All posts tagged: setting powder

The Workhorses

There are just some products that you keep on going back to again and again. Not because they’re exciting or new, but because they are reliable. Here are some of my ol’ reliables—my workhorses—that somehow find themselves in my routine almost without fail. More often than not, I just use the NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer as my base. Then again, I’ve just been a lazy daisy these days…ies, heh. This concealer is wonderful because it dispenses a lot of pigment but is easy to apply and blend out. It also doesn’t really crease on me much, but I always set it with the Le Métier de Beauté Eye Brightening and Setting Powder. For eyes, I’ve been using the Le Métier de Beauté True Colour Eye Shadow in Tamarack, which is this cool matte brown, for my crease work. It’s not half bad as a contour either! For an all-over lid shade that’s fuss-free and beautiful, though, my go-to is the shu uemura eyeshadow in ME medium brown 885, which is a beautiful warm reddish brown …

Quickie: Le Métier de Beauté Eye Brightening and Setting Powder in Refresh

Here’s a quick review of the Le Métier de Beauté Eye Brightening and Setting Powder in Refresh. This came as a bonus vault gift when I made a purchase through their official website. I got the shade Refresh, which I think is the more cool-toned option from the two available shades. Product Description from Nordstrom: “Exclusively ours. Comes as close as you can get to under-eye perfection. This lightweight powder sets concealer and illuminates the under eye area for a radiant, soft matte finish. Smoothes the under-eye area and creates perfect upper lid canvas for eye shadow. Micronized pigments will not settle in fine lines or accentuate shadows. Absorbs excess oils to create perfect canvas for makeup application. Provides crease-resistant, long-wearing coverage. Suitable for all skin types. Here it is, swatched beside three shadows, on the extreme left.