Category Archives: Beauty

Style Muse: Rosie The Riveter


For  this year for Halloween I choose to go with a costume that completely represents my new sense of empowerment. One of history iconic symbols of female empowerment is Rosie the Riveter!  The cool thing about the costume is that it can be worn on a regular day too! Find out more about my  makeup and some everyday Rosie the Riveter Inspired Outfits! Check out my Rosie Selfies below!


Click read more to see which products I used to achieve my makeup look, Rosie inspired outfit suggestions and more!


First Look: Rhianna’s 3rd collection for MAC


Photo Courtesy of WWD

As we previously reported, Rihanna has joined forces with cosmetics company MAC this year to create a series of makeup collections and info was recently released about the third collection.

The RiRi Hearts MAC Fall Collection will include around 20 pieces, including the super-popular RiRi Woo lipstick. Prices range from $16.50 for lipstick to $44 for an eyeshadow quad palette. The collection will be available online and at MAC counters starting October 3rd.

Ready to see what the collection looks like? Here’s a sneak peek, courtesy of MAC!

MAC Teams Up with Hayley Williams for Upcoming Collection


MAC Cosmetics has teamed up with Paramore‘s lead singer Hayley Williams to create a limited-edition makeup collection.

The four-piece line includes (from left to right in the above photo) nail lacquer in “Riot Gear”, eyeshadow in “Daydreaming”, Mineralize Skinfinish in “Lightscapade”, and lipstick in “Sounds Like Noise”. Prices will range from $15 to $29.

The collection launches exclusively online at starting tomorrow, April 9th.


Kelly Rowland Inspired Makeup Tutorial + Music Video



Makeup Look Inspired by Kelly Rowlands Kisses Down Low Video!
Primer: Urban Decay Priming Potion
Top of lid Eyeshadow: Urban Decak Nakes Basics Pallette and Nake Pallette
Below Eye Lid: Ulta Electric Light Eye Shadow, NYC tS 06 pallette(far right shadow)
Foundation: Stilla Oil free
Blush: Mac Fever
Eyeliner: Black Radience Liquid eye liner
Lashes: Ardell Whispies

Wanna see Kelly’s Video? Click that continue reading button and check it out!

Purple/Blue Eyeshow Look


Here a Makeup Tutorial I filmed in December… Took me Forever to upload!

Here are the Products I used: NYX eyeshadow bade – White, NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil, BH Cosmetics 1 edition pallette

Be Sure to check it out! Also Check out the Youtube ( ) page for other The Style Rundown Content!


Rihanna locks in Makeup Deal with MAC


One week after Rihanna presented her first fashion show for River Island the pop princess has moved onto her next stylish venture: a makeup collection for MAC.

The collaboration — which the Rihanna called “a no-brainer” — will include multiple collections of color cosmetics due in stores this year, according to WWD. The first item to hit shelves: RiRi Woo, a lipstick inspired by the Grammy singer’s favorite MAC red, Ruby Woo, that will release in time with Rihanna’s Diamonds Tour concerts on May 4 and 5 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. MAC will open a pop-up shop on trihanna-grammy-waves-red-lipstick-h724he first night to showcase the line.


“When you think of makeup, the brand that pops into your mind — for something legit — is MAC,” the singer told WWD. “Whatever color you want, it’s like ‘Let’s go to MAC.’ I’ve been using MAC on tour for such a long time it was a natural fit for me. I have always loved makeup, and I always said that if I do it, I want to do it with a credible brand.”

While MAC has worked with several entertainers in the past in partnerships including their annual Viva Glam campaign, this is the first time that the brand has done a celebrity collaboration on more than just a one-off  product. The deal also marks Rihanna’s first makeup line.


Ipsy/My Glam Bag


I recently signed up for my glam bag and I love the idea. I received my October Glam Bag and was pleasantly surprised. It was filled with a whole bunch of products I like and will absolutely by full size. So here’s a little about Ipsy/My Glam Bag. Ipsy is the brain child of Michelle Phan. Who has inspired countless women around the world through her beauty video tutorials on YouTube. Every day, the question Michelle gets asked the most is: “What are the right products for me?”

With infinite beauty product combinations in the marketplace, choosing the best items for your needs can be a challenge! That was why Michelle created ipsy. Michelle and her team of stylists have selected products they love, for you to try.

Each month, subscribers will receive a beautiful Glam Bag with deluxe samples and full-sized beauty products. Members can watch and play along with the stylists with the same products that they are using. All for only $10 a month.

So go ahead, take the beauty quiz, get your first Glam Bag, watch the videos, and create your own!!  

Below are the Items I received in my November Ipsy Glam Bag!

Get This Look: Nicole Scherzinger’s Lace Dress and Gold Python Pumps


Nicole Scherzinger was spotted looking Modernly Retro in London. She wore $72 Topshop lace long sleeve and pair of $1,295 Charlotte Olympia Priscilla Python Pumps. Many celebs lately have been mixing high and low items and I love it! It goes to show great style and fashion has no price tag!

Check out the dress and shoes below!

Get This Look: Victor Cruz Samsung Galaxy Note II Launch Party


One of New York Giant star receivers Victor Cruz( s/o to my gurl “lika”) was spotted wearing Givenchy as he has been lately. This time he added color with an American Flag motif.

This time, his top of choice was their $490 Appliquéd Cotton-Jersey Sweater, which he offset with dark pants, a Yankees snapback, and red sneakers.

For a closer look at the shirt hit the continue reading button.

Style ? Answered: Purse Sized Makeup Compact


I posted a pick of a small makeup compact that my friend @hammyharris ( follow her on instagram and twitter) gave me. I was so excited about it because It will live in my purse so I will always have  my essentials( Eye shadow, blush and lip gloss). I posted a pick of the compact on instagram( follow me @londonkimble) and  Ms. Alphaglam asked me where she could find one for herself… this promoted me to 1st share the compact with you guys and secondly offer Ms.Alphaglam some buying options. Along with this compact I keep and eye shadow primer, mascara and facial primer with me. Those are the key ingredients for a quick face on the go.

1. Bundle Master Pro 15.99

2.Sephora ‘Shopping Bag’ Palette $10- $24  (avail around Xmas)

  3. Swag Bag Makeup Compact $10 (Here another link)

* #3 is the one I was given. The eyes shadows work much better with an eye shadow primer.

Makeup Bag: Highlight and Contouring Like Kim Kardashian


If your familiar with The Style Rundown or follow me on Instagram(@londonkimble) you know I love all things makeup. By no means am I am I a  lady who wears makeup everyday, I just have too much to do in one day. Although my days maybe filled to the brim I’m still a makeup lover and studier.  Regardless of how you make feel about her, Kim Kardashian’s makeup is ALWAYS on point. Recently, on her blog she gave us a glimpse of how she achiever her high cheekbones and exotic look with the use of make up.

Contouring is a makeup technique that utilizes concealer or non shimmer bronzer to help change the shape of your face. It can elongate your profile, raise your cheekbones, soften, make your nose smaller, etc. When done correctly, contouring accentuates the positive attributes of your facial features and gives you a ready for the camera look. Contouring combined with highlighting allows for you to change the shape and highlight the features you want to highlight.

The pro contouring  and highlight was done by makeup impresario Scott Barnes, and he takes us through the contouring process with Kim, displaying how she goes from reg to fab!

Check out the pictures below:

Maybelline Color Show Nail Polishes


Maybelline has new nail lacquers on the market. 40 to be exact. And of course I’m all giddy about it because well, what’s NOT to get excited about? Affordable nail polish is SO hot right now. I’ve been spying Maybelline Color Show stands at CVS, Walgreens and Walmart and most are retailing for less than $3.99. And if you wait for a sale, you may be able to snag them for Buy 1, get 1 50%. Yeeeeep!

The 40 polishes range in color (obviously) and finishes. In fact, I’m pretty sure Maybelline has covered quite a wide spectrum of popular and trendy nail polish shades. You’ll definitely find something you like. I’ve got 6 of ‘em here to show off