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Is Blue Eyeliner Tacky!?

Is Blue Eyeliner Tacky!?

Is Blue Eyeliner Tacky!?

Blue eyeliner gets a bad wrap. I guarantee you, you can wear blue eyeliner and not look tacky.  It all comes down to how you’re wearing it.  The simplest and easiest way to wear blue eyeliner is with a simple and clean eye look, and pick a blue that’s deep enough that it still defines your eyes.  That’s what an eyeliner in general is supposed to do, a blue can not only define but really pop on any color of eye/skintone.  I found the perfect blue eyeliner in the Avon True Color SuperExtend Precise Liquid Pen in Sapphire Blue.  It defines and pops and wears beautifully.  I can get a precise line, wing it out if I want to and now get a great deep blue color.  You can read my full review here.

Avon True Color SuperExtend Precise Liquid Pen in Sapphire Blue

Avon True Color SuperExtend Precise Liquid Pen in Sapphire Blue

On Eyes:  Avon True Color SuperExtend Precise Liquid Pen in Sapphire Blue ($5.99), mark. Eye Contact Hookup Eyeshadow in Skinny Dip (top middle and top right shades, $18), Avon Big and Daring Volume Mascara in black ($6.99).

On Face:  Avon True Color Ideal Nude Cream Concealer Corrector in Medium ($6.99), mark. Get Even All Day Moisture Liquid Foundation in Light Medium 7 ($20), mark. Glow Together Hookup Bronzer in Sunset ($18), mark. Cheek Magnet Hookup Blush in Rose Without Saying ($18).

On Lips:  Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Uptown Pink ($5.99) – see full review here

Pair blue eyeliner with a clean eye and rosy pinks

Pair blue eyeliner with a clean eye and rosy pinks

Pairing blues with pinks are complimentary so try a nice pink flush on the cheeks and a full pink lip to compliment your blue eyeliner.  Can you tell me that this makeup look is tacky?  I think not.  You can put this best face forward as well.  All products used are available at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger plus you can add the Fresh and Clean A Box on to your order for only $10.  So you can get clean, radiant skin, and a fresh blue eyeliner makeup look perfect for fall and beyond… definitely not tacky.

Fresh and Clean A Box ONLY $10 with a $40 order from any category at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Fresh and Clean A Box ONLY $10 with a $40 order from any category at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Lip Of The Week: Avon Beyond Color in Uptown Pink

Lip Of The Week: Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Uptown Pink

Lip Of The Week: Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Uptown Pink

‘Cuz that uptown funk gonna give it to ya.  Well, if the funk isn’t then this Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Uptown Pink is.

Lip Of The Week: Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Uptown Pink

Lip Of The Week: Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Uptown Pink

The Word On Uptown Pink: Maybe it’s early but Valentine’s Day inspiration is creeping in on me with pinks, reds and the like.  I literally wore this mauve pink shade everyday this week.  That could also be that I think it looks best with a simple makeup look and that’s all I’ve been motivated to do lately.  Think concealer, highlighter/blush, lots of mascara and a little eye liner.  Super quick and the trendy lip shade steals the show so you look put together.  Speaking of trendy it kinda mimics the upcoming Rosie shade from Kylie Lipkit only with a satin finish so more wearable.  And a fraction of the cost… Beyond Color lipsticks are on sale for 2 for $7.99!  (shop it here)

Lip Of The Week: Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Uptown Pink

Lip Of The Week: Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Uptown Pink

Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Uptown Pink Swatch

Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Uptown Pink Swatch

Lip Of The Week: Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Twig

It’s the 2nd full week of January and I’m already over January. However let’s not wish time away and just realize it’s a new day in a new year to wear a new lipstick. My current crush is Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Twig.

Avon Beyond Color Lipstick In Twig

Avon Beyond Color Lipstick In Twig  – check out the nail deets here

The Word On Twig:  For dreary January I like that it’s deep and wintery and yet a little trendy.  Browns always seem to work well on me. Even though you’re wearing a darker shade it’s not so in your face so you can wear it during the day.  Wear it with a bronzy brown eye with highlights in light pink.  (Try Avon Eye Dimensions in Neutral Haze.)  Biggest selling point?  It’s currently only $4.99 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Twig Swatch in Full Sun

Twig Swatch in Full Sun

Twig Swatch In Full Shade

Twig Swatch In Full Shade

 

Get The Look: Lauren Conrad Inspired Makeup Look For September

Lauren Conrad Inspired Makeup For September

Lauren Conrad Inspired Makeup For September

Yesterday I shared my inspiration for September (check it here), included was this makeup look from the LC Lauren Conrad September campaign.  I liked I it so much I decided to recreate it with products I had.

Lauren Conrad's Makeup for September

Lauren Conrad’s Makeup for September

The key points to recreate from Lauren Conrad’s look is her flawless skin, thick winged liner and a deep berry/Bordeaux lip.  I will never be quite so flawless but foundation is the right starting point to this look.

Avon Ideal Flawless Foundation For The Base

Avon Ideal Flawless Foundation For The Base

Face:  Avon Ideal Flawless Invisible Coverage Liquid Foundation in Creamy Natural, mark. Just Blushing in Dollhouse (no longer available try Avon Ideal Luminous Blush in Heavenly Pink) and for highlighter I used mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Cubes in Coral.

Inspired Look With Pink Eyes, Winged Liner and Deep Lips

Inspired Look With Pink Eyes, Winged Liner and Deep Lips

Lauren’s eyes seem to have a bit more of a rose gold and bronze shading to them but I was inspired to just go with a light shimmering pink all over my lids.  The pink and burgundy play so well together in her outfit so well it inspired me to leave it just as is.  If you wanted to go more true to her look I would work in the mark. On The Dot pallet in Neutral in the outer V and middle of lid.  I used Lauren’s favorite mark. liner for the wing and lots of mascara to recreate her full lashes.

 

Eye Look Using mark. On the Edge Liquid Liner

Eye Look Using mark. On the Edge Liquid Liner

 

Eyes:  mark. Spring Fling Eye Pallet (contact to order), mark. On The Edge Hookup Liquid Liner in Cleo, Avon Big and Daring Waterproof Mascara in black.

Avon Beyond Color Lipstick In Revenge

Avon Beyond Color Lipstick In Revenge

Lips:  Avon Beyond Color Lipstick in Revenge.  Avon just re-released their Beyond Color lipstick in an updated formula and new shades along with classic favorites.  This shade Revenge is the perfect deep berry/bordeaux shade I’ve been looking for.  (and spot on for this recreation!).

This is definitely a look I’ll be wearing all September.  You can shop the products used here and check out the shop tab for all the promo codes available at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger 

BONUS:  Not sure if you’re as big of a fan of the LC Lauren Conrad for Kohl’s collection as I am.  BUT tonight they’ll be airing her first runway collection for the line live from NY Fashion week.  Be sure to head over to kohls.com at 7pm est to get the deets.  Download the app periscope to view on your device.  That navy moto jacket with the rose gold detail is calling my name!  I love how fun and creative this line is, they do a great job sticking with the esthetic and keeping things unique!

 

PS.  I’m going to throw this out there… Galaxy S5 camera is the WORST.  These images were taken with the front facing camera which is even worse then the backside.  But makeup pics and front facing selfie camera go together like pb & jelly!  I can’t believe what an inferior product Samsung made with this camera.  It rarely focus and the images are grainy and horrible even in natural light.  I’m too lazy to bust out my slr, set up a tripod and use my remote when I have a self facing camera in the palm of my hand.  If there was ever a reason to upgrade your phone this would be it… I despise it.  So sorry for the crappy images, maybe because I’ll be wearing this look all Sept. long you’ll see me in person and be like killer lipstick!