Lush Lips

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I started out trying to do a bold orange eye and light lip colour, a look that won’t look it won’t melt off my face. After applying my lip colour though, I fell in love and realised that I was just going to stick to a bold lip. It helps that I have full lips as it is, I guess, but just look at that colour. Pity the camera doesn’t really capture the shimmer like in real life. 

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(Not smiling because all the smiling photographs today ended up seriously weird. Just look at the makeup I guess.)

Makeup used (All Urban Decay eyeshadows from the Theodora palette)

Eyes
1) I used Maybelline Fierce and Tangy (matte orange cream, still my favourite orange eyeshadow) on the eye, blending it up towards the browbone
2) I then used Urban Decay Beware (matte caramael brown) on the outer edge of the eye
3) I then used Urban Decay West (red brown satin) on the crease of the eye
4) I then used OCC Triptych (loose 24 carat jewellery gold) on my lid, which lightened the orange cream
5) I then used MAC Photogravure (matte brown kohl) on the upper lashline
6) I used the Soap & Glory Thick & Fast mascara

Face
1) I used the Happy Skin SS Creme all over the face
2) I used NYX Apricot (peach coral blush) on the apples of my cheeks
3) I then used MAC Soft & Gentle (champagne shimmer) on the cheekbones

Lips (The centerpiece of the look)
1) I first applied MAC Viva Glam I (matte brown red), blotted my lips to get rid of the excess colour
2) Then I applied OCC Authentic, a bronze with orange shimmer on top

We’re halfway through the first week of school, and already I’m getting a little overwhelmed by readings. I’ve been drawing a lot lately to relax, and I’m now determined to decorate my room with these things.

Here’s a few samples of what I’ve been doing:

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Slowly remembering how to draw again (not that I was extremely good to begin with but it’s nice to make things).

Have a great Wednesday!

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4 Responses to Lush Lips

  1. Maria B says:

    Lovely lady-like look 😀 and…not so good to begin with? These look pretty darn awesome to me!

  2. Juvy says:

    I love the makeup and drawings! 🙂

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