Valentine Reds

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Red lipsticks are perfect for year round, but especially suitable for Valentine’s Day. Here’s some red lip inspiration and three of my favorite red lipsticks to shop!

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lots of luv – shelrosebeauty

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Beauty Blogger Tag 2019

I was scrolling through my reader section and I came across LifeMakeupStyle’s “blogger tag” post. I love reading these tags so I figured I’d do it myself.

1. What is the one product you could not go without?
Mascara! Specifically Essence Lash Princess Sculpted Volume Mascara. I cannot wear makeup without mascara. I can go without everything else, but if I’m doing my makeup, I cannot leave the house without mascara.
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2. Favorite Make Up Brand
Hourglass is my favorite. The quality of their products is incredible and I love that they promote being cruelty free.
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3. Who is your makeup style inspiration?
Lily Collins! I love how she rocks a red lip. She always looks so vintage and sophisticated.
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4. Do you remember the first make up item you purchased?
I believe my first makeup purchase was the Urban Decay Naked 2 palette. I was so excited to get this. It was the beginning of my makeup obsession.
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5. Who is your favorite beauty blogger or YouTuber?
Kathleenlights. She is hilarious and stunning! She was the first Youtuber I started watching.
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6. What are your top 5 makeup brands?
1. Hourglass
2. Becca
3. Too Faced
4. Colourpop
5. Nudestix

7. What is your top beauty tip?
Top tip would be to not wear too much makeup. I think makeup looks so much better when it’s not overdone. I prefer a natural look with a fresh, glowy face.
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8. Why did you start blogging?
I have always had a presence online ever since I was a teen. I had a Myspace blog, then a Tumblr and then moved to an actual website. I love sharing my passion for beauty and fashion with others and connecting with followers from all around the world. I also wanted to bring awareness to cruelty free beauty and its importance.
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9. Random Fact About Yourself?
I am obsessed with British culture. I love watching British movies/tv shows and practicing my accents.
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10. How much do you spend on beauty products every month?
Depends on the month. I have been on a low buy, so I haven’t spent a lot of money recently. I would say about $50.
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11. Describe your dream make up haul
There are so many makeup brands that you can only get online. I would love to go through all of those sites and get all the products I’ve been wanting to try.

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12. How often do you wash your make up brushes?

Ooo I am horrible at this. I probably wash my brushes every three-four months… don’t kill me.
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13. If you could only choose to do one before leaving the house, would you do your hair or your makeup?
Makeup 100%. My hair looks awful everyday. It’s thin and short so I’ve totally given up on it.
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15. What advice would you give to a beauty blogger just starting out?
I definitely think that blogging isn’t as popular as it used to be. Unless you have a really “pretty” site with content that sets you apart from the rest, it’s difficult to gain a following. As long as you are having fun and expressing your ideas, just keep at it.
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Comment below if you do this tag!

lots of luv – shelrosebeauty

My Favorite Space

Earlier in December, I bought myself an iMac as an early Christmas gift. I didn’t have a desk space and as blogger and graphic designer, it was very important for me moving forward into the new year. I got this desk from Ikea and decorated it with collages made by my aunt, a candle from HomeGoods and flowers from a friend.

Whenever I am home, I spend a lot of time at my desk. It provides a beautiful, creative space, that enhances my creativity. Having a functional and aesthetically pleasing desk space is so important, especially if you do work at home.

How I organize my computer: I start by adding my Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign to my dock. I also love the notepad app for creating to-do lists. I keep that open in the top left corner of my screen. My to-do lists include freelance design work, things I need to buy, bills to pay, etc. Since I am on my computer a lot, it helps to see my to-do list as soon as my screen turns on. My folders are organized into work, freelance/personal, shelrosebeauty, etc. Making sure that you keep your files organized will make it so much easier to find things especially if you have a lot of projects.

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How do you organize your work space?

lots of luv – shelrosebeauty

New Years Desktop Wallpapers

Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is having a wonderful Christmas with friends and family. New Years is right around the corner, so here are some desktop wallpapers I created to get you in the New Years spirit!

Please comment below if you use any. Thank you and enjoy!

click on the wallpapers to save full size

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lots of luv – shelrosebeauty