Sunday, December 14, 2008

Christmas Shopping

So we finally got all of our Christmas shopping done yesterday ... and yes I am the kind of person that tries to get it all done in one day and this year I actually succeeded with that. I was getting ready in a hurry and decided I was just going to do foundation, mascara in lip gloss ... yeah ... that happened. Once I sit down I just can't seem to stop myself as far as the makeup is concerned.

So here you go ... I wanted to do something quick and with some new techniques like a cut crease that I am trying, unsuccessfully, to master ... and yet something with some flair.


basic face routine
MAC Joyous beauty powder blush; used MAC 129 face brush

MAC shadestick in Beige-ing over entire eye area; used fingers to blend
MAC Vanilla velvet shadow over entire eye area; used Face Secrets Shadow Blender brush
Scotch tape applied diagonally from outer corner to brow
MAC Embark matte shadow in crease and flared upwards toward browbone as well as brushed along lower lashline; used MAC 266 liner brush, MAC 217, 239 and 219 shadow brushes
MAC fluidline in Blacktrack along upper lashline only; used MAC 209 liner brush
Lancome Oscillation mascara in Black Noir

Krystal buxom lip polish; blot
Earth lip liner; blended inwards with CARGO lip brush
MAC Viva Glam II satin lipstick

Questions? Comments? Please feel free to post ... and thanks for looking!


  1. Dramatic using neutral colors, I like it!

  2. Wowza!! You look beautiful!! Love this look!

  3. WOWZA you look Amazing in this photo!! Love this look!!


  4. I love the crease!! Very dramatic and unique look with such neutral shades. Fabulous!!

  5. Simple, elegant, sexy, and dramatic - all at once! Fabulous look, Erin!

  6. This is one of the prettiest looks I have seen you do!!


  7. My favorite look!!! So freakin pretty!!!!! Its Yvette from MM


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