Thursday, January 30, 2014

Lashes Lashes Lashes

Just a few of the lashes I have done recently.
 Busy making people look and feel beautiful is a great calling in life!
Long, wispy, full, dramatic, diva or glam, there are so many ways to have your lashes tailored to fit you!
These are all full sets all my own work. 

Miss Dixie 2014's lash extensions. Lashes make your life easy & beautiful.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

MAC Nude Lipsticks

Just a few of my favorite MAC Nude Lipstick with different finishes: Matte, Satin, Cream sheen, and frost. I also love Flesh pot & Cream cup. What are your favorites??

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

You Are Beautiful

Loving my Ken Paves "You Are Beautiful" book! How to tame fine, frizzy hair in winter? Best way to do that is to condition your hair, but avoid conditioning your roots because that will make your hair flat. Condition your hair two inches out from the scap to the ends - your hair is already healthy at the root anyway. And avoid hot water! How do I get rid of static hair? Drink lots of water! Humidifyer in your bedroom at night because the heat produces negatively charged ions that charge your hair and create static. Says hairstylist Ken Paves. My favorite right now: ColorProof Super Rich Shampoo & Conditioner

Sunday, January 26, 2014

MAC Matte Lipstick

Loving this new lipstick color from MAC. It is a Matte finish that's highly pigmented. Thanks Mom for taking us girls makeup shopping #makeup #beauty #MAC #kellimillerbeauty #lipstick#cosmetics #favorites #pretty #pink #matte

Super Fast Makeup Look

This is my super fast no time makeup look! Eyes: MAC shadow base ( a must! ) Soft Ocher, brow bone highlighter Mylar (not super shiny which I love!) crease is must have Kid and the lid is Tempting it is a pretty brown the the right amount of bling. Brows are filled in with my favorite Fling. Cheeks are Bobbi Brown Pale Pink. Lips are a mix of Pale Mauve Bobbi and MAC Myth. Foundation MAC Studio Sculpt. Mascara ultimate mascara by Mary Kay (doesn't flake!) 5-10 min & done! Must have MAC eye shadow brushes #252 & #224. I have had my 224 since I was 14!! (26 now!) #mac#makeup #bobbibrown #beauty #kellimillerbeauty#eyes #musthaves

Friday, January 17, 2014

Contouring: Kevin Aucoin Inspiration

Loved this post from @gulfbeauty, add definition and beauty to your face by contouring. A great book for further education and placement is Making Faces by Kevin Aucoin. I will be making a post on my blog tonight about tips and my favorite products to achieve this look!! #kevinaucoin#makingfaces #makeup #beautytips #beauty#kellimillerbeauty #cosmetics

Below is a picture depicting locations to put highlights and low lights. 

Below is a picture from Kevin's book Face Forward. First off I feel like to really understand contouring you need to realize shading will cause receding and highlighting will bring forward. With that in mind learn your facial structure. Feel your bone structure and work from there. Different highlighting and contouring will cause different looks. 

Contouring is a technique that helps the face recreate natural shadows. You can use one tone/shade of foundation with a bronzer and highlighter or you can use two shades of foundation. Two levels in color is appropriate for everyday use.
  Our faces have natural areas that create light and dark shadows.  When we put on foundation (all one shade) we eliminate these shadows creating the “floating head” look.  This look is eliminated by adding the shadows back in with darker and lighter colors.  This is an essential step in creating a polished look, specially for special events such as weddings and other engagements.
 When contouring choose a darker color that isn't highly reflective. This will cause light reflecting pigments to be where one would want depth.  
Highlights on the other hand can be shiny because we want them to reflect light.   Looking at the picture you can see the dark places that should recede and the light places should come forward.  Below are pictures of beautifully contoured and blended out faces.  Keep in mind, the picture above is demonstrating an overly dramatic version of contouring.
Tyra with contouring makeup & without.

Below is a stage makeup effect of contouring and highlighting. You can see that when done properly it can make a dramatic youthful slimming effect or an aging fattening effect. You can manipulate contouring to elude different results that you want based on your desired look.  
Other Kevin Aucoin books worth purchasing!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Look Younger With Makeup!

Look Younger With Makeup!

Try using a cream blush. Unfortunately, your skin starts to look kind of dull after 40, which means that your flat, lifeless powder blush isn't doing you any favors. "Cream blush adds a gorgeous sheen, especially to dry, mature skin, and it never settles into fine lines," says makeup artist Bobbi Brown. Apply on your apples and blend up toward your hairline to give your cheeks a youthful look. (Straight across the cheeks looks dated, Say Bobbi.)

TRY (my favorite!) Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge in Pale Pink $25

Sunday, January 12, 2014

The Right Shampoo

The Right Shampoo: Sulfate Free. Stay away from sodium laureth sulfate or sodium lauryl ether sulfate (SLES) this is the main ingredient in dish soap. It strips your hair and scalp of its natiral oils and dries it out. There is no better conditioner than your own natural oils. Brands that I have in my shower and you should too: Pureology, ColorProof and Loreal Professionals. #kellimillerbeauty #hair #pureology#colorproof #beauty #lorealprofessionals #shampoo #haircare #hairtips#youarebeautiful #KenPaves

Saturday, January 4, 2014


A good pair of tweezers can change a girls life!! Tweezerman tweezers are life changing! They are worth every penny! They cost around $22. Don't ignore your eyebrows they give you expression! The picture of my girlfriend Jess and I shows that you can have defined or a softer natural brow. Both are pretty, it depends on trends and personal preference.#kellimillerbeauty #beauty #beautytips #brows#tweezers #favorites

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Lash Wall MAC

Went to MAC yesterday with jenessa calaway and went out to eat at Grand Lux Cafe in Vegas. While Mom was taking her real estate test...which she passed! So proud of her!!! Love this new lash wall in MAC. Jill
(my sister) was there via phone call shopping with us