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Sunday, December 19, 2010

Green Equinox

Blogginbeauties, a dutch beauty blog, is featuring my blog and an interview with me today! Check them out here: blogginbeauties.nl

Some weeks ago, a friend sent me some pigments from alva's Green Equinox collection to try! Those are probably the mineral eyeshadows that most resemble MAC pigments, they are much less powdery than most regular mineral products! Therefore, the intensity is almost like foiled shadow, and the colours are very pretty too! In this look, I used Side by Side, a very intense copper shade, all over the lid and drawn out into the crease. For the crease, I used Mauve Me, which is similar to MAC Violet but lighter and more muted, and a matte dark-ish blue/violet from the Zoeva palette. I also used  bit of  MAC Lark About pigment in the inner corners, but that wasn't the best idea, it is too shimmery! The false lashes are part black, part purple.

My eyeliner is sadly giving me some trouble - lately, I cannot seem the colour to look good, it always ends up looking watery and my skin is getting increasingly uneven around the upper lashline :( Anyone ever had the same problems and found a good solution to them??





Product List
MAC Bare Canvas, alva Side by Side, alva Mauve Me, Zoeva 88 Mattes palette, Boots No. 7 lashes, p2 liner pen, Maybelline Expression kohl in white, MAC Lark About

18 comments:

Suz said...

copper and purple are perfect together!

Lolie said...

Hello a message that has nothing but help me a lot, when you publish a new article you have a sticker which is your first image that appears in the dashboard where you see the latest articles, how did you have for me because the sticker is only the first paragraph text ... ? thank you kisses

nicoletta said...

What a beautiful look, its lovely xx

Cátia Raposo said...

Hi Linda!
I came to see the news and came across this beautiful makeup!
I loved it ... and wanted to ask you a question ... you use a primer for the shadows to be so beautiful like this?
Beautiful her makeup!
LOVE!
Big Kiss!
If I can I'll be honored with your visit to my blog ... simple Makeup Art and Magic.
It is all in Portuguese but the sidebar has a translator ... ok?
Kisses!

Phyrra said...

Beautiful :)

Newiris said...

love it!!

femketje said...

such a stunning look!

Lilly said...

das sieht toll aus. mir gefällt es besonders, wie du warme und kühle töne so wunderbar kombinieren kannst.

Ilja said...

I love the copper in it!

xxx Ilja

Padmita said...

Thank you all :)!

Lolie, I really don't know... I didn't do anything different!

Cátia, I always use a primer for my looks, usually it's MAC Bare Canvas Paint. It's usually the first product on my Product List :)

graphology said...

wow, amazing :-)

danii makeup said...

wow, i love *-*

Lucy said...

gorgeous :)

Nurikka said...

Amazing!!! You've a new suscriber!!

:-)

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paintthetownscarlet said...

Love this look - it's bold but not too garish! The pop of purple really brings out the green in your eyes.

support said...

OMG, i must say. i LOVE your blog.
Have you ever used Eye kandii cosmetics?? i just LOVE them, their super pigmented, and some are even super close to macs colors! i would like to see a review on that makeup on your site!

Keep up the good work!!!

KKAYLA

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