Neutral Look and New Eyeshadow Technique

I didn't want to experiment with colors today so I took the easy route of using neutrals. However, I used a different eyeshadow application, veering from my usual technique. I got this new style of application from a makeup board. I really loved how this girl did her shadows that I asked how she does them. She enumerated the following steps (all brushes MAC):

- primer (MAC paints or shadesticks)
- apply medium color with the 224 brush in crease
- apply light color on inner lid with the 239 brush
- apply medium color on outer lid with the 239
- blend everything together with the 217 and a little of the medium color on it with little strokes in one direction
- apply dark color with the 219 in the crease and blend it with the 222
- do outer v also with the 222 and the dark color
- highlight browbones

It took me longer to achieve my eye look using this technique because, simply put, it isn't mine. The result somewhat looked the same as my other EOTDs, but it took longer to achieve it. Lesson learned: if you already have a tried-and-tested application method, stick to it, especially if you're pretty much satisfied with the results. For those looking for tutorials on eyeshadow application, though, you might want to try the above-mentioned technique. Practice makes perfect, I guarantee that.

Camellia Rose Skin Smoothing primer
Meow Flawless Feline mineral foundation in Naughty Abyssinian
Mary Kay undereye concealer in Ivory topped with
Bare Escentuals Well Rested
Bare Escentuals mineral veil
J.Lynne Latin Rhythms mineral blush in Paso Doble
MAC Golden Refined bronzer to contour

MAC lipliner in Whirl
MAC lipsticks in Hyper and Galvanize
MAC lipglass in Pas-de-deux

MAC Beige-ing shadestick as base
MAC pigment in Goldenaire foiled with MAC mixing medium on lid
MAC pigment in Coco on outer lid and crease
MAC pigment in Coco Beach on crease and outer V
MAC eyeshadow in Ricepaper to highlight browbone
Almay Amazing I-liner (liquid liner)
Maybelline XXL mascara

1 comment

heatherp said...

Hi Aileen,
Sophia Joyce Uy actually told me to contact you...could you give me your full contact information so I can send you the latest information on MAC? my e-mail:

hope to hear from you soon!,