Halloween How-To: TwiggyHalloween How-To: Twiggy
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2013
Woah! Halloween really snuck up on you this year, didn't it!? It's the weekend before the big night and, of course, you're without a costume! Don't worry, we put together this retro look for you to flashback to the 1960's with this Twiggy-inspired look!
Step 1: Using an Eye Defining Brush and a grey/black eyeshadow (we used our 96 Piece Geometric Eyeshadow Palette), trace crease in a ROUND shape to make eyes look wide.
Step 2: Fill in the lids using a robins-egg blue for bold eyes, or opt for a cream color to rock a softer look.
Step 3: Line the eyes using our Cream Eyeliner in 'Black'.
Step 4: Apply our Dramatic Lash Kit to the lashes for twiggy-like lashes.
Step 5: Coat both top and bottom lashes with as much mascara as you can! Its all about the lashes!
Step 6: Using an Angled Eyeliner Brush and that same Cream Eyeliner, draw on your bottom lashes. Follow your lashes natural curves for the most realistic looking lashes.
Step 7: Twiggys skin is always sunkissed, so apply some bronzer to the forehead, across the cheeks, nose, and chin.
Step 8: Finish off the look with our Mineral Lip Gloss in 'Au Natural' for the perfect lip!
Will YOU try this look?
Leighton Meester's Smoky Eyes and Dewy GlowLeighton Meester's Smoky Eyes and Dewy Glow
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
Leighton Meester always looks amazing, but one thing we noticed is her signature glowing skin! No matter what makeup look shes rocking, she can alway pull of the dewy glow which makes everything she tries a success! Here's the perfect way too pull of a smoky look without looking TOO makeup heavy:
Step 1: Apply a matte charcoal eyeshadow to the lids and blend out the edges (try our Mineral Eyeshadow in 'Seductive'). Line the inner waterlines and line the bottom lash line using our Mineral Eyeliner in 'Black'. Smudge the bottom liner to create a smoky effect. Finish off the eyes with a quick coat of mascara.
Step 2: Make sure skin is flawless and radiant by applying a tinted moisturizer in the shade that best suits you. Apply our All Over Color Stick in 'Pink Lemonade' to the apples of the cheeks and blend for the perfect flush.
Step 3: Finish off the look with a quick swipe of our Hypershine Gloss in 'Blossom' and you are good to go!
RECENT COMMENT "Beautiful natural look, can't wait to try this whole look! ..."
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Halloween How-To: Flapper Girl!Halloween How-To: Flapper Girl!
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013
So, you just got invited to a Halloween party this weekend, and it's very last minute. You need a costume, and fast! Luckily for you, you can pull a fabulous flapper costume together, with all your favorite e.l.f. products! Just throw on a shift dress, some pearls, and a headband, and this Gatsby-glam look is good to go!
Step 1: Start by applying our Baked Eyeshadow in the shade 'Chocolate Dreams' to the lid and bring the color towards the inner corners of the eyes as if to go down the bridge of the nose.
Step 2: Next, take the Baked Eyeshadow 'Bronzed Beauty' and apply that right over the first eyeshadow and blend for an antique gold shade.
Step 3: Bring both shades along the lower lash line and smoke it out for a super- sultry effect.
Step 4: Line the upper lash line and lower water line using our Cream Eyeliner in 'Black'.
Step 5: Apply mascara to both upper and lower lashes, and apply a pair of false lashes. We used our Lash Collections in 'Dramatic'.
Step 6: Using our Matte Lip Color in the shade 'Rich Red', apply some to the back of your hand. Dip your Small Stipple Brush into the lipstick and apply this above your cheekbones, just under your eyes. This is how they used to do rouge in the 20's! Blend the color down towards the cheeks for a super flushed look.
Step 7: Using that same Matte Lip Color, fill in your lips.
Step 8: Go back in with the black Cream Eyeliner and lightly line the outer edges of the lips, blending the color into the lipstick for a smooth look.
Are YOU going to try this look?
RECENT COMMENT "Love this for a sexy night out with the boy toy. lol Will try this for sure. ..."
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Carey's Fab Fuschia Lip!Carey's Fab Fuschia Lip!
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013
We adore Carey Mulligan in almost everything she does. The indie darling stole the show in last summer's spring blockbuster The Great Gatsby (Which we're still talking about around the office!) and is always impeccably dressed and beautifully put-together! We're huge fans of this neutral-yet-bright look she wore to a recent film premiere. Who would have thought that a fun, bright, hot-pink lip could turn a whole look from pretty to PERFECT?
To get this look for yourself, just keep everything neutral with soft, everyday makeup: Your basic day eyeshadow and mascara, black eyeliner, and just the subtlest kiss of pink-peach blush! Then line your lips for a sharp look, and apply a bright, matte pink lipstick! Glamorous, bold, and (most-importantly!) easy to do!
What bold makeup to you like to use to liven up a basic look?
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