Apr 4, 2011

'Color Block' Look

'Color Block' Look

For this look I was inspired by Katy Perry's cover photo for Elle Magazine featuring the new fashion trend - color blocking. It's a great Spring trend using contrasting brights colors together. I thought I would try it out with makeup instead.


The Inspiration

Eyes:

PRIME:
I started off with Too Faced Shadow Insurance all over my lid up to the brow bone. I applied MAC Layin' Low Paintpot (creamy beige) all over my lid and slightly into the crease as my primary base. Sonia Kaskuk Large Crease Brush

COLOR:
For the entire lid I used Magnolia Makeup Garden District Pigment (matte grass green). MAC 239 Eye Shader Brush
On the outer lid and into the crease I applied MUFE #92 Eyeshadow (matte brilliant purple). Sonia Kaskuk Large Crease Brush
On the browbone area for blending and highlight I used Magnolia Makeup Buff Pigment (matte light beige). Sonia Kaskuk Large Crease Brush
For my lower lashline I used Bourjois Metallic Eyeliner in Blue Clinquant (shimmery bright blue).

BROWS:
My brows are filled in with MAC Eyebrow Pencil in Stud and NARS Coconut Grove Eyeshadow (matte blackened brown). Paula Dorf Eye Definer Flat Top Brush

DEFINE:
I lined my upper lashline with MUFE #4 Metal Powder using MUFE Eye Seal. Tarte Eye Liner Brush
I lined my lower waterline with L'Oreal HIP Cream Eyeliner in Black. Sigma Eye Liner - E05 Brush
I used MAC PlushLash Mascara for my lashes and added Beautee Sense Style 213 Eyelashes for effect.


Lips:
POLISH:
For my lips I used MAC Petals & Peacocks Lipstick (raspberry pink) topped with MAC True Babe Lipglass (creamy bright pink).


Face:
FINISH:
I primed my skin with MAC Oil Control Lotion. I used Maybelline Fit Me Foundation in #350 Caramel - Sigma Flat Top Synthetic Kabuki Brush - for my face and set my t-zone with MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Medium Dark - Sigma Round Top Synthetic Kabuki Brush.

I used MAC Overdyed Blush (satin bright raspberry pink) for my cheeks - MAC 129 Powder/Blush Brush and MUFE #1 Sculpting Kit for contour - Sigma Angled Top Synthetic Kabuki Brush.




14 comments:

  1. this is so pretty, i love it!

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  2. Wow I love that. What a fun and colorful idea...

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  3. Gorgeous! I love the purple/green combo never thought of it!
    You always come up with great color combo anyways ;)

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  4. Gorgeous..the way you play with colors no-one can

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  5. You Rock girl, just amazing, you can put any color together.

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  6. I was wondering if you used a different foundation, because it looked different (but great) on the tutorial.

    I already commented on the YT vid, so you know how I feel about it, LOL. (I'm EdotRich)

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  7. Wonderful and yet again wonderful :) Way to start April w 3 posts for us. Thank you for all your dedication to the beauty community. You're a GEM

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  8. gorgeous..only word I can think of to describe this look

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  9. arghhhh this is so gorgeous i don't know what to say Tina! You are the queen of colours! and is that a dress u're wearing? what a beautiful shade of blue

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  10. Beautiful! That green from Magnolia makeup is gorgeous!!!! Love it...i ordered mine last week and they are scheduled to come today...Can't wait!!!!

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  11. Love the look! I like how you translated a fashion trend into a makeup look =)

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