MakeupAtoZ Mini Makeup Look: BareMinerals ‘The Mix Master’ Palette

As promised in the last post, today I am bringing you a quick eye makeup look which I created using the BareMinerals The Mix Master Palette (you can read my post on it here). It’s a smokey green number, I love incorporating colour into my makeup looks but not all of them are wearable on a daily basis. However I find the green in this look isn’t too bold and the look itself is very wearable.

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Products I used:

  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in Ebony
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Duality
  • Urban Decay Primer Potion
  • BareMinerals ‘The Mix Master Palette’ shadows: Max VolumePanaromaPerspective and Mixologist
  • PIXI Pencil Liner in Black
  • BareMinerals Lash Domination
  • Eldora False Lashes in H124

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Now onto how I created the look. I’ve fallen into a habit of doing my brows first so I used my trusty Brow Wiz to fill in and shape and highlighted my browbone using the Brow Duality. Next after priming my lids using UD Primer Potion I started on creating the crease and the smokey outer V using a mixture of the brown Perspective and the black charcoal Panaroma. I blended that out with Mixologist and applied the green Max Volume all over the lid. I also applied a bit of that highlighting shade Mixologist in the inner corners to help open the eyes up. After applying pencil liner to the water line and lashings of Lash Domination mascara, I applied false lashes. The lashes I used are the gorgeous Eldora lashes in H124 which come with an invisible band which meant I could forego the top liner. I think that is all that is to this look!

I hope you liked this good smokey look I cooked up, it’s smokey with a dash of colour which is just how I like it. Do let me know if you have any makeup look request. Oh also don’t forget to enter my giveaway! It’s ending soon so don’t miss your chance to win. Tanzina x

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MakeupAtoZ’s Mini Makeup Series: Smokey Glitter & Purple Power

Recently I’ve been subjecting you to a slew of body care, skin care and pamper posts so to switch it up a little bit I thought I would throw in a little bit of makeup. Yes, I know I am meant to put up a giveaway however I promise it will be a next post. As a self proclaimed makeup addict I couldn’t just keep neglecting the makeup products. I think over the next few posts I will be concentrating on the more makeup side of things so hopefully it will satisfy the cosmetics junkie side of you all! 

Smokey Glitter makeup look

Smokey Glitter makeup look

I have named this look the (as you can tell from the title) Smokey Glitter and Purple Power makeup and really that sums up the look pretty well. It’s a smokey base with a pop of glitter complimented with a flash of purple. Why that sounds like a dessert! I have to admit sometimes a well completed makeup look does feel as satisfying as a dessert.. sometimes.. okay maybe half a dessert is closer to the truth! Without much further ado, here are the products I used.

Products Used:

Firstly after doing my brows using the Anastasia products, I applied a base to my lids using UD Primer Potion and applied Ransom in the inner corner of the eye. Next I applied the brown shades Chocolight and Cappuccino to my crease area and blended with Vanilla. Then I applied Onyx, a true black, all over the lid omitting the inner corner and merged it with the brown shades to create a bold smokey look. I then went ahead and applied the glitter on the center of the lid to add a bit of dazzle. Next I lined the bottom lash line with Ransom and applied Fantasy ( a purple ) all over it and also in the inner corner. I also used the remainder of product on my blending brush in the crease to add a hint of purple to the smokiness. I flicked the purple out and went over it partly with liquid liner to create the double flick on the bottom lash line. I applied mascara and pencil liner and decided to do something I’ve never braved before. I decided to apply lashes without liner and for my first attempt, I’m really happy how it turned out. I think that because the Let’s Go Lashes were so flexible, the band was invisible and the fact that it was air light – all that made the job better. I couldn’t recommend this pair enough!

Smokey Glitter makeup look

I hope you liked today’s post, let me know if you would ever dare to brave this look out! I you would like to see more images of this look be sure you check out my Instagram which has more pictures there @makeupAtoZ. I shall speak to you soon lovelies, Tanzina x

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MakeupAtoZ’s Mini Makeup Series: Earth Green Cut Crease

I thought I would start a new series of makeup looks, a mini series where I show you an eye makeup look and quickly talk you through what I used to achieve the look. Today I thought I would kick of the makeup look series with a green and brown cut crease which I cooked up for my Instagram page. Green is quite a hard colour to pull off I find, you can either get it right or get it really witchy looking. This shade of green however is just beautiful and I think my favourite green shadow to date.

anastasia lavish palette

Products Used:

anastasia lavish palette

To create the look, first I completed my brows using the brow powder gel and then highlighted under the brow using Cream. Then I took the liner pencil in Noir and drew in the crease line and ended the line at the corner of my eye, almost like a flick. I went over that with Sienna and blended upwards. Next I applied Jumbo pencil in Milk as a base all over the lid under the crease line and packed on Moss on top. I also added a bit of Cream in the inner corner to highlight. Then using Absynthe liner I used it on the bottom lash line and went over that with Moss. After applying eyeliner and mascara, I popped on a set of h160 from Eldora and the look was done!

anastasia lavish palette

I used quite a lot of new products for this look, such as the Anastasia products and also the lashes. Creating new looks with products helps me get a feel of the product so I can bring you all well informed reviews. I’ll be bringing you a closer look at the products soon! Hope you like today’s post, don’t forget to follow me on Bloglovin and I shall speak to you soon. Tanzina x