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Whimsical Fairy

September 21, 2016

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Whimsical Fairy

I created this whimsical fairy look today. I purposely did not use too many

products so even beginners can re-create this look. Don’t let the look

intimidate you because it is actually is pretty easy. :)

 

 

DETAILS

 BROWS: using Krylon face paint mix white and purple together to get a lavender color.

Fill your brows in like you would if were using regular brow powder.

EYES: 

PRIMER: NYX milk pencil base

LID: Motives Pink shadow called  “if you dare”

CREASE: sushi flower from MAC

INNER CORNER: pixie dust from Ben Nye  

LOWER Lash Line: Blush from motives called “bloom’ and NYX Cosmetics Mademoiselle.

LASHES: 207 double up lashes from Ardell Lashes

SKIN:

Foundation: Smashbox liquid foundation 

Powder: Laura Mercier setting powder

Contour: Benefit Bronzing Powder

Blush: Bloom from Motives

Highlight: Anastasia Beverly Hills MoonChild highlighting Palette. (pretty much all over your face)

LIPS:

NYX Cosmetics full throttle Lethal Kiss 

Accessories:

Lavandar Wig from Party City

Contacts from a halloween Store

Flower Crown from H&M

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Hope you guys enjoyed this look.

Let me know what you want to see next.

xo,

Alana Dawn  

Hair/MakeUp, Step by Step

Half Up Waves Hair Tutorial

September 20, 2016

Straight or Wavy?

My hair is naturally straight, to get it this pretty wave, I use the Hot Tools Deep Waver and I love it!

Similar to the effect of braiding your hair wet and letting it dry, you’ll get similar pretty waves.

Check out the video, I did a quick little twisted half up style after I waved my hair. Also you’re going to love Kenra’s new matte hairspray. Flake free, brushable, humidity resistant, that dries on contact, the perfect finishing spray. It’s a medium hold and not too shiny, perfect for undone, tossled hair styles!

Get the Hot Tools Deep Waver HERE

Get Kenra’s Platinum HiDef Hairspray 16 HERE

 

Half Up Waves

 

 

Azelle Santa Ana

Hair/MakeUp, Step by Step

Texture Braided Top Knot Hair Tutorial

September 13, 2016

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I’ve been seeing this cute hairstyle and finally decided to do it!

  1. Section just the top half of your hair, nothing above the ear.

2. I did a 3 strand braid, braiding over the middle, continually grabbing from each side

3. once you reach the top of your head, secure with rubber band

4. braid the pony, grab a thin section from that braid and push hair toward the first braid

this will create a flower look.

5. Wrap that flower braid into a bun and pin down with bobby pins

Try it!

 

Azelle Santa Ana

Beauty Tips, Hair/MakeUp, Step by Step

End of Summer Golden Glow

August 3, 2016

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End Of Summer:Golden Glow 

 

Hello Friends, I finally uploaded a new YouTube Video. Showing you how to get this Golden Glow. I did this look on Live Glams SnapChat the other day and so many people were requesting a video so I made one that you guys can reference forever :)

PRODUCTS:

Skin Care:
Benefit Moisturizer 
Benefit Pore-fessional
Tate Bronzing Serum
FACE:
Makeup Forever HD Foundation #123
RCMA concealer palette “KA” 
Laura Mercier Translucent Powder
Hoola Bronzer Benefit 
Anastasia So Hollywood illuminator 
Anastasia Moon Child illuminator
EYES:
Tate Eye Primer
Modern Day Renaissance Eye Palette 
Dose of Colors Pigment 
Stila In The Moment Palette 
LASHES:
Ardell Lashes 207
BROWS:
Benefit Gimme Brow
Benefit Ka-Brow 
LIPS:
Boss Lady by Gerard Cosmetics
For the full step by step tutorial watch the video below.

Hope you guys loved the video.

XOXO, 

Alana Dawn

Hair/MakeUp, Step by Step

How to: Crown Rope Braid

July 19, 2016

I turned this pigtail rope braid into a crown braid! It was super simple! Getting a hang of the rope braid is a little confusing initially, but watch the tutorial and you’ll get the hang of it!

Rope Crown Braid

Azelle Santa Ana

Beauty Tips, Hair/MakeUp, Step by Step

How to: Twisted High Bun

July 13, 2016

We all love the high bun! It’s our go to when your hair is dirty, you can dress it up for an event or just throw it up when you don’t have time.  There are different ways to do it too! Here’s a way for finer hair and you want that big bun (without a donut)

Step by Step:

  1. Tie hair high up
  2. take 2 sections
  3. twist opposite and cross over
  4. repeat until the end and tie with a hair tie
  5. wrap twist around the high pony and adjust until it’s as  you like it!

Twisted High Bun

Azelle Santa Ana

Hair/MakeUp, Step by Step

How to: Twisted Half Up Hairstyle

June 28, 2016

Here’s another super simple hairstyle for medium to long hair. It’s my version of a twisted half up style. All you need are 2 bobby pins!

Step by Step:

1) Curl your hair

2) Start at your part, I had a side part and twist and grab hair at the same time

3) Continue to your temples and start twisting just the hair strand

4) when you reach the end of your hair fatten the twisted strand by pulling pieces from it, make sure to keep holding on to the end of the twist

5) pin that twist back with a bobby pin

6) repeat on the opposite side… and done

Twisted Half Up Hairstyle

 

 

Azelle Santa Ana

 

Hair/MakeUp, Step by Step

How To: Big Waves

June 22, 2016

Hi! So I wanted to update a video I did a few months back, I added how I curl my bangs to get that sexy side sweep look  (or what we consider bangs, mine are pretty long) and plus so many of my clients always ask how I curl my hair so here it is….

and I don’t use much products, for sure a leave in spray with heat protectant for before and a light hairspray for after, I love Kenra 9

Step by Step:

  1. part all of your hair down the middle and place on each side
  2. take horizontal sections and clip away hair you  won’t be curling (important)
  3. for medium to long hair use 1 1/4″ iron, thats medium large size just big enough to give you the loose waves you want
    1. your left side, point iron down and wrap hair around AWAY from the face
    2. your right side, keep iron down and wrap hair around the iron AWAY from the face
  4. keep curling
  5. for the fringe/bangs: take a pie shape, wide on the hairline from eyebrow to eyebrow and wrap all in iron towards the back