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Create This Look For Less

Hey Everyone!! I'm Nikki and I'm a freelance makeup artist based in Los Angeles.

I've created Create This Look For Less to help you achieve high fashion and celebrity red carpet looks without draining your bank account. Don't worry, I'll post about my favorite higher end products as well!

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Have you watched my St. Patrick’s Day tutorial yet???

February 2014 Ipsy Glambag!  GET YOUR OWN HERE!

In this bag:

  1. 2 Pop Beauty Plump Pout Mini in Peony Petal
  2. City Color Be Matte Blush in Fresh Melon
  3. Zoya Nail Polish in Odette
  4. Tini Beauty Eyetini Cordial Cream Shadow + Base in One in Spiced Rum
  5. NuMe Intense Renewal Mask

With my extra points I’ve received I also got Benefit Cosmetics High Beam.

STEP BY STEP - My New Years Eve Makeup Look


  • Moisturizer - Embryolisse
  • Primer - Smashbox Photofinish Primer (oil-free)
  • Foundation - Covergirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3 in 1 in shade 857
  • Powder - Set with Translucent pressed powder
  • Bronzer - NARS Laguna along cheekbones, temples, & around jaw
  • Blush - Benefit Cosmetics Rockateur
  • Highlighter - Mai Coutour Highlighter Sheets in St. Barts


  • Primer - theBalm Put a Lid on it
  • Eyeshadows - Urban Decay Naked2 Palette - Foxy all over lid up to brow bone, tease in crease mixed with YDK
  • Eyeliner -  L’Oreal Infallible Gel Eyeliner in Blackest Black
  • Bottom lash line - YDK along lower lash line with Urban Decay 24/7 in gunmetal on waterline.
  • Glitter - Pop Beauty Glitter in silver mixed with glitter glue
  • Mascara - Pop Beauty Lash Extension Mascara + L’Oreal Butterfly Mascara


  • NYX Extra Creamy Round Lipstick in Celene
  • Topped with Revlon Colorburst Lacquer Balm in Vivacious 

2013 Beauty Favorites

- Clarisonic Mia 2
- Beauty Blender

- Philosophy Purity Made Simple

- Embryolisse

- Smashbox Photofinish Primer

- theBalm Put a Lid on it

- Covergirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3 in 1
- Benefit Cosmetics Some Kind-A Gorgeous

- Almay Clear Complexion Concealer
- Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer - Brightener

- NARS Laguna
- theBalm Bahama Mama
- Tarte Waterproof Matte Bronzer

- Be a Bombshell Blush in Sweet Cheeks
- Benefit Cosmetics Rockateur Blush

- Mai Couture Highlighter Paper in St. Barts

- Revlon Colorstay Eyeliner - Blue
- Eyeko Skinny Liquid Liner

- L’Oreal Butterfly Mascara
- Rimmel ScandalEyes Retro Glam

- Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm in shameless
- NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Instanbul

- Pantene Detangler
- L’Oreal EverPure Shampoo / Conditioner

- Marc Jacobs Daisy

- Deborah Lippmann Happy Birthday
- Kiss Nail Dress Strips

Sephora and All Cosmetics Wholesale Mini Haul

1. Red Cherry Lashes - #105 and #73
2. Lancome Bi-Fical Eye Makeup Remover
3. Essie Nail Stickers
4. Pop Beauty Glitter
5. Cover FX Mattifying Primer (sample)
6. Benefit Cosmetics Rockateur
7. Benefit Cosmetics Hello Flawless (sample)
8. Philosophy Purity Made Simple Cleanser
9. Thierry Mugler Alien (perfume sample)
10. Clean First Blush (perfume sample)
11. Stila Stay All Day BB Cream (sample)

Woohoo!  I love when I open my mailbox and see that little pink pouch that is filled with beauty goodies!  It means my Ipsy Glam bag has arrived and let me tell you that this months glam bag rocked my world!

Get your own Ipsy Glam Bag HERE!!!

My glam bag was filled with:

1. .em by Michelle Phan lipstick in showstopper (the light pink swatch on my hand)
2. Nailtini Nail Polish in Champagne
3. be a bombshell lip crayon in hot damn (the red swatch on my hand)
4. Starlooks gem pencil in topaz (the silver swatch on my hand)
5. BH Cosmetics Baked Eyeshadow in aphrodite (the maroon swatch under silver swatch on my hand)
6. Pixi Beauty Bronzer in Subtly Suntouched (swatched above the other colors but you can’t really see it)
6. The gold Ipsy makeup bag (adorable!)

and I also claimed a Benefit Cosmetics Bad Gal lash mascara sample and the my kitsch hair ties with Ipsy points I had collected!