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January Favorites

I’ve been in quite the beauty rut lately, despite the seemingly endless supply of new makeup products in the mail. New makeup products that I bought with my money… so it’s definitely not an endless supply. It just seems like it is because they’re coming all at once! Since I was in a beauty rut, this is going to be a short list this month, I think. I also did not go out all that much in January (hermit alert), so I’m really at some sort of loss, I suppose. Nevertheless, here are my January Favorites! There are some great products that I was able to try and use late into the month. 1. Le Métier de Beauté Sheer Brilliance Lip Gloss in Bondi Beach (Review — $32; Nordstrom) I would say that the biggest “beauty rut” I was in last month concerned lip products! I didn’t know what to use. I got so tired of “dark, berry lips,” and it never felt quite right. I would finish a look and then add a lip …

FOTD: Plum Chocolate

My Face of the Day for today, but after about six hours of wear, because that was the only time I thought to take photographs. I used just a few products (which I will post a picture of below). Even though the makeup’s slightly faded, I think you can still kind of see where I wanted to go with it. I used the Laura Mercier Artist’s Palette for Eyes (review and swatches here). After priming my lids with Etude House Proof 10 Eye Primer, I started with colors! In terms of “simple diagramming,” I used a light taupe-y color as a lid wash (Sable), a dark chocolate brown for the outer “v” (Chocolate), and a bit of a lavender grey (Plum Smoke) on the outer crease. A light matte cream (Vanilla Nuts) was used for a highlight on the browbones. I don’t usually use eyeliner, so as you can see I fudged up on one eye! But, in case you care, I used K-Palette 24H Real Lasting Eyeliner, which is awesome for people who suck …