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The Weekend Post – Laura Mercier Shadow’s

I recently wrote about the fact that Laura Mercier had returned to Dubai, after a long hiatus. Naturally, I couldn’t just swing by the counter for a look without losing the run of myself and picking up a product (or two). I’ve been a massive fan of the metallic cream shadow’s for some time and previously owned and loved Rose Gold, so I decided to repurchase. It’s a gorgeous erm, metallic rose gold shade (my descriptive skill’s are on fire today) that lasts for ages, both on the lid and in terms of product size and value for money.

I also had a bit of a moon over the amazing baked shadow’s on offer and fell in love with Black Karat , a delicious dirty dark green with flecks of bronze and black running through it. The payoff is excellent and I’ve been wearing it as a light wash over the lid during the day and feeling all sultry and moody, which is no mean feat when you’ve just given birth to an 8lb baby!

Here’s the swatch pic above also to give you a general idea of how they look on the skin. Having visited the counter, the makeup wheels in my mind have naturally been set in motion towards future purchases. I’m thinking of filling my boots with more Tinted Moisturiser’s and perhaps another bronzer once I’ve run out of my beloved Chanel one, we’ll have to wait and see! Have you bought anything from Laura Mercier lately?

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9 Comments

  • Reply Emily

    The eyeshadows look beautiful, amazing colours:)

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    September 16, 2012 at 11:52 am
  • Reply Dee

    They are both stunning…I’m lusting after their shimmer blocs, and now you have me wanting a baked shadow too! Fair play for blogging this weekend! xx

    September 16, 2012 at 12:39 pm
    • Reply Simoneg

      Thanks Dee! I was mooning over the shimmer bloc’s too, they’re delicious!

      September 18, 2012 at 6:02 pm
  • Reply Naythar

    I just bought their oil free foundation primer. These eyeshadows look divine.

    September 16, 2012 at 10:14 pm
    • Reply Simoneg

      I love the primer’s and the TM’s. Have you tried them yet?

      September 18, 2012 at 6:01 pm
  • Reply Heather Does Make Up

    Black Karat is one of my favourite shadows! looks amazing over the metallic creme eyeshadow in gold x

    September 18, 2012 at 2:35 am
    • Reply Simoneg

      Oh god I love all the metallic creme shadow’s! Don’t have gold at the mo, but have been using it over On & On Bronze by Maybelline x

      September 18, 2012 at 6:01 pm
  • Reply @princessbincat

    Hi Simone, I just bought Black Carat from London and a shadow called African Violet. I love their ‘shimmer’ bronzer, so subtle on my pale skin

    September 26, 2012 at 6:22 pm
  • Reply Strawbry_Blonde

    I’ve drooled over that Black Karat many times! I have the Black Gold eyeliner, which is gorge but so soft you def need to chill it before sharpening as I lost half of it in the bin!

    LM is my all time fave makeup brand. Just fallen in love with the Stardust powder again, which I think you already have. I keep the Creme Smooth foundation for when I need my skin to look perfect & use the secret concealer most days. Still have my colour wardrobe (3rd year!) of eyeshadows, blush & lips & still love them all.

    Nic x

    October 5, 2012 at 12:32 pm
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