Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Look:  Orange & Browns

This was the first look I did to test drive MAC’s new long-wearing eyeshadows.

You will need the following…

For eyes, start by laying down your eyeshadow primer all over the lid and until the brow.  Apply One to Watch eyeshadow on the lower two-thirds of the lid with the 239.  In the crease, gently brush Hot Paprika eyeshadow with the 222.  Above the crease, apply Lie Low eyeshadow and diffuse upwards.

For face, apply Matchmaster all over face with the 193.  Lightly dust on illuminator with the 165 or 188 on cheek bones.  Set with Les Violettes with the 134.

For lips, apply Driven by Love onto lips.

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87 thoughts on “Look: Orange & Brown

  1. Michelle Brown

    You’re so pretty, Christine! I’m really digging the eyeshadows (not too orange to try myself) and the rest of your face is just flawless.

  2. Naomi

    Lovely look! I especially love the colour of that eyeliner.

    You look beautiful and elegant. :)

  3. Vanessa

    Love orange and brown together:) Beautiful as always Christine!

  4. I love that lip color on you! It makes me think of Dita Von Teese. :)

  5. Just beautiful! I wouldn’t necessarily have thought of the orange combined with red lips, but you’ve convinced me it can work.

  6. Roxanne

    Seriously GORGEOUS!

  7. Dia

    This is so beautiful! I love the subtle transition from the orange shadow to the deep rust color on the eyes. It reminds me a lot of a look I created recently inspired from Fall :).

  8. Michelle

    Very nice; this will work well for a football Sunday type look. Go Browns hehe.

  9. Lisa

    I am -loving- warm oranges recently. I’m using The Balm’s Mischievous Marissa from theBalm pretty much everyday.

    Must be fall in the air. You look gorgeous!

  10. Ana G.

    Yay!!One of my favourite combinations!! Thanks again Christine, you look amazing, as always 😉

  11. Jennifer

    Do you review foundations? If so are you going to review the Matchmaster foundation?

  12. nathalie

    You look adorable and your complexion is flawless. I love how you paired those orange eyes with red lips, it’s not an expected choice but it works very well! I enjoy your looks so much. =)

  13. Lola

    Beautiful look and… Girl, your eyes are simply GORGEOUS!

  14. Gorgeous!!! I may have to try this!

  15. Tiffany

    You look flawless!! love the look

  16. Emi

    Looking awesome! I can’t wait to try this look. Ordered the eyeshadows today from MAC. 😀

  17. Nicole

    What a beautiful fall look, the colours look like dry leaves.
    So sad, that I really look awful with orange and warm browns.

  18. sue

    This looks gorgeous on you, Christine! I’ve missed these posts from you lately :) will you be doing a review of the Matchmaster foundation?

    • Most likely – I’m trying to find a way to wear it for the whole day without it being so painfully embarrassing to wear (it’s too dry for my skin type).

  19. Aly

    What do you think about the MatchMaster foundation? Have you made a review for that yet?

  20. Kelly

    Very pretty! How are you liking the Matchmaster foundation?

  21. Melody

    Gorgeous! It seems that Matchmaster has a lovely finish.

  22. Melinda

    Very pretty! What do you use on your brows? TIA

  23. Very nice! The eyes are perfect with red lips. =D <3

    I have to ask though, do you have any plans to review the Guerlain Les Voilettes Mineral Powder? I've noticed you use it quite a bit for your look posts, yet I don't think I've seen a review yet.

  24. LU

    Whoa – that foundation powder combo you have here makes your skin look like porcelain!!!

  25. Polly

    I don’t know how did you to make you look pretier and pretier, so beautiful!

    I’m so in love with this look, such amazing and breathtaking. Eyes are so perfect and not too much to match with red lips.

    And your skin! SO glowing! and flawless! You make me wanna check out all those products used if they’re possible to give me such brilliant finish like this!

    Thank you for sharing! <3

  26. Glosslizard

    That look is so romantic on you! :)

  27. angie

    i love the orange eyeshadow-red lip combo…and your skin looks totally flawless!

  28. Brittany

    Christine I haven’t commented in months and months but I’ve stayed loyal to your wonderful site! :) just wanted to say you look absolutely stunning in these pics and I especially love the soft orange/brown combo. Best of luck with everything!

  29. Jenn Jenn

    This REALLY made your eyes pop. Whoa, mama!

  30. Lizz M.

    Gorgeous look, Christine. I’m loving the oranges and coppers so this is something i’ll definitely try out!

    The skin looks flawless btw, would you credit that more to the foundation or the mineral powder? Because whichever it is, i’m sold, haha! Or do you just have awesome skin?

    • It was a good skin day – Matchmaster is actually too dry on my skin, so it accentuates flaws for me!

      • Lizz M.

        Oh, bummer! I have fairly dry skin so that might not be the best investment for me.

        And If that’s was flaws looks like accentuated on you, then girl, i’m jealous! Haha.

  31. francesca

    This look is maybe the best I’ve seen on you, Christine! What do you think about Matchmaster foundation? Your skin is flawless!

  32. LOVE this look on you! sooo pretty and festive, yet still neutral and wearable. :) red lip works awesome with this.

  33. Heather

    can I just say that I love that you’re doing looks again. ;D

  34. Roxanne

    Simple & stylish! And wow, your skin/makeup looks amazing!!

  35. Kayvid

    This looks is beautiful. love your foundation/powder, lights up your face. What do you use for under-eye protection/care?

  36. Nadia

    I did a similar look with with Woodwinked and Rule eyeshadows. Do you think that lipcolour would go well with that eye look? :)

  37. summerblue

    Looking forward to your review of the Matchmaker foundation. Looks real nice on you.

  38. Kristina

    I am loving this look on you. I applaud your use of colour on two areas by maintaining two focal points. You have the skill of colour theory to know how to create balance. For my face, I am still trying to venture out. This looks for example I would consider for my face to be a lot a makeup. I know it isn’t, but because the intensity of colour is so high it makes my timid mindset think “heavy makeup” you know??

    If I try a few looks and email them to you privately will you tell me if my face structure can pull them off as brilliantly as yours? I purchase tonnes of high end cosmetics in daring colours but I just don’t apply them fabulous ways. I’m ready to step outside my makeup box…. lol

    Thanks for your continued inspiration with temptalia

  39. Jody

    I bought all, 3, of these MAC longwearing eyeshadows because of your beautiful photos!!
    Quick question — is the UD eyeliner LUCKY? I’d like to add the correct color to my Sephora order. :)

  40. Simone

    Hi! I just loved this look! But tell me one thing…where did you use Burberry Trench Eyeshadow?..