25 Apr

Check out this fun twist on a classic makeup look!

I am a big fan of natural, fresh-looking makeup, but I also think it’s fun to change things up every once in a while.  One of my favorite ways to do this is with a bold eye.

There’s no need to stick with brown or black— this season is all about pops of color.  Try lining your eyes with a teal, blue, or purple shade.  Don’t have an eyeliner in one of these colors?  In the photo below, I used an eyeliner brush to swipe a nearly-navy shadow around my eyes.

Here’s the look from far away:

And here is a closeup:

This look is subtle enough for daytime, and you can pump up the volume at night by adding false lashes or a few extra coats of mascara.  I wouldn’t recommend using red or pink liner around your eyes— it can give you a bloodshot look… not cute.

Remember the most important makeup rule: you only want to accentuate one feature at a time.  So if you’re going for bold eyes, keep the lipstick light and the bronzer or brush to a minimum!

Have you tried lining your eyes with colors other than brown or black?  What is your favorite color to use?  And send photos of yourself wearing your favorite colored liner to kim@blendingbeautiful.com!

{ posted: Sunday, April 25, 2010 }


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