I created this makeup look after spending Thanksgiving in the mountains of Georgia. Trees, boulders, and autumn colored leaves were everywhere! Playing off the browns and greens in nature, I used two of my favorite Milani eyeshadows- Java Bean (a cool-toned brown) and Clover (a medium true green), to create this mostly-neutral face.
The makeup I used…
- Milani single eyeshadows in Clover and Java Bean (available at some drugstores)
- Lancome brown pencil eyeliner in Black Coffee (a deep, rich brown)
- Three Custom Color’s lipgloss in Whisper
- And my normal face makeup- Purely Cosmetics “Pure Mineral Foundation”, in California Blonde
I started by lining my upper lash line with the Lancome pencil.
Next I applied Java Bean eyeshadow across my entire lid and smudged it up into the crease. Blend the edges until it fades away (you don’t want any sharp lines where the shadow stops; especially when the goal is an organic and amped-up natural look).
The Clover eyeshadow is applied on the outer half of my upper lid. Use a large shadow brush (or your ring finger) to blend the brown and green shadows together (brown on the inner half, green on the outer half).
I used a small smudger brush to apply the Clover shadow over the Lancome eyeliner. This layering makes the green really pop since it’s layered over a darker color!
Finally, apply your favorite mascara (I’m using Blinc’s tubing mascara).
To keep lips in line with the neutral palette, I recommend a shimmery peach gloss. My absolute favorite is Three Custom Color’s Whisper gloss. I never leave home without it. I have always loved their gloss formula, but this color adapts to everyone I’ve put it on!
Has nature ever inspired one of your makeup looks?