Summer Fun Look: Green, Coral, & Purple

Summer Fun Look: Green, Coral, & Purple

How’s your Sunday treating you? I did this look late last night, as I was determined to be somewhat productive.  (Although, I did get my cheat sheet ready for my final on Monday!)  Just a fun, summery look that came out better than I thought it would!  I hope you’re enjoying your weekend :)

P.S. — For a more affordable lip look, try MAC Ravishing and Lychee Luxe.

You will need the following…

For eyes, start by applying Smudgeproof as your eyeshadow base all over the eye area with the 249. Using the 239, apply Sweet & Punchy eyeshadow on the inner two-thirds of the lid and pull upwards along the inner crease. Apply Firecracker eyeshadow on the outer third of the lid with the 239. Next, apply Psychedelic Sister eyeshadow into the crease with the 226, lightly blending onto the outer lid. Blend Grain eyeshadow with the crease shade and highlight the brow bone. Bring everything together by applying Float On By eye kohl on the lower lash line, then lightly pat Sweet & Punchy eyeshadow to soften. Finish by sweeping lashes with Plushlash mascara.

For cheeks, apply Traviata blush on the apples of the cheeks and sweep upwards towards the temple with the 116.

For lips, apply #101 lipstick first, and then layer #3 lipgloss for a complementing lip.

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This Week’s Beauty Report: Saturday, June 5th, 2010

This Week’s Beauty Report: Saturday, June 5th, 2010

Carol’s Daughter launches new Hair Milk Collection, which includes Hair Milk Curl Perfecting Shampoo ($16), Hair Milk Curl Perfecting Conditioner ($19), and Hair Milk Lite the Curl Booster ($9-20). The line is designed to help to define curls while helping to eliminate frizz at the same time.

Urban Cowgorl & Ibiss are holding complimentary Uban Cowgirl mini-makeovers at Ibiss Boutiques (Santa Clara & San Jose locations) on 6/5 and 6/6 from noon to 3PM.

Nude Hydrating Water is now available in a more portable size of 100ml with a retail price of $18.50. It’s touted to refresh skin while giving it an instant glow and dewy, plumped complexion. It contains prickly pear, soothing rose, and vanilla floral water. It is also a natural toner.

Purple Lab is launching a contest, inviting consumers to recreate and upload looks inspired by the Look Book, on Purple Lab’s Facebook fan page for a chance to win Purple Lab beauty products. The contest will run through July 3, 2010.

Sally Hansen is looking to give manicures for a good cause on June 10th from 10am to 8pm. Part of the “Color That Cares” Campaign, Sally Hansen will be at Hollywood & Highand in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most nails shaped and polished in one day. The event hopes to raise awareness for DKMS and find potential marrow donors for the donor registry.

Miss Jessie’s will be moving to Manhattan and opening soon @ 441 Broadway, NYC, NY.

LORAC Little Black Palette ($32) contains four baked eye shadows and a mini eyeshadow primer housed in a sleek black case.

Illamasqua Gleam Cream ($36) is now available at Sephora for a limited time. It’s a lightweight cream designed to highlight the face and body. It can be used alone or mixed with foundation.

What would you pair with MAC Firecracker Eyeshadow?

If you were using MAC Firecracker 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!

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Urban Decay Gunmetal Eyeshadow

Urban Decay Gunmetal Eyeshadow

This is an excellent silver-gray for a traditional smoky eye.  You could use this all over the lid, then apply a touch of matte black in the crease to darken and smoke.  Quick, easy, and totally sultry!

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Recommendation:  If you’ve been in the market for a silver/gray for smoky eyes, Gunmetal is definitely a worthy contender!  The texture is every bit of what you’d expect from Urban Decay without being too frosty and not at all glittery.

Availability: Sephora

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