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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Purple and Yellow Look with Tutorial

If you really want an eyeshadow combo to pop, use colors opposite each other on the color wheel. For example: have you ever noticed the Christmas colors red and green look awesome together? That's because they are complementary colors! I decided to do a look with purple and yellow because I received Sugarpill's Poison Plum eyeshadow in the mail a week ago and have been itching to use it! So here's the LOTD (look of the day):

First you want to prime your lid ( I used UDPP) and apply NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk. I used a small shader brush to blend it over my entire eye area.

Then, use a piece of scotch tape to get a sharp, clean line. I put it on my shirt and pulled it off a few times so it didn't tug at my skin. The skin around the eyes is delicate.

I next used an angled eyeliner brush to apply Sugarpill Poison Plum to my crease. Once this is done you can wipe off the brush  and blend the color upward a bit.

I used a blending brush with a little bit of the color Wisteria by Makeup Geek on it to blend the shadow upwards and get rid of any harsh lines.

Using a flat shader brush, pat on a matte bright yellow color. I used MUFE 02.

Apply MUG Mandarine (or any bright orange color) to outer corner and blend into yellow using MUG Chickadee.

Use a fluffy brush to apply a matte white color to browbone and use to blend out the purple more if needed. You can also add a little matte black to the crease with a small crease brush to add depth at this point, just be sure to blend well. Fill in brows, add liner and mascara.

I then used my angled eyeshadow brush to apply Poison Plum to my lower lash line. I cleaned off the brush and also used it to apply a little of the matte yellow to the inner third under my eye. Blend these colors well together.

And voila! I used makeup remover to get rid of any fallout under the eyes (it sometimes happens with such pigmented colors) and applied a little concealer under my eye. I used the Coastals Scents Camo Quad in Light. So how was that for my first picture tutorial? Hopefully that was helpful and if so I will post more looks in this format.


  1. I found you on makeupgeek, and love your makeup. Pretty ;)

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  2. Thank you very much! I like your makeup looks as well:)


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