Sorry if posts have been coming out a bit slower these past few days. I’ve been working on a few things behind the scenes and I’m slowly but surely catching up.
In other news: We’re halfway through the week! I needed glitter in my life today, so I thought I would revisit an old favorite for today’s EOTD: Colourpop’s So Quiche! (And by old I mean I bought this shade like 9 months ago. But still.)
For the Beer of the Day, I decided to switch it up. I’ve been drinking a lot of light, warm weather beers lately, but I felt it was time to get back to one of my favorites: a coffee porter, and Ballast Point’s Victory at Sea seemed perfect for this cause.
So check out EOTD/BOTD!
Please enjoy your beer and makeup responsibly.
Eye of the Day: ColourPop’s So Quiche, $5-
A soft olive with a highly reflective gold and pink violet glittery duo chrome metallic finish
So this look is all about showing off how cool this color is. It’s a light olive, but due to the pink and gold glitter, it changes colors in different lighting. In sunlight it shifts more gold or purple. In indirect light, it turns more olive. Don’t be fooled by my above pics, this guy is completely full of glitter and sparkle. It’s so dynamic that I usually just wear it alone on the lid, but you could also darken the outer corner for a smokey eye.
For $5, I don’t think you can go wrong with this eye shadow. (Unless you hate glitter. Because there’s plenty of that.)
Eyelid: Colourpop So Quiche
Crease: Colourpop Smash
Brow: Colourpop Girly
Eyeliner: NYC Liquid Eyeliner Pencil in Black
Mascara: Tarte Lights Camera Lashes
Beer of the Day: Ballast Points’s Victory At Sea Porter
Ballast Point says:Our Victory at Sea Imperial Porter is a bold, smooth brew with just the right amount of sweetness. We infused this robust porter with whole vanilla beans and San Diego’s own Caffe Calabria coffee beans. The subtle roasted notes and minimal acidity of the cold brewed coffee, balances perfectly with the sweet caramel undertones of the malt, creating a winning combination for your palate.
Rebs Says: The above description is completely accurate, (which is not always the case for beer or makeup). This tastes exactly like cold-brew coffee with beer. That is to say, it’s a deep, rich coffee flavor with hints of a malty beer taste. I don’t get a lot of vanilla flavor personally, the star of the show is that amazing roasted coffee bean flavor.
That being said, if you don’t like coffee, you are not going to like Victory at Sea. However, this is probably the best coffee flavored beer I’ve ever had. The depth of flavors here, the foamy head, the balance of the coffee acidity with the caramel malts: it’s pretty amazing.
I want to drink this with donuts. All of the donuts.
Rebs Rating: 4.75. Oh. Who am I kidding? I love a good Porter, so 5 stars!!!
Questions of the Day:
-Have you tried the ubiquitous ColourPop?
-Do you like coffee and/or coffee beers?
-Did you expect to see the word “ubiquitous” in a blog post about beer and makeup? (I have a Master’s Degree. My learnin’ is real good.)