17/08/2015

Brown eyes!! Turquoise blue or Forest Green?

So I was sitting idle yesterday which doesn't happen very often and suddenly had this urge to try out blue eyeshadow on myself. Talk of inspiration can strike anytime! Off I go!!

Zoeva Graphic eyes good karma eyeliner

blue smoky eye

Zoeva love is a story eyeshadow palette


I've been wanting to do it for so long. I didn't even know what colors to use and how it'll turn out. Went with my gut feeling and randomly created one from Zoeva's 'Love is Story palette'. I loved it and even posted a hazy selfie on Insta and Facebook asking if it was a yeah or nah! The response was mixed. Some liked it, some suggested black liner & bold lashes with it, some didn't feel it went well with my brown eye color and some couldn't really make out what was wrong with it (I'd be one of them!).

zoeva love is a story palette

Anyways, I decided to create a green eye next! Your typical Sunday afternoon..when you get carried away with makeup practice and before you know it it's 6 pm :(
So, here's the result of my Sunday afternoon musings. There's heaps of new things I tried, the new fads you know- Red lipstick to cover dark circles under eye, contouring with a darker foundation, baking with tons of loose powder to set the plethora of concealers used under eye and an illuminating eyeshadow base. It was quite an afternoon!

Here's the result!! A Forest Green eye and a Turquoise Blue eye! Btw the Forest Green eye was created with the beautiful Zoeva Graphic eyes Eyeliner in Good Karma. I can't decide which one I like better. Honestly, I like both, like a lot!! and I was quite happy with my first attempt with loud colors.
But  I'd love to know your opinion. I got told that purple and green are for brown eyes. Well,  life's about breaking rules so here's my act!

blue eyeshadow on brown eyes

sleek candy cane lipstick

zoeva graphic eyes eyeliner

sleek candy cane NC 32 indian skin

best pink lipstick for indian skin

zoeva love is a story

Did someone say try with a black eyeliner? Here ya go!

brown eyes makeup

brown eyes makeup indian
#WhenEyelinerDontWannaMatch
What's your verdict? #TeamBlue or #TeamGreen? More like Turquoise Blue or Forest/Olive Green!
If you are a brown eyed beauty, what's your favorite eyeshadow combo that I need to try? Let me know in the comments below!

Talk soon
Nishu xx

P.S. It was a random session and I didn't intend to blog about (Why does it always happen to me?). So I haven't listed the full list of products used for the look. But if you need to know one, ask me before I forget what I used. If you'd like me to do a full detailed post on any of these looks, just ask :)

P.P.S. Yes! I know it isn't helpful. I know you guys prefer to watch than read but I'm so sorry. I wish I had the luxury of time to do videos.

P.P.P.S. That Lipstick!! Gosh! I'm in love with it..like head over heels. Expect to see a review and look with it next week!

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