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Get the Look: Episode 6

Monday, July 20, 2009

Join us on our 12 week series with Derek from Derek Loves Shopping for an exciting look into e.l.f. products and how 1 product can be used on an African American and Caucasian model.  Each week we will be bringing you the highlighted product to help progressively complete the look.  Learn tips and tricks to guide you through your beauty regime.  Here is the sixth video for week 6.  Enjoy!!


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from NoVA wrote:
1) 7/20/2009 3:48:06 PM
I've started using a highlighter on my eyes to give me a more awake-look. I'm using the Studio line eyeliner/shadow in Pearl, which I think gives a more subtle color but works just the same. I use the Pearl liner at the inner corner and lower eyeline, and the pearly shadow to highlight my brow bone.
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darkangel927 wrote:
2) 7/20/2009 4:17:05 PM
I always wondered how to use that eye brightener. Now I know!!! And I like that it is universal, that it could be used on any skin tone.
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Musical Aria wrote:
3) 7/20/2009 4:33:01 PM
I tried one of the highlighters and it didn't really show up. Aside from trying to line my eyes repeatedly and using up the pencil, what can I do so the liner will be visible?
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Betica wrote:
4) 7/20/2009 4:55:47 PM
This is great! Thank you!
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llauren wrote:
5) 7/20/2009 5:29:29 PM
i've always wanted to know how to brighten my eyes. this is great!
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robin in paradise wrote:
6) 7/20/2009 6:06:05 PM
This is the only product I didn't like. To put enough pressure to get it to work hurts. I use the studio line brow filler/highlighter pencil instead.The highlighter side is soft so it doesn't hurt when you apply it to the water line of your eye.
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Peace wrote:
7) 7/20/2009 9:57:35 PM
These tricks and tips are great!
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lovingnature wrote:
8) 7/20/2009 10:59:27 PM
Thanks for the tip! It's cool how its for everyone, anyone can use it.
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uberquirky wrote:
9) 7/21/2009 1:15:22 AM
I really love the blond's hair. It looks gorgeous!
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coolmakeup wrote:
10) 7/21/2009 7:01:32 AM
yeah i have one of these and they're really great
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iheartelf321 wrote:
11) 7/21/2009 7:08:38 AM
love the tips, love the products :)
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SGlovesmakeup wrote:
12) 7/21/2009 8:48:41 AM
Very elaborate video.I love elf products.the lip glosses are awesome.I will give the eye whitener a try
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kat18 wrote:
13) 7/21/2009 11:30:05 AM
Thanks! I didn't know exactly how to apply it
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Jbaby wrote:
14) 7/21/2009 11:55:36 AM
Hello, I wanted to make a comment because I'm a 45 yr old african american woman who just found out about elf and i love everything about the company from the price,selection of product to looking around the website and finding this wonderful blog that shows me how to use the product correctly.....Keep up the great work and ideas and i'm a new fan of Dereck LOVE LOVE LOVE YOU!!!!! Thanks Jbaby
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tag wrote:
15) 7/21/2009 4:30:10 PM
Wonderful blog, great product in general.
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mspinkie wrote:
16) 7/21/2009 5:27:19 PM
I've been using the highlighter for a couple of times now and I love the feel that it gives me. It makes me look more fresher and more awake. I notice the difference and it feels great!
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Editorspick wrote:
17) 7/21/2009 5:30:56 PM
The white on the dark skin creates more visible of an effect while the white on fair skin kind of brightens up around the eye, if it does not show up that well. Kind of a double-use pencil, so it's versatile.
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bluerose wrote:
18) 7/21/2009 5:49:22 PM
i can't believe how easy these techniques are! thanks again!
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Kimmommyof2 wrote:
19) 7/21/2009 9:36:47 PM
I always use a highlighter. Even when i don't do a full eye I will at least use a highlighter. Sine I have very mall slanted eyes, it makes them look like I have a larger eye. I like using a pale gold for my highlighter color.
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Spam wrote:
20) 7/21/2009 9:50:39 PM
I really like this tip, I will try it in the morning before work... Some times I dont go to bed untill late.. this would be a good way to look wider awake.
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Sarah1234 wrote:
21) 7/22/2009 12:38:02 AM
Thanks for the tips. I can't wait to try it!
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tv123 wrote:
22) 7/23/2009 12:20:34 AM
I love all of the tips on here.
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cxx wrote:
23) 7/23/2009 12:35:37 AM
I lvoe that E.L.F products are so verastile. Anyone--despite skin color--looks good in these products.
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bbxx wrote:
24) 7/23/2009 12:41:30 AM
More ideas = more purchases for me.
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eyecandy007 wrote:
25) 7/23/2009 7:18:39 AM
What a great vid! I love these things.. easy and simple nothing better! LOVE YOU GUYS!
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Lilybel01 wrote:
26) 7/23/2009 2:37:43 PM
This is the best trick to open up the eyes!! Thanks!
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SBryce wrote:
27) 7/23/2009 3:02:33 PM
I can not wait to get this product. I am one of those people who are obsessed with my eyes and eye cosmetics such as eye shadows, highlighters, eye liner, etc. Also, I have tried to use high lighters around my eyes before, and it made me look like a ghost. This video shows you how to correctly apply it. Can't wait to buy!
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Dsanchez87 wrote:
28) 7/23/2009 4:46:48 PM
I totally loved this tip myself. I will definetly use it this weekned! Im only 22 years old and I just started to really get into using makeup. My sister had a friend that bought her some of the hypershine gloss for a gift one year, I tried it and fell in love with it. I liked it even more when I found out it was only $1!!!! I went to the website and purchased all the makeup I needed to achieve ever look. Im so happy and thanks E.L.F. for providing women with a inexpensive line of quality product :). D.Sanchez
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babygurl0o wrote:
29) 7/24/2009 12:48:55 AM
thx for the tips!
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Janice<3 wrote:
30) 7/24/2009 6:29:38 AM
i love anything that makes my eyes appear more awake and bigger. since i work nights and i have to be running around getting things i do not like to wear too much make up. then again i don't want to look dead and scare customers away. i started using the eye widener and it really does make a difference i have even turned some of my friends on to it. i really love it!!! -J
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samesame wrote:
31) 7/24/2009 9:21:13 AM
I enjoy seeing multipurpose products used different ways :)
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kdbattista wrote:
32) 7/24/2009 10:55:01 AM
Great work! Loved how you addressed Caucasian and African American Skin!
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midnightdragon02 wrote:
33) 7/24/2009 11:54:05 AM
I love these vids all of them have really good beauty advice thanks elf
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Malkal wrote:
34) 7/24/2009 12:23:20 PM
Thanks so much! This was really helpful!! :-)
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Jomo0333 wrote:
35) 7/24/2009 1:44:02 PM
Awesome, very helpful, thanks :)
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ReganTheGreat wrote:
36) 7/24/2009 6:02:52 PM
Love it! Thanks for sharing this with me!
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tinax333333333333333333 wrote:
37) 7/24/2009 6:58:39 PM
wow cool!!!!
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tinax333333333333333333 wrote:
38) 7/24/2009 6:59:46 PM
does it work 2 times?
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summersunshine137 wrote:
39) 7/24/2009 10:20:07 PM
I love love love using highlighter to brighten my eyes. I used to just dab a little on the inner corners, but I've started using is at a liner along my bottom lashes to make my eyes pop.
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mick wrote:
40) 7/24/2009 11:02:56 PM
this is my first time watching the video's and i like the whole concept. i don't know if i will use the eye widener or not but im def going to go back and watch the rest of the video's and the new one's that come out!
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corinza09 wrote:
41) 7/25/2009 2:31:12 PM
i should start buying their products
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Kelly Nicole wrote:
42) 7/25/2009 4:14:45 PM
Thanks! It's very helpful. :)
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lylytiger wrote:
43) 7/25/2009 5:22:23 PM
Another great product! Thanks for showing how to use the pencil!
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taylor the sailor :) wrote:
44) 7/26/2009 12:52:05 PM
this was actually really helpful! i just ordered that pencil [it hasn't arrived yet] and i had no idea how it worked. now i know and im really excited!
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Minny wrote:
45) 7/28/2009 1:34:31 PM
I always wanted to know how to use this!
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celticfaery wrote:
46) 7/28/2009 4:00:58 PM
I really like the idea of the eye widener. however, every time i try this pencil, it ends up being hard and chalky :( maybe they need to work on their formula.
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JDoreChanel wrote:
47) 7/29/2009 4:38:32 AM
Saw the eye widener and now I get to see it demonstrated. Definitely a produuct I will get a lot of use out of.
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Nekasworld wrote:
48) 7/31/2009 11:03:16 AM
I want to try it but I am afraid that it will just appear white on me because I am a darker one black american. What are other options or am I wrong?
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multicoloredhair wrote:
49) 7/31/2009 12:03:45 PM
Great tips! I love eye brighteners, but I think I tend to over-do it. Maybe I can actually apply it right this time. Thanks
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CougarBeat wrote:
50) 7/31/2009 10:22:08 PM
So glad I watched this video! I bought the eye-widener several months ago, but didn't know how to use it and it quickly got buried in my make-up drawer. I'm excited to try it out again...
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Christy from AK wrote:
51) 8/1/2009 12:35:25 AM
Thanks for the great tip. I am a mother of 13 and don't always get 8 hours of sleep. I always need to at least look awake and ready to face the world and looking great helps me feel great. And thanks ELF for the great products at great prices! You help me look great and stay within my budget too.
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*Lynette* the college girl* wrote:
52) 8/1/2009 2:32:14 AM
I'm still trying to find a way to use highlighting on my waterline but i have big eyes already so it kind of makes me look like an alien. but i like the way they used it in the video and it's not super bright white. i may try it ;}
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peaceloveandsky wrote:
53) 8/2/2009 9:04:18 AM
great idea for the days when ive pulled an all-nighter study session
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fairnsensitive wrote:
54) 8/2/2009 9:57:24 AM
If you are using a traditional pencil it helps to warm it up a bit before applying. I usually place mine near my curling iron while it heats up or just squeeze it in my palm for a bit. Then the product goes on smoother and a bit heavier too. The eye widener is very subtle but I think it has a lot of impact. I also use ivory eyeshadow with an eyeliner brush.
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Kibten wrote:
55) 8/3/2009 10:03:15 AM
wow! i didn't know that you could put widener around your tear ducts. I've always done it above my lash line, and it really makes a difference! I love "dressing up" my eyes with eye liner, shadow, and mascara, and whatever else you can use!! Thanks EyesLipsFace!
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krystal_n wrote:
56) 8/4/2009 4:35:03 PM
I've tried highlighting pencils before and didn't like how hard I had to push on my skin to get the color on. I'm hoping to try elf's pencil and get the results I want! Love the how-to video series!
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nsomniak6 wrote:
57) 8/4/2009 9:45:53 PM
It was my understanding that putting anything on the waterline could be dangerous. I think it looks great but can't it lead to infection?
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Sha22583 wrote:
58) 8/6/2009 9:46:15 AM
Great video, I need to try the times he gave out.
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TuesdayJumper wrote:
59) 8/12/2009 2:43:21 AM
I use this trick everday with either a pale gold or pale pink shadow :) works great
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me123 wrote:
60) 8/14/2009 10:48:42 PM
my mom always used to tell me this trick but I never could find anywhere that had white eyeliner
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AnonymousYo wrote:
61) 8/18/2009 5:03:00 PM
I like this product! It makes her look so awake! I want to get this product!
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sarabear wrote:
62) 8/18/2009 9:01:34 PM
just got my elf shipment the other day, and have been looking for a tutorial on how to use this; needless to say, I have never looked more awake at 5:30am!!
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theladyinblack3 wrote:
63) 8/21/2009 8:12:36 PM
I didn't like this pencil when I tried it but I think I expected it to be very white white! I'm going to try it again after watching this!
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Kristy<3 wrote:
64) 9/20/2009 12:25:14 AM
I like to use white or skin tone liner when im trying to wake up my eyes in the inner tear duct and half way through my water line.
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love drunk wrote:
65) 9/21/2009 5:55:09 PM
wow they are so pretty1
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mgirl wrote:
66) 1/17/2010 5:34:17 PM
Thanks for the tip on how to look wide awake and to brighten your eye!
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