FOTD – Kim Kardashian Inspired Electric Blue Eye Makeup

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I can’t believe I haven’t yet done a Kim Kardashian inspired makeup look yet. Queen of the “kontour”, love her or hate her, you can’t deny that she looks fer-lawless pretty much, erm, always? To be fair, in order to achieve this look I had to use a hell of a lot of makeup, most of it very full coverage, and I kinda feel like I’ve faceplated a cake made out of cement… It’s not for everyday (unless of course that is your thing, in which case rock it) but it would look stunning for the evening or special occasion. Kim’s signature look consists of a flawless base (obvs), neutral brown/gold eyes, heavy highlighting and contouring, peachy cheeks and nude glossy lips. So it was refreshing to see her upload this picture the other day to Instagram in which her makeup artist Mario had opted for an electric blue eyeshadow:

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kim kardashian makeup tutorial
kim kardashian makeup tutorial
It makes her eyes pop and it’s inspiring to see her playing with a bit of colour for once! Here are the products I used to achieve this look:

Laura Mercier Radiance Primer
Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation in Sand
Estée Lauder Double Wear Concealer in Light 01 (under eyes to highlight)
Laura Mercier Mineral Powder in Real Sand (to set highlight)
Bobbi Brown Foundation Stick in Walnut (to contour)
Laura Mercier Lush Nectarine Blush
Laura Mercier Highlight 01 (on cheekbones and down nose)
Benefit Browzings in Medium
Estée Lauder Lash Primer Plus
Benefit Rollerlash Mascara
Laura Mercier Eye Basics in Wheat (eyeshadow primer)
MAC Atlantic Blue Eyeshadow
Laura Mercier Ginger Eyeshadow (to blend out as transition colour)
MAC Boldly Bare Lip Liner (all over lips)
Laura Mercier Bare Naked Lip Glacé
Ardell Demi Wispies Lashes

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