Shimmering Light

Today’s feature in this month’s “Lovely Light” series is a makeup tutorial courtesy of the talented Natalie Hunter – MUA. Here’s a step by step tutorial on how to recreate this lovely sunkissed, shimmery-eye and shiny-lip look for yourself.simone

Base:  MAC Studio sculpt buffed into the skin with a real techniques buffing brush, Powered with a loose powder such as Napoleon translucent.

Cheeks:  Nars Laguna Bronzer in the cheek contours with Napoleon Bronzer for colour on the apple of the cheeks. A light shimmery highlight on top of the cheek bone, with Napoleon shimmer dust in number 37.

Eyes:  Start with a base of Napoleons shimmer dust in No 37 all over the eyelid, right up to the brow bone.

In the crease (socket) of the eye, with a dome shadow brush, add, Ben Nye medium brown Matte eye shadow, focusing mainly on the outter corner of the eye. Blend to soften any harsh lines with a MAC 217 brush….my favourite brush in the WHOLE world.

Line the upper and lower lash line with MAC eye kohl pencil in smoulder. Smudge with an angled brush to create a soft smokey line.

Coat the lashes with Maybelline’s The Falsies, top and bottom.

Brows: With a real techniques brow brush and a light brown shadow, fill in and shape the brows to suit the face shape.

LIPS:  The key to this lip is to gain as much shine as possible. I used a clear MAC Dazzleglass lip gloss and added a touch of Napoleons No 37 for that extreme shimmer highlight……

Your look is complete! ENJOY and have fun recreating this.

Thanks Nat! You’ll be able to see some more of Natalie’s work in an upcoming styled shoot previewing a number of our lovely vendors from our Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair, taking place at the Chapel Woombye on August 10th.

Cosmetic Images sourced online

Tutorial Photograph by Andrea Sproxton

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