It’s my birthday! So I did a look using all my favorite colors. Champagne and turquoise, together at last. While I love both of them, I think this is the first time I’ve used them together in the same look.
I like it a lot. It reminds me of the gold and turquoise mermaid inspired look I did in my Jupiter Rain post, just done with more skill.
Smiley glasses picture! I got cold and put on my jacket and realized I’d unwittingly sort of matched it, with the turquoise and toned down magenta.
- Aromaleigh #lovenotfear
- Shiro Maiden Queen
- Hello Waffle JK Meowling
- Shiro Cake!
- Stila Stay All Day Liquid Liner in Intense Black
- Marc Jacobs Highliner in Blacquer
- Urban Decay Primer Potion
- Buxom Lash Mascara
- MAC Mineralize Moisture Foundation in NC20
- Laura Mercier Secret Concealer in 1
- Blackbird Magic Trick Super Powder in Translucent
- Tarte Flush Cheek Stain
- Kae Q Sapodilla
- Fyrinnae Sexy Nerd
I started my priming my eyes. Then I applied #lovenotfear over the entire lid using a flat brush. I took a fluffy brush and worked Maiden Queen, a bright greenish turquoise, into the Champagne, starting at the outer corner and ending about 2/3 of the way across. I tried to blend them so there was an even gradient, from turquoise at the outer corner to champagne at the inner corner. Then I used a fluffy angled brush to put JK Meowling, another sparkly greeny turquoise, just a bit darker than Maiden Queen, in the out portion of my crease. I used a clean blending brush to even out the transitions. Then I used a teeny tiny brush to highlight my inner corner with Cake, a shimmery white with yellow and red to its sheen. I lined my upper lashline with liquid liner, winging it out at the end, and my lower lashline with pencil liner. I curled my lashes and put on my favorite mascara. I applied foundation, concealer and powder and dotted a berry cheek stain onto my cheeks and blended it in with my fingers. I highlighted the tops of my cheeks with a pinkish liquid highlighter. For my lips I started with a layer of Sapodilla, a nude that’s pretty close to my skintone. Then I dotted on Sexy Nerd, a magenta with a bit of gold shimmer, and blended them together with my finger.
So that’s it! I’m very happy with it, and I’ve been having a really good birthday so far too!