Monday, May 24, 2010

Makeover Monday - Bronze Eyeshadow

I haven't done a Makeover Monday since back in December when I chopped off all my hair. I have no idea why.

Today's MM is going to feature one of my stand by makeup looks - bronze eyeshadow.


This look is really easy, and you can't really mess it up, which is why I love it so much. The eyeshadow I use is Clinique Colour Surge Eyeshadow Super Shimmer in Strike It Rich. 

Using that little sponge-y brush thing that comes with the eyeshadow, I just sweep it on up to the crease and extend it outward almost past the outer corners of the eye. That's seriously it. Done with that. I blend it a little (with my finger or a random brush), and then use a highlighter on my brow bones/inner corners (I'll give you my recommendation for that in another MM post!) I like to use a fairly shimmery highlighter though, because if you use one that's way more matte than the bronze it just looks weird. 

I obviously finished up with a pencil eyeliner, just in black, and mascara. Sometimes for a more dramatic look (like for night) I'll put some of the bronze on my lower lid as well, and use a thick liquid eyeliner extending past the outer corners of the eyes. It reminds me of Cleopatra or something - it's also a fun look. But wayyy too much for daytime. 


**If you ever try any of my Makeover Monday looks, leave me a picture or a link in the comments! 


  1. Beautiful!! I need a serious makeover!

  2. Lovely! I so want to try out that eyeshadow! I usually do the whole liquid eyeliner look. It's easiest {for me} since I suck at blending. This looks like it'd be great fun to try!