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Perfect Black Orchid

Today was a purple day. I wanted to try out Too Faced’s new Perfect Black Orchid liner with the TF Poison Orchid eye shadow. I decided that MAC Copperplate would make a perfect crease/outer lid color since the base of Poison Orchid is smoky. To do this look, I applied Too Faced Shadow Insurance. Then I applied MAC Vanilla on the browbone, blending downward. I applied Copperplate to the crease, outer v and outer 1/4 of the lid. I then used a fluffy blender brush to blend the crease and browbone line and to drift the color from the outer lid inwards. Then I applied Poison Orchid to the rest of the lid, and because of the smoky base, to me there’s a seamless transition of color from the matte of Copperplate to the smoky sparkles of Poison Orchid. I lined my upper lash line and lower water line with Perfect Black Orchid to complete the look. I forgot an inner corner highlight, but otherwise, I like this look.

I’m really pleased that Perfect Black Orchid has not budged or smudged on me all day. Too Faced claims it is waterproof, and so far it really seems that way. Additionally, I like the Benefit They’re Real Mascara that I’m test driving as well.


Face:
Holika Holika Orange BB Cream
Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten foundation in Porcelain

Cheeks:
MAC Full Fuchsia – blush
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Mediunm Dark – contour

Lips:
Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Stick in Acapulco

Eyes:
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
MAC Vanilla – browbone
MAC Copperplate – crease and outer corner of lid
Too Faced Poison Orchid – lid
Too Faced Perfect Black Orchid – upper lash line and lower water line
Dior Diorshow Lash Primer
Benefit They’re Real Mascara
MAC Blackberry – to define brows

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    • http://fiercenerditude.blogspot.com/ Vijaya

      Jeez! I thought I’d hold off on that Poison Orchid shadow for a while, but now I feel like I need it in my life *now*!

      • Phyrra

        It really is awesome!

    • http://lacqueredpaintedpolished.blogspot.com/ Jessi

      I’m with Vijaya, Poison Orchid looks amazing! You’ve definitely convinced me that I need it.

      • Phyrra

        It’s the star of the collection to me.

    • http://cupcakesquirkycorner.blogspot.com Christie

      Poison Orchid shadow is gorgeous, as always you look great!

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Christie!

    • Amber

      That eye shadow is so pretty, I love how sparkly it is but there’s still colour payoff.

      • Phyrra

        It is really neat because of how the shimmer is on top of its blackened base.

    • http://nanibrowneyes.blogspot.com Lizzy

      That eyeliner is gorgeous! I love the combination of shimmer and smoke in this look ;)

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Lizzy!

    • http://www.savvybeautyformoms.blogspot.com Erin

      Love this look. Love purples, love a little sparkle. Definitely getting Poison Orchid!

      • Phyrra

        Thank you Erin!

    • http://cinseven13.blogspot.com/ cinseven13

      Really pretty!!

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Cin! <3

    • Lisa

      that is a really nice look. i like it.

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Lisa!

    • http://www.gouldylox.com Kelly

      That is such a gorgeous color!! I have a feeling I will be searching for it tomorrow!

      • Phyrra

        Glad you like it Kelly!

    • http://www.beautydecrypted.com/ Lunachat

      Lovely! Promise me you’ll take this look a step further and really vamp it out this weekend?! Love these TF products on you! I’ll have to tie up my hands to keep from ordering these. Ha!

      • Phyrra

        I will try and do that sometime soon!

    • http://www.lillianfunnyface.blogspot.com Lillian

      Oh wow Poison Orchid is amazing!

      • Phyrra

        I agree, Lillian!

    • http://sparklingluna.blogspot.com Olivia

      I need that lid-color ! That’s for sure :D
      Very pretty look !

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Olivia!

    • http://wintrybeauty.blogspot.com Thia Winter

      Poison orchid was already on my list but this look cinched it! Love it!

      • Phyrra

        Glad you love it Thia!

    • http://beautifulwithbrains.com gio

      I need Poison Orchid too, it’s so gorgeous!

      • Phyrra

        Definitely, Gio!

    • http://www.whimsybeading.etsy.com Aygee

      That is an incredibly gorgeous look.

      • Phyrra

        Thanks K! <3

    • http://eyelinerandspraypaint.blogspot.com Robyn

      What an utterly gorgeous combo!

      • Phyrra

        Thank you Robyn!

    • http://www.peace-love-lipgloss.blogspot.com PeaceLoveLipgloss

      I have a feeling stumbling upon your blog is going to cost me some money:) I must have Poison Orch1d STAT!

      • Phyrra

        Aww glad you like it P!

    • Robyn

      It’s a beautiful look. I love the lid color. . .wow! And your foundation looks perfect. xo R

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Robyn! It’s so nice to hear from you :)

    • http://silhouettescreams.blogspot.com SilhouetteScreams

      I love this! Poison Orchid looks great against the grey, and it kind of looks like you patted glitter on the lid :)

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Silhouette! I think it’s a fabulous shade.