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HOW-TO CONTOUR | On Fair \ Pale Skin + Tips

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Hello Everyone,
So if your like me and you have Snow White skin that on bad days can look a bit vampirish because your that pale naturally it can get a bit scary, even with blush we can still look overly pale or washed out! so I'm here to help :)
I'm going to show how I like to contour my face and it's using different products to what most others would use. As I don't use or like the typical Grey-Brown contouring shade we are told to use, I'm going to give my 2 cent worth and advice on how my contouring technique and products have changed my "Makeup" life to add definition and sculpt your face!

Tips + Products Ideas and a full Tutorial showing how to contour on Pale \ Fair Skintone!
PLEASE NOTE: I did contour a tad more extreme so your can see the technique more clearly. :-)
WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHvl-R7gjh8


PRODUCTS MENTIONED:  Beauty Blender OR Real Techniques Sponge Maybelline Fit Me Concealer  (25 Medium & 35 Deep for contour) Napoleo…

HOT OR NOT? | Maybelline, Rimmel & Max Factor Makeup 2015

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Hello Everyone,
So me being a confessed shopaholic means good things for you all because it means I can make my Hot OR Not? videos ;-) HeHe!!
So today is all Drugstore Makeup! Things I showed in my Haul from last Tuesday and also in my #Instahaul picture of some stuff I brought on the weekend.  Enjoy xo WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OI3kLWDN_0o

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:  Maybelline Master Graphic Liquid Maker Liner  Maybelline Fit Me Concealer  (15 Fair & 35 Deep for contour) Rimmel Lasting Finish 25Hr Full Coverage Foundation  (010 Light Porcelain) L’Oreal Glam Matte Intense Matte Gloss in Zip It Rouge L’Oreal Infallible Lipstick in Beyond Blushing Max Factor Excess Shimmer Eye Pots in Pink Opal, Copper & Pearl Covergirl Clump Crusher Extensions Mascara 
Till my next post, Hugs Erica.T.  Xx Alwayscosmeticjunkie

REVIEW & DEMO | Maybelline Pumped UP Colossal Mascara

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Hello Everyone,
I've been testing out a mascara from the drugstore which I showed in last weeks haul on Tuesday and that would of course be the Maybelline Pumped UP Colossal Mascara, another addition to the Volum' Express range!
This newer version promises to deliver full and false looking lashes, so did it really do that?! WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0PLOhteStM



Till my next post,
Hugs Erica.T.
Xx
Alwayscosmeticjunkie

GRWM | Shades Of Grey ~ Date Makeup

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Hello Everyone,
So it's nearly the weekend so that means it's Tutorial Time!! 
Today's Look is a date look I wore out this week, and I wanted to recreate it in a Get Ready with Me Style Video (GRWM) something quick and easy, I hope you all enjoy. xo 
WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXv-QxxXjWY




PRODUCTS MENTIONED: Face: Too Faced Hangover RX Primer Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Primer MAC Pro Longwear Foundation  NARS Radient Creamy Concealer MAC Studio Fix Powder MAC Bronzer in Refined Golden  Stila Custom Color Blush in Pink Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Rose Eyes: MAC Paint Pot in Painterly  MAC Eyeshadow in Malt Lorac PRO Palette 2  NARS Larger Than Life Eye Pencil L’Oreal Eyeliner Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara Lips: MAC Lip Pencil in Spice
Buxom Full On Lip Polish in Dolly
Till my next post, Hugs Erica.T. Xx Alwayscosmeticjunkie

HOT OR NOT | Dior Star, Bobbi Brown Longwear & Lancome Miracle Foundations

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Hello Everyone,
3 foundations added to my series of Hot OR Not? Videos today.
Now they are all High-end but that makes them all the more better to review them, hopefully save some money if you were interested in it and it's not everything you thought it was.
As you know I have combination skin Dry cheeks and Oily T-Zone and these foundations have been tested with and without primers underneath.
WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPZD6J0O11c


PRODUCTS MENTIONED:  Dior DiorSkin Star Makeup Foundation  Lancome Teint Miracle Bare Skin Foundation
Bobbi Brown Long-wear Even Finish Foundation
Till my next post, Hugs Erica Xx Alwayscosmeticjunkie

HAUL | Drugstore ~ Maybelline, Max Factor, OPI & More!

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Hello Everyone,
So I guess you've seen the title of this post already so I don't need to explain that I've been shopping again. Who'd a think!
But I did pick up some cool new stuff this weekend which of course I was trying out all the new makeup the next day, so good news is not only new things to share and show but also a 1st impressions of sorts too.
Enjoy xo
WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9-u9s5bD2I



Till my next post,
Hugs Erica.T.
Xx
Alwayscosmeticjunkie

REVIEW | L'Oreal SkinPerfection Correcting Serum ~ Youth Code

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Hello Everyone,
And happy monday girlfriends! I hope you all had a great weekend and hopefully I can make the monday blues a little better with my video for today! HeHe :) It's review that might help you out if your on the hunt for a new serum to add to your skincare routine!
Now I've been using this lovely Drugstore serum for about 5 weeks and I thought well it's made a difference to my skin why not tell you all about it. Enjoy xo
WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUniRWAZjwc


F.Y.I ~ I have combination skin an Oily T-Zone with Dry Cheeks & Neck.
+ if you're in the USA it's the Youth Code Correcting Serum (Packaging is the same)

Till my next post,
Hugs Erica.T.
Xx
Alwayscosmeticjunkie

FULL FACE TUTORIAL | Easy Drugstore Smokey Taupe Eyes

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Hello Everyone,
And Hooded Eyes Ladies, GET READY! ;-)
I have a super easy 1 eyeshadow smokey eye look for you using a gorgeous shade from L'oreal, so It's a drugstore wonder shadow not to expensive today. Now this look will complement most eye shapes and all eye colors, but on Hooded Eyes like what I have, I find this just eye look was really nice and elegant vs the classic black smokey eye which can be to harsh on smaller and Hooded Eyes!
WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXlcqAIyTNM




PRODUCTS MENTIONED:  L’Oreal Lumi Magique Base Pure Light Primer Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Primer Lancome Air De Tient Matte Glow Foundation  (Using shade 10) Real Techniques Face Buffing Brush MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Concealer (Using shade NW20) MAC Fix + Real Techniques Face Perfecting Sponge  NARS Radient Creamy Concealer (In Honey & Chantilly) Smashbox Highlighting Powder (from the Master Class Vol. 3) MAC Paint Pot in Painterly  L’Oreal Color Richie Eye Crayon in Smokey…

Hot OR Not? | L'Oreal Makeup Review 2015

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Hello Everyone, So let’s visit the drugstore and see what’s Hot OR Not from L’Oreal.  Now I am reviewing some things that have been out a while to a little while ;-) but they are new to me and I thought I would finally pick them up to see what’s good and what’s bad! WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dng2AGCiAdw

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:  L’Oreal Lumi Magique Base Pure Light Primer L’Oreal Color Richie L’Ombre Pure Eyeshadow in 502  L’Oreal Brow Artist Plumper (Shown in Medium \ Deep) L’Oreal Super Liner Ultra Persion Liquid Eyeliner in Black L’Oreal False Lash Wings Butterfly Mascara in Waterproof 
Till my next post, Hugs Erica.T. Xx Alwayscosmeticjunkie

EMPTIES | January 2015

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Hello Everyone,
And welcome to my trash ha-ha, well a nicer way of saying this is My Empties :-)
I have saved up all the products I have used up in the last 6 months or less! + I'm also sharing what I will be repurchasing and what I personally will stay away from that did't work for me. Enjoy xo
WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ce-sxh3BGdI



Till my next post,
Hugs Erica.T.
Xx
Alwayscosmeticjunkie

Review | Lancome Air De Teint Foundation

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Hello Everyone,
Today's video is a review on a foundation I brought last weekend and I've been using it for a full straight week testing it out on my Combination skin - Oily T-Zone \ Dry Cheeks.

It is a very runny foundation with a super light thin "air" texture, the undertones are a little strange but they do blend in seamlessly when you buff it in with a buffing foundation brush. Which I have found is the best method of applying this foundation, personally the BeautyBlender and fingers gave a too sheer coverage.
Now I own a LOT of foundations as I'm always testing new ones out or foundations that are just new to me that I've found.

But I was pleasantly surprised by the Lancome Air De Teint Foundation and if your interested please watch the review for more info etc. Enjoy xo

WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRN5nFuzleo


Till my next post,
Hugs Erica.T.
Xx
Alwayscosmeticjunkie

Contour & Highlight Hooded Eyes Makeup | Tutorial + Tips

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Hello Everyone, Today’s video is an explanation step by step Tutorial + Tips on how to make the most out of your Hooded Eyes! By Contour and Highlighting them with different eyeshadow shades. WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrfkXJRD4v0

PRODUCTS MENTIONED: Tarte Holiday Palette - Tan, Gold, Purple & Beige Shimmer Shade Too Faced Chocolate Bar Eyeshadow Palette - Semi-Sweet, Triple Fudge    Eco Tools Concealer and Liner Brush  MakeupGeek Crease Brush MakeupGeek Smokey Eye Brush Bobbi Brown Long-wear Eyeliner in Black Ink Maybelline The Falsies Flared Mascara



Till my next post,
Hugs Erica.T.
Xx
Alwayscosmeticjunkie

MAKEUP HAUL: Drugstore, Lancome & Chanel

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Hello Everyone,
SO....... because I’m a shopaholic and I love makeup, I have a Haul to share with you guys today! Enjoy xo
WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=obTAdl-1xyc


PRODUCTS MENTIONED: Rimmel Lip Balm  Maybelline Volum Express The Falsies Mascara L’Oreal Brow Artist Plumper - Medium Deep Lancome Grandiose Mascara Lancome Teint Miracle Bare Skin Foundation  Lancome Miracle Air De Teint Matte Glow Foundation  Chanel Rouge Coco Lipstick in Rose Comete Chanel Rouge Allure Lip Color in Rouge Nior
Till my next post, Hugs Erica.T. Xx Alwayscometicjunkie

Best Of Beauty 2014 | Alwayscosmeticjunkie

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Hello Everyone,
Here's part 2. of the round up of makeup products of 2014 that were worthy of mentioning.
I uploaded last night my part 1. sharing the Worst Of Beauty for 2014, but today were ending 2014 on a good note before I start exploring what 2015 has to offer in the beauty world.
WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIjNWzZaxSU



Till my next post,
Hugs Erica.T.
Xx
Alwayscosmeticjunkie

Worst Of Beauty 2014 | Alwayscosmeticjunkie

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Hello Everyone,

Longtime NO post!
Sorry about that I was away all December due to Health and Personal reasons, BUT I'm back for the New Year and ready to tackle on another year of beauty videos etc, starting with my round up of all the beauty products that didn't work out for me and have got the Worst of Beauty Title.
Such a happy note to start out the new year Ha -HA :) 
But has many of you know for the past 4 years of my Youtube Career I have done the Best Of Beauty round up video sharing my most loved makeup for that year, which is coming in a video soon is well as normal.

But I was asked by a good few of my lovely subscribers to also dedicate a video to the bad too this year, so I have done just that.

Enjoy and also Happy New Year! xo
WATCH HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNw3uJkGqbw


Till my next post, Hugs Erica.T.  Xx Alwayscosmeticjunkie