23 February 2010

Eye'd Try It Look™: Calypso Madness!

While at the Bronner Brothers Hair Show this past weekend, I really wanted to play up my eyes from normal everyday "workplace friendly" eyeshadow.
The inspiration came from a dress I wore to the afterparty on Saturday night. I got a lot of compliments on the shadow! Here's what I used to create this look!

Prep and Finish: Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion (OBSESSED with this stuff!), L.A. Girl Mark My Eyes Eyeliner, Revlon Beyond Natural Defining Mascara Black
Brushes: Sonia Kashuck Medium Shadow Brush, Studio Tools Blending Brush, NYX Shading Brush (B14), Artistry Flat Liner Brush
Shadows: Wet n Wild White Liner Pencil, NYX Yellow Funk (60A), NYX Ultra Pearl Mania Orange Pearl (LP18), BFTE Raspberry, Nicka K High Definition Shadow #3039, Jane Eye Zing Electric Iris (16)
How I did it:

Applied the Urban Decay Eyeshadow Potion on the entire lid. Then with the Wet n Wild white liner applied it to the brow bone to medium to heavy (Area #1). Using my pinky finger, I blended until harsh lines softened being sure to leave most of the color visible. Next using the Sonia Kashuk Medium Shadow Brush I applied the NYX Yellow Funk across the brown bone on top of the white. Next I applied the NYX Ultra Pearl Orange Pearl directly below the yellow (same brush)(Area #2). Next I applied the Nicka K HD Shadow (Pink) layering a small amount of the BFTE Raspberry at the upper half of the Nicka K shadow below the orange (same brush)(Area #3) last the Jane Electric Iris (same brush)(Area #4).
Note: When using the same brush, be sure to tap off the excess color before applying the next color.
Still using the Sonia Kashuk brush I applied all the colors again a little heavier. Using the Studio Tools Blending Brush I began blending the colors at their transition lines applying more of each color as needed making sure they look "faded" into one another. Using the NYX Shading brush, I buffed the entire lid in small sections from starting at the top of the lid to soften the colors. I then applied the L.A. Girl Liner (White line) and the Revlon mascara.

On the lower lid I applied the NYX Yellow Funk, Nicka K (Pink) and Jane Electric Iris by wetting the Artistry Flat Liner Brush in dipping in each color making short dashes to create a flowing color liner look. Finished by lining the waterline and lower lash line with the L.A. Girl liner and applied the Revlon mascara.

For the lips I used Urban Decay Lip Primer Potion, Revlon Creme Gloss Patent Leather Pink (025) and clear gloss.

Earrings by Lunaversoul


  1. Very pretty. I did a tutorial on a similar look. I like yours...

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  3. I love working with colours like these! I just did a bright look myself, may have to experiment with your colour placement.

  4. good tutorials and turns out nice as well! ^_^


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