FOTD: Sheer Olive Shimmer

I know it’s been a while since I did one of these. Been busy with Agenda, and I’ve been fielding orders and what not. But, I did this look because it was quick and worked well in the Southern California heat…

NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer in Malaga
Kevyn Aucoin Radiant Diaphanous Powder
Guerlain Terra Azzura (blush/bronzer combined)
Bare Minerals Prime Time Eye Primer
Inglot Loose pigment in #84 (lids/inner corner)
Louise Young Eyeshadow in Pom Pom (outer crease)
YSL Cream Liner in Bronze Black (lashline/waterline)
Armani Eyes to Kill Stretch Mascara
Chanel Rouge Coco in Fabulous

FOTD: Sheer & Functional

I had to do my  makeup in a hurry for the ‘DIY on a Dime’ event. So I went sheer (it was still pretty hot here over the weekend), with a teeny bit of drama:

NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer (Malaga)
Inglot Gold Illuminator (mixed with TM)
MAC Blush in Immortal Flower
Armani Eyes To Kill Silk Eyeshadow in #9 (lids)
YSL Shocking Gel Liner in Deep Black (lashline)
Chanel Eye Pencil in Peche Cuivre (waterline)
Besame 1930’s Mascara
Make Up For Ever Natural Lipstick in N6

FOTD: Shimmer & Matte

I used my new Inglot pigment (#84) for this look:

Josie Maran Argan Tinted Moisturizer (Desert)
Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder
IMAN Blush in Allure
Inglot Pigment in #84 (lids)
Louise Young Eyeshadow in Pom Pom (crease)
Louise Young Eyeshadow in Ting (browbone)
YSL Shocking Pen Liner (lashline)
Urban Decay 24/7 Eye Pencil in Zero (waterline)
Armani Eyes to Kill Stretch Mascara
Inglot Lip Gloss in 545

Mini Haul: Inglot

I know that folks have been raving about this brand FOREVER, but I’ve never given it a try. For one thing, the selection is MASSIVE, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed. And unless you have oodles of time, it’s hard to determine what’s worth it and what’s not.

I went into the Beauty Supply Store (Hi Boo Boo Ninja!) to get Kevyn Aucoin’s Radiant Diaphanous Powder (I’m out), but ended up being drawn to the new Inglot display. So I poked around and came home with a few things:

From the left, lip glosses in 545 and 546, Pigment in #84, and Face & Body Illuminator  in 62.
Now, what you can’t see is the ‘gold’ hue that both of these glosses feature. 545 is basically a coral orange color, and 546 is a golden orange color. I could NOT get the gold shimmer to come through with the camera. They’re supposed to be like ‘3D’ glosses, but I don’t know about all of that. They’re beautiful, but they don’t have that much dimension. On the up side, they weren’t expensive, so I’m not stressing too much about it.

Isn’t that STUNNING? It’s a greenish gold that stays true in the pot and on the skin. I compared it to MAC’s Reflects Antique Gold (because I was worried about the similarities), but it’s not even close…

MAC is on the right.

Reminds me of a similar Illuminator from Make Up For Ever, without the hefty price tag. I was looking for an alternative to the Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector, for warmer skin tones. This one works PERFECTLY, and not just on warm skin tones. The MUA who showed it to me (Cheyenne. I think I’ve mentioned her in a past post), is uber pale. She put it on her skin and it still shimmered beautifully on her, without making her skin too ‘yellow.’ It’s distinctly golden, and works perfectly on bare skin, under foundation, or blended with foundation to give it it a golden boost.

That’s my mini haul! I’m glad I finally gave this brand a shot.