Tuesday, January 31, 2012

NTMS Showcase BlixMoonMaiden Remix!!! yay!

Hey Pretty Ladies!!!!!

I currently belong to the group Never Too Much Sparkle! Which is where I know most of you guys from! The showcase this week was : Blix Remix!. Basically this was remix a look you love by the EVER stunning Blix MoonMaiden! She is actually the reason I found and joined NTMS!. I googled a makeup look for an idea i had and her image popped up, saw she had a blog and I've followed it ever since! So the  showcase this time was "Blix Remix", which meant remix a look created by Blix MoonMaiden. I was sooo excited about this showcase, I love her looks and style! So i decided to remix a look by her from December 30th 2010, Gold, Olive, Teal, Blue & Chartreuse Glitter Makeup look/Tutorial with Morgana Cryptoria. This look is absolutely insane and I am totally obsessed. I would have done it earlier in the week but I've been so busy I almost forgot and literally did it 20 mins ago...lol... So heres the pictures of my remix, excuse the low lighting it's dark out right now and I only have yellow lights, so the colors don't show up as vibrant as they actually are. Hope you all like it! I tried! 

loving her use of color!
I wish lighting was better, it looks AMAZING in person! I had so much fun recreating her look, I know it was a "remix" but I felt her work was so beautiful I didn't want to spoil it by changing it! Hope you all think I did a good job remixing Blix's looks! She's a tough one to beat!

I'll be back tomorrow with another review/swatch! 
Stay Beautiful and Glittery!!!!
<3 DianaMarie
*blows glitter kisses*

Spoiled Polish Review and Sinful Colors No Bite Review!

Hello lovelies!!!

So in spite of me getting 3 new Spoiled Polishes 2 days ago, I went back. ;) and got 6 more! Why?, because sadly I am a MakeupWhore haha. I also ended up in Walgreens and picked up Sinful Colors "No Bite". I am a horrible nail biter, I always have been since I can remember. I've always been super jealous of women who don't bite and don't have to get tips put on, So now maybe the biting will end and this stuff will work, I hope :).

I had such a hard time choosing colors yesterday, I think I was in CVS for almost an hour lol. I ended up picking 6 totally random ones, although I wish I would have grabbed this beautiful yellow shade, I find a good yellow polish is so hard to come by especially one that doesn't make your nails look like they have fungus lol, but I thought maybe it would look weird because I'm so pale. *glitter tears of regret* I guess that's an excuse to go back! Hahaha So on to the SWATCHESSSS.....

*left to right*
"X-Ray Vision, Lox-y Lady, Jail Bait, I'm So Jaded, I'm Ba-Roque, Jewelry Heist, No Bite"

Drooling over that green? Yea me too. :) 
K, so first one is "nX-Ray Vision" which is the clear one. Thats pretty much all it is. Clear. Formula is jelly like, just like all the other polishes I have, and I would have a picture but my daughter *borrowed* that one. *narrows eyes*.  If it's found I'll upload a pic. 4 out of 5 because now i can't find it. haha

This is "Lox-y Lady". This picture does not do it any justice. In the bottle and on my finger it's this beautiful salmon pink with a soft matte finish. It's amazing, and I have really pale skin with olive-y undertones and I find it hard to find a pink that doesn't make my finger tips look bloody, but this one is perfect for me. (and other fair-skinned people as well) its a little bit thinner than its glittery cousins in the collection but I love the smoothness of it. This was *1* coat and it is pretty much opaque! Love this one! Especially for summer it would be awesome with a tan! 
5 out of 5!!

This is "Jail Bait". Again, this picture does it no justice at all. It makes it look dark orange, and its not at all. It's one of the most gorgeous oranges I've ever come across. It's the most vibrant, most saturated color orange and I love it. Its neon without being too neon. Again I am fair and usually neons make me look weird and I'm not comfortable wearing them, but I would almost prefer this to my regular black or wine colored polishes! Honestly, it puts a little color in my skin where i have none lol. It's smooth and satiny going on, with a matte finish and being so vibrant, its definitely drool worthy! This is *1* coat and its completely opaque! Please don't mind the little dent in there lol I hit my finger with my phone as I was taking the picture. :x 
Definitely 5 out of 5!

This is "I'm So Jaded". Does it even need an introduction? Holy **** Holy **** Holy ****. Seriously this color is UNREAL. Satin lime green with these tiny tiny little golden flecks. *die* Most perfect neon green i have ever seen. I haven't come across its' dupe yet, if there is one, but I've never seen a polish like this. EVER. In one coat it is completely opaque. I know the flash is bright on this one but you can kinda see the gold tone to it. It looks amazing on, as well as in the bottle. I could only imagine how gorgeous this will be in the summer sun.  LOVE LOVE LOVE this one.
 6 out of 5. That is not a typo lol!

This one is "I'm Ba-Roque". It's a beautiful bronzey shade with silvery flecks in it. No joke when i looked at it the first thing that came to mind was, "This would be an amazing eyeshadow color". So all my cosmetics makers out there I'm pleading with you, PLEASE MAKE THIS INTO A SHADOW. I love this shade. It's simple and understated with being unnoticeable. Beautiful shimmer and shine in a jelly like formula with easy application even on my short nails. But you may need 2 coats to be opaque, although this color builds really well, so the more coats the more beautiful it may look. 
5 out of 5!

This is "Jewelry Heist". Yummy glitter jam packed in to a thicker laquer. I literally can't even count the different colors of glitter in this one because there are so many. From what I can see there seems to be- pale pink, gold and blue. I'm thinking the rest are iridescent and thats why it looks like a million different colors. Seriously this polish is amazing. Over black or basically anything it will look gorgeous,  even if u wear it over bare nails it will look like you dipped your fingers in jewels. Love this. Can't say ANYTHING bad about it, this just be my new favorite out of all the glitters I have.
 6 out of 5. again, not a typo. :)

K, now onto Sinful Colors "No Bite". I don't know if this is new, I haven't seen it before and I have a ton of Sinful Colors, so I don't know. But, being obsessive compulsive and habitually biting my nails  for the past, oh I don't know, 24 years, I am constantly looking for something to make me quit. I'm going to be honest and say this might just be it. It's amber colored in the bottle but goes on clear, I put it on last night, forgot about it and started to bite and almost gagged. It tastes so bad it's not even funny. The worst thing i have ever tasted in my life. The real kicker is that I only TOUCHED my nail to my teeth and the taste overtook my tastebuds, and decided to hang out in my soft palette for about an hour. All I could taste was this awful crap for a long time. So if that doesn't make me stop then I don't know what will. I put in on under the swatches I just reviewed and I could still taste it. I can still taste it now and I'm shuddering at the thought of ever putting my fingers in my mouth. For $1.99USD it was well worth it lol. 
5 out of 5 for being disgusting and ridding me of my onychophagia :)

All in all the only thing I found that was bad was the wideness of the brush, as I said yesterday, but maybe if Sinful Colors "No Bite" works then the wide brush won't matter! 
Love this brand and love all the colors, and for $1.99USD you won't be disappointed!

Hope you enjoyed! I'll be back tomorrow with another swatch/review!

Byeeeeee! *blows glitter kisses*

Monday, January 30, 2012

Review and Swatch of Spoiled Polish from CVS!!!!!

Hey Everyone!!! <3

In my travels yesterday, I wound up in CVS and walked past a new display of Wet 'n' Wild New Spoiled Polish, and almost fell over dead!!! I'm officially obsessed with all these polishes. They are absolutely GORGEOUS! ( if not for a few x-rated names :x) lol. So while my poor husband was in the car with the kids and I was drooling glitter all over the display, I grabbed 3 hex confetti glitters that caught my eye. (I am going back tomorrow to grab some without glitter). I chose, "Pet My Peacock", "Shuffle The Deck", and "Ants In The Pants". Reasonably priced at only $1.99USD I should have bought more but i was in a rush and didn't have much time. So now, on to my SWATCHESSS!

Ants in the Pants, Shuffle the Deck, Pet my Peacock.
The bottles are so cute and they hold a ton of product, and these are so packed with glitter its unbelieveable!
*please forgive the terrible nails, I just had acrylics taken off because I'm trying to grow them*:(

This is "Ants in The Pants". It has a black jelly base, which I personally REALLY like because im a black polish nut! Now, let the drooling begin, see all that gorgeous red hex glitter and all those little teeny glitters? That was done in 2 swipes! I know my nail it very small so maybe that made a difference, but I'm totally happy with the huge about that came off the brush! I love this one i think it would look great over black, gunmetal and even white!
This is "Shuffle The Deck". Let me just give a great BIG hug to the glitter gods for this one. Red and silver hex, and tiny black glitters. *faints*. It has a huge amount of glitter in a clear jelly like base, and again this is 2 swipes! yay for "Shuffle the Deck", this is will look AMAZING over pretty much anything!
This gorgeous bit of glittery goodness is "Pet my Peacock". *dies*. This has a beautiful array of different hex glitters such as; teal,purple,blue,gold and silver. With a clear jelly base and insane amounts of glitter and color its simply beautiful and really easy to work with. This is also 2 swipes! 

Love Love Love these polishes! I really don't have anything bad to say about them, the only issue that I found is the formula can be a little thick and the brush is a little bit wide for me also. This is probably because right now I have really short stubby nails, so everyone else may be ok with there experience with them. For the price and the convenience of a drugstore visit, i give these a 5 out of 5! My fav is "Shuffle The Deck", although that was a pretty tough choice because I love them all! My next buy is hopefully going to be "I'm So Jaded", a vibrant neon green! Hopefully they have it!!!

Hope you enjoyed my first swatch/review! I'm new to this so I hope I did a good job for all of you! Feedback is welcome and appreciated!!!!

See you tomorrow! *blows glitter kisses*

Sunday, January 29, 2012

first everrrr!!!!!!!!!!

omg!!! first blog ever and im so excited you all have No idea!!!! suggestions and tips are sooo welcome as i am incredibly new to this! BUT i looooove and liiiiveee for makeup and anything sparkle! im gonna start doing swatches and reviews very soon because thats what im mostly interested in doing....

anyway my name is Diana and ive been obsessed with makeup since i realized it existed! like any little girl i put on my moms makeup and couldnt wait to have my own. my mother was not very makeup *concious*...(ill be nice lol) meaning she didnt know how to apply it or play with it and she definitley didnt care about it. so when i was finally allowed to wear it daily *probably age 14* i went totally crazy and dove in head first.. and now im addicted. i am a free lance makeup artist in NY, and i am so passionate about color and finding new ways to be creative...

im gonna keep it short for now because its late and im exhausted! but ill be back tomorrow and i think i may even have new things to swatch!
night night fellow makeupwhores! love itttt

*also i wanna shout out to the facebook group Never Too Much Sparkle and wendi girvin and everyone else who inspired me to blog in the first place, and who is CONSTANTLY inspiring me with there beautiful new and exciting makeup looks everydayyy!!!!!!!
*squeeeeeeeeee <3*