Summer Blues

Summer Blues

posted on: 7.09.2012

After a weeklong mini-hiatus here on Brikasia, I'm back with a face of the day! This past weekend I wanted to play with some color on my eyes but keep the overall look fairly conservative. I knew I wanted to play with Sugarpill's Mochi eyeshadow again, but wasn't sure how to incorporate it. I came up with this simple gradient eye and kept it contained to the lid to keep it conservative. I got a ton of compliments on this look, too, which is always a plus.

If you want to wear some bright and bold colors but don't want to look like a clown, my suggestion is that you keep the color contained beneath the crease- just keep it on the lid. Then blend a neutral color into the crease, and smudge a bright color on the lower lashline, and you've still got a supremely wearable look. How easy was that?

NARS Orgasm Blush
MAC MSF Natural in Medium Deep [contour]

MAC Shroom E/S
MAC Bitter E/S
Sugarpill Mochi E/S
MAC Shimmermoss E/S
MAC Wedge E/S
MAC Blanc Type E/S
MAC Newly Minted E/S (lower lashline)
Bobbi Brown Gel Liner in Black Ink
MUFE Smokey Lash Mascara
Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara
MAC Smoulder Eye Kohl

MAC Lovelorn Lipstick
Laura Mercier Lip Gloss in Opal


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