Another item that I've left neglected... I've dug it out and tried it on, and its so pretty! MAC Sweetie lipstick is great for an everyday pink. Not too bold and not too plain... its a lustre so its not drying either, makes lips look moisturised and yummy! ♥

21/11/2008

Lip Swatch: Sweetie!

I wore this when bf and I went out for dinner. ♥



All products by MAC unless stated otherwise ^_^

FACE:
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Enhancer in Neutral to Tan 40
Maybelline PureStay Powder in Pure Ivory


EYES:
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Bare Study Paint pot on lid & crease
Soft Ochre Paint Pot above crease
Expensive Pink e/s on lid
Bronze e/s on crease & outer v
Nanogold e/s as highlight
Plushlash Plush Black Mascara

CHEEKS:
Enough Said beauty powder blush - not much though, so it doesn't really show :s

LIPS:
none

14/11/2008

LOOK: Bronzy Pink


MAC Dollymix is a candy pink blush with fine gold sparkles (which make my cheeks a bit glowy!). I don't remember the last time I've used this blush - it has been so long! I found it in my stash and decided to use it.. and woah - I can't believe I've neglected this beautiful colour!

I wore:

All products by MAC unless stated otherwise ^_^

FACE:
Olay Moisturiser
Studio Fix Fluid NC25
Maybelline Powder


EYES:
Plushlash Plush Black Mascara

CHEEKS:
True Romantic blush
Dollymix blush

LIPS:
Pastel Emotion l/g

LOOK: Dollymix

The Red She Said l/s looks gorgeous; I wore it on one of my previous FOTDs. I am really tempted to buy it - its such a pretty pinkish red colour. However, I think to myself, I have a few red lippies and if I get this one, I might not even use it much since the others I've only used probably at most 5 times each. I thought I might able to find a suitable dupe for the 'look'. Here's my first attempt using a red lippie in hope that it might be similar.


What do you think?
I used...

All products by MAC unless stated otherwise ^_^

FACE:
Olay Total Effects 7x
Studio Fix Fluid NC25

CHEEKS:
Springsheen blush

EYES:
Plushlash Plushblack Mascara


LIPS:
Port Red l/s
Love Alert dazzleglass

11/11/2008

LOOK: Red Lip Experiment No. 1 - Port Red

I wanted to play with one of my newly acquired items, specifically, So Ceylon MSF. So here's the simple bronzy look I've made!



All products by MAC unless stated otherwise ^_^

FACE
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Enhancer 40 Neutral to Tan
Maybelline Purestay Powder in Pure Ivory
So Ceylon MSF on cheeks (with the 109 brush to get it to show up!)

EYES
Only Plushlash Mascara!


LIPS
Naked Space l/g


09/11/2008

LOOK: Glowing with So Ceylon

I mentioned my previous post that I tried on the Red, She Said l/s with Love Alert d/g on top. I wore it for the night, and here was my look!



All products by MAC unless stated otherwise ^_^

FACE:
Olay Moisturiser
Studio Fix Fluid NC25
Maybelline Powder

EYES:
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Soft Ochre Paint Pot
Smoke and Diamonds e/s on lid & lining lower lash line
Warming Trend e/s on crease
Plushlash Plush Black Mascara


CHEEKS:
Sweetness beauty powder blush
Petticoat MSF to highlight


LIPS:
"Red", She Said l/s
Love Alert dazzleglass

07/11/2008

LOOK: "Red" She Said

Here are close-up photos of Danger Zone MES and Stark Naked beauty powder blush. They are both so gorgeous!! *faints*

Danger Zone

Stark Naked

Danger Zone & Stark Naked Up-Close


The day I've long been waiting for has finally arrived! The 2008 Holiday collection out at the London MAC stores! I was really excited to finish lectures today, so when they did, my bf and I went straight for Selfridges.

When I got there, the first thing I looked at were the brush sets. I was thinking about getting the face brush set before - 4 MAC brushes for the price of £40. However, when I felt the bristles, I suppose you do get what you pay for. They were nothing in comparison to the real ones!!! The li'l red 187 was awful :( The bristles were very tough nylon-y and un-soft. I guess more money saved for me! :D

The next thing I looked at were the blushes! Or should I say one of the two. I swatched Stark Naked beauty powder blush and it was beautiful :) The perfect mid-toned, raspberry pink with golden sparkles - not OTT though. I ♥ it. I couldn't find Enough Said though so it bugged me. I decided to ask the MA's if they knew where it was and OMG, it was already sold out! And its the first day it was out at Selfridges as well!! I tried to refrain my jaw from dropping (and thankfully that was a success!). I assume though that some other customers pre-ordered it already that's why it was sold out so quickly. :s

Of the Mineralized Eye Shadow Trios, I really liked Threesome (Frosty burnt red/copper pearl stripe/frosty mid-tone pink) and Danger Zone. However, I had my mind already set up for Danger Zone so that's all I got. I wanted Danger Zone especially for the red in it. Apparently, red pigments (in general) contain a dye that is unsafe for the eye area - however, this one was safe, and one that is safe isn't easy to come across - which is why I got it.

I was a bit bummed out by the fact that Enough Said was already sold out and I didn't get to see it. My bf then agreed to go with me to the MAC shop at High Street Kensington to see if it was there :) (awww sweet... haha) ANYWAY, they had the whole collection there. And there wasn't as much chaos there as there was at Selfridges (thank goodness!).

I walked up to the display and looked at Enough Said beauty powder blush. I must say on the pan, it looks just like the perfect bronzer for fair-skinned people with a good amount of gold shimmer too. But when I swatched Enough Said on the back of my hand, it was a sparkly yellowish colour with a hint of orange. It wasn't that amazing, thought it would make me more yellow than I already am! :P

However, bf suggested I try a lip look. He chose the l/s Red, She Said and that to top it with Love Alert d/g. I tried it on and the combo was gorgeous! (oh no!) I thought about it and about the few red lipsticks in my collection that I don't really wear often. I decided to find out if I can dupe the lip look, but got sucked into getting Love Alert. Love Alert is a raspberry pink l/g with very fine red glitter. It really is so pretty!


So in the end, I got Stark Naked bpb, Danger Zone MES & Love Alert d/g. I also bought the MAC Brush Cleaner too, at least I know with this stuff, my brushes are safe. :)

06/11/2008

"Red", She Said Haul & Review


I saw these Gold Dust Party Feet at the Boots shop at Fulham Broadway, and I couldn't resist buying them! I had the ordinary plain see-through before and they really took care of my feet, especially when I walked in high heels. So when I saw even prettier thinner versions with gold glitter, I did not hesitate to get them. Party Feet also had their 'Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price' deal going on too so I decided to get another pair.

04/11/2008

Gold Dust Party Feet


I was playing with a few of my MAC products yesterday and i came across this beautiful lip combo! I used Pink Maribu lipstick under Cult of Cherry lipglass.

This lip combo I believe would look good with the Spiced Chocolate Quad from the Cult of Cherry collection, so I decided to give it a go. I only did it on one eye though so half-faced here! (excuse the messy-ness, I was just playing :D)

01/11/2008

Lip Swatch: Cult of Maribu Cherries

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