EXTREME Paranormal Makeover - NYX Face Awards Challenge #2

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Whew. Okay so it's 9:17pm, June 25, and I've just finished editing my NYX Face Awards 2nd Challenge video! I think I've been editing now for about 12 or so hours. Maybe more. lol. Our video challenge this time around was Paranormal Activity. I was nervous at first, because I have never worked with any type of FX makeup, latex, blood, fantasy makeup etc. Many of the talented beauty vloggers in the NYX Face Awards are well-known for their fantastic FX skills, so THAT was a little intimidating, but I figured what the heck, it will be a fun way to challenge myself to step out of my comfort zone and create something DIFFERENT (for me).  So my mind started buzzing and I came up with, and shot down many ideas before deciding on this one. I was on the stationery bike at the gym, and I came up with the idea to make it into a sort of show. Then it was just built from there.

I learned a lot about working with latex, blood and creating a cool horror look. I have a LOT to learn still, but I never knew that it was so much fun! I don't think this is the last time I will be dabbling in latex and interesting looks :)

You all voted diligently last round, and you're the reason we made it through! I want to thank you for your continued support!! Let's show 'em what we're made of! #teamkristenleanne

I hope that you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed creating it!

VOTING: June 26th (noon PST) - July 3rd
Vote here: http://www.NYXFaceAwards.com
You can vote 3 x per day, PER EMAIL
*Use this link after you vote if you want to vote again using a different email address: http://bit.ly/1Lh6Klk

Thank you to the following, for guest starring in my video!
Arthur, Ryan, Jon, Tami, Macherie Boutique, Jacy, and my parents, Karen and Ray!

Macherie Boutique 
Don't I look like an angel??

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Summer Morning Routine

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So my morning routine isn't necessarily fancy, or super amazing BUT it is my own! I kind of feel like I have two morning routines because #1 is getting prepared for the gym and #2 is getting ready for the dang day! Check it out :)

If you're interested in trying any of the supplements that I use myself, get them here with 20% off.

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Affordable Shopping Trip + BEST Place to buy name brand shoes

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So if you follow me on IG and or YouTube, I'm sure you've gathered that sometimes I can be a great bargain shopper! Yesterday, I wandered into one of my favorite stores for SHOES. After putting quite a few in my cart, I narrowed it down to a few. Of course I had to find a few more things to match. My favorite place for finding name brand shoes (and not-so-name-brand shoes) is Ross!

The outfit below cost me under $60!
From Ross:
Shirt: $11.99
Shorts: $12.99
Shoes: $19.99

Necklace is from LuLus, I received this in one of my boxes from the NYX Face Awards!

Of course, Brixont (@BunBunBrixton) had to get in on the action <3

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We made it to the top 20!!!

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Thanks to you guys and your diligent voting on our first NYX Face Awards challenge we are THROUGH to the next round!! I can't express how grateful I am to be a part of the competition, it's been wonderful, I've learned a lot already and I am appreciative of the amazing fans, friends and family that I have to support me through the competition! 

In other news, here is my NYX Face Awards 2nd Challenge unboxing!! 

We now know that the 2nd challenge is Paranormal Activity! Wish me luck! I'll need your help when voting opens for our new video on www.NYXFaceAwards.com on June 26th!

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Splash House!

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So I don't typically enjoy or go to parties with gobs of people crawling on top of each other, but I hadn't gone to anything like this in a LONG time, and by "long time" I mean about 6 years, so I decided to go! A BIG THANK YOU to Eraclea Skin Care for the amazing time and the super relaxing facial I received while in Palm Springs! We had an AWESOME time.

There were 3 different hotel locations throwing parties all at the same time. My favorite is the one (pictured above) with the huge, colorful streamers.

I just loved this guy. haha Hi stranger!


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Beard Bleaching Gone Wrong OR Right?!

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Ryan was getting tired of seeing all of the gray hair sprouting up in his beard... so we decided to spice things up a bit, and color it. Although, it took a few months for him to make the decision! In the video we bleach his beard, and color it, a couple times! Watch it now to see the process and some of the mistakes we made along the way. LOL

♡ Olaplex http://amzn.to/1QNcClM
♡ Blondor Bleach http://amzn.to/1FTcknh
♡ Poseidon + Aquamarine + Arctic Mist hair color http://www.ArcticFoxHairColor.com

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I was really inspired to re-create Caitlyn Jenner's look from the cover of Vanity Fair because I want to support Caitlyn throughout her transition and encourage everyone to be whoever they want to be. She's a very strong individual for publicly doing what makes her happy, and I think it sends a great message. So I hope you enjoy! Please stick around to watch the bloopers at the end :) Also, no, I did NOT get a boob job, this is all contouring :)

All photos by my husband Ryan <3

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