MOTD *Muny Edition*

Today I bring you an exciting Makeup Of The Day. It is the look I did when I recently went to the Muny. I usually see every play that visits over the summer, but this year has been hectic. I only got to see one. If you are unware of what the Muny is, it is an outdoor play house in St.Louis, Mo. It is pretty fantastic!

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I used the ABH Modern Renaissance palette to do my eyes. I just can not get enough of it!

I set the concealer I used as an eye primer with “Tempera”.

I used “Burnt Orange” as my transition shade.

I mixed “Raw Sienna” and “Cyprus Umber” To deepen my crease and pop my outer corner.

“Realgar” Is what I decided to use as  my lid shade and under my eye.

I used “Vermer” on my inner corner and brow bone.

I used my typical Kat Von D liner and Benefit They’re Real Mascara. My foundation was the Too Faced Born this way in “Snow” and the concealer of the same name in “Very Fair”.

I used the ELF contour palette on my face and nothing else! Of that sort at least.

For my lips I mixed Ofra liquid lipstick in “Laguna Beach” and NYX Liquid Suede in “Soft Spoken”. I am in love with how my lip turned out and I have been doing it this way a ton recently. I plan to do a separate post about it!

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I really hope you enjoyed this look! Have any requests?

XoXo Manda

A Natural Look: Using ABH Modern Renaissance

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Hello Everyone! I am back from my 4th of July vacation, and I am bringing you a post that I find very helpful. One big thing that I look for when buying new palettes is if it is versatile. Unless, I am getting it for a specific reason  ( like when I buy Sugar Pill Palettes).

I have decided to bring you a look using the new ABH palette that is more nude, but still has a bit of a pinky tone to it.

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  • I set my lid with “tempera”
  • Used “Golden Ochre” as my transition shade.
  • I then used “Raw Sienna” in my outer corner and crease.
  • Then on my lid I used “Buon Fresco” which I actually love, I thought I would hate it.
  • I then used “Cyprus Umber” just a bit in my outer v
  • I warmed up the look a bit by lightly blending with “Burnt Orange”.
  • I used “Tempera” to highlight my brow bone.
  • “Vermeer” was the shade that I used to highlight my inner corner.

Let me know what you think! How do you like to use this palette?

XoXO Manda

Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance

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Obviously, this post is going to be about the beautiful and hyped up ABH Modern Renaissance palette! This palette is $42, which I think is a fantastic price for a high end palette. You can get it here.

Is it worth all of the hype it gets? Let’s find out.

Aesthetic:

The packaging is a beautiful dusty rose with the palette name in white and the comapny name in rose gold. I usually really dislike pink, but this shade of pink looks old and I enjoy that. I have heard a ton of people complaining about the texture of the packaging. It has a velvet texture, which can get messy easy.I personally do not have a problem with this, but I can see why others would. The packaging seems pretty durable, so I wouldn’t be worried about traveling with it.

The mirror inside of the palette is really nicely sized, I have taken to using it when I do my makeup. The layout of the shades and the selection is absolutely gorgeous. I just want to stare at it!

  Senses:

There is no smell (or taste), which is good and expected of this palette. The shadows are extremely buttery. Probably some of the softest I have ever felt.

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Availability:

If you are near a Sephora or Ulta this palette is readily available. If not you can order it only from multiple sites! Above I linked Sephora.

Application:

These shadows go on so nicely and blend out like a dream. Becasue they are so buttery there is quite a bit of fall out, but this can easily be corrected with a fan brush or concealer. There are so many different ways that you can use this palette, it is amazing. The look I will be posting is the first look I did. I will continue to post looks with this palette and show you all the different looks you can do!

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  • I used “Rax Sienna” and “Burnt Orange” in my crease.
  • I then put a mix of “Venetian Red” and ‘Love Letter” on my lid.
  • “Antique Bronze” is what I used on my outer corner and to deepen my crease
  • I used “Venetian Red” to smoke out my lower lash line
  • “Tempera” is what I used to highlight my brow bone and  I used “Primavera”on my inner corner.

 

Wear:

I had this look on for a little over 8 hours and it still look great when I went to wash it off!

I give this palette a 5/5! I am in love with it, I am so glad I purchased it. It is unlike anything else I own.I highly recommend it!

Have you tried this palette? What are you favorite looks to do with it? What are your must have palettes?

XoXO Manda