#FOTD Matte Lips, black|UP Cosmetics + O! Wow Makeup Brush

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This weekend I had so many items to try out! I have swapped out my standard makeup brushes and have been using the O! Wow Makeup Brush I got from DollhouseImports.com. It is so cool and very different. It has densely packed bristles on a semi flexible brush that helps me blend my foundation into my skin.  I have been using this since August now and it has definitely replaced all my older makeup brushes.

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Cailyn Pure Lust Extreme Matte Tint in Illusionist from DollhouseImports.com as well. Now this has been my new go-to matte lip tint. I rock this all the time and everytime I get so many compliments. I had been looking for a neutral mauve shade and this is it. I am a matte lip color girl all the way and that’s mostly what I wear. Not all matte colors are created equal. Some of them are SUPER drying. With these Cailyn lip colors, they don’t dry out my lips and my lips stay with color.

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I also dug into the black|UP Cosmetics Full Coverage Cream Foundation. This foundation was definitely full coverage and I didn’t need to use much at all for my skin. It was very smooth and blended nicely. Best of all, it lasted ALL day!! I will definitely be using this for more evening events. I don’t wear full coverage during the day. This is a great edition for my “events” makeup for sure.

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For eyes I used the black|UP Eyeshadow Palette. It was a good range of colors and I wanted to do a slight smokey eye with the matte colors and then I ended up deciding to use the green for a pop of color on the lid.

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I’m definitely trying to get better at doing my own makeup. I have been improving lol. Here is my face at the end of the day to show you how long it lasted:

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I used a couple of other black|UP Cosmetics as well including the Perfect Matifying Primer (which is the only primer I use these days) & their Sublime Powder as a bronzer.

Check out some of black|UP Cosmetics products and shop below:

 

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