domingo, 22 de novembro de 2009

Ideas for make up organization, by ikea

Hi all, just been to Ikea today to buy some new stuff for my home. For quite some time I realized I needed to find a better solution to keep my make up stuff better organized. Well I may just have found the solution today with "FIRA".



This was the one I bought, now I am planning to paint it in a dark colour, maybe black or a really dark brown, then maybe paint some nice patterns in red. There are several configurations for "FIRA" available at Ikea, for about 8€. The next one on my list:



Just check out www.ikea.com / (Portuguese: http://www.ikea.com/pt/pt/catalog/products/50073305).

Well, this was just a though, I guess a lot of folks have the same issue as I have, how to keep it organized and at had ;-).
Hope this helps.

Cheers, Ana

sábado, 21 de novembro de 2009

Miracles of makeup

Here is a nice before and after (I was a bit red because I got out of the shower, my skin is very sensitive). I did a very soft makeup
- Concealer: 5 Camouflage Palette Cream #1 by Makeup Forever
- Foundation: Superstay Silky by Maybeline
- MAC Prep+prime transparent
- Eyes: warm reds from the coastal scents 78 palette
- Eyeliner: dark grey shadow and an angled brush
- Lips: shimmer gloss by The Body Shop
- Blush: pink tone from 78 palette
- Lashes: Divide and multiply by The Body Shop



Hope you enjoy.

Ana

sexta-feira, 20 de novembro de 2009

Modern Geisha!

Hi all,

so, as promissed here is my modern geisha work, material used:
- make up forever - concealer, lipstick, blush
- kryolan - foundation
- paris berlin - eye shadow
- sephora - eye liner, mascara




More on:
http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/MJ5L54qGwGgxbFUxS8gmow?authkey=Gv1sRgCKb8kuik1ezQggE&feat=directlink

Hope you like.

Cheers, Ana

quinta-feira, 12 de novembro de 2009

Coastal scents 78 palette - video and some news...

Did a very very small review of the palette:



Agora em português, estive na MAC hoje e tenho 2 boas noticias:
1a segunda-feira estão á venda as novas colecções de natal da MAC, lindas, estive a espreitar as cores e os kits de pinceis (irão custar à volta de 55 euros). (Ver colecções em MAC cosmetics)
2a VAMOS TER MAC PRO EM PORTUGALLLLLLLLLLL, YAAAAAAAAAYYYYY, acho que está tudo dito, mais novidades em 2010 :-).

Cheers, Ana

Coastal scents 78 palette

Finally, after getting a letter from the customs to show the invoice for my Coastal Scents purchase, my 78 palette has arrived safe and sound. Took over a month, but that is because of the customs stuff.
Beautiful colours, very pigmented, here's a picture:



This palette in particular costs $18.95, but there are other palettes, just go to http://www.coastalscents.com.

I'll try to publish a look done with this palette, most likely I'll use colours from this palette for the Gueisha look i'll be doing this saturday :-).

I also bought some brushes (duo fiber, crease brush, blending brush and a normal eye shadow brush. I'll post some comments after using them for a couple of days.

Cheers, Ana

quarta-feira, 11 de novembro de 2009

terça-feira, 10 de novembro de 2009

... So excited ...

Well ... this Saturday we have a free theme for the make up class, and I decided to do a Gueisha look. I think it is so beautiful and feminine, I'm happy with my choice.
I've been studying some existing gueisha looks, I will try to keep as much as close to the real gueisha, but I'm deciding if I'll use red or hot pink, or maybe a bit of both. Anyway, I very excited about this, can't wait for the week to finish.

Cheers, Ana

PS: just hoping it will not be rubbish!

segunda-feira, 2 de novembro de 2009

My first video

Well, Just added my first video on YouTube, It's a Blue and Pink makeup, no tutorial, just some pics of the final result together with a nice melody.
I love to join pink with blue, I used an old palette by Oriflame, that has a very nice turquoise blue, Pink and violet + some light blue from Sephora's Duo #3.
As a liner I used electro marine blue by Sephora.
Mascara: Divide and multiply by the Body Shop.
Foundation: Maybeline's Super Stay Silky. Used a light concealer cream by makeup forever to light up my eyelids and then used MAC's Prep+Prime transparent to set it (I'm very happy about this product)

To enhance the colours a little bit, I used Sephora's glitter eye primer, then tapped with colour over itrabs the pigments to the lid, final effect was nice.

Cheers, Ana
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