You’re probably getting sick of me constantly posting looks featuring my Coastal Scents Custom Eyeshadow Palette, but I just can’t help it. I love my Coastal Scents Hot Pots! That’s the beauty of putting together your own eyeshadow palette: every single shade you pick is a shade you’ll love and use and – in my case – throw at people’s faces every chance you get. Today’s look features shimmery golden brown and red on the eyes paired with a peachy nude on the lips. Take a look!
✿ Vibrant Lime Green (bottom row 1st shade), Sundried (bottom row 2nd shade), Pomegranate Red (bottom row 4th shade) ✿
First I applied Sundried all over my eyelid before blending it with some Pomegranate Red in the outer corner of my eye and crease. Then I applied a bit of Vibrant Lime Green in the inner corner of my eye for an added touch of color. It’s an unusual combination for sure, but I personally think it really works.
Waterlines, upper lash lines and inner eye corners are the shoes, handbags and scarves of the make-up world: they make great accessories and they’re perfect for adding a colorful finishing touch to a look. A bit of purple eye pencil on the lower waterline, some gold eyeliner along the upper lash line and bam, all of a sudden that plain eye look looks a whole lot more fun. And the same thing goes for the inner corners of your eye. Know how the experts always tell you to add some light to your inner eye corner to brighten and open up your eyes? Well, why stick to just highlighting when you can also add a splash of color from time to time? For today’s look I paired a gold and brown smokey eye with a touch of turquoise blue in the inner corner of my eyes. Take a look!
I used the gold and brown shade from my MAC x Guo Pei Morning Light Eye Shadow x4 to create a subtle smokey look to which I then added some color with a bit of the Inika Turquoise Mineral Eyeshadow in my inner eye corners.
And just in case you’re thinking that there’s no way you can get away with a color like Turquoise in the inner corner of your eyes: gold, yellow, silver and fresh leafy green also make great accent colors. Just make sure that you don’t go too dark – you don’t want your eyes to look smaller or squished together – and you’ll be alright.
What do you think of the look? What is your favorite way to add a bit of color to your make-up?