First look using Nars dual intensity shadow! For those who have had the privilege to own high end products, Nars is a familiar name! Known for their blushes, lip pencils, sheer glow foundation and now their dual intensity eyeshadows and audacious lipsticks! I've yet to buy anything from nars despite the brand becoming available in Singapore in recent years. The products are really marked up, with many items more expensive than similar items from Dior or Lancome.
During my time in Bangkok's cosmetic duty free back in January I took the opportunity to purchase a dual intensity single eyeshadow and a lipstick from Nars! I never leave Bangkok's duty free section without less than $200 of products! I totally don't regret the splurges at all as they've all been great!
Continue below for the gorgeous look!
|Warm purple eyes using 1028 Brownie Eyes palette and Nars Phoebe eyeshadows!|
|This is how I like wearing color on my eyes with neutrals in my crease and to blend out with! I'm wearing Beaucon Shimmer Gray lenses which I ordered from Honeycolor.com!|
|The lenses in person are super natural looking yet give dark brown eyes a great pop!|
|Warm purple eyes using browns from 1028 Brownie eyes palette and Nars dual intensity eyeshadow in Phoebe!|
|On my cheeks is this gorgeous plum blush from Milani, their baked blush in Fantastico Mauve! It looks super dark in pan but lightly used it's the most pretty bright wine flush!|
My completed look is super simple but super pretty! For the girls who aren't sure how to wear green, purple, blue or anything bold colored shadow, this is how I'd do it! Use your neutrals and make the look a subtle pop on the lids!
|Products used: Kate Mineral Loose Powder, Cyber Colors Natural Powder, Biore UV Aqua watery base, 3CE Glossing Waterful Foundation, Maybelline Color Tattoo, Nars dual intensity eyeshadow, Revlon Matte (for brows), Milani baked blush, 1028 Brownie Eyes palette, NYX butter gloss, Kiss me heroine long & curl mascara, Kiss me heroine smooth liquid eyeliner|
|On my lips is one of my favorite lipglosses! NYX's butter gloss in Raspberry Tart which is beautiful purple tone fuchsia!|
|A mid afternoon snack at the affordable vietnamese Nam Nam Noodle bar! Yes, I brought my soft toy "Doodoo" along! he's trying to blend into the table in this photo!|
|We ordered two portions of pork spring rolls which at Nam Nam was AMAZING. The rolls are huge and the rice wrapping was perfectly fried till super crispy, the mince pork filling very flavorful, with different vegetables and the texture was lovely!|
|Posing with my iced coffee! See how my eyes just glistens but the colored lenses aren't so starkly obvious? Love them!|
|Posing with my 'child', my DOODOO CHILD! If you see me in person with these brown toys of mine, you might think I'm some crazy lady! I talk and play with them like they're real things!|
|Later for dinner we visited another restaurant in Chinatown for our proper chinese food fix! We had crispy chive/pork pancakes!|
|Stir fried cumin and chilli lamb! This was super fragrant and delicious!|
|A plate of crispy meat dumplings! This was lovely but it was too much for us to finish! We also ordered a portion of marinated pork ear with cucumber (not pictured)!|
The day of this look and dinner, my boyfriend and I ended up sharing a double table that was pushed together with another couple from south american who were in their 30s. They were having a bit of trouble communicating what they wanted to the server in english so I helped them out telling the server in mandarin what they wanted. After a short while the man in the couple starting speaking to us and they were an incredibly friendly couple.
We spent dinner eating and speaking to them the entire time, asking each other about our travels and I had also asked them how they felt about being in Singapore and we touched on issues of attitudes in Singapore about work and lifestyle. It's a very unusual thing in Singapore for strangers to just strike up conversation in public but it was nothing from uncomfortable and I hope the couple is doing well.
Have you tried any of Nars' dual intensity eyeshadows?
Are you a fan of vietnamese springrolls?
Let me know!
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