“The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” (Audrey Hepburn).
When applying makeup, I always focus on my eyes – trying to make them standout, look bigger, and more open. I’ve never been a fan of fake/false lashes because they rarely look natural, so for me mascara is key! Mascara darkens, thickens, and lengthens lashes which ultimately opens and enhances your eyes. Having big bold eyes with long luscious lashes makes me feel feminine, flirty and glamorous! In fact, psychologically we are generally more drawn to people with a full set of lashes as they appear more youthful, healthy, feminine and trustworthy:
I have been pinning eyeshadow looks and tutorials on Pinterest for YEARS but I realized that I haven’t actually tried any of the looks out…so, I’ve decided to challenge myself, by selecting my favourite pins to discover:
If I can create this look with my existing makeup.
If this look works well on my/a different eye shape and/or colour.
How helpful the step by step images are (if any).
What tips can I provide my readers to help you achieve this look.
No matter what skin tone or eye colour you have, purple is flattering on everyone! That’s why I selected today’s challenge, which I have entitled “Purple Pizzazz”.
On a day-to-day basis, I do wear touches of purple to line my lower lashes or add a pop of colour on the outer eye corner…but nothing this intense.
So although I was confident that the colours would look lovely, the big question was “would this be wearable” or just something artistic to look at online…I’d never know unless I gave it shot – so I did!