Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Love never dies

I know I no longer update my blog regularly but that doesn't mean I stopped doing the things I do and loving the things I love. Especially my love for this art -- beauty and makeup. :)


Do you agree that the photo on the right looks like Cristine Reyes? After putting a little bit of color on her face, I think she really did look like her. *wink* The girl in the photo is one of my good friends in the company I'm currently employed in. I did her makeup for an event where she was invited to sing.

What I did? I used a pink plum lipstick, warm-toned finishing powder and neutral-toned frosted eyeshadows. Also did a little contour here and there and poof! Cristine Reyes! LOL

My focus when I did her makeup was to make her eyes brighter without making it look bigger. Her eyes are naturally prominent and I wanted to make that asset stand out. So what I did, I used a pale-pink frosted eye shadow from another good friend's palette as base all over her eyelids and up to the crease. Then, I used a frosted medium-brown e/s on her outer lids up to her outer crease and blended both of them with a great blending brush from my 21-pc Charm brush set. I used frosted e/s instead of matte because the event will be at night and matte e/s won't do it's magic like when a carriage turns into a pumpkin at midnight. ;)

For the brow bone and inner lids, I used a white e/s to highlight those spots. That trick made her eyes look brighter and alive. :) Applied the same frosted medium-brown e/s on her nose line to bring out it's natural contour. Face powder, concealer and foundation covers the natural contour of our face that's why contouring is necessary to complete our look. Afterwards, I polished her eye makeup with a jet black liner thinly applied on her upper lids, curled her lashes and brushed it with a cat's eye mascara from Maybelline!

The eye makeup isn't still complete without a good looking eyebrows. What I used on her brows are a medium-brown eye pencil and an ever-reliable slanted Charm brow brush for shaping. The colors I used are very natural, which is what she and I wanted. I think the brow color also made her eyes look lighter, with of course, a little bit of help from the eye shadow. :)

Lastly, the blush I used on her is a bright pink blush since pale and natural shades won't stand out at night. I applied it slightly below (and never above) the apple of her cheeks, applied a little highlighter on the cheekbone (just beneath the eye area) and a little bit of peach on the apple of her cheeks. Also applied highlighter on her nose bridge. ;)

Finished everything with a touch-up of a sheer mineral powder from my ever favorite, Ellana. :)

I really love her look after the makeover. <3


Always,
Kikay Morena

13 comments:

  1. Cristine Reyes nga! Bet na bet! Love the lipstick :)

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    1. Mauve Colorburst ng Revlon lang yan. Ganda ng effect no? :)

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  2. I love the transformation. Her makeup made her look so fresh and you only emphasized her assets and I love that :)

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    1. True. I really want the kind of makeup that only brings out your natural beauty. :)

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  3. You're back! Haha

    AND YEAH she looks like Cristine Reyes nga!

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    1. Yes I'm back sis and I hope I'm back for good na :) HAHA

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  4. Thanks for the comments sisters! Even I, myself, was amazed of the outcome :) It really feels good whenever a person feels and looks beautiful because of you, agree? :)

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    1. Haha! Sa first glimpse nga hawig. Gawa ata ng eyes and lips. haha :)

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  6. Amazing transformation. She still looked like herself, though, and it's a good thing. It frustrates me when somebody puts on make-up and then look like a different person after. Bravo. Oh, the contours are barely noticeable too. Great job.

    xx, K <3

    http://thehiddenstorybook.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks Katherine :)Btw, just followed your blog :)

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  7. love everything! would you enjoy following each other? kisses

    FashionSpot.ro

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  8. Wow! You surely know how to do some face painting! Lovely!

    Just followed you on GFC! :) Hope I get a follow back. Thanks!

    www.themommist.blogspot.com

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