Friday, January 9, 2015

The Darkside Face of the Day

Uh oh.  Another attempt at a creative blog post title.  This one is based on the shade "Darkside" in the Urban Decay Naked 3 palette that I used.  This isn't a dark look, so the name doesn't really fit, does it?









Eyes: from the Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette
                    --- Limit (matte light mauve) in and above the crease to blend out Nooner
                    --- Nooner (matte dark mauve) in the crease to blend with Darkside
                    --- Darkside (shimmery dark grey) all over the moving lid
                    --- Blackheart (sparkling black) as liner on the upper lashes
                    --- Strange (matte cream) under the brow to blend out Limit


from left: Strange, Limit, Nooner, Darkside, Blackheart

    Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliner in Pistol (shimmery cool tan) on the lower lashline
    Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliner in Perversion (black) on the waterlines
    Mally Volumizing Mascara


Cheeks: from the Sephora + Pantone Universe Rush Luster Cheek Sweep palette
                    --- Radiant Orchid
                    --- Spanish Villa (as highlighter)


Lips: Lipstick Queen Let Them Eat Cake lipstick


from left: Radiant Orchid blush, Spanish Villa highlighter, Lipstick Queen Let Them Eat Cake lipstick

Can we just bask in the glory that is the sparkly goodness of Lipstick Queen's Let Them Eat Cake lipstick for a moment?

Ahhh so sparkly!!

I pretty much love the way this look turned out, which is why so many photos were necessary.  :P


I hope you are having a gorgeous day!

P.S.  What do you think of the blog's new look?  No more Pepto Bismol pink (I was sick of it).

6 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous! Naked 3 is so perfect for a smokey eye and that Lipstick Queen shade is amazing on you :)

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  2. Chelsea - Tiger Love BeautyJanuary 10, 2015 at 3:07 PM

    This look is really pretty! I agree, the name Darkside isn't all that fitting. I do like the new blog layout too! I'm getting kinda bored with mine too so I might mix it up soon.

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  3. I have GOT to figure out how to come up with better face of the day names. Seriously.


    I'm pretty happy with the blog looks, although I kind of wish the header was centered. Not enough to mess around with trying to change it though. I don't know how to do programming/coding as a fancy as that, so I'm going to leave it because I think it's okay.

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  4. Thank you, Jennifer! The Lipstick Queen lipstick is the most expensive lipstick I own now ($45 USD). However, I only paid $0.44 for it!

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  5. Man, that lipstick looks awesome on you!!

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  6. Thank you! I love sparkly/shimmery/frosty lipsticks. Really sparkly anything. I wonder if I'll ever get to an age when I think it's no longer appropriate for me...

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