Emerald Oasis

This is a pretty green look that is great for the holidays.  You can pair it with a peach cheek and neutral lip or go all out and wear a red lip. 


Products Used:
Eyebrows: Anastasia Pencil – Espresso and Mac Brow Crayon – Spiked
Primer: Nars Pro Prime Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base
Base: Shiseido Shimmering Cream Shadow – GR708 and Maybelline 24 Hr Color Tattoo – Ready, Set, Green (LE)
Highlighter: Estee Lauder Emerald Oasis Five Color Palette
Inner Corner: Estee Lauder Emerald Oasis Five Color Palette
Lid: Estee Lauder Emerald Oasis Five Color Palette
Outer Corner: Estee Lauder Emerald Oasis Five Color Palette
Crease: Mac Saddle
Upper Lash Line: Milani Liquif’Eye – Black
Lower Lash Line: Estee Lauder Emerald Oasis Five Color Palette
Lower Waterline: Urban Decay Eldorado Pencil
Mascara: Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Mascara – Extreme Black
Foundation: Everyday Minerals – Toffee
Get This Look:

I used two different green cream shadows as a base, just to intensify the color for the pictures.  This looks like a fairly tame eye… if you’re not afraid of color.  Suffice it to say I was a bit upset when I took a look at the picture (after I had removed my makeup) and saw how much of the vibrancy I had lost.  To the naked eye, I actually thought it was too bold…ha!  One day, I will figure out lighting.

The Shiseido cream shadow is a soft apple green, which I put on the inner two thirds of my lid with a synthetic lid brush.  I used the other side of that brush and put the darker green (Maybelline) onto the outer third.  Using a flat shader brush, I placed the forth shade on my lid.  Using the other side of that brush, I placed the darkest shade onto my outer corner and ran it under my lash line.  I went back and forth between the two shades to blend them together.

I blended out the edges using a shader brush.  With a Louse Young LY38A, I blended a warm matte brown into my crease.   I put the golden shimmering brown shade (#3) on the inner corner and under my lash line (inner two thirds).  I placed the matte white shade under my brow bone.