Burnished Bronze

2 Jan

Amidst some more colorful looks that I’ve recently been doing, I decided to go with a twist on the classic neutral eye.  Add some drama with bronze shadow and an eye opening black cat eye liner, and … voila:

Brushes you’ll need:

– MAC #’s 214 (short shader brush), 217 (blending brush), 242 (shader brush), 222 (tapered blending brush), Small Angle Brush (263), and 116 (blush brush)

Products you’ll need:

– MAC Eyeshadows in Vanilla, Orb, Malt, Tete-a-Tint, Sable, and Smut
– MAC Paintpot in Soft Ochre
– MAC Powder Blushes in Peaches and Strada
– MAC Lipgloss in Instant Gold
– MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack

Supplemental: – A brow-filling productMascara

Eyes…

[* Cover the entire lid from below the brow to the lash line with Soft Ochre using your finger.
[* Apply a mixture of Vanilla and Orb to hightlight the area underneath the brow bone (217).
[* Apply Orb and Malt below the highlight colors (217).
[* Apply Tete-a-Tint to the entire lid extending above the crease up to the highlight colors(242).
[* Sweep Sable into the outer half of the crease paying special attention to the outer V (222).
[* Dab Smut at the outer edge of the end of the crease (222).

[* Using Vanilla and Orb, blend the highlight colors downward (217).  
[* Line the upper lash line with Blacktrack (263).




Cheeks…

[* Apply Strada around the cheek bone to contour (116).

Lips

[* Nude out lips with Soft Ochre and add shine with Instant Gold.

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

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