Sunday, September 8, 2013

FOTD - Lucky Green

A couple of weeks ago I was in a funk. I'd just gotten over this extreme fit of allergies and I was feeling restless. I woke up at nine and decided to head out, bright and early, to the mall.

To be honest, I'm not sure I'd ever been to the mall this early. The store clerks were putting the final touches on their window displays and slowly their gates began to slide open.

I hit up a few stores, but couldn't shake that feeling of unsatisfaction. I wanted something, but couldn't quite put my finger on it.

I looked at various shirts and jewelry, hit up the usual places, but left empty handed.

Finally. I arrived at Macy's and headed to MAC.

At this point, my eyeshadow palette had yet to be filled. I swatched as I always do, looking for the one shade that will pop out and say "take me home!!" Still, I wasn't sold.

I left a few swatches on my hand and walked out.

It wasn't until I had walked into the morning sun and took another glance that I noticed the stunner:

Lucky Green.

I could suddenly see the different ways to pair the glinting, golden green and I turned right around for it.

After that long introduction, here is the look I envisioned with Lucky Green.

Sonia Kashuk tinted moisturizer in Tan
MAC Stereo Rose, Sweet as Cocoa
Benefit Girl Meets Pearl
MAC Rice Paper, highlight

MAC paint pot in Indianwood
MAC Woodwinked, Lucky Green, Swiss Chocolate, Embark, Bronze, Ricepaper
Urban Decay eyeliner in Underground, Zero
Rimmel London Scandaleyes pencil in 003 Bad Girl Bronze


Have you ever had a similar experience finding a new shade?


  1. What a beautiful shade. I love it on your skintone xx

    1. Thanks! I never expected to walk away with this shade. I'm glad I went back for it!


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