All Things Eyebrows!

All Things Eyebrows!

Hello everyone! I hope everyone is doing well. It was time to wax/shape my eyebrows so, I figured, ummm hey it’s the perfect time to do a blog post about them.

We live in a society where eyebrows are of super importance. (I pride myself on my bushes!) I don’t know who has and who has not read my “About Me” post (Shameless Plug,) but I’m a trained cosmetologist. I do my own brows at home!

So, why not do a tutorial on how I get these bad boys: (System I Use)

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First- I clean the area with Pre Hon to remove all the dirt and oils from my skin.

Second- I smooth the wax down, then use cotton strips to rip off the hair!

Third- I then brush the hairs up and cut them to further shape the brows.

Forth and final – I wipe my brows with cooling gel.

This is how I wax and shape them!IMG_3198

Filling them in is a different story:

I trace each brow with the elf eyebrow kit  (I really love this kit,) then with a small angled brush I go back in and fill them in.IMG_3199

Using a spooly, I brush through the brows making them even and less cakey.IMG_3200

Then I use the Anastasia brow gel to set the brows.IMG_3201

Sculpting out the eyebrows is the final step, I use benefits boing concealer and blend it out with a brush. IMG_3202

Ta-Da: IMG_3208

If you have any questions or concerns don’t forget to comment. Lets Chat!

Question of the day- Do you like thicker or thinner eyebrows?Victorias Blog Signature

Metallic Tattoos?

Metallic Tattoos?

Hey everyone! I hope all is well. I can not believe it’s Summer already…. it’s NUTS!

So, recently I’ve been in a very festival mood (though I’m not attending any this year!) All day I look on YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and see these amazing new festival trends and looks.

Among my favorites are flash tattoos! Last year my mom had gifted me a pack from Flash Tattoos and a Little Mermaid pack from Spencers. They have been sitting in a drawer waiting for me to give them life! But wait… there’s more: I found a pack of generic metallic tattoos at a DOLLAR TREE. The bargainer inside me flipped out.

Today, I will be trying out all three packs and giving you a henna-like hand look. IMG_2839IMG_2840

(Pointer fingers as well as ring fingers are the dollar store tattoos. Middle fingers are the flash tattoos, and the pinkies are the Spencers set.)

My thoughts on the quality of each set was that they are all pretty much the same. The Flash of course worked a lot better because the backing was more sticky, so it stayed in place. My only complaint for the dollar store ones was that they don’t completely dry on the skin as well as the Spencers and Flash Tattoos do. If you’re only wearing them for a day it’s totally fine.

A few tips I have when applying these is to use rubbing alcohol on the area where your going to place the tattoo for a better stick. LET THE TATTOO DRY.

If you have any questions or concerns leave them in the comments. Lets chat! As well if you would like me to do more festival tutorials!

Question of the day- Are you going to any festivals this year?

xoxo, Victoria

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself: Eye Look

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself: Eye Look

Hey everyone as promised, I’m coming to you today with an eye look completely done with the Tarte Make Believe In Yourself palette!

(Mini Review) This palette was a dream to work with the shadows were so creamy and the pigmentation was great. Barely any fall out and it didn’t clump up. all the colors were easily blended! I’m so glad I picked up this palette.

First, I used my Urban Decay primer potion all over the lid and brow bone.
-I placed tape on the corner of my eye.
-I took Myth and blended it my crease.
-I placed Mystic all over my lid.
-Taking my Urban Decay liquid liner I made a pretty defined wing.
-I took off the tape and curled my lashes.
-I applied the middle highlight color to my brow bone.
-To finish it all off I applied essence lash princess to my top and bottom lashes.tar2tar3

After all this was said and done, I just did my typical face makeup. If anyone would like a tutorial on my daily face makeup routine let me know.

If anyone has any questions or comments please leave a comment below! Lets chat!

Question of the day- What do you think of bright colored eyeshadows?

xoxo, Victoria

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself First Look

Tarte Make Believe In Yourself First Look

Hey everyone! I hope you all have been super well. I’m coming to you with a first look on the new Tarte Make Believe in Yourself.

The color selection is beautiful, there is a good mix between neutral and “fashion” colors. There are ten shades of eye shadows around the palette and one cheek shade in the center. The pigment pay off is really good. Nine of the shadows are shimmery and one is matte (Myth). The cheek shade is definitely a highlight shade.tarte4

Starting with the matte Myth and working clockwise:tarte1tarte3

This is the time I’m going to throw in that the palette also smells amazing! Just like cocoa!

The packaging is well-made. There is a large mirror and a beautiful piece of art on the front.tarte2

My next post will involve a makeup look from this palette as well as a much more in-depth review on how the colors actually perform. If you have any other comments or concerns don’t be shy, just leave them in the comments below! Lets chat.

Question of the day- What are your thoughts on Tarte eyeshadows?

xoxo- Victoria