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your look ● makeup
By Sommer Isdale
Bright Eyes, Big
Results Color is your greatest ally in
your springtime quest for the
perfect makeup look, and our
radiant approach is sure to
have you turning heads
L adies, listen up: Fresh, bright and dewy is how
you want your makeup looking this spring. We
are going for a natural face, neutral shadow,
bright eyeliner and a bright lip that really pops.
Just as spring ﬂowers bloom, we want our faces to
reﬂect these cheerful colors of nature that the ﬂowers re-
veal. Now, want to learn how to achieve this gorgeous glow
and apply color correctly to the face? Keep reading to ﬁnd
out the step-by-step process so you, too, can leave the house
looking effortlessly beautiful.
I have named this look the “Bright Eye” because we used
a radiant aqua blue to line the bottom waterline of the eye.
Don’t be afraid of color, it looks fabulous if you apply it cor-
rectly. This brightens up the eye and gives your makeup a fun
edge that you can ﬂaunt when out with your girlfriends
shopping or on a night out attending a concert. The fun part
about this look is that you can use any bright eyeliner color
to line your eye, not just blue! If you are wearing your favorite
purple shirt, try out an eggplant purple liner so your makeup
looks a bit more daring. You can use any color you please, just
be sure to keep the eye shadow on your lid neutral (tan, gold,
brown), so there is not a color overload on the eyes.
My makeup assistant, Jules Beecher, says that when
wearing colored eyeliner, remember to keep the rest of your
makeup muted. The brighter the color, the more of a state-
ment it’ll make, so you should allow it to “command” all the
attention. Keep your face and cheeks natural with earth
tones, rather than bright colors. However, do play up your
lip shade since the only other color on your face is your eye-
Cara Jayne Ludik is currently a
model with Figures Models in South
Africa. She is also a featured model in
this issue’s Pageantry & PromTime
2014 Fashion Showcase.
BEFORE liner. This particular makeup look shouts fun, so make sure
you are having fun while wearing it.
Our creation is focused around using an extravagant
liner color, so it would be worn best on your evenings out,
enjoying activities for entertainment purposes (not to the
ofﬁce or for business meetings). It is an exciting and play-
ful look you can pair with a dress or heels that match the
eyeliner color you are wearing. Here is how you can achieve
this amazing look:
DO YOUR PREP WORK
We begin by washing the face thoroughly to ensure all
makeup is removed. Then, we moisturize and prime the en-
tire face so the makeup lies smoothly on the skin and lasts