Friday, 27 February 2015

Pop of Colour

For a colour-phobe like me, florescent eyeshadows and glitter eyeliners are not my cup of tea BUT I've recently been adding a touch a colour in to my daily makeup and I have to say, I'm really enjoying it!

Here's two of my looks from this week:

BLUE EYESHADOW with pink lips:

Yes it's true, I used a bright blue eyeshadow from the Seventeen Midnight Jewel Heist Palette. I simply followed the line of my black eyeliner and created a second flick, to add a comfortable pop of colour. 
I went all out and chose an electric pink lip, using the Rimmel Colour Rush Balm, in the shade I Want Candy. 

I wore this look during the day and actually (and surprisingly) felt very comfortable doing so! To tone the look down, I used an iridescent light gold eyeshadow over my eyelids and didn't go too crazy with blusher or bronzer.

PURPLE EYELINER with nude lips:

I used Bourjois Clubbing Waterproof Eyeliner, in the shade Purple Night, in my waterline and smudged along my lower lash line. 
As this was a big step for me, I opted for a nude lip by Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in the shade Liar. 

Bourjois Clubbing Purple Eyeliner

Bourjois Clubbing Purple Eyeliner

Bourjois Contour Clubbing Eyeliner Purple Night

As you can see, from afar this is actually rather subtle. I absolutely loved wearing this look and will definitely wear it more often. For those a little more adventurous, you can also use the eyeliner as a lipliner!

I feel really excited to continue trying new things, so let me know some of your recommendations!

Other Colourful Favourites:

If these looks are still a little too cray cray for you, simply adding colour to the cheeks or lips can really brighten up a look and spruce up a bog standard makeup routine.

A few other colourful products that I'm loving right now are:

Stila Blusher - All You Need Is Love 
MAC Lipstick - Viva Glam Miley Cyrus 
Urban Decay Lipstick - Anarchy 
Bourjoir Rouge Edition Velvet - Frambourjoise 

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