Mary Kay True Dimensions lipstick Swatches | Makeup by Cristina Underwood

Hello Beauty lovers!

I’m so excited! I just ordered myself the newest Mary Kay® lipsticks called True Dimensions™ and they are amazing!! They come in 10 beautiful colors:

Wild about pink
Pink chérie
Color Me Coral
Natural Beauté
Sienne Brûlée
Spice ‘N’ Nice
Rosette
Mystic Plum
Sizzling Red and
Firecracker

My favorites were Color Me Coral and Spice ‘N’ Nice. Here are the swatches.

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They glide on so smoothly. I’m not kidding, they are like silk going on your lips. They condition the lips all day and also have age-defying ingredients! Check them out Mary Kay- Makeup by Cristina to purchase for just $18 (plus tax & shipping)

Hope you all have a wonderful day! Until the next one Laugh often & Love always!

Xoxo,
Cristina

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Gold, Red & Brown themed Indian Wedding | Porter Valley Country Club Makeup Artist

Hello beauties!

I had the honor of working on my first Indian Bride this past weekend. I was so fascinated with all the gorgeous dresses, the jewelry and the colors! Everything was so bright and vivid and the ceremony was absolutely beautiful!

Here is the before and after photos of my Bride.

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All the eyeshadows I used are from my newest Inglot palette. I bought them at Nigel Beauty Emporium in North Hollywood, CA. The Bride was SO excited when she saw them. They went perfect with her color scheme. Here is a list of all the products I used:
Cinema Secrets foundation
•Cinema Secrets concealer
•Graftobian HD color palette for highlight and contour
Mary Kay translucent loose powder
Mary Kay pressed powder in beige 2 for contour
•Cinema Secrets blush in ‘Heather’
•Inglot eyeshadows in #328, #07, #395, #25, and #52
•Inglot eyeliner gel #90 (Dark brown color)
Mary Kay waterproof mascara in black
•False lashes #747M from Frends Beauty Supply
•Brow powder duo from Anastasia Beverly Hills

Here is a breakdown of the shadows I used from my custom made Inglot Pallette

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This was a blast, I’ll be posting the professional photos as soon as I get them so stay tuned for that 🙂

Until the next one Laugh often & Love always!
Xoxo,
Cristina

Step-by-Step Purple Eye Makeup Tutorial | Los Angeles Makeup Artist

Hello beauties!!

Here’s a quick step-by-step makeup tutorial on this look:

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1.) Prime the eye with Mary Kay primer | Pat on NYX jumbo pencil in ‘Milk’ to the lid | Add MAC ‘White Frost’ to the brow bone | Brush on MAC ‘Swish’ to the upper crease
2.) Apply Cinema Secrets eyeshadow in ‘Purple Haze’ to the crease
3.) Using 2 purple colors from the Coastal Scents original 88 palette pat the colors onto the outer V and blend into the crease
4.) Apply MAC ‘Mancatcher’ to the inner lid.
5.) Blend the Coastal Scents purples on the lower lash line.
Finish the look with eyeliner on top and mascara or falsies

Till the next one Laugh often & Love always!!

Xoxo,
Cristina

Blue Eyed Girl | Makeup by Cristina Underwood

Hello Beauties!

Today I’m bringing to you this bold blue creation.

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Follow these steps to get the look!

1. Prime the eye with Mary Kay primer
2. Highlight under the brow using a white shimmery eyeshadow
3. From the Naked Palette 2 blend ‘tease’ into the crease
4. From the Naked Palette 2 add ‘blackout’ to the outer crease (don’t put any on your lid)
5. Apply a shimmery turquoise blue to the center of your lid stopping right at your crease
6. Using a bright blue apply that on the inner & outer corner of the eye
7. Add liquid liner to the top lash line
8. Line the lower lash line with the same bright blue on the inner and outer corner and the turquoise color in the center. Blend colors together with ‘blackout’
9. Line the waterline with NYX jumbo eye pencil in ‘black bean’
10. Apply mascara
~voila~

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Hope you love it!! Till the next one, Laugh often & Love always!

Xoxo,
Cristina

Purple eyes & winged liner {Makeup by Cristina Underwood}

Hello Beauties!

I hope you’re all doing fabulous 🙂 Today I’m bringing you a quick and easy look using purples and light browns.

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Here are the steps to achieve the look:
1. Prime your eye with Urban Decay original primer potion
2. MAC’s eyeshadow in ‘Mancatcher’ on the inner lid
3. Mary Kay eyeshadow in ‘Iris’ on the outer V
4. Mary Kay eyeshadow in ‘Sienna’ in the crease
5. Highlight under brow and tear duct with MAC ‘Phloof!’
6. Line upper lash line with gel liner
7. Line entire bottom lash line with ‘Iris’ eyeshadow.
8. Smoke the outer lower lash line with a little bit of Mary Kay eyeshadow in ‘coal’

Hope you like it! 🙂 Till the next one Laugh often & Love always!

Xoxo,
Cristina