Brown eyeliner. Yay or nay?

I love me some black eyeliner. Black liner helps to define the eyes and give you that dramatic look, right? Of course I love purple, green and blue on the waterline as well, but brown? Welp….there’s a first time for everything.

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Johnson’s Challenge: Using baby oil as a makeup remover

I think this may be the one trick that lot of ladies are familiar with. You’ve tried this, haven’t you? I think baby oil works great for removing eyeliner and mascara.

And you’re not only removing the makeup but you’re moisturizing the area below the eyes as well. Hollers!

Who else uses baby oil to remove makeup?

 

 

 

FOTD Friday: Really e.l.f.? 100 for only eyeshadows for $10?

If there is one brand the Clumps kids want to see more reviews of, it would be e.l.f. And rightfully so. After all, Clumps of Mascara is all about products for those new to makeup. And with e.l.f. having products that start at $1, why shouldn’t they be highlighted on the site? Right you are, sugar plums. Check out the video review and quick FOTD (face of the day) of one of my many e.l.f discoveries.

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New York Fashion Week Fall 2011: DKNY

While I’m not at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week this season, I am loving the looks that I am seeing on some of these runways. Take the DKNY runway, for example…

Maybelline New York Global Makeup Artist Charlotte Willer used such a unique technique for the lids.

Charlotte used Maybelline’s Line Express Eyeliner in Soft Black. She drew a line from the inner corner and took it out past the outer corner of the eye. The results?

A look that I’ll probably try to re-create myself. How hot is that?

Creamy shadows for a Valentine’s Day look

Valentine’s Day. I know, I know. Some of us love it and the rest of us feel like crawling in a hole until February 14 comes and goes. The Love Dork that is me has always REALLY liked Valentine’s Day. And I like to go all out when it comes make-up and nails. If you’re looking for some awesome eye shadows, check out these lovely ones from Sephora.

Stunning right? But wait…

These kids are total winners in my book. While they are intended for eye shadows, I find that they work better as bases. And you have to work quickly because once they dry, they ain’t budgin’. The sponge-tip applicators may make for tough application. My suggestion? Dap a bit on your fingers and theeeeen apply the shadows on your lids. I’ll be doing an FOTD or two using these kids. They are surprisingly crease-less and fantabulous. Not bad for $20. You can scoop ‘em up at Sephora stores or Sephora.com.

Got any idea Valentine’s Day look ideas?

Hello Kitty Beauty by Sephora: Super Fun palette

Y’all already know how much of a Hello Kitty fan. And I was practically doing cartwheels when I heard that Sephora was coming out with a Hello Kitty Beauty line. I managed to grab a few of the items during the VIB sale.

First up…this super cute eye shadow palette.

But are the shadows as good of a quality as the the packaging?

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