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Tutorial: Soft Yet Dramatic with the Naked 2

I recently landed a job at my local Sephora & I waned to have more of the makeup they carried, so I bought the Urban Decay Naked 2. Since this is a pretty popular palette I plan on doing a few tutorials with it soon.

Prime your lids!

Apply Pistol (light grayish-brown shimmer) all over the lid. I use a Mac 242 for this step.

Apply your base shadow (matte, and close to your skintone). I am using MAC Blanc Type (matte, cream). Apply it from the crease to the brow. I use a Sigma E60 for this step.

Apply Tease (matte cream, pale cool-brown) from the crease to the brow bone and then blend it out. I use a Sigma E45 to apply and a MAC 217 to blend.

Apply Busted (deep cool-brown, shimmer) into the crease and upwards. I use a Sigma E45.

Blend it out! I use a MAC 217.

Apply Blackout (matte, black) to the outer V. I use a Sigma E30 for this.

Blend the edges only to keep the black deep and the elongated shape.

Add Verve to the inner corner and blend upwards. I use a Sigma E45 for this.

Run Pistol under the lash line. I use a Sigma E30.

Add some Blackout to the outer quarter to help elongate the eye even more. I use a Sigma E30 again.

Blend the two shades together.

Add Verve to the inner third of the lower lash line. I use, surprise surprise, a Sigma E30.

Optional: Add some winged liner. You can also just run a dark shadow or kohl liner and smudge it out along the lash line, that'd be just as lovely.

Curl your lashes and add some mascara!

I also tight lined with a black liner and lined my waterline with a nude liner and added lashes.

I paired this look with a cool, soft pink lip and cheek.

Products: Face: Smashbox Primer - original Lorac Behind the Scenes Eye Primer MUFE HD foundation - 118 Illamasqua Skin base - white Ben Nye Powder - Cameo RCMA -No Color Powder Nars creamy concealer - Chantilly Sephora concealer- fair ELF Mist & Set MAC - sculpt Makeup Forever - 126 Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder - Diffused Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder - Ethereal Tarte - Flushed Makeup Forever - 05 Eyes: Mac - Blanc Type Urban Decay - Naked 2 - Verve, Pistol, Busted, Tease, Blackout UD 24/7 liner - Perversion MAC Chromaline - NC20/NW15 L'Oreal Voluminous mascara- Carbon Black Lorac- Front of the Line PRO Liquid Eye Liner Maybelline Great Lash - clear Anastasia Beverly Hills Dip Brow - Blonde & Dark Brown Lips: MAC - Pink N


Lashes: House of Lashes - Tigress

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