Monday, August 3, 2009

Work Look 2: Sexy Smog Look

Dear Manic Monday!

I will be creating another Work Look for you to make my day pass by quickly! :) Here's my easy and simple look! Please make this day an easy day for all of us ok?

AMW Diagram

Step 1:

Prior to e/s application, I applied MAC PaintPot in Soft Ochre all over lids. Pat on ELF e/s in white all over lids including inner corner of eyes and browbone.

Step 4:

Gently pat on MAC Bright Sunshine e/s on the center of the eyeball area.
Step 5 & 6:

Apply Makeup Masala Gel liner in Inky Black on the upper Lashline.
Tightline with Urban Decay's 24/7 in ZERO, apply it on the lower lashline and waterline. Apply Urban Decay's 24/7 YEYO on the inner lower lashline.

Final look

Do not forget to curl your lashes
with Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler,

apply 2 coats of Lancome Oscillation mascara

Filled my brows with
P&J Eyebrow Pencil no. 4

Eyes close :D

What's on the rest of my face?
Foundation: Maybelline Clear Smooth Minerals in Buff Beige
Setting Powder
: MAC Mineralized Skinfinish in Light

Maybelline Clear Smooth Minerals in Gentle Pink

Highlight: Eyeko Pretty Eye 5-in-1 e/s

Lips: Kiehl's Lip Blam #1
NYX Jupiter

Nivea Caregloss & Shine

Now I'm ready to smile and hit the road!
Start of the week tip: Do at least 1 good deed a day!
It helps feed your soul! :D

Have a safe week ahead!
Keep smilin'
Stay happy!


  1. This look is somewhat versatile. It can be work at work and even on night outs. :) i just admire your passion for make up and prettifying and coming up with looks. You have the mind of an artist, Nikki. :)

  2. haha speaking about work looks
    i just got up off bed on one of my holidays to make up for my sis first day of work at 6am
    yikes. lol

  3. Wow... the Bright Sunshine es looks so bright is the pan, but it looks really subtle on you ya!!

    I love this look!! It looks professional but not boring at all!! Thanks for sharing your amazing skills with us!! :D

  4. you tut is easy to follow :) straight to the point..that's what i like it. very natural and fresh look :) lurv it!

  5. It's a Monday, but instead of doing a simple neutral look, I might be doing a subdued smokey brown look. Haha!

    Nice tutorial Nikki! Absolutely simple to follow.

  6. nice tut! simple but you look so cute!

  7. as usual, very nice tut! easy to follow! is the ELF white e/s shimmery?

  8. This is an excellent go-to look. So clean and polished. Love it.
    (too lazy to sign in)

  9. Nice & easy to follow! With extra mascara and liner, can head out at night to0

  10. awwww...
    perfect for a day look

    it have that 'im made up' without really shouting heaviness on it!


  11. Pammy , aww thanks for saying so! i don't call myself an artist but someone who just loves makeup so much lol

    LyNn, awww 6am?? ouch!i wake up at 5:45am getting ready for work :)

    Jenn,it's not too pigmented , if you want a more pigmented yellow, then don't go for this shade lol :) No problem, I enjoyed this tut!

    Louie (chulalouie), thanks for the compliment, I'm glad you like the simple tut!

  12. Tish wow..that's great look for sure! :)

    Crystal, hahah i don't call myself cute, but if you want

    Khymm, ELF is not full matte but it's not too shimmery too, just right :)

  13. happyfacehappywallet, thanks for the comment eventhough you're too lazy to sign in, :D LOL

    Becky, thank you!

    Shopn'Chomp, thanks

  14. Tracy, so true! i can make it more dramatic with a darker eyeliner and more coats of mascara!

    Thiamere, I think I'm always into the not so subtle but subtle looK :)

  15. Very cute look! This brown looks so perfect on your eyes!

  16. This is so simple and pretty, I love it!

  17. Anastacia, thank you for saying so :) How have you been?

    Gio, thanks!

  18. This is my kind of work look! Although I'm pretty lazy and just do liner and mascara. Ha!

  19. I genuinely saw one colour before I saw the diagram, lol - I suppose that means you have great blending skills :D.
    And thanks for the nice comment ^_^! It's good to be back :).

  20. Smog looks fab on you, o queen of blending!!

    Very fresh and professional look.

  21. another beautiful work look!! <3

  22. B , girl! without mascara and liner, you still look great! My eyes look bald without the liner! lol

    Cris, aww thanks!

    JC, hahaha that is nice of you to say, but I would say YT Queen of blending is still the queen! :)

    Vanessa M, thanks girlie!

    Fuz, thanks

  23. Wow, this is the kind of look I want for work! Great blending!!!

  24. love your work look, theyre naturally enhanced! i love using browns xD

  25. Brilliant! Good work. Adding to my favourites!


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