I had so much fun doing this look with Erin and playing around with the edits. She was a dream!
Photographer: Gabriella Vangemert
Model: Erin O’Connor
Thank you ladies!
I had the honor of doing my friend Brittany’s makeup for her wedding day in Virginia Beach! Congratulations Brittany & Tony! I am so very happy for you guys. She was a dream to do makeup for. She wanted a modern day Brigitte Bardot look but with a bold red lip. She looked like an absolute doll. I hope to get some pictures from their big day. Thank you so much for including me on your special day, Brittany! Love you!!
Here are some photos from a beautiful bride that I did makeup for last September. We went for a very natural and polished look because she really wanted to feel like herself on her wedding day. I feel so blessed to have been able to do makeup for such lovely women on their special day! Thank you so much, Casey! You are absolutely stunning!
This month is such a random selection of products, but I have enjoyed them very much recently!
Milani Baked Blush 05 “Luminoso” – I am loving this soft blush. I have the hardest times finding blushes that look good on my skin. I am really impressed with this one, especially being a drug store product. It gives a nice amount of color without being too much.
Sephora Collection Lipstick in R12 “Sexy Game” – I am a big fan of Sephora’s lipsticks and this is just a beautiful color. It is very long lasting as well!
Josie Maran Argan Oil Hair Serum – I put this serum into my hair while it is still wet and then style as usual. It has definitely helped my hair look a lot healthier and gives it some shine. I love my Argan Oil!
Sigma F80 Flat Kabuki Brush – This brush is no secret in the makeup world, but I ordered it around the holidays and have been loving it. I use it for my liquid foundation and buffs it out really nicely on the skin. It also feels like Heaven, it’s so soft!
Sigma F35 Tapered Highlighter Brush – I love this brush for highlighting!
Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash – I love using more natural products and I decided to give this a try when I ran out of cleanser. It makes my skin feel so clean! Copied from a website describing the product:
Sounds good to me!
Stella McCartney Stella – Ok, I have to make a confession. When I first tried this fragrance, I was not a fan. I wanted to like it because the packaging was just too cute, but it didn’t sit well with me. Fast forward months down the road, I tried it again and fell in love. I am not sure how this happened but it has quickly become one of my all time favorite fragrances. Notes include rose, peony flower, mandarin, rose absolute, amber. Ahhhh rose, I cannot get enough of rose anything.
Aaaand that wraps up my February Monthly Favorites! Thanks for reading! xoxo
I have been so excited to try products from Chaos Makeup! Megan Martinez is an amazing makeup artist and I have admired her work for quite some time now. I cannot believe it took me this long to place an order! I started with one of the Chaos High Lightning Highlighters in Vie en Rose. This is a loose pigment highlighter and is in a very neutral shade (the site recommends it for bridal). It is cruelty free and formulated without any fillers. After one use, I am in love! It is absolutely beautiful on the cheeks and very easy to work with. It is also great to highlight under the brown bone and for the tear duct. I can’t wait to collect the whole line.
For more information about this brand: CHAOS MAKEUP ARTIST
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Fresh Seaberry Moisturizing Face Oil
This one has been a long time coming. Oh, I do love oils. That might sound silly, but I do. My favorite thing to moisturize my face and body with is a good hydrating oil. I have been wanting to try this product for a really long time and I knew I would love it. I am not sure if I can ever give up my Josie Maran Argan Oil, but I do like to alternate between the two to hydrate my skin. It makes my skin feel super silky, hydrated and happy.
Here are the details: