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Build a Quad: “Smoky Duo”

Build a Quad: “Smoky Duo”

Build a Quad: "Smoky Duo"

To me, the classic smoky eye is a mix of grays, silvers, and blacks--but the best part about smoky eyes? You can make any eye smoky. I thought rather than just doing a monochromatic quad for smoky eyes (at least, this time around!), it'd be nice to give you the ability...

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Look – Smokey Eyes in Silver & Gray

Looks

Look – Smokey Eyes in Silver & Gray

Easy-peasy smoky eye :) I consider this the "traditional" smoky eye, since I've always thought of a smoky eye as silver/gray. Video tutorial for this coming soon, too!

You will need the following...

  • Eyes: Soft Ochre paint pot (neutral beige base), Electra eyeshadow (bright silver), Silver Ring...

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Best Gray/Black Eyeshadows: 7 MAC Eyeshadows

Best Gray/Black Eyeshadows: 7 MAC Eyeshadows

7 Must-Have Gray/Black MAC Eyeshadows

About the Temptalia Must-Haves Series

A series of posts showcasing must-have products from MAC Cosmetics' permanent line of products. Selections are based on quality, universality, uniqueness amongst the line, and the like. Limited edition shades are...

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Tutorial: Smokey Eyes How-to

Tutorials

Tutorial: Smokey Eyes How-to

How-to: Smokey Eyes

You will need the following…

  • Eyes: Soft Ochre paint pot (neutral base), Electra eyeshadow (bright silver), Silver Ring (dark silver), Carbon eyeshadow (matte black), Shroom eyeshadow (highlighter), Graphblack technakohl (black), Blacktrack fluidline (black), Zoomlash mascara...

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Look – Smokey Eyes with Gray and Silver

Looks

Look – Smokey Eyes with Gray and Silver

It's been SO long since I've done the "traditional" smokey eye, so I had the urge to try it out again :) I'm spending my weekend cramming/studying for my Stats and Managerial Accounting finals on Monday (yay, back-to-back finals, so awesome!). I'm meeting up with some study buddies for Stats in...

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Look – Lots of Purples and Too Faced Shadow Insurance

Looks

Look – Lots of Purples and Too Faced Shadow Insurance

Here's that look I mentioned yesterday! :) I used Too Faced Shadow Insurance, and you know what? I much prefer pigments for my colored bases. I think I would have had better staying power, no fading, and it would have had more *pop* -- I will definitely be opting for pigments in the future,...

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Look – Shimmery White and Teal Blue Eyes

Looks

Look – Shimmery White and Teal Blue Eyes

Sorry about the lack of looks lately! When your face resembles something from the swamp, the last thing you want to do is prettify your eyes, only to have your face ruin the look. :( I still managed to do a few, though! But more or less, I want to wear less makeup over more to do everything I can...

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Look – Silvery Smoky Blue Eye

Looks

Look – Silvery Smoky Blue Eye

My Election Day look! :) The boyfriend *loved* the pink lips!

You will need the following...

  • Eyes: Softwashed pigment (silver base), Silver Ring eyeshadow (silver), Knight Divine eyeshadow (silver-black), Deep Truth eyeshadow (dark blue), Shroom eyeshadow (neutral highlighter), Urban Decay Ye-yo...

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