Thursday, September 18, 2008

Spring Mega Trend- Metallic Eyes

One of the major makeup trends seeming to emerge from Spring 09 is metallic eyes. Many shows went with thislook and did it well. Of course, I am a big fan of that look and have an arsenal of gold shadows. I also picked up a new Victoria's Secret pewter/silver eye pencil that I am loving right now.

As for gold type shadows ( and one silver) , a few quick picks:
1. YSL Eclat De Givre in shade 2
2. MAC Cash Flow Paint Pot
3. MAC pigment in Copperized
4. Victoria's Secret Metallic eye pencil in Chrome

Here are some details on 3 of the best examples of this look

Donna Karan-
Using a beige-to-natural palette, Tilbury brushed gold and silver hues (which looked almost wet) on eyelids, and accentuated eyes with individually placed false eyelashes, and a chocolate brown eye shadow worked into the socket of the lid. She made the eyes appear larger with a dusting of white gold shadow in the corners. Skin was “seamless” with base and bronzer. On the mouth, she applied a soft caramel lipstick with clear gloss on top. “It’s Lauren Hutton meets supermodel,” she declared.
What she used :
Eyes: Dark Brown M·A·C Pro Cream Colour Base – Blended into
the crease of the eyelid.
-Shell Cream Colour Base – Blended over the lid.
-Coffee Eye Pencil – Lining top and bottom lash lines and pulled
out beyond the outer corner of the eye.
-Gloss Texture – Swept over the lid.
-Vanilla Pigment – Used to highlight the iner corner of the eye.
-30 Individual Lash – Added to entire top lash line.
-Plushblack Plush Lash Mascara – Applied to lashes.
Fa e: Matte Bronze Bronzing Powder – Applied under the
cheekbones to contour.
Lips: Fleshpot M·A·C Pro Lipstick – Applied to nude out the lips.
-C-Thru Tinted Lipglas – Layered over lipstick

Vera Wang-
Lucia Pieroni, working for Cle de Peau at the show, was “inspired by the jewels” in Wang’s collection. She used metallic silver eye shadow to reflect the light, a touch of foundation on the face — “very light, so skin looks perfect,” she said — and a touch of lip gloss. Black mascara finished the look

Makeup, by Val Garland for MAC, made eyes the focus with gold creamy shimmer pigment, complemented by velvety salmon lips, apricot cheeks and long lashes

1 comment:

Beauty Alchemist said...

let me apologize here for all the typos. having major trouble going in and editing this post to correct it. the saved version is different from what you see, oddly. so it has stay the way it is, lumps and all.