Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Limelight

More prettiness from Makeup Geek today before I get round to posting the Halloween costume and makeup I have planned. Using one of my favourite foiled shadows that I received in 'Limelight' to create a smokey spotlight eye. I couldn't help but find a way to throw in some purple, too! Hope you like it! 




EYES:
  • Urban Decay Primer Potion in 'Eden'
  • Urban Decay 'Buck' eyeshadow (from the 'Naked' palette) blended into crease
  • Makeup Geek eyeshadow in 'Envy' blended into inner and outer corners of lid and along lower lash line
  • Makeup Geek Foiled eyeshadow in 'Limelight' placed onto centre of lid 
  • Makeup Geek Foiled eyeshadow in 'Masquerade' around inner corner 
  • Tarte Tarteist Clay Paint Liner to line eyes and lower and upper waterlines
  • Eyeko Eye Do mascara 
  • Girls With Attitude 'Dare To Wear' false lashes (from the 'Glamour' collection)

BROWS:
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in 'Auburn'
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in 'Caramel' 



Friday, 21 October 2016

Secret Garden

I finally have my hands on some Makeup Geek products after hearing so many great things about them for the past few years! I have a variety of pan, duochrome and foiled eyeshadows to play around with, along with a couple of blushes and a couple of contour powders. 

I'll be posting any look I use these products in over on the Makeup Geek Idea Gallery which is an amazing collection of photographs to give you some fast inspiration. 

Below are my Makeup Geek shadow choices for the day, I hope you like them as much as I do. The shadows are amazing to work with and I'm actually a little sad to be so behind on the bandwagon because I've missed out on some great products for a looong time. They're incredible! 



EYES:
  • Urban Decay Primer Potion in 'Eden'
  • Makeup Geek eyeshadow in 'Early Bird' blended into the crease and lower lashline
  • Makeup Geek eyeshadow in 'Simply Marlena' blended into the crease and lower lashline 
  • Makeup Geek eyeshadow in 'Bitten' blended into crease and lower lash line
  • Makeup Geek eyeshadow in 'Shimma Shimma' around inner corner
  • Makeup Geek Duochrome eyeshadow in 'Secret Garden' all over lid 
  • Tarte Tarteist Clay Paint Liner to line eyes and lower waterline 
  • Eyeko Rock Out & Lash Out mascara 
  • Backstage Lashes 'Soho' Lashes 

BROWS:

  • Hi Impact Brows 'Eye and Brow Perfector' in shades 'Ash' and 'Spice' mixed together
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in 'Caramel'


Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Smokey Pink Sparkle

Putting my favourite ever glitter in the whole world to good use today before I start thinking of some Halloween looks to post!




EYES:
  • Urban Decay Primer Potion in 'Eden' 
  • Concrete Minerals Pro Matte Eyeshadow in 'Hi-Fi' blended into crease and lower lash line
  • Concrete Minerals Pro Matte Eyeshadow in 'Jet' all over lid and lower lash line 
  • Concrete Minerals Mineral Eyeshadow in 'Hustle' around inner corner 
  • Violet Voss 'Violet's Secret Weapon' glitter adhesive 
  • Violet Voss 'The Fair' glitter all over lid 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Creme Color in 'Barbie Pink' to line lower waterline 
  • Eyeko Fat Brush Mascara 
  • Lovable Lashes 'Luxe Layla' 100% mink hair false lashes 

BROWS:
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in 'Auburn' 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in 'Caramel'



Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Master Palette by Mario

Some nice thick liner today and some lovely shades from the brand new Master Palette by Mario from Anastasia Beverly Hills. A really simple look but having the focus on the eyeliner and these Autumnal colours make my eyes pop like crazy! 

As always I used my go-to eyeliners from Eyeko to create the thick wing and smudgey lower lash line.




EYES:
  • Urban Decay Primer Potion in 'Eden'
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Lula' eyeshadow (from the 'Master' palette) blended into crease and lower lash line
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Isabel' eyeshadow (from the 'Master' palette) blended into crease and lower lash line 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Violetta' eyeshadow (from the 'Master' palette) blended into crease and lower lash line 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Muse' eyeshadow (from the 'Master' palette) all over lid 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills '5th Ave' eyeshadow (from the 'Master' palette) around inner corner 
  • Eyeko Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner to line eyes
  • Eyeko Sport Waterproof Eyeliner along lower waterline and smudged along lower lash line 
  • Eyeko Fat Brush Mascara 
  • Backstage Lashes 'Chelsea' false lases 

BROWS:
  • Hi Impact Brows 'Eye and Brow Perfector' in shades 'Ash' and 'Spice' mixed together
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in 'Caramel' 



Thursday, 25 August 2016

Oil Slick





EYES:
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Creme Color in 'Jet' all over lid and lower lash line as a base
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Noir' eyeshadow (from the 'Shadow Couture' palette) blended over lid and lower lash line, and to line upper and lower waterlines 
  • Furless Cosmetics Loose Eyeshadow Pigments in 'Corrupt', 'Fraudulent', 'Debauched' and 'Decadent' placed randomly across the lid and lower lash line 
  • Benefit They're Real mascara 
  • Sweetheart Premium 100% Mink Lashes in 'Tease'

BROWS:
  • Hi Impact Brows 'Eye and Brow Perfector' in shades 'Ash' and 'Spice' mixed together
  • Eyeko Brow Gel 



Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Rio Carnival

Hi! In the run up to the start of this weeks Rio Olympics, I was asked by my favourite eyeliner and mascara brand Eyeko to put together a Rio carnival inspired look to feature on their page. 

I didn't hesitate to agree as I couldn't think of a better excuse to play around with some more colour and take advantage of my new stash of Eyeko products.

This is what I came up with, primarily inspired by the official 2016 Olympics logo. Hope you like it!




EYES:
  • Urban Decay Primer Potion in 'Eden'
  • Concrete Minerals Pro Matte Eyeshadow in 'Fame' blended into the crease, center of lid and inner corner
  • Matte lime green from the BH Cosmetics 120 Palette (2nd Edition) blended into lower crease 
  • Matte orange from the BH Cosmetics 120 Palette (2nd Edition) placed on outer and inner corners of lid 
  • Matte turquoise from the BH Cosmetics 120 Palette (2nd Edition) blended along lower lash line 
  • Concrete Minerals Pro Matte Eyeshadow in 'Bulletproof' to deepen lower lash line and to create a sharp point at inner corner
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Creme Color in 'Yellow' to line lower waterline 
  • Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Liner in 'Baked' around inner corner 
  • Eyeko Black Magic Liquid Eyeliner to line eyes
  • Eyeko Sport Waterproof Eyeliner to line upper waterline for more depth 
  • Eyeko Fat Brush Mascara 
  • Backstage Lashes 'Soho' false lashes 


BROWS:
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in 'Auburn'
  • Eyeko Brow Gel





Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Summer






EYES:
  • Urban Decay Primer Potion in 'Eden'
  • Matte orange from the BH Cosmetics 120 Palette (2nd Edition) blended into crease and lower lash line
  • Matte medium purple from the BH Cosmetics 120 Palette (2nd Edition) blended into crease 
  • Matte medium blue from BH Cosmetics 120 Palette (2nd Edition) on inner and outer corners
  • Matte lime green from BH Cosmetics 120 Palette (2nd Edition) on center of lid and lower lash line
  • Furless Cosmetics 'Violate' Loose Eyeshadow Pigment in center of lid and inner corner 
  • Tarte Tarteist Clay Paint Liner to line eyes 
  • Rimmel Soft Kohl Kajal Eye Liner Pencil in 'Pure White' to line lower waterline 
  • Eyeko Skinny Brush mascara 
  • Girls With Attitude 'Dare To Wear' false lashes (from the 'Glamour' collection)  

BROWS:
  • Hi Impact Brows 'Eye and Brow Perfector' in shades 'Ash' and 'Spice' mixed together 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in 'Brunette' 



Thursday, 14 July 2016

Modern Renaissance

Wooooow, hello! It's been so long since I last updated! I need to stop making a habit of the disappearing act... 

Since I've been gone I've acquired so many new products that I'm excited to finally show off, including the Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Modern Renaissance' palette, brand new loose pigments from Furless Cosmetics for all of you Vegan and Cruelty Free lovers, and a new brow palette from Hi Impact Brows. Since I was so eager to try out these, I threw together a look that allowed me to easily combine all of them.

I hope you like it, I'm feeling a little bit rusty after having been out of the makeup game for so long but I was very happy and impressed with all of these products so expect to see lots more from them soon! 




EYES:
  • Urban Decay Primer Potion in 'Eden'
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Burnt Orange' eyeshadow (from the 'Modern Renaissance' palette) blended into crease and lower lash line
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Red Ochre' eyeshadow (from the 'Modern Renaissance' palette) blended into crease and lower lash line 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Cyprus Umber' eyeshadow (from the 'Modern Renaissance' palette) to deepen crease and lower lash line 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Tempera' eyeshadow (from the 'Modern Renaissance' palette) to highlight brow bone 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Vermeer' eyeshadow (from the 'Modern Renaissance' palette) to highlight inner corner 
  • Furless Cosmetics 'Humiliate' Loose Eyeshadow Pigment all over lid 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills 'Darkside' Waterproof Gel Liner to line upper and lower waterlines 
  • Benefit 'They're Real' mascara 
  • Lovable Lashes 'Flirty Fiona' 100% mink hair false lashes 

BROWS:
  • Hi Impact Brows 'Eye and Brow Perfector' in shades 'Ash' and 'Spice' mixed together 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in 'Caramel' 


Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Graphic Liner

A little bit of graphic liner for you today (And good lighting! The sun is out in England! Yay!). This looks straight-forward but was a huge pain in the ass. 

Thankfully, concealer and a small flat brush is a great way to clean up your edges if you mess up or things don't turn out as clean as you'd hope... 




EYES:
  • Tarte Tarteist Clay Paint Liner to line eyes and upper waterline 
  • MAC Pro Longwear Concealer in NC15 to clean up the edges 
  • Motives by Loren Ridinger Lustrafy Waterproof Mascara 


BROWS:
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo in 'Caramel'
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in 'Auburn'
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in 'Brunette' 



Monday, 15 February 2016

Matte Orange & Pink Liner

Finally some good lighting in this gloomy British February! And some insanely bright colours to go with it using shadows from Concrete Minerals teamed with a liquid lipstick for eyeliner and gorgeous mink lashes.




EYES:
  • Urban Decay Primer Potion in 'Eden'
  • Concrete Minerals 'Risque' & 'Fame' Pro Matte Eyeshadows mixed together to create matte orange placed all over lid and lower lash line 
  • Concrete Minerals 'Hi-Fi' Pro Matte Eyeshadow along lower lash line 
  • Lime Crime 'Pink Velvet' Velvetine to line eyes 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Creme Color in 'Barbie Pink' to line lower waterline
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Creme Color in 'Jet' to line upper waterline
  • Eyeko Skinny Brush Mascara
  • Sweetheart Premium 100% Mink False Lashes in 'Sassy' 

BROWS:
  • Urban Decay Brow Box in 'Gingersnap'
  • Eyeko Brow Gel 


Monday, 8 February 2016

Valentine's Glitter Liner

A pink glitter liner look just in times for Valentine's day. Super quick, simple and effective if you are a fan of sparkly makeup! 

Also trying out the newly released Makeup Addiction Cosmetics false lashes for the first time today and it's safe to say that so far I love them! I've yet to be disappointed by this brand and I'll definitely be getting a lot of use out of the these and the rest of the other lash styles they released. 




EYES:
  • Tarte Tarteist Clay Paint Liner to line eyes and upper waterline 
  • Collection Glam Crystals Dazzling Gel Liner in 'Dancing Queen' layered over eyeliner 
  • Eyeko Skinny Brush Mascara
  • Makeup Addiction Cosmetics 'Sassy Lady' False Lashes
BROWS:
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in 'Auburn'
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in 'Brunette' 


Friday, 22 January 2016

Amethyst & Belize

I went back to my Makeup Addiction Cosmetics 'Flaming Love' palette today as I hadn't yet played with the brightest shadows that are inside. 

These are definitely some of the most pigmented shadows in the palette, and I found that they blend out very well for shimmery shades. I love the balance of colour, neutrals, and finishes in this palette and it's well worth the price of £25 for 8 great shadows so check it out if you haven't already seen it!

Makeup Addiction Cosmetics also just released their new false lashes which come in 4 gorgeous styles up to now, so be expecting to see those in upcoming images very shortly! 




EYES:
  • Urban Decay Primer Potion in 'Eden'
  • Medium matte purple eyeshadow from BH Cosmetics 120 Palette (2nd Edition) blended into crease and lower lash line 
  • Makeup Addiction Cosmetics 'Amethyst' eyeshadow (from the 'Flaming Love' palette) blended into crease, lower lash line and inner and outer thirds of the lid
  • Makeup Addiction Cosmetics 'Belize' eyeshadow (from the 'Flaming Love' palette) in the centre of the lid
  • Makeup Addiction Cosmetics 'Whisper' eyeshadow (from the 'Flaming Love' palette) around inner corner
  • Urban Decay 'Yeyo' matte white eyeshadow to highlight brow bone 
  • Tarte Tarteist Clay Paint Liner to line upper and lower waterlines, and smudged along lower lash line
  • Eyeko Black Magic mascara
  • Backstage Lashes in 'Essex'

BROWS:
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo in 'Caramel'
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo in 'Auburn'
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in 'Caramel'



Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Blue & Black Glitter

I'm almost a week late but Happy New Year everybody! I hope everyone enjoyed themselves, and here is my first look of the year! 

I usually try and steer away from using blues - especially mattes - as I always find they come out rather muddy looking when I blend them. So I decided to use just that today to see how it would turn out.

It didn't turn out too bad, I still found it a lot more difficult to blend than any other colour, but I persevered and stuck with it. I've used this shadow from Concrete Minerals before but almost always in a way that didn't need to blended out. CM loose shadows are wonderful so I thought this one would be my best bet at getting a smoother application. 

I didn't want to do anything over complicated as I anticipated it coming out a big ol' mess, so I just teamed it up with a chunky black glitter and kept it simple.

Let me know what you think. Are there any colours that you struggle to work with or are likely to avoid? 





EYES:
  • Urban Decay Primer Potion
  • Concrete Minerals Pro Matte Eyeshadow in 'Bulletproof' blended into crease and lower lash line
  • Concrete Minerals Pro Matte Eyeshadow in 'Jet' all over lid and lower lash line
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Creme Color in 'Jet' to line upper and lower waterlines 
  • Violet Voss 'Violet's Secret Weapon' glitter adhesive 
  • Violet Voss 'Midnight Fireworks' glitter
  • Eyeko Rock Out & Lash Out mascara
  • Lovable Lashes 'Flirty Fiona' 100% mink hair false lashes 

BROWS:
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in 'Auburn'
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in 'Caramel'