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Red Lips + Nude Nails with Proenza Schouler x MAC

Proenza Schouler MAC

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Whoa! That’s a little too close to my face for comfort. I just wanted to show off my recent purchases from the Proenza Schouler x MAC collection, and my poor ability at putting on red lipstick. It’s been awhile since I’ve bought any limited edition products from MAC, mostly because nothing has “wowed” me, until I saw this collaboration. The gradient packaging is beautiful. I’m a total packaging junkie if anyone doesn’t already know. I really wanted the ombre blush from the collection, but settled with a nail polish and lipstick. Red lips and nude nails go fabulously together! I’m not totally in love with a nude nail, but I love how it appears to elongate the fingers. I know I’ll like the shade better once I get some sun on my pale skin. The lipstick is an matte orange-red, which I love. I really only try to save red lipsticks for special occasions. I can’t see myself wearing this one to work or anything. I have very full lips to begin with, and sometimes I think reds make them look over the top. I would use this shade to pull off the perfect pin-up look! I’m very happy with these products, I am looking forward to more fun limited edition collections from MAC in the future. Can’t they do a Heatherette #2?!

Proenza Schouler mac Thimbleweed

MAC Thimbleweed

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Beauty Fashion & Style

Sparkling Eyes

As if the title of my blog isn’t enough to tell you — I love anything sparkly and glittery! With the holidays, I like sporting a dramatic eye look. New Years is all the about the gleam. These are some sparkling eye items I’ve been coveting lately.

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1. ASOS Glitter Cat Eye Sunglasses, 2. Shadow Insurance Glitter Glue Eye Shadow Primer, 3. False Glitter Shimmer Lashes by Shimmer Twins, 4. Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner, 5. Lancôme ‘Hypnôse Star’ Mascara