Makeup Looks

Golden Safari Makeup Look

May 8, 2020

Hello my beauties and thank you for stopping by today! As you saw in my VIB Sale haul post (click here to read it) I picked up the Natasha Denona Metropolis palette and today I got to play with it! I used golds and greens on my eyes which inspired the title. I kept everything else pretty simple so the eyes could be the thing that stands out. Let me show you what I used to create this look!

Base Makeup:
Face primer- Milk Hydro Grip primer
Eye primer- Urban Decay Primer Potion in Original
Foundation- IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream in Fair
Concealer- Revolution Conceal and Define Concealer in C1 and C3
Face powder- Coty Airspun powder in Translucent Extra Coverage (In the Laura Mercier powder mini jar)
Eye area setting powder- Rimmel Stay Matte pressed powder in 003 Natural
I am currently testing out the Milk primer and so far I am very impressed! I love to wear the CC+ cream on days when I don’t want a heavy foundation but want coverage. I do have to set the whole face, though, because it does leave me looking a tad oily.

Face Makeup:
Cream blush- Glow Cream Base from the Natasha Denona Love and Glow face palette
Blush topper- Diamond Powder from the Natasha Denona Love and Glow face palette
Bronzer- Tarte Park Ave Princess, mini size
Highlighter- Marc Jacobs O!Mega Glaze in 80 ‘Worth the Wait’
I love Natasha Denona’s face palettes, this is my second one because I already owned the Bloom palette. I love using the Tarte Park Ave Princess bronzer on days when I want a bit of a sheen in my bronzer. With the heat wave that’s happening here I felt a sheeny bronzer would be a good idea.

Eyes:
Brow Pencil- Benefit Precisely, My Brow pencil in shade 2
Brow Gel- NYX Control Freak brow gel
Eyeliner- Illamasqua Liquid Liner in black
Waterline- Colourpop BFF Creme Gel Liner in ‘Exit’
Mascara Primer- L’Oreal Voluminous Primer
Mascara- L’Oreal Waterproof Voluminous Carbon Black mascara
I really love the Colourpop Creme Gel liners because they glide on effortlessly and stay put all day. I’m saving to buy the whole set. I really like using a lash primer especially with drugstore mascaras. It allows my lashes to stand out without the hassle of falsies or glue. The Benefit brow pencil is one of my favorites! I got it in a kit awhile ago but just broke it out and I love it!

Eyeshadow:
Eyeshadow palette- Natasha Denona Metropolis palette
Transition- Rope
Crease and Outer Corner- Lethal
Inner lid- Imporia
Brow bone and Inner Corner- Stila ‘Kitten’ eyeshadow
I am so glad I purchased this palette! I love all of the gorgeous colors. I will be reviewing the palette soon, so be sure to check back soon! I didn’t see any good colors for my brow bone and inner corner so I pulled out my Kitten single and I think that did the trick quite nicely.

Lips:
Lip balm- Pat McGrath Lip Fetish lip balm
Lipstick- YSL Rouge Volupte Rock ‘n Shine in ‘Pink Bass’
I like to use a lip balm when I’m doing my makeup because I feel it preps my lips. Today I used my new Pat McGrath Lip Fetish lip balm before I started my makeup so that my lips would be nice and soft when I went to apply my YSL lipstick. The Pink Bass color is a ‘my lips but better’ sort of color on me. It is a very hydrating lipstick, that’s what I love about the YSL lipsticks I own, they don’t dry my lips out!

Finishing Touches:
Setting Spray- Morphe Continuous Setting Mist
I love this setting spray. It is a nice fine mist and it doesn’t spit! It reminds me of a can of hairspray with how it sprays.

The final look! I stuck to the golds and greens in the palette for this look and I really like how the look turned out. What do you think? What are your favorite palettes? Be sure to comment down below! Thank you so much for stopping by today, it really does mean a lot to me. If you want to stay up to date as to when I post, be sure to subscribe to the blog, and if you want to see what I do with makeup when I don’t share it here be sure to check out my Instagram (linked below). I post every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday at 11AM PST. Until next time, be bold, be beautiful, be YOU! ❤

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