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Valentine's Day: Flirty & Sultry Looks

It’s that time of the year again, when love and warmth fill the air. VALINTINE’S DAY! A perfect time of year to break out the reds, pinks, purples and other warm colors from your makeup bags. I have put together two awesome looks one inspired by Neapolitan ice cream, YUMM I know, and the other a very sultry smoky copper eye which is lovely for a date night. Both looks are not set in stone so colors can be changed and swapped to your liking and skills or simply to what you have available, so don’t be afraid to play! Hope you enjoy and don’t forget to tag @curlsandcouture #curlsandcouture and myself @nizzyb #nizzybmakeup to show us your amazing day of love looks! 

Look One: Flirty

  • Using a big fluffy brush buff a color similar to your skin tone into your crease and all over the lid to help as a transition shade. (Used Makeup Geek beaches and cream)
  • Pack a warm matte pink into the center of the lid. (Used Makeup Geek rendezvous blush)
  • Deepen the outer V of your eye with a black color using a pencil brush ensuring not to cover all the brown and blend together. (Use Makeup Geek corrupt)
  • Now with nice matte vanilla color pack in the inner portion of eye and blend into the pink color. (Used Makeup Geek vanilla bean)
  • Using a pencil brush or small shadow brush line the bottom lash line with black color we used on other v onto whole lash line, then bring black color into the outer portion and blend into the lighter color. (Used Makeup Geek cocoa bear and corrupt)
  • Add a nice light shimmery color into the inner corner of eye as a highlight and on brown bone. (Used Becca Cosmetics highlight in opal)
  • Lastly, if desired, with a gel or liquid liner line lash line and wing out. Curllashes; add mascara and your fav pair of false lashes. (Used Ardell 205 with house of lashes glue and Kat Von D liquid liner in trooper)

** Matched this look with a nice light to nude pink lip uing MAC honey-love lipstick and nightmoth lip liner

Look Two: Sultry

  • Using a big fluffy brush buff a light brown or similar skin tone color into your crease and all over the lid to help as a transition shade. (Used lorac taupe)
  • Deepen the crease with a medium brown color starting at the outer v of your eye and dragging that color into the crease making sure not to go too high so the transition color is not covered (Use lorace sable)
  • Now using a deep dark brown color, work that into your outer v using a pencil brush and bringing the color in just 1/3 of the way into the crease and blend with a nice soft fluffy brush. (Used lorac espresso)
  • Now with a light hand place a black into the outer v ensuring not to complexly cover the dark brown and again with a fluffy brush blend that all together.
  • Pack on a reddish copper color all over the lid and blend that into theouter v. (Used lorac garnet)
  • Using a pencil brush or small shadow brush line the bottom lash line with transition color on whole lash line, then bring that medium color about 2/3 way through, lastly black just in the outer portion of lash line.
  • Add a nice light shimmery color into the inner corner of eye as a highlight and on brown bone. (Used MAC vanilla pigment)
  • Lastly, if desired, curl lashes, add mascara and your fav pair of false lashes. (Used Ardell 205 with house of lashes glue)

** Matched this look with a nice red lip or a nude if desired using MAC Maleficent true loves kiss lipstick and cherry lip liner

Hope you enjoyed and we can't wait to see you recreate these looks! Happy Valentine's Day!! 

XO NizzyB

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