Avon Holiday quad: Sequins and Shine

 

Today, I used another Avon quad that I received as a gift from my dear friend. This is one of those gifts that I probably never would have looked twice at, because the quad screams blue to me, and I have a tough time with blues. But… it happens to be fantastic.  These colors are phenomenally  beautiful, especially the dramatic grey color, which I used on the lid. The three darker colors have good pigment and blend fairly well, but the light color (Iced Silver) was not very pigmented and I really had to keep going back for more and more product on my brush in order to get any color at all to show up.

Another new product that I used today is a Missha blush. This is the first time that I’ve used a product from Missha that wasn’t a bb cream, so I was excited to try it out. The blush is called “Coral Pink” but the most I could get out of it was a baby doll pink. It’s VERY subtle and gives just a hint of a flush to the cheeks. I don’t have any blush quite so light, so I’m excited to use it with a smokey eye, and it’ll be especially pretty in the spring and summer.

On the eyes:

  • bareMinerals Brightening Opal eye primer
  • Avon Sequins & Shine quad: Iced Silver under brow and on the inner lid and outer corner, Dramatic Grey on the lid, Glimmering Bronze in the crease, and Sequined Turquoise under lower lashes
  • bareMinerals Big & Bright eyeliner in Charbronze lining upper and lower waterlines
  • tarte Gifted mascara

On the lips:

  • Lip Fusion InFATuation lipgloss in Full Frontal

On the face:

  • Clinique bb cream in Shade 1
  • Laura Geller Balance N Brighten in Fair
  • Missha blush in Coral Pink

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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!

3 Responses to Avon Holiday quad: Sequins and Shine

  1. Roz says:

    Really lovely! Put on your dancin’ shoes!

  2. Susan says:

    That’s a pretty festive look! The lip color is so fresh and flattering on you!

  3. sophistishe says:

    Beautiful! I’m going to have to steal this look!

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