Cotton Candy Makeup Tutorial

Cotton Candy Makeup Tutorial

I know it’s been forever since I’ve posted. Geezus, time just seriously flies…!

I’m here with another makeup tutorial today. I was itching to try out some new makeup products a friend had sent over to me, and this was the look I came up with on the spot. the pinkish, turquoise, and lilac shades really reminded me of Cotton Candy. Hence the title, “Cotton Candy Makeup” lol.

Overall, it was a pretty easy look to create! There were some holy grail products that I just fell in love with all over again (does that ever happen to you? Lol) which includes my Bareminerals BarePRO makeup. There were some new products that I fell in love after trying it for the first time too (Wet N Wild’s “Halographic” liquid highlighter? Um, GTFO YOU’RE GORGEOUS).

Out of all the new products I tried, I think my least favorite was the BeautyPeople mascara. Definitely will not be repurchasing that. It’s apparently a new Korean brand that has been getting a lot of traction, but unfortunately the mascara did nothing for my short, sparse Asian lashes. I’ll definitely be going back to my Benefit’s “They’re Real” mascara after I finish the current mascara.

Anyway, enough of me ranting. Here are the products I used in this tutorial. And also some pics!


ITEMS USED:

Smith’s Rosebud Salve Balm
Benefit’s Porefessional Face Primer
Bareminerals BarePRO “Golden Ivory 08” Foundation
Laura Mercier Translucent Pressed Powder
Benefit’s Hoola Bronzer
Wet N Wild’s MegaGlo Hello Halo Liquid Highlighter in “303A Halographic”
Anastasia Beverly Hills Duo Brow Powder in “Medium Black”
Estee Lauder’s Brow Multi-Tasker in “04 Dark Brunette”
Wet n Wild’s “Not a Basic Peach” Color Icon Palette
Kat on D’s Alchemist Holographic Palette
Clio Gelpresso Gel Lner in “Golden Black”
Beauty People’s Real Perfection Volume Curl Mascara in “Perfection Black”
3ConceptEyes “French Lilac” blush
3ConceptEyes “Mink Beige” Lip Pigment


 

Until next time!
-Alice

More Duochrome Pics

More Duochrome Pics

Sharing some more pics from latest video 😉

You can watch full video here.

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ITEMS USED:

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen
Bareminerals BarePRO Foundation in “08 Golden Ivory”
Smashbox Light/Medium Concealer
Smith’s Rosebud Salve Lip Balm
Laura Mercier Translucent Pressed Powder
Smashbox Master Class Palette (discontinued)
MAC Blue Green Loose Pigment
Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette
CLIO Gelpresso Eyeliner in “Golden Black”
Maybelline Gel Liner in “Blackest Black”
Covergirl LashBlast Mascara
Benefit Dallas Face Powder
Kat Von D Light/Medium Shade and Light Contour Palette
Estee Lauder The Brow Multi Tasker
Anastasia Beverly Hills Duo Brow Powder in “Medium/Dark”
3ConceptEyes Lip Pigment in “Mink Beige”
Ardell Demi Wispies
DUP Lash Glue

Duochrome Blue Green Eyeshadow Tutorial

Duochrome Blue Green Eyeshadow Tutorial

Hey guys! I’ve been in LOVE with duochrome eyeshadows this month. I found a blue green loose eyeshadow by MAC recently and I knew I had to use it in a tutorial. To blend it out, I also used the Too Faced Sweet Peach palette to blend out the intensity of the MAC shade.

Hope you enjoy and you see you in the next video! 😉

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ITEMS USED:

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen (my holy grail!!)
Bareminerals BarePRO Foundation in “08 Golden Ivory”
Smashbox Light/Medium Concealer
Smith’s Rosebud Salve Lip Balm
Laura Mercier Translucent Pressed Powder
Smashbox Master Class Palette (discontinued)
MAC Blue Green Loose Pigment
Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette
CLIO Gelpresso Eyeliner in “Golden Black”
Maybelline Gel Liner in “Blackest Black”
Covergirl LashBlast Mascara
Benefit Dallas Face Powder
Kat Von D Light/Medium Shade and Light Contour Palette
Estee Lauder The Brow Multi Tasker
Anastasia Beverly Hills Duo Brow Powder in “Medium/Dark”
3ConceptEyes Lip Pigment in “Mink Beige”
Ardell Demi Wispies
DUP Lash Glue

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This video is not sponsored. 😉

cheers,
alice.

Monochromatic Rose Nude Makeup

Monochromatic Rose Nude Makeup

 

Hey guys! This is the makeup that I’ve been pretty much wearing all day, every day – whether it’s to go to work, grocery shopping, etc. You name it, and this has been my go-to makeup look. And so, subsequently I felt inspired to make a quick tutorial about it.

Em Cosmetic’s “Rose Nude” liquid lipstick has been killing me! Their lipstick just glides on and sits on the lips perfectly. Plus it smells like chocolate (yum).

Hope you enjoy watching!

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Item Description:
Benefit POREfessional Face Primer
Bareminerals BarePRO Foundation in “Golden Ivory 08”
Smashbox High Definition Concealer
Laura Mercier Translucent Pressed Powder
Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush in “Coffee Cake” (discontinued, unfortunately L)
Em Cosmetics Lip Cloud in “Rose Nude”
Becca Higlighter in “Moonstone”
Lorac Behind the Scenes Eye Primer
Kat Von D Shadow and Light Palette in “Light/Medium”
Lorac Unzipped Palette
Maybelline Gel Liner in “Very Black”
Clio Gelpresso Eyeliner in “Dark Choco”
Benefit “They’re Real” Mascara
Estee Lauder The Brow Multitasker

cheers,
alicedotkay

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20 Random Facts About Me

20 Random Facts About Me

Hello world! I’ve been trying to branch out from just makeup tutorials into other subjects. So to start off easy, I thought I would tackle twenty facts about myself in a video.

 

Here are my facts:

  1. I am a Scorpio.
  2. I am Korean American, born and raised in Los Angeles.
  3. I am a huge fan of Beyoncé and Christina Aguilera.
  4. I want to get a dog, but because I have killed off all my goldfish in the past, I don’t trust myself to be a good pet owner.
  5. I come from a Ballet dance background. I’ve been dancing Ballet since I was eight years old.
  6. I love food. Especially nigiri sushi. I could eat uni all day, every day.
  7. I love my rice. I can have it three times a day, all day, every day.
  8. I am not a fan of olives and celery.
  9. After taking public transportation for many years, I am thankful every day for my car. My car has a name: Baby Mazda.
  10. I can’t start my day productively unless I have my cup of coffee.
  11. I’m also very grumpy and disagreeable when I don’t have my cup of coffee.
  12. I think I might get my first tattoo this year. We’ll see.
  13. I am engaged to my man whom I’ve been dating for the past eight and a half years.
  14. My favorite feeling in the world is getting into bed after a long day.
  15. I prefer baths over showers. Any day.
  16. I’m not much of an outdoor-sy camping, hiking gal. You can find me in any café, plugging away on my computer.
  17. I am a lover of Nintendo games. Zelda and Fire Emblem all the way!!!
  18. I am all or nothing. I can either be extremely productive and a crazy workaholic; or I can be the biggest couch potato in the entire world.
  19. Sometimes I get into my work so hard that I forget to take care of myself: like drinking water, using the restroom when nature calls, eating meals, etc. And then I crash and burn. But I’m trying to get better at it.
  20. I love me some UFC mma fighting. Respect to all the professional fighters out there with your hardcore training and then going into the cage to shred up the octagon.

What are your quirky facts when it comes to you? Tell me some of yours!!

cheers,
alice

Orange Lip, Cut Crease Makeup Look

Orange Lip, Cut Crease Makeup Look

Bright orange lips are so fun to rock during springtime.
I sat down in front of the camera and just started to play around. Eventually I thought I would go for a more daring cut crease look. To make it more interesting though, I added a wing to the cut crease. Ugh, and the orange NYX lipstick? I’ve been in love with orange, I think it’s one of the best shades for those with a yellow undertone. I went for a muted orange lip by adding in concealer to the lips.

Here’s the video. Enjoy!

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ITEMS USED (in order):
Blistex Triple Essentials Lip Balm
Lorac Behind The Scenes Eyeshadow Primer
Naked 1 Palette in the shade “Naked”
Naked 1 Palette in the shade “Buck”
Modern Renaissance palette in the shade “Golden Ochre”
Modern Renaissance palette in the shade “Realgar”
Smashbox High Definition Concealer in “Light”
Modern Renaissance palette in the shade “Tempera”
Modern Renaissance palette in the shade “Primavera”
Modern Renaissance palette in the shade “Cypress Umber”
Clio Gelpresso Gel Liner in “Golden Khaki”
Kat Von D pen eyeliner in “Trooper”
Ardell Natural Demi-Wispies
Benefit They’re Real Mascara
Bareminerals BarePRO Foundation in 08 Golden Ivory
Bareminerals BareSKIN Pressed Powder in Medium
Kat Von D Shade and Light palette Becca Highlighter in “Moonstone”
3CE blush in “French Lilac”
NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in “Orange County”

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cheers,
alice.

Get to Know Me

Get to Know Me

So I usually do more formal makeup tutorials with the voiceover, background music, and (lots of) editing. To break myself out of the usual routine, I thought I would tackle the Get to Know Me tag and its thirty questions.

It’s a little bit more raw. Please try to forgive the awkward vibe; first time talking on camera felt weird.

If anyone’s interested in also trying it out, here are the questions!

Get To Know Me Tag
Found on Root Report (link): https://www.rootreport.com/get-to-know-me-tag-questions/

  1. Are you named after anyone?
  2. When was the last time you cried?
  3. Do you have kids?
  4. If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself?
  5. Do you use sarcasm a lot?
  6. What’s the first thing you notice about people?
  7. What is your eye color?
  8. Scary movie or happy endings?
  9. Favorite smells?
  10. What’s the furthest you’ve ever been from home?
  11. Do you have any special talents?
  12. Where were you born?
  13. What are your hobbies?
  14. Do you have any pets?
  15. Do you have any siblings?
  16. What do you want to be when you grow up?
  17. Who was your first best friend?
  18. How tall are you?
  19. Funniest moment throughout School?
  20. How many countries have you visited?
  21. What was your favorite/worst subject in High School?
  22. What is your Favorite drink? Animal? Perfume?
  23. What would you (or have you) name your children?
  24. What Sports do you play/Have you played?
  25. Who are some of your favorite YouTubers?
  26. How many Girlfriends/Boyfriends have you had?
  27. Favorite memory from childhood?
  28. How would you describe your fashion sense?
  29. What phone do you have? (iOS v Android?)
  30. Tell us one of your bad habits!
Fall Burgundy Makeup Tutorial

Fall Burgundy Makeup Tutorial

Fall is officially upon us! I am so ready for the warm sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes, and fun holidays that are coming up. Know what else? 😉 An extra reason to sport a darker makeup look.

I used mostly the Modern Renaissance palette from Anastasia Beverly Hills. I know the palette has been around for awhile now, but I’ve been so inspired by their red shades.

Here’s my version of that. I wanted to go for a darker red, burgundy makeup look:

 

Extra pictures from the shoot:

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ITEMS USED (in order):

NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in “619 Rust”

Modern Renaissance Palette eyeshadows used: Red Ochre, Golden Ochre, Venetian Red, Cypress Umber, Temper, Vermer

Aritaum Mono Eyes

Kat Von D Pen Eyeliner in Trooper

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara

Sephora Collection False Lashes in Hipster #20

Kat Von D Shade & Light Contour Palette

Becca Highlighter in “Moonstone”

Benefit’s Box Blush in “Dallas”

Revlon lipstick in “Cherry Blossom”

Victoria’s Secret Beauty Lipgloss (shade unknown, sorry!)

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MUSIC CREDITS:

“You (feat. LYM EN and HANSCUR)” by jnkfood

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/jnkfood

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jnkfood_/

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still feeling peachy.

A new addition to my makeup collection.

I’m still exploring it, but wow – the moment you open the palette, the peach smell just hits you instantly. It’s very, very pleasant. 😉

Because I have warm-toned skin, I have a feeling I’ll be getting very good use out of this palette. I’ve been a big fan of warmer shades like corals, peaches, apricots, browns, etc.

What’s your favorite palette? ❤

Just Peachy | makeup tutorial

Just Peachy | makeup tutorial

I’ve been seeing (and absolutely loving!) the faux freckles trend on Youtube & Instagram. There is something so endearing about freckles – it gives off a very “Anne from Green Gables” vibe that’s very youthful, fresh, and playful.

I also applied my blush differently for this tutorial. Instead of applying the blush just on the apple of my cheeks, I also applied it on my nose bridge as well. As a result, it looks more like you just ran a mile and your face is flushed. Kind of like Vanellope from the movie Wreck It Ralph.

Anyway, enough of me talking (or writing, haha). Here’s the video, I hope you enjoy:


“JUST PEACHY” MAKEUP TUTORIAL

 


more pictures:

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ITEMS USED (in order):

Benefit The POREfessional Primer

3CE Stylenanda Back to Baby BB Cream

Laura Mercier Translucent Powder

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in “Chocolate”

Smashbox Soft Lights Shimmer Highlight

Laneige lipstick in “EO7875”

Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette in the shade “Just Peachy”

Aritaum Mono Eyes in “Deep Wine”

Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette in the shade “Puree”

Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette in the shade “White Peach”

Clio Gelpresso Waterproof Pencil Gel Liner in “Golden Khaki No. 3”

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara (non waterproof version)

Benefit Hoola bronzer

theBalm Frat Boy blush

Clio Gelpresso Waterproof Pencil Gel Liner in “Dark Choco”


MUSIC CREDITS:

“garden loy feat. Spangle Call Lilly Line” by droppp

droppp’s Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/dripdripdropp

droppp’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hungliu/

droppp’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5YFr5ho50IZCVv33WGEelA