~Metallic FOTD~ Antipodean Beauties Challenge

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What I love about these weekly challenges is that it allows me to draw from my inspiration images and come up with looks that I might not necessarily wear anywhere else. For the metallic challenge, I knew that I wanted to do gold brows and lips and my inspiration for what I came up with were the looks below.

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Dior Spring 2014 RTW (from Style.com)

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From Fendi Spring 2012 RTW (from Style.com)

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Amazing bright pink and gold lips (From http://blog.mawi.co.uk/2011/03/16/read-my-lips/)

Here’s my interpretation:

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The main players in this look were Sugarpill Goldilux Ioose eyeshadow and Sugarpill Mochi Eyeshadow from the Heartbreaker palette. I used Mochi on my lids and then used Makeup Forever Aqua Cream in Gold in the crease. I blended out the crease with Goldilux and then mixed it with Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray so I could use it wet as a liquid liner. I also wanted to colour my brows in with it as well but my brows were too dark/thick so I went with the gold foil instead. I just used gold foil I picked up from an art store and stuck it down with Duo Lash Adhesive.

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I used Goldilux wet and applied it to my lips and then patted Mochi in the centre of the lips. I also used the Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On eye pencil in El Dorado as a lip liner.

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I used Burberry Velvet Foundation as a base, Tom Ford Illuminating Highlight Pen as a concealer and highlighted my cheeks with Goldilux. The end look was kind of space agey but mint and gold will always be one of my favourite colour combinations.

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4 Comments on “~Metallic FOTD~ Antipodean Beauties Challenge”

  1. January 27, 2014 at 5:18 PM #

    this is wow!!!! the lips!!!!

    • January 27, 2014 at 5:35 PM #

      Thank you! πŸ™‚

  2. January 28, 2014 at 3:54 AM #

    Gorgeous!! I imagine it was fun to stick bits of foil to your eyebrows πŸ™‚

    • January 28, 2014 at 9:06 AM #

      Thanks Olivia! It was so much fun but also frustrating because gold foil is such a delicate product to work with. I highly recommend it though πŸ˜€

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