Byzance de Chanel Collection Face of the Day Take 1

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So here was my first play with the Byzance de Chanel Collection. I didn't use the Rouge Allure though as I was just going to the office and this was already a tad over the top for work as it was. Not that I care though. ;-) Work is the only place I ever go so I go as fun as I want with my makeup everyday! You only live once right?

As I mentioned in the review for the Rouge Joues Contrast I was pleased with how easy it ended up being to apply without looking clown like. I found the result to be a nice, natural looking flush. For my first look with Topkapi I used the gold in the corner of the eye, taupe on the lid, chocolate brown in the crease and the dark brown in the outer v into the crease a bit as well as to line. You can in these pictures what I meant in my review of Topkapi about being disappointed with the chocolate brown shade on my skin. In the pan and swatches it seems to have a distinct copper tone but on my lid it went quite flat. Just brown. Heck it almost looks cool brown. Anywho I still love Topkapi. Stay tuned for a second look later this week. It was raining the morning of these pics so there are no outdoor, full light pics. I had to resort to dull indoor natural light and flash.

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Products Used:

Isomers HD Primer
Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua BR10
Make Up For Ever HC Concealer 305 set with Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder
Le Metier de Beaute Visage de Soie
Chanel Rouge Joues Contraste
MAC Too Chic Beauty Powder

Too Faced Shadow Insurance and MAC Painterly Paint Pot as base
I think I used Edward Bess Nude on the browbone?
Chanel Topkapi Quad
Chanel Inimitable Noir Obscur Mascara

Haughty Cosmetics Perfect Finish Lip Gloss Polish It Off


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