Sunday, September 12, 2010

FOTD - Geisha

Hi lovelies,

I have been lovin' the neutral eyes, bold lips look lately, ever since I have received my Milani Color Perfect lipsticks (in Rose Hip and Mandarina) from my Cherry Culture haul. They are both GORGEOUS colours and they are priced at a mere U$4.99, still pretty inexpensive after taking into account shipping and exchange rate. The colours are super pigmented too. Will do a more detailed review soon. I am absolutely in love with them, especially Rose Hip! It reminds me of Petals and Peacocks from MAC Liberty of London range, which I didn't have the "honour" of owning it as I can't justify myself to pay A$41 for a lipstick, even if its limited edition and the colour is freakin' gorgeous!

Anyways, as the title suggests for this post - this look is geisha inspired. It was kinda unintentional too. By that, I meant I was simply planning to try out my new Mandarina lipstick without the ghostly white geisha face to match with it. Little did I know that whipping out my BioEssence BB Cream which I conveniently ignored most of the time made me look extremely white (and gross) compared to my favourite Etude House Magic BB Cream which gives me that dewy, natural glow. . That's probably why I barely reach out for it. =.=" You will probably get what I mean in the photos below.

Since Mandarina is a bold colour, I did like to keep all attention on my lips and go with a neutral eye make up.

The usual champagne and brown colour - which is one of my favourite combinations. =)

On my EYES
MAC Bare Study Paint Pot
NYX Single Eyeshadow in Champagne (all over the lid)
Revlon Matte Eyeshadow in Rich Sable (Crease & Outer V)
Browbone colour from Maybelline Stylish Smokes Quad in Natural Smokes (Highlight)
Maybelline Eyestudio Lasting Drama Eyeliner in Black
Milani Liquif'eye Metalic Eyeliner Pencil in Black (Lower Lash Line)
Rimmel Eyebrow Pencil in Hazelnut
CoverGirl Lash Blast Waterproof Mascara in Black

On my FACE
Bio-essence Bio Multi Effect 8-in-1 BB Cream
Garnier Anti-Dark Circles Roll On
Physician Formula 100% Natural Origin Matte Finishing Veil in Translucent Veil 
Prestige Baked Mineral Blush in Pink

On my LIPS
Milani Color Perfect Lipstick in Mandarina

- Without flash-

- With flash-

Isn't this colour just so lovely??? =)))

See what I mean by the geisha effect? 

Flash and my chubby cheeks never goes well together. :(

Really not liking how pale I look after applying the BB cream but I guess it results in the "geisha effect" with the lip colour.

Have you tried any lipsticks from Milani Color Perfect Range? Which is your favourite?



Savannah said...

Super pretty! I haven't tried any of the Milani lipsticks, I do love their pencil eyeliners though so I might like those.


x[A]nnehhhx said...

The lipstick looks gorgeous!
You have cute chubby cheeks, and the most beautiful lips :)

Dolce♥Bunny said...

Wow... that is one ORANGE lipstick! Never seen so orange before but it looks lovely on you :)

*pandaaa said...

Loving the lip color! :)

Adeline said...

@ Savannah : Their lipsticks are pretty pigmented and they have really gorgeous colours :)

@ x[A]nnehhhx : Naw.. thanks sweetie but I dislike my chubby cheeks :(

@ Dolce Bunny : Thanks love. I haven't seen such colours before but when I saw the swatches online and I knew I had to get it!

@*pandaaa: Thanks :)