The Crushed Metal Pigments sound exciting!!! Can’t wait to see them!!! Also looks like I could get another backup of one of the best, darkest, blackest, smokiest eyeliner pencils, Feline Kohl Power eyepencil. Do you think I love it enough?????

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“Tough beauty coming out of an Edgar Allen Poe poem. A mix between gang girls of early LA and condors – terrifying but devastatingly beautiful.” — James Kaliardos

Bone Beige Sculpting Powder – brushed into socket and under eye to slightly contour.
Eyelashes curled.
No mascara.

Face and Body Foundation – applied to skin for a transparent, matte finish.
Accentuate Shaping Powder – used to contour cheeks slightly.

Beet Lip Pencil – applied to center of lips for a reddish-wine stain.
Black Lip Mix and Fast Response Eye Cream – mixed and precisely outlined around Beet Lip Pencil for a soft-edged, transparent and full lip.

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by Sudanese clans, Peruvian tribes , Saharan nomads and Polynesian natives.” – Tom Pecheux

Feline Kohl Power Pencil (coming soon) – dotted across, then smudged across lash line and onto lid with fingertips.
Plushblack Mascara – brushed through eye lashes and smudged through upper and lower lash lines and onto lid for a messy look, then reapplied and coated through eye lashes to finish.

Studio Sculpt Foundation – applied for a light coverage.
Studio Moisture Fix – layered on top of foundation to sheer out skin.
Mineralize SkinFinish Natural in Medium, Dark and Deep Dark – dusted onto apples of cheeks and all over face to set and slightly colour.

Chestnut Lip Liner – rubbed onto lips with fingertips.
Kid Eye Shadow – dusted on top to create a matte finish.

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“A summer trip to Moracco in 1972. Dark, sexy and glamorous.” — James Kaliardos

Waveline Fluidline Eye Liner – applied to the eye lid in an elongated winged shape and under the eye as a base.
Deep Truth Frost Eye Shadow and Fly-by-Blu Pearlglide Eye Liner layered over to add colour and sparkle.
Blacktrack Fluidline – applied to darken the crease.
Light Violet Crushed Metal Pigment (coming soon) – brushed into the inner corners of the eye.
Light Beige Crushed Metal Pigment (coming soon) – to highlight the brow bone.
Blackdazzle Dazzlelash – swept through eyelashes.
44 lash – applied to exaggerate the eye.

Mineralize SPF 15 Foundation (coming soon) – to prep the skin.
Florida and Joie de Vivre Blushcreme (coming soon) – to contour and tan the skin.
Crushed Metal Pigment in Dark Pink (coming soon) – to highlight the high planes of the cheek.

Love Nectar Lustreglass – brushed onto lips for a sparkly, peach lip.


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