I had to get this color from Meow after I saw it on Phyrra and I'm really glad I did. I liked it so much that I wore this look for three days in a row! I did try different eyeliner colors every day, but I used the same two main colors. I think this is one of my favorite looks now, it may become part of my "I'm lazy, I can't think of what to wear" insta-look rotation!
I took a lot of pictures of this... Needed to show how awesomely duochrome this shadow is!
You may need to enlarge the pictures to see the color shift in this eyeshadow. See the pinky-gold-orange flash on top of the periwinkle blue type color?? Isn't it awesome?! I can't get enough of it!
MAC Paint Pot in Painterly
Meow Friday the 13th shadow in Skeptic applied wet on lid
MAC Grape pigment in crease and on lower lashline
MAC Sugarshot highlight
Wet n Wild liquid liner in Black
Maybelline The Falsies Mascara
The Falsies is starting to look better, too. I'm still not sure about it, though. It's better than it was before, but it's still not as smooth and volumizing as my Lash Blast.
The Skeptic shadow kinda pissed me off at first. I tried to apply it dry and had a horrible sheer streaky patchy disaster on my lids. Some of the color would stick, but then it wouldn't stick in other places... I'd have smears of the pink-orange shimmer in patches all over my lid and very little of the blue would show up... Ugh...
I knew I'd probably have to use it wet but I wanted to try it 'natural' first.... it confirmed my suspicions. It works beautifully wet, though! Woohoo!
And then here's pretty much the same look again, except it didn't turn out as good because of the primer I used:
I like the red liner much better than the black!
Urban Decay Primer Potion
Meow Skeptic applied wet on lid
MAC Grape pigment in crease and lower lashline
Urban Decay Gash liquid liner
MAC Sugarshot highlight
The Falsies mascara
This one isn't blended as well as the first one and I blame it on Urban Decay Primer Potion. I normally like it but it is a lot more finicky than other primers. The main problem I have with it is that if I apply too much it doesn't let your shadow blend evenly. Sometimes it's hard to tell how much you're applying when you're at the end of a tube. With a new tube you can dot it on and visually gauge how much is there, but when the tube is near empty you have to kinda smear it on and it's not as clear how much you've applied. It seems to grab the shadow in some spots and not let the shadow adhere in others, and then you get weird patches and sharp lines and that's no good!
I think I may switch to Too Faced Shadow Insurance permanently when I finish the rest of my tubes of Primer Potion. The packaging is better, the application is smoother and it doesn't to that dry-patchy-streaky thing. I love it.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Posted by Scrangie at 11:12 AM