Haute or Hype: Minute Review on Smashbox Be Legendary Liquid Lipstick

Haute or Hype product: Smashbox Be Legendary Liquid Lipstick

Price:$24.00

Can be purchased at: Sephora, and smashbox.com

Product claims: Full coverage liquid lipstick and a high pigment, high shine gloss in a wide array of colors.

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Haute or Hype review: Ladies and gents, this product is Haute! I had the opportunity to play around with these products and create a fun and Legendary lip look. With all of the color choices and textures, creating a legendary lip look was easy! They are full colored glosses! Just one swipe and you can see more pigment than your traditional lip gloss. My only Hype factor is that the darker colors bleed unless properly lined, but that’s definitely something I’m willing to work with!

I love everything vibrant and unicorn-Ish so I created two looks with these lip colors that reflected my unicornality (unicorn personality). For the first look, I used Foiled Brat, a metallic burgundy, Space Case, a metallic Grey, and Iced out, a royal Blue with some glitter and gems to emphasize the juicy-ness of these glosses. I LOVED how these glosses photographed and felt. Iced out  did not last too long but I forgot to line (shame on me)!

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When the Iced out faded, I decided to keep the Foiled Brat color but add a more neutral color like Petal Metal, a popular rose gold shade which I ADORE!!! I added some unicornaility to it by placing blue glitter dots and I must say I was OBSESSED with the outcome!!

IMG_9015If you if you haven’t done so by now after reading this review, I say go to Sephora and get these Be Legendary Liquid Lipsticks before they are sold out! They are totally worth it!

If you have any other products you want to find out if its haute or hype, please comment below!

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Until we meet again,

Yesiemarie<3

This post is not sponsored, I reviewed this product on my own.

Haute or hype minute review: benefit’s They’re Real mascara

Haute or Hype Product : They’re Real mascara by benefit

Price: $24.00

Can be purchased at: Your local department store, Sephora, online.

Product Claims: To Create volume, Curl, lenghthen and separate eyelashes. This mascara claims to give the appearance of false eylashes on your own natural lashes. (benefit claims)

Haute or hype/review: This product is HAUTE!!! I love this mascara. I already have pretty long lashes but they are very straight. Many other mascaras do not lengthen or curl my lashes. I usualy had to use a curler but honey, not with Benefits They’re Real!!! I applied this mascara on only one of my eyes and let me tell you, the wind blew with every blink. The claims that it lengthens and curls lashes is fact. I did not have to use a curler at all. The only problem is that it can clump easily but for me, that adds volume to my lashes!! I ADORE AND RECOMMED THIS PRODUCT! I assure you, you will love it. It even comes with instructions on how to apply (from lid to end apply horizontaly and wiggle). The packaging is cute, the product is amazing, GO GET IT NOW!!!

If you have any other products you want to find out if its haute or hype, please comment below!

Please like, subscribe and share, I WOULD APPRECIATE IT!!!

Until we meet again,

Yesiemarie<3

This post is not sponsored, I purchased and reviewed this product on my own.

Halloween week at work!!

Hey everyone!!! So as you know, today is halloween and it is one of my FAV holidays!! I get to experiment and play with different ideas and makeup looks. This whole week I had to Portray a different creature or character through my makeup. Monday was Egyptian day so I decided to have fun with blue eyeshadow, black liner, and gold EVERYWHERE!! I used a necklace from Charlotte Russe as my headpiece, and was inspired by the eye of Horus for part of my eye look. The eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, power and health.

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My my next look was a fun one! It was disney day so we could be any disney character. I ADORE everything disney, but I thought being a disney princess was too simple. I decided to go a different route and become Tim Burton’s version of the mad hatter! This look was created with the help of Makeup forever’s flash pallet. I placed white all over and then used some sugar pill shadows to create my colorful eye and contour look. The best part of this look was I got to creep Philip out (hehe)!

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(Creepy, no?)

Now our next look was BY FAR my favorite one! We had to do a Tim Burton look so I decided to be Emily from The corpse bride, one of my favorite movies. I wanted to get into character so I watched the movie the night before. I spray painted a grey wig with some blue hairspray and applied tons of blue, black and grey EVERYWHERE to shade and create my corpse bride look. I was EXTREMELY pleased with how this look came out, what do you guys think? image

Our next look was simple and cute. It was mermaid or fairy day. I decided to be a weird mix of both. I used tons of pink and purple shadows, a few stencils and rhinestones thanks to my wonderful cast member Morgann, and Kat Von d everlasting liquid lipstick in Ayesha. I think this was a super cute look!

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My last look was a popular villain look. I, being the disney fan I am, decided to do Maleficent, Angelina Jolie style. This look was created with all Kat Von d products from her shade and light pallet for the contour, to her thrasher gold eyeshadow and everlasting liquid lipsticks. I used extreme contouring to sculpt those distinct cheekbones that  Angelina Jolie’s version had.

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So you see my friends, Halloween is such an amazing time of year for a makeup artist! So much creativity, so many ideas, and just plain old fun!! Tell me about your halloween looks and let me know what you thought of mine!!!!

Until we meet again!!

yesiemarie  ❤

Update time!

Hey everyone!!! It’s been a very crazy few months but here I am, back at it again! I could not leave my blogging behind! I LOVE blogging!  I wanted to give you all a bit of an update on what’s been going on.

I am still working as a makeup artist doing what I love the most, making people feel beautiful while embracing my art. I have been out of date with my YouTube channel, mostly because of how busy I have been. That will no longer be an excuse for me though! I’m going to try and get back at it!! I have become such a closet YouTube fanatic that I have spent my time watching other youtubers and trying to perfect my vision on what I want my channel to be like! We will dive further into that later!!!

Any free time I have has been spent working out at the gym with Philip, or wedding planning with Philip. Yup, you heard that right, WEDDING PLANNING! Wedding planning is no joke, especially when you are doing it all on your own. I plan on doing some wedding advice blogs In the future, especially since I know I could have used some help with planning! I’ll keep you all up to date on our latest wedding ventures without giving too much details on our wedding.

Phil and I have still been going hard working out but we wanna GO HARDER! We have started our “sweating for the wedding” routine and will take you guys along with us to see our progress!

I have a new weekly trending review called haute or hype where I take a product that is hot in the beauty or health world, test it out, and give you my honest review on it (go check out my first one on glamglow powermud)!  If you have any products you want me to review, leave me a comment and I’ll check it out!!!

Well thats it for now, I’ll keep you all posted on the fun I have planned for you!!!

Until we meet again!

YesieMarie ❤

Haute or Hype: Glamglow

So, I know I’m not the only one that searches for “miracle potions” for skincare. I was in desperate search for something that would keep my skin looking refreshed and pore free. I’ve also been obsessed with anti-aging and wrinkle reducing products. So I decided to check and research on google and heard about this so-called miracle mask called Glamglow. I was intrigued, but highly skeptical. It claimed to instantly and visibly reduce the appearance of pores, wrinkles and redness. I also read  that this product was created in 2011. How could something so new be so amazing? Wouldn’t you be skeptical? I continued to research this magical mask and found many great reviews on this product. I could not find virtually any bad reviews so I decided to go play with this product.

I went to Sephora (my happy place) to learn more about Glamglow. They scanned the product and it showed me all of the reviews and ingredients. I was still skeptical, especially since the product costs $69, so they gave me a sample. I went home and decided to test this product on my test subject, Philip. Phil has large pores and blackheads on his nose and NOTHING has ever worked on him. I knew he was the perfect candidate for this product and if it worked, I would be amazed.

Phil hates when I “mess” with his nose and reluctantly allowed me to apply the mask on him. Let me tell you, this product looked so gross in packaging but so COOL when on Phil.  Its literally just grey clay like mud. When it dried on Phils nose, you saw EVERY SINGLE PORE that he had on his nose. I could not stop staring! It was so stinking cool! It also allowed Phil to realize that he really did have a lot of pores and needed to take care of his nose. When he rinsed off the mask, let me tell you, it was REDICULOUS! I had NEVER seen Phils nose so clear! I was in shock! Phil was in shock! He demanded I go back to Sephora and buy Glamglow! I did just that.  There are three different types of Glamglow but I bought the Youthmud expholiating mask. I used it on myself and it felt amazing! I have most of my pores on my forehead and when Phil and I washed the mask off, we looked like we were Photoshopped!

This product is definitely a HAUTE product for me! I don’t think Phil and I can live without it. I have never used a skincare product that worked so fast and efficiently on the both of us! I would 100 percent recommend Glamglow to everyone I know, especially if you need a fast fix for a special event! Thats actually what it was created for. Glamglow was created by Glenn and Shannon Dellimore for their actor friends that needed a quick fix before a red carpet event and now its Elle magazines number one beauty obsession. I totally see why because it is now my latest obsession!!

If you have any other product that you are wondering if its HAUTE or HYPE, please let me know in the comments and I’ll check it out!!!

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Until we meet again,

Yesiemarie ❤

IMATS 2014!!

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Hey friends and welcome back! Early in April, Pier 94 in New York hosted an event for makeup artists around the world. The event is the International Makeup Artist Trade show, also known as the IMATS. Being the makeup addict that I am, I could not miss this event! The IMATS is one of the first events of its kind. This event is specifically for makeup artists around the world. There are lists of very popular and well known vendors in the makeup industry for both fashion and film that all take part in this event. All ticket holders can shop their products at discounted prices (thats the fun part)! There is also a makeup museum at the event with masks and props that are used in film and television. Many of the exhibitors hold classes at different times throughout the event. The IMATS is a three day event with the first day being for pro card members.

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This was my third year attending this event and I must tell you, it was the BUSIEST year. There were a few new vendors at the event this year. Two of the most anticipated vendors were Sigma Beauty and Lime Crime.  The lines for these two exhibitors were CRAZY long!!! When I say crazy, I mean two hours long! Did I wait in line? You bet I did! This is the first year that these vendors attended IMATS in NYC. This was my first time playng with the products in person before purchasing. I will say, it was well worth the two hour wait for these products (Reviews to come ASAP).

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The whole pier was packed full of exhibitors and classes. If you were tired from standing on line, you could sit and watch professionals do makeovers on models to look either prom ready, or become zombified. You can also take a look at the museum and meet some of the artists whos work is displayed.

IMATS has lately been known as BEAUTY BLOGGER CENTRAL (hence why I was there). You walk around and realize you are shopping next to your favorite youtuber. Some exhibitors hold meet and greets with some of their affiiliates which is pretty fun.  Nicole Guerriero, Jaclyn Hill and Carli Bybel were all working with sigma beauty and all looked FIERCE! I did not get to meet Nicole and Jaclyn but they seemed so sweet and were STUNNIING! I did, however get to meet Carli and her “buppa” Brett twice! Carli also did a meet and greet with velour lashes (you know I love me some Velour). Carli and Brett were both GORGEOUS and if you think they seem nice in their videos, they are TEN TIMES nicer in person. Brett walked the whole line stopping to talk and say hi to everyone. He even spoke to Phil for a while (I forsee a bromance).Carli greeted everyone with her arms wide open and ready for a big hug. She was truly a sweetheart. It was amazing how they took their time to meet everyone that waited. They are both such HUGE inspirations for me as blogger and it was truly special for me to meet them!

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I also met an AWEOME young lady by the name of Rachel. She is an up and coming youtuber and such a sweet young lady. Phil and I spent most of our day on line with Rachel and her supportive mother. We discussed lots of beauty trends, what we were going to purchase and who we were looking forward to meeting. We got along SO well. Who knows, maybe we will do a collab? For now, check out her youtube channel, her name is Arleighbeauty and she’s got tons of great reviews!

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If all of this sounds amazing, its because it was. I would totally suggest attending an IMATS anywhere near you! Its such a great experience and so worth your time! Expect product reviews to come up here shortly! If any questions or comments, feel free to ask!!

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Until we meet again,

Yesie Marie ❤

Where have I been?!?

Hello world! I am back! I have missed you all terribly. Now, where have I been you ask? Well, the answer is, I have been totally OUT OF IT! A lot has happened since the last time we spoke. I went through some ups, and some downs that have kept me pre-occupied. One thing is for sure, I promise I have not abandoned you!

I have still been keeping up with my fitness habits, although I am still struggling. I work out and eat healthy. I have tons of new fitness tips to share with you all and I am still here for your support (as I hope you will continue to support me)!

I am still makeup obsessed. That is certainly one thing that will never change. I will continue to share my tricks of the trade with you and do a lot more beauty reviews.

Winter had kept me pretty busy! Holiday season was super crazy. Loads of working as well as loads of shopping! Here in New York we had TOO MUCH SNOW!

There was something pretty amazing that happened during my time off from blogging. PHIL AND I ARE ENGAGED! How stinking exciting?!? I am the happiest woman alive! Here’s how it happened; on the eve of our 8th anniversary, he took me out to dinner. That day 8 years before, Phil and I took a picture in front of the L.O.V.E. statue in the city. We call that the day we found love.

After dinner, we walked by the statue and he told me how much he loved me and that I was the only one for him. He handed me a ring pop and asked me to marry him. I laughed and said yes! As I laughed, he reached in his other pocket and got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. Words could not describe the shock and emotion I felt. I was for sure, the happiest woman alive! To my surprise, he had our best friends and his brother and fiancé watch and record the whole thing! It was THE perfect proposal! I know, I’m a lucky lady!

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So now you get a drift of why I’ve been gone, but I’m back baby! I have lots of fun things to share with you, just keep coming back!

Until we meet again,

Yesie Marie ❤