LIVE Makeup Tutorial

I am going LIVE tomorrow night to demo some beauty products ladies!

I am crowd-sourcing from the group on what products and looks to demo, so if you want to check it out let me know ASAP. I can get you added to our event so that you can voice your opinion before 5pm tomorrow!!

This is your chance to tell ME what YOU want to see in a tutorial.

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AND GO!

xoxo

Jess

March Product Launch!

What we have all been waiting for is finally here…..

HIGHLIGHTER PRODUCTS <3<3

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I was so beyond excited when the new products were released, and highlight was on the menu. Younique has done me proud by providing three different options to choose from 16299428_10100271008077488_7944107593130733305_nbased on personal preference. You can choose from 5 beautiful shades in either powder, cream, or cream to powder stick form!

I have tried iridescent in powder form, and it is absolutely stunning. I have fallen in love with the highlight, and I can’t wait to try the other kinds. If you like highlight, you need this product in your life ladies.

Don’t believe me? See for yourself – and this was when I didn’t have direct light!hl

Another really exciting segment of this launch is the setting products!

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This comes in both a powder and a spray, which again allows the user to decide based on preference.

I have tried the powder form, and it truly does finish off the look for a beautiful matte finish.
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If you are looking for the perfect product to finish off your look and set your makeup in place for the day, look no further. We’ve got ya covered!

One of the beauty trends that keeps getting hotter is the art of brows! We already have two amazing brow products that I love in the brow gel and liner, but now my life has been simplified with something even better…16406420_10100271004599458_1954673227361687326_n

THAT’S RIGHT! A brow palette is now available. You get to pick from three different palettes based on skin tone and hair color, and you’ll have everything you need to give yourself some awesome brows. This product comes with different shades for filling in and highlighting your brows, and it even comes with setting wax!

This one is a must have for all the ladies out there trying to play that brow game, and the key to success will require the perfect tool…

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YUP. A brand new brush specifically designed to help you achieve the perfect brow look has been created.

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We have also released another special brush designed perfectly for our highlighting powder! This fan brush is the perfect addition to the powder highlight, but can also be used with our bronzers!

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The last special tool that has been added to our beauty arsenal is the new concealer brush! This brush can be used with a range of different powder products to help blend your makeup to a perfect finish! The dual ends help you to keep the product exactly where you want it in smaller areas on your face.

These new products are super exciting for me, and I can’t wait to get my hands on all of them. If you have any questions about the new products feel free to reach out!

BUT WAIT.

THERE’S MORE!!

This release, we not only have new products to launch, but we are also releasing new shades in some of our popular product lines.

Check it out ladies – 6 brand new shades of our amazing splurge cream shadow.

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Because the right lipstick can change your whole mood – 4 new lipstick shades for our enjoyment.

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My personal favourite of the product extensions… 6 new lip stains!

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Lastly, three new shades of lip gloss are now up for grabs!

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You can learn more about all of these products on my website jessbeauty.biz.

xoxo

Jess

Younique March NEW Product Launch!

You may or may not know this, but Younique actually releases a line of new products two times a year. We released new products back in September after the announcement at the 2015 convention in Chicago. November after this launch was our BIGGEST month ever for sales, and it was all because of the amazing new products. Well, get ready for some more! Typically Younique has been known primarily for cosmetics with a small degree of skin care products, and we are very happy to report that this is about to change.

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Without further ado, it is with great excitement that I announce the products to become available tomorrow, March 1st 2016!

Younique Beachfront Self-Tanning Spray

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*Mist on a gorgeous natural-looking gradual tan

*Vegan friendly and not tested on animals

*Directions: spritz onto clean, exfoliated skin. Blend

Younique Beachfront Self-Tanning Body Lotion

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*Combines moisturizing and gradual tanning in one easy step
*Infused with emollient Shea Butter, a superb moisturizer and rich source of antioxidants

*Vegan friendly and not tested on animals

*Directions: using the Beachfront Body Applicator, apply product evenly onto clean, exfoliated skin, blending in circular motions. Let dry. If using your hands to blend, wash after use

Want More?

Coconut oil conditions the skin
• Green tea extract helps protect the skin
• Brown algae helps balance the skin and retain moisture
• Sodium Hyaluronate aids in boosting and maintaining the skin’s moisture level
• Vitamin E is an oil-soluble antioxidant that helps to protect skin
• Developed with a light fragrance, eliminating the signature self-tanner scent

Beachfront Body Bronzer

Instantly smooth on a bronzed, summery look with Beachfront Body Bronzer, a luxurious and nourishing lotion that both pampers and tints your skin. This bronzer looks like a tanner but acts like your favorite lotion, giving your skin the nourishing and protective 12803166_10100149689101688_5211842373457617619_ntreatment it needs. Special oils, extracts, vitamins, and antioxidants work to moisturize and condition your skin while also protecting from harmful elements. Your skin will look and feel radiant, golden, silky, and soft—and you’ll positively exude confidence.

Younique Beachfront Body Bronzer comes in three flattering,
confidence-promoting shades:
► Sunset, for fair skin
► Hermosa, for medium skin
► Malibu, for darker skin
• Masks the appearance of uneven skin tone and imperfections
• Contains a subtle shimmer that instantly creates the look of
sun-kissed skin
• Coconut oil, green tea extract, sugar seaweed, sodium hyaluronate,
and Vitamin E condition, protect, and nourish skin

Lip Bonbons Tinted Lip Balms

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Get ready to indulge in the ultimate beauty treat! From mouthwatering Red Velvet Cake to a refreshing Vanilla Milkshake, each of the Younique Lip Bonbons Tinted Lip Balms are a treat that will keep you coming back for more. Not only do they hydrate lips with nourishing oils and fruit extracts, but they also keep your lips looking brilliantly beautiful and supple! Much like a decadent dessert, Lip Bonbons Tinted Lip Balms are creamy and rich, thanks to carefully selected ingredients that melt precisely at body temperature.

 

Want to know more?

• Lightly tinted for a subtle, shiny hint of color

• Decadently formulated with Sunflower Seed, Jojoba, Prickly Pear, Coconut Oils and peach, bonbonpomegranate, and goji berry fruit extracts
• Lightly scented with a mild vanilla fragrance

• Luxurious sensorial application with an extra-creamy and smooth texture • Dermatologically tested and approved

• Younique Lip Bonbons Tinted Lip Balms are available in five dazzling colors that add a delicious pop and nourishing shine to any daytime or nighttime look:

► Chocolate Truffle—Coral, Red Velvet Cake—Berry, Cherry Cobbler—Red/Cherry, Raspberry Cheesecake—Pink, Vanilla Milkshake—Nude

Moodstruck Precision Liquid Eyeliner

Does your pursuit for the perfect cat eye constantly make you fashionably late? Get ready to effortlessly wing it with Younique Moodstruck Precision Liquid Eyeliner—the new 12806214_10156548276715324_316848752294424517_nbeauty must-have that will give you gorgeously lined eyes that last all day. Whether you are a winged liner novice or an experienced cat eye connoisseur, Younique Moodstruck Precision Liquid Eyeliner’s easy application will have your eyes looking bold and beautiful in minutes. With just a few strokes, the applicator leaves a rich matte finish without ever skipping, feathering, or running. Sleek and smooth, Younique Moodstruck Precision Liquid Eyeliner’s ultra-fine tip delivers an intricate and dramatic calligraphy look. The no-smudge, water-resistant liquid eyeliner dries quickly for a clean result without any messy transfer. Younique Moodstruck Precision Liquid Eyeliner’s modern formula will not only give your eyes a glamorous boost, but will become a beauty favorite in no time!

Need more info?

• Younique Moodstruck Precision Liquid Eyeliner comes in five standout colors:

► Perfect—Black, Precarious—Blue, Proper—Brown, Prosperous—Green, Powerful—Grey

• Younique Moodstruck Precision Liquid Eyeliner is easily removed with eye makeup remover (try Younique’s Shine Eye Makeup Remover Cloths with sunflower and olive oils, jojoba, vitamin E and rosemary)

• Water-resistant and matte in color

• Ophthalmologically tested and approved

• Dermatologically tested and approved

And last, but not least, the tools:

I am SO excited for these new products to be launched, and I cannot wait to submit my order tomorrow morning and try out these as soon as possible! I am taking pre-orders tonight, so if you’re local and want to get in on my bulk order please get in touch with me ASAP.

xoxo

Jess

2 Ways to Earn FREE Makeup

Do you want to have high quality makeup, but struggle to come up with the necessary funds to afford it? Well, then this video contains a few options that you should consider!

Recap:

1) Mystery Hostess Party – This option is pretty straightforward. I host a party, and everyone that makes a purchase gets their name put in a draw. When the party reaches qualification status at the close of the event, I draw a name at random from those who purchased. Winner takes home the half price credits and whatever Y-Cash (Younique credit) that was accumulated from the party to be used toward future purchases! You need to be in my private VIP Younique Customer group on Facebook for this one ladies.

2) Hosting a Party – This option always holds the possibility of getting half price credits and Y-cash, but right now I am doing a special of my own. Book a party with me, pick one of the items I have in stock as a prize, and then when your party closes and has reached qualification status… I will give you the prize you picked out FOR FREE.

Sound good?

Contact me to get your party booked at jessica@fitnessbeautytravel.com

xoxo

Jess

Love Makeup and Travel? This is for YOU

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!

Anybody that knows me well knows that I have been bitten by the travel bug. I had the opportunity to go backpacking through Europe the summer after I got my B.A. degree, and ever since, it is always on my mind. I seem to always be thinking forward to the next opportunity that I will have to travel even before I finish whatever trip I happen to be taking at the time! I am so thankful that I have a business that is taking me to experience totally different and novel places. As a girl that grew up in a super small town in Eastern Canada, I didn’t really experience much of the world until a few years ago.

I can now say that I have been to Spain, France, and the UK. Technically speaking I’ve been to Germany and Ireland too, but I don’t count airports as being travel experiences lol. Within the US, I can now say that I have been to Chicago and California. Chicago was an amazing trip with a bunch of awesome ladies. I got to meet people from all over the world with a common interest: makeup and this awesome company we call Younique. It was so empowering to be around so many influential people, and I learned a lot from some of the top earning leaders within the company.

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Beyond that, I also got to have a great time at the welcome party and the gala dinner. I took an extra day beyond convention because I wanted to explore the city, so I even have some great memories from just hopping on and off tour buses around the city to explore the different landmarks. I was the only one brave enough of my group of friends to go out on the sky deck, and though I was a little scared the floor would fall out underneath me, I managed to snap a few pictures before inching my wobbling legs closer to the main floor.

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One of the women I met in Chicago actually happens to live in Missouri, so I am really excited to have an opportunity to truly explore the best parts of St. Louis while I am down there for the convention. I have already secured my ticket to convention, so I wanted to write to the ladies of the world that love makeup and travel and inform you of the early bird registration deadline. The deadline to purchase your convention ticket at the early bird price point was originally January 15th, 2016 – it has since been extended to February 15th! If you are a current presenter and you haven’t gotten your ticket, I strongly urge you to find the time and money to make it happen this year. You definitely won’t regret it!

If you are reading this as a fellow beauty and cosmetics-lover, and you also have a strong desire to travel, I would like to invite you to chat with me about this amazing opportunity. Younique has given me the confidence and the ability to explore new regions of the world, and I would love to have new positive people to come on this journey with me.

xoxo

Jess

#1 Reason Why I Love What I do!

I was recently approached by a lady to order some products through me for Younique. She was struggling to place her order through paypal, and asked me to submit the order for her. I helped her get the order situated, and then after not speaking for a few days, I received a panicked message asking me if our products were tested on animals.

This was my response:

“Nope! Haha that is one of many reasons I love Younique. A lot of our product are gluten free as well, while some are fully natural. Mineral makeup is so much healthier for your skin. If you’re concerned about ingredients, you will find a list of all ingredients on our website. If you click on any product you’ll find an option to click so that you know exactly what is in what you are using.”
One of the amazing things about Younique is that they try to use the best possible ingredients in the products so that we can provide top-notch quality to our customers. You may not know this, but the UK actually has banned a significantly larger number of harmful chemicals and ingredients from being used in their cosmetics. Younique actually meets the UK standard of cosmetics, and has grown to be quite successful in the UK market! Additionally, they do not try to hide anything when it comes to what is in the products. Every single product on our website has a spot where you can select “ingredients” to learn about what was used in any given product!
The response that I got back after sending her this message was so positive, that I just had to share it with all of you!
“Oh wow!!! I am loving this more and more!! I have only been using the liquid mineral foundation for a week or two and my skin is already looking better with far less breakouts and I have had bad hormonal acne since I had my daughter, I see a big difference, I can’t wait for the concealer, powder and primer to come in, !!! As soon as the liquid mineral foundation is back in stock please let me know and I’ll order it right away I’m so scared to run out of it now. It’s funny you mention gluten-free I just started a gluten-free diet about a month ago. I’m so happy there’s no testing on animals that’s kind of a dealbreaker for me.”
This is the coolest thing ever!! I am so happy to receive positive feedback from my customers regarding products that they have been using and enjoying. If you have experiences with our products that you would like to share, feel free to post them in the comments! I would love to hear how others are enjoying our products as well.
If you have any questions concerning our products or you need help identifying the best products or shades for you prior to submitting an order, you are more than welcome to reach out to me at jessica@fitnessbeautytravel.com !
xoxo
Jess

2016 Younique Incentive Trip Announcement!

EEK! So I found out where Younique will be sending us on our incentive trip in October of 2016 earlier today while I was at work. ALL day I was just itching to get home so that I could hop on my laptop and write about this amazing incentive!!

Are you ready for this ladies?

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Younique is sending us to Cozumel, Mexico on a FOUR-NIGHT CRUISE taking off from Miami with stops in Key West and Cozumel. That’s not all though. Last year the presenters needed to hit a second level of incentive points in order to be able to bring a guest with them on the cruise. This year – the BASIC incentive point standard will allow you AND a guest to go on a cruise paid for by Younique!!! This makes it THAT much more attainable for you to earn this trip for you and your significant other, spouse, best friend, whatever the case may be!

Who’s ready to get registered with me as a Younique Presenter NOW?

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Now you should also know that even if you happen to fall a little short of collecting enough points for this cruise, there are STILL other fabulous prizes to choose from! You can earn up to $100 US in Y-Cash to spend on your own products and a phenomenal Younique-branded makeup trunk (which I have had my eye on for ages). The bonus prize for those who work extra extra hard and earn points beyond the cruise will earn themselves $150 US credit to be used on-board the cruise ship!

Now I know some of you are probably thinking you could never start now and qualify for the cruise, but that is NOT true. This trip could be earned by anyone regardless of their status, but it is going to take effort. You can earn points through sales, for advancing in status or maintaining your current status, having downline members maintain or advance in status, AND you can even earn 1000 points just for registering to go to convention this summer in St. Louis!! I went to Chicago last summer and it was so empowering and inspiring – definitely a must for all presenters that are serious about their business.

So what happens if you do earn the cruise? Well, you will get to go on a 4-day cruise with our amazing founders, Derek and Melanie, along with hundreds of fellow Younique sisters. Please note that you are responsible for getting yourself to the port in Miami where the cruise takes off. The cruise is covered by Younique, but the airfare will be up to you.

I don’t know about you, but I am FREAKING OUT over here. So excited to get my butt on that cruise and finally explore a bit of Mexico. I would LOVE for you to be on that cruise with me, so the question is, are you going to work for this with me?

Click here to register if you are prepared and willing to work for this with me!

xoxo

Jess

7 Quick Ways to Earn Points to win FREE Makeup!

I decided that I will be running a Mystery Hostess party in my Private VIP Group on Facebook. The way this works is I will keep the party open throughout the full 10 days and anybody who makes a purchase from the Mystery Hostess Party link will gain entries into the draw to win the hostess rewards from the party when it qualifies!

Check out the image below to learn the 7 ways in which you can earn points:

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As you can see, there are more ways to win than simply placing an order! You can also earn yourself more entries in other methods. It is not featured in this image, but I plan to doll out an additional 5 points for every 10$ spent beyond 40$! There are lots of ways to win, so if you want a shot at earning free makeup from me, you’re going to have to visit my VIP Group and request to join. OR, if you place an order from me through the Mystery Party link, I will send you an invitation to the group via email to let you know you’ve been entered into the draw! This is a great way to get some of the makeup you’ve had your eyes on AND potentially earn yourself the rewards.

I will be posting all kinds of photos and videos to help you learn about Younique cosmetics all this week, so make sure that you’ve requested to join us so that you can participate!

Who is it gonna be? I hope you’re entered in the draw!

xoxo

Jess

How to get a Perfect Smokey Eye in 3 Simple Steps

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I have been practicing with makeup since middle school, which was before a lot of people my age at the time even wore makeup. Mind you, I was never very skilled at it back then lol. As I got older though, I got a lot better at application. I started teaching myself how to do things by watching videos on YouTube, much like many of you have done before I am sure. Through high school, and especially university, I would get a lot of compliments on my eye makeup. To this day, I still get compliments pretty regularly from people that say “Oh I could never do something like that, I have no idea how you do it”.

If this is you, well trust me when I say, YOU CAN. Honestly, my smokey eye looks are pretty freakin’ simple haha. I just use great products and apply it in a way that blends well and makes my eyes pop. It really doesn’t take that much time either, and you can literally do it in three simple steps. Now. My intention was actually to have a video to post in here with the demo photos, but I done messed up haha. I filmed the video last night after work, or at least so I thought. Come to find out, I must have missed the button when I hit record, because the only video I had from yesterday was of me cleaning up. So, when I thought I was stopping the recording, that was when it started. I’m human, so don’t judge lol. I will film another one and insert it as soon as I can. For now though, I wanted to make sure that I fulfilled my promise on social media from earlier this week to provide instructions on how to do a smokey eye.

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Step 1: You start out with a light shade. You can do this with pretty much any eye shadow that you have, whether it be from a palette, loose pigment, cream shadow, etc. It honestly doesn’t matter what kind of shadow you’re using, it will all do the same thing just with different variations in look. This light shade should be something like beige, white, off white, or super light colors that go with the look you’re creating. Use personal preference to determine if you want something shimmer or matte – personally I go glitter all day every day! You will take whatever you have chosen for step one, and apply it directly under your brow to highlight and all over that upper part of your lid. It will be more concentrated right under the brow, and then you just blend it downward. This shade will also be applied in the inner corner of your eye, and the inner half section of your eye lid. In the photo you see to your right, I am using the second shade on the palette for this smokey eye look in neutral browns.

Step 2: This will be a medium shade. Again, you can choose the type of shadow and the Blacks-Silvers
color palette. This shade will be similar to the first shade, but a few tones darker. This part is a bit easier because the application area is far smaller. With this shade, you pretty much just need to continue where you left off with step one. You will apply the second shade to the outer area of your lid right up to the middle, which is where it will meet the lighter shade from step one. Just go over that connecting area with little swiping motions to blend it in a bit. I usually fan this second color up a little bit into the crease as well to provide a base, but that is not necessary because you will be covering it up anyway. To the right you will see me demonstrating palette 2, which is a palette that comes with shades of black, grey, and silver. Here you see me using the second shade down again for the highlighting of step one, and the fourth shade down for this second step. You can see that it is just a couple of shades darker than the highlighting color that I used, and again this one was in shimmer.

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Step 3: This is where you will be creating the smokey part of your smokey eye. You will choose a darker color for this step, and you can choose to go really dark or stay relatively toned down depending on your personal preference. For this look I was going for purples, so I chose to opt out of the black as the darkest shade for the crease and go for the second darkest, which was a royal purple. For the first step of this look I used the fourth shade down to highlight, and then the fifth shade for step two. The sixth shade was then applied as a line from the outside corner of my eye heading toward my eyebrow, but you stop about halfway there. You then shade in that v area in the outer corner of your eye, and when you don’t have a lot of product left on your brush, you fan it up and around in that crease of your eye lid. Just go over that area a few times to blend it together, and if necessary you can add a tiny amount of product to the brush to make sure that it actually is visible. If you want, you can also apply this darker shade to the lower lash line, but that comes down to personal preference.

So there ya go ladies! This is how I create super simple smokey-eye looks with different color palettes on a daily basis. The products that were used in these demos are all Younique Moodstruck Addiction Shadow Palettes, but you can replicate the same kind of looks with pretty much any palettes that you have on hand! It is quick and easy once you get the hang of it, so give it a try with whatever products you have! If you’re really brave, you can even send in your attempts to jessica@fitnessbeautytravel.com. I would love to hear about your experience and see how you made out with my tip!

Thanks for reading ladies, I hope you found this useful!

xoxo

Jess

Congratulations to Maeghan!!

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For those of you that don’t recognize her or know who I am talking about, Maeghan has been with me pretty much from the beginning. She attended my very first Younique opportunity event, and joined my team that very night.

Since then, she has grown to be the biggest rock star on my team thus far. She hit her fast start (which is something even I failed to do!!) and she worked her way up to Pink status with me. We’ve done events together, and hung out together. We’ve even chatted about life and her relationship goals before, and I cannot even say how freaking excited I am that she is finally getting her wish and marrying the man of her dreams this summer!!

Congratulations Maeghan and Chris, I am so happy for you both.

Happy Birthday girl, I hope you have a wonderful day <3

xoxo

Jess