The Daily Face: Neutral As Usual

Last week something pretty exciting happened – Josh finally rescued my MAC quad from behind our wardrobe. It had taken a tumble months ago and I hadn’t been able to use it since – not due to lazyness, but spiders. It’s now back in my possession and I couldn’t resist using Grain and Charcoal Brown to create a neutral eye look – accompanied by a good contour of the cheeks, a pinky peach blush and a nude lip.

I’ve also continued to give the Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet a bit of loving – I love the matte finish but there’s this pesky eczema patch on my forehead that’s giving me some serious grief with even the most dewy of foundations – so I stand no chance with this one. Roll on summer when I’m oilier than a portion of bad pub chips – the PLV will be my best friend. At the moment a squidge of the Dior Glow Maximiser Light Boosting Primer (hello longest name ever) is helping to set things right.

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THE MAKEUP

Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet (10 Beige)

Dior Glow Maximiser Light Boosting Primer

Origins Plantscription Concealer (Shade 1)

Kevyn Aucoin Sculpting Powder

Tarte Amazonian Clay 24-Hour Blush (Tipsy)

MAC Eyeshadows (Grain on the lids & Charcoal Brown in the crease)

L’Oreal Superliner Perfect Silm*

Clinique Super Fine Liner For Brows (02 Soft Brunette)*

Maxfactor False Lash Effect

Revlon Colourboost Matte Balm (Complex)

Maybelline ColourSensational Shine Gloss (Cashmere Rose)

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*PR Sample

46 Comments

  1. 22 Apr 2014 / 7:57 am

    Might it be a good idea to stop wearing foundation until the eczema clears up? I know it's then the issue of it being on show and icky etc, but in my experience when I stopped wearing make up over my patches, it cleared up pretty quickly compared to with make up 🙂 Those sunglasses in the make up pics are gorgeous x

    • 22 Apr 2014 / 7:14 pm

      totally agree with u..i've recently developed eczema specially on my forehead abetween eyebrows and my chin area.i've stopped wearing any makeup since a week and i have seen a significant difference along with using kiehls midnight recovery!
      http://sarazbeautytonic.blogspot.co.uk/

  2. 22 Apr 2014 / 7:57 am

    Lol glad you got your Mac quad back again. Love this beautiful natural look 🙂

    xx Mira

    www.glamdevils.com

  3. 22 Apr 2014 / 8:01 am

    I absolutely adore the look of this look! And I'm in love with your eyeliner! 🙂 I definitely need to try out the L'Oreal Superliner and see how I get on with it since I'm looking for that kind of eyeliner and this looks beautiful on you.

    Ellis – Ellis Tuesday

  4. 22 Apr 2014 / 8:14 am

    You look absolutely amazing and beautiful like always!! So flawless !
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    Elizabeth x

  5. 22 Apr 2014 / 9:14 am

    So pretty, the natural look suits you a lot.

    Amelia Rose | Beauty Blogger

    x

  6. 22 Apr 2014 / 10:02 am

    You look lovely! I really want to try that colourburst lip colour, I had shyed away but think this will be my next purchase 🙂

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  7. 22 Apr 2014 / 10:11 am

    I hate spiders as well. I'm absolutely terrified….

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  8. 22 Apr 2014 / 10:11 am

    Love a good neutral look, always my go to! Eczema is my worst nightmare at the moment, got a bit patch on my eye lid and it sucks! 🙁 Hopefully ours both clear up soon!

    Tiny Alis

  9. 22 Apr 2014 / 10:14 am

    Beautiful! I have a similar situation going on with a particular eye palette that I'm yet to get from behind my dressing table!
    Bea x
    Bea's Beauty Blog

  10. 22 Apr 2014 / 10:50 am

    eyeliner really suits you – love it
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  11. 22 Apr 2014 / 11:02 am

    I love your makeup! it's so natural and pretty <3

    xx, Be || lovefrombe

  12. 22 Apr 2014 / 11:41 am

    Love the natural look! It really suits you too as you have such a flawless complexion x

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  13. 22 Apr 2014 / 11:46 am

    PERFECT
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  14. 22 Apr 2014 / 11:49 am

    Ha! What a saga about your MAC palette. Your eyes look amazing, though. And Tipsy looks gorgeous on you; it's been on my wishlist for quite some time.

    xo Lillian from Parisian To Be

  15. 22 Apr 2014 / 11:52 am

    So pretty! xx

    A Little Treat | Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

  16. 22 Apr 2014 / 1:04 pm

    How you do your makeup so perfectly, I will never understand! You look so lovely xxx

    Verity | Life of Verity

  17. 22 Apr 2014 / 1:13 pm

    Love your make-up it looks so pretty and your eyeliner also looks so precise! 🙂

    Millie x
    smudgesofthoughts

  18. 22 Apr 2014 / 1:19 pm

    Such a pretty makeup look, I love the eyes! x
    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD | The Little Deer Sunglasses and £20 Voucher Giveaway

  19. 22 Apr 2014 / 2:01 pm

    I love this look! x

    BerrieBlogs| {beauty blog}

  20. 22 Apr 2014 / 2:37 pm

    Love the eye makeup look! Perfect! I want to try the Tarte blushes so badly! It looks amazing on you. Xo, Alexandra
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  21. 22 Apr 2014 / 3:09 pm

    Love the makeup!

    xx
    https://www.analeote.blogspot.com

  22. 22 Apr 2014 / 3:52 pm

    You are so perfect! I really love your lipstick in this post.

    Something about Carey

  23. 22 Apr 2014 / 4:18 pm

    really want to try out a chanel perfume!

    Lauren| thatgirlcalledlauren.blogspot.co.uk

  24. 22 Apr 2014 / 5:00 pm

    I love a natural look you're makeup is great!

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  25. 22 Apr 2014 / 5:02 pm

    Yay for finally having your MAC quad back 🙂 really want to try out the Tarte blushes, they look great!

  26. 22 Apr 2014 / 5:06 pm

    you look stunning!

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  27. 22 Apr 2014 / 6:14 pm

    Beautiful! Your skin looks perfect <3

    | Noirette Diary |

  28. 22 Apr 2014 / 7:41 pm

    Oh my those spider's were holding it hostage, I'm glad you were able to retrieve it lol.

    xo.Janiecy.xo|A Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

  29. 22 Apr 2014 / 8:05 pm

    You look beautiful and I love this look. Definitely suits you

  30. 22 Apr 2014 / 8:17 pm

    Lovely
    L x
    Http://workingmumy.blogspot.com

  31. 22 Apr 2014 / 8:24 pm

    Your eyeliner looks soooo good! Wish I could get mine that perfect!! xx

    http://k-b-beauty.blogspot.com/

  32. 22 Apr 2014 / 9:10 pm

    really like this eyeliner look, do you have any tips for getting it so perfect?? x x
    http://alicelester.blogspot.co.uk/

  33. 22 Apr 2014 / 10:52 pm

    your makeup is always flawless, good to know what products you use 🙂 so pretty! thanks for sharing 🙂 xo

    Natalie | Shabby Chic and Tea♥

  34. 23 Apr 2014 / 12:41 am

    I think your makeup is absolutely perfect and flawless as usual! Glad that your boyfriend finally took your MAC out of those spiders. Xx

    simplysitara.blogspot.com

  35. 23 Apr 2014 / 1:47 am

    love!
    xx
    daniella
    simplybeautifulelegant.blogspot.com

  36. 23 Apr 2014 / 3:39 am

    Love this look on you !

    Madeline | Its a Mads Mads World

  37. 23 Apr 2014 / 6:22 am

    loveee the wings 😉 really nice simple but effective make-up!

    Ila x

    http://cleanserblog.blogspot.co.uk/

  38. 23 Apr 2014 / 10:55 am

    Gorgeous picks – I need to try that lip combination! 🙂
    Thanks for posting! Claire x p.s. I understand the spider thing – I hate pulling things out from under my bed…..just in case something has eight legs under there!!

    theunpublishedgirl.blogspot.co.uk

  39. 23 Apr 2014 / 7:15 pm

    I really want this eyeliner now! I've been looking for a new one for a while!

    www.hellomissjordan.blogspot.co.uk
    xx

  40. 23 Apr 2014 / 11:01 pm

    I love this makeup look! You are so talented. 🙂

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  41. 25 Apr 2014 / 7:47 pm

    Gorgeous look! By the way, you've probably been told this before but you look a lot like Lily Collins!

    Morgan // www.blushingwit.com

  42. 25 Apr 2014 / 8:30 pm

    Omg, I swear your eye liner and eye brows are always perfect!
    I think you look more like Tiffany Dupont (she played Franny in an old ABC show "Greek") than Lily Collins!

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