Bold and Colorful Cut Crease

This week's makeup look is a dramatic one.  I realize that there are those of us that prefer wearable, day to day makeup.  Others like really colorful and dramatic makeup looks.  This is definitely the latter!
I couldn't resist getting playful after having a really rough week!
I needed the creative exercise :-)

I hope you like it!



 
         For the eyes, I used a combination of makeup from my Coastal Scents 252 Palette and Sugarpill Cosmetics.   You really can use any brand of makeup you prefer, but I will explain how I created the look using what I had on hand.

EYES:

♥ UDPP
♥ Nyx Jumbo Pencil in Milk to lid up to crease
♥ Ulta shadow in Naked from brow to crease
♥ A bright orange shadow from the 252 palette to lid
♥ A deep purple shadow applied to outer corner and to cut crease
(Take your time on this step. Delicate strokes are critical!)
♥ A deep red from the 252 palette gently placed above the crease
♥  A softer red used above the darker red to blend the crease up and out 
towards brow bone
♥ Sugarpill black shadow in Bulletproof to lower lash line
♥ Apply black mascara to lashes, and black eyeliner to lash and water line
♥ Red Cherry Lashes in 47's to upper lashes
♥ To the lower lashes, I applied a pair of really weird lashes that I got at Forever 21 
a million years ago... I trimmed them, inverted them, and glued them in place.
♥ For added drama, I popped in a pair of circle lenses. 
I am wearing these. Kimchi Bambi Grey.

BLUSH & CONTOUR:

♥ Nyx Dusty Rose applied to apples of cheeks
♥ Coastal Scents contour palette: 
Dark brown shade used to contour cheek bones, temples, nose, and jaw.
White shade used to highlight center of forehead, under eyes, tip of nose, and chin.

LIPS:

♥ Nyx Round Lipstick in Paparazzi
♥ Nyx Round Gloss in Doll Pink


There it is, and I'm exhausted!!  Ha ha!!  Although this was really involved, it was a blast to create. :-)

Thank you so much for stopping by!  I truly appreciate it :-)
xoxo,
Colleen



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Colleen Watkins
VanityandVodka.com

52 comments

  1. This is one of my favorite looks for sure. Your eyes look amazing!

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    1. YES!! Thank you so much, Simera!! That means so much to me :-)

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  2. This is stunning, not something i would personally wear in the day but still beautiful. Sorry to hear you had a rough week, hopefully this week will be a better one for you xx

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    1. Thank you so much, Becky!! Truly appreciated :-)

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  3. That looks amazing Colleen :) Makeup artistry at its finest! well done girl :)
    xxx Marina

    beautiful me plus you by Marina Bergmann

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  4. omg your eyes! Those contacts look so cool! Your makeup looks as stunning as always! I'm really liking the orange! <3

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    1. Thank you Traci!! You are the sweetest! xoxo!

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  5. those contacts add the perfect touch!!. this is amazing ur so pretty

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    1. Aww Jessica thank you so much! I always appreciate your comments!

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  6. I'm definitely a day to day make up girl but I really appreciate this as art! I wish I had a MUA friend so they can come do cool things like this to me.

    7% Solution​

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    1. Ha ha!! It's fun to step out of the norm :-) Thank you so much! xoxo!

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  7. Very cool. Your eyes look like they are glowing.

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    1. AWESOME!! I love these lenses :-) Thank you! ♥

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  8. This is definitely one of my favorite looks. I can't stop staring :)

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    1. Marina you are the sweetest! It's a bold one and I went for it. So glad you like it. Really. You are adorable.
      xo!

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  9. GIRL.

    I looked at this on Sunday night from my phone and thought, "I need to comment in the morning from my computer so it's easier to type."

    And then...I didn't. For like 4 days. Because I'm super lame.

    HOWEVER...I really do love this look! LOVE it. Like Marina, I just keep staring...it's mesmerizing! I love that tangerine color, and the lenses are killer. Love your wavy hair, too! GORGEOUS GORGEOUS GIRL!!

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    1. Ha!! Don't even worry about it!! You never have to leave a comment, even though I love when you do :-) THANK YOU SO MUCH!!
      I adore you TO BITS!!
      XOXO!

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  10. Amazing makeup! I couldn't get away with it nowadays but you look great! Thanks for stopping by my page. I'm looking forward to seeing all of your makeup tips,tricks etc. Have a great weekend!

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    1. Thank you so much! I hope you have a great weekend as well :-)

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  11. Cool post ! Love the make up! It's so well done!
    You look really stunning!!

    Found your blog thanks to the ALOHA blog hop and will be your newest follower!

    xoxo
    http://sarandasuzannaadriana.blogspot.com

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  12. I love this super bold look. My favorite parts are the lashes and the lenses - but all of it is great. I swear if I ever attempted something like that with my eyes - I would not look nearly as good as you do :-) Great work.

    BTW thank you for visiting my blog. I am here to reciprocate and check out your blog. :-)

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    1. Hello Melanie! Thank you! That is very sweet of you! :-)

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  13. Love your colorful makeup! Looks good on you :)

    Found you via Aloha bloghop and I'm your newest follower. I hope you have a time to come look at my blog as well.

    xx
    Grace
    http://www.graceofbeauty.com

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    1. You are awesome, Duckie! Thank you so much!

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  15. This is absolutely gorgeous! I love the colors you used, and the lashes are friggin awesome.
    I stopped by from the Aloha Friday Blog Hop and am following via GFC. Would love it if you stopped by my blog as well. :)
    Danielle
    http://kalamityjanekosmetics.blogspot.com

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  16. oh my gosh that is beautiful! I keep scrolling back up just to look at it over and over. I love dramatic eyes especially on a night out and those contacts are just awesome.

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    1. Thank you so much! This is indeed a very dramatic look! I'm so glad you like it :-)

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  17. New follower from the Aloha blog hop. I am a fellow make-up addict myself. You have flawless skin! What skin care do you use?

    Maria
    http://www.keepingitstepford.com/

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    1. Hi Maria :-) Thank you!!
      I get that question a lot, so I've included the answer in my FAQ section. Feel free to check it out :-)
      http://www.vanityandvodka.com/p/faqs.html

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  18. Hi Lovely, You're gorgeous! I'm your newest follower from Aloha Blog Hop. Followed you via GFC & Bloglovin. Feel free to visit, follow & leave me comments @ www.revampspunkyrena.com
    xoxo
    Rena

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  19. This is a great blog. I'm your latest follower. I found you from the Aloha blog hop.

    Missy Inspired
    http://missyinspired.blogspot.com

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  20. Oh my goodness you have such gorgeous red hair! And I'm very glad I found your site, my husband has been pestering me to be a little more "glam". I never really used make-up when I was in high-school though, so my idea of putting on make-up is running a mascara brush over my lashes and putting on lipgloss! I always seem to mess things up when I put on something like eyeshadow though - last time it looked like I had a shiner! I'm bookmarking your site so I can take a peek at it whenever I get to date night, haha!

    I found you from the Aloha Friday Blog Hop by the way (isn't that thing handy?), I'd appreciate a visit and a follow-back when you get the chance!

    (¸.•´Alicia´•.¸)
    www.MasterofMom.com

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    1. Thank you!!! I hope my ideas and sometimes odd (see above) bouts of creativity help out in any way! LOL to the shiner. Trust me- we've all been there!

      Of course, I've followed you via facebook, and twitter. If there is anything else, let me know!
      xoxo!

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  21. OMG! How could I have missed this post???? I'm in love. So bold and beautiful :-)

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  22. Omg, and I didn't comment on this gorgeous look?! OMG. OMG! I'm speechless! :D
    Those eyes! You look like you're gonna eat my soul (please, don't do it! :D)
    And I absolutely love how you did your hair! Gorgeous lady!
    Xoxo

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    1. Oh Deja!!! You gave me such a laugh!!THANK YOU!! I won't eat your precious soul I PROMISE!! HA ha!! Thank you so much!! You are awesome :-) Xoxo!

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  23. *_* Loooooove this one!! you look like a doll! So bold! <3 Great work!

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