Random Color Makeup Challenge

    I have fallen down a rabbit hole of Random Color Makeup Challenge videos. In this YouTube beauty challenge, beauty vloggers randomly pick different shades of makeup and try to create one cohesive look. I think it’s such a fun way to force you out of your comfort zone and really test your creativity. But I definitely didn’t know what I was getting myself into.

    The choices of my Random Makeup Challenge on YouTube! See how I created this bold and boundary-pushing orange and blue halo eye. | Slashed Beauty

    I pulled some bright colors that I definitely wouldn’t have put together on my own. I definitely gravitate toward neutral looks with maybe one bold shade for a pop… but this was ALL pop. The products I chose were:

    Watch the video above to see the process of creating the look!

    The result of my Random Makeup Challenge on YouTube! See how I created this bold and boundary-pushing orange and blue halo eye. | Slashed Beauty

    I decided to throw together a halo eye, using Rainstorm in my outer and inner corner with Bright Tangerine in the middle. I used the green shade as my lower lash liner and the two muted shades as my base/transition. I actually thought the look came out pretty cool… despite looking like two dragon eyes when I closed my own eyes, lol.

    The result of my Random Makeup Challenge on YouTube! See how I created this bold and boundary-pushing orange and blue halo eye. | Slashed Beauty

    When I chose the NYX Ombre Blush in Feel the Heat, I was stoked because the orange tone actually matched the eyes. But… things took a turn when I chose a deep purple liquid lipstick. I think that really pushed this beyond the valley of wearable. I ended up feeling like a friend of Barney’s.

    Either way, this was a fun challenge that I want to do more often, even on my own, just to come up with new look ideas and color combinations.

    What look would you have created with these choices?

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