What’s On My Face #4


So Christmas is over, there’s still some turkey lurking in the fridge, chocolate wrappers under the sofa, but I’m now looking forward to the new year… I think 2013 will be a good one! 

Another ‘What’s on My Face’ post and although this isn’t one of my faves I wanted to post it anyway – we can’t have perfect makeup everyday! 

For the base I used NARS Sheer Glow which is an old foundation which I’ve recently fallen back in love with. It’s definitely not sheer, in fact it’s one of the heavier foundations I own. If I want a lighter finish I use my hands and for fuller coverage I use my stippling brush. On my cheeks I used the Jouer bronzer as a contour to warm up my face, the Dior Amber Diamond to highlight my cheekbones and Benefit Coralista for a flush of colour. 

On my eyes I started with my favourite base, Maybelline’s ‘On and On Bronze’ and over the top layered MAC’s Patina which has become one of my favourites. I then used MAC Charcoal Brown in the crease and under the eye. For mascara I’m trying Benefit’s ‘They’re Real’ which was voted number 1 in the UK although I’m still unsure of whether it’s for me or not. 

Another new favourite is the Anastasia Clear Brow Gel, which although makes them a bit crispy, definitely holds them in place! And finally on the lips, a new addition to my collection, Topshop’s ‘Beguiled’. I find applying Topshop lipsticks quite hard and have to use a brush and then pat with my finger, but after all the hard work I was left with a pretty wine colour. 

On my nails is the ‘Vivianna Manicure‘ and I used Leighton Denny ‘Maneater’ and Ciate ‘Ladylike Luxe’ to get the look. I love it and I’m thinking about doing it with black and rose gold next time! 


So a bit vampier than usual, but sometimes I like a change! What do you think of the darker lip?

Lily xx

Benefit Coralista  |  MAC Quad (Petina,Wedge,Charcoal Brown,Handwritten)
Laura Mercier Primer  |  Origins Make A Difference +*  |  Origins Plantscription Concealer*
Benefit They’re Real Mascara*  |  Maybelline ‘On and On Bronze’  |  Dior Amber Diamond
NARS Sheer Glow Foundation ‘Fiji’  |  Jouer Hydrating Bronzer*  |  Make Up Forever Eyeliner 2L
Topshop ‘Beguilled’  |  Bobbi Brown Long Lasting Mascara*  |  Anastasia Clear Brow Gel*

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33 Responses

  1. Dionne says:

    Lovely post but 2014? That’s looking ahead haha. What are you looking forward to in the new year? xxx

    itsbeautystartswithin.blogspot.co.uk

  2. I love the mac quad you have created the colors really compliment each other and that topshop lipstick looks very pigmented might have to invest in one. I love these post that you do. Happy holidays xoxox

    http://www.beautyinspired10.blogspot.co.uk

  3. I think you mean 2013 Lily!<3.

  4. Gorgeous, i love that eye look!

    Sophierosehearts x

  5. lalalucy1000 says:

    Such a pretty look x x

  6. Kitty3500 says:

    I really like the lipstick on you! Whenever I wear a lip colour like that it looks a bit much but on you it looks effortless xx
    kittymakesup.wordpress.com

  7. Kate Lees says:

    Beautiful eyes! Looks stunning!

  8. I love this look, especially the eye make up. x

  9. Klaudia... says:

    I want to try so many products of yor. Love,love the eyes! <3 xo

    http://styleitwithme.blogspot.co.uk/

  10. Dineo Luce says:

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  11. Emily says:

    I love the eye makeup, stunning!

    thebeautymist.blogspot.co.uk

  12. Hattie says:

    It’s encouraging to see a beauty blogger who isn’t crazy for Benefit They’re Real mascara! I never got on with it. Love your blog!

  13. I love your eye makeup in this look perfect for a new year’s eve party! :)
    I have just started a blog and maybe you could check it out sometime :)
    http://www.blogggerofbeauty96.blogspot.co.uk

  14. Sandy says:

    Deffo going to try out your eye look. I love the colours together xx

  15. Your eyes look amazing! And I’m dying to get that Dior kit, saw Tanya Burr using it too! :)

    mesyeuxverts.blogspot.ie

  16. Katy says:

    I love that lip colour, I was very close to buying it the other day! x

  17. Addison Cain says:

    I don’t mind crispy brows, but I don’t like it when the clear gel mascara flakes. How is the Anastasia brow gel in that regard? I’m on the market for some new eyebrow taming products.

    Simplyskindeepbeauty.blogspot.com

  18. Katie Walker says:

    That Benefit Coralista blush looks absolutely gorgeous!

    http://www.fashionandbeautyrelated.blogspot.co.uk

    x

  19. Katherine xo says:

    looks lovely on you, may dig out my NARS sheer glow! x

    http://thebeautyvisual.blogspot.com

  20. Love your makeup on here, your lip color looks gorgeous!
    really like your mac quad a lot!

    -Karly

    Karlymichellem.blogspot.com

  21. Rachel G-M says:

    Love the look and your really pretty.
    Love it!
    http://www.rachelspick.wordpress.com

  22. That lipstick is a gorgeous colour, you look amazing as usual xx

  23. dnalbnire says:

    Beautiful make up look, I love the bronze eye! I got Maybelline’s On & On Bronze for Christmas I have loved using it :) xxx

  24. Gemma Turner says:

    Beautiful as ever, Lily!

    Love your nail polish!!!!

    Gem xx

    http://www.missmakeupmagpie.com

  25. JustEmily says:

    I think the makeup look mixed with your hair and nails looks very chic, I am also a huge fan of Nars Sheer Glow :)
    Weird question – do you curl your eyelashes or does the mascara give you that lift?

    Emily x

  26. Kat says:

    I tagged you in my Favourite Beauty Products for 2012 tag… Check out my post on it, I would love to see what your favourites are!

    http://kitschsnitch.blogspot.com.au/2012/12/favourite-beauty-products-of-2012.html

  27. I love that lipstick colour you may have just inflenced me to buy it!
    I have just started a blog and would love if you would come and check it out sometime! :)
    http://www.bloggerofbeauty96.blogspot.com

  28. What camera do you use? the pictures came out amazing!

    xx http://rorolovesbeauty.blogspot.com/

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