::MAC Bloggers’ Obsessions Collection::
No one<3’s M∙A∙C more than a beauty blogger. To thank them for their passionate devotion & always honest feedback, we invited nine of our favourites to our lab in Toronto to custom-create their own Eye Shadow or Lipglass. Exclusively online, just like the makeup-mad minds that created them. Eyeshadow ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN) (Limited Edition) Hocus Pocus Dark sooty grey with silver...
::Review | NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream - "Antwerp" ::
What NYX Says: Neither lipstick nor lip gloss—this is lip cream. A new kind of pout paint that goes on silky smooth and sets to a matte finish. Soft Matte Lip Cream is surprisingly durable and, unlike some matte formulas, also moisturizing. Available in 11 shades. What Nita J Says: I’m not going to lie..when I first used this product I wasn’t too crazy about it. I saw it in ULTA...
::MAC Prep + Prime BB Beauty Balm::
MAC Cosmetics - Prep + Prime BB Beauty Balm SPF 35/pa+++ North America July 2011 (maccosmetics.com only) International (excluding Asia) May 2011 What MAC says: Who isn’t in awe of the super star multi-tasker the high perforce artist who attracts our praise because of the perfection of every single action. The awe inspiring high level results? Our key candidate: Prep and Prime Beauty...
OliveCoco Giveaway | Win “The Channing” From...
OliveCocoMag has teamed up with jewelry designer MELANIE MARiE for an exclusive giveaway of “The Channing” necklace valued at $130! Details on how to win this gorgeous necklace from MELANIE MARiE after the break. OliveCocoMag & MELANIE MARiE have teamed up to bring you this exclusive giveaway. HERE’S HOW TO WIN: E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject–MM Giveaway. Add the...
::MAC Surf Baby Collection | AVAILABLE ONLINE...
The highly anticipated Surf Baby Collection is now available on www.MACcosmetics.com ! Take a look at this review - Swatched and First Impressions of the collection: HAPPY SHOPPING!
::OC Beauty | Quick Tip – Colorful Eye Liner::
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iamelleinad: OliveCocoMag.com attended the exclusive launch of Pastry’s new So In Style shoe and Barbie collection: OliveCoco’s LA correspondent WendyJustine interviewed Diddy Dirty Money’s Dawn Richard. She talks about her new projects, having fun on tour, and how silly Diddy is!
::FOTD - 5.20.11 | Flirty at the Office::
I decided to be fun and flirty in the office today! I had bought a new eyeshadow a few weeks back and forgot all about it; IMAN Cosmetics Luxury Eyeshadow in “Pewter”. It was still in the bottom of my purse in the box and everything…shame on me! I mixed this with a few other shades of brown and plum-like shadows. I loved the outcome! Here’s what I’m wearing for my...
::Coming Soon | OCTV!!::
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::Beyonce "Run the World (Girls)" Video Makeup::
Beyonce’s highly anticipated video for her single “Run the World (Girls)” premiered last night. It was a very well directed video with lots of fashion, dancing and high energy. But as a makeup artist..you already know what I look for…MAKEUP lol! In the video, Beyonce mostly rocked a heavily smoked out eye and nude lip to go with her flawless skin. I feel that the makeup...
::Fine: The Basics of Beauty | Instructional DVD::
Fine: The Basics of Beauty Celebrity Makeup Artist Sam Fine gives his tricks of the trade with his instructional DVD Fine: The Basics of Beauty . If you are a makeup artist, aspiring makeup artist and just love makeup, this DVD is a MUST HAVE!!! Click the DVD Cover to Shop!
::10 Cool New Summer Cosmetics | The Zoe Report::
Here are 10 Cool New Summer Products chosen by Celebrity Fashion Stylist Rachel Zoe! Check them out..click on the links to shop! 1. Healthy Glow Summer Powder ($46) by Dior: Achieve sun-kissed skin at the stroke of a brush with this lightweight powder compact. 2. Body Illuminator ($45) by NARS: Formulated with Monoï de Tahiti Oil, this illuminating body bronzer will make you glow from head to...
::Makeup Show NYC - Beauty Tips from Sam Fine |...
From www.BeautyLish.com : At The Makeup Show in NYC this past Sunday, celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine shared his beauty secrets to a packed, standing room only house. The hour and a half seminar began with a standing ovation when he entered the room, and continued with Sam divulging tips on how to get ahead as a makeup artist (career-wise), flawlessly sculpt the gorgeous skin that his star...
::FOTD - 5.19.11 - Smokey Eye, Glowing Skin, Pale...
I was actually playing in makeup last night when I created this look. I really like it because it’s a sultry and sexy look, but not too smokey that it’s unwearable for daytime. Here’s what I’m rockin’: Face: MAC Studio Fix Fluid in NC42 mixed with Revlon ColorStay Liquid Foundation in “Golden Caramel” Revlon ColorStay Pressed Power in “Light Medium” Black Opal...
::FOTD - 5.18.11 | Rockin' Blue Eyeshadow At The...
For work today, I wanted to do something light but add just a pop of color. My blazer has a hint of blue material in it so I decided to make my eyes pop with a shade of blue eyeshadow. I know that a blue shadow may sometimes not be a good choice for the office, but depending on the shade, it’s definitely wearable! So today I rocked MAC’s “Contrast” Eyeshadow. It’s...
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::SIGMA Beauty | Makeup Brush Shopping Guide::
Need help choosing the right makeup brushes? Here’s a helpful Shopping Guide from Sigma Beauty! Just Click on the photos for more information and to shop! Here’s some other products from Sigma worth checking out! Click the photos =0) Click HERE for the SIGMA Beauty YouTube Channel for product news, beauty tips and more!
::NARS Laguna - Portrait of Paradise Collection::
This summer, NARS introduces a limited-edition collection of products inspired by the cult classic Laguna Bronzing Powder. Taking a cue from Founder & Creative Director François Nars’ island, Motu Tane, the collection evokes vivid images of the exotic French Polynesia. Gorgeous glistening skin begins with the Laguna Body Illuminator, with a delicious scent inspired by the Tiare flower that...
::MAC Semi-Precious Collection - Preliminary Info...
U.S. Launch Date: July 7th, 2011 International Launch Date: July 2011 We can all admire a woman with a 30-carat diamond. But the new dazzle is Semi-Precious. Gems that are rare in spirit, rich in substance and worn not as jewels but far more fluidly, on the skin. In MAC Semi-Precious, three mineralize formulas just became richer with the infusion of four finely milled gems each bringing their own...
::Beauty Internship - Info Call | 5.18.11 8pm...
::Makeup By Nita J | Beauty Internship:: Application Deadline 5/31/11 Details - http://bit.ly/k0SCXI Internship Info Call Wednesday 5/18 8pm EST Dial - (605) 562-3000 Enter Access Code - 153231#
::OC Beauty | Illuminate with Smashbox::
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Makeup by Nita is now seeking Beauty Interns! This program is designed for aspiring makeup artists and beauty industry enthusiasts. With this program, one will learn various aspects of the beauty business through projects, classes and one on one correspondence with Professional Makeup Artist Marnita “Nita J” Wiggins. For questions and application please email NitaJ.MUA@gmail.com Application...
::Check out my Interview! Get to Know Me!::
Check out my interview on The Chic Bizarre Effect! Let me know what you think! Click the photo!
::Nita J's Weekly Beauty Picks | May 2011 - Week...
Here are some products that I have fallen in love with this week! Click on the products for more information and to shop! Olay Shine Control Lathering Cleanser Revlon ColorBurst Lip Gloss in “Pink Ice” Milani Baked Blush in “Fantastico Mauve” Urban Decay “Feminine” Eyeshadow Palette NARS Illuminator Hard Candy Baked Bronzer in...
::Giorgio Armani Summer Collection– Heat | Summer...
“Translucent shaded sienna colors framed in non opaque, luminous bases for infinite layering and blending of earthy colored lights. From the softest, evanescent color veil, to an intense sheer color vibrancy. Incandescent amber eyes. An iridescent light gold blends with rose sand and diluted ochre tones to create a subtil incandescent amber eye. Shaped with earthy brown liner for deep...
::Photo Shoot Preview - Model Loren Dixon::
Last night I worked a photo shoot with photographer Cristopher Schaffer and it was SOOO much fun! I got the chance to work with the lovely Loren Dixon again. Here are just a couple of shots we got behind the scenes. Here is myself, Loren, and stylist NeNe Schafer…LOVE THEM!! I was so proud of the makeup I did on her!! Stay tune for photo shoot images!
stylegeeky: Photography by Elliot Morgan Source: fashioncopious.typepad.com My colour addiction has been fed. I don’t know what to love more: the photographer, concept, colours or makeup artistry? This puts colour blocking or colour blending into a whole new realm. The faces are literally a raw canvas for watercolour art. Was Monet the makeup artist?
::MAC Surf Baby Collection - Video Review::
Click HERE for a previous post that containes more photos and info on this collection. MAC Surf Baby Collection, Summer 2011 U.S. Launch Date: May 26th, 2011 International Launch Date: June 2011 Source
::Urban Decay's "The Urban Bride Kit"::
Urban Decay’s “The Urban Bride Kit” was created in collaboration with Universal Pictures to promote ‘Bridesmaids’, a hilarious comedy about a crazy group of bridesmaids starring funny lady Kristen Wiig. This set of bridal beautifiers is perfect for the bridezilla in your life or any wedding party primadonna—mother-in-laws need the spotlight too! We’re loving the pearly...
::HOST A BEAUTY WORKSHOP IN YOUR CITY::
Host a Beauty Workshop in your city, anywhere in the US! Click HERE for details!
::OC Beauty | Get Rihanna’s MET Gala Lip::
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::Katy Perry "E.T." Video Makeup::
So…YES I watched Katy Perry and Kanye West’s “E.T.” video super late…BUT…I cannot stress enough how AMAZED I am by the makeup in this video. It’s INSANE! After watching the video about 6 times (you know…because I’m such a makeup freak lol) I decided to find out who did such an awesome job on Katy’s makeup. I suspected the great Kabuki,...
::Celebrity MUA Sam Fine Dolls up Iman for the MET...
Sam Fine (my idol) does it again. Supermodel Iman, who was last year’s winner of the CFDA’s honorary Fashion Icon prize, looks like a bronzed goddess for the MET Ball. Absolutely STUNNING..watch here how Sam Fine get’s her ready! Source
::What I'm Wearing - My Typical 5 Minute Look::
I put a photo up on my blog, facebook and twitter yesterday and got a LOT of questions on what makeup I was wearing. Honestly this is pretty much my everyday rush out the door makeup. I just added a bright lip since I was at a gig..which made it look like I did something special…but I really didn’t lol! Here’s what I wore: Face: MAC Studio Fix Fluid in NC42 mixed with Revlon...