Sunday, 24 July 2011

Meet EOTD and NOTD. They're twins!

I've been trying to create a video tutorial for a Smokey Eye look all week after someone requested it on Facebook but it seems like the world is against me on this one.
The first time I tried, I just didn't get good enough footage because I'm still a rookie. On my second attempt, I got the footage but it refuses to play on my computer. It just crashes any software that I try to open it with, including the editing program! Très frustrating! 

So anyway, here are my takes on the ever classic smokey eye and it's companion, the smokey nail!



I used:
E.L.F. Eyelid Primer
Bourjois Eyeshadow - Blanc
17 Solo Eyeshadow - Thunderbolt
MUA Eyeshadow - Shade 20
E.L.F. Cream Eyeliner - Black
Jerome Alexander Mascara


I think I'll try one more time to make a tutorial for this look but if the universe can find yet another way to tell me that it's just not meant to be, I'll have to concede!


I created a (sort of) gradient using one sponge and three colours. I utilised a combination of dabbing and dragging the sponge
Collection 2000 - White
La Femme - Grey Cream
Rimmel - Black Satin
Top coat of NYC


I'm going camping this week so I won't be blogging. I have one holiday inspired nail art post scheduled for Wednesday and I should be back to blogging by the weekend.

12 comments:

  1. LOVEEEEE the smoky nail! Such a cute concept...I wanna try this with a variety of colours! I bet you could do a sunrise version!

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  2. This is something I have to try! This is awesome beyond words! I have yet to try sponging but this is truly inspiring me! Enjoy your vacation!

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  3. Looks beautiful! Love how the nails match!

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  4. OH MY GOODNESS! LOVE LOVE LOVE! This is amazing. I will have to try it:) Beautiful work.

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  5. Girl I think your nails are on fire cuz your nails are SMOKIN'!!! Niiice!

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  6. I'm a smokey eye lover but I've never seen a smokey nail! Hehe. I love the effect, I think your nails look great.

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  7. My boyfriend saw this reading over my shoulder and told me I "NEED" to do this. Have fun camping!

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  8. I love the eye makeup and the manicure is soooo unique!!! Love it!

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  9. You just get better and better! Those nails are fabuloso.

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  10. have a nice camping! :) :)

    wow! the make up is amazing!

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