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The Best Beauty Looks of NYFW

Gigi Hadid MAC Jeremy Scott

What a week! Another successful NYFW is officially in the books and I’m still drooling over the beauty looks I saw on catwalks across Manhattan over the past few days. In addition to the looks you’ve already read me obsess over (nails at Nicole Miller, hair at Herve Leger, makeup at Badgley Mischka) here are the rest of my fav looks I saw at the SS16 shows…

Makeup at Hood By Air

Hood By Air Makeup MAC

I see what you did there, Hood By Air. The makeup team made a huge statement with this graphic, exaggerated (and purposely unblended) contour creation. It’s hard to ignore that this look addresses the mainstream obsession with highlighting and shading a la Instagram. (Or at least, that was my interpretation when I saw it.) Lead artist Inge Grognard described it as “natural beauties defying the boundaries of highlighting and contouring to enhance their features.”  She used the process of sculpting the face by playing with graphism, using the following products: MAC Studio Conceal and Correct Palettes, Prep + Prime Highlighters, MAC Pro Paint Sticks, MAC Pro Full Coverage Foundation White, Invisible Set Powder, and Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder. It was a bold move and I loved it!

Nails at Tanya Taylor

Tanya Taylor Nails

One thing rang loud and clear in the world of nail trends at NYFW and that is nail art is not dead! Sally Hansen Global Color Ambassador Madeline Poole created this striped design to complement Tanya Taylor’s bright collection. Arm Candy, Kook A Mango, Ruby Do, Water Color, and In Full Blue-m are the trend-setting shades she used to achieve this exclusive look. Madeline explained, “Tanya’s collection is an homage to the hand-made textiles, delicate beadwork and vivid dyes used in Africa, and I wanted to continue that aesthetic. I designed a striped nail look that mimics the multicolored, layered jewelry of the Maasai people, giving each model her own unique combination of five different stripe colors in various thicknesses.”

Hair at Phillip Lim

Phillip Lim Hair by Wella

Wella Professionals lead stylist Paul Hanlon created the perfect balance of street style and elegance at the Phillip Lim 10th Anniversary show, “Stop and Smell the Flowers.” He took the undone sportiness of a bun and added netting to the front of the head for a beautiful juxtaposition of contrasting themes. Paul crafted this look by applying Wella’s new EIMI Extra Volume Mousse throughout the hair to create texture. He then added flat S shape waves with a flat iron to create movement and twisted the hair into a low messy bun, leaving ends out and separated. He sealed the look with hairspray and fastened a square of netting across the head, slightly offset, for the perfect finishing touch.

Makeup at Marchesa

Marchesa makeup by MAC

Inspired by Marchesa’s pastels, the incredible Gucci Westman created a look to mirror the effect of the collection. The makeup design featured luminous skin, subtle eyes, and a powerful pop of pink on the lips. Gucci used MAC Strobe Cream (which is the best stuff ever, by the way) as a subtle highlight above the upper cheekbones, bridge of the nose, cupid’s bow, and chin. Pro Longwear Concealer was applied as needed to perfect and Sculpting Powder Pro Palette was blended under the cheekbones to contour. MAC Pro Mixing Medium was applied over the entire eye for added dimension and shine. The star of this look was the perfect pink lip, created by To Matte With Love Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolor (available spring/summer 2016) blended from the outer corners inward to accentuate lips. Girl About Town and Flat Out Fabulous Lipstick was then applied over to intensify and finish.

Nails at the Blonds

CND for The Blonds S/S 2016 - Backstage

Inspired by Cleopatra, the Sphinx and various elements of Egyptology, the fashion and nails at The Blonds show can be described as dramatic handcrafted treasures. Completing the designers’ runway looks with a distinct nail style on every model, CND nail artists hand-sculpted the nails and embellishments with CND Liquid & Powder and Brisa Gel, then added layers of color with Shellac Nail ColorVinylux Weekly Polish and CND Additives. Royal golden tones ruled the color palette while accents of blue, turquoise, red and green added texture and dimension. Hieroglyphics, snake skins, and beetles were constructed with an array of unconventional materials, including feathers, foils, ribbons, chains, and jewels. “The CND team never ceases to amaze us with their unique creative vision. If we can dream it, they can bring it to life,” said The Blonds designer David Blond.

Hair at DVF

Tresemme DVF Kendall

I adore Diane Von Furstenberg’s designs and I loved the beauty look that accompanied her new collection just as much! The inspiration came from Diane herself who collaborated with stylist Orlando Pita to execute her vision. “Whether in Ibiza, Portofino, Los Angeles, or Bali, I love seeing all the girls head out at night with their natural waves fresh from the beach, just tucked behind their ear with a flower, it reminded me of how I used to wear my own hair back in the 1970s and I wanted Orlando to inject that carefree vibe into the show,” Diane said. To get the look, Orlando prepped 2 inch sections with Make Waves Shaping Gel and Make Waves Shine Enhancing Cream and twisted into a bun, repeating around the base of the neck to create rows of mini buns to set the hair. When dry, he unraveled each bun, pulling apart the hair twists. Then, he used a soft bristle brush to brush out the waves and lightly tease the front section to create soft volume. He finished the look by tucking the hair behind one ear and spraying Perfectly (un)Done Ultra Brushable Hairspray.

Makeup at Sally LaPointe

Sally LaPointe MAC

Makeup Artist James Kalliardos describes the trend at Sally LaPointe as “Ethereal Rebel.” He blended MAC Prep + Prime Moisture Infusion into the skin to instantly hydrate with MAC Studio Face and Body Foundation lightly buffed over the skin to add texture. Highlight was added with Peach Strobe Cream Shade Extension (available winter 2016) over the upper cheekbones. Promise Me Velvetease Lip Pencil (available spring 2016) was blended over the entire lip for a soft, natural look. The ends of the brows were embellished with sequins to complete – my favorite part!

Nails at Desigual

Desigual Nails

The denim embellished nails at Desigual looked awesome against the new spring/summer collection on the runway. Nail artist Keri Blair described it as, “A bit 90′s grunge, a bit Kawaii, a bit Barcelona girl… This is where art meets craft.” Actual white and dark rinse denim were used to cover nails, then distressed to appear worn-in, like your fav pair of jeansOrigami paper manipulated into shapes inspired by collage artists were then used to accent the thumb and ring fingers.

Makeup at Alice + Olivia

Alice and Olivia Presentation SS16 with Stila Cosmetics

Stila Cosmetics’ Global Director of Creative Artistry Sarah Lucero lead the charge behind the scenes at Alice + Olivia. The trend inspiration for this show was “Desert Goddess.” Sarah used the Stila Magnificent Metal eyeshadows in comex gold and gilded gold to encrust the eye in gold and hit the top points of the face, giving the illusion of desert sun gleaming off the skin. She created dimension by using the Custom Contour Duo and Kitten shimmer. Lips were done using Stila Stay All Day Lipstick which is quite possibly my favorite liquid lipstick of all time. The shade she chose for the Alice + Olivia show, Dolce, is beautiful and complemented the overall look perfectly. Love!

Everything at Jeremy Scott

Jeremy Scott MAC Wella

No literally, everything at Jeremy Scott was on point at Fashion Week. The standout elements of this look, for me, were the eyes, lips, and hair.

According to stellar makeup artist Kabuki, her inspiration for the makeup was “East Village party girls of the ‘80s who love playing dress-up in ‘60s vintage.”  Kabuki used MAC’s Blacktrack Fluidline and On the Hunt Superslick Liquid Eyeliner were used to create the “fishtail” eyeliner above and below the eye. A custom coral blend featuring MAC Pro Lipmix in orange, white and nude, was applied over the natural shape of the lips to finish.

The hair was created by Wella’s Global Creative Director Eugene Souleiman who took inspiration from the heroine of John Waters’ iconic film ‘Hairspray’, Tracy Turnblatt, and the bouffant-haired beauties of bands like The Supremes, The B-52s and The Go-Gos. “Building on the late-50s-meets-80s Americana influence that Jeremy loves, we created a caricature of that classic John Waters look, with masses of graphic, structured volume at the roots, set off by incredibly soft and bouncy movement through the lengths,” Eugene said. He prepped the hair with Wella EIMI Root Shoot and Sugar Lift for maximum volume then set into pin curls. After the hair was dry and set, he backcombed into a gravity defying bouffant at the crown.

At NYFW, we go big or go home! Can’t wait to see all of these stunning runway beauty looks translated for everyday wear in a few months. But first, Fall. ;)

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Embrace Your Wild Side with Wet n Wild’s Max Volume Plus Mascara

[Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Wet n Wild via Mode Media.]

Wet n Wild Mascara

We all know how I feel about mascara. (The product is in my blog title, after all!)

Because I think it is an absolute essential in your daily makeup wardrobe, I’m extremely picky when it comes to mascara selection.

Personally, I think a dramatic lash looks great with any makeup look. From a clean beauty situation to a fully vamped out face for a wild night on the town, full lashes complete the look. Lashes instantly open the eye and make you look and feel prettier. Try to swipe on a good mascara and not feel good about yourself. I dare you!

That’s why I love Wet n Wild’s Max Volume Plus Mascara – the real MVP! Formulated with antioxidants from macadamia nut, jojoba and olive oils, Max Volume Plus Mascara conditions and strengthens lashes while providing 10 times the volume!

It’s also enriched with panthenol to help prevent lash breakage. It has a tapered rubber brush for an effective and effortless application. This slow-starting, proprietary brush lifts, separates, and extends for extreme voluminous lashes–no clumping or smudging. It’s awesome. Check it out:


Amazing, right? I’ve been running around at Fashion Week all week and this has been one runway must-have that I’ve kept in my purse to keep me looking awake and fashionable!

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So, are you ready to pump up the volume with Max Volume Plus? Grip the wand like a mic, crank up the volume, and lash out loud for your new mascara hero. #StayWild, my friends!


Wet n Wild’s #StayWild campaign is for the girls who are wild at heart. Who may have jobs, responsibilities, exams, kids…but who, deep inside, still embrace a wild side, their inner renegade that’s fresh, sassy, badass. Who love a strong black eyeliner, a fierce red lip, and loads and loads of lashes. For over 35 years, Wet n Wild has delivered the freedom to express your wild side for all women, inclusive of all age, ethnicity, skin color, and economic status. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Wet n Wild continues to reach new accessibility and quality – giving women the confidence and freedom to #StayWild. Follow the campaign on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest, handle @wetnwildbeauty

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Get Perfect Mermaid Hair at RPZL

RPZL Extensions 1  

Put me on a rock and call me Ariel!

When my friends at RPZL, NYC’s first express hair extension and blowout bar, invited me in to try out their services, I was jumping for joy. My naturally fine, thin hair has left me longing for lengthier locks for years. Aside from a brief extension-wearing stint in cosmetology school, I’ve had to rely on mass amounts of mousse and dry shampoo to create the appearance of thick, voluminous hair. The struggle is real.

Luckily, RPZL created a solution for this. Co-Founders Monica Thornton and Lisa Richards were determined to find a way for consumers to save time and money on world-class hair extensions. Together, they fixed the glaring holes in this explosive market. By applying cutting-edge technology to beauty, they introduced a revolutionary process, which decreased application time while improving both quality and accessibility to this transformative experience.

RPZL offers a wide range of options from effortless clip-ins to keratin bonded extensions applied with ultrasonic technology. Of course, I opted to go all the way and get RPZL Next, a full set of revolutionary extensions that typically last for three months or more.


The Headmasters at RPZL expertly match for color, length, and texture at their House of Hair. The team selected three different red shades of the highest quality 100% Virgin Remy Hair to create a personalized color just for me. My amazing stylist Tiffany expertly incorporated 125 small groups of the hair with keratin attachments using sound activation. There was no damaging heat involved and no hair-pulling like some other methods. This unique process was fast and comfortable. It took just a few hours and it went by really quickly as I snacked on glitter dusted rice krispie treats, sipped on rose, and enjoyed the beautiful ambiance.

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After my epic hair transformation I received a stylish blowout, complete with perfect mermaid waves. I’m thrilled with my results and am officially an extension addict.

Not located in New York? No problem! RPZL is totally shoppable online now and you can score your own voluminous goodness on their site. Btw, if you can’t make it in person and want to shop for extensions online, you can actually send in a selfie and they’ll help you pick the perfect RPZL in an Instant match! Or, you could go for a pop color with a completely different shade with RPZL Pop. They also offer fun options for effortless updos like the RPZL Pony!

RPZL in an Instant! TM

Trust me, you’ll love these extensions. I sure do! I have a feeling I’m not going to want to go back to my regular hair after my three months is up. I will def keep you all posted and let you know how it goes as they grow out!

In the meantime, stay tuned for updates as well as my tips and tricks for maintaining extensions properly! #GoLong ;)

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Butter London Launched a Collab with Allure Magazine (and it’s awesome!)

Allure Butter London

The beauty experts at my favorite magazine (Allure, duh) have joined forces with prestige color-cosmetics and nail-lacquer brand butter LONDON, to launch a limited-edition collection of nail lacquers.

The ten-shade collection, named Arm Candy, was created to complement the top runway and street-style trends of fall 2015. Allure’s beauty and fashion expertise, combined with butter LONDON’s top-quality color, resulted in a range of vibrant, statement-making shades. The collection includes a variety of shades and finishes, including sheer crème, crème, shimmer, textured glitter and metallic. 

I got the chance to experience the collection first hand at a recent event hosted by Allure Fashion Director Siobhan Bonnouvrier. In addition to listening to Siobhan’s fall fashion tips and browsing the fine jewels at Tiffany & Co. in SoHo (#fancy), guests were also treated to manis by the butter LONDON team. I tried the Disco Nap shade (with a matte topcoat) and I’m totally in love with it. See below for the breakdown of all the beautiful shades!

A sheer pink-nude, crème
An opaque orange-red, crème
A metallic rose-gold
An opaque rust, crème
A glittery charcoal
An opaque charcoal-brown, crème
A shimmery loden green
An opaque dusty pink, crème
An opaque blue-purple, crème
An opaque wine, crème

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Spice Up Your Mani With IV Kulture

IVKulture Nail Polish

Martinis and Mascara readers, listen up! I have discovered your new favorite nail polish – IV Kulture.

It is one of the few nail polish lines on the market that is free of five major cosmetic toxins that have been linked to various cancers and health conditions. Reigning as a proud vegan product, the product is not tested on animals.

The lovely ladies behind the brand (they’re all stunning sisters – like a pack of classier Kardashians) sent me two beautiful shades to try out, Margarita Time and Miami Vice. Both shades are appropriately titled since these products are made with Sunshine down in my home state of sunny Florida.

I adore both of these brights! Margarita Time is a vibrant classic red and Miami Vice is a shimmering orange with golden flecks. I chose to wear a design featuring the two together, but I think they would look stunning on their own if a solid mani is more of your thing.

Want to get my look? Creating a negative space mani is super easy and creates a really trendy, high-end effect that doesn’t require a lot of artistic technique.

Here’s what we did to get mine:

  1. With a thin nail art brush, paint on a thin line of Margarita Time from the center right side of the nail, diagonally up to the center tip of the nail.
  2. Fill in (with the same polish shade) to the top of the nail.
  3. Repeat on the other side. This should create the look of a red arrow (or a half diamond).
  4. With a thin nail art brush, paint on a thin line of Miami Vice from the center right side of the nail, diagonally downward to the center base of the nail.
  5. Fill in with the same shade to the bottom of the nail, filling in the space to the cuticle area.
  6. Repeat on the other side. This should complete the look, with the bare space in the center creating a diamond.
  7. Voila! Easy and beautiful negative space mani.

Ready to fill your polish collection with IV Kulture? Shop all of their beautiful shades here!

IV Kulture

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Prep Your Makeup Bag for Fall with Stila’s Fall Collection: Modern Goddess

Stila Fall Collection

I am SO ready for my favorite season to arrive. Fall is officially on its way and that means the Fall makeup collections are too! I am obsessing over Stila’s new collection – Modern Goddess. See below for the breakdown of these new Modern Goddess goodies!

HUGE Extreme Lash Mascara


We all know how much I love mascara! This is my fav of the entire collection. With just one coat of Stila’s HUGE Extreme Lash Mascara, you instantly get major volume, length, curl, lift and intense black color. Go as bold as you want! Even with multiple coats, this flexible, buildable formula leaves lashes soft with no clumps, flakes, or fall out.

Got Inked Cushion Eye Liner


Bold eye liner looks, from tight lines to cat eyes, have never been so easy to achieve! Stila’s Got Inked Cushion Eye Liner is a lightweight, yet richly pigmented liquid eye liner dispensed through a unique cushion soaked in color. A full range of six dazzling colors – from flat to metallic finishes – can be expertly applied with the custom designed La Quill Precision Eye Liner Brush that dips into the sponge like a calligraphy pen and draws across the lid in a slow, smooth, fluid motion. From day-into-night, the long-wearing formula stays put, keeping eyes looking effortlessly chic.

La Quill Precision Eye Liner Brush


La Quill Precision Eye Liner Brush is a modern take on a traditional, feathered calligraphy pen. Custom-designed for our Got Inked Cushion Eye Liner, it delivers perfect product pickup and precise placement. The click on cap makes it ideal for the Stila girl-on-the-go!

Lash Stunner Extreme Lash Primer


This innovative lash primer works like magic to deliver incredibly full, lush lashes when paired with your favorite mascara. The secret is not one, but two different kinds of fibers built into the creamy, easy-to-apply formula. Spherical and straight fibers work simultaneously to deliver a faux-looking, extreme lash look while a proprietary blend of soft waxes and thickening agents ensure lashes stay flexible and perfectly sculpted. The formulas neutral brown shade mimics your natural lash color so perfect coverage is guaranteed, application is a cinch and your favorite Stila mascara will look better than ever.

Perfectly Poreless Putty Perfector


Perfect your skin with natural, matte, undetectable coverage that looks like skin, not makeup. Bouncy to the touch, its unique moldable texture minimizes the appearance of pores and offers moisturizing properties. Perfectly Poreless Putty Perfector conceals skin tone imperfections, leaving the skin looking air-brushed to perfection. Complete with a sponge, it’s also the perfect mattifying touchup on-the-go.

Wonder Brush for Face & Body


Introducing the brush of many wonders! This ultra-soft, custom shaped brush is perfect for sculpting, buffing and blending all of your favorite powders, liquids and creams seamlessly. Featuring ultra-soft yet dense, high-grade synthetic bristles, the unique brush is the ultimate tool to have on-hand in your makeup bag or drawer.

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The Best Pantene Products: Current Favorites & My Pantene Routine


If you’ve been following Martinis and Mascara for a while, you know I’ve had a long standing love affair with Pantene. I’m a sucker for a quality product paired with an affordable price tag!

I feel like I’ve tried almost everything on the Pantene shelf, so I’m thrilled to share the best Pantene products I’ve found for my particular hair type. (Shout out to my fine/thin color-treated girls out there!)

Read on for my Pantene routine:

Step 1: Wash hair with Color Revival Shampoo and Conditioner

Fun fact: Pantene shampoos and conditioners work together to make hair 2x stronger than shampoo alone. I’ve recently been obsessing over the Pantene Color Revival Shampoo and Conditioner. I need all the help I can get when it comes to retaining my red hair, so I love how effective this set is at restoring health and vibrancy to color-treated hair. It also creates a protective outer layer to prevent damage while locking in hair color and moisture.

Step 2: Treat hair with Pantene Damage Detox Weekly Rehab Creme

Like the name states, this is a treatment you only need to work into your routine once per week. After shampooing, apply this like you would apply conditioner. This detoxifying treatment removes buildup from chemically treated hair to promote natural shine. True story, I have also shaved my legs with this stuff because its moisturizing properties work better than most shave gels. Totally not a Pantene promoted way to use this product, but I’m telling you, it works.

Step 3: Up the volume with Powerful Body Booster Spray

My limp locks are always in the mood for some extra help in the volume department. After towel drying my hair, I spray the Pantene Full and Strong Powerful Body Booster Spray all over my damp hair, concentrating on the root area and distributing evenly by running my fingers though my hair.

Step 4: Smooth locks with Pantene Blow Dry Creme

As a last step before heat styling, I take a tiny dollop on Pantene Smooth Blow Dry Creme in my hands and run through my hair, concentrating on the ends. A little goes a long way with this stuff, so be careful not to go overboard! It helps to seal the deal and make strands silky and sleek when blowdrying.

Step 5: Extend your blowout with Pantene Dry Shampoo

I live for dry shampoo. I seriously don’t know how I got by without it. Pantene makes a killer variety of dry shampoos, my favorite being the Pantene Blowout Extend Dry Shampoo. Need to refresh your style? Spray this directly on your roots to absorb oil and massage with your fingertips. I use it often when my hair isn’t dirty just to give a little extra oomph and up the volume instantly, too.

#WantThatHair? Pantene is extremely easily accessible. You can find brands you trust, like Pantene, for everyday low prices at Walmart! Even better, Pantene at Walmart has a 2x money back guarantee. I know in New York it’s hard to come by a Walmart, so if you’re in the same boat you can always find Pantene at if you can’t make it to the store. Happy shopping!

[Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Pantene via SheSpeaks, but all opinions are my own.]

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Tria Hair Removal Laser 4X Review

Tria Laser

Ok, I’m a believer now. I mentioned earlier this summer that I have been testing out the Tria Beauty Hair Removal Laser 4X. After using it myself for the past few months I’m happy to report that it lives up to the product claims. Hooray for truth in advertising!

You can get permanent results with this system — the only FDA-cleared laser available for home use. Convenient and easy to use in the comfort of your own home, only Tria uses the same diode laser technology preferred by dermatologists to deliver safe, effective, and permanent results. A sleek, hand-held design and slim handle make treatments extremely simple, and the angled tip gives you enhanced visibility to deliver laser light with expert precision to the treatment area.

The price tag looks steep at first glance, but when you compare it to the thousands of dollars you would be spending on professional laser hair removal, it’s a steal! You can also use it in the comfort of your own home and you have complete control over where it’s being used. There is no fear of awkwardness or embarrassment having a stranger all up in your business with a creepy device. And you also don’t have to worry about getting upcharged for extending the treatment area as you would at a laser hair removal center. So far, my smooth legs and I are very happy.

Of course, results are not instant and you need to fully commit to giving yourself the weekly treatments. I’m going to continue at least through the end of the summer to see how it goes, but so far I’m extremely happy with my results! Want to try it too? Grab one online or pick it up at your local Sephora. It’s a worthwhile investment, I promise!

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Save Your Skin This Summer With Vaseline Intensive Care Spray

Vaseline Intensive Care Spray

Confession: I don’t always practice what I preach.

I know the extreme importance of sunscreen, especially for someone with skin as fair as mine, but every now and then I slip up and forget to pack it in my beach tote. I had a classic sunburn situation this 4th of July when I forgot to reapply my sunscreen as I was frolicking around Coney Island. Big mistake!

Luckily, I had the amazing Vaseline Intensive Care Aloe Soothe Spray Moisturizer waiting for me at home. I discovered this beauty via the summer FabFitFun box and I fell in love! This particular variation is infused with aloe – just what my sunbaked skin needed!

The new Vaseline Intensive Care Spray Moisturizer leaves skin feeling instantly soft – not sticky or greasy. It contains the healing power of Vaseline with micro-droplets of Vaseline Jelly. In addition to the skin soothing benefits, this miracle product is so refreshing I want to use it even when I’m not lobster red. In fact, I’ve now incorporated it into my daily routine because it’s so effortlessly easy to use and extremely beneficial. 

It’s fast to apply, quick to dry, and starts to effectively heal thirsty skin immediately. It’s also an awesome moisturizer if you’re impatient (guilty!) and you hate to wait for lotion to absorb before getting dressed. You can spray this on right after your shower and you’re good to throw your clothes on and go in seconds! I highly recommend it – for your summer skin woes and beyond!

[Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Vaseline via FabFitFun, but all opinions are my own.]

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The New Urban Decay #NakedSmoky Palette is Everything You Need in Life

Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette

The key to nailing the most sought-after and elusive eye look ever? Urban Decay’s new Naked Smoky Palette — loaded with ALL the essentials for the perfect smoky eye.

I am thrilled to be one of the lucky few who got to preview the much anticipated Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette before it launches in stores. As expected, like its predecessors, it’s awesome. Urban Decay packed their newest Naked palette with a dozen sultry, smoky neutrals — nine never-before-seen shades and three exclusives. These beauties will take you from subtle smoky neutrals in the daytime to full-on clubbed-out shimmer smoky for your next night out.


Experiment with warm bronzes, dimensional grays, rich browns, gorgeous taupes and deep black. From mattes to satins to shades with sparkle, Naked Smoky has it all and it includes everything you need in one palette: a true range of shades, the perfect brushes, even detailed tutorials!

I know this is a bold statement, but I think this might be my favorite of the Naked palettes. (I still love you though, Naked3!) I’m obsessed with its versatility and I know you will be too. Peek the video below for a closer look:

So, what do you think? Pick up your own Naked Smoky palette to perfect your smoky-eye looks and let me know how much you love it!

[Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Urban Decay via Conde Nast, but all opinions are my own.]

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