Monday, 14 September 2009

FOTD: Chlorophyll and Sennyo

I wanted to do something bright today because my last two postings have been a bit on the dark side. Because I had work today, I took these photos at 6.30am which means that it was almost dark outside. But I think they turned out rather well, actually.

The idea behind this look was that I haven't used Fyrinnae's Chlorophyll, ever. It's an almost orange yellow shade, very bright. Sennyo is magenta-purple and one of my favourites. I also had to use Meerkat, a golden pink-purple shade, to act as a medium because the contrast seemed too harsh at first. As a liner, I used Fancy Lad, which is a warm pink with green sparkle (to me the sparkle looks more gold than green but it's a great pink nonetheless).

FOTD: Chlorophyll and Sennyo

Eyes:

Too Faced Shadow Insurance (as a primer on upper lids)
Fyrinnae eyeshadow in Chlorophyll (2/3 of upper lid)
Fyrinnae eyeshadow in Sennyo (outer corner and crease)
Fyrinnae eyeshadow in Meerkat (to blend Chlorophyll and Sennyo together)
Fyrinnae eyeshadow in Fancy Lad (as a liner on upper and lower lashline)
Fyrinnae eyeshadow in Sakura (as a highlighter below brows)
Lumene Blueberry Curl waterproof mascara in Black

Face:

Purely Cosmetics Skin Smoothing foundation (2 parts Fair Maiden, 1 part Peaches N' Cream, two layers)
Purely Cosmetics Diamond Perfect Finish (over foundation)
Meow Cosmetics Lost Rainforest glow powder in Chameleon (cheekbones)
Meow Cosmetics blush in Tickled Pink
Glamour Doll Eyes blush in Doll Face (over Tickled Pink on apples of the cheeks)

Lips:

Lancôme Color Fever lip gloss in Funky Pink
MAC Slimshine lipstick in Pleasing (over Funky Pink)


The end result was very colourful and I noticed some people staring me at the cafeteria. I looked around and in a quick glance I noticed that out of twenty women sitting nearby, I was the only one who had used something else than beige or taupe in her makeup. So maybe not the best look for work but at least I got noticed!


I love how shiny Chlorophyll looks. The colour reminds me of autumn leaves which is perfect for this time of year. And it looks yummy with Sennyo! You really can't see much of Meerkat (which was the point) but it's there, trust me :) I think I could've chosen a darker liner but then again, the end result would've been darker, too. The pink is a bit different but it brightens up the overall look.

Despite my expression here, I was very delighted with my look! I did a bit of layering in eyes, face AND lips. For the cheeks I added a bit of Doll Face over Tickled Pink because I needed more colour. Tickled Pink is a nice, almost sheer pink so I needed to 'oomph' it up a bit. With the lips I first used just Funky Pink but the photos revealed that it was too light. So I added a bit of Pleasing (which is one of my favourite lippies, it feels so soft and looks juicy) on my lower lip and smacked my lips a few times.

I need to get a haircut and maybe have a little colouring session with a colour mousse, my hair had faded noticeably this summer. I think it was the trip to Istanbul that did it, it was very sunny and I didn't use a hat or UV protection on my hair. Shame on me.

What do you think of the look? And was your Monday colourful or beige? :)

3 comments:

Nea/ Fashioned in Finland said...

Stunning! My monday was colorful too :D

Phyrra said...

The orange looks really cool with the pink :)

Saila, the Adventurous Purple Koala said...

Thanks, girls :)

The photo makes Sennyo look more pink but it was actually very purple, the orange seemed to make it pop.