Makeup hobby is best hobby

Those of you who follow me on Instagram have recently noticed a change in the photos that are trending my feed. As I develop my freelancing MUA (makeup artist) skills, I document my looks. Sometimes, I follow other tutorials, just to get a feel for a certain look or to learn new techniques from different points of view and other times, I try to come up with something all on my own even if it doesn’t quite work out. It’s really become one of my favorite hobbies. 

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This is not only one of my absolute favorite looks, but it’s also my most popular so far. I received many compliments for this fantasy look which was inspired by Nicole Guerriero on Youtube. Feel free to subscribe to her channel for more makeup tips and routines.

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This look I did for Valentine’s Day using matte purples and matte pink from Milani. The look was inspired by LoehyLane on Youtube who had done a similar look back in Autumn. I wanted to do something besides pink, red and gold for V-day as that seemed to be one of the most popular things to do this year. I wasn’t trying to go against the grain, per se, I just am not good at working with glitter looks right now. 

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My little Milani collection. These rose blushes are part of a limited edition release. They press a lot of their blushes into rose patterns, but they only release them in certain colors. There is a third, darker blush I am still trying to hunt down from this release. It’s almost always sold out at CVS despite it!!