June 21, 2010

Copper Sparkle is a difficult pigment to work with. For one it's very frosty and also a little chunky. I did a look very similar to this a couple of months ago and wasn't very happy with the outcome. It came out much better this time around. If you are working with high frost pigments, definitely layer them; first a layer of pigment with mixing medium and then another dry layer. Also make sure that the lid and crease colour don't cross or it will look messy, especially if you are working with a matte crease like I am here.

Hope you have all started an amazing week. Please let me know what you think of this.

Face
Neutrogena Dry Touch SPF45
MUFE F&B #32
Ben Nye Powder
Nars Laguana bronzer
Fad-dabulous mb

Eyes
Rubenesque p/p - base
Wedge e/s - above crease
All That Glitters e/s - inner lid
Copper Sparkle p/m - lid
Embark e/s - crease
NYX Black e/s - outer v
Blanc Type e/s - highlight
Smashbox Heartbreaker l/l - to line
Lancome Hypnose mascara

Lips
Naked l/l
Honeylove l/s
Nars Risky Business l/g

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And here's summer outfit of the day. The dress is from Forever 21 and thong wedges are from Clarks. I like the dress very much but the neckline is a little low for my not-so-humble assets and I always have to wear a tank top underneath :(

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5 Responses to "Sparkling Warm Look"

  1. Tina Says:

    Ooooh! Copper Sparkel is pretty! I don't own it tho...and I probably will stay away if it's bothersome. Cute outfit too! I love summer for the dresses!

  2. prettyaspeaches Says:

    The copper shadow is gorgeous on you. Lovely FOTD as always :)

  3. Shadowy Lady Says:

    Tina - I still think it's worth it to have, i bet u'll do gorgeous looks with it ;) thanks hun.

    Prettypeaches - thank you so much :) Copper Sparkle is great for summer months

  4. Makeup by Kim Porter Says:

    I love this orange look...

  5. Shadowy Lady Says:

    thank you Kim :)

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