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Lumière

First full face of makeup in weeks! Feels great being somewhat back. I have missed wearing pretty lipsticks! The eye makeup will have to wait until my eyes stop running. Derp.

Today I threw ColourPop Lippie Stix in Lumière on in a haste before leaping to work, and even though it’s right on the border of being too 90′s for me (AIN’T goin back there) I like it! The opacity is amazing, one sweep is like cartoon lips. Read my review + swatch post here!

lumiere

Face:

  • Yves Rocher Youthful Glow Foundation – 000 Beige
  • By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Concealer – 1 Fresh Fair
  • Manasi Makeup Lyster Cream Bronzer
  • Rouge Bunny Rouge Impalpable Finishing Powder – Diaphanos
  • Illamasqua Powder Blusher – Naked Rose

Brows:

  • Oriflame Beauty Eyebrow Kit
  • Illamasqua Brow & Lash Gel

Eyes:

  • Illamasqua Medium Pencil – Hex
  • IsaDora Volume Lash Styler

Lips:

  • ColourPop Cosmetics Lippie Stix – Lumière
Viola, Killer Colours
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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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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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Anja

Blått är helt klart en av de svåraste ögonskuggsfärgerna att bära, men två tricks som hjälper är att bära den med en solid liner för att definiera ögat och en varm skugga att sudda ut kanterna med så skuggan inte blir grönaktig. Bara smacka på den och låt den ta den plats den tar, det kommer bli skitsnyggt!

Jag har haft det sena 60talet/tidiga 70talet i den mentala inspirationsmappen på sistone, så jag gjorde en lös tolkning av det! De rundade Twiggy-60talsögonen är inte alls smickrande på mina ögon hur mycket jag än vill att de ska vara, så jag lade en ren 50talsvinge med en trashig undre fransrad istället.

 

Blue is probably one of the hardest eyeshadow colours to wear, but two tricks that help is pairing it with a solid eyeliner that brings definition and a warm eyeshadow along the edges as blending help for it to not turn greenish. Just smack it on and let it take the place it needs, then it will look stunning!

I’ve had a serious thing for late 60′s/early 70′s makeup lately, so I did a loose take on it! The rounded 60′s Twiggy eye shape doesn’t flatter my eye how much I ever want it to, so I did a clean 50′s eyeliner flick with a messy bottom lashline instead.

anja

anja

anja

Face:

  • Yves Rocher Youthful Glow Foundation – 000 Beige
  • By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Concealer – 1 Fresh Fair
  • Rouge Bunny Rouge Impalpable Finishing Powder – Diaphanos
  • Viva la Diva Matte Bronzing Powder
  • Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush – Dim Infusion
  • Make Up Store Wonder Powder – Sahara

Brows:

  • Oriflame Beauty Eyebrow Kit

Eyes:

  • LORAC Behind the Scenes Eye Primer
  • Illamasqua Powder Eyeshadow – Anja
  • LORAC PRO Palette – Taupe, Cream, Nude
  • Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush – Dim Infusion
  • Becca Ultimate Crème Eyelier – Romanesque
  • Illamasqua Medium Pencil – Hex
  • Illamasqua Masquara – Raven

Lips:

  • IsaDora Twist-Up Matt Lips – Posh Peach
  • Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush – Dim Infusion
Viola, Killer Colours
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Blog info:
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!