5 days of makeup: glitter, glow & pop of color

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clarins everlasting foundation the beautyblender re-dew set refresh spray

nyx glitter goals makeup

 

It’s the last day of my 5 days of makeup challenge! I have to say, it’s been both challenging and fun.

This final look is all about the glitter lids and orange-red lips. And a bit about the skin as well. You might have noticed a slight glowy skin trend going on with me at the moment and this look is no exception.

the beautyblender re-dew set refresh spray

The beautyblender Re-Dew Set & Refresh Spray

I got some more new products (in pr) and here I just had to try the beautyblender’s new Re-dew Set & Refresh Spray*. The Re-Dew Setting Spray contains hydrolized silk, hyaluronic acid as well as some light oils and even probiotics. It can be used as a setting spray, before foundation, spritzed onto a sponge or just as a refresher during the day.

It’s only been my first time trying it so I’m giving you my first impressions. First of all, I love the packaging. I also like how fine the mist is – it’s easy to spray on. I can’t wait to try it on top of my foundation and powder, since it should make them melt together nicely. But for my first time using it, I wanted to see how it works with a foundation that is quite full-coverage and semi matte, since the spray has some hydrating properties. The foundation I used was one of my favorite foundations, Clarins’ Everlasting Foundation+. I sprayed my damp beautyblender with the mist and blended my foundation with that in sections. My skin can get a bit dehydrated and right now that foundation is a bit too matte for my liking. But paired with this mist – it was perfect! It gave the foundation and my skin a nice hydration boost – with some glow.

I also got the original beautyblender in a new color: electric violet swirl*. 

the beautyblender electric violet swirl

5 days of makeup challenge

I used NYX Glitter Goals* liquid glitter eyeshadow in my first look of this week so it’s only suitable to end this week with the same product. Here I applied it straight onto my lid to, whereas in my first look I just applied a touch of it. Again, as I said, I love how easy these glitters are to work with. No mess whatsoever, since they are in liquid form.

Products

Rimmel The Only 1 Lipstick, Call Me Crazy
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nyx glitter goals industrial beam
What did you think about this 5 days of makeup challenge? I would love to hear your feedback! And as always, if you have post suggestions, leave them down below.

Wet look hair & a soft smokey eye

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wet look hairstyle sleek

soft smokey eye wet look hair

sleek hair soft makeup photoshoot look

 

I have always wanted to try a wet look hair style. So for our latest photoshoot, I asked my hairdresser to do her magic on my hair. And it turned out so nice! I felt like a cool super model the whole day with my sleek hair and I promised myself I would try to recreate the style for the upcoming parties. Hairdressers always make it seem so simple though – it’s a bit too easy to imagine myself walking up to a party looking like an otter – with my wet look hair gone horribly wrong. 

Since I knew my hair would be very sleek I wanted to balance my looks with a soft smokey eye. You know, bring some softness to my looks since my face is already quite robust. How to create a soft smokey eye, you ask? Well, it’s all about the colors. I used warm brown colors with a hint of red (from the KICKS palette). I also left the center of my lid lighter, like a halo eye. That always makes the eye look more open and not as harsh. I chose a warm color for my lips as well. I still can’t get over how much I like brownish lip colors nowadays. Those used to be so horrible, in my opinion. And now I’m wearing them.

I also wore a new foundation, that I finally bought another bottle of. I mean, it’s a new bottle, but it’s an old favorite. This is my fifth bottle, I think.  I know I already have so many different foundations that I could use, but I still missed that Clarins foundation. It’s just a special product. It feels so soft and satiny on my skin. And it’s lasting powers are something else.

Wet look hair style & a soft smokey eye makeup look

wet look hairstyle and soft smokey eye

And about powers: mine seem to be wearing off a little too quickly. This dark November is tough, I must admit. I find myself being so tired and melancholic. I know I said it’s my favorite time of the year, but nothing ever seems to be so black and white. But I’ll just power through and focus on the good things. That’s what I’ve always done, after all. Besides, the proper Christmas tree is going up this weekend – I know it will definitely give me more energy.

PRODUCTS

TonyMoly Silky Smooth Balm*
Clarins Everlasting Foundation+*
Laura Mercier Transluscent Powder
Catrice Liquid Camouflage Concealer, Porcelain*
Maybelline Masterfix Baking Powder
Benefit Hoola Bronzer*
Kiko Milano Desert Dunes Blush, Gypsy Pink
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish, Soft & Gentle*

Urban Decay Primer Potion
Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette
KICKS Marble Collection Eyeshadow Palette
Eylure lashes, 035*

Jane Iredale Lipstick, Jamie

Primer, lipstick and KICKS palette I have received as pr-samples.

wet look hair soft smokey eye charlotta eve

Hair & photos by Susanna Pomèll

 

What do you think of this sleek wet look hair style? 

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