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PSC Lip Whips (Swatches)!! Intense Color with Mega Shine

17 Sep

PSC Lip Whips: Pigmented lipgloss, with long lasting shine. Comes in a jarred container or as a pre-selected or custom 4-5 color palette. Some shades have longer wear than others. Some shades are more pigmented than others. You will need to reapply, but not often. Can be a stand alone lip color, but to prolong the wear, I suggest lining and filling in your lips with a similar colored lip liner. Now check out these dope shades!

All pics are of the lip colors without lip liner. True to tone.

(Above) PSC Lip Whip in Bam Bam: An intensely pigmented cranberry color with fuschia shimmer/ undertones.

PSC Lip Whip in “Mystic”: A “Welch’s” Grape colored lip color. Mega shine and opaque.

PSC Lip Whip in “Bubble Gum Minaj”: A sweet, deep rose pink with shimmer/ iridescent. Not as opaque as the other shades, but is a true colored lipgloss.

PSC Lip Whip in “Caramelize”: A deep, golden bronze, high shimmer lip color. Opaque.

PSC Lip Whip in “Sophia”: A true, babydoll pink color. Ultra moisturizing and opaque.

PSC Lip Whip in “Dulce De Leche”: A beige colored, nude lip color. Opaque and ultra glossy.

PSC Lip Whip in “Hush”: OOOHH LA LA!! A rich lavender lip color. Opaque and super glossy. (My FAV!)

PSC Lip Whip in “What A Doll”: A mid-toned, rich “Barbie” pink lip color. Opaque and ultra glossy.

PSC Lip Whip in “Kim Da Vixen”: Oh yes, this is truly a dope lip color. The perfectly pinched, pale coral lip color. Ultra glossy with an opaque coverage.

One last look at all the PSC Lip Whips!

Check out my video/ demo on these fantastic lip colors!

If you’d like to check out PSC (Pink Stiletto Cosmetics) and pick you up some gorgeous lip whips, click here. Use promo code “misschriss” and save 15% on your next order (of $50 or more)

Double Take: 2012 VMA Rhianna’s Red Carpet Look (Rock Lips 2 Ways)

10 Sep

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There are very little “misses” when it comes to Island beauty Rhianna’s makeup choices. This classic red lip and lush lashes plays up the singer’s unique features flawlessly. Little moderations have been made to modernize this “pin up” inspired look as well, so I took the liberty of making my own little tweak to make it my own.

To start, I “closed off” the eyes by tight-lining my upper and lower waterline using a black khol pencil instead of going for the wide-eyed effect with using white or cream eyeliner. Secondly, I opted for a cranberry toned, glossy lip color instead of the matte true red or red orange shade seen worn by Rhianna.

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Either way, I wanted to stay true to the spirit of this look and kept the flawless, glowy skin, shimmery, golden tinted lids, bold liner/ lashes and passionate pout. Check out how I rocked out this look!

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NYX Face Awards Contest!!

26 Mar

OH MY GOD Divas! It’s been so long since I’ve done a contest and I couldn’t be more nervous. I’m sure you may have heard of a small, tiny little contest that NYX is hosting…yeh, It’s the NYX FACE AWARDS CONTEST and it’s pretty much everywhere. It’s sort of a big deal. But not just for the prizes (I mean a sista could sure USE about $25 gs, forreal) but the possibility and opportunities that could come from this type of exposure…well, it’s enough to make a little ol’ Diva like me bust out in tears. I wish I heard about this sooner, but I still have time!

Check out this video highlighting the contest.

Girl, when I tell you that I IMMEDIATELY did my makeup, recorded, edited and uploaded a video within hours after I got word of this contest…baby I ain’t lying! Check out my entry here!

I sure would love the support from my #1 Supporters…YOU GUYS! My twitter followers (about 1,000 of y’all), my Facebook friends (about 3,000 of y’all), my Facebook Fans (about 5,000) and definitely my YouTube subbies (about 20,000 of y’all)…now, if I did my math correctly, and all of y’all click on my video and like it at least twice, I should be cool and the gang! HAHA, just kidding. But no, really, your support will be appreciated! FINGERS CROSSED!! Now let’s get it!

xoxo Chrissy

Contouring for the GODS!!! Using Black Opal Cosmetics

3 Oct

Let me tell you something about these friggin foundations…

My curiosity was peeked with these foundations particularly because I was inspired by BisaNation (http://www.youtube.com/user/BisaNation#g/u)  and her foundation routine video, in which she used several products, one of which was Dermablend foundations. For anyone who’s not familiar with Dermablend foundations, really quickly, this is a rich, creamy, ultra pigmented foundation, mostly packaged in a white jar. The consistency is very thick and is mostly used in the coverage of hyper-pigmentation in skin and scar coverage. It’s a heavy-duty, cream foundation y’all.  Continue reading

New Look: Featuring Aboni Cosmetics

15 Aug

Hey lovelies! So I recently received some awesome products from Aboni Cosmetics. Immediately when I received my package, I couldn’t wait to crack that sucka opened!!!

Check out the look I got out of it!

Get the full product listing right after the JUMP!

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Glossy Mutha’Puckers!

22 Dec

I recently picked up some glosses from one of MakeUp by Sparkle’s Holiday Set, “Velvet Rope”. As you guys ALREADY KNOW, I am absolutely pleased with the products from this cosmetics line so I won’t repeat my praises of the quality and all that jazz…just check out the swatches from these gorgeous glosses!

Love the yummy scent of all of these glosses, like sugar cookies! Staying power is awesome, high shine gloss, wonderful wear!

I definitely recommend this! Check me out rockin’ some awesome glosses by MakeUp by Sparkle.

wearing "Falsies" luxe extreme lipgloss by MakeUp by Sparkle

 

wearing "Nibble" glossware from MakeUp by Sparkle's Holiday Lipgloss set

 

wearing "Blast" glossware by MakeUp by Sparkle

REVIEW!!! MBS Cosmetics (MakeUp By Sparkle)

30 Nov

Ladies, ladies, ladies!! I have lucked upon a real live Diamond-in-the-ROUGH with this cosmetics line; MBS Cosmetics, or better known as Makeup by Sparkle Cosmetics. This cosmetics line is so too friggin’ fabulous for words Divas! Oh my goodness gracious.

There are so many good points that I IMMEDIATELY saw with this cosmetics line as soon as I stepped into MakeUp by Sparkle’s studio;

1.) Like the owner herself, and her beautiful studio, Sparkle’s cosmetics line comes packaged in streamlined, professional, sleek boxes and cases where her products are housed. No frills, no fuss, just black and white. And truthfully speaking, I always thought “Gee, how genious is it to literally let the PRODUCTS speak for themselves?!”

2.) Speaking of letting her products speak for themselves…com’on now son! 🙂 Get this; all of MBS Cosmetics’ products are  non-comediaginic, paraben free and hypoallergenic!! YAY!!!!!!!! All that AND this kind of color payoff…

3.) With the background that Ms. Sparkle has in the beauty industry, her experience in the “business of makeup” both as a consumer, a practicing professional MUA (makeup artist), consultant  and entrepeneur, it goes to show that a well rounded fellow MUA should and WOULD know exactly what Pro MUAs want and need as far as products.
Overall, I had a pleasing experience w/ Makeup By Sparkle Cosmetics. It’s such a breath of fresh air to finally get my hands on a product line that offers the same quality as the other “Bigger Names” out there, is confident enough to stand side by side with any competition, and still have the heart and soul of your favorite “Mom and Pops”. Go Sparkle! And you go too…yeh you…you reading this! Go to http://www.makeupbysparkle.com.
Check out the “About Us” section of site and read up on this Dynamic Diva.I know I’ll be pickin’ up some more pieces from MBS…will you?
REVIEWS on MBS Cosmetics right after the jump! Continue reading

REVIEW TIME: Mark. by Avon

29 Nov

Let me first start off by saying, I LOVE ME SOME AVON baby!! Don’t sleep, don’t sleep; a lot of the products that Avon provides are genuinely QUALITY. I personally live by their mascaras and their makeup primer. Soooo goood. I’ve been flippin’ through their cataloges for soooo long…but admittedly, a lot of the products that Avon does sell, namely their foundations and some of their mineral eyeshadows, are not quite up to par for my taste. A lot of their shades and finishes are a little “old-fashioned” if I can say that; Hey, just being honest.

Now Avon has a hipper, cooler, little sister…Mark.! I must say, the color selection and product variations that Mark.’s line carry is pretty dope, and with the quality of their products in general, it’s definitely a great and smart buy.

Checkout these AWESOME swatches and the amazing color payoff from these products!

Check out my (2-Part) Review on all the products I recieved from Mark.

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Nicki Minaj “Right Thru Me” Look

1 Nov

Products Used:
(Face) Revlon Color Stay
MAC Mineralized Skinfinish
Black Opal Oil Blocking Translucent Powder
Milani concealer
(Eyes) Maybeline Brow Pencil “Expresso”
NYX Jumbo Pencil “Lime”
iPrimer by Make Me Over Cosmetics
i885 88 color Fall/ Winter Palett by Make Me Over Cosmetics
Oasis Cosmetics liquid liner
Maybeline Eye Studio cream liner
Ardell Demi “120” wispies
Avon Super Extend mascara
(Lips) Sally Hansen lip primer
32 lip color palette (pale pink/ matte)
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Nicki Minaj “Bedrock” Video Look

26 Oct

Nicki Minaj's "Bedrock" Video Look

Products Used:

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Olives and Grape Look w/ Tutorial

25 Oct

Olives and Grapes

Hey Divas! So I finally got around to getting this look done and uploaded on my YouTube.

As I mentioned in this tutorial, I believe that although this look is very much “Spring-y”, in some weird way, I totally can see this as a beautiful Fall/ Autumn Look, outside of the normal oranges and browns.

So if you would like to introduce a real pop of color into your Autumn Look, check out the tutorial.

For full product listing, check it out below!… Continue reading

IMAN Cosmetic’s Leather & Lace Contest (ends Oct. 15, 2010)

14 Oct

You guys, I am sooo friggin’ late, but I just had to try my hand at this.

Iman "Leather & Lace Inspired" look

Anyone who knows me, or watches my YouTube vids, KNOWS that I live for IMAN cosmetics!! I own several of her pressed powders, a couple of her eyeshadows, a oil blocking foundation primer, some concealer…and OH YEH, her bomb-ass FOUNDATION STICKS!!

Imagine my excitement when I learned (in the 11th hour, mind you) that IMAN Cosmetics was hosting a contest. The contest’s theme is around their “Leather & Lace” Collection for the Fall/ Winter season, and they’re asking for your best Leather & Lace inspired makeup based off of their campaign.

Iman Leather & Lace Inspired look

My look is based off of the berry lips (as seen in the campaign ad) as well as a silver, gray and black smokey eye (worn by Miss IMAN herself). I had a lot of fun with this look. Tutorial for this look as well as full product listing, right below the cut!… Continue reading

Look of the Day: Pretty Pinks

6 Oct

My BFF had an important engagement to participate in, and needed the DIVA TREATMENT!! So of course, she came to me. Check out the products I used to achieve this look! Continue reading