Happy New Year!!! I hope that you have been enjoying 2017 so far! I have been more mindful to enjoy life a little bit more in this new year. More self-care, appreciation of life, and to be more bold. With that, I want to take a look back at all the best beauty products that I loved in 2016. These were my must-haves and I constantly repurchased them and will continue to remain in heavy rotation.
It is the very end of 2016! The very last day! I am not going to go into how crazy this year has been. I’m going to keep it really upbeat. This is a festive New Year’s Eve party makeup tutorial that will also work for the upcoming Carnival fete season. We are officially in the Christmas period, but since Christmas night, deejays have been playing the latest soca offerings for 2017. We doh make joke with Carnival!
I decided on this look when I saw a video posted by the legendary makeup artist Pat McGrath, portraying her latest Skin Labs offerings. Cream and powder metallic and glitter eye shadows in silver, bronze, gold and copper. I did not pick any of these kits but loved the look so much for its simplicity and its impact.
Here is the look
I could not decide on the lip so I am showing you both!
I am using many of my favourite products for 2016 as well as some more recent purchases. If you don’t have the exact products that I used, pick up some great inexpensive alternatives from NYX, and ColourPop Cosmetics.
The complete video tutorial is below and I have listed all the products used.
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Can you believe it? The holidays are here! It’s Christmas! C’est Noël!
This is my favourite time of year. I simply love it. The memories, the sights, the sounds, the food of Christmases past continue to stay with me. For me it is not even about the getting of gifts, it’s the whole atmosphere, the feelings, the parang and the pastelles!
So that is what I am looking forward to this weekend. Christmas. I am home with my family in Trinidad and I am excited.
So best wishes from me to you. Let me know what is your favourite dish for Christmas?
We are well into December, and I am in the Christmas spirit! Christmas is my absolute favourite time of the year! There is something about the atmosphere and mood of the place that I love. The smells and sounds of this time of year are vivid in my memories from since childhood. I think I may love the run up and anticipation of the holiday more than the actual day itself. I have been playing parang since October! So, in the spirit of Christmas, I am doing a simple, but glam holiday makeup look, that features a bold red, Christmas-y lip. This is great look to quickly go from desk to dinner or to your company holiday party. I kept the eyes understated as this is all about the lips!
Here’s the video!
All products used are listed below!
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It’s that time of year! Holiday shopping! It is officially the beginning of the insane shopping season in the US. This is a great time to pick up the items that you have been eyeing for yourself or for someone else at a discounted price. Online shopping is becoming a bigger player in the game so there are sure to be tons of deals that you can get even if you do not live in the United States. So….here are the Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals… Check back later as I will add new deals as I get them.
Dates: Thursday 24th November at 6pm EST – Friday 25th November at 11:59pm EST, Saturday 26th November at 12:00 am EST – Sunday 27th November 11:59pm EST, Monday 28th November at 12:00 am EST – Tuesday 29th November 11:59pm EST