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Hello my loves - Yes I know I’ve been totally MIA

I’ve been suffering with a case of writers block and to be honest I just needed some breathing space from the blog. I also stopped doing #FFO for a bit because I'm feeling a little low on the self esteem front and the thought of taking pictures scared me. Anyhoo enough of the sob story let’s get down to details. 

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I’ve been using the Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer as concealer/foundation - It seems to be working best at concealing my dark circles. I’ve been applying this predominantly under my eyes, then difuffsuing it with a damp beautyblender. It’s quite thick and creamy but I love the application you get from it when using a beautyblender. I’ve been opting for uber bronze skin and I’m still reaching for my Delilah Sunset Matte Bronzer. On my cheeks I added a touch of the NARS Dual Intensity Blusher in the shade Frenzy, the peach/coral tone works so well with bronzey hues. To highlight I went OLD SCHOOL and whipped out a complete cult classic - MAC’s MSF in Gold Deposit. I’ve used this for almost 10 years now, it’s rich in colour and gives you that J-LO Glow. On my eyes I kept things super simple and applied my Illamasqua Vintage Metallix in Embellish, it’s a rich chocolate brown with a soft gold sparkle - I love the consistency of these, they’re creamy but mattify perfectly. I added a touch of brightness to the inner corners of my eyes with the lightest shade from this MAC X Pedro Lourenço Palette. I lined my water line, top and bottom with MAC’s Power Kohl in Feline and then smudged out the lower lash line with a pencil brush. I added lots of mascara, I'm currently loving the YSL Faux Cils Volume which has been my go-to of late. I was going to add a lip gloss and be done with this look - BUT I tried a new lip liner and ended up loving it so I left it - MAC Mahogany Lip Liner  is one of Terry Barbers (MAC’s director of artistry) picks  for AW15 - trust me to wear it in Spring/Summer - ha! 

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Hope you lot are doing well, have a fab weekend? 

Lots of Love 
Zara

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4 comments

  1. Those MAC eyeshadows are gorgeous! x
    Emma | Emmys Blog

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  2. This is such a stunning look! I love the MAC palette used. x

    nueyork.blogspot.com

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  3. You look gorgeous. Love the lip liner colour x

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  4. I always love your makeup looks and I have no idea why you would feel low on the self-esteem front (at the same time I totally understand, we all have those days) Anyway, hope this comments perks you up a bit :-)

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