Nabla Goldust collection look 1 – Ludwig

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The new Nabla Cosmetics Goldust collection took the (Italian) makeup scene by surprise and boy as is a wonderful surprise! I have been drooling all over it since the press release (here). I purchased a part of the collection and will be reviewing and showing you swatches of all i got, but not here. To properly understand the products, I am testing them and want to share with you some looks I have created with the collection. You can take them as inspiration, or just to see how the products perform on the face. So let’s get into this Nabla Goldust colletction look 1 centered around the eyeshadow Ludwig.

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Pantone Fall Trends 2016 makeup look – #FallInLoveTAG2 Ep.5

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After last episode’s look into some cozy Fall routines and recipes (here), Marta from Caffelatte for Breakfast has thrown a new challenge at us for the fifth episode of the #FallInLoveTAG2. This time we are exploring Fall Trends by taking inspiration from Pantone’s Fashion Color Report for Fall 2016 (here). When Marta told us to do a Pantone Fall Trends 2016 makeup look, I was of course attracted by the yellow, orange, red and green shades, that are my daily comfort zone. In fact, I just recently published a tutorial on a Thanksgiving makeup look using such colors (here). However, the prompt also said to challenge ourselves, so indecisive and challenged I was while creating this double faced makeup inspired by fall colors.

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Paciugopedia 3 #6: pink and blue eye look

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Welcome back for the sixth installment of the Paciugopedia! If you are new to this series, each month we get to recreate a makeup look by another makeup artist / blogger that the boss Svampi from Beautybats picked for us. You can find the looks from the previous four episodes here. I inadvertedly skipped episode 5 in February due to the super exciting things that happened (read more here), but now I’m back super excited for this look.

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TGIF makeup look #2: warm contrasts

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Thank God It’s Friday! I’m not going anywhere tonight, but it’s a good occasion for me to share a more dramatic makeup with you guys. For this look I wanted to give a different twist to a makeup I have been wearing all the time lately. I have been tanning a bit and therefore gravitating to warm colors for my eyeshadows using my beloved Nabla shadows. To spice it all up a bit, I used a blue liner and eyeshadow on the lower lash line which introduces some contrast and more color to the look. This look is perfect for spring and even more for summer thanks to all the shimmer and sunset tones. These are my warm contrasts.
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Thank God it’s Friday #1: Blue and gold smokey eye

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Happy Friday beauties!! In December I grabbed a few gorgeous shadows from Nabla Cosmetics among which an incredible shimmery blue called Eternity that is absolutely stunning. Admittedly it’s not an everyday color to wear for work, but I find it an incredible pop and makes for a very intense smokey eye for a night out.
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