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Wedding Wednesday: The Engagement Party

Engagement Tea Party – Saturday 19th September 2015 Last Saturday we held our engagement party at our house, we spent the day with around ...

13/11/2012

FOTD–Red Lips

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I feel like I haven’t posted a FOTD for ages! I wore this make-up on Sunday to go and do the food shopping, bit over the top but never mind. I also thought I’d show you the look with my other glasses, these are my black pair (obvs.) and they’re by Gok Wan at Specsavers. They’re normally my ‘hair-up’ glasses as they have pretty detailing on the sides but I thought the black frames looked better than my brown ones with this look.

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Nearly all of the products used were new or nearly new, I got this No 7 foundation fairly recently when I tried out the foundation matching service, I’m the shade Calico if anyone’s interested and it really does match my skin well at the moment, it might be a little dark when I get really super pale though. I mixed it in with a bit of the Soap & Glory Hocus Focus liquid highlighter to give my skin a bit of a sheen – I’ve been doing this with all of my foundations lately, love a bit of healthy glow.

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I was sent the Hi Brow Brow Palette to review months ago and I’ve been using it pretty regularly since receiving it, I like the stencils that come with it as they help me to get a good shape when filling my brows in. The powder is really long-lasting too, and it’s not overly red-toned either (always a bonus!). I also used the little highlighter to emphasise my brow bone and inner corner of the eye.

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My blush was MAC Blushbaby (as usual) and my highlighter was one of the FashionistA eye shadows in Bella, such a pretty shade. I used MAC Painterly all over my eyelid with some of the 17 Perk & Paint eye brightener on my waterline – such a great product! I used a Revlon Colorstay liquid liner on my top lashline for the flick but forgot to include it in the pictures!I then whacked a couple of coats of the NATorigin mascara on and we were good to go.

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On my lips I used the Burt’s Bees lip balm in Pomegranate and then used the Ellis Faas Creamy Lips 101 lip colour, I’d forgotten how much I love this lipstick.

What do you think?

Do you like my glasses?

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20 comments:

  1. Wow.. hubba hubba. such a nice natural cupids bow!

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  2. Red lips are gorgeous on you! I also have Calico and I love it :D

    Lxx

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    1. Thanks lovely, do you use this formula? I really want to try out some of the other foundations. xx

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  3. Your hair looks amazing!! :) x

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  4. That red looks so good on you! Also love the subtle winged eyeliner!

    xx

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  5. Love your glasses! makeup looks very smart and classy! well done! x Marina

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  6. You look lovely! I love your winged eyeliner and your glasses really suit you! xo
    Megan Jane // Seek My Scribbles

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  7. Your hair is looking AMAZING! x

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  8. This is a really nice look! I so rarely step away from my mac gel eyeliner or lipstick Its good to see other options for this type of look. I have to say I love the way you've done the eyeliner in this post!

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    1. Thank you! I haven't done eyeliner in so, so long - it used to be an every day occurrence though! xx

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  9. You look stunning, sweetie - you rock those red lips!!!
    like the look of the Bella eyeshadow too, need to check it in store. :) xx

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