Monday, July 21, 2014

Absinthe + Nylon


It's still super hot and summery here (by Danish standards) and I can't think of a better excuse for minimal eye makeup and super bright lips.

Not that you'd ever really need an excuse for wearing Nylon lip tar, but you get the point :)


Also, let me take a moment to (repeat myself and) tell you how much I love Sugarpill Absinthe! It's super bright but also very easy to blend out and use in a look like this.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Bronzy, smokey summer look

Anyone remember the MAC Style Warriors collection from 2009?
It makes me feel pretty old that it's already been five years, but that's not really the point here ;)

I didn't go for a Style Warriors revisited look when I did this but it sure ended up that way.
I'm wearing Bronzescape solar bits on my eyes, Eversun blush on my cheeks and Brave New Bronze lipsticks on my lips.


And a question for you: Is it boring to see looks with old, limited edition products?


Monday, July 14, 2014

Graphic Green

I'm sticking with the bright summer colors but taking a break from the Electric palette. I quite like how simple and wearable this look is even though it features bright colors and a dramatic shape.

Fun, fun, fun! :)


Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Blown out pink

I can't even tell you how much fun I'm having working my way through all the Urban Decay Electric colors!


Could I have created this look without the palette? Sure.
But it seems that the Electric colors were just what I needed to get more creative with makeup again. Along with vacation, of course ;)


Saturday, July 5, 2014

Urban purples

I have a lot of purple eyeshadows and I'm pretty sure it's my favorite color to wear. My very first eyeshadow from MAC was Parfair Amour (also the only MAC eyeshadow I've ever hit pan on) and Urban Decay's Ransom (R.I.P) was a favorite for a long time.

The Urban Decay Electric palette features Urban, an awesome purple, which was the main inspiration for this look.
Urban is one of the four colors in the palette to come with the warning "not intended for the immediate eye area" so I can't really recommend that you try to recreate this. Luckily, both my eyes are still intact ;)

 

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