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LOTD: Easy, everyday work look

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One of the most requested looks is the neutral, everyday look.  Something that makes you look polished for work.  I used my trusty Naked Palette from Urban Decay, but you can use any neutral, close-to-your-skintone colour.  I chose shimmery, bronzey makeup, but you could also use champagnes, taupes, pale pinks, whatever works for you!

Here’s the look!

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Finally got Naked!!!

Yup!

I finally got the already cult classic, the Urban Decay Naked Palette!  Super excited!!!  This palette came out I think in the summer of 2010, and it flew off the shelves like hot bread!! Folks are hawking it on Ebay for hundreds of dollars already.  Now, before I go any further…..

this palette is PERMANENT!

No need to sell your soul or anything.  Urban Decay has been having a hard time keeping this item in stock, sold out online or at Sephora.  So what’s so special about this palette?

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LOTD: Using MUFE's Maize Gold

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So I am finally getting around to using one of the new Makeup For Ever Metal Effect Powders in #2, Maize Gold.  Brilliant burnished golden powder.  I had no problems using this colour.  Intense  pigmentation, finely milled, easy to use.  I paired it with one of the few matte pigments that I have, M.A.C. Smoke Signal from the Smoke Signals collection.  It’s a deep, burgundy, shimmer-free colour.  Quite original.

Anyway here’s the look…

Maize Gold

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So you want to wear makeup…Lips (finally!!)

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Kerry Washington, image courtesy of dailymakeover.com

Here’s my final installment of ‘So you want to wear makeup…‘, your basic, beginner’s guide to makeup.  Lip products are probably the first makeup items that young girls begin wearing.  Easy to use, inexpensive and you feel like you are wearing something, even if it’s a colourless product.

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LOTD: Simple emerald shimmer.

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It is blazin’ hot here in NYC and in keeping with the weather, I have been doing some very subtle looks, just hints of colour.  I love my bright, full colour looks, but sometimes a softer look is best.  I was inspired by this picture of la dominicana hermosa Zoe Saldana.

Zoe Saldana, image courtesy of Hissip.com

This works for those afraid, or don’t know where to put colour.  Enjoy and keep cool!!!

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