Sunday, 31 July 2011

My first Celebrity make up look...........

As this is a makeup blog, I feel that Its time for me to start doing some makeup looks and tutorials.

For my first celebrity inspired tutorial I  am going to try and recreate the look of the stunning Jennifer Lopez from a recent Harpers Bazaar cover...

I think Jennifer is beautiful, I love her style and look. I chose this image as its a little different to Jennifer's usual gold, bronze smokey eye look.
I also found the matt but somehow luminous skin so amazing!!!!

This is my attempt, this is a scary thing for me, my first photos of me!!! Hehe.
Ah yes and before any one wonders, I had a bandeux dress on, lol, so I do have clothes on!!! hehe.

I Wanted to create a smooth, semi matte base so i used Revlon's Photo Ready Foundation with a little NARS Orgasm highlighter mixed through. I didn't want to use a traditional powder to set my foundation, so I decided to use the Bourjois Delice de Soleil as a bronzer as this kept the semi matte look without loosing the dewy look. 

I contoured with the Bourjois bronzing powder in the hollows of my cheeks and up onto my temples. I concealed any darkness under my eyes with the Garnier Roll On and covered any blemishes with Mememe's Correct and Perfect. I used Mac Soft and Gentle MSF along the tops of my cheekbones, Accessorize Box Blush on my cheeks stopping just before my apples and then finally a dusted Macs Gold Deposit MSF over the blush and into the hollow to add that ' J Lo Glow' 

I used the matt brown from Sleek Storm Palette to fill and shape my brows.
I then started with Urban Decay Primer Potion over my lid. I then used an eyeshadow from YSL, Ombre Solo in no7. to try and recreate the soft almost pale peppermint green shadow, keeping it soft and with little or no glitter.
I lined my top and bottom lash line and also both water lines. I extended the lines out slightly but did not join them as Jennifer's aren't. I did add a little of Macs Black Tied into the outer v and socket, just to add some definition. I then blended Macs Shroom up to the brow bone for my highlight.
Next LOTS AND LOTS of Mascara, I used Cover Girl Lash Blast ( I buy this on import).

And finally for the lips I used Mac Cremestick Liner in Summerfruit to line my lips and I also filled them in, I followed this with NYX Round Lipstick in Pumpkin Pie.

I think this is a pretty good Dupe of the Lip Jennifer has in the picture.

And that's that.....

Sorry this was a bit heavy on text......

 Please let me know if you liked this post and if you would like to see more like it.....
Also if there are any looks you would like me to do.

Hope you are having a lovely Sunday!!!


Maria xxxxxx


  1. Maria you look stunning xxx

  2. Hey hun! Now following you. =) I love the look.

  3. i love post with make up in them ( seriously i have an unhealthy obsession) i just followed and i actually really love your blog
    Please check my blog out i tried really hard and i love what im doing please check it out <3


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