Tuesday, March 15, 2011

LOOK: St. Patrick's Day Makeup with Wet n' Wild

Here is another eye makeup look using my Wet n' Wild ColorIcon eye shadow palette in Pride. This is my second time using this palette and I'm really loving it. (Click HERE to see my Mermaid inspired look using this palette). I'm amazed how the shadows are pigmented and very easy to blend. I still can't believe I only paid $4.99 for this awesome palette.

For this look, I was inspired by the gorgeous green shadows in the palette to create a fun St. Patrick's Day eye makeup. I used a matte green and shimmery light green on the eyes and paired it with a soft pink nude lips. Speaking of St. Partick's Day, are you going to celebrate it? I will probably wear green that day just to avoid getting pinched by the kids at work lol. They take that stuff seriously you know?















GET THE LOOK

I used my Wet n' Wild Coloricon eye shadow palette in Pride.



eyes:
-Prime the eyes with NYX shadow base in white. The white base will help intensify the color.
-Apply shimmery white on the tearduct/inner corners. This will give the eyes a brighter look. 
-Apply shimmery light green shadow on the inner 1/3 of the lids and inner 1/3 of lower lash line.
-Apply matte green shadow on the rest of the lids passing the crease and lower lash line. Pat the shadows to get better color pay off. 
-Blend the edge of the shadow on the crease with a fluffy blending brush to get rid of harsh lines.
-Apply matte white shadow on the brow bone for highlight.
-Line the upper lash line and water line with Mark Eye Marker in Jet.
-Curl lashes and apply a generous coat if Maybelline Falsies Volum' mascara on the upper and bottom lashes. This will really open up the eyes.

face:
-Take off the fall out from the shadows with baby wipes.
-Re-moisurize using The Body Shop Intense Moisture cream.
-Even out the skin tone with MAC Studio Fix fluid (NC42) with a foundation brush.
-Conceal blemishes and dark circles with Stila Perfecting concealer.
-Set the face with Mark's Powder Buff foundation (Golden).




cheeks: 
-Dust ELF Studio Line blush in Candid Coral on the apple of the cheeks with a stippling brush. I don't like this blush. The color doesn't show up too well in person O_o. 
-Apply Milani Mosaic blush in Afterglow under the cheekbones with an angled blush brush. This will give an illusion of a slimmer face.


lips:
-Apply Pangea Organics lip balm and let it soak into the lips. This stuff is amazing by the way. I will do a review very soon.
-Line the lips with Wet n' Wild lip liner inWillow. This will prevent the lipstick from bleeding.
-Apply Wet n' Wild Matte lipstick in Pink Suga all over the lips. Blot with tissue and re-apply. 


Wet n' Wild Mega Last lipstick Pink Suga on my lips. It's a soft pink with a demi-matte finish.



This look is very bright and fun. I would recommend wearing this look during night time. But if you want to sport it during the day, I suggest toning down the green shadows especially on the lower lash line. 

Don't forget to check out my mermaid inspired look using this palette. Click HERE.


XOXO,
Becky

29 comments:

  1. Always looking for good makeup tips - now following you!

    Come visit me at mizdragonfly.blogspot.com :)

    K.

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  2. absolutely love what you have done!

    where are you? I need someone to do my makeup for a special event...would you be interested?

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  3. very nice! perfect for St. Patricks Day :)

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  4. @Fine Balance: Girl, I visited your blog, but I couldn't post a comment. It's not letting me :(

    But to answer your question, I would love to do your makeup, but I'm all the way over here in Los Angeles Ca.

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  5. very pretty becky.. what camera are you using your face shots are absolutely stunning and clear

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  6. Love both looks you have done using this pallette, I was skeptical as I am also olive skinned and didnt know if the greeen would go good on me, but I can see it looks great.

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  7. I love it! very beautiful! that lipstick looks more nude then pink and so pretty on you!

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  8. omg! just last night I made a look with greens on it...
    so gorgeous!

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  9. Soo pretty! Love that your used drugstore makeup too!

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  10. Since reading your blog, I learned to love wet n wild and ELF products. I'm waiting for ELF Studio products to become available in may fave mall here in the Philippines. I'm contemplating on buying either ELF studio or Etude House eye primer. I heard great reviews about them:)

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  11. I love the look! the color is so cute! I love it! :)

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  12. as usual, you look gorgeous!

    happy st. patrick's day! although we dont have that in Philippines. really? kids pinch people who are not wearing any color green? haha. sounds fun!

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  13. Oh wow, this look is gorgeous. You look so beautiful :)
    Do you know a website i can purchase that wnw palette? We dont have that brand here in Norway :)

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  14. wow, it's BEAUTIFUL.

    I love your makeups.

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  16. I was never big on green for make-up, but this might have just changed my mind. The blending is fabulous!

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  17. not a fan of green makeup but this is really nice :D
    how do you like ELF coral blush?

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  18. hey girl, love the green, and how your look has a sea green shade at the outer corner, love the balance with the nude lips also, you inspire me for my look tomorrow, I'll be going to the St.Patty's block party in chinatown, Honolulu. I want to go all out with my eyes! Happy early St. Patty's day honey!

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  19. looks amazing, similar to mine :) love that minty green colour..
    You have beautiful hair :)

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  20. Awww Becky you look so tan! I'm jealous! The lipstick looks gorgeous on you (=

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  21. Who would have thought green would be able to look THIS good? You are gorgeous Becky!

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  22. I looooooooove that shade of green.
    Happy Saint Patricks Dayyyyy :D xx

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  23. You look absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!! :) Stunning! I love all your looks! May I ask you where you took your makeup classes. I remember you took a makeup class at night. I am looking into taking makeup classes because I am considering doing my own bridal makeup or maybe hiring, not sure yet. Thank you in advance! Please open a Twitter! By the way, will you be attending the Beautylish event? I hope you go so I can meet you! I have always wanted to meet you! I bet you're a million times more gorgeous in person! :)

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  24. @Maryapril: Hey girl, thanks for stopping by. I did take classes but iy was for beginners and it was a 3 nights course thing. I pretty much knew everything. I just liked how I met a lot of people.

    I have a twitter. I actually just created one not too long ago. It's under RebekkahCeleste.

    And about the Beautylish event. I didn't get invited so I don't know :(

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  25. You look so good in green! I would never be able to pull of a bright colour like that. I really like your blog and your makeup so i'm following. Hope you follow back! xoxo

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  26. Really sexy look. I love the green eyes and pink cheeks. I luv the Milani Mosaics blush in Afterglow! I've got one too!
    xoxo,
    kk

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