LOTW: A Mint Smoky Eye For Spring

Because sometimes you just want to look minty fresh.
Publish date:
April 2, 2015
spring makeup, pastels, smoky eye, Makeup Geek, Lotw, mint eyeshadow

This spring-y Look of the Week allows me to play with my favorite pastel, mint!

Points of Interest:

0:11 Laying down a white base0:29 Adding my peachy tan transition shade0:38 Defining my crease with a red brown shadow0:47 Patting mint shadow onto the lid1:02 Blend!1:10 Brow bone highlighting with shimmery Champagne shadow1:19 Extra crease definition with a dark chocolate shadow2:03 Adding black eyeliner to the upper lash line2:10 and 2:35 Smudging!3:00 Finishing touches: mascara, inner corner highlight, off camera cheeks and lips

Products Used:

White base: NYX Jumbo Shadow Pencil in Milk Mint lid: Makeup Geek (MUG) Eye Shadow Pan in ShimmermintRed-brown crease 1: MUG Eye Shadow Pan in Cocoa BearDark chocolate crease 2: MUG Eye Shadow Pan in Mocha Peachy tan transition: MUG Eye Shadow Pan in Crème BrûléeBrow bone and inner corner highlight: MUG Eye Shadow Pan in Shimma Shimma

Younique 3-D Fiber Lash Mascara, Marc Jacobs Highliner Gel Eye Crayon in Blacquer, MUG Blush in Spellbound, Urban Decay Sheer Revolution Lipstick in Sheer Streak

Over to you lovelies: Here are my favorite looks from last week's thread!

  • Pastels: yay or nay?
  • What are your favorite ways to shake up a smoky eye?
  • How are you enjoying the fairer weather? What are you doing, eating, drinking, buying, etc.?

Let the selfie party commence!

You know what to do: Show me your LOTWs in the comments or on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Don't forget to #xoLOTW and tag @xovain!