Sometimes the beauty world can be overwhelming, I’ll be the first to admit it. There are so many different products for so many different things that it’s hard to know what you need. But on top of that, once you figure it all out, there are so many variations of the same thing that sometimes I just want to throw my hands in the air and say “I give up”! There are only so many people you can talk to and blogs that you can read, but if you don’t try them yourself you’ll never know what works for you and your beauty needs. So to help you out a little I thought I’d share my concealer experiences and what each one is good for! Let’s dive in: (more…)
The beauty world is full of highlighting, glowing, strobing, and everything shiny and glittery. But what to do for those of us who prefer the slightly more smokey look? How to get the glow and the smoke at the same time without being too over the top? So I tried my hand at a smokey/glittery/halo eye. Nothing better than experimenting –
So, how is it done? Basically a ton of eyeshadow primer and a heavy hand with the brights. I used my ELF Eyeshadow Primer and grabbed my MAC 217 to smoke out the shade Danger from the Urban Decay Gwen Stefani palette on the outer and inner corner of my eyes. Then with even more primer and a heavier hand I created the perfect shimmery halo glow in the middle of my lid with the shade 1987 from the same palette. Then blend, blend, blend.
What do you think? I feel that I’ve appropriately achieved the perfect halo eye that is still smokey and dark. Perfect for basically any occasion I’d think. Stay tuned for many more “New Look” posts – time to step it up my friends.
Sometimes I just like to keep quiet on the big releases until (a) I can really test it out before jumping to conclusions and (b) I’m not one of five reviews of the same product that you can choose from in your daily updates. For these reasons I’m okay with being a little late to the game with the Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palette.