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

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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