Smoky Blue FOTD

Posted by Lipglossiping On March - 16 - 2010

I never generally use more than 2 or 3 eyeshadows at once, I know lots of ladies manage to create spectacular looks with 5 or 6 shadows all expertly blended across the eye lid.  But I’m pretty cack-handed and can barely stop 2 from muddying together.  That and I just don’t have the time anymore to play, so here’s a very quick smoky eye…

Please excuse the stupid expression, even though I have no excuse.

Face:

~ No7 Essential Moisture Foundation in New Ivory mixed with NARS Orgasm Illuminator

Eyes:

~ eBay Generic Gel Eyeliner used as a cream shadow (Shimmer Skyline) – hard to blend but worth it.
~ Laura Geller Fire/Water Eye Shadow pressed onto lid (water half of the duo)
~ MAC Naval Blue pigment blended (badly) into the crease and above
~ L’oreal Super Liner Carbon Gloss Liquid Liner in Black
~ L’oreal Voluminous Mascara in Black

Lips:

~ NARS Cruising Lipstick

I can’t get enough of blue eye shadow at the moment, anyone else going through any shadow phases?


18 Responses to “Smoky Blue FOTD”

  1. So pretty! I love blues :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  2. frenchie says:

    hello there, howya doooooooooing?
    holy smoke, love it!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  3. Rhamnousia says:

    Your skin is looking flawless!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  4. That FOTD is gorgeous! I love the blue. I’m really feeling light shimmery shades at the moment, particularly Boots No7 in Iced Mauve and Antique Rose. A real departure for me, I normally wear dark browns, coppers and olive green!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  5. shifa says:

    you look stunning hun! so pretty :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  6. You look beautiful! hot makeup x

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  7. Dvoradivine says:

    I’m nosey I woul love to see more of that look cause it look stunning. It REALLY brings out your eyes. Makes your eyes sparkle!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  8. That colour looks stunning against your creamy skin!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  9. witoxicity says:

    Oh, that is gorgeous! That little pop of blue is genius! I’m going through a blue eyeshadow phase too (been on it for a couple of months now, waiting to see when I tire of it). :D

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  10. This looks great! I’m wishing I would have picked up NARS Cruising, seems like such a pretty colour on you. :)

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  11. AlicatAHL says:

    Have never, ever tried blue eyeshadow! I have green eyes and pillar-box red hair, so I’m guessing blue wouldn’t do me any favours. I might raid my Mum’s eyeshadows and play around with hers, but I’m guessing the outcome would be dubious at best.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  12. M says:

    so pretty! i loveee blues x

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  13. That blue is gorgeous *__* I’m going through a gold phase – I’ll use it every day if I don’t consciously think about things!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  14. That blue looks stunning!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  15. Beeks says:

    Gorgeous! If you hadn’t said it was just a couple of colours, I would have thought you were one of the aforementioned blending queens! It looks very complex. I’m having a moment with mac’s colourful Liberty of London eyeshadows, which is a stretch for me because usually I rely on taupe annnnnd… taupe.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  16. Sara says:

    Love Love Love!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  17. Redtiger21 says:

    That is too pretty!! It suits you so much, you look stunning! Cow lol

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

  18. kelliegonzo says:

    wowza you are so freaking hawt hawt in this picture! love the blue, so sexy!

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Lanolips Rose Balm Intense... I'd review it properly if she'd give it back...

Despite her tender age, Leila is becoming quite the discerning shopper.  Not that she has access to my debit cards or Paypal account you understand… …

Red Lip Series: Guerlain Rouge G L'extrait in Orgueil

There’s nothing like an impulse purchase to get your blood pumping. And this was nothing like an impulse purchase. I umm’ed and ahh’ed over the …

UD - Alice in Wonderland Updated Launch Date

As previously reported on BritishBeautyBlogger, the Alice in Wonderland Palette will now be released online at Debenhams.com on the 22nd February and will be available …

Pink Week! Estee Lauder's Evelyn Lauder Dream Pin 2012

What is it? An elegant pink pin in the iconic pink ribbon design with one pink, and one blue stone.  The blue stone represents male …

I spoke too soon…

Just before midnight, this happened: These were taken at about 2am (leaning out my bedroom window)… it *never* snows like that here.  I’m almost tempted …

Bare Minerals Prime Time Brightening Primer

Mineral makeup tends to attract followers of great dedication.  Some people are almost evangelical in their adoration for their swirl, tap, buff methods that they …

Illamasqua, more accessible than ever.

It seems you can’t blink at the moment without seeing cult British brand Illamasqua pop up at a new outlet!  First ASOS and now one …

Sealed with a kiss: Send a Burberry Kiss!

How many times have you made yourself look like a bit of an idiot trying to make the most of your fully-featured phone in public?  …

The Cutting Room Floor #2

It’s true, we don’t have much need (where did I put my umbrella?) for protecting our locks against sun damage on these drizzly shores at …

Christmas Gift Guide-a-palooza: Scentsational Gifting!

It’s only in the past year or so that I’ve developed a real passion for fragrance. I suppose that there’s always been an underlying appreciation …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads