bareMinerals Velvet Mauve & Velvet Charcoal

I like the bareMinerals Velvet collection (6 colors, all very matte in texture), but I don’t LOVE them.  I don’t know if it’s the texture or what, but I find them to be a little difficult to blend, in general, and the colors aren’t richly pigmented. Velvet Mauve comes out quite brown on my skin, though I was hoping it would lean more pink/plum.

It’s been a while since I’ve worn the bareMinerals Pretty Amazing lipcolor in Fearless, and I forgot how much I adore this shade!

On the eyes:

  • MAC Paint Pot in Bare Study
  • bareMinerals Velvet Mauve on lid, from lash to crease
  • bareMinerals Velvet Charcoal in outer corner and blended lightly into crease
  • bareMinerals Velvet Cream under brow and on inner corner
  • tarte Blackened Plum Amazonian Clay emphasEYES gel liner
  • Mally Volumizing mascara

On the lips:

  • bareMinerals Pretty Amazing lipcolor in Fearless

On the face:

  • Missha Signature Complete bb cream in #21
  • Laura Geller Balancen n Brighten in Porcelain
  • bareMinerals Rose Radiance
  • bareMinerals Warmth to contour
  • Mally Evercolor Poreless Face Defender

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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!

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