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California Vlog Pt.1 Universal and IMATS

Journal Entry: Fri Feb 21, 2014, 3:50 PM


My vlog from my California trip is finally up! This is part 1, which includes Universal Studios and IMATS! I’ll be putting up my IMATS haul and part 2 soon, so keep an eye out! :D

  • Listening to: My cat playing with a frog toy...
  • Reading: Just finished Cress
  • Watching: My Vlog!
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin

Holiday Giveaway! Winner Announced

Journal Entry: Tue Dec 17, 2013, 4:27 PM


Holiday Giveaway by KatieAlves

Holiday Contest!!!

December 17th - January 3rd.

Winner will be announced on January 6th.

This contest is open internationally. 

Share, Reblog, Retweet and Comment for your chance to win. 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/KatieLAlves Each comment and share is an entry. Share as many times as you want, but please only ONE comment per person letting me know you shared.

Tumblr: www.katiealves.tumblr.com  Reblog as many times as you want! Each reblog is an entry.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/KatieLAlves Retweet as many times as you want!

DeviantArt: www.katiealves.deviantart.com Favourite the post and comment (one comment per person)

Instagram: www.instagram.com/katiealves Repost the contest image and tag me KatieAlves and also use the hashtag #KatieAlvesContest

One winner will receive:

Naked Cosmetics Harvest Moon Collection comes with 6 beautiful colours.

Lit Cosmetics Champagne Wishes, Heartbreaker and Tinsel Town Lit Kits. Each one contains a glitter glue and a brush. 

That’s it! Share like crazy! <3


Winner: 


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Skin by Shinji-bpm
  • Listening to: Christmas music!
  • Reading: Nothing right now, but I require more books!
  • Watching: Maybe a Christmas movie?
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin

Spooktacular Makeup Contest

Journal Entry: Fri Oct 18, 2013, 10:10 PM


Spooktacular Makeup Contest by KatieAlves (click this for the contest picture!)

Create an original makeup design perfect for Halloween! This can be eyes, lips, nails, full face or even body! Submit your entries to katie.alves@hotmail.com or through messages on one of my fan pages. Your work will be featured on my Facebook page and the winners will be featured on my cover photo. If you have a Facebook fanpage, be sure to send it to me so I can link your picture to it!

PRIZES!!! (Pictures will be posted in the contest album)

BH Cosmetics Take Me To Brazil palette!  www.bhcosmetics.com

Star Crushed Mineral Princess Collection with a set of Disney Villains eye lashes! www.starcrushedminerals.com

LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs
*My Choice Winner*: Beauty From The Crypt Makeup Palette + Prime Time &*^%$
*Fan Choice Winner*: ApocalipSLLICK: Ritual Red + Glamour Ghoul Glitter: Little Red Riding Hood
*Random Sharer Winner*: ApocalipSTICK: Bullet Proof Heart + KromatiCK Silk: Franken Lime Stein
www.lunaticklabs.com

Lit Cosmetics lit kit, which includes the "Holographic" color in Heartbreaker, with a glitter glue, a brush and a glitter remover! www.litcosmetics.com

3 Winners will be chosen.

Winner #1
Viewers Choice. The look that gets the most likes on Facebook. Get your friends to vote and share your picture!

Winner #2
My Choice. The look that I think is the best! It might not be the best makeup, but the one that shows the most creativity and the most thought put into it!

Winner #3
Random sharer. I will randomly choose someone that has shared, commented or reblogged the contest picture. This is available on all my fan pages, so share like crazy! Be sure to let me know you've shared it :D

Share on
Facebook: Each comment and share is an entry. Share as many times as you want, but please only ONE comment per person.
Tumblr: Reblog as many times as you want! Each reblog is an entry.
Twitter: Retweet as many times as you want!
DeviantArt: Favourite the post and comment (one comment per person)
Instagram: Repost the contest image and tag me "KatieAlves and also use the hashtag #KatieAlvesContest

Rules:
The image must be clear and the makeup visible.

All creations have to be your own and if caught stealing from someone else you will be disqualified and removed from any future contests.

Your photo can be edited slightly. Removing blemishes and adjusting lighting is allowed, but over editing is not accepted.

If you are using a model, make sure to have permission and give me their name.

When sending your images, please tell me your name and give me your email. I will add your image with your name so that I can contact you if you win!

You can enter multiple times, however each entry must be different. No similar images.

The contest runs from October 14th - November 3rd (Voting will continue until the 8th for the last minute entries). Winners will be announced Monday, November 11th. In the event of a tie, an additional 24 hours will be added until the tie is broken.

Contest is open internationally!


  • Listening to: Snoring... so much snoring
  • Reading: Nothing right now, but I require more books!
  • Watching: MY video! Yes yes!
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin

Bride of Frankenstein Makeup Tutorial

Journal Entry: Tue Oct 15, 2013, 5:13 PM


Hello all! I've got another tutorial for you! This one includes black light! Go check it out and let me know what you think! 


P.S I've got a makeup contest running right now! I'll be posting it here tomorrow, but if you're interested, check it out here: www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbi…


  • Listening to: Snoring... so much snoring
  • Reading: Nothing right now, but I require more books!
  • Watching: MY video! Yes yes!
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin

Ursula Cosplay Makeup Tutorial

Journal Entry: Fri Oct 4, 2013, 3:26 PM


Finally! After over a month of waiting, I've created this tutorial for my Ursula Cosplay! If you're curious as to what my costume looked like, I've got a picture of it at the beginning! Go check it out and let me know what you think! 

Also, I'm going to be doing a bunch of other Halloween tutorials, so get your requests in!

  • Listening to: My squeaky chair. I seriously need to get another
  • Reading: Nothing right now, but I require more books!
  • Watching: MY video! Yes yes!
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin

Lux Addictions Case Review

Journal Entry: Fri Sep 20, 2013, 3:26 PM


So here's a review on a crazy sparkly phone case I received from Lux Addictions. I tell you my first impression and then how it's holding up after a month or two. 



  • Listening to: My squeaky chair. I seriously need to get another
  • Reading: Nothing right now, but I require more books!
  • Watching: Youtube videos
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin

Crazy Colours Makeup Contest

Journal Entry: Mon Jul 29, 2013, 3:37 PM


Crazy Colour Makeup Contest by KatieAlves


Prizes: 

Lit Cosmetics glitter in Go Golf (a super awesome green) with a glitter glue, a brush and a glitter remover. www.litcosmetics.com


4  of Makeup Geek's amazing pigments in Liquid Gold, Paparazzi, Prince Charming and New Year's Eve. 

www.makeupgeek.com/store/eye-products/pigments/makeup-geek-pigments.html


Dolluxe Eyelashes: 

My choice winner: 2 pairs of top lashes, 1 bottom

Fan choice winner: 1 pair of top lashes, 1 bottom

Random sharer: 1 pair of top lashes

www.dolluxe.com


Create an original makeup design full of colour! This can be eyes, lips, nails, full face or even body! Submit your entries to katie.alves@hotmail.com or through messages on one of my fan pages. Your work will be featured on my Facebook page and the winners will be featured on my cover photo. If you have a Facebook fanpage, be sure to send it to me so I can link your picture to it! 


3 Winners will be chosen. 


Winner #1

Viewers Choice. The look that gets the most likes on Facebook. Get your friends to vote and share your picture! 


Winner #2

My Choice. The look that I think is the best! It might not be the best makeup, but the one that shows the most creativity and the most thought put into it! 


Winner #3

Random sharer. I will randomly choose someone that has shared, commented or reblogged the contest picture. This is available on all my fan pages, so share like crazy!


Share on 

Facebook: Each comment and share is an entry. Share as many times as you want, but please only ONE comment per person. 

Tumblr: Reblog as many times as you want! Each reblog is an entry.

Twitter: Retweet as many times as you want!

DeviantArt: Favourite the post and comment (one comment per person) 

Instagram: Repost the contest image and tag me "KatieAlves and also use the hashtag #KatieAlvesContest


Rules:

The image must be clear and the makeup visible. 


All creations have to be your own and if caught stealing from someone else you will be disqualified and removed from any future contests. 


Your photo can be edited slightly. Removing blemishes and adjusting lighting is allowed, but over editing is not accepted. 


You or your model can be the only one in the photo. If you are using a model, make sure to have permission and give me their name.


When sending your images, please tell me your name and give me your email. I will add your image with your name so that I can contact you if you win!


You can enter multiple times, however each entry must be different. No similar images. 


The contest runs from Monday, July 29th to Friday, August 26th (Voting will continue until the 30th for the last minute entries). Winners will be announced Monday, September 2nd. In the event of a tie, an additional 24 hours will be added until the tie is broken. 


Contest is open internationally! 


GOOD LUCK! 


Have any questions? Shoot me over a message and I'll be sure to answer them! 



  • Mood: Welcoming
  • Listening to: Some squirrel losing his shit outside
  • Reading: Touch
  • Watching: Perhaps Warm bodies for the millionth time?
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Watah

Black Light Galaxy Video Tutorial!

Journal Entry: Sat May 25, 2013, 12:35 PM


I don't think I ever posted this! What the heck? I've got a tutorial on my Black Light Galaxy! You guys should watch it! Because you're all really cool. Yesssss! 

  • Mood: Pride
  • Listening to: 30 Seconds to Mars
  • Reading: Curse
  • Watching: Youtube videos! Weeeee
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Pop!

The Hobbit FB Page Shared MY work!

Journal Entry: Tue Feb 19, 2013, 6:36 PM
HOLY CRAP HOLY CRAP HOLY CRAP!!!
The Hobbit's FB Fan Page featured my work!!! by KatieAlves
I was chosen as The Hobbit's Fan of the Week on their Facebook fan page and they shared my Hobbit scene!

GAHHH! So excited!

  • Mood: Euphoric
  • Listening to: My own squee
  • Reading: THE HOBBIT POST!
  • Watching: My Little Pony... Don&#039;t judge me.
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin

Fall Fairy Video Tutorial

Journal Entry: Thu Jan 31, 2013, 5:21 PM


Finally! I've finally got around to editing this video! I was so busy with Halloween, my friends wedding, Christmas and a billion jobs I had to do, that I just ran out of time. Just pretend that its just after November.

Now go watch! :D

  • Mood: Relief
  • Listening to: Green Day... of course!
  • Reading: The Immortal Rules
  • Watching: My Little Pony... Don&#039;t judge me.
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Pop!

Holiday/Winter WINNERS!

Journal Entry: Mon Jan 7, 2013, 5:42 PM


Holiday/Winter WINNERS by KatieAlves

Congratulations to these 3 winners!

Roxanne Rocknroll won the random sharer prize! This was open to all of my sites, and the random number chose facebook! Congrats Roxanne! I'll be contacting you soon!

My choice winner is Emma Johnson! This was so hard to choose because of all of the amazing entries! It took me all day, but decided to go with this one. I love this look! I know how excited she was about her design and this contest and it feels right choose this look! Congrats Emma! Your look stayed with me throughout the entire competition!  

Fan Choice! Wow! Ainee Fatima blew everyone away with this look! With 1,075 likes in total! Amazing look! Congrats Ainee!

Thank you to EVERYONE that entered and shared this! It's amazing to see the support from everyone!

Of course I'll be doing lots more contests and giveaways! Let me know if there are any products or ideas you'd like to see in these contests! :D

Skin by Shinji-bpm
  • Mood: Jolly
  • Listening to: New MCR song
  • Reading: Sadly I&#039;ve run out of time for reading! Buh!
  • Watching: How I met your Mother on Netflix. Woooo
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Pop!

Holiday/Winter Contest!

Journal Entry: Mon Dec 3, 2012, 8:01 PM


Holiday/Winter Makeup Contest! by KatieAlves

Click the image! ^ Then read! v

Holiday/Winter Contest

Prizes: Lime Crime, BH Cosmetics, Lit Cosmetics, Southern Sweetheart Cosmetics and Dark Heart Designs

Create an original makeup design that represents the holidays or the winter season. Submit your entries to katie.alves@hotmail.com or through messages on one of my fan pages. Your work will be featured on my facebook page and the winners will be featured on my cover photo.

3 Winners will be chosen.

Winner #1
Viewers Choice. The look that gets the most likes on facebook. Get your friends to vote and share your picture!

Winner #2
My Choice. The look that I think is the best! It might not be the best makeup, but the one that shows the most creativity and the most thought put into it!

Winner #3
Random sharer. I will randomly choose someone that has shared, commented or reblogged the contest picture. This is available on all my fan pages, so share like crazy!

Rules:
The image must be clear and the makeup visible.

All creations have to be your own and if caught stealing from someone else you will be disqualified and removed from any future contests.

Your photo can be edited slightly. Removing blemishes and adjusting lighting is allowed, but over editing is not accepted.

You or your model can be the only one in the photo. If you are using a model, make sure to have permission and give me their name.

When sending your images, please tell me your name. I will add your image with your name so that I can contact you if you win!

You can enter multiple times, however each entry must be different. No similar images.

The contest runs from Monday December 3rd to Friday January 4th. Winners will be announced Monday January 7th. In the event of a tie, an additional 24 hours will be added until the tie is broken.

Contest is open internationally!

GOOD LUCK!

I'll be adding a picture of all the prizes you can win! So be on the look out!

Skin by Shinji-bpm
  • Mood: Jolly
  • Listening to: Christmas Music!!!
  • Reading: Sadly I&#039;ve run out of time for reading! Buh!
  • Watching: How I met your Mother on Netflix. Woooo
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Pop!

Halloween Witch Makeup Tutorial

Journal Entry: Thu Oct 25, 2012, 9:01 PM


With Halloween almost here, I decided to pull out my video camera again and give you guys another tutorial! Check it out up top or on my youtube channel here: www.youtube.com/user/xKatieAlv…

Also! Don't forget about my Halloween Contest! fav.me/d5hfud1

  • Listening to: Boyfriend playing some game
  • Reading: The work Reading:
  • Watching: *MY* tutorial! :D
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin

Halloween Contest

Journal Entry: Tue Oct 9, 2012, 7:39 PM
October 9th - November 3rd

Rules: Create an original Halloween look (either Halloween beauty
or Halloween creature) and submit it to me by email (katie.alves@hotmail.com) or through message on one of my fan pages listed below. Your work will be featured on both my Facebook fan page and my Blogspot.  

3 winners will be chosen

1 for Advanced, 1 for Novice and 1 Random prize.
Even if your work is not the best of the group, you
will still have a chance to win the random prize.

All creations have to be your own and if caught stealing from
someone else, you will be disqualified and removed from any
future contests.

Your photo can be edited slightly. Removing blemishes and
adjusting lighting is allowed, but over editing is not accepted.

You or your model can be the only one in the photo. If you are using a model, make sure to have permission and give me their name for  proper credit. When sending your image, please provide your name. Specify which category you would like to be in (Advanced or Novice)

Photos need to be clear and the makeup fully visible. Any low res or
unrecognizable images will be disqualified.

Multiple entries are allowed, but similar images cannot be used.

I will be the judge and the winners will be announced on November 6th
Liking images is encouraged. Facebook likes do not count, but they will help me see what images everyone is favouring.

Contest is open internationally

Look below for any unanswered questions!

Check out the prizes from BH Cosmetics bit.ly/BHdaynight

Pages to send images to:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/KatieLAlves
Tumblr: www.katiealves.tumblr.com
DeviantArt: www.katiealves.deviantart.com
Makeupbee: www.makeupbee.com/profile.php?uid=15359
Twitter: www.twitter.com/KatieLAlves
Blogspot: www.katiealves.blogspot.com
Email: katie.alves@hotmail.com
Any questions just ask below!

  • Listening to: Radio
  • Reading: My Kobo! WOO!
  • Watching: *MY* tutorial! :D
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin

Trick or Treat Eyes TUTORIAL!

Journal Entry: Sat Oct 6, 2012, 9:14 AM


I caved and finally did another scene tutorial! It's definitely not perfect, considering how high I had to do the angle because of my blindness, but I hope you can still get the idea of how I do my scenes!

  • Listening to: Radio
  • Reading: My Kobo! WOO!
  • Watching: *MY* tutorial! :D
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin
So I'm currently 17th in the Makeupbee Lit Cosmetics contest! www.makeupbee.com/look.php?loo… I need your help to bump me up to the top 10!

You guys have helped me so much over the past few months in contests and even though I haven't won, it still means the world to me! So thank you to everyone who votes for me! <3
  • Listening to: Moooovie
  • Reading: My Kobo! WOO!
  • Watching: Some moooovie my boyfriend\'s watching
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin

Quick Giveaway!

Journal Entry: Mon Oct 1, 2012, 5:10 PM
One of the winners from my last Tumblr giveaway never contacted me back, so I'm having a quick giveaway again! Head over to Tumblr to check it out! :D katiealves.tumblr.com/post/326…

  • Mood: Cheerful
  • Listening to: Moooovie
  • Reading: My Kobo! WOO!
  • Watching: Some moooovie my boyfriend's watching
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Nuffin
  • Drinking: Nuffin

BH Cosmetics Tumblr Giveaway!

Journal Entry: Sat Sep 1, 2012, 8:55 AM
katiealves.tumblr.com/post/306… ‎BH Cosmetics Tumblr Giveaway! Woo!
If you don't have Tumblr, it's free to sign up. If you REALLY don't want to sign up for Tumblr, don't worry I'll be having another giveaway for Halloween soon! Now go crazy and reblog for 3 chances to win awesome prizes!

  • Mood: Cheerful
  • Listening to: Zee Radio!
  • Reading: My new Kobo! WOO!
  • Watching: Youtube videos!
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Must. Hunt. Down. Food!
  • Drinking: Nuffin

Electric Eyes Tutorial!

Journal Entry: Mon Jul 16, 2012, 6:26 PM


So, I created this tutorial. I'm pretty sure you should watch it. It could save your life. You know... if you're about to die because you don't have blue and pink eyeshadow on. This is important people! Always be prepared!

  • Mood: Thanks
  • Listening to: GREEN DAY'S NEW SINGLE! BAAAAAAAH!!!
  • Reading: My new Kobo! WOO!
  • Watching: Youtube videos!
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Chickennnnn
  • Drinking: Pop!

Stolen work.

Journal Entry: Tue Jul 10, 2012, 6:06 PM
This facebook group has stolen my work. www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbi… They've removed my watermark and put their own. Could you guys do me a favour and harass them until they take it down? I'm so mad! I watermark my stuff for a reason!

**EDIT** Thank you guys so much! They've removed it off of their page! You guys are so awesome! I couldn't ask for better fans!

  • Mood: Outraged
  • Listening to: Neighbours listening to awful music.
  • Reading: My new Kobo! WOO!
  • Watching: Youtube videos!
  • Playing: Nuffin
  • Eating: Chickennnnn
  • Drinking: Pop!