MAKE-UP HOW-TO: Cerulean Smoke and Red Dahlia

By Lauren Salapatek | 10/31/2012 11:17:00 AM

 

This limited-edition autumn/winter 2012 make-up collection by Aveda, called Passion Flower, features luxurious petal tones grounded by sophisticated neutrals. Learn how to create the two looks below: Cerulean Smoke and Red Dahlia. Which one do you prefer? Share on MODERN’s Facebook page today! When we asked MODERN's Facebook community what they thought of these looks, we received 140 "Likes!"

CERULEAN SMOKE

click image to zoomCerulean Smoke EYES:

STEP 1: Apply cerulean bloom petal essence single eye color to lid from the lash to above the crease. Blend and soften the outer edge and diffuse the shadow along the outer 2/3 bottom lash line.

STEP 2: With green tuberose eye color, accent the inner corner of lid and center of lower lash line.

STEP 3: Use callalily eye color to highlight the inner corners of top and bottom lash lines. Softly define the outer contour with brown velvet rose eye color, diffuse outer 1/3 of upper lash line and connect to bottom lash line.

STEP 4: Soften out edge of contour with bittersweet eye color. Curl lashes, apply mascara and fill in the brows.

FACE/LIPS:

STEPS: Highlight cheekbones with callalily eye color, and contour with peach lights petal essence face accents. Prep lips with colorless nourish-mint lip definer, and finish with gilded lotus nourish-mint rehydrating lip glaze.

RED DAHLIA

click image to zoomRed Dahlia EYES:

STEP 1: Apply bittersweet petal essence single eye color to lid from the lash to the crease. Contour lid from outer to inner corner in night Iris eye color and brush the shadow along the outer 2/3 bottom lash line.

STEP 2: Softly wing out the contour to create a cat shape, and diffuse the contour edges with bittersweet eye color.

STEP 3: Smudge brown velvet rose eye color along outer 2/3 of upper and bottom lash lines for definition. Highlight inner corners with callalily eye color. Curl lashes, apply mascara and fill in the brows.

FACE/LIPS:

STEPS: Highlight cheekbones with callalily eye color, and contour with peach lights petal essence face accents. Accent apples of cheeks with plum touch face accents. Line and fill in lips with tarragona nourish mint. Fill in with rare orchid nourish mint smoothing lip color. Add gloss for shine.

 

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for modernsalon.com, salontoday.com and firstchair.com. As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

You can find Lauren on Google+ or e-mail her at lsalapatek@modernsalon.com.

 


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