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My favorite shot from my recent photoshoot by ME

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

If you don't know I'm a director, videographer, producer, editor and MUA. Try saying that 10 times fast.. TONGUE TWISTER!!

But on top of that I love taking pictures! I've never really showed my work before..mostly because my portfolio needs more work....

We did a few different themes glamour, dramatic and neutrals.

BUT this shot spoke to me.

This was completely NATURAL no pose or anything like that!!
Super Cute and basically NO photoshop:

Face-
MAC Matte gel
Cover FX liquid foundation in B45
MAC Deep Dark mineralized foundation
MUF blush in Orange( I don't know the number)

Eyes-
HIP duo in Riotious
Mac Swiss chocolate in the crease

Lips-
Cover FX foundation in B45
I set it with MAC's deep dark again

Let me know what you all think <3


Do you want MAC warehouse sale tickets? All your Questions answered here!

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

My dad knows someone who is a supervisor in the warehouse where they make MAC.. I know HEAVEN on earth... Anyways daddy knows I love MAC, sooo he asked the guy for tickets. I love my daddy <3

This is an invite only sale.. Tickets are the only way to gain entry!

I don't recommend this but...if you don't have a ticket.. it doesn't hurt to go down to the sale and ask the ladies in line if they have extras.


I've seen it before and 9 times out of 10 the girl gets a ticket. This is not a thing to do if you don't have a strong sense of character because rejection sucks.. and you might go home empty handed!

These are FREE tickets to workers, to give to their friends and family but people make a business out of them buy selling them on kijji( I don't even think I spelt that right) and craigslist. They can range from 10 to 50 dollars!

If you do buy off the internet make sure they have a gold stamp because the ones without are fakes!


The sale is located at Markham Fairgrounds which is located in Markham. This place is in the middle of frigging NO where... When my girl and I went the first time we got LOSS hardcore.

The MAC warehouse isnt actually in Markham fairgrounds...BUT it's probably the only place that big to hold all that makeup!

This event can happen anywhere from 3 to 4 times a year. This year I've seen spring, summer, fall & winter! I went to Spring, Fall & Winter..LOL. I know. The sales are always held as a 3-day event and are usually take place on a friday, saturday and a sunday.



The sale is divided into 3 rooms.



The first room has stuff like makeup bags, train cases, concealers, eye pencils, nail polish, eyeshadow quads, perfume and etc...


Second room has brushes, foundations, collection sets, eye shadows / pigments...etc

Third room has blushes, compacts, bargin tables, lipsticks./lip glosses, perfume sets and cash check outs


MAC also gives out free gifts at the end and has a cancer donation table. Where they sell 3 to 4 items in a gift set for cancer!


Quick facts:
  • you can only buy 4 of each item
  • the limit is $600
  • go the first day because things sell out fast!
  • be prepared for lines


I hope this post helped!

MAC Warehouse Sale Haul!

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

I am sooo lucky that my dad got me tickets to the invite only MAC sale last week. I promised myself that I would not go over $100.00..I spent around $89.00!! YAY!!!

I got:
  • 3 Mineralize Skinfinish in Cheeky Bronze(swatch on the side)
  • Bobbi Brown Luminous moisturizing foundation
  • 3 Beauty Powder Blush in On a Mission
  • Estee Lauder High Gloss in Berry (Smells so good)
  • Mac q-tips


  • 3 Mac lashes in 20... These are outer lashes there AMAZING!
  • 2 DKNY bodywashes :)
  • 3 Night Manoeuvers ..This color is an amazing crease color
  • 2 Blot Film...this is a must have!

  •  FREE gift Charged water
  • Select Tint Spf 15 in NW45
  • Estee Lauder Gentle Eye Makeup Remover 
  • Motor Eyes Mascara (Motorized Mascara :o)







     







This is a swatch of the Select Tint. Ive been looking for something to wear that is lightweight this winter and I think I've found it. Its not greasy and provides enough coverage for me
Last but not least the LIPPIES!!!
My first Cremesheen in "looks like sin" Isn't that such a sexy name!
  • Lipglass in Nice mix up ...I think this is the tri-colored glasses :) 
  • See Thru lip glass in Loving Touch &  Secret Crush



Swatch of "looks like sin" I'm truly in love it's so gorg!!!






That's all!! See I didn't go crazy this time! I love everything I got! I hope you guys love it as well. Let me know if you tried something I bought or want a review!

P.S my giveaway is still going on.. I don't have alot of entries, so there's a chance you may win :)

Makeup Mixshop Haul+ Reviews

Sunday, December 06, 2009

I want to thank The Makeup Mix shop for allowing me to try out some of the new items in her shop!

I got mostly E.L.F stuff & Jessie's Girl products. I'm going to highlight a few items.

I'm a big E.L.F fan.. yes I know some products are better than others but if it's $1.00 and it works for you, stick with it!

So far i'm really feeling the eyebrow stencils.
It comes with 4 stencils for only a dollar!!!

Right now I am just looking for a perfect matte brown for my brows..so if you have any suggestions let me know!!


I got 3 ELF mineral Lipglosses:
from left to right-
Trendsetter, Trophy Wife & Pageant Princess
$3.00 each
  • These glosses are very SHEER..which I wasn't expecting because of the colors in the tube are so vibrant.

    • They have no smell.

    I would recommend these glosses for girlies on the go. Perfect if you just want to moisturize your lips to go to the store or for walk. I keep one at work and one in the car!


I'm a mascara fiend so I had to try the waterproof lenghtening & volumising mascara. $3.00 each

Honestly I have nothing really bad to say about it. I really feel like it lenghtens more than it voluminizes..does that make sense? LOL

I love wear this mascara to work because it doesn't flake and it looks natural.







 These are all good items to try out! For the price you can't go wrong!



NOTE: These products were sent to me courtesy (free) of Makeup Mix Shop. This review+Haul are all my own opinions. My review was not compromised due to the fact theses products were  free.

1 year FAB bloggerversary GIVEAWAY

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

It's my BLOG anniversary this month!


I have had this account since august but I didn't start using it until DEC 2008 :) I have to celebrate because I am so thankful to have so much amazing readers & commenters!

As you all know I am a generous girl. I love to put a smile on anyones face. What better to do it with than MAKE UP!!!

Prizes Include:

1 Bobbi Brown Eyeshadow


2 Revlon Sheer lippes

1 Revlon Colorstay lippy

1 Cute make up bag



If I get over 40 entries I will add:

1 more Revlon lippy
 &
1 MAC Shadestick






RULES:
They're pretty easy and I will be checking!
THIS IS AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEST!


1) Be a MUST BE A Follower.

&


2) Post my Giveaway on your blog!
The post should have a pic of the prizes with a link to my giveaway. Let me know you posted by leaving the URL in my comment section.

***Leave me a comment telling a beauty secret. Try to say one that hasn't already been said + your email***

THOSE WHO DON'T REPOST AND FOLLOW WILL BE DISQUALIFIED**

Want "extras" in your package?!?!
(Do everything I ask above also)
Follow me on Twitter @JennMUA and reTweet my giveaway!
I know a good amount of you have twitter...



Giveaway ends:DEC 16...Just in time for CHRISTMAS :)