Falling for these colours….


Considering this is what I see every morning when I look outside (the Niagara Escarpment), or into my closet, really, it was just a matter of time before I would try to recreate it. As you’ve already heard me affectionately describe my love of autumn colours here on nails, I figured this time I’d adapt it to eyes…

I tried to incorporate the colours of the leaves, without making it look like it belongs at a fall parade. ๐Ÿ™‚
As always, a good base is a must. I used MAC Painterly paint pot to prime. In order to get a nice wash of a warm brown across my lid, I used a fluffy dome brush to apply NYX in Rust. Also using a similar brush, but smaller, I applied NYX Walnut Bronze in the crease. Incorporating the last colour in that NYX trio, I applied Golden in the inner corner, using a small stiff eyeshadow brush. Along both lash lines, I applied MAC liner in Rosemary & Thyme, a deep olive green with golden shimmer. Curled my lashes, and coated with L’Oreal Carbon Black mascara. I purposely left off false lashes, as I felt there was enough going on the lash line…

And I promise next time I fall into Cosmoprof, I vow to branch out… ๐Ÿ˜›

P.S. I’m a HUGE fan of NYX shadows, and promise to do another post dedicated to them. The pigmentation is unreal!

Let me know, have you ever tried this type of combination?

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Mary S. (@SwatchAndLearn)
    Oct 24, 2011 @ 20:13:44

    Golden really makes your inner corner pop! I like how this eye look is soft and very wearable. Great job – I can totally see how you translated your inspiration into your eye look. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    • Magda
      Oct 24, 2011 @ 20:46:53

      Why, thank you Mary! I also think the golden accentuates the gold in my green eyes ๐Ÿ™‚ . I’m glad you liked it! Many more to come…LOL

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  2. marta
    Oct 25, 2011 @ 18:00:55

    Another Lovely Look. Leaf the branching out to me… I will help you branch out to other colours ๐Ÿ˜‰ we shall start with China Glaze Sea Spray and you will rock this grey-blue-cream ๐Ÿ˜‰
    And hey, is that a link I see there! ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Another winning post!

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