A Subversive Halloween Look featuring Pat McGrath Subversive Palettes

01/06

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)
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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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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.

Duuuhhhh!!!! Iโ€™m so sorry I didnโ€™t see that! I apologize for wasting your time! But seriously, your looks are sooo inspiring and dare I say, wallet draining!!! LOLOLOLOL โค๏ธ

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