LOTW: A Mint Smoky Eye For Spring

Because sometimes you just want to look minty fresh.
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Because sometimes you just want to look minty fresh.

This spring-y Look of the Week allows me to play with my favorite pastel, mint!  

Points of Interest: 

0:11 Laying down a white base
0:29 Adding my peachy tan transition shade
0:38 Defining my crease with a red brown shadow
0:47 Patting mint shadow onto the lid
1:02 Blend!
1:10 Brow bone highlighting with shimmery Champagne shadow
1:19 Extra crease definition with a dark chocolate shadow
2:03 Adding black eyeliner to the upper lash line
2:10 and 2:35 Smudging!
3:00 Finishing touches: mascara, inner corner highlight, off camera cheeks and lips

Products Used: 

White base: NYX Jumbo Shadow Pencil in Milk 
Mint lid: Makeup Geek (MUG) Eye Shadow Pan in Shimmermint
Red-brown crease 1: MUG Eye Shadow Pan in Cocoa Bear
Dark chocolate crease 2: MUG Eye Shadow Pan in Mocha 
Peachy tan transition: MUG Eye Shadow Pan in Crème Brûlée
Brow bone and inner corner highlight: MUG Eye Shadow Pan in Shimma Shimma

Younique 3-D Fiber Lash Mascara, Marc Jacobs Highliner Gel Eye Crayon in Blacquer, MUG Blush in Spellbound, Urban Decay Sheer Revolution Lipstick in Sheer Streak

Over to you lovelies: Here are my favorite looks from last week's thread!

  • Pastels: yay or nay? 
  • What are your favorite ways to shake up a smoky eye? 
  • How are you enjoying the fairer weather? What are you doing, eating, drinking, buying, etc.?

Let the selfie party commence! 

You know what to do: Show me your LOTWs in the comments or on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Don't forget to #xoLOTW and tag @xovain!