When I watched Wicked, as I previously shared HERE, I was thinking of what makeup look should I go for. I had to go to MAC’s Greening event early in the afternoon, then go straight to an early dinner before watching Wicked. It was a whole day affair. Should I go for a light makeup first then retouch before the show? Or just go all out? I’m quite sure a lot of ladies out there have encountered the same dilemma at one point. For those who go to the office, what’s a safe makeup look that can go for day to night?

Since I knew I didn’t have the time to retouch, I just went for a day to night makeup. Here’s the look:


For my eyes, I went for semi-smoky eyes. I used darker shades of red and brown, which I also used in my lower lash line for my eyes to pop. I concentrated the deep black brown shadow on the lower half of my lids and blended it upwards. I made it very subtle to avoid looking so made up during the day. This eye shadow trick can be worn in the office too.


I made everything else simpler. I skipped the contour and went for highlighter instead. I used brown lipstick, which can be used for day and night. If you wish to glam up the look even more, you can change the lippie to a darker shade.

Here are all the products I used:

Foundation: La Mer Soft Fluid Long Wear Foundation
Concealer: Happy Skin Bye Bye Blues Brightening Concealer
Loose Powder: Etude House Zero Sebum Powder
Blush and Highlighter: Bobbi Brown Cheek Glow Palette (Homecoming Pink blush and Pink Opal illuminator)
Eye shadow: MAC Embark (intense reddish brown) and Noir (deep black brown w/ gold pearls)
Eyeliner: K-Palette black eyeliner
Mascara: Benefit They’re Real! Mascara
Lipstick: Bobbi Brown Rose Brown

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