Monday, February 20, 2012

Guest Post: Eye Look featuring MAC Star Violet Eyeshadow.

Natalie Monday, February 20, 2012


Guest Post Written by Ashley
Today the lovely Ashley of Beauty-Twist shares us a gorgeous eye look focusing on MAC Star Violet, a pinky-brown plum veluxe pearl eyeshadow that will compliment all eye colors.




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MAC Star Violet Eyeshadow

I'm really loving purple toned eyeshadows at the moment and as I was swatching shades during my latest trip to MAC, I spotted Star Violet, a gorgeous pinky-brown plum with a veluxe pearl finish. This purple-burgundy shade blends like a dream and pairs beautifully with golds and browns. Star Violet is highly pigmented, extremely smooth and velvety, and has a slightly metallic sheen. I find that it performs best when blended into the crease and on the outer-v of the eye.

I only recently began wearing purple on my lids and wish I would have started doing so much sooner! Shades within the purple family are a great compliment for all eye colors and really make the eyes pop!

*Follow these steps for a gorgeous eye featuring Star Violet*

MAC Star Violet Eyeshadow Look

1. Using a flat eyeshadow brush, apply Maybelline Color Tattoo cream shadow in Bad to The Bronze onto the lids. Blend the shadow upwards and stop at the eye's crease. Use an eyeliner brush and apply to the lower lash line.

2. Apply a gold shadow to the inner corners and first 1/3 of the eyelid. (I used Urban Decay's Half Baked but you may use any gold shadow that you have on hand.)

3. Next, apply Star Violet to the outer-v of the eye and blend into the crease. Be sure to buff out and harsh edges for a soft, smoky effect.

4. Finish of the look with liquid liner and 2 coats of mascara.

MAC Star Violet Eyeshadow Look

mac star violet swatch

mac star violet eyeshadow

mac star violet eyeshadow



Guest Post Written by Ashley

Hi, my name is Ashley. I’m a project manager by day and a self-professed beauty and fashion addict 24/7. I created my blog, Beauty-Twist, to share my passion for makeup and beauty products, fashion, photography, and writing. I love testing out new products, experimenting with style, and expressing my interests through my photographs.

The content of Beauty-Twist consists of makeup and product reviews (drugstore and department store), beauty advice, fashion and styling tips, and occasional photo outings. I’m always on the lookout for up and coming trends in makeup and fashion whether it be a new eye shadow palette, skin care product, the latest shoe trend…you name it! I hope you’ll check out my blog at beauty-twist.blogspot.com.
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12 comments :

  1. You are so gorgeous. Love your blog so much. Please follow my blog...

    ♥Love from Antalya♥

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    1. Thank you so much, Antalya! I'll definitely follow your blog, and thanks for following mine! ~XX

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  2. Special thanks to Natty for featuring me on her blog! :)

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  3. This look will definitely compliment all eye color. Love it Ashley!

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  4. I'm also in love with purple these days, in regards to everything haha. This shady is super pretty, especially with the gold.

    www.beautynthingsblog.com

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    1. Thanks, Mariana! I love the gold too, it really makes the purple pop!

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  5. She did such a good job. I like the soft purple too, especially with gold.

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  6. Great job Ashley! This look is beautiful.

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  7. Wow thats Amazing Ashley! This look is so beautiful and amazing.

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