All posts tagged: eye look

Make That Face Monday: Day to Night Eyes with the Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette

OK, so here’s a commitment I’d like to make: tutorial every few Mondays. The reasons for this are many-fold (get it? As opposed to just two-fold?), but let’s just say that I want a bit of a variety~ when it comes to makeup posts on here. Reviews are freaking awesome, but you know, what’s the point of hauling and swatching when no one can even see how you use the stuff? Will you learn anything new from these tutorials? Probably not. But you get to see me make a fool out of myself. For this week’s MTF Monday, I have a haphazard eye tutorial where you can upgrade a day look to a night look using the Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette. I think it’s useful and I take you step-by-step through it all. I hope it’s an OK video. Let me know if you have any suggestions for improvement. I promise I won’t take offense, just as long as you don’t be a douche about it. I’d love to do close-ups but my camera …

Make That Face: A Tutorial for a Warm & Colorful Neutral Eye

STEP ONE: MAC Paint Pot Rubenesque all over lid, apply with fingers. Paint Pots are kind of like cream shadows, but they dry to a shimmery, creaseless finish. They are a good alternative to primer. Since my look will be a bit warmer, I enlisted the help of Rubenesque instead of my usual Etude House Proof 10 or Benefit Lemon Aid as my peachy gold base. STEP TWO: bareMinerals Ready 2.0 The Scenic Route (white) in the center of the lid, apply with MAC 239. The lighter shade from one of my favorite eyeshadow duos, Breathtaking, is described as a “golden snowflake” color. It registers white but has a beautiful golden sheen when applied to the skin. I’m looking for a nice gradation so I patted a bit of this lighter shade onto the center of my lid. It’s a bit less orange than Rubenesque. STEP THREE: bareMinerals Ready 2.0 The Scenic Route (green) in the outer corner—apply with Marionnaud Pointy Brush—and crease—apply with MAC 217. The other half of The Scenic Route, Spectacular, is …