Dogwood winter look of the day 

Here in the mountains, we have a saying for when it’s spring and we get a super cold snap: “Dogwood winter.”  Well, it’s beautiful and flowers are starting to bloom, but it just got super cold with freeze warnings every night!  I said “F it!” and wore some spring brights in defiance of the cold!

  
Behind me are a flower bed you can’t see, a dogwood not yet blooming, our Japanese maple, a Japanese Yaupon holly tree, and a rhododendron.

That shed across the way makes it look like we live in the country, but we live in a suburb off a major highway! So funny! 

Closer makeup look!

  
  

I really had fun with this one today!  Here, I topped the Tarte Dollface blush with MAC Full of Joy blush to give it a lavender highlight! 

  
BREAKDOWN: 

FACE:

MAC Prep and Prime face primer, NYX HD Concealer in green around the nose and yellow under the eyes, NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer under the eyes, Rimmel Match Perfection foundation in 010 Light Porcelain (UK and Canada shade only), MAC Set Powder in Invisible, Guerlain Meteorites in Clair, Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Dollface (ZOMG so beautiful!)

EYES:

Bobbi Brown Cream Eyeshadow in Bone as a base; MAC Vanilla Eyeshadow as brow bone highlight; MAC Copperplate as transition crease shade; Urban Decay Spectrum palette Flashback on lid, Voodoo in crease and lower lashline, Flatline in inner corner; Urban Decay single shadow in Tonic in center of lid; Physicians Formula Eye Boosting Pen in black; Covergirl Clump Crusher water resistant mascara black, Milani Brow Shaping Clear Wax crayon, NYX Micro Brow Pencil in Black

LIPS:

Wet n Wild Fergie lipstick in Penthouse Sweet 

FRAGRANCE:

Atelier Cologne Vanille Incensee 

Necklace is from LindenEraStudio on Etsy! 

What are you wearing today? 

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Makeup of the Day

  
I bet you didn’t know my hair was this long. I’ve had it short since 2001, the longest it ever gets is about this length. When I dyed it recently, I couldn’t get all of the black out, but due to some stroke of luck I got enough out that it dyes burgundy when I hit it with the fuchsia dye I use (SpecialFX Virgin Rose).

Eyes: Stila eyeshadows in Porcelain, Coffee and Bronze, Rimmel Soft Kohl eyeliner in Stormy Grey, City Color Be Bold mascara in Black

Lips: MAC lipliner in Spice, NYX lipstick in Thalia

Face: Wet n Wild Fergie Centerstage Mattifying Powder in Pedestal

Fragrance: Black Phoenix Alchemy Labs “Nemesis”

Makeup Of The Day

Casual day here!

  
FACE:  Tarte Clean Slate Poreless primer only on T-zone, Rimmel Lasting Finish 25 Hr Foundation in 010 Light Porcelain, MAC Set Powder in Invisible in t-zone, NYX Cream Blush in Glow, NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Chantilly under eyes

EYES:  Too Faced Shadow Insurance, MAC Vanilla Eyeshadow, Taupe shade from Wet N Wild Silent Treatment Trio, L’Oreal Super Slim Liquid Liner Black, Dolce and Gabanna Passion Eyes Mascara, It Cosmetics Brow Power brow pencil 

LIPS:  MAC Soar lip pencil, Marc Jacobs lipstick in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

What are you wearing? 

Makeup of the Day 

Going to keep this short since we’re about to make dinner!   Today, I paired Urban Decay Naked2 Basics eye shadows with La Femme blush in Flamingo Pink and Wet N Wild Fergie Creme Lipstick in Penthouse Sweet.


What are you wearing this weekend?

Makeup of the Day

Finally felt like wearing a little slap today!  Going to keep this short and just post a pic and a list of what I used.  Happy Monday!

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FACE:  Tarte Clean Slate Poreless Primer, Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation in Porcelain with MAC 190 brush, NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Chantilly under eyes, NYX HD Concealer in Porcelain to spot conceal, Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Powder tapped on with MAC 134 brush to set, MAC Mineralize Blush in Gentle with MAC 116 blush brush, MAC Lightscapade as highlight with Sigma F25 tapered face brush, NYX HD Blush in Taupe as contour with MAC 168 angled contour brush, ELF Mist and Set sprayed lightly to make the whole look a tad less matte

EYES:  Wet N Wild Fergie eyeshadow primer, Urban Decay Naked eyeshadow palette (I seriously used about 6 colors?), L’Oreal Infallible Super Slim liquid liner, Anastasia Brow Powder in Ebony with Anastasia #7 brow brush, Covergirl Clump Crusher Mascara.  (I used about 6 different eye brushes, most are Sigma and MAC…no clue what all the numbers are but I shall point out that the Sigma pencil brush is awesome!)

LIPS:  NARS Rikugyen lip pencil (Sephora gives this pencil in the NARS duo for your birthday)

What are you wearing today?

Makeup of the Day

  
Eyes:  MAC eyeshadows in Nylon, Ricepaper and Aquadisiac, Wet ‘n’ Wild MegaLiner liquid eyeliner in Black, Urban Decay Perversion mascara

Lips: NYX Butter lipstick in Hunk

Face: Rimmel Stay Matte foundation in Porcelain, NYX HD Finishing Powder, ELF blush in Twinkle Pink

It’s dark, cold and windy here in Seattle today, so I’m making up for it with bright, summery shades and vintage 1960s inspired cat-eye liner!