Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Exciting Announcement - SUPER NOVA, my very own Glamour Doll Eyes eyeshadow!

Hi guys and dolls! I have been waiting very patiently to tell you all about this. As some of you might remember, I had mentioned a few weeks back about an amazing surprise that I wasn't allowed to talk about - until today! (This is a long post, so prepare yourselves!)

Back in April, I got an email from Glamour Doll Eyes. They invited me and nine other beauty bloggers/vloggers to create our own eyeshadows for their upcoming Blogger Collection (which will also be part of their permanent line)! How I could I refuse that?! I immediately said yes. Needless to say, I was ecstatic! I love the brand and I have always wanted to create my own eyeshadow ever since I can remember.They gave us complete freedom to create what we wanted. Of course, I wanted to create something that I would wear often, and something the reflects my personality and who I am as a person.

These are the promo cards featuring myself with the other lovely bloggers/vloggers!

If you don't already know, I have a thing for the dark and bizarre, but at the same time, I love sparkles, glitter and rainbows. I'm also passionate about our universe and how we are one with it (I even have a tattoo that reads "we are all made of stardust" in Latin). So I put my thinking cap on, and came up with my shade, SUPER NOVA. A supernova is a star that suddenly increases greatly in brightness because of a catastrophic explosion that ejects most of its mass. It's also incredibly beautiful, and one of the most powerful forces in outer space:

Here is a look I created featuring Super Nova, along with other lovely Glamour Doll Eyes shadows!

  • Revlon Colorstay Foundation in Buff
  • MAC Studio Fix Powder in N4

  • Glamour Doll Eyes Primer
  • NYX Jumbo Pencil in Black Bean as a base
  • Glamour Doll Eyes Foil Me
  • Glamour Doll Eyes Eyeshadow in Super Nova on lids
  • Glamour Doll Eyes Eyeshadow in Glam Girl on crease on outer lower lids
  • Glamour Doll Eyes Eyeshadow in Pinky Swear to blend out Glam Girl
  • Glamour Doll Eyes Eyeshadow in Recruit on inner lower lid
  • Glamour Doll Eyes Glitter in Techno over Recruit
  • Glamour Doll Eyes Eyeshadow in Ancestry on tear duct and brow bone
  • Wet N Wild Liquid Liner in Black
  • Cover Girl Lash Blast Mascara
  • Faux Lashes in Sasha

  • NARS Blush in Amour
  • Glamour Doll Eyes Eyeshadow in Ancestry as a highlight

  • ELF Lipstick in Seductive
  • Lime Crime Lipstick in Coquette


Super Nova is a deep, matte black with multi-colored shimmer (aqua, green, purple, red and silver). The matte black base makes the glitter sparkle like crazy, and it resembles a galaxy. It's smooth, pigmented and rich, especially over a dark base. I am so happy with the turnout of my shade, and my friends and family love it as well. I can't stop staring at it! Since this shadow has lots of sparkle, it's definitely a shadow you want to pat on with a sticky base (like GDE's Foil Me, or Lime Crime's Eyeshadow Helper) to see it's full, gorgeous potential. 

Glamour Doll Eyes sent me a few extras of Super Nova to giveaway, so be on the look out for that!

I really hope you all love my shadow as much as I do, and that you enjoyed the look and swatches as well! If you are interested in purchasing Super Nova, or any other shade(s) in the collection, they will be available July 10th, 2012 over at glamourdolleyes.com

Check GDE's Facebook and Instagram for up-close photos of all the shades in the collection; they will be posting all them over the next two weeks.

I would like to thank Glamour Doll Eyes for this amazing, and once in a lifetime opportunity. You guys had the option to pick many other bloggers out there instead of little ol' me, so I am extremely honored and proud to be a part of this! I'm ecstatic to be immortalized into an eyeshadow! 

I hope you guys are doing well and are enjoying your summer (or winter) so far! Take care, and I'll see you all soon!

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  1. Gongrats Ronnie!!! :D That's a gorgeous color, and the perfect one for you! ;) I smiled when I read what your tattoo said, cuz that quote by Carl Sagen, is one of my two favorites! <3 Loved the look too, of course!! xD

  2. Congrats! It's so you. And a gorgeous colour to boot.

    Lou x

  3. Looks beautiful! Congrats on having your shadow. :D

  4. The shade is amazing and it screams RONNIE!! You are so lucky to have this opportunity, and I personally can't wait to purchase this shade! :D

    Also, the look is absolutely stunning!

  5. Congrats!! That's so exciting! Thar shade us amazing & so reminds me of a super Nova & your style. Well done!

  6. I love it!! Knew not but I follow your blog! You're an artist
    I invite you to stop by my blog and if you like, you can follow me
    A big kiss

  7. Wow, what a gorgeous shade! And I love the look you created with it too! <3


  8. Congrats Ronnie!! I'm so glad you got this opprotunity! I can't wait to buy your shade, it's gorgeous! I'm so glad that Stephanie and Mandy got to be part of this, too~ <3

  9. kayla sutherlandJune 26, 2012 at 2:52 PM

    Wow I love this look. CONGRATS on getting your own eye shadow, thats amazing!!!

  10. Congratulations! It is a beautiful eye shadow

  11. This is so cool!! Great color :-) You wear it very well, too!

  12. Very pretty, but it looks exactly like Sugarpill's "Stella".

  13. Thanks! I was definitely inspired by Stella, since it's one of my all time favorite eyeshadows! Mine is a tad different of course. It has a darker base and different colored sparkles :)

  14. Thank you!

  15. Thanks :)

  16. Thanks, I am so excited!

  17. Aw, thank you so much!!

  18. Thanks, Kassie!! I truly am lucky and so honored. <3

  19. Courtney PedersenJune 27, 2012 at 7:05 AM

    Absolutely love it! The sparkles are crazy gorgeous with the black!!! I want it soo bad. It's beautiful. And it looks amazing on you too, if I might add.

  20. This is gorgeous! I'd love to be more explorative with my makeup but I just don't know how or what to do!


  21. wow what an amazing opportunity! Love the sparkles in this, totally gorgeous, I can see why you chose it! I noticed it said lip safe.. hmm I wonder how this would turn out as a lipstick!

  22. Wow super great make up! ^^


  23. This is a fantastic night time look. The colors are so deep and dramatic. I really love the color combos you presented. Your eyes are just gorgeous.

  24. Congrats lady! What a gorgeous color! xo

  25. Such a great post!!!

    I'd like to keep in touch with you.

    What do you say about following each others blog via gfc and bloglovin?

    Let me know! Kisses,


  26. Love the colors you have used dear.

    PS: take a look at my blog for a giveaway.

  27. Oh my gosh! I don't think I've ever seen a prettier color! you are so lucky you can pull it off, I couldn't in a million years, I love how you came up with it too!
    Please follow your new follower!

  28. Hello!
    I like your blog very much!
    I love it <3
    Would you like to follow eachother?


  29. Why do you guys photoshop your pictures in that lil card D: you all look like cartoons, and look so much better when you don't do it...

  30. Hey Ronnie! This is Dani from Rustic Comfort! Love the shadow and the look you chose. I was so excited when I asked Vee if you were participating in the collection since you are one of my favorite beauty bloggers!! Can't wait to pair this with Soul Sisters :-)

  31. Ahh, thank you, Dani! <3

  32. We aren't the ones who photoshopped the cards. Glamour Doll Eyes do that to all their promotional images and give them a cartoon-y look :)

  33. You're too sweet, thank you!!

  34. Thank you!! <3

  35. That is a good idea! I'm gonna try that out ;)

  36. Thanks, eden! XO

  37. omg thank you!

  38. Hey there ! I know you from MakeupBee. :) Today I'm wearing your Supernova look and it rocks. Just dropped by to say thank you for the inspiration.

  39. So gorgeous!

  40. It is just for fun for the promotional pictures. For real swatches were using the actual photo. They're supposed to look like cartoons. Sorry, my designer does it a lot and I didn't know people didn't like it.

  41. I love it! I bought it last night! You're awesome

  42. Annie MidniteRedJuly 22, 2012 at 2:57 AM

    I'm so happy you got to create a color!! I ordered the sample pack of all the blogger shades and I can't wait to get it!! Congratulations!!

  43. christina kitkatJuly 28, 2012 at 4:36 PM

    Hi sweetie, Wow, that's so beautiful what you do, I really love it ;) HiHi
    I really hope you'll like my blog ^^
    Kisses ♥

    (http://kitkatkorpan.over-blog.com) ^^
    You can follow me on Bloglovin, I can follow you too if you want!! ;) HiHi

  44. Congratulations (is quite late, I know...), I simply love it!
    I was actually on look out for sth like it, since I have Evil Shade in Glooming, which is matte with only green sparkle... I love that one but seems like my next shopping in GDE will be with one purpose ;)
    You've done it very well Ronnie! And I love the look you created :*
    Kisses from Pat (ArtLook4U)

  45. How fantsatic to have your own eyeshadow inspired by you!!! That's not bad!! And the darkness and depth in it is ahhhhhmazing!!! I know you will use it a lot haha!!/Azure


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