beauty | the power of make up tutorial

beauty | the power of make up tutorial


So on Friday, I filmed this tutorial and I didn’t get a chance to upload it because the editing process took forever. Not only am I using new software, but I tried talking in this video and y’all – I talk alot. Trying to cut it down to this still very long 16 minutes was a mighty challenge – but I hope you enjoyed the video and got to see a bit more of my personality in the process!

I was very excited to use these products – my mom recently went to the USA and when she asked me if I wanted anything, all I told her was to go to Sephora for me. She walked in the store and this was the first things that she had seen and I actually screamed when she asked me if I wanted it because duh! I’m a huge Nikkie stan and I’m so happy to say I got this collection! Before I had it in person, I did a lot of research on it and I was expecting to be disappointed – especially because I also have dark skin and Nikkie is notoriously pale. But when I swatched the products, they looked amazing on me (Nikkie even retweeted my tweet with the swatches!)! Sadly, there are a few colours that I probably wont have much use for, but I was impressed that the orange blush and highlighter looked as amazing as they did.

Beyond that, the palette comes with liquid eyeliner, loose glitter (which is a mission to find here – trust me, I’ve tried!) and a limited edition mini mascara! And fear not – you can buy the collaboration in SA through Laboutique.za. They sell legit international brands. You could buy it for yourself but the shipping and duties costs are such a turn off for me, ha! I’d rather pay the IG mark up.

Overall, I’m really impressed with the palette and the products and I hope you enjoyed my look! I thought I’d list all my products used here too:

~ Products used:

EYEBROWS: 

Rimmel London Brow This Way brow sculpting kit

essence cosmetics eyebrow designer pencil in 02 brown

Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer in Dark Golden 

FACE:

Nivea Men Post Shave Balm 

Mac Studio Fix Fluid foundation in NW50

Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer in Dark Golden

Cipria Milano contouring palette 

essence cosmetics mattifying compact powder in 60 true mahogany

Yardley Loose Powder in Camaralised

LA Girl Spice Palette 

TooFaced x NikkieTutorials The Power of Make Up palette 

LA Girl Pro.Setting HD setting spray

EYES:

TooFaced 24hour Eyeshadow Insurance

Inglot Eyeshadow number 335

TooFaced x NikkieTutorials The Power of Make Up palette

TooFaced Sketch Marker  

TooFaced Better Than Sex Limited Edition purple mascara

Rimmel London Wonder’ful mascara

Ldianer lashes in LD202

LIPS:

Colourpop Ultra Matte liquid lipstick in Kapow and Rooch

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