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Lady Gaga inspired Skull makeup, Halloween, with product list. Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever.

My Lady Gaga inspired makeup for my clients Halloween party / Makeup Artist Naomi Mckeever

My Lady Gaga inspired makeup for my clients Halloween party / Makeup Artist Naomi Mckeever

I wanted to do a quick blog post with a photo of the Lady Gaga inspired makeup from her music video Born this way, I did on request from my client going to a Halloween fancy dress party last night.

I will update this post soon with a more detailed description of how I did this makeup and a few more photo's but I'm just about to go to a party dressed as the Evil Queen from snow white and need to do my makeup, lol.

 

Products I used:

  • Prep + Prime Natural radiance
  • MAC white face and body
  • Illamasqua skin base foundation White
  • Prep + Prime finishing powder
  • Ebony eye pencil to sketch out design 
  • MAC pro Chromaline BlackBlack to fill in as its water resistant 
  • MAC pro Paintstick to soften some of the edges 
  • MAC pro Acrylic paint in Black
  • Omaga eyeshadow for shading skin

Fashion photoshoot in the West Midlands for photography magazine, Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever, Photographer- Dave Kai-Piper.

Photographer- iDave Kai-Piper Model- Sophie Page Makeup Artist- Naomi Mckeever www.naomimckeever.com Fashion work

Photographer- Dave Kai-Piper
Model- Sophie Page
Makeup Artist- Naomi Mckeever www.naomimckeever.com
Fashion work

Here is a list of the products I used on a fashion shoot for 'Photography magazine'. Even though you wouldn't want to cover yourself in oil and water for a every day look, the water resistant products used are still great for long wearing or holiday makeup.
with Photographer- Dave Kai-Piper
Model- Sophie Page.
Photographer- iDave Kai-Piper Model- Sophie Page Makeup Artist- Naomi Mckeever www.naomimckeever.com Fashion work

Photographer- Dave Kai-Piper
Model- Sophie Page
Makeup Artist- Naomi Mckeever www.naomimckeever.com
Fashion work

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Photographer- Dave Kai-Piper
Model- Sophie Page
Makeup Artist- Naomi Mckeever www.naomimckeever.com
Fashion work

 

Key products used on first wet look:

I tried to use all water resistant products (all MAC unless specified)

Key products used on first wet look:

I tried to use all water resistant products (all MAC unless specified)

Eyes-

  • Paint pot Quite natural
  • Stubborn brown powerpoint eye pencil to shade
  • Pearl Cream Colour Base to highlight
  • Clear lipglass
  • Chromagraphic liner NC15/NW20 in waterline
  • Max Factor false lash mascara waterproof

Brows-

  • Spiked and Lingering brow pencils

Face-

  • Face & Body foundation
  • Pro Longwear concealer
  • Paint pot  Groundwork used as a waterproof cream contour.
  • Pearl Cream Colour Base and clear lipglass to highlight

Lips-

  • Pro lipmix red and black mixed then stained on
  • Vino lip pencil sketched on the inside of lips to keep outer edges soft
  • Clear lipglass

The wet look was created by using lots of hair oil, Johnson's Baby Oil was used on her body; I stood over her with a bowl of water and was ringing it over her with a sponge. Sophie was so professional, didn't moan once, I felt bad drenching her.

 

Key products used for blue eyes:

  • Pro chromaline Hi-Def cyan
  • Chromagraphic pencil Hi-Def cyan
  • Electric eel eyeshadow
  • Blacktrack fluidline get liner
  • #36 false lashes

 

Charity event at Nicola Smyth – Award Winning Hairdressers Leamington spa. My makeup.

Nicola Smyth Hairdressers in Leamington spa organised a charity event to raise money for Myton Hospice and to celebrate their 1 year Birthday.

I did the makeup, whilst they did the hair on the models for the Catwalk show. A makeup appointment with me was raffled off in their auction.

It was a fantastic event, they raised £600. I have had the pleasure of working with Nicola Smyth hairdressers a few times, whether its been weddings or fashion, I'm always impressed with their stunning hair styling, cutting and colouring. I have my hair done with them, and would highly recommend them.

My makeup for charity catwalk event at Nicola Smyth - Award Winning Hairdressers/ / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

My makeup for charity catwalk event at Nicola Smyth - Award Winning Hairdressers/ / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Before and after makeup for charity catwalk / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Before and after makeup for charity catwalk / Event at Nicola Smyth - Award Winning Hairdressers / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Before and after makeup for charity catwalk / Event at Nicola Smyth - Award Winning Hairdressers / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Before and after makeup for charity catwalk event at Nicola Smyth - Award Winning Hairdressers/ / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Makeup for charity catwalk event at Nicola Smyth - Award Winning Hairdressers  / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Makeup for charity catwalk / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Smokey makeup for charity catwalk / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Smokey makeup for charity catwalk event at Nicola Smyth - Award Winning Hairdressers / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

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Wedding, my Makeup on a beautiful Bride, Bridesmaids and mother of the Bride. With a list of products used.

It was a great pleasure being part of this wedding, we had a lovely morning. I did the makeup on the bride, her two bridesmaids and her mum.

Bridal wedding makeup trial, MUA Naomi Mckeever

Wedding makeup trial, MUA Naomi Mckeever

Bridesmaid, MUA Naomi Mckeever

Bridesmaid, MUA Naomi Mckeever

Bride / wedding / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Bride / wedding / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

 

Key Products used on the Bride:

Eyes:

  • Painterly Paint pot MAC- water resistant eyeshadow base that stops the eyeshadow creasing and wearing off
  • Shale eyeshadow MAC
  • Quarry eyeshadow MAC
  • Shadowy lady eyeshadow MAC
  • Pro Longwear eye liner Rich Experience- 12-hour waterproof formula 
  • Blacktrack- gel liner

Skin:

  • Strobe cream
  • Prep + Prime Natural Radiance- Hydrates and primes to help the foundation to last, control oil and promote smooth texture.
  • Elizabeth Arden cream foundation
  • Pro longwear & moisture cover concealer MAC
  • Mineralize powder 
  • Hush highlighter MAC
  • Harmony MAC blush- to contour

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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

 

 

My Makeup on Tanika – Hooker Heels ft. Sneakbo (Behind The Scenes)

Behind the scenes from the 'Hooker Heels' video shoot featuring Sneakbo. Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever.

Tanika is a very talented artist I've had the pleasure of doing makeup on many times. Sorry about my unruly hair, lol.

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/iamtanika
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/iamtanika
Instagram: @tanikagram

http://www.tanika.co.uk

filmed & edited by Deekstar.
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MY MAKEUP FOR OOH LA LATEX SHOOT. PHOTOGRAPHER Julian M Kilsby. Part 3

Before this shoot I designed a ProChart to help me plan the colour palette and the mood of the makeup. This is also a great tool to show the photographer and designer what you envisage for the makeup, without taking the time applying the makeup and then for the designer not to like the look.

My ProChart for the shoot. MUA Naomi Mckeever

My ProChart for the shoot. MUA Naomi Mckeever

I would highly recommend any makeup artist to invest in some ProCharts to help you plan, create & communicate your makeup design- www.prochart.co.uk

Here are a few photos from a shoot I did the makeup for; designer ooh la latex, photographer Julian M Kilsby, model is the lovely Jodi Lakin.

The outfits were designed specifically for the shoot.

Photographer Julian M Kilsby, designer ooh la latex, model Jodi Lakin & MUA Naomi Mckeever

Photographer Julian M Kilsby, designer ooh la latex, model Jodi Lakin & MUA Naomi Mckeever

Photographer Julian M Kilsby, designer ooh la latex, model Jodi Lakin & MUA Naomi Mckeever

Photographer Julian M Kilsby, designer ooh la latex, model Jodi Lakin & MUA Naomi Mckeever

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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

 

 

 

Beauty tips, Embryolisse

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Embryolisse

Embryolisse  is a moisturizer that is a skincare must have. From working at fashion week I learnt that it was models' and makeup artists' secret weapon. This moisturizer made by Lait-Creme Concentre has been available in French pharmacies for over 60 years. I use it on my own skin as I have extremely sensitive and dehydrated skin, which tends to react to most products but this one works like a dream.

The only down side is its not easy to get hold of if you don't live in France, so if you go on holiday there its worth popping into one of their pharmacies as its quite cheap there.

Here is a UK based site you can purchase it from - http://www.gurumakeupemporium.com/Embryolisse-24-Hour-Miracle-Cream-Lait-Creme-Concentre-75ml

 

 

 

 

Bride Kate, my makeup for the Wedding in Wales.

Bride Kate, Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Bride Kate, Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Here are a few photo's from the gorgeous wedding I did the makeup for in Wales. I stayed in the hotel the night before, as it was about 4 hours from my house, and had such a lovely morning with them all. We got the opportunity to get to know each other and have a good old gossip and lots of fun. I did the makeup for the bride, four bridesmaids, two flower girls and a guest.

I was lucky to have the space to lay out my eyeshadows on one table. MUA Naomi Mckeever

I was lucky to have the space to lay out my eyeshadows on one table. MUA Naomi Mckeever

I had already done the wedding makeup for Kate's sister Rebecca  about 4 years ago, who was one of her bridesmaids.

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Bridesmaid Rebecca / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Kate's bridesmaid / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Kate's bridesmaid / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

My makeup set up in the hotel / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

My makeup set up in the hotel / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Kate's bridesmaid / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Kate's bridesmaid / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Kate's bridesmaid / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Kate's bridesmaid / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Kate's wedding guest / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Kate's wedding guest / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Kate's bridesmaid / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Kate's bridesmaid / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

For Kate's flowers girls the mums wanted a tiny bit of makeup so they felt involved and special, so I used a small amount of blush and a tinted lip conditioner.

Kate's flower girl / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

Kate's flower girl / Makeup artist Naomi Mckeever

 

Please leave a comment if you want to know any of the products I used! x