Today was a purple day. I wanted to try out Too Faced’s new Perfect Black Orchid liner with the TF Poison Orchid eye shadow. I decided that MAC Copperplate would make a perfect crease/outer lid color since the base of Poison Orchid is smoky. To do this look, I applied Too Faced Shadow Insurance. Then I applied MAC Vanilla on the browbone, blending downward. I applied Copperplate to the crease, outer v and outer 1/4 of the lid. I then used a fluffy blender brush to blend the crease and browbone line and to drift the color from the outer lid inwards. Then I applied Poison Orchid to the rest of the lid, and because of the smoky base, to me there’s a seamless transition of color from the matte of Copperplate to the smoky sparkles of Poison Orchid. I lined my upper lash line and lower water line with Perfect Black Orchid to complete the look. I forgot an inner corner highlight, but otherwise, I like this look.
I’m really pleased that Perfect Black Orchid has not budged or smudged on me all day. Too Faced claims it is waterproof, and so far it really seems that way. Additionally, I like the Benefit They’re Real Mascara that I’m test driving as well.
Holika Holika Orange BB Cream
Laura Geller Balance-n-Brighten foundation in Porcelain
MAC Full Fuchsia – blush
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Mediunm Dark – contour
Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Stick in Acapulco
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
MAC Vanilla – browbone
MAC Copperplate – crease and outer corner of lid
Too Faced Poison Orchid – lid
Too Faced Perfect Black Orchid – upper lash line and lower water line
Dior Diorshow Lash Primer
Benefit They’re Real Mascara
MAC Blackberry – to define brows
Tags: FOTD, Purple Look, Too Faced
Jeez! I thought I’d hold off on that Poison Orchid shadow for a while, but now I feel like I need it in my life *now*!
It really is awesome!
I’m with Vijaya, Poison Orchid looks amazing! You’ve definitely convinced me that I need it.
It’s the star of the collection to me.
Poison Orchid shadow is gorgeous, as always you look great!
That eye shadow is so pretty, I love how sparkly it is but there’s still colour payoff.
It is really neat because of how the shimmer is on top of its blackened base.
That eyeliner is gorgeous! I love the combination of shimmer and smoke in this look
Love this look. Love purples, love a little sparkle. Definitely getting Poison Orchid!
Thank you Erin!
Thanks Cin! <3
that is a really nice look. i like it.
That is such a gorgeous color!! I have a feeling I will be searching for it tomorrow!
Glad you like it Kelly!
Lovely! Promise me you’ll take this look a step further and really vamp it out this weekend?! Love these TF products on you! I’ll have to tie up my hands to keep from ordering these. Ha!
I will try and do that sometime soon!
Oh wow Poison Orchid is amazing!
I agree, Lillian!
I need that lid-color ! That’s for sure
Very pretty look !
Poison orchid was already on my list but this look cinched it! Love it!
Glad you love it Thia!
I need Poison Orchid too, it’s so gorgeous!
That is an incredibly gorgeous look.
Thanks K! <3
What an utterly gorgeous combo!
Thank you Robyn!
I have a feeling stumbling upon your blog is going to cost me some money:) I must have Poison Orch1d STAT!
Aww glad you like it P!
It’s a beautiful look. I love the lid color. . .wow! And your foundation looks perfect. xo R
Thanks Robyn! It’s so nice to hear from you
I love this! Poison Orchid looks great against the grey, and it kind of looks like you patted glitter on the lid
Thanks Silhouette! I think it’s a fabulous shade.