Thursday, 15 April 2010

Sleek Look part 1!

Sorry I haven't posted in a few days, I have been such a busy bee! I had an acting job in Dorset this morning, and spent all yesterday rehearsing. I drove down with the acting team last night to stay in a hotel in preparation for the job today! It was very fun, I really enjoy acting and it is a little hobby of mine when I’m not at uni!

Anyway, on Tuesday night I went to a football match with my Dad and Sister, and I used my sleek storm palette to do my make-up for the evening, as a few of you said it would be good to see how I use the palette. This is a kind of smoky brown shimmery eye which I do the most often with these eye shadows. I will be doing more colourful looks with them soon!


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These are the products I used -

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  • So I primed my eyes with UDPP and applyed #2 all over my eyelid as a base colour.
  • I then blended #1 and #3 on my lid, up to the crease.
  • Then I blended #4 in the crease of my eye, and blended it up a tad higher so you can see the colour when your eye is open, and I added #5 into the outer corner, just to open the eye up more!
  • After I had blended all the eyeshadows together with my holy grail brush (The Body Shops blender brush), I lined my eyes with The Body Shops black liquid liner, and Gosh’s black velvet kohl liner.
  • I used The Body Shops new mascara ‘Big and Curvy’ on my lashes (Review to come!) and finished with a slick of MAC’s Ever Hip lipstick!

The key to this look is building up the colours from light to dark, and blending, blending, blending! This eye shadow brush I just could not live without, it is a staple brush I use whenever I do my make-up and the only one (apart from a blusher brush) that I carry with me constantly.

Do you like this look? So sorry for my tried looking eyes, I think I have slight insomnia and can’t always sleep too well – that and the fact that I watched Paranormal activities a few weeks ago and haven’t been able to sleep with the light off since! Haha! Was this helpful to you? If you do something similar do show me! You can email it to me via my email address in the sidebar of this page!

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  1. You have such perfect skin and lips!
    Loving your look!

    <33 Rena

  2. such a gorgeous look :) you look lovely.

  3. that lipstick is gorge! and i love your eyebrows, they're perfect xxx

  4. The Storm palette is still my favourite one. I use the neutral colours you used in this look the most, I like how you turned it into a more dramatic look. It's pretty. xXx

  5. Looks gorgeous, I absolutely love the storm palette.

  6. This is such a beautiful look! And you're gorgeous! Your skin, eyes and lips all look amazing.. haha sorry if this comes off sounding creepy! I might try this look out sometime, since I have that palette as well :)

  7. gorgeous look:) thankyou, i'll def be coming back to this xxx

  8. wow! love the look so pigmented!! love how the browns are so metallic

  9. I can never seem to get the "smokey eyes" look quite right but you've mastered it! Looks amazing :D

  10. This is a lovely look, I'm struggling to create looks with my sleek palette but you absolutely nail it :) lovely!


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