Brown Sugar

Browns can definitely take you from day to night with little effort -- a simple up-do and dangling earrings would transform this into a bar/lounge-worthy look. The brown-based color scheme softly enhances the eye and gives the complexion a warm glow.

Brushes you'll need:

- MAC #'s 214 (short shader brush), 217 (blending brush), 242 (shader brush), 224 (short shader brush), and 116 (blush brush)

Products you'll need:

- MAC Eyeshadows in Nylon, Ricepaper, Kid, Woodwinked, Charcoal Brown, and Texture

- MAC Powder Blushes in Dame and Blushbaby
- MAC Lipstick in Stay In Touch (Cremesheen)
- MAC Lipglass in Liqueur (Cult of Cherry)

- MAC Technakohl in Graphblack

- A brow-filling product - Mascara


Highlight the tear duct with Nylon (242).
[* Apply Ricepaper underneath the brow bone (242).
[* Apply Kid to the inner third of the lid (242).
[* Add serious shine to the middle of the lid with Woodwinked (242).
Smoke out the outer third of the lid with Charcoal Brown, bringing it slightly above the crease (217).
[* Line the lower lash line with Texture (222).

[* Line both lash lines with Graphblack.


Mixing Dame and Blushbaby, apply in teardrop shape to the apples of the cheeks extending outward toward the hairline (116).


Apply Stay In touch, blot most of it off, and layer with Liqueur for an metallic orange-tinted shimmer.

Additional finishing steps: [Fill in eyebrows using MAC's #208 Angled Brow brush and MAC Eyeshadows in Charcoal Brown, Espresso, and Carbon], [Tame unruly brows using MAC Brow Finisher in Clear], and [Darken lashes using MAC's Plushlash mascara in Plushblack].

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