I was feeling a little ‘Seattle’ (gloomy weather… in need of a hot drink) when I did this FOTD. As I mentioned when I swatched the YSL Pure Chromatics Palette in #9, you get MUCH better color payoff with a regular eyeshadow brush. I used these shadows dry, and they
Blame the gloomy weather… but for some reason I was prompted to grab Amanda (Little Sister) and make a decision on the most ‘muted’ palette from the YSL Summer 2012 collection. Not very ‘Summer’ like at all, but still very beautiful. They work well dry for a ‘soft’ smokey look,
I just refuse to fight the weather these days. It’s been super hot, and my oily skin won’t really tolerate much in terms of foundations. I’ve put away my matte finishes (for now) and as long as I keep the applications sheer, it works out. For this look, I used
YSL released an interesting collection for Summer 2012. I feel like it’s a little bit Summer, and a little bit Autumn. I was surprised by some of the Eyeshadow colors actually. There are three palettes, and two of them are very muted. I went all Summer for my selections though.
How can blue be neutral? Well, it likely can’t. But I paired dark blue with neutral beige (lame) to see what would happen: Louise Young Eyeshadow in Pom Pom (brows) Louise Young Eyeshadow in Ting (browbone) Chanel Eyeshadow in Beige Lame (lids to above crease) YSL Pure Chromatics Eyeshadow: Palette
YSL decided to go bright and bold for summer… with a collection of wet/dry shadows: The quads are a departure from their traditional quints, and they’re limited edition. Every single one is beautiful, but at 50+ bucks a pop, there’s no way I can snap them all up at once.