FLUSHED FRIDAY | FOTD | itslinamar9.1.15
TGIF! Woohoo! Today I wanted to try something a little bold with my make-up. I don't normally opt for eyeshadow on a daily basis, but what the heck! I used MAC Smoked Ruby eyeshadow (Limited Edition - good dupe would be Maybelline Colour Tattoo in Pomegranate Punk) in the outer-corner of my eyes, with Sleek's Flushed Blush (a deep plum tone) in the crease as my transition colour. I also used a shimmery pale gold from my MUA palette in the inner corners to brighten up the whole look and add a slight sparkle! For my eye liner I used my trusty L'oreal Superliner, and AVON Supershock Gel Liner in the upper and lower water line. My lashes never look so fluttery without my Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler, and two coats of MAC Opulash. If you find mascara application tedious like myself, then I definitely recommend investing in some good quality eyelash curlers - adding this step to my routine means I'm not sitting their for ages trying to coat every lash. The curlers do a great job in making me look more wide-eyed and awake.
For my face I used Nars Sheer Glow in the shade Barcelona. Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in the shade 25, blended out with my Real Techniques Miracle Sponge. I absolutely LOVE this sponge for concealer! It gives an airbrushed, flawless, full coverage look.
Eyebrows I kept fairly simple and light. I often lighten my brows to match my hair. This lighter base gives me the option to change up how heavy I want my brows, depending on the look I want. Today I wanted something very natural so, I used Rimmel Eyebrow Pencil in Hazel just to fill in any gaps.
To bring the colour back in my cheeks I opted for one of my everyday essentials; Two Faced Soleil Bronzer. Not only does this smell amazing, but it gives me such a healthy colour and its's matte!! Using the same sleek blush that was used on the eyes, for the cheeks. As for my lips I wanted something BOLD and matte. MAC Russian Red, with Rimmel Exaggerate Liner in Red Diva.