Look Of The Day | Shining Burgundy

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Adding a little sparkle to a basic burgundy brown eye to create brightness to my look. Hope your week starts off with a little sparkle too.

PRODUCTS USED
Lorac Pro 3 palette shadows Clay, Amethyst, Black, Blanc, Almond, & Lt. Gold
Urban Decay Moondust Palette pigment in Element
KatVonD liner in Runaway
Estee Lauder Kockout mascara
Kiss False lashes in Camellias
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Dark Brown

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Palette Swatch | Lorac Pro 3

DSC01158This Palette is just as promising as the first 2. For $44.00 you get 16 buttery, pigmented, intense shadows; 8 matte and 8 shimmers and an included shadow primer. I love that you can wear these shadows dry, and wet if you need more intensity. The only small issue I have with this palette is that the black shadow isn’t as black as I would like and the black tends to have quite a bit of fallout. That isn’t a big enough problem for me not to recommend this product though. Just like the first two Pro Palettes, I adore it. In comparison this palette has a warmer more golden feel to it. To compare, check out my other post on the previous palettes, Pro 1 and Pro 2.

Now off to the swatches!

ROW 1: THE MATTES

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ROW 2: THE SHIMMERS

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I might be a weirdo, but I really like when a product is displayed on it’s packaging.

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And if you want to know the ingredents………………DSC01222

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As always, I hope you found this post helpful and thanks for stopping by!

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Look of the Day | Pink & Gold

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I got a little creative since the kids are back in school and I have to say browsing through my palettes and seeing which one spoke to me was really nice. I really need to keep up with that mindset. Cheers to finding new ways of thinking! Please comment down below if you have a new thought to live by that motivates you. For today’s look I wanted create something with depth, but also with some softness. I hope you like what I came up with.

EYES
Estee Lauder Shadows Amber Intrigue, Silver Edge, and the Gilded Chocolates Trio
Anastasia Beverly Hills World Traveller Palette shades Morocco, Bellini, Fudge, & Noir
MAC Smoulder liner
Urban Decay Perversion mascara
Kiss False lashes in Shy
NYX brow gel in Dark Brunette

LIPS
Estee Lauder liner in Rose
Estee Lauder lipstick in Crystal Baby (discontinued)

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Palette Swatch | Urban Decay Moondust

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Every time I go shopping I have to try to avoid Sephora and Ulta like the plague. Those places are a death trap for makeup junkies like myself. Well, the other day I had to take my kiddos school shopping and I was trying my best to avoid Sephora, when I saw this beauty on a display case. I stopped in to take a peek and swiped a few swatches and tried to walk away. “Tried” being the key word. I purchased this palette and I have no regrests. I’m lucky I was able to get out of the store with this palette being my only purchase. I haven’t created any looks with this palette yet, but rest assure I will have some coming soon. A friend and I were playing around with the colors the other night and they are so beautiful that we got carried away and had glitter everywhere.  LOL! The pictures really don’t give this palette any justice. It is one of those products that you must see in person. With that being said, enough with the talking and let’s get swatching!

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Dry swatches done with my finger. Colors left to Right: Specter, Element, Magnetic, Lightyear, Granite, Lithium, Vega, & Galaxy

When used dry the colors are super sparkly, but when you apply the colors wet they look more metallic and a little less sparkly. Both ways are stunning. It just depends on the look you are going for.

Wet Swatches done with a brush & water. Colors left to Right: Specter, Element, Magnetic, Lightyear, Granite, Lithium, Vega, & Galaxy

Wet Swatches done with a brush & water.
Colors left to Right: Specter, Element, Magnetic, Lightyear, Granite, Lithium, Vega, & Galaxy

 

And of course and am so mesmerized by the sparkly colors that I had to give you all a few more close ups.
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And for those of you interested in the packaging and ingredients.

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Back of Package.

 

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I hope you find this post helpful and enjoyed all of the sparkly colors. Please let me know in the comments below if there is a palette you want me to showcase.
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Look of the Day | Estee Lauder the Old & the New

EL OLD & NEW-1 I was in he mood to play and I had to get ready for work so I grabbed all of my Estee Lauder products and worked it out. I used some items that are wonderful and new and some items that are wonderful and discontinued. I always look at my discontiued products like little treasures in my collection that others might not have ever got the pleasure of knowing. I did take these pictures later in the evening after a long day at work so they might even seem a little faded after being on for over 12 hours. And I did touch up the lipstick before taking the shots.
All items listed are Estee Lauder, unless otherwise stated, and I also labelled the items that are discontinued)

EYES
Shadows Sugar Biscuit (discontinued), Amber Intrigue, Lavish Mink (discontinued), Emerald Envy, & Ultra Marine (discontinued), & Ivory Slipper (discontinued), Hyper Teal (inner corner)
Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Romance Palette shade Burnt Orange (for blending above the crease)
Physicians Formula Eye booster pen liner
Double Wear liner in Forest (discontued)
Sumptuous Knockout mascara
Kiss False lashes in Shy
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Pencil in Medium Brown

LIPS
Estee Edit Mattified lipstick in the Storm

FACE
Double Wear Nude Radiant Cushion Stick in the color Tawny
Double Wear Concealer in Medium
Kat Von D Shade Light Palette Shades Lyric, Lucid, Shadowplay, & Sombre (for Setting & Contouring)
Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette shadow Tempera (for my Under Eye Hollows)

HF EL OLD & NEW

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