Monday, June 1st, 2009

Get inspired by the colors of yesteryear; dabble in shades of ANTIQUITY of muted beige, gold, and brown.

With an eyeshadow brush, apply a light, muted beige all over the lid. In the middle third of the lid, lightly pat on a mustard yellow shade with a fluffy brush. On the outer third of the lid, blend a deep antique gold shade with a fluffy eyeshadow brush. Using a tapered crease brush, lightly blend the antique gold color into the crease Define the crease with a small, tapered crease brush and tap a soft, reddish-brown shade to add depth. Highlight the brow bone with a soft neutral highlighter shade, and then line upper/lower lash line (as desired) with dark shade of chocolate brown. For complementing cheeks, try sunkissed cheeks by dusting a light touch of bronzer, flush of coral, dusting of gold, or bronzy-berry. Finish the look with lip colors in corals, reds, or raspberries for best results.

Check out some of our product recommendations by brand for getting this look!

Get the Look

  • MAC: Ricepaper, Goldmine, Patina, Texture, Shroom, Rich Ground
  • Make Up For Ever: Eggshell #3, Yellow Gold #2, Khaki Brown #148, Coffee #28, Beige #76, Pearly Brown 2L
  • NARS: Voyage, Bysance Duo, India Song, Fez, Black Moon
  • Urban Decay: Maui Wowie, Honey, Rush, Lounge, Maui Wowie, Bourbon

Did you try this combination? We’d love to see what you came up with! Share your look by linking to images, embedding images with HTML, or e-mailing them to [email protected].

Discussion and debate are highly encouraged, and we expect community members to participate respectfully. When asking a question, please check the FAQ section (above) for information about purchasing, price, dupes, and the like. If you have general feedback or need technical support, please contact us.

Comments that include advertisements, self-promotion, insults, etc. may be in violation of our comment policy and subject to deletion. Please see our comment policy for more information.

9 thoughts on “Color Wheel: Antiquity

  1. platinumheart

    This was one of the best releases they ever had! :D

  2. JO

    Color wheel…..another collection?? Or am i getting confused?

  3. Sherry

    Thank you so much for doing these posts. They rock! I especially like that you add blush and lipstick color suggestions.

  4. Andrea

    Yes, I’d like to second I love that you add the blush and lip colour recs to these :)