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FABULOUS FREES from Style Boutique! My Makeup Look for the Grand Opening

A few days ago I wrote about Style Boutique and there Grand Opening (click here). The store was so adorable and cute and they had so many FABULOUS things, I was one of the lucky ones to have received free things! 😀

I even mentioned that I would share my makeup look that I wore that day. I like to call this look a VAMPY look just because of the harsh winged eyeliner with dark berry lips.  First I will show you how I achieved my makeup look then I will go on and show you all the GLAMROUS things I was given. Below you’ll find the pictures so keep on reading…

 

The Vampy Makeup Look:

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Vampy I’d say

To get this look I used two eye-shadow pallets, the first one was the Too Faced “Matte Eye Shadow Collection” and the second one is the “Naked 2” Urban Decay pallet. I will go to explain the colours that I used and which brushed I used to apply them. First let me show you the pallets…

Too Faced Matte Eye Shadows pallet

Too Faced Matte Eye Shadows pallet

The colours from top to bottom (left to right):

  • Tufted Suede (used it)
  • Chinchilla (used it)
  • Coffee Bean
  • Velveteen Bunny (used it)
  • Pebbles
  • London Fog
  • Fresh Linen
  • Vintage Violet
  • Midnight

The “Naked 2” pallet from Urban Decay has 12 colours, and out of those 12 I’ve used 3 colours for this look. In the picture bellow you will be able to see the swatch colours.

The Naked 2 pallet and the swatches below

The Naked 2 pallet and the swatches below

The swatches from left to right:

  • Snakebite
  • Half baked
  • Foxy

 

For this look I used one of my favorite lipsticks that I tend to use for special or GLAMROUS occasions, and the Grand Opening of Style Boutique is a GLAMROUS EVENT.  That is why I had to take out my secret weapon MAC lipstick “What Joy!” satin finish. Sadly this colour was part of their Winter2012 limited edition line, luckily if you like this colour MAC had a lipstick called “Diva” that in their permit line that is close to it.

What Joy! lipstick from MAC

What Joy! lipstick from MAC

I just love the berryness (I know that isn’t a word) of this lipstick and it goes great with all skin tones!

I only applied bronzer to my face using MAC “Raizin” blush in matte finish. I didn’t use any pinks or peaches on the apples of my cheeks because the lipstick did the job and brought the colours out of my cheeks.

Raizin blush by MAC

Raizin blush by MAC

How to apply this makeup look:

  1. From the Too Faced pallet apply the colour Chinchilla all over your eyelids til your crease using the Sephora “all over shadow brush
  2. Just to the crease apply Coffee Bean from the Too Faced pallete and blend it out wards and lower lashes using the MAC 224 brush
  3. Using the MAC brush 217 apply Velveteen Bunny from the Too Faced pallet on to your brow bones
  4. Where the eye-shadows Chinchilla and Coffee Bean blend in Snakebite with the MAC 217 brush
  5. Right under your eyebrows apply Foxy from the Naked 2 pallet using the MAC  219 pencial brush
  6. With the same brush apply Half Baked to the inner corners of the eyes
  7. Then I applied my foundation, conceler and presspowder
  8. After that I applied the MAC blush Raizin to my cheek bones and softly blended it into the apples of my cheeks and forehead using Mikyajy Blusher Brush
  9. Lastly I applied the lipstick What Joy! on to my lips

 

Now lets us go to my second part of this blog post, the FABULOUS things that I got from Style Boutique. They are lovely and to die for, plus you have to go and check out their collection or you’ll be missing what’s new in fashion that’s FUN-FRESH and EDGY.

I LOVE this top and the details that is on the bottom. It’s so CUTE you can either dress it up or dress it down. Here I decided I was going to dress down because it was the morning and I was off to university. I wanted to keep it fun with and edgy which results it to be FUNKY! This is something totally new for me, but hey I am young I can do fashion “mistakes” and get away with it. 😀

Sneak peek ;D

Sneak peek ;D

The so AMAZING shopping on top and just the the FABULOUS items on the botoom! ❤

The Top!

The Top!

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Top: Style Boutique
  • Balck under-top: Zara
  • Dark blue jeans: H&M
  • Shoes: Nike
  • Purple bag: Miu Miu

 

Valentine’s Day came and I wanted to wear something different. I didn’t want to wear any reds, pinks or whites I wanted to go on a different track. That is when I felt the need to go and be FABULOUS for this LOVE day and have fun and dress in the way that I love. After all I am a fashion lover so more than any other day I HAD TO show it on this day. How better to show my love for fashion than wearing this GLAMROUS gold and black blazer that was long at the back that has black chiffon. It was perfect! To check out more about my V-Day click here.

The GLAM Look

The GLAM Look

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Gold and black blazer: From Style Boutique
  • Black pants: H&M
  • Black top: Zara
  • Scarf: Zara
  • Black flats: Chanel

 

I had to go early into school because I had some things to do before I went into my class that morning. I just had so much to print out. The problem was that I didn’t have time to pick out what I wanted to wear the night before! So when I woke up that morning I was all over the place trying to get ready, I knew I wanted to wear my flats from Style Boutique but I wasn’t sure with what. Then I told myself my safest bet would be that I wear jeans because they mostly go with everything. At this point I would like to believe that I was right. 😀

My LOVELY shoes <3

My LOVELY shoes ❤

 

Fashiom is art, and just like art all that it need is talent and taste. We might not agree but there are some basic ground rules.

 

 

Stay Lovely,

N

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Today’s FAB Makeup Looks <3

Makeup, clothes, bags and SHOES what can I say I am a madly and deeply IN LOVE with fashion. Fashion now falls under a lot of things, that incudes FOOD the way furnish your house and even the books you read (if you know me back in high school…then you know I was a BOOK WARM). Yes I said it books, books come in and go out of fashion but literature remains. Just like in fashion, fashion might come and go but style is forever! ❤

For the upcoming blog posts (the next 3 or 4) will be mostly about makeup. I will be showing and talking about how I applied the makeup and review some of them. Will let me tell you a little secret I LOVE MAKEUP as much as SHOES! That coming me from me is a HUGE thing. So promise me that is will be between you and I. :p

Anyway let me go to the good stuff, in the post I will be talking about TWO makeup styles. One was I was wearing yesterday but recreated the look today. The other one is a FUN SPRING look that I hope you guys would enjoy. First I will show you what I was wearing yesterday then I will go more about the make. So stay tuned and keep on reading!

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Jeans, something I don’t do often

In this picture I am wearing:

  • Mustered top: H&M
  • Brown skull scarf: Artalkw (check it out Instagram)
  • Jeans: American Eagle
  • Shoes: Style Boutique (a store based in Kuwait)

I wore this look yesterday for university. I need something fast because I had to go to school early to print out some stuff. I knew that I wanted to wear my FABULOUS shoes that Style Boutique gave me. So I stayed most of the morning wonder what to wear with it, and then I told myself you can’t go wrong with jeans. I hope I was right, because I liked to believe I was. To check out my blog post about Style Boutique Grand Opening of their new branch press here.

 

Smokey Grey Eyes

Now let me go on and tell you how I applied my makeup for that day. Below you will see a close-up of the makeup.

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Morning dark makeup

I usally don’t wear dark eye makup in the day, especially in the mornings. However, that day I was inspired by dark grey and I really wanted to use my Too Faced pallet “Matte Eye Shadow collection.

For applying my makeup I used my PERFECTLY PLUSH BRUSH KIT Essentia that I got from MAC’s limited edition collection. I call these my personal brushes and I don’t use them on anyone but myslf.

 

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The GREEN makeup brushes!!

From left to write the brushes:

  • MAC 190SE: Foundation Brush
  • MAC 129SE: Powder/Blush Brush
  • MAC 275SE: Small Angle Shading Brush
  • MAC 226SE: Small Tapered Blending Brush
  • MAC 266SE: Small Angle Brush

 

My Too Faced  “matte eye-shadow” pallet that I got from Sephora. From this platte I used the third line, which is the “grey” line of the pallet. This line is called the CLASSIC.

Matte eye shadow pallet

Matte eye shadow pallet

The swatches are the left side of the picture. The colours of the eye-shadow from left to right:

  • London Fog
  • Pebbles
  • Velveteen Bunny

 

The blush I used was from MAC from their limited edition line.

PINK

PINK

The blush is called  “Easy Manner” and it’s stian finish.

How to apply this makeup look:

  1. Apply the colour Pebbles all over your eyelids till your crease using the MAC 275SE
  2. To your outer-V apply London Fog and blend it into your crease using the MAC 226SE
  3. Using the MAC 275SE apply Velveteen Bunny to your brow bones
  4. To your lashes apply London Fog using MAC 266SE
  5. In the inner corner of your eyes apply Velveteen Bunny using the MAC 266SE
  6. On the upper lash line apply MAC Carbon Eye shadow (not shown on the blog post) using the  MAC 266SE
  7. After that I applied my foundation using the MAC 190SE, then apply your mascara
  8. I countered my face using the blush by MAC “Raizin” matte finish using the MAC 129ES. I countered my cheeks, forehead and nose
  9. After that I applied blush Easy Manner by MAC on the applies of my cheeks
  10. On my lips I applied MAC “Mocha” lipstick satin finish and MAC “Fashion Scoop” cremesheen glass to the centre of my lips

 

A Spring Fun Look

So I’ve had I got FABULOUSNESS 5 Smokey Eyes that I was from MAC’s limited edition line for some months now and I haven’t really used. They came out with this line with spring in mind, so I was like PERFECT I should create a makeup look using this pallet. I hope you like this look :D. I would even like to mention that even for this look I used my green makeup brushes that I got from MAC. Read more to see how I achieved this look!

FUN spring, I just love flowers

FUN spring, I just love flowers

I just love how the pallet looks like a mini wallet. It’s SUPER CUTE and lovely.

FABULOUSNESS 5 Smokey Eyes

FABULOUSNESS 5 Smokey Eyes

On the left side of the picture you can see how the pallet looks on the outside (just CUTE), and on the right side is the eye-shadows. From left to right of the eye-shadows the colours are:

  • Taupeless (satin finish)
  • Satin Taupe (satin finish)
  • Love Spice (shimmery finish
  • Vintage Allure (matt finish) Top
  • Black Slip (stain finish) Bottom

To see the swatches of the eye-shadows please click here.

The lipstick that I used was aslo from MAC from their VIVA GLAM collection “Nicki” lipstick. I just love the soft brightness of the lipsick!

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The lipstick on top and the swatch on the bottom

How to apply this makeup look:

  1. Apply Taupeless all over the eyelids till your crease using the MAC 275SE
  2. To your crease beleand  in Satin Taupe using MAC 226SE
  3. To your outter-V apply and in Black Slip using also MAC 226SE
  4. With MAC 266SE apply Vintage Allure to your lower lashes
  5. Apply Love Spice to your inner corners and brow bone using MAC 226SE
  6. On your upper lashes apply Vintage Allure using the MAC 266SE to act as an eyeliner
  7. After that I applied my foundation using the MAC 190SE and applied my mascra
  8. Here I didn’t counter becase I wanted the makeup and face to be a bit soft, so I only applied MAC blush Easy Manner to the applies of cheeks
  9. Lastly I applied my lipstick “Nicki” VIVA GLAM by MAC

 

 

I really wish you liked these makeup looks. Tell me what you think in the comments below.

 

Stay Lovely,

N

 

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Give MAC (Holiday) Haul Christmas GIFT!!

Every so on MAC comes out with a limited edition line, and it it’s always been amazing! Every line is so unique and different from the other with their AMAZING designs and colour. For this season (holiday) they came out with a line that I think we haven’t seen them do before. To start with the line and the advertisement seems like it came out of Chanel or LV (I’m not saying that it did). The makeup compacts look like mine clutches and wallets that you can carry around with you that a high-class designer would have come up with. Well MAC is a high-end makeup brand with FABOULSE products. When I went online a saw the new collection my reaction was “I NEED TO HAVE SOME!” I showed my mum the products and she said she would get them as a Christmas gift and SHE DID YAY ME!! 😀

Just to point out, I haven’t used any of these products still (I got them yesterday). When I do I’ll for sure make another blog post about them and how I feel about them. I think I’m going to LOVE them. Yet still I have to wait and see.

 

The MAC products

FABULOUSNESS eye-shadow pallets

The first thing I couldn’t wait to get my hands on was the FABULOUSNESS eye-shadow pallets. In this line they have 3 pallets; FABULOUSNESS 5 Warm Eyes, FABULOUSNESS 5 Neutral Eyes and the one I got FABULOUSNESS 5 Smokey Eyes (I just LOVE smoky). The great thing about these pallets is that each pallet comes in different colours, the Warm one peach, Neutral mint-green and the Smokey one is pink <3. I wanted to get the “mint” one just because green is my favourite colour, but then I was like no I have so many neutral colours :p.  As you can see that each pallet has 5 colours.

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FABULOUSNESS 5 Smokey Eyes

As I mentioned above, I just love their packaging for this collection. It’s SUPER cute, I’m already trying to come up with ideas on how I can use this compact when I run out the eye-shadow (that would be long time!). I love the soft-pink colour with the cute bow black bow (that’s removal). Plus all the colours are so CUTE and lovely I just can’t wait to try them out! Below you’ll find swatches of the eye-shadow and their names.

The swatches of the eye-shadow

The swatches of the eye-shadow

The left picture “rectangle shadows” (left to right):

  • Taupeless (satin finish)
  • Satin Taupe (satin finish)
  • Love Spice (shimmery finish)

The right picture “square shadows” (left to right)

  • Vintage Allure (matt finish)
  • Black Slip (stain finish)

 

VIVA GLAM

Lip products

The Viva Glam collection for 2012 is staring Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin! The best thing about this line is that anything you purchase from it (there is only 3 products) would go to MAC Aids Fund to help those families that have been affected by Aids. That includes; men, women and children everywhere). MAC Aids Fund is a registered charity in the UK that helps all countries when needed. <3.

As I pointed out for this line MAC came out with 3 products and all of them are for lips. From this collection I got the “Viva Glam Nicki Lipstick” and the “Viva Glam Ricky Lip Conditioner. The only thing that I didn’t get was the “Viva Glam Nicky Lip-gloss” just because I don’t wear much lip-gloss to start with. With my purchase from this collection I got a free makeup bag that’s SO CUTE! It’s red-leopard print that I just LOVE.

Makeup bag, Lip conditioner and lipstick

Makeup bag, Lip conditioner and lipstick

Originally just wanted the lip conditioner from this collection, but then I saw that there was deal that if I got the lipstick with it, it would be cheaper. Plus I would get a CUTE makeup bag with it, and I really liked the colour. I can see Nicky Minaj wearing this colour it’s so here. I want to point out that the lip conditioner smells like vanilla (which I love), it’s so YUMMY (not for eating :p).

The lipstick swatch <3

The lipstick swatch ❤

In the picture above:

  • Lipstick: Viva Glam Nicky (stain finish)

 

 

MAC Makeup Brushes

PERFECTLY PLUSH BRUSH KIT

This line is so cute, with the makeup brushes you get a matching makeup brush bag for the brushes (that was a MOUTH FULL!). From this line there are 3 kits; PERFECTLY PLUSH BRUSH KIT Mineralized (brushes and bag are peach), PERFECTLY PLUSH BRUSH KIT Advanced (brushes and bag pink) and the one I got PERFECTLY PLUSH BRUSH KIT Essential (brushes and bag mint-green). That’s one of the main reason I chose the Essential Kit is because it’s GREEN my FAVOURIT colour <3. However, I also needed good quality travel brushed so when I am traveling I could take them with me. The good thing about this kit is that it comes with 5 BRUSHES, where the other kits only have 4 brushes for the same price. The kit also has the main brushes that I need on a daily bases!

The GREEN makeup brushes!!

The GREEN makeup brushes!!

Above the make up bag and brushes. The brushes from farr left to right:

  • MAC 129SE: Powder/Blush Brush
  • MAC 190SE: Foundation Brush
  • MAC 275SE: Small Angle Shading Brush
  • MAC 226SE: Small Tapered Blending Brush
  • MAC 266SE: Small Angle Brush

 

I am sorry to infrom all of you that all the products that I have mentioned above are SOLD OUT on MAC’s website, but you might be able to find it all your local MAC store hopefully. Thank you for reading this post and hope you enjoyed it :D. Comment below and tell me what are you hopping or got for Christmas?

 

Go check out my YouTube Chanle LillyDoll for my Christmas Makeup Tutorial that comes in 2 Parts. Hope you enjoy it and that it inspears you, and watch out for my other video showing these products, PLUS there is going to be a Surprise  at the end! 😀

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Stay Lovely,

N

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