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Makeup Wars ~ My Valentine’s Day Look


This week for Makeup Wars we are sharing our Valentine’s Day looks. I doubt I’ll actually be going out for Valentine’s Day, old married life for ya, but I thought I would approach this by going for a softer, more romantic look than I usually wear. I was inspired to create a look of all soft pastel pinks and purples to achieve an innocent “girly” look. I paired it with a gently, glossy pink lip which in the pictures made me look pretty washed out. In reality it looked a little more balanced. I decided to make two very minor, easy, and quick updates to the look to switch it up a little and make the look a little more feisty. Let’s say the date is going well. 😉 I quick swipe of MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Eyes liner in 6L in the waterline to replace the white and a bright pop of colour on the lips courtesy of the amazing Maybelline VIVID Colourburst lipstick in Fuchsia Flash.

Complexion
Burberry Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base
Chanel Perfection Lumiere BR12
Make Up For Ever Pro Finish in Shade 110

Cheeks
Edward Bess Quad Royale in South of France
Chanel Tumulte Joues Contraste Blush

Eyes
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Inglot 318 (white) up to browbone, 346 (pale lavender) on lid, 344 (dusty mauve) deep in crease, 319 (dusty rose) on crease, 359 (pink) to blend out crease, 325 (deep purple) on outer v.
MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Eyes liner in 6L tightlined on upper waterline, upper lash line, and on lower waterline in second look.
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk in the lower waterline
Lash Control Volumizing and Conditioning Mascara Black
Boots No7 Beautiful Brows Pencil in Blonde

Lips
Rouge Bunny Rouge Long Lasting Lip Liner in Vasco
Le Metier de Beaute Sheer Brilliance Lip Gloss in Dubai
Second look: Maybelline VIVID Colourburst lipstick in Fuchsia Flash

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Quick 60 second modification to make the eyes a bit more sultry and make the lips downright bold. MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Eyes liner in 6L in the waterline to replace the white and a bright pop of colour on the lips courtesy of the amazing Maybelline VIVID Colourburst lipstick in Fuchsia Flash.

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Make sure to check out the Valentine’s Day looks of the other Makeup Wars members. Just click on the thumbnails below or use the Previous and Next buttons at the top of this post. If you have missed out on the previous Makeup Wars be sure to check them out, including some of my favourites like our Holiday LookHoliday WishlistsFavourite MascarasFavourite Fall LookFavourite Red LipFavourite Makeup BrushFavourite Fall Nail Polish, and Most Expensive Makeup Look.

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Christa Potter is a professional makeup artist with a passion for introducing women to the newest and best in beauty with a touch of fashion and lifestyle.

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