Bettie Page Inspired Makeup & Hair!

When I’m recovering from a migraine, I try to be kind to myself. There is often a day or two after when you’re feeling a little weak, and for me the worst is what I affectionately call “dumb-brain”. This is not the time to make major life decisions or operate heavy machinery. It is a great time to practice self care, in whatever way that presents itself. Today I decided to play around with some new makeup from Besame, and a killer Bettie Page style wig from Annabelle Wigs. The results were pure magic! The brilliant thing about makeup, is that it’s a tool, a hobby and entertainment all in one. It’s something I can use to get glam, get creative, or just admire the pretty colors of my collection. I’m just nuts about all the fun and pretty things we can do with makeup, and I’m so glad I can share this with you Guys & Dolls!
The Infinity Stone shadows from Besame are fantastic- look for the swatches below. Wildly pigmented, wet-looking metallic textures, that slide over the skin like butter. Because this is chit-chat video, you’re getting to see a lot more of the actual makeup application- notice how I didn’t dip in for more product! I used a combo of  buffing and blending, I got the shiniest, most beautiful copper eye! I complimented this with a few of my favorite shadows from Melt Comsetics, full product list below the photos 🙂
 I haven’t done a chit-chat GRWM makeup tutorial in such a long time! It’s geeky to say, but I had a FABULOUS time filming this for you, so please be a peach and let me know what you think of this video format. I found it to be so pleasurable to just tell you guys some stories while I relaxed and did my makeup- do you like this format?

 

 

Besame Infinity Stones  quick finger swatched, no primer! (iphone photo)


 


BROWS

Pixi Natural Brow Duo “Soft Black”-Gel Only, for hold

Urban Decay ” Dark” Brow Tamer Pencil, Fill, darken and shape

NYX “Charcoal” 3 Dimension Brow Marker- To draw brow hairs in sparse spots and to add a tint to my naturally light brows


EYES

Pixi by Petra “Cream” Concealer (under brow)

Smashbox “Light” Photo Finish Lid Primer

Besame Cosmetics “Soul” Infinity Stone (Center Lid)

Melt Cosmetics “Blurr” “Unseen” and “Amalie” (crease, crease and inner lid)

MAC “Mylar” eyeshadow (brow bone)

Tarte Tartiest Liner (tight-lining, upper rim only)

Besame Mascara Cake (wing liner & mascara)

Blinking Beaute Samantha Lashes


FACE

Too Faced Hangover RX Primer (Hydrates skin)

Urban Decay Optical Blurring Primer (Makes skin smooth, reduces the appearance of pores)

Make Up For Ever HD Stick Foundation (creamy, full-coverage)

MAKE-UP ATELIER “APC2” Palette 5 Cream Concealers (lightest peach for color correction)

Urban Decay “Fair Neutral” Naked Skin Concealer

Make Up For Ever HD Powder, (applied with a dry Beauty Blender sponge)

It Cosmetics Courour Powder Mixed with Lunatic Cosmetics Contour (to get the perfect shade)

Besame Cosmetics Apricot Cream Rouge

MAC Soft Frost Extra Dimension Highlight


LIPS

Besame American Beauty Lipstick

MAC Beet Lipliner



XOXO CORA

FTC Disclaimer: Several of the products in this post were sent to me by the brands. Links provided are affiliate links.

 

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