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A colour pairing made in heaven | Smokey taupe and violet eyes with Vasanti Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore was, believe it or not, the product that put Vasanti on the map for me. I remember reading about it on Faces by Farah last year, and just thinking wow – the shades looked incredibly intense and finely-milled (and let’s face it: matte violets get me every time). It took a long time for me to finally try out the line (what can I say; I’m easily distracted!) but I promise, the duo’s no less lovely in person as it is in Vasanti’s product shots.

I’ll have swatches and a review ready in a day or two, but I wanted to share a quick look with this duo, first. This isn’t the only one I’ve done (I find myself reaching for the taupe side again and again; it’s a fantastic all-over lid shade), but this is how I think I’d wear Mount Rushmore most of the time – sheerly, with a bit of violet liner for emphasis.

(Then again, that’s how I wear pretty much everything. Shh.)

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17 Comments

  • Reply mostlysunnybunny

    Oooo I can't wait to see your swatches and review! This duo looks fantastic!
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    June 4, 2012 at 5:33 AM
  • Reply bellachique

    You wear that purple so well! I love how you applied it, very lightly so it looks very wearable!
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    June 4, 2012 at 1:18 PM
  • Reply My Lucite Dreams

    I haven't heard of Vasanti, I love the look. Very beautiful on you :-)

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    June 4, 2012 at 5:53 PM
  • Reply Perilously Pale

    Looks gorgeous! Can't wait to see your full review.
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    June 4, 2012 at 7:44 PM
  • Reply Angela

    This is just so pretty. Every time I visit your blog I'm reminded of how much I need more purples in my life/makeup drawer *___*
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    June 5, 2012 at 3:59 AM
  • Reply Vasanti Cosmetics

    Looks beautiful on you! Thanks for sharing…Mt. Rushmore is quickly becoming one of our top selling eyeshadow duos! Looking forward to seeing the swatches and the detailed review! Thanks again Rae!
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    June 5, 2012 at 8:49 AM
  • Reply Farah

    Love it looks great on you!! Glad I could inspire your first Vasanti item ;)

    June 5, 2012 at 9:01 AM
  • Reply The Beauty Sample

    Ooh, what is this Vasanti that you refer to?? I must do a little research, this duo is amazing and really flatters your skin tone. Lovely!
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    June 5, 2012 at 8:06 PM
  • Reply Amy

    Ooh la la! This is gorgeous!
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    June 8, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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