Politically Pretty: The Look!

| October 3, 2008 | 22 Comments

Finally–my Politically Pretty submission. It is no surprise that I love having FUN with make-up. While I am conservative (uhhh, not politically) throughout the week because of work, I enjoy nothing more than doing crazy, funky and out of this world looks.

Now the story behind my look: It just makes sense to show tribute to Barack Obama. While I can’t pretend that I agree with every statement that he has said, I would be remiss if I did not show my pride for this man. HE is what I dreamed about but thought would never happen. To think that little Black girls may grow up in the White House…I just—can’t express how happy this makes me.

And no, I don’t think Obama can save America. No, I don’t like him just because he’s Black. To be honest, I have never been extremely patriotic; I think it’s because I know my history. But that’s a blog post for RoaR blog. ;)

Anyway…that was the inspiration behind my look. And since I love the logo, I decided to run with that.

I used:

MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NW45
CoverGirl Queen Natural Hue Minerals Bronzer
Stila Convertible Color in Rose

MAC Technakohl liner in Graphblack
Milani Lip pencil in Bonfire
NYX pencil in Sapphire
Urban Decay Glide-on liner in Lucky
MAC Eyebrow pencil in Stud (brows)
NYX pencil in White

MAC Tendertone in Hot ‘N Spicy

There it is!

Check out Danyelle’s!

While my intention is to not infuriate fellow beauty bloggers and readers, I can’t help but feel so much pride in my candidate of choice. But I’m not the only lady cognizant of this election and politics in general. Check out these other blogs and the looks that these beautiful women of come up with!

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  1. Amina says:

    so beautiful!!
    You did a great job replicating the logo!!

  2. Danyelle says:

    That looks good! Leave it to you to be sooo creative. Did you go anywhere with this look???

    ~*!GO OBAMA!*~

  3. Gangstarr Girl says:

    Ooooh this is FIRE!!!! I likey! You really hooked up the logo.

  4. Jamila says:

    Leave it to B to get all gangster with and do the dang logo! Ha! You did a great job chica!

  5. Jaimie @ Just Kiss 'N Makeup says:

    that is so cute, b!

  6. <3 Shawnta says:

    ohhhhhh I love how the red road swoops over the eye!!!

  7. <3 Shawnta says:

    ohhhhhh I love how the red road swoops over the eye!!!

  8. <3 Shawnta says:

    ohhhhhh I love how the red road swoops over the eye!!!

  9. <3 Shawnta says:

    ohhhhhh I love how the red road swoops over the eye!!!

  10. Pumps And Gloss says:

    Great job….as usual!! Yes we can (oh and we will!!)

  11. Sass says:


  12. Vanessa says:

    WOOT! We reppin’!

  13. Fashion's Darling says:


    you’re awesome you know that?

    seriously this is nice!

  14. yummy411 says:

    hotness b! you rocked this challenge!!

  15. Miss Anjela says:

    B, This is beyond beautiful!! Go Obama ;)

  16. Lani says:

    i love how you did the logo ma! it looks exactly like it! and you are right, we are fly mamacitas for being AWARE of what’s going on. thank you so much for the invite to participate. i had fun doing it. love you! xoxo ;)

  17. Shen says:

    wow! you are rockin this look! :) i think it is admirable that you have a stand. :)

  18. gio says:

    I love this, you are so creative! Great job!

  19. slvrlips says:

    So creative and cute!!! This was a fun challenge

  20. ...:::BEAUTIFUL...BROWN...SKIN:::... says:

    This was really creative, I love the logo. Very well done hun!!

  21. *Jen* says:

    B this looks fabulous! I so wish I could’ve participated in this!

  22. Askmewhats says:

    oh WOW SIS!!! I love love love this look! You are so creative! I missed you B!

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