Sunday, June 8th, 2008

Simple neutral look from yesterday :)

I used Soft Ochre paint pot all over lid, Arena eyeshadow on inner lid, Elite eyeshadow (LE) on middle of lid, Bronze eyeshadow on outer lid and crease, Grain eyeshadow above crease, Femme-fi eyeshadow on brow, Graphblack techankohl on lower lash line, and Plushlash mascara on lashes. I had Margin blush on cheeks with Dior Amber Diamond SkinShimmer to highlight. I wore Pleasureseeker lipstick (LE) with Soft & Slow lipglass (LE) on my lips.

** These are recommendations for dupes based on permanent colors available — may not necessarily be identical; they are the closest I can think of!

Elite = Woodwinked; Pleasureseeker = Syrup (?); Soft & Slow = Lovechild

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44 thoughts on “Looks – Work Safe Dark Neutrals

  1. I just bought margin yesterday because one of the MA used that and MSF Light Flush on me the other day, and I got so many compliments, lol. This look is a great neutral look. I can’t wait to try it.

    • Awesome! So good to hear from another Margin fan :) It’s my favorite blush ever!

      • Teresa


        I was wondering if I can make a request. I would love to see “work safe” color looks. Something other than just adding a colored liner to a neutral look but really using blue, greens, etc into a office work environment. Thanks.

        By the way, another great look. Must try out!


  2. Christine, your lips always look so good!

  3. Kell

    These colours (esp. the lips, more on the warm side) really suit you, I like it. You look beautiful :)

  4. lala

    wow!!!! this is sooo pretty!!!..I love you in pink lips and soft eyes…and glow cheeks…you look like a goddess lol <3333

  5. Jan

    Another wonderful neutral look! The lips are sooooo pretty!

  6. Jan

    Totally forget to add that the frost finish of Margin is so nice and glowy. I got Margin after first reading your webbie!

  7. Looking lovely, Christine!

  8. Jousy

    you look fantastic Christine! totally gorgeous as usual :)

  9. Minty746

    Hi Christine! This is such a gorgeous look! You look very nice, as usual. I love neutrals, haha. I like the lip combo you have here! It looks really pretty. I’ve been looking for some cool-toned neutrals, and these eyeshadows look like just what I’ve been looking for to expand my collection!

  10. Hi Christine! I love neutral makeup!

  11. Pia

    very neutral yet gorge on you, C!

  12. michelle

    i love this! another school-perfect look (school = work)! thanks for giving the permanent collection dupes. I’ve stopped buying LEs and I’d like to work out of the large clxn that I already have.

  13. Kimberley

    This is stunning, considering its just a ‘work safe’ neutral look, its still so gorgeous and intricate, and with that lippy, it makes going to work a lot more glamourous :)

  14. Chloe

    I love the way the focus is on your entire face almost like a bridal look. The lip color is beautifulllll!! Do you think you could do a bridal look or two for the upcoming summer weddings? Thanks!

  15. roma

    Hi, I need tips on how to make my eyes bigger( I have medium size eyes) with eyeliner, when i line my lower lashes my eyes looks smaller, I know you have small eyes, but when you line your waterline, your eyes pop out more? what works for medium, brown eyes?

    • Hi Roma!

      Do you line your upper lash line or just your lower lash line? Sometimes it can be a combination of the two, or even going for upper lash line alone or lower lash line alone. You may want to try a brown or even a white liner on the waterline instead, too!

      • roma

        I line my upper lash with a black liner, it works a little( it makes my lashes look thicker), however when I line my lower lash it makes my eyes smaller?!!!!! ive never tried a white liner before, I might do that, thanks for the reply, your very talented.

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  17. Alisa

    This is beautiful! My fav of all your looks : ) Thanks for the pics and detail on shades- I think I need that blush now!

  18. Ashley H

    I love this look ! I do have to say though, that Pleasureseeker is NOTHING like Syrup. Syrup is much darker.

    • Thanks, Ashley! Really? Syrup looks like just about nothing on me, lol, which is very much like Pleasureseeker. What do you think is a good dupe?