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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Summer Beach Makeup look with Archetype Cosmetics

I've been browsing the internet looking for some beach makeup looks. I can't find anything that really screams BEACH. When I think of the beach, warm sand, golden sun and sparkling water comes to mind. So I wanted to create a look that sort of represents those elements. I didn't use false lashes or liner to keep it bright and simple. What do you think?

 
 
 
 


 


Eyes (all applied in this order):
Chafing Relief Powder-Gel (applied to upper lid, blending in gently with ring finger)
Detrivore eye primer (applied all around the eyes patting then rubbing in gently with ring finger)
elf - innocent (applied under brow with MAC 217 by patting, sweeping and blending downward) 
Archetype - Verre de Soie (applied to inner Corner with MAC 228 by patting)
Archetype - Ophelia's Tears (applied to inner V with MAC 228 by patting)
Archetype - Venus Fly Trap (applied to inner half of crease with MAC 217 by patting then sweeping outward)  
Archetype - Vally of the Kings (applied to outer 1/3 of upper eye area with MAC 217 by patting then sweeping inward) 
Archetype - Daybreak Aeval (applied thick to upper lash line with MAC 228 by patting/sweeping upward)
Archetype - Daybreak Aeval (applied to outer 1/3 of lower lash line with MAC 228 by patting/sweeping outward)
Archetype - Venus Fly Trap (applied to middle of lower lash line with MAC 228 by patting/sweeping outward)
Collection 2000 Glam Crystals Dazzling Gel Liner - Le Freak (swiped onto upper lash line)
Cover Girl Volume exact mascara in Very Black (upper lashes)

Eyebrows: Ardell brow powder in soft black (applied with MAC 266)

Lips: Sobe lipstick in Camelot
WalMart Halloween lipgloss...gold sparkly stuff...it doesn't have a name!

Face: Skin MD Shielding lotion
Physicians Formula Healthy Wear SPF 50 Powder - Translucent Light (applied with a flocked sponge by patting, then blending in) 
Sobe Bronzer - Tan-tilizer (applied to apples of cheeks with an angled blush brush)

11 comments:

  1. I love how it reminds me of a tropical fruity drink

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  2. Those lips are awesome! You always do such gorgeous color combos. You're my idol :)

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  3. That lip combo... oh my gosh!

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  4. Pretty!! Haven't seen anyone use Archetype for a long time & it's nice to see their gorgeous colors.

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  5. I think you look best with darker cooler colors. These are such warm colors it seems to wash you out. The gold lip effect is really neat though!

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  6. Yes, this does look beachy. And the Halloween gold shimmer lipstick works for a summery-beach look.

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  7. The lips are my favorite part!

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  8. I actually did a similar look to this a few days ago, with yellow on the lid, orange in the crease and a darker teal liner. Great minds think alike :)

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  9. SOOOO pretty <3 Those colors make me want to run to the beach and dive into the water! And I love the way you look without falsies, your eyes are very pretty!

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