Thursday

Don't Teal Me It's St. Patrick's Day!


If you want to see a green eye shadow look check out my Halloween Green Cat's Eye Look.  Green eye shadow can look a bit wrong with blue eyes and over the top for work, so here's my toned down St. Patrick's Day look with only a flash of green, well teal, which goes better with blue eyes.


I used No7 Stay Perfect Eyeliner in Jewel on the top lid and Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil in Electric on my lower waterline.  I don't know what's wrong with mine but the pencil is incredibly hard and I had to tug my eyes into submission to get the colour to show up.  If I were to do it again I'd use Rimmel Exaggerate Waterproof Eye Definer in Emerald Sparkle. 


You can just do a streak of green like above, but I decided to wing Jewel out over my black flick for a more striking effect.



For the shadows I used the UD Naked Palette: Toasted all over lid, Hustle on outer corner and crease and a swipe of Sidecar over the lot with more in the inner corner.



Kiss me, I'm Irish!


My mum is insisting on being as Irish as possible, so I have to take her to the Empire Cinema in Leicester Sq. to watch 'Lord of the Dance 3D', as if seeing it and Riverdance live when I was a teen were not enough! If it gets too much I can always nip around the corner to Waxy O'Connors for a cider and check out hot Irish men :)

Have you any plans?

18 comments:

  1. Your skin looks so fresh and perfect, I'm totally jealous!
    Love the liner, I'm actually wearing something similar today that I did with UD Jinx from BOS2

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  2. Great look! What's on the lips? That Lacura one? x
    Angel of High Heels & Lipgloss

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  3. the eyeliner matches perfect with your hair color

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  4. Wow that looks fantastic, you are GORGEOUS!

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  5. Your eyes look beautiful - loving the green for St Patricks Day! Also, what have you got on your lips? x

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  6. @Musing on Beauty - thank you my dear but don't be! I have such oily skin it can be a pain! I adore BOS2 - I really should make more use of it!

    @Angel - it's not actually, but it's a very similar Rimmel one, the name escapes me!

    @Valerie - thanks!

    @Elaine A - aw gee, thanks!

    @Anonymous - Hi Kathryn! Thank you! It's a random pink rimmel gloss...will bring it in tomorrow!

    Thanks for your lovely comments ladies :) I just noticed I only lined one of my waterlines...I'm blaming my excitement about St. Patrick's day *shifty eyes*

    Kat xx

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  7. I love love love the opportunity for festive beauty... I also used teal...as lower eye liner and also my choice of outfit. And joy of joy for the festive nails from Claire's Accessories!!!!
    http://misseducator.blogspot.com/

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  8. i know what you mean about blue eyes and green eyeshadow. Ive got pale skin too, so its so unbearable to even try and attempt. Thats why i generally tend to stick to browns and neutrals. The look youve done looks lovely though. Definitely not OTT.

    Hope youve had a good st paddys day! :) x

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  9. I happened upon your blog and I love the cat's eye look on you! so classy with a vibrant twist (plus I'm obsessed with urban decay eyeliner). I'm following your blog now :)
    ~Shannon
    http://lipstickmakesthegirl.blogspot.com/

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  10. OMG ur so gorgeous. I love how you did ur make up its beautiful!

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  11. Gorgeous look!! Your lashes are so long - jealous!

    Val

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  12. lovely eyes!! that looks great, thanks for the tips!

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  13. Love it, looks great with your hair! x

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  14. Love the name of this post, very clever!

    btw, you were the first one to be voted for on my giveaway!

    thx again for participating!!

    xx

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  15. i really like to see make ups combo when they are matched with the self portrait and the hair. And also good combination's of eye cream products to make a lovely finish.

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