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2/365 Days of Makeup IV

By Sheila Arkee This is truly one of my favorite combinations – a mix of gold, pinks, and chocolate brown. It’s surpisingly wearable round the clock! Face Hourglass Primer No. 28 Make Up For Ever HD Liquid Foundation #153 NYX Concealer Stick in Glow MAC Blot Powder MAC Fleur Power Blush MAC Refined Golden Bronzer […] […]

211/365 Days of Makeup 3.0

By Sheila Arkee Since vowing to use more of my makeup reserves, specifically my MAC shadows, I came up with this little charming number. I’ve always loved MAC’s Texture, which I used here in the crease. It’s the perfect brown to use to break up some color on the eye and give a hooded lid […] […]

129/365 Days of Makeup

By Sheila Arkee Because I’m such a big fan of blending, I never really attempt a cut crease. I was feeling rebellious, so I added a line of MAC’s black Smolder Eye Kohl and blended it out with Embark shadow. In the crease, I use MAC’s Quarry, which is one of my all-time favorite purples. […] […]

Breaking Down Beauty: The Anatomy of Eyeshadow Shapes

By Sheila Arkee Over the course of 365 Days of Eyeshadow, you’ve seen me combine all sorts of colors together, to create all kinds of interesting looks.  I’ll occasionally do something totally off-base, but there are three basic techniques I use to apply shadow. Here, for you all, are those technique broken down into detail, which […] […]

180/365 Days of Eyeshadow

By Sheila Arkee Years and years and years ago – ok, maybe 10 or so – Safeways/Vons and Walmart carried the most amazing chocolate confection ever created on the planet. It was a mint chocolate cup, just like a mini-peanut butter cup but with mint instead of peanut butter. This mint chocolate cup was perfection. […] […]

23/365 Days of Eyeshadow

By Sheila This week I am seriously feeling the love for smokey eyes … this is similar to yesterday’s look, with some gold concentrated on the lower lashes. Hot! \ Base: L’Oreal Studio Secret A1 Lid: MAC Embark (so lin love with it!) Crease: MAC Texture Browbone: MAC White Frost Liner: Stila Kajal in Onyx, […] […]

22/365 Days of Eyeshadow

By Sheila No rhyme, no reason, no where special to go, except to take my son to school. Just one of those ordinary days in jeans and sneakers … but a party on the eyes. Sometimes its fun to try a smokey look … with a little twist! A fairly easy technique to master – […] […]

The Matte Brown Smokey Eye – It’s Possible!

By Sheila A while back, someone asked if it was possible to do a smokey brown eye.  But, of course! Here’s my take on the smokey look using brown eyeshadows, and I really challenged myself with this one because I used matte shadows, and I am usually such a sucker for the glitter! The colors […] […]