Shiro Cosmetics Swatches

That’s Chess // Climbing Chaos // Constant Vigilance // Epona // Wizard Wheezes // Baker’s Boy

Finally got around to swatching some of the Shiro Cosmetics eyeshadow pigments I ordered ages ago.

If you have’t heard of Shiro Cosmetics, I highly recommend checking them out.  It’s an indie makeup brand that offers many vegan and cruelty free products.  The products are handcrafted in tiny batches and quite perfectly blends makeup/cosmetics with geeky and nerdy themes.  One of my personal favorite collections is the Seven Kingdoms collection (Game of Thrones).  There’s even a shade called “Nic Cage Raking Leaves on a Brisk October Afternoon”! They offer a VARIETY of shades, hues, and colors of eyeshadows, lip colors, and blushes so there’s something that will work for any personality and skin tone. AND, if you’re not ready to commit, THEY OFFER SAMPLE SIZES so you can test all the things your precious heart desires!! Who can say no to SAMPLES?? Not me, that’s who…

Shiro Cosmetics – view the site here

Drake face sticker

How ADORABLE is this little Drake sticker?  

My First Etsy Sticker Mini-Haul!

A few weeks ago, I received a few of my Esty sticker orders in the mail.  I’m super excited to put these into my planner because they are unique and adorable!

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Red Lipstick Swatches on dark skin
1. MAC Russian Red  //  2. Lime Crime Red Velvet – Purchased through Revolve  //  3. MAC Lady Danger  //  4. Revlon Certainly Red  //  5. MAC Viva Glam Rihanna

Looking for the perfect bold red lip to rock this holiday season?

Leave people speechless with your makeup this holiday and they won’t be able to pry into your personal life 😉 An easy way to achieve a show-stopping holiday glam look is to add a bold, statement area to draw the eye closer.  Red lipstick is an easy way to elevate your look. Red lipstick pairs great with a nude eye and some killer liner. Or try red lipstick and gold highlighter for a healthy, holiday glow.

The parties will be festive, can you say the same about your makeup?

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Everyday Makeup for Dark Skin

1. M.A.C. Blot / Loose Powder – NC45 Discontinued – Similar Here // 2. Rimmel Stay Matte Primer // 3. Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat in 6.5 Luminous Toffee // 4. M.A.C. Mineralize Skinfinish in Gold Deposit  // 5. M.A.C. Studio Fix Fluid Foundation in NC45 // 6. Maybelline Baby Skin Primer // 7. M.A.C. Blunt Blush // 8. M.A.C. Prep + Prime Fix+ Spray

Everyday Makeup for Dark Skin

My current full coverage everyday makeup routine for dark skin.  Just the basics such as primer, foudation, and powder.  The eyes and lip products change depending on my mood for each day but these products are my go-to staples currently!

 

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that I have recommended. Feel free to google the products on your own, but I have provided links for quick and easy shopping. Enjoy!

Erin Condren Planner

A few weeks ago, I was creeping around Tumblr and Youtube trying to decide what planner I should get for 2016, since, this is going to be a busy year.  Normally, I just head to Dillard’s and buy Lilly Pulitzer planners but this year I just wasn’t as sold on them as usual.  Then, suddenly, I stumbled across the mecca of Erin Condren Life Planner “Plan With Me” videos and the numerous Etsy shops that sold accessories and stickers specifically for the Erin Condren planners.

SO, OF COURSE, I ORDERED ONE. Why would I turn down an excuse to buy more craft supplies under the guise of being organized?

A week and a half after ordering the planner, it finally arrived at my doorstep!

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