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Lillee Jean Smokey Plum Purple Makeup Tutorial 2015

Lillee Jean Smokey Plum Makeup Tutorial 2015

Happy Thanksgiving everyone :)! Today’s look has been inspired mainly from the new Anastasia Beverly Hills Self-Made Eyeshadow Pallet. It retails for $35.00 and defiantly packs a punch in pigment. When I first received this I admit, I was SUPER excited that Pink Champagne was included, since I use it in almost all my makeup looks! Today however, the shade that started this inspiration off is Deep Purple. It has such rich purple tones and is true to color. I also was intrigued by the color Sherbet because it has a perfect balance between peach and sandy colorings.

Normally my explanations are rather concise but you will notice today it is lengthy. A few of these products I have gown on such as the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Pallet, and Hourglass’s N28 Primer, so be prepared to have a full blown description of why.

I honestly did not wash my face at ALL for this look I simply woke up, brushed my teeth, and applied a light oil, specifically Josie Maran Light Oil. This stuff glides right on and is not as thick as my normal Fresh Seaberry, thus making it ideal for before Makeup Applications. When putting on the oil make sure you cover all areas of your face, including the neck and allow it to dry for about two minutes!

Once the oil has set go ahead and smooth on your favorite primer. Today I had used my regular N28 by Hourglass and applied it to all zones of my face. I used to absolutely hate the Hourglass N28 primer! At the time my skin was broken out everywhere, when unbeknownst to me it was from my hormones flying rapid. So, when I used it for the first time in July I was ANTI N28, I thought It had made me break out ten times worse and just was an awful product. Then, a few months ago my skin was starting to get super patchy and just fifty shades of yuck. I used the primer and fell IN LOVE. Sometimes, the circumstance you’re in blurs the full picture of what is occurring.

Next up is my ALL TIME favorite thing to do, contour! Though I am not quite sure if I fancy the blending more, I defiantly love the way the use of two shades can transform a person’s looks. The brush I used throughout the application of Highlighting and Contouring is a Sephora #77. This is another product I had mixed reviews on because it is advertised to blend contour out flawlessly, which it fails to do. Instead, I took the product into my own hands and used it to apply the cream products which it does a superior job to any other concealer brush, or finger.

Getting back on topic, I used the side curves of the brush and applied ABH Banana to my underage area, on my forehead, between my cheek and jaw contour, and on my chin. I like to begin with placing my highlight because for the nose+chin+forehead in specific I like to create a huge line going straight down. On my forehead I created a |/ shape, then from the intersection point I dragged it straight down my nose, onto my cupids bow, down both lips, and finally on my chin. From my chin, I picked up more of the product and dragged the shade to the areas between my jaw and cheek. After that I created two upside down triangles extended out to my hairline for a more awakened effect.

I actually had forgotten to tell you guys, but I recently purchased Givenchy’s Healthy Glow Powder in Bronzed Light Brown! It gives a wonderful hint of color without being too overdone and lasts hours, upon hours on end. For this, I used my Nars #21 brush and swept it along the sides of my face, and sides of my nose to add color back to my face. I followed a reverse 3 (temples, hollows of cheeks, and jaw) image to evenly disburse the product.

Switching to my Tarte Swirl Powder Brush, I went ahead and contoured with the Marc Jacobs Filtering Powders. I first started off with the contour rather highlight since in the powder world, the darker shades overpower lighter ones! To contour, I brushed on the product to the hollows of my cheeks, the sides of my nose, and my jaw line. Then, I flipped the brush so it faced vertically and brushed the yellow powder on my chin, in-between my jaw and cheek contour, under both eyes (I began from the side of my nose and swept it in one motions up toward my hair line), and on my forehead brushing down toward the bridge of my nose (I blended the brush side to side).

Once the contouring is complete everything else flies by! I rarely use my Ingot Cream Blushes which is odd because…they’re great, really. Here is where I stippled on the product, even thought I am not fond of the motion. Using my Sephora #45 brush I first stippled on the blush to each side of my face (on the cheeks though, duh). Then in fast circular motions I blended the product right on-top of my cheeks slightly moving up to the sides of my cheekbones to create more depth.

I used Dim light for my chin and the area between my jaw and cheek contour, then I swept Incandescent Light onto the bridge of my nose, on my forehead, cupids bow, and on my cheek bones with a Mac 159 brush. As you can see from the image taken from my recent video, I a; make weird faced and b; make sure to extend the color so it is adjacent to the center of my eyes! This helps create the lightened effect and 3 dimensional glow!

I set my face with Makeup Forever’s HD Finishing Powder right after I applied eyeliner. I simply patted the powder onto my T-zone, under my eyes, on my chin, and on my forehead with the Nars #21 brush. I allowed this to sit for a few minutes while I went along to do my lashes and lips. After doing so I blended it in with the same brush and sprayed on Urban Decay’s All Nighter Spray!

Lillee Jean Smokey Plum Makeup Tutorial 2015


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