Saturday, April 3, 2010

MAC Purposefully Red FOTD & Wear Test

This was my FOTD for yesterday, April 2. We went to a friends house for a party so of course I had to try out the red lippie. Also, it was a perfect opportunity for a wear test.
I'm on allergy overload so I stuck to soda (pop?) all night. However, I'm happy to report that when I came home my red lipstain was still pretty much there! I did reapply the lipglass once because dry lips drive me batty.

Below is my FOTD, Below Ground was all over the lid and ended up being darker than I wanted with a red lip, so I put patina e/s over it. Below Ground GPS and Black Line PGL stayed in place ALL night. We were outside, sweaty, and gross and this makeup lasted. Very pleased.

Breakdown (all MAC unless otherwise marked):
FACE:
Studio Sculpt Foundation NW25
Studio Sculpt Concealer NW25
Lancome Duel Finish Powder (Matte Bisque)
Chanel Nude Joues Contraste
Summer Rose BP (from Liberty Of London)

EYES:
UDPP
Below Ground GPS
Patina e/s
Modlette e/s
Black Line PGL
Plushlash Mascara in Black
Anastasia Brow Powder - Brunette
Clear Brow Gel

LIPS:
Purposefully Red Pro Longwear Lipstain
Clear Lipglass



Two close ups of my eyeballs...



Wear Test

This is a 2 hour wear test. I wore this through 3 cups of coffee, a lunch of pasta in butter and oil (ewe not healthy, sorry lol), and the general time of chasing after 2 toddlers.
It did fade a bit.

In this pic it's the stain alone:


In this pic it's the stain with clear lipglass on top:


The nice part about these stains is that I didn't have to wipe off to reapply. Lipstick gets cakey and you have to fix yourself to reapply and get it to look smooth. With the stains I didn't have to do that.

All in all, I do love these stains. These are the best ones I've found by FAR. I'm so excited that I finally have a true red stain that doesn't go Berry colored on me!

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