Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Watermelon Inspired

This look is inspired by the colours of a watermelon, its also great for green eyes but i'll do a seperate look for that another day.


  1. prime your lids with MAC "painterly" paint pot
  2. using a 217 brush, blend MAC "de-vil" (limited edition) into the crease
  3. next take MAC "juxt" with a 239 brush & pack this colour onto the middle of your lids
  4. then take MAC "twinks" with a 219 brush & smudge this colour into the very outer corner of the eye, darkening MAC "de-vil" (limited edition) & take it slightly into the crease
  5. with the a 214 brush take MAC "swimming" & pat it along the lower lash line
  6. with a 227 brush using a MATTE skintone colour, for me this is MAC "blanc type", blend out any harsh edges to create a smooth transition to the highlight (this will be your highlight for this look)
  7. with a 275, apply MAC "white frost" to the inner corner of your eyes
  8. fill in your brows
  9. using a black eyeliner pencil, line your tightline and waterline, i used Urban Decay "24/7 eyeliner pencil" in zero
  10. using any black eyeliner (gel, cream, liquid, pencil) line your upper lash line, i used ELF "studio cream liner" in black
  11. apply your favourite mascara, i used Laura Mercier "thickening & building"
  1. first prime your skin using clean fingers with either a moisturizer or foundation primer, i used Clinique "dramaticlly different moisturizing lotion"
  2. next conceal under your eyes and any imperfections with a 194 brush or your fingers & dab onto the skin, i used MAC "pro longwear concealer" in NW15
  3. apply your foundation, i used MAC "mineralized skin finish natural" in light
  4. if using regular foundation, set with powder.
  5. next take your contour colour with a 168 brush and contour the hollows of your cheekbones and anywhere else you'd like, i used Coastal Scents "dark camo quad" in the darkest shade
  6. apply with a fluffy dome brush (i used the "blush" brush from Visage), MAC "bite of an apple" blush (limited edition) to the apples of your cheeks & blend up along your cheekbone
  7. finally dust a little of Too Faced "snow bunny bronzer" onto the top of your cheekbones up to your temple as a highlight with a 188 brush
  1. prime your lips with a lip primer or lip balm, i used California Mango lip balm
  2. line & fill in your lips with an orange-based red lip liner, i used a generic brand
  3. next apply MAC "smash hit" (limited edition- dazzle) lipstick
xoxo Victoria.

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