December 2, 2009

Dramatic Matte Eyes with Bold Lips

Another matte look, this time more on the dramatic side with bold red-orange lips.

Senna Cosmetics Brow Shaper Duo in Brunette
MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NW25

Too Faced Shadow Insurance (primer)
MAC NW25 Studio Finish concealer (base)
MAC eyeshadows in Vanilla (inner corner and highlight), Bisque (middle lid and highlight), Swiss Chocolate (crease and bottom lashline), Omega (above crease), Carbon (outer lid and at base of lower lashes)
MAC Fluidline in Blatrack
Maybelline Volume Express Waterproof mascara in Black
Ardell Demi Wispies
Duo Clear Lash Glue

MAC Studio Fix Fluid in NW25 and NC25 (mixed)
MAC Studio Fix powder in N5
Bare Escentuals Well Rested (under eye concealer/brightener)
MAC Medium Dark Mineralize Skinfinish Natural (contour)
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in So Ceylon and MAC blush in Trace Gold (blush)

MAC lipliner in Auburn
MAC lipstick in Jist (very very small amount)


  1. A gorgeous look for sure! It's nice to see someone giving Swiss Chocolate some love too, I adore that eyeshadow :D

  2. I love that lip color on you. This is pretty.

  3. beautiful beautiful beautiful! i just stumbled upon your amazing blog - your makeup skills are wonderful.

    i'm your newest follower.


  4. Pretty! :) I'm loving the lipstick!

  5. So pretty and classic! I can't do a bold lip, it scares me. lol

  6. so pretty! I love this look. You look gorgeous with bold lips

  7. gorgeous look, I did something very similar last week :) I'm really liking the bold lips on u

  8. Lip color looks gorgeous.....:)

  9. Love the look! Your blog is super fun!

  10. Thanks everyone! I totally understand about not being able to wear bold lips...I feel the same sometimes. That's why I don't do it often.

  11. This is sooooo pretty. I'm always looking for a new way to use matte colors on my eyes. This is it!

  12. I love the matte look! I so need to try this!!! :)

  13. You are fast becoming my favourite blog beauty guidette! I love your work Jacq!

    I did a matte eye that was dramatic with bright pink/purple lip and heavy blush. I was going for a 60's/ 70's look.


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