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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

FOTD & Tutorial (MAC Smokey Palette)

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I was going through my makeup stash and decided to dust off my MAC holiday smokey eye palette (from 2008 ish I think?), I like that it's not too smokey or too heavy, it's soft enough to make a statement without overpowering your face.

I used MAC Paint Pot in "Painterly" all over my lid as a base, and then applied "Dark Devotion" and a smidge of "Carbon" on the lower half of my lid and wanted to achieve a gradient effect (light to dark, dark to light), so I applied "Satin Taupe" in my crease then used "Scant" to highlight up to the browbone. Here's a quick tutorial, it was actually really easy to do.







What I used:

[Face]:
- MAC Pro Long Wear Concealer in NC20
- MAC Pro Long Wear Foundation in NC35

[Cheeks]:
- MAC MSF in "Stereo Rose"
- Korres Sunglow Warm for contouring

[Eyes]:
- MAC Smokey Eye Palette (Dark devotion, Satin Taupe, and Scant)
- MAC Fluidline in "Blacktrack"
- UD Eyeliner in Whiskey on lower lashline
- L'Oreal Telescopic mascara in Black

[Lips]:
- MAC lipstick in "Creme Cup"
- MAC Viva Glam Lady Gaga lipglass.

16 comments

Anna Elizabeth said...

I have one of the palettes from this collection =) I think I was like 16 and got it for christmas- it was one of my first non-drugstore makeup items!

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Silver Lips said...

gorgeous look! loving you hair

MissPukku said...

Pretty!! :)
Love your bangs!

-AnGiEpInK- said...

wow!!..You look absolutely gorgeous..Smokey look stand up your eyes..^_^..

tiffyama said...

Ah, lovely look! And it does seem very easy~ thanks for this. :h:

Hollie said...

Absolutely beautiful! I gotta try this.

Dao said...

You look so lovely! Love the new bang!

Askmewhats said...

very nice! i love your hair too :)

Princesa Livia said...

Gorgeous hun! I missed your fotds!! :) xx

Elle said...

lovely look as always =]

donnarence said...

i love the last picture!! very pretty!!

Di-Ya said...

Wow you look great!! What simple look, but it does looks like it would be more complicated, thanks for the inspiration ;-)

ShazreeyanaShukri said...

so pretty! love ur photos! <3

AW said...

Loved the look, especially the last picture!

SondraMama said...

your hair is adorable! and this makes me want to toss on a Smokey look!

Mayra said...

So easy yet sooooo pretty!!! I love you with bangs...you look great in the last picture =)

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