Friday, October 14, 2011

Friday Faves


Hi Lovelies!

Rachel and I are considering doing a Friday Faves link up so if you have a blog
and would like to showcase your "favorite things" on Friday's let me know!!

Last night I was with some girlie friends at this place in Homewood called Jackson's.
It is a great little hangout place that has an awesome patio area to sit outside.
We had gumbo, crab cake sandwiches, a hamburger omelet, buffalo chicken feathers,
and steak and cheese sandwich!!! YUM. Love that place. Hungry yet?!

Anyway, my friend Holly started asking me make-up questions. She was like... how do you
get your eye shadow to stay put all day long? How does your foundation and blush
still look good and hasn't sweated off? Well, I proceeded to say... I did do a small
touch up before I met them, BUT there are some great products that help your make-up
looking fresh and more put together all day long!

For your face use a primer before you put your foundation or powder on that will
help minimize your fine lines and pores and help make-up stay in place and not run.

Brightening Formula. This really just gives your foundation or powder
something to stick to and give your face more lasting power!
Retails @ Sephora for $30.



For lasting eyeshadow I have two faves! The first is another Urban Decay product.

Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion is amazing! I have been using this
since spring and I have been so impressed with my eyeshadow lasting all day long.
This is a clear cream that you apply to your eyes before you put on any eyeshadow..
let it dry and then apply.
Retails @ Sephora for $19.
The shadow that my friend, Holls, was asking about last night is one of my new
faves!! Make-Up Forever has Aqua Cream that can serve as a shadow on it's own
or a great primer/base. It is a water proof formula so it ain't going no where!
Retails @ Sephora for $22.

Yikes on this color!! I have 3 of these creams. Shade 2, 13, and 15. Shade 13
is a gorgeous champagne shimmer color that is light enough to use as a base and add
some other shades mixed in. Last night I used shade 13 on my lid, then applied a darker
pink/champagne color from a Wet N Wild Palette to add some dimension and then
took a matte brown in my crease. Very pretty and fresh looking!

Let me know what you think about this segment and what you are interested in
learning more about.

Happy Weekend!

2 comments:

  1. Have you tried the mineral eyeshadow primer from e.l.f.? I think it's pretty comparable to Urban Decay's PP and it's only $1!!!!! Can't beat that.

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