Thursday, November 17, 2011

Photoshoot Makeup

Hi beauties, thought I'd share some behind the scenes pics from my photoshoot last week for my portfolio. My beautiful model Verena did an awesome job that day. I also chose V because my aim is to specialise in doing makeup for women of colour. She let me have creative reign and was up for anything I did. We ended up going to the mall to do some makeup shopping after the shoot and she got the Naked Palette from Sephora and a really pretty purple lipstick from MUFE. For the photoshoot, I decided to do a bridal look and a spanish inspired look to show my range. For the bridal, I wanted her to look soft and pretty but with a bit of an edge and sex appeal. For the spanish  inspired look, I wanted her to be strong and sexy inspired by Flamenco dancers and the zorro movies. I made a lace mask for her to wear but it was covering too much of the makeup so I opted not to use it. The concept was going to be the senorita being her own saviour.I even ended up doing some hair and some styling that day. 
What do you think of the looks?

WEARING COLOURS FROM THE UD NAKED PALETTE, VELVET TEDDY LIPSTICK FROM MAC ON HER LIPS AND NARS ORGASM BLUSH ON HER CHEEKS.


THIS MY FAV PIC I TOOK, I CAN'T WAIT FOR THE PROFESSIONAL ONES.




THE BRIDAL HAIR I DID. SHE HAS THE PRETTIEST CURLY HAIR.

MY SPANISH INSPIRED LOOK WITH AN EGYPTIAN TWIST USING MAC RUSH METAL AND MELON PIGMENTS ON THE EYES AND MAC DUBONNET LIPSTICK MIXED W/T RELVON BLACK CHERRY.



ADDED SOME ARDELL ACCENT LASHES FOR SOME OOMPH AT THE END OF HER LASHES.

BASKING IN THE SUNLIGHT AS WE ATE LUNCH AT CARIBBEAN TWIST.
Days like these remind me why I love doing makeup.

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