Make-Up Look using Green Eyeshadow

Today I decided to do something completely different to what I would normally wear now (I rocked the green eyeshadow as a teenager!). I am very much a brown and gold shadow girl now, so as you can imagine green eyeshadow is way out of my comfort zone. I used the Urban Decay Vice 4 palette today. I fell in love with the green shadows when I first got the palette. It can be quite hard to work with such bright colours and I must admit I nearly stopped my make-up half ways through it was looking so bad but it came together in the end and I don’t hate it. These shadows are so pigmented that it is important to use a primer, I used a primer and a cream shadow.

Here is how I achieved this look.

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Base

 

  1. I sprayed my primer water about three times over my face. I then applied my CT Wonder glow all over my face avoiding my under eye.
  2. I applied my foundation using a flat foundation brush, I then blended it in using a damp sponge.
  3. I then applied a peach corrector on the dark areas under my eyes and applied my concealer under my eyes and around my nose.
  4. I powdered under my eyes using a matte highlighting powder with a small duo fibre brush.
  5. For extra coverage I applied a powder foundation to set my foundation, I used my damp sponge to do this.
  6. I added a powder contour under my cheek bones, around my hairline and under my jaw bone.
  7. I added a highlight to the top of my cheekbones and on the tip of my nose.
  8. I applied my blush on my cheeks and blended up towards the top of my ear.

Eyes

  1. For my base I used a primer and a cream eyeshadow.
  2. Using a fluffy brush, I applied my face powder from my crease up to my brow bone. This makes the blending of the darker colours easier.
  3. I blended Bitter into my crease and blended up towards by brow bone.
  4. With my finger I applied Grasshopper all over my lid and blended the edges using Bitter.
  5. I used a small pencil brush to apply Grasshopper on my lower lash line and blended with a clean fluffy brush.
  6. To keep the inner corner of my eye bright I applied some more of my face powder.
  7. I applied a thin line of liquid eyeliner, with no wing.
  8. I applied black eyeliner to the top and bottom waterline.
  9. After curling my eye lashes, I applied two good layers of mascara.

Brows

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  1. I used a brow pencil and filled in any sparse areas in my brows (my brows are in some serious need of TLC)
  2. I finished my brows with a brow gel.

Lips

  1. Keeping the lips simple I used a matte lip gloss.

 

Products used

Base

Smashbox primer water

Charlotte Tilbury Wonder Glow

Estee Lauder Double wear

L’Oréal the touché magique concealer Rose Beige

MAC Studio Fix powder NW20

W7 Hollywood Bronze & Glow

Inglot HD Highlighting powder 503

Sleek Blush by 3 palette Sugar 364 (Turbinado)

Eyes

Urban Decay primer potion

MAC paint pot Painterly

Urban Decay Vice 4 palette (Bitter and Grasshopper)

Charlotte Tilbury Rock ‘N’ Kohl Bedroom Black

L’Oréal Super Liner Perfect Slim liner

L’Oréal False Lash Sculpt mascara

Brows

NYX Micro Brow Pencil Ash Brown

L’Oréal Brow Artist Plumper Medium/Dark

Lips

NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Istanbul

Hope you enjoyed my post

AnnMarie xxx

 

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