Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Summer Fun Look: Green, Coral, & Purple

How’s your Sunday treating you? I did this look late last night, as I was determined to be somewhat productive.  (Although, I did get my cheat sheet ready for my final on Monday!)  Just a fun, summery look that came out better than I thought it would!  I hope you’re enjoying your weekend :)

P.S. — For a more affordable lip look, try MAC Ravishing and Lychee Luxe.

You will need the following…

For eyes, start by applying Smudgeproof as your eyeshadow base all over the eye area with the 249. Using the 239, apply Sweet & Punchy eyeshadow on the inner two-thirds of the lid and pull upwards along the inner crease. Apply Firecracker eyeshadow on the outer third of the lid with the 239. Next, apply Psychedelic Sister eyeshadow into the crease with the 226, lightly blending onto the outer lid. Blend Grain eyeshadow with the crease shade and highlight the brow bone. Bring everything together by applying Float On By eye kohl on the lower lash line, then lightly pat Sweet & Punchy eyeshadow to soften. Finish by sweeping lashes with Plushlash mascara.

For cheeks, apply Traviata blush on the apples of the cheeks and sweep upwards towards the temple with the 116.

For lips, apply #101 lipstick first, and then layer #3 lipgloss for a complementing lip.

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76 thoughts on “Summer Fun Look: Green, Coral, & Purple

  1. Sylvia

    Gorgeous! =)

  2. As always, Gorgeous and very nicely blended. The 3 colors are just beautiful!

  3. Valene

    Quite pretty. I just might give this look a try.

  4. I love that! THat’s really pretty on you! i need to go look up dupes for Firecracker now, since i kinda don’t have money to buy it.

  5. daphne

    Wow that purple crease is GREAT! Do you think MAC’s Nocturnelle would work as a substitute?

    • daphne

      Also, this is weird I know, but your eyelid shape is very pretty. I mean, in the last picture with the eye closed I was *sure* you had thin black liner on the upper lashline, but clearly you don’t. Just something about your eyes.

      • Thanks, Daphne :) I thank my parents for giving me the best of their eyes, LOL! I also thank my grandmother for the crazy eye color (both my parents have brown eyes), but she has the same weird flecks.

    • Thanks! :) Nocturnelle would be OK – probably not quite as purple – maybe like a mix of Parfait Amour & Nocturnelle?

      • daphne

        I think that could work…I do have both! Trying to figure out when I should try a similar look. Maybe I’ll use a bluer liner and make this my rainbow eye for Pride!

  6. Ashley

    That’s a gorgeous look, Christine! I love how you are creative with your looks. A true artist.

  7. Amy

    I really like this lip combo!

  8. Violet

    This is such a gorgeous use of color – I think this is one of my favorites!

  9. Jessica

    what can replace Physcedellic Sister out of MAC’s permanent shades?

  10. Dahlia

    very pretty!

  11. LNU

    Totally screams summer fun! I like it!

  12. Michelle

    this look is so fun! but do u actually wear this out during the day? or is it just for fun/playing around with new looks? just curious!

  13. Sarah T

    Wow! I love this look, Christine. The colors really complement each other :) And that blush looks amazing on you!

  14. AmyR

    This look is wonderful on you Christine! Keep up the good work!

  15. Ashley Marie

    I love it! You should do it in video tutorial form. I love your videos.

  16. Such a fun, original look!

  17. neli

    the color combination is great the last pic with ur eyes closed its pure perfection :)

  18. Sarah Myers

    very adventurous! love it!

  19. Jen

    Love love love this colorful look! The purple looks great and isn’t an obvious choice, not sure I would have thought to use it with the other colors.

  20. Josi

    i really love your colourful looks :)

  21. gorgeous! i wish you packed more orange onto the lid, though!

  22. Jamie

    This look makes me want to squee with joy…love it. I am totally trying this look this week.

  23. Michelle K

    How similar are MAC’s Fresh Green Mix (mineralize eyeshadow) and To the Beach’s Sweet and Punchy?

  24. Oana

    Oh pretty pretty! I feel like you sort of combined the colors most people said they would pair with firecracker (green & purple) and I love how all 3 look together!! Nice job Christine!

  25. Rosie

    You look radiant. Sweet and punchy looks great with float on by.

  26. joanne w

    You make me wanna go out and try the get the products you used on your lips even though I think coral looks horrible on me!

  27. Amanda Craig

    i know you mention Nocturnelle and Parfait Amour….but what do you think about Trax, or the purple that came in the Lucky Tom Quad from Hello Kitty??

  28. Arianna

    love the lips! cant say the same for the eyes!

  29. Marie

    I love this look! it’s vibrant, young, and fun, but not flashy. :)

  30. Riki

    Eyes are too colorful for gloomy me :p
    but I adore that shade of blush with those lips on you. You look great!