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Friday, June 12, 2009

Metallic Earth tutorial + new wig!

I got my hands on this very lovely dark auburn wig, in a style that reminds me of girls in Non-no (very natural yet pretty). So I decided to try a soft earth-tone look with focus on naturally full-looking eyelashes. I think it turns out quite nicely! :)

Here are a couple of closeups to show you how it would look at the end:
I used this new Pupa eyeshadow which has very awesome metallic red-browns. I did not use primer for this look and the colors are already crazy bright!

Anyway let's get started! Put on a light foundation and concealer if needed. Do not use something heavy or too matte for this look as we are going for "natural" here.

Put a mid-brown shade all over your lids and a bit beyond your crease.

Add a darker brown over the mid-brown, stopping just under your crease and focusing the color in the outer corner.

Line your upper lashline with a black-brown eyeliner pencil, and color in your upper waterline if you like. Go over the eyeline with the darkest brown shadow in your palette. Also, put a very light application of the mid-brown (the first color you applied) along the outer half of your lower lashline as eyeliner.

Curl your lashes and apply plenty of mascara. Use a fine-toothed lash comb to separate each lash so it does not look clumpy.

Apply mascara to your lower lashes as well, and highlight the inner corners of your eyes with a shimmery light beige shade.

If you use false lashes, put on a pair that is thick but not too long. Here I am actually using two pairs of shorter criss-cross false lashes to get this full-lash effect. :)

EDIT: Here are the lashes:
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Finally, color in your eyebrows, and put on the rest if your makeup.

I used an orange blush that has pink shimmers in it, and applied a lipgloss in a similar color.

Finally, put on your wig and outfit, and you are ready to head out! :D

I never noticed how large and prominent my nose is until I put on this wig with such thick bangs! XD

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial! <3

9 comments:

CHAIGYARU said...

very cute!
wow, the wig.....
lol
i've never tried one on! u pull it off pretty well :)

KRYSTAL said...

so cute!

girl, i love your eyes!!

Jian said...

It actually does look so real! And I ABSOLUTELY LOVE your eyes! Which fake eyelashes did you use?

kill-harley said...

Totally cute. That makeup and wig look really nice on you!

Whit said...

oooo love this!!!
do you have PUPA near you?
If so, please let me know if you ever want to swap (take a look at my sale) because I am CRAVING me some pupa! lol

my email is WhitneyKrainock@gmail.com

Jean said...

You have gorgeous hair is it naturally like that, wavey? :)

poppy'sbeauty said...

wow! i love your eyes...which falsies did you used?

Kilikina said...

Hey! I love your tutorials. I have been looking for a wig like that one and was wondering if you would mind telling me where you got it? Thanks!

❤ Piggy ❤ said...

Kilikina: I bought it in Hong Kong, but I am sure you can find something similar on Ebay!

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