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May 12, 2011

Aveda “Indigo” Makeup How-To

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Aveda “Indigo” Makeup How-To

With smoky, statement eyes and soft, subtle lips, “Indigo” from Aveda’s Super Natural Collection is a great makeup option for spring and summer. Makeup artist Janell Geason created a strong that played up the boldness of the model’s hair. “By contouring her bone structure with Uruku Bronzer—and sweeping a cool blue shade across the eyes  to accentuate her hair color, I achieved shapes that were a bit super natural,” she says.

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HOW-TO STEPS

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    Prep the lid with Inner Light™ Concealer and #8 Complexion Brush.

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    Apply contour color (medium shade) of Black Tulip Petal Essence™ Eye Color Trio to inner corner of eye with #2 Medium Eye Color Brush.

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    Using a #2 Medium Eye Color Brush, apply define color (deepest shade) of Azure Rain Eye Color Trio to center of lid, past the crease, almost to brow. Blend above contour color in inside corner.

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    Using #2 Medium Eye Color Brush, apply define color (deepest shade) of Black Tulip Eye Color Trio to outer half of eye. Begin at the lash line and blend up almost to the brow, keeping the shape horizontal.

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    Using #5 Eye Smudger Brush, apply the define color (deepest shade) of Azure Rain Eye Color Trio from inside corner along the bottom lash line to the outside corner, fading past the natural eye shape, staying horizontal.

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    Use a sharpened Black Orchid Petal Essence™ Eye Definer to encircle the eye at the inner corner to just past the natural shape. Continue working horizontally at outer corners. Smudge color with #5 Eye Smudger Brush and set with define color (deepest shade) of Black Tulip Eye Color Trio.

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    Curl lashes and apply Black Forest Mosscara™ to top and bottom lashes.

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    COMPLEXION: Create a hydrated matte finish using Inner Light™ Concealer with #8 Complexion Brush and Inner Light™ Mineral Dual Foundation with Uruku Bronzing Brush.

    CHEEKS: Apply Amazonia Uruku Bronzer with #9 Blush Brush to contour the face. Blend edges with Uruku Bronzing Brush. Use #9 Blush Brush with Illumination Single Eye Color to highlight bone structure.

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    On the lips, apply Luna Uruku Color Gloss with Envirometal™ Retractable Lip Brush.

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