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Hymns and Praise Songs by Sharalee - My Latest Project

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Recently, I completed my second CD....


This is fully instrumental...just me and my "one-man-band" performing unique arrangements of the following songs:

*Praise Him! Praise Him!
*Shine, Jesus, Shine
*Love Medley (Love Divine, All Loves Excelling; O How He Loves You and Me; My Jesus, I Love Thee)
*What a Friend We Have in Jesus
*How Great Thou Art
*Savior, Like a Shepherd and Knowing You
*Great Is Thy Faithfulness
*Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
*Medley:  Blessed Assurance and No Other Name
*Amazing Grace
*Medley:  All Creatures of Our God and Shout to the Lord
*Jesus Loves Me (based on Clair de Lune)


Cost: $15 + $5 shipping and handling (rate applies to contiguous U.S.)
*If you purchase more than one CD and have them shipped to one address, you will only be charged one $5 shipping fee

Many of you are probably a little skeptical about how my "one-man-band" sounds and might be curious as to what kind of hymn and praise song arrangements to expect on my CD.  Click…

Neutral Everyday Eye - Most Requested Look!

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Several of you requested a tutorial on the eye look I was wearing in the "Sephora Give Me More Lip Swatch Video". So that is what I'm bringing you today! This is a great look for everyday but can easily transition to evening as well just by changing out the lip color.

This eye look is super easy and especially great for those of us with hooded eyes.  I hope you all enjoy this tutorial!



»PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*Urban Decay Primer Potion (Fix) ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/hog5/
*Tarteist Pro Palette (Classic, Vintage, Chic, Smoked, Drama, Innocent) ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/hog6/
*Huda Beauty Rose Gold Remastered Palette (Bubbly) ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/hog7/
TheBalm Mary-Lou Manizer ~ http://bit.ly/2Kl9fYv
*Lancôme Cils Booster XL ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/fsxw/
*Lancôme Hypnose Drama Mascara ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/fsxx/
*Smashbox Always On Metallic Lip (Vino Noir) ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/hog8/

»BRUSHES/TOOLS USED:
*Morphe Brushes (M208, M504, M433) ~ https://go.magik.ly…

Get Ready With Me YouTuber Tribute: Kandee Johnson

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Thank you for joining me for Part 3 of my "YouTuber Tribute Series"! In the 8+ years that I have been watching Kandee, I have learned so many amazing tips, and I will be sharing those with you in this Get Ready With Me Video. I'm also using a classic palette, the first Naked Palette by Urban Decay. You can find links below to some of my favorite videos from Kandee along with the other YouTuber Tribute videos I've done previously. Thanks SO much for watching!!!♥


♥Kandee's Channel:
How to Contour Like a Contour Artist ~ https://youtu.be/5uSG7KT9zlE
Mila Kunis Naked Palette Look ~ https://youtu.be/_QqocCpKvug
Beauty Blender Pro Tips & Tricks ~ https://youtu.be/0RgBfSrwNAI

♥YouTuber Tribute Series Videos:
EmilyNoel83 ~ https://youtu.be/5Yqd_T_MAy8
Makeup Geek ~ https://youtu.be/IdBotfIPdEA

 ♥HAIR TUTORIALS♥
Swept Bangs and Smooth Back ~ https://youtu.be/gX3E_Ae4pz4
Help Styling Spiky Pixie Cut ~ https://youtu.be/vPt29XvMk9c
How My Stylist Highlights My…

Tanceuticals Review + SURPRISE Announcement

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Ever wish you could look like you just spent a week at the beach any time of the year without the damaging effects of the sun or tanning beds? I spent about a month testing these sunless tanning products from Tanceuticals and am excited to share them with you today!



 ♥Surprise GIVEAWAY Rules♥
*Be subscribed to my YouTube Channel
*Leave a comment (one per subscriber) telling me one thing you find most interesting or intriguing about this brand
*OPEN INTERNATIONALLY!!
*One subscriber will be chosen at random from the comments section
*GIVEAWAY ENDS ~ Sunday, September 9th at 6:00pm Pacific Time
*Winner will be contacted by me and later listed here in the description box
*GOOD LUCK!!

**A HUGE "thank you" to Tanceuticals for doing this giveaway!!**
Although Tanceuticals did send me these products and are sponsoring the giveaway portion of this video, I am NOT being paid for my review. The opinions and thoughts expressed in this video are 100% honest and were in no way …

Testing New Hair Products...What Works Best for Styling a Pixie Cut?

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If you have watched any of my hair tutorials, you know I'm a pretty die-hard fan of two hair products in particular.....Catwalk Root Boost and Enjoy Dry Wax.

At the request of several viewers, however, I embarked on a journey to see if I could find any other hair products that might compete (or win-out) over my current favorites.  So, over the course of several weeks, I tested three pomades and one root volumizing product and have compiled those reviews into one video.  I hope you enjoy!



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HAIR TUTORIALS:
Swept Bangs and Smooth Back ~ https://youtu.be/gX3E_Ae4pz4
Help Styling Spikey Pixie Cut ~ https://youtu.be/vPt29XvMk9c
How My Stylist Highlights My Hair ~ https://youtu.be/B8RueYXRISM
How My Stylist Cuts My Spikey Pixie Cut ~ https://youtu.be/4pCP3p2czCs

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PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*Catwalk Root Boost ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/ebh6/
Enjoy Dry Wax ~ http://www.enjoyhaircare.com/shop/sys...
*Wella EIMI Root Shoot ~ https://go.…

New LORAC PRO Palette 4: Review + Swatches + Demo

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Are you considering purchasing this latest release from LORAC?  I've been using this palette for a little over a week now and have formed some opinions which I will share with you today.

At the bottom of this post, I've included a review video I posted on my YouTube channel that also includes an eye look using this palette.  So, if you're interested in seeing these shadows in action then definitely check out that video!

Ok, so now it's bullet-point review time....

PACKAGING:
*Sleek and slim with a magnetic closure and large mirror inside
*Rubberized texture which unfortunately gets pretty dirty but I LOVE the plum color they chose!

 *Includes a travel size "Behind the Scenes Eye Primer"


SHADOWS:
*8 Matte and 8 Shimmer Shades
*Colors are more in the "cool" family with more mauve and plum tones
*Matte formula performs great across the board
*Shimmers are a bit mixed for me. 
Candelight (as you'll see in the demo) is BEAUTIFUL and shows up super met…

ABH Soft Glam Rosy Bronze Tutorial | Viewer Requested

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Several of my youtube viewers requested a tutorial on the look I was wearing in my Favorite Nude Lipsticks video and this is it! It's super easy and utilizes one of my favorite palettes, the Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam palette.  And, if you aren't crazy about the bright berry lip, you can swap it out for a nude lip or a deeper burgundy/cranberry shade.  I hope you will give this look a try!



 *Other tutorials using the Soft Glam Palette:
3-1-1 Palette of the Week Series: https://youtu.be/wkcj8pk72sQ
Review & Tutorial: https://youtu.be/d5T1UFlbHGM

*Favorite Nude Lipsticks Video: https://youtu.be/5xAksLi6wzw

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PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*ABH Soft Glam Palette ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/afvw/
*UD 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Stag *discontinued* Demolition is a good dupe) ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/afwf/
*It Cosmetics Superhero Mascara ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/da8y/
*L'Oreal Voluminous Primer Mascara ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/9lnu/
*Sephora Coll…

Colorful Teal Eye Tutorial | Making Blue-Toned Eyeshadows Wearable

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If you've been wanting to try out that bold teal or turquoise eyeshadow in your collection but are afraid it's going to look like you're ready for the circus, this tutorial is for you! Enjoy!



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 PRODUCTS USED:
*Urban Decay Primer Potion (Fix) ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/cufg/
ColourPop Eyeshadow (Full Zip) & Kathleen Lights Dream Street Palette ~
*IT Cosmetics Superhero Liquid Liner ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/cufl/
*Urban Decay Waterline Pencil (Rail) ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/cufm/
*Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-on Pencil (Torch) ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/cufn/
*IT Cosmetics Superhero Mascara ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/95fv/
*Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer (Bronzer) ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/cufp/
*Tarte Hamptons Weekender (Farmer’s Market) ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/cuft/
*BareMinerals GenNude Blush (Let’s Go Nude) ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/cufr/
TheBalm Mary-Lou Manizer ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/afwn/
NYX Retractable Lip Liner (Vanilla Sky) ~ htt…

Hair Tutorial: My New Cut - Spiked Style!

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Many of you told me after my recent hair cut and straight hair tutorial that you missed my former spikey, piecey style ;-) Today, I'm showing you how I can get that similar spikey style with the new cut. Enjoy!



 PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*Catwalk Root Boost ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/bvcp/
*Acure Moroccan Argan Oil ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/b975/
*Enjoy Dry Wax ~ https://amzn.to/2IaN3Cm
*Aussie Instant Freeze Hairspray ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/7kxn/

TOOLS USED:
*Conair Infinit Pro Tri-Ombre Dryer ~ https://go.magik.ly/ml/9yy7/
*Remington Pro 1" Flat Iron Pink Glitter ~ https://amzn.to/2IcMs3b

MUSIC: Provided by YouTube Audio Library 
Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100499 Artist: http://incompetech.com/
DISCLAIMER: This video is NOT SPONSORED. All opinions are my own, honest opinions and al…

My Favorite Nude Lipsticks, Glosses & Liners

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As requested by several viewers, I'm FINALLY ;-) getting around to sharing my favorite "nude" lip products. I've included nudes in light, medium and dark shades so if you are searching for your perfect nude shade, hopefully this will help you!  Also, at the end of the video, I give you some tips to help you figure out what shades might work better depending on your skin tone. 

Thanks so much for watching!!


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LIPSTICKS:
MAC Cosmetics Lipsticks (Creme de Nude, Viva Glam II, Blankety, Modesty, Plastique, Velvet Teddy, Whirl) *http://go.magik.ly/ml/bmq5/ *http://go.magik.ly/ml/bmq7/https://www.maccosmetics.com/
*Tarte Color Splash Rainforest of the Sea Lipsticks (Beach Babe, Rum Punch) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/bmr1/
*Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick (Honeycomb) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/bmr0/
*Urban Decay Vice Lipstick (1993) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/bmqy/
Maybelline (Daringly Nude, Touchable Taupe) *http://go.magik.ly/ml/bmqv/ *http:/…

How I'm Styling My New Cut - Swept Bangs and Flat Back

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After my recent salon visit, several of you requested more hair tutorials with my NEW style. In this first video, I've styled it with swept bangs and have kept the back flat without all the spikes. But if you are a fan of the spiked back, don't worry....another hair tutorial is on its way :-)

Also included in this video are some of my favorite products for keeping blonde highlights bright and bleached hair soft and shiny.  Thank you so much for watching!!



Other Recommended Videos on My Channel:
Recent Salon Visit ~ https://youtu.be/B8RueYXRISM
In-depth Styling of my Longer Pixie Cut ~ https://youtu.be/vPt29XvMk9c
Another Styling Idea for Pixie Cuts ~ https://youtu.be/KlQy8Sn7SM8 ****************************************
PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*Catwalk Root Boost ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/b973/
*Acure Moroccan Argan Oil ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/b975/
Enjoy Dry Wax ~ http://www.enjoyhaircare.com/shop/sys...
*Aussie Instant Freeze Hairspray ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/7kxn/
*Redken B…

Review and Demo ~ Becca Hydra-Mist Set and Refresh Powder | Tarte Shape Tape Matte Foundation

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Have you ever heard of a powder that's 50% water? How about a matte foundation that is also hydrating? I was so curious about these two products that I just had to test them for myself! In this video, you'll see a demo of both of these products and find out my thoughts on how they perform on mature skin. Thanks so much for watching!



PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*Tarte Shape Tape Matte Foundation ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/ahkg/
*Becca Hydra-Mist Set & Refresh Powder ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/ahkh/
*Acure Brilliantly Brightening Citrus Argan Oil ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/ahkl/
*IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/ahki/
TOOLS USED:
*Morphe Highlight & Contour Beauty Sponge ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/ahkn/
*e.l.f. Artist Powder Puff ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/ahkp/

FOR BUSINESS INQUIRIES:
sharaleesboxofchocolates@gmail.com

DISCLAIMER: This video is NOT SPONSORED. All opinions are my own, honest opinions and all products were purchased by me. Links denote…

3-1-1 Palette of the Week: ABH Soft Glam Palette

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As requested by many of my viewers, I’m bringing you 3 more looks that can be created using the Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam palette. From daytime to evening, I’ll show you how versatile this palette can be.

If you don't own this palette, hopefully this video will inspire you with some new color combinations to try.  Thanks so much for watching!



Don't Miss These Other Videos:
ABH Soft Glam Palette – Full Review & Another Tutorial ~ https://youtu.be/d5T1UFlbHGM 3-1-1

Palette of the Week Series:
UD Naked Heat Palette ~ https://youtu.be/pfRzR5cErQ4
Too Faced Peach Palette ~ https://youtu.be/QLHb2HymuQw

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*ABH Soft Glam Palette ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/afvw/
*Smashbox 24 Hr Photo Finish Eyeshadow Primer ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/9lnk/
Look #1: 
*NYX Faux Blacks Eye Liner (Black Hole) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/afvx/
Maybelline Gigi Hadid Eye Liner (Black)
Cheeks:
*E.L.F. Primer-Infused Blush (Always Rosy) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/afw3/
*Maybelline Master Ch…

Mature Skin Makeover - Meet My Mom!

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Not only will you meet my mom in this video but you'll get some helpful tips for dealing with mature skin and puffiness under the eyes. A HUGE thank you to my beautiful mom for participating as my model in this video!



PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*UD Eyeshadow Primer Potion (Anti-Aging) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/a671/
*Tartlette Palette (Super Mom, Caregiver, Force of Nature, Bombshell, Fashionista) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/a670/
Makeup Geek Eyeshadows (Wild West, Cherry Cola) ~ https://www.makeupgeek.com/shop#
*Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette (Venus, Naked 2, Faint) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/a673/
*NOW Almond Oil ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/a67q/
*Benefit Puff Off! ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/a675/
*BareMinerals Complexion Rescue (Natural 05) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/95fp/
*Mineral Fusion Concealer Duo (Cool) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/a67r/
*IT Cosmetics Your Most Beautiful You ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/a679/
*BareMinerals All-Over Face Color (Glee) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/a67b/
*L’Oreal Voluminous Pr…

Hair Tutorial: Change Up Your Pixie Cut by Styling It This Way

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As requested, here's a tutorial on the hair style I wore in my Everyday Valentine Tutorial. This is a great way to change up your look, especially when your hair cut is feeling too long or too short. Enjoy!


 **More Hair Tutorials**
My Daily Routine ~ https://youtu.be/9bg76JXHEIo
Another Styling Idea ~ https://youtu.be/KlQy8Sn7SM8
In-Depth Tutorial ~ https://youtu.be/vPt29XvMk9c
See My Stylist Cut & Color My Hair ~ https://youtu.be/UPoFrbK9F6Q
In-depth Cut With My Stylist ~ https://youtu.be/4pCP3p2czCs

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*Acure Argan Oil ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/4640/
*Catwalk Root Boost ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/9yy3/
Enjoy Dry Wax ~ http://www.enjoyhaircare.com/shop/sys... -OR- on Amazon here: http://go.magik.ly/ml/9yy5/
*Aussie Instant Freeze Hair Spray ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/9yy4/

TOOLS USED:
*Conair Infiniti Pro Tri-Ombre Dryer ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/9yy7/
Remington Flat Iron with Ultimate Ceramic Technology ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/9yyb/

FOR BUSINESS INQUIRIES: sharale…

ABH Soft Glam Palette - Review and Tutorial

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Anastasia Beverly Hills launched their new Soft Glam palette a little over a week ago and I couldn't wait to get my hands on it!

At first glance, this palette looks kind of like a boring, neutral palette.  However, when you see the swatches...
 ...I think you can tell there is great potential here!  Check out my full review and a mini eye tutorial here:

WHERE TO BUY THIS PALETTE:
Currently available on the ABH website here: http://www.anastasiabeverlyhills.com/...
***Available in Sephora and Ulta on or around March 10th**

WHAT I'M WEARING:
Face: EX 1 & Too Faced Peach Foundations; TheBalm Girls' Getaway Trio; Maybelline Master Chrome Highlighter (Molten Rose Gold)
Lips: NYX Mauve Lip Liner; UD Vice Lipstick in Rebel; Lancome Lipgloss in Mirrored Nude

BRUSHES USED:
Morphe ~ M208, M504, M433, M506, M432
Sedona Lace ~ EB23, EB21
Sigma ~ E60

FAVORITE SITES:
*How I earn cash back by shopping online: https://www.ebates.com/r/SHARAL130?ee... FOR

BUSINESS INQUIRIES: s…

Get Ready With Me: Everyday Valentine's Look

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Here is a look that is perfect for Valentine's Day or any other day of the year.  I'm using one of my favorite palettes, the Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Palette.  Stay tuned to the end of the video for a sedong lip option and to learn how to easily take this look from day to night in 3 easy steps.  Thanks so much for watching!  Happy Valentine's Day!


Happy Valentine's Day!  Here's a soft look that is perfect for Valentine's Day or any day of the year.  I've included two lip options and some ideas to amp up the glam for an evening out.  Thanks so much for watching!

Eyebrow Routine/Tutorial ~ https://youtu.be/AJk3bi-OdF4

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
*Smashbox 24 Hr Photo Finish Shadow Primer ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/9lnk/
*First Aid Beauty Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming Moisturizer ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/9lnl/
*MAC Studio Fix Fluid (NC20) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/9lnm/
*Maybelline Fit Me Loose Finishing Powder (10 Fair Light) ~ http://go.magik.ly/ml/9lnn/
*Too Faced Ch…