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#MMWC Week Three | Smokey Eyes

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The whole purpose is to challenge yourself right? So de I n I, general non-eyeshadow wearer say this week we finna tackle a smokey eye. Who send me? Oh boy, did things ever go wrong but thankfully, nothing's really too precise with this type of look. And like all the pros said, yuh just gotta blend. NUFF!

I knew I wanted to use the 'Plum' Caviar Stick as a base but I hadn't thought out much else. Well, that's not so...I also knew that I wanted a pop of shimmer in the middle of my lids. That plan didn't really work out.

Eyeshadow Palettes Used - www.modenmakeup.com
Cream Shadow and Pencil Eyeliners Used - www.modenmakeup.com

For the first time I also lined my upper lash line. I knew from a recent swatch party that the Too Faced Perfect Eyes Waterproof Eyeliner 'Perfect Black' was pigmented and smooth. It did not disappoint; though I do find the process of applying product to that delicate area very odd.

Brow Products Used - www.modenmakeup.com
Concealer and Under Eye Setting Powder Used - www.modenmakeup.com

I'm now realising that I used a good set of products for the first time yesterday. The By Terry Hyaluronic Powder for example. Like the reviews said: it's extremely finely milled and leaves the skin looking very "soft focus". I have to try it again at night to see if it does the horrid flashback.

#MMWC Week 3 Smokey Eyes - www.modenmakeup.com

Le struggle. Total liquid liner fail...but what else is new. I clearly have to work on my shadow placement. The Dark Mattes palette is great though. Pigmented and very easy to blend without totally disappearing. Imagine I only realised after that I didn't apply mascara. LOL. My head did so turn dred!


#MMWC Week 3 Smokey Eyes - www.modenmakeup.com
#MMWC Week 3 Smokey Eyes - www.modenmakeup.com

Actually complete. I can't do without mascara.

The most impressive product was that Viseart palette. It's worth eva cent.

Viseart Dark Mattes Palette - www.modenmakeup.com

A special shout out to the Wayne Goss eye brushes (blending bosses; so very very soft) and the Sigma Sigmax Precision Tapered P86 which served as an eraser and helped reduced the just-got-punched-in-the-eyes look.

Don't forget that you can join in on the #MMWC fun too; just send a request to join Moden Makeup - The Family.

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