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My First Day

For my first day at my new company (on Tuesday), I went with a cautiously colorful look. I shouldn’t have worried because there was no problem with me wearing color at all. I used MAC Trax on my lid, and MAC Patina in my crease and along my lower lash line. I think both of those shades work really well with my eye color. Also? I love MAC’s Velvet finish, which is what Trax is. I just adore it.


Eyes:
Nyx HD Eye Shadow Base
MAC Trax – lid
MAC Patina – crease and lower lash line
MAC Handwritten – to define outer lower crease
MAC Vanilla – browbone and innr corners of eye
MAC Blacktrack – upper lash line
Urban Decay 24/7 liner in Perversion – lower water line
L’Oreal Collagen Mascara

Face:
Too Faced Amazing Face pressed foundation in Vanilla Creme

Cheeks:
NARS blush in Casino

Lips:
Silk Naturals lipstick in XXX

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    Phyrra is an award-winning cruelty-free beauty blogger. She is hair obsessed, into alternative fashion, an avid urban fantasy reader, and a standard poodle fan.
    • http://OnceBittenBlog.blogspot.com OnceBitten

      It’s no surprise, I love it!!! Your hair’s looking good too! :)

      • Phyrra

        Rawr thank you!

    • http://www.prettyindayton.com Styrch

      This combo is totally gorgeous on you! I LOVE Trax and I feel like sometimes it gets a bad rap. I never really understood why. It goes so well with so many colors. Sometimes there’s a bit of fallout but there is with any shadow that is partially glittery. Sometimes it comes out a little pigment lacking, but as you’ve shown here you can certainly build the color (and the base sometimes makes a huge difference). Confession: I actually don’t own any of the other colors you mentioned (other than Blacktrack). I think I may need to add to my “Will buy in the future” list. :)

      • Phyrra

        Yay thanks Styrch! I’ve not had problems with Trax, but I do really adore it :)

    • http://www.sparklecrackcentral.com LiAnn – Sparklecrack Central

      Gorgeous!! And how great that you can wear more color now!

      How did your first day go?

      • Phyrra

        It was great!

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

      You look so cute! I love the hair clips. I only own like 3 MAC eyeshadows, but you’ve made me want to pick up both Patina and Trax. Oh, and Hi Phaedra! She always has to be close to you doesn’t she?

      • Phyrra

        Thank you Jessi!

    • Jessica Allison

      Yay for a new job- I think the fact that you can wear color again is a good sign! Good luck <3

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Jess!

    • http://wwww.beautyraid.com Zelda

      What a great color combination! It looks amazing with your hair :) It’s always a nice feeling when your work lets you be yourself, to an extent. I work in education but that doesn’t stop me from wearing colors on my eyes! My kids love seeing what color my nails are for the week ;)

      • Phyrra

        That’s awesome Zelda!

    • http://beautyinfinitum.blogspot.com eight

      So pretty! Good luck with the new job :)

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Eight!

    • http://morgainesmakeup.blogspot.com/ Diana aka Morgaine

      I love this on you and great you can wear more brights now xxx

      • Phyrra

        Me too Diana!

    • http://sakuradesu.com Sakura

      Very pretty! I like both your hair and makeup. Also good luck in your new job! Glad you can wear colours^.^

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Sakura!

    • http://libbyspinkvanity.blogspot.com Kimberly

      I knew your first day at your job was coming up, I don’t think I knew exactly which day though. I hope it went really well.

      Great look! Bronze and purple-ish shadows are so beautiful together.

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Kimberly, it went well!

    • emi s.

      this is one of my favorite looks that you’ve ever done – it’s so beautiful on you, the colors really emphasize and flatter your eyes. i love that it’s both colorful and subtle at once.

      what’s your new job doing?

      • Phyrra

        Thank you Emi! It’s QA / Content Editing.

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

      Gorgeous! It’s great to see you smiling with colorful hair again.

      • Phyrra

        Thanks K <3

    • Melody

      Patina is an interesting shade. And nice cute doggy bonus in the background!

      • Phyrra

        Hehe yep, Phaedra loves to stick around! Thanks Melody :)

    • Lindsay

      Those hair clips are omgosh adorable!

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Lindsay!

    • http://sooslivestoeat.blogspot.com Soos

      I bow down to the Mistress of Shadows!

      • Phyrra

        Aww thanks Soos!

    • http://www.prettymom.org coco

      ‘cautiously colorful’ i like the description. nice color combo.

      • Phyrra

        Hehe thanks Coco!

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

      You and Phaedra both look beautiful :)

      • Phyrra

        Thanks Lillian! You know how I love my baby <3