We recently moved! I thought it would be fun to sit down and film a little “Get Ready With Me” video and share what’s new with me and my family. I also asked on instagram to share any questions you have so I could incorporate them into this video as well.

Thank you to everyone who left a question for me to answer. I wasn’t able to answer all of them so I’ll plan to post another video similar to this one if you all enjoy it. Thank you so much for watching! xoxo, Missy

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Get Ready With Me | Q&A

1 / Where we moved? (1:03)

2 / Why we moved? (1:22)

3 / How many minutes does it take to do a hairstyle? (2:58)

4 / How can I have more volume in my hair? (3:04)

5 / Who taught you to do hair? (4:54)

6 / What is your favorite hairstyle? (5:07)

7 / Where do you get the inspiration to film all of your videos? (5:28)

8 / What are your favorite products for the summer heat to help with frizz and dry hair? (6:00)

9 / How often do you film/take hair pictures? (6:55)

10 / Do you have any tips/products you use to get the hair in your braids to lie smoothly? (7:29)

11 / If you could only apply makeup to two areas of your face, what would you choose? (9:18)

12 / If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? (10:19)

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// PRODUCT LIST //

FACE

EYES

EYEBROWS

LIPS

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// OTHER PRODUCTS //

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This tutorial is going up a little late, haha! I thought it’d be fun to share a Valentine’s inspired makeup look but this would also be fun for many different occasions or even as an every day look.

I used two different palettes but I think you could easily adapt it to match makeup you already own and love.

Of course, I love to hear from you so be sure to let me know what you think in the comments and whether  you’d love to see more makeup tutorials in the future! xo, Missy

Pink Spring Makeup Supplies:

Pink Spring Makeup Instructions:

  • Step 1 / Begin by applying a primer all over the face.
  • Step 2 / Next, use a kabuki brush or beauty blender to apply foundation over the face and down the neck.
  • Step 3 / Now apply concealer under the eyes and down the center of the face and blend it into the skin.
  • Step 4 / Fill in the brows using a pomade and then brush through them with a spoolie.
  • Step 5 / Then use a clear pomade to set them in place.
  • Step 6 / Now take the same concealer and apply it on the lids as an eyeshadow base.
  • Step 7 / From the Naked 3 palette, apply the shade ‘burnout’ to the crease, blending it out.
  • Step 8 / Then take the shade ‘buzz’ from the same palette and use this to deepen up the outer third of the lid.
  • Step 9 / Now using the Naked 2 palette, apply the shade ‘YDK’ over the inner 2/3 of the lid.
  • Step 10 / With the same palette, use the shade ‘busted’ to deepen up the outer third even more and then blend out the edges.
  • Step 11 / Now from the Naked 3 palette again, use the shade ‘dust’ over the inner third of the lid.
  • Step 12 / Then mimic the same shades on the lower lash line and blend it out.
  • Step 13 / Next take a gel liner and line the lash line.
  • Step 14 / Then curl and coat the lashes with mascara.
  • Step 15 / Next, apply a pair of false eyelashes to the lash line.
  • Step 16 / Use a bronzer to contour the face – under the cheekbones, in the temple, along the top of the forehead, down the sides of the neck, along the sides of the nose, and under the bottom lip..
  • Step 17 / Apply a few swipes of blush to the apples of the cheek.
  • Step 18 / Apply a highlighter to the tops of the cheekbones, above the eyebrows, and down the center of the nose.
  • Step 19 / To finish the look, apply a mauve/nude lip liner all over the lips.
  • Step 20 / Then apply a pale pink lipstick all over the lips.
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Hello friends! It’s been forever since I’ve sat down and shared a makeup review with you. I was looking through this blog of mine recently and just felt like something was missing. So in an effort to fill that void, I’ve decided to start sharing more makeup and (hopefully!) fashion posts with you. Let me know if there’s anything specific you’d love to hear about and I will get started on it! xo, Missy

In today’s post I’m excited to be sharing four foundations I’ve been using and loving (or not loving) recently. Over the past few years I’ve become converted to wearing full coverage foundations. Of course, there’s a time and place for a lighter coverage and I do still love BB & CC creams but these four today all have a medium to full coverage so let’s get started!  

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Makeup

This has been my tried and true foundation forever. I’ve gone through 3 bottles already and just reordered my fourth. The coverage of this foundation is absolutely amazing. I come from a family of blondes and redheads, which means freckles, and this makeup covers them all up without flinching. Don’t get me wrong I really loved my freckles but now that I’m getting older I appreciate the look of a flawless coverage.

Point #2 is the lasting power of this makeup. We’re talking all.day.long without any touchups. This is definitely my foundation of choice when I’m going for a full coverage makeup day especially when I’m filming a hair tutorial. I wear shade 1N1 Ivory.

Make Up Forever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation

I’ve used this foundation several times and every time I do, I get so frustrated. While it has great coverage, I can’t seem to keep it from breaking apart when I add products on top of it. Maybe I am not letting it dry or something but I really don’t know what I’m doing wrong.

I usually combine two different shades, Y205 and Y225, to get a close match to my skintone. While it applies evenly, and great staying power, I always notice right around when I’m applying blush and highlighter that the makeup starts to separate. If you wear and love this foundation please let me know your experience with it and I’ll continue to give it a try.

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Lines Foundation

I received this foundation recently in a pr package and was anxious to use it right away. Anything that says goodbye to lines is something I am always willing to try. Of course, I had my doubts about whether or not it would actually diminish the appearance of lines and while I never actually noticed if it did, it’s still a great foundation to use on an everyday basis.

This makeup has a lighter coverage, more medium than full, and I mix the Fair and Light shades together. Surprise, surprise that a ‘fair’ shade foundation would actually be too light for me, haha! I would also like to mention that this makeup doesn’t seem to last as long throughout the day. I always noticed later in the afternoon and evening that my foundation could’ve used a little revamp if I was going out.


Clarins Everlasting Foundation

Out of all four of these foundations, this one is my second favorite. It’s comparable to the Estee Lauder foundation in coverage and lasting power and even matches my skin tone better. I wear the shade Ivory. On most days, I switch back and forth between this foundation and the Double wear.

A close runner up to this foundation is the Clarins Skin Illusion Foundation. It has a lighter coverage, more medium, but leaves my skin soft and glowy. It’s definitely a favorite throughout the summer months when I want a more radiant, natural-ish looking finish.

*A few years ago I was sent both of these foundations to try and feature in a sponsored post. Fast forward two years and I am still wearing and loving both of these foundations.

So that wraps up my review on these four foundations. I’d love to hear which foundations you’ve tried and loved or refuse to buy again. Please share in the comments section so we can all help each other out. Don’t forget to also let me know what other topics you’d love to hear about! Thanks so much for reading! xo, Missy

PRODUCT DETAILS:

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-In-Place Makeup | Make Up Forever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation | It Cosmetics Bye Bye Lines Foundation | Clarins  Everlasting Foundation | Clarins Skin Illusion Foundation | Beauty Blender Black | Real Techniques Expert Face Brush | It Cosmetics Brush #201 | It Cosmetics Brush #704

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I know it’s past Thanksgiving which means it’s officially the Christmas season but I wanted to quickly share one last fall inspired makeup look.

Recently, I got a hold of the Urban Decay Naked Heat palette and was so obsessed with all of shades in the palette that I couldn’t resist creating this look warm toned complexion. This is a really simple makeup look that can easily be worn during the day especially with a more neutral lip.

As always, be sure to let me know what you think down below in the comment sections! Thanks so much for watching! xoxo, Missy

Easy Everyday Fall Makeup Supplies:

Eye Makeup

Face Makeup

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Now that it’s Fall I’ve been wanting to share a Fall inspired makeup look. For this tutorial I used warm toned shadows to create a halo eye which is one of my favorite techniques since I have hooded eyes. I hope you enjoy the tutorial and linked all of the products I used down below.

Be sure to let me know if you enjoy seeing makeup tutorials and would like to see more in the future! Thanks for watching! xoxo, Missy

Fall Halo Eye Makeup Product List:

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