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Colour Blocking has been increasing in popularity for the past number of seasons on the fashion runways. Well Spring 2013 has brought this amazing graphic and colourful technique to makeup with Colour Blocked Brow Bones. When I first saw the the Brow Bone Colour Blocking trend I was beyond excited. I adore colour and I absolutely love the fresh, bright shades that Spring cosmetic collections feature. Usually we see these bold shades incorporated with pops of colour on the lid or lash lines but with my hooded lids my explorations into new colour palettes is often shrouded by my sagging lids. What better way to bring the vibrancy of spring shades to your look than by prominently featuring them on our brow bones? The perfect smooth canvas for a bold statement.
Now the key to this look is to keep the rest of your look very simple with fresh, glowing skin and a subtle flush of colour on the cheeks. Lips are kept neutral with a sheer shimmering gloss. For the eyes leave your mobile lids and crease free of colour. I prepped my lids from lash line to brows with MAC Painterly Paint Pot. I applied black liner ONLY to my upper waterline to subtly enhance my lashes and applied a coat of black mascara. For tracing out the colour blocked areas I find the black liner seen on the runways a little harsh in real life. I prefer using a coloured liner to add to the interest of the look while looking a little softer than black. I chose Annabelle Smoothliner in Meteorite. It’s a gorgeous deep, shimmering blue. One of my favourite eyeliners. You need to make a straight line cutting across from just underneath the beginning of your eyebrow at a downward angle so it ends about midway between the outer end of your brow and your eye. You could colour block with two or three sections. I like to use two sections with the dividing line tracing straight up to the arch of my brow. I find this really helps to lift and accentuate the eye. Then fill in with your favourite spring colours. I chose Annabelle Royalty and Turquoise and filled in my brows with Violish.
I love brow lifting effect this look gives. I think it’s kinda sexy.
What colours are you looking forward to using when you rock the new Colour Blocked Brow Bone trend this Spring?
Make sure to check out the favorite Spring Trends of the other Makeup Wars members. Just click on the thumbnails below or use the Previous and Next buttons at the top of this post. If you have missed out on the previous Makeup Wars be sure to check them out, including some of my favourites like Spa Pampering at Home, Pantone Color of the Year Emerald Green Looks, Travel Picks, Valentines Day Look, Holiday Look, Holiday Wishlists, Favourite Mascaras, Favourite Fall Look, Favourite Red Lip, Favourite Makeup Brush, Favourite Fall Nail Polish, and Most Expensive Makeup Look.