Friday, January 10, 2014

Get the Look Makeup Edition: Covergirl Queen Collection Eyeshadow in Raisin & NYX Aphrodite

Covergirl Queen Collection Eyeshadow in Raisin

While browsing the makeup section in Walmart,
I saw this pretty shade of purple from the Covergirl Queen Collection. Since it was under three bucks, (and I'm kinda addicted to various shades of purple makeup)
I decided to give it a try.

Check out how I used "Raisin" below!

Covergirl Queen Collection Eyeshadow Raisin Urban Decay Naked 2 Naked 3
Covergirl Queen Collection Eyeshadow in Raisin and NXX Aphrodite Lipstick
Spiked Necklace & Earrings: Baubles & Bling by Cynthia

Before applying eyeshadow, make sure to prep your lids with a eyeshadow primer or base.
I prepped my lids with e.l.f. Jumbo Eye Shadow Stick in Rock Out
a metallic gray that helps powder eyeshadow to adhere better
 as well as make the color appear more rich and vivid.
I prepped the transition and brow bone area with 

I also gave a subtle purple hue to my favorite pink blush 
by using "Raisin" as a base for layering.

Top Lid Liner Maybelline New York Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner,Blackest Black   Lower Waterline Rimmel Scandal Eyes Waterproof Kohl Eyeliner ~ Black

Concealer: Maybelline New York Fit Me! Concealer, Deep Foundation: Covergirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3-in-1 Foundation, Tawny 865 Setting Powder: MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural Dark Highlight & Contour: Sleek Makeup Face Contour Kit (Medium) Brows: JORDANA Easyliner For Eyes Retractable Pencil - Coffee Bean set with Anastasia Brow Powder Duo-Ebony Mascara: Voluminous False Fiber Lashes Mascara, Black Lacquer Cheeks: Sleek Make Up - Blush Flushed  Lips: NYX Round Lipstick in Aphrodite Center of Bottom Lip: NYX Round Lipstick in Castle

Thanks for reading. :)

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  1. Gorgeous! Are the steps to apply the eyeshadow in order? Want to try this.

    1. Thanks! Yes, they are in order. Don't forget to use a base or primer!

  2. You created a beautiful look. I need to practice more with eyeshadow.

    1. Thanks! I'll be posting more eyeshadow looks to give you some inspiration.

  3. This is beautiful! I love how you give details on how to achieve the look. And I'm a big fan of purple shadows, too. I might have to give this a try.