Wedding Guest Makeup Look

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Last weekend I attended a lovely Wedding reception for a friend of my partner’s. A Wedding is always the perfect excuse to really go to town on makeup. I decided to go all out and wear a pretty dress, and I even put on some fake eyelashes for the first time in almost a year!

Below my foundation I wanted to use a few perfecting products – I applied MAC Skin Base Visage to prime my skin followed by the NARS Copacabana Illuminator on the areas of my face that I would highlight.

I wanted quite a natural base so I went in with my trusty bareMinerals Complexion Rescue, paired with MAC Pro Longwear Concealer to add a little extra coverage. To contour I used my Kat Von D Shade and Light Contour Palatte along with Benefit’s Hoola Bronzer to warm up my skin.
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For my cheeks I had to go for something light and girly, so the Hourglass Ambient Light Blush in Ethereal Glow was the perfect option. It’s pale pink hue with a subtle glow was exactly what I was going for. My highlight of course was The Balm’s Mary Lou-Manizer – I use this whenever I am wanting a goddess like glow.

Onto brows, at the moment I’m really enjoying a duo of brow products from the new Benefit range. I have been loving the Benefit Goof Proof brow pencil & Ready, Set Brow Gel. This combination keeps my brows looking defined and keeps them in place all night.
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Now onto the eyes, my favourite part of my makeup routine. After applying my usual base of the Maybelline Colour Tattoo in Creme De Rose, I went in with some beautiful shades from the amazing Tarte Tartelette In Bloom palette – Let me know if you’d be interested in a swatch/review post on this palette.

I started by applying the shade ‘Flower Child’ over my entire lid to create an even base. I then blended the shade ‘Smarty Pants’ through my crease, this is a pale brown/beige matte which is great for adding some subtle definition. To deepen up the outer V of my eyes I then began blending in the shade ‘Rebel’, followed by a touch of ‘Activist’. I couldn’t do an eye look without a bit of shimmer, so I swept ‘Firecracker’ over the centre of my lid and also applied a touch of ‘Funny Girl’ as an inner corner highlight.
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I decided to apply some lashes; my choice was the Red Cherry Wispy Eyelashes*. I had to cut them down slightly as they were too long but I loved how natural they looked. I applied some of my favourite Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara to tie everything together, and that was finally eye makeup complete.

To finish the look of course I had to wear something amazing on the lips! I decided on the Sleek Matte Me lip cream in All Fired Up. 

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I was really pleased with how the finished look turned out, so I hope you like it too! Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.

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