Monday, October 31, 2011

Halloween Makeup

I knew that NARS green glitter pencil might come in handy one day! Halloween may very well be the only day of the year when I can wear glitter on my eyes and feel perfectly appropriate.

NARS Queen



On eyes: Shiseido Hydro Powder cream shadows in H7 Green Exotique and H6 Violet Visions, NARS Soft Touch Shadow Pencil in Queen (chartreuse green glitter in a clear base), and silver glitter lashes from Target. 




On nails I went with Butter London's Dosh. I thought it was a suitably wicked shade for a witch! (Featured previously on my Halloween nail shades post.)


I was honored that my cat Miss Kitty was featured on a Halloween post by the lovely Dovey at Cute and Mundane. I always enjoy reading her creative, well written and illustrated posts! 

 Happy Halloween everyone! 

13 comments:

  1. pretty! i love the green glitter against your eye color. very suiting. you make a wickedly pretty witch :)

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  2. Wow! This is such a gorgeous spin on the witch costume. Love the sparkly and shimmery greens! :)

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  3. Oooh very pretty! I think this is the real reason why I love Halloween - being able to wear crazy colors to work for a legit reason oh and eating my daughter's Halloween candy!

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  4. Hi kellyyes, thanks for the sweet compliment! Hope you had a great Halloween :)

    Hi Liz, thanks so much! I had fun doing the eye makeup :) A witch is such a common costume, but I tried to add some accessories to make it more interesting :)

    Hi Lexi, Thanks! Yep, me too - my office is fairly conservative but we all have a little fun at this time of year! :-)

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  5. You never disappoint! I love your photos so much. Every post has images that are so unique and artistic.

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  6. Your'e so beautiful! Your eyes look magical in those shots, seriously. You made Halloween elegant! :) xxx

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  7. Hi Kristie, Thanks so much for the kind words! I really enjoy taking photos & experimenting with color & light. One day I'd like a REALLY good camera. I should start saving up! :-) Yesterday I took my camera to work for our Halloween party but I forgot to change the lens & I had only my macro lens - all my shots had to be close-ups! :)

    Hi Rachel, Aw, thank you - you're sweet! I had fun going a little crazier with the eye makeup than usual! Hope you had a great night! xx

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  8. You looked so elegant and classic, if you didn't mention it was for Halloween I would have thought you were attending a spring carnival! :-)

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  9. The chartreuse of NARS queen and Butter London dosh are such perfect colors to complement your purple hat. I love the veil shots as well-- how bewitching (pun intended =P)! Thank you for the mention, I really appreciate it! <3 Dovey

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  10. This is really pretty! I love all those glitters! <3

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  11. I love this take on a witch costume :D Who knew that shade of green could be so elegant? ;)

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  12. Thank you, Rei! I didn't want to get tooo scary for Halloween. The light green shades would be pretty for spring :)

    Hi Dovey, Thank you! At the last minute I decided to go with green instead of purple! I enjoyed wearing Dosh -- it's unlike any other green I have :) Loved your post - so creative!

    Hi katherine, Thanks so much! :)

    Thank you, Larie! I liked the green more than I thought I would :) It does seem very witch-like! :)

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