Spring/Summer Look #1 Quick everyday look with colored liners

Hi everyone!

I am compiling a Spring/Summer Look Book featuring a series of looks and tutorials for this season. These will be my  interpretations of the Spring/Summer 2011 makeup trends and will be covering looks suited for different occasions – from light daytime looks to evening party looks.

Inspired by the colorful trends this season, I have already done looks with

These will be added to my Spring/Summer 2011 Look Book along with other looks that I will be doing in the coming days.

Hope you enjoy reading 🙂

The #1 look is a super quick everyday look which is pretty much everyone’s on-the-go makeup but with the added pop of a brightly colored liner. This season is all about bright colors- orange, fuchsia, turquoise, lime green and the list goes on. While black and brown are great colors for everyday lining of the eyes, they look very ‘regular‘. Adding a brightly colored liner instantly glams up your whole look without much of an effort.

Colors to look out for are brighter shades of blue ,green & purple.

On a well moisturized face, apply tinted moisturizer or light foundation, line upper lash line with black/brown pencil liner and apply a bright colored liner(turquoise, ice blue, parrot green, teal, purple,  silver/gold)  on the lower lash line ( or alternatively, bright liner on upper lash and kajal on lower lash line) and finish off the look with a little bronzer/blush and tinted lip balm/gloss.

Spring-summer quick daytime look with Chambor dazzle 'Teal' liner FOTD

Products used to create this look :

Products used for everyday makeup look with colored liners

FACE: MAC Studio Fix Fluid foundation NC 40 ,  Chambor Silver shadow compact ‘RR2 Rose Pale’ , Revlon Colorstay ‘Mineral finishing Powder #30 Sunkiss Radieux’ (bronzer)

LIPS : Nivea fruity shine lip balm ‘Pomegranate’


  • Chambor Dazzle eye pencil ‘Black’ (the ‘regular’ black liner) [For lining upper lash line ]
  • Maxfactor ‘Ice blue’ liner [on lower lash line]
  • Lotus herbals kajal(water line)
Spring-Summer eye makeup look with Maxfactor 'Ice blue' liner
Spring-Summer daytime look with Maxfactor 'Ice blue' liner FOTD
  • Chambor Dazzle eye pencil ‘Black’ (the ‘regular’ black liner) [For lining upper lash line ]
  • Maybelline Vivid and smooth ‘Olive green’ (lower lash line)
  • Lotus herbals kajal(water line)
Spring-Summer eye makeup look with Maybelline 'Olive green' liner
Spring- Summer everyday makeup look with colored liner FOTD
  • Chambor Dazzle eye pencil ‘Teal’
  • Lotus herbals kajal(water line)
Spring-summer eye makeup look with Chambor Dazzle 'Teal' liner
Spring-Summer eye makeup look with Chambor Dazzle 'Teal' liner FOTD
Swatches of colored liner- L-R: Chambor dazzle(black), Maxfactor (ice blue), Maybelline(olive green), Chambor dazzle(teal)

Maybelline Vivid and Smooth, Chambor Dazzle, Maxfactor Kohl Pencil and Bourjois Kohl and contour pencils have really good shades + decent staying power.

Have you tried bright colored liners? Which is your favorite one? Let me know your comments by replying below.

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Soft green smokey eye FOTD using BeYu eyeshadow single

Hi everyone!

This is a soft green smokey eye look I did today using BeYu  eyeshadow single #114 . I have paired this eye makeup with peachy pink blush with a little bronzer on the cheekbones and a peach-brown lipstick.

Green color by itself is symbolic of nature, life and freshness. When worn as eye liners or shadows green/blue shades add a pop of color to the face and are a welcome change from the monotony of black/brown/grey liners.

I’d been looking for a forest green shade without any yellow/grey/khaki undertone and my search ended at the BeYu counter where I found the perfect green I’d been looking for. Its a vibrant true forest green shade with frost finish.

This is the final look –

Soft green smokey eyes FOTD


Products used :

1. BeYu eye base (not shown in picture)

2. Revlon eye liner crayon ‘black’

3. BeYu single eye shadow #114 (forest green shade)

4. Maybelline chai latte quad (for crease color and  highlighter)

4. Lotus herbals kajal

5. Maybelline colossal volume mascara

6. Faces eye shadow brush

products used for green smokey eye makeup

Steps :

1. Apply eye primer all over lid upto the brow.

2. Apply black crayon pencil all over lid and smudge using third finger.

3. Apply green eye shadow shade all over lid.

4. Using a fluffy brush , apply dark brown shade to crease and blend.

5. Apply highlight shade under brow bone and blend with crease color using some loose powder.

6. Apply kajal on waterline. Using angular/smudging brush loaded with the green eye shadow, smudge the kajal onto the lower lash line.

7. Lastly, apply mascara to upper and lower lashes.

Swatches of products used for green smokey eyes: L-R : browbone highlight shade , Crease color (both from Maybelline chai latte quad), BeYu eyeshadow with Revlon black crayon as base(without flash)
Swatches of products used for green smokey eyes: L-R : browbone highlight shade , Crease color (both from Maybelline chai latte quad), BeYu eyeshadow with Revlon black crayon as base(with flash)
Soft green smokey eyes

Products used for face :

products used for face: green smokey eye makeup

Products used for lips:

For the lips I have mixed 2 shades here : Maybelline moisture extreme ‘Chocolate Temptation‘(light brown with pink/peach undertone) and Chambor Truly lasting ‘Truly brownsugar ‘(true brown shade)

Products used for lips : Maybelline moisture extreme 'CHOCOLATE TEMPTATION', Chambor truly lasting 'TRULY BROWNSUGAR'
SWATCHES- Products used for lips :(l-r) Maybelline moisture extreme 'CHOCOLATE TEMPTATION', Chambor truly lasting 'TRULY BROWNSUGAR'

The final look (the green is more pigmented than how it appears here)

soft green smokey eyes FOTD
Soft green smokey eyes FOTD

I find darker shades of green very flattering for dark hair/dark eyes combination. For a more colorful and bold look- wear lime green+dark green combo or green+blue combo on the eyes.  A soft dark green smokey eye with dark brown on the outer corner and crease  is something that’ll suit everyone and a great way to sport a subtle yet colorful eye makeup.

Do you wear green eye shadows/ liners? What is your favorite way of sporting green eye makeup? Let me know your comments by replying below.

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Shimmery sky blue eye makeup + FOTD

While winter trends were all about the smokey look for the eyes, spring trends bring us pastel shades in blue, green, lime ,coral and orange to play around with. With spring just around the corner, its time to get colorful !

Inspired by the runway makeup for Spring/Summer 2011  collections,  here’s a Shimmery sky blue eye makeup look using  Colorbar eyeshadow #007 Aqua Marine.

Here’s the final look

Shimmery sky blue eye makeup look

Products used for eye makeup :

1. Chambor dazzle pencil ‘Grey’

2. Colorbar eye shadow single #007 ‘Aqua marine’

3. Bourjois ombre stretch eye shadow #14

4. Maybelline chai latte quad (for crease color and highlight shade)

5. Lotus herbals kajal (sorry missed it out in the pic!)

6. Maybelline gel eye liner

7. Maybelline colossal volume mascara

8. Faces eye shadow brush

Products used for shimmery sky blue eye makeup
  • First, I applied and  smudged the grey pencil on the lids to give a base to the shimmery sky blue eyeshadow. Without a base it appears very light, almost silvery blue.
  • Next, I applied the shimmery blue shadow to the entire lid up to the crease after which I applied the dark blue eye shadow on the outer corner.
  • After applying the dark blue on the outer corner, I applied dark brown on the crease and blended it well with the blue shades.
  • Next, I applied the highlight shade on the browbone and blended it with the crease color.
  • To give a more open look to the eyes, I applied some of the shimmery blue shade in the inner corners of the eyes.
  • Next, I applied lots of kajal and smudged it on the lower lash line using a moist brush loaded with the dark blue eyeshadow.
  • Lastly, I applied winged black eye liner and finished the look with a coat of mascara.


Shimmery sky blue eye makeup products- swatches L-R : browbone highlight shade, colorbar aqua marine e/s, chambor grey dazzle pencil, aqua marine e/s over grey dazzle pencil, bourjois #14 e/s dry, bourjois #14 e/s wet, crease color Maybelliner chai latte quad


Shimmery sky blue eye makeup
Silver blue eye makeup look

Products used for the lips :

1. Chambor lip liner ‘nude’

2. Lotus Herbals pure color lipstick ‘Peach creme’

3. Maybelline water shine gloss ‘Beige Sensation’

Products used for lips : Shimmery Sky Blue eye makeup look

Products used for the face:

1. MAC Studio fix fluid foundation NC 40

2. Chambor silver shadow ‘RR2’

3. Colorbar blushes: Just Earth(contouring), Peachy Rose

Products used for the face : Shimmery sky blue eye makeup look


Shimmery sky blue eye makeup look

For the perfect spring look, my pick for an outfit for this makeup look would be a simple white shirt, blue jeans with silver earrings. What outfit would you pair with this look ?

Have you tried spring/summer inspired pastel eyes ? Which is your favorite look for spring/summer?

Let me know your comments by replying below.

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Copper/Black eye makeup TUTORIAL

Hi everyone!

Today I’m doing a  Copper/Black eye makeup tutorial using Chambor eyeshadow trio #85 Mystic. I wore this look in my previous post HERE and Neha requested me to do a tutorial for the eye makeup.

This is a very simple look and I have used all shades from the Chambor ‘Mystic’ trio i.e lid color, crease color and browbone highlight shade.

This is for you Neha, hope you find it useful!

List of products used :

1. BeYu eye base

2. Lakme rose powder

3. Chambor eye shadow trio #85 Mystic

4. Lotus Herbals kajal

5. Maybelline black gel eyeliner

6. Maybelliner colossal volume mascara

7. Faces eyeshadow brush, angled brush, Q-tips

Products used Copper/Black eye makeup tutorial

Step 1- Moisturizing and priming

  • I used my regular Neutrogena oil free moisturizer which I use all over face on my eyes as well so that the lids and under eye is properly hydrated. If you use specific cream for your lids/under eye area, you should use that here.
  • Next, I have applied BeYu eye base which brings out the color of eye shadows and helps them last longer too.
  • After this I have applied loose powder all over my lid so that blending becomes easier. I am using Lakme rose powder.
1- moisturized and primed eyelid
1- apply loose powder

Step 2- Copper eyeshadow

  • After dusting a little amount of loose powder all over lids using a fluffy brush, pat copper eyeshadow all over the lid ending at the crease.
2- Copper eyeshadow from Chambor mystic trio

Step 3- Grey/Black eyeshadow

  • Next, take a small amount of the the grey/black eyeshadow and pat it 3/4th of the way on the crease and on the outer corner making a horizontal ‘V’ as shown.
3- apply grey shade to crease and outer V

Step 4- Blending

  • Blend using a fluffy brush along the contour of the eye (in the crease,taking it slightly above) and on the outer V. Take a small quantity of loose powder on the brush, pat it on the area to be blended and then blend with a light hand in a to-and-fro motion.
4- blend it along the contour of the eye
4- Lakme rose powder
4- pat some loose powder on crease
4- blend blend blend!

Step 5- Browbone highlighting

  • Take the golden highlight shade and apply in under the brow from the highest point of the arch outwards till the end of the brow.
  • Blend it with the crease color using more loose powder.
5- apply browbone shade

Step 6- Clean up excess

  • Clean up the excess in the inner corner using moistened q-tip.
  • Clean up the outer corner along a line joining the outer corner of the eye to the outer end point of the brow as shown.
6- clean up the inner corner
6- clean up outer corner

Step 7- Apply a LOT of kajal

  • Apply a lot of kajal on your waterline.Let it be enough to run out beyond the water line to the lash line.

7- apply a LOT of kajal
  • Now using an angled brush or smudging brush, pick up a little bit of the grey black shade and smudge the kajal on your lower lash line. Extend it outward at the outer corner to form a wing.
Chambor eye shadow trio 'Mystic'
  • Clean up any excesses with a q-tip.
7- smudge it with the grey eyeshadow using angled brush

Step 8- Inner corner

  • Apply the same highlight shade used on the brow bone to the inner corner of the eye. This will instantly brighten up your eyes.
8- apply highlight shade on inner corner

Step 9- Apply liner and mascara

  • Apply winged eye liner on the upper lash line and top off with lots of mascara. Make sure to apply mascara properly on the outermost corners as this gives definition to the eyes and can easily get ignored.
9 -apply liner and mascara

You can apply eye shadow/eye pencil to define your eye brows .

Here’s the final look.

The copper is not showing up as pigmented as it is in this picture 🙁

Final look
Final look

Have you used Chambor eye shadows ? Which is your favorite trio ? Let me know your comments by replying below.

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Henna Gold and Black eyemakeup using ‘Colorbar’ Warm palette


Hi everyone!

Here’s an eyemakeup look I put together using 2 shades from the Colorbar ‘Warm’ eyeshadow palette .


Henna gold and black eyemakeup using Colorbar ‘warm’ palette


Colorbar ‘Warm’ and ‘Cool’ eyeshadow palettes each have a combination of 5 unique warm/cool shimmery shades which can be used to create a multitude of looks. These palettes retail at Rs 499 each.

The ‘Warm‘ palette looks like this and the encircled shades are the ones I’ve used for this look :


Henna gold and Black eyemakeup look- Colorbar warm palette
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