Makeup Wars Fall Look ~ Changing Leaves Inspired

This weeks Makeup Wars Challenge is for our favourite fall look. Fall just happens to be my favourite season. I love the crisp air and sunshine. The beautiful changing leaves bring forth all my most loved colours in nature. Autumn has always been the colour palette that speaks to me the most. My hair isn’t a hint at all is it? 😉
I wanted to create an eye look that incorporated all the glorious changing leaves around me. I immediately turned to my arsenal of almost 100 Fyrinnae shades to find the perfect representations of the fiery fall leaves (and the not yet changed).
Fyrinnae Pyromantic Erotica, Red Panda, Candy Coated, and Dark Fantasy
Edward Bess Escape, Chanel Malice, LMdB Uma Paro
Looking at these colours just makes me love fall even more!
Products use:
Ellis Faas foundation in S101
Fresh Face Lustre in Fair Isle
MAC Beauty Powder in Too Chic
Make Up For Ever Eye Prime
Fyrinnae Pixie Epoxy
Fyrinnae Pyromantic Erotica on inner third of lid, Red Panda on centre of lid, Candy Coated on outer third, Dark Fantasy as a liner.
Le Metier de Beaute Sugar on browbone.

With Flash:

With my hooded lids I look like I’m wearing a fairly sedate look.

Close the eyes and… pow!
Be sure to check out the other Makeup Wars member’s favourite fall looks using the Previous/Next buttons above or by clicking on the thumbnails below.

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  • Carleen
    October 2, 2012 at 2:10 PM

    I think your eye look wins so far. That is gorgeous!!!

  • Sunny
    October 2, 2012 at 2:37 PM

    These colors look so effortlessly beautiful on you!

  • MarciaF
    October 2, 2012 at 2:38 PM

    The colors you chose are absolutely perfect for fall. They look gorgeous on you. Great look.

  • Teri
    October 2, 2012 at 3:00 PM

    Your eye look is beautiful and spot on for fall.

  • Brooke @ BlushingNoir
    October 2, 2012 at 3:05 PM

    very very beautiful!!!

  • Pammy (PammyBlogsBeauty)
    October 2, 2012 at 6:03 PM

    What a gorgeous eye look! It is so Fall indeed! Great color selection. You are such an artist!

  • Phyrra
    October 2, 2012 at 6:32 PM

    I love your look so much! So pretty!

  • BooBooNinja
    October 3, 2012 at 1:52 AM

    This is a beautiful fall look. Great use of colour. 🙂 By the way, I’m all giddy you chose to use Too Chic, as it’s my favourite highlight powder. 🙂

  • Perilously Pale
    October 3, 2012 at 1:58 AM

    Mine too BooBooNinja! I got it and Play it Proper when they first came out and they are two of only like 5 highlighters I own. I don’t need more because I love them so much! Perfection!

  • Cindy (Prime Beauty)
    October 3, 2012 at 2:06 AM

    Great look, I think you won!!

  • BooBooNinja
    October 3, 2012 at 2:06 AM

    I even got a backup of Too Chic from a blog sale. I really mulled over that purchase, as: 1) I am trying to keep my stash small and manageable; 2) I thought MAC might repromote it; and 3) I’d fall in love with something else down the road. However, I got Too Chic on the repromote (Iris Apfel) so it’s unlikely it’ll be rereleased. There’s something great about not having to go through the future fuss (& unnecessary temptation) of a replacement highlighter.

    I did consider Play It Proper, but Too Chic is perfection for me. 🙂

  • BooBooNinja
    October 3, 2012 at 2:06 AM

    ps What are your other 3 highlighters?

  • zibbieko
    October 3, 2012 at 4:54 AM

    wow I love the symphony of the autumn inspire colours on your eyes. gorgeous, I must try doing the same look someday 🙂

  • A Girl's Guide to All Things Makeup
    October 3, 2012 at 5:46 AM

    Your eye makeup is beautiful and always impecabbly applied! I’m in awe of your skills! 🙂

  • Beauty Thesis
    October 3, 2012 at 6:24 AM

    Stunning colour palette, the shades look amazing on you!

  • Christine Mikesell
    October 3, 2012 at 1:44 PM

    Wow, this really looks amazing! I’m always in awe of your eye looks. You’re such an artist!

  • Elvira PinkSith
    October 3, 2012 at 1:47 PM

    OMG! That application is FLAWLESS!!! You really area great artist when it comes to eye looks and overall looks. I want you to do my makeup every morning! Can you move to VA and live with me please? LOL. But seriously. Those shades look great on you!

  • oldergirlbeauty
    October 3, 2012 at 1:50 PM

    And after you finish up in VA every morning, can you teleport to OKC and take care of my daily look? This look is sincerely gorgeous.

  • Perilously Pale
    October 3, 2012 at 7:26 PM

    Thank you so so much everyone! You have all been so kind! I’m really glad you liked it! xoxo

  • Ezen
    October 3, 2012 at 8:53 PM

    Definitely pretty and fall-appropriate! 🙂

    Now the big challenge is how do I translate the look on monolids…

  • Perilously Pale
    October 3, 2012 at 9:00 PM

    Thanks Ezen! I would suggest maybe skipping the band of crease colour and just blending the gradation in well at the top. It would be a little more dramatic on you since you wouldn’t be “hiding” the beautiful colours as much as my hooded lids do. 😉

  • kelly logan gould
    October 4, 2012 at 10:48 PM

    SO PRETTY! I love the shadow colors!


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