Saturday, January 7, 2017

Glittering Copper & Vibrant Orange Smokey Eye Makeup Tutorial

                  Copper and orange are my two absolute FAVORITE colors to toy with when it comes to makeup! Not only do they compliment my springy complexion well, these colors are known to lift spirits, and boost moods. Let's dive right in love bunnies, hehe! 

Do be noted, as a disclaimer, ALL products were purchased with my own money, anything stated below is MY opinion, and all photos are raw, with minor touch ups of a lighting change, sharpness enhancement or a saturation enhancement. These factors DO NOT physically change the construct of each photo, they make it so you loves can see em' clearly! Acts of "blurring" are NEVER done. Skin, is skin. If my makeup is not up to par on the lens, then it is not something I shall introduce to you beauties, though this has never, and will be never the case. Information stated below is both cited, and from my own studies. NOTHING has been copied, everything is my ideas, or shared concepts.

                   To not include imagery of FALSE advertisement my skin type is dry/sensitive, and any redness, or scabs happen to be hives from nerves. With that being said, product recommendations, and your ability to relate might fluctuation, so feel free to ALWAYS ask me questions, this way you don't end up spending money on the wrong items (for example, I use coconut oil as a base to sooth my hives, but for others this can be too oily, and NOT affective in curing one's acne, in which I don't have. Hives come, and go, and can sometimes last only 3 hours, so again, always ask before actually investing in products).

Time to complete this tutorial: 26 Minutes (professionals/myself)
                                              30 Minutes (beginners/ intermediate)

 Jouer Cosmetics - Luminizing Moisture Tint, Pearl
Anastasia Beverly Hills - Lip Gloss, Melon

                   You loves know me by now, I like face makeup to be as simple, and minimalistic as possible! It eliminates the stress of "what blush do I pair with this", and removes the possibility of insanely clogged pores, especially if you have sensitive skin such as I do. With that being said, right after prepping my skin with a sheer coating of Shea Moisture's Coconut Oil, I dew'ed up my complexion with Jouer's Luminizing Moisture Tint in Pearl. This product is NOT the best when it comes to covering minor blemishes, so I had to pack on two layers specifically on my forehead to cover hormonal hives! Honestly within the few day's I've had this product it has been a godsend since it yields a bronzy, and healthy complexion without all the funk of needing extra cosmetic items such as highlighter, and a bronzer. Lip wise I opted in for a shiny melon colored gloss, just to compliment the copper tones on my eyes without forming too much of a high contrast! Melon (no pun intended here, haha), by Anastasia Beverly Hills fit this look well :), however any orange shall do, even a warm toned nude. 
Mac Cosmetics - Eye Shadow Pro Pallet Refill Pan(s)
Brun (brows)
Brick (crease); Trouble (inner v); Orange Copper (lower lash lines)
Makeup Geek Cosmetics - Single Eye Shadow Pan(s)
Poppy (all over color)
Glitterally Cosmetics - Pressed Glitter, Tiger Eyes
(USE 'thaeyeballqueen' for percentage off your next glitter)
Urban Decay Cosmetics - 24/7 Glide-On Eye PencilScorch (waterlines, lower lash lines)
Ciate London - Wonderland Mascara
Huda Beauty - Classic False Eyelashes, Sasha 

                    Glitter makes the world go ROUND! The best part about this makeup look in specific is fall out is close to NONE! Just to add a bit of science here, normally products with high pigment have thicker white bases, thus they're less creamy, and less powdery, hence why fall-out doesn't occur. Anyhow getting to the actual makeup, I began with a light brush over on my brows with Brun eyeshadow by Mac Cosmetics to add definition! From there, I pulled out my custom Z-Pallet, and swirled into Makeup Geek's Poppy eyeshadow to only blend it all over my eyes beginning from my lids, dusting up towards my crease with a Morphe M433 brush. Poppy is a beautiful warm toned coral, however the goal is to have an ORANGE like base, so I switched gears to Brick by Morphe Brushes, and using the same all over color motions, I concentrated the shade from my outer thirds, inwards towards my crease with hugging side to side curved blends! For a pop of drama, I added Trouble, LIGHTLY, to the inner v's of my eye sockets this way drama would be situated there, and would emphasize the glitter to be added in just a step. Speaking of that infamous glitter, smudging into Tiger Eyes by Glitterally Cosmetics with a cleaned ring finger, I FIRMLY tugged the product onto my lids starting from the inner thirds, dragging horizontally to the center of my lids! Please work the shade up until you achieve your desired finish. Glitter has a tendency to peel upwards, so I worked fast before setting everything in place, and blended Orange Copper by Morphe Brushes across my lower lash lines, followed by a gliding of Scorch 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil by Urban Decay Cosmetics heavily applied to my waterlines, as well as slightly on the inner thirds of my lower lash lines to bring my eyes forward, and make them appear brighter. The last two finishing touches include an application of Wonderland Mascara by Ciate London, and a plopping of Huda Beauty's Sasha Falsies onto my upper lash lines! I noticed that with the Duo lash glue, if you pre-place the glue 1 inch above your natural lash line, then properly apply the lashes, it'll look as though you applied eyeliner.