12/6/16

Festive Twinkling Blue Eyeliner

I've been having a blast playing around with the NYX Face & Body Glitters lately!! They're so versatile and a fun way to add a little sparkle to any look. Especially during the holidays when Christmas and glitter just seem to go hand in hand, am I right?!


I've decided to name this week #GlitterWeek, to show you a few festive ways to use these twinkling pigments. Instead of my usual Tuesday and Friday schedule, you can expect a post on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday this week!


We're kicking it off with this royal blue glitter liner! I love how these loose pigments easily transform with a little help from the NYX Glitter Primer. I squeezed a pea size amount onto the back of my hand and shook a decent amount of blue glitter directly overtop. I combined the two together until all of the colour was incorporated. I then picked up some of the creamy mixture onto a small brush and applied it along my lash line as if it were a gel liner. It wasn't quite as pigmented or sparkly as I had anticipated, so at the end I used the same brush and pressed some extra dry glitter directly on top of the wing I created.


For some reason I always associate navy blue and sparkly things with New Years! I think it's because I once bought a sequinned blue and silver tube dress, with the intent of wearing it to an end of year party, which didn't happen...


My point is, I think this look would be especially perfect for ringing in 2017! Although it's great for any day or any occasion during the year too, and because these glitters come in a variety of hues, this look can be recreated using any colour of the rainbow! Or ALL colours, creating a rainbow glitter liner...how cool would that be?! I may have to try it...


All Products Used:

Face

Eyes
Wet n Wild PhotoFocus Eyeshadow Primer
LORAC PRO Palette 2

  • Buff (all over lid, up to browbone)
  • Light brown (upper crease)
  • Cool Gray (lower crease)
NYX Face & Body Glitter
Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara
NYX Cosmetics Slim Eye Pencil in White
L'Oreal Brow Stylist Definer in Brunette
Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel

Lips
Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick in Daringly Nude

Be sure to use the hashtag #GlitterWeek and tag me (@BeautybyBirdy1) in any glitter creations you have for the holidays! I'm always looking for new inspiration!

xxx

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