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Elegant Night LOTN and OOTN! (Look of the night & Outfit of the Night)

Before I left for vacation, I was gifted some makeup from a friend. She gave me the Zoeva Mixed Metals palette, a few Zoeva blushes and a Tom Ford Cream color. Of course, after she gave it to me she told me that she wanted to see a makeup look that I created using the products. I wasn't going to post it because the lighting isn't the best; but, here it is along with what I wore on Elegant night.

What I'm Wearing:

-Jumper by Rainbow Shops
-Heels gifted by a friend
-Clutch by Lane Bryant
-Necklace, ring and earrings by Vivi Jewelry
-Bracelet by Body Central

Makeup Deets:


-Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz Caramel


-Too Faced shadow insurance for eye primer
-Mac Arena eyeshadow as brow highlight
-Viseart matte brown eyeshadow as transition color
-Viseart matte dark brown eyeshadow in crease
-Viseart matte black/Zoeva Onyx eyshadows to darken crease
-Zoeva Ore Stone eyeshadow on lid
-The Balm Schwing Black liquid eyeliner
-Broadway Strip Lash glue
-G.L.A.M. by Samantha A…

GLAM All-Star Voyage: Makeup Cruise! Part 2 (The Experience!)

Hello Glamour Dolls,

As mentioned in a previous post, I attended the Glam All-Star Voyage cruise; it's a cruise where you can vacation and take makeup classes from some of the most talented and accomplished Makeup Artists in the business...the classes are discounted because you're already spending money on the cruise and/or airfare. The port of sail changes every year, last year was Miami and this year we sailed out of New Orleans. The cruise was just as great as it was last year! Read on for my experience, and for some new tips and tricks that I learned.

The first day of the cruise, after sail away, was a meet & greet held at the Red Frog pub on the Lido deck. There, I met the wonderful travel agent, Sameisha Adolph that planned the entire cruise and a few of the artists teaching the classes. I also received my Glam bag, which all of the attendees received.

The Glam bag contained a beautiful itinerary/program and bio on the artists, supplies from Qosmedix, a pair of lash…

Beauty and Lifestyle Travel Essentials

Traveling creates opportunities to pack just enough of your essentials or either over pack. When it comes to beauty and lifestyle items, I tend to lean on the over packing side because I love having options to chose from.

Here are a few of my must-have essentials that I pack for all of my trips (except weekend getaways). I guess you could also file these under the "if you're ever stranded on a desert island, what would you have to have" category.

Clarisonic Mia 2 

Nothing is as good as washing and exfoliating my face as my Clarisonic Mia 2. I love it! My face feels the difference every time I wash, it gives a deep but gentle clean, removes every trace of makeup and leaves my skin soft and radiant. My Mia 2 has been kicking for years and it's on it's last leg, so; I upgraded to the Mia 3.

Baby Wipes 

I've been using baby wipes for years to remove my makeup. They are less inexpensive than makeup wipes and you get more for your money. I can easily get between 70-80…