Saturday, June 7, 2014

Summer Makeup: Blue Lashes

Hi dolls!! Warm weather is finally here, sort of, and it's my favorite time of the year to experiment with color. Today, I'm whipping out my electric blue mascara and pairing it with a simple cat eye smokey to bring all attention to my peepers. Blue lashes are über fresh, flirty and attention grabbing, plus, it's a quick and easy idea for adding that summer-ready pop of color to your makeup routine! For this eye look, all you'll need is a bright blue mascara, a few neutral eyeshadows (ELEMENT Palette), and a jet black liner. Easy, different and totally eye-catching :) 

Read more for the tutorial & Bonus: OOTD!

The Look: All about the eyes and blue lashes, supported with well-lit warmed up features, and a pretty pinky nude glossy lip.

BLUE Mascara looks best on brown eyes and can be worn alone as a funky daytime option or as an evening look when worn against a black smokey shadow or a graphic cat eye liner. Blue mascara can also be used as a tint over black mascara to play up blue or green eyes. 
Products Used (EYES): use code MARYAMNYC when shopping for Motives to get free shipping

Simple, smokey cat eye & blue lashes tutorial:
  1. Apply Eye Base all over the lid. Use a small stiff crease and apply Aubergine eyeshadow directly to the crease.
  2. With a larger, fluffy crease brush, blend out the edges of Aubergine using windshield wiper motions.
  3. Apply Serene eyeshadow to the crease using a flat brush. Add the shadow to the center of the lower lash line.
  4. With a small detailing brush, apply Raven to the outer corner and lower lash line.
  5. Rim the waterline with Little Black Dress gel liner, line the top and bottom lash lines connecting them at the corners. Extend the outer wing.
  6. Curl the lashes and add 2-3 coats of blue mascara. Optional: apply blue false lashes to intensify the effect and add mascara to blend the false lashes with your lashes.
Products Used (FACE): use code MARYAMNYC when shopping for Motives to get free shipping
  • use code MARYAM to get a discount on any set

Top: Nasty Gal
Shorts: Uniqlo
Shoes: Nasty Gal


Maryam Maquillage

Photos by: Lee World (merci!)


Maryam Maquillage © 2011-2014.


  1. Maryam you are amazing! This is one of my favorite looks you've done (: Love it sooo much <3

  2. Gorgeous! That lashes looks really good :).

  3. not sure if I could pull this off but it looks gorgeous on you. Perfect summer look, love it.

  4. Love the blue lashes! I have never thought to use mascara on top of a pair false lashes before, good idea!

  5. Maryam you are looking more and more beautiful and in fact i like your dress more. cosmetics, makeup

  6. Print in skirt is really pretty. will love to use this print in my collection Thanks for sharing


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