I am thrilled about today’s post because it is a guest post from a friend, a beauty blogger and an inspiring and hugely talented make-up artist. Tanzina from MakeupAtoZ has very kindly created a look that is easy to do yourself. Let me know what you think in the comments box below. I am definitely going to have a crack at it!
Hi Sheenie’s lovely people, I’ve been meaning to do a post on here for a while and here it is! Yay! Oh let me start by introducing myself, I’m Tanzina and I am behind MakeupAtoZ. It is through blogging and such I’ve become quite chummy with Sheenie whose is so lovely to me. She always says nice things about my make-up so I decided to do a step-by-step make-up look for you to recreate yourself. Here we go!
The look I created is a Glittery Cranberry Look, concentrating on the pinky berry colour palette which I thought would be really suitable for the Autumnal season. I decided to stay away from the typical berry toned lips and opted for a bright pink. Most of all I wanted to incorporate products from the Illamasqua ‘Sacred Hour’ collection and other bits I picked up from them in my recent haul.
Let’s take a look at the products list first. I used:
· Illamasqua Reflection Palette (£34)
· Illamasqua Beguile Pigment (£16.50)
· Tom Ford Burnished Amber Palette (£62)
· MAC Brown Down eye shadow (£12.50)
· Anastasia Brow Powder Duo (£17)
· Anastasia Brow Duality (£16)
· Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer No.8 (£38)
· 2True Liquid Eyeliner Waterproof (£1.99)
· Pixi Pencil Liner in Black (£11)
· BareMinerals Lash Domination Mascara (£16)
· Ardell 117 Lashes (£5.49)
· Illamasqua ‘Peaked’ Velvet Blush (£18)
· Illamasqua Eurydice (£16.50)
I filled in my brows with the Anastasia Brow Powder and highlighted under the brow slightly with the Anastasia Brow Duality. Then what I did was start by applying Pericipe from the Reflection palette all over my lid. I topped that up with Beguile pigment and then used Acute from the palette to deepen the crease. Using a deep berry tone from the Tom Ford palette (you can use any berry tone you have) I applied that over the crease colour and slightly above it. Then I blended away.
Next I added Acute under the bottom lash line, and in the 6th picture you can see me add the berry tone on top of that. I then went ahead and added pencil liner in my water line, lined my eyes with liquid eyeliner and added mascara. In the final slightly out of focus picture you can really see the glitter and also the set of lashes I added. The finished eye look is below.
After concealing under the eye and around the mouth using Kevyn Aucoin, I decided to finish the lips. Now this would be the stage foundation wearers apply foundation, you want to clean up under your eye and then do the base to avoid fallout streaking all over your face. For lips I opted for a gorgeous matte pink, I think this quickly becoming my favourite pink – Illamasqua Eurydice.
So the finished look. In this picture I contoured my cheeks with MAC Brown Down (a matte brown shade) and added Illamasqua Peaked on to the cheeks. I usually hate cream blushes but I really do like this one as it isn’t tacky and the finish is gorgeous.
I dab it on with my fingers, slightly blend out with my fingers and then buff it in with a synthetic brush (they work best with cream products). I have pictures of the overall look below, basically it’s just an excuse for me to publish pictures of my face!
I hope you liked this make-up look I created for you all and do let us know if you will be creating this look for yourself. I’d wear this out in the evening, adding a bit of glamour and sparkle to our cold autumn days.
If you’d like to keep up to date with my blog you can follow me here and also I post more make-up looks over at my Facebook page or my Instagram so do say hi! Thank you so much for having me, Sheenie and I’d love to see you have a go with this look!
Hey, it’s the weekend and I just wanted to give you the heads-up on something exciting happening next month. Make-up artist Daniel Sandler will be revealing his tricks for how to glam up this Christmas with a live demo at the London College of Fashion on Saturday 9th November.
Promising to be uncomplicated and with easy-to-do looks, it’s also a great chance to meet the man himself and ask him anything you’ve always wondered when it comes to wearing make-up. What’s more, yours truly will be a model for Daniel on the day (on stage – eek!). I’ve told Daniel he can go completely crazy. Daniel, I don’t do dull, OK?
There are still a few tickets left but hurry as the last event was sold out. To book, click here. Maybe I might see you there?
I once ogled a pair of baby pink glitter shoes in Kurt Geiger. Sadly my size had sold out but I did manage to grab a pair in gold. They’re beautiful but Lord above, they aren’t easy to wear let alone walk in!
Something which won’t hurt in the slightest is Nails Inc’s new Pinkie Pink polish. Model Poppy Delevingne and designer Matthew Williamson have each created a limited edition Pinkie Polish each in collaboration with Nails Inc and for Breast Cancer Campaign, the UK’s leading breast cancer research charity. For every bottle sold, Nails Inc has vowed to donate £1 and in addition 10p for every tweet of a picture wearing this polish with the hashtag #PinkiePink to this worthy cause.
I’ve done my bit and as the campaign requests, am sporting Pinkie Pink on my pinkie right here. In case you’re wondering, I’ve coated my other nails with Nails Inc’ Bloomsbury Square over Illamasqua’s Baptiste. What are you doing to support Breast Cancer Awareness this October?
To find out more, visit www.nailsinc.com/paintyourpinkiepink.