Pretty Party :: Smokey Eye 101

5 Nov

Pizza. Wine. Makeup. In my world, there isn’t really anything more perfect than this combo. Which is why my Pretty Party was such a fun success last Friday night in Longview!

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My host asked each of our guests to bring their own their own makeup kit and a bottle of wine while she provided dinner …. we mixed, mingled and gabbed then got seated for the pretty lesson to begin! She set up 8-foot tables and had extension cords so everyone could plug in a mirror at their “station.” One of my bff’s Miki was my demo model and for two hours we talked technique, tools and how-to’s for the perfect smokey eye! We wrapped the session with a lesson in contouring and how to apply falsies! I got tons of great feedback – everyone told me how much they learned – and that’s the point! The girls asked amazing questions, took notes on their face charts and really got hands-on for the whole event! Here’s a few iPhone pictures we snapped along the way! Ten adults and two kiddos (who agreed they would totally do their makeup this way when they got older) was a great size group!

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Like I said, we asked everyone to bring their own makeup bag. The point in a pretty party isn’t to make you feel totally inadequate and like you have to run out the next day and buy tons of new products and tools – the point is to teach you how to properly (and prettily) use what you already have! I make suggestions along the way for items that would be a great addition to your personal kit, especially in the tools/brushes department, but the goal is to learn how to apply the lesson to what you already own!

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Interested in booking a Pretty Party of your own? Email me {beautyandtheblush@yahoo.com} for more details! They are great for girls night out, birthday parties, youth lessons, bachelorette parties and just because, every once and a while, a girl just needs to get with her girlfriends and catch up on the latest updates in her beauty bag!

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