What would you pair with Urban Decay Gunmetal Eyeshadow?

If you were using Urban Decay Gunmetal Eyeshadow?, what look would you create with it?

What shadows would you use? What would you use on cheeks? Anything added to the lips? Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include today’s look book product!

Did you come up with a look you’d like to share featuring today’s product? You can link to your images, embed your images using HTML, or you can submit your images via e-mail to share them with readers to help give them inspiration on how to use the product!

Make Up For Ever @ Dolores Cortes + Giveaway

Make Up For Ever @ Dolores Cortes

Make Up For Ever Alliance artist, Lottie, served as the key make up artist for the Dolores Cortés swim show on Friday, July 16th. Lottie created a beautiful safari-chic make up look inspired by bohemian references of the 50’s Parisian woman, combined with acid and exotic colors from Bells Beach in Australia. The end result was a palette of shimmering greens and golds.

Complexion & Cheeks: The skin was glowing and fresh faced. Lottie first applied Make Up For Ever Sculpting Blush #22 to lightly highlight the cheeks.

Eyes: The eyes were the focal point of the look. Lottie first applied Make Up For Ever Diamond Shadow #302 in teal to the lid, and then applied Make Up For Ever Diamond Shadow #310 in a shimmering emerald green starting one quarter of the way in from the outer corner of the eye to the outer eye lid and then into the crease and lower brow bone. Next Lottie applied Make Up For EverAqua Cream #11 in gold to the inner corner of the eye lid for a metallic pop. The eyes were lined with Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes #0L in black and the lashes were coated with Make Up For Ever Aqua Smoky Lash.

Lips: Depending on each model’s preference for a matte or glossy nude lip, Lottie applied either Make Up For Ever Lipstick #502 or Make Up For Ever Glossy Full Couleur #10 to complete the look.

To celebrate, Make Up For Ever and Temptalia are giving away:

  • Make Up For Ever Diamond Shadow #310
  • Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream #11
  • Make Up For Ever Glossy Full Couleur #10

RULES: All entries must be submitted by July 26th, 2010 at 11:59 PM PST. This contest is open to all readers as pursuant to your local state/country’s laws. Winner will be chosen randomly and notified via e-mail. This post will be updated with the winner once the winner confirms.

How to Win

Leave a comment on this blog post telling me what your favorite way to relax during the summer is.

Congratulations to Katie!

See more photos! (Swimsuits ahead!)

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #037

Welcome to Free For Haul Fridays!

A play on Oh No They Didn’t’s “Free For All Fridays,” every Friday is Free For Haul Fridays! Friday is a day for fun — whether you’re already off enjoying your weekend or if you just need a way to get through til the end of the work day, FFH is here for you!

Share your latest beauty hauls! Once you’ve done that… say anything you’d like. Tell us about the greatest thing that happened to you this week, why your pet is the cutest, what you’re doing this weekend… whatever!

First, I’ll share mine!

Haul: I grabbed my Digi-Pops stuff from Nordstrom on Tuesday! 🙂

Excited for: Catching up on my to-do list, seeing my sister!

Friday plans: Hang out & have lunch with my sister!

This week’s Mellan photo…

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2010 is Here!

NORDSTROM.com Anniversary Sale. Fall Fashion Now. Shop Early. Save Big.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Begins!

Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale has officially kicked off and will last through August 1st at 11:59pm PST. In case you’re unfamiliar with it, the Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale spans two weeks with new-for-fall accessories, clothing, shoes, etc. marked down. Beauty brands also participate with exclusive products, sets and GWPs.

Did you stay up to catch the sale?  ‘Cause I totally did, though, admittedly, midnight isn’t that late! I’m all about the SHOES. SHOES. SHOES!  Share any and all hauls you may make!  See ya there!!

My haul:  I picked up darling Burberry flats because I clearly have a thing for Burberry.  Couldn’t really allow myself much else after those!