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FOTD: Smokey Plum from the Lorac Pro 2 Palette

A cool-toned Plum Smokey-Eye using the Lorac Pro 2 Palette

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FACE
NARS Sheer Glow Foundation in Tahoe
MAC Studio Finish Concealer NC42 (under eye)
Ben Nye Banana Powder (to set)
Sephora Mattifying Foundation in Deep Ebony #60 (to bronze/lightly contour)
MAC Blush in Darkly My Dear (Limited Edition)

EYES
MAC Soft Ochre Paint Pot (as a base)
Lorac Mocha (first 1/3 of lid)
Lorac Plum (outer 2/3 of lid)
Lorac Black (outer v)
Lorac Lt. Brown (crease)
Lorac Rose (brow highlight)
L’Oreal Miss Manga Mascara

BROWS
Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade in Chocolate
MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NC42 (to clean up brows)

LIPS

Milani Color Statement Lipstick in Rose Femme
NYX Lip Liner in Prune


Milani Color Statement Lipsticks

What Milani says:
Make a statement without saying a word! True Instant Color. One stroke, full coverage application. This next generation lipstick gives the ultimate in color, texture and finish. The lightweight creamy formula contains Vitamins A, C, & E to moisturize and nourish lips. Paraben-free. Available in Vinyl, Metallic, Cream, Shimmer, Pearl & Matte finish.

Here are swatches of several of the Milani Color Statement Lipsticks. I typically buy these when they’re BOGO 50% off at CVS. There’s not too much else to say other than these are great drugstore lipsticks that come in a decent range of colors. The colors Rose Femme and Teddy Bare really surprised me, as I was not expecting to like them as much on myself as the other colors. I believe those 2 colors would look great on WOC of darker complexions as well. The color Naturally Chic is a true nude for me, for it matches my lips perfectly. If you like MAC’s popular Rebel lipstick, then Milani Sangria would be a cheaper alternative. All of the swatched lipsticks are well pigmented and showed up with one swipe with the exception of Sangria which needed 2 swipes. As far as scent, they all smell like candy! I know some people are sensitive to scents, but the sweet candy scent doesn’t bother me.

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L-R: Ruby Valentine, Flamingo Pose, Hot Pink Rage, Uptown Mauve

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L-R: Sangria, Naturally Chic, Teddy Bare, Rose Femme

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