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My Wedding Makeup

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My Wedding Makeup

My Wedding Makeup

I actually didn't know what I was going to do quite yet for my makeup until I tested out Guerlain Turandot Eyeshadow Palette (which I reviewed last month).  I loved the way it looked on me, and the colors were perfect for autumn.  I knew at once that it was a happy medium...

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MAC Eyeshadow Swatches – Browns (Part 1)

Look – Quick & Easy Neutral Eye

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Look – Quick & Easy Neutral Eye

Easy & quick neutral eye :) This is the "I want to try out a bunch of new products" look -- I tried out Guerlain's Bleu Cruise mascara, Benefit Posietint, and Benefit 10! Yay!

HAPPY FRIDAY! We made it to the weekend. I hope you have some fun plans coming up! I'll be spending my Friday afternoon...

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Looks – Incredibly Soft, Pale Yellow and Brown

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Looks – Incredibly Soft, Pale Yellow and Brown

I think brushes are essential to good makeup, but expensive brushes are NOT essential to good makeup. I used a cheap random brush I found at my boyfriend's mom's house (of all things I forgot, I forgot my 239!) to apply this look. It didn't go on as pigmented, perhaps, as it would have with the 239,...

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Looks – Court-Aprooved Super Subtle & Natural Makeup

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Looks – Court-Aprooved Super Subtle & Natural Makeup

This is a look I did on Wednesday, but I'm just getting around to posting now. It's the look I wore for my actual oral argument, which I got complimented on, so yay, guess it's court-approved! :)

I used Soft Ochre paint pot on lid, Ricepaper eyeshadow all over lid, Cork eyeshadow on outer crease...

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Looks – Ultra Bronzy Fun

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Looks – Ultra Bronzy Fun

See, I told you I'd still be blogging and posting, didn't I? ;) I would have been replying to comments earlier this morning, but the laptop was in the safe, and I didn't want to wake my parents (who were STILL sleeping). Okay, I guess I rise early. Anyway, here's a look I did this morning while...

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Looks – Oh, So Simple! Two shadows — Ricepaper and Espresso

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Looks – Oh, So Simple! Two shadows — Ricepaper and Espresso

It's too bad the pictures didn't do this justice, because it DID come out really nice in person. Just really subtle and softly smoky.  I wanted something super quick and simple, but I wanted something that was noticeable.

I used Ricepaper eyeshadow all over lid, Espresso eyeshadow in outer crease...

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Looks – Ultra Natural, The “I’m Not Really Wearing Makeup” Look

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Looks – Ultra Natural, The “I’m Not Really Wearing Makeup” Look

Despite spending most of my day with my head in the beauty realm, I honestly don't find I wear full makeup as often as I used to. Maybe it's because I'm busier, or maybe it's because I'm lazier (I'm going with the latter), but nonetheless, I tend to go for a minimal face. There are even a few...

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