Friday, September 2, 2016

Pride + Prejudice + Zombies Tutorial- The Jane

This is the first of five eye tutorials for BH's cosmetics Pride + Prejudice + Zombies Eye and Cheek Palette ($12.50).  This eye tutorial looks is inspired by the movie's and Jane Austen's character Jane Bennet.  The Jane is a sweet, unassuming, and very feminine look-just like Jane herself.  Let's get started (refer to the below pic for eyeshadow colors)!

1.  Prime your eyelids and brow bone- I like Urban Decay's Eyeshadow Primer Potion in Eden ($20.00).  It applies as a nude, matte shade to give your eyeshadow crease-free staying power for 24 hours.

2.  Apply highlighter shade- Using a flat eyeshadow brush, gently tap eyeshadow 7 to brow bone down to crease.

3.  Blend transition color-  Lightly tap a fluffy blending eyeshadow brush into eyeshadow 4 and apply to crease.  Blend the color slightly above the crease line.

4.  Use dark brown shade as the crease color- Take a crease brush and dip into eyeshadow 5 and apply directly into crease.  Use the blending eyeshadow brush to smooth out any harsh lines.  Do not overly blend.

5.  Apply blush over eyelid- Wipe the crease brush clean and use it to apply the warm blush (color 15) all over the eyelid.

6.  Enhance eye color with gold- Using a flat eyeshadow brush, lightly apply eyeshadow 2 on eyelid.  Also, apply eyeshadow 2 in the corner of your eyes (use pinkie finger).

7.  Waterline and tightline eyes with black eyeliner- I like Smashbox's Always Sharp Waterproof Kohl Liner in Raven ($21.00).

8.  Boost lashes with mascara- I use Maybelline's Volum' Express The Rocket Waterproof Mascara ($6.99) for my upper lashes and Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara ($11.50) for lower lashes.

9.  Finish the look- Use blush in shade 14 on apples of cheeks.  And highligher in shade 13 above blush and the high points of your face.  A glossy lip color will tie the look together.  I like Mary Kay's Nourishine in Fancy Nancy ($15.00).

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