Monday, July 07, 2008

Tutorial: Lime Green Eyes

What I used (all MAC unless otherwise stated):

Too Faced Shadow Insurance (base)
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Lemon
Golden Lemon pigment
Golden Olive pigment
Emerald Green pigment
Your Ladyship pigment
Blacktrack fluidline
L'Oreal Voluminous mascara
Ardell Brow gel

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1. After applying your eye primer (Too Faced Shadow Insurance), apply NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Lemon on your lid up to your crease.

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2. Pat NYX Lemon on your lids to set.

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3. Apply MAC Golden Lemon pigment (foiled) on the inner corner of your lid.

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4. Apply MAC Golden Olive pigment (foiled) on your middle lid (don't worry about blending the colors yet).

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5. Apply Emerald Green pigment (foilded) on your outer V...

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6. ... and up to your crease

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7. Using a clean and dry brush, apply the dry pigments over the foiled e/s and blend any harsh lines.

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8. Highlight brow bone with MAC Your Ladyship pigment (dry)

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9. Line lower lash line with Golden Lemon on the inner half of your lower lash line and Emerald Green on the outer half and apply eyeliner on your upperlash line and mascara. And you're done!

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18 comments

  1. wow these colors are too bold for me but you rock them =] and i'm still not too confident on my foiling abilities, especially since all the drugstores in sacramento seemed to have decided not to carry ANY glycerin at all! anywho, great tut! keep em comin =]

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  2. beautiful! i have a hard time foiling pigments and putting another layer of dry pigments on top. i don't know why that is! lol. it seems simply enough.

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  3. great look! the gold and green looks really good on you. :) i see you're more comfortable with foiling now! kudos! :)

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  4. wow! imma try this soon! i love love green.. :) great tut, anne. :)

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  5. Wow I love the colors they're so vibrant. green is always my fav :D your eyebrows are so nice and groomed hehe
    <3

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  6. Love the green look, it's so pretty!

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  7. Great tutorial! Love the colours!

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  8. gorgeous colors! i think it's really good how you explained that after you foil you need to add the dry colors on top to blend again..thanks for the tip!

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  9. You've inspired me to give foiling another try :)

    I want to get some NYX pencils~

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  10. Great look! Btw...I just added you to my blogroll =)

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  11. Wow! I love this EMU! Thanks for the tutorial! I'm still trying to conquer my greens and I hope this helps me :)

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  12. OMG! this look is so pretty! I was wondering how you took pics so closely/clearly? I ALWAYS have trouble taking close up pics. LOL! Thanks!

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  13. dood anne, i REALLY like this one!!! green is the shit. GREAT JOB! :)

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  14. You made it look nice, love the color.

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  15. wow. i love the color combo. makes the eyes sparkle like jewels. lovely EOTD. :-)

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  16. I love the boldness of this look! Greens are my new favorites for the summer. :)

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  17. I ping back to your post if you don't mind. I find this tutorial very helpful as we have the same eye color and skintone. thanks

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