Monday, March 9, 2015

My ChicBeauty: Budget Friendly Glam

Greetings Beauties!!:)

So, I am all about fashion and style on a budget.  It should be no surprise that this applies to beauty as well. I cannot go into retail stores such as Target, CVS, etc without finding my way over on the cosmetic isles looking for the next best item.  One day while on a "makeup browse" through CVS , I was looking through the Wet N Wild Cosmetics section.  Now, I absolutely LOVE their line of Matte lipsticks, but have never tried any of their eye shadows.   I have heard MANY rave about the Comfort Zone eye shadow palette, but has never been interested in trying.  I have too many eye shadow palettes as it is and didn't feel the need to add to the collection (need to apply that same thought to lipsticks....lol).  This palette has been passed by millions of times, but this particular day I just threw it in the basket. I am soooooo glad that I did.

The Comfort Zone eye shadow palette retails for $4.99. This a great price for the bold  pigmentation it has.  It includes eight shades of browns and greens that are both great for simple everyday looks as well as dramatic evening looks.
This palette is budget friendly and great for beginners.  It has an awesome guide to show you where to place each shade.  To create the looks below, I simply used all of the shades on the left side of the palette in the exact order, with the exception of my transition shade. 


Disclaimer:  There are some high-end products used for this look, but the majority are budget-friendly products
Details on this look:
 
Eyes: Anastasia Beverly Hills  Brow Wiz in Dark Brown
          NYX Eye shadow "Blame it on Midnight" (Transition color)
          Wet N Wild Comfort Zone Eye Shadow Palette
          Loreal Super Slim Liquid Eyeliner (upper lash line)
         MAC eyeliner "Feline" (Water line)
          Mascara - MUF Smokey Extravagant Mascara and  Maybelline Lash Sensational
 
Face: Pink Sugar Facial Primer
          Loreal True Match W4 "Warm Beige"
          Maybelline Fit Me concealer in #25
          Ben Nye Banana Powder (to set under eye concealer)
          BH Cosmetics  Studio Pro Powder #240(to set entire face)
          ELF Studio contouring blush & bronzer powder in Turks & Caicos (contour)
         Milani Flower blush "Romantic Rose"
        Highlight - Desha Cosmetics  pressed face powder "Adorned Gold" (bridge of nose & highest   point of cheek bones.)
       Mario Badescu Facial spray (to set)
 
Lips: Nicka K "Dark Purple"
         Ruby Kisses Matte Lipstick "Royal Purple" and Maybelline Matte
         Lipstick "Divine Wine"
 
Over all, I absolutely LOVE this palette and it will definitely get much use.  Please comment below if you have ever tried this palette. Hope you have a FANTABULOUS and CHIC week!!!!
 
 
Te'Rea