Smokey Eyes – How I do it

Lots of pictures here, and not too many words, merry Christmas everyone!


Applying a colour wash – Mac Dovefeather

Defining the crease – Laura Mercier Twilight

Powder Lining – Laura Mercier Twilight

Lining the lower waterline – Laura Mercier Twilight (considering botox, priceless)

Applying Mascara – Lancome Hypnose Drama

Deciding I need liquid liner – Make Up Forever purple

Applying blusher – Cargo Plant Love Illuminator in Wind (fnaar)

Lipstick – YSL Rouge Volupte 23

How the eye make up looks close up

And, how the look is complete:

(possibly the worst picture of me, ever taken, hence the close cropping!)

This is my smokey-eyes party look, and it’s what I’ll be sporting today.  Hope you’re all having a wonderful Christmas!

I’ll be back around the new year, I’ll see you all soon!




  1. December 25, 2009 / 11:49 pm

    Hope you had a feb Christmas! Grand post xxx

  2. December 26, 2009 / 4:33 am

    Did you keep your mouth closed for the mascara coz you knew the camera was taking pictures? ;P

  3. December 28, 2009 / 10:45 pm

    That's a pretty look, love your eyes.

  4. December 28, 2009 / 10:54 pm

    Thank you very much! I love purple, as I think some of you might have noticed … 😉

    Bicky, I mastered the art of applying mascara with my mouth closed many years ago! One day, I'll teach you the secret!

  5. December 29, 2009 / 1:48 am

    Oooh please do!

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