Another year has come and soon to be gone and it’s time to recap!
This has been somewhat of an up and down year but here are the products that got two thumbs up and that I rocked any chance that I got!!!
In no particular order:
Urban Decay Naked Palette: Review on this really soon, but this was well worth all the hype. 12 gorgeous neutral shades that work well for day and night. I totally see why people went completely crazy for this one!! Love it!!
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.
It’s no secret that I love eye makeup. So many colours, combinations and possibilities!
I love using eyeliner. When paired with mascara, you have an instant look that works for all occasions. I have used all types of liner – pencil, gel, liquid, cake and powder, although right now my pencil/gel combination rules.
For their late summer/early fall collection, Fabulous Felines, M.A.C. introduced a new product called SuperSlick Liquid Eye Liner in a stunning 9 colours. These are touted as being long-lasting, super shiny, and water resistant.
As per the M.A.C. website:
A liquid liner so slick it almost describes itself. Water-based, water resistant, quick and precise to apply. Dries in 15 seconds to provide a sleek, longwearing, wet-look, no-smudge line. The superior no-fuss, no-wobble application lies in the “magic tip” of the easy-to-control dip-stick applicator.
Years ago, M.A.C. sold a liquid liner that came with a felt-tip, short wand applicator, with a thinner consistancy liquid. I think these were discontinued. The updated liquid liner comes in a long, sleek, pencil thin barrel container with a longer felt- tipped brush and wand applicator.
SuperSlick Liquid Eye Liner
The container reflects the colour of the liquid inside. The wand screws in and out of the container containing the liquid. I prefer this longer handle as I think its easier to control. The applicator comes to a fine point and allows you to get really close to the base of the lashes for the thinnest line. You could also use the wand on its side for a thicker line.