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Liberty of London Look: Greens & Blues
The boyfriend and I headed down to Monterey to visit the Aquarium, so I thought I’d try out some of the new products with some green in there to for that the “oceanic” feel!
I truly apologize for the lack of looks in the past two weeks. It’s been an emotional time for my family as we said goodbye to my first dog, Willy (aka Woolly & Mr. Dog), who lived to be over seventeen years old, last Saturday. I’m hoping this look will help me get back on track and give you all some more looks and the like. Thank you for understanding!
You will need the following…
- Eyes: MAC Soft Ochre Paint Pot (neutral beige base), MAC Lucky Green Eyeshadow (shimmery yellowed green), MAC Birds & Berries Eyeshadow (blue-teal), MAC Bough Grey Eyeshadow (blue-gray), MAC Femme-fi Eyeshadow (highlighter), Urban Decay Graffiti Eyeliner (green), MAC Plushlash Mascara (black)
- Face: Kiehl’s Tinted Moisturizer (Medium)
- Cheeks: MAC Prim & Proper Blush (beige-y nude), MAC Shell Pearl Beauty Powder (champagne-peach)
- Lips: MAC Ever Hip Lipstick (orange-coral), MAC Frankly Fresh Lipglass (beige-coral)
- Brushes: 226 (fluffy crease brush), 219 (pointed crease brush), 249 (flat, firm brush), 239 (fluffy shadow brush), 116 (dense blush brush)
- Substitutes: Birds & Berries = Tilt; Bough Grey = Scene; Prim & Proper = Tenderling; Shell Pearl = Soft & Gentle; Ever Hip = Ravishing; Frankly Fresh = Fresh Buzz
For eyes, start by applying Soft Ochre paint pot as your eyeshadow base all over the eye area with the 249. Using the 239, apply Lucky Green eyeshadow on the inner half of the eyelid. Next, apply Birds & Berries eyeshadow on the outer half of the eyelid and lightly into the outer crease. Darken the crease by applying Bough Grey eyeshadow with the 226. To finish the eyeshadow look, sweep Femme-fi eyeshadow as a highlighter on the brow bone. Bring everything together by applying Graffiti eyeliner on the lower lash line and Lucky Green eyeshadow lightly patted below the lower lash line with the 219 brush. Finish by sweeping lashes with Plushlash mascara.
For cheeks, apply Prim & Proper blush to the apples of the cheeks and sweep upwards towards the temple with the 116. Highlight cheekbones with Shell Pearl beauty powder with the 165.
For lips, apply Ever Hip lipstick first, and then layer Frankly Fresh lipglass for a complementing lip.
MAC Eyeshadow Packaging: Bough Grey, Dame’s Desire, Birds & Berries, Free to Be
MAC Give Me Liberty of London: Eyeshadow Reviews, Photos, Swatches
Each of the eyeshadows is packaged in white flip-top containers, but on top of the clear lid, there is a flower, and each shade has a different color (or flower!).
Eyeshadow ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)
- Bough Grey is a smooth, softened gray with a tinge of blue and a subtle sheen with a satin finish. I can’t think of a shade quite like this — perhaps Scene, but the texture feels smoother, softer and the color seems grayer.
- Dame’s Desire is a medium purple with red undertones and an almost icy purple shimmer with a frost finish. It reminds me of Creme de Violet’s coloring but more pigmented and with a different finish. Maybe if Stars ‘n Rockets and Creme de Violet had a baby? It was originally in the Dame Edna Collection.
- Birds & Berries is a shimmery, frosted bluish-teal with a veluxe pearl finish. It reminded me a lot of Strike the Pose eyeshadow, except a little greener/tealer, but the two are incredibly similar.
- Free to Be is a coral-orange with a matte finish. It goes on smooth and pigmented, but it is also a permanent shade (recently added).
- Give Me Liberty of London is a dusty milky pink. It reminds me of Pen ‘n Pink. It goes on very lightly, semi-sheer, but it doesn’t look or feel chalky.