Friday, December 28, 2012

Smokey Bronze Eyes for the Holidays

Hello friends! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!!!!! I traveled home to see my family and it's been relaxing so far. I haven't been home on a weekday in ages! Going to bed and knowing I don't have to wake up for work is refreshing. Seeing my mom doing her everyday weekday things brings back memories of when I lived at home. We ate a lot and opened presents.

I did manage to create a look with my original Naked palette that day and I'm here to share it with you guys! I haven't touched that palette in so long but I'm growing back to loving it more and more since I'm limited to using that right now.


I swept Half Baked all over my lid and used a bit of Dark Horse on the outer V to create a shadow and Smog to line the outer corner of my eye. 





Half Baked is a really nice bronzey shade that works really well for people with brown eyes. It lightens it up and makes for a really flattering look. This combination is fool proof! I was really inspired by those Asian models' eye makeup. 

Bronzey eye shadow is great because the light reflecting pigments of the shade really brings out the warmth of brown eyes to the forefront.  And with that, a few coats of mascara and you're done!







How do you play up your eyes to bring them out, or rather, to make them pop? Please share your tips!    :) 




41 comments:

Sharlynn said...

I too love using bronzey and metallic browns on my eyes for a bright and popping eye look! Love what you did, especially on the lower lash line, I'm too scared of messing up my make up by putting anything on my lower lash line for normal make up but I think I should try! Great look, easy to follow and pretty! ^^

Janet said...

loved the look!! I usually add some shimmers on the inner corner to make eyes look more alive ^_~

Anna said...

This was a lovely look!  I love Half Bakes as well from the original Naked palette, it's the second most used color aside from Hustle for me.  I actually really like using purples to make my brown eyes pop.  I really quite like a Sonia Kashuk eyeliner in the color Amethyst I believe. It's a great jewel tone sort of purple!

Rainy Days & Lattes said...

Hi Anna! Thanks for the recommendation!! :) I'm heading to Target tomorrow so I'll have a look! ^_^

Rainy Days & Lattes said...

Hey Sharlynn, thanks for your sweet compliment! :) I love the way you do your dramatic eye looks!

Jenni said...

lovely eye look you created! I should dig out the UD palette and give it some love :)

Lifeandlensofbeauty said...

have a try at the Kiehl's calendula toner if you have the chance :) they have a 120ml version i think... <3

Rae said...

I like it... No invent a crease thing of whatever.

Kim Rhea said...

you had naturally beautiful eyes! love the makeup :3

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Sunny @Mostly Sunny said...

OOO man you've got such pretty eyes!!! Half Baked is one of my favorite shades. It really does bring out brown eyes superbly well! 

Popblush said...

This is a lovely sultry look hun!

Some techniques I use to make my eyes "pop" is either put a teal/aqua shade on my lower lashline or use a white shimmery highlight shade on my tear duct! 

Amyboo said...

Half baked is the reason why I bought the entire Naked palette! It makes me swoon when added with any other shade. :')
I really like this look! It seems soft, but very glamorous.

BeautyReflections said...

I love bronzey eyes! This looks so pretty on you! 

Larie said...

I like it! Golds are so flattering :D I think pulling gold under the eyes like you've done does tend to make eyes pop!

Rainy Days & Lattes said...

Yeah golds are great! Thanks Larie!

Rainy Days & Lattes said...

Thanks! ^_^

Rainy Days & Lattes said...

I had no idea Half Baked was this gorgeous until recent! SHAME i know!

Rainy Days & Lattes said...

Thanks! :) I'll have to try your technique one of these days ^_^

Rainy Days & Lattes said...

Thanks Sunny! You are always so sweet!

Rainy Days & Lattes said...

Thanks Kim!

Rainy Days & Lattes said...

I'm going to look for that toner. Screw it if I have a bunch! LOL

Jenny Wong said...

beautiful! going to try this out with my naked palette :)

Buggiebean said...

LOVE IT!

Kathy said...

Love your EOTD! Those are my favorite colors to use from the NAKED Palette too.

Would like to wish you a Happy New Year now since I'm not sure when I'll be online again. Have safe and joyous celebration.

Pang said...

This is such a pretty and soft look. For me the one product I have to have for my eyes is eyeliner. I can skip everything else but eyeliner is the best tool I have to define and make my eyes stand out.

sleepandwater said...

This is so pretty! The colours are perfect. You have gorgeous eyes :) 

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Ahleessa said...

It's nice taking a break at home eh? I'm enjoying it and not looking forward to going back to work on Wednesday *sigh*.

Thanks for the wonderful tutorial! That reminds me I should play with my original Naked palette... hehe~

The Unprofessional Beauty Blog said...

Love the look. Very beautiful. Just found your blog and love it. I'm a new follower :)

Michelle said...

Great post! I love the eyeshadow look, it suits our Asian eye shape perfectly. :P I think I need to experiment more with the NAKED palette, there's an unlimited number of combinations! 

Melissa Cabrini said...

lovely!
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Mishelle's Sleepy Time said...

This is so beautiful. Smog and Darkhorse are probably the 2 most neglected colours in my naked palette, but you make them work so well!
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Incharlottesshoes said...

Your eye shadow looks lovely! The colours are cute.

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Katie Chamel said...

I love my urban decay eyeshadows! darkhorse and smog are probably some of my most used! beautiful look! 

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Maggie said...

Eeee, love this look! Especially the bottom/under the eyes, so smoldering. :D

Aya said...

I like this! The colors are something I'd choose for my eyes as well. I have brown eyes too. I love wearing brown-bronze-gold-ish eyeshadows :D

Mai said...

Ooh I really love this look, I should pull out my Naked palette and use it!

Nic Nic from Bangbangsheshoots said...

That's a pretty smokey!! Reminds me to use my naked palette more often. Happy new year :)

Nancy Hernandez said...

Half Baked is one of my favorite UD eyehsdows! And it looks fantastic on your eyes!

Irene Buffa said...

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jotwentytwelve said...

This is a really beautiful look, as you say it really brings out your eyes! xx

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