December 11, 2011

Hot Chocolate Eyes

In keeping with the cold weather and holiday theme for this month, I decided to wear one of the most simple, but "hottest" eye makeup looks out there...a smokey dark brown eye. I like to label them my "hot chocolate eyes."


{Chocolate or coffee eyes- both are warm and give caffeine boosts!}


Here are the main products I used to stir up my "sweet" look.  Don't you just love all of my play on words???!


{Deep brown colors with a bit of sugar colored shimmer!}

1.  Bare Minerals liner shadow in "coffee bean"
2.  Lancome Le Crayon Khol in "black coffee"
3.  Bare Minerals eye shimmer in "nude beach"
4.  L'Oreal Voluminous False Lashes in "black"



{Showing the difference between lining the inner rim- right eye, and keeping it bare- left eye}


I did use the bare minerals loose powder as my overall brown shadow, even though it was labeled a "liner".  Loose powders can get a bit messy, but I liked how this super deep tobacco leaf color turned out and how rich the pigment was.  I used it from lash to crease, then along the lower lash line on top of the Lancome eye liner.  This kohl eyeliner is one of the best dark brown colors out there and smudges great, especially on the inner waterline where you need a super soft pencil that delivers deep color.  

I like the addition of adding the dark liner on the inner rim because it makes this look much "hotter!"



{Brown on brown is a perfectly easy match!}


{mark pro gloss in plumping shine in "spice" on lips}


If I could pick ONE shadow product that would do just as good of a job (possibly better) in creating hot chocolate eyes with many different choices of chocolate-y goodness,  it would be the follow up to Urban Decay's super popular originial Naked Palette, the Naked2 Palette!!  My Christmas would be complete if this was all I received- seriously.  

Have you gotten your hands on the Naked2 Palette yet?  What do you think of it??

3 comments:

Alison M said...

I'm a sucker for anything remotely related to hot beverages :) If ever on the hunt for other caffeinated colors, check out Iced Coffee eye definer by Sonia Kashuk. Loooooove.

MrsCassizzleSparkles said...

So pretty!! I've not gotten my hands on Naked2 yet, hopefully it won't take the 6 months that it did with the first one!

JennySue said...

@AlisonM- ok, will do. Love me some Sonia Kashuk- especially for the affordable pricing!
@MrsCassizzle- I know, isn't it ridiculous how long it takes to get a hold of one of those palettes?? Worth the wait though I'm sure!!