Colorful Makeup Look

I felt like coming up with this colorful vibrant look now that summer is here. The colors are very tropical — it makes me want to go to Hawaii! :) The purple eye shadow I used is one of the prettiest purple shades I’ve come across — Make Up For Ever “92”. This is a must-have eye shadow for any purple makeup fan! If you don’t have the same turquoise pigment I used (a limited edition one that came out last year), MAC “Surf USA” eye shadow (from the MAC Surf, Baby! Collection that’s in stores now) or any other bright turquoise eye shadow will work! :)

– Too Faced Shadow Insurance (to prime lid)
– MAC Limited Edition E/S in “Sweet & Punchy” (inner corner, tear duct, and inner lower lash line)
– MAC Limited Edition Pigment in “Partylicious” (apply wet on outer 2/3 of lid using a sponge-tipped applicator and MAC Pro Water Base Mixing Medium — click here to see how to make your own homemade mixing medium; also apply on center to outer lower lash line)
– Make Up For Ever E/S in “92” — matte brilliant purple (outer V and blend along entire crease; also apply on outer lower lash line, blending where it meets Partylicious)
– Milani E/S in “Shock” (blend on upper half of 92 to fade the purple out towards the brow bone)
– MAC Pro E/S in “Vellum” (apply as very thin highlight, just above Shock)
– Inglot AMC Eyeliner Gel in “77″ (upper lash line)
– MAC Limited Edition Kohl Power Eye Pencil in “Feline” (lower waterline)
– Make Up For Ever Aqua Smoky Lash Waterproof Extra Black Mascara (two coats on top lashes)
– Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara in “01 Black” (one coat on bottom lashes)

– Benefit Bronzing Powder in “Hoola” (contour)
– MAC Powder Blush in “Dame” (on apples)

– MAC Slimshine L/S in “Bare”
– MAC Slimshine L/S in “Voile” (on top of Bare)

The only thing to keep in mind if you do get Make Up For Ever “92” is that because the color is so intense, it may stain your skin (even on top of primer). When you wash it off, it will look pink in the area that you used it. Some people like to use products containing tea tree oil to remove the stain entirely, but aside from the product possibly being not recommended for the eye area, the stain can just be covered up the next day — just use some makeup remover when you wash off your makeup the night before (my favorite is Lancome Bi-Facil Double Action Eye Makeup Remover), and then apply some eye shadow on top of any pink areas the next day to cover it up. I even use an eye shadow that’s similar to my skin tone if I don’t plan to wear any eye makeup the next day, and it works just fine. :)


LilyJune 29th, 2011 at 9:20 am


WyceeJune 29th, 2011 at 9:21 pm

Thanks Lily!!! :)

NilaJune 30th, 2011 at 7:37 pm

Reminds me of peacock feathers! Love it! :)

WyceeJuly 1st, 2011 at 4:14 pm

Thanks Nila! I actually made a Peacock Makeup Look last year: :)

socialitedreamsJuly 2nd, 2011 at 4:27 pm

this rocks!!! great look

WyceeJuly 3rd, 2011 at 2:12 am

Thanks! :)

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