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  1. archangeli

    Makeup recs for blue dress (see pics)

    Hi everyone! I've got a black tie event this weekend and I've got my outfit and accessories, but wanted some tips on what to do with my face and hair I'm asian NC20/NC30 and have straight dark brown (almost black) hair that goes down to the bottom edge of my shoulderblades. Hair up or down...
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    My Fafi Haul :)

    I placed an order last week on the Pro website because I didn't want to go out in the snow and muck. The UPS guy showed up at my door on Friday I ordered - - Fafinette dolls: Ermine, Monoka and Eriko - Eyes quad #2 - Lipsticks: Strawbaby, High Top and Flash-N-Dash - Blushes in Hipness and...
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    Rapturous Red FOTD

    I had to keep this somewhat mellow for work. I'll play around and do a more dramatic evening look another day Face: Diorskin Forever Compact in 030 (Medium Beige) Cheeks: MAC Margin blush to define cheekbones MAC Blushbaby to along jawline Eyes: UD Primer Potion MAC eyebrow pencil in Spiked...
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    What eye colours for RED lips?

    Hi ladies, can you recommend a few eye shadow combinations (preferably MAC) to compliment red lips? I bought Russian Red lipglass and Rapturous Matteen lipstick but I'm not sure what to do with them.
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    This week's Dior, McQueen and Matte² haul!

    This is what I brought home earlier this week: - MAC Matte² shadows: Flourishing, Newly Minted, Post Haste, Prussian, Clarity, Fig. 1 and Poisoned Pen - Thunder eye shadow from Blue Storm - Soft and Slow lipglass from Blue Storm - Orpheus power kohl pencil x2 - Jealous power kohl pencil - MAC...
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    20.09.2007 - Green eyes FOTD

    Face: Diorskin Forever Compact in 030 (Medium Beige) MAC Invisible Set Powder Cheeks: MAC Blushbaby to define cheekbones MAC Trace Gold along jawline Eyes: UD Primer Potion MAC Corduroy e/s on brows (applied with NARS smudge brush) MAC Omega e/s all over lid as a base Shu Uemura ME Green 550...
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    My "I'm just going to the mall - it's no big deal" FOTD

    Face: BE Multi-tasking Minerals in Summer Bisque MAC Studio Touch-Up Stick in NC30 MAC Invisible Set Powder Cheeks: MAC Margin Blush to define cheekbones MAC Blushbaby along jawline MAC Honour on apples Eyes: MAC Corduroy e/s on brows (applied with NARS smudge brush) MAC Olive Groove all...
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    MAC Shag eyeshadow

    Need some help with this one: I picked this colour up in a pro pan at my MAC Pro store and I can't find any information on it. It's not on the website so I'm assuming it's an older colour? Does anyone know what texture this is (matte, velvet, frost, etc) and if it was part of a colour story...
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    My MAC C-Shock and Pro e/s Haul!

    Last week I popped into MAC 4 times for "this and that " and here's what I hauled: 3x 15-pan eyeshadow palettes Pro pans: Naval (Pro) Soot (Pro) Vibrant Grape (Pro) Juiced (velvet) Shag Bottle Green (Pro) Moon's Reflection (veluxe pearl) In the palette: Passionate Fab & Flashy Sour Lemon...
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    My littl Shu Uemura haul

    I had 10 minutes to kill in London Heathrow's Duty Free so I hit the Shu display (since they didn't have any new MAC stuff). (The eyelash curler I've had forever, but it looks at home with the other products ) 4-pan palette, 8 pan palette and 20H Pony brush. Blush: Glow On P Pink 30 Top...
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    Whee! Yet another reason for me to love MAC!

    Last Friday I popped into a MAC store and remembered it was World AIDS Day so I finally got around to buying a VG6 lipglass. I've been putting it off for awhile thinking that I would wait until I used up my VGV Fat chance! The store was having a lottery contest of a gift basket for anyone who...
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    I'm slowly taking pics of my MAC stash :)

    I've started taking pictures of my makeup stash. So far I've got my MAC eyeshadows, most of my MAC blushes and my brush collection. After some pressure from one of my good friends I took a quick picture of my MAC stash. No sooner had I put everything away and uploaded the pictures did I realize...
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    Hello again ^__^ I'm back!

    Yeesh it's been FOREVER since I've been on Specktra! My goodness things have changed in these forums. So many new features for me to catch up on now! I've been a member for a long time but a lot of things have happened that have kept me from swapping. I guess you could say I'm a recovering...
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    T. LeClerc in Toronto!

    This is a luxury brand that I read about but I know is VERY hard to find. In Toronto, I know that there's a theatrical store called R. Hiscott's that carries the T. LeClerc line, but other than that I had only ever seen it in Europe. Imagine my shock today when I walked into the Shoppers Drug...
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    Free make-up industry seminars - New York City

    I was at the USITT Stage Expo today and one of the booths was I checked out their website and their New York school is offering some free seminars this spring. Hope someone finds this info useful
  16. archangeli

    NARS Wicked duo.....

    My Stila counter is having a Wicked event in mid-March and the sales rep said that they were getting a special palette in. Has anyone heard anything about that? You'd think that if there were making a NARS Duo called Wicked it'd be a "emerald" color, and not lime... LOL