Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Clean Lines and Cat Eyes




Yes, I have to put that much for it to show up so little.

Lips: Le Métier de Beauté Dualistic Lip Pencil in Nudité; Contouring: Mistura 6-in-1 Beauty Solution*

I wish I could do a tutorial on this, but I'm really a beginner myself when it comes to drawing cat eyes. This one leans more toward the editorial spectrum rather than the more palatable everyday flick, but I really like it and would love to wear it out one day soon. 

I did finally learn how to find my favorite angle for the cat eye, which I've always struggled with. I just imagine an upward extension of my bottom lash line and stop at the invisible line where the tail of my eyebrow ends. I used Le Métier de Beauté Precision Liner in Noir to sketch out the line, then went over it with the black shade from Nouvelle Vague* for intensity. I couldn't find a nude lip color I liked from my drawer so I used their Nudité lip pencil, and was pleasantly surprised that the texture was creamy enough to hold its own. 

Products marked with * were provided by the company for editorial consideration

22 comments:

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  2. I am not exaggerating when I say my jaw dropped when I saw the first picture! You look HOT! I'm currently waiting for my darn cold to be gone so I can rock some cat eyes too! =D

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  3. Amazing liner!!! Absolutely love the look on you :) xx

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  4. Wow I love it! The eyes-closed picture is just jaw-droppingly good. I love your new lighting set-up by the way...and I'm a little bit jealous :p.
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  6. I love the 4th photo the most, really drastic!

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  7. Amazing. I hope I can do something like this. What foundation do you use?

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  9. wow, the last three pictures are phenomenal! I love the heavy liner and your hair / Claire.

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