Thursday, February 26, 2015

Surprise the Dragon Look of the Day

It's a day that ends in "y", so I thought it would be appropriate to use the Urban Decay Vice 3 palette on my eyes.  This time I used some neutrals on the upper lid, and the bright green shade "Dragon" on the lower lashline.  I thought the green pop of color on the lower lashline was sort of a surprise, which is how I came up with the name of the post.

Eyes: from the Urban Decay Vice 3 palette
                     --- Angel (sparkly taupe) all over the moving lid
                     --- Defy (matte dark cool grey) in the outer corner
                     --- Revolver (sparkly black) as liner on the upper lashline and a little on the lower
                     --- Undone (tan) as transition color in the crease
                     --- Truth (ivory) under the brow
                     --- Dragon (bright shimmery green) on the lower lashline

        Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eyeliner in Perversion on the waterlines
        Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Lash Extending Treatment Mascara

from left: Angel, Defy, Revlolver, Undone, Truth, Dragon

Cheeks: Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Radiance Blush in Sweet Peach

Lips: Milani Color Statement Lip Liner in Nude

from left: Elizabeth Arden Sweet Peach blush, Milani Nude lip liner

More shots of the look, because I quite enjoyed this one.  Even though my hair is not so hot.

I was born in the Chinese year of the Dragon, so I'm drawn to anything dragon-y.  So, here's a close-up of Dragon from the Vice 3 palette.

Look at that green!  Just the kind of green I imagine when I think of Dragon's scales.

I hope you enjoyed this look as much as I did.  Have a wonderful day, my friends!


  1. Gorgeous! I love greens for spring. Your lashes are enviable.

  2. Haha, love the first line of this post- that's how I feel about wearing colour :) This is gorgeous, as always. Love the pop of green under the eyes. Have a great weekend, Ingrid! xo

  3. Love the pop of green on the lower lash line!

  4. I love this look on you! You have the prettiest eyes.

  5. Wow! I just love that green shade on your lower lash line! It looks amazing on you! Especially with the red hair!

  6. Ruth Herdegen StumpMarch 2, 2015 at 8:28 AM

    That green will be great for St. Patrick's Day. With your red hair, you look Irish!

  7. Thank you, Miranda! Green is definitely great for spring. I can't wait for things to start being green in my garden!

  8. Thanks, Lisa! The green shade is such a happy green. I love it.

  9. Oh yes! I will have to use Dragon on St. Patty's Day! My red hair could use a touch up.

  10. Thank you, Jennifer! Color everyday! (I do love the way you spell colour. I feel like an unsophisticated American spelling it color. :) )

  11. Aww, thank you, Sam. That absolutely makes my day. I'm actually blushing!

  12. Stunning as always. I've been really digging flashes of green on the lower lash line myself these days (wearing an Olive eye liner today) and I've purchased two new green liners in as many weeks which is rare for me. :-)

  13. Your eyes are just so so beautiful. :) Yet another stunning look you created! That green accent on the lower lash totally pops! You should post your skincare routine because you have flawless skin. :)

  14. Thank you, Jaa! I'm beyond flattered by your words. I think maybe the lighting I sometimes use makes my skin look better. ;) I am considering posting my skincare routine now, though...

  15. I think green liner is a wonderful way to wear the shade. I definitely love wearing green all over my lids, but sometimes I think a bit of bright liner is modern and fashionable, y'know?

  16. I know - seems to be the new way of wearing bright colors. :-) xo