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

Marilyn Monroe : 50th Anniversary Look

A little late as I haven’t had the time to put it up, it was the 50th anniversary of the stars death on the 5th August. To commemorate the great star here is a look inspired by her, Pin up style with Red Lips. It’s still a very popular look with the likes of Dita Von Teese and one of my favourites. Take a look:

Face

  • MAC Prep + Prime
  • MAC Studio Fix Foundation – NC15
  • Vivo – Under Eye Concealer Roll-On – Light
  • MAC Powder Blush – Frankly Scarlet
  • Vivo Baked Blush – Rouge Shimmer

 

Eyes

 

Lips

  • MUA Lip Liner – Red Drama
  • MAC Lipstick – Russian Red
  • Vivo Lacquer Shine Lip Gloss – Sunrise