Even though we should focus on our inner beauty, I don’t think there is anything wrong with using makeup and other beauty products to help bring that inner beauty outward too. In fact, when we feel better about our outward appearance it helps us feel and act more confident. I know that I always feel more confident when I have pretty makeup on and my hair is shiny and full of volume. (Admit it, you know what I am talking about!)

banner-for-rouge-gal.jpgKelly Kirby is the owner of SpaDelic and is an established makeup artist and beauty consultant who recently chose to escape the world of corporate cosmetic sales to pursue her dream of helping other women feel beautiful inside & out. (Love that she is another “CEO of Me” who has a similar passion of desiring to inspire confidence in other women too!) She is a frequent guest Artist for Laura Mercier Cosmetics, featured Trade Show Artist for Mirabella Beauty, an A-List member of Makeup Artists of Atlanta, and has been an Allure Beauty Expert for over 10 years.

Kelly helped choose out some makeup products for me to try from Mirabella and sent me several samples. She also gave me some tips on how best to apply the makeup and has been great to follow up with me on the products and my experience.

I have to admit even though Mirabella is a big-name, salon brand, I was a bit nervous to try their products. I have very sensitive skin and had tried another “big-name, salon” brand mineral makeup in the past and not only did I not like it, but it seriously irritated my skin.   Kelly’s passion for the products and testimonials from others made me decide to give it a try though.  I also was excited to see that their products are Paraben-free, Talc-free, FD&C Dye-free, Oil-free, Lead-free and Fragrance-free.

I loved how lightweight the pure press Mirabella mineral foundation felt on my skin and how flawless it made my face look.  It was very easy to apply and provided coverage for several hours before I felt like I needed to re-apply the powder. I also tried the Eye Definer pencil, Lash Essentials mascara, Lip Lustre liner pencil & Colour Shine lip gloss. I was very impressed with all of the products. I loved how the Colour Shine lip gloss felt on my lips and how it did not dry them out. (Yes I have weird sensitive lips too and usually cannot wear lip stick or lip gloss at all so I was very surprised I could wear this lip gloss.)

I have to say that my favorite product from Mirabella is the Lash Essentials Mascara! I seriously could not believe how much longer and fuller it made my lashes look. I also love that it did not get too thick or clumpy or flake off after wearing it all day long.

Even though Mirabella is a salon brand, the prices are not that much more than what I had been paying for the brand I was previously using.  I probably would not have tried Mirabella on my own though, so I have to say a big thanks to Kelly for introducing me to it!  Here is a recent picture of me wearing the makeup. It’s obviously not a professional picture and the lighting wasn’t that great but I felt my makeup looked so good in it (and I had a halfway decent hair day that day too!) that I decided to use the picture for my new welcome image (in the sidebar). I also set it as my Facebook profile picture and I had lots of likes and comments on the new picture.

You can purchase Mirabella through SpaDelic’s online shop (RougeGal) as well other award winning beauty products from brands like:  Redken, Sexy Hair, Pureology, OPI, Essie, Mirabella Bioelements and more.  If you do not see the product you are looking for on the site, you can contact Kelly directly to order it.  Kelly is also available for beauty consultations online, via the phone and in person in the Atlanta area.

Kelly also has another talent of making  handmade gemstone jewelry which is available for your Holiday shopping pleasure for a limited time only.  You can view her gorgeous jewelry at SpaDelic.com as well.  You can also enter to win one of her bracelets down below too! Just go through the rafflecopter to enter to win!

Thank you to Kelly for being one of our Shop from your Seat vendors and for introducing me to Mirabella Makeup!  Please be sure to visit her site at: http://www.spadelic.com/ and  come back here and leave a comment with what products you most want to try!

You can like her page on Facebook too at: http://www.facebook.com/spadelic?fref=ts. She also has a blog you can read for lots of great beauty & health tips: http://www.spadelic.blogspot.com.



*Disclosure: I received some or all of the products mentioned as compensation for this review. Regardless, all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.

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Misty Kearns

  • I LOVE the Handmade gemstone necklace with turquoise cross. Of course pretty much everything I wear is silver and turquoise lol

  • I’d like to try the Hempz Pomegranate Body Moisturizer, love their shampoo. I also like the Dainty hematite gemstone earrings.

  • I’d like to try the Nude Lip Set inspired by Kim Kardashian because I don’t like bright colors on my lips!
    I’d also like to the try the Mirabella Skin Tint Creme Liquid Foundation because it is the makeup I use most and am always running out. Would like to find a new kind that doesn’t take as much!

  • I would love to try the OPI Avojuice Skin Quenchers because I love trying new products and in the winter my skin gets so dry! And I love the Mirabella’s Magic Marker Eyeliner because it looks like it would be easier to apply then pencils.

  • I would love to try the Skin Tint Creme because it seems nice and light, not phony looking and it’s Paraben-free, Talc-free, FD&C Dye-free, Oil-free, Lead-free, Fragrance-free

  • So love the Cream Quartz, Red Agate, and Moonstone Necklace & the Carnelian and gemstone Stretch Bracelet because I am a jewelry/accessory FANatic!!!

  • I’d like to try the Hempz Pomegranate Body Moisturizer and OPI Avojuice Skin Quenchers. My skin has been really dry lately and this should help!

  • I’d like to try the Mirabella Signature Brush Collection because I need makeup brushes.

    My e-mail: blackasphodel(at)yahoo(dot)com

  • I like the Handmade circle gemstone earrings and the Sexy hair Volumizing Dry Shampoo. The earrings are beautiful and unique and the dry shampoo looks useful for those in between washing days.

  • I like the Daydreamer Bride Eye Palette because I enjoy wearing softer & neutral shade on my lids and am always looking for new browns or lighter colors to try on my eyes, I also like the Dear OPI I Love You Giftset and the Essie Winter Collection 2012 4 pc Mini Cube, because what girl doesn’t like nail polish!? Honestly, I’m sure there’s tons of things on the website I would enjoy having, but those are the ones that come to mind at the moment.

  • I would like to try the Alterna Bamboo Smooth Conditioner to help smooth my curly hair. I would also love to try the Vitalization Body Creme for my dry skin!
    jofo120 at yahoo dot com

  • I really like the Lava Rock, garnet, jet and hematite gemstone jewelry set
    I love that it has different textures to it
    thank you

  • I like the Mulberry Lip Trend Set (it would look great on me) and the Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Oil Dry Oil Mist (my hair is really dry in the winter).

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