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Apricot

How to pretend that your face doesn’t feel dry and tight day in and day out: Ultra glowy unpowdered makeup. Voilà!

apricot

Face:

  • Yves Rocher Youthful Glow Foundation – 000 Beige
  • By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Concealer – 1 Fresh Fair
  • Manasi Makeup Lyster Cream Bronzer
  • NARS Blush – Orgasm
  • KIKO Mosaic Highlighter

Brows:

  • Lumene Long-Wear Eyebrow Powder – Medium Brown
  • Illamasqua Brow & Lash Gel

Eyes:

  • Illamasqua Masquara – Raven

Lips:

  • KIKO Creamy Lipgloss – Apricot (111)
Viola, Killer Colours
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Cool toned eyes with KIKO Water Eyeshadow “Light Taupe” & Cool Touch Eyeshadow “Ingenious Taupe”

Jag har varit sugen på kallare neutrala skyggnyanser på sistone som inte lutar för mycket mot blått eller lila, Misty Rock från By Terry som jag skrev om för några dagar sedan fyller denna önskning och likaså dessa två taupenyanser från KIKO Cosmetics. Kombinerade är de ren magi. Recension längre ner i inlägget!

I’ve been into cooler eyeshadows lately without wanting to go too blue or purple, Misty Rock from By Terry which I wrote about a few days ago measures up to that craving aswell as these two taupe shades from KIKO Cosmetics. When combined they turn into true magic. Review at the end of the blog post!

taupe

I’m wearing Ingenious Taupe all over the lids with Light Taupe patted on top at the center of the top lid and inwards, plus on the inner corner.

taupe

taupe

Face:

  • By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Foundation – 2 Cream Ivory
  • By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Concealer – 1 Fresh Fair
  • Manasi Makeup Lyster Cream Bronzer

Brows:

  • Oriflame Beauty Eyebrow Kit

Eyes:

  • KIKO Cosmetics Cool Touch Eyeshadow – Ingenious Taupe (08)
  • KIKO Cosmetics Water Eyeshadow – Light Taupe (227)
  • Illamasqua Medium Pencil – Hex
  • Illamasqua Masquara – Raven

Lips:

  • KIKO Cosmetics – Creamy Lipgloss – Pearly Shell Rose (101)
kiko cosmetics cool touch eyeshadow ingenious taupe 08 & water eyeshadow light taupe 227

KIKO Cosmetics Cool Touch Eyeshadow – Ingenious Taupe (08), Water Eyeshadow – Light Taupe (227)

KIKO Cosmetics Cool Touch Eyeshadow – Ingenious Taupe (08) is a smooth cream-to-powder kind of eyeshadow that comes in a jar with double lids to keep the moisture in. It really is cool when you touch it, but it applies like a regular powder eyeshadow. It has a tendency to slip off eyeshadow brushes, I guess that’s why it came with a sponge tip applicator (which I threw away before trying it, heh). I apply it with my fingers and it works perfectly! Ingenious Taupe is a smooth taupe grey. Perfect basic shade.

KIKO Cosmetics Water Eyeshadow – Light Taupe (227) is a powder eyeshadow that can be used both wet and dry. I never bother applying shadows wet so dry is my way to go. Light Taupe is a pale cool toned taupe, somehow it reads slightly purple on the skin. 100% ethereal and sooo useful!

kiko cosmetics cool touch eyeshadow ingenious taupe (08) & water eyeshadow light taupe (227) swatch

Ingenious Taupe, Light Taupe. Applied on bare skin without primer.

Viola, Killer Colours

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Bitch perfect

Today I wore another Laura Mercier Caviar Stick on the eyes, Burnished Bronze is a darker reddish/coppery bronze (read my review here). I chose to boost the red tone even more by wearing Garnet from the LORAC PRO Palette dabbed in the center of the lids, it’s as if they were made for each other! The colour impact of them combined is amazing. On the inner corner I’m wearing a mix of Gold and Nude from the same palette.

bitch perfect

Face:

  • Yves Rocher Youthful Glow Foundation – 000 Beige
  • By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Concealer – 1 Fresh Fair
  • Rouge Bunny Rouge Impalpable Finishing Powder – Diaphanos
  • Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder – Bronze 03
  • Make Up Store Wonder Powder – Sahara

Brows:

  • Oriflame Beauty Eyebrow Kit
  • Illamasqua Brow & Lash Gel

Eyes:

  • Laura Mercier Caviar Stick – Burnished Bronze
  • LORAC PRO Palette – Garnet, Gold, Taupe, Nude
  • Illamasqua Masquara – Raven

Lips:

  • Lily Lolo Natural Lipstick – Rose Gold
  • Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick – Bitch Perfect
Viola, Killer Colours

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Moonlight

After todays post about the Laura Mercier Caviar Sticks I took a picture of the colour Moonlight when worn all over the lids just to show you the 3D effect of these eyeshadows. I darkened the top lashline a little on the outer corner with brown shadow, but the entire dark crease/pale lid effect is just Moonlight. Best way ever to do super quick eyes!

moonlight

Face:

  • Yves Rocher Youthful Glow Foundation – 000 Beige
  • By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Concealer – 1 Fresh Fair
  • Rouge Bunny Rouge Impalpable Finishing Powder – Diaphanos
  • Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder – Bronze 03
  • Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush – Dim Infusion
  • Make Up Store Wonder Powder – Sahara

Brows:

  • Oriflame Beauty Eyebrow Kit
  • Illamasqua Brow & Lash Gel

Eyes:

  • Laura Mercier Caviar Stick – Moonlight
  • Oriflame Beauty Eyebrow Kit
  • Illamasqua Medium Pencil – Hex
  • Illamasqua Masquara – Raven

Lips:

  • KIKO Cosmetics Ultra Glossy Stylo SPF 15 Lipstick – Fire Red (808)
Viola, Killer Colours

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Dim Infusion

Today I did a quick smokey eye by sweeping my apricot blush quite heavily almost up to the brow, packed my brow powder on the lids, smudged some black liner along the top lashline, some brown liner on the waterline, shitload of mascara and done!

I haven’t worn Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Dim Infusion in a while but I’ve fallen in love with it all over again recently. A pale very warm apricoty peach that pairs GORGEOUSLY with bronzed cheeks. When worn on the lids it really enhances green eyes.

dim infusion

Face:

  • Yves Rocher Youthful Glow Foundation – 000 Beige
  • By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Concealer – 1 Fresh Fair
  • Rouge Bunny Rouge Impalpable Finishing Powder – Diaphanos
  • Manasi Makeup Lyster Cream Bronzer
  • Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush – Dim Infusion

Brows:

  • Oriflame Beauty Eyebrow Kit
  • Illamasqua Brow & Lash Gel

Eyes:

  • Oriflame Beauty Eyebrow Kit
  • Becca Ultimate Crème Eyelier – Romanesque
  • IsaDora Smokey Eye Liner – Dark Brown
  • Illamasqua Masquara – Raven

Lips:

  • IsaDora Twist-Up Matt Lips – Naked
Viola, Killer Colours
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Glossy claws, purrty lips, serious eyebrows and a passion for beauty with brains. Beauty blogger and MUA from Gothenburg, Sweden.

My name is Viola Holmgren and I've been representing Swedish beauty bloggerism (yes. we're a cult) since 2008. I focus on cruelty free beauty and I love the feeling of finding cool products that have gone under the radar.

Makeup doesn't have rules. The only person who decides what's right or wrong and if you're wearing it or not is you, and that's where my job as a blogger comes in handy. Use my experience as a guide or an inspiration towards finding your own way.

And just to clarify, all reviews and opinions are my own, there is no evil baby demon on my left shoulder who is bribing, forcing or possessing me to write. Reviews are best written in honesty!