First Beauty Haul of 2012: Drugstore.com, Sephora & MAC

Hey beauties, welcome back! Guess what? It is haul time and it is my first haul of the year too! If you are a fan of the beauty chameleon facebook page then you already now I been having  fun with my holiday money and some of my own Moolah too! I decided to venture out and get some things from drugstore.com, Sephora & Mac cosmetics too! Here are a list of things I purchased and if you would like to see a review of the things mentioned in my video below please leave your comments below!

My Haul list:

  • Carol’s Daughter Monoi repairing Shampoo
  • Carol’s Daughter Monoi repairing Conditioner
  • Carol’s Daughter Macadamia finishing shine mist
  • Givenchy Ange Ou Demon Le Secret 1oz
  • Sephora by OPI Flurry Up top coat
  • Sephora by OPI Only gold for me top coat
  • Wet-n-Wild Color Icon palette in Lust Desir
  • Wet-n-Wild Color Icon palette in Vanity
  • Revlon Colorburst lipstick Candy Pink
  • Revlon Colorburst Lipstick in Petal
  • IMAN Luxury Blushing Powder, Sable
  • IMAN Luxury Blushing Powder, Peace
  • Voluminous False lash mascara waterproof: Blackest Black
  • MAC Mineralize skinfinish natural: Medium Deep
  • MAC Mineralize foundation SPF 15 cream: NC42

Beauty Haul 2012 Video:

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Hair Extensions: How To Get Big Wavy Curls

Do you wear hair extensions or weaves and are board to death of wearing your extension bone straight? I know many women including myself are dying for big wavy curly hair like celebrities such as Kim Kardashion, Jennifer Lopez and many more. Well, lately I have been playing around with my sew in extensions and figured out how to create a beautiful wavy curls with out taking hours to achieve the look! If you are subscribe to my youtube channel NHOP76 you may already seen me sport this style in many videos already and many of my subscribers have been requesting a tutorial on how to create my wavy curly hair! Well, today I will be sharing with you all how I create this look in less thank 30 minutes.

Now you may be thinking will I have to use expensive hair tools and products to achieve this look? The answer is no! You can find the tools I used from you local drugstore and Sally Beauty stores in you local neighborhoods. The products I used I have been using for over a month now and I completely love them and would totally recommend them to use.

What you will need and why are:

A Vented Paddle Brush: The one I use is by Revlon and I like to use this one to brush out all of the tangles out of the hair, so that the hair is nicely separated and even. As a result, when you apply your styling products the hair will gone on even. If you can not find the same exact brush any vented paddle brush will do. In addition to being a get brush to separate the hair this brush is also used to aid in blow drying the hair too!
A Boar Hair Brush: If great for blending in your natural hair in with the extension or weave. Since I do have some of my natural hair exposed at the crown and nape of my head this brush is great for blending and smooth the hair into the extension. It also creates a nice shine to the hair too!
Curling Iron: The curling that I love to use is Hot Tools by Helen of St. Troy. The Hot Shot Tools Ceramic Tourmaline Curling Iron creates soft, shiny beautiful hair. Professional features include ceramic and tourmaline plates that emit gentle far-infrared heat and passive negative ions to preserve hair’s natural moisture, seal the cuticle and eliminate frizz. Hair is soft, conditioned and radiant. Pulse Auto Heat Control provides precise temperatures for uninterrupted, consistent heat. The Hot Shot Tools Ceramic Tourmaline Curling Iron heats up quickly and heat recovery is instant. I love this Iron and I love the fact that it heats up quickly and even. I use the 450 setting. Hot Shot Tools Tourmaline Ceramic Curling Iron $29.99
TRESemme Curl Activator Spray: This product defines and freezes curls that are formed with the heat from a curling iron. Its vitamin-enriched formula supplies the moisture curls need to prevent stubborn flyaways. It’s ideal for hair that usually doesn’t keep waves – the lightweight holding polymers combine flexibility and holding power for perfect long-lasting ringlets. You can TRESemme Curl Activator Spray at any drugstore for $4.99
Garnier Fructis: This versatile hairspray with natural bamboo extract, Provides 24-hour, bounce back hold — even in 90% humidity! It gives you firm control over any style. The Hold Level: Ultra Strong. How to use: Hold can 10-12 inches from hair and spray in even, all-around motion. GARNIER Fructis Style Anti-Humidity Hairspray Full Control 8.25oz. $7.00
Hair Clips: Any hair clips will do to help section off your hair and make it easier to style smaller sections at a time. You can find these cute little clips at any local beauty supply store, sally beauty, and any drugstore as well. I purchased mine from my local beauty supply store. The package came with 9 clips for $2.99. So they are very affordable.

Directions:

  1. First comb out and section off hair. If it helps to section the hair off into quarter with your hair clips then do so.
  2. Take the very first section and spritz hair very lightly with the TRESemme curl activator spray.
  3. Then take a small 1 inch section of hair a curl the hair on the barrel of the curling iron and curl the hair away from the hair. Hold the iron there for a few seconds and the release the hair from the iron and let the curl cool off. Letting the curl cool off will help it maintain it’s curl.
  4. Continue to curl the remainder of the hair.
  5. Once all sections are curled to your liking use your fingers to comb through the curls to loosen then curls up, so that they will end up big and wavy!
  6. Now begin to blend your natural hair, if it is exposed with the boar hair paddle brush into the extensions and once that it is done you are ready for the final step which is spritzing your hair with the Garnier Fructis spray in order to help the hair hold its style and block humidity too!

Once you have completed this you will have beautiful big wavy curls for sure!! I hope that you enjoyed this information and if you would like to have more tutorials like this or have any suggestions for tutorials for hair styles with extensions please leave some comments below.

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Makeup Tutorial: Orange, Gold & Brown Eyes

I just love spring &  summer! The burst of colors starts to develop around town either at the parks or even in your gardens you will see beautiful colors that just pop. What colors? Pinks, golds, red, violets and many more. On my Youtube channel one of my beautiful subscribers requested for me to create a tutorial using orange, golds and browns eye makeup, guess what? I did it, check it out

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Products used:

Eyes:

  1. Urban Decay Deluxe EyeshadowHoney
  2. NARS Cosmetics Duo Eyeshadowin Mediteranee
  3. MAC Eye Shadow Matte Embark
  4. Sephora Brand Retractable Waterproof Eyelinerin Brown
  5. Max Factor Lash Perfection Volume Couture Mascarain Black
  6. Ardel fashion lashes 110
  7. Eyebrows Lorac Take A Brow – Brow Kitin Dark Brown

Cheeks:

  1. Lorac Hot & Spicy Blush/Bronzer Duo

Lips:

  1. Revlon Beyond Natural Protective Liptint SPF 15in Spice
  2. Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss – Sheer Colorin Aura

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