Fall Inspired Look
Fall makeup is officially here for me. I've transitioned over to warm colors on the eyes and lips. In the process, I rediscovered a shade in the Naked 3 palette that I will be reaching for a lot during this season, which is Trick. Most of the colors in this palette are more rose gold, where as Trick is one of the few that are more on the copper side. I think this type of color is perfect for the fall, especially during this transition time. It's not too dark and vampy, but it's definitely warm and vibrant. I love this eye look paired with Too Faced Spice Spice Baby, which I featured recently in my Let's Talk Lipsticks post.
The Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation has been a favorite of mine lately, so that's what I grabbed for my base. It's extremely lightweight and gives me decent coverage without trying to cover up all my freckles. I used my favorite concealer, the It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye concealer, which I reviewed here. For blush and bronzer, I pulled out my trusty Nars Duo with Orgasm as the blush and Laguna as my bronzer.
Now onto the main event, the eyes. I started off with using Laura Mercier's Eye Basics in Wheat. This acts as a primer and an all over wash of color that is perfect to build upon. Wheat is one of the darker colors of this line, which is perfect as a base for Trick (2). Once that is applied, you'll want to blend it out a little, just so there are no harsh edges. In your crease, apply Nooner (1), blend this out to soften the edge of the base and deepen the crease. Next, apply Trick (2) all over the lid. Feel free to pack this on, and you can even dampen your brush to intensify the color. After you are happy with that, use Darkside (3) on the outer third of the eyelid. Blend that in with trick and through the crease a little bit. You can also pull this outwards towards the tip of your brow to give it some more drama. Keep layering until you are happy with how dark the other corner is. Use what is leftover on your brush under the lower lashline. This will help balance the look. I also applied Blackheart (5) with a liner brush right on top of my upper lashline to help thicken my eyelashes.
Next, we want to bring some light back into the eyes. I used MAC's Nylon to highlight the inner corner and blended that onto my lid to lighten up the inner third of my eye. If you wanted to keep this more dramatic, you can skip this step. Apply mascara and you are done with the eyes.
Remember this can be as light and fresh as you like, or you can make it really dramatic by adding graphic black liner and darkening (is that a word?) up the eyeshadows even more.
Once you're done with the eyes, you may need to do a little bit of clean up under the eyes. Trick tends to have a lot of fallout since it's quite glittery.
Add the lipstick of your choice and you are done! I think Spice Spice Baby is a perfect pairing with this eye look, but you could wear pretty much any fall'ish color.