Monday, May 31, 2010

Corals & Golds (FOTD)

A simple, summery look that contains some of my most recently acquired cosmetics :)

Gold eyeshadows often look really orange on my eyelids.
If you suffer from the same problem as me, than a light layer of Constructivist Paint Pot by MAC is your hero.
Using this as a base cancels out the orange tones and brings out the true golden brown undertones of cult favourite eyeshadows such as Woodwinked (also by MAC).

Here is the look I was sporting this weekend:

MAC Constructivist Paint Pot (all over lid)
Urban Decay Baked Eyeshadow (all over lid)
NARS Fez Eyeshadow (outer third and bottom lashline)
NARS Cordura Eyeshadow (lightly in the outer V)
MAC Feline Eye Kohl (smudged with MAC 219 brush)
L'Oreal Voluminous Mascara

YSL Teint Resist Fondation in #5
Bobbi Brown Colour Corrector in Light Peach (under eyes)
Benefit Powderflage (under eyes)
Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer in Natural (on blemishes)
NARS Taj Mahal blush
MAC Redhead Mineralize Skinfinish (as a highlight)

Dior Coral Lace Lipstick
MAC Naked Space Lipglass

It's not particularly a revolutionary look, however it is "out of the comfort zone" for me. I usually stick to plum/taupe eyeshadows and light pink lipstick and blush.
This was a nice and welcome change.

What have you been changing up lately?

- Sandra


  1. I really love the eyes. Nars Fez looks really nice on you Sandra. =) Oh btw love the hair too. Im having a contest on my blog would love f you could join. check it out. thanks so much


  2. The lipstick color is so pretty. I am all about corals at the moment!

  3. Wow that looks beautiful! It's made me realise that I need to wear NARS Fez more often!

  4. Your soo pretty, love the lipstick! :) xx

  5. Beautiful look. It would be really helpful if you could do a review (either on here or on youtube) on the YSL Teint Resist foundation xx

  6. I used to be scared of coppers and orangey colours as I have brown eyes and thought it looked boring but I'm changing my mind now. :-)
    Love the lip!

  7. MAC Redhead MSF?! As a red I need to get that! I bet it's LE :( It's a gorgeous look, that lipstick really suits you.

    Kat x

  8. As a redhead I need to get that MSF! I bet it's only LE :( That lipstick really suits you, it's a gorgeous look!

    Kat x

  9. Beautiful!
    The overall look is really harmonious and chic.

  10. I've been experimenting with coral lipcolors too! Right now I'm rotating between NARS Niagara lipstick and Frisky Summer lip gloss. I usually only wear nude lips but coral is nice for summer!

  11. The corals really suit you. Very pretty :)


  12. I love this look! It's warm, like sunny-day warm, beautiful!

  13. Loving this look! It's just what I have been going for lately too, soo summery :) x

  14. I love the lipstick color! I wonder if it'll look good on my skintone... :) Thanks for posting!

    Soo Jin from

  15. You look so gorgeous! Love your blog! Following!

  16. Thanks for the tip about the paint pot - I'm going to try it! Gorgeous look by the way.


  17. I like your look!
    It's very natural :)
    PS: Sweety I have tagged you in my blog <3.

  18. Hi, I love your blog, started following it from lollipop26's recommendation. I'm new to the blog world and was wondering how you got started and if you did anything to get your blog out there. Thanks!

  19. you are so pretty! I am jealous that Taj mahal looks so good on you! I am wearing a lot of coral coloured clothes and polishes at the moment. I love to team with Gold also.

    Great blog!

    i am now a follower : )

  20. Very cute look! Ur so gorgeous!

    I'm lovin' your blog! Check out mine too at

  21. The blush and lipstick look amazing!

  22. you look so pretty! :)
    & you kinda look like Carrie Underwood

  23. The lipstick is very pretty (:


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