Archive | November, 2012

November Favorites!!

27 Nov

Hello Lovers!!

As the month comes to a close, I wanted to take a moment to highlight some of my favorite go-to products this month. I have been into a very neutral eye paired with a dark lip vibe lately. These products help me to achieve that beautifully, as well as lasting all day!

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Here is a break down of the list going clockwise:

Ulta Voluptuous Volume Mascara – THIS. That is what I have to say about this mascara. It is amazing and does everything I need it to do. I get great volume and a wonderful darkness and depth to my lashes with this product.This can be purchased at your local Ulta.

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Liptar in ‘Black Dahlia’ – THIS.IS.EVERYTHING. I am absolutely in love with this liptar. It is everything that fall and winter should be; dark, sultry, smooth and warm in the coolest way. It comes on as the darkest blood cherry red and also has a slight stain quality that makes it so you never look like you’re without color in your lips. It’s gorgeous in short. It can be purchased at occmakeup.com, at their stand alone store in NYC or at select Sephora locations.

Sugarpill Cosmetics Pressed Eyeshadow in ‘Bulletproof’ – This matte black shadow is a must have! I feel that this is an essential eye shadow to have in your collection. I literally us this shadow in 90% of my makeup looks. This month I have used Bulletproof to set my liner and smudge it out for more depth. Purchase this at http://www.sugarpillshop.com/

Urban Decay 24HR Liquid Eyeliner in ‘Perversion’ – This is a great liquid eyeliner that is easy to apply and lasts all day. It is one of the darkest eyeliners I have used and I have never had a problem with applying it. Purchase at urbandecay.com, Ulta or Sephora.

Sauce Box Cosmetics Eyeshadow in ‘Spy’ – This eyeshadow has been the perfect highlight for me. It is easy to use, not to chalky or powdery but also not too strong for a subtle highlight. I use it under my brow to really emphasize the shape and bring some brightness to my eyes. This can be purchased at sauceboxcosmetics.com

Inglot Cosmetics Freedom System Rainbow Shadows – The freedom system from Inglot is one of my favorite things in the makeup world. You pick and choose what colors you want and make a wonderful palette with them, As a step up….they have the Rainbow shadows, which contain 3 colors in one pan. This is the perfect set up for lid, crease and a highlight all in one!! They have lots of options, I only posted some of the options that are perfect for somebody doing a neutral look. These can be purchased at inglotusa.com or Inglot stores.

What are your favorite products for November?

Thanks for reading, and remember…..

Kim Loves Hue šŸ˜‰

**These images are not owned by Ai Love Hue and have been collected from various sources**

China Glaze Giveaway Winner!!

20 Nov

 

Hello lovers!!
Yesterday was the close of our China Glaze giveaway! I’d love to congratulate Tearsa Keith!! I will be messaging you with details!! šŸ™‚

Thank you to all who entered and remember

 

Kim Loves Hue <3<3

China Glaze Giveaway!!

13 Nov

Hello Lovers!!
Sorry that I have been away for a bit, Hurricane Sandy had me a bit down and feeling uninspired. But I’m back with a giveaway for you lovelies!!!! I will be giving away three China Glaze polishes that I feel are great for fall and winter. One lucky winner will receive these as well as a mystery prize šŸ™‚ This is a thank you to those who have followed my makeup and my blog. You constantly inspire me, so this is my way of saying thank you for that!!

This post will outline the rules/requirements for the giveaway.

There are four steps to be eligible for this giveaway:

 

 

Step One –Ā  Follow my blog,Ā  Ai Love Hue

and comment on this post saying what your favorite color in the giveaway is and why.

 

 

Step Two – Like our Facebook page Ai Love Hue

then share the link for this giveaway.

 

 

 

Step Three –Ā  Follow us on Twitter

and retweet the link for this giveaway.

 

 

 

 

Step Four – Follow us on instagram

and post the giveaway picture with the hashtags #ailovehue and #giveaway.

 

 

 

To enter the giveaway, you have from today (November 13,2012) until Monday (November 19, 2012) at 10pm to complete the four steps in their entirety.

The winner will be announced on Tuesday November 20, 2012!!

Thanks for checking this out guys, May the Odds be Ever in Your Favor!! šŸ˜‰
….and remember, Kim Loves Hue

 

 

 

 

**** Disclaimer: I own my own bottle of each nail polish in the giveaway, all swatches have been done from my own personal bottles.****

Hurricane Sandy Relief

3 Nov

Hello Lovers,

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy there are many emotions that people are going through. Sadness, despair, loss, helplessness and hardship are included in those emotions. There is also thanks, gratitude, love and a sense of being blessed that many are feeling. It is hard to decide what direction to move toward as we try and put pieces of our lives back together, but we just having the desire and fortitude is the first step. In the aftermath, while conversing with my sorority sisters, we all felt an overwhelming need to help. We were looking for how we could help and were only finding places that wanted monetary donations. But we wanted to do more than just give money, this is our home and our neighbors that have been affected. We decided to be proactive and help locally as much as we can. So we are collecting gently used clothes, toiletries, toys and household items to donate to families. We are asking anybody who knows a family in need to contact us. If we don’t get any lists of families within a week or so, we will be bringing all donations to a major group or organization.

There is a need right now, not only to repair and replace what has been lost, but also to share information. The Sisters of Sigma Iota Sigma Multicultural Sorority Inc are asking you to please tell us if you know of a worthy organization collecting these items, looking for hands on volunteers or a family that is in need, that information would be greatly appreciated.Ā  We have Sisters in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, the Bronx, Westchester and Albany that you can contact if you know people in need. You can email any sister from the list below:
Kimberly Mitchell – Long Island (Suffolk County) – kcamitchell@gmail.com

Tiffany Clemmings – Long Island (Suffolk County) – tiffanyclemmings@gmail.com

Brendaliz Capellan – Brooklyn – Brendaliz.capellan30@gmail.com

Teazia Vincent – Westchester – teaziavincent@gmail.com

Thank you for reading and I will be praying for everybody’s safety and well being.

The SISters of Sigma Iota Sigma Multicultural Sorority Inc. and Ai:Love Hue