FOTD: Yellow and Coral (Using NYX Swear By It Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I created this look using the NYX Swear By It Eyeshadow Palette (you can see my post, see photos and view swatches of this palette here) some time ago.  My look was inspired by a look I saw Allie Glines create on YouTube.  She based her version on a look created by someone else too (I’m not sure who, unfortunately).

I used similar tones to Allie Glines on the eyes but I chose a coral lipstick instead of the red which she used.  I’m a huge fan of MAC Toying Around Lipstick, which is a beautiful, Amplified finish, medium bright coral shade and thought it would work well with the tones on the eyes.  This particular lipstick shade was limited edition but I think other brands will have similar shades.

I’m planning to post more of the looks I have created using this palette on the site, so stay tuned! You can find looks using this palette on the site here.

If you would like some look ideas using particular shades in the palette, or certain types of looks, let me know! 

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FOTD: Subtle Plum Eyes and Bold Lips (Using NYX Swear By It Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I really enjoy using the NYX Swear By It Eyeshadow Palette (you can see my post, see photos and view swatches here) but for some reason, I never got round to posting looks I created using the palette.

This particular look uses plum shades from the palette to create some subtle definition on the eyes.  I chose to keep the eyes quite pared down as I wanted to wear this beautiful deep plum lipstick, MAC Huggable Lipcolour in Cocomotion.  I must have forgotten to write down the exact shades I used from the palette to create this look as I can’t see them in my folder (sorry!) but I remember using a combination of the plum shades in the first column (top down).

I’m planning to post more of the looks I have created using this palette on the site, so stay tuned! You can find looks using this palette on the site here.

If you would like some look ideas using particular shades in the palette, or certain types of looks, let me know! 

Spotlight Smokey Purple and Pink (Using Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For this look, I created a spotlight/halo effect on the eye using pink, purple and chocolate-plum shades from the Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette.  You can see my post on this palette here.

You can find more tips on how to create a spotlight/highlight/halo effect on the eyes in this post here.

You can find other combinations I have created using the Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette on the site here.

If you would like some look ideas using particular shades in the palette, or certain types of looks, let me know! I’m really enjoying playing about with it so stay tuned for more combination ideas!

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Silver and Browns (Using Too Faced Chocolate Gold Eyeshadow Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rich Girl is a really pretty, light metallic silvery-taupe shade from the Too Faced Chocolate Gold Eyeshadow Palette (click here to see my post on this palette).  This look is slightly smokey, yet still neutral enough that you can pair it with most lip colours.  I wore a bright, deep pink shade with this look and I can also imagine it working well with reds, deep berries, plums and light neutrals.

Looking for more combination ideas using the Too Faced Chocolate Gold Eyeshadow Palette? Click here to view more looks (you can also see sneak peeks of upcoming looks and other make-up related content on my Instagram page @makeupbysairalee).

Click ‘Read More’ to see how to re-create this look:

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Purple and Coral (Using Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I really love the combination of purple and coral, either in an eyeshadow combination or on the eyes and lips.  For this look, I used the Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette (you can see my post on the palette here) to create a bronze and purple eye.  I applied Too Faced Peach Kiss Moisture Matte Long Wear Lipstick in Peach Beach (you can see my post on these lipsticks here) to give a peach-coral finish to the lips.

You can find other combinations I have created using the Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette on the site here.

If you would like some look ideas using particular shades in the palette, or certain types of looks, let me know! I’m really enjoying playing about with it so stay tuned for more combination ideas!

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FOTD: Kaleidoscope Colours (Using Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette was one of my top products from 2019 and a palette I continue to reach for in 2020 (you can read more about this palette here).  I find the colour selection so inspiring and it really encourages me to try out different eyeshadow combinations whenever I use it.

I found this look from last year in my look folders and thought it would be a fun one to post.  I remember I wanted to try something very bright and came up with this multi-coloured look with a cut crease and a halo effect on the eyes.

Click ‘Read More’ below to see the full look breakdown, find out what I used on the rest of my face and view more photos.

Click here to view my post on this palette, see photos and view swatches.

Looking for more look ideas using the Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette? You can find other combinations and look ideas here.

Are there any products you would recommend from Morphe? This is my first time to try out anything from the brand so I would love to hear your suggestions!

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FOTD: Aquamarine and Purple (Using Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love the shimmery aqua tone of Make Magic in the Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette (you can read more about this palette here) and thought it would look beautiful on the lids alongside Heart and Harmony.  I really love how the shades blended together in this look.  I used Heart (a matte pink) in the crease and it created a blue-ish shade where the edges met Make Magic.  This step really added extra dimension to the look.

Click ‘Read More’ below to see the full look breakdown, view full face shots and find out what I used on the rest of my face.

Click here to view my post on this palette, see photos and view swatches.

Looking for more look ideas using the Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette? You can find other combinations and look ideas here.

Are there any products you would recommend from Morphe? This is my first time to try out anything from the brand so I would love to hear your suggestions!

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FOTD: Teals and Red (Using Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I really wanted to try out the bold, matte red in the Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette (you can read more about this palette here) and came up with this bold red, blue and purple look.

Click ‘Read More’ below to see the full look breakdown, view more photos and find out what I used on the rest of my face.

Click here to view my post on this palette, see photos and view swatches.

Looking for more look ideas using the Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette? You can find other combinations and look ideas here.

Are there any products you would recommend from Morphe? This is my first time to try out anything from the brand so I would love to hear your suggestions!

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FOTD: Greens and Corals (Using Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I thought it would be fun to combine some of the greens and orange shades in the Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette (you can read more about this palette here).  I really love how the shades blended together in this look.

Click ‘Read More’ below to see the full look breakdown, find out what I used on the rest of my face and view more photos.

Click here to view my post on this palette, see photos and view swatches.

Looking for more look ideas using the Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette? You can find other combinations and look ideas here.

Are there any products you would recommend from Morphe? This is my first time to try out anything from the brand so I would love to hear your suggestions!

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MAC ‘Ageless Beauty’ Masterclass Event: Part Two

 

MAC Masterclass Event: Some of the free goodies and purchases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A couple of months ago, I attended a MAC Masterclass event focusing on ‘Ageless Beauty’.  You can read my first post providing background on the event here.

This particular post focuses on the content covered in the Masterclass.  The Masterclass was called ‘Ageless Beauty’, with the focus on achieving beautiful skin at all ages.  The post gives more details on the class content, skin care routine, day look and evening look.

I have written a series of posts about the event which I will be posting on the site.  Each part focuses on a specific aspect, so you can either read them all or go to the one that you are specifically interested in.  Part One (read more here) provides Background to the Masterclass (what is a MAC Masterclass, cost and booking, structure, goodie bag, after the event).  Part Two (this post) covers the Masterclass Content and Look Overview (skin care, day time look, evening look).  Part Three will provide details on the tips and techniques I learned from the event.

Interested in reading more about MAC? You can read more posts on products, looks and find inspiration under the ‘Spotlight on MAC’ series tab here (you can also find the series tab on the menu bar under ‘Favs, Hauls & Brands) or under the ‘MAC’ tab here (on the menu bar under Favs, Hauls and Brands/Brands) or by searching for ‘MAC’ in the search box.

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