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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

NYC today doing my Photo shoot.

It was a great collab!!



A little video from todays Photo Shoot in NYC... Thanks for keeping me pushing!!

~JES
here's the link... so you can get all their info!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl-Fd8J5sWQ

Monday, July 27, 2009

ZOYA... ohh boya!

Ok so at the wonderful Beauty Bloggers meet up on July 25th, I got introduced to ZOYA nail polishes! Ok let me backtrack a bit...


As most of you know I am a mother of 2 wonderful, but crazy boys... a 27 month old and a 12 month old. They love nothing more than making a mess and hurting themselves! So painting my nails and having to wait for them to dry... is just not something I can do a lot UNLESS my hubby is home to take care of the boys for 2 hours(drying time). Ok so now back to the ZOYA. On Saturday we had the pleasure of getting manicures from Jacqueline Saulsbery, a celeb manicurist, who works with ZOYA. I picked this spring green color Midori and LOVED IT(here's a pic)!!! So we got some great products in our Goodie bag and one was a ZOYA Minicure kit... almost like a "try me" kit. I started after the baby went to bed and by the time his short nap was over I was DRY and NO bubbles!!! Do a happy dance!!

In the Minicure kit: 1oz ZOYA remover, .25 oz ZOYA Anchor, .25 oz ZOYA Nail Lacquer, .25 oz ZOYA Armor, and .25 oz ZOYA Hurry Up(with a little dropper).


So a little about each! The remover is a 3 in 1 remover. It is a light acetone polish remover, nail cleaner, and 1 step in the nail prep. I'm not going to lie to you... it still smells like regular nail polish remover, but with a touch of citrus(maybe it's me)! As I just did my nails on Friday night to go the event I didn't have to do a manicure. Plus, like I said I had the Midori still on(perfect I might add) so I just went right on to the next step which was the basecoat called Anchor. This step and product helps "adhere color to the nail by forming a bond between the nail plate and polish.*" Just one light coat of the Anchor is needed. Then on to the color, in the kit Shiloh comes with. As I just checked the website for the link I have to say the color on the website looks more pinky red and the in real life bottle reminds me of a candied apple with shimmer. I did 2 coats just to test out how long 2 coats would take. I could have done only one coat... this stuff is creamy in a good way. Next step for me.... the blow dryer I had to... I heard my son stirring. So I dried step 3 for about 5 mins each. Then sealed the color with 1 coat of thick Armor, the topcoat and UV block. Also the Armor gives the polish "a flexible, long-wearing protective finish*" I also dried this step for about 4 mins. Next the best part of this kit... the Hurry Up drops! No scent with this liquid that you drop on the base of the nails and it dries, prevents bubbling, and pops the color of the polish. I am not sure if the drops work with other brands I will have to update you about that.

Over all the process including drying time 45mins and that's finishing with BONE DRY... ready to pick the baby nails! Go check out ZOYA.... now I know why Brittany(Clumps Of Mascara) has a collection of this brand. I think my next step is to pick up one of their samplers... maybe this one.



~JES
*I quoted this info from the web site and packaging. http://www.zoya.com/


Fashion Therapy Seminar CONTEST video!

REMEMBER THERE ARE 2 PARTS! Just subscribe to my Youtube channel... the yellow button on the right. All details in the side bar just hit MORE INFO under my name. Good Luck!

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Fashion Therapy Seminar

GIFT BAGS....GIFT CARDS.... INFO.... AFTER PARTY!!!

ONLY 75 TICKETS AVAILABLE!!!! DON'T WAIT!!
I'm doing a contest connected with this event .... make sure you're a subscriber to my youtube channel to enter! Also, I'm be having a mini contest for people who can't attend.
CONTACT: Africa @646-915-5444 or FashioniteSociety@gmail.com for tickets! Remember only 75 tickets so we can have a personal seminar! MAKE SURE you say you're one of my youtube subs when buying your ticket!
watch out for video with more contest info!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Since I can't say it any better!

Pam, The Worlds Dresser, has a run down of MAC's MSFs here are her videos!

Enjoy... and subscribe to her on Youtube

Part 1


Part 2


Enjoy... If you have any questions contact her thru Youtube or her blog

Monday, July 20, 2009

NYC event... all invited

Hey everyone... So there is a Beauty Bloggers meet up in NYC this weekend July 25th at 6:30pm(for Readers).... hosted by Brittany from ClumpsOfMascara and Miss Yaya from MyOwnJudge.

Come and enjoy the area Beauty Bloggers.
I'll be there for the before and Meet and Greet which starts at 6:30pm. If you are a reader of my blog Come up and say hi!!
Admission is FREE FREE FREE!!
Plus you will get the chance to win products!!! Some brands participating are : Stila, Zoya, Tarte, Pencil Me In Cosmetics and MORE!!!!

Also a raffle for the readers to win a makeover from one of the Bloggers!!!

And of course pictures and chit chatting with all the bloggers!!!!


"We are sure this will be a productive, eventful, exciting, and quite memorable event, and look forward to sharing it with you!" -Yana Lusher and Brittany Thomas
More details here!!
I really hope to meet some of you there!!!
Follow me on Twitter for more updates!!! http://twitter.com/JESmakeup

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

You voted... so I did it!!



This is for the people that voted in the poll about if I should do Makeup Tutorials again.

Thank you! I think this is the best way for me to do these.... they take WAY less time to edit... since I don't have the time to ramble on!!! So enjoy! Please leave me feedback on the video or here!




Full review on the Lumiere products I have is coming!!!! So far I am loving them!

Thanks again
~JES

Monday, July 6, 2009

Fouth of July and Braiding hair video makeup!!

I should really write down the products I use!!!



Ok I remember now....
Base: Lumene Eye Base, NYX jumbo penicl in Oyster, HIP in Charisma(the lighter side)[lid], MAC mineral e/s Mi'Lady(red side)[crease], MAC mineral e/s Pink Split(pink side)[brow highlight] and a soft pink from my 120 palette to blend the brown and crease. The norm liner, lashes and a smile(Ulta's Sugarplum l/g)!!! I forget the blush, sorry everyone.
If you have any questions leave me a comment!

~JES
CONTEST for YOUTUBE coming mid week!!

Products used to Braid my hair.

I know this is my Makeup Blog... but I wanted to show some pictures of products I used to braid my hair!

The Hair: Glance Braid Circle Curl colors 2 dark brown, 27 blonde, and 33 auburn


cut in half




ProClaim Products, Lustersilk, Cantu ... these are the prep products

Shine Nailene ... during products.
Any questions or appointments( JUST KIDDING) please leave them in the comments here or on YOUTUBE.....
Watch the video for how I use these products!
~JES
Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/JESmakeup


Summer Favs!!!

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVS?? LET ME KNOW IN THE COMMENTS!!

Brush from http://www.crownbrush.com/ : 1b103 FLAT BRONZER
elf blush/bronzing duo Blushed/Bronzed http://www.elfcosmetics.com/
purple mascara: Professional Remarkable WASHABLE waterproof mascara COVERGIRL... it's about $4!!!
Face wash: pHisoderm anti-blemish gel facial wash http://www.phisoderm.com/



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