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  1. aziajs

    Fun with Halloween Looks - Bubblegum Disco & Catwoman

    Here are two looks I did this year. I had more planned but you know how that goes. I didn't post these in the FOTD section because I didn't feel like writing up what I used. LOL
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    The Makeup Show Chicago 2011

    The Powder Group is bringing The Makeup Show to Chicago next month for the very first time. Is anyone attending? DETAILS: SUNDAY JUNE 12 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM MONDAY JUNE 13 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Venue One 1044 West Randolph St. Chicago, IL. 60612 Click below for more details...
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    About Face: Sunny Daze

    |FACE| Revlon ColorStay Foundation in Toast L'Oreal True Match Powder in C7 Nut Brown L'Oreal True Compact Makeup in W4 Natural Beige MAC Blush Ombre in Ripe Peach |EYES| L'Oreal HIP Cream Crayons in Authentic & Attentive LASplash Diamond Dust in Tampered & Enchanted Forest LASplash Eye Sparkle...
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    About Face: Nicki Minaj Inspired

    Nicki Minaj: |Face| MAC Select Coverup NC45 Ben Nye Banana Powder NARS Casino Bronzer D7 & B7 Eyeshadow (88 Palette - see chart below) <----used as blush |Eyes| Urban Decay Primer Potion Ben Nye Creme Color - White & Yellow 88 Eyeshadow Palette - C1, C5, D6, H6, F6, C7, F7, G7 (see chart -...
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    About Face: Silver Prism Tutorial (70s Disco Inspired)

    Here is my latest YouTube - About Face: Silver Prism Tutorial
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    Back again...with a 'fro!!

    Hello! I love playing with glitter. I bought an afro around Halloween to do a look for my blog & YT but it didn't happen. I was determined to use it, though, and I love how this came out. The pictures are orange because I forgot to change the setting on my camera but I like them that way. I...
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    Taste The Rainbow

    I jacked this from my blog to share with you all. Enjoy!
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    Soon to be FOTD

    I can't list all the stuff now but I will a little later. This took hours! So much applying & correcting & re-applying. I was glad it was done.
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    Adventures in brow covering

    I am determined to master this. I used Petrilude's (from YT) glue stick technique and it turned out better than the first time I tried it. But, there is definite room for improvement. I need to smooth it out the glue so that the texture is more even. I think if I go over the edges with a wet...
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    About Face:Steel Wheeling Tutorial

    Here is the link to the original FOTD: YouTube - Steel Wheeling Part II
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    It must be so hard to be a "dancer"

    They work for those dollars.... YouTube - Young woman gets her wig pulled off! Too Funny!!! YouTube - PLEASE DON'T DROP ME!!!!
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    About Face: Brows Part II - Fill, Shape & Define

    This is part II of a two part series on brows. I will show you how to Fill, Shape, & Define your brows. YouTube - About Face: Brows Part II - Fill, Shape & Define
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    About Face: Brows Part I - Arch

    Brows are such an important part of a finished look. A lot of people neglect them and don't realize how your brows really frame your face and pull together your overall look. In this video I will you how I arch my brows. This is part I in a two part series. The second part, "Fill, Shape &...
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    Has anyone heard of this company? They're based out of Indiana. They produce natural and eco-friendly skincare (I think). I have actually tried a couple things and my favorite was the massage oil. It was really moisturizing and it wasn't greasy, which really surprised me.
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    About Face: Roaring

    Ok! I don't even remember the last time I was nervous about posting something online. I wasn't even nervous about my first blog posts. But I am nervous now. I need to work on the lighting and the backdrop but that will come. If you want to see pics and a face chart for the look click the...
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    OPRAH KFC Coupon

    As part of a new segment called Harpo Hookups, Oprah and KFC joined forces to provide free meals to her viewers. There is a coupon on that you can download for a free meal including two pieces of grilled chicken, two individual sides and a biscuit. Free KFC Coupon - Has...
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    Hi there! My hair is in bantu knots so I can do a twist out. The end result is the same curly style I wore in my |Steel Wheeling| FOTD. I was playing around with this combo in my head so I decided to actually try it out. |FACE| Revlon Colorstay in Toast MAC Dark MSFN NARS Casino bronzer MAC...
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    Celebrity Therapy: Beyonce & Rihanna

    This is so hilarious. I love how they got the voices down. I love when "Beyonce" says, "Eat whateva you want! INDULGE! Be a diva! Divas have curves." I almost died. YouTube - Celebrity Therapy: Beyonce & Rihanna
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    Sonia Kashuk Blending Sponge

    pic courtesy of Bsheth86 on MUA pic courtesy of melissab33 on MUA There is a thread on the BeautyBlender but I wanted this to be a complete and separate thread. What do you guys think of the Sonia Kashuk sponge? The original was blue but it now comes in purple. It is available at...
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    Copycat Challenge:Duplicate your favorite Specktra FOTD

    Ok, so many of us have makeup inspiration folders. For a lot of us in those folders we have photos of our fellow Specktra members with looks they have posted that we love. So, Tish and I thought it would be great to start a challenge where we take those looks and try to duplicate them. Who's...