Posts from the ‘Makeup’ category

Spring into Palettes Giveaway

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It feels like I haven’t done a giveaway in ions! Well, this week make sure to enter my Spring into Palettes Giveaway. I’ll be giving away three makeup palettes loaded with everything you’ll need to update your Spring makeup look.

Scroll down to see what’s in these palettes and make sure to read the entry guidelines at the end of this post. Good luck!

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Credo’s Beauty Bar

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You guys, I have found my new favorite beauty supply store! It’s Credo’s Beauty Bar located in Los Angeles, and it is loaded with all things non-toxic, cruelty-free, and organic beauty. The store itself has a cool vibe when you enter which instantly set me in a peaceful mood. The beauty specialists working there are so welcoming and were available to answer any and all my questions with ease. They also offered to make samples of products for me to take home and try out before committing. I just love when a store goes above and beyond!

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Wander Beauty

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Ok, so if you don’t know by now…I’m all about lifestyle beauty! This type of look works on everyone because you’re simply enhancing your own natural beauty with a just few products.

Recently, I worked on a gorgeous beauty photo shoot and used the amazing up-and-coming makeup brand, Wander Beauty. Not only can you achieve a flawless makeup application with these products, they’re also portable, travel-friendly, and the majority of the products are multi-purpose. This means you can use one product for many different purposes and I just love that! Keep scrolling to see the images from my shoot and to learn more about the products I used from Wander Beauty.

renee loiz makeup

My model didn’t need much coverage, and using the Dualist Concealer worked perfectly for her flawless complexion. One side of this concealer has a matte texture that I used to camouflage undereye shadows. The other side is an illuminating concealer that I used to highlight and brighten the inner corners of her eyes.

On her eyelids, I swiped on Champagne Liquid Eyeshadow, which goes on like silk. Once this eyeshadow sets, it doesn’t budge until you remove it! I layered on a couple of coats of this eyeshadow to really bring out its soft, golden color. Her lashes were coated with Wander Beauty’s glossy black Volume and Curl Mascara for definition.

larry bartholomew photography

On-The-Glow Blush is one of my favorite multi-tasking products to use on set. It makes for a quick and easy application and leaves the skin with such a pretty glow. Using my fingertips, I mixed the Coral Rose blush and Nude Glow highlighter together and patted this custom color onto the apples of her cheeks. Her lips were filled in with Pink City Lip Gel, a soft rose color, for a sheer, glossy and stained lip.

inanna bantu wardrobe stylist

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Love, love, love Wander Beauty’s products and how they made my model’s skin glow! I can’t wait to try more from this line. Check out more from their product line on their website or at Sephora. Make sure to keep me updated on what you try in the comments below.

Photography: Larry Bartholomew, Makeup and Hair: Renée Loiz, Wardrobe Styling: Inanna Bantu, Model: Nikayla Novak

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Amiah Miller

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You know when something works out and comes together “oh so lovely”? I think I can pretty much say that about this editorial I worked on for Mini-Maven with rising star, Amiah Miller. From the photographer to the wardrobe stylist and of course to the hair and makeup, this shoot worked out perfectly. Scroll down to check it out and learn more about the products I used. I hope you love it just as much as I do!

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