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I was asked to do a gradient look, so this is the purple gradient that I came up with. I used Sugarpill Hysteric, Weekender, Birthday Girl, Lumi, Tako, Stella and Velocity for the look. I don’t like how my brows turned out and I really should have gone for Poison Plum for the brows. I do like how my lips turned out. I mixed Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Butch and Demure together for my lip shade.

How to achieve the look:

  1. Prep the eyes with Too Faced Shadow Insurance.
  2. With MAC Fix+ on a small smudge brush, apply Sugarpill Stella to the upper lash line.
  3. With MAC Fix+ on a small shader brush, apply Sugarpill Weekender to the lid.
  4. Apply Sugarpill Hysteric to the crease and outer v.
  5. Take a fluffy brush and apply Sugarpill Tako lightly to the browbone.
  6. With a fiber optic crease brush making a small circular motion, apply Sugarpill Birthday Girl to the upper crease.
  7. Take a highlighter brush and apply Sugarpill Lumi to the browbone, blending downwards.
  8. Use a smudge brush to apply Sugarpill Velocity to the outer lower lid.
  9. Apply Sugarpill Weekender to the entire lower lid, on top of Velocity.
  10. Apply mascara.
  11. Apply Urban Decay 24/7 Liner in Psychedelic Sister to the lower waterline.
  12. Add Lumi to the inner corner of the eyes.


  • Too Faced Shadow Insurance
  • Sugarpill Stella (with MAC Fix+) – upper lash line
  • Sugarpill Velocity – outer lower lid
  • Sugarpill Weekender (with MAC Fix+) – lid, later on top of Velocity along the lower lid
  • Sugarpill Hysteric – crease
  • Sugarpill Tako – browbone
  • Sugarpill Birthday Girl – upper crease
  • Sugarpill Lumi – to highlight under eyebrows and at corner of eye
  • Milani Runway Lashes Mascara
  • Anastasia Lash Genius
  • Urban Decay 24/7 Liner in Psychedelic Sister – lower waterline
  • Sugarpill Velocity – brows
  • Anastasia Clear Brow Gel


  • Luminess Air airbrush foundation in Porcelain mixed with Glow highlighter
  • Pixi Flawless Beauty Powder in Fair
  • NARS Desire – blush
  • MAC Azalea Blossom – blush
  • NARS Hungry Heart – highlight


  • OCC Lip Tars in Butch & Demure mixed together


What do you think of this sort of gradient? Do you like it? What are your plans for tomorrow?