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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Feathers

I've had this concept in my head for quite some time, but didn't get to try it out until today. Well, I almost failed again today because I discovered I did not have my rechargeable batteries for my external flash with me, but - lucky me - shops were open today and I was able to go and grab some. Hope you like it! It's pretty simple really, the focal point is definitely the eyes here, who are covered in iridescent sparkle and are given more expression through the long feather lashes. The base colour is a matte mint, and the lower lid has some black liner and mascara. Sorry there are no eye close-ups (I prefer to take those without flash as I ned to hold the camera close to my eyes), it was already too dark to get any no-flash pictures and you get the idea from the full-face shots as well...





Product List
Eyes: MAC Bare Canvas, Zoeva 88 Mattes palette, iridescent nail art pieces, LeniLash feather lashes, Maybelline Expression kohl in black, Manhattan JT, CG Lash Blast
Face: MAC Prep+Prime Face Protect, agnes b. b.pure  foundation, MAC Blot Powder pressed (light), MAC Sweet William blushcreme
Lips: MAC Petal Lure, MAC Instant Gold

*False lashes courtesy of kosmetik4less.de*
*Die Wimpern wurden kostenlos von kosmetik4less.de zur Verfügung gestellt*

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Ice Crystals

Hey everyone,

I'm very busy this weekend (again), so unfortunately I don't have time to do a new look, but I came across this one that's been sitting in my folders for quite some time. I shot it some months ago and then never got to publish it- and I guess it's better than nothing :) It was basically a no-mascara kind of experiment, and it's more about the photography than about the actual make up, but it was still fun to do! The lid colours are several shades of light and medium blue from the Zoeva palette, the upper lashline has silver sequins, and the lower one has two rows of blue rhinestones of different sizes:




Product List

MAC Bare Canvas, Zoeva 88 mattes palette, silver glitter (large particles), Jolifin rhinestones

Monday, November 08, 2010

Brown Sugar

And here's another mineral look! Although I have to admit that I find shimmery mineral eye shadows increasingly hard to work with, as I find them usually harder to blend than matte shadows (at least without losing too much colour intensity), but I'm still seduced by the wealth of different colours in minerals! For the lid shade, I applied Antique First and Brown Sugar on top, as I found Antique too greenish and wanted something more golden for the lid colour. Crease shades are matte black, purple and turquoise, with some pink and golg glitter on the lower lid:





Product List
MAC Bare Canvas, Taylormade Antique, Taylormade Brown Sugar, Zoeva 88 mattes palette (black), Taylormade Knockout, Taylormade UFO, p2 liner pen, NYX Glitterati palette, Maybelline Expression kohl in white, Andrea lashes, CG Lash Blast