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Saturday, August 13, 2011

Smoky blue Makeup look with Morgana Cryptoria

I've been tinkering with using black eyeshadow bases. Now I remember why I don't use them very often! NYX Black Bean jumbo pencil will crease like crazy if you use a tiny bit too much, even over a primer. So I want to keep playing with it and see if there's a way to use just the right amount. I have other black bases that don't crease as much...but holy crap they don't want to wash off! So I'll stick with Black Bean. :-)

I really love this eye look. I wanted this look all about the eyes so I went with a toned down lippy. I feel I should have used a nude instead of pink. I'm not diggin' the pink paired with the eyes. Next time I'll do nude lips!

Yes, I made the necklace. One just like it will be available in my store shortly. I've been working like a slave!
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Eyes (all applied in this order):
Chafing Relief Powder-Gel (applied to upper lid, blending in gently with ring finger) 
NYX jumbo pencil - Black Bean (applied all around the eyes, except the brow bone and inner V, blending in gently with a blending brush)
Morgana - Ethereal Veil (applied to middle of upper/lower lid with MAC 228 by patting) 
Morgana - All Holos-Gleam (applied haloed around EV with MAC 217 by patting/sweeping)
Morgana - Ethereal Veil (applied to inner V with MAC 228 by patting)
elf - innocent (applied under brow with MAC 217 by patting/sweeping and blending downward)
Kryolan Aqua Color liner - black (applied wet with water, using MAC 210 on upper lash line winging outward)
NYX Jumbo Pencil - milk (waterline)
Cover Girl Volume exact mascara in Very Black (lower lashes)
Ardell lashes #113

Eyebrows: Ardell Eyebrow powder in soft black (applied with MAC 266)

Lips: Morgana Lip Balm - Eternal

Face: Skin MD Shielding lotion
Sobe Powder Foundation in Light (applied with a taklon flat top buffer brush)
Physicians Formula Healthy Wear SPF 50 Powder in Translucent Light (applied using a flocked sponge by patting then blending) 
Sobe Duochrome blush - Enchanted (applied to apples of cheeks with an angled blush brush) 
 

12 comments:

  1. I LOVE this look, Blix! I love to use black bases, but can't use black bean either. I tend to use my Indelible cream shadow in Carbon or my ELF cream eyeliner in black, but you're right they're hard to get off! I find a lot of the time I can get the same look with a deep gray base instead of black and it's easier removed, go figure. :D

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  2. I actually think it looks great with the pink lips! You always look good, girl! :)

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  3. Wow! I normally like your looks but this one is stunning! you look gorgeous, really...congrats!

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  4. so beautiful, love the green highlight on the centre of the lid

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  5. Awwh well I think the somewhat bold pink lip looks awesome against the smokey eye! Especially against that teal-ish shade on the centre of the lid.

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  6. I absolutely love this look Em. Very pretty, I love the light lips with the dark eyes. Hope to see you soon! PJ

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  7. I just got Black Bean and have been using it a LOT! It DOES crease, though, if you use the TINIEST bit too much! I love what you've done with it here!

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  8. Wow, Ethereal veil looks like it almost glows with the black around it, love the color combo. And I'm having major blush envy right now, LOL.

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