Sunday, 1 May 2011

Makeup tutorial - something Victorian?


So here I am, nice and fresh-faced. MOISTURISE at this point and let it sink in. I'm going with a slightly-vaudvillian Victorian style here. Here's the pictures of the makeup stuff I'm using.


Makeup set I picked up the other day


Bloody Mary white liquid and Avon white powder.


Pink Ink by Sugarbaby and Savvy Pomegranate lipstick. I didn't end up using them, but I should have, in retrospect.


Starlett setting powder and ivory pressed powder - i bought them today. They smell DELICIOUS for no reason and I recommend them - the setting powder was $8.99 and the pressed powder was $6.50 from Bi-Lo.


I couldn't find any wedges the other day, so I bought some powder puffs. They have rings on the back. Useful!


Used the white liquid and some setting powder. Sorry for shitty photo quality, I don't have a camera. x3


Result! It's pale and set, but not a done foundation.


The white Avon stuff - I recommend this. I really do.


The coloured powder. SMELLS SO GOOD. I always add a bit of colour to prevent GHOSTLY PALLOR FLAKINESS. That's why white powder is better than white liquid.


Slightly-less-pale.


Another picture for whatever reason, colour shows better, looks more natural.


Black kohl pencil on the lashline. I rubbed it back until it almost vanished, redid it, rubbed it back again and used the...weird...flat brush thing from my kit with a flat edge that I used to dust the edge with some black powder, very lightly. I can't find my primer, but use one.


CRAZY EYES.


One of the two eyeshadow pallets I used.



Dusted with white. Ignore the atrocious eyebrows.


Purple in the crease - dark and to the edge of the eye, and down slightly.


Black eyeliner on the top. If I had a liquid, I'd use that instead. I will, if I can find one.


Blush. A lot of goths do not like this. It has its time and place, and this stuff is as red as my lipstick. I love it so much. It looks lovely on, and blends really well.


Blush applied. See, looks fine.


Lined my lips with a matching colour pencil. Get one of these brushes. This lipstick is too dry for the brush, but they're so useful. I'm a fan of dry lipsticks because I find they last better.


Completed! Hair needs some attention desperately. But I hope you enjoy this. I'm proud of the blush, it's the first time I've really used it. Try it out and let me know.

4 comments:

Shewearscrazywell said...

Nicely done! :) I think you balanced the pale very well with adding the blush. Hearts, Janna Lynn

SaryWalrus said...

I really like the blush.

My mum got the exact same make up case thingy! xD

Hayley said...

You look beautiful! I love he blush!

VictorianKitty said...

Very well done! I especially love the way that blush looks on you, and the lipstick.

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