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Assemblage Mineralize Eyeshadow
MAC Cosmetics: Colour Craft Collection Swatches
Back from my excursion at Nordstrom! First, swatches for you to devour. Next up will be product photos, and then to follow will be my full review. I will post swatches of both the lipsticks and lipglasses on my lips tomorrow. I appreciate your patience!
If you could revamp MAC Mineralize Skinfinish, what would you change? What would you keep the same? How would you make it an even better product?
HauteLook is having a Hourglass Cosmetics sale!
The sale is going on now at HauteLook! :) Products are usually around 50% off, sometimes a little less, sometimes a little more. I’ve only tried a few Hourglass products before, so I might see what I can pick up from the sale.
(The link above is an invite-link, which is a referral link. HauteLook has opened up membership, so you are free to sign up on your own, if you wish! )
Tutorial: Colorful Green Eyes
Here’s a tutorial for this look! This is actually a pretty simple and straight-forward look. You’re really only using four colors, including highlighter!
You will need the following…
- Eyes: MAC Soft Ochre paint pot (neutral base), Make Up For Ever #171 Eyeshadow (shimmery chartreuse), Make Up For Ever #91 Eyeshadow (matte bright medium green), Make Up For Ever #53 Eyeshadow (shimmery forest green), Make Up For Ever #101 Eyeshadow (sheer, yellow-gold shimmer), Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes 12L (deep teal-green), Make Up For Ever Aqua Smoky Lash Mascara (black)
- Cheeks: Make Up For Ever #5 Blush (matte coral-orange), Make Up For Ever #153 Blush (shimmery peachy-gold)
- Lips: YSL Peach Passion Rouge Volupte Lipstick (peachy-coral), MAC Liberated lipglass (pale gold-yellow)
- Brushes: 266 (firm, angled brush), 226 (fluffy crease brush), 219 (pointed crease brush), 214 (smudge brush), 249 (flat, firm brush), 239 (fluffy shadow brush), 116 (dense blush brush), 165 (highlighting brush)
Directions: Define brows using a coordinating powder shadow applied with the 266 brush. Apply MAC Soft Ochre paint pot all over the lid as the base with the 249. On the inner lid, pack #171 eyeshadow on using the 239. On the outer lid and crease, apply #91 eyeshadow with the 226. Increase intensity by packing on more of #75 eyeshadow with the 239. Darken crease with #53 eyeshadow using the 219, and then blend out with the 226. Sweep #101 eyeshadow underneath the brow bone to highlight with the 217. Smudge lower lash line with #171 eyeshadow with the 214 brush, pressing into lower lashes. Finish with 12L Aqua Eyes on on the lower lash line using the 208. Apply Aqua Smoky Lash mascara on lashes. Sweep apples of cheeks with #5 Blush using the 129, then highlight with #153 with the 165. Apply YSL Peach Passion Rouge Volupte lipstick to lips, and then top with MAC Liberated lipglass for color and shine.
Now, get the dish on how-to do this look! Continue reading →
Temptalia Gives Away MAC Crazy Haute Lipglass!
We’re giving away one (1) MAC Crazy Haute Lipglass, from the limited edition MAC Colour Craft Collection. Submit your entry by leaving a comment in this post and telling us your best beauty tip.
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