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Feeling TARTEy! May 18, 2011

Today, I decided to go for an all (well, mostly) Tarte look, using the 8th Wonder of the World Collection from QVC.

  • Mally Poreless Perfection Primer
  • Monistat Anti Chafing Gel on the nose (hey!  It’s cheap and it’s a GREAT silicone primer!)  In fact, the active ingredient, Dimethicone, is the primary ingredient in most silicone based primers.  I swatched L’oreal, BE and Smashbox primers on my hand, along with Monistat.  They are ALL clear silicone primers and all function the same way, more or less.  I will say that the Mally primer is not the best for mineral makeup, but works wonders for cream powders or liquid makeup.  I find that the BE primers and also another fave, the Benefit Primed & Poreless work wonderfully for BE foundation.
  • Tarte Amazonian Clay Full Coverage Foundation in Light
  • UDPP in Eden
  • MAC Painterly Paint Pot as base
  • Tarte Shimmering Sand patted on lid and sweeped over lid
  • Tarte Shimmering Plum in the outer 1/3 of eye
  • Tarte Shimming Cocoa in crease
  • Tarte Emphasize Eyes eyeliner in Golden Plum
  • Tarte Amazonian Clay blush in Glisten
  • Tarte Pure optic Moisturizing Lip Gloss in Golden Pink
  • Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes mascara

This is definately a great collection, and I can’t wait for the next Auto Delivery in June!

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4 Responses to “Feeling TARTEy!”

  1. Essy Says:

    That plum color is SO gorgeous. And very inventive on the primer situation!

    • winebratsf Says:

      Thanks! Yeah I loooove that shimmering plum! i think I bought about 20 primers over the last 8 months heehee but seriously, the Monistat works so much better than I expected! And heck, if it’s the same ingredients and $8, go for it! 😀
      I’ve found so many great primers…I just need the holy grail to control the oil slick on my nose…so the mission continues! Mission: OIL CONTROL PRIMER!

  2. Gena Komrada Says:

    Beautiful look…I love the plum too!


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