Taupe and Soft Navy

I am in love with the color of this taupe shadow from Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo 24 Hour Cream Gel Shadow (whew, that’s a mouthful and a half!). To me, it’s the perfect mushroomy grey brown color. Unfortunately, I’m  not all that impressed with the actual product. Maybelline came out with this 24-hour Tattoo cream shadows, so I picked up two of them to try them out. I am pretty much determined to try to make this product work for me, but as for my first impression, I was left disappointed. The color went on very smoothly when I applied it with my finger, but after a few hours, it had creased and faded.

On the eyes:

  • Maybelline 24 hour Tattoo Cream Gel Shadow in Tough as Taupe
  • bareMinerals Skyline
  • Buxom eyeliner in Black Jasper
  • tarte Gifted mascara

 

On the lips:

  • bareMinerals Pretty Amazing lipcolor in Pizzazz
  • bareMinerals Pretty Amazing lipcolor in Free Will

On the face:

  • Missha Cho Bo Yang bb cream in light beige
  • Laura Geller Balance n Brighten in Fair
  • tarte Charisma blush
  • bareMinerals original mineral veil

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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!

One Response to Taupe and Soft Navy

  1. Susan says:

    I have that taupe color too, wore it alone and over primer, with and without powder eyeshadow on top….still had creasing and fading. 😦 I really wanted to love these, especially since that taupe color is so pretty! I wonder if a non-matte shade would behave differently?

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