Thursday, 18 August 2011

Silk Road Kaleidoscope Applied

I recently posted pictures of the Le Metier Silk Road Kaleidoscope. As promised, here is a picture of all of the colours applied. It took a little while for me to figure out how best to apply this palette but I think I've finally cracked it.

Silk Road EOTD4

Silk Road EOTD1
With flash

Silk Road EOTD6

Silk Road EOTD8

Silk Road EOTD3
With flash

Le Metier de Beaute Silk Road Kaleidoscope layered top to bottom -
Tapestry on the mobile lid, Damask layered over Tapestry especially concentrating on the inner corner. I applied Brocade on top of Ikat on the outer corner and into the crease.
GOSH Truly brown liner
MUFE Smoky Lash mascara

Silk Road EOTD5

Silk Road EOTD2
With flash

Max Factor Second Skin in Creamy Ivory
Old Ruby + Millie powder and wax set on brows
RMK Super Basic Liquid concealer on undereyes
BECCA concealer in praline on blemishes
e.l.f. HD powder
RBR Delicata blusher
Pink blusher from the Chantecaille Turtles palette on the the apples of the cheeks

Giorgio Armani Shine lipstick in #5
(in the final image I added a touch of Hourglass gloss in Ignite)

I was so pleased with how this turned out. After being very nervous of the gold/copper Damask, I found that layering lightly over the plum Tapestry shade created a wonderful effect. As you can probably tell, I added a little more of the gold towards the inner corner of the eye. I layered both of the darker shades only on the outer edge of the eye and into the crease. As always with the signature Le Metier couches de couleur technique, the overall effect is greater than the sum of its parts.

Disclosure: The Kaleidoscope was a PR sample


  1. that looks so pretty! great job!
    Grace xx

  2. The colors look lovely on you!

  3. wow! that has such a beautiful soft smoky/haze about it, looks so good on you and the other elements of your look go so well with the shadows, well good star for you! xx

  4. That looks gorgeous on you! Love the lips too!

  5. Oh I love this, it looks great on you. I really like the shimmery, copper touch. Beautiful!

  6. I love the shimmer it has and that foundation looks lovely on you so natural xx

  7. It is a lovely eye shade - your longer hair really suits you. Jan x

  8. I have an appointment with Ivan next Saturday and I can't wait to see how he does my eyes. I know I'll be buying this to add to my collection. I hope it looks as good on me as on you!

  9. So, so, so lovely!
    Replica is so right to describe it as having a smoky/haze effect, could not agree more. And I love the combination of Delicata and Chantecaille blushers on your cheeks as well.
    Nina x

  10. Love the gorgeous eye makeup, and the way that Ignite catches the light in the final photo.

  11. Thanks you all so much for your lovely comments. They meant a huge amount to me, especially as I have long admired so many of you ladies skill with makeup application.

    @Replica: Ah, thank you so much. I take that as a huge compliment as I always admire you makeup skills x

    @nicoletta: The layered colours give a lovely sheen. I’m glad you like it.

    @Jan: We can blame hairdresser avoidance for the current length!

    @Marcia: Is it this Saturday coming? I really hope you love it too.

    @Nina: Ah, thank you. I keep reaching for the Turtles blusher. It’s a goody!

    @Jen W: Thanks Jen. I was pleased I added Ignite as an after thought. It seemed to add a bit more life the lip colour.

    Thank you all again,
    Jane x

  12. Late commenter here :) I love the look you achieved with this palette! These colors look especially great with your hair color xx


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