So, this is where I attempted to recreate a tutorial by Sharon Farrell. After watching the tutorial a few months back, I promptly bought the products that I would need to create the look. Namely, the MakeupGeek pigment in Insomnia. Sharon's tutorial seemed simple enough that even I could recreate it and even though my look is an inferior copy of hers, I'm super excited about the results. It's such an easy eyelook to do, but thanks to the duochrome nature of Insomnia, it looks like it takes more skill than it really does. AND as an added bonus, Insomnia is currently on sale for only $4.50 on the MakeupGeek website.
Insomnia is the first pigment that I have ever used but I am in love. I feel like I've been missing out and really need to make up for lost time! I am amazed by how beautiful this look is and how well the shadows held up throughout the day. I even did an Insanity workout with this makeup on, and my eye makeup didn't budge. Quite impressive, really (and no, I'm not the type to normally work out in makeup).
On top of the black liner, Insomnia pulls a beautiful blueish green. Over MAC Groundwork, the reddish brown shade becomes more apparent. I used a fluffy brush to blend out Insomnia at the edges but I didn't go in with a powder shade in the outer corner (which Sharon did in her tutorial). I lined my waterline with the black Bobbi Brown eyeliner and smudged a bit of Insomnia under the bottom lashes.
To finish off the look, I used Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk foundation, Le Métier de Beauté Crème Fresh Tint in Ginger Lily on the cheeks, and my lips are a combo of MAC Subculture lip liner, Laura Mercier Paintwash Liquid Lip Colour in Nude Rose, with the Bare Minerals Marvelous Moxie Lipgloss in Sparkplug in the centre of my lips.
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