Sigma Beauty – Resort Palette, Eye Shadow Bases, and Eye Liners

I was recently graciously sent some products from the lovely people of Sigma Beauty to try out.  In the past I have reviewed some of their brushes (which I adore) so I was excited to finally get my hands on some of their makeup.  Below you will find a few product images of what I received.

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Styled Nautical Shoot: Rachel | Duluth, MN Makeup Artist

Here are a few shots from a shoot I did with Mad Chicken Studio and Vain Salon last year.  I was going for a 40’s concept style with a sexy modern nautical influence.  Whether or not that was projected clearly this was a really casual fun shoot and with a model like Rachel it was impossible for it not to turn out beautifully.  Shooting took place along Park Point in Duluth, Minnesota.

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Haul [The Makeup Show Chicago 2013]

Here is what I managed to pick up at The Makeup Show Chicago 2013.  I’ve been so busy I haven’t gotten to play with anything yet but at least I can share what items caught my eye with you guys.  If you haven’t checked out my post on my Makeup Show experience yet click here.

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The Makeup Show Chicago, 2013

On June 8th I flew out to Chicago to attend The Makeup Show at the Bridgeport Art Center for the very first time. For those who are unfamiliar, The Makeup Show is a traveling beauty event featuring key note speakers, demos, exhibitors, and networking for those in the beauty industry. Basically, it’s a makeup artists dream come true with companies giving discounts on products and being able to get up close and personal with celebrity artists.

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Sara | Duluth, MN Bachelorette Makeup Artist

Sara is the owner of Duluth’s premier hair salon, Vain, and not only did the amazing hair for the girls’ bachelorette party (makeup looks found here and here) but FINALLY had an excuse for me to do her makeup as well.  Below is info on products used to achieve this look.

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Amy | Duluth, MN Bachelorette Makeup Artist

Amy is Cara’s sister (in case you didn’t see the resemblance, what a gorgeous family!) from my last post (link found here) and also one of my favorite past brides.  Below is info on products used to achieve this look.

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Cara | Duluth, MN Bachelorette Makeup Artist

Cara’s big day is quickly coming up and not only am I lucky enough to be her bridal makeup artist but I got to do her makeup for her bachelorette party as well.  Below is info on products used to achieve this look.

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Favorite Black Eyeliners | Duluth, MN Makeup Artist

Black eyeliner is one of those must-have beauty items for anyone who likes defining and bringing focus to their eyes.  It’s a product that pretty much every brand carries but don’t be fooled into thinking they are all made equal.  If you are on the market for a new favorite, here are my top three black eyeliners.

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Danielle | Duluth, MN Bridal Makeup

Danielle was one of my favorite brides from my 2012 season, she had SO much personality and really had fun with her makeup for her big day.  Below is the look we came up with.  Thanks for being a wonderful client, Danielle!

The finished look!

Face

  • Liquid Foundation [Cargo]
  • 24/7 Concealer Pencil [Urban Decay]
  • “Pearl” Cream Color Base [MAC]
  • “Soft and Gentle” Mineralize Skinfinish [MAC]
  • “Peachtwist” Powder Blush [MAC]

Eyes

  • Shadow Insurance [Too Faced]
  • “Vanilla” Pigment [MAC]
  • “Era” Eyeshadow [MAC]
  • “Wedge” Eyeshadow [MAC]
  • “Satin Taupe” Eyeshadow [MAC]
  • “Blanc Type” Eyeshadow [MAC]
  • “Carbon” Eyeshadow [MAC]
  • “Bourbon” 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil [Urban Decay]
  • Cannonball Mascara [Urban Decay]
  • False Lashes [Ardell]

Lips

  • “Etcetera” Pro Longwear Lip Pencil [MAC]
  • “Unchanging” Pro Longwear Lipcolour [MAC]

Enjoy!

Giveaway Time! 10.10.12 – 10.15.12 [Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion]

I was going through some of my backup supplies last week and I stumbled upon an extra product that I had forgotten I even owned, don’t you love when that happens??  Since I clearly do not need it I thought I would do a little contest for all you amazing people.

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