Saturday, November 1, 2014

Nars Makeover - Makeup Event at Blue Mercury

Nars Event at Blue Mercury

I attended a beauty event at my local Blue Mercury today. I actually had made the appointment over a month ago when I found out a Nars artist would be coming in today. The town I live in has a Blue Mercury THREE blocks from where I live which is very dangerous for me. I try to limit my trips to events such as today or if I refill on something because otherwise I would be there way to often and buying ALL the Nars! I was excited to try out the new Dual Intensity Eyeshadows and see the Holiday gift sets.  I was very impressed with the Dual Intensity eyeshadow and their consistency and staying power. These pictures are from 8 hours later.

The MUA used a cream pencil as a base which I did not think would last like this.  My only experiance is with nars cream eyeshadows and they crease like crazy. I thought it was a really interesting blend of colors.  I had always been intimidated by Pandora which is a duo eyeshadow that looks black/white.  The black side blends out to the nice silvery/grey you see.

Here is what she used

Brightening serum on my face before anything
the Luminous Mouisturizer and replenish eye cream

for my makeup she used
Light Optimizing Primer
Alaska Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer - light with neutral balance of pink and yellow undertones
Vanilla Radiant Creamy concealer - tiny cast of pink for fair complexions

Goddess soft touch pencil as a base - pink champagne
Callisto eyeshadow on my lid  - Icy Pink Silver
Subra Dual Intensity Eyeshadow on bridge - Black Orchid
Pandora Duo (black side) to add dimension - Sheer White Shimmer/Matte Black (shows grey when blended)
Black Valley eye paint as liner  - Black
Via Venuto Larger than Life Long Wear eyeliner on waterline - Black
Black volumizing mascara
Blondie eyeshadow for brows - neutral soft matte
Laguna Bronzer - diffused brown powder with golden shimmer
Orgasm blush - peach pink with golden shimmer
Copacabana liquid illuminator - glistening pearl

Biscayne Park Satin Lip Pencil - guava pink

Turkish Delight Lipgloss - pink sherbert

I really liked the new palette out for Christmas- the Laser cut eye/cheek/lip palette. It is beautiful!  I figured I spent enough and could add this to my Christmas list!

A futuristic vision for eyes, cheeks, and lips in a tech-chic double layer compact. Enter a continuum of cutting-edge color, coded for endless beauty.
Set Includes:
  • 3 shades of Hardwired Eyeshadow, a new formulation in limited edition shades, created exclusively for the NARS Laced with Edge Holiday Collection
  • Day Dream Blush
  • Laguna Bronzing Powder
  • Dolce Vita Lip Gloss
I would definitely consider Nars gift sets for any makeup lover!

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