Yesterday I put together a look using mostly Nyx Pearls that I’d purchased in a recent Hautelook (affiliate link) sale and some Makeup Geek shadows. Mostly I just kind of played with color, without really planning things. I like the results.
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Nyx Yellow Gold Pearl pigment – inner v and inner lower lash line
Nyx Very Pink Pearl pigment – inner lid
Nyx Orange Zest Pearl pigment – middle lid and middle lower lash line
Makeup Geek Sensuous – outer lid and outer lower lash line
Makeup Geek Mermaid – crease
Makeup Geek Unicorn – lower crease, outer lid, outer v, lower lash line
TheBalm No Money No Honey – browbone, haloed around eye
Nyx Eyebrow Push-Up Bra highlight – under eyebrows
Nyx Eyebrow Push-Up Bra brow pencil – to define brows
Mirabella Magic Marker Eyeliner – upper and lower lash line
Urban Decay 24/7 liner in Midnight cowboy – lower waterline
Smashbox Lash Primer
Milani Runway Lashes Mascara
Illamasqua Feline – contour
Tarte Glisten – blush
TheBalm No Money No Honey – highlight
Illamasqua Pressed foundation in 115 – only on t-zone
Silk Naturals Untinted Oil Control Blur Finishing Powder
Nyx lip pencil in Orange
Illamasqua Intense gloss in Indulge
I started by applying Too Faced Shadow Insurance. I used Nyx Very Pink Pearl on the inner lid and Makeup Geek Sensuous on the outer lid and outer lower lash line. I used Nyx Yellow Gold Pearl on the inner v and inner lower lash line. For the center of the lid I used Nyx Orange Zest Pearl on the center of the lid and middle of the lower lash line and I sort of blended the orange upwards to towards the lower crease, basically the fold of my lid. I then reached for Makeup Geek Mermaid and applied that in my crease. I followed up with Makeup Geek Unicorn in my lower outer crease and along my lower lid/lower lash line. I added some TheBalm No Money No Honey to the browbone and sort of haloed it all around my eye. I added a touch of Nyx Push-Up Bra highlight under my eyebrows.
Again, I can’t rave enough Makeup Geek shadows and how awesome they are. You should definitely check them out if you haven’t already. Love!
I should have blended the lower crease more. But overall, I’m pretty happy with the look. What do you think of it? To me it sort of seems like a watercolor dream, pastel rainbows or mermaid scales.
Some products purchased by me and some products were sent for consideration. All opinions are my own.