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9 Aug 2014

A #fotd and sunglasses winner!



I haven't got anything new to blog about right now so why not whip out an old favourite?

Hello MAC Antiqued - a warm coppery rust brown and a must-have. This is an intense colour that delivers in a very wearable way. I swipe it all over the lids, under the lash line and am always happy with the uplifting result. Its a real eye "popper". (Horrid expression, many apologies)


Since going darker (I will STHU about my hair at some point) I have really enjoyed using this on a daily basis. I tend to use a soft taupe in the crease, maybe add a little inner highlight action and then go hell for leather on the mascara front. You know, the usual :)




Face: Benefit Hello Flawless in Honey - far too yellow for me so I did add a teeny tiny bit of Chantecaille Just Skin in an effort to tone it down.
Cheeks: Benefit Coralista - swoon!
Eyes: Maybelline Colour Tattoo in Iced Pink/MAC Antiqued (that battered looking colour in the top right of the quad/a dab of MAC Crystal Avalanche in the inner corner/L'oreal liquid liner
Mascara: IsaDora Extra Volume was initially applied but I had to ramp it up (AKA it was a fail mascara) with Estee Lauder Sumptuous Infinite.
Lips: Dior Addict Charmante lipstick

As you can see I broke out the Benefit Coralista this weekend. Wow - it's been a long time since we met but we fell back into place without hesitation. This is such a gorgeous colour for a fresh glow. I still hate the packaging (I just don't love those boxes) but I am working on getting over it.

In other news I am counting down the days until my holiday to the Maldives. I just cannot wait to have a proper break full of (no working) lounging, reading, watching sunsets and probably a lot of blogging. I am trying to be ultra-organised this year, pulling things from my wardrobe that I know I want to take but there seems to be an awful lot of dresses/skirts/tops. I will need to edit because I am absolutely one of those people that takes a full suitcase and then ends up wearing one outfit for the entire duration of my stay!

Sunglasses Shop Winner!

Thank you all for entering the competition! I know a few of you were not able to comment on the blog so left comments on my Facebook and I took those into account as well.

The winner this time is .....

Joolie

Please email me your details (buynowbloglater@gmail.com) and we will get your prize sorted for you :)

I really hope I can do a giveaway like that again...

See you guys soon!

62 comments

  1. Congrats to the winner! And I adore your fotd. I need to get my hands on Mac antiquated, it's so pretty.
    Mana
    Fashion and Happy Things

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  2. Love this photo, you look so pretty. Congratulations to the winner of the giveaway!

    Jess x
    www.jessicalaar.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. I love the eyeshadow you've used! xx
    www.allthingsbeautiful-x.blogspot.com

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  4. You look so pretty with dark hair! Love it!

    Genevieve
    www.gapprouve.blogspot.ca

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  5. This is so lovely! I think this would be absolutely perfect for fall...I have to remember to bring Antiqued out once I unpack all of my things (I hate moving -__- )

    xx

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  6. I know you aren't a fan of the dark hair but I think it looks amazing on you! I like it better than the blonde.

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  7. Please do a blog post on your fav mac eyeshadows and recommendations? Do you this Charlotte Tilbery eyeshadows are better quality than mac ones

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  8. Love the bronzy eyes and thick lashes! Beautiful look!

    Sophia || sophiebysophia.blogspot.com

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  9. I swear by Coralista, it's my favourite blush, but I agree on the box!!!!
    You won't need many clothes at all for the Maldives, just plenty of bikinis!!! I've been a few times & it really is heaven on earth & only a short hop for you from Dubai.
    Hugs xoxo
    http://www.intotheblonde.com/

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  10. A really pretty look, I haven't tried Mac Antiqued before but does look very wearable.
    Ekaete xx

    www.goldenwanderlust.com

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  11. You look so gorgeous in the 1st pic. I much prefer you with darker hair by the way (not that I dislike you in blonde) as it makes you look fresh and sophisticated.

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  12. love the lipstick! the whole look is really nice :)


    http://munchmecat.blogspot.ch

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  13. the Maldives!!!! swoooooooon

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  14. Lovin that your back on the dark side:)

    katiedujour@blogspot,com

    Please do a travel review of the Maldives! #R&R

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  15. Love that shadow color. It's subtle yet stunning!!

    She Likes to Shop

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  16. Lovely natural look!

    www.ajdas.com

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  17. You look lovely as always. I do agree with you about the Benefit packaging, there is something chepo about the paper box, but the color is lovely. I love antiqued for blue and green eyes, since they are on the opposite color of the color wheel they make the eyes pop. I have to have a second look at some of the Este Lauder mascaras. Thank you for sharing!
    Love,
    Dagmara @ glamistahome.blogspot.com

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