Hello everyone! Guess who’s back, back again. Nova’s back, from vacation… If you didn’t already know, I was just on a road trip/lakeside cabin vacation to visit family in the central US for 10 days. It was great to have a bit of time off from school, especially since I had just handed in my MSc thesis. However, I basically had no access to internet the whole time that I was gone, which is why I fell off the map a bit on the blog and various social media platforms. But I’m back now, and ready to get cracking!
This week’s Eye Look of the Week is from the Colourpop X Kathleen Lights Dream St. Palette! When I did my makeup during the trip (which was only a few days here and there), I exclusively used this palette, which reminded me how good it is! The colour selection and quality is exquisite, allowing you to branch out with colour, or play it safe with neutrals. You can check out my original review and eye looks with this palette here.
After not doing anything fancy in terms of eye makeup for well over a week, I was happy to really get into it my first day back with some blues!
To accomplish this look I used the following shades:
- I started off the crease with Magical, which is kind of like a warm creamsicle shade. I think that this is a great shade to start off any look because it transitions really well with other shades in the crease.
- I applied Shooting Star lower in the crease just to deepen things a bit and tone down the orange shade with some brown. This is also a great transition shade that can act cooler if you don’t want to do a full out warm look.
- I also applied Potion lower in the crease to really ramp up the warmth of the look.
- To deepen the outer corner I applied Elfish. This is the perfect shade to deepen any look and it blends so so well. Honestly, all of the shades in this palette blend well.
- After cutting the crease with a white concealer, I pressed Kaleidoscope onto the inner lid with a brush. This shade is really interesting because it seems silver, but actually comes off with a bit of an aquamarine shift in person.
- For the rest of the lid I pressed Mermaid Boy on with my finger. This is truly a stunning blue metallic shade. There are so many blues out there these days, but this is one of the best in my opinion.
- To finish off the look I applied Moony to the brow bone and the inner corner. This is a great satin shade that is perfect for the brow bone: not too shimmery but definitely shows up in person.
Overall, I think that this was the perfect look to help me get back into the artistry of makeup after a long trip! It is always good to take breaks from makeup because it allows your skin to breathe, but I truly missed it!
What colours should I feature in my next eye look of the week?