Above & Below: The blush I used is on the left, and it's called Peaches. It seemed a little light, as I have a bit of a tan, but it was very buildable and turned out fine. The eye shadows I used were called Greystone (top), used on lid and then used wet as a liner and Buff, used on brow bone. I used the concealer in Pink on problem areas (under eyes and nose), Spice Foundation and a light application of Dark Finishing Veil. FOTD's are not my forte, so do not laugh :) I've got 2 other foundations she sent and I think they'll work fine as we get into Fall and I start to lose my tan.
You may remember a few weeks ago I showed you some samples I had gotten from Simply Karen Mineral Cosmetics. I've used them several times now and I'm quite impressed by them. Many mineral products cause my skin to itch, but thankfully these didn't. I'm a novice when it comes to applying loose mineral eye shadows and I like the fact that these didn't land all over my face in the process! I asked Karen to choose some colors for me based on my coloring and I was pleased by how well they seemed to match my skin tone. The brush did a nice job of buffing/blending the product into my skin, which I sometimes have had problems with. The facial products gave me smooth, even coverage with a natural look, which is what I was looking for. Many mineral products I've tried have quite a bit of shimmer or even almost a glittery finish, which is definitely not what I was going for. Rather, I wanted something that concealed flaws, evened out skin tone and looked natural for an 'everyday' look. She's got a great website with all of the color charts, and they also blend custom colors. I see there's a sampler set which includes the brush available for just a $12.95 shipping and handling fee. If you're interested, check it out!