Chanel Fauve and Taupe Grise FOTD

May 23, 2011

Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Fauve is the eyeshadow I have been reaching for the most ever since I bought it. As I mentioned in my previous review post,  I like to use it as a wash all over the eye socket area, it just really complements my skin tone.  This is a complete FOTD using Fauve pairing with Taupe Grise.

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Eye products used:

1. Nars Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base

2. Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Fauve all over the eye socket area as a base and along the lower lash line

3. Bobbi Brown in Taupe along the crease

4. Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Taupe Grise at the outer V and along the outer part of the lower lash line

5. Nars Larger than Life volumising Mascara on the lower lashes

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Princess Lee cross 7 False Eyelashes is used on upper lashes, my holy grail lashes!!

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A closer look at the lashes. Princess Lee looks so natural whilst making your lashes look fuller, people can never tell I wear falsies if it is by princess lee.

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Overall Look:

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Face and Lip Products Used:

Foundation: Maquillage Liquid Lasting UV by Shiseido

Blush: Nars DT

Concealer/Highlighter: Chanel Corrector in10 Beige Rose

Lipstick: YSL Rouge Pur Couture in 06 Rose Bergamasque (reviewed here)

Lipgloss: Stila lip glaze in blushmaquillage-liquid-lasting-uv

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Erika May 24, 2011 at 3:53 am

I love your eye make-up!! Can you tell me what kind of contacts you’re wearing? They’re gorgeous!

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Reika May 24, 2011 at 8:29 am

Hi Erika, I wore Freshkon in chestnut brown in the photo.

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Elaine May 24, 2011 at 1:10 pm

Hi Rei, I love this look :D You got me interested in Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Fauve ^^ going to check it out this weekend :D

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Eileen May 24, 2011 at 5:33 pm

You look stunning! I love the eye makeup ;)

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Reika May 25, 2011 at 8:44 am

Thank you Eillen :)

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Shirley May 27, 2011 at 8:14 am

wow this look is absolutely stunning on you! i tried it out today and i love it too! thanks for sharing.

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Reika May 27, 2011 at 1:36 pm

No worries Shirely. Glad to know you like it too :-)

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Delyteful Speaks May 28, 2011 at 1:19 pm

U look absolutely stunning girl! Love the eye make up heaps.. I have bobbi brown’s taupe.. How amazing is that shade?! Wrote a whole post on it that’s how much i like it =P

Thanks for the post and the pictures.. Really nice

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Yelena May 31, 2011 at 2:15 pm

You are sooooo beautyful! I loved your makeup and got same eyeshadow and lipstick.Thank’s for sharing! :) I would like to know what shade of foundation you are wearing?Looks beautyful on you.Do you like it?Is it worth getting it? Thank’s!

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Reika June 1, 2011 at 2:12 pm

Thank you :-)
I hope you like the e/s and the lipstick as much as I do.The foundation shade I was wearing is 10. I do like it – it is a long lasting foundation with a creamy texture. It has quite a matte finish so I won’t recommend it if you are after a dewy look. It provides a medium coverage that is why it photographs really well. Let me know if you need more info on it :)

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Hopelessly Devoted To Makeup June 27, 2011 at 6:35 am

I am eagerly awaiting Fauve to make it to the States! In the mean time, I will have to drool over your pretty pics and your lovely EOTD combo. Goodness, I want this eye shadow color!

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Reika June 27, 2011 at 1:43 pm

Thanks Jenn :-) I have read fauve will arrive in the states soon..although I can understand how frustrating it can be waiting for a product without knowing the release date!

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mulberrytea June 28, 2011 at 4:57 pm

Fauve is supposed to come out in August in the US, according to what I read from some other blogs. I’m excited to get it too!

By the way, I agree that those lashes look totally natural and I would never have known you were wearing falsies if you didn’t specify. Where do you buy your Princess Lee lashes? Any good sites that you would recommend?

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Reika June 29, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Princess Lee is the most sought after false lashes in Asia. All the celebs are using this brand hence there is a long waiting list for it. I have also noticed there are so many fake princess lee lashes being sold on the internet…
At the moment I have only found one online seller that sells authentic princess lee lashes, here is the link: http://kkcenterhk.blogspot.com/2011/03/princess-lee-lashes-cross-6-black-by.html
Btw it comes in 6, 7 and 8 styles. 7 is the most natural.
Love your blog btw, you are so pretty :-)

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mulberrytea July 6, 2011 at 7:10 pm

Thank you! I will have to look into those lashes. I haven’t worn falsies in a long time, but they come in handy for special occasions.

I didn’t realize that it was a Taiwanese brand as it sounded Korean. I have had good luck with Korean falsies too, if you are interested in trying other brands!

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Reika July 7, 2011 at 1:52 pm

I’m always keen to try anything new! Please let me know what are the korean brands you like!
I love wearing falsies, I normally wear the natural looking ones on the weekends (if i’m going out) and the fancier styles for special occasions.

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mulberrytea July 11, 2011 at 12:48 pm

I think it was a brand called “Sassi”– I picked up several pairs in Koreatown (LA) a few years ago, and they are cheap and natural looking. They may not be up to your Princess Lee standards, of course :)

Pam July 7, 2011 at 2:36 am

Wow! That is one of the most beautiful “natural” makeup looks I’ve ever seen! It certainly highlights your natural beauty ~ you look gorge-wah ;-) Lovely photos too.

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Reika July 7, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Thank you very much for your kind comment Pam! After years of experimenting with makeup, I have came to realize the “natural” makeup look suits me the best :-P

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