So Autumn is officially here! Although I’m not looking forward to the colder weather I can’t wait to switch to some richer eye shadows. Today’s looks is inspired by Autumn’s colours, mixing golds, reds and browns. All of the eye shadows are from Coastal Scents Hot Pot collection and the shades are pictured and their names listed below.
Top Row: 18 Karat Gold, Coconut Husk, Deep Roast
Bottom Row: Elven Gold, Baked Clay, Peachy Copper
These shades are perfect for making blue and green eyes pop but this look can be easily altered for all eye colours. If you have brown or hazel eyes swap the red for a deep purple shade.
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When choosing the appropriate shades for your eye colour it’s best to consult a colour wheel like the one below. The colours opposite your eye colour will work best to enhance it.
For blue eyes, you should aim to use mainly orange and browns colours with red or yellow undertones.
If you are feeling brave, there’s nothing to stop you trying maroon, blue or navy shades. Just be aware that some blues can wash out your eye colour rather than enhance it.
After my first set of makeup brushes were a massive disappointment I was really careful about buying cheap brush sets again. I did a LOT of research, talked myself in and out of buying this set but when it went on sale I finally bit the bullet.
Inspired by my flowers from a lovely stranger on Valentine’s Day, I created this simple, sultry Valentine’s-esque look. I kept my eyes uncomplicated with warm neutral colours and to dress it up a bit I added a pop of colour with a tinted lip balm. I also used a bright blush to add a little glow to my cheeks.