I did not buy the MAC Pink Friday (Nicki Minaj) lipstick. I did not think it would be flattering on me.
I did not want to jump through hoops to order this item. I understand that as of today, it is still in stock on the MAC website. I wanted to use products in my arsenal to recreate the look.
I opted for flawless foundation,
soft cheeks and a neutral eyeshadow look pumped up with some lashes for drama.
Here is what I used.
Prime Korres Quercitin and Oak (Anti Ageing, Silicone Free)
Foundation - NARS Sheer Glow MACAO
Set with e.l.f. Clarifying Pressed Powder TONE 3 in tzone & TONE 4 for Contouring
Prime Urban Decay Primer
Base MAC Paint Pot SOFT OCHRE (mobile lid only)
Shadow Urban Decay NAKED palette
Highlight Coastal Scents 88 Palette H1
Transition - L'Oreal matte SUEDE BROWN
Mobile Lid NAKED and NYX single eyeshadow SKIN
Outer V HUSTLE
Liner - Wet N Wild H2O Liquid Liner EXTREME BLACK
Lashes - Sassi #747 M
Base L'Oreal HiP Blendable Blushing Cream COQUETTE
Set e.l.f. Natural Radiance Blusher COY and SHY
Prime - Korres Lip Butter GUAVA
Line - NK lip crayon ROSEBLOOM
Fill - NYX lipliner pencils ROSE and BARBIE PINK
Gradient dark to light, exterior to center of the lips.
I blended with my fingers.
The paleness of the blue based pinks was a bit much against my brown skin.
I muted it a bit with some Gloss. Maybelline Wet Shine Diamonds RHINESTONE PINK
I was truly inspired by my nail polish.
I used Wet N Wild TICKLED PINK Cream.
I also used Sinful Colors GLASS PINK and
PINK 4 EVER for accent colors.
Too much sun.
I got these sunglasses from A.J. Wright for $2.99 on clearance. I bought them more for functionality than anything else. Whatever I can do to combat creasing around the corners of my eyes from squinting to avoid bright sunlight is a plus.
I never leave home without them.
Yes, I even wear them on overcast days.
I'm on my Hollywood Status. *laughs*
I love my nails at this length. I'm going to have to trim them soon.
You can probably see them better in this 4 minute video.
Did you know I have a cooking blog too?
(Video inspired by fellow beauty blogger Mz. More of The Glamorous Gleam)
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