Thursday, 27 October 2011

Metallic Smoke

What I Used

17 Wild Metallic Shadows in Wild Silver and Wild Midnight Blue
2True Easyglide Khol Liner
HD Brows Palette in Vamp
Maybelline One by One Mascara (top lashes)
Daniel Sandler Baby Jet Mascara (bottom lashes)
Urban Decay Cream Highlight in Moonshine
Benefit Boxed Powder in Moonshine
MAC lipstick in Angel

I really wanted to do a tutorial with my new Wild Metallic shadows from 17 and it ended up kind of "costumey". In pictures it looks pretty wearable but it was a bit on the garish side for my liking so I would be more likely to whip this out for an upcoming Halloween party than a night out.. you might feel differently.. each to their own. Either way the shadows were pretty good. A little difficult to work with as they don't seem to set so they're not easy to layer and as the evening progressed you might smudge them. They do give a lot of bang for your buck though. I am looking forward to trying some different shades from the range as just between the two I picked up the formula is very different. The Wild Silver is more of a metallic block silver where are the Wild Midnight Blue is a dull, sheer dark blue with lots of glitter. Both look totally different which is a nice contrast but I expected the range to be the same shade to shade. The silver was definitely easier to blend so I'm hoping the neutrals I want to go back for are more like that. Although they do crease without a primer and are prone to sliding around on your eye if you are a glitter-phobe like me these are a great way to achieve that sparkle without the dreaded fall out of a powder shadow.


  1. I like the look of the Wild Midnight Blue but those types of formula I tend to stay away from as it seems too much of a hassle to work with and I'd probably be paranoid all night if I was to wear it out and about. I love the look you created though.


  2. hmmm i dont know, i like how shiney the silver is, and your skin looks amazing :D

  3. You look so flawless! Those 17 wild eyes shades are really gorgeous too.

  4. Ah you're so gorgeous! jealous :)


  5. Loved this loook, my fiancee bought me dallas today x


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