A Subversive Halloween Look featuring Pat McGrath Subversive Palettes

Posted by Christine

01/06

34 Loves

About this Look

This side of my ode to Pat McGrath on this Halloween is combining the original, larger Subversive Mothership Palette with the newest Subversive Metalmorphosis palette.  Every time I use a Pat McGrath palette, the finished look always makes me ooh and ahh; there is something about the texture and way the colors play together that mesmerizes me.  They never cease to make me smile when I use them, and the feeling of joy after using the palettes keeps me going back on those rare moments I get to pick whatever I want, even if I’m only going to wear it for a few hours! 

P.S. — You can view details of the other eye look here.

Step-by-Step Guide

  • Inner tearduct: VR Pink toward inner crease / Blitz Amethyst with Sterling dabbed on to brighten
  • Inner lid: Blitz Amethyst
  • Middle of lid: Gigabyte (between Blitz Amethyst and Gold Standard), Gold Standard
  • Outer lid: Copper
  • Crease: Smoked Amethyst
  • Deep crease: Xtreme Black
  • Above crease: Night Creature
  • Browbone: VR Pink, Astral Ghost Orchid (right under arch)
  • Lower lash line: Grapevine (waterline), Smoked Amethyst (lower lash line), Gigabyte (below Smoked Amethyst)
  • Cheeks: Pink Champagne (blush), Moon Phase (highlight), Icy Nude (highlight)
  • Lips: Tiger Eye (all-over), Oyster Pearl (all-over), Gold (center)
Colorful
Smoky
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

16 Comments

Discussion and debate are highly encouraged, and we expect community members to participate respectfully. Comments that include advertisements, self-promotion, insults, etc. may be in violation of our comment policy and subject teo deletion. Please see our comment policy for more information.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Want notification by email of follow-up comments?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Stunning! Like you mentioned, the way the colors play off each other is truly mesmerizing. It seems like PM can do no wrong. The colors you chose look spectacular together, too. I love how the tones translate in the cheeks as well.

Beautiful colors and placement, Christine. The colors come together so seamlessly but they’re still so vibrant and distinct. Like a beautiful rainbowy oil slick. lol

Beautiful fun look! Thank you Christine 🙂 I agree, I always really enjoy it when I use my Pat McGrath palettes, it just feels like a treat. Seriously considering getting the holiday trio!

Ughhh I’m trying to convince myself I don’t need a $125 palette, but post like these are not helping my resolve. I really want the Subversive palette, but know I’ll rarely use it especially for everyday-type looks.

If you don't see your comment yet, it's still in our moderation queue. We try our best to approve comments within 24 hours (and reply to them within 72 hours) but can sometimes get behind. Thank you for your patience!