Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Tutorial: Flower Series - #2, Orchids, Semi-Rainbow Lid, Nude Pink Lips

I created a look based on an orchid.
I made the lid a yellow to pink gradient, with purple in the crease and under the eyes, as well as a liner.
First I primed my eyes, up to the brow and underneath the eye. As a color base, I used a warm peach/gold shadestick on the outer 2/3 of the eye, and a shimmery white pearl in the inner 1/3.
Then I put in a column of matte orange in the middle of the eye, taking up about 1/3 of the space. Next was a matte yellow, on the inner 1/3. Then the outer 1/3 was a shimmery bright pink.
In the crease I used a slightly frosty and iridescent purple, and slowly blended it into the pink, not all the way because I didn't want to lose the pink. After I placed the color, I blended with a fluffy blending brush. I made sure to blend the purple out, not up. I also blended the yellow, orange and pink barrier lines so there was a fading effect.
Next I lined the bottom lashes with a shimmery plum pencil, and the top lashes with a black cream liner, and put a dark blue/purple frosty eyeshadow on top.
I used a dramatic, waterproof mascara on both lashes.
I then highlighted the inner corner with a shimmery white loose powder, and under the brow with a pinky-brown shimmery loose powder.
For the face, I gave myself a slight glow underneath a matte peach blush.
Then on the lips, I used a gingery-nude pencil to fill them in, and then put a baby pink gloss on top.

Here's the pic I based it off of: http://jasonburnside.com/files/Big_White_and_Pink_Orange_Orchid.jpg

Here is the list of products I used in this tutorial:
- Urban Decay Primer Potion
- Mac Warm and Cozy Shadestick, Nurture
- Benefit Cosmetics It Was The Perfect Alibi, White
- Coastal Scents 88 Eye Shadow Palette (yellow, orange)
- Coastal Scents 88 Shimmer Eye Shadow Palette (shimmery pink)
- Urban Decay Alice In Wonderland Palette, Underland (iridescent purple)
- MUFE Aqua Eyes, 4L (plum liner)
- Bare Escentuals Buxom Lashliner, Leatherette (cream black liner)
- Illamasqua Pure Pigment, Furore (pinky brown shimmer powder)
- Benefit Lust Dusters, Snow Bunny (shimmery white powder)
- Fresh Supernova Mascara
- Mac MSF, By Candelight (slightly pink glow)
- Benefit Georgia (matte peach blush)
- Mac Pearl Creamstick Lip Liner, Gingerroot (gingery-nude color)
- Nars Turkish Delight Lip Gloss (baby pink gloss)
- Sigma SS252
- Sigma SS239
- Sigma SS217
- Sigma SS224
- Sigma SS219
- Buxom Lashliner Brush
- Sigma SS266
- Sigma SS194
- Mac 227
- Sigma SS187
- Sigma SS168

Here's the link to the original video:

This is #2 in my flowers series, I'm not going to be posting blogs for my previous vids because there are SO MANY and I don't have the time right now.
To see the rest, go to my YouTube channel!

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