Friday, July 23, 2010

Toucan update

It's been a busy and exciting time in the life of the toucan. I've been keeping busy with many adventures, including attending a fantastic project runway inspired event, going hummingbird watching with a friend who is doing research on the adorable birds, dancing the night away (on several occasions) and generally soaking up life and enjoying every minute.

Things that will be posted soon:
Review and swatches of a Physicians Formula product
Mini review of a mineral makeup company that hasn't been mentioned here before
Swatches of a new collection

Also, I recently learned that Meow Cosmetics has an eyeshadow named Toucan. I think it's about time for me to order from them, I need that Toucan shadow.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Wishing on Orchids with Caelia

I'm alive! And I can finally breathe again, after a nice round of antibiotics!

I absolutely adore the look I did today. I tend to have a hard time doing soft looks, but this one was quite successful.

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All photos in natural light.

I used:
Wish- Aromaleigh
Orchid- Aromaleigh
Caelia- Aromaleigh (Lost in Faerie)
Sylph- Aromaleigh (lower lash line)
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips mascara

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I'm glad I was finally able to come up with a look that works for days when I need to keep it a bit more subtle. I usually hate the more neutral/soft looks I try. This is still pretty colorful, so I should probably come up with an even more neutral look. When I need to wear a neutral look, I usually wear practically no makeup (as in, only eyeliner and mascara). It's about time I learn how to do neutrals.

What are your favorite colors for neutral looks?

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Lost in Faerie now available

The collection that I raved about from Aromaleigh is now available for purchase. I adore this collection and had a hard time narrowing it down to a reasonable number to purchase in full size.
Everything is available at http://blog.aromaleigh.com/dormantdream/
Samples are not available individually, only as a full set.

On another note, my asthma has kicked it into high gear the past week, hence the very short posts. I'm planning on going to urgent care today, so hopefully things will be better soon.