Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Smokey Brown Eyes (for night time)

I was very much into brown eye shadows at one point where I used it almost every single day for my eye makeup. I used it to smoke out any color instead of the usual black or I simply wore it by itself and an eye liner and I was out the door. I even used it for smoky eyes for night time.

The photo below is an example of how I would wear a smoky brown eye makeup. It's not too dark but still dramatic for night time. I actually wore it for my friend's birthday party at The Kress club in Hollywood last week.

To create the look:
 -I first prepped my eye lids with Udpp (urban decay primer potion) to prevent the colors from creasing.
-Then, I applied a shimmery light pink all over the lids up to the brow bone.
- Using a blending brush or a fluffy crease brush, I applied a shimmery taupe e/s above my natural crease doing a wind shield wiper motion. This would create a faded effect (make sure its well blended and apply with a light hand).
- I intensified the crease with a dark brown matte e/s with a tad of a plum e/s (Mac Sketch).
-Lastly, I used a blending brush to blend all the colors together.




























eyes:
Chanel Winter Nights quad in shimmery taupe
Chanel Winter Nights quad in shimmery light pink
Mac Sketch (plum color)
Mac Spiced Chocolate
Almay liquid eyeliner
Urban Decay 24/7 in zero
Maybelline Define a Lash mascara

face:
Nars in Orgasm
Sugar in bronze
NYC Sun 2 Sun

lips
Prestige lip liner in nude
Carmex
NYX Round lipstick in Rea
Mac lipglass in C-thru




Photos from last night

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...while waiting in line for the restroom
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The girl with the drink is the bday girl Joana.


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with my good friend from college, Maria :)

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The camera loves us ;P


Thank you so much for stopping by! 

11 comments:

  1. that color really suits your skin. very nice!

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  2. wow you r smokin hot!! love the makeup too!!!!!

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  3. You are GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Absolutley Stunning, and so are your friends!! I love your smokey brown eyes, espec. with the nude lips, just perfect. Thankyou so much for your comment : )

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  4. looks like a fun night! love the makeup u looks so stunning! i cant get enough browns too. i wear it everyday! lol!

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  5. Wow sis! I love your make up. You look HOT HOT HOT!!!! Love the whole look!

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  6. hi gorgeous!

    I just put e/s base before I apply my e/s. I guess i doesn't have oily lids that's why my e/s was still there at the end of the day.:)

    btw, thanks so much for the follow!!

    xoxo

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  7. For someone who is a "noob" at make-up, you sure look like you've had years of experience. You look so pretty, and I love your lip color.

    I'll definitely post pictures of my little one once she is born! Thanks for the warm wishes *hugs*

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  8. the smoky brown eyes are pretty. is mauve a light lip color? or does it just look light because of c-thru? thanks!

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