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: 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! 

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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FOTD: Bold Blue and Pink (Using Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I couldn’t wait to try out Rise Up from the the Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette and came up with this bold blue and pink combination.  I love the contrast of pink and blue on the lid and the shades also blended together to create a purplish effect in the crease.

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.

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FOTD: Hot Pink and Gold (Using Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I used the Morphe Live in Color Artistry Palette to create this bright, summery gold and pink look.  I feel so inspired by the wide range of bright colours and finishes included in this palette!

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? I have some other looks on my Instagram page (@makeupbysairalee) and will also have more coming up on the site.

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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Naturally Sparkly With Inglot 114 Pigment

 

Inglot 114 Pure Pigment Look

Inglot 114 Pure Pigment Look

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’ve been enjoying trying out products from Inglot recently and picked up one of their pure pigments – 114 – to try out.  This pigment really stood out to me, as it contains a gorgeous mix of light blue, green and aqua sparkles. 

The product can give a softer sparkle when patted on dry or yield a high shine glimmer when applied damp with a mixing medium.  I think it’s such a beautiful shade and can’t wait to experiment with more combinations!

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.

Looking for more posts on Inglot? You can read my other posts on this brand here.  You can also find posts from Inglot – or other brands – by going into Faves, Hauls & Brands/Brands on the menu bar.

Are there any products or shades you would recommend from Inglot? I’m just starting to try out products from the brand so I would love to hear any of your suggestions!

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