Friday Face of the Day With Warm, Orangey Bronze Eyes and the MAC Caitlyn Jenner Collection

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Friday Face of the Day With Warm, Orangey Bronze Eyes and the MAC Caitlyn Jenner Collection

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MAC Understanding Lipstick, MAC Caitlyn Jenner collection

So, I’m writing some lists this week, and one of my lists is titled, “Colors for eye looks” and with the #MBBInstaChallenge, which you guys are kicking so much @ss on, this month is all about busting out of my comfort zone!

Right at the top of my list of eye colors that, for various reasons, I don’t reach for that often are orange and warm red, which were huge eyeshadow trends last fall.

With that in mind, I decided to do an orange/warm reddish bronze eye look today with Malibu Bronze Eye Shadow from the new MAC Caitlyn Jenner collection, because I think it goes SO well with one of my favorite eyeliners of all time, the otherworldly MAC Teddy, a bewilderingly beautiful shimmery brownish bronze, and if you don’t have Teddy in your life, YOU NEED TO GET IT ASAP.

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Malibu Bronze and Worthy Eye Shadows on my eyes with Buddy Mineralize Skinfinish (in the crease) and Teddy Liner; and Buddy MSF and Compassion Blush on my cheeks

Today I’m all about Teddy and Malibu Bronze. I used Malibu Bronze on my lids right up to the crease (it’s very pigmented, and it buffs out easily). Then, to transition the color, I actually used a face powder from the collection called Buddy. It’s a warm brown with lots of intense golden pearl (it reminds me a lot of NARS Laguna, but it’s waaaay warmer). I stuck that in my crease to blend out the edges, and I’m also wearing it on my cheeks and across my nose as a bronzer to tie my cheeks in with my eyes.

I experimented with a few different lip looks for this…first with a warm deep red lipstick called Authentic Red, and then added a little golden gloss on top (Kindness Cremesheen).

I thought that was OK…but it seemed like a little too much for what I’ve got going on today (which is nada). Better for date night.

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MAC Authentic Red Lipstick with Kindness Cremesheen on top

Next I tried a nude lip using Whirl Lip Pencil, Rockit Lipstick and Beautifully Bare Cremesheen (which looks like MAC Deelight Cremesheen’s twin sis), but I feel like it looked a little unbalanced…

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That’s Whirl Lip Pencil, Rockit Lipstick and Beautifully Bare Cremesheen

Finally, I tried warm, creamy red MAC Understanding Lipstick (it’s an online exclusive), and voila! Balance. That’s what I finally went with.

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MAC Understanding Lipstick

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The MAC Caitlyn Jenner collection

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MAC Caitlyn Jenner Eye Shadow swatches from the top: Glowing Gold, Malibu Bronze and Worthy

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MAC Caitlyn Jenner swatches from the top: Powder Blush Duo in Buddy and MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Compassion

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MAC Caitlyn Jenner swatches from the top: Kindness, Beautifully Bare and Tolerance

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MAC Caitlyn Jenner Lipstick swatches from the top: Rockit, Understanding and Authentic Red

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Swatches from the top: Lip Pencils in Soar and Whirl; Eye Kohl in Teddy

How do you feel about eye colors like these? — warm oranges, reddish browns and purples? What are some of your faves in those families? Which ones do you wear the most?

Watch this NOW –> Sing Street on Netflix

What a sweet movie! I saw someone do a post about it on Facebook, and I’m so glad I clicked “Play.” It was nominated for a Golden Globe, I think in the Best Musical category. I thought it was fantastic!

It’s a cute ’80s coming-of-age story about a teenage boy in Ireland who starts a band with some of his eccentric classmates. Very sweet and quaint. If you grew up listening to ’80s music, I bet you’ll like it as much as I did. 🙂

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen


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