Friday, March 25, 2011

90s Inspired Makeup

I took part in MakeupGeek's weekly challenge, again. This time, we were asked to create an era look. While many of the submissions were inspired by the 20s, 50s, 60s, 70s and even the 80s, I decided to rep the 90s. When I think of makeup from the early 90s, I think of matte looks (typically brown eyeshadow) that is blended upward and outward, full brows, beauty marks (a la Cindy Crawford), and berry/red lips. My muses (who I had in mind while I was putting on my makeup) were Aunt Becky from Full House and Brenda and Kelly from 90210, lol. I had trouble with my lighting and my camera, so these pictures don't really do the look justice. Nevertheless, I had fun!

Products Used:

Urban Decay Naked Palette: Naked on the lid, Buck in the crease and blended outward
Coastal Scents 88 Palette, 2nd row across, last shadow down- Brown/Orange hue all over the lid
MAC Vanilla- Highlight
Lancome Definicils Precious Cells Mascara- Upper Lashes
Revlon Moon Drops Lipstick in Copper Glaze 330
Revlon Colorburst Lipgloss in Bordeaux 016
Maybelline Ultra Liner Water Proof Liquid Eyeliner- Beauty Mark
Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliner in Whiskey- Upper and Lower Lashes
Maybelline Expert Wear Eyebrow Pencil in Medium Brown
Coastal Scents 10 Piece Blush Palette- Matte Shades Blended
MAC Studio Fix Powder- my natural shade, N3
Nails- Rumple's Wiggin' by OPI

Now Playing: "Let's Go Crazy" by Prince (It's from the '80s but it reminds me of the 90s because of a specific memory)

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I'm living life in beautiful Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I hold a journalism degree from West Virginia University. I have worked in television news, fashion marketing, PR, and cosmetic sales. My love for writing and sharing with the world my various passions is strong. One of my many ambitions is to be published and continue creating in the fields of digital and print media, literature and film. In my free time, I enjoy listening to music, going to concerts, reading, following Pittsburgh sports and traveling as often as possible. Some of my favorite things include beauty, style, architecture, books, tarot and astrology, thrifting and my shih-tzu, Ireland. I’m engaged to the love of my lifetimes and we look forward to starting our next chapter together. If you have any questions or comments, I would love to hear from you!