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~Modern Day Egyptian Makeup Tutorial~

 

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 I really like the cat eyeliner look and use it almost every time I put on makeup. It reminds me a lot of how the Egyptians thousands of years ago would wear their eyeliner. Here’s a tutorial I made using some (not all) budget friendly beauty products. I hope you enjoy.

 

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Products I Used:

Urban Decay Primer Potion

NYX Loose Pearl Eyeshadow in Yellow Gold

NYX Loose Pearl Eyeshadow in Walnut

NYX Loose Pearl Eyeshadow Black Pearl

Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliner in Zero

Elf Liquid Eyeliner in Black

The Color Workshop (cheap makeup brand at Walmart) Eyeliner in Gold

Wet n’ Wild Mega Liner in Indigo Blue 

Maybelline The Falsies Waterproof Mascara in Very Black

Elf Eyelash Curler 

 

First step is to prime your eyes. This helps your eyeshadow to stay on longer, prevents your eyelid oils from smudging your eyeshadow, and helps your makeup look more vibrant.

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Next I put the gold eyeshadow onto just the middle of my lid. I did this so I can have a multi-dimensional look, almost like 3D.

 

After that I put a small amount of the gold liner on top of the yellow old eyeshadow to add a little glitz.

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Then what I did was I took the brownish eyeshadow and applied it on the right side and left side of my eyelid without putting it directly on top of the yellow eyeshadow. I blended the two colors slightly so there wasn’t any harsh contrast. Remember you want to make this look multi-dimensional.

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I blended the brown more and a little towards my brow bone. 

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I added the black eyeshadow to my crease building up the color slightly.

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Next I took the black eyeshadow and with a brush I lined my lower lash line.

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Then you’ll want to bring that eyeshadow up past your lid for that classic cat eye. It can be tricky to do but follow your lash line out and you should get it just right.

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Next you take your eyeliner pencil and line the inside of your eyes both top and bottom. 

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I used just a little bit of black liquid eyeliner to the top lash line.

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 Next (and this was just for fun) I wanted some more color so I used the blue liquid liner on my bottom lash line. 

 

 

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Add mascara and you’re done! 

 

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Make Your Lipsticks More Portable (DIY)

I don’t own many lipsticks because I don’t like to wear them but I know lots of people who have tons of them laying around in a drawer, their purse, or car. Lipsticks are already portable but imagine having five or more shades in one easy place without having to fumble through them. I’ll show you how easy it can be!

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What you’ll need:

Candle

Small knife 

Metal spoon

Lipsticks or chapsticks

Rubbing alcohol (to sanitize)

Small eyeshadow tins (to place metled product in)

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First it’s a good idea to sanitize your metal tin, spoon and knife to cut down on bacteria.

 

Next you’ll need to light your candle.

 

Lay your lipstick down on the counter and cut off the amount you’d like. It’s better to start off by cutting a little because you can always melt more later. 

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Place the cut piece of lipstick on the spoon.

 

Put the spoon over the candle flame. Sway the spoon back and forth above the flame so the product won’t burn. You only need to slowly melt the lipstick.

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Make sure the product is entirely melted and slowly pour it into the metal tin. Melt more if you need to so you have a sufficient amount of product. 

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Wipe off the spoon carefully with a paper towel. The spoon is VERY hot. I repeat it’s HOT!

 

And you’re done! I did a lipstick and a chapstick. 

 

 

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Here are some videos if you need extra help!