Face of the Day
I was messing around this morning and not feeling at all myself so I decided I’d go for something wild to cheer myself up!
I tried recreating Anna Sui’s Royal Romp Look.
Sadly I’ve no idea what they used on the model so I just dabbled around with colors I had to see what I could create and this is what came of it! Lightening up my face to the point it was so goth porcelain as the model’s skin in the picture was near impossible so I improvised slightly with that as well as the ultra vibrant red gloss she’s wearing (If I wore such a color I’d look like a clown)!
What do you think?
What I Used:
MAC Black Tied Eyeshadow
MAC Blue Storm Eyeshadow
Vincent Longo Wet Diamond Shadow in Verite
Vincent Longo Wet Diamon Shadow in Mermaid Blue
Tarte EmphasEYES High Definition Eye Pencil
Bare Escentuals Glimmer in Sunshine
MAC Technakohl in Black
One of the Muse’s readers and mates, Taryn, requested I do an FOTD with one of the new Bobbi Brown Palettes.
Taryn, this one’s for you! Hope you like it! You need these palette girlie (Wait did you get a few of these already? Can’t remember eep!)!
What I used:
Bobbi Brown Burnt Sugar Metallic Palette
KATE Gel Mascara
I originally wrote a first impression about the palettes when I purchased them a week or so ago. I based this review solely on swatches I did and just viewing the palette by eye. I’ve finally dug in and used Burnt Sugar today so here’s a mini review after using the palette.
My original post I had spoken about how the MA said the fall out was a major problem with these however I experienced almost no fall out! Originally the colors looked super shimmery, which of course leads to major fall out, however I experience no such problem during application this morning! Any fall out on my face in the pictures (I always have a severely hard time clearing up fall out!) is strictly from the Excel Single shadow that I used for a highbrow highlighter none of it was from the Burnt Sugar shadows!
The palette isn’t as shimmery as I originally thought! I really have no word for the texture of these shadows. I read on someone’s blog (*blush* I forgot who’s otherwise I’d properly credit whoever it was) that the shadows almost feel creamy in texture and I think that pretty much sums up how they feel for me. It’s almost as if the shadow is a cream and a powder in one. The powder is very thick and I’m curious how they’d look if I used a mixing medium to thin them out (If wet will they take on a Metallic look? Hmmmm something to try!).
Blending is a snap with these and the colors are highly pigmented as promised by the MA I purchased these from. You don’t need much of the color to work with, a quick swipe of your brush will pick up plenty of color!
Personally I think Burnt Sugar gives a bit of a conservative look, for me anyway, as you know I’m one for bolder colors! However, I really do like the look these created, it’s very natural, soft, and of course very Fall/Autumn.
Overall I like these and I experienced none of the drama I had with the Sand and Surf Palette! Yay Bobbi Brown! Keep palettes like this coming and I’ll be back for more!
Okee dokee I know a few of you who were dead curious how the the Lunasol Geminate Eyes were!
A few weeks ago I did a Face of the Day which I failed to post so here it is:
I only used the Lunasol Geminate Eye Palette in Ruby to create the look nothing else. I think it probably came out crummy. Not dark enough. I’d have liked more of a bold look but the fault is my own as I was using a light touch as the palette is just too pretty to touch if you know what I mean 😉
This is a fantastic palette and I highly recommend getting at least one or all of the palettes! The best part about the look is finishing it off with the middle glitter layer which really makes the eye POP!
Overall the palette is a breeze to work with. The colors are highly pigmented, they blend easily and work into the eye flawlessly. This look I created came out a bit sloppy I guess but I’d say with time, patience, and a bit of a heavier hand you can create an absolutely awesome eye look! You don’t need much else aside from liner and mascara to complete the look! I don’t normally apply liner on my upper lid during most eye looks because I just feels it’s a bit TOO much as I am already using such vibrant colors to begin with but these palettes seem to be just the right shades that you can complete a look with a bit of black liner without appearing overly done up! I didn’t use any liner in this FOTD but as I said I think a bit would have tied the look up and it wouldn’t appear “too much”!
I can’t wait to try the other palettes now! The only thing that sorta disappoints me is that Lunasol failed to provide face charts or even a video using these palettes! I’d love to have seen either or both to get some ideas of looks they envision creating with these palettes!
Other than that minor rant I’d say go get ’em girls!
Have you missed me?
Here I am minus my face!
How very daring of me! No foundation, no lipgloss, no blush, *gasp* *shocked outrage*
Normally I don’t go out of the house foundation-less but lately I’m been somewhat minimal to say the least.
So this be the Muse minus her normal triple layer of eye make-up
I’m not one for posting pics without makeup but I was feeling very daring tonight! Flaws and all for you to view!
Be friendly with your comments hehe!
Been a while since I ventured into doing any Face of the Day pictures!
What I Used:
Urban Decay Deluxe Eyeshadow in Heat
MAC Pigment in Copper Sparkle
MAC Pigment in Quick Frost
Really a simple one!