Friday, 9 December 2011

Xmas Party IOTD: Feline green

Hey girls,
Firstly that's not a typo in the title, Of course I was going to name this post EOTD but I felt like a bit of a fraud doing so as this is not a look that I have being sporting for the whole day also sadly I am not attending any sort of Xmas party shenanigans this evening, oh no, its a True blood sofa fest with my boyfriend up in here tonight!
So the IOTD was born (Idea of the day) wow Im a pioneer! ;) 


Type-torial (pioneer I tell ya ;)) 

*Apply black kohl pencil over lower lid concentrating on the lash line (it will look messy don't worry)
*with your ring finger smudge the colour upwards to create a 'smoked out' effect that finishes just above the crease of your eyelid
*blend over with a clean fluffy brush 
*neaten edges with a cotton bud and (non oily) eye make up remover
*Dampen a flat (lay down) brush and use to apply the green pigment over the lower part of your eyelid 
*lightly blend upwards with another clean fluffy brush
*On a tapered crease brush apply a sparkly black pigment into the crease and blend
*blend the outer edges using translucent powder
*On a pencil brush mix black pigment (or e/s) with the sparkly black and apply under the lower lashes
*using a push liner brush line the upper lashline with either a black eye shadow or gel liner
*Line both water lines with a waterproof black eyeliner
*Apply two coats of black mascara, and false lashes if you have them (I didn't)

Et Voila!

Colours used
*MAC Dark soul pigment
*MUA shade 3 pigment
*Lumiere cosmetics starry night pigment


This is a very messy look to recreate, always have make-up wipes and non oily eye make-up remover soaked cotton buds handy to minimise mess (and stress) and always, always do your eye make-up first.


And now in video 
(This is not the best video, I must warn you but all the steps are there ;))

Also I realise that it has been getting very eye orientated around here of late, I kinda think it could be the next big thing, d'ya reckon Apple might like the idea of the iblog ;)

I hope you are all having a lovely Friday night!
xxx

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17 comments:

  1. that's a MUA pigment :O im shocked

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  2. Oh, I thought for sure you just mean 'I' as in a short version of 'eye'... =p

    Absolutely love this look!

    ~ Lauren <3

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  3. Wow, this looks is absolutely stunning x

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  4. Ha! Nat you crack me up with all your I's but I love this, its absolutely gorge although I am in no way shape or form even ever going to attempt it as I will end up looking like a green glittery mess... Me and pigments just don't get on haha!

    xx

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  5. So pretty! The green is beautiful on your dark eyes. Loving the Lumiere pigment too. I've never heard if that brand, will have to keeP an eye out for it.

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  6. Ohmygod this look is gorgeous! The green is so pigmented and beautiful! xxx

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  7. Gorgeous look! Will absolutely be recreating this! Loving your IOTD :D Keep them coming! xx

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  8. @Rach They are pretty amazing especially for a pound :)

    @Lauren haha Thank you hunni :)

    @Summer Loren Aww thank you so much :D

    @Charli hehehe!! I was in a mess just get them baby wipes out and go for it lol Thanks babe! :))

    @Sara Thank you hunni! They are an american company and have some amazing pigments I will do a blog post on them soon :)

    @Rhi Ooh thankyou lovely! :D

    @Kim aww yay!! Thank you so much, I dont want people to get sick of seeing my eye but I do love doing these posts so will probably do a couple more before Xmas :)

    @Just me Leah Thank you so much! :D

    xxx

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  9. @Charlotte Sparkle Thank you hunni :) xxx

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  10. Absolutely gorgeous! That green is stunning. xx

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  11. This is absolutely stunning xx so eye catching pardon the pun xxx http://lipstick-fridays.blogspot.com/

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  12. @What Larry Loves Thank you :D

    @Nic Thank you lovely! :)

    @Lipstick Fridays haha I love a good pun! Thank you so much! :)

    xxx

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  13. WOW i love this look! absolutely gorgeous! I am new to blogger and have to say i LOVE your blog. I also must get my hands on the starry night pigment after reading this, it's gorgeous!

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  14. haha, iotd..sounds fab because i usually do my best work on days when i'm not even leaving the house. me likey

    now for this look; FABULOUS!

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