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Sunday, December 20

EOTD Brown: The Conservatorie's Super Brilliant Mocha mica

Super Brilliant Mocha is one of Conservatorie's loveliest micas: shiny, sparkly and adheres well. I am a bit displeased with Simply Naturals's Polished Silver, it's not as smooth as I would like and it's particles are too big for my liking. When I ordered I thought of getting silvery sheen  but instead got silver sparkle. TKB's Pisces Blue is not adhering well if used just as plain mica - it falls off. The shine particles are too big - if u want blue with golden sheen, order Ocean Green instead (which I did not but now I know better).

Colors used here are:

Manhattan's eye makeup base all over lids
EDM's Pearl Sunlight under the eyes
Super Brilliant Mocha mica all over lid
Polished Silver in the crease, blending upwards
TKB's Pisces Blue wet as liner
EDM's intensive fair concealer as base
TKB's Winter Rose as blush.

While editing the EOTD's I realized: effect would have been better if I would have used Pisces Blue in the crease as well. Pictures are taken in daylight by the window. Blush is totally invisible.

Here's some pictures taken 7 hrs later: the makeup stayed on quite well except on the chin which was hidden in multiple layers of the shawl.The foundation rubbed off. I think most ladies  living in colder climates have trouble with washing their shawls and coat collars quite often - cause they're covered in foundation.


Mademoiselle C. said...

I like the look, very wintery and appropriate for a classy christmas eve style :)
About the frozen weather, i know that calendula is great to repair damages on the skin, maybe you could try to find a cream or a balm with calendula included ?

Siilike said...

Thanks - but I am still struggling with the blending - I'd like to have the dark color nicely blended out, with no sharp borders but I never seem to get it quite right. Irl it may look nice but on the photos all the errors are magnified.

I had a calendula cream a while back - Weleda's greasy one. Unfortunately I did not like it much - and calendula does not smell nice either. I am currently pondering whether to buy a honey wax and oil based product from supermarket's Eco-store