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Mid Month Makeover – $100 To Update Your September

“Do you remember the 21st night of September?  Love was changing the minds of pretenders.  While chasing the clouds away”… who doesn’t sing a little Earth Wind and Fire come September?  September is kinda like a re-fresh with everything back to school and fall-tastic, so here’s my picks on what to refresh your September with and only spending $100 because let’s face it all these fun fall activities add up!

Mid Month Makeover - $100 To Update Your September

Mid Month Makeover – $100 To Update Your September

mark. Sweat Equity Dress $40 – So this is a deep dark navy sweatshirt dress with a textured houndstooth pattern… why is it my top pick?  Not just because it’s houndstooth but it’s a super versatile item for September.  Wear it as a dress as the weather still a little warm with a suede sandal, a flat or a pair of chucks for weekend.  Then as it cools down switch to a bootie or boot and as it gets even colder layer it with leggings or tights or even a collard shirt for a tailored look.  All while being extremely soft and comfy in a sweatshirt dress!  Navy is a little more chic and unexpected from your normal black, but because it’s so dark it will look really nice paired against black.

mark. sweat equity dress

mark. sweat equity dress

mark. Buckled In Tote $44 – Everyone needs a good fall bag and basic black is always a good decision.  I like this one because it’s big enough to fit everything you need to go from work to weeked and can even double as a travel bag while still not being TOO big.  It rests easy on the shoulder, has a crucial functional zip pocket on the outside  and fun details with the buckles.  Plus the material is really easy to clean.

mark. buckled in tote

mark. buckled in tote

mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Bars $16 – Just like switching up your wardrobe you need to switch up your makeup for the fall too.  You’re coming off of your summer glow so the warm bronzes, golds and peaches in this set are prefect.  Plus it’s a multitasker, one product for eyes, bronzer and highlighter and will pair perfectly with a fall lip no matter if you go berry, vampy or nude.  See how to use this product to strobe here and a golden look here.

mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Bars

mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Bars

mark. All Bundled Up FREE with a $45 purchase (a $30 value) – Now through Sept. 17th you can bet a mark. All Bundled Up Set FREE with your purchase so if you buy the items above you’ll get this, which is the perfect fall switch up for your scent.  Check my review here.

mark. all bundled up

mark. all bundled up

So we have the mark. Sweat Equity dress at $40, the Buckled In Tote for $44 and the Touch and Glow Shimmer Bars at $16, hitting $100 on the dot with a FREE gift of the All Bundled Up!  However, if you have some extra wiggle room my next pick is some fall booties!  I really like the matching bootie to the Buckled In Tote the mark. Right In Step Booties, you’ll see this shape on everyone this fall!  You can shop all the items at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger as well as all the new fall arrivals to update your September!

mark. right instep ankle boot

mark. right instep ankle boot

Go For The Gold! Olympic Inspired Makeup

Go For The Gold!  Olympic Inspired Makeup

Go For The Gold! Olympic Inspired Makeup

Who else is finding themselves in full on Olympic binge mode!?  I’ve always been a sports person but the Olympics are special!  I find myself yelling at Michael Phelps through the tv GO GO GO even though I’ve never watched or attended a swim meet in my life!  It’s a magical, inspiring time for the world!  And it’s also inspiring my makeup!  What’s better than going for the gold for an August makeup look?  Here’s my gold medal winning products for a gold… or bronze… look:

mark. On The Dot Neutral Pallet

mark. On The Dot Neutral Pallet

For the eye’s I’m loving mark. On the Dot Pallet in Neutral.  The perfect combo of bronzes and golds and even some with cool purply tones too!  Go bold and smokey and light and glimmering either way this pallet as you covered.

mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Bars

mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Bars

For face the new mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Bars are the best summer makeup multi-tasker!  Sweep it on as your bronzer, blush and highlighter all in one!  See my strobing post to see how to achieve a simple contoured look with it!

Golden Products in the Golden Hour

Golden Products in the Golden Hour

These are what I’ve been loving for my own every day, but can we take a minute and comment on the great beauty from the Olympics! Winning gold is Simone’s ombre red white and blue glitter liner!  Winning silver would be our female swimmers with their killer red white and blue manis!  Besides killing it in the pool I’ve noticed all their nails at all the events!  Finally, coming in for bronze would be Gabby’s deep plum lipstick!  Super unexpected, super awesome!

Gold:  Simone's Glittery Liner

Gold: Simone’s Glittery Liner

Silver:  Olympic Mani's

Silver: Olympic Mani’s

Bronze:  Gabby's Deep Lipstick

Bronze: Gabby’s Deep Lipstick

What’s are you loving from the Olympics!?  You can shop the mark. On The Dot Pallet and Touch and Glow shimmer bars at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger and be sure to take advantage of the awesome promos going on this week!

August 13-20:  FREE Anew Skinvincible Day Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 50 with any $45+ order Use code: SPF

August 16-17: Savor the summer and soak up the savings with up to 60% off makeup, skin care and more! No code needed.

August 18: Get free shipping with your order of $25 or more! Use code: FREE25

August 19: Flash sale! Save 30% on select products. No code needed.

 

Makeup Monday: New Easy Summer Neutral Makeup

Makeup Monday: Easy Summer Neutral Makeup

Makeup Monday: Easy Summer Neutral Makeup

I don’t always do makeup Monday’s but when I do you know its something obsession worthy.  Lately, my summer makeup obsession are the new summer shades in classic formulas from mark.  They are super easy to use for a neutral makeup look that’s also summer friendly (aka heat proof).

mark. All Time Eye New Summer Shades

mark. All Time Eye New Summer Shades

mark. Gloss Gorgeous New Summer Shades

mark. Gloss Gorgeous New Summer Shades

mark. came out with a few new shades in our old favorites for the summer.  2 new shades of their All Time Eye Hookup Longwear Shadow in Pennylane and Quicksand and 2 new shades of their Gloss Gorgeous Stay On Lip Stain in Hush and Sassy.  I have yet to try All Time Eye so I thought nows the time to pick up one of these new shades.  I went with Quicksand, a neutral beige color knowing I could use it alone or as a base for a more dramatic look.

mark. All Time Eye in Quicksand

mark. All Time Eye in Quicksand

Word On All Time Eye in Quicksand:  It’s really easy to apply.  The design is a wand like you would see for like concealer.  I apply it all over my lid and underneath and then using my pinkie I blend into the skin by lightly patting so there’s no hard lines.  I recommend applying one eye at a time.

mark. All Time Eye in Quicksand Swatch

mark. All Time Eye in Quicksand Swatch

Word on Gloss Gorgeous in Hush:  I kinda forgot how much I like the Gloss Gorgeous formulas.  I’ve gotten away from wearing gloss and really just wear balms or lipsticks, but Gloss Gorgeous is a thick gloss that’s not too sticky, that as it wears leaves a nice lip stain behind.  So you can apply this before you leave and have a good look all day long!  Hush is a really neutral light pink that wears almost sheer depending on your coloring.  It’s just the lightest pink tint which I really like for summer.

New Summer Shades. Gloss Gorgeous and All Time Eye

New Summer Shades. Gloss Gorgeous and All Time Eye

Both of these new shades I picked up work really well for a neutral summer makeup look and are super long lasting.  Especially work well for when you don’t really want to look like your wearing makeup (say at the beach/pool or playing in your summer softball league, etc.)  These shades would also be really good for a makeup beginner.  Additionally, they are super quick and easy to apply so when your too hot to do much of anything, reach for these.

All The Products You Need For A Easy Summer Makeup Look

All The Products You Need For A Easy Summer Makeup Look

For the my summer neutral makeup look I’ve paired these two with mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Cubes, Avon Extra Lasting Concealer, mark. Saved By The Gel Waterproof Gel Liner, and Avon Big and Daring Waterproof mascara.  Easily the quickest and simplest makeup look for summer that is definitely heat proof!

July's Go-To Neutral Makeup Look

July’s Go-To Neutral Makeup Look

I wore this look my entire holiday weekend from a beer and brat fest to the beach to a wine and cheese party to more beach to fireworks and s’mores and beyond!  When packing a weekender these wonders not only took up a small space in my makeup bag but also did the job when you want to look good!  You can shop the makeup look at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger  Check the shop page for the latest promo codes!

PS:  That duster I’m wearing… it’s actually the mark. Make Way For Chambray Dress worn open!  Stay tuned for more on this awesome summer piece!

Free Stuff and Favorites For National Pink Day

Happy National Pink Day

Happy National Pink Day

So today is National Pink Day… and it’s not on a Wednesday… how dare them! #onwednesdayswewearpink anyways…  If you know me you know I’m NOT a pink person at all. However, like with everything, there is always an exception, and that’s beauty.  Here are a few pink things I actually swear by and a exclusive offer for some free pink stuff.

Favorite Pink Lipstick: Avon Ultra Color Absolute Lipstick in Pink Renewal

Avon Ultra Color Absolute Lipstick in Pink Renewal Swatch

Avon Ultra Color Absolute Lipstick in Pink Renewal Swatch

Favorite Pink Blush/Highlighter: mark. Touch and Glow

mark. Touch and Glow

mark. Touch and Glow

Favorite Pink Fragrance: Ok this is a tie between Victoria Secret’s Original Pink Eau de Parfum and Avon Femme, either way you can’t go wrong!

Avon Femme (Sale $15)

Avon Femme (Sale $15)

Favorite Pink Beauty Tool: Original Beauty Blender

The Original Beauty Blender

The Original Beauty Blender

Favorite Pink Eye Makeup: Covergirl Eye Single in Pink Chiffon

CG Pink Chiffon (only this isn't a color true pic)

CG Pink Chiffon (only this isn’t a color true pic obiv)

Favorite Pink Nail Polish:  

 Light Pink:  Essie Fiji

Essie Fiji

Essie Fiji

 Barbie Pink:  Avon Gel Finish in Parfait Pink

Avon Gel Finish in Parfait Pink

Avon Gel Finish in Parfait Pink

Mega Bright Pink:  China Glaze Shocking Pink

China Glaze Shocking Pink

China Glaze Shocking Pink

Favorite Misc. Pink Item:  Avon Beauty Caddy only $9.99

Avon Beauty Caddy

Avon Beauty Caddy

 

Free Pink:  Get this 4 piece gift set for free with your $50 order at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger with promo code PINK.  Maybe pick up some Avon Femme, Gel Finish Polish in Parfait Pink and mark. Touch and Glow!  What are your favorite pink items!?

Lip Of The Week: Avon Perfectly Matte Coral Fever

Avon Perfectly Matte in Coral Fever

Avon Perfectly Matte in Coral Fever

Makeup Monday woke up with a fever… and the only prescription is more cowbell!  …Or a really good matte lipstick in a red coral shade that instantly brightens up a Monday.  I’ve definitely been digging these Perfectly Matte lipsticks but this red coral shade (Coral Fever) has to be a top pick from the bunch.  It’s a little more wearable than a true red and instantly brightens up the face coming off a sickness 😦  I paired it with mark. Touch and Glow in Coral for the rest of my Makeup Monday look.  I swirled all the shades together for a blush and just used the shimmering beige shade (cube 3) as an eye shadow with mark. Saved By The Gel liner and Avon Big and False masacra.  Topped it all off with this Avon Perfectly Matte Lipstick in Coral Fever.

mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Cube in Coral

mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Cube in Coral

Avon Perfectly Matte In Coral Fever  (SUN)

Avon Perfectly Matte In Coral Fever (SUN)

Avon Perfectly Matte In Coral Fever  (SHADE)

Avon Perfectly Matte In Coral Fever (SHADE)

If you didn’t know today is National Pi Day which means you can score this lipstick for ONLY $3.14!  (and a few other favorite products at the themed out price of $3.14 and you know I love a good theme!)  You can shop the look at my eboutique:  http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

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!

Easy Summer Makeup with 1 Product – mark. Touch And Glow Shimmer Cube In Coral

Easy Summer Makeup With mark.

Easy Summer Makeup With mark.

Summer makeup needs to be 3 things:   1.  Easy, no one wants to spend all morning putting on layers and layers of makeup, esp in summer humidity.  2.  Fresh, an over done face just doesn’t work in the summer time, sorry it just doesn’t.  3.  Packable, with summer vacations, day trips, and just being on the go you need something transportable and isn’t going to spill or burst with elevation changes.  I found THE product that fits all these and more mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Cubes in Coral.

mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Cube in Coral

mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Cube in Coral

One of mark.’s cult favorite products is it’s touch and glow shimmer cube (original, see post here).  Earlier this year they released a coral version, and honestly, I have no idea how I waited this long to pick this one up! This is the 1 product solution to your summer makeup routine.  The obvious use is to use it as a blush and/or highlighter but this killer product is one multi-tasking cream to powder wonder!

Summer Makeup Look Using ONLY mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Cube in Coral.

Summer Makeup Look Using ONLY mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Cube in Coral.

For my easy summer makeup look I used the Touch and Glow Coral on my cheeks, for contouring, as eyeshadow and on my lips!  Only tools I used were my fingers and the mark. Travel Pro Brush Set.  Because it’s smaller I was able to get more control.  Here’s how I used it:

On Cheeks: I swirled all colors and applied to the apples of my cheeks using the mark. Travel Pro Blush Brush.   For contour I used my finger in shade 6 (2nd row far right shade) and went along my temples to under the cheek in a C shape.

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mark. Touch and Glow Coral  For Eyes

mark. Touch and Glow Coral On The Eyes

On Eyes:  I used my fingers to apply shade 2 (top row middle shade) all over from lash line to brow.  Then I used shade 3 (top row far right shade) on my inner corner and half of lid and under the lower lashes.  Lastly I used a mix of shade 1, 4 and 6 on the outer half of my lid.  I lined my eyes again using the travel pro brush set with mark. Saved By The Gel in Cool Azul from the Instant Vacation Buenos Aires Vibe Collection (see here).  Finished with Avon Super Extend Winged Out Mascara.

mark. Shimmer Cubes in Coral On Lips

mark. Shimmer Cubes in Coral On Lips

On Lips:  For this very on trend lip color I used shade 8 (bottom row middle shade) applied with the lip brush from the mark. Travel Pro Brush Set.  Done and done!  It’s similar finish to those matte liquid lipsticks (like from Nyx) that are super popular.  It even lasted through eating lunch!

Easy Summer Makeup Look With 1 Product

Easy Summer Makeup Look With 1 Product

Word Of Alicia Review on mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Cubes in Coral:  Anything that multi-tasks this well gets two thumbs up from me.  Let me note it’s really hard to take pictures of your makeup (my eyes did not want to open!) so these were taken in the shade so the colors are a bit more vibrant in real life.  The color pay off on this is great but it isn’t a super long lasting formula.  When applied in the morning before work I had to touch up after work before meeting up for dinner, but really, that’s still pretty decent.  And I like how it has just the right amount of shimmer nothing too overwhelming and will be flattering on all skin types and tones.  I’m just mad I didn’t get this one sooner!

You can shop the mark. Touch and Glow Shimmer Cubes in Coral along with my eyeliner, mascara and brush set used at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger use promo code AVON60 for 20% off your $60 order or JULY25 for 25% off a $75 order or SHIP15 for free shipping on $15.

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Her (To Give or Get!)

Valentine’s Day is in 10 days!  Regardless if you love or hate the holiday here’s what I’m loving to gift or get for the loving holiday.  Or if you’re lazy just take one of my ideas and call it a day, or go ahead and send this link/post your your Valentine to shop for you <wink wink>.

Avon Skin So Soft Skindisiac Red Collection

Avon Skin So Soft Set

Avon Skin So Soft Set

Luxurious. Sensual. Pampering. Wrap your body in the seductive scent of warm vanilla blended with exotic woods and enticing red fruits for skin that feels touchably soft and smooth. A $24 value, the set includes:  Silky Body Wash – 6.7 fl. oz. A $7 value.  Body Oil Spray – 5 fl. oz. A $10 value.  Silky Body Lotion – 6.7 fl. oz. A $7 value.

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Avon Skin So Soft Skintastic Red

Avon Skin So Soft Skintastic Red

Special Bonus Gift Set: Share the love with our online exclusive gift set. Just in time for Valentine’s Day.  Set includes:  Skin So Soft Skindisiac Body Oil Spray, Skin So Soft Skindisiac Red Silky Body Wash, Skin So Soft Skindisiac Silky Body Lotion, Extra Lasting Lipstick in Fiery Red, Speed Dry+ Nail Enamel in Red Red!

 

 

Avon Ultra Sexy Pink Fragrance

Avon Ultra Sexy Pink Fragrance

Avon Ultra Sexy Pink Fragrance

My newest obsession! And ONLY $23!!!  Innocent yet sexy. A provocative fruity floral scent with flirty raspberry and fresh blushing peony mingled with sheer, sexy musk. 1.7 fl. oz.

Avon Ultra Sexy Pink 3-Piece Set

Avon Ultra Sexy Pink 3-Piece Set

Reveal your sweet and sexy side.  3-Piece Collection includes:
Eau de Toilette Spray, Luminous Body Moisturizer, Bath Nectar.

The Ultimate Pairing for V-day!

The Ultimate Pairing for V-day!

Pump up the volume, pair the Ultimate Ultra Sexy Gift include the 3 piece fragrance set with mark. All Butter Now Lip Butter and mark. Might Pretty m.Powerment Bracelet!  For $60 you have one killer gift set!

Pretty Pieces

Pretty Pieces

Special Bonus Gift Set: Share the love with our online exclusive gift set. Just in time for Valentine’s Day.  Set includes:  Ultra Sexy Pink Bath Nectar, Ultra Sexy Pink Eau de Toilette Spray, Ultra Sexy Pink Luminous Body Moisturizer, Heart Statement Necklace.

Bonus Feeling Sexy Set at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Bonus Feeling Sexy Set at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

 

 

mark. Naked Love Bath and Body Set

Lucy Hale for mark. Naked Love

Lucy Hale for mark. Naked Love

Share the love with our online exclusive mark. gift set. Just in time for Valentine’s Day. This set is just $34.99 (A $42 Value).  Set includes: mark. Naked Love Body Mist, mark. Naked Love Body Butter, Naked Love Body Wash, mark. Naked Love Hand Cream

 

Perfect Valentine’s Day Makeup

mark. Makeup For Valentine's Day

mark. Makeup For Valentine’s Day

Must Haves For Date Night! mark. Touch & Glow, Saved By The Gel Liner, All Butter Now in Baby Me and Lash Act in Blackest Black!  You might recall the look from here!

Valentine's Day Makeup Look

Valentine’s Day Makeup Look

 

 

Pajama’s

Avon Ultra Sexy Baby Doll

Avon Ultra Sexy Baby Doll

Avon Ultra Sexy Babydoll:  Make it a night to remember with a sexy babydoll and matching thong. Center bow with rhinestone charm and flocked polka dots.

Avon Lace Drape Neck PJ Set

Avon Lace Drape Neck PJ Set

Lace Detail Drape Neck PJ Set:  Talk about comfy, these loose-fitting PJs will make you want to stay in bed all day. Top features 3/4 length sleeves, a drape/cowl neckline and lace accent on the shoulders. Pants have an elastic waistband.

Avon Romantic Roses Cami Set

Avon Romantic Roses Cami Set

Romantic Roses Cami Set:  Flirty and feminine cami set with full shorts in light breathable lace. Top features a v-neck with lace trim, adjustable spaghetti straps and an empire waist line. The shorts have an elastic waistband.

 

Lot’s More To Love

There are so many more excellent options right now at my eBoutique I can’t even begin to share them all!  Great bundles just for Valentine’s Day, cute gifts for kids (search the earring set!), and a lot more to love!  Shop all the great offerings at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger and get them in time for Valentine’s Day!  BONUS get 25% off your $75 order with promo code 25LOVE

 

WORD OF ALICIA:  Get the Ultra Sexy Pink fragrance set!  At only $23 it’s a steal!  Plus it comes in the prettiest packaging and a scent that’s not too much and will be pretty universally liked.  Also if you want to pump it up, grab the mark. Mighty Pretty m.powerment bracelet, mark. All Butter Now Lip Butter and/or the matching Avon Ultra Sexy Babydoll!

Valentine’s Day Makeup

Valentine's Day Makeup Look

Valentine’s Day Makeup Look

Need a quick, easy and totally achievable makeup look for Valentine’s Day!?  No worries, because I have the BEST option that is not only easy but definitely date approved!  As much as we want to believe most fellas aren’t into heavy makeup looks, so as much fun it is to play with a super bright blue smokey eye that’s better left for girls night.  A killer Valentine’s Day look needs to be a little sweet, a little sultry and glowing!

Get The Look For Valentine's Day

Get The Look For Valentine’s Day

mark. Touch and Glow for an easy makeup look!

mark. Touch and Glow for an easy makeup look!

To Get The Look:

1.  Start with a good concealer!  Sorry, under eye circles will just never be a “in look.”  I used Avon Extra Lasting Concealer in Light Medium.  Preface it with foundation if you’re a foundation kind of person, I typically am not.

2.  Bronzer.  Contour the cheekbones with a little bronzer since a little color in February is necessary.  I used Avon Glow Bronzing Powder.

3.  Touch and Glow.  If you don’t know what mark. Touch and Glow is then get with the program!  It’s the most wonderful (and highly acclaimed) cream to powder multi-tasking pallet out there (and way cheaper than Bobbi Brown Shimmer Cubes!).  Use the top left shade all over the lid then use the bottom left shade to highlight the brow bone and inner corner.  I prefer just to use my finger for this, it works the best for me!  THEN swirl all the shades together with a blush brush and apply the apple of the cheeks.  LASTLY I like to use a foundation brush and just highlight the top of the cheek bones and above the brow bone with a little more touch and glow.  So basically, mark. Touch and Glow is the secret to a killer Valentine’s Day look!

4.  Finish off the eyes with winged out liner using mark.’s new cream liner, Saved By The Gel in Black Board.  Use the included brush for a decently thick line across the upper lash line then flip the brush over and used the angled side to get the perfect flicked out wing.  Get the lots of lashes look with mark. Lash Act in Blackest Black, and don’t forget to curl those lashes first!

5.  Lastly finish off your look with a light pink lip in mark. All Butter Now Lip Treat in Baby Me.  What’s amazing about All Butter Now is it wears like a balm so a soft moisturized lip with a great color payoff.  What could be more perfect for kissable lips for Valentine’s Day!?

Get The Look with mark.

Get The Look with mark.

Ta-da super easy and super achievable look with mark. products.  I love this look because it let’s your face shine through but you still look done up effortlessly.  You’ll look stunning for date night, hanging with your friends or even just to wear to work!  It seriously works for almost any occasion since it’s not too done up.  You can shop the products used here and get them in time for Valentine’s Day (and beyond!)  Now this look is even better on Lucy Hale on the cover of the Lot’s To Love mark. Magalog 2 so if I didn’t inspire you for Valentine’s Day maybe she can!  (only I totally think she’s wearing mark. All Butter Now in Pop Tart instead of Baby Me, but you can’t go wrong with either!)

Lucy Hale for mark.

Lucy Hale for mark.

Valentine's Day Makeup Look with mark.

Valentine’s Day Makeup Look with mark.