Who wouldn’t want to wear eye makeup that matches their smoky pants??
The 1st factor I noticed when I opened this $ 58 Laura Mercier Double Impact Eye Colour Collection palette was that bottom row of awesome-toned greys. Some of ’em looked a minor blue, and I imagined, “These totally seem like the crazy pants my mom acquired me from Costco.”
Lady, these pants are all over the place! I am not kidding. Shortly following my mom received them for me, El Hub and I have been driving by means of China Town in the city, and I noticed this cute older Chinese lady strolling by way of the crowd with a big bag of greens. “Look!” I said to El Hub. “She’s wearing my smoky pants!”
And then last month at our hotel in Tahoe whilst we have been waiting in the lobby to verify in, I noticed a lady strolling away from me with her roller bag and her cute little butt clad in these smoky pants.
I whispered, “She’s sporting my smoky pants…”
They’re freaking all over the place.
They are grey with a type of a blue tinge, but I do not know. I can not constantly tell with my eyes. Note to self: Make an appointment with the optometrist.
So I believe I see a small blue in the pants, and I was hoping that the bottom row of colors in this palette would have a bluish tint, too, simply because I adore bluish greys.
But when I received the shadows on my lids, they looked straight-up amazing-toned grey, which is also fine…’cause I also enjoy awesome-toned greys, especially in smoky looks.
So…I feel I may well be spoiled for daily life by the super pigmented Victoria Beckham X Estée Lauder palette due to the fact a layer or two with it and I’m done, but these shadows are sheerer than that.
I have to pat some on, buff it out, then pat some a lot more, then buff that out, then pat even more, and then buff that out once again.
I admit that I’m out of practice with slightly challenging, moderately intense looks, but it even now look like I’m piling a lot of this makeup on. Just an FYI.
And the fallout is reasonably extreme. I had a good deal below my eyes when I did this look, particularly when I utilised that dark navy blue shade. If you do your eyes initial, then clean up, you’ll be fine.
Laura Mercier Double Effect Eye Colour Collection
$ 58, constrained edition from the holiday 2016 assortment, available now
“The mirrored palette features 9 matte and 3 sateen-shimmer eye shadow shades in a assortment from light to dark. The versatile palette can consider eyes from neutral day to sultry night. Universally flattering, light reflecting sateen-shimmer shades add dimension and improve brightness. A value of $ 96.”
9 Matte (1g / .03 oz every single) — Dune, Wind, Earth, Bone, Really like Potion, Venemous, Poison, Hypnotic, Voodoo
Accurate Matte shades (Classic Matte) that are best applied with Eye Colour Brush: Dune, Wind, Earth, Bone
NEW Sateen Matte shades (Matte with hidden pearl) that are greatest utilized with Eye Colour Brush: Love Potion, Venomous, Poison, Hypnotic,Voodoo
1 Crushed Pearl (all pearl, creamy to the touch that is best utilized with the two fingers and Eye Colour Brush) (1g / .03 oz): Spirit
two Discrete Pearl (refined shimmer, creamy to the touch that is very best utilized with both fingers and Eye Colour Brush) (.8g / .028 oz every): Rock (to use for boost of smoke), Dust (to mix finishing lines or highlight)
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CHEEKS: Cheeks MAC Studio Quicktriks Stick in Ginger Spiked/Counterpoint ($ 32)
LIPS: theBalm Pickup Liners in Acute One particular ($ 17.50), MAC Massive Baby Plushglass ($ 21), Victoria Beckham X Estee Lauder Moroccan Heat Lip Gloss ($ 36)
Face: Hourglass Vanish Seamless Finish Foundation Stick in Beige ($ 46), MAC Mineralize Skinfinish All-natural in Medium Golden ($ 33)
Laura Mercier Brush It On Luxe Brush Collection
$ 98, limited edition from the holiday 2016 assortment, available now
six travel-size brushes and a brush roll
$ 194 value
“Professional Makeup Artists know that the correct equipment make all the difference. The best seem begins with the perfect brushes. This new Luxe Brush Collection has all you require to sculpt, highlight, contour and define. Real artistry at its ideal and most luxurious.
Set Contains six Travel Brushes enclosed in travel-pleasant brush roll: Cheek Colour Brush, Secret Camouflage Brush, All Above Eye Colour Brush, Eye Crease Brush, Flat Eyeliner Brush, Ponytail Brush.”
I also utilised a couple of of the prime row colors, like the cool-toned matte brown on the far left. I used it in the crease, then deepened it with the darker, sort of greyish brown two from the right.
I adore me some mattes, and I like these also, but I come to feel like they appear a ta heavy on my skin.
I feel it was extremely thoughtful of Laura Mercier to contain a excellent variety of mattes in the palette due to the fact I do not have to reach for any added shadows when I want to do a smoky appear.
Oh! — by the way, if you have Laura Mercier’s Stormy Grey Kohl Eye Pencil (it’s a Excellent pencil to have), this must look amazing with it. I didn’t dress in it right here due to the fact I can not uncover mine…
When I did this appear, I used Laura Mercier’s new Brush It On Luxe Brush Collection, which is fantastic, but it is $ 98.
I think that Laura’s holiday travel brushes are really great, even though. They’re soft and typically hold up properly.
Your pleasant neighborhood attractiveness addict,
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