A new trend has emerged in the beauty world… no crease hair ribbons! These comfortable, stylish accessories are the perfect way to put up your hair without having a tug. When you want to let your hair down, they can … Continue reading
Let your favorite runway looks inspire your next makeup look!
Next time you’re getting dressed, keep this simple style tip in mind: the more time you spend getting dressed, the less you should fuss over your hair. On the contrary, the more casual the outfit, the more time you should … Continue reading
Winter can be a beautiful time of the year. The snow is gracefully dusted on naked branches, sitting by a warm fire with a cup of cocoa can be peaceful, and of course the holidays bring in cheer. What’s not … Continue reading
I have a secret confession to make: I don’t like to style my hair the same way two days in a row. There, I said it. My hair-do mission has been declassified. The issue is that, perhaps unlike other women, … Continue reading
I wake up to get ready for another day of school. After I’ve picked out what I’m going to wear, I head to the bathroom to do my hair and makeup. My brown eyeliner, mascara, and rosy pink lipstick are … Continue reading
I’ve been seeing Marilyn Monroe everywhere recently, and though I’ve been seeing her for ages, I only finally noticed her gorgeous makeup, and the makeup of all the risque pin up girls from that era. I wanted to recreate their classic makeup look with a little modern flair. Red lips and winged eyeliner are the timeless centerpieces of this look, and amazingly, they flatter everybody! So the next time you’re feeling a little bold, channel Marilyn Monroe and wear this look!
-Clinique Superpowder Double Face Makeup in 02 Matte Medium
-E.L.F Eyelid Primer
-Sephora Collection Shopping Bag Palette
-Almay Liquid Liner in Black
-Jordana White Eyeliner Pencil
-Maybelline Falsies Mascara
-Revlon Brow Fantasy in Dark Brunette
-Almay Pureblends Eyeshadow in Apricot
-Clinique Quickliner for Lips in Chilli
-Revlon Lip Butter in Candy Apple
Song by Sophia Loren, ‘Zou Bisou Zou Bisou’
Sweet rosy cheeks and lips are the star of the show in this look, with soft neutral eyes. You never want to look overdone for school, just pretty and polished! All brushes used were either from Ecotools or from Sephora Collection.
- Tarte Clean Slate Poreless Primer
- Clinique Line Smoothing Concealer in Medium Honey
- Bare Minerals Mineral Veil
- Maybelline Mineral Power Blush in Soft Plum
- Maybelline Sunbaked Neutrals Palette
- Maybelline Stylish Smokes Eyeshadow in Nutmeg
- Maybelline Full N’ Soft Mascara
- Revlon Brow Fantasy in Dark Brunette
- Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow in Va Va La Bloom
- Maybelline Baby Lips in Cherry Me
The video is silent, so if you have any questions about what I’m doing feel free to comment! This is my first time making a video so I wasn’t sure how long to hold up each product, so my camera couldn’t focus on each product. Hope you guys enjoyed the look!
Gold eyeliner is known for making a comeback every summer with its exotic, gorgeous glow, and this year its popularity has peaked. Gold eyeliner has been everywhere, from models on the runway, to Cinna in the Hunger Games. This year its been inspiring makeup users everywhere to try something new. I know I was dying to try out this new trend, and I can’t say I was disappointed. Gold is one of those few universally flattering colors that actually works with all skin tones.
But with makeup companies coming out with gold eyeliners every minute, it’s easy to get confused. There are so many different choices for us, it can be hard to know which to pass up, and which products are actually worth binging on. So, I went ahead and put together a handy dandy list of budget friendly gold eyeliner options for you lovely readers, as well as a few pricier ones for those of you willing to splurge.
Liquid (best for dramatic night looks)
- Steal- NYX Liquid Crystal Glitter Liner in Gold $4.50
- Splurge- Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Liner in Baked $18.00
Loose Pigment (best applied using a wet, angled eyeliner brush)
- Steal- L’oreal HiP Shocking Shadow Pigments in Visionary $12.00
- Splurge- MAKE UP FOR EVER Metal Powder in Sunflower Gold (the same one used on Lenny Kravitz in the Hunger games!) $23.00
Pencil (best for highlighting and everyday wear)
- Steal- Milani Liquif’Eye Metallic Eye Liner Pencil in Gold $5.50
- Splurge- Laura Mercier Kohl Eye Pencil in Black Gold $20.00
I’m super excited to kick off this back-to-school series and answer all of your beauty and fashion related questions for the new school year! All of Inexpensive Chic’s contributing writers and I will be tackling these topics that every girl is thinking about as the first day approaches.
If there are any topics that you don’t see covered in the video, suggest them to us in the comments and we will try our best to make sure they’re answered sometime during this 2 week series!
So, sharpen your pencils… and get ready to go back-to-school with Inexpensive Chic. Coming July 30.