NYX Ultimate Utopia Vol II

In my previous post I mentioned a friend selected colors for my to use from the NYX Utopia palette and here is a second look from another suggestion

  • I used 1 to set my base, from my crease to my brow.
  • Applied 2 to the crease to deepen it
  • I applied 3 to the outer 1/3 of my lid
  • Applied NYX glitter primer to the rest of my lid and using my finger, applied 4
  • Used 5 in the center, over 4, to tone down the teal a little
  • Applied 6 all across the lower lash
  • Used 7 to darker the lower lash outer edge

I loved the way this look came out. I’ve really been enjoying using color stories suggested by others.

PS I tried the tiktok lip liner trick and…it’s not my thing. Lol!

Makeup Revolution Forever Flawless Enchanted look

I keep watching YouTubers talk about how they change up their makeup based on the seasons. I’m over here barely able to match colors and patterns.

So, I do what I want (haha I do what I *can*).

In order and placement:

  • Elm in crease and to set base (concealer or shadow primer)
  • Grim to darken crease
  • Vine in outer 1/3 of lid
  • Illusion in the center blended into vine
  • Hazel in inner 1/3 blended into Illusion
  • Realized the look was darker than I intended so I softly patted Frost all over lid
  • Charm tight lined along lower lashes
  • Elm to soften charm

I love the Forever Flawless palettes. The shadows are so easy to blend, apply, build up and last all day.

For my lipstick I used Colourpop Curve II all over

Do you change your look based on the seasons or time of the year?

Eyelook and Mascara Review

I received this LA Girl Cosmetics Jetsetter mascara free to test. I was excited to test this because I’m all about inexpensive mascara, regular price this is $7US at Ulta and the brand goes on sale fairly often.

The key benefits claimed are:

  • Buildable, smudge-proof, paraben free formula
  • Sky high lift and length
  • Water and flake resistant

In my experience the formula is not buildable nor does it provide any kind of lifting or length.

To get my lashes to look as shown in the pictures, I had to apply three coats of mascara. I would have done another layer to make them darker but on the third layer my lashes started to clump and look like spider legs. I waited until the mascara dried to brush through my lashes with a clean spoolie which made them less clumpy. Having done this I can attest that the mascara is not flakey.

I give this a three out of five stars and would not recommend it.

Have you tried this mascara? What are your thoughts?