Be my Valentine♡ Makeup edition

Hi guys,

Valentines day is soon and I’m really excited because I love Valentines day, sadly here in Switzerland it isn’t a big deal. But I don’t care so get ready for my Valentines day special edition because for the next few weeks it will be almost the only thing I’ll be posting.

I already did my face makeup, so this is going to be more of an eye makeup tutorial.
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This is how I’m starting out. If you want to know what I used, this is it:
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Clinique acne solution(in 01 fresh alabaster), Clinique chubby stick(in 07 super strawberry), Sunkissed bronzer(color at the bottom),Catrice highlighter(in C01 Far and beyond),Nyx eyebrow cake powder(in Dark brown/brown),got2b powderful

I also used L’Oréal BB Cream Anti-dark circles and Yardley Oatmeal 2 in 1 blemish stick in Ivory, but I couldn’t find them anywhere.  I think they are discontinued. 
By the way I used the Chubby Stick as a blush and it worked really way. It gave a nice subtle color.

Now to my eyes. I grabbed my Bobbi Brown Shimmer Wash eye shadow in the color Champagne 13. I used it in the corner of my eye, under my eyebrow and over my whole eye lid.
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Then I took my Long wear cream shadow, also by Bobbi Brown in the color Heather 30. This I just put over my lid. It is a purple color but it’s still subtle.

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Next I grabbed my nyx Smokey look kit.
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I chose the darkest grey color in the middle and brushed it in the corner of my eye. I didn’t brush exactly in the corner of my eye but smudged the gray a little bit over my temple for an extra smokey look. Be sure to blend it well though.
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The next step is optional. I did it for a more intense look. I just grabbed my liquid liner and drew a thin line at the bottom and at the top of my eye, but only in the corner. Then I grabbed a kajal and went over the line I did before. Then just smudge it a little bit.
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Now because of the black around my eye I filled my waterline with a white kajal. It just opens my eyes a little bit more.
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For my mascara I used Mabyelline Big Eyes Mascara and then I piled some CovergirlLashblast Fusion on my top lashes.
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Then for my last touch I added my Yves Rocher Nourishing balm. It is the chocolate and rasberry one, and again for some reason its discontinued even though I love it.
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It moisturises my lips and ats abit of color. Plus it smells amazing.

The look:

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Thanks for reading this post. If you try the look please show it to me via email fashion4forfun@gmail.com,  or via Twitter @Fashion4forFun,  or via Instagram @Fashion4forFun.  Have a nice week.

Xoxoxox

Caitlyn

Nail Art: Floral Nails

Hi my beauties,

It’s Sunday again and I’ve been missing Spring like crazy, which is weird ’cause Spring is like 3 months away. But this is also a cute tutorial for Valentines day so why the heck not? Btw this tutorial was inspired by this amazing nail artist on instagram @nailaholic_ . So if you’re looking for inspiration you should check her out.

You’ll need:

– base and top coat
– white nail polish
– a light pink nail polish
– a darker pink nail polish
– a green nail polish

Let’s get started:

1.) This is optional,  but I always use a base coat,  because I don’t like it when the polish stains and it also last longer. If you do be sure to let it dry before continuing.
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2.) Paint your nails white. You might need 2-3 coats depending on the polish. Again let the polish dry.
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3.) Dot a bit of the lighter pink nail polish on your nail. I just put a blob of the nail polish on but if you want you can use a dotting tool.
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As you see I haven’t painted the one nail yet because I’m going for a different design there.
Let the polish dry.

4.) As soon as the lighter polish is dry you can get your darker pink polish and a thin brush. I wouldn’t use a makeup brush for this unless you don’t need it anymore. Here you have to be precise. Just paint tiny lines around the dot and inside of it.
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Take your time with this.

5.) Use the same brush and paint two lines with the green nail polish.
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Whith this step you’re finishef with your floral nail pattern. It’s really easy to do but it does take time and patience.

6.) Now I’m going to show you what I did with my other nail that I left bare. I’m using the same tape technique that I used with my holiday nail art, you can go check it out, if you want.
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I just painted the stripes with the lighter pink and painted a few thin lines with the darker pink nail polish and my nail art brush.

And finally:

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The floral nails♥♡♥ I’ve been so into floral lately, that I adore these nails, even though they take some time.
I hope you love them as much as I do. If you do these nails I’d love to see them. You can send your pics of the  via email fashion4forfun@gmail.com or Twitter @Fashion4forFun or you can tag me in it on Instagram @Fashion4forFun.  Be sure to check out @nailaholic_ my inspiration for this post.

Xoxoxox

Caitlyn

What’s in my bag tag

Hi my beauties,

Today’s post is a thing I’ve seen a lot on youtube. It’s pretty popular with all the beauty gurus so today is my turn.

This is my bag and its contents:
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The bag

The bag I’m using a lot at the moment is by Miché. I love it because you can customise it.
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You can change the cover via magnet. I have two, this one and a black one. But they have a lot of choices.

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And the straps too.
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It also has a lot of inside compartments which help the organisation.

the bag

My purse and keys

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Both pretty simple. I mean who doesn’t need them. With my keys I have this key chain from SA, a little reminder of my home.

My phone and my ipod

One of the things I can honestly say is that I never leave the house without my ipod and a nice pair of headphones. I need my music, not a week goes by without me downloading a new song. The reason for that is also that I watch a lot of tv series and half the songs on my ipod are the soundtracks to those series.

A hair remover
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I own 4 white cats and I’ve found that nothing destroys an outfit more than white hairs… EVERYWHERE.

Hand sanitiser

I actually never use this unless I’m traveling, but sometimes it does come in handy.

My makeup bag

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Every girl needs a makeup bag. I keep the content simple. Mascara, a brush, lip balm, compact powder and cover stick. Depending on my makeup I keep other stuff like eyeliner or lipstick in it.

My Journal
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This is both a diary and a notebook. I use it to plan my blog post, document my outfits and make lists. And sometimes I use it as a diary but that’s pretty rare. I think that it’s really useful qnd I would recommend it to anyone.

So that’s what’s in my bag, and if you want you can show me whats in your bag via twitter @Fashion4forFun , via email fashion4forfun@gmail.com or instagram #caitlynsentme .

Xoxox

Caitlyn

Makeup, Fashion and other things

Hi my beauties,

These past 3 years have been hard on me. I had a lot that I had to deal with and some of it wasn’t really pleasant.  But I changed a lot and learnt a lot about life I guess. One question that has been bothering me is why Fashion? And why makeup? Why bother at all?

Before I answer, I want to show you guys the difference that makeup does.
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On the left I am wearing makeup and on the right my face is bare.

The difference isn’t that big, because I simply like it natural. So why bother. I have two reasons.

1.) It’s fun. I enjoy putting my makeup on every morning and trying out new looks. I also sometimes plan a whole day just so I can try different hairstyles.
I even sometimes go into the clothes stores and put together 20 different outfits just for the fun of it.
I have to admit fashion, makeup and all that it includes are one of my biggest hobbies.

2.) Confidence.  You know why humans are social? Because it’s a need of ours to compare ourselves to others. But we’re not allowed to let this need get the best of us. That’s why we learn after a while to dress and do what makes us happy.
That’s why I sometimes want to lose weight or get a new haircut. Because it’s not important to me how other people see me, it’s the way I see myself and how I feel in my own skin.
So please, if your friend says she’s dieting or that she wants to change something about herself: it’s her choice. She (or he) needs to do what’s right for her (him), even if she (he) does a mistake. It’s all a part of life.

These are just my thoughts on the matter. People that get dressed differently or wear to much makeup,  it’s how they feel comfortable in their own skin and that’s so important.

I hope you enjoyed reading this post. It’s a little different from all my other posts but I thought it was important to get this ‘out there’.

Please share your thoughts with me. Either by commenting or if you want by sending me an e-mail ( fashion4forfun@gmail.com) or via Twitter @Fashion4forFun.

Xoxox

Caitlyn