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Sunday, August 1, 2010

FOTD :: Dare to Wear

So I decided to do a quick FOTD using the products i got from the MAC Dare to Wear collection. My older daughter was with hubby still eating lunch downstairs, while my youngest one was napping - so i had a little time to play! :) and her little feet i think make a debut in a picture or two :)

I know i don't do very many dramatic/bold looks.. so, bear with me! anyway - hope you all like the look! If you have any CC's - please feel free to let me know! I'm always looking for ways to improve my skills (specially blending as that's my problem area)

Products Used:

NARS Sheer Matte foundation in Punjab
MAC MSFN in Medium

Korres - Zea Mays Powder Blush in #15 Natural
MAC By Candlelight to highlight

MAC Painterly Paint Pot (as a base)
MAC Nanogold e/s
MAC Going Bananas e/s
MAC Aquavert e/s
MAC Atlantic Blue e/s
MAC Shock-A-Holic e/s
MAC Sassy Grass
Covergirl liquilineblast eyeliner in Blackfire
FLIRT! Lash-a-delic mascara

MAC Lychee Luxe lipglass (supposed to be a dupe/similar to 'So Bad' from the dare to wear collection)

there's Jasmyn's little footsie/leg ;P

Application Steps:

I dabbed my ring finger (clean of course) into my MAC Painterly Paint pot and applied it all over the lid, spreading it out evenly.

I Took a Sonia Kashuk small shader brush and picked up some Going bananas e/s and applied it on the inner corner/tear duct area. I then took the other side of that same brush and took some Aquavert e/s and applied that into the middle. blending going bananas and aquavert where they met. 

I took another sonia kashuk small shader brush and picked up some atlantic blue e/s and put that on the outer lid and blended it upwards in a patting motion and then lightly sweeping it upwards and inwards lightly. I took the other side of that brush and put some more aquavert e/s to help blend it together. 

I then took a MAC 224 brush and took some Shock-a-Holic e/s and applied it to the crease and outer corner. I did windshield wiper motions blending upwards to blend out any harsh edges. I blended it until i was satisfied with the color/blending. I reapplied any colors i thought needed to be touched up.. like Atlantic Blue e/s since i had buffed some of it away blending the shock-a-holic e/s. 

I then took a flat eyeshadow brush (or your could use a stiff angled brush) I wet it with fix + spray and took Sassy grass e/s and put it under the lower lashline until i was satisfied with the look.

I then took a Fluffy brush and applied MAC nanogold e/s to my highlight/browbone area and blended any harsh edges.

I applied my covergirl eyeliner and then curled my eyelashes and put mascara.

I used a MAC 109 Brush to pick up some NARS Sheer Matte Foundation and buffed it into the skin. I then Applied MAC MSFN with a MAC 134 brush to set the foundation.

For Blush I used the Elf Blush brush and applied Korres #15 natural blush on the apples of my cheeks and then just continued from the cheeks upwards to the temples. 

Just applied MAC Lychee Luxe lipglass


  1. Pretty pretty look. I think your blending is wonderful! :)

  2. awesome look Khristine! your blending skills are getting better, I don't know what you're talking about that's your problem area girly! practice makes perfect!

  3. aww Krys your soo sweet! i think my blending sucks lol! but yes, practice makes perfect!

  4. Girl, this is GORGEOUS!!I love that although it's colorful, it's not so "in your face." Your blending is perfect in my opinion! Don't be so hard on yourself!!


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