Few days back, I wasn’t in very good mood and didn’t feel like to do anything so I decided to experiment with make-up to perk me up. I emphasize on my eyes.
It took me about 45 minutes *LOL* the result, as if I didn’t apply anything but I did, lots of them! ;p There are some sayings that natural make-up is the hardest and most time consuming to apply. I do agree with that. Also, I’m lack of proper tools to apply those eye shadows. That’s why it took so long.
Oh well… Most of my make-ups are more on the neutral and natural shades meant to improve my facial feature rather than showing of colours. My style is the natural kind of makeup. I know some people will go, “What’s the point?!?! Better don’t apply any!” *BLEK*
In fact, playing with colours once in a while is fun but for people like me, it would mean most of the colours won’t be used much and later ended up in the rubbish bin. It would be a waste and I’m a very lazy girl.
If you make mistake with neutral/natural colours, it’s not obvious but mistakes with colours then it will be very obvious.
Here’s the result. Not that obvious I know but this is the first time I emphasize so much on the eyes and at least it’s slightly more defined. Due to the lighting, the colours just didn’t show much, as if nothing was applied.
The final effect. Hmm… No difference at all *LOL* Actually also want to show you my hair after my first hair wash after my hair cut the other day. I’m very vain too ;p
I camwhored so much just to find the right angle and to get pictures that captured my eye make-up clearly but because of neutral/natural colours, you can’t see any colour.
Not much editing to the photos, only adjusted the brightness a bit coz actual photos are quite dark due to the lighting.
Following are the make up that I used:
Foundation: Maybelline AngelFit Foundation – Light Ochre.
This is the foundation I used most of the time. Quick and easy to apply.
Under eye concealer: Lâ€™Oreal True Match – Nude Ivory, Everyday Mineral Concealer – Abottâ€™s Perk Me Up.
First time I used Lâ€™Oreal True Match foundation as concealer and it worked really well in concealing my dark circle than using Everyday Mineral Concealer – Abottâ€™s Perk Me Up alone.
Eyeshadow: Shiseido Eyeshadow BR754 -brown colour, Eyebrow Pencil from Cosway – Black, Benefit r.s.v.p, Everyday Minerals foundation – Fawn
I used the eyebrow pencil for my inner lid with layers and layers of Shiseido Eyeshadow BR754 -brown colour to create a darker brown in the attempt of achieving the smokey look but we can consider it failed because the colours were still not strong enough. Time to invest in some strong/dark eyeshadow colours but not now… I just can’t get myself to spend on such thing now.
The upper lid, I used Benefit r.s.v.p.
The brow bone, I used Everyday Minerals foundation – Fawn as highlight.
Eyeliner: Shiseido Eyeshadow BR754 -brown colour, Eyebrow Pencil from Cosway – Black
I know… I know… I’m not supposed to use eyebrow pencil as eyeliner but it can be done, this is one tip I got from a beauty magazine. All you need to do is wet it bit to soften it and line your eyes with it. I didn’t wet it so it’s not so good to use and I ended up “rubbed” it away with Shiseido Eyeshadow BR754 -brown colour. Time to invest in eyeliner too I guess but again… ;p Don’t feel like spending on make-up now.
In fact I tried it once few years back and it was not so bad.
After that, I lined my eyes with Shiseido Eyeshadow BR754 -brown colour but not much effect. I even smudged them at the corner of the eyes if you notice in the photos above.
Mascara: Maybelline Unstoppable Curly Extension Mascara – black
Applied on upper and lower lashes but since my lower lashes are not grown properly as in some sections with lashes, some sections don’t. It looked horrible in real life but didn’t expect it to turn out OK in the photos. No eyelash curler used.
Lips: Lip Ice Fruity, Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss – Pink Crystal.
Highlight: Boots No7 High Lights Illuminating Powder