dinsdag 28 mei 2013

Bronzed Eyes, Pink Lips

Even though I do like to keep my makeup as simple as possible (I’m currently typing this bare-faced) I love to play with it and make myself look like a little barbie doll as well. If I’m feeling like making an effort, I love to give my eyes some subtle definition and let my lips stand out. So here’s the lowdown of the products I love using to create this summery look…

Let’s start with what’s probably my favourite product of the bunch: the Maybelline Colour Tattoo in On and on Bronze. This is a creamy eyeshadow (the only one I own- I know, shame on me!), which can be used as a base to prevent your eyeshadow from creasing or just on its own to give your eyes that bronzey, defined look. The colour is absolutely gorgeous; a bronzey taupe with a hint of shimmer. I usually apply this using my ring finger. The formula is is almost gel-like, and it blends really nicely. I’m definitely planning on buying another one of these soon- I’m looking at the taupe and gold colours…
Next, I want to define my eyes a little bit more, and for this I use the Naked Basics palette. I am absolutely in love with this palette since it’s perfect for eyeshadow n00bs like me- the shades are really ‘basic’ and so easy to work with. I use a little bit of Naked 2 on the center of my eyelid, then use my MAC 214 brush to blend a little bit of Faint in my crease. Urban Decay eyeshadows are of outstanding quality and last all day on my oily eyelids, even when I’m not wearing an eye primer! They do have quite a bit of fall out though, so make sure to tap off the excess on your brush to prevent having eyeshadow particles all over your face.
To bronze up my face a little bit, I use my trusty ol’ Bourjoius Délice de Poudre Bronzing Powder in 51. The smell of this is just absolutely delicious, which is why I love this product so much. I blend this in with my MAC 187 to create a lovely, glowy, sunkissed look on and sculpt my non-existing cheekbones.
For lips, I use MAC’ Speed Dial, which is actually my first MAC lipstick ever! Speed Dial is just the nicest everyday pinky shade. It’s a cremesheen finish, which means it goes on really smoothly whilst still lasting quite a long time on the lips. It smells like cookies and creates Barbie-esque lips, but not over the top. It’s the perfect everyday pink lipstick!

So now I’ve bronzed up my eyes and cheeks and started wearing pinks on my lips, I think it’s time for the sun to make an appearance and come out and play. Do you like the combination of bronzed eyes and pink lips?

4 opmerkingen:

  1. Speed Dial looks amazing - I definitely need to swatch it! The Colour Tattoo eyeshadows are amazing, I love using Barely Branded as a base to make colours pop! x

  2. I'm loving the idea of bronzed eyes with a bright lip! I just need to gather the courage to venture into the world of bright lips xx

    /Peanut Butter and Chocolate Life/

    1. I feel the exact same way about bright lips! They scare me!

  3. These are all great products!