Friday, August 12, 2016

FOTD - dramatic night out look

Most of the time? I am getting ready in a rush. My makeup is hastily thrown on in the morning before work. Or something simple is applied before heading out to run errands. There is not exactly room for creativity in those circumstances. It is more of a hurry up and slap something on experience rather than a ooh what colours should I use today kind of experience. Then....every so often....there is time. Time to get ready, to envision the perfect look, and let inspiration guide me. This happened last weekend. Some friends and I were meeting up for dinner. So, I set aside a full hour to do my makeup - what a luxury! 

The photo above is my Face Of The Day. This is the makeup look I wore out on that evening. I paired wavy hair with a rust coloured tank top, a simple pair of jeans, and some glittery accessories. Then there was the makeup. (Which is always my favourite part.) I wanted to do something a little more dramatic but still veering on the neutral side. So I used my Smashbox Photo Matte Eyes palette to create a soft and smokey matte eye. I started with lighter colours and built up the intensity until I was completely satisfied with the end result. 

Then it was time for liner. Since I wanted this to be a little more dramatic....I opted for my beloved Hard Candy Walk The Line Liquid Eyeliner. This stuff is ultra black, easy to use, and lasts for ages. Though it took me ages to get the winged liner exactly how I wanted it, the end result was pretty fabulous. After that it was time for a bit of my CoverGirl Super Sizer mascara. (My obsession for this stuff is real! I love it.) I went for my Annabelle bronzer on the cheeks and then my Kylie Jenner Lip Kit in Dolce K on the lips. With a subtle highlight and contour and a little definition on the brows....I was ready to head out. 

So there it is. My Face Of The Day. Let me know what you think of this look! 

xo Shannon


  1. Really really gorgeous!


  2. ...very pretty makeup!!!!!!

  3. You're so pretty, Shannon <3

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  4. Love this look, that eyeliner is *___*

  5. Fabulous make-up. You jsut know how to do it.
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  6. Great look for a night out - love the makeup!