Color Focus: Smokey Eyes Part 4 (Mauves & Plums)

Part 4 includes mauves and plums with Bobbi Brown Black Ink as a true-black baseline:

Eyeliner swatches:
1. Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner – Black Ink
2. Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner – Cocoa Mauve Ink
3. Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner – Black Plum Ink
4. Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner – Black Mauve Shimmer Ink
5. Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner – Violet Ink
6. Chanel Le Crayon Yeux Precision Eye Definer – Violet Smoke
7. MAC Eye Kohl – Prunella
8. Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil – Rockstar
9. Laura Mercier Kohl Eye Pencil – Black Violet
10. Chanel Le Crayon Kohl Intense Eye Pencil – Ambre
11. MAC Kohl Power Pencil – Raven
12. Nars Single Eyeshadow – Night Fever (applied wet)
13. MAC Eyeshadow – Smut
14. Bobbi Brown Shimmer Wash Eyeshadow – Black Plum SW
15. Bobbi Brown Metallic Eyeshadow – After Hours
16. Giorgio Armani Maestro Eyeshadow – #18

Shadow swatches (some repeats):
(note for the shadows, skin was prepped with Estee Lauder Idealist to help the shadow adhere to the skin, all shadows applied dry except for Nars Night Fever – but they were all applied with a heavy hand)

1. MAC Eyeshadow – Beauty Marked
2. MAC Eyeshadow – Smut
3. Nars Single Eyeshadow – Night Fever
4. Chanel Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadow – Magic Night
5. MAC Pro Pigment – Deep Purple
6. MAC Pigment – Smoke Signal
7. Bobbi Brown Shimmer Wash Eyeshadow – Black Plum SW
8. Bobbi Brown Metallic Eyeshadow – After Hours
9. Giorgio Armani Maestro Eyeshadow – #18

Comments

  1. June 23, 2009 / 8:21 pm

    In the last photo, with the shadows did you swatch them wet on your arm?

  2. June 23, 2009 / 9:23 pm

    Hi! I just updated the post with some notes on the shadows. The only one applied wet was Night Fever – but I applied a primer first which really helps pull the color.

  3. June 23, 2009 / 11:01 pm

    Thanks! Love your blog. 🙂