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“Esteban gave me very great inspiration,” she said, naming words such as “organic” and “pebble.” “I went a bit further along that path and went to see Monet’s water lilies at the Orangerie.” The lilacs and pale blues she noted were then channeled into makeup. To fete Cortazar’s debut Ungaro collection, according to Dowsett, MAC will launch a limited edition, co-branded makeup line this October.
This tutorial is designed to show you step-by-step how to create a look using MAC’s Metal-X cream shadows Pure Ore and Plum Electric. Feel free to ask questions!
You will need: Pure Ore cream shadow (antique gold), Plum Electric cream shadow (dark purple), Rye eyeshadow (antique gold), Mi’Lady duo shadow (red/purple), Ricepaper eyeshadow (highlight). For lips, try Overrich lipstick (bright coral) with Magnetique lipglass (fuchsia-purple). For cheeks, try NARS Crazed (dark pink) with Micro Pink beauty powder (cool pale pink).
Brushes: 219, 239, 249
Substitutions: Try Patina instead of Rye eyeshadow, Coppering instead of the red portion of Mi’Lady, Parfait Amour instead of the purple portion of Mi’Lady.
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If you were using MAC’s Nanogold eyeshadow, what look would you create with it? What shadows would you use? What would you use on cheeks? Anything added to the lips?
Create a look using whatever you want, as long as you include Nanogold! Feel free to share links to photos of your look(s) using it in the comments.
Are you a fan of mineral makeup? If so, what are your favorite brands? If not, why not?
I’ve tried it with minimal success thus far, so I’m hoping you will all share with me some great ideas!
I used Soft Ochre paint pot on lid, American Beauty Golden eyeshadow on inner lid, American Beauty Pink eyeshadow on middle of lid, Passionate eyeshadow on outer lid, Beautymarked eyeshadow on outer crease, Stars ‘n Rockets eyeshadow on outer crease and above outer crease, American Beauty Golden eyeshadow above crease and on brow as well as on lower lash line, and American Beauty Gold liner on lower lash line. I wore Afterdusk blush with Tenderdusk beauty powder with American Beauty Pink Glow face glow to highlight. I had Sweetie lipstick with Totally It! lipglass and Ms. Fizz dazzleglass on my lips.
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Toners are meant to remove oily residue, and some say that this is a skippable step for many, because the availability of cleansers today show that many cleansers have replaced this step altogether. For those with oilier skin, a toner may be necessary, though, because it can reduce the build up of the oil throughout the day.