Simple & Soft!

Beauties,

Here is a look that I just played around with the other day! It is very simple & I think anyone could do it. If you would like to add a little more drama then go ahead and darken the crease smudge the liner underneath a little more & you could throw on some lashes! Below, is the list of everything that I used to create the look. If you have any questions at all please feel free to email me at brittsbeautybag@gmail.com

Make sure you head on over to my FB Fan Page, Brittainy’s Beauty Bag, and become a fan! Also, don’t forget to subscribe to the blog ūüôā

Here is what I used to achieve this look:

1.¬† Primer: Urban Decay’s Primer Potion of the lid

2. Under Eye Concealer: MAC’s Studio Finish NW35

3.  Base for Pigment: NYX Jumbo Lip Pencil in Chaos #724 (I know this is a lip pencil but I need a cream base for the pigment to stick to & this matched the color perfectly)

4.  Lid Color: Loreal Hip High  Intensity Pigment in Fiery #124 (I used a damp small eyeshadow brush for the pigment, using  a damp brush will intensify color)

5.  1st Crease Color: MAC Eyeshdow in Hepcat (I used this in the crease but took it all the way to the inner corner of the eye also, smudge on the lower lash line underneath the black liner )

6.  2nd Crease Color: MAC Eyeshadow in Brown Down (I used this in the crease but did not take it all the way across)

7.  Highlight (underneath brow): NYX Tri-Color Pallet TS03 in Nude/Taupe/Dark Brown (I used the nude color for the highlight)

8. ¬†Top Lid¬†Liner: Avon’s Eyewriter Liquid Liner

9. ¬†Lower Liner: Nika K “NK” Cosmestics¬†A01 Black Pencil Liner

10. Mascara: Tarte

11.  Brow Fill: Bare Essentials Eyeshadow in Smoky Quartz

12. Brow Gel: Palladio Brow Gel

XoXo

BBB

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Makeup Forever’s New Ad Campaign

Heyyyyy guys! I found out some pretty cool information that I want to share with you all!

One of mt favorite cosmetics company Makeup For Ever is hosting its very first open casting call to find a new face of the Unretouched Ad Campaign! The open casting call starts January 2nd through February 1st, 2012 ( know I am a couple of days late posting the information…sorry).¬† To enter, you must create a picture-perfect make up look and submit the photo through a dedicated microsite, www.hd.makeupforeverusa.com.¬† All finalists’ photos will be featured in a photo album on the MAKEUPFOREVERUSA Facebook page.¬† The winner will be announced on Facebook on February 9th, 2012, and then flown to New York City for¬†a professional photo shoot.¬† The casting call is open to all women age 18 and over residing in the U.S. and Canada.

The winner will be featured in an advertisement that highlights MAKE UP FOR EVER’s new HD Complexion Starter Kit.¬†. The kit includes 4 of Makeup For Ever’s most coveted products. The HD Microperfecting¬†Primer, HD Invisible Cover Foundation, HD Microfinish¬†Powder and a Kabuki Brush, all of which were created to be used in front of unforgiving high-definition¬†video cameras and provide results so flawless that the need for retouching is unnecessary.

To find your perfect foundation shade, Makeup For Ever has created a shade finder tool that will help you find the perfect foundation match. Visit http://hd.makeupforeverusa.com/#shade_finder¬†for the shade finder. Makeup For Ever’s HD Invisible Cover Foundation is available in 26 different shades to match all skin tones. The¬†HD Invisible Cover Foundation provides oil-free, medium-to-full-coverage that creates a soft-focus effect to soften lines and blur imperfections and not to mention, it is their best-selling product.

So, head on over to the Make Up For Ever¬†site and enter! Who knows…you could be the winner!

 

Use Different Brands

So even though I’m employed with MAC & I love MAC products I do like to use other brands! The other day I went on a beauty run to a local beauty supply store and picked up a few items from the brand NYX. I love NYX and think they make amazing makeup.
Remember you don’t always have to purchase expensive brands to get quality makeup…it’s all about how you make the products work for you. Good makeup artist use ALL different of brands, from Cover Girl to YSL!
Check out this pic of some of the items I got!

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BBB’s Favorite Things of 2011

Here Are a Few of my Favorite Things!

BBB Beauties,

I have some very cool news….BBB has it’s very own YouTube Channel now!!! Yea!!!! I have been wanting to do this for SO long but for some reason I didn’t have the courage to do it! Earlier this week I spoke to a good friend of mine & she challenged me to start posting videos…and I got serious! With her encouragement here we are today. I finally stepped out on faith and did what I was supposed to do!

I hope that you all will continue to support me in this new journey & I hope that you all will stick this out with me. I have made the first step (the hardest one) & I can only go up from here! Thanks for ALL the love and I hope that you will subscribe to the YT Channel…I can’t do this without YOU!!!

I hope that everyone has Merry Christmas and I will talk to you all soon!

XOXO

Britt

Deja’s Hair Milk

Hey BBB Beauties!

I know that many of you are on a natural hair journey just like myself! Being natural is GREAT but at times it can be very trying! We suffer sometimes with dryness, products leaving our weighed down, split ends and a host of other issues BUT I am here to say that I think I have found one of the BEST natural hair care products out there. If you are battling dry natural hair and are tired of products that moisturize but leave your hair feeling heavy & weighed down, then I think that this may be the product for you!

It is Be Mine Deja’s Hair Milk¬†and let me tell you I think it works wonders. The name says it all…it really is like milk. The product is very thin and milky but it packs a lot of punch without leaving your hair feeling like a grease bucket! It has all natural oils and will keep your hair¬†moisturized¬†until your next shampoo! The product does EXACTLY what it says it will do! It’s so light that I even put it in my hair when wet and still am able to straighten it with a flat-iron and it will have just as much body and movement as if nothing was in it.

So, your next step is to purchase it & try it for yourself! Check out my friend Tawanna over at All Things Curly ! She is a distributor of all natural hair care products and she would love to help you find the product that will work best for your natural hair! She has several different brands so she definitely has something for everyone! 

Oh yea…Don’t forget to tell her that BBB sent you!

AND THE WINNER IS…..

Pretty Blushed!

I would like to give a big round of applause to Pretty Blushed! She is the winner of the Re-Create It Contest and will receive a $100 giftcard to MAC Cosmetics or Sephora! Thanks again for entering Pretty Blushed  and CONGRATS in your big win!!

Make sure you check out Pretty Blushed¬†on facebook & “LIKE” her page!

Tell her BBB sent you =)

The “Re-Create It” Contest!

Brittainy’s Beauty Bag will be giving away $100 in FREE money (I will pause while you catch your breath)!

The winner will be able to choose from either a $100 MAC Cosmetics gift card or a $100 Sephora gift card, two of my FAV stores! So here is what you have to do…

RE-CREATE THIS LOOK:

 

THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED!!!!

Contest Details :

The contest will begin Wednesday September 28th, 2011 and will end Wednesday October 12th, 2011 at 11:59pm CST. (your photo MUST be posted by that date & time or your entry will not be accepted)!

How Do you Enter?:

To enter,¬†submit your photo, of your best attempt¬†at¬†Re-Creating the above look by visiting ¬†Brittainy’s Beauty Bag on Facebook¬†and uploading your photo to the fan page! You must also “LIKE” BBB in order to enter the contest. Be sure that when you enter you have some where in your¬†photo the¬†letters¬†“BBB!”¬†You can write it on a piece of paper & hold it up in the photo, on your hand, on your chest, on your neck etc etc…JUST MAKE SURE THE LETTERS “BBB” ARE IN THE PHOTO! *DO NOT PHOTOSHOP THE LETTERS ONTO THE PICTURE!”

More Details:

To be eligible to win, the colors used on the eyes MUST be black and yellow(just like the photo) BUT the cheek and lip color is totally up to you (& the hair will not be judged)!

How you win?:

Whoever re-creates this look the best will be the winner of the Re-Create It Contest & will be $100 richer so that you can expand your beauty collection!

And the winner is?:

A winner will be chosen and announced on Monday October 17th, 2011 and will be contacted via email & FB! Your contest entry photo will also be added to the BBB blog. Please allow 7 to 14 business days to receive your gift card.

I look forward to seeing all of your AMAZING looks and picking a winner!

GOOD LUCK!!!!!!!!!!