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Thursday, 30 June 2011

Face of the Day using 2 NEW N.Y.C products - Eye Quad/Lip Slider AND new shoes!!

So the pic above is todays FOTD (more pics of it down the page) and its created using 2 new N.Y.C (New York Color) products, it was quite warm today and I was just having a day out shopping so didn't want to be too overdone, anyway the products - First is this eyeshadow quad which is shade 'LEXINGTON LUXURY' a natural smokey set of colours, It has a handy little sheet to tell you which colour is for doing what with as you can see -
The colours are very pigmented (swatched with no primer and one swipe) for a bargain brand like NYC and I think I will get alot of wear out of this, they last quite a while even without primer and I definatley want to pick up some more shades the little quad is perfect for shoving in your bag on a night out and you can create different looks with it, I love the highlight (last swatch) and all over lid colour (first swatch) especially, these were swatched just with my finger and no base. These are available in Superdrug currentley reduced from £4.09 to £2.99.

Next up is this NYC lip slider in 'Sugar Kiss' I wanted something I could use as a lipbalm but with a tint so it's not too plain and these are quite similar to Sleek's 'Pout Polish' but they are abit stickier, I do love these though they are very sheer and im guessing most shades are like this but they do tone down quite red lips and give a nice subtle bit of colour, they smell soooo nice just like sugar and sweets plus they are really moistourising and good for just applying in between lipstick applications to keep lips looking glossy and nice these RRP at around £2.99 also.
 Whos tried these or what other NYC products do you rate apparentley theres some NYC products and bronzer in poundland (UK) so im going to hunt them down!

Heres some more pics from my FOTD:
Apart from these 2 the other items I used were:
  • L'oreal True Match foundation
  • Rimmel Professional Eyebrow pencil  (Black/Brown)
  • L'oreal Telescopic mascara
  • Revlon Colorstay eyeshadow (Charcoal) used with an angled liner brush as eyeliner on top and bottom lashes
  • Honolulu W7 bronzer
  • Bourjois Little blush pot (Rose Frisson)
  • NYX long lip pencil (Nutmeg)
My hair is abit 'Bedhead' LOL I have been waving it with Jumbo Curling Tongs all week for abit of bounce instead of it been either dead straight or tighter curls like I usually have it, Im liking the middle ground! (full review of the jumbo curlers and 'how to' blog coming soon!)

I also got randomly treated by Ash my lovely partner today, he randomly gave me some money and bought me these gorgeous shoes below, I have had my eye on them for ages and finally they are mine, I am soooo pleased! So big thank you to him, Love him lots :)
Vikki xoxox


  1. I had a NYC Lip Slider and I think it's in this exact same color, can't remember, but I ended up giving it away because it was too sheer in my opinion.

    Love the shoes!

  2. you look gorgeous! love this makeup look- and love your hair too! how do you look so vampy and sexy all the time?! love those shoes too!

  3. Love your new shoes, they look beautiful <3


  4. @gaby yep they are very sheer i dont mind it for everyday use or over a lipstick it looks ok x

    @alexis awwww thank you gorgeous! and haha bless u, trust me i dont look like this 24-7 you should see me most days lol! x

    @forever miss vanity thank you! x


  5. great job! u look fabulous!

    Evil Nelly

  6. great look Vikki, and the shoes are sooo va-va-voooom!!! sexy sexy :DDD

  7. Gorgeous lady! Love the site!:)


  8. Lovely makeup, you look beautiful!

    Fashion Rehab

  9. @Evil Nelly thank you! x

    @Maryam thanks! and i know i cant wait to wear them :) x

    @Charli thanks glad you like it! x

    @Fashion Rehab thank you very much! x

  10. Vikki you look gorgeous!
    I love your hair like that... Very pretty!


  11. Love this look on you you look beautiful but whats new there?
    Cute shoes too x

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  13. @nicoletta Thanks lovely! I meant they were new to me as its the first time im using them, not new to N.Y.C lol! xx

  14. Lovely makeup, you look gorgeous :) And i just looooove the shoes!! :):)


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