I’m in love with Butter London’s Bloody Brilliant Lip Crayons.  They have changed my mind on my feelings on Lip Crayons.  I usually am not a fan of lip crayon’s so I never have good expectations from them. I find crayons to be too creamy so that they bleed and become messy.  Also, I don’t like how crayons are hard to sharpen because they are so soft.  Butter London’s Lip Crayon’s are creamy but they are not messy.  I love how moisturizing they are and how glossy they look on.  They have that lip gloss look without the stickiness of a lip gloss. I tried four different colors, Tea With The Queen, Disco Biscuit, Teddy Boy, and Ruby Murray.   Bloody Brilliant Lip Crayons are made with Mango Seed Oil and Marula Oil both of these help with lip moisturization.  They made my lips feel smooth and soft. They also have…

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Now that fall is here it’s time for red lipstick, here is an easy guide to help you select a red lipstick for your skin tone. A bold red lip is such a classic look,  I love it with just mascara and winged liner…it makes me feel very French.  Finding the right red is often a struggle.  I am constantly buying new reds and never wearing them.  Either the red is too pink, or too orange.  Here is a guide that will help you find the right color. FAIR WITH COOL UNDERTONES If you are fair with cool undertones find a red with Blue-based it will complement and warm up the cool pink undertones found in very fair skin.  Also, it will make your teeth look whiter.   FAIR WITH RED HAIR Red heads can wear red lipstick.  Look for a red with orange undertones or coral-reds on redheads with fair…

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I tried a few products from celebrity makeup artist Jay Manuel’s Beauty collection.  Jay Manuel has a beauty app (you can get it in the App Store, it’s free)  that helps you matches colors for you using a photo.  In the app you can either take a selfie or use a photo already in your album.  I chose taking a selfie with no makeup on.  Don’t take your selfie in direct sunlight, or else it will wash you out.  Try to take a photo in a brightly lit room to get the best matches for makeup.  I tried a few times and finally got a great natural lighting photo.  I will start with the Narcotic Eyeshadow Quad, it is a great combination of colors.  I loved all four of them so much.  They are the perfect combination for a beautiful smokey eye.  You can layer the colors to make them…

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