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Friday, April 29, 2011

NBA Playoffs Makeup Series: Miami Heat



Hello my lovely ladies!

So it's on, my Celtics VS. Heat! So excited! Here is my look for the Miami Heat. Like my Celtics look, I opted not to use false lashes because I used an orange/coral liner on top of the black shadow. I made the liner by wetting my angled brush with MAC Fix+ and dipping it into Splash Cosmetics loose eyeshadow in Sunkiss Gold. Don't be afraid to experiment with the things you already have. I wasn't about to go and buy an orange liner just for this look, so I had to improvise. Remember that there are no limits when it comes to makeup so just experiment and have fun! :)


Products Used:

Face:
Equate Beauty Lotion
MAC Pro Longwear Concealer in NW30
MAC Studio Fix Fluid in NC42
MAC Studio Careblend Powder in Medium Dark
MAC Blunt Blush (contour)
Milani Baked Blush in Rose D'Oro

Eyes:
Maybelline Define-A-Brow Pencil in Dark Brown
MAC Paint Pot in Soft Ochre
MAC Eyeshadows in Carbon, Fab & Flashy, Juiced & Chill
Wet N' Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Palette in Night Elf
Splash Cosmetics Loose Eyeshadow in Sunkiss Gold w/MAC Fix+
Benefit Highlighter Pencil in Gilded
MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack
MAC Mascara X

Lips:
MAC StudioFinish Concealer in NW35
NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Monte Carlo
Wet N' Wild Black Lipliner (blended)
MAC Fab & Flashy Eyeshadow


13 Comments:

donnarence said...

very beautiful.. the colors are very well blended!!!hands down

Anonymous said...

girl u can blend! i know you are probably not a Laker fan but it would be nice if you did a Laker look ;)

LJ said...

Anonymous: Thank you! and LOL! yes, i'm not a Laker fan but I do plan on doing a look for them as well. stay tuned! ;)

LJ said...

Donnarence: thanks doll! ;)

Leigh said...

Those lips are popping! Perfect!

LJ said...

thanks leigh! ;)

Hollie said...

Love this! those lips are smashing! you look like a Bratz character with this...hehe

Melissa Joy said...

lani! beautiful blending as always;) can't wait to see more team inspired looks. Btw, how do you like the mac careblend powder. Would you consider that more like a powder foundation or just to use it to set a liquid foundation? let me know!

Andrew said...

So amazing eye shades work here I had seen through this blog. Love the color combination and makeup work.
hp

Hussy said...

Wow! I especially like your lips!

LJ said...

thank you so much ladies and guests! xoxo ;)

Lisa said...

From the eyes to the lips, everything was executed perfectly. I'd kill for your blending skills :D

You're not a Lakers fan? Awww booo! Hahaha j/k. Can't wait to see your Lakers look.

BTW, how do you like Maybelline's define a brow? Do you think it's comparable to MAC's spiked brow pencil?

LJ said...

Lisa: lol! i go for the greeeen! ;D thanks girl! i realllly like the maybelline define-a-brow. some consider it a dupe for spiked. i used to use spiked but it was getting a little pricey to purchase all the time. ever since i used the maybelline one, i usually stock up when they go on sale at long's. i think it works just as good. i still have a little left of my spiked so i use it to finish it up here and there. hope that helps! ;)

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