Adriana Lima Met Gala 2015 Inspired Vampy Look

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Helllooo My Lovelies!

I know it’s a bit late but as promised here I am with a Adriana Lima Inspired Look from the Met Gala this year. I’ve been sick and then I was in Melbourne and I’m still feeling a bit under the weather but things need to be done! I really enjoyed doing this look and even tried to do a faux bang but failed miserably LOL !

INSPO PIC:

Adriana Lima Instagram

Adriana Lima Instagram

Oh she’s so stunning I can’t even! Obviously our shapes are different. You can barely see her eyelids from the photos but I looked through as many photos I could and got a general idea.

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EYES

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Just a side note: My only regret is I think the highlight looks a bit too silvery/greyish…It wasn’t like that face to face and when I was doing the makeup but maybe I’ll choose a different shade for the highlight if I had to do it again.

~Start off with a grey base all over the lid – Maybelline Color Tattoo in Tough as Taupe

~Go all over the lid with a grey color – Lorac Stone

~Take that grey to the crease and blend – I added Lorac Lilac with Lorac Stone

~ Then apply a light/white matte shade to the brow bone just to keep in check that you are not taking the grey too high up – Lorac Vanilla

~Add a smokey grey tone with a satin or shimmery finish on the lid – I mixed MAC Satin Taupe and Makeup Geek Moonstone

~Don’t forget to blend everything together at the crease with clean brush or with a little bit of the crease color

~Now comes the fun part with the black eyeshadow – firstly with kohl pencil make a wing starting halfway the lash line

~With a smudger brush, start smudging that wing liner until it has a blurred effect

~Then with a crease brush (MAC 217/ Zoeva 227/ Sigma E25) take some black eyeshadow – Makeup Geek Corrupt – make sure you dust it off so that there is no excess product – and start going over that lining blending upward towards the outer crease and outer edge – go slowly and take as little product as possible at a time and build the black

~ Blend it with the lid and crease colors – you can go and add more of the greys if it helps you to blend

~Go with the black kohl pencil on the bottom lash line (NOT THE WATERLINE) and line halfway – leave a space on the inner third part

~With a pencil brush and black eyeshadow, smudge that liner and smoke it out

~Smoke it out farther down with a grey eyeshadow and a crease brush so there are no harsh lines

~On the inner corner, go with a shimmery champagne/pearl highlight – take it upward to the inner lid and on the inner third of the lower lash line

~Apply a little bit of that shimmery highlight shade on the brow bone as well

~Apply a nude or white eyeliner on the water line

~Curl your lashes, apply mascara on top and bottom and lashes and apply falsier! I used Social Eyes Vamp Lashes but to be honest I should’ve gone with the style Delight instead 😦

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FACE

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~Benefit Porefessional Primer

~Nars All Day Luminous Foundation (Barcelona) + Nars Sheer Glow (Punjab)

~Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer – Neutral Medium

~MAC Prep and Prime Highlighter Light Boost

CHEEKS

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~Givenchy Le Prisme Visage Mat Powder as a Bronzer (MY CURRENT HG) – Amber Organza

~Australis AC on Tour Contour Kit – Banana shade for under eyes and 1st and 2nd contour shades for contour

~Makeup Geek Blush – Infatuation

~MAC Mineralize Skin Finish – Soft and Gentle as a highlight

LIPS

photos taken from Temptalia and Shesaidbeauty

photos taken from Temptalia and Shesaidbeauty

~LIP COMBO : MAC Diva and Colourpop Cosmetics Bichette

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AND HERE’S SORRY ATTEMPT AT A FAUX BANG

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Hope you lovelies liked this look! See ya next time! XOXO

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Swatcharama! : Colourpop Cosmetics Pressed Pigments

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Hello My Bunnies!

I was playing with makeup at 1 am in the morning (yes I’m an insomniac and clearly makeup’s my therapy!) and I had the bright idea of posting some swatches just before going to bed because I love these eyeshadows soooo much! If you follow me on instagram (and if you don’t go do that right now!! Username’s “bunniesan”), you probably saw a photo of a lovely package of goodies by Colourpop Cosmetics, a birthday pressie from my bestie (she understands me! ) There were six pressed pigments (they are a cross between a pigment, cream eyeshadow, and normal eyeshadow!)  in there and let me tell you, I’m head over heels for each and every one of them. They are soooo buttery and creamy and almost feels wet to the touch. They glide on beautifully, and are super pigmented and sparkly! And the best part is, they are only 5 bucks (USD) a pop ! You can’t beat that! You can find them at : https://colourpop.com/

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Forgive me for this shabby picture but I’ve already swatched and reswatched these shadows millions of times so the emboss is pretty much non existent now :/

~So Quiche : A soft olive with a highly reflective gold and pink violet glittery duo chrome metallic finish

~BAE: A rich eggplant purple with an emerald, and turquoise, glittery duo chrome metallic finish

~On The Rocks: A vibrant true bronze with gold and violet glitter

~3 : A cool-toned starlit bronze with a flash of silvery and multi-coloured glitter

~Sequin : A copper penny like shade with silver and gold glitter

~Game Face: An intense penny copper with a liquid like ultra-metallic finish

*All Description from Colourpop Cosmetics website

Under Yellow Light (Left to Right) : So Quiche, BAE, and On the Rocks

Under Yellow Light (Left to Right) : So Quiche, BAE, and On the Rocks

Under White Light

Under White Light

~You can see the glitters lot better under the yellow light but under the white light, the blue glitters in Bae stand out a lot more against the purple. If you want the blue stand out, you need to use a blue base underneath 🙂

Under Yellow Light (Left to Right): 3, Sequin, Game Face

Under Yellow Light (Left to Right): 3, Sequin, Game Face

Under White Light

Under White Light

Unfortunately the white light washed out the intensity of the colors so it’s definitely more accurate under the yellow light. I wasn’t able to use natural light since it’s night time 😦

I’ve already done two back to back looks using BAE and Sequin. Check out those posts if you like to see these shadows in action. Linking them down below along with some photos!

https://lovecraftnwitchheart.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/metallic-blue-and-purple-smokey-eye/

https://lovecraftnwitchheart.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/metallic-blue-and-purple-smokey-eye/

https://lovecraftnwitchheart.wordpress.com/2015/04/21/let-yourself-sparkle/

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I highly recommend these pressed pigments/eyeshadows. The products are far superior than the price point and they can transform any eyelook from drab to glam! So what are you waiting for!!

XOXO

Let Yourself Sparkle!

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We all feel lacklustre at times, some a bit more than others (by some I mean ME :P). Life isn’t always unicorn and rainbows (if only!). It’s full of peaks and troughs (here I go with my economics)! But amidst all that monotony and madness, we need to keep calm and SPARKLE ON! Today’s post is dedicated to all the divas out there who never let anyone dull their sparkle!

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EYES

~On my upper crease I applied Anastasia Beverly Hills Caramel with a fluffly brush

~With a fluffy crease brush, then I applied Anastasia Morocco on the outer crease taking it inwards

~On the lid I applied Makeup Geek Grandstand with my fingers in tapping motion

~I deepened the outer corner with Makeup Geek Bitten and Anastasia Deep Plum

~I made sure everything is blended

~Then I added Colourpop Cosmetics Sequin on my lid on top of Grandstand with a wet lid brush

~Lined my eyes with theBalm Schwing liner

~With a black kohl pencil I deepened the inner dear duct area on my waterline

~On the bottom lash line, I went with Caramel and Morocco and deepened both the corners with Bitten

~On the middle I applied Grandstand

~Curled my lashes, applied L’oreal Miss Manga Mascara and put on House of Lashes Pixie Luxe falsies

~On the inner corner I tapped a little bit of highligher (scroll down for the name)*

 

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FACE

~Nars Sheer Glow Foundation in Punjab + L’oreal True Match in N6

~MAC Prolongwear Concealer in NW25

~MAC Prep and Prime Highlighter in Light Boost

 

CHEEKS

~Cream Contour with RCMA Shinto Palette

~Givenchy Le Prisme Visage Mat in Amber Organza

~Australis Contour Palette

~MAC Powder Blush in Ripe for Love (LE)

~MAC MSF in Perfect Topping (LE) (used for inner corner as well)*

 

LIPS

Australis Stayput Lipliner in Raisin

Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon in Glace

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Alright my lovelies, hope you liked this look! Till next time, don’t forget to keep it Sparkly! XOXO

Ohh and I can’t go without a proper selfie with the front camera ^_^

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Metallic Blue and Purple Smokey Eye

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Hey Hey My Bunnies!

Today I’m rocking this grungy smokey eye with this stunning metallic blue and purple duo-chrome eyeshadow on the lid….I’m head over heels for this eyeshadow…it’s from Colourpop Cosmetics and it’s called BAE! Totally appropriate considering how I feel about it! And can I just say, these eyeshadows are incredible, they are like a hybrid between a cream and powder eyeshadow and they almost feel wet to the touch. My bestie gave me a bunch of the eyeshadows as a birthday pressie and I can’t wait to get my hands on more! I’m also wearing one of their lippiestix on my lips today…keep reading to find out the name!

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EYES

~After priming, I started with MakeUpGeek (MUG) Creme Brule (soft brown matte) on my upper crease and crease as a transition shade

~Then I applied MAC Hepcat (pinky purple) with a slight denser crease brush all around my crease from outer edge to inner corner – Hepcat is a discontinued shade but any pinky purple shade will do

~Then I applied MUG Bitten (burgundy matte) on my outer corner and inner corner pushing it towards the crease leaving a blank space on the middle, I applied more to darken until I was happy with it

~Make sure to blend blend blend

~On the middle of the lid I first applied a teal colored cream shadow (Maybelline Color Tattoo in Tenacious Teal). I applied a teal in order for the blue glitters on our main eyeshadow to stand out

~Then on top I applied Colourpop BAE. I used a wet brush to intensify the color even more.

~Then to darken the outer corner a little bit for more definition, I applied MUG Corrupt and Mocha together in a pointy crease brush and blended it out with Bitten

~On the browbone and inner corner I applied MAC Ricepaper

~I applied a teal eyeliner on my waterline

~On the bottom lashline, I applied Hepcat and Bitten and darkened the outer corner with Corrupt

~Applied mascara on top and bottom lashes and then applied falsies – House of Lashes Iconic

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FACE

~L’Oreal True Match Foundation N6 + Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation 55 + Josie Maran Argan Illuminator

~MAC ProLongwear Concealer NW25 + MAC Prep and Prime Highlighter in Light Boost

~Australis Contour Kit to contour and highlight

~Givenchy Le Prism MAT Visage powder in 85 Amber Organza to bronze (my current favorite!)

~Hourglass Ambient Lighting powder in Dim Light

~Tarte Pin Up Girl Blush Palette -Whimsy (light pink)

~Makeup Revolution London Radiance Palette to highlight – middle shade

LIPS

Australis Lip Liner in Raisin

Colourpop Cosmetics lippie stix in Lumiere

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