Nyx was the goddess of the night, one of the ancient Protogenoi (first-born elemental gods). In the cosmogony of Hesiod she was born of Air, and breeding with Darkness produced Light and Day, first components of the primeval universe. Alone, she spawned a brood of dark spirits, including the three Fates, Sleep, Death, Strife and Pain.
Nyx was a primeval goddess usually represented as simply the substance of night: a veil of dark veil of mist drawn forth from the underworld which blotted out the light of Aither (shining upper atmosphere). Her opposite number was Hemera, who scattered the mists of night, or Eos, the goddess of the dawn.
In ancient art Nyx was portrayed as a either a winged goddess or charioteer, sometimes crowned with an aureole of dark mist. (X)
Was playing with sparkly translucent pigments and decided to use it to jazz up a matte eye look. All you need to do is use a damp brush (if working with loose pigments) and pop the sparkle down the center of your lid on top of your makeup, and it will do the work for you.
The most intensely sparkly and ultra-fine particles now being used in high-end shadows (à la Tom Ford and Shu Uemura) these days are often made with synthetic fluorophylogopite (😣 what a mouthful), which you can purchase from pigment distributors like TkbTrading.com at a few dollars for a small sachet - which will last a long time.
This ethereal blue shade sparkle is called Cherika Moon.
Base look - #Tarte Call Of The Wild palette (navy, grey and brown used)
Liner - #BobbiBrown Long Wear Gel Liner in Black Ink
Cheeks - #NARS Laguna bronzer and Deep Throat blush
Lips - #NYX 1000 Years Liner and #MAC Angel lipstick
Lashes - #Maybelline Lash Factory ID01 (didn’t like these; there’s a thick rubbery strip at the lash band that shows up against dark liner and was tricky to paint over)
OH YEAH I made these ‘frame banners! the first three of the series, which will hopefully include most of the frames. They’re done with pencil, and haven’t really been digitally edited, so they’re a little rough, but feel free to use them if you really want to!