Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Pin Up!

Hey everyone! I feel like I've said this many times before, but I am so sorry to not have been updating frequently. I'm in one of the most challenging years of my life academically and it's been really taking up a lot of my time, unfortunately, it most likely will for the rest of the year. But my camera is officially fixed so I will promise to try and make posts as often as I can! Today's look is something I figured I should do eventually because it's such a simple and timeless look... pin up! My version isn't necessarily unique, but it's definitely easy to recreate with your own beauty products and I hope you find it fun, easy, and beautiful! P.S. Instead of listing the products I use at the end of my post, I'm putting them in bold under each pic :) 

Prep your face with your favorite
moisturizer (Neutrogena spf 15),
foundation (not shown b/c I don't
wear), concealer (Sonia Kashuk) and
set with powder (
Clarins). Also,
before you start the look, apply
a clear lipbalm so your lips are
smooth when it's time to apply the
bright red lips  

Place a matte taupe shadow (Lancome Latte)
over a bare, primed lid (UDPP)

For a little definition, place
a darker taupe along the crease
and a hint of dark brown in the
outer corner (Coastal Scents 88 Matte)

With a liquid (Loreal Lineur Intense)or gel black liner, make a winged line
of your desired thickness and length.
On the water line, line with a black
pencil (Rimmel Black Magic

If lining the water line looks too
heavy for you with this look, just
line your upper lashline with that
classic pinup wing and leave the
waterline out

To keep your red lips on longer,
line or stain (Covergirl Outlast
in 435)
your lips lightly with
a red shade 

For the most precise application,
use a lip brush to apply
the best red lipstick (Estee Lauder
Rich Red)
for you. To amp up the color,
place a red liquid lipstick (NYX Round
Gloss in True Red)
 on top, although
this is optional. Note:My lips were
WAY more red than it appears in this pic.
Even on my camera it came out vivid, but the
color for some reason fades a lot when I
uploaded it to Blogger :/

Finish off with a soft
pink blush (Coastal Scents)
and a dab of highlight on
your cheekbone for a glow
ELF Shimmer Palette

And that's it, hope you enjoyed! 

Thanks for reading :) 


  1. You look beautiful in the FOTD. I love the nude eye paired with red lips.

  2. my gosh, you have such a beautiful face and i the freckles on your face!

  3. Looks gorgeous! I love that lip colour on you. Goodluck with school!

  4. thanks a lot, that means so much!

  5. you look lovely. Love the makeup.xx

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