I have never claimed to be a makeup artist, but I do enjoy makeup. So I guess I’m more of a makeup enthusiast!
So this is how I did my eye makeup the other day, using my Urban Decay Naked 3 eyeshadow palette. I wasn’t sure about this palette at first. I wondered if these colours would compliment my skin tone, but I must say, I’m quite loving it. I have never really worn pink shades before, but if you put the right colours together and create a smokey eye, you get quite a nice bright finish… 🙂
I wore this look during the day at the weekend. I wanted an understated, but made up look.
Recreate the look:
Naked 3 colours
Eyelid – Buzz
Outer V – Black heart
Transition colour – Factory
Eye brow highlight – Dust
Liquid eyeliner – Dior
Mascara – Estee Lauder, Sumptuous Extreme Lash multiplying, black
Lips – Jubilee by Mac
What do you think of the Naked 3 palette?
The most important thing is to blend, blend and blend some more, so the colours appear to seamlessly merge into each other.
Makeup is fun, something to be enjoyed and we can all experiment. Mistakes may happen, but the key is to just try again…
Here are some beauty products I use, which have really become some of my favourite staple items.
Coco Chanel mademoiselle
Love this! It’s a long term favourite of mine. It has a classy scent… not too sweet, not too overwhelming, but potent enough to get noticed! I get a lot compliments from both men and women when I wear this.
Revlon colorstsay foundation
I recently came across this and love it. It gives me great coverage and a nice oil free finish. I mix the the caramel and the cappuccino colours to get my blend. It comes in many different shades for most skin tones. I have combination skin, so I use this formula. A nice liquid foundation, which is also very easy on the wallet….
An oldie but a goodie. If you use the lotion and then apply some of the body spray, you get a longer lasting fresh scent. Love!
Urban Decay Naked 3 eyeshadow palette
Recently bought this. The third in the Urban Decay Naked series of palettes. I love the metal outer case. I also have the first Naked palette. This palette has a great mixture of nice, bright, simple colours.
Have you used any of these? How do you find them?
I will add some more of my faves in a future post….
I’m loving my nude shellac nails. Seeing as I can’t wear bright, vibrant nail polish colours during the week, I have to find a nice alternative which I can wear occasionally.
I’ve had shellac polish in the past and got on quite well with it. Some people have reported damage to the nail, but it’s definitely not as harsh as some common alternatives. I think the key is in the safe removal and to give your nails a break. I will update you on the removal in a future post.
Its so cliche…but so true. We can look gorgeous on the outside, but the true beauty comes from what is happening on the inside. What makes up this inner beauty? There may be many different answers and different opinions on this but ultimately I think we all have to discover and work on our own inner beauty.
I believe the fundamentals should be a gentle spirit, compassion, be slow to speak, quick to listen, kindness, joy, love, generosity and confidence. Your words should not cut through the delicate layers of another individual.
Remember the film Shallow Hal? If we don’t have the inner beautiful going on, we might as well forget the external physical beautiful. Sometimes the most beautiful thing about a person is when they don’t even realise how beautiful they are physically.
I love trying out new beauty products, makeup, developing my style etc, but my inner beauty is just as important, if not more so. I think we can all work on a few of these things, myself included. At the end of the day we are all a work in progress.