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MY FAVOURITE LIPSTICKS FOR FALL 2018

MY FAVOURITE LIPSTICKS FOR FALL 2018

I love the transition of colours when the seasons change. I was so excited at the end of August to finally start wearing some more fall appropriate lipsticks. You can wear whatever colour of lipsticks you want, I just wanted to show you what shades of lipsticks I am going for this fall. In this blog post, I have included three lipsticks which I really like the formula of and where the shades of them really make me think of fall. I have included the NYX Cosmetics Lip Lingerie in “Beauty Mark”, the Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Liquid Lipstick in “Deceased”, and the Coloured Raine Matte Liquid Paint in “Brick House”.

I find myself transitioning into some deeper and more muted shades when the seasons change into fall. The NYX Cosmetics Lip Lingerie in “Beauty Mark” (which is in the top of the swatches) is a cool-toned dark brown, the Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick in “Deceased” (which is the middle swatch) is a dusty mauve shade and the Coloured Raine Matte Liquid Paint in “Brick House” (which is in the bottom of the swatches) is a dark terracotta brown. If the swatches below aren’t screaming “FALL” in your face, then I don’t know what will!

I love these three shades for all occasions. I will wear them for everything from my everyday life to a fancy party! You can style them up or down with the rest of your makeup depending on the occasion. For a simple everyday look, you can easily apply some bronzer as your eyeshadow in your crease with some mascara and then apply one of these fall appropriate lipsticks. You can transition your day look into a night look by taking your eyeshadow look to the next level: create a brown smoky eye with a shimmery gold shadow on the lid (this can even be applied without removing any makeup) and reapply your lipstick if needed and boom, you are ready to go!

I hope this blog post gave you some inspiration on your way to finding your favourite lipstick shade for fall! If I had to choose my absolute favourite of the lipsticks mentioned in this post, then I had to go with the Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Liquid Lipstick in “Deceased”! If you have not tried the Velour Liquid Lipstick from Jeffree Star Cosmetics, then I highly suggest you try one of them – they are my favourite liquid lipstick formula! I have only included liquid lipsticks because I like when I don’t need to reapply my lipstick every hour. Let me know in the comments what lipstick is your favourite for fall! Thank you so much for reading, I hope to see you back soon! xx

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TUTORIAL: ORANGE & GREEN CLEAN CUT CREASE

TUTORIAL: ORANGE & GREEN CLEAN CUT CREASE

I will be the first one to say that I am a bit tired of doing summery eyeshadow looks. So since fall is just around the corner, I wanted to start early on the fall eyeshadow looks and this will be the first one! I was inspired to do this look by @alicekingmakeup but I wanted to use some more fall appropriate colours even though I still think you can use the colours she used for fall. I do not think this is the typical kind of a cut crease which is why I chose to call this look a clean cut crease. I don’t know if that makes sense haha. Please keep on reading if you want to learn how I created this look.

I started out by priming my lids with the MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Soft Ochre and used the Rimmel Stay Matte Powder (*) to set it. I then went in with the eyeshadow “Charm” from the Jeffree Star Cosmetics Androgyny Palette with the Crease Blender Brush from Coastal Scents. I applied “Charm” in the shape I wanted my eyeshadow to be. I made sure the edges of “Charm” was blended with a clean Classic Blender Brush from Coastal Scents. I then made the cut crease using the LA Girl Pro Conceal and the Small Foundation Concealer Brush from Coastal Scents and a brush I don’t know where’s from but it looks something like the Fine Liner Brush from Coastal Scents but I know it is not. I used the Rimmel Stay Matte Powder (*) to set the cut crease.

I then applied the “Military” eyeshadow from the Androgyny Palette around the cut crease using the Smudge Brush from Real Techniques and blended it out with both the Pointed Blender Brush from Coastal Scents and the Base Shadow Brush from Real Techniques (*). You do not need to be careful with the blending as you can clean up the cut crease again. When I was happy with the blending, I used the same Smudge Brush to apply the eyeshadow “Pinehurst” from Coastal Scents as close to the cut crease as possible and made sure I did not apply too much. I used the Pointed Blender Brush to blend out any harsh edges of “Pinehurst“. I then cleaned up the edges of the cut crease with the Fine Liner Brush and some of the LA Girl Pro Conceal.

I then finished up the look by applying some of the “White Sand” and “Golden Dawn” from the Anastasia Beverly Hills Ultimate Glow Kit to my inner corner and brow bone. I curled my lashes with the Eylure Heated Eyelash Curler (*) and applied some of the Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara (*) to my upper lashes. I felt that some false eyelashes were appropriate for this look, so I applied the Eylure Luxe False Lashes in Solitaire (*, **).

I really love how this look turned out! I can’t believe summer has already passed! I am so ready for all of the upcoming fall looks! Let me know if you have any specific looks or ideas you think could be interesting for fall! Thank you so much for reading, I hope to see you back soon! xx

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HARRY POTTER MAKEUP SERIES: RAVENCLAW INSPIRED MAKEUP LOOK

HARRY POTTER MAKEUP SERIES: RAVENCLAW INSPIRED MAKEUP LOOK

Yet another look in my Harry Potter Makeup Series where I get inspired by characters etc. from the universe! This time I took the colours of the Ravenclaw house as my inspiration! This is far from my favourite look and while creating this I really wanted to wipe it all off soooo many times. I do not think a half cut crease is hard to do, but the blue shade really bugged me as it came off rather patchy. But I think I made it work. I was tempted to do an actual ravens claw where the wing of my eyeliner is, but I did not want to push my luck so I just went with a normal winged liner.

I started out by priming my lids with the MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Paint Pot in the shade Soft Ochre and used the Rimmel Stay Matte Powder (*) to set it. I then went in with the dark blue “Swallow” eyeshadow from the Jeffree Star Cosmetics Androgyny Palette and used the Base Shadow Brush from Real Techniques (*) to lay down the shadow. I then blended out the edges of “Swallow” with a clean Pointed Blender Brush from Coastal Scents. I then applied “Swallow” under my lower lashes with the same Base Shadow Brush (*) and blended it out with the Pointed Blender Brush.

I then made a half cut crease using the Dermacol Make-Up Cover Foundation and the Small Foundation Concealer Brush from Coastal Scents. On top of the wet half cut crease, I applied “Déjà Vu” from the Androgyny Palette using the Smudge Brush from Real Techniques to apply it. The reason why I used the dark blue and the bronze shade is that it is the house colours of Ravenclaw. I then made a winged liner using the NYX Matte Liquid Liner (*). I finished up the look by curling my lashes with the Eylure Heated Eyelash Curler (*) and applied some of the Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara to my lashes.

I hope you enjoyed this Ravenclaw inspired makeup look. Please let me know if you have any characters or creatures you want me to be inspired by next! Thank you so much for reading, I hope to see you back soon! xx

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TUTORIAL: MONARCH BUTTERFLY EYES

TUTORIAL: MONARCH BUTTERFLY EYES

This might not be the most wearable makeup look you have ever seen. I was inspired by @arielmakeup on Instagram and the monarch butterfly to create this look. @arielmakeup made a look inspired by a blue butterfly where mine is inspired by the orange monarch butterfly. I wanted to create a look inspired by the monarch butterfly as it is one of the most common butterflies here in Denmark. I then found the work of @arielmakeup which inspired me even more to do it! If you want to see how I created this look, then please keep on reading!

I started out by priming my lids with the MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Paint Pot in the shade Soft Ochre and used some of the Rimmel Stay Matte Powder (*) to set it. I used the monarch butterfly on the right as my inspiration. I outlined the wing on my lids using the Lancôme Le Crayon Khol Eyeliner in Black (*) as it is easier to cover up with concealer than a liquid eyeliner if you want to change anything. You can use any black pencil eyeliner, this was just the first one I grabbed. The outline does not have to be pretty or precise as you can clean it up afterwards. But you do want to make sure that your outline isn’t too thick. When I was happy with the outline of the wing, I used the NYX Cosmetics Matte Liquid Liner (*) to draw on top of the initial outline and to make some of the thicker lines in the wing.

Now it is time to apply some eyeshadow. As you can see in the photo I used as inspiration/guideline, the wing of the butterfly is not all one colour. Near the body of the butterfly, the wing starts out yellow, it then transitions into an orange shade, then a deep orange which at last turns into a red-orange. I started out by applying some of the Bright Yellow eyeshadow from Coastal Scents to the inner part of my lid using the Pointed Detail Brush from Coastal Scents to apply it. I used the Pointed Detail Brush to apply all of the eyeshadows on the lid as I wanted to be precise. I then applied the Orange Crush eyeshadow from Coastal Scents to the rest of the wing and made sure it was blended into the yellow eyeshadow I first applied. To deepen up the outer part of the wing I used some eyeshadows from the Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette from Anastasia Beverly Hills (*). I applied some of the eyeshadow Realgar to the part which is a darker orange. I then went into both Red Ochre and Love Letter for the parts which are redder. I then lightly brushed the Classic Blender Brush from Coastal Scents over the liner parts to get excess eyeshadow off. In some parts, I also reapplied the liquid eyeliner (*).

Next, I applied some of the Matte Liquid Liner (*) as an actual eyeliner at my upper lashes. I did this so the lines in the wings would have something to connect to. I then used the same Matte Liquid Liner (*) to make the thinner lines of the wing. I tried to somewhat follow the pattern of the photo, but you can do it however you want. To finish up the wing, I applied some white and yellow dots with a somewhat similar placement as seen in the photo. I used the NYX Cosmetics White Liquid Liner (*) and the NYX Cosmetics Vivid Brights Eyeliner in Halo (*).

To complete the look, I went in with Orange Crush on my lower lashline with the Pointed Detail Brush and used some of Bright Yellow and the Pointed Blender Brush from Coastal Scents to blend it out. I used the Eylure Heated Eyelash Curler (*) to curl my lashes and applied some of the Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara.

So there you have it! This look might be my favourite look I have ever done! I really loved doing it even though it took a lot of time and patience. If you ever try to recreate this, then please share it on Instagram and tag me @simonehjulmand as I would love to see your take on it! Let me know in the comments if you like these more creative and graphic makeup looks! Thank you so much for reading, I hope to see you back soon! xx

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TUTORIAL: HEATWAVE MAKEUP LOOK

TUTORIAL: HEATWAVE MAKEUP LOOK

It has been a hot summer this year! In Denmark, we have had a much hotter summer than witnessed in many years due to the heatwave. I wanted to do something “inspired by” the heatwave and I wanted to do a fairly wearable look as my last ones have been not so wearable but more creative. If you want to learn how I created this look, then please keep on reading!

I started out by priming my lids with the MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Paint Pot in the shade Soft Ochre and used the eyeshadow Chamois Nude from Coastal Scents to set it. I then applied some of the Warm Taupe eyeshadow from the Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette (*) to my crease with the Crease Blender Brush from Coastal Scents. With the Pointed Blender Brush from Coastal Scents, I layed down some of the Cyprus Umber eyeshadow from the Modern Renaissance Palette (*) on my lid. I blended out the edges of Cyprus Umber with the Crease Blender Brush and a bit of Warm Taupe. When the edges of Cyprus Umber were blended out, I lightly applied some of the Burnt Orange eyeshadow from the Modern Renaissance Palette (*) to my crease with the Crease Blender Brush.

I cleaned the Pointed Blender Brush and applied some of the Warm Taupe eyeshadow to my lower lashline. I cleaned up the edges of the shadow with the Chamois Nude shadow and the Luxie 209 Large Shader Eye Brush. With the Smudge Brush from Real Techniques, I applied some of the Atomic Apricot from Coastal Scents to the middle of my lid. On the very centre of the orange shimmer shadow I just applied, I layed down some of the 18 Karat Gold from Coastal Scents using a sponge-tip applicator.

I then finished up the look by applying some of the NYX Cosmetics Wonder Pencil in Light (*) to my waterline. I curled my lashes with the Eylure Heated Eyelash Curler (*) and applied some of the Essence Cosmetics Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara to my upper lashes.

Even though the weather has been extremely hot this summer, I hope you enjoyed it anyway! Thank you so much for reading, I hope to see you back soon! xx

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TUTORIAL: SUMMERTIME SPOTLIGHT CUT CREASE

TUTORIAL: SUMMERTIME SPOTLIGHT CUT CREASE

I can not believe that it is August already! There is only one month left of the official summer months which makes me so sad as summer is my favourite time of the year. I want to keep making summery makeup looks for a while, so I wanted this to be a very colourful one. This does not only remind me of summer but also of the 80’s because of the funky colours hahaha. I hope you enjoy this colourful makeup look!

I started out by priming my lids with the MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Paint Pot in the shade Soft Ochre. I then went in on top of the unset primer with a pink shadow. I used the blush to the right on the bottom row from the Makeup Revolution Blush Palette All About Pink which I no longer can find on their website, so I don’t know if they don’t make it anymore, but I found it somewhere else (linked on the name of the item) if you are interested. I used the Pointed Blender Brush from Coastal Scents to pack on the pink shadow. I used a piece of paper on the outer edge of my eye to get the sharp edge. I will not keep the sharp edge for long as it just was to get the right shape of the shadow. I then blended out the edges of the pink shadow with the lightest blush from the same Blush Palette (the one to the left on the top row) with the Crease Blender Brush from Coastal Scents. With the same Pointed Blender Brush, I applied some of the same pink blush under my lower lashes and I blended it out with the same Crease Blender Brush and a bit of the lightest blush.

On my inner corner, I applied some of the Bright Yellow eyeshadow from Coastal Scents with the Pointed Detail Brush from Coastal Scents. I then went on to do the spotlight cut crease. I used the LA Girl Pro Conceal in Porcelain and the Small Foundation Concealer Brush from Coastal Scents to carve it out. I then applied Blue Zircon from Coastal Scents on top of the still wet concealer with the Smudge Brush from Real Techniques. Before dipping into the Blue Zircon eyeshadow, I used some NYX Cosmetics Setting Spray with Dewy Finish (*) to wet my brush so the shimmery eyeshadow would go on even more vibrant than if I applied it dry.

To complete the makeup look I applied some of White Sand (*) from the Ultimate Glow Kit by Anastasia Beverly Hills (*) on the yellow inner corner to make it pop even more. I curled my lashes with the Eylure Heated Eyelash Curler (*) and applied some of the Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara (*) to my upper lashes. I also applied some of the NYX Cosmetics Wonder Pencil in Light (*) on my waterline to brighten up my eyes.

I hope you enjoyed this rather 80’s look hahaha. I think it was so fun creating it with all of these bright colours! Let me know if this is something you would dare to wear out! I don’t think I would wear an eye look like this unless it was for something like a party where it would fit in. Thank you so much for reading, I hope to see you back soon! xx

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HARRY POTTER MAKEUP SERIES: ALBUS DUMBLEDORE INSPIRED MAKEUP LOOK

HARRY POTTER MAKEUP SERIES: ALBUS DUMBLEDORE INSPIRED MAKEUP LOOK

Yet another Harry Potter universe inspired makeup look! This time, I chose to let Albus Dumbledore be my inspiration. Dumbledore was one of the most powerful wizards in the history. I think the character is very inspirational, and I can only understand why you would want to look up to someone like him. Please keep on reading if you are interested in learning how I created this look!

I started out by priming my lids with the MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Paint Pot in the shade Soft Ochre. I then went in directly with the shadow Ash Grey from Coastal Scents in my crease and outer corner, and I used the Pointed Blender Brush from Coastal Scents to pack it on. With the Crease Blender Brush from Coastal Scents, I blended out the edges of Ash Grey with Snow Bunny from Coastal Scents. With the same Pointed Blender Brush, I applied some of Ash Grey to my lower lashline and made sure it was blended out using the same brush and Snow Bunny.

Because Dumbledore has blue eyes, I wanted to include something blue in this look which ended up being my inner corner. I therefore first applied some of Cornflower Blue from Coastal Scents to my inner corner with the Detail Pointed Brush from Coastal Scents. I will later apply some shimmer to it, but I then made a half cut crease using the Small Foundation Concealer Brush from Coastal Scents and the Dermacol Foundation. I did not set the concealer with powder but applied the Make Up Store Eyedust in Surface directly onto the wet lid.

I then continued the work on my inner corner, and I applied some of Alpengeist from Coastal Scents which have an icy hue to it, using the same Detail Pointed Brush. To make it even more shimmery, I applied some of the Snow (*) shade from the Anastasia Beverly Hills Ultimate Glow Kit (*) on top of Alpengeist using the same brush.

All that is missing now is the elder wand! To make the elder wand as my winged liner, I used the Jeffree Star Cosmetics x Manny MUA Velour Liquid Lipstick in the shade Daddy. I applied Daddy as a thin, normal winged liner. When it had dried, I used a bobby pin to create some dots on the wing of the liner. I also used Daddy to create the dots. As you can see on the photo of the elder wand to the right, the “dots” have some tiny black marks on it so I used the NYX Cosmetics Lingerie Liquid Lipstick in Scandalous (*) to darken the dots a bit and I then went in with the NYX Cosmetics Matte Liquid Liner (*) to create the tiny black marks. I then finished up my makeup by curling my lashes with the Eylure Heated Eyelash Curler (*) and applied some of the Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara to my upper lashes.

I enjoy making these Harry Potter Inspired makeup looks! So if you have any recommendations on a character or creatures you would like to see me inspired by, let me know in the comments! Thank you so much for reading, I hope to see you back soon! xx

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TUTORIAL: CHERRY BLOSSOM WINGED LINER

TUTORIAL: CHERRY BLOSSOM WINGED LINER

Another summer look! This time I took inspiration from the cherry blossom. I didn’t really know how I should do it, but I am really happy about how this turned out. If you don’t like flowers, then I don’t think this makeup look is anything for you hahaha. I will try to make some more summer makeup looks without flowers 😉 If you are interested in seeing how I created this look, then please keep on reading!

I started out by priming my lids with the MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Paint Pot in the shade Soft Ochre and used a bit of translucent powder to set it. I then wanted a pink shade in my crease, but I did not want something harsh which is why I used the Classic Blender Brush from Coastal Scents lightly dipped into the shade Love Letter from the Modern Renaissance Palette from Anastasia Beverly Hills (*). On my lid, I applied the white shadow Snow Bunny from Coastal Scents with the Smudge Brush from Real Techniques.

As this is inspired by cherry blossoms, I wanted the winged liner to represent a part of the tree which is why I chose to make it brown. I used the NYX Cosmetics Lingerie Liquid Lipstick in Scandalous (*) and applied the winged liner with the Small Angled Liner Brush from Coastal Scents. Underneath my lower lashline, I applied a mixture of two blushes (the two to the left on the bottom row) from the Makeup Revolution Blush Palette in All About Pink and used the Pointed Blender Brush from Coastal Scents to apply it.

Now onto the flowers! I really hope you all like flowers, because I for some reason keep doing makeup looks with them even though I hate making them hahaha. Maybe I keep doing them because I love the finished look? But for the flowers, I started out by doing the petals with the NYX Cosmetics White Liquid Liner (*). As the petals of cherry blossoms are not all white but also pink, I applied some of the NYX Cosmetics Soft Matte Lip Cream in Tokyo (*) to the white petals with a clean applicator of an NYX Cosmetics Vivid Brights Eyeliner (*). To finish up the flowers, I applied a yellow dot in the middle of each of them with the NYX Cosmetics Vivid Brights Eyeliner in Halo (*).

That is actually it for the eye makeup! Now finish up your makeup; I curled my lashes with the Eylure Heated Eyelash Curler (*) and applied the Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara (*) to my upper lashes.

I hope you enjoyed another summer look tutorial! Let me know if you have any requests for some other summer looks! Thank you so much for reading, I hope to see you back soon! xx

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HOW TO FIND THE BEST FOUNDATION FOR YOUR SKINTYPE

HOW TO FIND THE BEST FOUNDATION FOR YOUR SKINTYPE

Back in April, I wrote about how to find the perfect primer for your skin type, so now I thought it was time to go the next step and find the best foundation for skin type! As I also wrote in the primer post, is it important to know what skin type you have for you to find the best foundation match. Some of you might know what skin type you have, and some of you might not be entirely sure. I have written THIS BLOG POST to help you figure it out. In this blog post, I will explain what type of foundations that would work the best for you and also give you some recommendations. Note that some recommendations might work for other skin types as well.

If you have oily skin, then you would want to opt for a matte foundation. A matte foundation that is a good match for your skin type will hold back the oils of your skin so you do not get as oily through the day. A dewy foundation will give you the opposite effect and make you look even more oily depending on how oily your skin is. My two recommendations for foundations for oily skin is #1 Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (£33.50, *) and #2 L’Oreal Paris Infallible Matte Foundation (£9, *). Both of these foundations are matte but one is high-end while the other one is from the drugstore. If you have oily skin, then please leave your favourite foundation in the comments to help out other people with oily skin to find their perfect foundation match!

 

If you have dry skin, you might not want to go for a matte foundation, but maybe a more dewy/glowy one. You could make a matte foundation work with a good hydrating primer – it is all about what works for your skin, and a dewy foundation might not grip onto dry spots as a matte foundation would. My two recommendations for foundations for dry skin is #3 Revlon ColorStay Foundation for Normal/Dry Skin (£13, *) and #4 Becca Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation (£34, *). I own the Revlon one myself, and it is not dewy nor matte but a good in between and it is one of my favourite foundations! If you have dry skin, then please leave your favourite foundation in the comments to help out other people with dry skin to find their perfect foundation match!

 

If you are looking for a foundation for combination skin, you might think it is a bit of a tricky job as you have both oily and dry skin. I think the most important thing is to multi-prime so you would use a mattifying primer in the T-zone and a hydrating primer on the cheeks. You might like my two recommendations for a foundation for combination skin which include #5 Revlon ColorStay Foundation for Combination/Oily Skin (£13, *) and #6 Too Faced Born This Way Foundation (£29, *). The Revlon Foundation is made for combination/oily skin while I have heard great things about the Born This Way Foundation for combination skin. If you have combination skin, then please leave your favourite foundation in the comments to help out other people with combination skin to find their perfect foundation match!

 

The last foundation recommendations are for normal skin, which also is the skin type I have. I normally go for every finish of foundation depending on what I might want that day. My recommendations for foundations for normal skin includes #7 The Ordinary Serum Foundation (£6, *) and #8 Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation (£42, *). The Serum Foundation is actually my favourite foundation right now and it looks very natural on the skin and gives a nice amount of coverage even though it is very lightweight (read my entire review right here). If you have normal skin, then please leave your favourite foundation in the comments to help out other people with normal skin to find their perfect foundation match!

 

I hope this post gave you a bit of information and gave you an idea of what kind of foundation you should be looking for to match your skin type. Thank you so much for reading – I hope to see you back soon! xx

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TUTORIAL: SUNSET OVER THE OCEAN

TUTORIAL: SUNSET OVER THE OCEAN

Yay! I finally did another summer look tutorial for you! This might not be something you haven’t seen before, but I just wanted to do my version of a “Sunset over the Ocean” look and I hope you like it! It is actually pretty easy to do, so if you keep on reading I am sure you will realise how easy! Also, let me know if you have any great ideas for summery looks!

Normally I would apply my foundation and concealer before doing my eyeshadow, but because I want the orange eyeshadow to have a straight line at the outer part of my eye, I would need to use some tape which eventually would remove any foundation or concealer. Before I applied the tape, I put down some MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Paint Pot in the shade Soft Ochre as my primer. Normally I would set it with a translucent powder, but I have seen so many not setting their primer/concealer on the eyes and just go in with the shadow directly to give the shadow a more vibrant colour, so that is what I wanted to try today. Based on the final result and on how the blending of the shadows went I actually think I enjoy this technique and I will try to play around with it even more in the future.

The first shadow I went in with was Orange Crush from Coastal Scents. I used the Pointed Blender Brush from Coastal Scents to pack it into my crease. I did not blend anything, just packed it on. I then dipped the Crease Blender Brush from Coastal Scents into the shade Charm from the Androgyny Palette by Jeffree Star Cosmetics. Go in with Orange Crush again if you feel like the colour of it have faded a bit by the blending. Blend again afterwards. Keep going back and forth until you are satisfied. I then went into Bright Yellow from Coastal Scents with the same Pointed Blender Brush after I cleaned it off a bit. I then packed the Bright Yellow shadow onto my lid and blended out the edges of it with a clean Crease Blender Brush dipped into a bit of Cantaloupe Slice from Coastal Scents. Now take off the tape and finish your face makeup. Go to my Instagram @simonehjulmand to see a full list of products I have used for my face. Click any photo of this makeup look.

Now it is time for the blue part of the eye. For the liner on my lower waterline, I mixed some of Cornflower Blue from Coastal Scents with a drop of the Inglot Duraline. I applied the mixture to my waterline with the Smudge Brush from Real Techniques and used a bit of Electric Blue from Coastal Scents to set it even though it dries down. With a clean Smudge Brush, I applied some of the Electric Blue shadow under my lashes and up against the orange. I then used a clean Pointed Blender Brush dipped into some of Cornflower Blue to blend it out. Because water glistens in the sun, I wanted to apply a bit of blue shimmer on top of the blue matte shadow. I went into Blue Zircon from Coastal Scents with a sponge-tip applicator and applied it close to my lashline and right below the orange line.

I then finished up my makeup; I applied a mixture of Snow, White Sand, and Golden Dawn from the Ultimate Glow Kit by Anastasia Beverly Hills (*) to my browbone and inner corner. I curled my lashes with the Heated Eyelash Curler from Eylure (*) and applied some MAC Cosmetics In Extreme Dimension Mascara to my upper lashes.

I really hope you enjoyed this makeup look and felt that you were on a bit of a vacation while reading this hahaha. I think it was so fun to create and I am sooooo in love with it! Thank you so much for reading, I hope to see you back soon! xx

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