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Product Review: Milani Infinite Liquid Eye Liner in Endless

Product Review: Milani Infinite Liquid Eye Liner in Endless

When my fascination with makeup first started, I was eyeshadow crazy. I can’t even count all the palettes and shadow sets I have that are longing to be used again. I quickly grew out of my eyeshadow obsession, so now when I want to add color to my eyes, I often opt for colored eyeliners. […]

Eye Spy: Makeup That Kicks Butt

I’m not your typical chick flick chick. Please don’t make me see The Notebook.  However, I can’t wait to see Salt, because I love to see a woman kick some butt.  More importantly than butt kicking, Angelina Jolie wears some kick-butt eye makeup. Angeline already sports cat eyeliner, but the depth of the eyeliner here […]

Budget Beauty Tuesday: IMAN Cosmetics Eye Defining Powder Makes Smokey Eyes Easy

Budget Beauty Tuesday: IMAN Cosmetics Eye Defining Powder Makes Smokey Eyes Easy

Do you have a hard time creating a smokey eye? Most people do and I suppose that's why there are a million smokey eye makeup kits, video how-to's and tutorials on Youtube.  As a makeup artist, creating a smokey eye is second nature to me, but even I love shortcuts.  And I found a great […]

Budget Beauty Tuesday: Spring Trend 2010 — Teal Eyeliner

It's spring, and time to lose the heavy dark eyeliner. Lighten up and brighten up.  With the floral trend in fashion, it's easy to choose a pretty eyeliner color to compliment not only your wardrobe, but your eye color.  I am particularly smitten with brighter blues and greens for spring, like teal, turquoise and seafoam […]

Budget Beauty Tuesday: Black Pencil Eyeliner Face Off

What self-respecting woman doesn't have a black eye liner — a pencil to be specific — in her arsenal of makeup must-haves? I have several…. (12-step program definitely needed, black eyeliner and red lipstick are not luxuries, they are necessities.) Imagine Kim or Khloe Kardashian without black eyeliner.  Shudder…. Well, I love Urban Decay 24/7 […]

To Tattoo or not to Tattoo — Permanent Eyeliner Debate

I had a reader ask my opinion about permanent eyeliner. Well, number one, I have ADD, so I can’t really stand anything too permanent.  (My poor kids) It accounts for my multiple hair colors — including green, which was totally by accident– but nonetheless kind of different.  It also accounts for my need to quit […]

Rihanna Does Blue Eye Makeup Right

Celebrities are popping up in blue eye makeup on the red carpet as well as  making the blue eye makeup trend and everyday staple.  As a makeup artsit and a general consumer of everything makeup, I have known for years that wearing some blue around the eyes can make the eyes shine!  Blue brightens the […]

It’s Almost Summer, Ditch that Black Eyeliner

 Summer is almost here and it’s time to look like you are embracing the lively fresh face of summer.  I don’t care if you don’t feel like it, do it anyway.  It’s pretty easy.  First of all, get rid of black eyeliner.  Unless of course you are a die hard goth.  Leave that dark black […]