Posts Tagged ‘Smoky Eyeshadow’

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…)

Photoshoot Preview: Smoking hot!

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

How to do smokey

Want on-trend eye makeup? Go smoky!

For a totally wearable look, team a stormy gray eye with a juicy pink lip.

Step-by-step instructions, video tutorial and product list coming soon.

Watch this space!

Applying Benefit Some Kind-a Gorgeous

Before things get smoky!

Smoky eyeshadow

Ash-laden lids!

Applying Benefit Benetint cheek tint

A flush of berry blush!

Pink lip tint

Perfect pink pout!

How to do smoky eyes for daytime

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Daytime Chic: Smoky eyes with a modern edge.

Makeup tutorial for brown eyes How to do smoky eyes Makeup for olive skin smoky eyeshadow
Before. Eyes. Lips & Cheeks. Daytime Chic!

To recreate this look, watch the video tutorial and follow the step-by-step instructions below:


No makeup

Begin by plucking your eyebrows, and cleansing, toning and moisturizing the skin.

Makeup artist tip! Always wipe over the eyelids with a cotton pad dampened with cleansing water prior to applying makeup. This will remove any oil from the surface of the skin and help your eye makeup adhere better.


Eye makeup for brown eyes

Makeup artist tip! When I am using a dark-colored eyeshadow, I like to apply the eye makeup first. This way, if there is any fallout, it won’t ruin the foundation. (more…)