Monday, October 17, 2011

Matte Monday

I've been neglecting my soft, velvety Too Faced Matte Eye Palette, so I thought I'd pull her out for an EOTD (plus, I like the alliteration in the title :-P). Bonus: I paired the look with a slick of MAC Hue, and the husband actually told me (unsolicited) he really likes my lipcolor today! Aw, shucks ^.~

Method: TFSI, followed by Chinchilla (matte mid-brown) patted on entire lid.  I then blended Pebbles (matte mid-gray) onto the outer 1/3 of lid and into my crease.  I brushed the matte off-white shade Velveteen Bunny just under my brows and blended the crease color down with Tufted Suede (matte shadow just slightly deeper than my skintone, perhaps NC30-35).  I lined my upper lashline and outer 1/3 of the lower lashline with Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliner in Stray Dog (a silvered taupe).  Lower lashes were coated with Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara in Black, and upper lashes were curled with Shu Uemura curler (got mine at and coated with several layers of L'oreal Voluminous Carbon Black Mascara.


  1. I like :)

  2. Gorgeous colour :) I love the softer shading it's very flattering on you mind you you have the most gorgeous face I think most makeup would look fabulous on you!


  3. @Marcela, thanks :)
    @Sarah, no way lol! But thank you, I am flattered even though I don't agree :-P I think I'm a face that *needs* makeup lol!

  4. Love the matte shadows on you, the colours are gorgeous. You look stunning as always!

  5. @Kaleido Mind, thank you, you're so sweet :)
    @Penelope, you are kind as always <3 Thank you!

  6. Thanks, Kat, you too! I love your EOTDs <3 I get some ideas from you for color combinations :)

  7. I'm loving those colors, I'm so not a matte girl but I should start using them lol

  8. The make up looks amazing! I love it!



  9. YOu are so good with these EOTD I never tire of seeing that you will do next!

  10. I love that grey eyeshadow!!
    Your eyes are amazing!!
    I follow U now, thanks for passing by my blog!

    Xxx :D

  11. @Riya, do try! It can make a sexy eye. My coworker said I looked like a movie star (waht? lol)
    @Allie, thanks girl!
    @Old Cow, aw thanks! That makes my day <3
    @Miss Ewig, thanks :) Fun blog you've got!

  12. you are such a makeup pro! Seriously so good.

    I also have such a preference for matte eyeshadows, particularly when doing smoky eye

  13. @PvdH, I prefer mattes for smoky eyes, too :) It usually winds up smoky when I use neutral mattes. Or rainbow if I use color mattes! Thanks for the complement <3


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