Sunday, March 31, 2013


I'm not entirely sure how I feel about Guerlain's Coup de Foudre eyeshadow palette.  I bought it on a whim - no doubt swayed by its popularity on the web (I'm looking at you, MUA MUB).  I will say that while I was very unsure about it when I wore this on Friday, it's grown on me since.  I'm rather fond of it right at this moment!

Things I am wearing here:  Koh Gen Do Aqua PK-0, Nars Light Reflecting Powder Loose, Illamasqua Lover blush, Dior Addict Lip Balm Crystal Coral, Hourglass Arch Brow Pencil Soft Brunette, Guerlain Maxi Lash mascara....and some other stuff.  For the eyes, I started with Nars eye primer, then lined uppers and lowers with UD Uzi pencil.  I smudged the dark gray shadow into it.  Then I blended the olive shadow onto my lids and a little into the creases.  Next, I blended the mint shade into my inner crease area.  The coral color is, of course, above my mid-outer crease.  I also used a tiny bit of the dark gray on the outer corner of my lids.  YSL black cream liner lined both waterlines.  And while I used Guerlain's Maxi Lash on my upper lashes, I used Maybelline's water-resistant Clump Crusher for my lower lashes.  It's annoying that I have to use very specific mascaras on my lowers - they just love to smudge, when given the chance!

The pigmentation on the Coup de Foudre eyeshadows leaves something to be desired.  At least, with the dark gray and olive I felt I really had to pack it on to get the color I wanted (even the coral, if I'm honest with myself).  Perhaps they are not meant to be worn so opaquely.  Perhaps I am nit-picking.  In any case, it was worth the effort and not too much trouble.  I just figure for that amount of money I should get pigment galore.  :)

I'll leave you with that.  Please feel free to ask any questions!  Thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. Ugly-pretty?! Absurd. Love this EOTD!

    1. It's just such an odd combination of colors, don't you think?! LOL Thank you!


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