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fotd: suqqu ex-06 hanamizuki

February 19, 2016

As promised, here’s a second look with SUQQU Ex-06 Hanamizuki. I went back to the drawing board with the intention of keeping the colours as clean as possible, since my first attempt was quite muddy.

suqqu ex-06 hanamizuki b1

This time, I let the pinks take centre stage and went easy on the olive shade to avoid overlapping, so the overall look was very soft.

suqqu ex-06 hanamizuki b5

suqqu ex-06 hanamizuki b3

This placement was also very straightforward: With a dense flat brush, I packed on a layer of the medium pink all over my lid. I did the same with the the light pink in my inner Vs, and finished up by buffing the tiniest touch of olive in my outer Vs with a blending brush. Then I drew big ole’ wings on and really impressed myself by getting them straight (for once!) and darkened my lower lash line by dotting liquid liner between my lashes and blending it out with the olive shade on a fine brush.

suqqu ex-06 hanamizuki b2

suqqu ex-06 hanamizuki b4

This second dalliance with Ex-06 has made me infinitely more fond of it. One one hand, I think I was initially trying too hard to get drama from a trio that was almost certainly created for light pink looks…but on the other hand, I’m still not ready to give up my hope of wringing an olive smokey eye from this trio. I’ll have to get on that when I’ve got more time for experimentation!

Face: Burberry Fresh Glow in Nude Radiance, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation, NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer,
Koh Gen Do Loose Powder // Cheeks: Houglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Mood Exposure
Eyes: SUQQU Ex-O6 Hanamizuki, Make Up For Ever Aqua Liner, Lancome Hypnose Drama Mascara
Brows: MAC Mystery // Lips: NYX Liquid Suede in Soft Spoken

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  • Reply
    Natalie
    March 7, 2016 at 12:31 pm

    OMG that blush!!! Your cheek colors are always so perfectly blended. What brush do you use?

    • Reply
      Emily
      March 9, 2016 at 3:13 pm

      I’m paranoid about badly blended blush, and as a result am a little bit fanatical about my blush brushes! I use Hakuhodo SJ110 for more subtle blush colours like this, and Wayne Goss #14 for really saturated/bright blushes.

  • Reply
    Ellen
    February 23, 2016 at 6:53 am

    Such a beautiful, simple look! Really love those colors. I also love that it matches your shirt. Also that lip shade is stunning!

  • Reply
    anusha
    February 21, 2016 at 4:22 am

    Amazing winged liner..nailed it!! 🙂

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