Beautiful Lisa made a Berry Flambe for her Girlfriend Michelle

I recently picked up the Women of BE collection at the last 12-hour flash sale that Bare Escentuals had. Normally this kit runs for $89, and I’ve been lusting after it, but when I saw it was on sale for nearly half price, I new I had to have it. It came with twenty mini shadows in a nice reusable box (which now holds all my Buxom pups). All the shadows are women’s names, and come in a variety of colors:

  • Beautiful Autumn Eyecolor (deep golden pumpkin glimmer)
  • Beautiful Lisa Eyecolor (bright rose pink glimmer)
  • Beautiful Melodie Eyecolor (rusty red glimmer)
  • Beautiful Susan Eyecolor (sterling silver glimmer)
  • Girlfriend Margo Eyecolor (sun-kissed rose glimmer)
  • Girlfriend Michelle Eyecolor (pale pink mist sheen)
  • Girlfriend Tina Eyecolor (spruce green matte)
  • Girlfriend Kathleen Eyecolor (olive mist glimmer)
  • Exotic Laura Eyecolor (medium rosy-clay sheen)
  • Exotic Sandra Eyecolor (smoky sage matte)
  • Exotic Tara Eyecolor (tropical teal glimmer)
  • Exotic Victoria Eyecolor (gold tiara glimmer)
  • Starlet Casey Eyecolor (burnished gold matte)
  • Starlet Catherine Eyecolor (medium olive matte)
  • Starlet Karen Eyecolor (deep cream matte)
  • Starlet Leigh Ann Eyecolor (eggplant matte)
  • Gigi Eyecolor (gold-spun cypress matte)
  • Joeli Eyecolor (lavender matte)
  • Radiant Rebecca Eyecolor (dark golden apricot glimmer)
  • Treasured Terri Liner Shadow (sparkling emerald)

I’m looking forward to exploring these colors. Already some of my new favorites are Beautiful Lisa, Girlfriend Margo, and Radiant Rebecca. I’ll be doing a few looks this week with these colors, and I’m especially looking forward to working in some neutral looks after a string of brighter, more dramatic looks here recently.

Clockwise from top: Berry Flambe, Beautiful Lisa, Girlfriend Michelle

Pretty Amazing Vivacious, Natural lipgloss in Smile

On the eyes:

  • Prime Time Eye Primer in Brightening Opal
  • Beautiful Lisa patted all over lid from lashes to crease, using Full Tapered Shadow brush
  • Berry Flambe buffed into crease and outer V using Crease Defining brush
  • Girlfriend Michelle swept over inner V and up onto browbone to blend, using Full Tapered Shadow brush
  • Big & Bright eyeliner in Indigo on upper lashes, Smoky Eye Stick in 5″ Stilettos under lower lashes
  • FDVM in black

On the lips:

  • Pretty Amazing lipcolor in Vivacious
  • 100% Natural lipgloss in Smile

On the face:

  • Prime Time Brightening
  • MAC NW20 concealer
  • Original foundation in Fairly Medium
  • Love Radiance on cheeks


About Essy
I'm finally figuring out this makeup thing in my 30's. It's so much fun to collect and play with new colors and styles. I'm not a makeup artist, and far from it. I welcome any comments and tips you have!

3 Responses to Beautiful Lisa made a Berry Flambe for her Girlfriend Michelle

  1. Chrissie says:

    This is beautiful! I never would have thought to put those two, bright colors together! 2 questions:
    1) How do you pick your colors?
    2). What are your favorite sites that you’ve learned from?

  2. Essy says:

    Glad you like this look! 🙂 2 answers:
    1. I don’t have a system. Most of the looks on here are the first time I’ve tried a combination. Sometimes it works out, sometimes it doesn’t! I guess the colors are mostly based on my mood that day – dark and dramatic, bright and cheerful, or sometimes disjointed and boring!
    2. I really am mostly self-taught. I’ve learned a lot of tricks from Mineral Madness and I REALLY love MakeupbyTiffanyD on youtube. Definitely check her out!

  3. Chrissie says:

    Thanks! I’ll check her out and play more! 🙂

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