The power of the make-up makeover

The inspiration for this post is my love for make-up transformations that I like so much to do. When women realize and feel their own beauty, brought out with the make-up, I feel really joyful 🙂 It’s not necessary to use tons of products, but just the right ones. It’s not about hiding behind a mask. It’s about playing and celebrating your own and unique features!

Today is the International women’s day, so I dedicate this post to all women around the world and wish them to feel beautiful inside and outside. I also thank the nice model Nina@Immortalmodels who was so inspiring to me, that I decided to present you a few looks through her beauty. I was working with Nina for her model book just before she went in Paris and walked on the fashion week runways.

left: Nina before, right: Nina with the first look

left: Nina before, right: Nina with the first look

I did on Nina three different looks. The first look was quite editorial with a casual edgy mood. Overall, it’s a polished minimalistic look. The complexion was nourished with an organic aloe vera primer and then enhanced with a liquid foundation. Eyes are shaded all around with a medium brown eyeshadow and the lips are toned down with a matte pale pink lipstick. On the cheeks I applied a touch of light bronzer to slightly shape the face and give it definition.

The second look is very chic and classy, because of the smoky eye that I defined even more with a thin winged eyeliner line on the upper eyelid and lots of black mascara. I have changed the blush and the color of the lips in peachy-pink tonalities. The lip gloss and the blush give a fresh glow in contrast with the sharp shaped and dark eye make-up.

Nina with the second (left) and third look (right).

The keyword of the third look is dance disco party with a young twist. It’s all about color, freshness and glamour. The skin has a healthy glow thanks to the nourishing foundation mixed with highlighter on some points of the face. The eyes have a sexy mood because of a thick extended line that I did with a pearly violet eyeliner, followed with lots of black mascara. On the cheeks I added just a slight touch of creamy blush in neutral pink-apricot shade. In contrast to violet on the eyes I added on the lips a bright coral creamy lipstick. Very modern and chic!

Happy women’s day full of Love, Beauty and Creativity!

CREDITS  model: Nina@Immortalmodels, photo: Boris Gorjan, hair: Savo Nardin, make-up: Dasha Grozdanic

Comments
10 Responses to “The power of the make-up makeover”
  1. WOW! She looks amazing in all looks! Simply beautiful!

  2. Lynn says:

    Happy Women’s Day!:) The make up is gorgeous! Wish you can bring more Asian with tan skin model sometime!:)

    • green makeup says:

      Thank you Lynn! Oh, I’d so much like to work more on different Asian models (skin, features,…). They are so incredibly interesting and inspiring! I remember that when I was studying make-up, I had to do my first make-up on an Chinese girl and it was really a great experience!
      Happy Women’s day to you, too!

  3. mel. says:

    This is such a great post! She looks amazing, great job! Women everywhere would be proud!

    Mel. x

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  4. Raquel says:

    Could you tell which products did you use for the second look? (especially for the face) It looks absolute amazing and flawless without looking cakey.

    • green makeup says:

      Hehe, thanks Rachel! The model’s skin on the face was very dry, so I needed to do a good facial first. I have used also a little bit of organic coconut oil and then blot the shine away. After I did a massage on the face so that the skin and face features relaxed. Then I applied the cream foundation by Lauren Brooke, which is very hydrating and at the same time looks semi-matte and give the face a nice healthy glow. And yes, it does not look cakey 🙂 With dry skin you don’t need to use the finishing powder. It’d dry the skin even more.
      Hope was helpful 🙂 Enjoy!

  5. a says:

    What products did you use for the third look? I love the understated glamour that still looks really natural. 🙂

    • green makeup says:

      Hello! Thanks for the interesting comment! I really like the “understated glamour” 🙂
      Well, the foundation was the same as from the beginning: 100%pure liquid foundation, mixed with Inika highlighter on some points to give freshness to the skin. On the eyes I have applied the shimmer mineral eyeliner Alima Pure in deep violet, called Carnevale. After I have applied lots of black mascara (Terre d’Oc). On the cheeks I’ve blended the cream blush from RMS in a nice peachy orange called Promise. For the lips I used the 100%pure creamy lipstick in Peach, a nice coral orange shade.
      Hope was helpful 🙂

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