those Disco Ball Eyes flawless!

Bling. Bling. Happy Freaken New Year Beauty Biches


Here is my actual New Years Eve look! 


Disco Ball New Years Eve Makeup


Bling. Bling. Bling. Bling. Disco ball alert for New Years Eve. I was quite in a rush when I realized I had less than 25 minutes to get all dolled up for work. But as usual I finished my In A Rush look and this time I actually had time to apply a matching high pigment lipgloss on my lips as well!


Products used:
Elf cosmetics Legend Palette (colors similar to) shimmery milk chocolate, khaki, black and navy blue

Application method:
  1. (Fill in eyebrows and clean under eye with concealer and concealer brush as usual)
  2. Apply Clinique primer over entire eye area and lower lash line
  3. Using -the color similar to- "khaki" dust over upper eye area with a fluffy brush
  4. Apply -the color similar to a- "shimmery milk chocolate" in the crease slightly using the same fluffy brush to see transition
  5. Apply "navy" eyeshadow using a tapered crease brush to cut out the crease and bring out the shape of the crease slightly bringing it down the lower lash line
  6. With the same brush lightly apply "black" the the crease area dusting it out so it can become opaque and fade into the "navy and shimmery milk chocolate" colors
  7. Apply 12 hour eyeshadow pencil in "Eternal White" all over the lids bringing it slightly up into the crease
  8. Using your finger apply Elf Cosmetics glitter primer to eyelids
  9. Using a flat brush apply confetti (glitter) directly on top of primer
  10. Using a small angled brush apply Elf Cosmetics cream eyeliner in "black" to create a cat eye wingtip starting from the tear ducts, keeping close to the lash line, winging it out like a drag queen! Heyyyyyy!
  11. Apply Black eyeliner on the lower waterline eyelash and use a smudge brush to smudge out the liner towards the corner and up towards the upper lash line continuing with the winged out look
  12. Apply "shimmery milk chocolate" under the lower eyelash water line and wing out as well to create a shadow
  13. Apply "black" eyeshadow again in the crease creating a small "v" to cut out the crease winging it out
  14. Apply about 10 coats of mascara to upper lids to so much volume and length that you're eyes will feel the weight and apply two coats to bottom lids since it's almost time for the countdown!
  15. Use a q-tip to clean off any fall out and make those Disco Ball Eyes flawless!

Bling. Bling. Happy Freaken New Year Beauty Biches!
Always In A Rush but guaranteed to be pretty!

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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Christmas Holiday Inspired Looks




So I was totally in a rush for work on Christmas eve but I had to create this beautiful eye look. Here's what you need to achieve this look in 15 minutes or less. Excluding the eyebrows. You can add on an additional five minutes for that one.


Products:
Inglot AMC Eyeliner Gel in RedAnastasia Beverly Hills single Eyeshadows in Moss, Sienna, Orange Cream, and Black Diamond



Application method:
  1. (Fill in eyebrows and clean under eye with concealer and concealer brush as usual)
  2. Apply primer over entire eye area and lower lash line
  3. Using the color Orange Cream to bring out crease, dust over the entire eye with a fluffy brush
  4. Using the color Sienna darken crease slightly using the same fluffy brush to see transition
  5. Using Inglot eyeliner in Red tap and smudge gel liner all over the lid using a flat brush bringing it up slightly into the crease
  6. Using the same flat brush apply Icon Glitter directly on top of the red liner
  7. Apply Black Diamond eyeshadow to cut out the crease and bring out the shape of the crease slightly bringing it down the lower lash line
  8. Apply Black eyeliner on the lower waterline and use a smudge brush to smudge out the lower waterline towards the lash line and upward towards the upper eyelid to create a winged out look
  9. Apply Moss to tear duct and bottom water line and slightly blend into smudged black eyeliner to show transition
  10. Apply about five coats of Impact Mascara to upper lids to create volume and length and apply two coats to bottom lashes just because you freaken want to!!!!
  11. Blink. Blink and smile for the camera because you're done honey.
  12. Optional: Apply bronzer to contour in hollows of cheekbones, forehead and sides of the nose.

Merry Christmas
Always In A Rush but guaranteed to be pretty!

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Quieres frutas? Fruit and Oil Deep Hair Conditioner

Guest Blogger: Sirus
His Obsession (turned mine:-): Fruit and Oil Deep Hair Conditioner

As a natural hair enthusiast, I use this recipe specifically for the nutritional benefits. Egg yolks are protein so it strengthens. Rosemary oil is an antibacterial so it cleans. Olive oil and coconut oil provide additional moisture so it penetrates the hair shaft. Bananas are full of potassium, antioxidants and radicals that help prevent itchy, dry scalp. While the avocado is a superfood containing protein, potassium and oleic acid it is great for promoting hair growth. If you want you can actually skip the banana and the olive oil since avocados contain the nutrition value as well. The apple cider vinegar is a special touch since diluting it with water will restore the pH balance of the hair.

Fruit and Oil Deep Conditioner:
1 avocado mashed
1 banana mashed
1 egg yolk beaten
2 tsp rosemary oil
2 tsp coconut oil
1 tbsp olive oil
1/3 whole milk
Rinse:
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1 cup water

Application Method:
  1. Whisk all ingredients together starting with the fruit, milk, oils, and eggs until smooth. Sit aside.
  2. Wash hair with a slightly mild deep cleansing or clarifying shampoo. Rinse with lukewarm water.
  3. Apply mixture to entire hair starting from the root to the tip and apply a plastic cap onto entire hair
  4. Sit under hooded dryer with medium to high heat for 30-45 minutes.
  5. First Rinse: Rinse hair with 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar diluted with 1/2 cup water. Second Rinse: Rinse hair with lukewarm water.
  6. Detangle hair with wide tooth comb and proceed with normal styling. Additional products is not needed unless styling with hot tools.

People who struggle with trying to maintain moisture and prevent breakage will see at least 90% of less breakage. And did I mention the fact that I use very minimal products to keep my hair soft and moisturized while maintaining a great curl definition. Hello! Try this recipe for 4-6 weeks and let us know how your hair feels and looks and I may be able to share more recipes with you.

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Photo credits: dailyperricone.com
theatlantic.com, naturallycurly.com
  

Saturday, December 20, 2014

It's Like Butter Baby. Buffy Body Butter

It's about that time again. The time to exfoliate and moisturize your body silly. So I am totally obsessed with drum roll please…

Obsession #1 and only (for now): Buffy Body Butter by LUSH $11.95 for 1.7 ounces



This almond body butter scrub bar is made of all natural products that is to die for. And this, like all Lush products, is not tested on animals. Thank goodness because I wouldn't want my little kitty's extended family to be test subjects.
This body butter scrub has little granules of actual almond and ground aduki beans that'll scrub off the top layer of your skin which will minimize the appearance of impurities such as scratches or blemishes on the skin. It is truly the best. All you have to do is try it and you will be obsessed as well.

Simple Application Method:
  1. Lather body with everyday soap such as Dove Sensitive Skin formula.
  2. Rinse body entire.
  3. (Cut almond butter body scrub in half beforehand)
  4. Using only half of the bar to run across dry areas. Once downward and once upward.
  5. Use hands to work a lather and even coat around the entire area (use a loofah to reach other areas).
  6. Rinse and entirely and towel blot butter
  7. No need for body lotion or body cream unless you feel dry.
Now Lush is my go to when I'm not on a budget but oh wait! Did I mention that I was at TJ Maxx today and they have the most awesome pecan body scrub that I absolutely wanted oh so bad. I didn't buy it today but until I get that little jar of goodness (and a little more ca-ching) this Buffy Shower Scrub will do just the trick.  Then again, "Quality over Quantity. Fuck it. I'll try both."

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Photo credit: Lushusa.com


Friday, December 12, 2014

Oval Nails



So I've been thinking about this whole nail trend for a while. You know the one where nails are in the shape of little swords. You see, I like it but I can't do the fake tips or the sword shape so I did a little compromise.
Here is what I did to customize my my natural nail shape and stay trendy while In A Rush.

Application Method:
  1. Cleanse hands and underneath nails
  2. Apply cuticle oil and push back cuticles with wooden cuticle pusher
  3. File nail in an oval shape starting from corners, inward towards the middle. Don't point the tip
  4. Use a brush to cleanse nails again brushing away the leftover particles
  5. Air dry hands using swift motions
  6. Apply 3 clear coats of nail hardener
  7. Air dry and go
  8. Optional: Add 2 coats of favorite nail color and apply a quick dry coat or gel top coat.
Don't you love this natural yet exaggerated look. Flawless!

Always in a rush but guaranteed to be pretty. Let's see what I'll be rushing to do next week.

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Monday, December 8, 2014

Pppppppp PRIMER!

Pppppppp PRIMER!


I am absolutely obsessed with mineral primer. The primer is very smooth to the touch and it goes on evenly when applied with a couple drops of my own self made cc cream. Otherwise 1 pump is not enough, but 2 just might do.





Now on the other hand, I am beyond. Yes, BEYOND OBSESSED with Clinique Super Primer. It is one of the best primers that I have tried so far. Unlike Elf Cosmetics Mineral Primer you only need to apply 2 pea size amounts (combined with my self made cc cream).

Here is my simple application method for applying primer:
  1. Cleanser moisturizer face with a clear liquid or foam cleanser such as Ambi Anti-Blemish Cleansing Foam.
  2. Towel blot face.
  3. Apply a light weight face moisturizer without tint to face and neckline.
  4. Apply 2 pea sized amounts of Clinique Super Primer to face and neckline.
  5. Optional:
  6. Apply a pea size amount of my blend of a CC Cream or either a CC Cream of your choice.
  7. Apply a foundation, powder and lip balm to complete look or either continue with full makeup application.

I am absolutely obsessed with primers currently but of course, you have to pick and choose the one that works best for you and your budget (Clinique, Clinique. Lol.)
As my model goes, "Quality over quantity. Fuck it. I'll try both!"

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Photo credits:
http://www.clinique.com/product/1599/26922
http://www.eyeslipsface.com/studio/face/primer/mineral_face_primer




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