Showing posts with label Afrobella Mac Bloggers Obsession Lipglass. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Afrobella Mac Bloggers Obsession Lipglass. Show all posts

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Wet N Wild Cool As A Cucumber Eyeshadow Trio Plus Mac Blogger's Obsession Lipglass All My Purple Life Swatches and Review

That was pretty much the longest title in the history of blogging but today I want to emphasize two awesome products from two different companies that I combined for a look that was fun and both products are going to get a lot of use in my makeup arsenal.

First up is the Wet N Wild eyeshadow trio entitled Cool As A Cucumber. It comes with a sponge applicator and a little brush. There is a shimmery green, a shimmery plummy purple and a shimmery light mint color.


I swatched the colors with my fingertips on my hand. It gave me a good idea of the shimmer, although lightly.


The amount of pigment transferred to my fingertips impressed me. Wet N Wild shadows have such great pigment!!! The best in the drugstore, and for only $2.99!! Check it out!

Next, I laid down some Nars Smudgeproof shadow base on my hand and swatched again, with a result that was more suitable for pictoral exposure.


After all this investigation, I had to put the trio on the eyes, right? I have several different photos in different lighting as I'm trying to find the best way to photograph in full on sun and in my vacation locale. It's quite a challenge to me.

My Look of The Day was finished off with LORAC 3D mascara, Dior Aurora Bronzer and a new lipglass by Mac as part of the Blogger's Obsession Collection. Mac Cosmetics took the cosmetic and blogging worlds by storm when they brought together nine beauty bloggers, asking to each take their individual vision and use it to create one product, either an eyeshadow or a lipglass.

The lipglass I've featured in this look today was created by blogger Patrice Yursik known in the blogosphere as Afrobella. Check out her blog for her vision, but continue on to see what that vision became. Mac describes this gloss as a deep purple grape color with light sparkle. Oh, but it is so much more!


In the tube, it seems to be a non-assuming deep purple, but it's interest and individuality explodes once set free.


It is deep violet toned. My favorite!!! I am loving purples for the lips lately and anything that is a red toned purple comes home to mama. Some sparkle just ensures it won't be far from my hot little hands.


You HAVE to know this about this lipglass...it looks great when first applied. It looks JUST as great after several hours which include eating and drinking. This is one of the best lipglasses I've ever used. As it wears, it wears to a shiny plum stain. It still looks like you're wearing gloss. It's amazing! I don't know how they did it, but honestly, this is the best wearing gloss I've used. EVER!

I've got to show you the evidence...after drinking a coke on the way to eat, a coke, water and tea at the restaurant and eating...this is how it looked in the restaurant with no touchup. See what you notice besides the awkward restaurant lighting. PF Chang's by the way. Yum!

Seriously!!!! How can that be? I have no liner or lipstick layered beneath and my gloss still looked fabulous!! Outstanding!!!

So I've showed you the after photo, now I'll show you the before with pictures of everything together in different locations with different lighting as I try to discover my photo spot while I'm here. :)


The middle picture above was so darned flattering, I just couldn't wait to show it to you, (bleh), but it is in a different lighting, so vanity can be pushed aside to show you fabulous products. I really think Patrice made this lipglass with me in mind. Try it and see if you don't feel exactly the same!

Currently out of stock on Mac.com, it can be purchased for $14.50 in the US when it comes back online.

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