Thursday, August 2, 2012

Makeup Look at My Cousin's Wedding

While doing my makeup for my cousins wedding, I chose to use colours that matched my outfit. Now a lot of people don't like when makeup matches with the outfit, but I feel like matching your makeup to your outfit works really well for South Asian events.

If you've seen my post on the makeup look that I did for the mehendi/henna party (one of the pre-wedding ceremonies), you will see that not only do I match the makeup colours to my outfit, but I also avoid details on my eyelid. I do this on purpose for 2 reasons. First, I don't have much lid space, but I have a lot of space from my crease to under my brow. Second, I prefer applying a thick line of liquid eyeliner on my upper lashline because it looks better with the shape of my face & suits me more when the look is completed. Now, when I apply a thick line of liquid eyeliner, it ends up covering a lot of that lid space, so I tend to bring my lid colour a little above the crease to open up my eye a bit.

Third, I'm lazy & don't want to spend time doing details on my eyelid when they won't show as much because of my eye shape.

Products Used:
  • Too Faced Shadow Insurance Primer [lid till under the brow + inner corner + lower lashline]
  • Senna Cosmetics Glow Eye Color in Flare [applied as highlight - under brow & inner corner of eye]
  • Prestige Cosmetics eyeshadow in C-179 Golden Retriever [lid & crease]
  • BH Cosmetics eyeshadow in MM17 [outer half of browbone]
  • BH Cosmetics eyeshadow in WM20 [inner half of browbone]
  • BH Cosmetics eyeshadow in CM20 [outer corner + upper & lower wings + lower lashline]
  • Maybelline waterproof liquid eyeliner in Black [upper lashline]
  • L'Oreal Voluminous Mascara in Carbon Black [upper & lower lashes]
  • Annabelle Cosmetics Smudgeliner in Black Out [tigthline + lower lashline]
  • Light blue nail art rhinestone [inner corner]

So whenever I take pics for blog posts, I usually always have 1 or 2 pics where I'm making faces. I mean come on.. I get sick of smiling so much, especially since I was smiling all day at the wedding. I finally decided to include one of these funny face pics. Not without cause though.. in the pic you can also see the colours of my outfit: orangeish yellow (I don't even know what you'd call that colour, but it's so unique), hot pink, light blue, & a lot of silver bling.

I wish I had enough time to apply false lashes as well, but it takes me a while to apply them. Since I was running a bit late, I didn't want to mess up my makeup & decided against it.

I really think the matchy-matchy makeup worked well. What do you think?
Are you pro matchy-matchy or totally against it?


Sara Hassan said...

You look gorgeous! I am gonna try this look, i love it! <3

August 2, 2012 at 8:10 PM
Betzy's Makeup said...

I miss your post!

August 3, 2012 at 3:41 PM
Sabina said...

I love matching, it's a must with asian suits. You look gorgeous btw xxxx

August 31, 2012 at 4:47 AM

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