2015 FAVORITE LIP COLOR LINE!!

Oh Man…. where do I even start with this post? I have been MIA from this blog for quite some time now and honestly, it’s because I’ve only been buying one brand lately. I didn’t want to come here and sound like I was trying to push this one brand on anyone but I can’t hold back anymore. I’m still not trying to push it, try it, don’t try it…. wait… DO try it! 😉

It’s the best long lasting lip color I have tried. I’ve been wearing it for months now trying to be certain that I was as hooked and committed as I thought I was becoming. In the beginning I kept thinking, “I don’t like this. What’s the hype?” I didn’t like it because it burned my lips in the beginning, not a bad bu54a083d37b454ca6c90d893631390ae9rn, more of a tingle, as in alcohol on dry lips, which was exactly what was happening. It contains SD40 alcohol, which is cosmetic grade alcohol that keeps everything inside the tube sanitary, and aids in the longevity. But, I had chronic dry lips… generally unhealthy lips. I always wanted matte lips, but the matte lipsticks looked disgusting on my dry, chapped, flaky mess of a mouth. Not cute, I tell ya. Then I had distributors telling me to stick with it. That this lip stuff was going to actually HEAL these chronically dry lips of mine. I thought, “Yea right.” But alas, I stuck it out. I wore it every day. Pretty soon, I wasn’t waking up in the morning having to exfoliate the flakes away. My lips were smooth. I couldn’t believe it. I would have stuck with this product for the long haul, for that fact alone. However, the lasting power!! Holy moly you guys! This stuff stays put until you are ready to remove it. I apply it once a day and I’m good all day long. That’s not an exaggeration, let me just link a video right now that shows you what I mean. It isn’t going to budge, smudge, kiss off, get eaten off, nothing.

Tell me that isn’t just awesome sauce! The color shown in this video is the exact color that Christina Aguilera wears. In interviews she has said that she loves it because of the fact that it won’t smear on her microphone.

I also love the below video because she discusses the importance of correct application. It’s so important to apply it correctly to get the best coverage and wear.

I’ve tried going back to regular lipstick you guys. I just can’t do it. I was getting my products from my mom, she was a distributor and selling in her hair salon. Since then, I have bitten the bullet and signed up to be a distributor as well! I can’t even rave about this product enough. It has become my go to lip color. I now own 37…yes 37 colors and I am ready to get rid of all of my waxy products that don’t last or do anything good for my lips!

I hope you guys will give it a try! If you know someone that sells it, get in contact with them ASAP! If you don’t, I will be more than happy to help you out. You can purchase by going to http://www.senegence.com click BUY NOW and use my distributor ID: 180127 to login and get a customer ID number.

Xoxo,

Brooke

 

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Kylie Jenner Lip Craze!

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As you all know, everyone is trying to figure out what in the world Kylie Jenner has been wearing on her lips. It’s very 90s, very matte, and oh so sexy. There were, of course, rumors of lip injections from gossip sites and magazines but, if you know about the power of makeup and have a good eye, you can tell in many of her early photos, that her lips are just overdrawn with a darker dusty rose or mauve lip liner. As for her latest selfies, well it’s getting hard to tell. Whatever she is doing, it is gorg. She is rocking it.

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Talk around the web is saying that the exact liner she uses is MAC Whirl. As for what lipstick she pairs with it I’ve read MAC Viva Glam II, Brave, Velvet Teddy, or Twig. I say head to the MAC counter and see which looks best with your skin tone to achieve that fab KJ lip.
Other MAC lip products you might check out, that fit this 90s theme is:
liners: Soar, Sub Culture + Whirl
lipsticks: Mehr, Mink, Faux

However, if you would rather not do that I have compiled a list of drugstore products that I have seen used to achieve the KJ look and they look quite good!

LIPSTICKS
Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm: Sultry
NYX Matte Lipstick: Whipped Caviar
Revlon Matte Lipstick: Mauve It Over *possibly discontinued
Rimmel Kate Moss Collection: #08 or #104
Maybelline Matte lipstick A Touch of Spice
Maybelline Matte lipstick in Lust for Blush

LIP LINERS
NYX Mauve
NYX Natural
Revlon Colorstay Nude
Bare Minerals in Thistle

Do you have any good lipstick shades that fit the 90s look? Share yours in the comments!

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XOXO
Stay gorgeous glossies!

Mary Kay Products I LOVE

Mary Kay Products I Love

I usually post about Mary Kay on Monday’s but I’ve been slacking and haven’t posted about it in some time, so here is a little Mary Kay Friday for ya. 😉

As many of you know I sell Mary Kay. I have tried quite a bit of their products now and here are a few that I really LOVE. Of course, with ANY brand there are hits and misses. I have found some misses within this brand but for the most part I honest to goodness love the products. There are a few things that you are better off buying at the drugstore because they are so much cheaper, as is the case with other brands. Take MAC for example. You can buy all MAC lipliners because they have a great range of color, or you can save some money and get some NYX lipliners which are good and have a pretty good range of shades as well.

The products I have picked here are ones that stand out to me within the brand that I will continue to purchase for myself. I have already bought backups of a few of these. I have also recently bought new products that I have yet to test for you all so this may need an update at some point.

First, let me say that I did not include the eyeshadow and blush. It’s great though. I use it frequently but I also use a ton of other eyeshadows and blushes from other brands. I find those are things that people tend to really use from a variety of brands. I love MAC, Urban Decay, Tarte, theBalm, Wet N Wild, Makeup Geek, BH Cosmetics…. and so many other drugstore brands!

Lipsticks are kind of the same, but like MAC has their’s that stand out, I love the True Dimensions line from Mary Kay. The formula of this lipstick is amazingly moisturizing feeling. I am very picky about lip products, as I have dry lips and I can’t wear any matte formulas. This formula isn’t too glossy that it doesn’t stay on, but glossy enough (if that is the right word here) that it feels comfortable on the lips. My absolute favorite shade is Color Me Coral. I feel it’s a flattering shade for most skin tones!

When it comes to skin care Mary Kay is my new favorite. Before I started selling I had only tried products from the drugstore. I immediately loved my Mary Kay Timewise Miracle set, but I thought to myself, is it because it’s the first “high end type” skincare product I have gotten? I decided to test a few others. I’ve recently gotten products from theBalm and the highly raved about Michael Todd True Organics. I wasn’t impressed with theBalm’s. Michael Todd was good but I didn’t like the scent and the cleanser I got I felt like left a strange feeling on my Clarisonic after I used it with it. Almost, a waxy feeling. The rest of that cleanser is now sitting in a drawer. I really prefer the Miracle Set over everything else I have tried.

There is also the Timewise Microdermabrasion Set which is AMAZING. Seriously. You need it in your life. When you need to slough off all the dead dry skin and leave it feeling super soft and fresh. Use this! It’s great. Do not overuse it though. Limit it to 2-3 times a week waiting 2 days between applications and do not use with acne treatment products.

Satin Hands Set…. you all have probably already heard about this. It is definitely a Mary Kay bestseller and is great. It is a three step process to leaving hands feeling soft, smooth, and hydrated.

Travel Roll Up Bag – If you travel you need this. It is GREAT! Each clear bag within the black roll comes off so that you can take one individual bag to the bathroom with you if you don’t need the entire roll.

Mascaras… I was on the fence about the mascaras, I will be completely honest. I thought to myself, “Well geez, I can get my Maybelline The Rocket much cheaper!” Well, I started using the lash primer which helps boosts the drama on ANY mascara you choose. I was in love with it. Then, I recently got my Lash Love back out and the Ultimate mascara. I knew I loved the brush on the Lash Love and that it did a pretty good job of defining my lashes and lengthening, it just didn’t give me the added volume that I wanted. The Ultimate, which is formulated for volumizing, didn’t give me the length I wanted. Use these two together and BAM! Dramatic gorgeous lashes! I had previously said that the Lash Love clumped on me. I believe I was trying to use way too much. Most mascara is going to clump if you continue to coat it on. I am definitely a two to three coat kind of girl to get the drama that I like with my lashes but, the Lash Love isn’t formulated for that, it’s for definition which it does very well. So, put one to two coats of that on and then go over with The Ultimate for volume. The Ultimate also is formulated not to clump and I have never had any problems with it trying to, no matter how much I pile on. LOVE LOVE LOVE these two together. Try it out, you won’t be disappointed! Also, the staying power of the Mary Kay mascaras is AMAZING. I HAVE to use an eye makeup remover at the end of the day, which brings me to my next product.

Oil Free Eyemakeup Remover – holy moly. I’ve tried others. They can’t compare. Honestly. Get ya some.

Liquid Eyeliner – this is my new favorite. I love the felt tip applicator for the precise line. It doesn’t smudge or smear and dries quickly. Love it. My new go-to liquid liner.

Eye Primer – Their eye primer has been my favorite since before I signed up to sell the products. It’s what I reach for all of the time. My mom likes Urban Decay Primer Potion so I gave her mine. I didn’t care for it because I prefer my Mary Kay primer over everything else. True story.

Mary Kay lip primer – I just recently got this. It is supposed to prep and prime your lips for your lipstick. You are to use it all over the lips, and outside of the lip line, to fill in any small fine lines that your lipstick might settle into. So far, I’m thinking I REALLY love this stuff. I have only tried it a few times but so far… LOVE.

Luminous Wear Foundation – all of their foundation is honestly great. I’ve tried a ton of drugstore and love my MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus and the Loreal True Match Lumi, but I really like the Mary Kay coverage. If you have dry skin the Luminous Wear is for you. If you have oily the Matte Wear is perfect. If you like a powder, they have that too! It’s all really good.

Lastly, I have to give an honorable mention to the concealer. Before I discovered my new HOLY GRAIL under eye concealer, I really loved Mary Kay’s. I was able to hide the appearance of my under eye circles and conceal any blemishes all over the face. It is a great concealer with really good coverage. I still use this and prefer it for any spot concealing on the face but now have a new favorite for under my eyes. I’m working on a blog post of that and will share it soon. I want to get a before and after shot for you so that you can really see how well this new found amazing concealer works. 😉

There you have it! Just a few (or a lot) of my favorite Mary Kay products. If you have a question about anything else shoot me an e-mail and I will answer you with 100% honesty! Standout products for me is the skin care. It’s really great! Then, of course, all other products mentioned here.

E-mail: brooketurney(at)marykay(dot)com

Website: http://www.marykay.com/brooketurney

What are YOUR favorite Mary Kay products?

Ultimate MAC Lipstick Dupe List

Hello everyone! I had stopped using this blog and was using strictly my Tumblr. and Instagram but I have so many new people coming over and following this blog I’m going to try to post to both. Plus, one day when I’m ready to have a nice custom designed blog wordpress will be a great platform for that. So without further ado here is my new updated MAC lipstick dupe list. Many have been added and I have listed them all in alphabetical order. For awesome swatches visit KarlaSugar.net

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This blog post is constantly being updated with new dupes as they are brought to my attention.

 

MAC Angel – Elf: Classy
MAC Blankety – Neutrogena: Just Whisper
MAC Blossom Culture (LE) – Still Glamorous Cosmetics – Kiss and Tell
MAC Brave- NYX : Thalia
MAC Bubbles– Wet n Wild: #516A
MAC Candy Yum Yum– Milani: Rose Hip
MAC Carnal– L’Oreal: Wine and Dine
MAC Chatterbox– Nyx: Fig, Makeup Geek (MUG): Adorable
MAC Cherish- Wet N Wild: Bare it All 902C
MAC Cosmo – Makeup Geek: Lovely
MAC Costa Chic– Revlon: Coralberry
MAC Craving– Maybelline Shine Sensational: Party Pink
MAC Creme Cup– Maybelline Shine Sensational: Born With It, Maybelline: Pink Please, Avon Ultra Color Rich: Pout, Wet N Wild: Think Pink (901B)
MAC Creme d’nude– Elf Lipstick: Natural Nymph, Revlon: Nude Attitude
MAC Creme de la femme– Revlon: Satin Plum
MAC Crosswires – NYX: Berry, Covergirl: Fairytale
MAC Cunning– Milani Lipstick: BlackCherry
MAC Cyber– Manic Panic: Black Witch
MAC Dainty Cake– NYC: Firefly #306B
MAC Dame– Boots no.7: Candy Pink
MAC Delish– Wet ‘n’ Wild: Ice Cream
MAC Diva– Jane: Really Raisin
MAC Ever Hip– Physican’s Formula: I ❤ Nude
MAC Fabby– Revlon: Satin Plum
MAC Faux- Maybelline: Pinky Beige
MAC Film Noir– L’Oreal Colour Endure: Hot Fudge
MAC Flavour– Maybelline: Nude Pink
MAC Freckletone– Revlon: Creme Brulee
MAC Frenzy– Revlon: Bamboo Bronze
MAC Frou-Bonne Bell: Vanilla Volts
MAC Gel– Revlon: Sparkling Cider
MAC Girl About Town– Covergirl: Spellbound, Revlon: Fuchsia, Maybelline: Fifth Avenue Fuchsia
MAC Grid-Bonne Bell LipGear: Traffic Jam
MAC Haku-Wet ‘n’ Wild: #546A
MAC High Tea– Rimmel: Airy Fairy, Milani Sheer Lipstick: Amaterro
MAC Hot Gossip- L’Oreal: Pucker Up Pink
MAC Honeylove- L’Oreal : Fairest Nude
MAC Hug Me- Revlon Super Lustrous Pearl: Blush Chrome 110
MAC Hyper– Revlon: Granite
MAC Impassioned- Revlon: Love That Pink, Milani – Flamingo Pose, Rimmel Kate for Lasting Finish in 06
MAC Innocence Beware– Maybelline: Nude Nuances
MAC Jazzed – Makeup Geek: Innocent
MAC Kinda Sexy – Makeup Geek (MUG): Charming
MAC Lame– Prestige: Sorbet
MAC Lust– Maybelline Great Wear: Silver Lilac
MAC Masque – Makeup Geek: Shy
MAC MidiMauve– Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick: Smokey Rose
MAC Modum– Almay: Malt
MAC Myth- e.l.f: Natural Nymph, Revlon: Nude Attitude
MAC O-Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick: Copperglow Berry
MAC Odyssey– Bonne Bell LipGear: Berry Bash
MAC Peachstock– Revlon: Nude Attitude
MAC Pervette- Jane HipLips: Pink Slip
MAC Pink Nouveau- Wet N Wild: Dollhouse
MAC Plastique- L’Oreal: Sandstone
MAC Quick Sizzle– NYX: Sweet Pink
MAC Ravishing– Revlon: Smoked Peach
MAC Rebel- We N Wild: Sugar Plum Fairy 908C, Makeup Geek (MUG): Famous, Milani – Sangria
MAC Red – Makeup Geek: Ravishing
MAC Retro– Jane Lipstick: Browned Down Red
MAC Rockocco– Milani: Candy Apple
MAC Ruby Woo – Wet n Wild: Stoplight Red 911D, Makeup Geek: Elegant
MAC Russain Red– Sonia Kashuk: Geisha, Prestige: Fatal Red, Rimmel: Red Fever, Wet N Wild: Stoplight Red 911D
MAC Saint Germaine– Maybelline Vivid: Pink Pop
MAC Sequin– Almay One Coat: Sequin
MAC Shy Girl– Revlon: Just Enough Buff, Rimmel: Nude Delight
MAC Snob– Revlon: Pink Pout, Revlon: Primrose, NYX: Pale Pink, Revlon Colorburst: Blush
MAC So Chaud– Wet N Wild: Purty Persimmon 970, Makeup Geek (MUG): Captivating
MAC Speak Louder – Makeup Geek: Foxy
MAC Speed dial– Revlon Colorburst: Carnation
MAC Spirit– Cosmetic Factory: Angel
MAC Spontaneous (lip pencil)– NYC Twistable Chubby Stick: Riverside Rose
MAC Strength– Avon Brilliant Moisture: Tiger’s Eye
MAC Touch-Jane: Browned Down Red, The Body Shop: Vanilla
MAC Twig– Avon: Twig, Prestige: VIP, Jane LipHuggers: Kind Of Carob
MAC Up the amp– Revlon: Berry Haute, Rimmel: Heavenly, Maybelline Vivid: Braisinberry
MAC Vegas Volt– Revlon: Coralberry
MAC Velvet Teddy – Revlon: Mauve it Over, Rimmel: Spotlight Beige, e.l.f: Praline
MAC Viva Glam I – Makeup Geek: Lavish
MAC Viva Glam II– L’oreal Colour Riche: Fairest Nude, NYC: Cafe, Makeup Geek (MUG): Darling
MAC Viva Glam V– Rimmel Moisture Renew: Sunset
MAC Viva Glam Gaga– Rimmel: Pink Blush
MAC Viva Glam Gaga 2– NYX: Circe
MAC Viva Glam Nicki– Wet n Wild: Pinkerbell, Covergirl: Temptress
MAC Wuss-Avon: Spice, Wet N Wild: #547A
MAC XS– Cosmetic Factory: Extra, Wet N Wild: #506A

CVS HAUL and review: Revlon Lip Butters and Lipstick

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Shades from left to right: Red Velvet, Sugar Plum, Raspberry Pie, Gumdrop, Sweet Tart, Strawberry Shortcake, Sugar Frosting, Creme Brûlée, Creamcicle

I absolutely love these Lip Butters. They’re like a thicker feeling chapstick with tint. Some of the shades are more pigmented and others are sheer. I noticed the lighter shades to be more sheer. The Red Velvet is the first pictured and that photo doesn’t do it justice. It is a highly pigmented red on the lips! Really pretty and perfect for that bold look that is popular right now. Wear it with a neutral eye or soft smoky eye and you’re styling for this season! They do last several hours without feeling like they are no longer moisturizing and the Red Velvet on color lasted a very long time! I could still see a red tint on my lips after wearing it all day and applying Chapstick over it. I definitely recommend these. I got two of mine Buy 1 Get 1 half off (CVS’ last sale) and the rest were 75% off! CVS will still have certain colors for 75% off until all products are gone. The clerk told me they were making room for more product. Maybe new colors? I don’t know. I can only hope!

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I also got the two lipsticks pictured above as they were also 75% off. Coralberry is supposed to be a dupe for MAC’s Vegas Volt and Fuchsia is supposed to be a dupe for MAC’s Girl About Town.

Check out my post on MAC dupes.

MAC Lipstick Dupe List

ATTENTION!!!! I HAVE AN UPDATED DUPE LIST WITH TONS MORE ADDED AND ALL IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER! TO SEE THIS LIST CLICK HERE <– THIS LINK WILL TAKE YOU DIRECTLY TO THE DUPE LIST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hello my lovelies! I first started this list for myself and then decided I better share it. I CANNOT take credit for these dupes. I have simply read or seen them online. I will link to who I can give credit on the ones I know. Others were found in blog comments or forums. I hope they’re useful for you!

If you know of others please add them to the comments and I will add them to the post!

I will keep this list updated as more are brought to my attention.

angel

MAC Angel (Made popular by Kim Kardashian)
Dupes:
e.l.f – Classy

craving

MAC Craving
Dupes:
Maybelline Color Sensational – Party Pink

cremecup

MAC Creme Cup
Dupes:
Avon Ultra Color Rich – Pout
Wet -n- Wild- Think Pink (901B)
Maybelline- Born With It

crosswires

MAC Crosswires
Dupes:
NYX – Berry
Covergirl – Fairytale

faux

MAC Faux
Dupes:
Maybelline – Pinky Beige

hugme

MAC Hug Me
Dupes:
Revlon Super Lustrous Pearl – Blush Chrome 110

girlabouttown

MAC Girl About Town
Dupes:
Covergirl – Spellbound
Revlon – Fuchsia

impassioned

MAC Impassioned
Dupes:
Revlon – Love That Pink
Rimmel – Kate for Lasting Finish in 06

hotgossip

MAC Hot Gossip
Dupes:
Loreal – Pucker Up Pink

honeylove

MAC Honeylove
Dupes:
Loreal – Fairest Nude

myth

MAC Myth
Dupes:
e.l.f – Natural Nymph
Revlon – Nude Attitude

pinknouveau

MAC Pink Nouveau
Dupes:
Wet -n- Wild – Dollhouse

plastique

MAC Plastique
Dupes:
Loreal – Sandstone

ravishing

MAC Ravishing
Dupes:
Revlon – Smoked Peach

rebel

MAC Rebel
Dupes:
Wet -n- Wild – Sugar Plum Fairy 908C
Makeup Geek – Famous

russianred

MAC Russian Red
Dupes:
Rimmel – Red Fever
Wet -n- Wild – Stoplight Red 911D

shygirl

MAC Shy Girl
Dupes:
Rimmel – Nude Delight

snob

MAC Snob
Dupes:
Revlon – Primrose
Revlon – Pink Pout
NYX – Pale Pink
Revlon Colorburst – Blush

speeddial

MAC Speed Dial
Dupes:
Revlon Colorburst – Carnation

sochaud

MAC So Chaud
Dupes:
Wet -n- Wild – Purty Persimmon 970
Makeup Geek – Captivating

uptheamp

MAC Up the Amp
Dupes:
Revlon – Berry Haute
Rimmel – Heavenly

velvetteddy

MAC Velvet Teddy
Dupes:
Revlon – Mauve it Over
Rimmel – Spotlight Beige
e.l.f – Praline

vegasvolt

MAC Vegas Volt
Dupes:
Revlon – Coralberry

vivaglamII

MAC Viva Glam II
Dupes:
Loreal – Fairest Nude
NYC – Cafe
Makeup Geek – Darling

vivaglamV

MAC Viva Glam V
Dupes:
Rimmel Moisture Renew – Sunset

vivaglamnicki

MAC Viva Glam Nicki
Dupes:
Covergirl – Temptress
Wet -n- Wild – Pinkerbell

For some reason the photos on the following lipsticks will not upload, but here are the names and dupes! I’ll work on the pictures again another day.

MAC Cherish – Wet n Wild: Bare it All 902C

MAC Brave – NYX: Thalia

MAC Creme d’Nude – Revlon: Nude Attitude

MAC Chatterbox – Makeup Geek: Adorable

MAC Kinda Sexy – Makeup Geek: Charming

MAC Ruby Woo – Makeup Geek: Elegant

MAC Speak Louder – Makeup Geek: Foxy

MAC Jazzed – Makeup Geek: Innocent

MAC Viva Glam I – Makeup Geek: Lavish

MAC Cosmo – Makeup Geek: Lovely

MAC Red – Makeup Geek: Ravishing

MAC Masque – Makeup Geek: Shy

MAC Blankety – Neutrogena: Just Whisper

Credit for Honey Love, Hot Gossip, Snob, Impassioned, Shy Girl, Crosswires, and Creme Cup – Melmph on YouTube

Credit for Creme Cup, Angel, Viva Glam II, Viva Glam V, Speed Dial, Craving – emilynoel83: Beauty Broadcast on Youtube

Credit for Velvet Teddy, Ravishing, and Russian Red – beautycrush on YouTube

Credit for Impassioned dupe Rimmel Kate – makeupdork.tumblr.com