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Freelance Make Up Artist and Stylist who shuttles between New York, Italy and Dubai, Anna has been in the Make Up industry since 1996. She trained under Mario Dedivanovic and Scott Barnes in NYC and has a certificate for Hairstyling from Cinema Make Up School A true lover of all the elements of Fashion, she studied Fashion Design and Styling at the prestigious Istituto Europeo Di Design in Milan, Italy.

Saturday, December 31, 2011

HOLIDAY LOOK TO TAKE TO 2012!

HAIR OPTION 1: SCRUNCH YOUR HAIR WHILE YOU AIR DRY IT. THIS IS PRODUCE TOUCHABLE HAIR WITH SOFT CURLS.








HAIR OPTION 2: A LOOSELY SIDE PARTED CHIGNON EVOKES RELAX ELEGANCE








PREMAKE UP BASE






I USED BENEFIT'S THAT GAL PRIMER ALL OEVER THE FACE.






I APPLIED SMASHBOX' PHOTO OP UNDER EYE PRIMER.






I CONDITIONED MY LIPS WITH DERMALOGICA'S CLIMATE CONTROL LIP BALM.








THE BASE






I APPLIED ESTEE LAUDER'S DOUBLE WEAR LIGHT FOUNDATION AND COVERED MY DARK CIRCLE AND SOME BREAKOUTS WITH COASTAL SCENTS' CONCEALER PALETTE.








THE BASE






I SET MY FOUNDATION WITH MAC'S MINERALISE POWDER.








THE BASE IS ALL SET!













THE CHEEKS






I USED SIGMA'S CONTOUR BRUSH DIPPED IN COASTAL SCENTS' CONTOUR POWDER.






WITH ELF'S BLUSHER BRUSH, I APPLIED SOME PINK BLUSHER ON THE APPLES OF MY CHEEKS.













THE CHEEKS






I APPLIED NAR'S MULTIPLES IN COPACOBANA ON MY CHEEKPLANE FOR 'THAT GLOW'






:)













CONTOURED, HIGHLIGHTED AND BLUSHING!


























THE EYES






I PRIMED THE EYE AREA WITH INGLOT'S EYE MAKE UP PRIMER













THE EYES






I USED THE GOLD SHADE FROM COASTAL SCENTS' ULTRA SHIMMER EYE SHADOW ON MY ENTIRE LID.






I APPLIED THE LIGHTER SHADE ON MY TEAR DUCTS AS WELL AS ON MY BROW BONE.













THE EYES






FOR THE CREASE I USED COASTAL SCENTS' SOFT BROWN SHADOW FROM THE NEUTRAL PALETTE.






DONT FORGET TO BLEND.






THE EYES

I USED COASTAL SCENTS' GEL LINER IN BROWN.



THE EYES
I USED DIORSHOW EXTASE FOR MY LASHES.






























































Holiday Looks do not need to be Over The Top, most of the time, it just has to be polished and pretty, no heavy liner and dark shadows. Also, make sure that you avoid looking like a helmet head with loads of hairspray, touchable, silky hair is still best.







Hope you guys like this Natural Glow Holiday Look and I wish you all a Happy New Year! :)
















































































































































Monday, December 26, 2011

HOLIDAY LOOK: SHIMMER!









THE LIPS

I USED MAC'S CREAMOLA LIP LINER AND MAC'S VIVA GLAM LIPSTICK AND GLOSS IN LADY GAGA






I CURLED MY LASHES AND APPLIED A COAT OF BENEFIT'S THEY'RE REAL MASCARA AND THE APPLIED INDIVIDUAL FALSE LASHES.


I APPLIED 2 COATS OF MASCARA ON MY LOWER LASHES TO BALANCE THE THE VOLUME GENERATED BY THE FALSIE ON MY UPPER LASHES.



I LINED MY WAYERLINE WITH MAC'S FELINE AND APPLIED MIKYAJY'S LIQUID LINER ON MY LASH BED.


I APPLIED A SHIMMERY EGGPLANT SHADE, ALSO FROM COASTAL SCENTS' NEUTRAL PALETTE ON MY OUTER V AND BLENDED.


I ALSO LINED MY LOWER LASH LINE WITH THIS SHADE, PAYING MORE ATTENTION TO THE OTHER CORNER.


( THIS TECHNIQUE IS PERFECT FOR WOMEN WHO HAVE ROUNDED EYES AND WOULD LIKE TO ELONGATE THEIR EYES AND MAKE IT LOOK IT MORE CAT LIKE)


TO FINISH THE EYE SHADOW, I APPLIED THE SAME LID COLOUR ON MY BROW BONE.



I APPLIED THIS SOFT BROWN SHADOW ON MY CREASE FROM COASTAL SCENTS' NEUTRAL PALETTE.


THE EYES

I APPLIED THIE SHIMMERY PINK SHADE FROM COASTAL SCENTS' 88 SHIMMER PALETTE ALL OVER MY LIP AND ON MY TEAR DUCTS.






THE BROWS

I USED BEN NYE'S BROW PENCIL IN TAUPE TO CREATE THE BROW SHAPE THAT I WANT.


I ALSO USED BENEFIT'S BROW ZINGS IN LIGHT TO BLEND AND MAKE IT LOOK MORE NATURAL.


TO SET, I APPLIED MIKYAJY'S BROW GEL.




FOR HIGHLIGHTING, I USED INGLOT'S AMC SHIMMER BRICK.


TO SET MY BASE, I USED MAC'S MINERALIZE FOUNDATION (LOOSE) WITH THE SPONGE THE CAME WITH WITH ON THE AREAS WHERE I GET THE MOST OILY.


FOR THE REST OF MY FACE, I JUST USED A BRUSH.


THE CHEEKS

BEFORE SETTING WITH POWDER, I APPLIED BOBBI BROWN'S CREAM BLUSH IN BABY PINK ON THE APPLES OF MY CHEEKS AND AFTER POWDERING I BRUSHED ON NARS' ORGASM ON TOP OF THE CREAM BLUSH


(MAKES YOUR BLUSH LAST LONGER)





THE BASE

FOR THIS LOOK I USED MY GRAFTOBIAN WARM PALETTE.


I USED 2 SHADES OF FOUNDATION, A SLIGHTLY DARKER SHADE FOR MY FOREHEAD THE SHADE THAT I NORMALLY USE.


I USED MY BEAUTY BLENDER TO APPLY THE FOUNDATION.


TO COVER BLEMISHES I ISED MY MUFE COLOUR CORRECTOR PALETTE AND MY COASTAL SCENTS' CONCEALER PALETTE.


I USED ESTEEE LAUDER'S TIME ZONE WHERE I WAS PEELING (MOSTLY AROUND THE NOSE AREA). I APPLIED MUFE'S HD PRIMER ON THE REST OF MY FACE.


I ALSO APPLIED THE SMASHBOX PHOTO OP UNDER MY EYES.


TO KEEP MY LIPS HYDRATED, I APPLIED MY DERMALOGICA CLIMATE CONTROL LIP BALM.


Hi Everyone! As promised, here is another Holiday Look. I am in a way cramming blog posts before the end of the year, apologies for that. Rest assured that next year will be better and my blog posts will be more regular. :)


Hope you guys like it and do let me know if you have any Make Up Looks that you want me to do. :)

















































































































































































Sunday, December 25, 2011

HOLIDAY LOOK: VICTORIA'S SECRET 2011 SHOW

VOILA!


SHIRT DRESS FROM H&M






REMOVE THE VELCRO ROLLERS AND SPRITZ ON SOME HAIR SPRAY TO KEEP THE BODY.




KEEP THE LIPS SOFT AND GLOSSY FOR THE ANGEL'S LOOK.




THE LIPS

MAC'S CREAMOLA LIP LINER AND DAZZLEGLASS IN OVERNIGHT SENSATION










CURL THE LASHES AND COAT WITH BENEFIT'S THEY'RE REAL MASCARA.


DON'T FORGET TO DE CLUMP! :)





LINE THE UPPER LASH LINE WITH MIKYAJY'S BLACK I LIQUID LINER.





TO MAKE THE COLOUR ON MY LID STAND OUT, I APPLIED THIS SHIMMERY WHITE SHADOW ON TOP OF MY FIRST LID COLOUR. I ALSO USED THIS FOR THE TEAR DUCTS AND THE BROW BONE.







I USED THIS MEDIUM BROWN SHADE ON THE OUTER V AND I ALSO SMUDGED THIS SHADE ON MY LOWER LASH LINE.





I USED THIS DARK CHOCOLATE SHADE FOR THE CREASE AND I ALSO LINED MY LOWER LASH LINE WITH THIS SHADE.





I USED COASTAL SCENTS' 88 WARM PALETTE


I APPLIED THIS SHADE ALL OVER THE LID WITH A MAC 239 BRUSH





THE EYES



I USED THE SAME CREAM COLOUR BASE FROM MAC IN PEARL FOR THE BASE WITH A SYNTHETIC BRUSH.









TO RECREATE FULLER BROWS I USED BEN NYE'S BROW PENCIL IN TAUPE AND BENEFIT'S BROW ZINGS IN LIGHT. TO KEEP THE BROWS IN PLACE I USED MIKYAJY'S CLEAR BROW SET.








BTW, I LIGHTENED MY BROWS TOO!





TO CREATE THE HEALTHY GLOW I APPLIED NARS' BRONZER IN LAGUNA WITH NARS' KABUKI BRUSH ON THE AREAS OF MY FACE WHERE THE SUN HITS THE MOST





TO CREATE 'THE GLOW' I USED 2 KINDS OF HIGHLIGHTERS.



I USED MAC'S CREAM COLOUR BASE IN PEARL WITH SIGMA'S P 82 BRUSH BEFORE POWDERING AND AFTER POWDERING I USED MAC'S CHEZ CHEZ LAME WITH EVERYDAY MINERALS' KABUKI BRUSH



ACED THE BASE!





SINCE YOU WILL BE PARTYING A LOT, BEST THAT YOU USE A FULL COVERAGE FOUNDATION SO THAT IT STAYS ON THE ENTIRE EVENING.



I USED MAC'S PRO LONG WEAR BECAUSE IT IS FULL COVERAGE BUT NEVER CAKEY AND IT DOESNT LOOK HEAVY. REMEMBER THAT THE ANGELS GLOW AND NOT CAKE.



FOR A FLAWLESS FINISH I USED EVERYDAY MINERALS' ITHAKA BRUSH TO BLEND.



MAKE SURE THAT ALL BLEMISHES ARE COVERED. I USED MUFE'S PALETTE AND COASTAL SCENTS CONCEALER TO DO THE CAMOUFLAGING TRICK.





MOISTURISED AND READY TO GO!



THE VICTORIA'S SECRET ANGELS ALWAYS SPORTS SEXY TOUSLED HAIR, YOU CAN RECREATE THAT WITH VELCRO ROLLERS.



START WITH MOISTURISED SKIN. THIS MAKES FOUNDATION APPLICATION SMOOTH.



I USED ESTEE LAUDER's TIME ZONE FOR MY ENTIRE FACE AND NECK.



I ALSO USED SMASHBOX PHOTO OP UNDER MY EYES AND DERMALOGICA'S LIP BALM.



Merry Christmas Everyone! Sorry I have been missing in action. So much work going on rest assured that I will be 'more around' next year. :)




I have so many holiday look ideas and out of all of them, this has to got to be my favourite because it looks natural and pays special attention to the skin.



I hope you all like the look and I wish everyone a great Holiday Season! :)