Posts Tagged ‘how to do a smokey eye for blue eyes’

Look drop-dead in orangey-red!

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

“In my opinion, Lady Danger by MAC is one of the best red lipsticks ever invented. It’s a kick-ass color with a killer texture. Pocket it!” LMM, 2011.

Lady Danger Lipstick by MAC

Red lips are key again this season. Tailor the trend to your taste. Wear it sheer, or let your pout SHOUT. The choice is yours.

To create impact, use contrasting shades and textures. In this look, I paired an earthy eye with a loud lip, and used a range of finishes from matte to metallic. (more…)

Smoky Eyeshadow: Forever Fashionable

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Smoky eyeshadow


“The secret to creating a smoky eye is layering and blending. Layer dark colors over light and blend well.”

“This look is not only reserved for those with blue eyes. Simply adjust the tone and intensity to suit your eye color and complexion.”

Step-by-step instructions!

Applying Benefit Some Kind-a Gorgeous

Applying Benefit Boi-ing concealer

1). Cleanse, tone and moisturize the skin.

2). For a natural-looking complexion, blend Benefit Some Kind-a Gorgeous foundation over the face with your fingertips.

3). To even out the skin tone, apply Benefit Boi-ing concealer where needed (i.e. beneath the eye, over the eyelid, and on any imperfections) with a concealer brush(a), and then blend by patting it into the skin with your fingertip.

4). Next, to set the foundation and concealer, take a matte translucent powder(b) on a large, fluffy powder brush(c) and dust it over the face.

5). To make your lashes appear longer, curl them with eyelash curlers(d). (more…)