Birthstone Beauty: May Edition

Birthstone Beauty Emerald May Edition

Ahhh May! My favourite month and such a busy month too: Melissa’s Bday, my own bday (YAAS), and the blog’s bday (see our exciting giveaway)!! I was so excited to create the makeup look using this month’s birthstone because I looove emerald green! Also, the emerald is a symbol of youth and rebirth, and promises good luck. What’s not to love about emeralds? More info here.

Birthstone Beauty Emerald May Edition

Image from here.

After creating “crazy” looks for the past few Birthstone Beauty looks, I decided to create a more “wearable” look for you guys! So no green lips, and no green blush 😉 I went for a very easy green smokey eye, which I paired with glossy burgundy lips. This look reminds me of autumn, and even though summer hasn’t arrived yet, I have to admit that I long for september and its long, sunny days and cool nights.

Eyes: I applied MakeUpForEver’s eyeshadow in “ME304” all over the lid. I then applied L’Oréal’s Ultra concentrated eyeshadow in “Emerald Lame”. In the crease and as a transition colour, I used MAC’s eyeshadow in “Cork”. I added a touch of a black-green eyeshadow from my no-name Sephora palette. In the center of the lid, I added a touch of MAC’s pigment in “Old Gold”. On the brow bone I used Smashbox’s eyeshadow in “Ambient”, from the On the Rocks palette. I lined under my eyes using Sephora’s retractable eyeliner in “Matte Black”, and I used Lancôme’s eyeliner pencil in “Black Ebony” in the waterline.

Lips: I applied MAC’s lipliner in “Nightmoth” all over my lips, then I used MAC’s patentpolish lip pencil in “Sultana” and I finished the lips with Julep’s lip gloss in “Vivid”.

Face: I used MAC’s eyeshadow in “Nylon” as a highlighter, and the blush is MakeUpForEver’s eyeshadow in “I804”. Eyebrows are filled in with MAC’s eyeshadow in “Brun”.

I hope you like this look as much as I do!! ❤


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