What’s Coming Soon…

Soon I’ll be posting my top products list(s) from 2013 as we get settled in to this new year and ready for new collections to be released. I’ll also compile a list of products that were duds for me in 2013. I’m curious about some of your favorite and least favorite items that you purchased in 2013 so please feel free to share your thoughts and opinions below in the comments!

Also, I’m open to suggestions for things that you all might be interested in seeing me do with the blog this year. As always, your feedback is wanted and greatly appreciated! Hope everyone enjoyed their holidays and are ready for great things in 2014! If you haven’t already please like us on Facebook at Butterfly Eyes Facebook . As always, thank you!

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 71,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 3 days for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

New Lit Cosmetics Giveaway!

I know it’s seemed like I’ve disappeared but I’ve been sooo busy guys! I promise I am working on catching things up! In the meantime, thanks to the generosity of Jodi Perks from Lit Cosmetics I have another Lit Kit to give away! The rules are pretty simple but you guys have to follow them correctly.

  1. You MUST like my Facebook page to be eligible. (If you already do, great! If not, go to https://www.facebook.com/butterflyeyesmakeup and click “like”).
  2. You must share a status mentioning this giveaway on FB. Need An example? Look at this status from a previous giveaway: https://www.facebook.com/Savannahlovesmakeup/posts/4241453805606 I WILL BE CHECKING!
  3. You MUST follow this blog. (If you are on the computer, click on the “follow” button on the upper left corner of the page).

That’s it! One random winner will be chosen on 10/15/2013! If you have any questions please ask in the comments below, on FB or on Twitter!

The Convenience Of Online Shopping

For people that LOVE to try out different brands or covet some of the products that they read about but live in cities or towns that don’t offer as many shopping options a great alternative is the wonderful world of online shopping. It’s even better when you find an online retailer that offers a wide array of brands and products that span over beauty and fashion. Continue reading

IMATS & The City: Quick Recap of IMATS NY 2013

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This year a friend and I made the plunge to fly to NYC and attend IMATS NY 2013. It was a whirlwind trip that meant we had to cram a lot of stuff into a little time!

IMATS NY was located at Pier 94 (the famed Chelsea Piers) on April 6-7 with a ProCard Holders Only day on the 5th. As IMATS pre-warned, the tickets sold out a few weeks before the event. The event offered a vast amount of exhibitors that sold products and offered information about their services in addition to various keynote speakers and a student competition called “Battle of the Brushes”. Unlike some other MUA trade shows, IMATS is open to the public so no credentials are necessary to attend. Continue reading

Quick News: Fresh From IMATS NY!!!

This was definitely a whirlwind weekend for me! I flew into NY early Friday morning with a friend for a weekend of exploration and IMATS fun! It was my first IMATS visit and boy did I have fun! I met some amazing people and saw some breathtaking Makeup Artistry in action. I came home exhausted with a few goodies that I can’t wait to play with and review! I’ll share a few videos and post a more in-depth review on my experience in the next few days, but for now this girl is TIRED!

For now, here is a little sneak peek of my IMATS Haul!

Sneak Peek of my IMATS NY 2013 Haul

Sneak Peek of my IMATS NY 2013 Haul

Product Alert! Sneak Peek of Urban Decay 24/7 Eye Pencil Vault Collection

Before you get too excited understand that this is ONLY a few pics of the Urban Decay 24/7 Eye Pencil Vault Collection…swatches and review coming soon!

Urban Decay Vault 24/7 eye pencil collection

Urban Decay Vault 24/7 eye pencil collection

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(ENDED) New Giveaway! OCC Mystery Packs!

Yes, you read the title right. We are already starting our 2nd giveaway! This time we have 2 Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) mystery packs up for grabs! Two lucky winners will receive a mystery pack containing 4 OCC lip tars. Here are the rules!

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