Thursday, July 7, 2011

Beauty Looks from Christian Dior Fall 2011 Couture


While we thought the actual fashion on the runway of Christian Dior's Fall 2011 show was extreme, it was nothing compared to the makeup! Although the beauty looks may have been a little extreme, the heavy use of opaque shades were undoubtedly striking. Here are a few tips to create a more wearable version of the colorblock-style eyes:

1. Begin with a medium teal, similar to Inglot's 504. Apply the shade under the browbone and on the upper lid.

2. With a medium rose shade, like Inglot's 495, apply the shadow on the full lid. Apply two coats to assure an opaque look.

3. Dip a Q-tip in makeup remover and rub on skin to better define the outlines of each color.

4. With black liquid eyeliner, like Sephora's Aqua Liner, draw a thick a thick line above lashes. Once the desire thickness is acheived, extend the line into an exaggerated cat eye, about a half inch past the outer crease of the lids.

5. Coat eyelashes in a true black mascara, like Buxom Buxom's Amplified Mascara, to create a dramatic look.

16 comments:

  1. hiya i really like your blog, just passing by to say hello IS THIS THE BEST MAKE UP POST OR WHAT WOW i seriously love it damn i'd love to be able to paint my face like that, thank u for sharing.

    any way nice to meet you/ur blog

    http://euqinom7.blogspot.com

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  2. wow, this is amazing! I love the contrasting colors! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  3. LOVE it so pretty. Thank you for your tips Doll!!! You're soooo gorgeous girl!


    <3 Marina
    Fashion.MakeUp.LifeStyle

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  4. Wow. I watched the show, but I couldnt see the makeup on the little screen haha. Thanks for posting this. Its pretty awesome and would be fun to try.

    Sophia
    http://lasophialasophia.blogspot.com

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  5. @Aqui That's what first drew me to the look as well!

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  6. @Marina Thanks, but that's actually a model. Lol!

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  7. @LaSophia Let me know if you try it!

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  8. @Songbird Yes! My approach is a bit less dramatic, but far more wearable!

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  9. amazing look:))) dior new collection of clothes, makeup, accessories are fabulous:))
    btw - great blog Mallory:))
    Happy Friday:)))
    xoxoxo
    Flara

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