And now for one thing utterly completely different (not), if I had a nickel for each time I watched a YouTube make-up video and thought, “Oh, I can handle that. That’s gonna be easy.” And then I attempted it and was like, “What the hell just happened?” — I’d be a wealthy woman.
Yeesh, I’m so out of form with eyeshadow… It is certainly a perishable ability, at the very least for me. It’s not like using a motorbike, the place you may take years off, then hop again on and be like, “Lalala! So easy! This is great!”
As you understand, I’ve been eager to do some extra with my make-up these days — not essentially to place extra make-up on, however to, ya know, do one thing extra bold than one or two lid shades and a few tightlining, so I’ve been watching a whole lot of movies, like this one by Sephora for hooded lids, which was truly VERY useful for explaining correct placement (a.okay.a “where to put the lighter and darker colors”).
If you could have a hooded lid state of affairs, positively test it out.
Thing is…it assumes you could have rudimentary mixing expertise down pat, which I believed I had, however I suppose they have been tucked away someplace as a result of… Well, it’s not that I’m sad with how this eye look turned out, however I can see just a few issues I may have achieved higher.
I prefer it from straight on, and from the facet, with my eyes open. I believe it’s fairly decently blended in the crease, and I like the best way the gradient is feathering, however once I have a look at the pics of myself with my eyes closed…WHOA.
And this might simply be me being hyper-critical of myself, as a result of I try this, however I can see that one eye is darker than the opposite, they usually aren’t completely symmetrical, and I do know that I do these items as a result of I’ve made these identical errors 1,342,521 instances earlier than.
I additionally know that my eyes aren’t equivalent. They’re naturally asymmetrical. One is barely bigger than the opposite, and my smaller eye is ready a bit of deeper the the opposite. Also, I’m right-handed, and I are likely to press more durable once I’m making use of shadow on my proper lid than I do on my left, making that eye’s make-up look darker if I don’t pay shut attention.
Basically, these are simply classes I’ve to re-learn sometimes… While not rocket science, make-up is certainly a perishable ability. If you don’t use it, you freakin’ lose it.
Anywho, right now’s make-up gave me an opportunity to get to know the brand new Chanel Les Beiges Deep eyeshadow palette, and woman, the browns are lovely! They are SO fairly.
Like the extensive buttery golden pan on the prime? No, it isn’t MAC Soba, however it’s Chanel’s model. If I simply stopped attempting new make-up and wore this satiny mid-toned brown every day for the remainder of my life, I’d be a cheerful camper.
The darker browns in the palette, by the best way, look actually heat, virtually pink, however they appear cooler-toned on pores and skin. They additionally look darker on the pores and skin than they do in the pans, which shocked me. This might be additionally why I had some problem with the darker areas in the outer corners of this look, as a result of I didn’t anticipate these deep browns to be so wealthy!
There are additionally two shimmery, sparkly (and foolish) golds in the palette… I want Chanel had gone with one thing extra helpful, like a much less shimmery taupe and/or peach, however alas… I’ll in all probability skip them more often than not and keep on with the three workhorse browns. Yup, that’s the ticket.
Your pleasant neighborhood magnificence addict,