Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Do you remember the ILLAMASQUA Nail Polish competition?

That's right guys it seems like an eternity ago but here are the winning nail polishes.
Congratulations to all those who entered, we saw some astoundingly good ideas.
These will be on sale shortly in Selfridges, £13.
Raindrops - Light grey/blue with minute silver flecks
Shrapnel - Iridescent copper. The colour of new 2p coins.
Eclipse - Iridescent deep blue.
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Birthday make-up





PRODUCTS USED:
Estee Lauder Futurist Foundation - Blonde13
YSL eyebrow pencil 3 and 5
MAC Brule e/s
MAC Embark e/s
Bobbi Brown Longwear gel liner
Barry M Black Kohl.
Make Up For Ever Diamond powder http://www.gurumakeupemporium.com/epa...
Ardell lashes
Urban Decay Baked Bronzer
MAC Porcelain pink mineralize skin finish
MAC Prep & Prime powder
Estee Lauder - Crystal Baby lipstick http://www.esteelauder.co.uk/template...
BB concealer in Sand.
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Monday, 30 August 2010

Winner of our Tokidoki brush set.

The winner of the Tokidoki brush set is the person who sent in this image created by one of my favourite make-up artists, Val Garland.
Thanks and congrats.

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Sunday, 29 August 2010

Corinne Day 1965 - August 28, 2010



Corinne Day was arguably one of the most influential photographers of the 90s.


Working with a young Kate Moss on a fashion story for The Face magazine titled 'The 3rd Summer of Love,' which was published in July 1990 and later (1993) on the British Vogue cover story (opposite) the images would define the 'Waif' look and spark the 'Heroin chic' movement.


The imperfect and voyeuristic feel of the images that Corinne Day produced were in stark contrast to the perfectly made up supermodels and photography of the time, paving the way for the documentary style photography that became synonymous with the late nineties and beyond.




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Friday, 27 August 2010

Kristen Stewart Tutorial

Kristen's stunning look on the David Letterman show was created by top make-up artist Beau Nelson.


Beau used black liner as a cream shadow then applied a taupe in the crease on the eye.
He then blended MAC Club eyeshadow over the black liner.
Her cheeks were contoured with Kevyn Aucoin contour powder.
On Kristen's lips Beau used Weightless lip creme in Wanted from his own line,  Beaute Cosmetics





PRODUCTS USED:
Chanel Vitalumiere - 10
MAC Mystery e/s on MAC 266
Estee Lauder Double Wear Shadow Creme - Antique Gold
MAC Club e/s
BB creamy concealer in Sand
Bourjois Clubbing liner - 43
Max Factor False lash effet
Too Faced - Pinch my petals
MUFE HD powder
Clinique Smoothie lipgloss - Pear-Fiction

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Wednesday, 11 August 2010

Win a Tokidoki brush set.




Creator and Italian artist Simone Legno brings his cult-favorite designs and colorful interpretation of life in a new makeup and accessories line that exposes the criminally cute and irresistibly edgy sides of beauty. Presented exclusively at Sephora, this Japanese-inspired collection captures the true spirit of tokidoki.


How cute are these!  All brushes are synthetic. There is a flat applicator brush similar in shape to a MAC 239 but fuller. An angled brush and a socket/blending brush similar to a 224.


To enter: Send one picture of any make-up look that inspires you. The one that we like the most will win the brushes and will get made into a tutorial. Please email pics to pixiwoo@yahoo.co.uk
Entries must be in on or before 22nd August. This competition is open internationally.





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Saturday, 7 August 2010

iPhone picture log - Pixiwoo make-up course


A massive thank you to all those who attended our recent make-up courses. I feel like I have made so many new friends. I am busy uploading all the pictures that Nic and I took to my Facebook, as promised.
Don't be strangers. x


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