FOTD: Smokey Purple (Using Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s been a wee while since I last posted, so I thought I would kick things off again with a smokey purple look.  For this look, I used the Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette (you can see my post on the palette here), which is one of my favourite eyeshadow palettes.  The Norvina Palette is particularly good for purple eyeshadows but it also has a variety of neutral, bronze and pink shades so you can create a variety of looks.

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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EOTD: Greens, Blues and Gold l (Using NYX Swear By It Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For this look, I combined greens, blues and golds from the NYX Swear By It Eyeshadow Palette.  I also added in a little bit of hot pink along the lower lashline to give the look some extra contrast.  I’ve given the look breakdown below, including products used on the eyes, cheeks and lips.

You can see read more about the NYX Swear By It Eyeshadow Palette, see photos and view swatches here.  

You can find more looks using the NYX Swear By It Eyeshadow 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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Four Halo Eye Looks Using Makeup Geek Matrix System Eyeshadows

 

 

I recently purchased the Makeup Geek Matrix System Mega Set of eyeshadows, containing the Colour Matrix Palette and the Neutral Matrix Palette.  I’ve been enjoying playing with the eyeshadows so much and coming up with lots of different looks.

I came up with four different eye looks using the Halo (or highlighted effect) eye technique.  For this eyeshadow style, you have a light shade on the middle part of the lid and a darker shade in the inner and outer lid sections (you can get more tips on how to create this eyeshadow style here).  I don’t wear this eyeshadow style much, so it was fun to experiment with different colour combinations.

I have given details on how to re-create each combination below, along with suggestions for cheek and lip products to go with each look.

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

I’m planning a post on the Makeup Geek eyeshadows, including photos and swatches, so keep an eye out for that soon!

You can see my article on my experience of placing and receiving an international order from Makeup Geek here.

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Spotlight on MAC: Greens and Blues (Using MAC Eyeshadows)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I felt like wearing something colourful and came up with this bright green and blue look using MAC eyeshadows.  Some of these MAC eyeshadows are limited edition or no longer part of the permanent collection.  However, you can find similar shades from MAC and other brands to re-create this look.

To complement the look: I used Fenty Beauty Killawatt Highlighter in Ginger Binge as blusher (you can see photos of this product here), Anastasia Beverly Hills Powder Highlighter in Mimosa to highlight the cheeks and Inglot Lipstick in shade 131 on the lips. 

Interested reading more posts on MAC? You might enjoy my ‘Spotlight on MAC’ series (you can read more about the series here and view posts here)

Here’s how to re-create this look:

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FOTD: Rose Gold Smokey Eye (Using Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I recently posted this look on Instagram where I used Rose Gold, a beautiful shade from the Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Palette (you can see my post on the palette here).  I combined Rose Gold with other brown shades from the palette and some black liner to create this slightly smokey look. 

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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Four Ways With Natasha Denona Love Palette

 

 

My husband recently treated me to the Natasha Denona Love Palette (thank you!) and since then, I have been enjoying playing with it soooo much.  Here are four look ideas I have come up with using the palette.

I have given details on how to re-create each combination below, along with suggestions for cheek and lip products to go with each look.

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!

I’m planning a post on the palette, including photos and swatches, so keep an eye out for that soon!

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Quick Looks Using the Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pots

 

Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pot in Unleashed

Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pot in Unleashed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pot in Frose

Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pot in Frose

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I recently posted an article on the Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pots (you can read more about this product, see photos and view swatches here).  I wanted to show how you these pots can be used to create a quick eyeshadow look which still adds a little something to your eyes.

All you need to re-create these looks are a Tarte Chrome Paint Shadow Pot for the lid (I used Unleashed on the lid in the top two photos and Frose on the lid in the bottom two photos), matte brown powder(s) for the crease, an eyeshadow close to your skintone to highlight the browbone and some mascara.  I used the Smashbox Step By Step Contour Palette for my crease and highlight colours, as everything is in one place and easy to hand.

You can easily vary this look by using any other eyeshadow on the lid for a quick go-to look whenever time is tight.

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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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