One of the twins called/texted me in a panic last night: Could I do a quick makeup for a Grammy Party? She was wearing white and wanted to ‘glow.’ I talked her out of her usual smokey eye, and opted for something a bit more ‘open’ for the overall look.
I wanted to love this. After falling all over myself over the original Skin Base formula, I was only too eager to try the new ‘illuminating’ version of the fantastic makeup base. So I plunked down a few $$ and asked Illamasqua to ship it to me right away. Like
I dug back into the Chanel Ecolsion Palette (Spring 2012) for this look. I LOVE the Burgundy color in this palette. I think it’s fair to say that it’s my favorite… FACE Illamasqua Skin Base #14 Kevyn Aucoin Radiant Diaphanous Powder Chanel Horizon Blush EYES Chanel Eclosion Quad: Burgundy Eyeshadow
Stunning… Illamasqua just released a how-to video for this look, in honor of the late Sophie Lancaster. From the website: “The Illamasqua Sophie-I smoky eye technique allows you to not only express your individuality, but discover new depth and definition in your eyes. Created using the black Sophie Medium
I pulled out some of my favorite Chanel products for this FOTD. I used the quint from last year, and remembered why I fell in love with it in the first place… FACE Illamasqua Skin Base (#14 & #15) Chanel Loose Powder (Dore) IMAN Sunlit Copper Blush Chanel Holiday (2011)