FOTD Friday: Black Opal’s Caribbean Blue

| May 28, 2010 | 12 Comments

Happy Friday, beautiful people!! Today’s FOTD is of me sporting a look from another Black Opal palette. KP, our guy editor, is on his way on a week long tropical vacation. I’m somewhat a little insanely jealous so I decided to dip into a palette that could bring the Caribbean to me.

Well, it ain’t exactly the beaches of Negril, Jamaica, but it’ll do!
A closer look of this palette…

If you are slowly trying to build your collection and want some affordable blues, this palette is it!!

The colors are highly pigmented and blend-able. Like the Gold Galaxy palette I featured, they are a bit frosty. To bring that frost-level down a bit, use a nice and creamy base. I used NYX’s Milk but I think a blue base would have really made this look pop a little more.

What I love about these palettes is that very color has a purpose! I ended up using every single one somewhere on my lid. And that itty bitty blue/black color in the middle is a dynamic crease color. I can see myself using that on regular.

For my lips, I used a bangin’ neutral combination!

Iman Cosmetics’ Strip Tease + Napoleon Perdis Nude Awakening + Stila’s Peach Cobbler=love.

For my cheeks, I used LancĂ´me Ageless Minerale Blush in Brilliant Berry.

Stay tuned for a review of that. It’s such a luscious mineral blush. The final look:

I love taking pictures in the car because it has the best lighting but there were WAY too many people around so I have to sneak down in my seat a bit. HA!!

I’m very impressed with these palettes, Black Opal. Oh! And I’m still oh so in love with Sally Hansen’s Hidden Treasure. I’ve got it layered over Diamond Cosmetics’ Matte Burgundy.

If you still can’t find that Hidden Treasure, Nubar has one JUST like it!! I’ll be reviewing that soon too. There is always something to look forward to on Clumps. Weeee!!

Anybody got any Memorial Day plans? I’m headed to West Palm, Hollywood and Miami for the weekend. Let’s see how many BBQs I can crash. ;)

Love you guys! Have a safe and wonderful weekend,




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  1. Jbeatlebuggy says:

    Very pretty look ^_^

  2. SanTara says:

    the blues are gorgeous on you!!

  3. Lakish says:

    I had no idea that Black Opal's eyeshadows were pigmented! You look beautiful as always.

  4. gio says:

    You look gorgeous!

  5. Lavendar says:

    You look great in blues Brit! My fam is from Hollywood and one of my best buds lives near West Palm. Say hey for me!!! Be safe!

  6. Jess says:

    U looook AWESOME!

  7. Stacy says:

    Wow B, I love it. That blue is bangin!!!!! So, so pretty!!!!
    Enjoy your holiday hun. I'm hanging close to home but I'm gonna just chill and enjoy my time off.

  8. Gin says:

    That's a beautiful look on you (and that's sayin' somethin' since you always look great)!

  9. C.J. says:

    I absolutely love BLUE eyeshadows and this palette has definately made me love them more. Black Opal deserves a hi-five!!!! Great Look on you!!!

  10. B says:

    Thank you so much, beautiful ladies!

  11. Pink Blog Girl says:

    I love all of the pretty blue hues! Shimmery eye shadows are the best :)

  12. Askmewhats says:

    B my sweetheart, this eye makeup color suits you so much, it gives a nice pop on your overall look! I can't help but say "WOW" when I saw this post!

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