Face Of The Day: Shades Of Orange

“I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being” – Hafiz of Shiraz
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I often used NARS Persia eyeshadow as a transition shade but I’ve never made it the focus of an eye look before. This Memorial Day weekend is blessing us with glorious weather and I decided to do a quick orange eye just because. I even wore lashes! This was a super simple look and it wore perfectly for the whole afternoon. Click below for a list of products used.

Face:

Foundation- Cover FX BB cream in “N-X Deep”

Concealer- L.A Girl in “fawn” and Kevyn Aucoin SSE in SX13″

Cover FX contour kit in N- Deep”

Under eye powder- Laura Mercier translucent setting powder

Face powder- MAC mineralize skinfinish in “dark tan”

Eyes:

Brows- Tarte Amazonian Clay Volumizing Brow & Hair Powder in “rich brown”

Lid- NARS eyeshadow in “Persia”

Crease and outer crease- MAC eyeshadow in “embark” and Make Up For Ever #162 (old formula)

Crease and transition- Makeup Geek eyeshadows in “cocoa bear” and “frappe”

Highlight- MAC eyeshadow in “ricepaper” and NARS eyeshadow in “Madrague”

Inner corner highlight- MAC eyeshadow in “woodwinked”

Upper liner- Kat Von D tattoo liner in “trooper”

Lower liner- Stila smudge stick in “ultramarine”

“Persia” and #162 also smudged on lower lash line

Mascara- Lancome Hypnose Star

Lashes- Ardell demi-wispies

Cheeks:

Sephora Collection colorful blush in “#13 Hot Flush”

NARS blush in “Taj Mahal”

Sephora Collection microsmooth baked luminizer in “Stardust”

Lips:

Buxom full-bodied lipgloss in “cha cha cha”

Hope you’re all enjoying your holiday weekend. This is my first weekend off since last year so I’m having a ball reading and doing absolutely nothing!

Nana Adomah

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