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Hello fellow makeup junkies!! Welcome to my blog - A Daily Dose of Kaartehan (kaartehan = vanity)... This is my tiny slice of the world wide web where I celebrate being a girl & also where I store my boo-hoos & blah-blahs... I am a mother of 2 awesome boys who loves makeup & anything pretty... I am a certified MUA not MakeUp Artist, but a certified MakeUp Addict... If you are looking for a good read, hence the title of this blog, you are in the wrong place... So get out!! LOL... otherwise, thanks for droppin by & I hope you enjoy my blog!

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Tuesday, June 8, 2010


while organizing some of my makeups earlier, I realized I have a few palettes that I haven't really used... so I decided that it's time I put them to use... here is the first look in the 'palettes segment'... using the original Book of Shadows (B.O.S.) palette...


Clinique dramatically different moisturizing gel
Revlon PhotoReady foundation - 006
MAC Studio Sculpt concealer
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural - Medium
MAC Fix + finishing spray

MAC powder - BLUNT
Benefit blush - Coralista
NARS highlighter - Albatross

Benefit F.Y....eye! (e/s primer)
Urban Decay Book of Shadows original palette (click HERE for pictures & swatches)
MAC Ricepaper e/s (brow highlight)
E.L.F. Brow Kit - Dark
Prestige liquid eyeliner - Black
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On eye pencils - Zero
Benefit A Little Bit Bad Gal Lash mascara - Black
Red Cherry false eyelashes - #600 (see this falsies HERE or HERE)

Carmex lip balm
Rimmel London lasting finish lipstick - Crush
CoverGirl wetslicks l/g - Freedom of Peach

major major major camwhorin'......

my man & I had so much fun taking these pictures... haha... can you tell???
here are the behind-the-scenes shots

& just for shits 'n giggles!


  1. very pretty look and i love your haircut =)

  2. omg you look GORG!!!! love this look!!! especially the eyes. Its so hard for me to make green eyshadow look dark and sultry like that

  3.'re hot and your makeup's hot and your lips are hot. hahaha ;)

  4. gorgeous look..i love ur hairstyle!!

  5. such a gorgeous look~ i like how it even looks a little holographic :D

  6. Gorgeous! I've always loved greens and blues :)
    by the way, how do you get your "puff" to be so perfect?! Dang I've never done it right >.<
    Do you tease your hair and use hairspray?

  7. awwww... thanks girls!! you guys are so sweet! =) I have the A-line cut... my hair is actually getting long, too long especially my bangs that's why I pinned them up in a poof! haha... & yes I do tease the crown to get that volume & then some hairspray.. I use the Paul Mitchell Hold Me Tight finishing spray.. recommended by my stylist... I love how it holds but it doesn't get hard...

  8. This look is beutiful! I love the way the green stands out. Love It! Keep doing some more! :)


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