All posts tagged: nude lips

Make That Face: Gold-Aubergine Eye Look

Ladies & gentlemen, my first video tutorial. It’s super short and super easy, so if you want to find out how to make this look, then click right on ahead and watch the video. Here’s a step-by-step if you don’t want to see my mug! MAC Rubenesque all over lid up to crease. Benefit Stiletto on outer corner and outer crease. Blend with fluffy brush. Deepen crease with theBalm Nude ‘Tude’s Sexy. Highlight browbone with Fanny Seranno Beach Sand. Maybelline The Falsies Mascara on upper lashes. Smashbox blush on cheeks. MAC Jubilee on lips. Products used: – MAC Paint Pot (Rubenesque) — Review – Benefit Creaseless Cream Shadow/Liner (Stiletto) — Review – theBalm Nude ‘Tude Palette (Sexy) — Review – Fanny Serrano eyeshadow (Beach Sand) — Review – Maybelline The Falsies Mascara — Review – Smashbox Airbrush Whipped Cheek Color (Dusty Rose) – MAC Lipstick (Jubilee) If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask! Constructive feedback is welcome and appreciated. 🙂

Gloss up with Le Métier de Beauté’s Bondi Beach

I found out about Le Métier de Beauté one fine day, perusing Temptalia, but it wasn’t until I encountered Xiao’s love for the brand that I even considered purchasing anything from them. As a “test,” I decided to pick up a kaleidoscope eye kit in Northern Lights, as I’m a big fan of eye palettes, and a pretty nudey gloss called Bondi Beach, as I was looking into gloss at the time of purchase. Today, I’ll be talking about the gloss. First off, the Sheer Brilliance Lip Gloss has a good non-sticky formula and really, really fine glitters that cast a sheen instead of a shiny, chunky mess. In the bottle, Bondi Beach looks like it’s going to give me glitter trouble, but the effect on the lips, as you will see later, is quite nice. From the swatches, it doesn’t look too nude. It’s a beautiful rosy brown color, with a smattering of gold shimmers. Unblended, it registers quite opaquely and looks extremely pigmented. Bondi Beach comes with a pretty standard gloss applicator–a doe-foot–and …