Tag: matte eye shadows
Let me introduce you to my [current] favourite eye shadow palette. This was a gift from one of my girlfriends a while ago, and I have been using it ever since.
You get a great selection of shades in this palette from matte nudes to gorgeous and fun metallics. I wore every single shade numerous times, and they all can be toned down or played up. And the quality is exceptional, all shades are pigmented, butter-smooth, silky and easy to blend.
The mattes are never chalky and the glittery shades are refined and exquisite.
Basically, this palette is very inspiring, you just look at it, and want to try different shades and play with it. And I don’t remember when was the last time I could be bothered to apply more than two shades on my eye lids. Not anymore. I love layering mattes with metallics on top especially.
The shades are:
I am sorry that I am writing about my September favourites only now but it is better later than never, right?
I love writing these, as it it always great to see what you’ve been loving, beauty wise.
Hourglass Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil in Soft Brunette (review and swatches)
I have rediscovered this little gem. The colour is spot on for me, and I like the shape of it which allows a very quick but still a precise application.
Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Blushing Bride (review and faceswatches)
Love Autumn makeup, all the berry and wine shades, and this was the blush of the month, not only I’ve used it on my friend’s wedding day but I have been also using it on myself pretty much every day. It gives that beautiful flush with a hint of subtle golden shimmer.
Tarte tartelette Amazonian clay matte palette, ($46 from Sephora)
A lot of love for tarte lately, this
Here is a weekly update of the new products for face, lips and eyes that caught my attention, and are worth the purchase, in my opinion.
theBalm eye shadows are brilliant (my reviews here and here), and I am loving the look of the new matte palette which is the third in the Meet Matt line. There are nine new shades: Matt Lin, Thomas, Rossi, Lopez, Kumar, Moskowitz, Evans, Reed and Ahmed.
Benefit Benefit Cosmetics Dew the Hoola Soft Matte Liquid Bronzer, $28 from Sephora
As I’ve already said, it will be all about
ArtDeco’s Mystical Forest collection is all about the hot burgundy, crimson, berry and purple shades for eyes, lips and nails. There are tonnes of products to choose from so there is something for everyone. And how cool is the beauty box?
Soft Kajal Liner
- 12 – dimgray and 56 – woodgrained
Soft Eye Liner Waterproof
- 97 – anthracite
Eye Designer Refill
- 83 – mountain ash
- 236 – glam gorgeous aubergine
Beauty Box in Mystic Forest. How gorgeous are the purple and pink shades?
- 40 – crown pink
Eyeshadows: 215 – mountain rose, 91A – forest flower, 89A –
If you follow me on Instagram, you have already seen this photo of Rouge Bunny Rouge products that I was sent some time ago. And I want to start the series of reviews with the matte eye shadows, as the brand’s eye shadows have a cult status already, and a lot of you often ask me about them.
I actually already have a shade in Blackpepper Jay, and here are:
- SWEET DUST SERIEMA, “semi-opaque cool dusty mauve taupe”
- BASHFUL FLAMINGO, “semi-opaque pale powder-pink, looking ultra natural and fresh on the eye”
Bashful Flamingo is a great under-the brow highlighter to make your eye brows more groomed and defined, it is also a great shade to be used all over the lid to even out the skin tone. It works as a perfect “base” for other shades.
Sweet Dust Seriema is a