Well it is blog time and I find myself woefully without a photographer. So instead of continuing a look at spring I will give you a picture of me fire spinning with FireStorm at BasBuss screening of a Bloom film. It was a fun night and I did get to break out the face paint and put something fun on my face for it.
I will give you the next installment of spring makeup trends next week and we will look at adding this seasons blue and green colours to your eye shadow .
But first here is my fun Easter makeup that I put together a few days ago while my photographer was still around.
Well spring is officially here and with it all the new spring styles. Here in Calgary we were lucky enough to have a taste of spring on the Equinox and it has inspired me to write a series of posts about this year’s spring makeup trends and how you can pull them off at home.
In my opinion the best place to start is with a flawless skin look. The Nude, no makeup look is in.
If you look at this picture that I borrowed from Harpers Bazar you can see it looks like the model is wearing almost no makeup. It is a lovely fresh look and you can do it at home.
Here we have a Before picture for reference.
The first place to start is by applying concealer over the problem areas. If you have red spots use a bit of green in your concealer to neutralize it. If you have dark circles under your eyes use orange to help even out blue circles and yellow to help tone down purple.
After you are happy with your concealer it is time for foundation. I like to mix a bit of Illuminator into my foundation to get a bit of an all over glow. In this case I used Laura Mercies Illuminator and Glo minerals tinted moisturizer.
Once your foundation is down it is always a good idea to powder on top. This will take away a bit of the dewy look but your foundation will last much longer and require less touch ups throughout the day. To get the glow back after powder I used a light bit of Smash Box blush on my cheeks and some Dior Illuminator powder on my cheek bones, jaw line and just above my eye brows.
Last step is to apply eye shadow and lip colour. I used a very light touch of peach gloss on the lips. Eyes where finished off with a primer and then just a touch of shimmery peach shadow on the lid with a bit of a mat cream colour below the brow.
Hey. So I know it is the end of St Patricks day but I thought I would show the green makeup I had on today and one other look I did a few days ago.
The first one is from a few days ago and is a green gold combination. This look was done cut crease style with gold in the inner corners of the eye fading to green in the outer corners. A dark brown sparkly colour was put over eyeliner for the crease to help blend the sharp line at the top towards the eye brow.
The look was finished off with some blush and a darker red lip.
Today's look was inspired by my new sugarpill eye shadows. Endeavoring to use as many as possible I started with white in the center blending to yellow and then green. With a dark brown in the crease to mellow out the bright colours this look is striking but still easy to wear anywhere.
I finished this one off with a more peach coloured lip not wanting to have the lips too bright so they compete with the dramatic eye makeup.
I hope everybody had a fantastic St Patrick's day complete with green beer and green makeup