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GLAMour Time

Hello everyone! So this is the tie that I recognize another Glam chick out there. This young lady is actually one of my favorite people on YouTube and have gotten a lot of tips from her about makeup application as well as my natural hair. Make sure you go check out her blog and YouTube channel. Links are below =)

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My Staple Makeup Products

My Staple Makeup Products


This is my first video just displaying my STAPLE PRODUCTS that I use day to day for my makeup. I get this question a lot, so I decided to share my answers with everyone.

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GLAMour Time:

Im recognizing a young lady that I have been following on twitter for about 3 years now. She is a Health & Beauty guru as myself.
Patricia Falona, otherwise known as the witty @MeanGirlTrishy on twitter has come out with her own collection of lipsticks called, ‘Mean Girl Collection.’

Her first lipstick released, being called ‘Patty Cake’ which is a dark brown color. Perfect for a winter and fall collection!

In total she has 4 lipsticks:
Patty Cake- Chocolate
Act your wage- Pink with a hint of purple shade
Humble Snob- Nude Pink
Naked Hustler- Nude

ImageHer lipsticks are described as, ‘…creme lipsticks, smooth and soft texture and rich and glowing color… makes lips appear fuller and the color has extreme staying power that will not fade or feather.’These lipsticks can be worn with or without lipgloss.
Her lipsticks can be purchased at:

Starting off your MUA Kit…?

20 Pointers to Get You Started

1. Hand Sanitizer! – nuff said!rby-woman-red-lips-make-up-tools-de
2. Skin Moisturizers– It is great to carry a moisturizer, applying makeup to dry or oily skin is not easy.
2a. Lip Balm– well conditioned lips make product application sooo much easier.
3. Brush Cleaner– Baby shampoo or clarifying shampoo works just as well. I also keep a small spray bottle of rubbing alcohol to keep it sanitary.
4. Disposables– Cotton swabs, wedges and rounds, spoolies (disposable mascara wands), colts foot applicators (they look like little lip gloss wands), and some people like disposable plastic spatulas.
5. Makeup Wipes (or baby wipes)
6. Foundation– I started with Graftobian HD Crème Foundation palettes.
7. Concealer– There are so many different kinds out there. My first were Ben Nye.
8. Finishing / Setting Powder– I’ve heard great things about MUFE transluscent setting powder. I currently have Ben Nye Banana Luxury Powder.
9. Blush Palette– BH Cosmetics, Coastal Scents are all great for starting out.
10. Contouring Powder/Bronzer (2 shades darker than skintone)– You can pick these up anywhere! I use MAC’s Blunt Blush.
11. Highlighters– You can purchase highlighters or, in a pinch, you can totally use eyeshadows. I use concealers from time to time that are two shades lighter.
12. Eyeshadow Primer– This is very important, especially for oily lids. Primer keeps the colors from migrating and, in some cases, intensifies them.
13. Eyesahdow Base– Yes, this is a little different from primer. If you are a painter, this is more like Gesso. I think there is actually one named Gesso. You would use a white base before applying bright colors that can easily be lost against your skin tone.
14. Eyeyshadow palette– I’ve used BH Cosmetics and Shany, both of which I found to be great for the price.
15. Eye/Lip pencils!– Nyx comes highly recommended. Their jumbo eye pencil in Milk is almost always sold out!
16. Eye Liners black and brown– I carry both pencil and liquid. Recently I picked up Loreal HiP Gel Liner and I love it.
17. Mascara black/brown/clear– Black and Brown for sure but why clear? Clear mascara is great for setting eyebrows! In a pinch? Spray a bit of hairspray (not too much!) on your finger tip and dab your brows. 😉 I always have a bottle of Aqua Net near by, its the best setter!
18. Eyelash curler– Sometimes this is the perfect touch to really open up the eyes! If you are using falsies (strip lashes), curling the natural lashes with the falsies really brings them together for a unified, natural look.
19. Lipstick– These are available in palettes as well, didn’t you know? I waited for a sale and bought up a bunch of Revlon shades from the local drugstore to get started.
20. Lipgloss– A few cute shades are great to start but don’t forget clear gloss! Its super multi-purpose, add a gloss to the perfect lipstick or add eyeshadow and you’ve got a custom lip color.
(Don’t forget to always carry your business cards on you at all times)

MAC Viva Glam Nicki 2

ImageYES, it is TRUE! 

Nicki Minaj remains the spokesperson for MAC Cosmetic’s Viva Glam collection 2013. She will be launching her second MAC ad, Viva Glam Nicki 2 on February 9th 2013. Serving up this February is the new Viva Glam Nicki 2 Lipstick and Vivi Glam Nicki 2 Lipglass. Like her first MAC ad, all the money raised will go towards people affected by HIV/AIDS. Isn’t that great?!

The Viva Glam Nicki 2 limited-collection will include a
Image lavender lipstick and a matching Lip Glass, perfect timing for the upcoming Spring Season! Available globally February 9, 2013 at all MAC locations or online at http://www.maccosmetics.com

Natural Me…

Just an update on my Natural Hair Journey and updates…


Me with my hair straightened and with no makeup.

Im loving how my hair looks and feels so healthy now that I take better care of it instead of just washing it and throwing in some weave. I decided to straighten my hair for the winter time, because my hair does so great when its cold outside and straightened and I didn’t want my hair drying out with the coldness in my natural curls.

Eventually I will be putting in some senegalese twist towards Christmas so I wont have to bother with my hair period! Anything that is low maintenance for the hair is perfect for me.

Soon I will be starting to film videos to place on my youtube as well as my blog on different tips i have using NATURAL products for skin care and your hair as well as ‘How To’s’ on applying makeup and different products that I use. So stay tuned because I have so much in store! =)