EOTD: Autumn Leaves

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UPDATE: I’ve added links for all the products I’ve used. Someone requested a video on these kind of things and I may try that, when I have some more time on my hands. I’m not too keen on videotaping myself though, so it might as well never happen!

This morning I didn’t have to rush rush to catch a train, because my class at uni doesn’t start until 10.45 AM. However, I was a awake anyway and decided to use my extra morning time to try out a new color combination with my eye shadows and I think it worked out quite nicely. So after work, I touched it up a little bit and decided to take some pics and show you. So this is my Eye of the Day, which I’ve dubbed: Autumn Leaves.

I’m sorry about the shade of my camera in the second one, but you can still see the colors.

Products used:


– Clear brow & lash gel from The Body Shop

– Benefit Instant Brow Pencil in medium to dark


– Eye Colour Matte in Vanilla Cream no. 13 (The Body Shop)

Applied: on my brow bone

– Eyeshadow base: Too Faced Shadow Insurance

Applied: all over (from lash line, to eyebrow)

– NYX Jumbo Eyeshadow Pencil in Rust (no. 619)

Applied: all over, until just above my crease line

– Sephora Mono Eyeshadow in Lucky Penny (no. 54)

Applied: all over, covering the Jumbo Pencil base

– Sephora Mono Eyeshadow in French Riviera Gold (no. 48)

Applied: inner corner, going up a bit & until 1/3 of my eyelid, as well as on my lower lash line, just below my eyelashes.

– Sephora Mono Eyeshadow in Milestone (no. 17)

Applied: outer ‘V’, & up into the crease from there.

– Guerlain Khôl Me Brown 03

Applied: on the waterline, into the line of the outer ‘V’, as well as along the waterline of the upper eyelid.

I finished it off with:

Dior Iconic Extreme mascara in Black (no. 090)

– Inner corner of eyes: Ooh la Lift by Benefit

– Outer corner of eyes: Eye Bright Pencil by Benefit

Looking at it, it could have perhaps used some eyeliner on the upper lid as well, but I didn’t have time to do that this morning.

What do you think? Is this type of post a keeper? Would you like to see more of it?

5 responses to “EOTD: Autumn Leaves”

  1. AWildDog Avatar

    I really so like seeing make up, but perhaps, a photo or link to the products would be helpful to people to see what they look like before they go on.

  2. indiequeen84 Avatar

    ^^ Thanks for the tip! Might change it later on!

    1. AWildDog Avatar

      You’re welcome. Videos are also good, if your into that. I watch a few make up tutorial people on youtube.

      1. indiequeen84 Avatar

        nah I’m not too hot on videos. That would take even longer and I’m not a very patient person with this type of stuff.

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