Saturday, October 11th, 2008

I feel like I haven’t done a really green look in forever! Of course, forever just might translate to a month or two, but that’s too long, right? 😉

By the way, did you know the blog celebrated its two-year birthday on October 3rd? Yep! The first post on Temptalia went up on October 3rd, 2006.

Happy weekend!

You will need the following…

  • Eyes: Urban Decay Primer Potion (base), MAC Juxt eyeshadow (pastel green), Urban Decay Shakedown eyeshadow (gray-olive), Urban Decay Protest eyeshadow (olive green), MAC Humid eyeshadow (forest green), MAC Femme-fi eyeshadow (highlighter), DuWop Eye Intesifier (black), Presriptives Blue Grotto (teal-green), MAC Plushlash mascara (black)
  • Cheeks: MAC Fleurry blush (soft peachy pink), MAC Sheerbronze Sheersheen Powder (bronze)
  • Lips: Thrills lipstick (metallic coral), Moonbathe lipglass (melon-pink)
  • Brushes: 266 (firm, angled brush), 249 (flat, firm brush), 239 (fluffy shadow brush), 129 (dense blush brush)
  • Substitutes: Shakedown = Femme Noir; Protest = Sumptuous Olive; Fleurry = Foolish Me; Thrills = CB96; Moonbathe = Love Nectar

Directions: Define brows using a coordinating powder shadow applied with the 266 brush. Apply Urban Decay Primer Potion all over the lid as the base with the 249. On the inner-to-middle lid, apply Juxt eyeshadow using the 239. Apply UD Shakedown eyeshadow to the middle of the lid, overlaying it with Juxt. Darken the outer lid using UD Protest eyeshadow and drag into crease using the 239. Use Juxt eyeshadow to soften the crease with the 239. Sweep Femme-fi eyeshadow underneath the brow bone to highlight. Finish with DuWop Eye Intesifier overlaying it with Prescriptives Blue Grotto on lower lash line, and Plushlash mascara on lashes. Sweep apples of cheeks with Fleurry using the 129, then highlight with Sheerbronze with the 187. Apply Thrills lipstick to lips, and then top with Moonbathe lipglass for color and shine.

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31 thoughts on “Look – Urban Decay Book of Shadows Olive Greens

  1. RuBie

    Those lips are gorgeous!

  2. happy blog birthdayyyyyyyyyyy!!

    LOVE this green look………i always felt like green shadow would clash with my green eyes, but i may have to try now…… the lips, too. i tried Thrills but it didn’t look too great on me, but i think i can recreate that with…..hmmm, i’ll have to think on it but something i have will work :)

  3. Beautiful as always!!

    I was just wondering, since you’ve been using Urban Decay Primer Potion as a base…have you had trouble blending your shadows over UDPP? I know a lot of people have said they’ve had trouble, but your looks have always been beautifully blended no matter what! I haven’t really invested much in an eyeshadow primer, but I’ve been thinking about taking the leap with UDPP.

  4. Sana

    Christine you look unbelievably amazing! Happy birthday to the blog :)

  5. K

    You do a lot of experiments with colour in your looks, but there are some combinations you do that are just PERFECT on you! This is one of them. The eye colour on your lower lash line is fantastic and much better than black in this look, and as as always, you rock the corals but this particular lip combination is stunning. Beautiful!

  6. Danielle

    I love the look of fleurry on you! And the lips suit you well. I am gonna be recieving fleurry in a few days, can’t wait.

  7. Jennifer

    Ohhh I love this look! I adore greens so very much… and I have a sweater almost identical to yours :-p I love the lips, too, they just go perfectly with everything else!

  8. Tanya from Oz

    Happy 2nd Birthday, Temptalia!!!!

    ps. I am LOVING the lips:D the gloss reminds me of pinkgrapefruit!!

  9. Chess

    I love how green shadow makes your eyes look brown and brown shadow makes your eyes look green!

  10. Green looks amazing on you, and it’s such a great colour for fall! I really like the lip-eye color combo too. Such gorgeousity!

  11. danielle

    so pretty!!
    i’m gonna try this look.

  12. this look is really pretty! i love thrills l/s, i think i’ll dig that out of my collection and start using it again! i don’t have moonbathe l/g though.. but it the combo looks amazing!

    i noticed your full face photos have been different from your old ones from a few weeks/months back. have you changed your camera or something? just wondering :) x

  13. pquanda

    Congrats! Love this blog!
    Also, I saw Red She Said/Sheer Minerals at PRO @ Robertson.. My review is here

    No swatchies because I went to the vine afterward with my fi!!

  14. Kirsten

    i cant wait to get the book of shadows, since i already have juxt. you look beautiful!
    oh and just so you know, humid isnt used in the step by step directions..just when you listed the eye products. :)

  15. Kate

    This look is lovely on you, Christine!