Flashy Candy Cane Eyes

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This is the result of just playing around, attempting to make a christmassy look that had a bit of Leesha flair to it :) A long time ago I remember seeing someone who did a candy cane look that was just diagonal stripes across their lid and lower lid, and I took that memory and put my own twist on it: adding glitter, and turning it into a smokey look, because I felt like the stripes on their own weren’t really finished.

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Eyes
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Tokidoki Bianca Glitter Liner
Illamasqua Titivate Lip Liner
Inglot #495 (Glitter red)
Inglot #496(Glitter white)
Inglot #74 (glitter raspberry)
Inglot #65 (glitter black)
Eye Kandy Liquid Sugar Glitter Adhesive
MAC Pro Red Glitter
MAC Pro Reflects Gold Glitter
Kat Von D Liquid Liner
Stila black SmudgeStick
Makeup Forever Smokeylash Mascara
Creme Lashes

Cheeks
MAC Stray Rose Blush

Lips
MAC Venetian Lustreglass

And if you really wanted to be spirited and festive, check out my friend Brooke’s Candy Cane nail tutorial. SUPER cute!!!

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19 Comments

  1. Claudia

    December 18, 2010 at 1:16 pm

    That looks great! You are amazing!

  2. Marsha

    December 18, 2010 at 3:17 pm

    i love this! so pretty.. much nicer than the one michelle phan did =X

  3. Ai

    December 18, 2010 at 5:46 pm

    I loved this tutorial!! Amazing as always?

  4. cindy

    December 18, 2010 at 6:40 pm

    Ohhhh emmmmm geeeee! So so so so pretty :) I really like it a lot. Not only that but is is actually wearable. I can for sure wear this out for a pretty hot Christmas party :) And this is sooooooooooooo much cuter and better than michelle phan’s candy cane eye look. I’m not hating on mp…but its just my humble opinion. Thanks xsparkage for being colorful, and daring and for doing cool makeup tutorials “outside the box” ;)

    Blessings.

  5. Christine

    December 18, 2010 at 7:26 pm

    I love this. I think if I recreate it, I’m going to do green in place of the purple/maroon. That’ll rape some eyes. Thanks Leesha!

  6. Heather

    December 18, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    Frickin awesome i love it!!! I love Brookes nail tutorial too!!

  7. Elana

    December 18, 2010 at 10:49 pm

    How does Liquid Candy compare with Benefit’s Shelaq? This video was very persuasive to me and I totally want it but Shelaq is a lot easier for me to get…!

  8. Sunny

    December 18, 2010 at 11:28 pm

    WOA.

  9. BlovetBeauty

    December 19, 2010 at 4:46 am

    gorgeous candy cane eyes!

  10. Annie

    December 19, 2010 at 9:52 am

    This is sooo gorgeous!
    I don’t care it’s kind of tacky, it’s still super fun :]

  11. karo

    December 19, 2010 at 10:50 am

    After seeing this vid and the inglot review I looked them up and found out that there was one in my mall!!!! So I went in and purchased a few things. I LOVE THE SHADOWS!!! Thanx soo much for reviewing them. =]

  12. Bethany

    January 3, 2011 at 5:49 am

    I love love love this look. I hope to do this look one of these days. <3

  13. Korey

    January 7, 2011 at 8:39 am

    nice tits.

  14. Leah

    January 7, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    I did this look for my family Christmas with my sisters. It was so much fun and I received a lot of compliments… plus the little kids loved it so much. My husband was surprisingly very fond of it, he took photos of me with my eyes closed. What a great look!!! Thank you!!!

  15. Roxy

    January 14, 2011 at 8:11 pm

    Hi! Great tutorial, I love the fancy looks. How long does the Eye Kandy Liquid Sugar Glitter Adhesive take to set once you’ve mixed and applied to the skin?

  16. asiulla1984

    January 19, 2011 at 6:13 pm

    Beautiful make-up, so I can not, perhaps through your films to teach. Can you give me a number of brushes that you use the mac? Sorry for the mistakes but I do not speak English. I’m from Polish.

    • asiulla1984

      January 19, 2011 at 8:05 pm

      I wrote some nonsense heh :) which brushes you used? nr?

  17. cait

    January 25, 2011 at 3:43 am

    wow i love your looks you are awesome

  18. rusty

    September 26, 2011 at 5:51 am

    I think this look could double for 4th of July … with a blue instead of the purple. thoughts?

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