Hi, loves! Hope you all had an amazing weekend!! Thank you to my followers who helped me reach over 300 subscribers on YouTube today!!!! Thank you so much for joining my YouTube family!!!! So grateful for you all!!! I’ll be doing a Spring giveaway for you guys very soon on my channel! :))) Next up in this post is the editorial makeup look that I wore to the Danny Clinch Gallery Opening this week! I love how this look turned out. The metallic turquoise shade in the corners of my eyes is what really made this look! I felt like a sea-nymph wearing it lol. This look is super simple to create, and might be one of my favorite makeup looks of all time! Hope you guys enjoy this look as much as I do! The gallery event was epic. Danny Clinch is a legendary photographer and his exhibit at the Leica Store in West Hollywood was unbelievable! I took you guys along with me and you can also see a bit of his work in the vlog portion of my video. Enjoy!! Also, don’t forget to follow me on Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram! Much love!!! ❤ ❤ ~Kelle
Anyone else have the feels for Spring!!? The sunshine-y weather today is the first day in a while that actually feels like Spring might be right around the mountain! Yay! Felt as if it would be a good time to post my review of Tarte’s Tartelette In Bloom palette for you guys!
Upon opening the palette I was greeted with the wafting aroma of chocolate! Ummm major brownie points!! It smells identical to my Too Faced Chocolate Bar palettes! Who knew!?!!
That means that I, of course, had to give it a taste…and, yep, the shadows tasted sweet like cocoa! lol.
I love that this palette is equipped for any kind of natural eye look, as well as shadows suitable for smokey eye looks, like Leader, Activist, & Smokeshow.
A woman never knows what she’s up against, so it’s best to be prepared for ANY makeup look 🙂 This palette mos def has you covered!
Included are 3 satin shades, namely, Funny Girl, a gorgeous champagne shade…..
…..FIRECRACKER….a coppery bronze,
and Rocker, a taupe-y silver shade.
Of the three satin shades, Rocker, the taupe-y silver shade, didn’t swatch as buttery, soft, & pigmented as the other two shades. But, nonetheless, it is still pigmented, buttery, beautiful, & my fave of the satin shades :). The two matte shades, Jetsetter & Smokeshow, were the least buttery & blendable of all the shades in the palette. After using Jetsetter today in a look, it blended out to perfection, so maybe I’m just not the best swatcher! In my GRWM vid (above), Smokeshow applied a bit patchy on one of my eyes, & took a bit of work getting it blended out on the other. This makes it difficult to denote if the patchiness is from the shadow, the brush, or the primer.
Funny girl is the best champagne shade for inner eye & brow bone highlighting! I could seriously stare at all 3 of the satin shades for like ever.
This is an ideal palette for travel. It has everything you need with shades perfect for day-to-night, and also includes a giant mirror.
All in all, I LOVE this palette. I will get a ton of use out of it, and highly recommend it if you are a neutrals girl! Of all the shades, Rocker, Leader, Rebel, & Funny Girl are my faves! Hope you enjoyed this review!! Muahhhhhh!!! xoxoxo ❤ ❤ ~Kelle
Happy weekend, loves! My February Favorites are up early for once! ;))) I’ll begin with my most coveted shadow of the month: Rimmel’s “Millionaire” single eyeshadow. You will be a millionaire if you purchase shades as inexpensive as this one! This $2 shadow from the drugstore has been my most worn shade this month.
I love how it is a your skin tone but better type of shade. It is a taupe shade that has a slight pinky mauve undertone and/or duochrome quality to it. When worn at night it looks fierce when paired with dark liner and a darker shade in the crease for a 60’s vibe.
This shade also reminds me a lot of Too Faced’s Puppy Love from the Love palette. The only major difference between them is that Too Faced Puppy Love shade is a little more pigmented and a smidge darker. Get that gleam, girl.
I’ve also been loving Laura Geller’s Bronzing & Highlighting palette, in the shade: Porcelain/Fair. It is a baked powder formulation, that is soft & smooth to the touch, & blends onto the skin like a dream.
In the palette are 3 bronzing/highlighting shades that can be worn individually, you can create combos,
or swirl them into one shade.
If you are wanting something a bit more affordable, Physician’s Formula’s Butter Bronzer, in the shade, Bronzer, is a near perfect dupe for the Laura Geller Bronzer.
When I swirl all three of Laura Geller’s shades into one shade, I honestly can’t tell it apart from the Butter bronzer on my skin. Both bronzers look incredible on fair skin tones.
When it comes to moisturizing my skin during the day, I have been loving La Roche-Posay’s Toleriane Double Repair Moisturizer. This has been my pre-makeup moisturizer on the days I wear makeup. Love pairing it with my Garnier BB Cream.
Unfortunately, this moisturizer doesn’t include the ingredients on the back. This is kind of a bummer.
My favorite body lotion has been Andalou Naturals Mandarin Vanilla. It smells divine. If you have ever had an orange cream-sicle pop, it smells exactly like them.
This lotion has all sorts of yummy ingredients for your skin. I’ve even used it on my face with no problemos.
Lately, it has been on the colder side in LA which can leave my hands feeling dry. I’ve been loving Institut Karité Paris Rose Shea Hand Cream. It leaves my hands feeling super soft.
I try out A LOT of facial oils. Oils are my preferred skin moisture method at night. I’ve been loving Sculpt’s Coconut Avocado Face & Body Glow Moisturizing oil. I apply it to my face before bed. This oil is just the right amount of oil, and not too thick of a consistency. It has been replacing my bottle of kitchen avocado oil that I normally slather on my face lol. The smell makes me want to eat it. LOVE IT.
It contains just a handful of healthy ingredients. Paraben free and cruelty free.
Another facial oil I have been loving is Physician’s Formula Organic Wear Bright Booster Oil Elixir. If you are in to aromatherapy, this oil smells of lavender.
It comes with a dropper to dispense a precise amount of oil. This oil is a little too thick for me to wear before makeup. So I have been wearing it at night and have been loving it. Ahhhhhh the aroma of lavender.
On the days when I throw my hair into a quick ponytail, I spritz my hair down with Toni & Guy’s Creative Style Spray Wax. It is great for texturing the ends of my hair, as well. A wax in the form of a spray. Love that.
I’ve definitely had the feels for Spring. I have been loving the bright butterflies on my iphone case. You can find this one and many other styles at the Dollar Tree for $1. That’s, right, only $1! They have a great assortment to choose from for all different brands of phones.
After a day of high heels, I have been loving my Tieks By Gavrieli ballet flats. These are the most comfortable flats I have ever worn. I like to pair them with a t-shirt, skinnies, & some bright lipstick on days where comfort is key. I modeled for Tieks a few years ago, and I have been in love with them ever since. Finding a good pair of flats can sometimes be difficult. These have bounce, hug my foot, and bend when I walk.
They have colors, prints, & textures in every color and style under the rainbow and sun. So finding a pair to reflect your personality is a sinch. I love the Tiffany’s turquoise colored sole with the cheetah print. Style plus comfort.
Hope you guys enjoyed my monthly favorites. Wishing you a beautiful week ahead!! ❤ xoxo Kelle
That look you give when someone says you can’t model, act, sing, dance, or dream ✌🏻. As a model & actor for over 10 yrs, it wasn’t until the last 2 yrs where the “no you can’t’s” finally came to a 🛑. I hope this post helps anyone who has been told “no” to their dreams. When they try to deter you, remember, only bullies do that. And I hope you place more importance on your dreams than to ever let anyone diminish you. Focus on the good & healthy fruit, and not the bad apples. Raise your standards. Raise your love. Raise your vibrations. And you can conquer ANYTHING the 🌎 has to offer. Much luv!! XO ~Kelle 💖🦋🌈✌🏻#raiseyourlove #raiseyourstandards #raiseyourvibration #mindset #mood #life #in #blackandwhite
My doll-ingggggggsssss!!!!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH for helping me reach 250 subscribers on YouTube over the weekend!!! I can’t even believe it!!! Your support is AMAZINGGGGG!!!!!! THANK YOU!!!!! Thank you to everyone who supports my blog as well!!! It means so much to me!!! As shown in my Naked Taco photo lol, one lucky winner will receive a Naked Basics palette!!!
It is one of my fave palettes because it is compact for travel & perfect for both eyes and brows. I l ❤ that the palette is mostly matte. It also has one satin shade, called Venus, that is great for inner eye and brow highlights. The shades, Naked 2 & Faint are perfect shades for mixing a custom brow shade. This also means it is one last eye product to bring in your travel bag! Hope my giveaway winner loves it as much as I do (contest details located at end of this post). Also in this video I show you my $1 makeup brush cleaning taco thing-a-ma-jiggy GAMECHANGER!!!
This turquoise honey-combed silicon pad works on cleaning both dry and wet brushes! And drum roll please….it looks like a Tiffany’s brush cleaner for ONLY $1 from your local Dollar Tree or $.99 Store! They come in an array of colors. Some makeup cleaning pads can cost up to $30!!! I found mine in the cooking section at the Dollar Tree. Yep, it’s a silicon kitchen pot holder that I use for cleaning my makeup brushes. I use it 7 days a week for cleaning powder shadows from my dry brushes between each shadow change. This makes getting ready fast and convenient, and especially on days when my spare blending brushes are dirty.
I also like to give my brushes a thorough cleansing once a week. This makeup brush cleaning thingamajiggy really gets every speck of makeup off of my brush bristles, thanks to those honey-comb shaped grooves. And especially when I use makeup cleansing oils, like my favorite one from Nars, to wash the bristles.
Over time, soaps can just dry the bristles out, and this doesn’t feel so great on your skin. When you wash your brushes with an oil, it is important to get every speck of old makeup off and also every speck of the oil off of your bristles. Any oil residue will weigh your bristles down, and won’t let them perform properly. But when the oil is completely rinsed off properly, your bristles will be clean, germ-free, and moisturized. Oil helps preserve the longevity of your brushes.
That all said, you can clean your makeup brushes with it wet or dry, and also use it for its primary reason: to remove hot, baking dishes from the oven. lol. Or use it to rest your brush holders or hot coffees on while you get ready. It is flat like a thin pancake (or crêpe? lol) and looks so SLEEK on the vanity.
Also, you can roll your brushes up in this turquoise Tiffany’s looking taco for convenient travel purposes. It rolls up and folds over compactly. Simply secure with a hair tie or rubber band. #life #hacks
I just absolutely adore how bright and fresh it looks. When used as a cup holder, it literally saves me from spilling coffee on my brushes lol.
OH and leave it to me to set up a new background/lighting and nearly catch my new background on fire with my candle prop. OMG. Let’s just pretend that didn’t happen in my first video with my new background. LOL. If you are into candles, Stephen’s Candles (below) are heaven!! The best & yummiest candles I’ve ever used!
To enter to win the Urban Decay Naked Basics palette, just be sure to be subscribed to my channel and leave a comment in the comment section of my giveaway video that you are interested in winning the palette. Good luck, my doll-ingssssss!!!!! ❤ ❤ ❤
If you like this video, please be sure to give it a like and subscribe to stay in the loop on more videos from me. I would love to hear if you pick up one of these $1 silicone pot holders for your makeup brushes, and how it does for you. Hope you enjoyed this post! Much love!!! ❤ ❤ ~Kelle
My dollingsssss!! Finallyyyyy, I have set up a new background & lighting for my YouTube channel! S T O K E D !! Be sure to subscribe to stay in the loop on my videos. They will include all things beauty, fashion, style, chihuahuas, & music! :)))))) Thank you so much for your support!!! Much love & happy weekend!!! 🦋🌈🎤🎧🎼 #youtube #makeup #model #tips #music #fashion #style #videos
TGIF, my lovelies!! I am so excited about sharing this video with you! You know you must enjoy what you do, when you spend 15 hours editing a 6 minute fashion film! LOL. Spring is just about here and Los Angeles is preparing for the biggest storm it has seen in 6 or so years. That said, sweater weather it is! The sweater in this video is a vintage zip up sweater. I found it at a thrift store here in LA,
and fell hard for it. So cozy for rainy days, lyric writing, and hot cocoa. The lace floral top is by Millau and the cutoff jean shorts are by Joe’s jeans. The leather gladiators are by Bamboo and go great with shorts and boho dresses. Love that they are nude in color too because they make your legs look sooooo long. Illusions, baby, illusions! Who else is a sucker for rose gold?! The rose gold/gold two-tone belt by Marciano gets a lot of love for sure. Love wearing it with jeans and tees. The buddha necklace was a spiritual find on my last modeling trip. It can be doubled up or worn as a really long necklace. Love the sunshine color of its beads. Hope you guys enjoy this look. I had so much fun putting this film together for you, darlings!!! Enjoy & have a rockin weekend!! ❤ ❤ ~Kelle