mercoledì 15 novembre 2017

♕ Make Up Look ~ Dark Dreams ♕
{Feat. Nabla Cosmetics ~ Dreamy Eyeshadow Palette}

First look using the new Dreamy Eyeshadow Palette by NABLA Cosmetics, which debuted about one month ago (geez, time flies!). I'm working on a detailed first impressions post about this palette - hopefully coming up this week, or next one at the very latest. (I don't usually wait all this time to post an overview, but this time I didn't rush since the palette went sold out in about two days and it hasn't been restocked yet)
Meanwhile, I thought I could post this look I made during the Halloween period, since it features almost all eyeshadows from this palette! ;D

Halloween is usually all about creepy and bleeding makeup looks - but if you been following me for a while, then you know I'm not exactly into spooky looks... I'm a little too sensitive XD
So I decided, about one week before Halloween, to do a dark yet glamorous look - using this palette and another new entry I wanted to try.

The shades I picked from this palette are Delirium, Inception, Lullaby and Immaculate - respectively: main lid shade, crease shade, transition shade and inner corner highlighter. I'm really happy with all these shadow - even Delirium which is a little... rebellious, so to speak. But I managed to tame it u.u
Since this palette comes in a starred packaging, I thought about recreating the starred effect - but, since it was still an Halloween inspired look I decided to use black stars instead of gold stars. I used some black glitters to do so - Morticia* by Glitter Palace, which is a mix of black stars, hexagons, circles and fine black dust. I used the stars all over my outer corner, while I used the rest of the mix on my eyeliner to make it sparkly *_*

First of all I primed my lids - then as an additional, coloured base, I applied a black eyepencil all over my lids and blended it using my ring finger. This little trick usually enhances dark eyeshadows - and I hoped it would make Delirium stand out much more... But it didn't worked that much this time: instead of enhancing it, the black base 'dimmed' Delirium a bit. But it did reduce the fallout, which is good (especially with this eyeshadows that has a lot of fallout).
Anyway, as you can guess once I was done with the black base I applied Delirium all over the lid and blending it upwards, on the crease.
As crease shade I used Inception, which gets along with Delirium so nicely; I applied it also on the outer corner and lower lid (where I later overlaid a little bit of Delirium).
I blended Inception using a clean brush at first, then I added the transition shade - Lullaby, which complements this look wonderfully *_* The last shade from the Dreamy Eyeshadow Palette I used is Immaculate, which I applied on my inner corners.
At this point I was pretty much done with the eyeshadows: all I had to do was apply my brow bone shade (Antique White) and define my lower lashline with a black shadow (Nocturne).

Now the fun part: eyeliner & glitters! I used the Epic Ink Liner in Black by NYX Professional Makeup to trace a quite classical winged line, with a sharp point on the inner corner area. Although I really liked how it looked on its own, I decided to spice it up by applying some black glitters over it. So I used the smallest and finest glitters from Morticia* by Glitter Palace and I layered them over the black line. The result was a magical and mysterious sparkle that was mesmerizing in person!
Then I added the stars, which again come from the Morticia glitters: I applied them one by one, only on the outer corner area (I didn't go any further because I feared the look would end up being too crowded). But I added just one star on my inner corner, I thought it looked cute ♥
Once I was happy with all the stars' placement, I completed this look by applying a black eyepencil - the same I used as a base previously - on my waterline, falsies and mascara.


- MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Foundation NW15 (foundation)


Too Faced Shadow Insurance Eye Primer
NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadow in "Immaculate(inner corner)
NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadow in "Delirium(upper and lower lid)
- NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadow in "Inception" (crease, outer corner, lower lid)
- NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadow in "Lullaby(transition colour)
- NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadow in "Antique White" (brow bone)
- NABLA Cosmetics Eyeshadow in "Nocturne" (lower lashline)
- NYX Professional Makeup Epic Ink Liner*
- Glitter Palace loose glitters in "Morticia"*
- MAC Cosmetics Kohl Power Eye Pencil in "Feline
- MAC Cosmetics "Extended Play Gigablack Lash" Mascara
- Ardell Lashes Double-Up Lashes n° 203
- DUO White Eyelash Adhesive


- NABLA Cosmetics Brow Pot in "Mars"*


- 239 ~ MAC Cosmetics
- 217 ~ MAC Cosmetics
- 213 ~ MAC Cosmetics
- 224 ~ MAC Cosmetics
- 2x Short Smudge (A13)* ~ Spectrum Collections (Marbleous Set*, BombShell Set)
- 2x Fluffy Pencil (A12)* ~ Spectrum Collections (Marbleous Set*, BombShell Set*)
- Large Fluffy Shader (A06) ~ Spectrum Collections (Siren Set)
- Accent Brush ~ Real Techniques
Precision Crease (A16) ~ Spectrum Collections
- 2x Lip Liner (A15)* ~ Spectrum Collections (BombShell Set*, Siren Set)

Hope you liked this look!

Were you lucky enough to put your hands on this palette right away or are you still waiting for it to be restocked?

Mermaid kisses and starfish wishes ♥
*Disclaimer: Starred products are press samples, sent by respective brands for me to test and review.

8 commenti:

  1. This makeup is amazing!! I wish I could create something like this!

    1. Thank you so much! It's not that complicated, trust me, give it a try! ;D

  2. Fortunatamente ho acquistato subito la palette che trovo a dir poco divina! Nel trucco di ieri ho utilizzato Lullaby, Inception e Dogma ma credo che molto presto prenderò ispirazione dal tuo bellissimo look!

    1. Anche io l'ho acquistata subito, il giorno stesso del lancio! Me lo sentivo che sarebbe andata sold out in tempi record XD
      Aw mi piacerebbe tanto vedere la tua versione! *___*


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