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Category: Beauty

Morphe Brushes | Vegan Brush Set Review

Hi lovelies! So good to be back and uploading another video! In this video, I give my review on the Morphe Brushes Vegan Brush Set. I go through each brush and give its purpose and why they are oh so amazing! The link to purchase the entire set is linked below and the names of each brush are listed below as well! These brushes are seriously amazing. Such great quality and lasts you a long time!

Name of whole set: SET 686 – 18 PIECE VEGAN BRUSH SET…

1.Pointed Liner Brush
2.Lip Brush
3.Smudger Brush
4.Angle Liner Brush
5 Flat Liner Brush
6.Mini Concealer
7.Small Shadow Brush
8.Concealer Brush
9.Deluxe Blending Crease
10.Oval Shadow Brush
11.Deluxe shadow Brush
12.Angled Blender Brush
13.Pointed Foundation Brush
14.Contour Brush
15.Bronzer Brush
16.Angle Blush Brush
17.Powder Brush
18.Deluxe Fan Brush

Colourpop x Kae Pop Review

This past Friday, I went to the Colourpop x Kae Pop event in Los Angeles. Colourpop did a collab with Karrueche Tran and came out with shadows, a highlighter, brozer, blush, and liquid lipsticks and lip liners. I got to meet Karrueche and take pictures with her! She was so nice and beautiful! Colourpop was kind enough to give us the entire collection in a goody bag! I’ve been playing around with the products and I really love them! Below is a video showing the entire collection, as well as a few pictures showing you guys the colors of each product!

Kae Pop Products






My Palette Collection

Hi loves! My latest video is all about my face and eye palettes. I included a variety of makeup brands such as Morphe Brushes, Lorac, Tarte and a few more. As I’m getting more comfortble in front of the camera, I am hoping to film more videos soon! The camera was a little out of focus but you live and you learn! Let me know what other kinds of videos you would like to see. Thank you for visiting my blog and videos and I wish all of you guys a very happy holiday!

What To Get Your Man For Christmas

Christmas is literally this week! That’s so crazy! I know some of you ladies have been probably still looking around for the perfect gift for your man this year. Sometimes it can be pretty hard to find something creative and/or sentimental, but if you really know your guy, it’ll just come to you! Below I’ve broken down some ideas for a few types of guys and also added a little note towards the end of this post 🙂

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For The Romantic Mushball

I got this for my man and it turned out so perfectly and just how I imagined. I chose the mixed metal chain with the bar and had roman numerals stamped on. This is the perfect gift to get your man. He’ll wear it all the time and it has a meaning behind it which I love. I found @leenabell Instagram randomly and fell in love with this chain! She is such a sweet girl and her products are seriously so beautiful and precious. She has a variety of jewelry, including ones you can custom make. She’s online and also at Wildfox at Sunset Plaza and Malibu if you are in the Los Angeles area. Thank you Monica for the perfect Christmas gift! 🙂


My Weekly Favorites

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My Go-To Makeup Products

Hello lovely’s! I’ve noticed in some pictures I’ve posted, there are comments asking for what eyeliner or foundation I’m using. I’ve decided to just do an updated version of my favorite eye and face products that I use on a regular basis. I’ll go step-by-step to describe each product and why I chose them! Screen Shot 2015-11-10 at 10.58.11 PM.png

For The Eyes:

Anastasia Beverly Hills ‘Shadow Couture World Traveler Palette’ 

This palette is definitely my go-to! It has a variety of shades from neutrals, shimmers, to daring bright hues. When I’m going for a warm-tone or brown smokey eye, I use the shades Soft Peach and Morocco, which are the first top two shades. They are the perfect subtle colors to start a warm crease.

Lorac Unzipped Eye Shadow Palette

This is such an amazing palette. The shimmers, the golds! To die for! I use this with the previous palette I talked about. After my crease, I go in with Unreal and pack it all over my lid for the perfect golden-bronzy look. I then go with Unbridled which is this gorgeous deep maroon-brown shade. I use this color under my crease and above my lid, making sure not to cover the colors I previously had on my crease. I also make sure to focus this color towards the end of my eye rather all over my crease.

L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Original Mascara in Carbon Black

I have been using this mascara for years and years and it is my all-time fave! I never switch to any other mascaras. My eyelashes are pretty long to be honest, but they arent as thick. With just one or two coats, it makes my eyes look bigger and I have lashes for days!

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo

It’s true when they say when it comes to brows, you can’t go wrong with Anastasia! Now my brows are pitch black and thick so it’s really hard for me to find a color to match my brows but aren’t too dark and natural looking. This powder applies so easily and makes your brows look so natural.

For The Face:

Josie Maran Pure Argan Milk

This moisturizer is simply amazing! It makes your skin so soft and plump. When I want a dewy glowy look, I definitely use this before I apply my primer.

Tarte Timeless Smoothing Primer

My holy grail! Goodbye pores and fine lines! It also smells amazing!! This makes my foundation go on so easily and flawlessly.

Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Foundation

As I’ve said in a previous blog post, finding the right foundation for my skin has been so hard. Thankfully, a girl at Sephora showed me this and it matched me so well and this is full coverage matte which is what I prefer. This foudation is for sure the best one I’ve ever used.

MAC Prep + Prime Highlighter in Light Boost

For a bright under-eye, I always use this with my Real Techniques Sponge and it blends beautifully and gives me a natural bright look.

Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder

I cannot live without this product. Before I would use the Banana powder in the Anastasia Contour Kit, but it was too yellow for me and with camera flash, it would show. The Laura Mercier powder has no color in-person or camera flash. It makes my makeup last and feels so light and airy on my skin.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit

Now I do use this contour kit just to contour. I use the first and second contour shade and the color is perfect for me because it’s not too orange-y, rather more of a grayish-tone.

Tarte Amazonian Clay Matte Waterproof Bronzer

To bronze my face, I use this bronzer. It’s waterproof which I love, and it’s also light and gives me a natural glow.

Becca Highlight in Opal

Can we say highlight on fleeeeeeek?! I apply this above my cheekbones, the bridge of my nose, my upper lip, brow bone, and above the brow to lift. This color is so beautiful with the perfect amount of golds and pinks.

Urban Decay All-Nighter Spray

Need I say more? From the AM to PM, my makeup looks exactly the same because of this. Even after working out. Yes, I know you’ve put some makeup, even BB Cream while working out 🙂 Give about 4 sprays, and you’re good to go all day!

Something Better Than The Beauty Blender?!

Oh yes. Oh very yes. So a little bit of history with the Beauty Blender and I: I was at a Sephora one day and I had heard a lot of great things about the Beauty Blender and finally gave in and purchased it. After using it a few times, I didn’t really like it or see much of a difference. After watching a few Youtube tutorials, I learned that the key was to use it damp! So after trying that, I did see a better consistency but still wasn’t really impressed. Also after a while, I noticed that in the sponge, there were little black dots that kind of looked like dirt. Trashhhh it goes! After that, I decided to try out the Real Techniques Beauty Sponge after hearing great things about it, and wow!! I am in loveeee! I’ve used it many many times and even after cleaning it, it still keeps its shape and does not rip. I cannot explain to you how much better my foundation and contour look. This sponge blends everything so perfectly and seamlessly and also picks up any excess cake 😉 This miracle sponge leaves me with a natural, dewy look which lasts me all day! Below I’ve listed some steps for you to also achieve this look!

 Real Techniques Beauty Sponge

How To Use A Beauty Sponge

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Evening makeup

Double Trouble: Sephora & Ulta Haul

This video is long overdue, but I finally got the courage to make one! I’ve shared my recent beauty goodies I grabbed at Sephora and Ulta in this video, and I hope you guys enjoy!

The Beauty Product You Need In Your Life

I want you to stayyyyyyy! Okay I know this is what we all think when we apply our makeup on. Throughout the day, makeup usually tends to slide, your face becomes oily, or your makeup just doesn’t look like how it was when you just applied it. Especially for me, throughout the day I get oily in the T-zone. I’ve talked about this product before and I’m going to talk about it again… The Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray is Ahhmazing! I spray this on my face after I apply all my makeup on, and this makes my makeup stay in place all day, even keeps my highlighter shining for the world to see 😉 The 4oz. is $30 and the 1oz. is $14.

Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray


The Perfect Foundation For A Flawless Look

Okay this is my version of the perfect foundation. Actually two! I’ve been using the Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation since the beginning of summer. I went into Sephora and I wanted a foundation with medium to full coverage and that made my skin dewy. And I found this foundation and I am so happy I did! After using it for a while, I wanted to go for more of a matte look with more coverage that didn’t look cake-y. I’ve heard a lotttt of great things about the Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo Foundation. This foundation is a tattoo cover up so therefore it has all the coverage you need! I mix both these foundations together and get a flawless medium-heavy cover. Separately, the Kat Von D foundation is matte and the Make Up For Ever is normal, but varying by skin types, this foundation can be dewy, matte, or normal. When I mix these two, I get somewhere in between. If you have dry skin and don’t want to use a dewy foundation and you’re afraid of it looking too oily or cake-y, try mixing in argan oil with your foundation for a beautiful, moisturized finish. In the picture below the Kat Von D foundation is almost empty 😦 I love how it’s a clear tube so you see the exact color you’re getting. These photos were taken outside with no filter, just some smoothing 🙂 The colors I use are Light45 (Kat Von D) and N125 (Make Up For Ever). What other foundations do you recommend I try?

Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation

Kat Von D Lock-It Tattoo Foundation