Viva Violet

30 Apr

I know that purple has been dominating my look posts lately, but I just can’t help it. The possibilities are endless and there is a shade of purple that looks good on everyone. This is a sort of shimmery smoky look for you.

Brushes you’ll need:

– MAC #’s 217 (blending brush), 214 (short shader brush), 222 (tapered blending brush), 242 (shader brush), 266 (small angle brush), 228 (mini shader brush), and 116 (blush brush)

Products you’ll need:

– MAC Eyeshadows in Vex, Electra, Silver Ring, Nocturnelle, Satellite Dreams, Sketch, Smut, Plum Dressing, and Nylon
– MAC Pigment in Violet
– MAC Powder Blush in Tenderling
MAC Lipsticks in Lavender Whip and Hug Me
– MAC Technakohl in Graphblack

Supplemental: – A brow-filling productMascara


[* Highlight the inner corner of the eye with Nylon (242).
Highlight the brow bone with Vex (242).
[* Apply Electra to the inner third of the eyelid (242).

Apply Silver Ring to the middle third (242).
Place a bit of Satellite Dreams directly beside Silver Ring (242).
[* Apply Nocturnelle to the outer third of the eyelid (217).
[* Darken the end of the eyelid with Sketch and then layer over with Smut (217).
[* Pat a bit of Violet pigment on the border where Electra and Silver Ring meet (228).
[* Line the inner corner of the lower lash line with Electra (214).
[* Line the middle of the lower lash line with a mixture of Nocturnelle and Plum Dressing (214).
[* Line the outer portion of the lower lash line with Sketch (214).
[* Line both lash lines with Graphblack.


[* Be a bit heavy handed with Tenderling on the apples only and blend outward to diffuse (116)


[* Pat Lavender Whip onto lips straight from the tube. Apply Hug Me generously on top.

Additional finishing steps: [Fill in eyebrows using MAC’s #208 Angled Brow brush and MAC Eyeshadow in Charcoal Brown], [Tame unruly brows using MAC Brow Finisher in Clear], and [Darken lashes using MAC’s Plushlash mascara in Plushblack].


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