As I am writing this, it is currently pissing it down..Autumn is well and truly upon us. Part of me is sad to see Summer go, but the other half is excited for the new season! One of my favourite things about Autumn is the way I change up my makeup. I don’t know why but I feel a little more adventurous during the colder months, going a little more daring with the eyes and lips. I replace all my Summer lipsticks with Berries and reds, and bring out the matte foundations. For the eyes it is all about my Mac quad. I put this palette together myself over a couple of months and it is definitely Autumn/Winter inspired.
In the quad is;
- Cranberry- A deep plum/burgundy shade. I love using this for a smokey eye, especially with Sketch. With this, less is definitely more, as too much can make you look like you’ve been sucker punched in the eye.
- Sketch- This is another burgundy shade, with slight red shimmer. The shimmer is just the right amount, and isn’t too obvious. I wear this a lot with Cranberry, usually using this shade in the crease of the eye.
- Sable- Sable is such a gorgeous shade! It’s a browny bronze colour with slight red shimmer. It looks great with a smokey eye, or on it’s own it is a lovely everyday shade. It is amazingly pigmented, so I tend to apply a little at a time, building it up if I wish to do so.
- Star Violet- Yet another burgundy shade, although this time it has a slight pink shimmer through it. It’s quite a similar shade to Cranberry, but less dramatic.
I am a huge fan of Mac eyeshadows, they are so pigmented, long lasting and easy to blend. They literally feel like velvet. I have another empty quad palette and I can’t wait to fill that up. Maybe with more everyday, all year round shades..
Have you got a Mac palette? What is your favourite Mac eyeshadow?