LindenAnn

Eyeshadow inspiration

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I mentioned the other day in the palette parade thread that it would be cool if someone started a thread with a picture of a cool eye look and we all tried our hands at it. So CalamityJane (the bully) told me to start it. My immediate thought was "But I wanted someone else to do it!!" Then I decided I was being a whiny little b*tch and should get to it.

 

So without further ado, here's the first Eyeshadow Inspiration!

Green and Brown Eyeshadow Tutorial.jpg

I had been wanting to try a green/bronze eye look for awhile and thought this one looked fun. Here is my not-very-good attempt at it:

 

 

As always, lighting was a bit of an issue (why won't my blush ever show up?!?), but even though the colors aren't captured perfectly you can still kind of see them.

 

Anyone else want to try? Feel free to substitute colors and change it up (maybe using whatever your palette-of-the-week is?). I love seeing what people here come up with! :smileyvery-happy:

marydiva

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OHMYGOSH SO CUTE! :smileyvery-happy: You're talented! 

calamityjane85

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*clap clap clap*

 

yes! hooray! love it!!! 

 

*throws flowers*

LindenAnn

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I have never been able to figure out how to do the little spots, and I've seen so many looks online with something like them. How'd you do yours?

ghkim

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i've never done it either! i just sort of took a fine tip liquid liner and made two blobs close to each other and then dotted pink shadow (actually it was blush) in the middle. it was a total mess because my liquid liner wasn't behaving - in fact it might be running on low or something. i think the key is to find something with a very fine tip.

comfyrock

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Nice work, ghkim!  Did you use pencil or gel liner for the detailing?

 

I totally understand about the lighting.  I look jaundiced in all of my shots.

ghkim

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i used liquid liner for the detail and actually it kinda started running out while i was doing it so i had to go over it again and again to get any visible pigment. it was quite sloppy actually!

bfuller

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Way To Go ghkim!!!  Uhm... when you have a little time in the next 5 minutes, could you come do mine!?  :smileyvery-happy:

Gorgeousness to the BT degree!!

ghkim

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awwww, thanks!!

maltipoo66

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Hi!  I only had an olive green (from the Kat Von D Ludwig palette) so thats what I used:

 

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comfyrock

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That green's a stunner on you.  Great job!

comfyrock

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Ladies, I just answered the door in a green hooded robe with my eyes still done.  The poor tree guy (working late on storm damage estimates) met Malificent's stepsister.  GAAAAAHHHH!!!

LindenAnn

Re: Eyeshadow inspiration

Oh I wish I could have seen his face! Hahahahaha :smileyvery-happy:

comfyrock

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He was very apologetic for disturbing me so late. :smileytongue:

calamityjane85

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Hahahaahaha 

comfyrock

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Red foil lip gloss was the closest thing I had to red glitter shadow.  Well, there was cake glitter but I didn't have the energy to unearth my supplies.

calamityjane85

Re: Eyeshadow inspiration

Wonderful!!

amberangeline

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I think that's gorgeous! And very innovative! Lip gloss as a shadow, who would've thought?! Great job!

beautytester

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I would NOT recommend using lip products on the eyes. Apparently there's something in red pigments that can easily irritate eyes, so if you do plan on wearing red (not just put it on, take a picture, then take it off) then I would recommend getting an eyeshadow instead of using lip products.

comfyrock

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Believe me, I am not trying that again.

comfyrock

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Thanks but I would warn against it.  Does not stay where you put it.  Really glad I didn't break out the cake glitter.  Would be sparkling for days. :smileyhappy:

calamityjane85

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Eyeshadow and cake glitter Oh that makes me smile. 

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