Sigma Beauty has collaborated with the stunning Camilo Coleho to create this beautiful collection. Each of these products can be used together or separately to achieve the perfect “Nightlife” signature look. For those of you that follow my blog know that I am a fan of the Sigma Beauty line. Their packaging is always top notch and the products are nothing short of amazing. My two favorite products in the collection are the glitter handle brushes and 12 pan palette.
SigmaTech Fibers Brush Review
It’s been far too long since I’ve done a blog post. Life always has a way of altering things just when you get into a comfortable routine. I have still been pretty active on my other social media platforms, because they’re more on the go and easier to maintain. A blog post does take me more time because I like to be in a nice calm place to channel all of my writing juices. Anyway, the tides of life are calming and I’m back at it. I will try my best to catch up on the ton of reviews and posts that have been on hold. Anyway, enough with the rant. Let’s get to the review.
So Sigma has released *insert drum roll* their new line of Sigmatech Fiber brushes. And I must say, they have quickly become some of my favorites. Firstly, let’s talk about what makes them so special.
LA Splash Cosmetics Liquid Lipsticks
La Splash Cosmetics has released a beautiful array of matte lipsticks!! They are reasonably priced and comparable to some higher end liquid lipsticks.
Find Swatches for my entire collection below (click on each picture to enlarge). Most of the shades require one layer, however some tend to be slightly patchier and require an extra layer to achieve an opaque look. The drying time is between 3-5 minutes.
Melanie Mills Gleam Highlighting Powders
As summertime approaches everyone is on the search for that “glow”. A lot of makeup artists find it hard to tone it down during the colder months, but now that the warmer climate is upon us it is totally acceptable to pack on the highlight!
Jaclyn Hill Palette Review
As a makeup lover and collector, there is always something to look forward to in the makeup world. That is the beauty of this industry. Trends always come full circle, better products are released and exciting collaborations are established. This palette ignited that excitement in me!!! It was one of my personal must haves for the year and I was honored to receive it from Morphe Brushes. They have collaborated with the fabulous Jaclyn Hill and created, in my opinion, one of the most well rounded and versatile palettes of the year at a ridiculous affordable price.
Motives Cosmetics 2015 Collection
Motives Cosmetics is rocking the makeup industry in recent years. They released a host of new products at their World Conference this past February in Miami. The collection consisted of an array of blushes, eyeshadows, lipsticks and liquid lipsticks. I’ve had the privilege of receiving the whole collection.
Eyeliner Inspiration <3
There are so many ways to wear eyeliner. Don’t be restricted by makeup rules. There is no such thing. Have fun, make a mess, practice and challenge yourself. Here are a few of my favorites. I hope something inspires you.
Thank you for checking out my post. Full details for all of these looks can be found on my IG page @MakeupbyDenise
My Curly Hair Routine & Favs
Hi!! This is probably my most requested post across my social media sites. Anyone that has curly hair or has attempted to tame curly hair knows the amount of work and different products that it takes to maintain healthy curls. And it can be semi overwhelming for someone looking for products to take care of their hair. Similar to our skin, one hair product does not work for a hair types or all curly hair. While in the process of trying new products pay attention to how your hair responds to it. Do you curls feel more bouncy? Does it look fuller? Is there more or less frizz? Are your curls weighed down? Do they feel more moisturized or dryer than normal?
Eyeliners: My Top 10
If you are a makeup lover like myself, you will find yourself constantly searching for the perfect eyeliner. Whether it’s to create a fierce wing, for a smokey lashline, or for a long wear product for the waterline you will consistently be adding to your collection of liners. I am all about long wear products and whenever I hear about a new or improved liner being released, I can’t help but pick it up! Perfecting a quick and effortless wing is a struggle for sure, so I’m always trying out products to make the process as easy as possible. Tarte has recently released a new eyeliner called “Tarteist Clay Paint” Liner and from what I have seen it looks pretty awesome. Have any of you tried it? Is it a must have? Lol
These are my favorite eyeliners of the year. Whether you are a pencil, gel or liquid girl. I have included a higher end option along with a drugstore choice for everyone’s budget.
Top 5 Foundations of 2014
One of the hardest makeup products to find is the PERFECT foundation. It’s ironic because there are literally a million different companies that offer a wide range of shades and formulas, which I think adds to the frustration of “Where do I even start looking?”. Before I was a makeup artist I tried a ton of different foundations trying to find the formulation for my own skin. They either made me break out, oxidized and turned orange, or would slide around after a few hours.
After years of searching I have finally found a few different foundations that worked for me and also made it into my makeup kit. But before we get into those, let’s talk a little bit about skin types and picking the right foundation.