Friday, 29 April 2016

BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND: EVENING EMERALD GLAMOUR FEAT. NYX, INGLOT & CHANEL




I posted this look on Snapchat and I got such great response, I decided to show you exactly how easy it was to put together this glam emerald eye, using only a black eyeshadow crayon, black eyeshadow and one pigment. That's right - 3 product full glamour look coming your way! If you'd like to know how I created this super easy, yet bank holiday party appropriate look, please continue to read :)


BASE:

Missha M Perfect Cover BB Cream SPF 42 (just in case you're exposed to any sun this weekend, which according to the Weather app isn't very likely, but I prefer to remain an optimist)
Bourjois Radiance Reveal Concealer in 01 - for under-eyes
L'Oreal Sculpt Contouring Palette in Light/Medium - for contour
Estee Lauder Signature Silky Powder Blush in 21 Peach Nuance
W7 Hollywood Bronze & Glow- to bronze and lightly highlight
Lush Emotional Brilliance Transparent Powder - to set




EYES & LIPS

I started off by prepping the lid with MAC Paint Pot in Painterly and set it all with Lush Emotional Brilliance Powder. I applied NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Black Bean to the whole lid and the crease, except for inner corners. I blended out the edges lightly with a synthetic Zoeva Concealer Brush, creating a dome shape. On a synthetic blending brush I picked up some black eyeshadow (Blackout from Urban Decay Naked 2 palette) and blended it in the outer corners, lower lid and in the crease, setting the cream eyeshadows, as well as making it look more three-dimentional. On the mid lid, I applied Inglot Pigment in 117, which is a beautiful 3D emerald shimmer with different glitter particles to it. Using a flat synthetic brush I packed up the colour until I was happy with it. I went for intense and somehow opaque shimmer, if that makes any sense? NYX Crayons are an amazing base for pigments, bringing out their true colour and pigmentation. I find they applied and stayed on better on top of already set primer. I finished up the eyes with few coats of my Max Factor Velvet Volume Mascara & Magnifibers in between the coats. You can dress up these eyes by wearing falsies but I was having a lazy, no falsies day:) I filled in my brows using Soap & Glory Archery in Blonde and set the hair with a coat of ModelCo More Brows in Light/Medium. Coat of Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet Lipstick in La Raffinée on the lips completed this glamour emerald eye look. 




I hope you enjoy the finished look as much as I enjoyed creating & wearing it :) The emerald pigment will bring sparkles to any eye colour but will suit brown and dark eyes amazingly. The added black makes this a wearable look for blue and green eyes as well, making them pop. 

It's a very versatile shade & I hope you will try to recreate this super simple look. If you do, don't forget to tag me in your photos on Instagram or use my hashtag #idorottka. You can also snap me you looks, just follow i.dorottka on Snapchat. Don't worry about the products I used, any black cream shade and black powder shade will do & if emerald isn't your colour, just substitute it with something else. Possibilities are endless :) 

I hope to see you after Bank Holiday with my April Favourites, so don't miss out & subscribe now :)

Thank you for reading,
Love

Dorota x

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    1. Thank you xxx I loved wearing it! I may do it again tomorrow :) xx

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  2. Aww this is such a lovely look! *-* The lipstick matches so perfect with the eyes! x

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    1. Thanks Chick :) I really liked this look. I think I'll be wearing it a lot lol x

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  3. What you said about the weather made me laugh haha. This look is so pretty,i love the green colours. I'm definitely going to try to recreate this xx

    LPage Beauty

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    1. I can't take any credit for this look - the pigment was just calling my name :) it's such a gorgeous shade, never thought I'll be able to pull it off. I took it out of the banity every couple of weeks to stare at it haha

      Cheers hun xxx

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  4. Oh gosh that shadow is gorgeous! You have such beautiful eyes xxx

    Gemma ♡ Miss Makeup Magpie

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    1. Oh Gemma, Thank you so much. It means a world. My eyes are very hooded so any look is always a challenge to recreate, but I've been staring at pretty Full on shimmer looks for weeks and had to try :) glad it worked out :) xxx

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  5. I absolutely LOVE this glam metallic eye look! What a stunning colour and it looks perfect on you. Not sure I could recreate it but I will need to try...
    Christina ♥ https://caliope-couture.com

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    1. It really is super easy, just make sure to blend out cream base so there's no harsh line :)

      Glad you like it, it truly means a world :) love, D X

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  6. Wowsers! I absolutely love this look! xx

    Beautylymin

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    1. Yay I'm so overwhelmed by all the amazing comments here and across social media ! I really like how this '5 minute' eye turned out :) and the pigment is so gorgeous !! :)

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  7. Gorgeous, my friend! That Inglot pigment is insane! x

    Mummy’s Beauty Corner

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    1. Isn't it??? Thank you Dagmara ! I must say it was you who got me hooked on colours and darker eye looks so thank you :)

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  8. You look gorgeous!! Xxx

    Also...I've nominated you for the Liebster Award 💞 – tannedbeautyaddict
    https://tannedbeautyaddict.wordpress.com/2016/05/02/liebster-award-%f0%9f%92%9e/

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    1. Thanks Hun!! I really love this pigment so much :)

      I'll have a look and will do it as an extra post on Sunday next week :) you're too kind xx

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