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Subtle Drama

6 Feb

I’ve been watching some Beauty School videos on Vogue’s website lately and I find myself inspired to recreate runway make-up looks that are everyday-wear-friendly.  The first look is from a Spring fashion show and was created by the famed Pat McGrath.  Lily Donaldson was her muse and the look featured some key elements:  soft, smoky browns with Bronze shimmer in the center of the lid only, a mostly bare face, and soft pink lips.

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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:

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Golden Shimmer

2 Jan

Gold shadow is incredibly festive and imparts a warm glow in the colder months.  I’ve been inspired by the actresses of Hollywood who’ve been rocking the gold/bronze “goddess” look lately.  Here’s my take on the trend:

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Black and Gold

2 Jan

I’m baaaaack!  Thanks to a glitch in password resetting, I have been unable to post anything since September!  Whew, it’s been a long while, but to make up for being M.I.A., I have a slew of posts to satisfy your “look” needs.  The first of which is one that I’ve been wanting to try for a very long time.  Without further ado, a look that has been featured on Ginnifer Goodwin:

Summer Sherbert Eye

17 Sep
I have been obsessed with MAC’s Sushi Flower eyeshadow lately — it has very impressive pigmentation and is the perfect summer shadow for girly looks.  I think since it has blue tones, it makes the whites of your eyes look whiter and brings out pink tones in your skin.  Here’s the look I created for the perfect youthful summer glow.

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