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


This blush brush remains to be one in every of 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 might come up with it. 🙂

I’ll completely get to those purple lids in a second (BECAUSE PURPLE), however first, can we pleeeeease discuss in regards to 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 all around 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 once 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 in every of my favourite blush brushes as a result of it’s tremendous gentle, and the comb head matches completely on prime 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 fully perceive.

But it surely ended up not being resulting from a make-up brush-loving ghost. The disappearances have been in truth resulting from a cat.

rosie posie chanel blush brush

YUP! Look who I simply discovered exterior my workplace doing her “hunter’s mewl.” It’s this cute little growl/grumble Rosie Posie does at any time when she stalks and hunts one in every of her gentle toy balls and she or he needs to indicate off the riches of her spoils.

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

Thriller solved!

I assume from this level ahead, this brush could 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 a little bit acquainted to ya as a result of I’ve been doing variations of this look utilizing the identical impartial colours within the crease, internal nook and lash strains, however with completely 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 to your crease colours. As soon as you discover ones you want, then you possibly can simply hold them on standby, after which shortly swap out the jewel tone in your lids with different colours to create completely different appears!

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

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

urban decay born to run purple look k

The inspiration, powder blush/bronzer and lipstick are the identical merchandise I not too long ago utilized in a 10-minute make-up look in this It Cosmetics Basis assessment (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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