Bobbi Brown Corrector

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A wake-up call for tired eyes. Corrector is pink or peach-based to neutralize under-eye darkness and is designed to be used before Creamy Concealer. This long-wearing formula brightens dark circles with quick, just-right coverage that’s easy to blend and won’t crease. And since great makeup starts with healthy skin, Corrector is infused with skin conditioners to protect the delicate under-eye area.

I have noticed such a big difference since using this corrector then applying my concealer. If you are not concealing under the eye area properly, you are not gaining the full potenial of a beautiful you.  We all know that dark circles are extremly troublesome and hard to camouflage and can add years to you..

I always say” that the most important step in makeup is to conceal” making a flawless canvas to lay down our own art, our style, our creativity!

You should adapt  a routine that will help improve the skin. No amount of makeup will make bad skin 100 %

it can actually make it look worse; and again, add years to your apperance. The better your skin, the less you have to conceal.

This product is a life saver, it is creamy. I don’t find it settles or creases, just remember to use on the area of your dark circles.. It is not meant to be applied under the entire eye area, that is where your concealer comes in..

This retails for $22.00 You can pick it up at Sephora or your Bobbi Brown counter. If this is your first time I would go with an actual B B counter to be properly color matched.

So many times I hear people complaining about a product that it doesn’t work for them, when in fact they are using the wrong color!  be it  a foundation,  concealer, or corrector. It is important to be matched and read the direction on the best way to apply the product.

This is a overall great product and I give it 5 stars, it does what it claims, the price is reasonable, it doesn’t crease or settle in to fine lines. This has become a staple in my makeup collection.

Until next time, be well and God bless

Stay Fashionable XO Kelly Arcidiacono XO

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My Favorite Beauty products of 2011!

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Hi everyone!!
Here are my top beauty favorites for 2011. I used these all year long and I will continue to use them i’m certain.
If you are looking for a great eye makeup remover try L’oreal in the green bottle, is almost that exact same formula as Lancome Bifacil. It is very gentle on the eyes, no stinging, you don’t need to tug.. it just melts the eye makeup off so easy.
If you are looking for a great curling iron I would reccomend the Helen of Troy professional brand, gold plated. They have a heat setting dial which is always nice. I have the 1 inch and the 1 and 1 quarter inch for the loose curls. I have had mine going on 5 years with out any problems. Great brand!!
My favorite of Life lip pencil is the MAC L/E nude and insynch. Nude is really a nude, not a rosey flesh tone, I dislike when a company calls there nude a nude, when in fact it is a rosey color!! Insynch is a peachy pink, more on the pink hue.. gorgeous color you can wear alone or with a lipgloss over the top.
Favorite lipgloss is by MAC: Fashion Fanatic, it’s a perfect compliment to insynch lip pencil. it plumps the lips,filling in small lines. for an ultimate sexy pout.
Lancome moisturizer in Multivitamin with SPF 30 is a really hydrating daytime moisturizer, it really adds the moisture back into your skin and protects from free radicals and ultra violet rays, that can cause premature aging.
Olay night time moisturizer is a good alternative to the Lancome, for around $10.00 you can’t go wrong. It really is a great deep moisturizer That leaves your skin silky soft.
Looking for a new primer? Then try Stila prime pot, I did a seperate review on that Please read that article for more info on this. It is a fabulous eye primer.
Tarina Taratino glitter in sparklecity pure opal, is so finely milled you can use it on your eyes, lips as a highlighter, gorgeous glitter. I picked it up at Sephora
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My all time favorite mascara is the Lancome Hypnois Drama, and DiorShow, My cheaper favorites is the Lorac special effects dual ended primer on one side and masacara on the other end. Great mascara, non- clumping.
Rimmel Day to Night Glam Eye’s is my other favorite drug store brand. Again, it’s dual ended one side is lengthing and other side is volume and it does both and it’s under $9.00 !!
Shampoo and condtioner I’ve been loving is the Phyto Jojoba, its 100 % vegan and no sulphates. If you color your hair you do not want to use harsh shampoo’s that contain sulphates, these will wash away your color.. It strips your hair of the color.
My favorite lipsticks of 2011 would be MAC’S Viva Glam in Lady Gaga 1 and 2. One is a gorgeous pink and the second one is a beautiful nude color, compliments mac lip pencil in ‘ nude’ perfect together.
My favorite brushes would have to be MAC once again. However, i’m loving the ‘ real techniques brushes by Pixiwoo. They are really soft and well made. I picked them up at Ulta. And they are priced to not hurt your wallet.
I reccomend the ‘stippling brush’ if you can not afford MACS 187 stippling brush, it’s a decent alternative.
Please check the video for products. If you have any questions please leave them below and I will reply.
Stay Fashionable !! XO Kelly Arcidiacono XO

Rave Review: Stila Prime Pot

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Hi everyone,

I wanted to share with you a really great eye primer. If you are like me the hunt for the perfect base to your eyeshadow is an all time must have. We spend hours getting ready and having your eyeshadow crease  or not well blended can be  not only embarrassing but frustrating..

I have tried all most all the primers on the market and they are all pretty much the same.

We all have high hopes of the latest and greatest being released and being our H G primer

then comes the let down, it’s no different than the one in your drawer!

I seen this, and something kept saying  “Try me I’m great!” So, I grabbed the very last one in color Taffy and walked to the counter and paid my $22.00 and went home. I really don’t have much patience in life, Yes, I know patience is virtue.. I was excited  to try it. I decided I wanted a smokey eye since I was going out. From the moment I applied it, I could tell it was different. it was creamy and gave you enough time to blend it well. I applied to the brow bone, and even thought ” wow, this looks great with out eye shadow”

I applied my base coat and began layering my colors and blending.. I noticed right away  the colors blended nicely to a fade, with minimal effort..

I was impressed!! however, still a little skeptical and all through the night I grabbed my compact to check if I had creasing. I went home and my eye shadow was still flawless.. I was sold, Thank you Stila for such a great product. I find it evens out your eyelids, makes a smooth canvas for your shadow application. If you are looking for a new primer give stila prime pot a try, you wont be disappointed!

Happy Friday everyone!!

XO Kelly Arcidiacono   XO

Top Mascaras everyone should own!!

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These are my top picks, One is my H G , one is my go to and the other 2 I really do like enough to repurchase.

My number one favorite for the last 6 years has been Diorshow, This is by far the best  mascara on the market. It doesnt get its reputation for being the leading mascara in the makeup industry for nothing!

It gives you dramatic, long full lashes, layer the coats and watch your lashes reach all new heights. They use this all over the runways. If your not a lover of false eye-lashes, grab this add a couple coats and voila long full lashes, no clumping, no drying. sexy lashes.

Next is my favorite goto mascara and its buy Lancome – Hypnois Drama, This is nothing short of fabulous, very moisturizing, very pigmented last all day. smells divine. like honey! Just be careful when you add layers it can clump slighly, but easily fixed with a mascara brush to seperate the lashes. Great product, well worth the price.

Lorac, is slowly coming into my collection of makeup products. This is a great brand. Everything I have purchased from Lorac, I love! The mascara Special Effects is wonderful . It has a added bonus primer step 1 and sterp 2 mascara. it really adds length to your lashes, non – clumping, easily removed well worth the price.

Lastly, is by Rimmel. They have some great products in there line of makeup. and there day to night mascara is a great product. Not only does it add length, with step one, it adds full on volume when you use step 2. your lashes are gorgeous!! Its not pricey and really does the job well.

I wanted to share with you, and hopefully if you’re looking for a new mascara, you will give one of these a try. You can’t go wrong with anyone listed here. Please check the video I have attached.

Thank you, and wishing everyone a great weekend ahead!!

Hugs and Kisses      Kelly Arcidiacono

Maybellines – Ruby Slippers Giveaway!!

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Hi everyone!!

Happy Halloween!! In this post I will share my Ruby Slipper Giveaway!!

I’m so happy to be sharing with everyone. I really like the Instant rewind makeup from Maybelline and there 24 hr color stay is wonderful, So, 1 lucky subscriber will win all 5 items that is shown in the video!!

It’s always so tough for me to chose the winners, sometimes I use Random.org to help out, however when there are more ways to win or enter, random .org doesn’t work and they have to be hand picked. sometimes, I will even allow my family to help pick the winner.. I truly love reading all your comments and so far the girls that posted there Glam looks on my fanpage are just beautiful!! So way to go Girls!! I wish I could pick more winners, maybe someday I will 🙂

As my subscribers grow, I feel more and more compelled to show my appreciation and dedication to them,. the same way they show support to my channel. I feel it’s a way to connect and interact with my subscribers e.g getting to know them.  Thank you to all my wonderful subscribers, I really appreciate ALL OF YOU!!

If you haven’t seen the video, I attached it here, please feel free to subscribe and enter, it’s open Internationally 🙂

Sending Hugs and Kisses your way**

Kelly Arcidiacono

She Devil makeup Tutorial – Happy Halloween!!

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Hi Everyone!!

I had so much fun filming this video! It was a pain to edit. it took me one full day.

This look is so simple and really very easy ! I used the Instant age rewind makeup for face,Jesse’s girl eyeshadow in color flamable rouge, maybellines lipstain in cherry crush, with jesse’s girl lipgloss over that in color ‘ Heartbreaker’ I used revelons black eyeshadow from the L E colors Masacara, and Lancome eyelinear in the waterline and Lorac on the top lid.. Added Jesse’s Girl sparkles in red – Glitter and adhesive. Make sure to use a cosmetic grade glitter that is safe for the face and use extra precaution when using glitter on or near the eyes. I wore a sparkle red satin top and matching Devil Horns, you could wear a red skirt along with this and red tights or a red leotard add your tail and accessories and you have a great costume!!

Wanted to wish everyone, that celebrates Halloween a very safe and fun night!! Video will be up soon for the Ghoulish Guveaway winner!!

Stay Fashionable xo Kelly Arcidiacono xo    

Vampire Makeup Transformation

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Hi everyone!

Here is my easy transformation from Barbie to Vampira. I used  makeup that I already had. See picture. I used Chanel blanc universal all over face and neck, then applied nyx matte white eyeshadow over the top and  blended well.

I used for the eyes black eyeshadow and in the crease and underneath  Lancome exhibition in sheen. I used black eyeshadow to contour my nose and hollow out my cheeks.. Blend blend blend. for the lips I used Maybellines lip stain in berry crush then applied a red lipstick over the top.. That way if you are eating and drinking when your lipstick comes off you still have the lip stain!

I lined my top eyes with Lorac and my waterline in Lancome. I would suggest buying a good decent set of fangs not the cheap 5.00 ones like mine. Huge mistake!

Next time I will invest in a good quality. Live and learn For Mascara I used Rimmel day to night.. This is great mascara.

I tried to make the video as fun, and spooky all at the same time; while being some what informative. Take my idea and add your own creativity. I hope you liked the video and for those that follow my blog and haven’t seen the video I attached it 🙂

If you have any questions please feel free to leave it in the comment section below and I will reply.

Stay Fashionable!

 

Kelly  Arcidiacono

Vampira Mistress Of The Dark: Ghoulish Giveaway

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Hi Everyone,

It’s That time of year again. For all of you Halloween lovers out there. I personally love Halloween. It gives us a chance to be creative and play dress up. I can remember as a child/teenager the simple things about Halloween time  the month of Oct. In school (primary) The classroom would be decorated with pumpkins,black cats, ghost,witches and the calendar for each day we completed, would be x’d out with a pumpkin 🙂 The fun little crafts we would do in class like make a witches hat etc to going to this little store with my grandma and buying my costume, and my favorite CANDY CORN, and the little pumpkins!! Every year, I continue to buy these for tradition, and more so because, I like them.

I use to host a huge Halloween party at my home with half my home completely turned into a Haunted House.. I went all out, and for 31 days I worked on this project. To host a Costume Party, Much work but, I truly enjoyed it..  I hosted a giveaway on my YouTube Channel Please visit and enter. Is my continued gratitude  to each of my Subscribers That I have. I would love to hear form you down in the comment sections telling me what you love about Halloween time What special memories do you have?

The Video I created for this giveaway was a lot of fun and a ton of work involved with right under 2 mins

I estimated I put into filming and editing 8 hrs plus to finish this project. I love to learn all about editing and hopefully as time pushes fwd, My skills will be more and more professional.  I normally do not have anyone on the set with me while filming, as to not have distractions, However, this time I had a few and there were a ton of laughs and retakes. LOL.

Now I bought the so-called ‘professional fangs’ that adhere to your teeth with denture adhesive and it doesn’t work!! Hence in the video you see my fang crooked HA! I read that chewing gum works better… and you cant speak with them on very good..  Overall, I think its a pretty good Halloween video all the fog and fire was added in. Im a editing nerd and proud to be one 🙂 Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Si52ZIOksIU

The winner will win a wet & wild eyeshadow trio , mascara, lipgloss black nail polish and a singed picture of me on the set.

Thanks for reading!!  Stay Fashionable      XO’S Kelly Arcidiacono XO’S

Kelly’s Bed Time Beauty Fave Winner announced

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Thank you to all that entered!!

I truly enjoyed reading every single one of your comments. I wish could  give everyone what they wanted..

I promise to hold regular ‘ Thank you Giveaways” As a token of my appreciation for  my subscribers

This weeks winner was ” SuseGold” She picked the soul eyeshadow.. Each time you see ‘Kellys bed time beauty faves, there will always be a special giveaway at the end 🙂 So, keep a look out for those videos.

Again, thank you all so much for your continued support each one is very special to me and I do read all comments 🙂

I’ll see all of you again in You Tube Land!!

Sending Hugs and Kisses to ALL

Kelly Arcidiacono  – Beverly Hills Barbie

Kelly’s Bed Time Beauty Faves and Giveaway

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Hi Everyone!

I just wanted to post here that I uploaded my top Beauty Fave products for this week. Also, I will be picking one of  my subscribers to share in on my indulgence. All you have to do to enter is be my subscriber and tell me what beauty product you liked best and why. Here is the video: 

I hope to hear from you in You Tube Land 🙂

‘Stay Fashionable ‘      XoXo’s  Kelly Arcidiacono