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in my makeup bag *right about now

31 Mar

i am absolutely in no way faithful at all, at all, to beauty products.

i have yet to be sucked in and involve myself in any form of relationship with or commitment to a particular brand.

this is what i am currently seeing and due to my frivolous beauty junkie nature, these guys may not even be around in a few months…let’s be honest…

model makeup

but for now i am LOVING:

pure ultra soothing lip balm from good ole m&s

l’oreal true match foundation in d3-w3

l’oreal true match the touche magique in d.w-1-2

mac studio careblend pressed powder in medium (loyal)

benefit they’re real mascara in black

benefit creaseless cream shadowliner eyeshadow base in tattle tale

mac powerpoint eye pencil in bountiful brown (loyal)

rimmel eyebrow pencil in hazel 002 (loyal)

mac pro longwear lip pencil kiss me quick

dior addict lipstick in 465 singuliere *great for making your teeth look whiter

estee lauder perfume sensuous nude

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Face Fabric – Armani for Best Foundation 2012

11 Jan

Believe it, if like me, you have the tendency to get a little oily in certain areas an hour or two after application, it’s not down to adding another layer of powder, but a better base more suited to your skin type. Mine being combination-oily but with dry patches too grr!!

My friend Maria and I went for coffee the other day and I couldn’t help but notice her baby soft, clear skin, she always has had good skin but this was PERFECT skin, all flawless, but still dewy. FINALLY, a foundation that does what it says on the tin. Face Fabric by Georgio Armani. Long lasting, natural, and lets your skin look and feel healthy.

I sound like I’m on commission here -I’m not!- but I got this four days ago (35 euro in the airport!) and think I have finally found my signature base. I got it in #2 and my skin is typical Irish with a few freckles but not super pale either.

I apply it with clean fingertips and blend lightly wherever you need it, but just a little amount, and I wear it with Cremeblush ‘Lilicent’ by Mac on the apples of my cheeks, Eyebrow Pencil in ‘Hazel’ by Rimmel and Correcting Concealer ‘Healthy Mix’ in 52 Medium Radiance  by Bourjois.

Natural and healthy, and a nice glow 🙂 Try it and see for yourself!