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New CHALLENGE OF THE WEEK THREAD

so im starting a new challenge of the week thread since officegal isn't able to be on BT very much anymore and she asked for someone to start a new one. if you have ideas for challenges please let me know. so far i have:

 

-lipstains ( starting week of june 13th)

-"opposites attract" (use 2 eyeshadows you wouldn't usually wear together) week of june 20th

-double wing eyeliner   week of june 27th

-beauty w/ benefits (completely or mostly wear makeup that is good for your skin, eyes, or lips)week july 4th *you can do red, white and blue eyeshadow if you want*

-brighten up those eyes ( white or any kind of brightening eyeliner or eye shadow) week of july 11th

-purple lipgloss (sheer or bold is your choice) week of july 18th

-be creative (use your imagination maybe draw a heart, flower or star on the corner of your eye with eyeliner. be unique)week of july 25th

-no eyeshadow just mascara (if you have oily lids use a mattifying powder on eyes) week of august 1st

-orange, yellow, or green eyeshadow   week of august 8th

-"just tips" only paint the tips of your nails (color of your choice) week of august 15th

-pink lips (lipstick or lipgloss)week of august 22nd

-bare minimum ( use as little makeup as possible *be your perfect imperfect self*)week of august 29th

-smokey eyes (can be day or night)week of september 5th

-"positivity" spell out a positive or inspiring word on your nail *one letter per nail* week of september 12th

 

if you have ideas please let me know.

 

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Hi all! I took a pic of the look, but won't be able to post it until later. HAve fun today!

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I took a pic of yesterday's eyeshadow look with my cell phone so I kind of have that eyeball-too-close-to-the-camera look going on, but you can still kind of tell what the shadow looked like.  I decided to mix UD's Glide-On Shadow Pencil in Morphine which I used all over my lid up to start of brow bone with a minty green (MUFE Eyeshadow in Chartreuse Satiny 57) and a bright green shadow (UD Deluxe Eyeshadow in Graffiti).  I put a neutral ivory shadow (Sephora Brand Shadow in Universal Beige) on my brow bone and lined my eyes with the green shadow on the bottom and with a UD 24/7 Glide On Eyeliner in purple (Ransom) on the top.  The colors actually didn't look bad together, but they were definitely bright, ha ha.  You can't really see how bright the colors are in the photo, but trust me, it didn't go unnoticed, ha ha.  By the way, please overlook the strays around my eyebrows which I hadn't had time to pluck. LOL
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@tenngal i love your eyshadow its really pretty.

 

i did an orange and aquamarine eye and it actually looked pretty good i will post a pic later.

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@naturalbeauty21:  Ooooh, aquamarine and orange sounds like a fun combination that I never would have thought of.  I can't wait to see your photo!  Hurry up and post...I'm excited!
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@mermadelove:   Can't wait to see your pic!  You always inspire me! Smiley Happy

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heres my eyelook. the orange kindof faded a bit in the end.

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@naturalbeauty21:  GREAT look!  I'm going to have to try those two colors together.  I can still see the orange in the pic just fine.  But I know how you feel because in my photo you can't really tell that the inside shade is mint green.  It looks washed out.  I think camera's just can't pick up the full effect of our artistry, ha ha.  If we only had the kind of camera they take the Cover Girl ads with, we'd be looking great, ha ha.  Seriously, I hope you don't mind if I copy your look one day when I'm wearing the appropriate outfit for the colors cause it looks great.  Very creative!
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tenngal wrote:

@naturalbeauty21:  GREAT look!  I'm going to have to try those two colors together.  I can still see the orange in the pic just fine.  But I know how you feel because in my photo you can't really tell that the inside shade is mint green.  It looks washed out.  I think camera's just can't pick up the full effect of our artistry, ha ha.  If we only had the kind of camera they take the Cover Girl ads with, we'd be looking great, ha ha.  Seriously, I hope you don't mind if I copy your look one day when I'm wearing the appropriate outfit for the colors cause it looks great.  Very creative!
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i wish we had the same camera from covergirl ads haha. i don't mind at all makeup looks are meant to be shared. thanks!Smiley Happy

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@Tenngal: Love your e/s. I love purple and green together, they're pretty flattering for my dark brown eyes!!

 

 

I haven't had the chance to do the challenge yet, for a couple of reasons (like I just received my Naked palette, so I had to try this before doing this challenge!!). But I'm a big fan of colorful make-up. My favorite combos are green and pink, navy blue and peach and I mix purple with everything!! (But if I had to pick, I think it would be yellow and purple!). I don't have a good camera, but I'll try to take a decent one and post it here tomorrow!!

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@natural beauty: GREAT look! I never think to mix the colors side by side. I'm always going up and down. And on that note, here is the long promised pic! It's Red sparks ( which is really a light pink shimmery mica flake) on top and some unidentified ciel blue that I pressed myself from loose pigments. Oh, and ransom liner by UD. Smiley Happy

 

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@mermadelove   i love your eyeshadow its gorgeous!Smiley Happy

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mermadelove wrote:

@natural beauty: GREAT look! I never think to mix the colors side by side. I'm always going up and down.

 

I'm the total opposite: I always mix side by side and not up and down!! But it's something I gotta try! Looking at your pics, you always have gorgeous e/s, so I must try it your way, hehehe!Smiley Wink

 

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@mermadelove:  Yea--the long-awaited photo has arrived and it looks great!!!  Your eyeshadow combo is fantastic!  I'm going to have to try applying my shadow up and down, because like ohhenri, I always go side to side. 
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I'll try to take another photo before this week's challenge is over.  Hope everybody keeps the photos coming cause I love to see everyone's different looks!
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this  is so much fun i cant wait until next week ive been working on my double wing eyeliner. if you need help try youtube i looked it up because since i dont do bold eyeliner very often it, im looking forward to it

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Hi gals! Ok. Confession time: TOTALLY intimidated by the double wing liner look!!! I don't even OWN liquid eyeliner because it always looks like a demented two year old applied it when I try! Can I pull of this look with gel/cream eyeliner???

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@mermadelove  of course you can cuse any type of liner you like you just have to have two wings. its funny because im terrible at gel/cream liners and i prefer liquid. hahaSmiley Happy

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Hmmmmm, maybe I'll try it with two different colors, so it's not so obvious if all four lines aren't perfect!!!!

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im saving the challenge look for the weekend because i dont even wear eyeliner on a regular basis

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This is too funny.  I just bought a new liquid liner to try out a few days ago (Hourglass Script Precision).  We'll see if it is as precise as some reviewers have claimed it to be.  Excited!

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Ok. As promised, I did the double wing with two different colors! The black is UD 24/7eye  liner in Perversion and the other is UD  24/7 Shadow Pencil in Clash. I also used Lise Watier glitter liner in Midnight Star

 

But this is what it looks like close up:

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And this is a picture of the completed look:

 

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As usual, my crappy camera doesn't do it justice, but at least you can see that I actually did it in the smaller pic!!!

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@mermadelove:  That is gorgeous.  I am inspired to do a two colored double wing sometime this week or next. 

 

Today, I did a single color but I really like the way it turned out.  The eyeliner I used did a pretty good job but we'll see how long it lasts (I hope it doesn't dry out too fast or the edge goes bad). 

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@mermadelove:  You're double-wing eyeliner makeup looks like a pro job!  It's absolutely beautiful! 

I haven't done a wing eyeliner look very many times because I usually have on so many eyeshadow colors, etc., and, therefore, haven't had much practice at it, but I'm going to give it a try.  I may have to do a single wing until I get more flying experience under my belt before I try the double-wing trick, ha ha.

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