Look: Dior Electric Lights Quint

Finally…a Dior quint that has some descent color payoff! In my experience with the quints, they are just so disappointing in the amount of color I can get on my lid. This one finally gave some oomph, but MAC colors still do it better IMO. The color in the middle is very purple, though it looks like a navy blue in the picture. I included a close-up of it after the jump with the rest of my pics. What do you think of this quint? Worth the money?

dior-electric-eyes-quint

dior-electirc-eyes-quint-look-2
dior-electirc-eyes-quint-look-16

For this look I used:

  • Eyes: UDPPS (primer), Greenstroke PP (base), Dior Iridescent Eyes Electric Lights Quint, UD 24/7 Zero (liner), Chanel Exceptionnel mascara
  • Cheeks: Dior Pop Diamond Skin Shimmer
  • Lips: Viva Glam VI lipglass

See more pictures!  Read the rest of this entry »

Other

Look: Pink, Purple, & Green

Going for some muted pink, purple, and green for this look. Didn’t want it to come out OTT or anything, so the colors aren’t very bright. Ruth said “Oh…the colors of a pigeon.” WTH? Somehow I don’t think that was a compliment, but it made me laugh :-)

pink-purple-green-look-2

pink-purple-green-look-14

For this look I used:

  • Eyes: UDPP (primer), Moss Scape PP (base), Da Bling (inner lid), Parfait Amour (middle lid), Bio Green (outer lid), Bottle Green (crease), Seedy Pearl (highlight), Shade Fluidline (liner), Chanel Exceptionnel mascara
  • Cheeks: Dior Bronze de Harmonie Blush in Coral Riviera
  • Lips: Liquer lipglass

See more pictures of this look!  Read the rest of this entry »

Look: Teal & Brown

It’s not really an odd combination of colors, more like an odd placement. It just came out looking a little…strange to me? I mean, it’s pretty and all, just not what I’m used to doing on myself I guess. But I love stepping outside my box a little and doing something different. Otherwise this blog would be boring, right?! LOL! I need some inspiration! Anyone have any requests/suggestions? Denny – I’m still looking for Oh Baby! and I haven’t forgotten! Lynn – I did one or two looks with the new Pop Diamond so stay tuned! Rachael – I did one look using RR stuff so far…and I need to work on another one. :-) Thanks for visiting!

teal-brown-look-3

teal-brown-look-16

For this look I used:

  • Eyes: UDPPS (primer), Yaby Pearl Paints (in light aqua, teal, & brown – all over lid), Aquadistic (inner lid), Cool Heat (middle & upper lid), Satin Taupe (outer lid & crease), Femme-Fi (highlight), Teddy Eye Kohl liner, Chanel Exceptionnel mascara
  • Cheeks: Hot Planet Mineralized Blush Duo
  • Lips: Fresh Brew l/s + 3N lipglass

See more pictures!  Read the rest of this entry »

Look: Another Smokey Look

But this time I put on matte lips! It’s quite similar to some other smokey looks I’ve been doing recently, but I think that’s because I’m loving the color placement and how the overall look comes together. Hopefully you like the smokey looks too :-) I’ll be changing it up a little soon though :-)

another-smokey-look-with-matte-lips-2

another-smokey-look-with-matte-lips-12

For this look I used:

  • Eyes: UDPP (primer), Painterly PP (base), Naked Pigment (inner & middle lid & highlight), Print (outer lid & crease), Swan Lake (middle/outer lid), Typographic (outer crease), UD 24/7 Zero liner with Carbon e/s on top, Chanel Exceptionnel mascara
  • Cheeks: Love Rock Mineralized Blush Duo
  • Lips: Chanel Aqualumier l/s in Cancun…(not sure if this is what I wore in the picture…but it’s what I reapplied during the day lol).

See more pictures!!  Read the rest of this entry »

Swatches: Chanel Lumier Celeste Collection Glossimers

Lip swatches! Of course I fell in love with all of them! These pictures didn’t capture the glitteriness of them either which bummed me out. Maybe if I wear them with looks or with some lipstick underneath they’ll come out more. Several are very pigmented. Jupiter looks very similar to Red Shine that came out before the holidays. I swatched all of them at once, so some of them are not very perfect at all! Wiping off each one then reapplying made my lips say owie! :-) Hopefully it’s worth it! Enjoy!

chanel-glossimer-swatches-8Top: Mirage, Nebula, Silex, Venus
Bottom: Cosmos, Jupiter, Meteore, Mica

See all 8 colors as swatches on my lips!!!  (Names are underneath the two swatch pictures.) Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , ,

Look: My Attempt at Kim Kardashian’s Look

I found some video tutorials done by Kim Kardashian and her makeup artist, so I decided to try to do it myself. This was my first attempt, so it’s not perfect…but I actually liked the way it came out. I am WELL AWARE that I look NOTHING like Kim Kardashian, and I’m not trying to  – just trying to copy her makeup :-) I got some nice compliments on it too!

my-attempt-at-kim-kardashian-smokey-look-2

my-attempt-at-kim-kardashian-smokey-look-15

For this look I used:

  • Eyes: UDPP (primer), Painterly PP (base), Contrast (outer lid & crease), Naked Pigment (inner & middle lid), UD 24/7 Zero pencil liner overlayed with Contrast e/s, Chanel Exceptionnel mascara
  • Cheeks: Love Rock Mineralized Blush Duo
  • Lips: A Touch of Clinique Black Honey l/s + CK Silvery Delicious l/g

See more pictures!!  Read the rest of this entry »

Look: Au Naturale

Plain and simple… oh yes.

au-naturale-look-2

au-naturale-look

It looks really shimmery up close, but it wasn’t from further away. I put on UDPPS earlier in the day, then added a few shadows quickly before going to bowling league :-)

For this look I used:

  • Eyes: UDPPS (primer), Vex (inner lid), Innuendo (middle lid), Clue (outer lid), Solar White (highlight), UD 24/7 Bourbon liner, BE Buxom Lash mascara
  • Cheeks: Warm Soul Mineralized Blush
  • Lips: Shu Uemura BG 951 l/s

See more pictures!  Read the rest of this entry »

Look: Yellow, Orange, & Brown

Here’s another combo with these colors. I wore this on the day that we went to hang out with my parents. They live up in the Sacramento area, so I don’t get to see them very often. So when I do, I want to spend as much time with them as possible (we have a good relationship). Soooooo unfortunately that meant that I had no computer time that day, which meant I didn’t get a chance to write down what I wore in this look! Boo! I know :-( I remember some of it – I know I used Cash Flow PP, Orange, and Bright Sunshine…Antiqued maybe and some dark brown…? I used Black Karat Kohl Power as liner. Cheeks was one of the Chanel Tweed Blushes I’m pretty sure and some Chanel Gold Highlight Shimmer Powder… On the lips I had Chanel Gold Shine Glossimer. But it’s been a whole week since I wore this look…and I’m embarrassed to say I do not remember anything else. So sowwwwy!!! :-( I hope you enjoy the pictures anyway!!!

yellow-orange-brown-look-2

yellow-orange-brown-look-12This pic is a little washed out… :-(

Hopefully there are some better pictures to follow…   Read the rest of this entry »

Look: Pink & Gray

Fairly simple look today, but I really liked the way it came out – the kind of look that gives you confidence all day :-) However, in taking a closer look at the pictures, I’m thinking that the blush was a little heavy for one, and might have been too warm for this look. The pinks and grays might be more cool toned, and the blush and lip was on the warm side? I dunno. What do you think?

pink-gray-look-2
pink-gray-look-12

For this look I used:

  • Eyes: UDPPS (primer), Fresco Rose PP (base), Da Bling (inner lid), Jétè (middle lid), Trax (outer lid), Print (crease), Sugarshot (highlight), Black Russian Pearlglide liner (upper lashline), Feline Kohl Power (waterline), Chanel Exceptionnel mascara
  • Cheeks: Enough Said BPB + Petticoat MSF
  • Lips: Chanel Crazed l/s + Chanel Blizzard Glossimer

See some more pictures!  Read the rest of this entry »

Look: Shimmery Neutrals

Today I was going for a shimmery neutral look – using the regular neutral colors, but not matte! Shimmery! Yay!

shimmery-neutrals-look-3
shimmery-neutrals-look-12
For this look I used:

  • Eyes: UDPPS (primer), Rubenesque PP (base), Naked Lunch (inner lid), Soba (middle lid), Satin Taupe (outer lid), Smut (crease), Solar White (highlight), Bobbi Brown Chocolate Shimmer Ink (liner), Chanel Exceptionnel mascara
  • Cheeks: Chanel Tweed Rose Blush
  • Lips: CK Pastel Gold Delicious Gloss

See more!  Read the rest of this entry »