Monday, October 3, 2011

SEVEN: Favorite things at the moment

Mac Paint Pot in Nubile (Posh Paradise Collection Fall 2011):
Loving this paint pot for quick eyeshadow looks. I've been wearing this all over my lid and just smudging liner on my lash line. Nubile is a beige that leans peachy and pink. It's not shimmery or metallic but still gives a sheen. It keeps my lids from creasing for about 8-10 hours but starts fading at around 6 hours.

                                                         Nars Eyeshadow in Cyprus:
A dirty blonde gold with a serious metallic sheen. This color has been absolutely perfect for the fall weather. It's one of only gold's I've found that isn't too yellow or orange toned. I pack it on my lid with a flat shadow brush to really make my brown eyes pop.

Nubian Heritage Mango Butter Hand Cream:
It smells like orange creamsicles or mango ice cream. Every time I use it, I have my face buried in my hands because it smells so good. It's extremely moisturizing and feels heavy at first but as you rub your hands together, it dries to a soft, light, non-sticky finish. Nubian heritage is also an eco-friendly company that uses only quality organic ingredients. I first picked it up because the ingredients list seemed extremely pure and natural. It's a growing indie company but I've definitely become a huge fan.
Here's their website for a list of places their brand can be found-


                                     NARS Yachiyo Blush Brush:
           This brush is one of the softest brushes that I own. It applies even the most pigmented blush delicately and lightly and imparts a glow to your face in just the right places.

NARS Dolce Vita Lipstick:
The perfect red lipstick for fall. I reach for Dolce Vita a lot because it's a sheer red so it's perfect for when I'm on the go. The color is deep and dark enough to look perfect for those autumn months but it's not so dark that it's vampy.

KORRES Lip butter in Jasmine:
This beats EOS, Burt's bee, Rosebud Salve, & FRESH sugar balm. It keeps my lips moist for hours and gives it a lovely tint. It's a light, nude color so it's perfect for muting out my pigmented lips. The only downside is that it's a bit sticky and thick.

Zoya Remove+: Best nail polish remover ever. I was convinced by Michelle1218 on youtube to take a chance and order the HUGE 28oz refill bottle and the flip cap bottle. I'm so glad I did. I always thought nail polish removers were all the same but I was wrong wrong wrong. This nail polish remover has made a difference, not only the amount of time I spend taking off polish, but the overall condition of my nails and cuticles. 

Left to right: Korres lip butter, Nars cyprus, Mac nubile, Nars Dolce Vita