Sailor Moon

Hi Guys and Dolls!  I’m so happy to finally be sharing the final video of my Sailor Moon series! This series has be such a HUGE part of my last few years on youtube. I know it lasted longer than maybe some of you think it should have, but I never wanted to so a Sailor Moon Series video just because I needed to get it done. I did each one as the inspiration came- like Frankie said I did it “My Way”. This series is special to me not just because I loved Sailor Moon so much growing up, but also because it shows my progress at a woman and as a makeup artist.  This is my journey from being a girl who just loved makeup and talked about it on youtube, to now a professional makeup artist working in TV. This morning I went though all the videos to create a playlist and add the links at the bottom of the post and I ended up watching bits of all of them: This series started when I was 23, a newlywed, living in the suburbs, and kind of in limbo, waiting for my life to begin but not too sure where to go with it. Shortly after I started the series I moved to the Bay Area (East Bay, give it up!) changed careers, and everything went sideways for a while, but in life you just have to put your big-girl panties on and get though it. While filming this series I’ve lived in 3 different cities, 4 apartments, been though some amazing highs and some yucky lows, worked at Costco, Sephora, MAC, and then my best/worst boss ever-ME, had multiple hair-color, cut and style changes, and though it all I’ve just been myself, whoever that happens to be at the moment: Silly, serious, instructional, tongue-tied. I really enjoyed creating these videos for you, and I hope you enjoyed them too.

Sailor Moon is a look that stumped me. I’ve had about 10 different types of looks I’ve toyed with and nothing really worked, or at least it didn’t seem right until I decided to so a primary-color look. I was thinking of what I could do special for this last video and crazy-star-studded contacts seemed to fit the bill.  I considered using glitter but with the contacts it was just too much torture for my poor peepers!  I hope you love this look and have enjoyed the series as much as I have.

Pics & Prodz

Sailor Moon and I, Just hangin’ out.

Seriously, how cool are those lenses??

What I used:

Face:

Purely Cosmetics Diamond Powder (as a primer)

MAC Studio Fix Powder NC15

MAC Pro Longwear ConcealerNW15

Cheeks:
MAC Emote (Contour)

Cargo Blu-Ray Highlight/Blush

Eyes:

Too Faced Shadow Insurance

Inglot 64 AMC Shadow (Black with Gold/Multicolored Micro Glitter)

Inglot 480 DS Shadow (Blue with Silver/Multicolored glitter)

Sugarpill Afterparty Shadow (Turquoise-Blue with a violet Sheen)

NYX Milk Jumbo Pencil (Creamy/sticky White shadow base)

Sugarpill Buttercupcake (BRIGHT matte Yellow)

Inglot 474 AMC Shadow (cooler, bright yellow with gold/multicolored glitter)

Sugarpill Tako (Matte White)

E.L.F Eye Transformer Palette (white with a Violet sheen)

E.L.F Cream-Gel Liner Black

Red Cherry #600 Lashes

MAC Optimum Black Opulash

Geo T-star Contacts (Check them out here)

Lips:

Wet ‘n’ Wild Stoplight Red 911

Links to all 14 Videos & a Playlist:

PLAYLIST http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0237FBE63CAEBCBE

Sailor Moon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ey8xAE5jTls

Tuxedo Mask http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUJ5DyPqfwE

Sailor Saturn http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvvNq2HLqgo

Sailor Uranus http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jw8rJBmy3go

Sailor Neptune http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBDjjvj9KV0

Sailor Pluto http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zW2bl6z3tM0

Diana http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FMj4iqGDjk

Sailor Jupiter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jADwMsNrcRU

Sailor Mercury http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfMeFUguc1w

Luna http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iv67Lfw1dCY

Chibi Moon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_T6HIfaRPiM

Artemis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EezASLq0uQ

Sailor Mars http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pp6X82Tf-_k

Sailor Venus http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZmAAYQZ0SM

Thank you so much for stopping by! I really loved creating these looks for you!

*****

Disclosure:

The Sugarpill products used in this post were provided by PR or the manufacturer for review consideration; Everything else was purchased by me. Complimentary products never receive preferential treatment; My viewers & reader are my #1 priority and I honor your trust by always being honest with you. This video/post contains opinions that are solely my own; I am not influenced by, nor do I represent any company. All Products shown are cruelty-free (not tested on animals) to the best of my knowledge.

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24 comments

  1. MakeupZombie · August 26, 2011 MakeupZombie

    I freaking MUST HAVE those lashes!

  2. Brittany · August 26, 2011 Brittany

    i love the look…and where did you get those awesome star contact lenses???

  3. jena · August 26, 2011 jena

    I’m so distracted by the amazing colors and smoothness of your hair lol

  4. tiny · August 26, 2011 tiny

    Holy crap those lenses are amazeballs! I totally thought you photoshopped the stars at first *that’s what I get for skimming instead of reading. lol*

  5. Kassie · August 26, 2011 Kassie

    This is so amazing!! I love your take on Sailor Moon!!

  6. Lisa Dee · August 26, 2011 Lisa

    Yes, I’d say you successfully nailed the anime look.

    I want your hair, btw…

  7. Gabitha · August 26, 2011 Gabitha

    I love it! The colors are amazing and those lenses are so cool! I can’t wait for the video :D

  8. carmina · August 26, 2011 carmina

    I love it! You’re amazing!

  9. TLC · August 26, 2011 TLC

    Those contacts are wicked cool!!!

  10. RiotDemon · August 26, 2011 RiotDemon

    Those lenses literally took my breath away!
    I love the look but I was surprised you didn’t do red white and blue. however the clean lines and style I love.
    your doll makes me giggle seeing as her skirt is purple.
    I loved sailor moon growing up and I really enjoyed your series. if you want to continue it, maybe a Luna and Artemis look?

  11. Patti · August 26, 2011 Patti

    I have a pair of those contacts in clear with white stars, My eyes are a super dark brown, almost black so people really trip out when I wear em. Which isn’t much since contacts really bug my eyes. Props to the people who wear em everyday lol

  12. Cassy · August 26, 2011 Cassy

    So pretty. You look totally cra-zay in the best of ways. Thanks for sharing your whole journey with us! You’re a bit younger than me I think, but Sailor Moon was a huge deal for me when I was younger, too.

  13. Kinzla · August 26, 2011 Kinzla

    Wow! This is amazing! I love it (: The close up picture of your eye with the contacts needs to be your icon for EVERYTHING! And also I need to get me some Inglot eyeshadows.

  14. Mallorie K · August 26, 2011 Mallorie

    Cora, this is probably my favorite look you have ever done. So beautiful!

  15. Olgie · August 26, 2011 Olgie

    I’ve never seen lenses like those before. They’re incredible!
    The eye makeup is just gorgeous. Love it.

  16. evilnymphstuff · August 26, 2011 evilnymphstuff

    Omg I love love those lenses!! Awesome look! I love sailor moon it’s one of my favourite mangas since I was little

  17. Sarah G-Rizzle · August 27, 2011 Sarah

    OMG! I <3 yoooou! I have been looking for those exact contacts everywhere and could never find the site!! Thank you!

  18. Diane · August 28, 2011 Diane

    Just found you on YouTube.
    Wow, I’m impressed! I love finding videos/blogs like yours when I’m stuck in a creative rut, because you just make me want to go dive in to my makeup and play.
    So thank you, thank you, thank you!

  19. Beauty and the Scientist · September 5, 2011 Beauty

    Congratulations on the series, this was an awesome look to end it with!!!!!!

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