Bare Escentuals READY: The Cocktail Hour (Navy)

For my second attempt using the Bare Escentuals READY 8.0 palette: The Cocktail Hour, I went for a pretty, daytime appropriate smokey navy eye. I liked this a lot, but once again, I did have some creasing issues by the end of the day. I’m going to play around with different eye primers and see if that will make a difference with these creasing issues I’m having with the READY shadows. One thing I have noticed is that the shadows in this palette apply very nicely when using the enclosed applicator. I tend to just ignore any enclosed applicators that come with a palette (one that comes to mind is the brush that came with Urban Decay’s Naked palette, which is just awful if you want a nice even application of your color), and use one of my regular eye brushes, but these applicators are actually very nice, if a bit on the small side!

On the eyes:

  • Bare Escentuals primer shadow in Cameo Pink
  • Shaken Not Stirred all over lid
  • Invite Only in the crease to blend out the navy
  • Icebreaker on inner lid and under brow
  • tarte Lights Camera Lashes and LORAC 3d mascaras

  

On the lips:

  • Bare Escentuals Pretty Amazing lipgloss in Perky

On the face:

  • Dr. Jart anti-aging BB Cream
  • Laura Geller Balance N Brighten in Fair
  • MAC Mineralize blush in Dainty
  • Laura Mercier finishing powder

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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!

2 Responses to Bare Escentuals READY: The Cocktail Hour (Navy)

  1. Susan says:

    okay, just because of this look, i have decided to get this palette!!! gorgeous!!!!

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