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How to get the Liza Emanuele Look

The eye pattern I created for Liza’s photo shoot and fashion parade was intended to be strong and dramatic. Read on to find out how you can replicate the look for a night out! The Base To achieve this look I primed the models eyelids with Eye Basics and this immediately removed all underlying eye tones. It gave me a clean eyelid to work with as I wanted to be sure that the eyelid stayed fresh with colour as well as no creasing in the crease area. The Colour I then worked with my Tuxedo Caviar Stick applying it with my finger and an eye brush.  Blending and pressing onto the lid as I go. Once the colour was blended and shaped to her eye...

How to Apply Eyeshadow: Tints Tones & Shades

Great looking eye makeup is all about creating light and shadow and drawing attention to the eyes. Too often however it's easy to end up looking like a raccoon. This eyeshadow tutorial is a step by step guide to creating unforgettable eyes - for all the right reasons. Throughout this tutorial we will be using Tints (highlights), Tones (mid tones) and Shades (contour/shadows) to create the complete look. Although this tutorial can be applied to whatever colour set you choose, the more contrast between your tints, tones and shades the more dramatic the finished look will be. For a more natural look stick with colours in same colour family (browns/neutrals), for a more dramatic look mix it up with richer jewel tones and blacks. Step 1 - Prime the...

Makeup from Workday to Weekend

Bronzed Look - Fashion Shoot - Mary Calandro Makeup Artist Adelaide
Start the new year off with a fresh new look. We've put together 2 looks to take you through from workday to weekend. Workday: Sophisticated Smoky Eye To get this look: Start with Laura Mercier Moisture Supreme for all day wear and then set with Laura Mercier Smooth Foundation Powder using a foundation brush - this gives more even coverage without looking cakey. To banish dark circles we recommend Laura Mercier High Coverage Under Eye Concealer , applied with the Taklon Concealer Brush for even coverage. To create the elongated smokey eye use a lighter colour such as Laura Mercier Eye Colour in Guava for the lids and then shade the crease and corners using darker shades such as Plum Smoke and Twilight Grey. To make sure the colour is blended smoothly we recommend using the Medium Angled Eyeshadow Blender. Lastly add...
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