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Vampy Fall Makeup Tutorial!

 

Fall is almost here, and in honour of my favourite season, here’s one of my favourite “dark” looks. Call it goth, call it vampy… I love it. Read on for how to achieve it!


Eyes: I kept the eyes pretty simple, actually. It’s basically all about shading and creating a deepset eye. I applied a matte beige eyeshadow (i.e. Fleur by Alima Pure) all over my brown bone, as well as my lid, as a base for my other shadows to blend onto.

 

 

Then, I took a shade similar to Blond (also by Alima) and applied that into my crease and all the way to the inner corner (with a fluffy crease brush) with small circular motions, as my transition colour. (A transition colour makes the other shadows that are darker blend better over top.)

 

Next, with a smaller brush, I applied a deeper brown shade (i.e. Cocoa) and created an almost sideways ‘v’ shape across my crease and into my lid. Blend, blend and then blend some more to create a super soft eye. I then took a pinky-mauve shade and applied it to the edges of the sideways ‘v’ to soften up the edges a bit. Taking a mix of matte black (i.e Alima Pure’s Satin Matte Eyeliner in Black – also can be used as a shadow) and brown (i.e. Earthy Calm by Kjaer Weis) shades and I deepened the ‘v’ a bit more, to create more depth, intensity and definition. Again, blend it out well!

 

Now, take a black crayon eyepencil (i.e. Hypnotist Eye Pencil in Ebony by W3LL People) and line your upper waterline – aka tightline.

 

Get your favourite black liquid or gel eyeliner out and start mapping out a thin wing/cat eye shape. This is completely optional! I love the dramatic effect it gives, but you can do without the liner if you like!

 

Apply your standard coat of mascara, whichever brand or kind you prefer – I love this W3LL People Expressionist Bio Extreme Mascara. It has hyper pure mineral pigments which create the blackest of black for highly defined, luxurious lashes without irritating your eyes. So good!

 

There you go, you did it! You finished the eyes! Continue with your base/foundation and concealers etc, per usual. Check out my post on How-to Apply Creme Foundation, if you’d like a more in depth tutorial on that!

 

Lips: The easy part! Pick your favourite deep wine/berry/plum/raisin lip colour (basically any deep, dark and vampy shade you have) and apply it to your lips with a lip brush. (I love this Kjaer Weis one!)

 

I think a lipstick shade such as ILIA’s Femme Fatale is gorgeous! I sometimes mix it with my black Onyx shadow by Kjaer Weis to give it a deeper, vampier depth.

 

 

Ooh la la, you’re now ready to captivate everyone around you with your bold, vampy fall look!

 

 

xo

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I haven’t been able to stop listening to this song..
Au.Ra – “Morning

 

 

Nutrition Stripped Fall Supper Film!

 

Hello again, everyone! Hope you all have been having a wonderful January!

 

I can’t even begin expressing my excitement over this incredible film from Nutrition Stripped‘s first Supper Club. Sadly, I couldn’t attend…but watching this rad video, and the hard work and preparation my talented friends Mckel, Rhian and my darling sisters Jordana and Maggie, put into this night, makes me feel like I was there – AND SO PROUD!

 

“It was just how I had dreamed up my first Supper Club to look – cozy, welcoming, warm, and elegant yet simple. Seeing all 50 guests gathered around the table, enjoying their drinks and food, was just the best feeling. We were serenaded by the incredible duo, Elenowen (hosted by Cause A Scene Music). They just topped off the evening and made it feel so special.” -Mckel Hill (read more about the night, as well as view pictures here on Nutrition Stripped’s website!)

 

 

 

 

It looked like SUCH a beautiful night captured amazingly by my insanely gifted brother Jake of Jake Colletta Films! The colours, the vibrancy, the music, the friends, the fun and THE FOOD…unbelievable. To say I’m proud would be an understatement. Well done everyone! Can’t wait for the next one!

 

So, here it is: Nutrition Stripped Fall Supper Club Film filmed by Jake Colletta Films

Shot on: Panasonic GH4 W/ voigtlander 17.5mm f/.95 24fps @ 4k/ 60fps @ 1080
Song: Shells by Laurel (Durante remix)