Sunday, May 22, 2016

Silver Lilac Lids


Here's a quick and easy but high-impact look that I've been wearing often lately. I've owned a whole set of Australis Metallix shadows for awhile and haven't talked about them much because they're a little perplexing. 

They are made of the most beautiful sparkly flecks of metallic pigments. But the pigments are suspended in a very old-fashioned creamy base that creases and doesn't set, unlike the budge-proof cream shadows we're used to today.


However, these are great for layering - and I prefer them on top of shadows mostly - as a pop of metallic sheen in the center of the lids. But for some of the deeper shades, I just use them as a base for sparkly loose pigments, like Sparklers from Make Up Geek.



One of my favorite combinations these days is a silvery violet duo; Lana Del Grey from Australis and Aurora from Make Up Geek.


One bad thing about using the Metallix shadows as base is the flecks of pigments are quite large so you often get a slightly patchier coverage and gaps if you try to blend for too long. It's a product suited for dramatic sparkle and making a statement from a certain distance.


Other products used for this look:
  • Taupe transition shadow: Innisfree Mineral Single Shadow 40
  • Black matte shadow: Bourjois Intense Extrait de Fard 10
  • Black liquid liner: KATE Super Sharp Liner in Black
  • Metallic indigo pencil: Urban Decay 24/7 Pencil in Tornado
  • Black mascara: Benefit Rollerlash Mascara







P.S. Run a little along the outer 1/3 of the lower lashes as well if you want more definition
Finish with mascara
The eye makeup looks both soft and dramatic at the same time. It mostly looks like a light silver or lavender eye depending on the light, but then when you blink and the light catches on the pigments, it looks like molten metal.

I've worn it to work a few times, and it does get attention, but I don't consider it overly dramatic compared to a full-on smoky eye or glitter.



6 comments:

  1. You look very pretty here. Can I ask what lipstick shade do you use here?

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