Monday, 5 October 2015

Halloween: Chelsea Smile

Not long to go until Halloween now! Weee! 

I decided to start a little early and have been playing around with scar wax for the first time. Since I didn't really know what I was doing or hadn't the foggiest on how it would turn out, I thought I'd start out with something that seemed fairly simple. So here we have a little chelsea smile action going on.

I just used my regular foundation and concealer all over my face for my base, and applied my liner and brows as normal. Once I had applied the scar wax and made the 'incisions', I set the scar wax with powders that match my skin tone before painting on liquid lipsticks to the insides of the wound, just to give it a nice solid blood-red base before applying gel blood. I finished it up by using a light matte brown eyeshadow to the surrounding areas, just to give some definition and more of a swollen and irritated look. 

Taken with my iPhone 5 front camera so not the best of quality, and I did apply a filter afterwards to make myself look queasy and poorly but hopefully you get the idea of how this would look in person!

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SKIN:

  • Revlon Colorstay Liquid Foundation in 'Buff' (from normal/dry skin)
  • MAC Pro Longwear Concealer in 'NC15'

EYES:

  • Eyeko Visual Eyes Liquid Eyeliner in 'Ebony' 
  • Rock Out & Lash Out mascara
BROWS:
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in 'Auburn'
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel in 'Caramel' 
WOUND:
  • Snazaroo Special FX Wax 
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in 'Sarafine'
  • Lime Crime Velvetine in 'Wicked' 
  • Snazaroo Special FX Gel Blood 
  • Motives by Loren Ridinger Photo Finish Powders in 'Neutral Light' and 'Neutral'
  • Motives by Loren Ridinger eyeshadow in 'Cappucino'


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