Hi Guys & Dolls,
Makeup for me is about telling a story. The story of the almond eye is powerful, elegant, and sexy. They don’t ask for your attention they command it. The look is bold and graphic, flowing with the eye shape, enhancing it, redefining the scale. The matte black is a stunning look on it’s own, but by adding a tasteful amount of glitter it becomes luxurious. By pairing the bold eyes with a nude or mostly-nude face, the story is edited and clear- the eyes have it.
Who this look is great for: Nearly everyone, but particularly if you have smaller eyes. The shape draws the eyes out giving them a bit more real estate, the bold color pulls focus, and by leaving the inner rims bare if creates the illusion that your eyes are wider. If you have very red or pink inner rims line with white.
Who might this not work for : This might not work for you if you have a very prominent ocular(brow) bone, particularly if it is strong on the side of your eye as it will interfere with the shape.
I encourage you all to try it- unleash your inner vixen.
Below are a battery of photos of this look- it photographs beautifully!
Urban Decay Primer Potion
Too Face “Perfect Black” Perfect Eyes Waterproof Liner
Urban Decay Blackout Shadow
Lit Cosmetics Glitter Base
Lit Cosmetics Back in Black size 3 Glitter
Milani Runway Eyes Mascara
Faux Lash Dark Slants False Lashes
Too Face Primed & Poreless Primer
Urban Decay Naked Foundation
Purely Cosmetics Diamond Finish Powder
tarte exposed Amazonian clay blush
Too Faced “Perfect Nude” Perfect Lips Liner
Too Faced Naked Dolly La Creme Lipstick
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