Smoking in the nude: A Lipstick Bandits post

*Boom-tish!*
It seems that every time I blog about a ‘nude’ a product I feel e need to make the post title more and more cheeky. Indulge me if you can.

So this September, it was decided at BanditHQ (aka twitter) that we were going to bring you posts of our favorite nudes. If you haven’t previously read one of our Lipstick Bandit posts, you are in for a treat as the Bandit group of beauty bloggers around the world simultaneously post on the subject du jour. We each have different personal styles and skin tones so you will get a unique perspective from each blog.

 

Nude lipstick FOTD with NARS Tzigane

Nude lipstick FOTD with NARS Tzigane

 

The nude lipstick featured here with a smokey eye is NARS Tzigane (swatched here as part of my NARS lipstick collection). Tzigane is one of my all time favourite nude shades and something that I feel goes perfectly with almost any look. It’s not a super pale nude- more of a MLBB peachy toned nude which I feel suits my skin tone best (pale nudes like MAC Myth lipstick makes me look like the walking dead).

NARS Tzigane is moderately pigmented with a subtle glossy finish and wears comfortably on the lips. Love love love it.

 

NARS Tzigane lipstick, Rouge Bunny Rouge Bejewelled Skylark eyeshadow, Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Bronze

NARS Tzigane lipstick, Rouge Bunny Rouge Bejewelled Skylark eyeshadow, Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Bronze

 

 

FOTD makeup breakdown:

Eyes:

- Two faced shadow insurance to prime lids

- Rouge Bunny Rouge Bejewelled Skylark eyeshadow (swatched and reviewed here) blended on mobile lid to crease, and extended out a little towards the temples.

- Rouge Bunny Rouge Bejewelled Skylark eyeshadow smudged under bottom lashline.

-  MAC Omega eyeshadow to blend any harsh edges around the RBR eyeshadow

- Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Bronze applied to the inner corners of eyes and tear duct area as a highlight. I used the pinkish shades for the beautiful pink quartz coloured shimmer which goes so well with Tzigane and the burgundy tones in the RBR eyeshadow.

- MAC Blacktrack Fluidline to line upper and bottom lashlines and waterline.

- Majorca Majolica Lash Expander Plus fiber mascara.

Cheeks:

- MAC Golden Bronzer to contour

- MAC Blushbaby powder blush on apples (swatched here forever and a day ago)

 

Keep reading after the jump!

 

Nude lipstick FOTD with NARS Tzigane

Nude lipstick FOTD with NARS Tzigane

Nude lipstick FOTD with NARS Tzigane

Nude lipstick FOTD with NARS Tzigane

 

Time to check out the other Bandit posts!

 

 

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