So, I have some big eyes, that I love, I got them from my daddy. Usually I’ll just do a little black liner on my top lids and mascara, (cannot live without my mascara) but at a recent photo shoot, I was looked at like this, ?????, after saying that I don’t really wear anything else on my eyes during a chat about makeup. Of course by Fabby, who was pretty oblivious to this even though she sees me all the time. So I had a ‘hmmm’ moment, it was a pretty quick moment though. It’s not that I wouldn’t like to play my eyes up more, it’s just that I’m not a huge fan of colorful/dramatic eyes unless they’re done right, and well… I don’t really know how to do them right, but then again I’ve never really tried…
Anyway with all that being said look at what my ShuShu bought me for X-mas!!
I love all the eye makeup looks in this book and I’ll definitely be rocking them for 2012 and beyond. There are some reallyyy pretty looks that would look amazing with the perfect new years ensemble.
My fav! For this look you’ll need eyelash glue and glitter. Apply the glue using a brush that you’ll be ok throwing out when you’re done. When the glue is tacky apply the glitter, but you should do one lid at a time. To clean up the edges or lines use masking tape.
Careful with your blues, it can look cheap pretty easily. Rae suggests using a little black or a darker version of the color you want to use, to achieve depth and intensity. For this version try an iridescent blue and midnight blue shadow and a midnight blue pencil or cream liner. Mascara to finish of course.
I’ve always loved the smokey eye, can’t wait to experiment with this look. To get smokey use a smokey chocolate-brown shadow under the eye. Use heavy kohl pencil to line your eyes and blend. Use a mix of khaki and black shadow all over the lid and finish with bold lashes.
Always prep your eyelids! I never knew this first step was so important. Cleanse the skin and do not apply any moisturizer to your lids. Use foundation to even your skin tone and then a light brush of translucent powder. Your eye makeup will last all night!