Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

This tutorial is designed to show you how to create a bright and vibrant look for dramatic eyes using MAC’s C-Shock eye shadows.

Skill Level: Moderate

Eyes: Golden Lemon pigment (mixed with MAC’s water-based mixing medium as your base),Goin’ Bananas (bright yellow frost) eyeshadow, Wondergrass eyeshadow (chartreuse green), Big T eyeshadow (bright teal), Bang On Blue eyeshadow (bright medium blue), Eyepopping eyeshadow (bright medium green), White Tie eyeshadow (white gold highlighter), Blue Herizon liquidlast liner, Graphblack technakohl (black kohl liner), and black mascara.
Face: If you’d like to compliment the eyes, use Margin blush (darker coral) on apples of cheeks with Taupe blush to contour.
Lips: For matching lips, try Overrich lipstick with Lil’ Sizzler lipgelee.

Apply Golden Lemon pigment all over lid and just above crease.

Apply Goin’ Bananas eyeshadow on inner third of lid.

Apply Eyepopping eyeshadow to middle of lid.

Apply Wondergrass eyeshadow to outer lid.

Apply Big T eyeshadow to outer lid.

Apply Big T eyeshadow in outer half of the crease.

Apply Eyepopping eyeshadow above crease.

Apply White Tie eyeshadow under brow and above crease.

Apply Wondergrass eyeshadow in outer crease.

Apply Eyepopping eyeshadow on lower lash line. Add Blue Herizon liquid last liner on outer lower lash line. Apply Bang On Blue eyeshadow over Blue Herizon.

This is the finished product.

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21 thoughts on “Tutorial – MAC Cosmetics C-Shock Look

  1. Rosh

    absolutely fabulous~!

  2. joy

    wow thanks for this you look really pretty

  3. Arielle

    Very fun look! Great job!


  4. betty

    Hi Christine,

    Is the pigment’s lasting power longer when applied wet? Thanks!

    • Hey Betty! Not just applied wet, but when applied with the mixing medium (which is liquid, so yes, then it’s wet), because the mixing medium has glycerin in it, which is a binding ingredient – that’s what makes it last all day!

  5. Janis

    Upclose the look seemed overwhelming at first but when you showed your entire face it looks really pretty and it suits you well…can’t wait to try this look myself!
    I’m a sucker for substitutes so may I ask what could replace Going Bananas? I don’t have Chrome Yellow as well. I plan to substitute eyepopping for bitter and wondergrass for swimming (hope the look will still be similar to this). Also, I followed your recipe for the mixing medium and I’m wondering what could be its other uses aside from just mixing it with pigments? Can it be used as a lid primer where I brush the mixing medium by itself on my lids before applying e/s, or sprayed on my face before applying foundation, etc? I kinda made like a whole bottle of it lol. Thanks!

    • Thanks, Janis! I know bold eyes can be scary, but they really can work 😉 I know you mentioned Bright Sunshine in another comment, so I would go with that for a substitute for Goin’ Bananas. Eyepopping would work for Bitter, and so would Wondergrass for Swimming. :)

      You acn use it for making your own liner as well. I wouldn’t really use it as a lid or face primer! The stuff lasts forever, though. The bottle they sell at MAC PRO is HUGE!

  6. bev

    that looks great on you! the colors blended well. the yellow, green and blue.. looks just like a fairy make up! that’s what i’ve been looking for! thanks for the tips.

  7. pinkmacprincess

    What mascara did you use!!!! It looks amazing!!!

  8. pinkmacprincess

    Awesome! thank you! What was your youtube name again?

  9. pinkmacprincess

    I didn’t see it. Are you sure that’s your youtube channel name?

  10. VirgoVixxen

    This is gorgeous