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Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Look of the Day: Glamour, Down Under

Hi, everyone! It's time for the second installment of my Australian drugstore makeup Look of the Day series, featuring the lovely Down Under goodies I received in a recent international swap. It's been such a pleasure trying everything out! Today's look focuses on shimmery, subtly sultry lids and a full-on cool red lip!


For the eyes, I used the amazing Chi Chi Glamorous Nudes eye shadow palette, a Naked Palette dupe that's quality is top-notch. I focused on the right side of the palette, which features deep, shimmery cool browns and greys. They blend so nicely! I added touches of gold and champagne to add some light to the look. 


On the lips is a stunning new lipstick from the Australian brand, Ulta 3. Cherry Wine is a gorgeous full-bodied, satiny cool berry red that is perfect for a bold, but totally wearable pout. The formula leaves lips slick and comfortable and the wear time is impressive! Since the lips and eyes were on the bolder side, I opted for a subtle nude cheek, courtesy of Australis Blush in Sand Dune.

Here's a shot of the Australian drugstore products I used in this look:


And a full breakdown of everything I used!

Foundation: Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet in Shade 10 Beige
Concealer: BeneFit Fake-Up in Light (under eyes) and MAC Select Cover-Up in NC20 (on blemishes and redness)
Powder: MAC Blot Powder in Medium
Contour: Kevin Aucoin The Sculpting Powder in Medium

Blush: Australis Blush in Sand Dune

Brows: Anastasia Brow Powder Duo in Taupe and Anastasia Tinted Brow Gel in Caramel
Eye Primer: Urban Decay Primer Potion in Original
Eye Shadow: Chi Chi Glamorous Nudes eye shadow palette (using the cooler greys and taupes from the palette)

Eyeliner: shimmery black shadow from the Glamorous Nudes palette
Mascara: d.j.v. Beautinizer Volume Lash

Lipstick: Ulta 3 Lipstick in Cherry Wine


And a few more shots of the look:




So there you have it- my second Australian drugstore makeup Look of the Day. For me, this is the perfect look to add a bit of glamour to your everyday makeup. It's sultry where it needs to be, yet balanced enough to wear to the office. And I did!

Thanks again to Leah for sending me these amazing goodies! Look out for the third and final installment of this series on Thursday! xo

Cheers :)

13 comments:

  1. that palette seems like a dupe alright. are the colors exact? or just similar?

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    1. It's nearly exact, with a few exceptions. I should so a side-by-side comparison!

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  2. As always, your makeup is on point! Definitely glamorous!
    <3 Pauline, ­­Addicted to Makeup

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  3. These products work so brilliantly together to create a stunning look! That lippie is so lovely on you. Seems as though you got some really great items out of the swap! x

    Rebecca | morerebe

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  4. Another Lovley look you did! That blush looks so pretty

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  5. Really really cool, I adore it!
    Fabrizia – Cosa Mi Metto???

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  6. your makeup looks so amazing on you! :) you have a great blog, Jennifer! xx
    Hope you're having a lovely Tuesday!!xx

    ♥ ♡ ♥ ♡ GIVEAWAY ♥ ♡ ♥ ♡

    Creme de la Chic

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  7. Thanks for the tips Jen. Love this look!

    -A.
    www.pearlofmyeye.com

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  8. International swaps are fantastic - love the look! You look amazing and the lipstick looks fabulous on you!!

    Stephanie @ theFantasia.com | Bloglovin'

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  9. Yaaay this look is SO gorgeous!!! I'm particularly loving the lip shade on you! The palette looks like a UD Naked wannabe LOL

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  10. You make it seem so easy.... Flawless look as always... That lipstick on you! Lovely!

    xx
    5th&6th

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  11. It's really gorgeous on you! Love that lip colour! Glad it seems to be working out!

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