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 😉
Earlier today in NYC, Kim attended the CEW Beauty Awards. CEW stands for Cosmetic Executive Women and Kim is definitely that and a whole lot more. She looked stunning in a one shoulder coral/peach dress and her hair was put up in a simple and elegant style by Michael Silva. I played up her eyes and lashes and kept the rest of the makeup clean and pretty. I hope you all like it. Stay tuned for more info on this look. Xo Mario
I’ve been getting a lot of requests and comments regarding this look that I gave Kim for the Nascar event so here it is girls! Get the face…
Apply Creme de La Mer all over the skin to moisturize.
Foundation: Smashbox High Definition Healthy FX Foundation in Medium M1
Concealer: Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage in SC-3 under eyes.
Powder: Shiseido Translucent Loose Powder to set the foundation.
Bronzer: MAC bronzer in Refined Golden around the hairline and hollows of cheeks to add warmth and contour.
Highlighter: EYE M GLAM highlighter at giella.com. To get the dewy and radiant glow, apply to brow bone and inner corners of eyes and on the bridge of your nose, across cheek bones, cupids bow and on décolletage.
Blush: Josie Maran Blush in Blossom on apples of cheeks.
Eyeshadows: Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Blaze on the eyelid
MAC Eyeshadow in Malt in the crease
EYE M GLAM highlighter on the brow bones.
Eyeliners: Dior liquid style liner in Noir Black on the upper lash line
Max Factor MAXeye liner in Night Club along the inner lash line
Mascara: Lancome Definicils High Defintion Mascara in Deep Black
Eyebrows: Benefit Instant Brow Pencil in Medium to Dark
Lipliner: Stila Lip Pencil in Contour 1
Lipstick: Covergirl Continuous Color Lipstick in Golden Apricot
Lipgloss: Guerlain Terracotta Gloss and Shine in Beige Sun