Wednesday, December 30, 2015

kutv ch.2 morning news- new years eve looks with poppy and dot

happy new years eve eve, amigos!!!!
p.s kari hawker-diaz equals the hottest lil reporter ever!

cause who doesn't party at 7 in the morning, riiiiight!!?

when you wrap an ahhsome segment..i have no fun with this chic, she is seriously one of my fav people!

..and she has the best style!

"mane" check

alrighty, let's talk new years eve makeup!! 
specifically the looks that i focused on for today's live news segment..

this is my hottie blondie exotic model, alexis.

i did a glittery smokey eye and paired it with a sexy muted matte pink lip.

when working with glitter or any kind of loose pigment you have to be careful not to get it all over your face.

a trick i showcased was to use a piece of clear tape and place it diagonally and as close to the eye as possible, where you would like your eyeshadow to end. Also, when working with loose glitter you have to prep the eye lid with a creamy eyeshadow so that the glitter has something to stick on to. 
i used a deep bronze color.

when you use the tape method, it catches any loose shadow/glitter and when you lift up to peel it off you have a perfect straight line.

on my next gorgeous model, nadya, i focused more on a vibrant lip paired with a taupe smokey eye.
i used a liquid matte lipstick, that way it will last all night because it dries matte and does not transfer. perfect for your new years make-out seshhh hehe.

make sure to exfoliate your lips first and follow with a really good lip primer, like this one from becca cosmetics.

here are some fun examples of some sexy pouts..
have fun with your lip color, if there is any one night to be bold and daring with your look, besides halloween, it's new years!!

this urban decay by gwen stefani pallet is ahhmazing and so are these stila liquid matte lippies.

how prefect are these sequined pants tho?!!!
this whole outfit can be found over at poppy and dot

along with these fahhbulous tie up heels, check 'em out now here!

but how sexy is this little glittery red number?!! it's sexy with out being to slutty, you feel me?!!
check it out also, over at poppy and dot

my dress and boots are from h&m
and kari's skirt is from forever21

sooo..what are my plans for the next next 5years?
well, i have no idea because i don't have 2020 vision!!

i could only use that joke for another 2days, i had to do it!!

but really, i just want to say thank you to you all for your support and your love over the past years.
it means the worrrrld to me, i hope i can continue to inspire and make you all laugh well into the new year. i wish you all a fahhhhbulous new years, be safe!! also, the hell with resolutions..just take each day as it comes and enjoy every second of being you.. because YOU are amazing and you can change the world with just your presence..

peace, love and happy vibies to you all.


Tuesday, December 8, 2015

kutv ch.2 fresh living- holiday makeover special

today's gang with our hosts with the mosts!!
casey scott, me, cashlynn perry, danielle lindsay, debbie worthen

casey was making the funniest jokes with that extension swatch on his head, haha, love these guys!

our gorgeous mama, cashlynn perry's before shot, such a natural beauty inside and out.

and vavoom, holiday party ready with her after shot.

before lock 'n long hair extensions.

with her luscious set of 18" lock 'n long hair extensions.

today i had the privilege to collaborate with my friend danielle lindsay, ceo and creator of lock 'n long hair extensions to do a very special makeover on a very deserving mama.

cashlynn perry's 19 month old son, stockton, was born with an undiagnosed genetic syndrome, affecting his body. ranging from physical deformities to organ function, growth development, etc. his body and neurological development are not developing past the infant stage. he is gtube, trach and shunt dependent to survive. he had 10 surgeries before he even turned one, two of them being brain surgeries. he has had several rides in the ambulance, has been life flighted twice and has spent a lot of his life at primary children's hospital. though they know many of his smaller diagnoses', they don't know the cause of all his symptoms. the only thing that they know is that it is not allowing him to function, or develop properly. because of that, he simply will not have a long life. 
all they can do is live and love stockton one day at a time.

can you imagine? 
the stress and heartache, the ups and the downs?
we are all dealt different cards in life and it is what we do with those cards that make us who we are. cashlynn is such an inspiration, she has a glow about her, an inner beauty that radiates. she is positive and kind and is such a hard worker. it was our honor to give her this makeover, to help giveback to someone who gives so much of themselves and has no time to take care of herself.

thank you to fresh living and ch.2 for giving us a platform to bring awareness and spread holiday cheer to those in need. 

to learn more about the little miracle that is stockton perry, his fund and the charity their family works so close with, you can click on the following links:

as for the holiday makeover and the products used:

beauty gems shimmering eyeshadow compact, only $9.74

smash box baked fusion, $32

smashbox camera ready bb cream, $42

smashbox photo finish foundation, $16

sugar lipscrub, $22.50

benefit erase paste, $26

nyx hd finishing pwder, $9.99

nyx liquid suade liquid lipstick, $6.99

*in shades: kitten heels and vintage

nyx lip pencil, $3.49

*in peek a boo natural

shimmer and berry lips go hand in hand for a holiday look like cookies and santa.

something you need to be careful of is not overdoing it and looking like a disco ball. 
pick just two areas on your face to focus the shimmer on. for cashlynn we picked her eyes and her cheeks, adding a beautiful deep matte berry color on her lips.
if you decide to use a shimmery lipgloss i would recommend doing a shimmery smokey eye or playing up your cheek bones.
but remember, just two areas for shimmer :)

before applying your reds and berry colored lipsticks make sure to exfoliate first. always follow with a bit of chapstick or lip primer to keep lips nice and hydrated, that way you won't look all chappy and peely. no one wants to make out with a flakey lip princess. lol after, use a nude color lipliner and fill in your entire lip then apply your lipstick. this will help prevent your lipstick from running. if you do accidentally line or apply outside your lip-line, grab a mini foundation brush and canceler and erase it off.

lock n long hair extensions are ahhhhmazing.
the photo above shows traditional single bead method vs. the lock n long method.
night and day!
i love them because the quality is top notch, super affordable and they are quick and easy to install (seriously, like 15min) and if you want to remove them or tighten them, you can do it yourself.
each set comes with all the tools you need to keep your extensions at bay with out having to pay someone at a salon. 
we used rio nights in 18" on cashlynn and they blended beautifully.

to order or learn more about these awesome extensions you can clink here (you may see a familiar face modeling them, hehe):

also, extensions are a fun way to add some glam and sass to your holiday and new year look.

we hope you enjoy the segment, i will post the link to view it as soon as it airs, below:

*thanks again to our ahhhmazing mama model, cashlynn, for taking time out of her busy day of caring for her sweet babes. we will always cherish this segment.

and to all of my amigos reading this, remember this holiday season to be grateful for what you have and to always give and help those in need. you can make someone's day in the littlest way, you never know when someone needs a pick-me-up.

lot's of love.