Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Everyday Spring Makeup Look

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Did anyone else think Spring was long overdue this year? I sure did, but thankfully it has finally arrived! I never used to be a big fan of this time of year, because where I live, Spring = rain and to me, rain was nothing more than just a four letter word for "bad hair day". But in the last year or so, I've grown to love the rain and the ironic calmness that it brings & in turn, I've grown to really love Spring!

What I love most of all about this season, however, isn't the rainy Illinois weather, but the beautiful colors and shades that take over our wardrobes and makeup collections, especially with gorgeous pastel colors! I'm obsessed with anything and everything that is pastel colored: nail polish, shoes, clothes, accessories, you name it! But to really break the Winter blues, I've been trying to incorporate some bright pastels into my everyday makeup routine. Color can easily be very wearable and this is the perfect time to give it a try!

Today I'm sharing with you all a look that I've been going to a lot lately using purples, pinks, and lilacs to create a soft, glowy, and colorful effect for the Spring. Enjoy!

DHC Velvet Skin Coat Primer
Revlon Colorstay Whipped Foundation in Warm Golden
Dermablend Smooth Indulgence Concealer in Sand
MAC Mineralized Skinfinish Natural in Medium
Pixi Lumi Highlighting Powder
MAC Bronzer in Refined Golden
Illamasqua Powder Blush in Naked Rose
MAC Mineralized Skinfinish in Soft and Gentle

MAC Paint Pot in Painterly
Inglot e/s in #318 and #351, mixed [matte white//matte beige] (lid, inner corner, browbone)
MAC Vanilla Pigment [ivory with gold shimmer] (lid, inner corner)
MAC Vex e/s [pale silver with pink duochrome] (outer third of lid)
MAC Kid e/s [mid-tone tan] (lightly in crease)
MAC Matchmaker e/s [matte mid-tone purple] (crease, outer corner, lower lashline)
MAC Sketch e/s [burgundy purple with red shimmer] (outer corner, deep lower lashline)
MAC Beautiful Iris e/s [iridescent lavender] (around edges of crease, outer corner, & lower lashline)
Essence Gel Eyeliner in Midnight in Paris
NYC Eyelash Curler
Covergirl Clump Crusher Mascara
Rimmel Scandaleyes Mascara

NYX Lip Pencil in Natural
Revlon Matte l/s in Pink Pout
MAC l/s in Creme D'Nude

Have you changed your everyday makeup look for Spring? Does it incorporate color? 

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