"Whenever you feel like criticizing any one... Just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Hey girl, haaaaay!!! How are you? I've been going through a phase lately where I'm uninspired when it comes to makeup.. It's been for the past few months on and off and most days, I just do my typical warm shadows thrown into the crease, nude lip and out the door. I've tried to really push myself lately to do a full face glam even if I don't feel like it. I'm still not 100% back to normal for whatever reason but I'm slowly getting there!
Here are three looks I loved last week:
I don't often wear highlighters or add much of a glow to my skin, despite the crazy trends. Believe it or not, I have textured skin and highlighting can really emphasize that. Yes, I know my pictures don't look that way but keep in mind that you're seeing only the best photos with good lighting and an incredible camera.
I tried to keep it more cool toned on the eyes because we all know how much I love my warm-toned looks.
On my eyes I used Makeup Geek eyeshadows (no surprise there!) and Ardell lashes in 122's - one of my favorite styles! For my contour I used the Lorac Pro Contour Palette and for that glow.... I mixed Becca Cosmetic's Champagne Pop with Moonstone. I love applying my highlight with the Sedona Lace FB 01 Fan Brush!
Here is a more dramatic look from this week. This day, I could NOT get a good picture for the LIFE of me. Literally, these two were pushing it and I'm still not happy with them. I absolutely loved the look but no photo did it justice that day.
I wanted the main focus to be my eyes so Urban Decay's Solstice was the perfect choice and for the icing on the cake, Esqido's lashes in Unforgettable. I also used Makeup Geek shadows and for my bronzer/contour and blush, I used the Sedona Lace Contour And Blush Palette.
This is a go-to look of mine, for sure.
In all looks, I used the Anastasia Brow Wiz in Chocolate.
For the eyes, I used Makeup Geek's shadows in Peach Smothie, Creme Brûlée and Cocoa Bear in the crease with Mocha and Corrupt smoked out on the upper and lower lash line. Shimma Shimma on the inner corners, MAC's Naked pigment on the lids and Esiqdo lashes in Unforgettable again (love them!).
On my lips I used the Milani Color Statement lip liner in Nude. Nothing else! As I've mentioned many times, they are some of my favorite lip liners from the drugstore. It looks super pink in the photos but it's more of a nude in person!
So there are my makeup looks from last week! Let me know if you'd like to see these more often!
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