Last weekend, during my 'me time/makeup play' time, I was going through my eyeshadow stash looking for an inspiration and one shade jumped out to me . It was Toxic by Makeup Geek, beautiful black based purple which looks almost like a duo-chrome, it's insanely pigmented and has a subtle shimmer. So, to change things up a bit from my latest obsession with peach, coral and orange shades I decided to go for purple smokey eyes. And with this shade being quite dimensional the eye look is super easy to create, yet quite dramatic. I added Inglot duo-chrome pigment for some sparkle and paired the eyes with mauve lips.
If you want to see how I got this look then keep on reading :)
Foundation - L'Oreal True Match in shade Golden Beige
Concealer - to hide under eyes dark circles I used Pixi Corrector and to highlight the centre of my face the Seventeen WOW! Skin concealer in fair (check my review)
Powder - to set my foundation and concealer I used a light dusting of Bourjois Healthy Balance powder in shade 53
Bronzer, contour - to bronze up my skin I used bronzer from the W7 Hollywood Bronze & Glow palette and to contour I reached for Benefit Hoola Bronzer
Blush - Benefit Dandelion
Highlighter - The Balm Mary-Lou Manizer
Primer - I used a bit of concealer and set it with powder
Eyshadows - Makeup Geek: White Lies, Peach Smoothie, Hopscotch, Toxic, Inglot Pigment No35.
Eye pencil - Lord & Berry Eye Kohl in Black, Makeup Geek Full Spectrum Eye Pencil in Orchid
Mascara - L'Oreal Lash Sensational Luscious
False Lashes - Eylure Texture Lashes No157
Brows - NYX Tame & Frame Tinted Brow Pomade in Brunette
You could pair this look with any nude lipstick but I wanted to go for more mauve shade and used ColourPop Lippie Stix MatteX in Cami.
And this is the finished look :)
Is purple a shade you like to wear on your eyes or do you stick to neutrals?
Let me know what makeup looks you'd like to see next or any palettes you'd like me to use for the eye looks and I will try my best to accommodate your suggestions.
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