MOTD: Mad About Matte

Mad About Matte

Hi guys! Today I thought it would be fun to show off my matte makeup look that I’m rocking today. I very rarely rock a matte eye makeup look but I wanted something quick and simple today as I was heading out to get my hair done. The only shine I’ve added to this look is my highlight and a shimmery blush. Though I mostly show it on my lips, I am definitely mad about matte!

Mad About Matte

Mad About Matte

Products Used:

Foundation: L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte in Classic Ivory
Concealer: Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer in Fair Neutral
Powder: Becca Blotting Perfector
Blush: NARS Orgasm
Contour: Kat Von D Shade + Light Contour Kit – Sombre & Lucid (mixed)
Highlight: Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Moonstone
Eyes: Urban Decay Primer Potion (original). Kate Von D Shade + Light Eye Palette – Ludwin (transition), Succubus (crease), Latinus (lid) and Sytry (outer-v and under eye). Essence Lash Princess False Effect Mascara (lashes).
Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dip Brow in Taupe
Lips: Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Allison

I’m absolutely digging this mad about matte makeup look! I enjoy how although it is mostly matte, it really brings focus to the few areas that I have added some shimmer. Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick has become a staple in my makeup collection lately. The browny pink goes with so many makeup looks and has a unique place in my collection.

As far as matte eye shadow palettes go, Kat Von D’s Shade + Light Eye Palette is definitely a favourite of mine. The eye shadows are pigmented, yet so very blendable and smooth to work with. Although I love most Kat Von D’s makeup products, her matte eye shadows are really quite something.

Are you mad about matte? Let me know in the comments down below!



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9 Replies to “MOTD: Mad About Matte”

  1. Ooh, I love this! That lipstick is super pretty on you and you’ve reminded me that I have to pull out the Kat von D Shade and Light eye palette that I got at IMATS this year 🙂
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  2. Great look! I rarely ever wear all matte, but this look makes me think I should do it more often…
    That lip colour is gorgeous on you!

    1. Lipstick on the Lake says: Reply

      Thank you!! I very rarely go all-matte but I always enjoy it when I do!

  3. I like that you did mostly mattes but did add a bit of shimmer on your cheeks! I’ve had that Kate Von D Shade + Light Eye Palette on my wish list for ages! Looks really versatile.
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    1. Lipstick on the Lake says: Reply

      Thanks! I really love the Shade + Light Eye Palette. The mattes are quite pigmented, but they are also super blendable so it’s pretty easy to fix any heavy-handed errors. I find Kat Von D has a lovely matte formula!

  4. Very pretty – love the lips!
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    1. Lipstick on the Lake says: Reply

      Thank you!!

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