Sunday, 14 September 2014

Look of the Day: Pink Pong

Hi, everyone! Hope you're all having a fantastic weekend! Today's Look of the Day features two lovely products that I snagged in my Most Satisfying Haul Ever- the soft, elegant Clarins Ombre Matte in Rosewood and the vibrant Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet in Pink Pong. I really liked the pairing of these two matte formulas- one on the subtle side, the other, much bolder. A fun contrast! 

Since the eyes and lips are primarily matte, I opted for glowy skin and luminous cheeks. I evened out my complexion with the amazing Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet in B10, topping it with Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Dim Light for some extra glow. For blush, I used the fresh, rosy Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Radiant Magenta. It's one of my all-time faves! 

On the eyes, I applied Clarins Ombre Matte in Rosewood all over the lid, focusing it on the crease and outer corner, with subtle pops of Laura Mercier Sandstone eye shadow on brow bones and inner corners of the eyes as a highlight. I finished off the eyes with my staple brown liner, Clinique Quickliner Intense in Intense Chocolate and a generous helping of Revlon Lash Potion Waterproof mascara. 

And the lips are all about Pink Pong! It's the most gorgeous matte, cool-toned fuchsia. Although it screams Summer, I plan to wear it all year long! 

The Breakdown:

Foundation: Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet B10
Concealer: BeneFit Fake-Up in Light (under eyes) and MAC Select Cover-Up NC20 (on blemishes and redness)
Powder: Soap & Glory One Heck of a Blot (lightly on t-zone) and Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Dim Light (all over)

Bronzer: Essence Beach Cruisers Bronzer in Life's A Beach

Highlighter: RMS Living Luminizer
Blush: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Radiant Magenta

Brows: Anastasia Brow Powder Duo in Taupe and Tinted Brow Gel in Caramel
Primer: Urban Decay Primer Potion Original Formula
Eye Shadows: Clarins Ombre Matte cream shadow in Rosewood (all over the lid, concentrated on crease and outer corner) and Laura Mercier shadow in Sandstone (as a highlight on brow bone and inner corners)

Eyeliner: Clinique Quickliner Intense for Eyes in Intense Chocolate
Mascara: Revlon Lash Potion Waterproof Mascara in Black

Lips: Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet in Pink Pong

And a few more shots of the look:

I really had a lot of fun with this look! I'm thrilled to finally have Pink Pong in my stash and it was great to play with contrasting textures and finishes. I love makeup that combines matte and luminous elements, so it was nice to highlight that mix here!

Thanks, as always, for stopping by! xo


  1. Lovely lipstick, and I love how unashamedly you wear your blush :D.

  2. I see you're loving the Bourjouis Rouge products! Lovely look, as always!

  3. I love love lovvveee thank lip colour on you!
    Amazing look Jen you look stunning.

  4. Loving the pink matte lips with the glowing skin xx

  5. Gorgeous everything as per usu. Your skin is just flawless!

  6. great make up dear!
    happy monday!

    <3, Kathrin

  7. Gorgeous look! That lip colour was made for you!

  8. Aren't you SO GLAD you got that colour????

  9. You look so adorable and I love the make up.
    Your lipstick kind of look like mac yum yum...or its just me. Anyway have a lovely day/night.


  10. Loving Pink Pong on you and I really want to try the new Clarins eyeshadows!

    Stacey | Expat Make-Up Addict xx

  11. Yay for Pink Pong! I knew it was only a matter of time before you'd have to get it too, looks so amazing on you! I have to hang my head in shame because I haven't even tried mine yet. I don't even have the "I need to photograph it before using" excuse because it's in a tube! I better get on that asap.

  12. I love how your lips look matte but not at all dry! I think the combination of matte lips and eyes with luminous skin is really elegant.

  13. Your makeup always looks so beautiful Jen. Pink Pong looks incredible on you. I have this but I don't think I've worn it yet, I must get it out! xx


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