Bloggers’ Obsession: Jealousy Wakes & Parisian Skies

First I want to acknowledge that this look isn’t remotely wearable for work at least not where I work.   This is actually my third attempt at posting a look featuring these eye shadows.  I’ve blocked the first one out and the second one looked incredibly similar to a look I previously posted.  I had this idea in my head, but was only going to use Parisian Skies.  Then I thought, screw it, let’s use both.

These two shades work very well together as neither color overpowers the other.  Both shadows are nicely pigmented and blend wonderfully.  I didn’t notice any fallout while using these shades.  Unfortunately, Jealousy Wakes is sold out, but thankfully MAC will replenish its stock of this shade.  No word yet on the timing though. 

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Products Used:
Eyebrows: Mac Eyebrow Crayon – Spiked
Maybelline Great Lash Clear Gel
Base: Mac Soft Ochre Paint Pot
Highlighter: Mac Manilla Paper
Crease: Mac Jealousy Wakes*
Crease: Mac Parisian Skies*
Lid: INGLOT #393**
Upper Waterline: Urban Decay 24/7 Liner – Perversion
Upper Lashline: INGLOT #77 Matte Black Gel Liner
Lower Waterline: Urban Decay 24/7 Liner – Perversion
Lower Lashline: Urban Decay 24/7 Liner – Flipside
Urban Decay 24/7 Liner – Perversion
Mascara: Maybelline the Falsies – Very Black
Mac Prep and Prime – Lash
Foundation: Everyday Minerals Powder – Tan
Get This Look: 

After applying Soft Ochre paint pot with a Sigma 239 brush, I packed on a shimmery cream colored INGLOT shade onto my lid using a Mac 239 brush.  This shadow was applied from corner to corner up to my crease.

I then put Parisian Skies into the outer two-thirds of my crease using a Louse Young LY38B brush.  I kept the color darker at the outer corner and blended over.  This brush is a natural haired, narrow, fluffy brush.  The bristles are as long as a Mac 217, but tapered to point.  If you don’t have anything similar, use a pencil brush.  It will be more difficult to control the crease color if a bigger brush is used.

I wiped the LY38B clean and picked up Jealousy Wakes and started this green shade about mid-way through and blended the shade into the blue and to the inner corner.  With the remaining color left on the brush I soft blended the crease colors into the cream shade on my lid.

With a Mac 217, I used a matte skin tone shade on my brow bone, which covered up the rest of the paint pot and softly blended out the upper edge of the crease colors. 

*Check the Bloggers’ Obsession post for pictures.   **Check the INGLOT post for pictures of this shade.

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