I don't know about you, but if I am doing a little online shopping and there's an option to get free shipping when you spend a certain amount, I'm gonna make it happen! So when my mom asked for some new eyeshadow for Mother's Day, I turned to ColourPop. I really enjoy their easy to use Super Shock eyeshadow formula, and picked up a palette that coordinated. I was so close to that free shipping threshold, and I had really been wanting to add a few fun colors to my collection...so I purchased the Mar palette for myself.
I really liked that there was a mix of both neutral and bold colors, satins, metallics and mattes.
Sorbet makes for a beautiful warm orange-toned crease color and blended well for a matte.
The satins & metallics all blended easily and I sprayed my eyeshadow brush with rose water to pick up and intensify the blues. The only shade I found difficult to work with was the dark matte brown shade, Top Down. I found that packing the color made it a little less patchy looking but I ended up layering Detour over it anyway. I also appreciated having everything I needed in ONE palette. Transition/crease color, highlight, bold and neutral shades. I hate having to dip into multiple palettes, especially if I am doing a tutorial. I have seen mixed reviews on this palette, but for the price I think it’s a YES if you want something a little different and travel-friendly in your collection.
I decided to do something a little bold for my birthday look last week. Because who doesn't want to wear blue eyeshadow while doing everyday things like eating pizza and getting a pedicure. #extra
1️⃣Place cream shadow in the shade VICTORIOUS all over eye area to create a bare canvas and act as a primer.
2️⃣Use a fluffy blending brush to place the shade SORBET into the crease and up onto the browbone.
3️⃣Place the shade TOP DOWN into the outer corner. I packed the color on somewhat with a shader brush.
4️⃣In the middle of the lid, place GRIDLOCK vertically from lashline to crease.
5️⃣On the bare section closest to your nose, place the shade HWY and blend very slightly into the last shade to create a gradient effect.
6️⃣On the outer corner of the eye, place the shade DETOUR and blend slightly past where we placed top down.
7️⃣Place EL REY in the very inner corner of the eye. You can also place this under the arch of your brow.
8️⃣Using a small crease brush, place the shade WILD ONE on lower lash line starting at the outer corner and blending inward.
9️⃣Touch up SORBET in the crease if needed.
You could definitely create a cut crease to make this look more crisp, but that's just not a technique I tend to use. Here are the products I used for this look in case you want to check them out for yourself!
Victorious Cream Shadow: bit.ly/Splurges
Mar Palette: https://shopstyle.it/l/3yQs
Prominent Liquid Liner: http://bit.ly/2Eokqhm
4D Mascara: bit.ly/2VDJyGt
Blending Brush: http://bit.ly/2WVjPuM
Shader Brush: bit.ly/2EmJkh1
Crease Brush: bit.ly/creaseeyebrush
Sublime Liquid Lipstick: bit.ly/2TyiNX9
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