Thursday, December 5, 2013

MAKEUP OF THE DAY - 12/5/13

Hello beautiful people! Today's post came from a failed video attempt.. see, I got a new camera. and it's confusing. I was halfway through the video when I realized I was out of focus! Trashed that idea and decided to do a good ole' blog post (even though I was going to do a post in addition to the video.. but oh well)

I wanted to try out the Urban Decay 'Sin/Mushroom' eyeshadow duo that I got in my Sephora Super Stars kit. I wasn't too wild about the idea of the two shadows actually being used together and I have to say after trying it out I still am not wild about them. They are both beautiful (Sin is my all-time favorite eyeshadow) but definitely need to be used in different looks. That being said, it's still a decent eye look so I hope you like it!

I'm definitely trying to make to most out of the week or so I have left in my apartment so I can take as many videos and pictures in front of my Christmas tree as possible! I'm also doing the whole dark-lip-every-day-because-it's-acceptable-and-won't-be-soon-enough because I LOVE DARK LIPS!! I took the advice of somebody that I recently watched a video of by creating a new lip shape when using a dark lip color. I can't for the life of me remember who said it and I went all the way back on my YouTube history and still couldn't figure it out! Anyway, I've never liked my lip shape so I do like playing around and creating a different one!




Products Used
Eyes:
Maybelline Color Tattoo in 'Tough as Taupe'
Urban Decay eyeshadows in 'Sin' and 'Mushroom'
NYX Roll-on Shimmer in 'Salmon'
Maybelline Eye Studio gel eyeliner in 'Blackest Black'
Stila Stay All Day liquid eyeliner in 'Intense Black'
Maybelline MegaPlush, Big Eyes and Colossal mascaras all in 'Black'
Urban Decay eyeshadow in 'Secret Service' (eyebrows)

Face:
Maybelline Dream Lumi Touch concealer in 'Radiant' (undereyes)
Maybelline Instant Age Rewind concealer in 'Fair' (undereyes)
Covergirl TRUconceal concealer in '1' (blemishes)
Rimmel Stay Matte powder in 'Sandstorm'
Revlon Photoready cream blush in 'Pinched'
Too Faced Chocolate Soleil bronzer in 'Milk Chocolate'

Lips:
NYX lip liner in  '812 Plum'
NYX Brush-on Gloss in 'Killer' (I do NOT recommend this product in the slightest. It never gets even and it rubs everywhere just minutes after wearing it. I got it years ago in a bundle from Haute Look and I really love the intensity of it to play around with. That's the only reason that I still own/use it!)

The star of the show: Urban Decay's 'Sin/Mushroom' duo

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Hope you guys have a lovely weekend!

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