Mixing two opposing elements is something that’s commonly done in fashion. These types of combinations usually result to looks that become notable for their uniqueness. For the Alice McCall spring / summer 2015 show at Australian fashion week, a touch of grunge was mixed with glittery shadow to create a one of a kind beauty look.

MAC’s Victoria Baron is the woman behind this look that features smokey eyeliner, sepia lids and a hint of shimmer on the inner corners of the eyes. It’s a make up look that has attitude with a dash of girly.

Read on after the break for the complete how-to for this spring 2014-ready beauty look.

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How to: Alice McCall grunge-glitter beauty look


Before anything else, prep your skin by applying moisturizer all over your face and eye cream under your eyes for a healthy glowing look. MAC Lightful Moisture Cream and Fast Response Eye Cream were used for the show.


Create a flawless base by applying foundation evenly on your face using a foundation brush or your hands. MAC Face and Body Foundation is highly recommended. You can also use concealer for areas that need extra coverage.


Add soft contour on your look by applying contouring powder like MAC Pure Sculpture Studio Sculpting Cream on the hollows of your cheeks or the area under your cheek bones. Use an angled contour brush for this.

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Next, highlight your T-zone with the use of a compact powder like MAC’s Mineralize Skin Finish. This will add dimension to your look.


Add some color to your cheeks by applying a light peach colored cream blush on your cheekbones. MAC Shell and Pearl Cream Color Base is highly recommended for this.


Apply cream eye shadow in a light brown shade all over your lids. This will give your eyes some contour.

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Take some kohl eyeliner that’s in a similar shade as MAC’s Photogravure Technakohl Liner (dark brown or brown-black) and apply it on your lower lash line. Then soften it by lightly blending taupe eye shadow on top of it using a mini shade brush(MAC Twinks Eye shadow was used for the show).
Define your eyes by lining your upper and lower waterlines with black eyeliner pencil. MAC Chromagraphic Pencil is highly recommended.
Add the glitter part of this look by simply taking some clear lipgloss like MAC clear lipglass and applying it on the inner corner of your eyes. Then take blue glitter like MACs Reflect Blue Glitter and apply it on top of the lip gloss.

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Groom your brows and keep everything in place with brow mascara like MAC Clear Brow Set.


To keep the focus on the eyes, the lips for this look we’re dulled using MAC Dim Lip Erase. If you don’t have this product, you can dull your lips using a bit of concealer or you can keep it as is.

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This make up look is proof that a little glitter goes a long way. It has an instant brightening effect that’s perfect for anyone who wants to have some fun.

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