Look: Gray with Dark Lips

The lips looked great when I looked in the mirror…forgive the close-ups :-) I wore this look on a day when I had to make a really important presentation to the whole faculty! Despite some technical difficulties, it went pretty well. And apparently people think I’m “dressed up” when I wear darker lips. Go figure!


For this look I used:

  • Eyes: UDPP (primer), Painterly PP (base), Seedling (inner lid), Remotely Gray (middle lid), Print (outer lid & crease), Daisychain (highlight), Penultimate Liner (upper lashline), Guerlain Loose Kohl Powder #01 Noir (waterlines), Chanel Exceptionnel mascara
  • Cheeks: Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit Mineralized Blush
  • Lips: Chanel Perplex l/s + Coach Freesia lipgloss

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Look: Smokey Blues

Very blue, very shimmery, very…lovely? Hopefully you like it – I know I did! That Sea & Sky duo is so beautiful :-)



For this look I used:

  • Eyes: UDPPS (primer), Delft PP (base), Metal-X Metal Blu (base of outer lid), Sea & Sky Mineralized shadow – marbeled side (inner lid), solid side (outer lid), Contrast (crease), Pincurl (upper lid to blend), Crystal Avalanche (highlight), Feline Kohl Power (upper lashline), Mystery Kohl Power (waterline), Chanel Exceptionnel mascara
  • Cheeks: Uncommon cream blush + Bobbi Brown Bronze Shimmer Brick
  • Lips: Coach Toffee lipstick + Snowscene lipglass

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Look: Black Ore Solar Bits

Last summer there was a MAC launch called Neo Sci-Fi. It was an amazing launch with lots of new colors…and these new items called Solar Bits. I got two of them…one of them being Black Ore. They’re basically like pigments, but not as finely milled so they’re a little chunky. I didn’t apply it with any mixing medium, so it settled into the creases of my lids a little. Overall, a very smokey, sultry look!



For this look I used:

  • Eyes: UDPPS (primer), Constructivist PP, Black Ore Solar Bits (whole lid & lower lashline), Black Tied (blended above lid & crease), Crystal Avalanche (highlight), Feline Kohl Power (upper liner and waterline), Chanel Exceptionnel mascara
  • Cheeks: X-Rocks blush
  • Lips: Coach Sienna Legacy lipstick + MAC Monogram lipgloss in Distinguished

Oh, and I wanted to share that I got a call today to work the Hello Kitty launch for MAC at my local Nordstrom counter!!!!! :-) There’s even a special training for it! I’m so excited!!!! Ok, now see more pictures for this look! Read the rest of this entry »