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Im in love with all things beauty. Ever since I was a little girl I was obsessed with Seventeen, YM,Allure, Cosmo, Essence, fanatasizing when I would be old enough to do what the models did. And boy watch out when it was time! My government name is Shawna, but I go by my middle name of Nicole. Dont get me wrong, I like my first name, but folks in the south do not know how to pronounce my name correctly lol. Im originally from the illadelph. Yes Philly! Born and raised, moved down here to Tampa in my senior year high school. Im a military brat lol. I have a beautiful son whom I adore. All the hard work that I put into my career and into my future is for him and him alone. Hes my heart and my bookie butt!! So on here Ill be posting a all thing pertaining beauty if you havent already figured. Reviews, my opinions, few fashion, my progress in creating my own cosmetic lines, hauls ect. Lets have fun!

Friday, May 28, 2010

My characteristics?

So i came across my characteristics for my sign and must admit that its on point lol.. check it out:

LEO
OVERVIEW: Highly dramatc (yes lawwwd!),like to be center of attention (who lil ole me?), poised (yes dawlinggg), confident (got this ish on lock), loyal and sincere (aww wooo woo woo), good organizer (i dunno cuz if u see my desk, vanity table, and car youd think otherwise) proud (id say prideful), dignified, enthusiastic, and ambitious. Likes luxury and pleasure (who doesnt??), colorful (i guess i have a orange shirt on 2day), self assured, outgoing, impulsive (yea i act then think), expansive (u talkn bout my weight??), authoritave (thats y i goin into biz for myself my boss and I keep bumpn heads), affectionate' expect praise and gives praise (cuz im the queen)

NEGATVE: Jealous (i dare u) arrogant, vain, self centered, and a show off, demand attention. flashy, domineering, and snobbish' feeling of superiority of others (im offended lol)

well me n a nutshell neva can say i never shared lol

nikkey

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Over and over

So its already taken me for ever to get the time to recorda vid for my rpromotion..now its taking forever tio record. Ive done the video at least 5 times already all on different days so i just concluded and started living onthe factthaht im going to piece every lastr vid together and make it a collage videol lol.
Offer still stands for last post. If want anymore info just scroll down.
Ok the keys on my damn berry are sticking so imma stop for now lol..cant wait till next week till i get my new one...ooh maybe i shouldstart doing tech hauls since i havent bought makeup n ages? Even though i need to hit up MAC for my back to Mac and sephora..might treat myself this weekend..ok im rabbling...see yall n twitta world!

Nik'Key

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Good news and update

With news this big its only fitting that I post to blog first.

So as of 5/19 exclusive merchandise for Black Butterfly Cosmetics have been released! Products showcasing new logo include hats, tanks, totes and coming soon mugs and custom BBC sneakers.

These items are limited time only and are introductions to the cosmetics line. However, the best part of it all would be the incentives that come with each purchase. For purchases purchased between now and July 31st, a discount will be applied to first purchase from the Black Butterfly Cosmetics site! Hey thats how I do it...you will get a grand discount off any purchase of 50 dollars or more.

Hats are worth 20% off, shirts are 25%, totes 15%, mugs 10% and shoes 30% off! And when u get more than one item the grand total will be applied (as long as it doesnt extend 50%..gotta make money somehow)

so with that being said..get to the store! More coming soon withs second logo!

Www.zazzle.com/blkbttrflycosmetics

Monday, May 17, 2010

Black Butterfly - The Brand

So I've thought long and hard about the direction for Black Butterfly. Ive decided to brand it and venture out. That way I offer much more than great makeup. So in the works are exclusive Black Butterfly merchandise that will launch before the makeup and also skin care. Ive found a site where I can test outthe merchandise so they may beready for sale as soon as thisweekend. Once I see the numbers. Ill mass produce andsell them on the website. Merchandise will include tshirts. hats. mugs, keychains, and tote bags.

of course skincare would be just that..skincare lol for face and body. lotions, serums, body butters, washes ect.

Ive decided to roll out all at once..what can I say ima risktaker.

Im also working on other projects as well, which I wont mention until its concrete and finalized...

Until next time my butterflies!

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Update

Sooooo my slow behind finally figure out how to send blogs from my phone...yea technology is a bitch lol. Well where do I start? I guess this would be a update post so lets get started.

first and foremost finally got a new editing program so expect more vids soon. i think the next video ill do is my ode to my new subbies!! yay!! (bowing...ty ty).

pls sub to my blog, and youtube. i love email comments emails and commentsand anything that keeps me away from my day job lol. u can definately find me on twitter! omg i think im addicted to the damn thing lol twitter.com/Miss_Nikkey im alwayyssss on there. check me out dear..get atcha girl!

Sunday, April 18, 2010

To Prime or not to Prime? Then is to base?

As many of you may already know Im having a time with primers. So join me on my road to finding that perfect primer.

Eyes: So Ive tried Urban decay primer potion, and Too faced Shadow Insurance both of which are good primers, holds the shadow in place but for me they dried my lids out. The inner corner of my eyes get wrinkly and dry and very irritating. How irritating? I had to wait a week before I could wear eyeshadow, not to mention putting more than usual eye cream on my eyes so now i got oily eyes, not to mention cant wear my contacts cuz my eyes are irritated. Then I started using the eye pencils like NYX jumbo pencils, now these are iffy because some of the more matte colors work for me like yellow, milk, and hot pink, but the more "creamier shimmery" ones like horseradish creased like a bitch. Creamy primer bases like elf cream eysehadow were next and their ok but still creases. I finally got my hands on some paint pots from MAC and I swear I cant believe I didnt go with these first. Groundwork is my go to paint pot and I must say Im happy for now.

Face: I've been using Makeup Forever HD Primer and I must say its the best I've used thus far. I've used the Revlon Primer which was pretty good in the beginning but then started breaking me out. I then went to the Avon primer (which for the life of me I cant remember) which was pretty good but eventually the smell started to bother me. Yea the smell, u ever smell something that u wasnt sure if you liked the smell but kept using the product but just couldnt get passed the smell? Yea thats the case here, so when I was all out, I just never ordered more. I never used the Monistat chafing cream, never jumped on that bandwagon but I hear its the best inexpensive kind.

Lips: The only primer I use for my lips is Vaseline. Long time family secret LOL.

::Nik'Key::

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