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Holiday Look

Hey everyone! here is a tutorial for this Holiday Look!

 

Lips: Besame Red Hot Red lipstick *warm red (Marilyn Monroe’s color!)

Face: Concealer and Foundation -Covergirl Naturelux Foundation Alabaster

Cheeks:  Rub some lipstick onto your cheeks and blend well!

Eyes: Take Mon Ennui Cosmetics Cursed Touch *Gold* and use wet application all over lid extending above the crease and creating a rounded edge.  Take Mon Ennui Cosmetics Myrrh *dark burnished gold* and apply to crease and outer v area and blend outward to edge of gold, blend inward a bit.  Take Mon Ennui Cosmetics Slipper *silver* into tearduct and under eye as well as highlight! (what is the holidays without lots of shimmery sparkleness! ) Take Myrrh again and put it under eye as well.  Use black or green mascara on lashes and you are finished! Sparkly holiday glamour! I hope you enjoyed this look!

Dark Heart Designs: After Black Friday Sale!

Dark Heart Designs has started an After Black Friday Sale today about an hour ago! Here is the information below! They currently sell Eye Lights (gel liner in unusual colors), Lip Slicks *Lip glosses in both crazy and work friendly shades*, and two types of eyeshadows *duochrome= two colors colliding on your lids ( this includes the Halloween on Christmas Eyeshadows and the beloved Good Witch/Bad Witch collection has returned again! As well as normal shadows that are shimmery in many different shades! They also offer sample baggie colors for if you are indecisive like me!
The After Black Friday sale starts now!

50% off Shipping
50% off Store Wide (The only exception is the Dark Heart’s club, and gift cards)
Free gift wrapping upon request
Free print of Kiara (the girl in our banner)
Free Random gift with every order over $10

*Please not that not all jar styles are exactly alike. I’ve had to order a few for this sale that hold the same amount, but are not as tall. The code is BlkFri!
http://darkheartdesigns.storenvy.com/

Natural Look

Hi everyone! I wasn’t feeling well today but I was really excited to make a look with Dark Heart Designs new collection that has been revealed! Nightmare Before Christmas! My favorite childhood movie ever! This picture unfortunately does not show all of the shimmeryness that these highly pigmented and well made eyeshadows exude.  I used three of the new colors for this natural look.  I used The Mayor,  a  neutral beige w/ purplish blue undertones on my lid. On my inner corners and browbone highlight I used Ghost Dog (based on Zero) a white with orange and red undertones. I also used my sample of Mon Ennui’s Fairytale a pink with gold reflects on my crease. My lips have Shock, a mauve with green sparkles. I have plum eyeliner and purple mascara on as well. I was really impressed with both companies high color payoff using very very little of the product.  I consider this a very important quality because you could have a ton of eyeshadow but if you have to put a ton of it on just to get it to show up that doesn’t seem worth it to me.  The quality of the lip slick is also impressive, it has high shimmer and coverage and typically I shy away from glosses because of that stickyness that occurs, this however, had none of that and was very lightweight.  The shimmer and lightness of this look really helped me not look so sick and crummy and made my eyes really open up! And I didn’t feel like I had a pound of makeup on, always a good sign of good quality makeup.

Dark Heart Designs on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/darkheartdesigns

Their Storenvy (located on their Facebook as well but here is the external link) : http://darkheartdesigns.storenvy.com/

Mon Ennui on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mon-Ennui-Cosmetics/179910115420725

Mon Ennui Cosmetics Etsy Store: http://www.etsy.com/shop/monennui

Let me know on any look if you would like a tutorial!

XO Cupcake

Mon Ennui Cosmetics Holiday Collection

This is Mon Ennui Cosmetics’ New Holiday Collection, this includes Coal a matte black, Evergreen a matte forest green, Frost Bite a warm pale blue, Holly Berry a metallic wine, Myrrh a metallic smokey gold, Naughty List a sheer metallic pewter, Silent Night a cool teal blue with color shifting shimmer, and Snow Angel a frost glittery white. They all look different and I love the fact that although they are a collection, it involves different types of colors and finishes like sheer, metallic and matte. I personally think Myrrh is a lovely color and I would love to pick up that one.