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Tutorial :: A Jazzy Night

Here’s a slightly dramatic look using a really cool NYX Runway Palette in Jazz Night. I like the purple and blues in this palette and it’s super affordable.

This look is using all drug store brands which means it can fit in you budget easily.

Products used:


  • Revlon Photo Ready Foundation in 010 (Caramel)
  • Revlon Photo Ready Concealer in 005


  • NYX Eyeshadow Base in Skin
  • NYX Jazz Night Palette (Brown, Taupe, Lilac, and Gold, Deep Blue e/s shades)
  • NYX e/s in Highlight
  • Maybelline Eye Studio Master Drama Liner in Midnight Master
  • Maybelline Eye Studio Master Drama in Sapphire Strength
  • NYX Skinny Eye Marker in Black
  • Maybelline Falsies Flare in Blackest Black


  • NYC Matte Bronzer
  • NYX Blush in Pinched


  • NYX Liner in Natural
  • NYX Lipgloss in Frosted Beige


Beauty, Deals, Hauls

Haul :: NYX 50% off Sale from Cherry Culture + BIG NYX SALE!

Haul time from Cherry Culture! Everything was 50% so it was big score! I picked up back up goodies and things I can’t get in the store here.

Products mentioned with the sale price:

  • Cream Blush in Diva ($3.25)
  • Cream Blush in Golden ($3.25)
  • Fabulous Eyelashes #111 and #123 ($2.25)
  • Glitter Powder in Apple ($1.50)
  • Glitter Powder in Hot Gold ($1.50)
  • Glitter Powder in Hot Pink ($1.50)
  • Super Skinny Eye Marker ($4.50)
  • Slim Lip Pencil in Coral ($1.75)
  • Slim Lip Pencil in Tangerine ($1.75)
  • Slim Lip Pencil in Nectar ($1.75)
  • Small Flat Top Brush ($6)
  • Round Lipstick in Rea ($2)
  • Round Lipstick in Iris ($2)
  • Round Lipstick in Summer Love ($2)
  • Round Lipstick in Vitamin ($2)
  • Round Lipstick in Femme ($2)


Plus today (Sunday 5/15) NYX is having a big $1.20 sale! Everything (except traincases, brush sets, and makeup sets) are on sale for $1.20.

As of the time of this post (2:30pm CST) the site is down… 🙁


Haul :: NYX Goodies from Ulta

I picked up a few new products from NYX at Ulta. Unfortunately the BOG sale has ended but there is a $3.50 off $10 coupon on the website and on the new circular (unless you have beauty rewards).

I forgot to snap pics of the swatches, so leave a comment if you want me to add them.

Tutorial Time

Tutorial :: Nicki Minaj 2010 VMA Inspired Look [Requested]

I was requested to do a look from Nicki Minaj and her look on the red carpet for the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards is a great look that will work for any night on the town!

The glitter liner in the lower lash line is a perfect touch of jazz for holidays as well.

Here are the products used:


  • Maybelline SuperStay 24-Hour Foundation in Caramel
  • MUFE HD Translucent Powder


  • UDPP
  • UD 24 Glide On Pencil in Electric
  • MAC pigment in Partylicious (Alice + Olivia)
  • Maybeline e/s Creme de Cocoa
  • UD e/s in Gunmetal and Creep
  • NYX e/s in Highlight
  • MAC e/s in Ricepaper
  • Stila Kajal liner in Ebony
  • Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Liner in Black
  • Jemma Kid Silver Glitter Liner (Target)
  • Ardell lashes in 118
  • Maybelline Falsies in Blackest Black


  • MAC Blush in Her Blooming Cheek (Tartan Tale)
  • NARS Blush in Deep Throat
  • NYC Matte Bronzer in Golden Glow
  • Sonia Kashuk Eye Brightening Powder (Target)


  • NYX Lip Liner in Dolly Pink
  • Wet ‘n Wild Lipstick in 907c
  • L’Oreal HIP Lipgloss in Euphoric