Face Book #1: Julie

3 Sep

The lovely Julie took me up on an offer that I posted on Facebook for a free makeover. I was originally trying to channel Rachel McAdams’s make-up during The Time Traveler’s Wife film premiere, but the look ended up channeling a little bit of Cat Deeley instead. Either way, I think she looks lovely.

photo by Charles Eshelman

Brushes you’ll need:

– MAC #’s 214 (short shader brush), 217 (blending brush), 242 (shader brush), 222 (tapered blending brush), Small Angle Brush (263), and 116 (blush brush)

Products you’ll need:

– MAC Eyeshadows in Blanc Type, Vanilla, All That Glitters, Soft Brown, Satin Taupe, Woodwinked, and Copperplate
– MAC Paintpot in Painterly
– MAC Powder Blushes in Dame and Shimmersweet
– MAC Mattene Lipstick in 40’s Pink, MAC Cremesheen Glass in Fashion Scoop
– MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack

Supplemental: – A brow-filling productMascara


[* Cover the entire lid from below the brow to the lash line with Painterly using your finger.
[* Apply a mixture of Blanc Type & Vanilla underneath the brow bone extending down to the crease (217).
[* Apply All That Glitters to the inner half of the eye (242).
[* Apply Soft Brown to the outer half of the lid (242).
[* Brush Copperplate from the outer corner of the lid to almost all the way across the crease (222).
[* Dab Woodwinked onto the outer corner of the eye extending color in a flattened triangular shape [align the point you’ve just made with the outermost point of the brow] (222).

Further darken the outer corner and crease with Satin Taupe (222).
[* With a bit more Blanc Type & Vanilla on your brush, blend the highlighting colors & the colors at the crease together (217).
[* Apply Satin Taupe to the lower lash line (214).
[* Line the upper lash line with Blacktrack (263).


[* Using a light hand, apply Dame to the apples of the cheeks extending outward toward the hairline (116).


[* Apply the pinky nude color, Hug Me, to lips.

Additional finishing steps: [Fill in eyebrows using MAC’s #208 Angled Brow brush and MAC Eyeshadows in Charcoal Brown and Espresso], [Tame unruly brows using MAC Brow Finisher in Clear], and [Darken lashes using MAC’s Plushlash mascara in Plushblack].


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