Shimmery Taupe Smokey Eye with a pop of Beautiful Iris!

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This makeup look is inspired by two makeup gurus…Julie San Augustin aka Pala_Foxxia from Instagram who is one of my favorite makeup artists of all time and Still Glamorous from Youtube who is just sooo flawlessly beautiful ! I really like this combination of silvery taupe and this amazing bright lavender color. The lavender really brings out the green in my eyes (even though they are hazel :P) but I think this color would look gorgeous in any eye color. Sooo let’s see how I achieved this look!

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~I primed my lid with Nars smudgeproof eyeshadow base and then applied Maybelline color tattoo in Tough as Taupe on my lid

~I then applied  MakeupGeek Moondust sprayed with Fix+ on my lid keeping a gap in the inner corner

~I blended any harsh lines with MakeupGeek Creme Brule

~Then I applied MakeupGeek Cocoa Bear on my crease blending out inwards and up

*As you can tell I can’t live without my MakeupGeek Creme Brule and Cocoa Bear!  Use them on almost all my looks!

~Then I applied LORAC Deep Purple which is a shimmery dark purple on the outer corner (you can totally use a black or dark brown)

~Don’t forget to blend!!

~Then I applied the color of the day- MAC Beautiful Iris on the inner corner taking it down to the inner part of the lower lash line

~On the lower lashline I then mimicked what I did on the lid- applied Moondust in the middle and Deep Purple in the outer corner

~Applied Mac Brule on the browbone

~Lined my upper lash line with a liquid liner ( I think this one was a Elf one) and made a semi thick line and a wing

~Lined my waterline with a black pencil

~Applied mascara (Maybelline Mega Plush Volume Express) and applied falsies (Miss Adoro Demi Wispies)

 

*I have two lip options for this look ! Check it out below:

 

MAC Brave (left) and MAC Diva (right)

MAC Brave (left) and MAC Diva (right)

 

You can wear this look with a pinky nude lipstick for the daytime and it’s very appropriate for Spring. I’m wearing MAC Brave, one of my favorite nudes!

You can also pair this look with a dark lip and vamp it up for the night…a great look for the Fall here in Australia. Here I’m wearing MAC Diva but you can go even darker maybe do a ombre lip with a dark lip liner!

I just love the versatility of this look and how it can be both a Spring and Fall look (the current seasons in the two hemisphere)!

REST OF THE MAKEUP

FACE:

Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation in 6.5

Mac Prolongwear Concealer NW25

Mac Prep and Prime Highlighter Light Boost

Maybelline FIT ME powder

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Dim Light

CHEEKS:

Clarins Splendours Bronzer (LE)

MAC Warm Soul Mineralize Blush

MAC Soft and Gentle MSF

Hope you all loved this look! Please click the FOLLOW button if you want to stay up to date with my posts! Till next time! XOXO!

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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!