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A gilded cotton candy makeup look

I wanted to share a look with the 42 matte palette that we reviewed yesterday, so here’s one in blue and violet.

I’m actually quite unhappy with how this look turned out (it looked bold in real life, but now I’m feeling the need for brow powder and more blusher!) but I thought I’d share it anyways – after all, it does show off the pigmentation of the palette quite well, and that’s what it was intended to do. Perhaps our bold-shadow-lovers will like this look a bit more than I do!

Eyes

Full look

(Um, yeah. I have strands of glitter in my hair. Just ignore it for now… details on Friday!)

Products used

Lid: 42 matte palette from OMG (violet, blue; review) and Marcelle Polar Wet & Dry Eyeshadow (inner corner hilight), all layered over Etude House Proof 10 Eye Primer.

Sidenote – Polar is actually a gorgeous creamy white with a really pretty gold sheen in real life, and it’s driving me crazy that you practically can’t see it in these photos. My inner corner looks so naked, eep!

Line: Marcelle Pure Gold LUX Liquid Liner (gold glitter; no swatches yet but a review for the Silver LUX liner here), Urban Decay 24/7 eyeliner in Zero (black)

Face: Marcelle True Radiance foundation in Ivory Beige, 42 matte palette blusher (review)

Lips: Annabelle Hypnotic Rouge Velours (review)

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29 Comments

  • Reply Stacie

    I think you're mad to be unhappy – you look lovely :D
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    March 9, 2011 at 6:17 AM
  • Reply StealMyHeartLovee

    Very pretty. :)
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    March 9, 2011 at 6:41 AM
  • Reply vijiis

    Gilded cotton candy is an AWESOME name to give a look! <3 I love how precise you were with the gold liner just above the black. It looks great!

    March 9, 2011 at 7:53 AM
  • Reply Shivani

    I love your pictures. Which camera/lens do you use? Its simply flawless!
    (Also love the look :) )
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    March 9, 2011 at 1:16 PM
  • Reply Socialite Dreams

    wow, sooo pretty! love the glitter all over :d sparkle!
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    March 9, 2011 at 3:03 PM
  • Reply Jade

    OMG so gorgeous, makes me want to try this look myself <3

    March 9, 2011 at 3:51 PM
  • Reply Rae // theNotice

    Oh yes, nails! I do love a shimmery polish : o )

    March 9, 2011 at 4:51 PM
  • Reply Steph

    Oh my! what a gorgeous look :D so jealous that you can pull something this crazy off!! love the glitter eyeliner :D
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    March 9, 2011 at 9:56 PM
  • Reply Kaelin

    Loving that glitter liner. You pull off brights so well Rae!
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    March 9, 2011 at 11:15 PM
  • Reply @minotaurbb

    I think it's gorgeous!
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    March 10, 2011 at 2:53 AM
  • Reply Paris B

    That's certainly a bright but very pretty look! I love the touch of glitter – adds character ;)

    March 10, 2011 at 4:00 AM
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  • Reply Alice

    Wow!!! I opened this post because of the colour, but the glitter is just amazing!! I love this look!

    October 5, 2011 at 12:42 AM
  • Reply Dips

    It looks stunning!

    November 11, 2011 at 2:28 AM
  • Reply Katherine

    This is a really cute look! Love it

    November 17, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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