***EXCLUSIVE*** Here it is, finally! The COMPLETE list of products I used on Kim Kardashian to create her wedding look. Read below to learn how you can Get the Face!
Giving Princess Kimmy some finishing touches 🙂
To prep Kims skin, I used The Moisturizing Lotion by La Mer all over the face and neck.
I applied Diorskin Nude Natural Glow Hydrating Makeup by Dior to even out the skin tone.
To cover and highlight under the eyes, I used By Terry’s Touche Veloutee concealer.
I set her makeup using Chanel Poudre Universelle Libre Natural Finish Loose Powder.
I brushed Kim’s brows then filled them in using L’Oreal Paris Brow Stylist Custom Brow Shaping Pencil in Light Brown.
To define and play up Kim’e eyes, I used Lancôme 5 Pan Eyeshadow Palette in Golden Frenzy. I swept the light golden shade all over the lids and I applied the darker shade along her crease with a small liner brush. I used the lightest shadow on the brow bone to highlight.
Along the lower lash line, I swept a touch of the golden/bronze shades, focusing more towards the outer corners.
I lined her eyes (top lid only) using Cover Girl Line Exact Liquid Liner in Very Black. Start out with a thin line at the inner corner and gradually thicken the line as you go towards the outer corners. Wing the liner up and out.
To give her lashes (both top and bottom) more length and volume, I applied two coats of Lancôme Hypnôse Doll Lashes mascara in So Black!
On the apples of cheeks, I applied Lancôme Blush Subtil in Rose Romantique. (A sheer peachy tone) Smile and sweep right on the apple blending out and up.
To warm up Kims skin and contour her cheeks, I used Guerlain Teracotta bronzing powder. I brushed a bit all along the hairline and jawline. I also applied some along the hollows of her cheeks to contour.
I gave Kim radiant, glowing skin with Giella’s Eye M Glam highlighter. I applied some along her cheek bones to give a dewey effect, on the bridge of her nose, cupids bow (right above the center of upper lip) and I also swept it along her decolletage, shoulders and arms. Lastly, I applied it to the inner corners of her eyes using a small liner brush to brighten and open the eyes.
I defined her lips using YSL Dessin Des Levres lipliner in Nude Beige followed by Lancôme’s L’Absolu Nu lipstick in Coral Sand. (A sheer peachy lipstick.)
I finished off her lips by adding a touch of shine with Lancôme La Laque Fever lipgloss in Ravishing Coral. (Very pretty color for any skin tone)
Hope you all like it! Give it a try and if you do, please send me the pics 😉 Xo Mario
I just came across this video on YouTube by the beautiful Leina, or better known as MakeupByLeina. She attended my August 13th workshop and shares her experience with all of you. Make sure to watch to the end as she shows some of the products from my sponsors that she went home with and check out her beautiful glowing cheeks after she uses Eye M Glam. Enjoy! Thanks Leina!
I’ve decided to have a contest and pick a lucky girl to be my model at my August 13th workshop in LA! The winner of the contest will be the model that I give my makeup demo on…I will give her two glam looks AND a photo shoot to top it off! Oh, and I have to mention the gift bags — she along with everyone who attends the workshop will be sent home with the most amazing gift bag filled with hundreds of dollars worth of my favorite products.
For a chance to win all you have to do is send me an email with the following info:
Subject line: Model Contest
Your full name, age, city/state that you live in. (you must be able to get to the workshop on August 13th in LA on your own)
Your height, weight, hair color, eye color.
In one sentence, please tell me why you would like to be my model for my workshop. (for example: “I would like to be your model for your workshop because………”)
In the same email, please send two (2) non- professional images of your face. One image with no makeup and one image with makeup. ***These photos will be kept confidential and they will not be posted on my blog!*****
SEND EMAIL TO: EyeMGlam@gmail.com
GOOD LUCK ladies! I will choose the winner by August 7th, 2011.
REMEMBER — The winner of this contest is responsible for her transportation to and from the workshop on Auguest 13th. The event will be held in Los Angeles.
Im so excited to be hosting another workshop for Industry Art Shops! The last two workshops were amazing and I can’t wait for this next one which will be even better! The date is August 13th, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA. Check out the video below from the last workshop if you haven’t already. The workshop is open to all – makeup artists of all levels, inspiring artists and non-makeup artists too… Stay tuned for more info! I will announce my sponsors soon.
I’ve gotten so many Get The Face! requests for Kim’s red carpet makeup that she rocked at the Unbreakable launch party in LA. She looked gorgeous as always – her hair was slicked back in a pony tail and she wore all black with beautiful gold detailing on the shoulders. I wanted the makeup to compliment her whole look and to have a nice overall balance so I went with golden tones on her skin and eyes and blended golds with pinks for her lips and cheeks. Read on for the complete beauty breakdown as I reveal how you too can Get The Face! 😉
I started with moisturizing Kim’s face and neck using La Mer’s The Moisturizing Lotion. I let that settle for about five minutes and then applied Veil Fluid Makeup (No. 3: Sand) by Hourglass all over the skin and blended with a damp sponge. This foundation gives a luminous, lasting coverage. Under the eyes, I used By Terry’s Touche Veloutee Concealer in the Cream shade. I blended a bit on the eye lids as well to prime them for the eyeshadow. To set skin I used a bit of Jane Iredale PureMatte Finish Powder, mainly on the T-zone and over the concealer to set.
EYE brows, lids and lashes
I filled in Kim’s brows with Brow Tech To Go in Taupe, by Smashbox. To get the soft, golden shade on Kim’s eyes, first I layered LORAC Tantalizer Baked Bronzer on eyelids and along the lower lashes. Next I went over it and applied Eye M Glam highlighter (giella.com) over eyelids, inner corners of eyes and a bit on the brow bones. Sweep Eye M Glam along lower lashes as well and blend it out to get that smoky golden look. I defined the upper lash line with By Terry eyeliner in Macassar Brown. In the waterline or inner rim of the eyes, I used the Eye M Glam all over pencil (available soon) I added a few medium sized individual lashes by Reese Robert (really cool line of eyelashes!) for extra volume and finished off the eyes with two coats of Hypnose Mascara by Lancome on the top and bottom lashes.
I bronzed the hollows of Kim’s cheeks, along her hairline, jaw and down the center of neck with Terracotta Bronzing powder by Guerlain. I added a hint of color to the apple of the cheeks using LORAC blush in Pink and swept over the apples and along the cheekbones with Giella’s Eye M Glam highlighter. I used the left-over highlighter on the brush and applied it down the bridge of the nose and on the cupids bow of her lips. To add some of that golden glow to the body, I used Sigma’s Body Brush which is plated in 18K gold and has super-soft bristles! Just dip the brush into the Eye M Glam lid and apply straight to your body.
I lined Kim’s lips with Josie Maran lipliner in Natural and kept the lip shade in the same color family as the cheeks by applying a blend of MAC lipstick in Half ‘n Half followed by Eye M Glam AcryLip gloss (available soon.)
I finished off Kim’s makeup by spraying a light mist of Rose Water by Dream Organics on her face and neck. This sets the makeup and gives a fresh, dewy look to the skin.
I hope you have fun trying this look out. Don’t forget to send me pics of yourself so I can post them!
Xoxo, Mario 😉
This image is from a beauty shoot that I worked on last month. Beauty shoots have always been my favorite to work on. Very few things make me happier then a good ol’ beauty shoot, LOL. I gave the model my interpretation of a modern spring look. I was going for a look that was clean and modern, but also strong. I used minimal product and focused on defining her features softly. How do you like the lip color I blended? Let me know in the comments if you’d like a breakdown for this look. X0, Mario
I recently collaborated on this shoot for Elle Mexico with genius photographer Adrian Nina. The story features ten “new girls.” They are the industries new generation of models, and future supermodels.
I gave all of the girls a clean, light and fresh look. Using Dior makeup, I focused mainly on the skin and with a very soft hand, I defined the eyes on some girls using shadow and stained the center of their lips . There was no bronzer, lashes or liner in site! I think doing this type of natural makeup is more challenging then doing a glam look. What do you think? Xo, Mario
Check out this video I worked on for VanCleef & Arpels. It was directed by Armen Djerrahian who is one of my favorite directors. The amazing piece of jewelry featured is called The Zip. I used Eye M Glam highlighter on her cheekbones to give her skin that radiant glow 😉 Enjoy! Xo, Mario