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fotd: midweek blues

October 29, 2015

Urban Decay Evidence 2 Urban Decay Evidence 3 Urban Decay Evidence 01

Blue is colour I’ve always shied away from when it comes to makeup. It’s the epitome of a cool tone, and cool toned makeup somehow just isn’t my friend. But then, in the midst of organising my vanity, I rediscovered Urban Decay’s Evidence and just couldn’t look away. It’s just the most perfect rich blue. So I piled it on and balanced it with a warm brown crease colour and a hint of burgundy in the outer V to tie it all together. I daresay the outcome was quite neutral and surprisingly wearable for me…albeit very dramatic!

P.S: Aside from working in warm tones on my eyes, I also broke out Too Faced’s Book of Bronzers to add a bit of warmth to the rest of my face and neck as well. If you ever feel you look washed out, adding a touch of bronzer is a nifty trick to remember when working with colours that aren’t natively flattering to your skin tone.  

Face: Make Up For Ever HD Foundation, Cle de Peau Concealer, Too Faced Primed and Poreless Loose Powder
Cheeks: Marc Jacobs Instamarc Contouring Duo, Too Faced Bronzer in Sun Bunny
Eyes: Urban Decay eyeshadow in Evidence, Make Up Store microshadow in Louder, MAC eyeshadow in Brown Script, Fyrinnae pigment in Polar Bear, Bobbi Brown eyeshadow in Cement, MAC fluidline in Blacktrack, Urban Decay Perversion Mascara
Brows: MAC eyeshadow in Mystery // Lips: Too Faced Lip Injection Colorbomb in Never Enough Nude, NYX Butter Gloss in Apple Strudel

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  • Reply
    Ellen
    October 29, 2015 at 10:18 am

    I love this look! I have the same issue, blue’s can be a bit jarring against my skin. I think the brown crease and burgandy outer corner makes it super wearable though! Also love the gold inner highlight that’s awesome. Beautiful!

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