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CREATE THE LOOK: MALEFICENT
SKIN: After prepping the skin with Prep + Prime Natural Radiance, apply Studio Fix Fluid in a shade 2 tones lighter than your own with a 170 Slant Brush for a flawless finish. Contour and highlight using Studio Fix Soft Matte Foundation Stick in a shade 2 tones lighter than the foundation and 2 tones darker than your original skin tone. Once your base is set, use a 116S Blush Brush to create a darker contour with the Matte Bronze Bronzing Powder to enhance the skin’s tone. Optional: Deepen the contour further by applying a soft amount of Print Eyeshadow with a small blending brush.
EYES: Fill in the entire eyebrow with Shape and Shade Brow Tint in the shade Stud. Apply Print Eyeshadow to the eye lid, deepening your socket and blending up towards the brow. With an eyeshadow applicator brush, draw the Print Eyeshadow under the eye and softly blow out the colour when you get to the outer corner of the eye. For extra definition, add #75 Lashes and brush through with In Extreme Dimension Mascara.
LIPS: Line the lips with Cherry Lip Pencil. Fill in the lip area with Russian Red Lipstick. Finish off the look by drenching the lips in Clear Lip Glass.
CREATE THE LOOK: ETHEREAL CREATURE
SKIN: Use Strobe Cream in Peachlite for glowy skin. Using the 187s brush, buff Studio Fix Fluid and top with Studio Fix 24 Hr Longwear Concealer for extra coverage. Add Peach Blossom Lipstick to the cheeks for blush. Highlight the cheek bones with Soft Frost Extra Dimension Highlighter and sculpt with Harmony Powder Blush.
EYES: Start by applying Soft Ochre Pro Longwear Paint Pot as a base. Using a 224s Blending Brush, blend Atlantic Blue Eyeshadow through the crease, Kid Eyeshadow on the eyelid and Chrome Yellow Eyeshadow on the inner corner. Add Cool Jazz Technakohl Liner to the water line, smudging between lashes too with the 239s Eye Shader Brush. Add Reflects Very Pink Glitter on the lid and inner corner. For extra definition, add lashings of In Extreme Dimension Mascara. Optional: Add 3D stars to the inner corner and brow bone. Cut up #35 Lashes and add in sections to the upper and lower lashes with Duo Adhesive glue for a pixie eyed look. Use Clear Brow Set mixed with Reflects Very Pink Glitter to brush upwards through the brow.
LIPS: Swipe Peach Blossom Lipstick on the lips, press Reflects Very Pink Glitter and Iridescent White Glitter lightly on top. Layer with Lipglass for a high fairy dust sparkle.
CREATE THE LOOK: WHIMSICAL FAIRY
SKIN: Buff Studio Fix Fluid using the 170 Slant Brush across the face and top with Studio Powder Plus Foundation for extra coverage if needed. Using a 164s sculpting brush, blend News Flash Powder Blush onto the cheekbones and up onto the temples and outer eye. With the same brush sweep Rave Chic Lipstick under the cheekbones and around the outer edge of the pink shade.
EYES: Add Graphblack Technakohl Liner along the lash line from the inner corner outwards, smudging between lashes too using your fingers. Apply #70 Lashes.
LIPS: Create an ombre lip using Party Line Lipstick in the centre of the lip, blending out into Rave Chic Lipstick at the outer corners of the lip by dabbing the formulas to the skin.
CREATE THE LOOK: FORCE OF NATURE
SKIN: Using the 170 Slant Brush, buff Studio Fix Fluid to face and top with Studio Powder Plus Foundation for extra coverage.
EYES: Start by using the Shape and Shade Brow Tint in Fling to create a full and fluffy brow. Use Painterly Paint Pot as a base over the lid and buff Wedge Eyeshadow through the crease. Darken with Embark Eyeshadow and Carbon Eyeshadow over the entire lid and beneath the lower lash line. Use Masala Kajal Crayon to smoke out the top and bottom lash line. Add layers of In Extreme Dimension Mascara and apply #36 Lashes.
LIPS: Swipe on Lipglass in Oh Baby.
THORNS: Use the Shape and Shade Brow in Fling and create a swirly shape around the eye, add the thorns by creating small curved spikes with Brushstroke 24 Hr Liner in Brushblack. Make it super realistic by adding a shadow with Wedge Eyeshadow using a 219s Pencil Brush.
CREATE THE LOOK: ENCHANTED NYMPH
SKIN: Prep the skin with Prep + Prime Natural Radiance. Apply your perfect shade of Studio Fix Fluid with a 170 Slant Brush to create an immaculate finish. Using the NEW Studio Fix Soft Matte Foundation Stick in a shade 2 tones lighter than your skin tone, as well as 2 tones darker, contour and highlight your cheekbones. Using a 116S Blush Brush, apply Steamy Eyeshadow to the temples, cheeks and jaw line. With a small blending brush, blend a little Steamy Eyeshadow down the sides of the nose, blending up towards the brow.
EYES: Fill in the entire eyebrow with Shape and Shade Brow Tint in the shade Stud. Apply Steamy Eyeshadow to eye area starting at the socket and again blending up towards the brow. Pop a hint of Gesso Eyeshadow to the eye lid and brow bone. Optional: For more definition, add #75 Lashes and brush through with In Extreme Dimension Mascara.
LIPS: Apply Heroine Lipstick all over the lip.
CREATE THE LOOK: DARK SORCEROUS
SKIN: After prepping the skin with Prep + Prime Natural Radiance, applying Studio Fix Fluid with a #170 brush for a flawless finish. Contour and highlight using Studio Fix Soft Matte Foundation Stick.
EYES: Fill in the entire eyebrow with Shape and Shade Brow Tint in the shade Stud. Place Stars N Rockets Eyeshadow onto the outer lid, sweep over the crease and blend out the edges. Apply Humid Eyeshadow into the inner corner for that pop of green. Curl lashes and line the upper lid and lower waterline with Feline Kohl Eye Pencil. Draw along the lash line from the inner corner outwards with Liquid Liner in Boot black. Add #75 lashes and brush through In Extreme Dimension Mascara for extra definition.
LIPS: Line the lips with Cherry Lip Pencil and complete the look with Viva Glam I.
CREATE THE LOOK: QUEEN OF THE SHADOWS
SKIN: Prep the skin with Prep + Prime Skin and apply Studio Fix Fluid using a 170 Slant Brush, topping with Studio Fix 24 Hr Longwear Concealer for extra coverage beneath the eyes.
EYES: Blend Chrome Yellow Eyeshadow all over the eyelid with 224s Blending Brush, adding intensity in the centre of the lid. Using a smaller or firmer brush such as 228s Mini Shader Brush, blend Carbon Eyeshadow around the outer and inner corners of the eye. Complete by adding layers of In Extreme Dimension Mascara to the lashes.
LIPS: Using the same 224s Blending Brush as before, blend Chrome Yellow Eyeshadow around the edge of the mouth. Apply Caviar Lipstick to the lips and soften the edges with a cotton bud or brush.