Thursday, November 7, 2013

L'Oreal Infallible Eye Shadow in Smoldering Plum

This look is using L'Oreal's Infallible shadow in Smoldering Plum. I had heard these were decent shadows for a drugstore brand and thought I'd pick one up. This was a really nice shimmer plum color and it has great pigmentation. If you haven't noticed by now, I like eye shadow palettes versus single shadows, so I'm not sure I would try another shade. However, if you're looking for a single shadow that's not too expensive, I would recommend this one. It's just a really versatile shadow with great payback. For this look, I combined this shadow with a couple others from the Naked2 palette.

Step 1: Apply YDK (from the Naked2 palette) all over the lid.
Step 2: Apply L'Oreal Infallible Smoldering Plum precisely in the crease. Start by creating a line where your crease is. Then slowly start blending that up. If the original line gets blurred, go back and create that defined line. Just blend more and more as you work your way out.
Step 3: Use Busted (from the Naked2) in the outer third where you just have YDK to give some depth to your eye.
Step 4: Take the Infallible shadow again and apply it on the outer third of the lower lash line and extend it up at an angle to connect with where you applied the Infallible shadow in the upper lid. Bring this to a point.
Step 5: Line your upper lash line with blackout from the Naked2 palette. Extend this out into the point so it looks blended.
Step 6: Curl your lashes and apply mascara.