Wednesday, May 19, 2010

120 palette tropical

Hello

Its gray and gloomy today so I decided to go for some crazy brights for my eyes.  I barely use my 120 palette.  The colors are all pretty and well pigmented, but they are quite soft and messy.  With a sticky base, these shadows are pretty great.  Too bad the palette has a weird, old lady, perfumey smell to it. 

I used a new liner brush today and I still have to get used to it... liner looks a bit wonky.

Face:
MAC Strobe Cream
L'oreal Studio Secrets Perfecting primer, dotted onto nose and under eyes (this helps hide my pore-tasticness)
MAC Moisture Tint Tinted Moisturizer- Light
MAC Studio Fix powder- C2 dusted very lightly to set
NYX Pinky blush
NYX Taupe blush to contour

Eyes
Aromaleigh eye primer- light
120 palette white gold, yellow, orange, blend of 2 pinks and black for lower lashline
Ben Nye Toast on brow
Ben Nye Black cake liner
Cover Girl Lash Blast Fusion- Very Black

Lips are Barry M Pinky Peach lippie with NYX LaLa gloss








16 comments:

  1. thanks Charlie!! I need to dip into this palette more :)

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  2. I love the way you faded the colors into each other and blended out the edges in the crease :)

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  3. Gorgeous! And I hear you on the old lady perfume - yuck.

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  4. I was tempted to try the 120 palette but decided I have too much makeup for that...old lady perfume smell? Gross!
    Anyway! The look is so pretty! I like how you blended them. It's either a sunset or mango look to me. :-D

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  5. You have such lovely cheekbones :)
    Love the gradient effect, and the cat liner is too cute with it.

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  6. @Phyrra- thanks! these colors blend surprisingly well though you have to be really easy with them as they fall out like crazy

    @Lillian- thanks sweets!

    @Kathy- thanks, yeah just a weird scent that reminds me of my grandma's ancient makeup lol

    @Blix- yeah, I so didn't need this palette but its fun to play with (besides the stink) thanks!!

    @Cydonian- thank you!! The contour definitely helps them stand out ;)

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  7. This is so pretty! I really want that palette, all these looks are so inspiring and I'd love to try them out!

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  8. Thr colors look amazing together! Looks lovely on you!

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  9. It looks like a sunset ^___^ very pretty

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  10. Ooo so bright and cheery. Gorgeous!

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  11. Joy- thanks so much :)

    SS- thanks!! a bit of red and it would have resembled your fire look

    Style- thanks sweets!

    Zombie- yes, a definite change for me :)

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  12. That is a really cool way to use yellow! I personally.. dislike the color because yellow accessories and such clash with me. I think it's my paleness-ness XD Keep these tutorials coming!!! :D

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