Friday, August 6, 2010

Eye look with L'Oreal HIP duo in Charged

Charged is my favorite of the HIP duos I've tried. It's so perfectly perfect I can't believe it's a drugstore product.

I tried to capture the sparkle of the glitter and the sparkle of the eyeliner I used but I don't think I quite succeeded.

I don't know what's up with that dull looking area in the crease... I didn't notice it in real life, I have no idea what it is!

This was:
MAC Painterly Paint Pot
L'Oreal HIP duo in Charged, copper on lid and darker shade in crease and on lower lashline
Milani Crystal Eyez in Glamorously Glittering on lid (over the copper)
Fyrinnae Monarch Butterfly wet as liner
Lancome Ornate as highlight
The very last of my Milani Liquif'eye in Black
Cover Girl Lash Blast

I love this duo so much. The copper is so smooth and shiny and it's super pigmented. It's like a toned-down MAC Copper Sparkle, with that shiny liquid metal finish. The darker shade has so much depth, it looks smoky and dark but then glints of super bright shiny copper show through, a little like Fyrinnae Fire Opal, the smoky with gleaming shimmer type of look.

The Milani Crystal Eyez is one of those "holographic" shadows I talked about before... which are sadly not holographic but more like plain glitter gel. Which isn't a bad thing, but I totally wanted some holo glitter eyeshadow. I've been meaning to review all the shades I have, I even took pictures! I just keep forgetting to post it every time a cool new polish or eyeshadow comes along, heh.

Oh, and I did try to use the HIP duo in Darling... it was a dud. I gave up on it. It's not the metallic formula like these, it's called 'crystal' I think? It was hard and flaky and had no pigment. It's the only one I haven't loved so far. I picked up the Sassy duo on clearance at Target last week but I haven't tried it yet.


  1. I have been really enjoying these eye looks you've been posting!

  2. looks gorgeous on you :)
    I wish I could wear such fun make up over here hehe!

  3. This is absolutely beautiful! I'm looking forward to your next post! :)

  4. That's a great color for you skin. I'm so pale it would look like I'm wearing pennies on my eyelids. LOL

  5. I agree! Charged and Platinum are the best I have ever used! I need to get backups because I have already hit pan on my Platinum!

  6. The copper colours look great on you, this is a lovely look.

  7. wow!!! i wonder if we have loreal hip duos here ^^

  8. Loving all of your eye makeup looks. They're all fabulous. I love copper shadow. Looks amazing on you.


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