HeyAmyJane

HeyAmyJane

Saturday, 8 February 2014

The Shimmery Smokey Eye


My latest obsession- a smokey eye with a twist, as I never was one for convention or following trends. I love smokey eyes but recently I've starting adding a MAC glitter over the top to give it a bit of a twist and add colour. Its not 100% 'wearable,' although I have worn it to lectures- I just can't help myself I feel so confident with this makeup on- but its certainly pretty, eye catching and I always get a lot of compliments on it! Find out below what I use to create the look.
After applying my base which is currently Maybelline's Baby Skin Primer, Maybelline BB Cream, Maybelline Anti Age Under Eye Concealer and Bourjois Healthy Balance Powder, I like to add some colour. First up is Physician's Formula Shimmer Strips which go on the top of my cheek bones, applied with my ring finger. Next I go in with my NYC Big Bold Bronzer in Manhattan. One of my top drugstore products! Its huge! Then, for a pop of colour on the apples of my cheeks, I'm loving Trish McEvoy's Liquid Face Color.
1. Physician's Formula Shimmer Brick in 'Sunkissed'
2. NYC Big Bold Bronzer in Manhattan
3.Trish McEvoy Liquid Face Color in Shade 1
For eyes, I use my Neutral Palette from Illamasqua with the pale 'Stealth' all over my lid and the black 'Obsidian' in the crease. I line my lids using Topshop's Gel Liner and Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl in Black. Mascara is a Sample of an Hourglass mascara- can't say I'm, too impressed with it for the price tag but I want to use it up. I then finish the eyes with a dab of MAC's Reflects Glitter in Transparent Teal. For brows, I'm loving Sleek's Brow Kit and Illamasqua's Brow Gel to set them.
1.Illamasqua Neutral Palette
2.Hourglass Full Spectrum Mascara
3.Illamasqua Brow Gel
4.Rimmel ScandalEyes Waterproof Kohl in Black
5.Sleek Brow Kit
6.MAC Reflects Glitter in Transparent Teal
7.Topshop Gel Liner in Ink
1.Inglot AMC Lipgloss in 546
2.Topshop Lip Bullet in Covet
For lips I keep it simple and nude (with a holographic lipgloss which matches the reflects glitter) and thats the look! My new favourite, go to smokey eye!

Amy x
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