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Red Eyeshadows for Fall and Winter

Red Eyeshadows for Fall and Winter

I love red eyeshadow year round; I’m convinced it’s always in-season. However, for the majority of the population, red eyeshadow season is somewhere between September and December. Though the season is well underway, it isn’t too late for me to mention a few of my […]

Centennial Ball 2017- Black Tie Makeup

Centennial Ball 2017- Black Tie Makeup

I work in an art museum, and we recently had a huge anniversary event. Because the event was black tie, I broke out a floor length gown, curled my hair, and (of course) went full glam. I was so wrapped up in the excitement of […]

Fall Beauty Favorites

Fall Beauty Favorites

Fall is cozy and wonderful, a time of muted neutrals and warm coffee. I love the scents and colors of fall, from the outdoors to the indoors. And, of course, I love the scents and colors of fall makeup. Here are my fall beauty favorites:

Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink Lip Color in Lover: I love this color for fall. It’s neutral, but instead of a peachy or pink nude, it’s more of a mauve. I like that it’s a subtle color, but it’s a little darker and cooler. Plus, the formula is amazing, long-wearing and comfortable. I want to get more colors in this line!

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CK One: I adore this fragrence, which *technically* is a cologne. It was a hip and happening unisex scent in the 90s, and I love how it smells. I prefer something fresh or musky to something sweet, so I tend to gravitate towards more masculine scents anyways, especially for fall. There’s something about this scent that makes me feel cozy on a cool day. Plus, I’m all about the 90s, and this scent was a 90s icon.

Fall Beauty Favorites

Melt Cosmetics Dark Matter Stack: These eyeshadows are beautiful, buttery, and great for sensitive skin. They blend like a dream, and every single shade screams fall. Every eyeshadow in this palette is matte; there’s Blurr, a warm cream shade, Unseen, a warm brown, Unseen, a brick red-brown, and Dark Matter, the blackest of blacks. Versatile enough for a beauty guru and simple enough for a beginner, these eyeshadows are amazing. If I had to pick one palette to use every day, this would be it.

Real Techniques Bold Metals Brushes: I love these brushes. The long, sleek handles, the fluffy bristles, the price point… they’re perfect. The perfect combination of functionality and beauty.

Diorskin Forever Foundation: This foundation is so beautiful. The shade Fair Almond matches me perfectly, and the formula is just right on my acne-prone skin. My skin is normal, perhaps even a little dry, but I live in a humid climate so I get a little oily. I would say this foundation is a medium coverage, natural finish, but it’s somehow so complexion perfecting. I don’t have to set it with powder (though I usually do). It’s my favorite for any season, but something about the satin-matte finish is especially nice for autumn.

 

What are your fall favorites? Thanks for dropping by, be sure to follow me on Instagram and Bloglovin’!

Best Hot Pink Eyeshadows

Best Hot Pink Eyeshadows

I love pink. Call me extra, but there’s nothing that speaks to my soul like fuchsia (well, except for maybe millennial pink or a white furry throw). I don’t wear a lot of color (I tend to go for the all- black look whenever possible) […]

Classic Vibes 

Classic Vibes 

The stars of this look are Kiko 706 lip liner paired with MAC Habanero Liptensity Lipstick and the NYX Vinyl Liquid eyeliner. 

Last Friday Night

Last Friday Night

Face

Jane Iredale Pommist

MAC Cosmetics Studio Fix Fluid

Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Contour Kit

Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer

Wet n Wild Photo Focus Powder

Milani Baked Bronzer in Dolce

NARS Orgasm blush

Becca Cosmetics Rose Gold Shimmering Skin Perfector

Eyes:

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade and Brow Gel

Pixi Beauty Contour Powder

Jeffree Star Cosmetics Poison eyeshadow (from the Androgyny Palette)

Melt Cosmetics Dark Matter

MAC Prussian Blue eyeliner

NYX Matte Liquid Liner

Buxom mascara

NYX Twilight Tint highlight

Lips:

NYX Soft Spoken lip pencil

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea lipstick in Beach Babe

So Much Love for Roses

So Much Love for Roses

 Eyes:  Colourpop Lo Key Palette and Cloud Nine eyeshadow Mac Cosmetics Carbon eyeshadow Urban Decay All Nighter Eyeliner  Buxom mascara topped with Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade and Clear Brow Gel, Pixi Contour Powder  Face:  MAC Studio […]

Colourpop Pressed Powder Shadows (Review)

Colourpop Pressed Powder Shadows (Review)

I have tried a lot of eyeshadow over the years: Morphe, MAC, Makeup Geek, L’Oreal, Urban Decay, Tarte, and much more. I’m an eyeshadow connaisseur, and while I like a lot of formulas, I have to say that the Colourpop Pressed Powder Shadows really knocked it […]

Warm & Smokey 

Warm & Smokey 


Face:

Benefit Pore-fessional

Dior Diorskin Forever Foundation 

Tarte Confidence in a Compact foundation, Amazonian Clay blush in Vibrant, Amazonian Clay highlighter in Stunner, Shape Tape Concealer 

Clinique Acne Solutions concealer 

MAC Pro Empasize powder and Harmony blush 

CoverFX Bronzer in Sunkissed 

Skindinavia spray to set 

Eyes:

Colourpop pressed eyeshadows: Running Late, I Owe You, Get Out, Note to Self, and Cloud Nine

Makeup Geek eyeshadows Vintage and Unexpected 

 NYX Vinyl Liquid Liner 

Buxom mascara 

Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara (this step isn’t necessary, I just did it to waterproof my mascara) 

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade 

Bumble and Bumble Sumo Wax 

Lips: 

MAC liner in Etcetera and lipstick in Blankety 

Almost Summer 

Almost Summer 

I’ve been super busy this month, so I haven’t posted in a while. But here’s a summery going-out look I did a few weeks ago. I can’t remember everything I used, but I know the lips were a sample of MAC’s Creme de Nude (which […]