Saturday, March 29, 2014

Bright Eyes

I was inspired this morning by a tutorial I had seen a couple of days ago on Charlotte Tilbury's blog. She's a joy to watch on YouTube and I love her work as a makeup artist. Sadly her cosmetics line is not out in North America but I am patiently waiting for that day...

Anyways, the tutorial was simple and straightforward and accumulated all her tricks for eyes that look bigger, brighter and more lifted. Since she used all products from her own makeup line I couldn't re-create it 100% so I shopped my own makeup collection and added a brighter coral lip as an ode to spring. It's neat how a few small adjustments to the way you place eyeliner/shadow can make such an impact on the entire face. Here's the result:


I used Estee Lauder Double Wear Eye Pencil - in the tutorial Charlotte uses a dark navy blue. I only had black so I pushed some navy blue eyeshadow on top of the eyeliner to set it and to add a touch of blue.
Stila Eyeliner in Topaz on the waterline, along with Urban Decay Tease eyeshadow in the crease, Burberry Taupe Brown in the outer corner and Laura Mercier Morning Dew eyeshadow on the inner quarter of the lid. Mascara: L'Oreal Volumious Butterfly.


For rest of the face:

Dior Nude Concealer (shades #1 and #2)
Burberry Blush (Earthy)

And because it's been on my mind all weekend, one of my favourite songs by music artist Bright Eyes:


Have a great Saturday.

xx

Sandra

12 comments:

  1. Snap...I have the Laura Mercier eye-shadow too!

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  2. Charlotte Tilbury ' s site ships to the US, so you can get everything but her magic cream which is awaiting approval since it contains SPF.

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    1. I know - I just meant it more as in I hope the line physically appears in stores here. I have a hard time buying things sight unseen :)

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  3. You have lovely eyes....love the makeup too.....your skin looks flawless....xoxoxo....^_^

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  4. Nice look!! And I love that song from Bright Eyes!!

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  5. Hi Sandra,

    This look really suits you :) I've tried so many times to do a similar look but I just look tired :( you look really fresh faced on this and the lip colour is gorgeous on you!

    I know what you mean about buying things before you can actually see them, it's always a bit 'pot luck' isn't it!

    Lx

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    1. definitely keep playing with the placement of liner. takes a while to get right (especially at the outer corner)

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  6. Ooh, so pretty! I saw that Charlotte Tilbury video and was also inspired to give it a go. Your version looks great! xo

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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  7. This makeup looks great on you! Your eyes look very bright

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  8. so pretty! I saw that Currently Tilbury movie and was also motivated to provide it a go. Your edition looks great! This cosmetics looks excellent on you! Your sight look very attractive. Thanks for your post.

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  9. Love this song. I walked down the aisle to this on my wedding day xx

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