As you all know, OK! Magazine had the exclusive for the look I gave Khloe on her wedding. Many of you have been asking me for more details and product info so I’m going to share the “complete face” with you all in more detail. Here it is – Get the Face!
On Khloe’s skin – To prep skin, I used Mister Mat Mattifying Foundation Primer by Givenchy. I wanted her overall skin to be more matte, even though I was going for the “glowy Khloe.” Most of the time, I will later add the glow to the areas I want. For foundation, I used the new Sheer Matte Foundation by NARS all over skin. For undereyes, I used a bit of Lift Concealer by Make Up For Ever. I set everything with a touch of Translucent Loose Powder by Shiseido.
Khloe’s Brows are filled in with Diorshow Brow Styler Ultra-Fine Precision Brow Pencil. It comes in a universal shade. To darken the brow, just apply more.
Khloe’s eye’s – On the inner rim of the eyes (tear ducts) and on the brow bone, I used b-dazzle eyeshadow by GIELLA. All over the lid, apply the golden shade from NARS Duo Eyeshadow in Mediterranee. On the outter corners of the eyes, crease and along lower lash line, use Antiqued eyeshadow by MAC. To line eyes on top, inner rim and along the outter and lower lash lines, use MAC’s eye pencil in Smolder. Finish the eyes with Khloe’s favorite mascara on top and bottom lashes – Lancome Hynose Mascara!
Cheeks – To bronze and warm up Khloe’s skin, I used Dior Bronze Matte Sunshine in Amber Matte. On the hollows of the cheeks, I applied Suntan Matte Bronzelights by Smashbox. For blush, I brushed Orgasm by NARS on the apples of her cheeks. To add glow to the cheekbones and bridge of nose, use Albatross blush, also by NARS.
I hope you try to “get the face!” If you do, remember to send me pics of the look so I can post them here! xo Mario
Tis the season to get married! I figured I should do a wedding makeup post since so many people are getting married in the summer and fall. I think makeup is really important for a bride on her wedding day. It’s photographed by a professional and you will see the images forever. If there’s any day in your life that you want to look you’re very best and most beautiful, it’s your wedding day.
I get emails everyday from brides-to-be from all over (some as far as Moracco!) asking me to do their weddings. I feel terrible because unfortunitely my schedule now doesn’t really allow me to book weddings anymore, but I have done many many weddings in the past and I always loved making a woman feel beautiful on her special day. Below are some products and tricks to help you out.
The pics here are of my beautiful sister Vicky. She got married last summer and of course I did her makeup, lol. I love you Vicky 😉 Vicky usually does her makeup pretty natural so we kept with that theme of warm, natural and nude colors. Theres also a couple of pics of Dara Godfrey, wife of the amazing designer Jay Godfrey, on their wedding day. I flew out to Miami for their wedding.. it was really beautiful and so was she! The last pic is a bridal cover I did a while back, “For The Bride” magazine.
Tips and tricks –
Photo Finish Foundation Primer by Smashbox. This is a really good primer to use all over before you apply your foundation. It helps keep the makeup last longer and keeps it smooth.
Secret Camouflage by Laura Mercier. This concealer had 2 shades that u can mix to get the perfect match for your skin. Go alittle lighter under the eye and for blemishes, match the exact skin color.
Loose Setting Powder by Laura Mercier. This is good to set your foundation and concealer. It’s very silky and sheer and has a bit of light reflecting which helps to smooth fine lines and imperfections. Try putting a bit of it on a velour puff and applying it that way. Great to touch up with also through out the day and night.
Oragasm Blush by NARS. It’s a peachy pink with shimmer and just looks beautiful and so many skin tones. Brush it on the apples of your cheeks (try not to go too low on the cheek with it).
Dior Bronze – Amber Tan by Dior. A matte golden bronze shade of bronzer. Brush it all around the frame of the face to warm your skin up. Dont forget to apply some to the neck too!
High Beam by Benefit. This is a luminescent complexion enhancer. Apply it on your cheek bones for a dewy glow. I like to use it on the center of the lip too for a hightlight and on the bridge of the nose.
Silk Eye Shadow Wash by Stila. It’s a water-based liquid-to-powder eyesshadow in a shade called kitten (pinkish gold tone) It looks great on alot of skin colors. Use it on your eyelid or to highlight.
Powerpoint Eyepencil by MAC. This pencil is great for a wedding because its waterproof but you can still blend it nicely for a smokey eye. Also great for the inner rim of the eye. After applying on top lids, brush alittle translucent powder over it and apply again. This will give the line alot of pigment and really pop.
B-Dazzle by GIELLA. The perfect shade eye shadow for the inner corner of the eyes. Makes you look more awake and gives that “angelic” look. GIELLA can also custom blend it into a pencil. www.Giella.com
All products except for the MAC and GIELLA can be found at www.Sephora.com . Remember to keep your makeup classic looking on your wedding and don’t overdo it! Xo