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Galaxy inspired makeup with product list. Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

My Galaxy makeup for client going to a fancy dress event / MUA Naomi Mckeever

My Galaxy makeup for client going to a fancy dress event / MUA Naomi Mckeever

I did this Galaxy makeup on request from a client in Leamington Spa as she was going out for Halloween a few years ago.

 


 

Products used:

(All MAC unless specified)

 

Darker swirl on left eye-

  • Chromaline Black
  • Pigment Deep blue green
  • Reflex glitter Turquatic Pro

Inner light swirl-

  • Paintstick white
  • pink opal pigment
  • Magenta madness pigments
  • Rule eyeshadow

 

Stars-

  • MAC  pro acrylic paints- Pure white / Hi-Def cyan

 


 

Right softer eye-

  • Paintpot Coral crepe
  • Pink opal pigment
  • Rule eyeshadow
  • Feline pencil / Carbon eyeshadow pressed on top with angel brush for liner
  • Zoom fast black lash mascara

 


 

Skin-

  • Face & body foundation with YSL Touche Eclat on top
  • Prolongwear concealer 
  • Careblend powder
  • Pro contour powder

 

Lips-

  • Morange lipstick mixed with Shy girl lipstick

 

 

 

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How to apply glitter, best products & techniques.

There is no other makeup product like glitter to add some seasonal sparkle, but unless you want to look like a fairy its worth making sure your glitters looked into place.

 

photographer Catherine Bradley www.clearvisionimagery.co.uk makeup by naomi mckeever www.naomimckeever.com hair nathan telford at Nicola Smyth www.nicolasmyth.co.uk model laura evans

photographer Catherine Bradley
www.clearvisionimagery.co.uk
makeup by naomi mckeever
www.naomimckeever.com
hair nathan telford at Nicola Smyth
www.nicolasmyth.co.uk
model laura evans

Products for adhering loose glitter-

  • Illamasqua sealing gel- ether use a small layer of the gel over your eye makeup, then press glitter over the top. (I would highly recommend pressing on with fingers rather then a brush, as its extremely hard to get glitter out of brushes!) Or mix glitter with gel and press on top.
  • MAC eyeliner mixing medium- Use in the same way as the Illamasqua sealing gel.
  • DUO lash glue- press a very small amount or glue over eye lid using your fingers, then press glitter on top. The only problem with using duo lash glue is after a few hours it can feel sticky and uncomfortable. Also be careful not to get glue in your eye lashes or eyes.

For loose glitter don't be tempted to go for regular craft glitter as it can be made from sharp material that could scratch your eyes. Cosmetic glitter is made of special plastic that is non-toxic. It’s colored with pigment rather than dye, so that the color doesn’t leach out and stain. Cosmetic glitter is much finer than craft glitter, and the individual particles are usually rounded rather than gagged, instead go for specially designed glitter-

  • MAC glitter (The reflects version is my favorite for beauty looks as its fine, but the chunky version is better for fashion photography as it will show up better).

 

  • NYX Loose glitter powder (budget option, though I do prefer MAC reflects).

Tip: Always keep tape near when working with glitter as its the easiest way to pick up any drop down on the face, just rap the tape around two fingers and gently press on skin.

A nice way of applying glitter is using glitter liners, which are like the loose glitter but premixed with gel, this wont work as well for fashion makeup on a large area, but good for easy personal use or for on TV to makeup sure you don't get as much fall down.

  • Urban Decay's Heavy Metal Eyeliner- (good painted on after all eye shadow and liner is applied.)
  • Collection Glam Crystals Gel Eyeliner- (budget alternative, a brilliant makeup artist I've worked with at 'The One Show' recommended this product.)

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Bridal makeup, liner, lashes & pretty pink lip, list of products used.

Bridal makeup on Sophie

Bridal makeup in Nottingham

My makeup on stunning bride and best friend Sophie.
Sophie is a talented makeup artist based in Nottingham so the pressure was on to make sure everything was up to scratch.
Key products used:Face-
Moisturiser Embryolisse.
Primer MAC prep and prime skin.
Foundation MAC face & body & YSL touché éclat.
Concealer MAC select cover up and studio finish.
Cheek Illamasqua dixie cream blusher, MAC Harmony blush as contour, Highlight MAC Pearl cream colour base.
Bronzer Bobbi Brown in medium.Eyes-
Highlight MAC vanilla pigment.
Lid MAC expensive pink.
Crease MAC ground brown and bamboo eyeshadows.
Liner MAC blacktrack and liquidlast pointblack.
Lashes Shu Uemura.Lips-
lipsticks in Vegas volt mixed with Saint Germain.

MAC pro conceal and correct palette makeup review & swatches

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MAC pro conceal and correct palette product review

I use the MAC studio finish concealers for areas that need more full coverage like spots, darkness around the eyes and tattoo coverage. Its good to apply a small amount either with a synthetic brush or fingers, then set with powder.
I've just purchased it in a Pro palette of 4 shades -NC15, W10, NC20, NW20 & 2 colour Correctors in Pale Yellow & Pale Pink. These are a slightly different formula to the studio finish concealers, slightly creamer. Also a friend pointed out on instagram that this formula doesn't have the SPF 35 which is better for photographic purposes, as the SPF is what tends to make the product flash back lighter. It costs £35.
The swatches were done on my skin tone, I'm light, about NC15/NC20 in MAC. The palettes come in light, med, med deep & dark.
Pro conceal and correct MAC palette swatches

Pro conceal and correct MAC palette swatches

You can purchase them from; http://www.maccosmetics.co.uk/product/157/23771/Products/Face/Concealer/PRO-Conceal-and-Correct-PaletteLight/index.tmpl

Makeup tips, 3D lacquered lips

3D lacquered lips

3D lacquered lips

 

Time taken: 10mins

Products used: All MAC

  • Ebony lip liner
  • Currant lip liner
  • Pro lipmix Magenta & Red
  • Clear lipglass
  • Lip brush #231

 

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products used for 3D lacquered lips

 

 

Barbra Streisand inspired disconnected eyeliner

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Barbra Streisand inspired disconnected eyeliner

 

Time taken:15mins

Products used: all MAC

Eyes-

  • Smolder pencil - sketched through crease
  • Carbon eyeshadow -  with brush #266 over Smolder
  • kid eyeshadow - to blend out the black through the socket line
  • Paradisco - pressed onto eyelid
  • Blacktrack fluidline - used with the 263# brush along the top lashline and in the inner and outer bottom lashline
  • Liquidlast liner- Point black, to help it last and the black look darker

Lips-

  • To the future - Pro longwear lipstick

 

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Barbra Streisand

 

 

 

Pixie Lott, my makeup on her for the Cornbury festival performance. MUA- Naomi Mckeever.

Here are a few photos I came across from doing the lovely Pixie Lott's makeup. Pixie and her mum are a lot of fun to work with, they are so friendly and chatty. For this performance I used all MAC makeup, in this post I will include a list of the products I used.

Pixie Lott & me backstage after the performance. MUA Naomi Mckeever

Pixie Lott & me backstage after the performance. MUA Naomi Mckeever

My makeup all set up backstage.

My makeup, all set up backstage.

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Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever. Photos from www.hollywood.com

Pixie lott performing at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever

Pixie lott performing at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever

 

Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever. Photos from www.hollywood.com

Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever. Photos from www.hollywood.com

Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever. Photos from www.hollywood.com

Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever. Photos from www.hollywood.com

My backstage pass from the Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever.

My backstage pass from the Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever.

Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever. Photos from www.facebook.com/pixielott/photos_stream

Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever. Photos from www.facebook.com/pixielott/photos_stream

Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever. Photos from www.rocknrose.co.uk/

Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever. Photos from www.rocknrose.co.uk/

Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever. Photos from www.rocknrose.co.uk/

Pixie Lott performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever. Photos from www.rocknrose.co.uk/

You can get the headwear that Pixie Lott has on and other beautiful jewelry from www.rocknrose.co.uk

Pixie lott backstage after her performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever

Pixie lott backstage after her performance at Cornbury festival. MUA- Naomi Mckeever

 

I used all MAC makeup:

Face-

  • Prep & Prime- skin
  • Prep & Prime highlighter - light boost
  • Face & Body foundation
  • Select coverup
  • Blot powder
  • Harmony blush - to contour
  • Give me sun - brozer
  • Cream blush -  Something Special
  • Extra dimension highlighter - Whisper of gilt

Eyes-

  • Quite natural - Paint pot
  • MAC Pro Chromaline - Black Black, Gel liner blended over lid to provide a waterproof, long-wearing jet black eye
  • Mac Pro Pigment - Black Black
  • Omega eyeshadow, to blend
  • Feline pencil Pencil, in the water line
  • #36 False lashes

Brows-

  • Omega eyeshadow, used with an angle brush
  • Lingering brow pencil, to add definition

Lips-

  • Boldly Bare- lip liner
  • To the future - pro longwear lipstick

You can get MAC products from- www.maccosmetics.co.uk

Follow Pixie on- www.facebook.com/pixielott

 

My ProChart for when I did Rita Ora’s makeup.

 

In this blog post I thought I'd upload the ProChart I designed for doing Rita Ora's makeup for a preformance. I wanted to show the products and technics I used to create the ProChart.

The ProCharts use textured, recycled paper so you can apply makeup straight to them to design your look.

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My day as Marilyn. How I did my hair and makeup & where my outfit was from.

I was kindly asked by a cosmetics company in Bath to be their Marilyn Monroe for an event they held to promote their limited edition Marilyn collection. Although I know I'm no Marilyn ringer I thought I'd give it my best shot; I'm always a fan of a bit of dressing up.

My makeup partly finished. Photographer Jackie Mckeever.

Back of my hair. Photographer Jackie Mckeever.

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