VS Sassoon Wave Envy – Video Tutorial & Review

Today I have a video for the brand new Wave Envy from VS Sassoon. I know I already have a video up about triple barrel wavers but this was as a part of the Trial Team and I plan on doing a comparison post between them as there are a few differences.

The video contains a how to section and finishes off with an overview of the products features plus the final look! So onto the video –

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Decades Past 1970’s Inspired Hair

hairfinishedContinuing on with the 70’s inspired makeup tutorial I posted last week I have a 70’s inspired hair video for you.

In the video I used the BabylissPro C Styler which was one of the fabulous hair tools that IGlamour sent to me in the past few months to do some looks/reviews with. Full review of the C Styler will be up after I post the video on how to use it for curls and waves.

I also used BabylissPro Argon oil that I purchased to trial, One n Only Ceramic Silk Curling Iron Glaze and Schwarzkopf 10 carat shine finishing spray.

 

 

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Decades Past – 70s Inspired Makeup

The 70’s is where my interest starts to fade, probably why this has taken me so long to continue on with in the series. I say inspired because although ‘Sun Kissed’ looks were popular in the decade its not entirely era specific. So onto the video!

 

 

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5 Product Challenge…..

I’m not gonna lie, I failed! But only by 1 product so its not that bad I ‘spose. I was tagged by Hip&Haute , you really should check out her blog!

So what did I pick, (thanks for asking!)

First things first I had to pick a foundation, my skin was looking rather patchy so that just had to be  fixed, I used Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation. I’m not entirely sure why I chose it as its one of my “oh my skin looks really good today, I only need a little foundation, foundations” and the fact that I had red patches and two spots meant I had to layer it a bit.

Next problem was my under eye circles, that just seem to get darker and darker these days.For this I used Illamasqua’s Emerge Cream Pigment, which works a treat! I also used it as a base over my lids, as a super light blush (just to ‘brighten’ my complexion a little). I had originally hoped to use it for my lips as well but it really would have looked odd with a nearly bare face. In hindsight (what a wonderful thing) I wish I picked Sob cream Blusher from Illamasqua instead but I already have a pink and brown tutorial and I felt it would have looked a bit too similar.

To fill in my brows, line and shade my eyes I use Nude by Nature Waterproof eye pencil in brown. I then used Illamasqua’s Halcyon Illuminator on my cheekbones, cupids bow, inner v and brow bone highlight area.FOTD Chalenge

The photo’s were taken after I cheated and added the Illamasqua Gloss in Rouse, the look really needed it if I were to leave the house. Not that I was as soon as I finished filming I washed my face did a quick mask and watched old episodes of Desperate Housewives. Yes my life really is that exciting!

Oh and on a side note, if any of you lovely readers took part in the #bbloggersoz chat last Sunday you would have not only learnt some in-valuable photography tips (like I did) but you may have noticed that I mentioned I usually have to adjust the lighting and colours in IrfranView (Photoshop is far too advance for me at the moment sorry to say) then crop before it starts to resemble what I looked like in real life. But I took my usual million (ok I exaggerate a tad) shots, played around with my camera settings and voila, the shots came out perfect (colour wise, I need to work on my posing ha!) all I had to do was crop! Ok this may not be as exciting news to you as it is to me I just thought I’d mention it anyway cause I can. Oh and the second photo is stretched because Live Writer just likes to mess with me sometimes.

Make sure you tune into Sunday’s Twitter chat, they’ve all been awesome so far!

Of course if your wondering how I applied each of the products watch the video below….

 

As this is a tag I probably should pass this on. But its been going around for a while now and its likely most people have done it or aren’t interested, however if you haven’t and are make sure you try it and tell me! (Its harder than I thought to only pick 5 products, I mean I knew I would have some trouble picking but not that much, and I cheated, its kind of embarrassing how much of an indecisive hoarder I am…..)

Madame B Fatale

xoxo

All products purchased by me except the Illamasqua gloss, but that will be reviewed at a later date.

VS Sassoon Big Hair on Short Hair–A Tutorial

I’ve shown you how to use the styler on my long hair but I was requested to show how to use it on short hair, so here it is!

 

I used my sister as my model and the only products I used were Wella High Hair Style Foundation and Schwarzkopf Super Styling Laquer.

Oh and I used my new camera, I’m finally getting the hang of it. I THINK!

 

Madame B Fatale

xoxo

Lolita Inspired Look For Fashion Addict

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I got the opportunity to do a tutorial on any type of look I wanted for Fashion Addict. I chose a Lolita style which is something that I had been wanting to do for a while. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did making it!

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The products I chose for this look were supplied by Fashion Addict and are as follows:

Exhibit Ultimate Eye Shadow Palette (Bright’s) $19.95

Exhibit Eye lining Pencil (White) $10.95

BYS Smudge proof Waterproof Eyeliner $4.95

Turquoise Glitter False Eyelashes $6.95

Cover Girl Lip Colour (Smoother, Pink Satin) $5.00

I am also wearing BYS Eye Contact Lenses in Purple

 

I thought I’d add a couple of swatches of the products for you to see.

 

First up is the eye shadow palette that I’m probably impressed with most. Its full of fun colours that I can see me getting a lot of use out of!

1st row cream shadow swatch2nd row swatch3rd row swatch4th row swatch

The lighter matte colours are slightly powdery/chalky but I no problem making them work.

The next swatch is of the white eye pencil, liquid liner and lipstick.

eyeliners lipstick swatch

and these are the lashes

lashes

Generally I use Duo Adhesive as I find its easier to use than most glues but for the tutorial I used the glue included and I have to say it stuck really well. The texture of the glue was different than what I am used to, kind of stringy and completely clear but it also stuck pretty much immediately where as with duo you have to wait for it to ‘set’.

Finally, the contactsbys-eye-contact-lenses-purple

I’d like to state that  I haven’t worn coloured contacts in a very long time. I was expecting to have a whole lot more trouble getting them in than I did, the first eye they went in almost immediately then the second eye was a tad more difficult but once they were in they were fine. I love how they make my eye’s look.

Now onto the actual tutorial, hope you like it! ( I just re-uploaded it with much better audio)

 

 

Madame B Fatale

xoxo

 

Products were sent to me specifically for this look/video.

How I Dip Dyed My Hair–A Tutorial

Dip Dyed or ombre hair has been trending for quite some time now and I’ve had a few messages asking how I did mine so here it is. I made it as easy to follow as possible, so if you want to try it or just curious how to do it watch the video!

As always any questions just ask.

( I mention the colours I used in the video, but as everyone has different hair colours and the fact that I mixed a few together makes it kind of irrelevant)

ombre dip dyed hair

I’m not a fan of the purple yet, well not as much as I was with the bluey / teal colour anyway. Next time I think I’ll do pink.

Madame B Fatale

xoxo

L’Oreal Paris Perfect Clean Review for Beautyheaven

Here’s my first review for Beautyheaven on L’Oreal Perfect Clean.

L’Oreal Paris Perfect Clean Review for Beautyheaven

Check out Beautyheaven.com its a pretty awesome Aussie site!!

 

Madame B

xoxo