faq | what are your beauty essentials?

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

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Hey guys! I feel like I dropped off the face of the earth! Which of course means Facebook and Twitter - DUH! LOL The new job is amazing and busy busy. Plus, I was able to still do some 'side work' that had been contracted long long ago. I am the publisher of SKORCH Magazine as well as the graphic designer, so I've been helping other indy digital publishers design THEIR magazine, and it just so happens I picked up another plus size oriented magazine - one I think you'll love. It's Belle Noir, they just launched their debut issue, and I did all the graphic design (besides the last two pages and ads). I am SOO proud and hope you check it out!  http://www.belle-noir.com/

Next, I love getting questions on my facebook fanpage at www.facebook.com/fatshionchic and will start dedicating faq blogs to answer. One I get a LOT is - what are your beauty essentials?

I love makeup!! Like big puffy heart LOVVEEE makeup. It is as much a part of my look as the shoes and skinny jeans, and every girl needs to know how to use it, apply it and love it. One of my favorite places to study is drag makeup. It's definitely exaggerated, but that's exactly what is so great about it. You can see easily what areas are great for highlighting and lowlighting. After that, it's all about the right tools and product.
I do spend a fortune for my "kit", but for the $, it lasts me forever. When you buy quality makeup, you don't have to use so much, therefore it lasts forever.

Here are some of my essential beauty supplies.....
My beauty essentials.



Foundation: perfect for my large pores. 




Lancome Mascara and Benefit Creme Shadows: the BEST creme shadows EVER. my lids get really greasy, and these DO NOT crease!
My favorite brushes. Mary Kay blending brush, MAC foundation brush, Lancome flat powder brush.
My favorite blush/shimmer/bronzer - MAC (top)
My favorite blush/shimmer/bronzer - MAC (bottom)
Perfect shading and coloring palette (brows, cheeks, eyes) - http://www.missbellisima.com/



I LOVE the large mirror on it! http://www.missbellisima.com/

Finishing powder - Lancome (top)


Finishing powder - Lancome (top)


I can NOT go without liner, and my every day favorite is CAFE from Lancome and for drama I love the NOIR.

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4 comments

  1. Thanks for the shout-out! It was an awesome experience working with you and I cannot wait to do it again soon! :o) *hugs*

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  2. Great job on the magazine! :) It's great to see such beautiful woman with curves. One day I'd love to join them!

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  3. It's great to have been given an "inside peak" into your cosmetic bag! It's always good to know what make up women find worthy. Thanks!
    Bella
    http://gypsyroxylee.wordpress.com/

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  4. YAY Your posted your fav beauty goods! Thank you Thank you Thank you!
    KEEP THE BEAUTY POST COMIN'

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About Me

STATS Which are important so you can gauge if these outfits will look similar on your body.
SIZES: Size 24 on top, Size 26/28 on bottom, 11W Shoes
I have been every size from 12 to 32 in last 12 years.
MEASUREMENTS: 5'8", 50" Bust, 48" High Waist, 60" Hips

HEALTH: (since it's an inevitable conversation, here are the facts) 310lbs as of Jan 2014, normal blood pressure + cholesterol + sugars + etc, no PCOS, no thyroid problems, I think my metabolism has completely left the building however, I absolutely believe the human body was meant to move and exercise is important! Get those endorphins baby! Afterall, happy people don't kill people, right? :D

RULES I LIVE BY
• being a working mommy wifey doesn't mean I have to dress the part *wink*
• black, white, red and grey for life
• no matter what size I am I will dress this body to the nines
• Size and age are just a numbers

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