Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Frozen Tones

Hey everyone! So today is another look and this one is even more wintery than the last. For this look I was inspired by the colors of the cold, all the frozen shades and things that make you feel icy. I went for an Inglot shadow(AMC Shine 28) that is a very pale shimmery blue but it has a duo chrome that just makes you think of ice and icicles.
Here's the color palette:
All Inglot: AMC Shine 28, D.S 478, Pearl 426, D.S 483, AMC 61

I went for a true blue for this look rather than a blue with a green tint like a teal because I feel like that's more of a summer shade. The navy and baby blue are a lot cooler.
Here's what I came up with:

I chose a baby pink blush color to give that look like you've been out in the cold and your cheeks are all flushed. I also went for a sheer, silver, sparkly gloss on the lip to add to the iciness :)

Here's a list of the products I used:
Face: MAC Face and Body in N1
         17 Stay Time Concealer in Extra Fair 
         E.L.F Tone Correcting Powder
         Sleek Makeup Blush By 3 in Sweet Cheeks
         Benefit Dallas Bronzer
Eyes: Two Faced Shadow Insurance 
         NYX Jumbo Eye Shadow Pencil in Milk 
         Inglot Matte 358 (Brows)
         Essence Lash and Brow Gel
         Inglot Pearl 426
         Inglot D.S 483
         Inglot D.S 478
         Inglot AMC Shine 28
         Inglot AMC 61
         Inglot Matte 354
         Inglot Matte 373 
         Inglot AMC Pure Pigment 59
         Inglot AMC Gel Liner in 77
         Catrice All Round Mascara
Lips: MAC Dazzleglass in She-zam

I hope you all liked my cold winter look and give it a try. Check out my Facebook page, Karla M Makeup, for more looks and give it a like. Also check out my Makeupbee page for instructions on how to achieve some of the looks. If you have any comments or questions please leave them below. :)

See you soon :) x

Monday, 9 December 2013

Sugar Plum

Hey Everyone! So I have another look for you. Today's look is inspired by winter, Christmas treats and of course glitter! I wanted the look to be dramatic and sparkly because the glitter reminded me of the sugar and sugar plum just makes you think of Christmas. It's a really fun party look and purple is a very flattering color on anyone.
Here's the look I came up with:

This look is dramatic but it's great for the holidays and I love a good glittery look for party season. I went for a silver lipstick to make it look like I've been out in the cold but I've applied the lipstick in a subtle way so it's not too harsh.

Here's a list of the products I used:
Face: Kat Von D Rehab Priming Elixir
         Nars Sheer Glow Foundation in Light2 Mont Blanc
         MAC Select Moisturecover Concealer in NC15
         Kat Von D Lock-it Tattoo Concealer Light 18
         Make Up For Ever HD Powder 
         Sleek Makeup Blush in Antique
         Benefit Dallas Bronzer
Eyes: Two Faced Shadow Insurance
         Inglot Matte 358 (Brows)
         Essence Lash and Brow Gel
         NYX Jumbo Pencil in Purple Velvet
         NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk
         Inglot Matte 375
         Inglot D.S 493
         Inglot Pearl 448
         Inglot Pearl 434
         Inglot Pearl 447
         Inglot Matte 354
         Inglot Matte 373
         Two Faced Shadow Insurance Glitter Glue
         Inglot Body Sparkles in XL7
         Urban Decay 24/7 Glide on Eye Pencil in Tornado
         Inglot AMC Matte Gel Liner in 77 Black
         Benefit They're Real! Mascara 
Lips: MAC Lipstick in Eloquent Air (Limited Edition)

I hope you all enjoyed my look and give it a try for Christmas. Check out my Facebook page, Karla M Makeup, for more looks and give it a like. Go to my Makeupbee page for a tutorial of this look and many more. If you have any questions or comments feel free to leave them below. :)

See you soon :) x

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

New York Haul

Hey everyone! This post is going to be different than my previous ones as it's my first haul. There aren't many pictures, this post is more like an introduction to the products and I will have lots of posts coming up that will include swatches and reviews of the products.
Now I must warn you I did buy a lot of stuff and this is just the makeup and skin care not including clothes, shoes and jewelry. I went a little insane because I live in Ireland and we don't have Sephora, Macy's or Walgreens. We do have some of the brands in those stores like MAC, Inglot, Urban Decay, Clinique and Smashbox to name a few but we don't have Wet 'N' Wild, Nars, Kat Von D, Covergirl and the Sephora brand and more. So I went nuts!
Here's what I got:

One of my main goals was to get the Sephora Favorites sets. I got the Lash Stash mascara set which mean I'm set with mascara for about a year. I will gradually review this set one by one because if I open the mascaras they will start to dry out. That set was $45 I think. 

I won't be reviewing the Victoria's Secret fragrance set or the Sephora Favorites 'Give Me More Lip' until after Christmas because they are Christmas gifts from my mother and I'm not allowed open them :P  

I will try to have a look and a review up every week if I can. I have more holiday looks coming up which I hope you like. I hope to do a variety of things on my blog including makeup looks, reviews, makeup series and maybe some nail designs if you guys are interested. Look out for the reviews and more looks coming up.

See you all soon :) x

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Pine Tree

Hey Everyone! Long time no post! So as I have said in my last post I went to New York and did some major shopping. I had an awesome time and want to go back again soon. I mostly did makeup shopping because living in Ireland means we don't have a Sephora :( I plan on doing a huge haul probably this week and then gradually review  the products after I've got a feel for them.

But today I have a look for you. This look is inspired by the pine trees of winter. It's a good look for parties as it's quite smokey. I chose a dark forest green and brown to represent the trees and a little touch of gold sparkle because it's the holidays!
On with the look:

I went for a dark and smokey look. I chose to go with quite a warm, almost reddish, brown to contrast a little with the green and it is also matte which helps with the contrast of the shimmery greens. 

Here's a list of products I used:
Face: Catrice Ultimate Moisture Fresh Skin Makeup in 010 Light Beige
         Collection Cosmetics Lasting Perfection Concealer in Fair
         E.L.F HD Powder
         Benefit Dallas Bronzer
         Sleek Blush in Antique
Eyes: E.L.F Eyelid Primer
         Inglot Matte 358 (Brows)
         Essence Lash and Brow Gel
         NYX Jumbo Pencil in Dark Brown
         Sleek Vintage Romance Palette - Propose in Prague
         Inglot AMC Shine 44
         Inglot Pearl 414
         Inglot Matte 340
         Inglot AMC 63
         Inglot Matte 354
         Inglot Matte 373
         NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk
         Essence Pigment in Breaking Dawn Collection - 03 A Piece of Forever
         Urban Decay 24/7 Glide on Pencil in Demolition
         Essence Gel Liner in 01 Midnight in Paris
         Essence I Love Extreme Mascara 
         Ienvy by Kiss Lashes in Juicy Volume02 - KPE13
Lips: Inglot Sleeks Lip Gloss in 43

I hope you all enjoy my look and give it a try. Check out my Facebook page, Karla M Makeup, for more looks and give it a like. If you would like instructions on how to achieve this look and many more head over to my Makeupbee page. If you have any questions or comments feel free to leave them below. :)

See you soon :) x