Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Five Minute Looks: Green & Greener

I was in a rush yesterday, but I wanted to play with some new makeup–I was desperate to do a look with YSL’s Slate Green. The nearest to it was MAC’s Sweet & Punchy and my new Make Up Forever Aqua Creams… and thus, this look was created! Lashes are a lil’ funky, because I applied Barelash mascara on ’em about an hour prior.

You will need the following…

For eyes, start by applying #13 aqua cream as your eyeshadow base all over the eye area with the 249. Using the 239, apply Sweet & Punchy eyeshadow on the lower lid. Next, apply #5 Slate Green eyeshadow into the crease with the 226, lightly blending outwards and onto the outer lid. Blend Grain eyeshadow with the crease shade and highlight the brow bone. Bring everything together by applying Black Black pencil on the lower lash line. Finish by sweeping lashes with Opulash mascara.

For cheeks, apply #5 aqua cream to the apples of the cheeks and sweep upwards towards the temple with the 130.

For lips, apply #5 aqua cream first, and then layer Satin Peach ultra gloss for a complementing lip.

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60 thoughts on “Five Minute Looks: Green & Greener

  1. Roxanne

    This look is really simpel but still very pretty. Woah!

  2. hahaha we have the same approach to makeup sometimes!
    ‘i wanna use that…but i haven’t got time *reaching for nearest product* THATS CLOSE ENOUGH THAT’LL DO’

  3. Maddie

    Gorgeous look on you!

  4. Natalie

    Whoa! I ordered #15 and #16, can’t wait for those! You look fab Christine. I think I need #5!!

  5. Wendy M.

    Love it!
    You look so gorg. ;D

  6. Michelle M

    That looks really, really good on you!

  7. Chibu74

    love the look…u really seem to be loving sweet n punchy, i waiting for the collection to be out, will grab it.

    love ur peach lips…ur smile makes u look so beautiful…u r very charming :)

  8. Ada

    This is so pretty! I love the 5 minute looks feature.

  9. Kristen

    The peach aqua creme looks AMAZING on your cheeks and lips! Love it. Have a good day!

  10. cass

    Oooh I love this combo! Btw, it looks like the colors have a yin-yang effect going on. :]

  11. uh? thats nearly exactly what i’m wearing today!
    good job! :-)

  12. Heli

    Very pretty look and yet another inspiring way to use Sweet & Punchy! Thanks Christine!

  13. rosie

    You didn’t match your makeup to your top!! lol

    I love how the lips and eyes work together x

  14. Rachel

    I’m really loving the sweet and punchy

  15. LNU

    The blush and lips are soooo pretty!

  16. Jessica

    i love your lip combo on this look!

  17. Erin

    I LOVE this look on you! So bright and fresh.

  18. Kerry

    that highlight is gorgeeeeeous on you christine :)

  19. I love it, it’s a ravishing, youthful. Simple but great. I’m not sure it’d work on my skintone but I’m crazy about the lips. Can you think about a similar color in MAC lip products? Also do you think such lips would work on a NW15/brunette/grey-green eyes?

    Also your foundation look flawless and so even, it’s impressive. Is this MUFE HD so awesome? I normally don’t like foundation and don’t wear any (I only wear light coverage things) but I’m sincerely impressed. What reference would suit a skin tone slightly less orange and more beige than NW15? Also would it suit a dry/dehydrated/sensitive skin?

    (so much questions, Christine… I’m sorry to bug you) :(

    • Thanks a lot, Jellynat! :)

      Maybe MAC Vegas Volt + Prr? (Something to lighten Vegas Volt.) But I do think they could work for you!

      I like HD for photos/video. In person, it doesn’t knock my socks off, but it DOES photograph really, really well. Readers have commented that I have perfect skin — but I don’t, I have breakouts for sure! — so that is a huge thing!

      For NW15, either 110 or 115. Yes, it’s a semi-matte/slightly dewy foundation, so it should be fine on your drier skin!

  20. Luisafer

    pretty, you look great!!!

  21. Sally

    This is so pretty, Christine! The colors look beautiful with your skin tone :]

  22. Dena

    How are you liking the aqua cream? I was eyeing this color on sephora! Does it really work well as a lip and cheek color?

    • I like them! :) I like them most on the eyes, then cheeks, and then lips. They stay on forever, but they’re not as lovely on lips as a true blue lipstick.

  23. Christine shen

    Loving the lips ones again, is the aqua creme sheer or opaque?

  24. Jenny

    Did you do that look in only 5 minutes? Christine… youยดre a genius! I love the look, it reminds me something tropical. And love the lips too!

  25. Christy

    I’m inspired, I love the lip color and blush

  26. cmferret

    very beautiful christine!

  27. Bettina

    ok that’s pretty cool, someday I’ll have more balls to try that one :)

  28. Ashleigh

    I really want to try this….could you still do this look with MAC Lucky Green Eyeshadow instead of Sweet and Punchy??

    Thanks!! ๐Ÿ˜€