I recently visited the MAC counter at Pentagon City mall in Arlington, VA, minutes from DC. There, I met a makeup artist by the name of Gracie. She gave me the most amazing makeover, using MAC’s eye shadow pigments. Though she used colors from last season, it was helpful to see how the pigment shadow looked on my skin. MAC’s new pigments just came out earlier this year.
Take a look at the Gracie Look:
Gracie used the MAC’s paint pot in Painterly as a primer/base on my eyelids. Primer is important because it allows your shadow to really stand out. Then she applied the pigment eye shadows in the following order (inner part of eyelid working outward) to give me a va va voom look:
Before applying the mascara (black studio fix) she used the lash primer in white to extend my lashes more. She applied the mascara with very fast up and down motions, ensuring both sides of the lashes were covered.
Liner: Blacktrack fluid liner on outer lid and inside bottom lid
One tip I really like? Using eye shadow instead of liner gives a softer look. Gracie used Carbon eye shadow on my outer bottom lid. She also used Amber eye shadow on waterline, this made the eye makeup pop!
This was my first time using the tinted moisturizer and I liked it so much I bought it! I’ve already used it a few times in lieu of the studio fix fluid foundation, but I’m unsure if I’m ready to convert forever.
Powder: Medium plus mineralize loose powder, cover with studio fix mist
The lipstick and blush are both from the “All Ages, All Races, All Sexes” collection.
What do you think of the Gracie look?