Hello there!

I just got back from a 10-day trip to the UK, and i didn't have the time (nor the internet!) to even check up on my blog. Now that i'm back and well-rested, i'm happy to continue updating my blog again.

Before i left for Manchester, i went out with this look, using mainly newly-discovered Deborah Milano products.


The eyes were very natural with a fun hint of blue on the eyes.



I didn't take any step-by-step photos, but i'll just give the summary of what i did:

1. I primed my face with Inglot Under Makeup Base and followed with L'oreal True Match liquid foundation in W7.
2. Eye primer is very important for my oily lids, so this is why i treasure my Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion dearly. I smeared a tiny portion of that all over the lid, as well as in between and under my lower lashes.
3. With a flat stiff brush, i patted colour number 4 from Deborah Milano Eye Design Quad all over my lid up into my crease.


By the way, the numberings are exactly as depicted on the palette, at the back. Colour number 4 is also known as  'Contour'.
4. Line waterline and between lower lashes with Deborah Milano Extra Eye Pencil Waterproof in 06. The colour is a bright, fun turquoise. Then with a small angled brush, i smudged in colour number 2 (also known as 'Colour') on top of the blue liner.
5. Powdering is a must for me, especially on my T-zone. I now pretty much only use Rimmel Stay Matte Long Lasting Pressed Powder in 005 Silky Beige.
6. Curl lashes and apply a coat of mascara. Here i used my all-time favourite mascara, Maybelline Pulse Perfection Waterproof Vibrating Mascara—sadly it has been discontinued. No product was used on my brows, they were simply combed upwards.
7. I swirled in The Balm Frat Boy Shadow/Blush along my cheekbones and into the apple of my cheeks.
8. Lastly, for the lips, i only used Debora Milano Atomic Red Mat in 05 without any aid from lip liner, as i want the colour to stand alone, and wearing a matte lipstick on its own can also give you the stain effect, which i find nice sometimes. Of course, the colour disappears faster, but that's why you carry your lipstick around, isn't it? To get the shape right, i still needed help from a small lip brush though.


Done!



So far i'm liking Deborah Milano's products. I can't say they're the best products out there, but no doubt, they do stand out amongst the many drugstore brands out there. I hope i get to stock up more on their products in the future, before i leave Paris.