Armani Cosmetics Spring 2012 Makeover

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*crickets chirp*

Sorry for the long absence everyone! A combination of laziness, and then being without regular internet access for 5 weeks (I will eventually post about my trip) resulted in almost no blogging mojo… plus I find that I get out most of my makeup babbling on twitter which sometimes kills my desire to blog. But I noticed that I’d actually uploaded enough pictures for 2 (!) posts onto my Flickr already so I thought I’d better get my bum moving and post since summer collections are already on the counters (just not in Canada, because we get everything last).

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Armani Spring 2012 was full of pastels, 2 eyeshadow palettes, a handful of glosses, and a blush. Although I hadn’t been planning on a purchase (my heart lies with the Eyes to Kill Silk Eyeshadows) I ended up picking up the metallic eyeshadow palette and the new Designer Lift foundation… although I used the pastel palette for my makeover I ended up passing on it because I already purchased a mint green eyeshadow from Dior Spring!

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But I couldn’t pass up an opportunity to get my makeup done after a complimentary facial. As you all know I completely adore my Armani Cosmetics SA girls and as long as I’m not working I make it a point to try attend every event – this is extremely bad for my wallet!

Rachel did an awesome job – I’m so pleased with how my skin and eyes look here! If I could pick up this palette cheaper I would, but I’m not headed to the US any time soon unfortunately!

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I always think that I end up wearing more products when I get counter makeovers done but it probably works out to the same number… I’m pretty high maintenance, haha. I still haven’t splurged on an Armani powder blush yet but I feel like I’m getting closer.. they just provide such a natural looking flush!

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This photo was actually an out-take but I’m happy that you can see what my eyemakeup looks like since I blanked on taking a close-up otherwise!

Armani Spring was definitely one of those ‘sleeper’ hits for me, but I am so excited for my makeover this weekend! I’m hoping they have the new Eyes to Kill, but if not I’m excited for the new lipsticks!

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