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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Urban Decay Show Pony shadow box: Smokey Teal look // Mini drugstore haul

So i decided to do a teal look on saturday night for my friend's 22nd birthday. I was going to do a video tutorial but it was dark in my room because it's nightime already by the time i was getting ready so i decided to do a step by step still image tutorial :) I used the teal eyeshadow "painkiller" and shimmery peachy white "snatch" in the UD show pony shadow box.

Step 1: Of course, the first step is to always prime your lids because you dont want your hard work art to crease. And you want it to last longer.

Step 2: Apply painkiller e/s or any teal eyeshadow you have ( if you have mac graphic garden palette you can go ahead and use the teal e/s there because it looks exactly the same as the painkiller)

Step 3: Go in with "shadowy lady" on the outer half of the lid & blend the two colors together in the middle where they meet

Step 4: Apply a matte black e/s on the outer corner and feather it in with the two e/s we applied earlier. BLEND BLEND BLEND!

Step 5: Apply an off white matte e/s on the browbone for highlight. Then apply "snatch" (any shimmery white) on the tearduct using a finger to kind of blend.

Step 6: Apply the teal and black e/s we used on the lower lash line

Step 7: Line the eyes and waterline with a black eyeliner. Apply false lashes for a dramatic look (optional). Dont forget to use mascara to blend the falsies with your real lashes.

Here's the finished eyes!

and here's the whole look!

Products used:
Mac studio fix fluid nc40
Mac mineralized skinfinish natural in medium dark
Revlon new complexion concealer 02 light/medium
ELF blushed and bronzed duo ( bronzer side only)
NARS orgasm blush
UD show pony shadow box
MAC shadowy lady
Annabelle ebony e/s
28 neutral palette (highlight e/s)
Loreal lineur intense
UD 24/7 glide on pencil in zero
The Face Shop falsies (xvi)
Maybelline collosal mascara
MAC to swoon for l/s
Revlon pink whisper lipgloss

I also want to share my mini drugstore haul. All these items i got were on sale :)

NYC sunny bronzer $2.99
Revlon super lustrous l/s in pink in the afternoon & rose and shine $3.99
Rimmel celeb l/s $2.99
Revlon super lustrous lipgloss in life's a peach
L'oreal Bare natural mascara (dollarama) $2.00
Maybelline great lash mascara clear $3.99

The nyc brozer was so powdery and chalky as soon as opened the package and swatched it. I wanted to try and see what the hype was all about with this bronzer but it was a total disappoinment. It did nothing to my face. On to the mascaras, i was so lucky to find the loreal mascara at dollarama. i just wanted to try it. it was only $2! I purchased the clear mascara from maybelline to use on my eyebrows. I find it too liquidy as oppose to gel to use it on my lashes. We'll see how that goes!
As for the 3 lip products here's some swatches on my lips ( oh and i didnt open the revlon rose & shine yet because im thinking of returning or exchanging it)

Rimmel in celeb

Revlon in pink in the afternoon ( as you can see the rimmel one is shinier!)

Revlon life's a peach lipgloss

I've always thought before that my lower lip looks kinda swollen lol then i realized im one of those people blessed with plumped lips ( well atleast my lower lip!) hahaha

OH and for those who haven't followed me on twitter here's the link: aprilrovi THANKS LOVELIES!


xphoebelinax said...

that's such a pretty eye look! i've been looking for a nice teal eyeshadow because i don't have any! :D you totally inspired me :)

Kate Gene said...

Your eyes look amazing!

I'm loving the Revlon Pink in the Afternoon lipstick. I always wear light colors on my lips; this shade is gorgeous!

Great haul & post!


Karen said...

The teal looks so pretty on you April! And I love the first two lipsticks you bought - Rimmel celeb and the Revlon pink in the afternoon ;)

Mz. More said...

You look so pretty, loving your eye makeup. Celeb looks gorgeous on you! I recently picked up Celeb and can't wait to wear it. :)

jalyssacakex said...

oh you are gorgeous! I think im going to try this look it looks awesome against your tan skin it reminds me of a kim kardashian look except hers was milked out with whites. thanks for sharing! =)