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What makeup are you wearing today?

Discussion in 'Beauty' started by fortworthgal, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. I thought this might be a fun idea for a thread. What makeup are you wearing today?

    Me today:
    Foundation - Lancome Dual Finish powder in Matte Porcelaine I
    Powder - Coty Airspun in Translucent extra coverage
    Blush: MAC Well Dressed
    Eyeshadow: L'Oreal Shroom Shimmer, MAC Haux
    Brow pencil: Bourjois blonde
    Mascara: Cover Girl Natureluxe
    Lips: NYX lip pencil in Pale Pink, Donna Karan Chic Pink lipstick
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2011
  2. Ooh yes, what a fun thread!

    Here goes:
    Primer - Paul and Joe protective primer in shade 02
    Foundation - Vichy dermablend in Opal on the spots!
    Powder - Coty Airspun.
    Blusher - Paul and Joe cream blush (baby pink colour)
    Eyeshadow - Bobbi brown palette, cream and taupe colours
    Brow pencil - Rimmel (black)
    Eyeliner - Maybelline gel eyeliner in black.
    Mascara - Max Factor 2000 calorie in brown/black
    Lipstick - Revlon really red, plus a Mavala red lip pencil.
  3. ^ You made me realize I forgot to list my NYX Lip pencil!
  4. I actually did ponder that! How anal am i? I was thinking "How does she wearing lippie with no liner, i would look like Ronald McDonald in minutes if i didn't!

    I forgot concealer, ooops, Maybelline Dream Matte concealer. (It's been a long day).
  5. Ha, I had to go back and edit my original post to add my lip pencil. No concealer today!
  6. C-dot

    C-dot Call Me a Cab

    What a good idea for a thread! :)

    Eye primer: Too Faced Shadow Insurance
    Eyeliner: Benefit Magic Ink
    Mascara: Sephora brand mascara in black
    Brow pencil: Benefit Instant Brow Pencil in deep
    Powder: MAC Blot Powder in light
    Lipstick: MAC Baby's On Fire

    Nothing changes day-to-day except my lipstick lol If I'm wearing MAC Dubonnet (like in my avatar) or Benefit Flirt Alert, I use MAC Draw Me Close lip liner. It's a neutral shade that works with all lipstick colours, and saves me having to buy 20 different ones.
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2011
  7. C-Dot, you've convinced me that I need MAC Dubonnet. ;)

    I totally agree with you on neutral/nude lipliner. I have 2 neutral pencils by Aveda & a Trish McEvoy that are practically worn down to the nubs! I have some other mixed colors and I also have a red liner, but I find I rarely use it, even when I do a really red lip.
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2011
  8. C-dot

    C-dot Call Me a Cab

    It's a fantastic colour :) Every time a man approaches me in public, I'm wearing that lipstick. (Really!)

    I dislike coloured liners for a few reasons:

    a) The saturated pigments tend to make them more waxy than neutral colours, especially with reds, and therefore less effective. If you test a dark colour and a neutral colour of the same brand, I guarantee you'll notice it.
    b) They never match up properly (again, especially with reds.)
    c) If they do match up properly, it's because they're made by the same line and are the same colour, which means you have to buy the corresponding lip liner each time you buy a lipstick, and not all lines do a perfect match up.

    My final and most subjective reason for disliking them: Seeing a woman's lip liner under her lipstick makes me want to attack her with a tissue and a lip brush. The same thing happens to me when I see badly bleached-blonde hair, and I want to submerge them in toner... But that's a different thread... ;)
  9. Nude liner is just so much easier to work with.

    I'm on a self-imposed lipstick ban right now... I just bought 5 Julie Hewett Noir lipsticks, Revlon Cherries in the Snow (disliked it), and some other randoms. If you have Aldi stores in your area, check out their Lacura cosmetics line. They have 2 gorgeous red shades - Red Velvet and Deep Red. They're more muted brownish reds, not straight up red. $3.50 each and actually very nice quality!

  10. Amy Jeanne

    Amy Jeanne Call Me a Cab


    This thread really is useless without pictures!!! :)

    Right now I have no makeup on because I took a shower, but earlier:

    MAC Strut eyebrows
    MAC nude painterly pot eyeshadow base
    MAC Blacktrax eyeliner, winged, on the top lid only
    MAC black eyeshadow on the bottom of the eye
    MAC coverup on my purple circles and a blotch on my left eyebrow
    MAC Haute & Naughty mascara
    Physician's Formula dark blue eyeshawdow on my lid
    Physician's Formula pink eyeshadow in the crease out towards the eyeliner wings
    Physician's Formula lightest blue eyeshadow on the brow bone
    L'Oreal "Sugar Coated" white shimmer right under my eyebrows and in the inner corners

    I like clown makeup...lol.
  11. C-dot

    C-dot Call Me a Cab

    I love the sound of your clown make-up Amy Jeanne! :D

    An everyday shot of my make-up, same products I listed, but with my favourite Dubonnet lipstick and false eyelashes:

  12. Cute, C-Dot!

    Today I was running late, so makeup was slapped on and pretty minimal.

    Foundation: Lancome Dual Finish powder in Matte Porcelaine I
    Powder: Coty Airspun in Translucent extra coverage
    Eyes: MAC Painterly paint pot, Cover Girl Natureluxe mascara
    Brow pencil: Bourjois blonde
    Lips: Julie Hewett Film Noir lipstick
  13. Tatum

    Tatum Practically Family

    Hmmm, I haven't gotten out of my PJs yet (catching up on work). You are making me think about what will come later! :D
  14. zombi

    zombi A-List Customer

    C-dot, you've convinced me I need that lipstick shade! It's lovely!
  15. Dior Forever foundation shade 033
    Benefit Coralista blusher
    YSL fake lash Mascara in Black
    Chanel lipgloss (I can't remember it rubbed off)
  16. LinaSofia

    LinaSofia A-List Customer

    You look lovely C-Dot!! Love the shade of your lipstick... might have to check it out too!

    My makeup is very simple and usually very similar from day to day, except maybe for different eye-shadows or whether or not I wear eyeliner, which I don't do as often anymore.
    Here's a pic from yesterday when I tried out the makeup I'm planning on wearing for my wedding day in 3 weeks.

    concealer - MAC studio finish concealer in NW15 (also used all over the eyelids as a base)
    blusher - MAC powder blush in pinch o' peach
    eyeshadow - MAC pink freeze (all over eyelid)
    eyeshadow - MAC contrast velvet (a deep purple/blue - in the crease and outer corner)
    eyeliner - L'Oreal superliner in black crystal
    mascara - L'Oreal voluminous in carbon black
    eyebrows - an old eyeshadow in dark brown (no idea where from, it's years old!) applied with a tiny brush
    lipstick - Rimmel lasting finish in Alarm (I won't wear this on the day, but my favourite Boots No.7 Cherry)

    I'm not great at makeup, especially eyeshadow application, so if you have any suggestions please share!! :)

    Last edited: Sep 14, 2011
  17. I think you did a lovely job! Very Dita-esque. Do you have on foundation or powder? Your skin looks luminous.

    I love that mascara, too. The only thing I dislike is removing it!
  18. zombi

    zombi A-List Customer

    LinaSofia, I think your makeup looks lovely -- especially your lipstick application! Beautiful!

    I've just had to throw out all my eyeliner pencils & mascaras because I randomly developed conjunctivitis & blepharitis in one eye. :( Until this is 100% cleared up I'm not wearing anything but chapstick....
  19. C-dot

    C-dot Call Me a Cab

    LinaSofia, I think you did a great job, you look smashing! :)

    I'm sorry to hear about your conjunctivitis, zombi! I contracted it once when I was young, and my father put Polysporin inside my lower eyelid. It was incredibly painful, but it was gone the next day.

    Today I wore MAC Bombshell lipstick. Sometimes I feel like pink:

  20. I just ordered the Mac Dubonnet today, thanks C-Dot, i have been looking for a more browny red colour and lets hope it gives me the same success with the fellas too!

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