Hey doll hey! How’s your day/night going? Great I hope. I’m not feeling too well today. In a heap of pain and very low on energy so I just did one of my go to quick and easy neutral eye looks again… I promise more glam and colorful looks are on the way … I just need to take care of my Fibromyalgia for a few days.
Today I’m not wearing any perfume because since my pain level is so high my belly is a little weak and scents aren’t a good thing at times like this.
Well … let’s get into toady’s Face of the Day ….
* I’m looking a little over bronzed to day but that’s just because I am wearing a deeper shade of foundation than normal … I have it in Warm Nude and what I now need is Vanilla… I’m trying to use up my Born This Way foundation so that I can purchase the correct shade (this one is from a few years ago when I was at the beach all the time and so I was darker in complexion)*
I primed my face using Fenty Pro Filt’r Hydrating Primer ($32 at Sephora) and prepped my pores using Tarte Clean Slate Timeless Smoothing Primer ($39 at Ulta and Sephora). I used my Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter ($44 at Sephora) in the shade 3 today to add just a slight lilt to the skin. I contoured using Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Contour Wand ($38 at Sephora and on the Beautylish website) in the shade Medium/Deep. For foundation today I am wearing my Too Faced Born This Way Foundation ($39 at Ulta and Sephora) in the shade Warm Nude (very light with neutral undertones). I bronzed up the face using Fenty Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Bronzer ($32 at Sephora) in the shade 05 Teddy (tan skin tones). I highlighted the high points of my face using the BECCA Ignite Liquified Light Highlighter ($38 for 1.5 fluid ounces of product at Ulta) in the shade Passion (pale, iridescent pearl that reflects gold). I color corrected using BECCA Under Eye Brightening Corrector ($32 on their website) in the shade light/medium and then concealed my under eyes using my Charlotte Tilbury Magic Away Liquid Concealer ($32 at Sephora) in the shade #3. I set my under eyes using Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder ($28 at Sephora and Ulta). I set the rest of my face using BECCA Hydra-Mist Set & Refresh Powder ($39) in the original shade. I touched up the bronzer on my face using Benefit Hoola Bronzer ($30 at Ulta and Sephora). For touch ups I am using Flower Light Illusion Perfecting Powder ($13.99 at Ulta) in the shade Beige.
I set my brows using Believe Beauty Eyebrow Styling Gel ($4 only at Dollar General Stores) in clear and then filled in my bows using ELF Lock On Liner & Brow Cream ($4 on their website) in the shade Medium Brown. I carved out my brows and primed my lids using the P.Louise Base ($10 GBP/ $12.79 USD on their website) in the shade #02 Rumour. For today’s eye look I used 2 palettes from The Balm : Meet Matt(e) Nude and Meet Matt(e) Ador. I started by setting the brown line using the shade Matt Malloy (pure white – matte) from the Nude palette. As my transition shade I used a combo of the shades Matt Munoz (light peach – matte) and Matt Russo (deep peach – matte) from the Ador palette. For the crease shade and outer 1/3 of the mobile lid I used a combo of the shades Matt Jones (warm orange based light brown – matte) and Matt Williams (dusty chocolate brown – matte) from the Adore palette and also Matt Singh (dusty deeper light pink that is slightly terracotta based – matte) from the Nude palette. For the outer v of the crease and 1/2 of the outer 1/3 of the mobile lid I used a combo of the shades Matt Rosen (chestnut brown – matte), Matt Wood (dark brown – matte) and Matt Garcia (warm deep red based brown – matte) from the Nude Palette. For the lower lash line I used the residual from the brush that I used for the transition to create a drop shadow which I deepened up with more of the shade Matt Garcia. I then darkened the lash line using more of the shade Matt Wood. As my inner corner highlight I used Makeup Geek Highlighter ($9.99 on their website but this shade is discontinued) in the shade Midnight Sun (soft champagne). I then tight lined my my upper and lower waterlines using Sephora 12HR Colorful Contour Eye Pencil ($11 at Sephora) in the shade Cocoa (Chocolate Brown). I coated my lower and upper lashes using Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes mascara.
Cheeks and Lips:
For my blush I used Tarte Sugar Rush – Beach Cheeks Cream Blush ($15 at Ulta) in the shade Beaches & Cream (peachy pink). I lightly set that using Makeup Revolution Blusher Reloaded ($7 on their website) in the shade Rhubarb and Custard (pinky peach). I touched up my highlight and highlighted the Cupid’s Bow using Makeup Geek Highlighter ($9.99 on their website but this shade is discontinued) in the shade Midnight Sun (soft champagne). I lined my lips using ColourPop Lippie Pencil ($6 on their website) in the shade Shot Clock (mid-tone mauve pink) and filled in my lips using MAC Amplified Lipstick ($19 at MAC) in the shade Blankety (soft pink beige – matte).
I really still have no idea what to purchase for August’s Beauty Buys…. This is the first time where I just don’t know what to buy … maybe I’ll do a no buy for August then?
I never did get to the food shop to get the dry yeast I need to make pretzels (sad panda). I hope to feel better tomorrow so that I can finally get my soft pretzel fix.
Well dolls, that’s all for now. I hope you enjoy the rest of your day/night and that you are in good spirits and health.
Remember … Save a spoon for a bit of lipstick.