Friday, September 11, 2015

Feeling Amorous


Due to bad "swatching" weather conditions (I have photos of the products and looks, but I need to swatch most of the items), my "End of Summer" beauty collections countdown is moving along at a snail's pace. Apparently, this week, we may have three typhoons; so, I don't foresee much improvement in the weather.

I preferred the shade selections, and the two finishes (frost and matte with sparkles), of the stylo eyeshadows from this season's Mediterranee collection than the ones from 2013's L'Ete Papillion de Chanel.

From left to right: Azulejo 117, Olivine 137, Lumiere d Ete, Amorosa 487.

I almost didn't get Azulejo 117; I'm getting up there in age, and I'm not sure how long I can sport the aqua blues. However, when I blended Azulejo out on the back of my hand, I fell for its gorgeous murky green sheen. I though is would look pretty layered over Olivine 137, a murky, medium sage green with sparse aqua blue sparkle. When applying directly from the tube, Olivine dries very quickly. So, I found the warmth from the tips of my fingers made blending a little easier.

Amorosa 487 is a muted, rosewood-brown with gold micro-shimmer. Of the four Rouge Coco Shines released in the collection, Amorosa is my favorite; I have a thing for brown lip products.


Look Breakdown:
Face:
Diorskin Nude Glow Healthy Glow Complexion Enhancer in 001.
Diorskin Nude Glow Hydrating Makeup in 031.
Chanel Lumiere d'Ete Illuminating Powder.
Chanel Joues Contraste in 54 Rose Dust.
Eyes:
Shu Uemura Hard Formula Eyebrow Pencil in Walnut Brown 07.
MAC Studio Sculpt Concealer in NC30.
By Terry Touche Veloutee Highlighting Concealer Brush in 2 Cream.
MAC Paint Pot in Painterly (eyeshadow base).
Chanel Stylo Eyeshadow in Olivine 137 (all over the lid, blended into the crease and lower lashline).
Chanel Stylo Eyeshadow in Azulejo 117(layered over Olivine 137 all over the lid and lower lashline).
Chanel Stylo Yeux Waterproof in Gris 35 (used to tightline and on the waterline).
Helena Rubinstein Lash Queen Mystic Blacks Mascara in 01 Mysterious Black.
Lips:
Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Amorosa 487.


5 comments :

  1. Super pretty look! I love how ethereal the bluish shimmer is :)

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    1. Thank you P.A. Sugandi, but the photos do the look no justice, much better in person. I really loved the combination of Azulejo and Olivine.

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