Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Skyfall James Bond 007 - Severine Makeup Inspiration

I went to watch to watch the new James Bond movie last Friday with a few of my friends. Can you believe it was the first Bond movie I've ever seen? The Bond girl in the movie is named Severine, and I was enamored by how beautiful her makeup was in one of the scenes. I was inspired to try out the look and surprisingly this is also one of the fall/winter trends. Just to preface like any previous makeup inspiration, I'm not saying that I look like her (though I would love to be) or copying her makeup right down to the very last bit.

Severine's makeup is very bold with a black cat-like smokey eye and a dark burgundy/purple lip. The rest of her makeup is matte with some contour on the cheeks and a natural looking blush. I personally love this makeup look and anyone can rock this just as long as they have the confidence to wear it.

Embryolisse Lait Creme - Moisturizer
Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer - SX08
Guerlain Meteorites Tient Dore (setting powder) 
Sonia Kashuk Hidden Agenda Concealer Palette - under eyes
Benefit Erase Paste - Salmon Concealer (under eyes, salmon corrector)
Ben Nye Banana Powder (set the undereye)

  MAC Brow Pencil - Spiked
Flirt! Eyeshadow in Coconutty

Black- Lorac Pro Palette (dark gray/black eyeshadow all over lid)
Blackout - Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette (to form the cat eye, winged line, line the undereye)
L'Oreal Lineur Intense Black Liquid Liner
L'Oreal Voluminous Smoldering Eyeliner in Black (tightline, waterline)
Covergirl Lash Blast (orange tube) & L'Oreal Voluminous Carbon Black Mascara

MAC Dark Careblend Powder (to contour and bronze outside of my face)
Tarte Blush in Exposed/ NARS Blush in Deep Throat

Vaseline Lip Therapy
MAC Burgundy Lip Liner (lined all over lips and filled out)
MAC Prince Noir (bottom layer of lips)
Mac Diva (top layer of lips mixed with Prince Noir)

Tips for the cat-like black smokey eye:
- pack the lid on with dark grey/black eyeshadow and make sure not to go past your socket bone.
- grab a slanted brush w/ black eyeshadow and carve out the half moon crescent shape on your lid and socket bone. (Since my eye is hooded, for it to become visible I had to go PAST my socket bone so when my eyes are open the shape is seen.)
- take the slanted brush with black eyeshadow and form a line from the end of your eye and connect it with the half-moon crescent shape that you formed on your lid.
- line your lowerlid with black eyeshadow and connect it to the line formed at the end of the eye.
- blend the black eyeshadow on your lid very lightly, making sure the cat eye in the end is still sharp.

Hope these tips help!
Until Next Time! :)

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