i always see people on youtube doing make up tutorials and some of them use NYX make up. i had never heard of it until then and i always forgot to look online or anything. and when i was in River Island they were selling a glitter eyeshadow palette and it was only £14, so i was quite shocked. I bought it and i’ve yet to use it. i think it’ll be used a lot more at Christmas time – my work are having a Christmas disco and i’ll over use it then!
http://t.co/QMycKtsK – this is a picture of the palette. i am feeling extra lazy today and can’t be bothered uploading them from my phone onto my laptop then from my files onto my gallery then from my gallery to this post…yeah thats the hassle. i’ll definitely need to sort out my iCloud. if anybody has any idea how it works TELL ME!
so, last week i was shopping online and ended up remembering i had to check out the NYX website. i was so surprised at how inexpensive it was. i bought an eyeshadow brush and a pink lipstick called ‘Audrey’. i also bought the coastal scents ultra shimmer palette. i am so excited to get my CS palette. the lipstick and brush came with a free glitter eye liner! everything glitter makes me smile. a girl from my work actually commented on my constant hard on for glitter and pink and all things bright! it is like i am 5 sometimes.
only 13 days until christmas. i am so prepared that i am bored now and wish it was now so i get to give Linda her amazing present. me and my friends have also done secret santa – well i take that back ’cause we said secret santa then me and melo picked each other on purpose. my present is perfect for her and i am so excited.
this is just a quick catch up as i havent really blogged for a few weeks thanks to my friends.
I wanted to do a blog on my eyeshadow palettes (don’t get excited – i have 3!) but also a blog on the look i done on my eyes for my friend Allan’s 21st. Both would be short and boring so i just mushed them. Hope you enjoy.
My Eyeshadow Palettes
First up COASTAL SCENTS 88 MATTE PALETTE
I bought this off eBay for £25!! TWENTY FIVE!! Can’t believe it! I heart eBay! This palette is amazing, it’s got every colour for every look for every occasion for every part of the face. The light colours are great for highlighting, the brown/bronzer colours are great for contouring, the pink/purple/reds are great for the lips (apply lipgloss, then with a lip brush just apply over the lip gloss). The colours are so, so pigmented, it is great and they are so fun to work with!
FRONT COVER RAINBOW EYES PALETTE
I bought this in Boots for £15 (usually £30, woo! half price! BARGAIN!). My favourite are the five at the top where you can make a natural every day/every night look. This is a look i created and added to my youtube channel (amateur video but hope you enjoy the look). Gossip Girl – Blair Waldorf Makeup Look – Nude, Natural, Pretty
The colours, i hate to say, arent as pigmented as i’d hope – sad face – but if you wear primer definetly and apply enough it should work fab!
SMASH BOX PALETTE This hardly looks touched. To be fair, i haven’t used it much really. I got it on the plane to Zante last year and i have used to about 5 times since! So it’s not a “favourite” but its a palette i have. It comes with the smashbox photo lid primer, which i have used loads and its really god! It came with an Eye Wish Look Book which has loads of looks for you to try, whenever i’ve used this palette i’ve used the book and the looks have worked out really well!! I will try it more and maybe do a review on it? Perhaps.
(Please so ignore the blemish about my eye, only the eye make up had been done. Also picture quality isn’t good!)
I was wearing to this party a pink dress i got from Zara and I was accesorizing with black. So i went for black eyes, nude lips!
For the eyes:
Urban Decay primer potion applied all over the lid and below. Using Benefits Talent Brush and MAC eyeshadow in Carbon, patting the colour all over the lid, then use the very tip of the brush to shape out the wing, then fill the shape out. Bring the wing down to lower lash line and using a cotton bud just to blur out the harsh lines. I then used the No7 Smokey Eyeliner brush to slightly blur the edges of the shape on the lids.I then applied a thick layer of Lancome’s Le Crayon Khol in Noir to the the top and bottom waterlines and right into the corner of the eye. After that i used CoverGirl LashBlastFusion mascara and moved onto the faced.
Finished look. Just without good picture quality!! (i need to not take pictures in front of my pink feature wall as the colour reflects and i look right red in the face!!)
The rest of the face:I used Estee Lauder double wear in Pale Almond, Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Bronze and NARS blush in Orgasm and Bobbi Brown blush in Pale Pink. Then i applied MAC Viva Gaga II with a Gap lipgloss over it for added shine. I also used the Shimmer Brick and a small eyeshadow brush to contour my nose and my MAC 168 crush to contour my cheek bones.
Hope you enjoyed this blog, and this look. Chat soon!