I wanted to show you guys how I use the Hourglass Ambient Light Powders. Please keep in mind that these are ‘finishing’ powders. They are not meant to blot, control oil, or set foundations. they are the last thing that you ‘dust’ over the high (or low) points of your face after you’ve finished your makeup.
It’s finally starting to look like Autumn around here… cloudy and rainy and what not. But before that happened, it got so hot that I’m pretty sure temperatures hit 90 degrees. On that day, I went all out with Golden Orange…
I wanted to see what the Guerlain shadows could do as a base… boy do they work! MAC pigments have left much to be desired of late (creasing and fallout and what not), so I used Guerlain’s cream shadow in Bahia under a rose pigment. Here’s the result:
Gah, ignore the eyebrows. This was a rush job. I had run a bit of Stila Smudgestick through them… apparently I didn’t get them even. Anyway, here’s the rest…
I’ve been meaning to post this… time sort of got away from me. I’ve been hunting down that silvery lipgloss for the Dior Spring 2011 collection. I finally broke down and got it from the Sephora website. I don’t really like buying some makeup that I can’t try out first. I was a little worried about this gloss, because I wasn’t really sure how it would translate.
I also got the Ore pigment from the Illamasqua Holiday Collection, and the YSL Touch Eclat in Or (also from the Holiday Collection:
I smudged part of it out to show you that it’ll blend down to a nice shimmer. It’s nice… but certainly not covet-worthy.
As you can see, it’s not really silver. It’s more of an iridescent grey. There is a multicolored shimmer in the gloss, to make it a bit more ‘silvery’…
I think this gloss would work best if it’s layered over something else. I wore it alone, and I really couldn’t see any major difference on my lips. The formula is EXCELLENT though. Non-sticky and long wearing. It’s not a color that’ll move you on it’s own. I’m going to layer it next time and see what happens.
That’s my little haul! Ciao for now!
I’d like to take a vote.
The next contest begins November 1st, and I’m at a loss about what to give away. I have in my possession:
1 Briar Rose Beauty Powder (from the MAC Venomous Villans Collection)
1 Dior Nail Polish in Timeless Gold (2010 Holiday Collection)
1 Later Pigment from the Alive & Olivia Collection (now being repromoted in the MAC A Tartan Tale Collection…due out October 28th)
What should I give away next?
Can you guys vote by using the comment box? Whatever item gets the most votes, goes up for the next giveaway!
DEADLINE TO VOTE: OCTOBER 31ST.
MAC’s new Fabulous Felines Collection boasts one MUST HAVE: Mauvement Pigment.
The other colors are lovely (GoldStroke and Old Gold are noteworthy) but mauvement really stands out.
My baby sister was interested in the pigment, but concerned that the taupe shimmer would go ashy on brown skin. Not the case! Observe: