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Sunday, 31 October 2010

Impromptu look.

This was quite random; I pretty much made it up while working on it.



Skin: Revlon ColourStay Mineral Mousse foundation in Fair/Light. It's quite matte so I didn't use powder. For cheek contouring & highlighting, I used Bourjois powder in Miel Dore and Bourjois Mineral Radiance powder in Vanille. No cheek colour - I wanted a pale, clean look.

Eyes: Bold and slightly sparkly lashes with a nude lid and just a bit of liner.

I started by covering the whole lid with a pale, satin eye shadow (Mary Kay Ivory Petal from my Floral Fantasy palette). Then I curled my lashes and applied mascara (Lancome Definicils). With it still slightly wet, I pressed some Everyday Minerals loose shadow in Mystic Night onto my lashes, following that with some glitter. I defined the outer lower lashline with the darkest shade from my L.A. Colours eye shadow set in Wine & Roses & lined the lower waterline with my Oriflame Visions glitter pencil in Silver Snow.

Pre-lip make-up pic:



For the lips, I used Wet & Wild lipstick in Black Cherry, but I wanted a fruit juice effect rather than a very defined & proper looking lip, so I applied colour with a lip brush I'd softened with some lip balm, starting from the inside and pulling the colour outwards. I didn't use liner.



[I'll try to take pictures during the day so the lighting's better. Electric light causes a blue tint when using flash & an orange one when not.]



Some you-can-tell-I-haven't-done-this-much-lately eye close-ups...



Annoyingly enough, the lash glitter doesn't quite show up in the photos :-/...



Stuff I've used for this look...



So, here goes another comeback look. And hopefully I mean it this time...

I don't know how regularly I'll be able to blog, but I don't plan to abandon this completely, so I will be posting in the future. Thanks for reading :).

6 comments:

~tHiAmErE~ said...

oh wow!
you're back!
^_^
*hugs*

you look ravishing,hun!
the dark lip look gives you an edgy look
^_~

Askmewhats said...

Haven't seen you for quite some time! I love it! You look good on vampy dark lips!!!

Nic Nic said...

you should blog more :) You look great with nude and dark red lips!!

Cris said...

Thanks for the comments :D!

The nude lips pic features literally nude lips (with no product on) ;). But I have been wearing nude gloss lately & will probably blog about that next.

Sammiebbz * said...

aw missed ur posts!

Royan24 said...

I've always wanted to wear a vampy-darker lip...just a little afraid to!

- royan24.blogspot.com