holiday makeup

A Vintage Holiday with Heather and Alicia

A Vintage Holiday with Heather and Alicia

A Vintage Holiday with Heather and Alicia

I hope everyone had an excellent Thanksgiving enjoying the holiday with friends and family all while looking fab.  One thing about the holidays, is that magical feeling you get from the nostalgia. I love a holiday tradition, applying my old and making new ones.  Heather and I are trying to share those vibes today with a little vintage holiday.  Vintage is not only super on trend, and a theme perfect for gifting for all ages, but its also a way to capture those warm and fuzzies.

Alicia’s Vintage Holiday

Get Ready With Me!

Get Ready With Me!

Alicia's Vintage Holiday

Alicia’s Vintage Holiday

Alicia's Vintage Holiday

Alicia’s Vintage Holiday

Getting ready for holiday events is half the fun.  Everyday I use a body lotion because if I forget to put on perfume I at least have a fragrant layer.  A vintage inpspired makeup look is perfect for the holidays, a neutral eye, winged liner and a red lip.  PERFECT.  Topped  off with some jewelry whatever you’re wearing feels as special as the day.  For my neutral eye I’ve been loving the So Gorgeous Eye Palette.  For my holdiay red lip I’m loving the Avon Iconic Lipstick in crimson carnation.  Not only is it the perfecto holiday red, its also in a fun vintage inspired metal tube that feels just as special pulling it out and using it.

Alicia's Vintage Holiday

Alicia’s Vintage Holiday

Classic Winged Liner

Classic Winged Liner

Alicia's Vintage Holiday

Alicia’s Vintage Holiday

Avon's Sparkling Vanilla Champagne Bath and Body Collection

Avon’s Sparkling Vanilla Champagne Bath and Body Collection

I usually like to pull vintage vibes when I’m wearing all black, its a way to take your basics from being boring to being the bee’s knees!  Pop of red, pop of sparkly and I’m holiday ready.  Not only do I personally like to wear this look I think it would make a great gift idea.  You could do the Sparkling Vanilla Champaign bath and body collection with the So Gorgeous Eye Palette and an Iconic lipstick for a gift that works well after the new year.  Bump it up with some jewelry or those adorable bubble baths in the cute cat bottles for even bigger gift.  (see Heather’s Vintage Holiday below)

Heather’s Vintage Holiday

Heather's Vintage Holiday

Heather’s Vintage Holiday

“Whether you want to add a little vintage glam, a sprinkle of whimsy, or go full retro for the holidays, Avon’s got you!  Everything old is new again–or at least cool again–so tease that hair, wing that eyeliner, and jump into the hip and happening trend this season

Heather's Vintage Holiday

Heather’s Vintage Holiday

Start by taking a luxurious bubble bath with Prim and Prissy to keep you company.  After drying off, spray on a layer of the Sparkling Vanilla Champagne Body Mist to be that hint of a fragrance in the room everyone asks about. 

Prim and Priss

Prim and Priss

Crack open the Classic Glam A Box to line those eyes in smoke and brush on some mascara that will stay put throughout the entire day, no matter what you do.  Pick your favorite lip color from three classic shades in the Iconic Lipstick line and make sure to carry it with you in your clutch–these tubes are a work of art in and of themselves!  Accessorize with your jewelry pieces of choice–there are TONS of pieces to choose from to suit your particular taste, but make sure to add the Iconic Collectible Wreath Pin to your coat lapel or scarf to top it off with seasonal style.  And don’t forget that hostess gift: the 2019 Vintage Inspired Pewter Ornament is sure to delight and you won’t be bringing a double!”  – Heather

Iconic Lipstick

Iconic Lipstick

 

Avon products pictured:

So Gorgeous Eyeshadow Palette

Iconic Avon Lipstick in Natural Willow, Wild Rose & Crimson Carnation

Iconic Jewelry:  Iconic Collectible Wreath Pin, Iconic Vintage Style Earrings, Iconic Color Pop Statement Necklace, Iconic Bow Necklace and Earring Set

2019 Vintage Inspired Pewter Ornament

A Box:  The A Box: Classic Glam

Avon Sparkling Vanilla Champagne Bath and Body Collection

Iconic Pretty Purrfect Bubble Bath in Prissy Pink & Prim Black

You can shop the vintage inspired products over at the eBoutique and be sure to take advantage of Cyber Week!  Now through Dec 7th you can get 20% off, your choice of a FREE gift, and FREE shipping on orders based off your dollar amount!  Especially if you’re getting some of these vintage items, grab the free gift for yourself or for another gift!  Shop quick because these vintage inspired items are limited edition and going fast, some are already out of stock.  If you see something you like, swoop it now!

12 Days of Deals – Day 4: FREE Magix Prime

12 Days of Deals - Day 4:  Free Magix Prime Face Perfector Primer

12 Days of Deals – Day 4: Free Magix Prime Face Perfector Primer

Ooh ooh Day 4 is magic… you knowwwwww. Every time I hear Magix Prime or Magix Tint I sing that song in my head. However when I hear Magix Stick I sing Lil’ Kim and 50… I got the magic stick… haha. Anyyyyywaysss…. Day 4 is a free full size Magix Prime face primer with spa 20. Basically a little bit of magic in a bottle.

12 Days of Deals – Day 4: Free Magix Prime face primer with a $50 order using promo code PRIME at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Word of Alicia:  Magix Prime has been one of our best sellers for years.  It recently was re-packaged in this killer black and white packaging but its the same product everyone has loved.  Since its relaunch I’ve been kinda obsessed.  Over the summer I went on a little primer binge at Sephora and Ulta.  I got all the top seller from Benefit, Ulta, Urban Decay, Too Faced and Smashbox.  How many primers does one girl need!?  But honestly they make a HUGE difference especially if you have textured skin like I do, along with large pores, hot Nor Cal heat and I’m a face toucher.  A primer is a must have!  Even with all those primers Magix Prime has been my go to.  If you like Smashbox Photofinish or Benefit Porefessional then you’ll like Magix Prime.  PLUS its a third of the cost and has SPF 20 soooo… Even better you can get it for free with today’s 12 Days of Deals offer.  If I were building a $50 order to get this free my Magix Inspired order would be this:

Besides Magix Prime, also in our Magix line is the Magix Tint and Magix Wand.  The tint is a tinted moisturizer with a blurring face perfecting affect, the wand in a creamy multi-tasker you can use from everything as a concealer to foundation.  They’re buy one get one half off so paired with the Magix Tint you’ll get for free you’ll be set for a flawless face all season long.  Plus it photographs really well for those holiday card photos.  I’ve also added the All Eyes On Me Gift Set which would make an excellent gift, but also pairs perfectly with the Magix Line for your everyday makeup.  Lastly, I’m adding this A Box to finish off your face, or again to gift.  If you have a small gift exchange A Boxes make the BEST gift for this.  They’re only $10 for a $42 value and they can be wrapped up like a Christmas Tree!  I really like this one particularly with the travel fragrance of Live Out Loud.  A good box for year round use.

Time To Shine This Holiday!

Time To Shine This Holiday!

REMEMBER I’m here to be your personal shopper.  These orders not quite what you want but you want that free primer, let me help curate one that is!  You want to gift this to someone, I can expertly gift wrap it, include a free holiday card and get it to your recipient in time to glisten under the tree.  Just hit me up!  aliciahess1 @ gmail.com or DM on Instagram @wordofalicia or leave a comment on this post and I’ll reach out.

12 Days of Deals – Day 3: Free Shipping on $25

12 Days of Deals - Day 3:  Free Shipping on $25 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

12 Days of Deals – Day 3: Free Shipping on $25 at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Our 12 Days of Deals is back with our Day 3 offer – free shipping on a $25 order at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger with promo code HOLIDAY25

Avon Beauty Items Under $25!

Avon Beauty Items Under $25!

Word of Alicia:  Orders usually ship free at a $40 price point, so when the free ship at $25 comes around this is the best time to get makeup!  We’re so reasonably priced that you can get your basics for under $25 – like Love At First Lash Mascara ($12), Glimmersticks Eye/Lip/Brow Liners (3 for $10), foundation ($14-$25), my fave Nourishing Lipstick ($6.99)… however my order suggestion this time around to get the free ship at $25 is the Time To Shine Palette Collection.

Time To Shine Palette Collection

Time To Shine Palette Collection

At $25 this 3-piece gift set includes:

• Positive Vibes Only Eye Palette, 12 eye shades. .34 oz. total net wt.
• Reach for the Stars Eye Palette, 12 eye shades .34 oz. total net wt.
• The Future is Bright Face Palette, 2 blushes and 2 highlighters, .54 oz. total net wt.

Face Palette:  Blushes, Bronzer, Highlighter

Face Palette: Blushes, Bronzer, Highlighter

Live your best life—and treat every day like a holiday!  Scan our library of limited-edition makeup palettes (with mirrors!) that slip seamlessly into a star-studded book sleeve. This set was inspired by the power of individuality and self-confidence. Use each palette and remind yourself every day: you’re strong, you’re beautiful and you can make a difference.

Eye Palette #1:  Warm and Colorful

Eye Palette #1: Warm and Colorful

Eye Palette #2:  Cool and Neutral

Eye Palette #2: Cool and Neutral

This is SUCH a nice set for only $25.  As someone who shops a lot of brands, high to low, the quality on this one stands out just as nice as those high end brands.  As someone who shops holiday sets at places like Ulta, Sephora, Macy’s, etc… this holiday set gives you so much between the 24 eye shades and the 4 face shades.  PLUS the packaging is to die for!  It’s not *too* holiday making this a great set to use year round.

Time To Shine Palette Collection Only $25 * Cheers To You Shower Gels $7 ea.

Time To Shine Palette Collection Only $25 * Cheers To You Shower Gels $7 ea.

Last year we had a similar version (see here) that Oprah actually mentioned as one of her top gifts to give and get.  This year it’s just as good of a gift and even better packaging and color options!

This would make a great gift for any beauty lover, anyone who shops as said stores, and anyone who loves *living their best life*.  You can shop the Time to Shine Palette Collection online at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger be sure to use promo code HOLIDAY25 for free shipping.

 

The Gold Standard: Beauty of Gold A Box

 

The Gold Standard: Beauty of Gold A Box

The Gold Standard: Beauty of Gold A Box

Our Beauty of Gold A Box (758-980) launched today!  The latest A box features luxe products that you will treasure. This golden A Box has beauty faves—Anew for glowing skin, a rich and elegant scent, and sparkling eye and nail color. Your customers can get these 5 products (a $49 value!) for only $10 with any $40 purchase.

$49 worth of product for only $10

$49 worth of product for only $10

Go for the Gold – The Beauty of Gold A Box contains 2 full-size faves and 3 try-it sizes.

Power Serum, Rare Pearls and Anew Ultimate

Power Serum, Rare Pearls and Anew Ultimate

Anew Power Serum (.24 oz.)
Anew Ultimate Multi-Performance Night Cream (.5 oz)
Rare Gold Eau de Parfum Travel Spray (.5 oz)

Gel Polish and Metallic Eye Quad

Gel Polish and Metallic Eye Quad

Gel Finish 7-in-1 Nail Enamel in Glimmer (.4 oz)
Avon True Color Eyeshadow Quad in Gilded Metallics (.176 oz)
All for $10

I Love Gooooooooooold!

I Love Gooooooooooold!

Now ALL purchases at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger now through Nov 21 will count toward a qualifying $40 order for the $10 A Box offer. This includes orders from mark. by Avon, Avon Living, as well as Outlet and Marketing Flyers. Be sure to take advantage of this A-mazing value!

Beauty of Gold A Box (product #758-980) ONLY $10 with a $40 order

Beauty of Gold A Box (product #758-980) ONLY $10 with a $40 order

12 Days of Deals

On the first day of Christmas, my word of alicia gave to me,

a triple wick candle that is FREE!

 

That’s right 12 days of deals starts now at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger  First up is you can get this triple wick candle in either scent with a $40 order.  Here are a few suggestions for that $40  cart!

An outfit to wear to your holiday potluck (see more)

mark. Funnel Of Love Sweater

mark. Funnel Of Love Sweater

mark. Blanket Check Scarf

mark. Blanket Check Scarf

An easy glam makeup look for your holiday (see more and products to re-create)

Easy Classic Holiday Makeup Tutorial

Easy Classic Holiday Makeup Tutorial

Comfy pants for holiday eating!  (see more)

mark. Tight Laced Pants

mark. Tight Laced Pants

Holiday Makeup: Sparkly Gold Eyeliner and Red Lips

Holiday Makeup Look with mark. and Avon

Holiday Makeup Look with mark. and Avon

Christmas season = red lip season!  Holiday makeup doesn’t have to be super involved to be festive, a little twist on the classic cat eye and a red lip are all you need!

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Holiday Makeup: Gold and Black Cat Eye and Red Lip

Holiday Makeup: Gold and Black Cat Eye and Red Lip

For this quick and easy holiday makeup look I started with Avon Extra Lasting Concealer, because lets be real, we need to cover the dark circles and it needs to last all day.

mark. Clutch Situation 5 Piece Brush Set (in a multitasking sequin clutch!)

mark. Clutch Situation 5 Piece Brush Set (in a multitasking sequin clutch!)

For contour/blush I used the contour brush from the mark. Clutch Situation 5 piece Brush Set (that sequin clutch in the picture!  Talk about a multi-tasker!).  The contour brush is THE perfect brush, I’ve been needing it in my life.  Used with the Avon Pro Bronzer I was able to warm up my face a bit.

The Beauty Must-Have For Christmas!

The Beauty Must-Have For Christmas!

On the eyes I used the shimmering white shade from the mark. Dream Sequins Eye Pallet.  I used the eyeshadow brush from the mark. Clutch Situation Set just all over the lid.

Avon Glimmersticks Lip Liner and Avon Super Extend Precise Liquid Liner

Avon Glimmersticks Lip Liner and Avon Super Extend Precise Liquid Liner

I then lined the eyes first using Avon Super Extend Precision Liquid Eye Liner in black.  The thin felt tip is perfect to create a really nice sharp line.  I then followed up with the mark. On The Edge Hookup Liquid Liner in Gilt Trip, a metallic gold.  It’s hard to tell in the pictures (taking a good pic of your makeup is hard, let me tell you!), but I drew the gold line starting half way across the lid out past the outer corner past the cat eye flick I already drew with the black.  I then used it along the bottom lashes from tear duct to about half way across the eye.  This gave just the right amount of dimension and glam.

mark. On The Edge Liquid Liner in Gilt Trip

mark. On The Edge Liquid Liner in Gilt Trip

I finished off the eyes with Avon Big and False Mascara in Blackest Black.  Who has time to apply falsies, just use this mascara.  Look how long and full my lashes look, all the look of falsies with the ease of mascara!

Red Lips with Avon Matte Ruby

Red Lips with Avon Matte Ruby

Finally, complete your festive holiday look with a red lip.  I’ve said it before I’ll say it again, I like a matte red lip.  A matte formula wears longer and isn’t so in your face.  I’m wearing Avon in Matte Ruby (on clearance) or use mark. Lip Click in Siren.  But first line and fill in your lips with Avon Glimmersticks Lip Liner for a really perfect lip that lasts!

Christmas Makeup with mark. and Avon

Christmas Makeup with mark. and Avon

There you have it, a quick and easy and super festive holiday makeup look.  Spritz on a little mark. Sparkle fragrance and you’re ready to party!  Be sure to order by Sunday Dec 13th for standard delivery to get it before Christmas!  BONUS:  12 Days of Deals is STILL going on so get yourself a bonus gift with your order at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

December 11
Day 10: Choice of Anew Ultimate or Platinum Day Cream FREE with any $45+ order
Use Code: ULTIMATE, PLATINUM

December 12
Day 11: Choice of Fireside or Mandarin Cranberry Holiday Candle
FREE with any $40+ order
Use Code: FIRESIDE, CRANBERRY

December 13
Day 12: 8-piece Cosmetic Bag & Minis FREE with any $50+ order
Use Code: COSMETIC
+ Last day FREE Standard Shipping with $40+ order for delivery by Christmas.
Expires at midnight December 13.

Makeup Monday – Ice Princess

The holiday’s are upon us!  This month we’ll have Thanksgiving, holiday shopping, maybe a few extra nights out and definitely a lot more cheer and thankfulness!  To make this time a little easier here’s a killer makeup look that will work for all the fun occasions coming up in November through January (and beyond)!  This Ice Princess look is not only really pretty its also really easy to recreate and make your own!

Lucy Hale's Ice Princess Look by make up artist Jamie Greenberg

Lucy Hale’s Ice Princess Look by make up artist Jamie Greenberg

GET Lucy’s Ice Princess LOOK
Created by mark. Celebrity Makeup Artist Jamie Greenberg
EYES:
Sweep eye dream of glam shade 9 over the lids. Apply shade 4 on top, starting mid-lids and extending beyond the outer corners of the eyes in a V shape. Run what a line max in shade electric cobalt along the upper and lower lash lines. Brush two coats of lash act in shade blackest black onto lashes
CHEEKS:
Blend touch & glow over the apples of the cheeks and up the cheekbones
LIPS:
Apply on the dot lip shade 3.
Recreated the Ice Princess Look

Get The Look: Ice Princess

Get The Look:  Ice Princess

Get The Look: Ice Princess

First let me just comment on the awesomeness that is the mark. Eye Dream of Glam eye pallet!  This pallet is HUGE, and I mean HUGE!  It comes with 16 gorgeous marbleized shades that are so pretty you’ll want to use them all year, and you can with the size of this guy!  They wear so nicely and blend amazingly and give you the best shimmer!  I was really excited to use it to recreate this Ice Princess look and just loved the results! Since I was wearing this for day I went more subtle and  didn’t do the outside V as deep and dark as a blue as Jamie.

mark. Eye Dream of Glam Eye Pallet ($40)

mark. Eye Dream of Glam Eye Pallet ($40)

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Icy Eye, Shimmering Cheeks and a Pretty Pale Pout!

Icy Eye, Shimmering Cheeks and a Pretty Pale Pout!

See the tutorial with makeup artist Jamie Greenberg (and few more looks with the mark. Eye Dream of Glam Pallet!)


To finish off the look you definitely need some icy accessories!  The mark. Ice Cold Collar Necklace ($40) and mark. Icy Gaze Bracelet ($34) not only do these compliment the look but are must-have pieces for the holiday season!  Pair this duo with the Ice Princess look and you’re set for whatever holiday brings, especially if you’re wearing an icy white top!  (like the mark. Flow With It Blouse!).

mark. Ice Cold Collar Necklace and Icy Gaze Bracelet

mark. Ice Cold Collar Necklace and Icy Gaze Bracelet

Shopping List:

mark. Eye Dream of Glam Eye Pallet ($40) / mark. Touch and Glow ($16) /  mark. What A Line Max Eyeliner in Electric Cobalt ($12) / mark. Lash Act Build and Define Mascara ($12) / mark On The Dot Lip Pallet ($16) / mark. Iced Collar Necklace ($40) / mark. Icy Gaze Bracelet ($34)

Shop all these items at my eBoutique:  http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

BONUS!