Wednesday, September 26, 2012

LOTD: That Neutral Glow

I haven't been posting LOTD's in a while, oh wainnaminute... for quite some time. I'm giving my face much of a rest and resulting to my usual minimal makeup of mascara, brows, lip and cheek tint, plus powder. It's the skin-breathing stage now, I thought to give my face a bit of a rest from months being splashed on with makeup and then working out after. It does save me an hour and a half of time too,

Just yesterday, I had a bit more of time in my hands so I thought, maybe it's time to get the brushes out and practice. It's still one of those neutral bridal looks. I'm in my neutral phase now, and I've been told I've been doing like peachy pinks or pinks or peaches or pastels a lot. It's quite funny. I always think of myself as a bronzey type of girl in my palette since I like a lot of warm colors. Anyway, in this LOTD, it's a bit more beige on the eyes and peach on the cheeks and lips, so pretty neutral overal. I kept the look matte since I'll be going to pole after.

No primer on my face, say whatwasithinking and I'm going to pole after. Just basic skincare. :)

For the face:
MAC Studio Sculpt concealer in NW20 on undereyes
Revlon Photoready concealer in 002 on redness and all that shnizzit
Shu Uemura Face Architect Fluid Foundation in 764
MAC Studiofix Powder in NC35
Ben Nye Banana Luxury Powder
Benefit Hoola and Catwalk Cosmetics Contouring palette to contour.
Make Up For Ever White Definition Powder in 20 to highlight undereyes
Paul and Joe Bambi blush

For the eyes:
Make Up for Ever Waterproof Eyebrow Corrector in 0 and Aqua brow in 02
Covergirl liquiline blast in brown (lower lashline) and black (tightline upper lashline)
Urban Decay in Virgin on browbone and tearduct highlight
Urban Decay in Toasted and Hustle on lid
Urban Decay in Buck to contour and drop shadow
Urban Decay in Creep (to define and darken) on outer V
Shu Uemura gel eyeliner in brown on upper lashline
Benefit They're Real! Mascara in Jet Black on of course, the lashes.

Shu Uemura lipstick in OR540

It kinda felt different wearing a full face of makeup again, but gladly I survived and so did my makeup even after a day of running errands and ending it with a pole class. I like that it's a pretty clean look. The subtle smokiness does not make the eyes disappear in photos but it still qualifies in the natural category. Maybe in a real event, I could tame the darkness and add a bit of smoke.

These stalactite earrings are just awesome. I got them on Forever 21 MoA at 50 off. It doesn't pierce through my shoulder though, but I like the spiky thingie. It looks so badass.

Hmm... maybe I can try to set aside like 30 minutes for quick makeup fastbreaks for myself when I feel like looking like a girl. Yay, still on my neutral phase but hey, let's all be pretty.


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Pretty/Ugly said...

Still gorgeous as ever. I love the lipstick you used. :)