{GBF Day to Night} The Rimmel London Stay Matte Challenge

Warmer days are making regular appearances here in LA fueling my proclivity for beach outings. I love everything about the beach except the fussy humidity as it melts my makeup and creates unwanted shine. As someone with an ambitious social calendar, my day at the beach predictably ends somewhere inland as dinners and parties pull me out of the water and into the night. So, I'm always on the look out for beauty products that will keep my makeup intact so I can spend more time enjoying the ocean breeze while feeling breezy.
rimmel london stay matte liquid mousse foundation review
On Saturday, I went to Malibu for some beach side play and wine tasting followed by dinner in West LA and a spur of the moment "let's go dancing" at Honeycut in Downtown. Not wanting to waste time changing outfits or reapplying makeup from day to night, I took the Stay Matte Challenge and brought along my Rimmel London Stay Matte Liquid Mousse Foundation and a few key pieces to transition from billowy beach bum to downtown girl. 
I love the velvet light texture of the mousse foundation as it feels like whipped cream. The full coverage means I don't need to use any additional concealer or powder expeditiously creating a natural canvas. A bit of blush and lip gloss completed my simple day look. On the way to dinner, I added lightweight Esqido mink false lashes to glam up my eyes and applied red lipstick, a nighttime staple. The addition of a black jacket and hat took my boho maxi dress from the beach playground to the dance floor. It wasn't until I got home after a day of humidity and dancing that I realized I didn't reach for my powder or blotting paper all day. I'm making the Stay Matte Switch!

maxi dress {Valerija}
cardigan {Lily Mcneal}
jacket {Line & Dot}
hat {vintage}
heels {Shoedazzle}

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Find out why girls across the country are making the stay matte switch at http://www.staymatteswitch.com. @RimmelLondonUS, #StayMatteSwitch

Make the Stay Matte Switch and you can win big! Create a blog review or film a YouTube review of the product and tag it #staymatteswitch and enter the link on the Rimmel Tumblr submission page. Prize: Ten (10) makeup prize packs to create ‘endless London Looks’ (ARV $1,000)

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Rimmel London via Glam Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Rimmel London.

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  1. Perfect outfits! And the foundation suits you well, lovely.



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  3. I love foundations that have a matte finnish! You don't want to look oily after all :D I hope you had a fun night!


  4. What a beautiful, summery dress! Love how you've styled it day-to-night. And great that the foundation wore so nicely :)



  5. always beautiful-paul

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