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Monday, February 13, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day & Tutorial!

Hey everyone, as you could already tell my the title of this post tomorrow is the official day of LOVE! Many of us are going out or doing something special with our loved ones. For those of you going out, I've done this make up look to celebrate the occasion.

Actually I had done this look last week on whim and I really liked how it turned out. Being at a bit of a lost for a Valentine's Day tutorial, I decided to retry this eye make up as it was cute, yet sultry enough to be worn for an evening.

Even if you're not going out you can still try out this look if you like it, and if you're single this February, who knows this captivating eye make up could draw some wanted attention to your gorgeous eyes and someone might even fall for you ^_^.

I used pink eyeshadow, which is in my opinion a much softer and less cliche colour for February 14th, and had darkened the crease with a deep mauve and charcoal colour.

Since the eyes are a bit colourful, I kept the lips soft and nude. Many guys do not like brightly coloured make up, it can be a bit distracting or some may even consider it intimidating. Plus with neutral lip gloss or lipstick, your guy will not be scared to kiss you  and risk getting lipstick on himself. Also try not to gloss it up too much if you do plan on wearing lip gloss.

Don't overdo the blush either, check in natural lighting if you can to keep it to a nice flush, or a rosy glow. Although in the video it looks as if I have applied a ton of blush, it's amazing how much of a flush it blended out to be (as you will see in the photos).

Sadly I have a Chemistry practical tomorrow too, so we'll see how that plays out. So my boyfriend and I are actually staying in this Valentine's Day, I can't wait to spend some more quality time with him :). I've been quite busy lately!

I don't want to say too much in this post, just in case he happens to read it, but I have a small surprise for my T. I really hope you like it. ^___^ hehe!

Products Used:
Maybelline Fit Me Foundation- 350 Caramel
N.Y.C. Smooth complexion Bronzer- Sunny
L.A. Colors Dual Blusher- Cinnamon

BH Cosmetics 88 Matte palette
Coastal Scents Hot Pot- M18, S28 (there are new colour names however these are the old ones)
LORAC OnScreen Duo- Caviar & Champagne
e.l.f. Essentials Waterproof Eyeliner Pen- Black
Black Kohl eyeliner
Maybelline Great Lash- Very Black
Boots Lengthening mascara Black Brown (brows)

e.l.f. Essential lipstick- Fantasy

Until next post, enjoy the tuorial and have a HAPPY and Fabulous Valentine's Day!


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