Hi ya Gorgeous!Happy Monday! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I get more accomplished on a Monday than I do all week!
So I received a box full of goodies for a NYFW Survival Pack story and the bummer is, the mail in my area is a tad bit slower than the rest of the country due to it’s ruralness.
But wait! These goodies that could help a person survive the long days of the fashion week are the same goodies that can take you from your summer routine into a Fall skincare routine that will heal and nurture skin in dry harsh conditions!
Also – find the link for the Financially Wise Women Money Class taught by Brittney Castro, who recently taught this class to a group of women hosted at Kim Kardashian’s house. Say what you will about the Kardashians, they know a thing or two about growing and managing wealth. It’s worth a look- so click here!
Thank you for watching!
Please subscribe and ding the bell!
Hi ya Gorgeous!
Happy Monday! I love Mondays! Today’s post and video feature the brand elvis+elvin skincare. I tried a charcoal bar for cleansing and a dual activation mask that was really interesting.
This mask though! It comes in two parts and you mix them together in a bowl and then it becomes this super gelatinous consistency that you spread on the skin and let it dry before peeling off. On hind sight, I wish I would have applied this with my mask fan brush.
Watch the video to learn the details and get your own elvis+elvin skincare to help transition from hot sweaty summer skin to dry needs more moisture Fall skin!
There is a new adventure afoot and like the song says “times are a changin'”!
Today I have a video vlog and update for Makeup University and what Lions Rest Productions has been up to as well as a product introduction!
Hope this finds you and your family enjoying an amazing restful time together!
Be sure and do some rest today – I know how easy it is to take this extra day off and fill it with chores that need attention – maybe do a few and then schedule some restful play!
Thanks for watching – please subscribe if you haven’t yet!
This special edition of Makeup University – on a Sunday, not a Monday is to give a shout out of encouragement to Katy Perry – you go girl! You got this!
I’m not watching the VMA’s tonight because I find that it is all on Twitter and Youtube anyhow that I can save some time by not watching live.
Oh, that and my new found hobby of reading and watching Game of Thrones. It took me a long time to get into this and now that I am, I love it! I think I like it because it has a bit of Camelot and a touch of Lord of the Rings to it?
So while I enjoy that, you enjoy this video I made for last year’s MTV Video Music Awards!
Remember: you are beautiful!
Thank you for visiting the blog and check back for promotions and beauty giveaways!
Hi ya Gorgeous!The month of August is on! Back to School is in full swing here in Arizona – my son is already back in his class and now he waits for his first break. Seriously!
Makeup University has been so busy at makeup events, product launches and a few music video and film sets too!
In between all of the work and the travel, I have had the good pleasure of receiving these samples from DOVE of the Intensive Repair shampoo and conditioner.
Nourishes to repair the appearance of damaged hair
• System for visible repair and progressive nourishment, wash after wash
• Nutri-Keratin Repair Actives help repair damage deep inside hair
• Hair looks healthy, strong and more beautiful
• Helps protect against future damage with continuous use
• Suitable for daily use
Nutri-Keratin Repair Actives help repair damage deep inside hair
• Visibly repairs signs of surface hair damage
• Deeply nourishes damaged hair
• Makes hair feel smoother, helps detangling and improves manageability
• Gives both instant and progressive results with continuous use
• Suitable for daily use
Get yours on Amazon using these links or visit your favorite drugstore/mass retailer!
Hi ya GorgeousHow’s your Monday now? Or should I say, how’s your summer? Here in Arizona, the summer is in full broil and school for the cub starts back in 3 short weeks …or are they short? He is definitely ready to go back and see his friends which brings to mind the question that year round school, with a 2 week break in between semesters would do just fine. On to the makeup!
I recently received some very lovely samples from LORAC of their color story collection for the reboot of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
Something to know going forward, I am ride or die for the original
1990’s animated version and none to thrilled about another warmed over
version of an Oscar winning trophy of a film. In short, I have not seen the film yet, and when it arrives on Netflix, I will let you know my thoughts.
In the meantime, I think that LORAC has knocked it out of the park again, with Disney, and another amazing, collector edition of a makeup color story for a film. I was SO impressed with the Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales collection ,though this is just as stunning.
I have the eyeshadow pallet, cheek color palette, lipglosses and lipsticks and I’m beyond delighted! The colors are everyday perfect and if you know LORAC products, you know how soft, silky, smooth, blendable, pigmented, wet or dry they are!
I love all of the lip colors and the lipsticks or lip glosses can be worn alone, with liner, paired together or mixed and matched!
If you are a fan of anything Disney, Belle, Beast, the film or LORAC and special editions, rush to get these now because who knows how long they will be around!
Remember to let me know in the comments – if you were going to buy a film makeup color story – what products do you want to buy?
asking for your help so as I develop the makeup color story for BEARLY
film, Jael, ZBoy and Nascar Nights – I want to be sure and create the
top products that people are most interested in buying!
Personally, I live in bronzer and gloss – so those are top items for me to create! Looking forward to your thoughts!
Hi ya Gorgeous!
Whoa! This month! This year! Not complaining though it’s been jam packed and has me going every which way!
This video gives you a wee update, and then a last minute Mother’s Day gift idea with Dove soaps – which are classic beauty.
Finally, meet Humble Brush – omg – I love these and I’m so glad i got a chance to sample and meet this brand. They are doing what we need to be doing in conservation. I never even thought about how much plastic I throw away when it comes to a dozen toothbrushes a year.
Humble Brush has won several awards and continues to make an impact! The hand is biodegradable, the packaging is compostable, the process of the bamboo is sustainable and the bristles are BPA free!
When you buy a Humble Brush – the sale creates a free gift of a toothbrush to a child in need worldwide. Available on the Humble Brush website or Amazon.
Finally, I read a book a week and Makeup University has run several book reading clubs and challenges! Summer is here and now is the best time to challenge your children to keep reading over the summer months!
I recently read The Road Back To You by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile. It’s about the “enneagram” and how you find a number that correlates to your personality and ways to enhance yourself or heal yourself. It is a slow starter – but stick with it – it finishes strong! From the Amazon description: The Enneagram is an ancient personality typing system with an uncanny
accuracy in describing how human beings are wired, both positively and
Hi ya Gorgeous!
Whoa. Okay. I can explain. No need for excuses. Though here it goes. In the beginning of 2017, I said I would only be posting on Monday due to my busy schedule with my feature film, Jael A Western Tale. I am finished with the script, there are still a few roles to cast and then, the forever list of details that need to be managed and completed to get us to production!
You can learn more about it on it’s Facebook page here: http://facebook.com/jaelawesterntaleThis week, the focus is on the Influenster Vox Box from Lancome. Oh such sweet goodies!
I received these products for free as a gift to review and give my honest opinion. I can honestly say that I don’t really like the liquid form of the foundation but this stick is a dream! It’s a semi matte finish and dries down powdery without caking in face creases. Bonus! Then the concealer is thicker than my normal brand but for those who need more coverage, I think you will enjoy the consistency, coverage and wear time! Which is long! I’m amazed by the click highlighter pen which when you click the button on the end it oozes out a bit of rose and gold shimmer liquid which more like a veil wash of color and highlight than an actual highlight powder or cream. I used it all over my face! Finally, the lip gloss is light and can be work alone, over a lipstick or lip liner. It’s so versatile and perfect for your spring and summer looks! So like Lancome says, Don’t Glow It Alone!
So part of my current over whelm is that while I am watching my feature film slowly … oh … so…slowly make it’s way to production, I did a documentary in the mean time. It was like taking a job on top of a job!
It’s completed and finishing up it’s distribution deal now, funny, how it’s easier to place a true story versus a fiction one!
This photo shows Purequosa. Otherwise known as a stinky gal who swears she is not a germaphobes new best friend!
I received a sample from them to test and it came at the best time ever! I was en route from one NASCAR race in Las Vegas to another in Phoenix and it went from hot to hotter. This colloidal silver spray with essential oils is amazing! I used it on the surface of some places, in the air in others, on my skin and in my mouth for a freshening up!
It’s available on Amazon right now – and if you have kids, pets, relatives, a house, a car, armpits and yuck mouth – you need this! Your spring break will thank you!
Finally, my favorite segment, “What Are You Reading” this week! I’m re-reading the #BeMore book by Sandi Krakowski. I love it’s bite sized nuggets of inspiration and wisdom. Get yours on Amazon today! http://amzn.to/2nJjKeh
Okay, now let’s watch t his week’s video!
Thank you for watching!
Please subscribe to the channel!
Give the video a thumbs up with comment too please!
Special thank you to Influenster Vox Box for the compimentary sample of Lancome Teint Idole Ultrawear makeups
LANCOME Teint Idole Ultrawear stick in buff
LANCOME Teint Idole Ultra Wear Camouflage in Ivoire
LANCOME Click n Glow in Lumieres Rosees
LANCOME Mirrored Nude lip gloss
Hi ya Gorgeous!Thank you for joining me! I know I have mentioned previously that I am missing the daily writing though enjoying the process of working on my feature film and now, when it comes to products to review I am super choosy about who and what I work on. This week’s products are totally amazois and I know you will love them – especially if you enjoy plant based products!
I know many of you are enjoying your spring breaks this week and next- please remember to wear sunscreen!
Now, meet Karite Shea Butter!
Karité’s dermatologist-created products feature natural ingredients
such as high concentrations of raw, unrefined shea butter and palm oil
sourced directly from Ghana, as well as unrefined organic coconut oil.
Using a unique technology to blend these ingredients, Karité is able to
produce non-toxic products for maximum skin hydration and nourishment.
This one-of-a-kind combination of natural botanicals provides
antioxidant, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory benefits that results in
unparalled moisture that soothes and heals even the most sensitive
Our team is led by a top-ranked dermatologist. Together, our vision is to bring the many benefits of shea butter to you. Get yours at http://mykarite.com
Now let’s talk hair. I used to have super stick straight smooth hair until I had my son, now I’ve got wavy fuzzy kinda curly hair! If I want straight hair, I have to use a smoothing serum and hot iron, until now!
I just met this brand, Eprouvage and it’s active plant based formula makes for natural hair smoothers in the smoothing shampoo and conditioner. Get yours at Ulta Beauty locations nationwide in the USA.
A replenishing and detangling conditioner that
provides hydration to unruly hair. This formula nourishes and hydrates
for sleek, manageable hair. Formulated with our Progressive Plant Cell
Technology for healthier looking hair and scalp.
Restores hydration and nourishes dry, unruly hair.
Gently detangles without weighing hair down.
Replenishes moisture and improves manageability.
A smoothing shampoo that gently cleanses while
providing optimal softness and shine. Hair is left feeling healthy and
smooth without weigh down. Formulated with our Progressive Plant Cell
Technology for healthier looking hair and scalp.
Cleanses hair and scalp while restoring hydration.
Tames dry, tired strands for frizz-free, sleek styles.
Increases hair’s resistance to breakage.
Ok, before you get into the video, let me just say, that this is the third and final time that I will be recommending the Tim Ferris book Tools of Titans.
It’s available on Amazon now, for $16 and this book is a tool for training yourself to do better in every area of your life from stories of people who have already excelled in those areas! You need this book!
Now, let’s get into this week’s video!
Thank you for watching Makeup University!
Please subscribe to the channel and ding the bell so you are notified of new videos posting!