Gariner BB Cream

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I Received my Free Full Size Product of Gariner BB Cream from BzzAgent!! Let me tell you I was sooo Impressed by this product! My skin is super oily, I have large pores on my skin, uneven skin tone, just of bunch of skin craziness going on. This BB creme is highly pigmented and oil free!! This is my new go to for those mornings I don’t want to do my full face routine! Also, this product will be super great for summer because it comes with an SPF of 20. Perfect to throw into your beach bag and keep looking flawless while at the beach or anytime!!! Its not heavy, doesn’t give you a caked on look, and makes you look like you’re glowing!!! This product seriously delivers!! Go out a try it today!!! FYI if you stop by Garnier’s Facebook page they even have $1.00 coupon !!

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Makeup Fun Time Yay!

Hellllllllllooooooooooooo my sprinkles!! I have felt like such crap lately! Like all I want to do is puke and swallow ibuprofen because my head has been killing me!!! How are you guys holding up? Hopefully better than me!!!

ANYWAYYY, A couple of days ago I decided to attempt the impossible recreation of Rose Shocks Alice in Wonderland look. OMGGGG I love her!!! seriously if you do not know who she is pleaseeeee stop reading this and google her, facebook her, instagram her, check out her blog.  For anyone who is still with me or if you just picked up where you left off after getting to know who I’m talking about good. Her makeup is insane, crazy amazing beautiful. I found out about her almost a year ago via Pinterest (gahhhh I love pinterest). I’m not a makeup artist or guru so after watching her tutorial (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9y0Zeecf9Ak) I was like I will never be able to do that. But, I tried it…I  pretty much cursed through the whole application process lol but, i did it! Go team me!

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*picture taken with digital camera, no filter.

Now its not exactly like hers (I know)  that’s never going to happen! Honestly I’m pretty stoked with how it came out. If I was using the same products (sugarpill cosmetics) as she was maybeeeee I could have nailed it down a little bit better. I used a montage of things….nyx, wetnwild, and mac. It did take me a while because I suck at blending (thats where all the swearing came in) . So, yeah that’s basically it… Is there anyone you’re inspired by? leave me a comment below, lets chat !

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*picture taken with an Iphone

Fun Giveaways around Facebook and YouTube

I love giveaways! Who doesn’t love free awesome things? anyway here’s a couple of giveaways going on right now that you may not know about!

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IT’S GIVEAWAY TIME AGAIN !!!♥

One lucky winner will win 1 Red Apple Lipstick OR

1 Red Apple Lip Gloss

( You Pick The Color )(Giveaway will run until FEB 6, 2013 (5pm)

Rules-
INTERNATIONAL/CANADA/US
MUST Like Red Apple Lipstick Facebook Page
MUST Like The Glam Goddess Facebook Page
MUST Share This Picture And Simply Write You Entered In The Comment Section !!

WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN AT RANDOM ♥

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https://www.facebook.com/BeautyByMeGiveAways

***GIVEAWAY TIME***
Prize:
1.NYX Black Label Lipstick in Seductive (Rich Purple Color)
2.NYX Lip Cream in Abu Dhabi
3. NYX Pump it up Lip Plumper
4.NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk and Black Bean
5. NYX Felt Tip Eyeliner in Dark Brown
6. NYX mesh bag

Details:
1. Like and share this post. Make sure this share is set to public so I can check.
2. Comment Below that you did so and which NYX Product is your favorite.
3. You can enter 1x per day by sharing and commenting on this post ONLY.

I will announce the winner using Random.org once I hit 2500 LIKES. This is open internationally.

Currently at 2,400 likes.
 
current likes 1,290
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Advanced prize 🙂 Starts as soon as I hit 1500
Includes:
Samples, 3 nail polishes, inglot freedom style palette, 2 Pretty Addictions Glitters, 3 pretty addiction eyeshadows, shattered pearls, sample of mOn Ennius jinx, 2 fullsize ME glitters, urban decay liners, 24/7 glide on shadow, mascara and sample of BB cream.
Not pictured:
A piece of jewelry from PanArt
 
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beginner prize 🙂 Starts as soon as I hit 1500
Includes:
Samples of all sorts of things, 3 nail polishes, 4 fullsize indie eyeshadows, 10 Small ME shadows/ sparkle bombs, NARS lipgloss, two NYX pearl mania pigments, 2 redcherry lashes, TONS of BFTE samples and an elf eyeshadow brush.

**not pictured: a jewelry piece by PanArt 🙂

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Published on Jan 25, 2013

Hi guys, here is a BH Cosmetics giveaway!

Rules To Enter:
1) Subscribe to my channel
2) Visit BH Cosmetics on facebook, twitter or instagram (links are below)
3) On their page, write “@makeupbysona sent me for the giveaway”
Be sure to tag me on either one of the sites, so that I can see your comments and be able to select a winner.

This giveaway is open worldwide.
If you’re not over 18, please get your parents permission before entering.

I will select a winner in two weeks and announce it on my facebook fan page.

BH Cosmetics
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bhcosmetics?fref=ts
Twitter https://twitter.com/bhcosmetics
Instagram @bhcosmetics

Connect with me
Website http://www.makeupbysona.com
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/sonagregory
Twitter https://twitter.com/makeupbysona
Instagram @makeupbsona

My blog!
http://www.makeupbysona.com/blog

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Makeup Giveaway!! Lorac Pro Palette, Nars, Mac!

Published on Jan 28, 2013

Thanks for watching!! You made my day! Don’t forget to comment and SUBSCRIBE!!!!

YOU MUST ENTER BY 2/13/13 TO WIN. To enter the giveaway go to my blog and sign up for the newsletter!! You must also be a subscriber to my Youtube channel. 2 winners will be chosen by a random computerized drawing on February 14th, 2013. You must have your parent’s permission to enter if you are under 18. This Giveaway is open internationally!!

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Published on Jan 24, 2013

CONTEST RULES
!0 Be a subscriber of this channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/FatGirlBeautiful
2) Be a subscriber of S.A.L.T.Y. Cosmetics Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/saltycosmetics
3) Like my facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/FatGirlBeautiful
4) Like S.A.L.T.Y. Cosmetics facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/saltycosmetics
5) Leave a comment on the Fat Girl Beautiful page or on this video letting us know what your custom color would be and what you would name it!

Contest ends at midnight on Feburary 1st (CST). I will pick a winner using random.org and notify them on Feburary 2nd. Good luck!

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CONTEST DETAILS
1. Open Internationally
2. Contest open until February 11th, winner announced February 12th
3. Must be subscribed to this channel
4. Must comment under this video
5. Must be 18 or older OR have your parents permission if under 18

GOOD LUCK MY LOVES!
XO
Chelsea
http://www.stylestrands.com
LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE: http://www.facebook.com/stylestrands

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Published on Jan 29, 2013

My twitter: http://twitter.com/kathylouee
My instagram: katherinelouee
My facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/kathylouee

Giveaway closes February 20th 2013 at 11.59pm EST

INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY RULES:

1. MUST be a subscriber of my channel

2. MUST follow me on instagram @katherinelouee (NEW INSTAGRAM) and if you DON’T have instagram, please follow me on twitter: http://twitter.com/kathylouee

3. Comment in this video what your instagram username is or your twitter username if you entered with twitter! If you entered with both, YOU ARE AWESOME! 🙂

4. One (1) winner will be chosen by random.org and the winners will be contacted through Youtube inbox

GOODLUCK XX!

 

 
 

Rant, Rant, Rant …….

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I’m a huge fan of Instagram and Facebook pages dedicated to makeup looks….LOVE IT!! Mostly because everyone has their own unique different interpretation, style, favorite products and brands. I really enjoy seeing that and gaining inspiration from others work and learning about a company that isn’t mainstream. Not all of us are born with the capability to produce the perfect canvas the first 100x that sh*t takes practice. So, I get really annoyed when people bash someone who is starting off. It takes balls knowing someone is going to say they don’t like it but, you still put it out there because you’re proud of it. And yes, by doing so that person opens up to a world of negative comments. Not everyone will see what you deem to be beautiful and that’s fine. But, when people say things like you’re really caking it on,you’re still fat, boys shouldn’t wear makeup, homo,you’re ugly….I can go on…..like really? And most of these comments coming from other girls/guys doing the same thing. Which is like wtf!! If you feel that person needs a couple tips do it in a positive manner. You don’t know the person on the other end of screen or how those hateful words will effect them. We have all been there at some point in our lives. Put out a positive message and change someone’s view for the better. Someones clown is someones beautiful princess….SO STFU and just be nice! Kthanks:) Rant ended.

SHOES, SHOES, AND MORE SHOES!!!

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Seriously I want all of this amazing foot candy!! Best part they are all super affordable ! I stumbled upon this website thru my instagram whoring. And if I could buy the whole site I would no doubt! I mean I would have to Anna Nicole it up some at a few nursing homes but, a girls gotta do what shes gotta do! LOL JK!! Check out this site for fun, funky, bold looks! Im in Love!!!! Not to mention they have amazing dupes to some of the biggest names in the shoe game.

site below:

http://www.lolashoetique.com/

 

 

 

The Liebster Award

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Hello my sugary little sea monsters! I was nominated for the Liebster Award for the first time ever! By the lovely and sensational Dandelion Whiskers  who granted me this amazing honor! (Please check her out)! The Liebster Award is an award given to up-an-coming bloggers with less than 200 followers.

The rules are:

Share 11 facts about yourself.

Answer the awarder’s 11 questions.

Ask 11 questions of your own.

Nominate 11 bloggers.

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Lets Start This Bad Boy……..

11 Amazing, Exciting, Glittery, Terrifying facts about me!

1. I really do have an obsession with glitter….I own every NYX glitter, MAC glitter and gloss (because there’s glitter in that) also a ton of off brand and independent companies glitter….I just really love to be sparklie and covered in glitter.  (Shout out to Ke$ha we should be friends)

2. My favorite animal is a Llama. LOL I know its out there! I have 3 stuffed Llamas…Their names are Mr.Jenkinson, Harold and Legs……(I also talk to them because Im crazy) …And if you ever YouTube Llamas with Hats. I can do a voice over any day! Literally have watched the 5 episodes more than 100X.

3. I love anything that has to do with the paranormal!! I even interviewed with a network for a up in coming paranormal show. Nope, not on it 😦

4. The best burger I ever ate and will eat is at Burger Bar at The New York, New York Casino in Las Vegas,NV.

5. I have Social Anxiety and Depression but, I am dealing with it and like to say I’m a work in Progress.

6. I have lived in Syracuse,NY for all my life but, not for to much longer. Because I will be relocating to Las Vegas, NV by this summer. Fingers crossed xxxxx

7. I have a very quirky personality and hope to show that more in upcoming YouTube videos! So stay tuned!!

8. In college I took Hotel Management and Culinary arts. I don’t use either! LOL but, my boyfriend is a Chef and hopefully one day we will own a restaurant or perhaps a Food Truck.

9. I hated Elementary and High school. I WAS SUCHHHHHH A LOSER. And everyone hated me! LOL I think a lot of people still do.

10. My nationality is 100% Polish. Most people think I’m Italian or Latina. Once at a bar a guy came up to me and said  “You are the prettiest black girl I have ever seen”  I said thank you!

11. I don’t drive. I’m 29 and I still have a learner’s permit ! lol Its a huge big fear for me.

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Here are Dandelion Whiskers questions for me:

1. Who is your favorite band/musician in the whole wide word? gosh this is hard! I love so many types of music!ughhhh lets go with my most played album of the moment the band Fun.

2. Beaches or the mountains?Gahhhh! Another Hard one!!…. Beaches at dusk! and Mountains for Snow fun! sooo I’ll go with Beaches

3. Coffee or tea? Tea! I love the smell of coffee but hate the taste

4. What is the one thing you know you can cook really well? Eclair Pie (OMGGGG ITS HEAVEN IN A PAN)

5. If you could bring only one makeup item on an island, and you’re stranded with Ryan Gosling, what would it be? Fake lashes

6. Your favorite childhood memory? I have many but, I’ll go with DisneyWorld!

7. Your favorite youtube video of the moment? anything by Grav3yard Girl

8. What is your favorite book? Ghosts By Katherine Ramsland.

9. Do you have a pet? Please introduce me to your pet! I have 4 dogs ! …. Mojo he is a pek-a-poo, Puppy she is half chihuahua and italian grey hound….Sasha is a hugeeee yellow lab and Rocky who is my baby but hugeeeeee black lab.

10. If there’s one movie you have to tell me to watch, what movie would that be? God is bigger than Elvis  (OMG just tears and more tears and theres a llama)

11. Favorite makeup brand? GAHHHHHH WHYYYY!!!! I’ll say MAC  but, there is soooooo many!!!

 

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My 11 Questions!!

1. Have you ever played naked Twister?

2.Before you started this questionnaire, what were you doing?

3.Which store would you choose to max out your credit card?

4.Do you believe in love at first sight?

5. If you could travel any where in the world, where would it be?

6.Are you a morning person or a night owl?

7. Did you make any New Years Resolutions?

8.If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?

9.What was some good advice that you did not follow?

10. Lipstick or Lipgloss?

11.What is something unusual you like to eat?

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My Tags:

1. chubbymermaid

2. maesbeauty

3. musthaveboxes

4. littlemisstrainwreck

5. crazykaykay

6. scalesofstyle

7. brittanysuleyman

8. beautyandthetomboy

9. overmystyledbody

10. lesleycarter

11. livingintherabbithole

Try something new!!!

Hello my little cookie cakes !!! I recently posted about Pretty Addictions Makeup Giveaway and some of you can’t participate because of the whole social media aspect of it. NO WORRIES!! Kas the owner of Pretty Addictions is having this crazy amazing deal going on right now till the 13th of January! I’m not in any shape or form affiliated with this line but, I do love the colors and glitters! Here’s the Link bunnies….Have Fun!!

http://www.prettyaddictions.com/product/eye-shadow-samples-set

Also The Facebook Post 🙂

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Are you new to Pretty Addictions? Right now is the PERFECT time to make your first purchase!!! We are offering our samplers automatically filled with twice the amount of product with no additional cost! You are getting twice as much product FREE! We offer samplers in 10, 20 or 30 packs.

BUT that isn’t it! ALL orders placed between now and January 13th will receive a FREE FULL SIZE 5g jar of Royal Rebel shadow with their purchase!

Please share this absolutely amazing offer with all of your friends!!!!

 

Nutty Butt Butter: Your Little Cellulite Secret

Hi Sugar Cakes!! I stumbled upon this amazinggggg site called Crunchy Betty!! It has so many wonderful tutorials for skin and hair care. I fell head over heels in love with this DIY,  since I made the resolution for a healthier better me in 2013. (Don’t we all?!) Anyway, check out this site or just the tutorial! try it out and tell me about it!

 

The new and improved Nutty Butt Butter.

It’s been tweaked a bit since my first recipe, and heaven love it, it’s pretty danged awesome. However, the recipe I made is pretty intense in terms of ingredients and cost, so at the bottom, I’ll give you a pared down recipe you can use if you don’t want to shell out the monies for the whole thing.

When you make this, you’ll actually do it in two parts (over a week), but both parts are easy like Sunday morning.

Nutty Butt Butter, Step 1, Infusing the Oils

A week or two before you’re ready to make your nutty butt butter lotion bars, you’ll need to start infusing oils with ground coffee. The first recipe didn’t include infusing oils, and I didn’t really think the coffee had gotten in deep enough to have much effect.

(As you probably know, coffee extract is included in almost every store-bought cellulite treatment available … because it’s so danged effective.)

 

 

Coffee-Infused Oils

  • 3 Tbsp tamanu oil
  • 2 Tbsp evening primrose oil
  • 3 Tbsp argan oil
  • 1/4 c. hazelnut oil
  • 1/4 c. sweet almond oil
  • 1 c. ground coffee

In a jar, combine all ingredients. Put the lid on and shake well. Store for 1-2 weeks, shaking every day or two. At the end of two weeks, strain through a cheesecloth or coffee filter.

 

Coffee Infused Oils (Simple Version)

  • 4 Tbsp tamanu oil
  • 3/4 c. sweet almond or hazelnut oil
  • 1 c. ground coffee

In a jar, combine all ingredients. Put the lid on and shake well. Store for 1-2 weeks, shaking every day or two. At the end of two weeks, strain through a cheesecloth or coffee filter.

Feel free to substitute oils where and how you want, but the end result should be about 1 cup of oils. You’ll lose a bit of oils while infusing and straining (they’ll stick to the coffee), and the final yield is a bit over 3/4 of a cup of oil.

Here’s the finished coffee-infused oils:

 

Finished, strained coffee-infused oils. Dark and rich and smells soooo good.

 

The recipe below calls for 1/2 c. oil, since that’s what I made and measured, but if you want to use ALL your oil for this, just make the recipe plus a half recipe. Pretty easy.

Nutty Butt Butter – The Recipe

For this recipe, which yields two medium sized bars, you’ll need the following things:

 

Also, if you want your bars to be fancy, too, you’ll want some whole-bean coffee to float on the top at the end.

It’s nice to have a kitchen scale when you do this, but if you don’t, this recipe’s going to help you out a lot. This is because I do not have a kitchen scale, so everything I did was eyeballing.

Instead of 3 oz, think 1/2-cup. The only caveat is, you’ll use a little less than half a cup of the oils (because they’re heavier). And, you’ll want to smush down the grated beeswax well while you’re measuring, because it’s lighter.

Got it? A little under 1/2 c. of coffee-infused oil. And a tightly packed 1/2 c. of grated beeswax. The cocoa butter can just be measured out (shaved) as normal. No need to pack.

After you’ve measured out your ingredients, add the cocoa butter and beeswax to a double boiler (or makeshift double boiler, with one smaller pot sitting above a larger pot with steaming water). Stir well.

 

Let the beeswax/cocoa butter melt ALMOST completely, and then add in your coffee-infused oils.

 

Once the cocoa butter/beeswax is almost all melted, add in your coffee-infused oil and stir constantly, until the whole mixture is completely melted and liquid.

Now you have to move fast. FASTER, PEOPLE.

Move the mixture off the burner, and start dropping in your essential oils.

Good essential oils for cellulite busting: Cypress, rose geranium, juniper berry, grapefruit, lemon, lemongrass, rosemary.

 

Drop in your celluite-busting essential oils – somewhere around 40 drops will do.

 

The only essential oil I consider absolutely essential as one of your choices is rose geranium. It’s not just great for breaking up the yuckbumps, it also blends divinely with the coffee smell. Makes you wanna lick the lotion bar. Just a little. Just to see.

Stir as you’re dropping in the essential oil, and then pour immediately into your molds. However! If your mixture has hardened a little at this point, you can put it back over the double boiler just until it remelts. THEN pour it in.

 

Pour it in your molds quickly, ’cause it hardens fast.

 

In the last post, I had several people ask me about the mold I was using. It’s just a jumbo silicone ice cube tray I ordered from Amazon a year ago or so. The size is great. Just enough to hold in your hand comfortably. More than a handful is too much. (Yes. That is what he said.)

As SOON as you get that poured into your molds, if you’re going to top it with coffee beans, start sprinkling them in. For mine, it was somewhere between 20-25 beans per bar. They float right at the top, and when it hardens, they stay there.

 

Coffee beans float right on the top. The little sailors.

 

Now just pop it into your freezer for about 20 minutes, and then slide the lotion bars out into your hot little hands.

 

Nutty butt butter. All done and lookin’ caramel coffee-like.

 

My educated guess is that the way you’ll get the most mileage out of these things is by dry body brushing (especially your problem areas) before you shower, and then apply the lotion bars to your problem spots after you shower.

And here’s the recipe!

 

Nutty Butt Butter

  • Just shy of 1/2 c. coffee-infused oil (or 3 oz.) – recipe above
  • 1/2 c. shaved cocoa butter (or 3 oz.)
  • 1/2 c. grated beeswax, or beeswax pellets (or 3 oz.)
  • 20 drops rose geranium essential oil
  • 10 drops cypress essential oil
  • 10 drops rosemary or juniper essential oil
  • Whole-bean coffee (for appearance, optional)

In a double boiler, combine the cocoa butter and beeswax and melt almost completely. Add the coffee-infused oils and stir well until everything is melted and warm. Remove from heat and drop in the essential oils, stirring well. Immediately pour into the molds (or reheat, if the mixture has hardened, and then pour). Sprinkle on whole-bean coffee. Pop your molds into the freezer for 20 minutes, then remove the bars and enjoy. Store in a small jar or other storage device. These should last 1-2 years.

 

Nutty Butt Butter – Simple Version

  • Just shy of 1/2 c. coffee-infused oil (or 3 oz) – simple version recipe above
  • 1/2 c. shaved cocoa butter (or 3 oz.)
  • 1/2 c. grated beeswax (or 3 oz)
  • 30 drops rose geranium essential oil
  • Whole bean coffee (for appearance, optional)

In a double boiler, combine the cocoa butter and beeswax and melt almost completely. Add the coffee-infused oils and stir well until everything is melted and warm. Remove from heat and drop in the essential oils, stirring well. Immediately pour into the molds (or reheat, if the mixture has hardened, and then pour). Sprinkle on whole-bean coffee. Pop your molds into the freezer for 20 minutes, then remove the bars and enjoy. Store in a small jar or other storage device. These should last 1-2 years.

And That Concludes the Epic Nutty Butt Butter Recipe

AMAZING GIVEAWAY!!!!

Hello My glam dolls! I hope everyone had an amazing holiday experience! I wanted to share this with you because not only is this a great way to try a new brand, but its free, fun, and all you have to do is like http://www.facebook.com/prettyaddictions and follow the rules of this giveaway!! Good Luck 🙂

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Want to win 12 shadows of YOUR (regular line shadows, NOT limited editions) choice? Simply comment below (in one comment, and must have all 12 listed) with your choices and THEN publicly share this picture with all your friends!!! Giveaway ends January 13th @ 6pm CST and winner will be announced via Facebook by 9pm January 13th.

Any submissions AFTER 6pm CST on the 13th will NOT be accounted for.

Prize will come with 12 shadows of your choice, cutely placed in the skull bucket shown!

*This giveaway is NOT affiliated with Facebook and is sole property of Pretty Addictions Cosmetics LLC.