Nails: The Make Up Store Marcus

Oh lawd I cannot wait until my nails look like this again ;-) This polish holds a special place in my ♥. I got it while I was in Costa Rica in August at this place called the Makeup Store. So many polishes there…but I tried to only pick up “unique” colors that I didn’t already have. I’m a total sucker for Tiffany blues, so I picked up this teal/turquoise/aqua color called Marcus as one of the two that I got (yes, I only got two…are you proud?).

Now it just so happens that THIS color matched perfectly to the color that my friend’s Costa Rica bungalow is decorated in. She has tons of accessories this color, and I couldn’t help but take some pictures using some of them as props (hence the candle and pillow). Pretty neat huh? This is two coats, and it was flawless and beautiful! LOVE!

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Look: Little Miss Perfect

As soon as I swatched my new High Voltage shadows, there was one that caught my eye right off the bat. It’s name: Little Miss Perfect. It was a color I almost didn’t order, but am sooooo glad I did! It’s a powder blue with an embedded yellow/gold. So interesting! The yellow really comes out when it is applied wet. Yay for a Bruin eyeshadow!!! :-P

For this look I used:

  • Eyes: NARS Eyeshadow Primer (primer), High Voltage Little Miss Perfect wet (whole lid), Sugarpill Magpie wet (outer lid), Sugarpill Stella (crease), Makeup Store Goldglow (highlight), Sugarpill Stella wet (liner), UD 24/7 Binge (waterline), MAC Haute & Naughty mascara
  • Cheeks: Chanel Rose Temptation JC
  • Lips: MAC Baby Blooms lipgloss

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Look: Fyrinnae Pinks & Purples

I’m soooo into these indie brands lately! I am really loving pigments more than anything else right now. I’m sure it’s a phase, but it’s a phase that I’m really enjoying! Fyrinnae is ONE of the best brands out there (only available online), and I have lots of pigments from this company. Everything is vegan, and they have their very own chemist making the cosmetics. What is so great about this company is that you can order samples of the pigments for less than $2 each! And a sample from Fyrinnae is bigger than a little baggie – it’s a small jar that would take you LOTS of looks to finish.  I love this brand and am currently plotting my next order. However, everyone else out there seems to love them too, so sometimes they take down their site to control the number of orders, and shipping does take time. They’re a small company, but WELL worth the wait!

  • Eyes: NARS Smudgeproof Eye Primer (primer), MAC Painterly PP (base), Fyrinnae Healing Touch (inner lid), Fyrinnae Kitten in Heels (middle lid), Fyrinnae Faerie Glamour (outer lid), Fyrinnae Fyre & Ice (crease), Makeup Store Angel (highlight), MAC Point Black (upper lashline), UD 24/7 Ransom (waterline), MAC Opulash mascara
  • Cheeks: MAC Briar Rose Beauty Powder
  • Lips: MAC Wrong Spell lipglass (thin layer), MAC Resort Life lipgelee

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