Checking In: A Chanel Blush Brush Haunting, and a Jewel-Toned FOTD With Purple Lids!


This blush brush remains to be one among my favourite instruments. I used it this morning to use a wash of bronzer. Then, I promptly hid it from Rosie-Pose earlier than she may come up with it. 🙂

I’ll completely get to those purple lids in a second (BECAUSE PURPLE), however first, can we pleeeeease discuss concerning the newest thriller to unfold on this finish of the keyboard — a thriller often known as “The Haunting of Casa MBB”?

Don’t fear, there’s nothing terribly sinister afoot (I’m not splashing buckets of holy water on issues left and proper, in case you’re questioning!).

I’ve been gently “haunted” for the previous few weeks by my favourite Chanel blush brush, which has been disappearing and reappearing everywhere in the home in essentially the most random locations. I’ve discovered it on my mattress, within the hallway, on the center of the steps, on the kitchen ground.

Final week I discovered it smack dab in the midst of lounge, simply sitting there on the carpet proper in entrance of the sofa.

Hmm… ?

I simply assumed that Connor had grabbed it and performed with it and forgot to place it again, however after I requested her about it later she mentioned, “No, mama, I’ve my very own brushes.” (Hahaha! She completely does!)

Now, this brush simply so occurs to be one among my favourite blush brushes as a result of it’s tremendous mushy, and the comb head suits completely on high of the apples of my cheeks and beneath the hole of my cheekbones, so I can use it for blush and bronzer. The bristles are additionally completely floofy, so it blends like a dream.

I believed, if an otherworldly entity/spirit has been obsessing over it, I utterly perceive.

Nevertheless it ended up not being on account of a make-up brush-loving ghost. The disappearances had been in actual fact on account of a cat.

rosie posie chanel blush brush

YUP! Look who I simply discovered outdoors my workplace doing her “hunter’s mewl.” It’s this cute little growl/grumble Rosie Posie does each time she stalks and hunts one among her mushy toy balls and he or she needs to point out off the riches of her spoils.

I went into the hallway to analyze and provides her the standard consideration she likes after she catches her prey (“Oh, good job, Rosie-Pose! You’re such a very good mouser. Look how properly you stalked your toy!”), and that’s after I caught her red-handed (red-pawed?) with my Chanel brush in her mouth.

Thriller solved!

I assume from this level ahead, this brush can have a particular hiding place…inside a drawer!

(QUICK UPDATE: Later within the day, I additionally caught her dragging my NARS blush brush round, so she seems to be increasing her searching horizons.)

Jewel-toned purple lids

OK, so let’s discuss purple lids. Now, this may look somewhat acquainted to ya as a result of I’ve been doing variations of this look utilizing the identical impartial colours within the crease, interior nook and lash traces, however with totally different jewel tones on the lids. First, inexperienced, after which blue, and now purple!

urban decay born to run purple look eye closeup

urban decay born to run purple look k lids

Discover your core

This completely wearable look depends on discovering a core group of matte brown and beige eyeshadows on your crease colours. As soon as you discover ones you want, then you possibly can simply preserve them on standby, after which rapidly swap out the jewel tone in your lids with different colours to create totally different seems!

I’ve been utilizing the identical set of heat browns and beiges on this collection…

For the purples, I’m carrying a shimmery purple referred to as Guilt Journey, a darkish purple referred to as Drift (each are from the City Decay Born to Run Palette) and a darkish purple UD pencil referred to as Empire.

urban decay born to run purple look k

The inspiration, powder blush/bronzer and lipstick are the identical merchandise I lately utilized in a 10-minute make-up look in this It Cosmetics Basis evaluate (which I’m additionally carrying on this pic, by the way in which).

As you possibly can see, I’m fairly stoked about this look, and I’m excited to put on make-up once more! 🙂

Your pleasant neighborhood magnificence addict,

Karen

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