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My Latest Beauty Shoot: Its All About The Drama

My latest beauty shoot with photographer Justin Polkey and model Emma Menteath was all about the drama. Strong facial expressions was the essence of the shoot and focus on different parts of the face so the lip, the cheek and the eyes and with a hair change each time.

The image above was the first shot where the hair was tonged and set in pin curls first while I prepped the skin and then when make up was done I brushed the hair out and spritzed with spray. The key make up for this look was the red lip. I used Mac Ruby Woo and a Mac clear lipgloss to create the lip. Justin wanted the skin really flawless so I prepped skin with a rich moisturiser and then buffed in the Georgio Armani Luminous Skin Foundation.

For the second look Justin wanted to focus on the cheek so it was all about contouring and highlighting which is a favourite of mine:

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I used the Chanel Healthy Glow Powder in no 30 and 40 for the contouring of the face and for the highlighting I used Mac Mineralise Skinfinish in Lightscapade which creates an amazing luminous finish. For the hair Justin wanted it ip and over so I flipped the hair over the head to the side and pinned into place.

For the last look it was about a dramatic eye we filmed a video tutorial on how to create the smokey eye so check out the video:

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We changed the lip to nude so that the focus could be on the eye. I based the lid with mac Blacktrack Gel Liner as its amazing as a base for a smokey eye, it dries quickly so be sure to blend immediately and when you apply another colour onto the black it makes the colour really pop. To blend out the edges I used Mac in Carbon and then on the lid I used a silver shade from my YSL Chromatics in no 10 on the lids up to the crease. For the hair I created a chignon at the back and teased the top of the hair and pinned it in.

So here is a little insight into one of my shoots. Check out the behind the scenes of the shoot:

Hope you enjoyed my post. x