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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

MAC Paint Pot Swatches & Nude Lippie Swatches

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I love paint pots! They really last long and enhance the color of eyeshadows as they make a great base! So I thought id post some swatches of all the paint pots I have as well as nude lippie swatches since I often get questions on nude lippies!



17 comments

Tinker said...

How pretty, they're all gorgeous.

IRENE said...

i love paint pots too! if you dont already have it.. get RUBENESQUE. its the best paint pot (in my opinion!) try greenstroked too :) sometimes i just wear them as eyeshadows and im good to go! :D

Joey said...

I've been waiting for this post! Haha. I'm still looking for the perfect nude lipstick/gloss ): Maybe I'll try myth or circe next!

You have quite the paint pot collection! I'm thinking of picking some more up.. otherworldly looks gorgeous.

xoxo Jaimie said...

Thanks Nessa,

Always lookin for a good nude lippy! And I'm on a paint pot kick at the moment too, i need to scoop me up some.

Askmewhats said...

oh my goodness nessa!!! Right timing, I am just wondering how would paint pots look like when swatched ALL TOGETHER! I've always thought of getting Painterly and Soft Ochre first, but I have to choose which one first, based on your photo I would probably go for Soft Ochre because of the yellow tone! thanks so much on these! so helpful!!!! SUPER!

slvrlips said...

OMG!! I'm so pissed I passed on Lay'Low

Gee said...

Great swatches!!! Makes me want to buy more stuff lol

MakeupByRenRen said...

too bad i didnt pick up girl friendly and layin low when i had a chance :(

constructivist and moss scape are on the list!

Jenna said...

About what color (in MAC-speak) is your hand? I can't see myself wearing MAC Myth! It'd probably make me look like I have no lips at all! (I'm NC30-35.)

Elle said...

AHhh!!! Nude Lippys!!!! LOVE them all
The paintpots look so tempting ><

Pretty N Pink said...

I have a question that may be a silly one, do you always use your fingers to apply these or would you use a brush as well? For example, if you just wanted to wear one as eyeshadow and not a base (like moss scape), would you still use your fingers? I've never used a paint pot but these swatches have me thinking! :)

Vanessa said...

Jenna I am also an NC30-35 and Myth looks great as a lip base (like MAC's lip erase), you can always use a lipliner to spice things up.

Vanessa said...

Hi PRETTY N PINK- Hi there! Thanks for stopping by! I use a concealer brush (Synthetic) to apply the paint pots as they are creamy, I rarely use my fingers since I have long nails its harder to apply with my fingers, but I use a brush to give me better control.

Nic Nic said...

all those swatches of p/p making me want more p/p! I really like Painterly, it's because of you i bought it back like 6 months ago! haha.

missxxmai said...

ah! this is LOVE =)

i remember when i was going in one day for cash flow and some lady had just walked out with the last one!!

i have about 7 paint pots and i LOVE them! i just got back from getting "painterly" and "rubenesque". i think i'm going to go back and get "girl friendly" & "fresco rose"!

those nude lippies are gorgeous! i really like the l/s in "sparks can fly".

nai nai said...

moss scape... WOW i so want it now. thanks for the swatches it helps a lot!

Jenna said...

Thanks, Vanessa! And thanks so much for the swatches! Now, if I can just get over my fear of brownish lip colors... I really can't see myself wearing Honeymoon!

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