January 2013 Favorites

I love doing favorites videos. I have a lot of great stuff to show you this month so make sure you watch if you are interested. Products mentioned and corresponding links will be below. Enjoy!

Products Mentioned:
Inglot Freedom Palette (matte shades 363, 344, 314)
Maybelline The Colossal Cat Eyes Mascara
MAC Mineralized Eyeshadow in Gilt by Association
MAC Pressed Pigment in Jet Couture
MAC Blush in Ambering Rose
NYX Lipliner in Hot Pink
MAC Lipstick in Candy Yum Yum 
MAC Lipstick in Cozy Up
Tarte Lip Surgence in Exposed
NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl
Sephora Fan Brush #43
YSL Parisienne
Thierry Mugler Angel

What were some of your favorite beauty/hair products this month?

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Everyday Eyes + Bright Lips = Fabulous!

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I love bright lipstick! Everytime I wear something bright on my lips, I feel happier and more pretty! I know, lame but true. Today’s look is showcasing Candy Yum Yum by MAC. This look can be done with any lip color, but I really wanted to show just how wearable CYY can be. Keep reading for more pictures and a video tutorial!

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Are MAC Candy Yum Yum and OCC Nylon Dupes?

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Sometime last year, I did a 5 minute makeup challenge in which I used the new OCC lip tar in Nylon. In that post, I mentioned that I thought Nylon was a dupe for the infamous Candy Yum Yum by MAC. At that time, Candy Yum Yum was a limited edition item, so I couldn’t get my hands on it. Last month, MAC finally listened to their loyal customers and decided to make Candy Yum Yum apart of their permanent line. I ordered it because it is probably the most talked about lipstick ever from MAC. Keep reading if you would like to see how the two lipsticks compare!

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