FOTD Friday: Halloween Look!

| October 24, 2008 | 18 Comments


Happy Friday, beautiful people! Ohmigoodness, this week has been an amazing one! Between yesterday’s Breast Cancer Awareness contest, gas goin’ day and just being alive, I can’t complain! This week’s FOTD goes in conjunction the Jaimie from Just Kiss ‘N Makeup‘s Halloween contest.

I loooove doing this! Last year I did two.

I love doing looks with pops of color! This year I wanted my look to have a story behind it.

Yeeeep, go ‘head and pull up a chair.

LOL, I’m just playin’…I won’t be long. I am in LOVE with all things African. The culture, the music, the food, the history, the garments..I just love my heritage. But as an African American with untraceable roots to the African continent, I often find a hard time “connecting” to my lost background. When I first jumped on the “Halloween Look” bandwagon, I immediately knew I wanted to do an African look. Here was my inspiration:


I loved it! That green goes beautifully against her dark skin. Green eyeshadows, actually have a special place in my make-up stash. Meet the family…

Altogether I used a combination of ALL of those greens so should you need specific names, just ask. :) I even tried some false lashes for the first time. They were great for the look but I can’t see myself ever wearing those things regularly. My eyes were just a waterin’.

For the lips, I decided to go with a 14K color so I used some of my MAC Golden Lemon pigment and mixed it with a clear gloss (N.Y.C. Cosmetics, holla!).

To make the green pop even more I bronzed my face down with Cargo Bronzer. I love how it didn’t make me ashy but gave me “glow”. The lining of the mask comes from Urban Decays 24/7 eyeliner in Envy. So here’s the look!



Sometimes I get TOO
ANTM in my pictures, uh? HA!


Do yall know I walked around my house like this?! I just felt good with the make-up and the wrap and the clothes! Loved it! Why not a scary look? I’m not a big fan of Halloween to begin with and I don’t really like scary stuffs. Hence why I can’t watch the nightly news.

I kid! Not really but kinda. :)

There’s my submission for the contest! What do yall think?

Be honest, be honest…

Have a wonderfuuuul weekend!!


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  1. Traycee says:

    Love it…The one the looks like a puzzle is my favorite

  2. Askmewhats says:

    Hi Sweetie! I love the outfit! Too sexy! and I love all the looks you did! you can just pull off any drawings you do to your face! You just got the looks girl!

  3. Connie says:

    Love the puzzle look! The mask is something totally wearable and not too OTT. very nice! Good luck :)

  4. EbeautyBlog.com says:

    NICEEEEE!!!

    I like the puzzle and the mask look. Very creative :)

  5. Amina says:

    beautiful!!!!!
    ok i really need to work on mine..
    i just have no ideas on what to do

  6. B says:

    Traycee–> Thanks! That took me soooo long to do. But it was fun!

    Nikki–> Thank ya, mama! It's all in good fun. :)

    Connie–> I think so too. I would definitely wear it to a party.

    ebeautyblog.com–> Thank youuu!!

    Amina–> Yeah, riiiight. I bet yours is going to be amazing. :)

  7. Product Junkie Diva says:

    You look so nice. That green looks amazing on you.
    Have a great weekend.
    PJD

  8. gio says:

    I love the mask look! It’s very creative and it looks great on you.

  9. MsDiva543 says:

    Love the look.
    Lol before i read it i just looked at the pics and i was about to be like “Girl what kind of mascara is THAT?!” lol and then i read that they were falsies.
    very creative tho.

  10. Anonymous says:

    You are so beautiful…oh my god…I am in awe…Thank you for blog…it is good to see a natural sister with such confidence and spunk…you GOOOO GIRRRLLL

    Another African sister

    Peace.

  11. ...:::BEAUTIFUL...BROWN...SKIN:::... says:

    Love the look hun…as for the wrap…whoa now sexy B!! LOL!! U look jus gawjus girl!!

  12. Luxe Tips says:

    I looove this look B! Awesome. You are very creative! Thank you for the beautiful com[liment you gave my family. They are truly my joy! I hope to see you in the ATL soon!

  13. LovelyBella73 says:

    I’m loving this look! You look simply amazing. Green is my fav color, so I’ve officially fallen in love with the mask!

    Have a great weekend love!

  14. so blu is ninja too says:

    OHHH I love this look… it’s just amazing.
    I LOVE the color on your lips.. I must admit I ‘m on a quest for the perfect lip color…

    can’t wait to see what next friday will bring..

  15. Miss Anjela says:

    The green looks oh so gorgeous on you! Go ahead, Africa’s Next Top Model!

  16. The Home Spa Goddess says:

    I like the look and the headwrap:)

  17. Fashion's Darling says:

    OMG! I love thissss!! I know I’m late on commenting (sry!) but you are awesome with makeup…love your lashes in thegreen mask look.

  18. AnyaPosh says:

    hahaha, you look like a ninja turtle in the first photo. so cute! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

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