My interview with the Queen.

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Bare Escentuals Queen Phyllis Loose Eyeshadow

 

What Bare Escentuals says: “Go for gold with a range of sun-lit shades that give your eyes a hint — or a splash — of yellow light.”

The title of my post is somewhat of a running joke between my friends and I. Back when I first started my blog, it was the only thing I could think about. One day, I was taking a nap on the couch while my boyfriend did his homework, and he saw me start to wave. Thinking I was awake, he asked me, “Meghan, what are you waving at?” I replied, “The Queen.” I was sleep talking! He decided to see if I’d keep talking, so he continued to ask me questions. So he asked, “Why are you interviewing the Queen?” and I said, “My blog.” I remember none of this, I must’ve been totally out. He couldn’t stop laughing about it for days and told everyone we knew. Maybe someday I will have the chance to interview the Queen! But for now, this eyeshadow in Queen Phyllis is the closest I’ll get, but I’ll take it.

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Look at that color! Isn’t it beautiful?

This color immediately caught my eye when I first saw it. I have a soft spot for beige’s and I just had to have it. It was honestly love at first swatch. It’s hard to find a beige that doesn’t lean too pink or too yellowy. Bare Esentuals describes this as a buttercup and I think that it’s the perfect description, and it’s so buttery and smooth that it just blends right in with ease. There is quite a bit of shimmer, but it’s not noticeably glittery and there’s absolutely zero fallout, even without a sticky base! I wore this on it’s own once and it didn’t crease or fade for over eight hours. Talk about a workhorse! I love to use this as an allover lid base color, or if I’m going out for the evening, it’s perfect to wear in my inner corners with smokey bronzes. I even tried it out as a facial highlight today and it works perfect for that as well. It’s so versatile! I definitely want to get more colors!

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Look at that gorgeous, shimmery goodness!

There are endless ways to wear this eyeshadow, and if you’re looking for a base color that’s not metallic or over the top glittery, take a look at this. I think everyone should have a color like this.

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FOTD wearing Queen Phyllis all over my lids

Where to buy: Bare Escentuals and Sephora for $14

Love,

Meg

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11 thoughts on “My interview with the Queen.

    • You are so sweet! Thank you! :] I’m a bit opposite of you when it comes to makeup, I love my neutrals! I’m thinking of posting a bit of color this weekend though! You’ll have to let me know how I did! You’re inspiring me to change it up a bit!

      • yes definitely..its no harm trying out something new every once in a while, its kinda appreciation to your good looks. sometimes to get praised, sometimes to inspire anyone, sometimes simple to feel good about yourself. I’d love to see you in some color :)

      • I’ve been wanting to try out my Emerald Green from L’oreal for a while now, so maybe I’ll dig it out and do a green and gold look :] Who knows! I might just get addicted and decide to do more! Now you’ve got me excited, haha!

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