Creating an Inspired Eye Look

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So if you know anything about me, you know that I love Rihanna and makeup. LOL What more is there to say? Rihanna posted this photo above on Instagram and it immediately inspired me to create my next eye look. I have always admired the people who draw the eye looks on their arm or hand and create the look that way so I figured I would give it a shot instead of doing the makeup look on myself this time. I had plans to play in the Sweet Peach palette by Too Faced and this outfit gave me the perfect look idea. I called it Candied Peach. Let’s get into the look.


 

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I used Wet N Wild, Too Faced, and Aurora cosmetics and then American Crafts and Michaels craft glitter which unfortunately is not eye safe… (if you are a rebel like myself or Rihanna then feel free to go ahead and go for it anyway) I prefer to spend money on eye shadow palettes and mascaras and don’t go for the glitters or lose pigments so I never have owned any glitters that were cosmetic grade (unless there were part of a palette or single shadow like you will see shortly). The lash glue that you see here was not in fact used for eye lashes because I did not apply lashes to my hand. It was used to apply the glitter. I have used this method many times on Halloween.

 

 The Sweet Peach palette is gorgeous and the shadows are pigmented and have little to no fallout which is perfect for all different looks. The colors I used are shown here in this photo:

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White Peach is a cream/white color that I used to do the entire base of the “eye” before applying any other color. I then went ahead and started to define the crease with the color Cobbler. I blended the color Caramelized into the crease and on the outer corner as well as a little on the lash line towards the inner corner just slightly (even though you don’t end up seeing it in the end result). Finally I used some concealer that I did not show (I knew I was going to forget something) Naked Skin in my shade to lighten up the “eyelid” and then packed on the color Bellini. 

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On the “inner corner” I applied some of this glitter from Wet N Wild. I never use much of this because the product itself is a Vaseline-like texture with glitter in it and when you apply it, it is patchy and there are only a few glitters. You basically have to pack this stuff on in multiple layers and it takes forever to dry down even a little in order to layer it… not ideal so I only used a little.

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I used these colors of glitter combined to get the perfect “Rose Gold” that I was going for. I used the American Crafts fine and regular milled glitter in the color Salmon. I used the Michaels brand extra fine milled glitter in the color Caramel. They applied perfectly to the “eyelid” with this Wet N Wild clear eyelash glue.  

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Lastly I attempted to do a winged liner which I can not even do on my own eye and it didn’t happen on this “eye” either. I used the Wet N Wild liner pencil to draw the eyeliner and the lashes and then I went over the liner and lashes with the Aurora felt tip liner to make the liner and lashes as black as my soul… yes I love that meme. The final look might be a little off because of my freehand of a closed eye and of course I messed up the eye liner look I was going for but all in all I love this look and would totally rock it with Rihanna’s outfit OR put this look on someone who was rocking this outfit! 

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I hope you enjoyed that blog post! What is even better than Rihanna’s existence is that she came out with her own makeup line! OMG!! I am so happy to have the combination of Rihanna and makeup! Fenty Beauty can be purchased here or here or in Sephora stores near you! I must say that I absolutely LOVE her primer, high lighters, and foundation and props to her for dropping a line with so many shades from day one! 

The Too Faced Sweet Peach palette can be purchased here and for all the other amazing products that Too Faced sells you can find them here, here, or here. You can also have that amazing instant gratification by picking up your favorite Too Faced products in person in your local Sephora or Ulta. 

Trying to Grow

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