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Spring Makeup - Pinks, Lilacs and Aqua

Hi all!!  So Spring is supposed to be SPRINGING...ugh. :)  And all it has been doing here is RAINING!  So...rather than belly-ache about the rain, I am working on a video for you using bright SPRINGY colors!! YAY!! 
Here's a preview!!...
Spring Makeup using Pinks, Purples and Aquas!
 
A video is coming soon...but here is a quick peek at what I did - focus on the eyes...:)
Eyes
  • Aqua on the lids
  • Aqua under the lower lashes
  • Lilac under the brow
  • A darker/medium purple/lilac in crease
  • PINKS on the cheeks and lips!!
 
 
 
YouTube video is coming soon!!!  A complete list of the products and colors, etc. that I used will be here for you to see, but I wanted to get the BRIGHT fun SPRINGY colors out there now...:) I'm excited to do a few more of these Spring/warm weather inspired looks for you!!
 
Please go away rain...please...and thank you!
xoxo, Jessica
 

New Video - Spring Makeup Look using PINKS, PURPLES and AQUA

As promised last week, I have added a new YouTube video today using some fun Spring eyeshadow colors - purples, aquas and PINKS!! :)  I love LOVE love using these bright colors right now!! 

Watch the video here and see the list below of the products I used for this one!!
 
  
Foundation - Estee Lauder Double Wear Light in Medium 03
Eyeshadow Primer - Nyx (nude color)
Eyeshadows -
  • NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk
  • Estee Lauder Pure Color Eyeshadow in Aqua Pool (sorry...this is one that's discontinued)
  • NYX Every Color Imaginable Palette (for the 2 purple/lilac colors) - let me know if you want to see/ hear more about this palette!
Eyeliner - Smashbox Waterproof Eyeliner in Onyx
Mascara - Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme in Extreme Black
Cheeks - Tarte Cheek Stain in True Love, E.L. Bronze Goddess Soft Matte Bronzer
Lips - NYX Lipstick in Narcissus, e.l.f. Super Glossy Lipshine in Los Angeles
Lashes - e.l.f. Lashes (Natural) and DUO Lash Adhesive
Brushes - Tarte Eyeliner/Smudge brush, Estee Lauder Blending brush

This is a SUPER easy look to use whatever bright fun eyeshadow colors you already have!!  So don't worry if you don't have exactly the same colors I used here!  There are tons of fun aquas and purples out there!!  Using an eyeshadow primer and the NYX Jumbo Eyeshadow Pencil in Milk as your base before the bright colors will make ALLLL the difference.  A good base and the pure white will keep the bright pigments popping!! 

Here are all the links to the products I used -
Estee Lauder
http://www.esteelauder.com
NYX
http://www.nyxcosmetics.com or http://www.ulta.com
Tarte Cosmetics http://tartecosmetics.com/ or http://www.ulta.com
Smashbox http://www.smashbox.com or http://www.ulta.com
e.l.f. http://www.eyeslipsface.com/ 
Duo Lash Adhesive
Find it at Walgreens

GOOD Luck!!!  Happy Spring everyone! :)
xoxo Jessica