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VALENTINES DAY LOOK ♥️

Happy Valentine’s Day my pretties. Even though it was yesterday but if you’re in a different county it maybe today! But my darling partner came home on his work lunch break holding a beautiful red rose and a box of chocolates for me. He’s so sweet, I’ve eaten the chocolate already which is probably no surprise to anyone but I had one of those moments where I didn’t realise the box was empty and I reached in for more and my body was overcome with a feeling of sadness/regret/embarrassment/shock. Do you know the feeling?

Regardless I created a Valentine’s Day inspired makeup look! I’ll list down what products I used down below and link the site where I purchased them for you all! Let me know what you think in the comments! 💋

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Valentines Day Inspired Look

Primer- Too Faced Hang Over Set and Prime Spray

Foundation- Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Foundation in shade 210

Concealer- Too Faced Born This Way Concealer in shade Light

Setting Powder- Kat Von D Lock It Setting Powder in translucent

Contour- Too Faced Cocoa Contour Palette

Highlighter- Jeffree Star 24 Karat Skin Frost Pro Palette

Eyes- Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance

Lashes- Ebay

Lips/Hearts- Jeffree Star Liquid Lipstick in I’m Shook

– Hayley xoxox

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TOOFACED CHOCOLATE CHIP PALETTE REVIEW! DON’T USE WHEN HUNGRY!

This post was a tricky one for me. Do I love this palette? I dunno. But I don’t hate it! Does that even makes sense? This is what happens when your up all night with a baby projectile vomiting everywhere. What’s sleep? Should I arrange an exorcism? I don’t know, I’m tired as fuck! But Hayley does not disappoint! I created a look using this adorable little palette for you all so keep reading if you want to read my thoughts and I promise I wont mention projectile vomiting again… Starting from now…

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TOOFACED CHOCOLATE CHIP EYESHADOW PALETTE

Does anyone elses family do Kris Kringle? I think that’s how its spelt or also known as ‘Secret Santa’? Well for anyone that doesn’t know, everyone puts there name in a hat and who evers name you get, you have to buy them a present and not let them know you have them. I got my sister in law and I got her,Velvet teddy mac lipstick. Aren’t I the best! BUT her boyfriend had me and I 100% know she helped him out with the present because he got me the ‘Too Faced Chocolate Chip Palette’! Hahaha does he know what Mecca is? Regardless. Thank you steven!

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This palette is super cute! Its of course chocolate scented and while putting this on, my daughter legit came over and asked me if I was eating chocolate and if she could have some. Which isn’t an unusual question because I will quite frequently hide and eat chocolate but that just helps describe how good it smells!

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They picked 11 shades out of the original ‘Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette’ and turned them into mattes to create this little guy! I love the colours in this and I love how it has more then one transition shade. I wasn’t quite sure about the cool toned shades in this as they are foreign to me but they are so pretty and can definitely see myself playing with them when I grow some balls!

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Swatches left to right, White Chocolate, Matte Gilded Ganache, Triple Fudge, Matte Marzipan, Semi-Sweet, Strawberry Bon Bon, Matte Candid Violet, Matte Hazelnut, Matte Crème Brulee, Matte Cherry Cordial, Matte Champagne Truffle.

They swatched so well and the pigment was definitely there! I was a bit disappointed in the shade, ‘Matte Gilded Ganache’ and ‘Triple Fudge’ as they weren’t as Khaki as they looked in the pan. For some reason while swatching these I liked my finger, maybe because I was hungry and sleep deprived but I shit you not they taste like chocolate!!! You could eat these but I wouldn’t suggest doing it hahaha!

I did a eyeshadow look so you can see how it is on the eyes!

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Eyeshadow look using the ‘TOO FACED CHOCOLATE CHIP PALETTE’

I used the shade, ‘Matte Crème Brulee’ in the crease and blended the colour up just above the brow bone. I then dipped into the shade, ‘Matte Cherry Cordial’ and packed that into my inner and outer corner. I blended that in and dragged it up into my crease leaving the centre of my lid. I then packed the shade, ‘Strawberry Bon Bon’ onto my lid for a matte halo eye look! I then used the shade, ‘Semi-Sweet’ on my lower lash line!

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The shades I used were a lot cooler toned then I anticipated and they were a bit tricky to blend out then I thought they would be! I had trouble getting the colours seem less just on the outer part where I blended them. I’m not sure if its because they were a bit chalkier of an eyeshadow then I’ve used in the past!

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Overall I had a lot of fun creating this look! I love first impressions reviews! It may not have worked out this time round but I’m definitely going to give it another go in the future! Do you guys like seeing these sort of posts? If so leave me a comment down below with what you’d like to see me do next or something different! Thank you for reading! Don’t forget to follow me on my socials! Instagram @Beautifulgossip and Snapchat @hayleylucycally

-Hayley xoxoxox

Where to purchase this Palette: Mecca Cosmetica

Other Products used:

Primer: Too Faced Hang Over Cream

Foundation: Fenty Beauty

Powder: Kat Von D Lock It Translucent Powder

Concealer: Too Faced Born This Way Concealer

Contour: Too Faced Cocoa Contour Palette

Highlighter: Jeffree Star 24 Karat Pro Highlighter Palette

Brows: La Girl Brow Pomade

Setting Spray: Too Faced Hang Over Spray

Mascara: Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara

Lips: Nyx Liquid Shade Cream in Tea and Cookies

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BYS BERRIES VS ABH MODERN RENAISSANCE SHOW DOWN!

Happy Thursday dolls! How has everyone’s day been? I’m actually so exhausted. School holidays are kicking my ass. My kids are well behaved but then go from 1 to 100 and it lasts all fucking day! I spend all day cleaning then by tea time its fucked again! I also could be tired because I’ve been sitting up all night watching Ultimate Beast Master on Netflix! Its so good! Its like Ninja Warrior but way more dramatic and hilarious!

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I’m actually so excited about uploading this post and when this idea popped into my mind I was like ‘YESSS IM A FUCKING GENIUS!!!’. I mean, this has no doubt been done before but I’m actually so happy with how it turned out!!!

So, today I bring you, BYS BERRIES VS ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS MODERN RENAISSANCE PALETTE! I will do one eyeshadow look, my right eye will be ABH Modern Renaissance and my left, BYS Berries! Its always been said that the berries Palette by BYS is the perfect dupe for the ABH Palette but I’ve never really tried a look to confirm this until now! Not to mention the price difference from the two! So keep on reading if you want to see how this turned out!

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Left, BYS Berries Palette. Right, ABH Modern Renaissance Palette.

As you can see in the photo above, both palettes have very similar colours but in different order and lay outs. I’ve clearly had my BYS Palette longer too! But how similar are they!!!

BYS Berries is left and Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance is right. Personally the ABH is slightly more pigmented and the shimmer shades are brighter but its pretty close! Id also like to mention that I feel like Berries Palette has more of a purple reflect to the shades then the ABH.

So when creating this look I used, ABH on the left and Berries on the right and I used the closest shades for each step and I’ll go through with you what I used and swatch comparison of each colour.

For my transition colour I used in the ABH, ‘Raw Sienna’ and BYS I used ‘Toffee’. Now as you can see in the photo below, the ABH shade is much more pigmented so I had to build up the colour on the BYS side but we got there!

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Left, ABH shade Raw Sienna. Right, BYS shade Toffee.

I then went in with the shade ‘Cyprus Umber’ from the ABH and ‘Shaded’ from the BYS. I used these shades in my inner and outer corner for some depth to create a halo eye! Once again I had to build up the BYS shade slightly to match the ABH side but these colours are buildable I found!

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Left, ABH shade ‘Cyprus Umber’. Right BYS shade ‘Shaded’.

For the centre of my lid on the ABH side I used ‘Primavera’ and BYS side I used ‘Glow’. The shades together there isn’t much difference but I did find the BYS shade was much more buttery! I had no trouble applying these to each lid and didn’t need fix plus for added intensity! I also used these shades for my inner corner highlight!

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Left, ABH shade ‘Primavera’. Right BYS shade ‘Glow’.

For the lower lash line I went in with the same transition colours as above, on the ABH side ‘Raw Sienna’ and BYS, ‘Toffee’. Then over top of that and closer to the lash line I went in with ‘Red Ochre’ on the ABH side and ‘Royalty’ on the BYS side! Slight more pigmentation on the ABH shade as you can see below!

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Left, ABH shade ‘Red Ochre’. Right, BYS shade ‘Royalty’.

So this is the final look! ABH right and BYS left! I cant tell a difference at all! Can you guys?? The BYS Berries palette is a ABH Dupe! Lets be real! Besides having to pack more colour on the BYS side it worked and I even asked my partner if there was any difference in the two and he couldn’t see it! MIND BLOWN!

So I hope you all enjoyed my little experiment! I had so much fun creating this look for you guys and I’m super stoked with how it turned out! Also a little side note! IVE ALMOST REACH 100 FOLLOWERS!!!!!! I can not believe it! So make sure you hit that follow button and like my social accounts for updates as there may be a lil giveaway announcement for y’all once I reach 100, stay tuned! I love you all! xoxo

– Hayley xoxox

Where to purchase these palettes:

Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance-  Sephora

Bys Berries Palette- BYS Cosmetics

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JEFFREE STAR LIQUID LIPSTICK COLLECTION

Happy Monday dolls! How was everyone’s weekend? Not that its a big deal to you all but I went out Saturday night and drank alcohol! This is very rare for me! Its literally been almost a year and its not like I don’t like to drink and go out to the pub, its just that I’m not mentally prepared to look after children with a hang over! Its anyone’s worst nightmare. But lucky for me I woke up fresh as a daisy, the only thing that wasn’t was my snapchat story. I also tried to plug my glass of water into my phone charger too but I wasn’t electrocuted hahaha!

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NOTE TO PAST SELF, TAKE PHOTO OF MAKEUP BEFORE CONSUMING WINE!

So today I wanted to share with you my ‘JEFFREE STAR LIQUID LIPSTICK COLLECTION’! I haven’t came across a liquid lipstick I love more then these! They’re also vegan, gluten free and paraben free and can be used on the eyes and water line which is amazing! You can really get creative with these! Ill include swatches of each and also a picture of how they look on!

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ANDROGYNY

First I give you the shade ‘Androgyny‘. This colour is a beautiful dark mauve with a plum undertone. I feature this one first as it was the first one I ever got! I love wearing this with a dark smoky eye.

MANNEQUIN

The shade ‘Mannequin‘ is one of my all time favourite nudes! I wear this almost every time I put makeup on and it has never failed me. What I love about these liquid lipsticks are they last fucking ages! I wore this Christmas Day, drank, ate, ate a little more and when I got home it still looked fine after 8 hours of wear!

CALABASAS

Calabasas‘, named after the place Jeffree lives, is a beauty. Its a stunning light pinky mauve. This was a part of his summer 2017 Chrome Collection that is still available on ‘Princess Polly’.

MASOCHIST

‘Masochist’ is a deep cool toned pink shade! I’m obsessed with this colour!

I was literally in so much pain doing all these lip swatches in one go I thought they were about to fall off! Hahaha!

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CHRISTMAS COOKIE

‘Christmas Cookie’ is the noob of my collection. Its part of his 2017 holiday collection and I purchased this along with the ’24 Karat Highlighter Pro Palette’. Its a light nude shade with a light pink undertone!

DADDY

‘Daddy’ being one of two of the collab Manny MUA and Jeffree Star did last year, is a beautiful cool toned dark nude! This colour goes with everything, specially a dramatic eye!

IM SHOOK

The second liquid lipstick in the Manny collab is ‘Im Shook’ and its so stunning! Its a burnt coral shade and as all of the colours, it dries down completely matte. So pretty!

SWATCHES

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SWATCHES LEFT TO RIGHT, MASOCHIST, IM SHOOK, CALABASAS, ANDROGYNY, DADDY, CHRISTMAS COOKIE, MANNEQUIN (SORRY ABOUT HOW CROOKED THEY ARE, I TRIED)

So that was my JEFFREE STAR LIQUID LIPSTICK COLLECTION! I hope you didn’t hate it as much as my lips did! I purchase my Jeffree Star products from Princess Polly as its an Aus company and I don’t like purchasing from overseas because I’m so god damn impatient! Thank you all for reading once again! Don’t forget to follow my socials and give my blog a follow as well!

-Hayley xoxo

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HOW I ACE MY BASE.

My dads a painter by trade so when he talks about his job and what it entails I rarely listen. I’m shocking with selective hearing! But what I do remember him saying is before painting a wall you need to prep it first, sand it down for a smooth finish, base coat and paint. And I think its quite similar to makeup, or I just put the two together to make the conversation more appealing to me! You cant just slap a coat of paint on a house and expect it to last and that’s the same with applying foundation and makeup. You have to know the steps to long lasting makeup and a flawless finish!

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So in this post I want to educate you with HOW I ACE MY BASE! Ill include photos of products I use and how I apply them! Enjoy!

PREP YOUR CANVAS

Before putting any products on my face I ALWAYS wash it first. I think there’s no point applying anything to a dirty face as all the dirt and oil will be trapped under the product and cause breakouts! So being the typical mum that I am (and all the mums reading this be real, we all do this)  ill use a good old trusty baby wipe to wipe away anything left on my skin or ill lash out and get some of the Cetaphil wipes which are amazing for cleansing the skin! I tend to stay clear of wipes that contain perfumes or alcohol as they can dry out my skin and turn it into a big old shit fest of pimples and dry areas! Not to mention alcohol in skin care products are super bad for you! So once your satisfied with how clean your mug is its onto the next step!

PRIME YO SELF

Priming or moisturizing before applying foundation is super important! It creates a perfect base for your foundation and it protects your skin from your make up! That’s why I love using my TOO FACED HANG OVER REPLENISHING PRIMER. This cream contains coconut water, probiotic-based ingredients and skin revivers and NO silicon which I love because youre putting it on bare skin! It feels so cooling and hydrating on the skin and dries down slightly tacky which helps the foundation stick!

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TOO FACED HANG OVER REPLENISHING FACE PRIMER

PORE NO MORE

Now if you’re me and love having a super smooth face with no visible pores you’ll love the MAYBELLINE BABY SKIN INSTANT PORE ERASER. Ive spoken about this before but I’m obsessed. The only thing is with pore filler products is that they contain silicon and clog your pores which is how you get that smooth finish. So my suggestion is to always use this AFTER priming so it isn’t clogging your pores and causing break outs and irritation. You only need to use the smallest about and only on the areas needed. I like to apply this on my nose, cheeks, chin and between my brows. But just anywhere you feel you have visible pores!

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MAYBELLINE BABY SKIN PORE ERASER

FOUNDATION FORNICATION

My favourite part! Foundation! Everyone applies foundation differently whether it be with a brush, a sponge or your hands (don’t do that though). But the way I have found works best for me is applying the foundation with a brush and then blending it out with my REAL TECHNIQUES SPONGE. Dotting the foundation all over the face and then just dabbing the shit out of it until its all evenly covered! Recently Ive been using my ESTEE LAUDER DOUBLE WEAR MAXIMUM COVER FOUNDATION on my blemish areas and not much but just enough to cover the redness. My face has been a real shit fest since Christmas so I’ve been drinking heaps of water and toning down on my chocolate addiction. New Year, New Me. But once that’s applied I will go over with my LA GIRL PRO COVERAGE FOUNDATION. This foundation has a runny consistency with medium coverage but is buildable. You will notice that its quite shiny and oily looking on the face but don’t stress as it mattifies once powder is applied.

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ESTEE LAUDER DOUBLE WEAR MAXIMUM COVER FOUNDATION
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LA GIRL PRO COVERAGE FOUNDATION

CONCEAL YA FEELS

I use two different concealers on my face in my routine at the moment. I use my MAYBELLINE FIT ME CONCEALER in light on any visible blemishes as its the same colour as my foundation and just gives me that added coverage I so desperately need in my life and then I use my TOO FACED BORN THIS WAY CONCEALER in light under my eyes, forehead, chin and nose and use it to highlight those areas. I also just buff it out with my REALTECHNIQUES SPONGE.

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RIGHT, TOO FACED BORN THIS WAY. LEFT, MAYBELLINE FIT ME CONCEALERS

THE POWER OF POWDER

There is nothing I love more then using a loose powder to set my face! And of course its with my holy fucking grail product, my KAT VON D LOCK IT TRANSLUCENT SETTING POWDER. First I will bake under my eyes but not too hecticly, just enough to stop my under eye creasing. Ill also do this on my forehead. Ill then dust more over my whole face but just not so heavily until there is no shine and my face no longer feels sticky!

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KAT VON D LOCK IT TRANSLUCENT SETTING POWDER

FINAL STEP

Once I’ve applied contour, blush, highlighter and finished my eyes Ill use my KAT VON D SETTING SPRAY to lock it all in and so my face doesn’t melt off in the Australian summer heat. Quick tip, after I’ve sprayed my face with the setting spray I like to just lightly pat my sponge all over my face to ensure the spray has really soaked into the powder. Not sure if this works but it sounds professional hahaha! I love this setting spray and it smells so fresh and cucumbery.

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KAT VON D LOCK IT SETTING SPRA

So there you have it! This is how I prep my skin and apply my base for extra long wear. All the other mums I’m sure can vouch for me when I say we do not have time to reapply or even look in the mirror again until its time to wash it off for that matter. Or even for work or you’re out all day I’m sure this information would be beneficial for you! Try it and let me know how it works in the comments below!

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SOMEONE WALKING PAST CAUGHT ME ON MY HANDS AND KNEES IN MY FRONT YARD TAKING THIS PHOTO AND THEY WENT FROM WALKING TO JOGGING REAL FAST. IT WAS AMAZING!

Thank you for reading my blog once again! I’ve had so many of you telling me how much you like it so thank you, I love you all! Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram @beautifullgossip and snap chat @hayleylucycally.

-Hayley xxx