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Plum Fun

MAC Smokey Eye with Shale/Blackberry

Our friends were celebrating their engagement Saturday night (Big Congratulations!!) with their family and friends…no better time to get dressed up and play with some makeup!  I like this one a lot, it’s no wedding look, but it’s a lot of fun for the everyday and sooo easy.  A smokey plum eye goes great with every skin tone and hair color and looks beautiful whether young or mature. I actually did this exact look about a month ago on my fiance’s mother (minus the lashes).  It opened up her eyes in a big way and more importantly made her feel great.  I’m glad you loved it Cindy! Everyone else, let me know what you think!

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I Do?

Brown MAC Smokey Eye

With the wedding less than three months away, the questions surrounding hair and makeup are creeping in closer.  One thing at a time though – makeup first.  I have stayed away from the insanely bright colors and have been experimenting with warmer options that are classic that won’t leave me wondering “What was I thinking!?!?!”

I have a couple looks to start with, and I’m not sure I’ve found “it” yet.  But let me know what you think and if you like one better than the other!

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Colors of a Peacock

Peacock Eyes

Another set of bright colors.  Unfortunately for this one though the lighting was a little less than ideal, but I am sure you can get the idea.  This is what I used for this look:

Primer > Mary Kay Eye Primer

Shadow > MAC Swimming Eyeshadow (Green) blended into MAC’s Teal from their double feature duo and MAC’s Grape Pigment

Eyeliner > Blacktrack Fluidline by MAC

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