EOTD: Aqua Attack!! Warm eyes with aqua waterline!

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If you reside below the equator then you know the temperature’s going off the roof! Perfect time to whip out the bronzer, the warm eyeshadows, and sport a glowing sun-kissed face! And let’s not forget that pop of color – whether its on your eyes or your lips…summer is all about the brights! Today’s look features the Australis 10 hour wear eye pencil in Aqua Attack! As you can see it’s a beautiful azure-aqua shade…reminds me of the clear blue sky on a warm summer day!

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~start of with a primer: MAC paint pot in Painterly

~apply Make Up Geek (MUG) Creme Brulee on the outer crease as a transition color

~apply MUG Cocoa Bear on the crease and build it up slowly

~BLEND BLEND BLEND

~apply MAC Expensive Pink on the lid and inner corner – it’s a beautiful rose gold color

~with a black gel liner, line close to your lashes and make a small wing

~with Urban Decay Creep (Naked palette) smudge the eyeliner with a pencil brush

~apply the Australis Aqua Attack 10 hour wear pencil on your waterline

~apply MUG Cocoa Bear on the bottom lash line and apply MAC Expensive Pink on the inner 1/3

~curl your lashes and apply mascara on both top and bottom lashes

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And here’s the full face!

~Hourglass Mineral Veil Primer

~Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation

~Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer

~Hourglass Ambient Lighting powder in Dim Light

~Clarins Splendours bronzer

~Benefit Rockateur blush

~Dior Amber Diamond powder- only the rosegold strip as the highlight

~MAC Runway Hit lipstick and Nyx Creme Brule lipgloss

I love a bronzed glowing face in summer! And blue on my waterline is one of my favorite looks! I think it makes brown/hazel eyes really pop! But I also think it looks good in all eye colors and looks beautiful on tanned skin!

 

 

 

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Makeup of the Day: earthy fall/winter eyes!

earthy colors perfect for fall /winter

earthy colors perfect for fall /winter

We’re still stuck in winter here in the Southern Hemisphere and fall is fast approaching the North, so I thought why not do a fall/winter look today. I chose very earthy yet bright tones because the most intriguing part of fall for me are the rich hues of fallen leaves: fading olive greens, burgundies, vibrant yellows and oranges!

breakdown of the e/s I used

breakdown of the e/s I used

In the photo above, I’ve just pointed out the eyeshadows I used on each area just to make it easier to understand.

Lid: Mac Sumptuous Olive described as a shimmery golden khaki color. Any shimmery olive color would do.

Transition: Mac Soft Brown: a matte, warm, light to mid tone brown which is my go to transition color! Just can’t live without it!

Outer Crease: matte Ox-blood burgundy shade from the BH Cosmetics 26 Neutral Eyeshadow and Cheek Palette….pheww that’s a long name! Have been obsessed with this shade and been using it a lot this fall/winter!

Crease: the matte black and dark brown from the Sleek Storm Palette. I gotta say guys, this black is one of the most intense black I’ve come across. Beats Mac Carbon anyday. It is extremely pigmented and sooo black!

Browbone: Mac Brule which is just a matte off-white creamy color…this is also my go to matte browbone highlight.

Tear Duct: Mac Amber Lights….a shimmery peachy bronze….so beautiful!

Underneath I’ve used the burgundy color in the outer 2/3 and the inner third I used Sumptuous Olive and a little bit of Amber Lights coming down from the tear duct.

Eyeliner: Maybelline Eye Studio gel liner in blackest black – really good drugstore gel liner

Waterline: Rimmel ScandalEyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal in 001 Black – my new favourite !

Mascara: Maybelline the Falsies – cult favorite !

Falsies: Red Cherry false lashes….i’m really sorry I don’t have the number 😦 lost the actual packaging it came in.

REMEMBER blending is key !!! You can always use a soft transition color to tone down the burgundy or any bold crease color.

a different angle :)

less clear photo but I like the angle πŸ˜›

the whole face :D

the whole face πŸ˜€ – wasn’t wearing falsies then

Foundation: L’oreal Lumi Magique in W5 – just got this foundation recently and have been loving it so far!!

Powder: Chanel White Essentiel in 50 Beige Dore – rediscovered this powder and don’t know why it was stashed in my drawers….i love it!

Cheeks: Mac Ripe for Love blush LE from Temperature Rising collection

Bronzer: Rimmel Natural Bronzer in Sun Bronze

Highlight: Dior Amber Diamonds…..to die for!!!

Lips: Mac Ruby Woo – a cult favorite again!!

Till next time lovelies XO !