Tag Archives: Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Inspired Tutorial 2016 Edition

This year Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) is Tuesday, February 9, 2016. I had fun using the Lorac Mega Pro Palette 2 for this tutorial. 🙂

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Mardi Gras Gold.jpgGold Leaf – lid

Mardi Gras Green.jpgBlack Ivy – outer v

Mardi Gras Purple.jpgPurple – crease

Mardi Gras Sorbet.jpgSorbet – blending color

Mardi Gras Custard.jpgCustard – brow bone

Mardi Gras Green Liner.jpg

Mardi Gras Purple Liner

Mardi Gras Mascara.jpg

  • Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (upper lash line) – Junkie
  • Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (lower lash line) – Empire
  • Stila Huge Extreme Lash Mascara

Mardi Gras Brows.jpg

  • MAC Brow Pencil – Spiked
  • Benefit Gimme Brow Volumizing Fiber Gel – Medium Deep

Cheeks and Lips

Mardi Gras Cheeks

Mardi Gras Lips

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  • MAC Blush – Loverush
  • MAC Lipstick – Hang-Up


Panthers Face Makeup

  • NYX Conceal, Correct, Contour Palette – Deep
  • Mary Kay Timewise Matte-Wear Liquid Foundation – Bronze 6

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Mardi Gras Inspired Tutorial 2015 Edition

This year Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) is Tuesday February 17, 2015. I figured this would be a great way to get some use out of my Vice 3 Palette from Urban Decay.

Mardi Gras Look


Mardi Gras GoldApplied Lucky to the inner third of eyelid and inner corner

Mardi Gras GreenApplied Dragon to the center of the lid

Mardi Gras PurpleApplied Vanity to the outer third of the lid

Mardi Gras Blending ColorUsed Downfall as a blending color in the crease

Mardi Gras Outer CreaseApplied Bondage to the outer half of the crease

Mardi Gras BrowboneUsed Undone on the brow bone

Mardi Gras EyelinerApplied Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil to the upper and lower lash line

Mardi Gras MascaraApplied Maybelline Lash Sensationalâ„¢ Full Fan Effect Mascara to upper and lower lashes


Mardi Gras CheeksBH Cosmetics Floral Blush Duo – Iris


Mardi Gras LipsNYX Butter Lipstick – Licorice

Rest of Makeup


Mardi Gras Face Makeup

  • MAC Mineralize Skin Finish Natural – Dark
  • NYX Dark Circle Concealer – Deep
  • NYX Above &Beyond Full Coverage Concealer – Nutmeg

Brows (not pictured)

Wet n Wild ® Megalast® Retractable Eyeliner – Dark Brown

Mardi Gras Look Again

Mardi Gras Inspired Tutorial


ImageFilled in my brows with gel eyeliner in Forest from BH Cosmetics

ImageApplied Urban Decay 24/7 Shadow Pencil in Delinquent to the lid as a base

ImageApplied Rewind from the Urban Decay Vice 2 Palette as the crease color

ImageApplied Voodoo from the Vice 2 Palette to the inner and outer 1/3 of the lid

ImageApplied Strike from the Vice 2 Palette to center of the lid

ImageApplied Habit from the Vice 2 Palette as a highlight to the browbone

ImageApplied Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Junkie to the lower lash line

ImageApplied Aqua Eyes from Makeup Forever in 9L to the inner rim of the lower lash line

ImageDarkened eyebrows and green eyeliner using Damaged from the Vice 2 Palette

ImageApplied Iris Blush Duo from BH Cosmetics as the cheek color

ImageApplied Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar in Back Dahlia to the lips

ImageUsed NYX Dark Circle Concealer in Deep

Mixed Second to None Stick Foundation in Earth 1 (Iman Cosmetics) and True Color Creme Stick Foundation in Hazelnut (Black Opal)

ImageFinished off eyes by applying Andrea False Eyelashes in #33

Applied BH Cosmetics Gel Eyeliner in Onyx to upper lash line




Mardi Gras Nail Design: Featuring China Glaze

Fat Tuesday of Mardi Gras is March 4, 2014. This is the last Day of Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana

The Mardi Gras colors are:

  • Purple – Represents Justice
  • Green –Represents Faith
  • Gold – Represents Power

Ash Wednesday is always 46 days before Easter. Fat Tuesday is always the day before Ash Wednesday.

Image(L-R) China Glaze Strong Adhesion Base Coat, Creative Fantasy, Turned Up Turquoise, Champagne Bubbles, Finger Paints Top Coat


Image(L-R) China Glaze Creative Fantasy, Turned Up Turquoise, Champagne Bubbles