Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Makeup Inspiration: Audrey Hepburn Dramatic Cut Crease

 I was inspired by a really beautiful picture I saw online of Audrey Hepburn and wanted to slightly recreate it w/ products I have at home. Just to preface before anything, I am not saying that I look like her, nor saying I am wearing the exact same makeup she is wearing...inspiration more like it is the word.

The makeup she has here is a very dramatic cut crease w/ silver glitter, pink cheeks and pink nude lips. As I have hooded eyes, the cut crease won't look as dramatic as hers, but I tried my best so that it caters to my eye type.

Products Used: 
Embryolisse Lait Creme - Moisturizer
 L'Oreal True Match Lumi Foundation W4
Guerlain Meteorites Tient Dore (setting powder) 
Sonia Kashuk Hidden Agenda Concealer Palette - under eyes
Benefit Erase Paste - Salmon Concealer (under eyes, salmon corrector)

  MAC Brow Pencil - Spiked
Flirt! Eyeshadow Coconutty

Urban Decay Primer Potion
2nd Color in Sonia Kashuk Matte Eyeshadow Palette (to even out eyelid color)
Urban Decay Blackout Matte Eyeshadow (Naked 2 Palette - to etch out black cut crease)
Inglot AMC Gel Eyeliner in Black (darken the cut crease, upper lash line)
Chanel Illusion D'Ombre in Fantasme (white glitter all over lid)
Covergirl Lash Blast

MAC Dark Careblend Powder (to bronze outside of my face)
Wet N' Wild Blush in Heather Silk
  Dior Amber Diamond (highlight- cheekbones, down the center of nose)

Vaseline Lip Therapy
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Pink in the Afternoon

Tips for the cut crease:
- whether you have hooded eyes, monolids, or deep set eyes, always follow the outline of your socket bone which should shape to somewhat of a half moon. (to find out where your socket bone is, press on your eyes and wherever the hollow part is, that's the socket bone.)
- outline with an eyeshadow first so if you make any mistakes, it can easily be erased
- use small brushes for precision
- keep practicing! and have fun! :)

...If you're feeling adventurous & extra bold, replace pink lip w/ a dark burdundy:

Until Next Time! :)

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