Mother’s Day Special, Manna gives Mom a mini makeover!

Mother’s Day is this weekend! In honor of this special day, Manna gave her Mom a mini makeover. This makeover is a simple and easy everyday look that can be achieved in just a few minutes. Treat your Mom to a mini makeover, because what is better then feeling beautiful on the inside, and out?

It’s never too late to treat your Mom. The products used in this video are listed below! Click on the product names to be direct to the items on our website.

Glam Mirror: The perfect portable vanity mirror with LED lights around the display to aid in flawless makeup application. Now on SALE till Sunday, May 8th for just $49 while regularly prices at $79.

Runway Ready: This all over face primer is an essential makeup base that smooths skins texture with a matte finish that will keep your makeup in place throughout the entire day.

Flawless Finish Foundation: This liquid foundation provides a light to medium coverage that blends perfectly to hide any skin imperfections.

Sheer Glo: This shimmer lotion lights up your skin to create that over all radiant look. Manna mixed this Sheer Glo lotion with the foundation, however it can also be worn alone.

Day-Dream Palette: This palette is perfect to take on the go, lightweight and filled with the essentials to complete any look. The Day-Dream Palette comes with 6 eye-shadows, 1 blush, 2 highlighters, and a contour shade.

Prime Time: The MKC Prime Time is used for both eyes and lips to keep long lasting color. Using primer will prevent any smudging and creasing, or any fading. Prime Time can also be used and an eye-shadow highlighter!

Jet Set Eyeliner: This eyeliner is long-lasting as well as smudge proof and water resistant. The pencil also comes with a built-in sharpener so you can always keep that fine point!

Extreme Curl Mascara: Get the full and curled lashes look with the “c” shape wand with tiny bristles to grab every lash. The long-wearing formula won’t flake or smudge.

Lip Locked: The 3-in-1 Primer, Stain, and Gloss are the latest innovation in lip stains. Long lasting and highly pigmented, Lip Locked comes in a variety of shades.

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We wish you all a Happy Mother’s Day!

Tag us on your social media accounts to share how you’re celebrating with Mom!

 

 

 

 

Mother’s Day Giveaway!

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We know Mothers deserve our full appreciation year round, but that just means Mothers day will have to be a little extra special then the other 364 days of the year.

This year we are having a special giveaway for all the Moms out there! Whether you enter to win it for your Mom or yourself, these goodies are guaranteed to make any day special.

The Mothers Day Giveaway starts April 29th and ends May 6th at 11:59pm PST.

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This 6 piece Mother’s Day giveaway set includes,

Our amazing Day-Dream Palette with 6 eye shadow shades, 1 blush, 2 highlighters, and a contour shade. The perfect palette to take with you on the go!

The latest innovation in lip products, our Lip Locked in the shades All of Me and All of You. The Lip Locked is a Primer, Stain, and Gloss all in one!

A radiant liquid lotion, Sheer Glo can be used alone or blended in your foundation for that extra dewy look. A terrific extra touch to your Spring and Summer makeup routine.

The one of a kind, Priming Lip Chisel in Date Night. This moisturizing formula provides lasting color and hydration. This unique “chisel” tip allows for easy application.

The ideal sized Manna bag to take your favorite makeup products with you wherever you go.

Here is how to enter the giveaway,

-Follow @mannakcosmetics and @feastfashionfaves on Instagram!

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-Repost our Mother’s Day Giveaway image

-Tag us and use the following hashtags, #MKCGiveaway#MannaBabe 

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The winner will be announced on our social media accounts on May 9th.

This Mother’s Day set is also available for purchase on our website, click here!

The set is valued at $131 and will be sold for just $49!

 

Spring Vacation Essentials & Makeup Tips

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Vacation season has officially begun! School is almost out and we’re ready to take on new adventures. Whether you’re going somewhere hot, cold, or staying home, we have the perfect list of essentials, and makeup tips!

Traveling somewhere, hot hot hot? 

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Makeup: When traveling to a tropical, warm climate we try to limit the use of makeup. Sometimes its tricky to wear makeup when you are spending the day in the water and sun. Using an oil free BB Cream or Tinted Moisturizer with SPF is a great touch to even our your skin tone. Add some waterproof mascara and a lip stain to complete this minimal makeup look.

Purse (Or Beach Bag!) Essentials: Always keep a water bottle on hand, staying hydrated is important since you will most likely be outside for the majority of the day. We also recommend bringing sunscreen for touch ups, chap stick to prevent dry lips, and blotting paper to remove any access face oils.

Traveling somewhere on the cooler side? 

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Makeup: Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize! The dry cold air can leave your skin looking dull. Keep it glowing with a self-tanner or a shimmer lotion, like the Manna Kadar Sheer Glo. Top off the look with a liquid eye liner, mascara, and a tinted chap stick.

Purse Essentials: Our top necessities for cold weather are, travel sized lotion, chap stick, a scarf. Sunglasses are also of high importance. Just because you can’t see the sun, it doesn’t mean the UV rays aren’t there.

No travel plans this Spring? 

Let’s be honest, not all of us can go on a awesome getaway this season. Who says you can’t explore your own city? Check out your local tourist hot spots and learn more about where you live. You can visit local farmers markets, city attractions, national parks, and so on. Our top pick is to spend the day with friends or a loved one at the park, picnic included.

Makeup: A fun Spring look for some local exploring calls for blush! Wear your favorite foundation and apply a fun pop of color, we love the Manna Kadar Blush in Tropicana. It is a great vibrant color with a tint of shimmer. The more your apply the deeper the color! Lastly apply your finishing touches with mascara and a nude lip, so it doesn’t take away from the blush.

Purse Essentials: Depending on what your plans are, we keep a water bottle, granola bar, and blush for touch ups in our bag. When we spend the day at the park we always bring some of the latest magazines, especially ones that include fun quizzes. Don’t forget to pack your picnic basket!

Let us know where you are headed this Spring, use #TravelwithMKC on your social media accounts!

Master the Fresh Face Look!

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Achieving the fresh face look can be tricky. You can end up applying too much makeup, which would result in a full face makeup look. The point of the fresh face look is to simply enhance your natural features.

Now let’s begin with creating a quick and easy Fresh Face Look!

Step 1 is to prep and prime the face. Make sure your face is clean and moisturized before beginning. To prime the face we recommend using a primer that contains silicone. This ingredient helps hold onto products and ensure a smooth application. To prime the lids and lips we use cream primer to keep lasting color and prevent any creasing or fading in color. Next, apply a conditioning lash primer that will prevent mascara from flaking while adding extra length to your lashes.

Step 2 is all about the face. To create that flawless fresh face this step is key. To achieve natural glowing skin, take one drop of a liquid highlighter and mix in with your foundation or any desired face products of your choice, then apply to face. Adding the liquid highlighter will light up your skin with a radiant glow.

Step 3 will focus on the last few touch ups to complete this look. We will focus on the eyes, brows then lips. We don’t want to add too much to the eyes, just enough to make them stand out. For the first color take a brown shadow of your choice and apply to the crease of your eyelids. Make sure this shade is really blended as this is key to achieving a subtle look. Next, take your ring finger and apply a gold shade to the center of your lid. Gold is a great universal shade that makes every eye color pop! If desired, take a brown eyeliner and apply it to the lower lash line to pull the look together. To complete the eyes, add some of your favorite mascara to the top and bottom lashes. For the brows we like using a brow pencil to lightly fill in a define the brow. For the Fresh Face look, simply fill in the brow and use your natural shape. Lastly a tinted lip balm will give your lips a great natural color along with moisture and shine.

Here are a couple Fresh Face looks provided by some lovely fellow Beauty Gurus!

Nkenna Njoku @kenn_nobarbie

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Tessy Muller @makeupbytessy

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Savannah Jarrell @officialsavvyj

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The Fresh Face look is perfect for any occasion or a daily makeup routine. Such an quick and easy look! Share your Fresh Face look on social media with #FreshFacewithMKC and #MannaBabe!

Manna Kadar Cosmetics Goes Global!

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Manna Kadar Cosmetics (MKC) is going worldwide and continuing to grow making our mark on the global map. Below we have included some of products that are loved globally.

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We have narrowed down the top selling products from around the world. Here is a list of which products are most popular in what countries.

In the United States of America our Day-Dream Palette has become a fan favorite due to the many functionalities of this item. This palette contains everything you need for the perfect makeup look and is great to grab on the go. This palette offers 6 highly pigmented eye-shadows, 2 highlighters, 1 blush and 1 bronzer. Day Dream PaletteThe Fantasy 3-in-1 Shadow, Blush, and Highlighter is our number 1 seller in Canada. This versatile product, Fantasy is highly pigmented and long-lasting that can be worn during the day or for a night out. The fact that it is a 3-in-1 product will definitely simplify your makeup routine.Fantasy_1024x1024

The Manna Babes in the European Countries love to achieve more of a natural look with our Lash Primer. The Lash Primer naturally lengthens and bulks up your lashes for a full and luscious look. The creamy formula features proteins to fortify hair follicles and hydrates lashes for a soft texture ensuring your mascara to stay on all day with no flaking. lash_primer_1_1024x1024Our newest product, Glam Mirror is a top seller in Australia. This is the perfect mirror to take with you wherever you go to apply makeup with the LED lights and ensure you look “camera ready” at all times. This mirror runs on batteries, allowing you to take it anywhere you please. Mirror_1024x1024.JPG

The Manna Kadar Cosmetics Team loves seeing our products around the world, use the hashtag #WorldWideWithMKC  and #MannaBabe on your social media accounts to show us where you use your MKC favs!

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends to Try

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Spring is here and it’s time to catch up with the latest beauty trends for the season. Here is a round up of our favorite trends that we are ready to try straight from the Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week!

Metallic / Gold Eye-Shadow

Achieve Gigi Hadid’s look with our Enchanted Eye-Shadow Stick. This easy glide on eye-shadow stick can be applied to the eyes as a shadow, base, and a highlighter. Enchanted is a vibrant gold with hydrating properties to last you all day.

Gigi Hadid’s look from the 2015 CFDA Awards 

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Bold / Velvet Lips

Bold lips are always a top trend, lately matte lips have been taking over. On the runways we noticed plenty of Velvet textured lips. Rihanna is rocking a classic deep red color just like our  Russian Lipstick. To change the texture you can pat on a light layer of blush on the lips. Try using our Tropicana Blush on top to give it that Spring time color.

Rihanna’s look from the Dior Cruise Runway Show

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Rosy Cheeks on a Glossy Face

A touch of blush adds a great glow for this Spring season. To replicate Lauren Conrad’s look we recommend using the Manna Kadar Cosmetics Sheer Glo. This incandescent liquid lights up skin with all over radiance to provide a youthful glow and dewy finish. You can mix with foundation or wear alone. Add a little blush on top if you’re looking for a deeper color.

Lauren Conrads’s look from NYFW

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Natural Tan

It’s the season for tanning! Create this bronzed Goddess look like Jennifer Aniston with the Manna Kadar’s Bronze Beauty Self-Tanner. With easy application, the color is instant and will intensify in 3 hours. Be sure to wash your hands with soap and water after application to avoid discoloring palms.

Jennifer Aniston’s look from movie premier

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Try out these Spring Beauty Trends and use #MKCBeautyTrends on your social media accounts to let us know which is your favorite!

Spring Cleaning- Get Rid of Expired Makeup and Replenish with MKC

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Spring is here and it’s time for a fresh start, out with the old and in with the new! Many of us tend to build up our makeup collection with products that we know we won’t be using.

Now is the time to get rid of expired makeup and replenish with some new and innovative products. Keep in mind any products that contain SPF or natural/organic ingredients are more likely to expire sooner.

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Here is a timeline of when makeup products usually expire.

Mascara: up to 3-4 months

Liquid Liner: up to 6 months

Liquid Foundation: up to 6-12 months

Eye, Lip, and Brow Pencils: up t0 12 months

Lip Gloss: up to 12 months

Blush, Eyeshadow, Powders, and Lipstick: up to 2 years

Wondering how to dispose of old and expired products? There are several ways to get rid of used and empty makeup products. First off you can simply toss them into the trash or recycling bin. Or  you can clean out the makeup and create some DIY crafts with the containers.

Now, check out these Manna Kadar Cosmetics multi-purpose products to ensure you’ll use them before the expiration date! foundation_large[1]

To replace your Liquid Foundation we recommend; Flawless Finish Foundation, a liquid, water based non-comedogenic formula. It also contains Vitamin E and it’s packed with antioxidants providing  light to medium coverage. This Foundation includes Wheat Germ to improve skins elasticity.

To replace your Lip Gloss/ Lip stick we recommend; Lip Locked Stain, Manna Kadar’s latest innovation in lip stains. It starts with a smooth application that keeps lips hydrated. This multi-purpose Lip Gloss, Primer, and Stain lasts for hours. Lip Locked Stain also contains Vitamin A & E & Berry Extract to keep lips nourished.
Day Dream Palette.jpgTo replace your Eye-shadows and Powders we recommend; The Day-Dream Palette. This comes with 6 eye-shadows, 1 blush, 2 highlighters and a contour shade. All you need for the perfect makeup look conveniently in one palette!
To replace your Mascara we recommend; The Extreme Curl Mascara. This Mascara has an intense curling last effect with a cutting edge technology brush tip to create the most luxurious lashes yet! The C shaped wand ensures to grab every lash to create a full a curled look. lash_primer_1_1024x1024However, if you are set with a certain Mascara brand then check out our Lash Primer. This product naturally lengthens and bulks up your lashes for a full and luscious look. The creamy formula features proteins to fortify hair follicles and hydrates lashes for a soft texture. Also, prevents mascara from flaking and adds an added layer to lashes giving a longer appearance. As an added bonus, this Lash Primer can be worn by it’s self at night as a conditioner.
We hope this post inspires you to go through all your makeup  Spring is here and it’s time to revive that makeup collection of yours!