Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Beyonce 'Mine' inspired makeup look


Whenever I mention that I am not really a Beyonce (or Rihanna) fan, I actually get abuse on Twitter, which I find absolutely hilarious :) We all have different tastes and values, right? I respect someone's opinion, so they should respect mine. Anyway... When lovely Danielle mentioned a makeup look Beyonce wore in her 'Mine' video, I really liked the sound of it, so I watched the video and decided to give the eye makeup a try. It is not exactly the same and the shades used on her look totally different against my skin tone, but I used similar colours and I quite like how it turned out. The only palette I used for this eye makeup look is Urban Decay Vice 2, plus bright blue eye pencil, mascara, liner and falsies.


1. I used a blue eye pencil allover the lid (mine is from Eye Of Horus in a shade called Teal Malachite) and blended it out slightly with my finger.

2. I applied a mixture of Madness and Prank from my Vice 2 palette onto the inner and outer corners of my eyelids, blending them out lightly, with Zoeva 234 shader brush.

3. I added Damaged (green shade) under the bottom lashline and blended it out with my Zoeva 234.

4. In the crease, I used shades Rewind and Betrayal to add a little bit of purple and brown. I wasn't sure what colours to pick to be honest, but they worked really well. I blended them out with MAC 217.

5.  To finish off the blending, I used Dope (light beige) under the brow bone and blended out the crease colours with it as well.

6. To brighten the center of the lid, I added Shellshock in the middle. It's a super pigmented silver shade with a lot of shimmer.

7. I also added a very thin line of black liquid liner to make my lashes appear thicker, a little bit of mascara and a pair of falsies (Ardell Demi Wispies) to add more drama :)

I can't remember what foundation I was wearing that day, but I am wearing Clarins Natural Lip Perfector in shade Candy Shimmer on my lips and Zoeva Luxe Color Blush in shade Last Love on my cheeks. Oh, I also used a beige liner in the lower waterline, but  you can hardly see it.



Here is the original look Beyonce wore in the video:

Would you wear this makeup look? I wore it last weekend and loved it. It is actually wearable :)


  

30 comments:

  1. This looks gorgeous on you! Really really nice. I'm not really a Beyoncé fan either, she's alrightt, but she does know how to rock some looks! xx
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  2. Stunning, I love how Shellshock makes it pop and almost gives it a high shine look xx

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  3. This is a gorgeous look, you look amazing! If I had more confidence in my makeup abilities I'd totally rock this look every day!

    Alana | Alana Gets Healthy
    xx

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  4. I love this post! I have this palette and love it but I never quite know what to do with all the colours so I'm so glad you did this! :)

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  5. This looks amazing against your eye colour! Beyonce's make up artist is always on point! Love it

    Samantha xo
    sjmcdf

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  6. This is gorgeous, and I actually think it suits you more!

    x

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  7. This looks absolutely stunning! You did a brilliant job x

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  8. I LOVE it, Love love love it and really want that palette now!!!! Thank you for doing this look and I just knew youd look beautiful wearing it. It really really suits you and I think I will def give it a go now!!! x x Danielle x

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  9. Looks gorgeous, your make up always looks so pretty :) xx

    Saturdaynightgirl.blogspot.co.uk

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  10. This looks sooo stunning love it! It really brings out your eyes xx

    ~ VISUALCANDY INC

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  11. I think I prefer your version, and yes, I would wear it ;)

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  12. Oh my lanta, this is just gorgeous! I think you've actually executed the look spot on and it looks so much nicer on you, truthfully. I'm absolutely jealous of how you've blended the colors, so beautiful!

    - Jess
    The Mod Mermaid

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  13. Stunning! If I attempted this I can just predict it being a mess ha x

    The Beauty Drawer | UK Beauty & Fashion Blog

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  14. Definitely prefer your version, stunning, really emphasises your eyes :) Youv'e blended them seamlessly, its gorgeous xx


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  15. I don't know if I could pull off this look with my skin tone (I'm much paler) so the blues would probably have to be toned down. However, this post has got me thinking it's time to break out my vice 2 palette again! Thanks for sharing this look--it's gorgeous on you!
    Amber
    Lovely Notions

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  16. I wish I've gotten that palette when it came out:( gorgeous look! xx http://fromfilmwithlove.blogspot.ca

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  17. wowww this is gorgeous on you!

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  18. Omg this is beautiful!! I really want to try the Zoeva brushes!! I also now need to go and buy that palette!!!!! xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  19. Soooo gorgeous! I even think it suits you better than Bey! :-D

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  20. This looks stunning on you!! :)
    xxxx

    http://ourmummyloves.blogspot.co.uk/

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  21. This looks incredible!! I want to rush out and buy this palette just to try it. Beautiful!

    Hayley x
    hstyl.blogspot.com

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  22. This look is so gorgeous! Really suits you.

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  23. That looks amazing!
    I think it'd clash with my blue eyes but it really suits you

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