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Get The Look:  4 Looks With The Motives Boss Babe Palette

Get The Look: 4 Looks With The Motives Boss Babe Palette

Focused, Fabulous and ready for the hustle this palette is packed with shimmer and matte shades with high color payoff to meet your boss status expectations

The Best Eyeliner For Every Eye Shape

The Best Eyeliner For Every Eye Shape

All month I have been sharing information about eyeliner, but one of THE most important lessons is HOW to apply eyeliner that’s best for your eye shape.

Get The Looks: Thrill Me Collection

Get The Looks: Thrill Me Collection

Everyone has been loving the new Thrill Me Collection and I must say, I have been using it almost daily! There are so many looks that you can achieve with it. Check out these looks that I think everyone can get inspired by!

Motives Thrill Me Palette

Bring out a variety of looks this Spring using the new Thrill Me Palette. All new, chic eye shadows and a versatile lipstick/blush that can be added to any look to truly bring out yourself. Being you is thrilling enough, so utilize this palette to capture your true look. These six eye shadows are easily blended to go on as a wet or dry look or add a simple swipe to either your cheeks or your lips for the perfect highlight.

  1. Begin by applying “Cream” (Nude Palette) onto the brow bone
  2. Using “Intense” (Thrill Me Palette) shadow Pat onto the lid
  3. Using a fluffy brush and “Love Me” shadow blend into the crease
  4. Pat “Crystalline” (Thrill Me Palette) onto the center of the lid
  5. Blend “Intense” onto the lower lash line and “Flipside” closest to the lower lashes for some dimension! 
  6. Apply “Cream” to the inner corner of the eye.

Get the look

  1. Use the new Liquid Metal Eyeshadow in the shade “Sassy” as an eyeliner for your top and bottom lashes. 
  2. Add “Stoked” from the Thril Me Palette to your inner corner for a pop of yellow highlight.

Get the look

  1. Start by blending “Flipside”from the Thrill Me Palette into the outer v of your crease, and lower lash line. 
  2. Then apply “Intense” over the entire lid.
  3. Lastly add “Crystalline” in the inner corner.
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Get the look

  1. Begin by applying “Flipside” from the Thrill Me Palette in your crease.
  2. Then apply “Stoked” to the center of your lid. 
  3. Lastly use “Epic” as highlight on your cheaks and brow bone.
  4. Finish off with a healthy coat of mascara.

Get the look

  1. Apply “Epic” from the Thrill Me Palette all over your lid into the crease.
  2. Then apply a healthy coat of mascara and add lashes #112.

Which one are you excited to try? I’d love to see it!

5 Unexpected Ways To Wear Blue Eyeliner

5 Unexpected Ways To Wear Blue Eyeliner

This spring, the makeup trend is all about pops of fun colors. I am challenging you all to step outside of your comfort zone and try playing with some bold blues. Confidence is key and whether that is staying true to you with a toned […]

THRILL ME This Season-2019 Spring/Summer Trend Alert

THRILL ME This Season-2019 Spring/Summer Trend Alert

The launch of our new Motives Thrill Me Campaign stole the show this weekend at the World Conference in Miami! We finally got to share the new Motives products with everyone. Get ready to add some of these flirty spring colors makeup routine with all of […]

Must Have Beauty Bundles For This Holiday

Must Have Beauty Bundles For This Holiday

This month I want to help you get the perfect gifts for those hard to buy women. I did all of the work for you with these must have beauty bundles for this Holliday, so you don’t have to wonder what to put together!

Holiday Beauty Bundle

The Motives Boxed Beauty is an essential palette featuring six eye shadows and two blushes with a convenient mirror and brush inside. It’s the perfect gift for any fashionista who wants access to hot cosmetics at any time — and it’s got most of her beautiful face covered!

But what about her lips? The Motives MUAH Vanilla Lip Scrub is gentle yet an effective scrub that will help lips reach their full pout potential. It utilizes sugar to buff away dry skin to reveal supple, smooth lips, and I suggest following up with the Motives MUAH Vanilla Lip Mask. This is a leave-on lip treatment that seals in moisture and smooths for the perfect pout. She will also LOVE the Lumière de Vie Renewal Elixir! It’s a luxurious, superior facial oil that deeply moisturizes and reduces the appearance of aging for a youthful-looking, healthy glow. Who doesn’t want that?

You get her the entire bundle, and you can be sure this is a gift she’ll be sure to LOVE! And you may want to put a few of these products on your list. They sure make the prefect stocking stuffers!
I am also including a MOTIVES makeup bag with the purchase of each bundle


Here is how Motives Beauty Advisor Brittany Kimble used the new Holiday Beauty Bundle!

1. For the eye look, I started out using the Motives Eye Base over the entire lid.
2. Next I blended Motives Pressed Eye Shadow in Cappuccino in my crease as a transition color followed by the shade Vino on the lower outer V crease for some added warmth and depth.
3. Using the Motives Boxed Beauty Palette I applied the pink shade in the center of my lid.
4. I popped the purple shade between the center pink shade and Vino.
5. For my inner corner, I used the champagne color to bring a little more brightness. I also sprayed my brush with Motives 10 Years Younger Setting Spray for a more foiled technique.
6. The blush was absolutely beautiful along with the golden highlight shade in the palette, I absolutely LOVED it!!!
7. I finished out the look by filling my brows in with the Motives Brow Kit.
8. For my lips, which were insanely soft and smooth from the Muah Vanilla Lip Scrub and Mask, I used Motives Kohl Eyeliner-Coffee to line and blend into my lips followed by Motives Metallic Paints Pink Latte.


Here is how Motives Beauty Advisor Beauty Advisor Clarissa Jones used the Holiday Beauty Bundle!

1. I treated my lips with Motives Vanilla Scrub and Vanilla Mask after my skincare routine.
2. Fill in brows with dark brown in Motives Essential Brow Kit.
3. Clean under brows with Motives Liquid Concealer in medium light
4. Apply Motives Eye Base over mobile lid and crease of the eye.
5. Start with Golden Blush from Boxed Beauty Palette on blend above the crease for a transition color
6. Blend Dark Brown eyeshadow from Boxed Beauty in outer V and inner eye.
7. Place Blue eyeshadow from Boxed Beauty in middle of the lid up to the crease.
8. Blend Dark Brown and Blue eyeshadow from Boxed Beauty on the lower lid.
9. After foundation, contouring, and highlighting, use Golden Blush from Boxed Beauty to highlight cheek and Pink Blush on cheeks
10. Winged eyeliner created with Motives liquid eyeliner and topped off with bold lashes


Need more ideas? Don’t worry, I have you covered!


No one wants to find yourself under the mistletoe with dry, cracked, flakey lips!! PUCKER UP!!

Get plush and hydrated lips with this dynamic duo 💋💋

Step 1: Buff away dry skin & help your lips reach their full pout potential with Motives® MUAH Vanilla Lip Scrub-This nourishing formula utilizes sugar to to reveal supple, smooth lips that are prepped for an infusion of flawless color.

Step 2: Apply Motives® MUAH Vanilla Lip Mask. This silky lip mask is infused with shea butter for effortless nourishment while emollients smooth for ultimate suppleness, and the sweetly subtle taste of vanilla is the cherry on top. This leave on lip treatment that seals in moisture and smooths for the perfect pout. This versatile treatment can be applied under your favorite Motives lip color or as an overnight lip mask.

Who doesn’t want SOFT lips this season?!? Get this duo here! MUAH

Holiday Classics

One thing I love about the holiday season is the fact that we can look forward to traditions.

Whether it’s shopping with friends, a romantic date, or coffee and cookie backing… it all looks and feels better with a bright & cheery red lip and some extra glow to match the twinkle in your eye

Adding a bold liner to your top lid is the perfect pair to a bold red lip (think Marilyn Monroe signature look)

Here is your guide for working with this combo of product:

😚 Our Pressed Highlighters are sure to please, as they offer Gold, Neutral or Rose tones!
(Goddess / Bombshell / Starshine / Rose Diamond)

👌 Liquid Gold Shimmer has no rules & offers a creamy, soft glow wherever it lands. Try on cheekbones, you cupids bow, brow bone, collarbones, eye lids, etc.!

💋 Choose ‘Sorry not Sorry’ or Scandalous for a bold, matte lip and keep your holiday cheer from spreading to your coffee cup or lover’s lips!

👁️ Our Luxe Precision liner offers incredible staying power, while being effortless to apply. More pressure means a thicker line, so sweet gently for a subtle line or apply some pressure if you like the drama


Sexy & Sophisticated

Sexy & Sophisticated, these sultry shades make the naughty list look nice!💋💋
In the Nude is the dreamiest mistake-proof palette of barely-there colors that features six incredible eye shadows, a sizzling bronzer and a lip shine to sweeten the pot. A must for every woman, this beauty essential also comes with two easy-to-follow tutorials so you can achieve your favorite looks.
Pair it with Motives® Ultra Matte Lipstick-Seduced and Motives® Fiber Lush Mascara and you may just find yourself under the mistletoe even after the Holidays. Get the bundle here!




Glitz & Glam

Swipe on something shimmery & bright with the Glitz & Glam Bundle!

Put on a set of false eyelashes made with natural hair fibers for an alluring, natural look. Create the look of bigger, fuller, more inviting eyes with our collection of false eyelashes. Using our easy to apply glitter adhesive, you’ll have the perfect clear base to hold your favorite glitter on all day & night!

Metallic Paint Liquid Lip in Delight is the perfect color to complement this look. This lip stain is full of long-lasting coverage. Flaunt fiercely bold lips with these vibrant, metallic hues.

Finish off your look with adding the right amount of glow with the Halo Pressed Blush.  You can get the Glam & Glitz Bundle here!






Under The Mistletoe

Who ACTUALLY hangs mistletoe in their home?  Comment below!

Whether it’s just in theory, or you spend time locking lips under this festive bundle… we can all appreciate the concept!

We wanted to offer up a product collection that offers you a romantic look for a dreamy date night (or moment under the mistletoe 😘)

MIX IT UP with our freshly launched shadow palette offering creamy, earthy hues and add to the drama by lining those lashes with our Little Black Dress Gel Liner.
Sweep on a little color to your cheeks with your favorite pressed blush (Peach Beige is one of our favs!)
And pucker up those lips with your favorite red lipstick and or complete your pout with Kiss Me mineral lip shine. Get this bundle here!

Exclusive Online Holiday Beauty Bash

Exclusive Online Holiday Beauty Bash

Who’s ready for our 🎁“Holiday Beauty Bash” 🎁? No need to leave your home, join in all the fun right from the comfort of your own home 💋 It’s an exclusive 4 day event for my VIPs happening Nov23-26! We will have professionals from all […]

Get Ready For Fall With These 4 Trends!

Get Ready For Fall With These 4 Trends!

So, tell me! What do you look forward to with the season’s change? Here are a few of my favorite things: Pumpkin everything, colorful leaves, cozy oversized sweaters, and boots…and it wouldn’t be right not to mention new makeup trends!       This season […]

Halloween Looks Using Everyday Makeup

Halloween Looks Using Everyday Makeup

I am inspired daily by my fellow Motives Tribe members, but I have to say, their talent really shines every year around Halloween.  I thought it would be inspiring to all of you too, and just maybe give you some ideas on what you can do this Halloween, and the best part is, this is all done with Motives Cosmetics!  There’s no need to run out and get that nasty costume makeup.  For me that is a plus, and my sensitive, reactive skin appreciates it 😉

Ash Mac Halloween Makeup Looks


First up is Ash Mac-@heyashmac

She created each individual look with a mix of Motives individual eyeshadows, pot of gold glitter pot, and custom blend toners.


Which one is your favorite?














Spooky Pumpkin Makeup

Next up is my girl Nicki Hala-@nickihalamua

I think I may even try this look!

Here’s what she used:

Motives Heatwave, Hot Hot Hot, Temperature Rising, Hot Chocolate, and Onyx Pressed Eye Shadows on her lids.

She used Motives Little Black Dress Gel Eyeliner for her brows, bottom lash line, and pumpkin smile.

She also used a custom blended color correctors and Heat Wave on her face, along with the Motives 3-in-1 Contour Kit, and Goddess Highlighter.












Mad Max MakeupCheck out this Mad Max inspired photoshoot by Martha Rosser-@jellotellomua

Here are the details:



Motives Little Black Dress Gel Eyeliner
Motives Rock Candy eyeshadow
Motives Azalea blush
Black Shadow from mavens palette
Gold from beauty weapon
Motives Naughty lipstick










Clown Makeup




Martha also created this look!

She used:

Custom Blend White Custom blend Toner
Motives Retro Red
Motives Sexpot
Motives Black from mavens palette
Motives Little Black Dress Gel Eyeliner











Sexy Cat Makeup

Meow Carolina Garza-I am obsessed with this look!!

Here’s what she used, and yes, all Motives of course 😉

*Custom blend foundation
*Perfection quads/ light
*Eye brow kit
*Dual foundation / medium light powder
*Elements Pallet
*little black dress
* Eye base
*Blush bronzer duo
*lips/ Venetian
*10 years younger spray







Cleopatra makeup

I love this pictorial by my girl Song Lopez!!



She used the Motives Dynasty Palette (pretty ideal:)), Liquid Eyeliner, White Custom Blend, and the Mavens Element Palette.























Scary Zombie MakeupI just had to share this one by Ka Xiong-@yourstrulyka

She used Motives Liquid Powder Foundation “Linen”
Translucent powder mixed with Alabaster
Little Black Dress Gel Eyeliner
All Day Liquid Lipstick “Seduction”

















Sexy Halloween MakeupJenn Jenn looks AMAZING!!

Here is what she used💥Motives Little Black Dress Gel Eyeliner. 💥Motives Delight Red Metallic 💥 Motives By Lala Bronzing Shimmer Powder. 💥Motives In the Mix Palette. 💥Motives Liquid Powder Mineral Foundation in Cream Beige. 💥Motives 3 in 1 Contour Kit
















I also thought I should share some of my own looks! Want more details?  You can get them here!!



I hope that they’ve inspired you as much as they did me!!  Let me know which one you’ll be trying, oh, and make sure you follow these talented makeup artists!!




Enter to Win a 15 Piece Pro Makeup Brush Kit!

Enter to Win a 15 Piece Pro Makeup Brush Kit!

It’s time for a giveaway!  I love to give things away, and this time it is a Motives 15 piece Pro Makeup Brush Set valued at $149.95!     It’s a specialized collection of versatile face and eye brushes designed with the artist in mind. […]