Feb 15, 2010

Arabic butterfly

Hi everyone!

I've got some request to my email to do an arabic makeup based on dress fabrics.
Unfortunately I can't post pics of the dress, but the main colors are orange, red and green.

So I was asked to do an arabic look with red, green and orange.
I coudn't use what ever brands I wanted, since they only have limited amount of colors, and I wanted to create the look they could achieve with their shadows.
They had MAC Green Brown, MAC Rose, MAC Blue Brown and MAC Ruby Red, so I tried to make the look with them.
Unfortunately I don't have Ruby Red or Rose, so I had to improvise a bit, and I mixed my own red shade using MSCHIC, MAC, Mineralissima and PureLuxe shadows. And I guess PureLuxe Charisma is quite close dupe of MAC Rose, so I used that instead.

But anyway, I'm actually superhyper satisfied with the look!

I know it's quite selfishly said, but I think this is ALMOST flawless! I only wish I would have blended the red bit better, but otherwise I love this look.

But enough babble, the pictures!

 


 

 

  

  

  

  

 

EYES:

MSCHIC Eyeshadow Base
UD Half Baked (inner corner)
UD Homegrown & MAC Green Brown (middle of the lid)
UD Perversion & UD Misdemeanor (outer corner)
MAC Blue Brown (crease)
Red eyeshaow (my own mix) (above crease)
MSCHIC White Gold (highlight)
NYX Jumbo pencil Milk (white parts at lower lashline)
MSCHIC Sumi-e eye stain
MSCHIC 3D mascara
Grimas false lashes

SKIN:

MSCHIC Face Canvas (I totally love this stuff, I think it's better than Smashbox's Photofinish!)
MSCHIC Easy Stick foundation
MSCHIC Baked Mineral Foundation (Another Holy Grail for me, absolutely amazing product!)
MSCHIC Shading Powder & Hilighter Powder
MSCHIC Babysitter blush

LIPS:
MSCHIC Eyeshadow primer (yes, you can use it on lips too!)
Gosh Darling lipstick
NYX brown lip liner

Then I wanna say a thing or two about my skin.

You maybe notice the amount of MSCHIC products in my skin makeup list. I wanna show you why.

Here's my skin without makeup:

There's bumbs, pores, color is uneven... 


Here's my skin when I used Smashbox photofinish, Revlon Colorstay and MAC Mineralize Skinfinish:
 Nice, but not perfect at all.
And here's my skin today, using MSCHIC products (and absolutely no photoshopping, 'cos that would pretty much ruin the whole point):


I guess I don't need to explain anything, right?


Oh, and I forgot to tell you that I ordered Trucco Angel Eyes -palette from ebay:


Check out the swatches from Pursebuzz! I think I'll love it, when it arrives <3

But yeah, that's all this time!

24 comments:

  1. Wow the Arabic look is perfect and your skin looks so flawless!! Would you please tell me, which products you used? I have to get them!!! ;)

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  2. Love the look .... it looks amazing. The winged lower liner is my favorite

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  3. Cream, I used MSCHIC Face Canvas, MSCHIC Easy Stick foundation and MSCHIC Baked Mineral Foundation :D
    And I can really recommend them!

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  4. Wow, totally beautiful!
    What are the ingredients like in MSCHIC face canvas, easy stick foundation and baked mineral foundation?

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  5. Phyrra, INCI for Face Canvas: http://www.mschic.com/best-sellers/m1000.html , Mineral Foundation: http://www.mschic.com/mschic/minerals/m2004.html, and easy stick: http://www.mschic.com/mschic/foundation/m2008.html

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  6. I'm a lame american who can only read english & some spanish >.<
    Thank you for the link! From what I can decipher for the baked foundation, the ingredients look pretty good.

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  7. Phyrra, they are working to get the texts in english too, but basicly there's nothing superspecial in descriptions :D It's just what it is and how to use it :3
    But luckily INCI's are in english (or the universal language of SCIENCE :P)

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  8. Hooray for science :P
    Thanks again for the links :)

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  9. I gotta pick me up some of that MSCHIC! Thank you for putting an actual before and after shot! I almost bought a makeup book yesterday that was full of bare face shots and then the "magical" after makeup shot and they were so shopped they looked plastic.

    I want this stuff pronto now!

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  10. My god, the photo with MSCHIC products is jsut amazing compared to tohers !!!

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  11. This is absolutely beautiful! I'll have to try this look sometime.

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  12. I have to get my hands on some of those MSCHIC-products! WOW! ..and your arabic-inspired look is flawless as all your looks. I don't have anything new to say, I just want to bathe you in words like "amazing!", "fantastic!", "gorgeous!", "outstanding!" and so on. :)

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  13. Amazing , amazing eye look !

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  14. So beautiful! I would agree that its flawless lol

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  15. I looove the crazy liner on the bottom :D and your blending is flawless

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  16. Very pretty look :)
    What did you use as msch product???

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  17. omg \(OoO)/
    ..does it hide blemishes, acne ?
    But wouaw...what a perfect result!
    I didn't know this brand

    iloo80 => Jangsara said it in the..third comment i guess : MSCHIC Face Canvas, MSCHIC Easy Stick foundation and MSCHIC Baked Mineral Foundation .

    Oh, and the makeup is GORGEOUS
    everytime i check your blog i'm in love with your works...
    Lol, it's anoying when the camera think that we want to make a zoom on our eyelashes no? lol i know that x)
    ++

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  18. this look is goorgeous! I love arabic inspired makeup, cant get enough of it, and what you've done here is the best I've seen so far actually:)

    ..and now I really want to try MSCHIC, might buy some when I run of out my current mineral foundation^^

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  19. Wow! You can go right ahead and toot your own horn because you are right, virtually flawless! I love it! Fabulous job!

    www.glamourandlove.com

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  20. is the baked mineral foundation a powder or a cream base? i'd like to try it, but how do you use it with the stick foundation?

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  21. Jumalaiset nuo silmämeikit! Sie olet hurjan inspiroiva, jalka rupeaa vipattaa meikkipussille päin näitä siun silmämeikkejäsi ihastellessa.. :D

    -M

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  22. Jangsara, what color are you in MAC and what colors in the MSCHIC did you use? I'm really interested in trying the combo you posted on Makeup Geek but I don't know how to pick the colors correctly!

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