Mind Your Business

It just hit me that I haven’t updated my blog since the middle of May…so it was definately time for a new look now! Since it already June what better than a colorful makeup!?
Purple blended out with a bit of pink and orange and underneath green.

I really hope you’re having a great start of this summer! May and June have always been my favorite months and I always wish they were a bit longer.

I’ll try my best, even though I’m so busy, to update my blog soon again! I really wish you a wonderful weekend! ❤

  1. Prime the eyelids with Urban Decay’s eyeshadow primer potion anti-aging. Apply Make Up Geek’s eyeshadow White Lies over the brow bone.
  2. Highlight under the eyebrows with Motives Cosmetics eyeshadow Créme Fresh.
  3. Blend in Make Up Geek’s eyeshadow Peach Smoothie over the crease.
  4. Right under blend in Make Up Geek’s eyeshadow Morocco.
  5. Over the outer mobile eyelid apply Make Up Geek’s eyeshadow Simply Marlena and blend outwards.
  6. In the crease add intesity with Make Up Geek’s eyeshadow Curfew and blend out well.
  7. Over the mobile eyelid apply NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk and over it apply Motives Cosmetics eyeshadow Aphrodite.
  8. In the inner corner of the eye apply Make Up Geek’s eyeshadow Shimma Shimma.
  9. Along the lower lashline and in the waterline apply NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk. Over it, in the inne part, apply Make Up Geek’s eyeshadow Fuji.
  10. Over the outer part apply Make Up Geek’s eyeshadow Dragonfly.
  11. Apply an eyeliner and make a wing using Inglot’s AMC eyeliner gel 74.
  12. Apply Eyeko’s skinny brush mascara and apply Red Cherry Lashes WSP.
  13. Contour the face using Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit and Glow Kit. On the cheeks apply YSL Blush Volupté Passionnee nr 6.
  14. On the lips apply NYX Xtreme Lip Cream Bonfire.
  15. Set the makeup with Urban Decay de-slick Makeup Setting Spray. Done!
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Easter Makeup 2017

We started with some small Easter celebrations already this morning. I had hidden the childrens Easter eggs together with a present, so we had a small Easter egg hunt after breakfast this morning. The children were so excited and happy! Then what I love about them is that they show their appreciation. I never want them to take anything for granted and I think they’ve started to understand what I mean now. ❤

For this Easter I wanted a fresh colorful makeup and this is the result. I used a soft pink lipstick to this look with a touch of glitter to the lower central lip, (which was more for the photo, I would never eat with glitter on my lips 😉 ). The lipstick comes from Euphidra, the brand I’m promoting and doing makeup for around different pharmacies here in Florence. It’s from their new serie that recently launched. I’m so exited because the quality and the shades are amazing. As soon as I’ll have the time I’m going to do a post showing you all their new lipsticks.

I want to wish you a fantastic Easter weekend and send you all lots of love! 🐣🐰

  1. Prime the eyelids with Urban Decay’s eyeshadow primer potion anti-aging. Highlight with a white eyeshadow under the eyebrowns.
  2. Blend in Kryolan’s eyeshadow Yellow above the crease.
  3. Right under blend in Kryolan’s orange eyeshadow AB 13.
  4. Apply Kryolan’s pink eyeshadow Flamingo to the outer part of the mobile eyelid and blend up in the crease and outwards.
  5. Over the mobile eyelid apply NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in MILK and over it apply Makeup Geek’s eyeshadow Lemon Drop.
  6. Apply NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in MILK in the waterline and along the lower lashline. In the inner part apply Makeup Geek’s eyeshadowFuji.
  7. Over the rest apply Makeup Geek’s eyeshadow Dragonfly.
  8. Apply and eyeliner using Inglot’s AMC eyeliner gel nr 77.
  9. Apply Eyeko’s skinny brush mascara and put on Ardell’s Invisiband Scanties in black.
  10. Contour the face using ABH Contour Kit and Glow Kit. On the cheeks apply YSL Blush Volupté Passionnee nr 6.
  11. On the lips apply Euphidra’s Lipstick Rosso Labbra Shine RS01. On the lower central lip I added a bit of a pink glitter.
  12. Set the make up with Urban Decay’s de-slick makeup setting spray. Done!

Pink Spring

Here in Florence it’s been a few days with incredibly warm weather for the season. I think we had 24 degrees yesterday and close to that also today. It’s really wonderful and all the trees and flowers are starting to bloom out really fast now. The sunsets at night are spectacular and I get so inspired by all these wonderful colors.
My makeup inspiration of today’s look come from what nature offers right now, beautiful spring colors. Then Easter is coming up soon and I love to be colorful at this time of the year.

I hope you’ve had a great week and will have a nice weekend! We’re going quickly up to Sweden but will be back already on Tuesday. I’m really looking forward to come home even if it’s just for a short visit. ❤

  1. Prime the eyelids with Urban Decay’s eyeshadow primer potion anti-aging. Highlight under the eyebrows with a white eyeshadow. Blend in Yellow above the crease.
  2. Right under Yellow blend in AB 13 (orange).
  3. Apply Magenta to the outer mobile eyelid and blend up in the crease and outwards.
  4. Apply NYX Jumbo Eyepencil in MILK over the mobile eyelid and over it apply Flamingo.
  5. Apply NYX Jumbo Eyepencil in MILK also in the waterline and under the lower lashline. Over it apply AB 85 (blue).
  6. Close to the inner corner of the eye under the lower lashline apply a gold eyeshadow.
  7. Apply Inglot’s AMC eyeliner gel nr 74 and make a wing.
  8. Apply Eyeko’s skinny brush mascara and put on Ardell’s Color Impact Demi Wispies in Plum.
  9. Contour the face using Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit and GLow Kit. On the cheeks apply YSL Blush Volupté Passionnee nr 6.
  10. Line the lips with Illamasqua’s Lip Colouring Pencil Media and over it apply Nabla Cosmetics Diva Crime Modern Matte Lipstick Vertigo.
  11. Set the makeup with Urban Decay’s chill makeup setting spray. Done!

 

Shine

So finally a sunny start of the week here in Florence. You can start feeling the spring in the air now. I love it! So today’s makeup is in bright shades using the Huda Beauty Rose Gold Edition palette.

I hope you all are having a great Tuesday!! ❤

  1. Prime the eyelids with Urban Decay’s eyeshadow primer potion anti-aging. Apply BAE over the browbone.
  2. Highlight under the eyebrows with MOON DUST and apply it also in the inner corner of the eye.
  3. Blend in SHY over the crease.
  4. Right under SHY blend in FLAMINGO.
  5. Apply MANEATER to the outer part of the mobile eyelid and blend up in the crease.
  6. To the outer V apply BOSSY and blend outwards and slightely up in the crease.
  7. Apply NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in MILK over the mobile eyelid. Over the middle part apply 24K with then finger. Apply a little bit of 24K also along the lower lashline just in the inner part.
  8. In the inner part of the mobile eyelid apply ANGELIC.
  9. Along the lower lashline apply BOSSY.
  10. Blend in MANEATER under BOSSY.
  11. Line upper and lower waterline with Urban Decay’s 24/7 Waterline Eyepencil Rail.
  12. Apply INGLOT’s AMC Eyeliner Gel 77 and make a wing.
  13. Apply Eyeko’s skinny brush mascara and put on Vegas Nay Lashes by Eylure Easy Elegance.
  14. Contour the face using Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit. Highlight with ABH Glow kit. On the cheeks apply Yves Saint Laurent’s Blush Volupté Passionnee nr 6.
  15. Line the lips with Illamasqua’s Lip Colouring Pencil Media. Over it apply Motives Cosmetics Rich Formula Lipstick in color Magenta.
  16. Set the makeup with Motives Cosmetics No More Shine Make Up Setting Spray. Done!

Happy 2017

I hope you all have had a wonderful Christmas and now are ready to bring in 2017!
For me and my family Christmas has been wonderful. What I appreciate the most is to be able to spend time together with the ones that I love. I know Christmas is a tough period for many, that for different reasons can’t, won’t and are not able to celebrate, so being able to stay with the family for me is worth everything.

For Christmas I made a simple yet glittery makeup in warm tones with red lips. Here’s a picture of what came out. The light was really scarce so I was just able to get one decent photo. The makeup is kind of similar to the one I showed you in earlier post, but here I used the glitter on the eyelid instead and with a brown eyeliner.


But now, let’s focus on the makeup for New Year’s Eve instead. Just a few days left!
My idea for the New Years evening is to go for an even more gold glittery look with an intense eye makeup with straight lines and blended out shades. The look I show you is an usable, easy to create, cut crease look. A cut crease makeup isn’t hard to make and if blended out well the result will be magnific. I made a tutorial for you how I created this look that you can have a look at here under.

I wish you all a great prepartion for the New Year’s Eve and a splendid start of 2017! 🎆🎇🎆 

  1. Prime the eyelids with Urban Decay’s eyeshadow primer potion. Highlight under the eyebrows with Tempera.
  2. Line the crease using Urban Decay’s 24/7 glide-on eyepencil in West.
  3. Blend in Antique Bronze right over the pencil line and blend out well. Then slightely over the brown blend in Realgar.
  4. Over the mobile eyelid apply NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk.
  5. Over it apply Primavera and in the inner corner of the eye apply Vermeer.
  6. Apply Urban Decay’s Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner in Baked over the whole mobile eyelid. Then apply Inglot’s AMC Eyeliner Gel 77 and make a wing.
  7. Line upper and lower waterline with Inglot’s AMC Eyeliner Gel 77 and apply it also along the outer part under the lower lashline. Then blend in Cyprus Umber along the lower lashline. Right under Cyprus Umber blend in Love Letter.
  8. Apply Armani’s Black Ecstasy Mascara and put on Red Cherry’s eyelashes WSP.
  9. Contour the face using Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit. On the cheeks apply Yves Saint Laurent Blush Volupté Passionnee nr 6.
  10. To the lips first apply NYX Lip Primer and then over it line and color the lips with Kryolan’s darkred faceliner. Over it apply Yves Saint Laurent’s Gloss Volupté 1 Golden. Your New Year’s makeup is ready!

Look for the weekend

Here’s a look I made mixing matte neutral shades with green and purple. A simple yet fun look that is easy to create.

This weekend I will spend with my family just relaxing. It’s been a busy week! I can’t believe it’s almost December and that Christmas is coming up. I need to start thinking about all the Christmas present, hopefully without getting too stressed ;-).
This sunday we will light up the first candle of Advent, that’s a Swedish tradition I always will continue with. At the same time I will try to decorate the house a bit.

Wish you all a great weekend!

  1. Prime  the eyelids with Urban Decay’s eyeshadow primer potion anti-aging. Highlight under the eyebrows with Brilliance.
  2. Blend in Wit above the crease.
  3. Right under with blend in Perception.
  4. In the crease blend Intellect.
  5. To the outer V apply Thinker and blend outwards and up in the crease.
  6. Apply intensity to the outer part of the mobile eyelid using Intensity and blend out.
  7. Over the mobile eyelid apply NYX jumbo eyepencil in MILK. Over it over the middle mobile eyelid apply Wit.
  8. In the inner part of the mobile eyelid apply Genius.
  9. Apply NYX jumbo eyepencil in Horse Raddish in and under the waterline. In the inner part apply Makeup Geeks eyeshadow in Fuji.
  10. From the middle to the outer part apply Makeup Geeks eyeshadow in Dragonfly.
  11. Apply Inglot AMC eyeliner gel 74 and make a wing.
  12. Apply mascara and put on Ardell’s Color Impact Demi Wispies in Plum.
  13. Contour the face using Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit. On the cheeks apply Yves Saint Laurent Blush Volupté Passionnee nr 6.
  14. Contour the lips using Illamasqua’s Lip Colouring Pencil Media. Over it apply Illamasqua’s Vanitas Matte Lipstick Wanton.
  15. Set the makeup with Urban Decay’s de-slick makeup setting spray. Done!

Kiss My Eyes

Me and my family just came back from a week in Stockholm. It’s been really nice and Stockholm is as always such a beautiful city with so many things to do. We’ve really been enjoying this week together. We didn’t do much shopping but one day we visitied The Mall of Scandinavia and there I bought myself two gorgeous gel eyeliners from Inglot. I’ve been wanting to try them out for over a year now and finally I got two of them. I will make a post about them further on.

The look I show you today is purple with blendings in orange and yellow. I love this combination of colors. To it I matched with a pink lipstick. I think it’s a fun look you can use for a special occasion or a party.

I hope all of you’re great and I’ll try to update the blog soon again. ❤

  1. Prime the eyelids with Urban Decay’s primer potion anti-aging. Highlight under the eyebrows with Makeup Geek’s eyeshadow White Lies.
  2. Blend in Makeup Geek’s eyeshadow Lemon Drop over the brow bone.
  3. Right under Lemon Drop blend in Makeup Geek’s eyeshadow Morocco.
  4. Blend in Makeup Geek’s eyeshadow Curfew in the crease and blend outwards.
  5. To the outer V apply Nabla’s eyeshadow Mimesis and blend up in the crease and outwards.
  6. Apply NYX Jumbo eyepencil in MILK over the mobile eyelid. In the inner corner of the eye and inner part of the mobile eyelid apply Nabla’s eyeshadow Madreperla.
  7. Over the middle mobile eyelid apply Nabla’s eyeshadow Lilac Wonder.
  8. Over the outer mobile eyelid apply Nabla’s eyeshadow Cattleya.
  9. Along the lower lashline apply Nabla’s eyeshadow Mimesis.
  10. Blend out Mimesis with Makeup Geek’s eyeshadow Morocco.
  11. Line upper and lower waterline with Urban Decay’s 24/7 Waterline Eyepencil in Rail .
  12. Apply Illamasqua’s precision gel eyeliner in Infinity and make a wing.
  13. Apply Eyeko’s long & tall Skinny brush mascara and apply Red Cherry Lashes nr 110.
  14. Contour the face using Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour kit and apply Sephora’s blush in Romantic Rose.
  15. Contour the lips using Make Up Store’s Lippencil Fairytale Dream and over it apply Motives Cosmetics Rich Formula Lipstick in Magenta.
  16. Set the makeup with Urban Decay’s de-slick makeup setting spray. Done!

Summer Breeze

This is a look I created inspired by a warm yet breezy summer day. I used very soft shimmery colors mixed with a few matte ones just to get a nice soft blending. I added a pair of blue false eyelashes to finish the look and even though you can go strong on the lipcolor here I prefered a soft glossy shade just to enhance the eyes even more. Probably for a night out I would choose a more intense lipcolor, quite likely in a pink shade.
I used Urban Decay’s Gwen Stefani eyeshadow palette to create the eye makeup.

I hope that you all are having a nice Friday and that you’ll have a wonderful weekend! ❤

  1. Prime the eyelids with Urban Decay’s eyeshadow primer potion anti-aging. Highlight with Blonde under the eyebrows.
  2. Blend in Stark over the brow bone.
  3. Above the crease blend in Anaheim.
  4. Right under Anaheim blend in Zone.
  5. To the outer corner of the eye apply Punk and blend outwards and up in the crease.
  6. Apply NYX Jumbo eye pencil in MILK all over the mobile eyelid.
  7. In the inner corner of the eye and inner part of the mobile eyelid apply Pop.
  8. Over the inner/middle part of the mobile eyelid apply 1987.
  9. Over the middle/outer part of the mobile eyelid apply Harajuku.
  10. Along the lower lashline apply NYX jumbo eye pencil Horse Raddish.
  11. Over it apply 1987.
  12. Line upper and lower wanterline with Urban Decay’s 24/7 glide-on eye pencil in INK. Over it tap on Danger.
  13. Apply Sigma’s Standout eyes gel eyeliner in Liberally Toasted and make a wing.
  14. Apply Eyeko’s skinny brush mascara and apply Ardell’s Color Impact Demi Wispies in Blue. (On the lower lashles I applied a green mascara.)
  15. Contour the face using Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Contour Kit. Apply Sephora’s orange blush on the cheeks.
  16. Line and color the lips using Marc Jacobs (P)outliner Longwear Lippencil 302 HONEY(BUN). Over it apply Marc Jacobs Lipstick New Nudes 108 HAVE WE MET? Then apply a bit of Yves Saint Laurent Gloss Volupté 1 Golden over.
  17. Set the makeup with Urban Decay’s Chill make up setting spray. Done!

Modern Renaissance Makeup Look

I’ve been really busy and stressed lately, so finally being able to sit down here with the blog showing you a new look feels very good! Makes me clear my mind at least for a little while.
I made this look a few weeks ago but haven’t been able to organize all the photos until now. The new header for the blog is actually done using this makeup.

It’s now a couple of weeks that I’ve been using the Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance eyeshadow palette. I can definately say that it has become one of my favorite eyeshadow palettes. I love all the shades and it’s easy to create both simple everyday makeup looks and more dramatic intense makeup looks using it. Perfect to bring with you in vacation.

Right now I’m in Sweden and as usual I brought too much makeup with me. (It’s so hard to choose that I always end up bringing more than I need to) When we go for just a week it’s different, then I try to bring just the necessary but when we’ll stay for a longer period like now, I always have a hard time to think rationally. If I don’t bring most of my favorites with me I always think I’m going to miss them so they normally get a place in the bag.
Mostly, these first days, I’ve actually been using the Modern Renaissance palette even though to be completely honest, it’s not that I’m doing much makeup in this period so right now I really wonder what I’ll do with all the makeup I brought with me… I hope my motivation comes back soon!

I hope you guys are doing great! I want to wish you all a fantastic summer whether you’re working or are in vacation!

  1. Prime the eyelids with Too Faced shadow insurance. Highlight under the eyebrows with TEMPERA.
  2. Blend in BURNT ORANGE above the crease.
  3. Right under blend in REALGAR.
  4. Blend in LOVE LETTER in the crease and blend outwards.
  5. Apply NYX Jumbo eyepencil in MILK over the mobile eyelid. Over it to the outer mobile eylid apply REALGAR.
  6. In the inner corner and over the inner/middle mobile eyelid apply PRIMAVERA.
  7. Under the lower lashline apply CYPRUS UMBER.
  8. Blend in LOVE LETTER right under CYPRUS UMBER.
  9. Line upper and lower waterline with Urban Decay’s 24/7 Waterline Eyepencil in Rail.
  10. Apply Illamasqua’s Precision Gel Eyeliner Infinity and make a wing.
  11. Apply Eyeko’s long and tall skinny brush mascara and put on Red Cherry Lashes nr 110.
  12. Contour the face using Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Cream Kit and the Contour Kit. Apply Sephora’s orange blush on the cheeks.
  13. On the lips apply Stila’s Splash Collection Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in AMALFI.
  14. Set the makeup up with Urban Decay’s de-slick makeup setting spray. Done!

Day turns into night

So I finally gave The Balm Cosmetics Meet Matt(e) Nude eyeshadow palette a new chance and I think somehow I like it a bit more now. 🙂 I figured out that to be able to do nice blendings with these eyeshadows you need much more product on the makeup brush than I thought. Otherwise the colors turn to fade out a bit. These eyeshadows are pigmented but a bit powdery. I’m used to more compact eyeshadows with more pigmentation so normally I’m careful to not apply too much color at once. But as I said, with these once from this particular palette, I need to insist much more with the eyeshadows from the beginning to be able to get these nice transitions from one color to another. I love beautiful blended eye makeups so it’s important getting to ”know” the eyeshadows you work with. It’s still not my favorite palette but it’s absolutely approved.
To this neutral makeup I added a pair of orange lips. Orange is really one of the hottest colors this season and I must say I really like it!

Another product I decided to give another chance is Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Cream Kit. I haven’t used it so much since I got it last year. I remember thinking it was a bit to heavy on the face. But also here I decided to rediscover the product. What’s really important here, at least for me, with these creamy shades is to warm them up before applying them onto the face. I always do that with creamy products that goes onto the face but with these once you need a little bit more time. I take a small amount of product and apply it to the top of my hand and with the finger I warm it up in circular moves. When the product is soft enough I start to apply and blend them on the specific part on the face. This is a perfect cream kit to use both professionally and privately.

Now I want to wish you a great Saturday evening!!

  1. Prime the eyelids with Urban Decay’s eyeshadow primer potion anti-aging. Apply Matt Malloy under the eyebrow and to the inner corner of the eye.
  2. Blend in Matt Singh over the brow bone.
  3. Mix Matt Garcia and Matt Rosen and blend into the crease and slightly above.
  4. Apply Matt Wood to the outer part of the mobile eyelid and blend outwards and up in the crease.
  5. Apply NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in MILK over the mobile eyelid. Over it apply Matt Lombardi.
  6. Apply Matt Wood along the lower lashline.
  7. Blend out Matt Wood with Matt Hung.
  8. Line the waterline with Urban Decay 24/7 Waterline Eyepencil in Rail.
  9. Apply Sigma’s Standout Eyes Gel Eyeliner in Liberally Toasted and make a wing.
  10. Apply Eyeko’s Skinny Brush Mascara and put on Ardell’s Color Impact Demi Wispies in Wine.
  11. Contour the face using Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Cream Kit. Apply a light orange blush to the cheeks.
  12. On the lips apply Kryolan’s lipstick LF403 and over it a bit of Yves Saint Laurent Gloss Volupté 1 Golden.
  13. Set the makeup with Urban Decay’s de-slick makeup setting spray. Done!