Wednesday, July 30, 2014

5 Beauty Tips [Hacks] WOC Friendly

Every woman needs to have a few tricks up her sleeve. Tips and tricks to help her save time and energy. With cooking, mothering...and most importantly, beauty!
But we can't just come out of puberty knowing everything! So I am going to share some of my favorite Beauty Hacks (Tips & Tricks) with you...Enjoy!


Use brown eyeliner in your waterline (instead of black) to give definition to you lids with out weighing down your look.


Fill your lips in with a lipliner before you apply lipstick. This helps your lipstick last longer. If you can't find a liner the matches perfectly, use a clear (feathering) liner.

Use your bronzer on your eyelids as well as on your cheeks/contour. This gives your makeup look a more natural appeal, your eyes and cheeks matching. The same can be done with blush.

Use your eyelash curler to blend your false lashes with your own. Doing this step will eliminate the need to use mascara to blend your lashes.

Mix BB cream or your favorite moisturizer with your foundation. This helps the lasting power of the foundation, it also allows your layer to be lighter. Light application looks more natural. It also makes your foundation more blendable.

Hope these tips help you in the morning while your enhancing your beauty. Let me know if you try any of these tricks or know of more you would like to share.
Thanks for reading!

Nicole Charnel

My [DUPE] Electric Palette for Only $25

An Urban Decay Electric Palette for $25?!? Half the Price!
Well not exactly...I used Costal Scents Hot Pots to create my own Electric Palette. Almost the same bright colors to create dramatic, bold looks! The biggest differences is the finishes of the shadows. Most of my pots are matte shades, which is fin with me. I can always layer on glitter or shimmer.
This was the perfect solution for me to get the bold colors of the UD palette with out breaking my bank account.
Hope you enjoy this video. Please LIKE, COMMENT, SHARE, & SUBSCRIBE!

Thanks for reading & watching!


Monday, July 28, 2014

Vacation...You Ready?

Vacation....Are you ready for me?
I am ready for you. And ready to VLOG!
Just in case your interested (I like to pretend I have fans, lol) I will be vlogging daily on my vaca! Im excited for the mere challenge of uploading video and editing every night, consistently!
And I am also going to do at least one regular video...I am thinking vacation fashion. Like the outfits I wore. Or maybe a typical vacation makeup. Either way, it will be something!

I already have like 4 videos that need to be edited. This is becoming a real job!
I love every second of it! Now all I need is a real paycheck, HA!

Thanks for reading!


Saturday, July 26, 2014

OOTD: Highlighter & Shorts

Some days you just wanna chill.
Top: Walmart
Shorts: Dots

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

OOTD: Night Out

An easy outfit. Every woman's dream!
Top: Walmart
Pants: TJ Maxx
Shoes: Charlotte Russe

Thanks for reading!


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Nail Art: Flowers #2

Just on a nail polish addiction, thats all.
Julie G 'Santorini' the gorgeous blue polish.
Wet n Wild 'Day in Venice' the accent nail n yellow dots.
China Glaze "Feel the Breeze' on the pink flowers
OPI 'Its Frosty Outside' on my pinkie.

Do u apply nail art? Whats your favorite type?
Thanks for reading!


Thursday, July 17, 2014

Maintain Your Natural Curls for 5 days [VIDEO]

For most naturals, its amazing when you can get your natural hair to last 3 days. Well I have some tips to help your natural curls last up to 5 DAYS!
In this video I show my defined curls but you can also use these tips to maintain your twistouts as well as your braidouts!
Hope this helps you!
Thanks for Watching!


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Colorful Waterline Inspired by Sherelle Smith [VIDEO]

Sherelle's Channel:

After watching Sherelle do this makeup look, I had to try it out. I love how she perfectly mixed neutral and bold colors seamlessly.
Hope you loves enjoy this video and it inspires you!
Thanks for Watching!


Monday, July 14, 2014

Nail Art: Flowers #1

Experimenting with my new dotting tools and created a manicure inspired by one of my new favorite youtubbers, Nicole of YoungWildnPolished. She is crazy an hilarious. Love her videos. She does nails, beauty, and randomness.
I have been addicted other channel and her IG where she post so much nail polish it makes you want just break out the acetone and redo your manicure! Love her! Check her out here --> YWP

Probably gonna see a lot of looks inspired by enjoy!

Thanks for reading!


Friday, July 11, 2014

OOTD: Casual Evening

First of many OOTD!
I don't dress up much, I'm currently a stay at home mom. Since I have children! I like to stay comfy n casual while still looking well put together.

Top: f21
Pants: Walmart
Shoes: Charolette Russe
Sandals (pic below): thrifted

Thanks for reading!


Thursday, July 10, 2014

OOTD: Shopping Day

Keep it easy, comfy, and breathable.

Top: Target
Pants: Walmart
Sandals: thrifted
Bag: TJ Maxx 

Thanks for reading!


Wednesday, July 9, 2014

NOTD: Pink Lemonade

Simple bright yellow nails [Bonita 'Creaaamson'] and a pink accent nail [Wet n Wild 'Beat of a Generation'].

It is not perfect but it will get better. Practice, practice, practice!


Monday, July 7, 2014

HAUL TIME: Nail Polish

I have been watching a lot of nail art videos on the YT and it has, of course, sparked a frenzy in me.
I have always liked nail polish. I remember when I was in high school, I had buckets of polish. I would change my nails, weekly. Then I got into the acrylic nail fad and the rest is history.
Now that I am back to my natural nails, I want to wear a new color daily! Or at least every other day.

So I went shopping and hear is what I picked up...

I picked up a bunch of Wet N Wild. They were on sale at my Rite Aid (BOGO!)
From left to right (minus the other brands in between), French White Creme; Tickled Pink; Blazed; Sunny Side Up; Candylicous; Beat of a Generation; A Venice Day; Coast to Coast.

The last 3 I could not find a product picture, probably because they are new.

Also a new line in my area, Bonita Salon in the color 'Creaaamson'. A bright yellow. Applies a bit streaky And the brush wasn't the best.

A China Glaze pink in "Feel the Breeze'. It is a new one, part of a collection I think. I can't wait to try it.

Also a BOMB top coat, fast drying, Seche Vite. It is amazing! I do my nails right before bed and I always wake up to imprints on my polish. Not with this top coat. Give it a good 10 min and no worries on the imprints.

Lastly I picked up some dotters to do nail air with. I hope to perfect my skills, I don't have the most steady hand but practice will make perfect. It is art, after all.

Let me know if you have any of these colors and how you feel about them
As always, thanks for reading.


Sunday, July 6, 2014

Wash Day...Do U Ever Feel Like This?

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Saturday, July 5, 2014

Exposed Trends: Bright Lips for Women of Color

Scared to rock that hot pink lippie? Or shying awa from the orange lipstick trend because of your skin tone?
Most black women do. SO here are some tips and tricks to help you rock your BRIGHT, BOLD color anyway and anytime you want to.

Hope your enjoy. and please LIKE, COMMENT, & SUBSCRIBE!
Thanks for reading and watching!

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