Face of the Day

fotd: out-there olive

November 9, 2016

I apologise for the somewhat dull photos. The light just wasn’t cooperating with us, but I really REALLY wanted shots of this shadow look because it’s so different from all the boring neutrals I’ve been wearing lately.

out-there olive 1

To give you an idea of how this all came together, I started with the olive shade from Rengazome all over my lid, patted a tiny bit of emerald in the outer third of my lid, and blended everything out through the crease with a mix of warm camel and reddish brown. To finish, I deepened the outer V with a mix of red and purple shadows. I used a bright blue pencil on my lower lash line, and a sparkly rose gold pencil on the inner Vs. Full credits are below.

out-there olive 2

out-there olive 3

This started as a personal challenge to do something a little different, and I’m quite happy with the result…though the colours did come out a little muddier than I was hoping. I’m a terrible over-blender though, and keeping my colours clean is just something I need to work on improving!

out-there olive 4

Face: Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Stick Foundation, Cle de Peau Beauté Concealer, Innisfree No-Sebum powder // Eyes: SUQQU Ex-32 Rengazome (olive shade), Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Loaded, Make Up For Ever Artist Shadows in M664 Fawn (Matte), M738 Auburn (Matte), M846 Morello Cherry (Matte) and M928 Eggplant (Matte), Make Up For Ever Aqua XL pencil in I-24, Etude House Play 101 Pencil in #53, Urban Decay Perversion Waterproof Fine-Point Eye Pen, Make up For Ever Excessive Lash Arresting Volume Mascara // Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Dark Brown // Cheeks: Kevyn Aucoin The Sculpting Cream, BECCA Shimmer Skin Perfector Poured Creme in Pearl, BECCA Beach Tint Shimmer Soufflé in Watermelon/Moonstone // Lips: NYX Jumbo Lip Pencil in Pecan, MAC Startrek Lipglass in Pleasure Planet


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  • Reply
    November 10, 2016 at 3:43 am

    I should start playing with the colours rather than sticking to my trusty neutrals. This makeup is beautiful and the colour combination is perfect!

    Ela BellaWorld

    • Reply
      November 21, 2016 at 11:56 am

      Thank you Ela! Actually, that’s what inspired me too – being in a rut with neutrals!

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    November 9, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    Love the lip color!

    • Reply
      November 21, 2016 at 11:55 am

      Thanks Natalie!

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