Saturday, October 29th, 2011

What we're Wearing

What We’re Wearing, Vol. 039

This week has been all about testing new formulas (or ones I haven’t tried before) of longer-wearing products, so I haven’t been able to really do many full blown looks.  It’s mostly a single eye product on the eye and waiting to see if it creases!  Most disappointing was NARS Ponderosa, which I noted already, but the shade is so beautiful, so boo!! :(

What was your favorite look you wore this week?

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29 thoughts on “What We’re Wearing, Vol. 039

  1. I’ve been on makeup fast for 10 days. So no makeup just serum, moisturizer, eye cream and sun screen. I’m in love with Kielh’s skin care line. I will resume my makeup routine next week. Excited!

  2. Foundation: Missha BB
    Eyes MAC Phloof, Goody Goody Gum Drop, A wish come true; Benefit Loose Eyeshadow in Ruby Doo
    Catrice Lashes to Kill; p2 waterproof eyeliner,
    Lips: Essence All About Cupcake
    Cheeks: Benefit Dandelion, MAC Lightscapade

  3. Jillian

    It’s a mostly MAC day today.

    Eyes: Moleskin on the lid, Club in the crease, and Orb as the highlighter. UD Zero 24/7 eyeliner on the upper lash line, and MUFE Smoky Lash mascara.

    Face: MAC Mineralize face powder, NARS Laguna bronzer on the cheeks as a contour, NARS Albatross on the apples of my cheeks.

    Lips: MAC’s Fresh Brew lipstick with MAC’s Kissable lipstick in Enchantee overtop.

    Pretty basic neutral face!

  4. I’ve been loving E.L.F Studio Pigment in Golden Goddess. I wore it this week with NYX Mermaid Green & Exotic Green.

  5. Devi

    Did you take that picture with your camera and edit it? It’s gorgeous! /imageeditinggeek

  6. I’ve been wearing a lot of neutrals lately, which is rather odd for me. If it wasn’t bright or glittery I used to not touch it! Now all I wear are neutrals. Probably because they’re quicker!

    Here is my favorite from this week- http://lacqueredpaintedpolished.blogspot.com/2011/10/fotd-unashamed-visionary.html

  7. Mostly I’ve been wearing neutrals, and I’ve been enjoying new lipglosses so it’s been a new one each day!
    Today in particular I’m wearing:

    Eyes: the Balm Meet Matt(e) palette colors Matt Smith and Matt Patel (I think).
    Cheeks: Benefit Coralista
    Lips: Lush Snow Fairy lip tint and Anastasisa Beverly Hills Sugar Pink gloss (from the gift set)

    • Avatar of Angela angela

      fadburger, what do you think of meet matte? i had trouble blending some of the neutral/brown colors. I liked the gray and used it for a smokey eye. what other combos from the palette have you tried ? i need ideas! look this week: i used ud shattered on lid, jealousy wakes in crease, some sephora frosty white to blend and mac vanilla to highlight. nyx lipgloss in smokey look and maybelline velvet mocha blush. ud zero eyeliner.

  8. Avatar of Leigh Janna

    Two favorite looks this week:

    1: Guerlain Lingerie de Peau, Chanel’s Enigma palette (from Fall ’10) on eyes with the pink shade as a base, blue-grey shade in the crease blended softly into a wing, and the dark maroon on top and bottom lash lines, Cover Girl Lash Blast in Very Black, Chanel Joues Contraste in Imprevu on cheeks, and Chanel Rouge Allure Laque in Santal on lips. This can look slightly dramatic if the eye shadow is winged out farther, but is still very soft and feminine. I have photos of this in my bridal portfolio.

    2: Chanel Vitalumiere foundations, Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Beige Lame all over lids and UD Perversion on top and bottom lash lines and winged out just a bit, CG Lash Blast again (always), Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Exposed on cheeks, and Guerlain Rouge G in Gigolo on lips. Extremely glam and fun to wear, but using a shadow on the lash line instead of a liquid or gel liner helps soften it a bit. For day I’d leave off the liner altogether.

    As I wrote this, I realized I’m kinda favoring the higher end brands (which doesn’t surprise me:D), but I do use a bunch of other, more affordably priced stuff, too.

  9. Avatar of Stephanie Stephanie

    My favourite look I wore this week:
    Face:
    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation, Guerlain meteorites to set, MAC Pretty Baby beauty powder used as blush. Too Faced Candlelight glow to highlight.
    Eyes:
    Too Faced eye shadows Label Whore, Honeymoon and Cop a Teal. Estee Lauder Sumptuous Mascara and Lancome Art Liner Black.
    Lips:
    MAC Plink.

  10. I’ve been playing around a lot this week and came up with a couple of different looks that I really enjoyed:

    1. A “vampy lip” look, in keeping with Halloween
    Eyes- White Wheat, Patina, Sable, Dazzle Light (all Mac) and Dark Diversion as a liner
    Cheeks- Briar Rose beauty powder + Truth & Light MCLP
    Lips- Tom Ford Black Orchid

    2. A more colourful look, to try to perk myself up under the endless grey skies
    Eyes- Mac Gorgeous Gold, Juxt, Jealousy Wakes, Moonlight Night, Inglot 351
    Cheeks- Ripe Peach Blush Ombre
    Lips- Chanel Meteore Glossimer

  11. Avatar of Mariella Mariella

    I wore Stila’s Diamond Lil on its own on my eyes the other day (I might have applied a highlighter but I don’t recall) with black liner. I was surprised at how nice it looked on its own from lid to crease…it looked quite complex and not like it was just one shadow. I think I put Dame on my cheeks (I recall digging away at that darned thing a few times this week, though I might have worn Pinch o’Peach that day) and Plumful on my lips. I think I’m going to pull out Diamond Lil a fair bit as I was so pleased with the result.

  12. Ponderosa reminds me of nars mekong in terms of color! Maybe you should try that if you’re looking for a similar color! :)

  13. Avatar of Cat Cat

    Foundation: Prescriptives Virtual Skin
    Cheeks: Prescriptives Pompeii blush
    Eyes: Mac Soft Ochre, Mac Grain, Mac Amber Lights, Mac Romp on the lid and crease, Mac Naked pigment on inner corner of lid, Mac Vanilla as highlight. UD 24/7 black eyeliner. Prescriptives Lash Envy mascara.
    Lips: Prescriptives Moonbeam Gloss in Comet

  14. Avatar of Amy Amy

    Only wore makeup once this week but loved it!
    Eyes: MAC Beautiful Iris all over lid and blended up to browbone and also blended along lower lashline, UD’s Fishnet on the outer corner and blended into the crease and UD’s Random on lower part of the lid. oh and MAC’s Mega Metal in Dazzlelight in the inner corner and 1/3 of lower lashline.
    Cheeks: Nothing since I didn’t wear foundation and my cheeks had a nice flush
    Lips: Lady Gaga 1st Edition l/s topped with Dazzleglass Creme in Gone Romancin’

  15. Katie

    pretty low key week for me…laura mercier silk creme foundation in rosy beige, nars blush in deep throat, benefit’s they’re real mascara!

  16. Mel

    I did a smoky neutral look today that turned out better than I thought

    Eyes: TFSI, Fyrinnae Pixie Epoxy, UD Sidecar on the inner half of the lid, UD Darkhorse on the outer half and in the crease, Tarte Werewolf in the crease and above the crease and blended. Both Darkhorse and Sidecar smudged under the bottom lash line. UD 24/7 liner in Perversion on the waterline. Lancome Hypnose Drama mascara

    Face: Sun Power MSF

    Lips: MAC Prince Noir lipstick

  17. I have been loving my UD Preen palette.

  18. Avatar of Daniela Dani

    My favorite makeup of this week is rather simple:

    Dior Nude foundation in 020.
    Dior Nude concealer in 010 and 020 (I mix them).
    ELF’s complexion perfection.
    Estee Lauder’s Bronze Goddess bronzer.
    A tiny bit of MAC’s Her Blooming Cheek blush.
    Smashbox Photo OP.
    Bare eyes, no eyeshadow just Almay Dial Coat Dual mascara.
    Cover Girl Eternal lipstick.

  19. Avatar of Veronica Veronica

    I broke in the Naked palette today, so it’s a winner by default.

    Foundation: Maybelline Fit in 115 (applied sheer), Sephora primer on eye
    Blush: Maybelline Fit in Rose
    Eyes: UD Virgin all over lid (functioning as color base) and inner corner, Toasted in the middle, Hustle in the outer corner swooping into the crease, Buck in the crease, Victoria Jackson beige on the brow. Sephora kohl liner smudged along the lash line. Maybelline Stiletto on lashes

  20. Face: MAC Pro Longwear Foundation, MAC Pink Rebel Lustre Drops, MAC Joie-de-Vivre Cremeblend Blush, MUFE HD Microfinish Powder, Step-By-Step Smashbox Contour Kit (for contouring only, no bronzer or highlight powder used)

    Eyes: Shiseido BR307 Luminizing Satin Eye Color Trio (Lightest shade for highlight, medium shade for all over the lid, darkest shade for liner) , MUFE #13 Aqua Liner

    Lips: MUFE Lip Line Perfector and Shiseido Perfect Rouge Tender Sheer PK 327

  21. NARS Sheerglow foundation
    NARS Orgasm Blush
    UD 24/7 Zero eyeliner
    Annabelle Le Big Show Mascara
    MAC So Chaud Lipstick.

  22. Donna Boganwright

    FACE: Paula’s Choice Foundation in bisque; MAC blush in Tenderling
    EYES: Aqualiner in black by Tarte; eyeshadows by MAC -Blanc Type, Quarry, and Typographic; CoverGirl Mascara
    LIPS: The Body Shop lipstick in Clover Pink with MAC Lip Glass on top

  23. Avatar of Kate Kate & Zena

    My Black Swan makeup today! Okay, it was my first attempt and it took almost forty-five minutes, but it turned out damn well for a first try! I just have to work on those darn lips (and a faster way to do those eyes!) for Monday! Trial two is tomorrow. I totally scared my brother; it was wicked.

    Product wise, I don’t remember all the names. It’s not as long as I thought it would be though! I mainly used L’Oreal Carbon Black Lineur Intense, Benefit Blinged eyeliner, Virgin eyeshadow from UD Naked palette (to pale out my face. I’m uber pale and I had to get paler! I need to get a matte white on my paws. All I have is shimmer), Jemma Kidd Siren red lipstick with some black perle eyeshadow from Revlon to get an “ombre”/dirty effect (I hated the burgundy. That and burgundy looks hideous on me), a red lip liner, stila onyx kajal eyeliner, two greys to mix together to contour my cheeks (Charcoal and Silver from Jane Iredale, if I remember) and Oyster from Jane Iredale to highlight. I can’t forget the mascara. Okay, I had my standard BrowZings (dark), Boi-ing (01) and my tinted moisturizer under all that, but it isn’t as much as I thought it would be.

    I didn’t use falsies as I’m allergic to every glue I’ve found here in America. I’m allergic to both latex and formaldehyde!

  24. Kristabelle

    A really fun bright eye using loose shadows from a company that I won’t name (I bought them a long time ago before I knew better). Shimmery turquoise on the outer and inner thirds of the eyelid, shimmery lime green patted on the middle of the eyelid, shimmery purple in the crease, matte white as highlight, all 3 colors blended under the eye. Vaguely inspired by a look that Leesha did a long time ago.

  25. Avatar of Theresa Reese

    Face – lots of Laura Mercier Secret Camoflauge concealer (having a breakout) and mac msf natural

    eyes – stila kitten on lids and mac haux in the crease. Estee Lauder doublewear pencil in coffee to line

    cheeks – mac stunner blush

    lips – mac laugh a lot

  26. Hannah

    My favorite look was for my brothers birthday and is quite dramatic, but I got a lot of compliments on it…

    EYES: Fyrinnae trickery on the inner corner and Dark Magik on the rest of the lid, MAC passionate in the crease and deepened with MAC bloodline pigment, a white eyeshadow to highlight, venemous cosmetics boomslang loose eyeshadow on the inner lower lashline and yaby butterfly blue pearl paint on the rest. Black arabic style eyeliner and lots of mascara.

    FACE: Revlon colourstay foundation with moisturizer, MAC blot powder, barry m natural dazzle bronzer and benefit coralista

    LIPS: a little bit of benefit lady’s choice lipstick and estee lauder passion fruit gloss

  27. Eyes: MAC Odd Couple
    Lips: MAC Athena’s Kiss
    Nails: Illamasqua Hemlock
    Fragrance: Lancome Hypnose Senses