Failed Outfit of the Night and NARS Eurydice eyeshadow duo


Moving along with my March challenge of using different eyeshadow every time I decide to wear it, I decided to each for one of my forgotten NARS eyeshadow duos while getting ready for a night out this past Saturday.
The eyeshadow duo in question is Eurydice by NARS and it was released with their Fall 2009 collection if I remember correctly. I remember seeing it on Temptalia and I had to have it. Such a unique deep plum shade with a blue duochrome paired with an intense charcoal gray with silver microshimmer... all you need for a captivating and intense smoky eye!



Here's how I used it:


MAC Constructivist paint pot (as a base to give a bit of depth and warmth)
NARS Euridyce (the deep plum - packed on all over the lid)
MAC Wedge eyeshadow (to soften and blend out the crease)
NARS Eurydice (the deep charcoal shade - outer corner and bottom lash line)
MAC Feline eyeliner
Diorshow Extase mascara

I also tried to take pictures of what I decided to wear but it was a bit of a fail. I was in a rush and had no time to fiddle with camera settings so there's a strange red tint in the one outfit photo that managed to turn out. I really need to buy a tripod so I can stop taking these Myspace-like photos in the mirror!


Dress: American Apparel
Vest: Rag & Bone
Belt: studded navy blue suede belt from a boutique in Romania - has no brand

Kept it very simple, minimal jewelry aside from some earrings you can't see in the photo and one of my favourite pairs of shoes (by Barbara Bui).



What do you use for an intense smoky eye? For me, NARS Eurydice is as intense as I go when it comes to super dark eye makeup, but I'm always open for suggestions. I was contemplating buying MAC's Blackground paint pot since it seems to give a great black smoky eye with minimal effort. Thoughts?

Hope you're having a great Monday :)

- Sandra