This is a look inspired by MAC's Hello Kitty collection, which I am still waiting to arrive here in the UK. I am using my newest MAC acquisition: Lavender Whip cremesheen lipstick!


What do you think? :D

I used...

All products by MAC unless stated otherwise ^_^

FACE:
Olay Total Effects 7x
L'oreal True Match Foundation in W3
Emote blush to contour
Sweetness blush on apples
Petalpoint blush on apples
MSF Natural in Medium

EYES:
Soft Ochre Paint Pot above lid
Blackground Paint Pot on lid
Vanilla e/s as brow highlight + eyebag area
Cloudbound e/s on middle of brow highlight
Spiced Chocolate on lid
Cork e/s on crease
Pandamonium e/s on outer crease + outer v + outer 1/3 lower lash line
17 Viva Diva e/s on lower lash line
Blacktrack Fluidline on upper lash line
Max Factor Masterpiece Mascara

LIPS:
Lavender Whip l/s
Funtabulous Dazzleglass

TOOLS:
217, 272, 224, 266, Bourjois Smokey eye brush, 187, 109, 116, Shu Uemura Lash Curler







and making a face...



:p What do you think? ♥

28/02/2009

LOOK: A Funtabulous Whip of Lavender


To be honest, when I put MAC Lollipop Loving lipstick on my lips, it just seemed just like a goldish-green glaze since I found the coral-colour was actually a lot like my natural lip colour! Quite weird, but quite pretty. Definitely wearable. I hope to use this in one of my looks in the near future!

25/02/2009

Lip Swatch: Lollipop Loving l/s


I know its a bit late for MAC Heatherette, but which lipstick is it? ;)

So yea, it is bit late but I just got my Lollipop Loving lipstick! It's from the Heatherette collection last March 2008. Ever since I decided not to get it before it sold out last year, I've been regretting. Now that its coming back with the Sugarsweet collection this May, I was wanting it in special packaging even more! So when I saw a pretty good deal in ebay, I snatched it. And here it is ♥


It's a really wearable coral shade with goldish-green shimmers. So subtle, and yet so pretty :)


I can't wait to wear this out!

23/02/2009

Lookie what came in through the post!

Bourjois Smokey Eye Brush

I've been using this brush quite often since I bought it a month ago from Superdrug. I actually was getting impatient waiting for the MAC's Brunette Blonde Redhead collection to be released in the UK and decided to get this brush which I thought would be similar to the 214 Limited Edition smudge brush in that particular collection.

I feel that the brush is pretty good for both quality and function-wise especially for its price at £4.65. This brush, a dark-coloured shadow and mascara would already be sufficient to create a sexy, sultry smokey-eye look!

Here are pics comparing it to a MAC 239 brush:


From above:


As you can see from the first pic, the smokey eye brush bristles are about 1/3 length of that a 239 brush, and more densely and precisely packed compared to the 239 which enables it to do it's smudgy effect.

In terms of bristle quality, the brush is not scratchy at all. Quite soft. My eyes are pretty happy with it.

I pick up a bit of shadow on it and then use it on my upper and/or lower lash lines. After experimenting with it further, I realised that this brush has the potential to define the eye crease, and it may also be used as a short lid shader brush! Pretty multi-tasking :)

So all in all, I believe this is a really good drugstore find! Yay for Superdrug and the Bourjois Smokey Eye brush! ♥



21/02/2009

Bourjois Smokey Eye Brush vs. MAC 239 Brush


Lavender Whip + Pastel Emotion


Here's a little + simple face shot with Lavender Whip l/s. I just wanted to share a face shot with it - might do a proper look within the next few days. I really like it, purple but NOT too purple! ♥


...please don't mind my uber-tired-looking face :) It's 1:30 am, and I only slapped the lipstick and lipglass on, haven't retouched the simple makeup I put on earlier today.

I'm wearing...

FACE:
Olay Total Effects 7x
MSF Natural in Medium
Emote blush to contour
Dainty mineralized blush on apples

EYES:
Blacktrack fluidline on upper lash line
Urban Decay 24/7 liner in Yeyo on waterline
Max Factor Masterpiece Mascara

LIPS:
Lavender Whip l/s
Pastel Emotion l/g

TOOLS:
181, 116, 109, 266, Shu Uemura Lash Curler

19/02/2009

LOOK: Lavender Whip

So here's MAC's Lavender Whip l/s on my lips!

Lip Swatch: Lavender Whip


So I caved. And bought it. The cremesheen lipstick that almost every beauty blogger is currently raving about. And I have no regrets. Its probably the most wearable shade of purple that any lipstick can get! Lavender Whip. (well, that and Fashion Mews from the upcoming MAC Hello Kitty collection. And I think I might get that one as well. :3)

Pics after the jump!


This is my first creamsheen lipstick, and its from MAC's Creme Team collection. I just love the finish. In my opinion, it has the creaminess of a Lustre but the pigmentation of an Amplified Cream. I just love it! Hope I don't cave and get Creme Cup as well - the other cremesheen I'm eye-ing at the moment :o

Here's a lil swatch photo of a few of the cremesheen lipsticks in this launch:


Snob (not from launch), Crosswires, Lavender Whip, Creme Cup

Creme Team Cremesheen Lipstick Swatches!


I was inspired by flowers when I did this look - and reached out for my Gladiola l/s. I'm quite pleased with how it turned out. Photo after the cut. Let me know what you think! ♥

All products by MAC unless stated otherwise ^_^


I used...

FACE:
Olay Total Effects 7x
L'oreal True Match Foundation in W3
Emote blush for contour
Don't Be Shy blush on apples

EYES:
Soft Ochre Paint Pot
Springtime Skipper e/s on lid
Vanilla e/s brow highlight
Sunset B. e/s on crease
Solar White e/s on lower lash line
Blacktrack fluidline lining upper lash line
Max Factor Masterpiece Mascara

LIPS:
Gladiola l/s
Hot Frost l/g

TOOLS:
272, 217, 224, 187, 109, 116, 266, Shu Uemura Lash Curler






17/02/2009

LOOK: Gladiola

I wanted to use my two newest lip products from MAC's Brunette Blonde Redhead collection - B-babe l/s and Strawberry Blonde l/g. Here's a smokey look I came up with. Tell me what you think! ♥


I used...

All products by MAC unless stated otherwise ^_^

FACE:
Olay Total Effects 7x
L'oreal True Match Foundation in W3
Emote blush to contour
Dollymix blush on apples
MSF Natural in Medium

EYES:
Blackground Paint Pot on lid
Soft Ochre Paint Pot above lid
Seedy Pearl e/s as brow highlight, inner 1/3 of lower lash line
Top Hat e/s on lid + outer 2/3 of lower lash line
Pandamonium e/s on crease + outer v
Blacktrack fluidline on upper lash line
Max Factor Masterpiece Mascara

LIPS:
B-babe l/s
Strawberry Blonde l/g

TOOLS:
187, 109, 116, 217, 272, 224, 226, Shu Uemura Lash Curler






15/02/2009

LOOK: B-babe

Here's B-babe l/s from MAC's Brunette Blonde Redhead collection!

13/02/2009

Lip Swatch: B-babe l/s


Here's my second mini-haul from the Blonde Brunette Redhead collection by MAC, the first being Strawberry Blonde lipglass. This weekend I bought Femme-fi eyeshadow and got to Back2MAC for B-babe lipstick - so basically I got that lipstick for free!

Haul pics:

Femme Fi

B-babe

Cumulative haul: B-babe, Strawberry Blonde, Femme Fi

MAC BBR Haul 2

I went to see the UK's February MAC collection this weekend and here's what I swatched! I only swatched a few lip products though - the only ones which I thought would be pretty.



I bought Strawberry Blonde lipglass, but I liked Red Devil and Soft Wave too. However, Red Devil on my lips just reminded me of my Splendid l/g over Coral Polyp l/s look - which I also thought was prettier than the former. And Soft Wave.. well I just preferred Strawberry Blonde over it.

The lipsticks were pretty sheer - I only had my eye set on B-babe which is the frosty one. I'm a sucker for light frosty pinks! They look really pretty with glosses on top. The frosty-ness adds to the sparkle. ♥

10/02/2009

MAC Blonde Brunette Redhead Swatches + Mini Review

MAC's Brunette Blonde Redhead collection is finally out in the UK and I got to check it out last weekend. The products were basic and would be good for everyday wear. However, since the products WERE basic, I only walked out with one item. Strawberry Blonde lipglass. It's so pretty! Really sparkly - the perfect strawberry red!

I'm still contemplating getting B-babe lipstick and Femme-fi eyeshadow, though. Maybe this weekend?


FOTD behind the cut!

I used...

All products by MAC unless stated otherwise ^_^

FACE:
Olay Total Effects 7x
MAC MSF Natural in Medium
Emote blush to contour
Sweetness blush on apples

EYES:
Urban Decay Zero 24/7 Liner on upper lash line
Urban Decay Yeyo 24/7 Liner on lower lash line
Max Factor Masterpiece Max Mascara

LIPS:
Strawberry Blonde l/g

TOOLS:
181, 109, 116, Shu Uemura Lash Curler



09/02/2009

LOOK: Strawberry Blonde

I just can't seem to get enough of Howzat eyeshadow! Its my first dark grey eyeshadow from MAC - it came with Fafi Quad 1. It works great as a crease shadow, and here I'm using it in a semi-smokey look. :)


What do you think? ♥

I used...

All products by MAC unless stated otherwise ^_^

FACE:
Olay Total Effects 7x
MAC MSF Natural in Medium
Emote blush to contour
Sweetness blush on apples

EYES:
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Soft Ochre Paint Pot
Vanilla e/s as brow highlight
Howzate/s on lid
Blacktrack fluidline on upper lash line
Urban Decay Zero 24/7 Liner on lower lash line
Max Factor Masterpiece Max Mascara

LIPS:
Pastel Emotion l/g

TOOLS:
181, 109, 116, 224, 266, Shu Uemura Lash Curler







LOOK: Howzat!

I wore this look last weekend to a late birthday celebration for one of my friends. I haven't seen them in so long! It was good to see my friends again. This fotd was inspired by the Chill collection which was released about a month ago. I know its a bit late, but better late than never, right?


What do you think? ♥

I used...

All products by MAC unless stated otherwise ^_^

FACE:
Olay Total Effects 7x
L'oreal True Match Foundation in W2
Emote blush to contour
Pink Swoon blush on apples

EYES:
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Soft Ochre Paint Pot
Vanilla e/s on crease + brow highlight
Wintersky e/s on lid
Blacktrack fluidline on upper lash line
Urban Decay Zero 24/7 Liner on lower lash line
Max Factor Masterpiece Max Mascara

LIPS:
Plink l/s
Snowscene l/g

TOOLS:
187, 109, 116, 217, 272, 266, Shu Uemura Lash Curler






02/02/2009

LOOK: Winter's Chill

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