Getting Back to Basics

Getting Back to Basics is a simple but beautiful look for everyday, for mums with their 10 mins to get ready before shipping the kids off to school or the laid back I just rolled out of bed looking gorgeous look. This look updates the neutral everyday creams and browns with and infusion of colour.

Face

  • Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer
  • MAC Studio Fix Fluid Foundation spf 15 – NC15
  • MAC Select Moisturecover – NW15
  • MAC Powder Blush – Frankly Scarlet
  • Lily Lolo Finishing Powder – Flawless Silk

 

Eyes

  • Urban Decay Primer Potion
  • MAC Eye Shadow – Vanilla (All over Eyelid)
  • MAC Eye Shadow –  Soba (Crease)
  • Urban Decay Eye Shadow – Honey (mid to end of eyelid)
  • Me Me Me Eye Inspire Catwalk Quad – Goddess Eyes ( Dark Gold to end of eyelid)
  • Smashbox Limitless Eye Liner – Onyx
  • Loreal Super Liner Eye Liner – Black
  • Illamasqua Masquara – Raven (Curl lashes first, 2x coats)

 

Lips

  • Mac Lip Pencil – Redd
  • Urban Decay Lipstick – Naked

Dita Von Teese Inspired Make up Look

A Sunday night with no kids and hoping to go out somewhere nice with the other half. I’m hoping a romantic meal but either way I have plenty of time to get ready as the other half is still stuck in work. What better way to relax and get in the mood for a great evening than doing my favourite pin up girl look. Nude eye shadow, black eyeliner with a flick and red lips. This time I went for a Dita Von Teese inspired look with minimum products but maximum results. Here is what I used:

  • Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream Sensitive – Light
  • MAC Select Moisturecover – NW15
  • MAC Blot Powder – or any anti shine powder you tend to use.
  • Diego Dalla Palma Snow White Palette – Destiny and Battleground
  • Illamasqua Eye Liner Cake – Mislead
  • Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil – Yeyo (Use this on the lower lash waterline to open your eyes up making them look bigger)
  • MAC Lip Pencil – Redd
  • MAC Lipstick – Russian Red (Simply the best red ever, I love all my red lipsticks but this is my go to colour.)