Brown Sugar

5 May

Browns can definitely take you from day to night with little effort — a simple up-do and dangling earrings would transform this into a bar/lounge-worthy look. The brown-based color scheme softly enhances the eye and gives the complexion a warm glow.


Brushes you’ll need:

– MAC #’s 214 (short shader brush), 217 (blending brush), 242 (shader brush), 224 (short shader brush), and 116 (blush brush)

Products you’ll need:

– MAC Eyeshadows in Nylon, Ricepaper, Kid, Woodwinked, Charcoal Brown, and Texture
– MAC Powder Blushes in Dame and Blushbaby
– MAC Lipstick in Stay In Touch (Cremesheen)
– MAC Lipglass in Liqueur (Cult of Cherry)

– MAC Technakohl in Graphblack

Supplemental: – A brow-filling productMascara

Eyes…

[* Highlight the tear duct with Nylon (242).
[* Apply Ricepaper underneath the brow bone (242).
[* Apply Kid to the inner third of the lid (242).
[* Add serious shine to the middle of the lid with Woodwinked (242).
[*
Smoke out the outer third of the lid with Charcoal Brown, bringing it slightly above the crease (217).
[* Line the lower lash line with Texture (222).

[* Line both lash lines with Graphblack.



Cheeks…

[* Mixing Dame and Blushbaby, apply in teardrop shape to the apples of the cheeks extending outward toward the hairline (116).

Lips

[* Apply Stay In touch, blot most of it off, and layer with Liqueur for an metallic orange-tinted shimmer.

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

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