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Friday, December 21, 2007

Parakeet FOTD & Lumiere Pre-Brush Buy Arrived!

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Lately I have been buying some bright, and I mean BRIGHT eyeshadows, and i've been wanting to use them and finally had a chance to! This look reminded me of a pair of parakeets my cousin used to own, they were both yellow and green with a tinge of blue feathers. I used my new "Parrot" eyeshadow on a little part of my lid however blue mixed with yellow makes green, so it just ended up blending with "Wondergrass", so instead I used it on my lower lashline.

Inspiration:









What I used:


Face:
- EoB Airbrush Primer
- MMBB Medium/Dark Beige Foundation

Cheeks:
- Everyday Minerals "Email Me"

Eyes:
- MAC Paint Pot in "Painterly" (all over the lid)
- MAC e/s in "Chrome Yellow" (lower half of the lid above the crease)
- MAC e/s in "Eyepopping" (middle of the lid)
- MAC e/s in "Wondergrass" (on outer half of the lid)
- ULTA eyeshadow in "Shell" as highlight
- MAC e/s in "Parrot"on outer-V and lower lashline
- Indelible Gel Eyeliner in "Black Out"
- Covergirl Lash Exact Mascara

Lips:

- AVON Lipgloss in "Chic Mauve"


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I also got my Lumiere Pre-Buy Brushes finally! Long Baby Kabuki and Long Handle Kabuki, they are suuppppper soft! I love 'em!


And I also got my Valerie cosmetics blushes today in "Smoking Mocha" and "Coquette", gorgeous colors with a hint of shimmer.




11 comments

MakeupByRenRen said...

Hey honey,

I always check your blog first thing in the morning once I get to work, lol. I loveeeeee this look! How did you get chrome yellow to show up so bright on you? I have serious problems with that color :(

Anyhow, i'm loving it! can't wait for a tut on this one, he he

EtherealPrey said...

that parrot's got nothing on you...its ruffling its feathers and all jealous now...hee hee...though I am seriously afraid of wearing such bright colors, but damn girl you rock it!

Anne said...

its making me sick how i want those brushes soo bad... but i told myself im going to relax on makeup hauls for awhile. why did you have to shaaaaare pictures of your lumiere brushes???? it makes me want to get them even moreeeeee :(

how do you rate those brushes? do you think those brushes are as good or better than MAC brushes??? honestlyyy

for the piggies... i'm not sure yet. i forgot which one you have. but for sure your ladyship :) thanks nessa!


ooooh so i tried the Sandy B l/s... it looks soo gross.. too frosty. but the full on lust was wooooow loveee it!!! i might get another one since it's LE. sooooo pretty. and i like the mattene 40's pink that i got a while back too. i'm still iffy about the pink ingot. i dont know if i should keep it or not. feelings about it?

christianadivine said...

Wow, your eyes do remind me of a parakeet. :D hehe. A really pretty parakeet! :D I'm not comfortable enough with bright colors to wear them that often. :P I've been trying to practice but I shy away from the. LOL. You use bright colors so well though! and they look really pretty on you. :D btw... nice brushes. ;)

missjaclynrose said...

very pretty, vanessa!

Julie said...

The colours look so bright but you make them look so gorgeous! All you're missing is that red colour on the front of the parrot/parakeet?

I'm liking the look of those two blushes. Do you know if Val Cosmetics ship internationally?

Btw, did you get my email?

Thanks!

Vanessa said...

Hi Julie- Not sure if Val ships internationally, you can check out her site!

Nikkiz. said...

Hi Vanessa! Nikki of Vox here. I got those same 2 blushes from Valerie's sale before...still waiting for my packages and brushes from Lumiere too.

Stephie said...

omg ate, this is absolutely stunning! i'm LOVING parrot :)

Mrs. Lynne said...

your inspiration definitely delivered :)

Storm said...

I love it!

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