MaryKay’s Satin Shea Lip Balm

Hello Curlies !

I have an amazing new product to share with you today. The best part is it’s actually a set ! Yes ! It’s the MaryKay Cosmetics Satin Lips Balm and Shea Sugar Lip Scrub

They are in nice little tubs , that fit in your pocket for when you’re on the go. I have to admit that I was a little iffy about doing the review when asked by my own MaryKay Consultant Shay. Why ? Well, who wears MaryKay now I thought ? Ladies and gents ! I am proud to announce that I do ! Just these two products alone got me thinking about what else I’m missing by them

Let’s start this review …..

I have full lips , and it’s important to me that they stay nice and looking great at all times. With that tasks always come error. Some lippies cause you to have dead skin in the corners of your mouth ( yuck ) or just make your lips too moist to wear it does make them look unattractive. I didn’t experience this with these products. I first used the lip scrub , a little bit goes a long way. You only have to use a dime size to get the job done

I didn’t wet my lips only because I wanted to get everything off. I rubbed and rubbed . A lot of dead skin was removed which had me in total shock. My lips didn’t even look like it was any dead skin on them. After the scrub I dried my lips , and applied the lip balm.

My lips looked totally different! Above you will see how pink and nice they are. I did not line my lips or anything. There is not a tint under the balm at all , and the balm itself isn’t tinted. I was really feeling myself.

I suggest that you go and purchase these two items , because your colored lippies will apply even better over these two. I did it and I was very happy with my results.

I applied a nude/brownish color over the MaryKay balm and it was perfect.

Now here’s the great news! I will be giving away one of each Mary Kay products to one lucky subscriber !🎉🎉

In order to be eligible for the contest you have to make one purchase with my MaryKay Consultant Shay. I will be including her Facebook Info http://www.marykay.com/vjack

Please save your proof of purchase! Contest ends Sept 11th! Email fabolouscurlies@gmail.com for me to know you’ve entered. I will be emailing the lucky winner on Sept 14th.

Have an awesome weekend!

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Hold Up! I Microbladed !

Hi Guys ! 

I know I have been sharing on the Facebook page that I was going to post all my footage from my microblading experience for you guys. I decided to wait till after my follow up appointment, because I want to be sure to provide all the necessary information. Healing time , what I went through emotionally and what the followup appointment fixed , if I had any thing I needed correcting.  I’m going to post a few pictures so that you can get a slight idea. Everything is going great so far , I’m almost at a month mark, and I’m loving my results so far. 

Here’s a pic of my eyebrows right after 

Here is a pic of my eyebrows right now. 


Amazing right ?! I can’t believe it neither. I wake up and shake my locs , put on lip glosss and a little eyeliner and bam , I’m finished.  I have to say it’s worth the price , and honestly everything else. I won’t go into much detail , because I want to save all that for later , but make sure you research , research this before doing it. Always do your research !  If you have any questions or want to share your microblading experience , I’m listening. Share ! 

Be Fab! 

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Kat Von D Lock It Foundation

Have you guys heard about the Kat Von D Lock It Foundation? If you haven’t, shame on you! This foundation is every oily skinned person’s dream come true! The line has 30 different shades! Yes ! 30! This is a full coverage foundation, so yes it is buildable. Plus, its super matte, which is why I said it’s great for us who skin always look like we slicked on a can of oil. I went to the Sephora in my area to grab me a bottle , and to my total disdain, they were out my color. Yes! My reaction to this was totally in shock, because here you have a product line of 30 shades, and all they had in stock was literally two shades. Wow! Really?  

The makeup rep that assisted me said that we could still find my shade, and he would give me a sample to try at home. I was a little bummed, but I did want to make sure I purchased the correct shade later, because at $35.oo a bottle, you’re going to want the right shade. He tried the 71 Deep on me first, and that was way too light, and then he grabbed the 78 deep which he said was perfect. To me it was a tad too dark, but he promised me it was a perfect match. Before leaving he did hand me a tiny sample which is no where near enough to put on your whole face to test it out for a day. I made a Youtube video about the trip to Sephora, and posted it once I returned home. 

I have to admit that I went back on Youtube looking at more Lock It Foundation reviews . because I want to make sure that its worth me going through all the trouble of hunting down. I also checked online, and they were sold out as well. I guess alot of people need a color 78. Have any of you tried it? Did you like it? Let me know your thoughts. 

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Contour That Face Honey 

ladies and gents! I have not forgotten about you, that’s why I decided to share my updated makeup routine with you. I only tend to do this look when I’m going out , but since I’ve began getting very busy with work and family I had to update my products. First let me begin to say I have very oily skin. Now u know when you have oily skin your foundation will run off your face faster than a sinner running away from church. Lol. (that was a funny 😜). 

Primer- I still use the same thing for a primer I stated to you guys in a previous post , Milk of Magnesia. It will ensure that your face stay Matte. 

Foundation – Maybelline New York Dream Mousse. Praises! Praises! I have had this foundation on all day and it is still in tact. Honestly it’s been 7 hours , and my face isn’t shiny at all. I am so so happy , because if you have oily skin you can go from looking on fleek , to looking a hot mess. 

Concealer – Mac

Blush – Maybelline 

Eyes– NYX Primer & Milk Eye Shadow Pencil. Shadow over the milk eyeshadow is Urban Decay. 

Contouring was done with my Mac (dark concealer ) and LA Girl for highlighting in Fawn. 

Hope this helped all my oily women and or men. These products used together really stopped me from looking like a bathed in grease. I will stick to these products and let you know updates in two weeks. 

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Drip Drip Drip! Save Your Makeup!

Ugh! It’s hot! You want to look good, and you really don’t like having to constantly check your makeup all day long. I feel you, neither do I. Then you might ask, okay well? Setting Spray! It will make sure that your makeup stays in place and not run, or pack up in the creases on your face. There are many types based off your skin type, and if you get the wrong one you’re screwed. It’s so may different ones on the market, but here are a few of the most popular ones

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These can be purchased at Sephora, Ultra Beauty, Mac as well as other places that sell makeup. Elf even has a great one I’ve heard. Now if you don’t really want to have to purchase on, you can make one at home! Sure you can! Guess who’s going to tell you how? Me!

 

                                                                     Setting Spray For Oily Skin

Small Spray Bottle

1/2 Tablespoon Of Glycerine

1 Tablespoon Of Witch Hazel

1/3 cup of distilled or boiling water cooled

1 Tablespoon of Alcohol (optional)

 

 

Shake all ingredients together in your little spray bottle. Mist lightly over face with eyes closed

*Use the proper water amount to go along with the size container you use. You might have to play around                      with  this mix, to get it how you like it.

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Fierce Curly Feature

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Hello Dears,

This month’s Fierce Curly is a sista with so much style and confidence, that I had no choice but to feature her. She has the most beautiful chocolate rich skin, and doesn’t let her complexion stop her from wearing all the colors of the rainbow to express herself. (which she does well 🙂 Everyone get to know Sophia!

1.What made you decide to become natural?

I decided to return natural again After I promised my grandmother That I would while on her sick bed.This is actually my third time “going” natural.

2. What sets you apart from other naturals in regards to your style ?

My style is that more of Urban Boheiman Chic I can say. I love to mix and match stylish items from all eras and trends and Rock it. I can be laidback casual, or Boheiman Rock Star the next.

3. What are the three products that you can’t live without ?

Natural Love ButterCreme, Tangles and Beyond Conditioner, and Hairitage Hydration Soft Coconut Marshmallow….And Water if i can add that.:)

4. Would you promote natural hair to younger girls? Why or why not?

Yes. I have actually been teaching a few young teenagers that recently return natural with this last year. It allow them to see their hair in its natural state. It also allow them to embrace the hair and image that as given them at birth and to love that image no matter what. Teaching our young ladies Self-love is always an outstanding goal.

5. What do you love about being natural ?

The Versatility. I can be “straight” one week and then have my curly coils the next. I still can have color(dye) my hair, style, and be creative. Ive been blessed to meet some amazing women on this journey as well. Natural I Will Stay. Im Not Going Back This Time. 🙂

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Image Sophia I want to thank you so much for agreeing to do this blog feature. Hopefully you will inspire others to give being natural a chance. Again, I love your styles included your terrific twist outs . Maybe one day you can do a picture tutorial for us. Be Blessed my sista. YOU ARE ONE FIERCE CURLY!! 

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Christmas Fun Makeup Looks!

Count down to Christmas!
Let’s have some fun with all that makeup you have stocked all around your room .I will create a different Christmas look all the way up to Dec 25th just for you! This will give us all something fun to do with our little ones as well. Every look I do will be okay to do on the little ones as well, but if u feel some are a bit much u can take it down.
Now our first look is what I call

The Red & Gold Christmas Ornament

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Eye Base
NYX Milk Pencil or Shadow

Eye shadow
Red

Glitter Eye shadow
Red Glitter Eye shadow Gel by L.A Girl

Eyeliner
Maybelline Black Gel Liner

Lips
EOS for moisture
Concealer
NYX – Lip Pencil In Hazelnut
Covergirl Flip Stick – Gold/Brown
Hard Candy Candy Apple Red Lip Gloss

Face
Hard Candy – Gold Pencil and Gold Glitter EyeShadow

Global Couture! My First Company Feature!

Hi Everyone!

I’m so excited to share with you my first feature of a natural hair company on the blog! I promised you guys more, and I’m keeping my word! Thank you so much to Global Couture! You have beautiful pieces, and I’m happy that you worked with me on FabolousCurlies!

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My name is Patricia and I am the Owner and Designer of Global Couture (http://globalcouture.net). I am originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan and currently reside in St. Louis, MO. During the day, I am a tenured college counselor and full time doctoral candidate completing my dissertation.

How did you get started?

I am natural and love it! I don’t have the exact date I went natural but I believe my last relaxer was 2009. I transitioned with Senegalese twist for nearly two years and finally mini chopped my relaxed ends May 21, 2011.  I decided to ‘go natural’ because I was tired of dealing with breakage and bad hair days from relaxers.

I decided to begin Global Couture 2 years ago, when I noticed I couldn’t find any accessories or natural hair apparel (mainly T shirts) I wanted to wear, that reflected my new consciousness.

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What is your current regimen? What three styles do you wear most often?

I co wash (conditioner only) my hair in the shower about 2-3 times a week. When it’s wet, I apply a leave in and gel. I’ll let it air dry and I’m out the door. I try to deep condition at least once a week using the bagging method overnight. The three styles I wear are my afro, my afro, and an afro puff! LOL. I am the wash n go queen and just let my hair do whatever it wants. I love updos’ but I can’t style or flat twist to save my life 🙂

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Where do you find inspiration for your brand?

I would describe Global Couture as fresh, diverse, and colorful. Traveling is my passion. I add stamps in my passport every chance I get! I came up with the name Global Couture and logo because I want my brand to reflect fresh, diverse, eclectic beautyand styles; I appreciate from around the world.

 

Much of my inspiration for Global Couture (http://globalcouture.net) comes from the various natural hair communities (via blogs, natural hair meet-ups, and YouTube) which I so joyously joined nearly two years ago.  Global Couture is an expression of my love for travel, self-exploration, cultural expression, and creativity. Global Couture designs hair accessories, jewelry, & apparel for the bold, chic, and culturally curious. Global Couture is trying to spread the word about embracing your natural hair and its reflection of our history. “Loving your hair represents loving yourself.” Love your curls, if they are wavy, curly, kinky or coily.

Going back to my roots” during this natural hair journey has been truly self-affirming. Through this journey, I fell in love with the freedom, self-expression, and renewed confidence fostered by a simple ‘hairdo’ change. I found quickly it was more than a hair style change, it became a lifestyle change. I began to take more risks outside of the expected and mainstream forms in beauty, hairstyles, clothing, and accessories. I believe this ‘mini’ transformation paired with my travels through South American, Asia, Europe and the Caribbean has added to my appreciation for various forms of beauty, personal expression and culture expression.

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What is your ultimate vision for Global Couture? Where do you see the brand in 5 years?

I currently sell T-shirts, hair accessories, bow ties, earrings, necklaces, totes, iphone cases, and curly girl mugs. I have over 200 additional concepts in the works for my T shirt apparel and accessory line. You can expect to see those in addition to the 93 products that are now available on my website.  I also have a line of wood, gold and silver accessories coming soon!

My vision for Global Couture is to encourage others to embrace the natural beauty in all of us from the inside-out.  I want to continue to grow my business and expand partnerships with local charities.

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Where can we find you online?

Global Couture is sold exclusively online at http://www.globalcouture.net.

I can be reached by email:  globalcouture@aol.com

Like Global Couture on Facebook, Twitter:@globalcouture1, and Follow on Instagram:@globalcouture, Pinterest: globalcouture1

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Oriental Inspired Nails

I was sitting thinking about what look I wanted to go for with my nails and I decided to do a flower look. I went through my nail colors and said hmm,let’s try an oriental look.

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I love them! They turned out perfect!
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Mary Kay Sales With Kendra!!!

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Hi! All my Fab Subscribers!
Something exciting has happened! My friend Kendra has started her own business,
and it’s all about helping you look and feel more beautiful! As a Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant, she will help you discover amazing age-fighting skin care, the latest trends in color, great grooming products for that special male in your life! Plus she has fabulous gift giving products!
Here’s a special message from Kendra:

I can’t wait to help you discover beauty essentials that are just right for you. Contact me to see how my personal service and Mary Kay®products can make a beautiful difference for you.

Best wishes,

All my subscribers in the Athens Georgia area hurry and contact her now, something exciting is in store for you!
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