My sister and I were back at LIFT Beauty Boutique this weekend for their complimentary mini-makeup application with Lauren. By the way, we are both in agreement that Lauren is the sweetest makeup artist you will ever meet.
I, of course, had to come away with some makeup to show Glitter Geek readers. Consider them as “blog purchases”, ‘kay? 😛 I’m supposed to be on a low buy. These colour swatches and pictures are actually spot on; thank you sunlight!
LIFT Cosmetics Eye Shimmer in Moon Dust
Yes, m’dears. It’s a loose eyeshadow, which I usually hate, but this light golden shimmer cannot be ignored! For me, it is a perfect cheek highlighter that gives me that JLo glow. I’m not a fan of the celeb, but definitely a big fan of the glow!
Moon Dust swatch (dry finger swatch)
I use a fan brush to apply Moon Dust on my cheekbones. I get a finish that is less concentrated than the swatch above. Isn’t it gorgeous though? It is such a smooth, sophisticated highlight that doesn’t scream “I’ve been playing with my mother’s makeup drawer and I am now a disco ball.”
LIFT Cosmetics Powder Blush in Sanibel Sunset
During my mini-makeup appointment, I went for a “cheeky” look. It’s something that I never do because I didn’t have any bold blushes. When Lauren pulled this out after I’ve been secretly eyeing it on the display, I immediately said “Yes! That one!” Sanibel Sunset is a warm red with a small amount of gold shimmer that will make it perfect for summertime. This powder blush is soft, non-chalky, and packs a good amount of pigment.
Sanibel Sunset swatch (dry finger swatch)
Sanibel Sunset swatch (layered over Moon Dust and buffed in with a brush) — LOVE this combo!
For those of you who are wondering, here is a side-by-side size comparison with a MAC blush.
LIFT Powder Blush in Sanibel Sunset ($16 for .11 oz), MAC Blush in Peaches ($22 for .21 oz)