Quick, Simple, & Natural Everyday Makeup Look!

Happy weekend, ya’lls!!! I hope you enjoy this quick, simple & natural everyday makeup look featured in my latest vid! Muahhhhhh!!!¬†ūüėėūüíĖ‚úĆūüŹĽ xoxo ~Kelle

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Quick, Simple, & Natural Everyday Makeup Look | GRWM | Kelley Whilden

 

 

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Makeup Look For TV Commercial Casting | GRWM & Vlog

 

Greetings, dears!! In my latest video is a makeup look for tv commercial castings. ¬†If you are a model or actor, this is definitely the video for you! ¬†This commercial look is also a great look for anyone to rock on jeans & t-shirt days! ¬†The art of commercial makeup for camera and print work can be very tricky. ¬†It can also take the most time to achieve versus “louder” makeup look applications. ¬†As a model and actor for over ten years, it has taken me a longgggg time to learn that soft, “barely there” makeup look that pops on camera. ¬†When preparing for that day of castings, we don’t have makeup artists with us to make us feel confident before walking into that room full of eyes. ¬†This¬†can sometimes be stressful and lead to the over-application of makeup, which is counter-intuitive to a natural commercial look. So when you can master a barely there commercial look that looks like you,¬†that stands out naturally,¬†photographs/films really well, and¬†makes you feel confident in that casting room….you will be unstoppable in those castings! ¬†And unstoppable in a comfy sweatshirt and jeans! ¬†Much love!! ~Kelle

April Favourites: Beauty, Body, Hair & Home!

Ahhhhhhh aromatherapy!  It’s about that time for April favourites (in May lol).  Lately I have been rather obsessed with Soap & Glory’s Smoothie Star Body Milk.  It is incredibly moisturizing and smells like a dream.  It is a gourmand scent with almond, honey, oats etc.  I don’t find the scent to be sickening sweet, but rather, a calming sweet accord-ion of well-orchestrated notes.  It layers so nicely with musks & floriental perfumes.  Absolutely loveeeee it!

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Soap & Glory Smoothie Star Body Milk | April Favourites
Another favorite is my Ibiza round hair brush.  This brush beats every brush I own! A blow dry is just never quite the same if I try and blow dry my hair with my other brushes.  The Ibiza grabs every strand of hair in a section with one swipe, smoothes & shines each strand, and brushes through it effortlessly.  If you have long hair, this is amazing for big Bridget Bardot waves.  Also great for straight hair looks.  It is a blow dry and styling must!

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Ibiza Hair Brush | April Favourites
April wouldn’t have been the same without my Physician’s Formula Bronze Booster in the shade: light to medium.  It is similar in shade to my beloved butter bronzer, but has more of a glow due to its sheen.  The sheen doesn’t register as glitter on the skin, but instead as a sun kissed glow.  When I wear a faux tan, this is the bronzer I pair with it.  As reflected in the below photos, this bronzer is very well loved :)))

My skin cleansing routine in April included a new cream cleanser I have been adoring from Lily of the Desert.  I’ve been testing out several products from this line over recent months and will be mentioning a few more of my faves very soon.  This gentle, aloe-based cleanser is fantastic for my dry skin peeps.  It has been my go-to cleanser for a quick scrub before and after my workouts.  I love that it also includes chamomile.  #soothing ‚̧

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Lily of the Desert Aloe-based Cleasning Cream | April Favourites
After cleansing, my skin gets a quick daily exfoliation with Doll Face Beauty’s Clarify Tonic.  I’ve mentioned this baby many times on my blog and channel.  It is THAT good. The glycolic acid in this balancing tonic keeps my skin exfoliated and refreshed.  I wear it once daily either right before moisturizing/pre-makeup or before bed prior to moisturizing.  ‚̧ it!

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Doll Face Beauty Clarify Balancing Tonic | April Favourites
Another skincare product that I was never without in April was my Honey Girl Organics The Lotion Face & Body moisturizer.  It preps and plumps my skin for makeup and keeps it deeply moisturized all day long.  Cruelty-free, organic, gluten-free & made with honey and skin-soothing luscious oils, this emollient moisturizer is the bees knees.

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Honey Girl Organics The Lotion Face & Body moisturizer | April Favourites
Lastly, but certain not leastly, is my DW Home Black Rose Oud candle.  This is basically heaven on earth.  The scent is rich, decadent and sooooo relaxing.  This candle falls into my top 5 candles list of all time.  I will be doing that blog and video someday soon :))))) Maybe it’s just me, but every once and while I will get a wiff of tobacco with the rose and oud notes.  I am like a mad woman on the hunt for a perfume that smells identical to this black rose oud scent.  The gold lid with black bow & black glass holder makes the presentation of this candle so classic and chic for the home or to give as a gift.  A bath and bubbles would not be the same without this black rose beauty. #DIVINITY

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DW Home Black Rose Oud Candle | April Favourites
Hope you guys enjoy my April favourites!! Much love! XO ~Kelle

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April Favourites: Beauty, Body, Hair & Home | Kelley Whilden

An Alien Is Among Us!

An alien is among us in my latest Sci-Fi Makeup Look & GRWM video!¬†This look was recently requested on my¬†YouTube¬†channel and was so much¬†fun putting together for you guys! ¬†When I think of sci-fi I think of aliens and robots, so that became the inspiration for the look. ¬†I used my Urban Decay Vice palette to create the gradient smokey grey/white eye for the alien–robot effect. ¬†For the ethereal looking highlight, I used Wet N Wild’s When the Nude Strikes highlighter stick. ¬†I wanted the focus to be on the alien eyes, so I topped the look off with a nude lipstick by Wet N Wild called Blossom Out. ¬†This¬†look turned out to be one that I loved so much that I’ve begun wearing it out at night. ¬†Hope you guys enjoy the look and video! Much love! ~Kelle

GRWM & Spring Makeup GIVEAWAY!

Hi, guys!! In this video I do a quick GRWM makeup look for you guys! You won’t want to miss my Spring GIVEAWAY in this video as well! One lucky subscriber will win one of my favorite eyeshadow palettes:¬†Tarte’s Tartelette In Bloom!

To enter for a chance to win the GIVEAWAY: 1) just be subscribed and 2) leave a comment that you would like to win the palette below this video on YouTube. Good luck, everyone!!

If you enjoyed this GRWM & GIVEAWAY video, please be sure to give it a like & subscribe for more future videos :))) Thanks for watching! Muahhhh!!! ~Kelle

Alice In Wonderland Party Makeup Look GRWM & Vlog!

Hi loves!! This is the makeup look that I wore to my friend’s Alice In Wonderland birthday party this week! ¬†In my latest video I give you the deets on how to achieve this retro inspired editorial “Alice” look. ¬†IMG_1826 2The outfit ensemble included a¬†black/white striped dress from 599Fashion, a diamond-shaped necklace I made with some bits and bobs I had lying around, and a pair of funky patent leather red/gold striped platform heels by Paloma Barcel√≥.

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Platform Red Patent Espadrille Heels by Paloma Barceló

In the video, I also take you with me to the party!  Was such a fun party with some rockin LA artists!! Enjoy! xoxo ~Kelle

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This “Alice” look was created by using a metallic turquoise shadow by Profusion to create a kitten flick. ¬†The lip shade was an alchemy of two Wet N Wild red & pink matte lip shades.¬†
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The cheek highlight was created with Physician’s Formula “Nude” eyeshadow strip palette! ¬†I’ve been using it as a highlighter a lot lately!

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Alice In Wonderland Party Makeup Look | Kelley Whilden

 

 

 

Editorial Makeup Look & Danny Clinch Gallery Opening Event!

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

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Editorial Makeup Look & Danny Clinch Gallery Opening Vlog Video | Kelley Whilden