Good Happy Humpy Wednesday dear readers! Did you have a wonderful sleep?
Today is AMW Makeover day! I am so lucky to have the chance to prettify the gorgeous people as I get to talk to them and know them too!
This, I have to say, is the earliest, non-bridal makeup gig I've done so far! The call time was at 4:00am so I had to be awake by 2:45am to at least prepare the stuff and put them inside the car, get ready and of course, at least prepare MidFast (midnight snack+breakfast). *hahaha* In unforgiving hours like these, coffee are definitely my bestest of all best friend!
Joey is my old client, I did her makeup around 2 years ago and it was great to see her again!
Skin Condition: Normal to Dry
Request: Natural Makeup that's kid friendly
She is a gorgeous mom and I need to do makeup on her that lasts! She wouldn't have time for touch-ups so I prepared her skin by moisturizing the dry areas and primed the rest with an oil-free foundation primer from Laura Mercier. I applied HD Foundation on her care of Graftobian and applied cheek tint so whatever that will be removed from powder blush, there will be a "backup plan" underneath!
I went for more eye makeup application as compared to the first time I did her makeup as she's more used to having her face done by other people and she's very comfortable having slightly more makeup to show up on photos!
I finished the look with pink blush and pink lips, she can definitely sport this as she looks young and sweet even with kids! :)
Skin Condition: Combination
Request: Nothing much, just to look good
Client B has combination skin (combination normal and oily) and she does suffer from acidic skin condition, meaning, foundation darken on her after application. I prepped her skin prior to foundation application by applying primer. I used MAC's Studio Fix liquid foundation in a shade lighter to even out the color of her face and neck! The rest was pretty easy after foundation application as her features are very easy to work with. I did a semi-smokey eye makeup look to focus her eyes a bit as I contoured the rest of her face and showed her cheekbones even more!
A peach colored blush was used at the same time, a deep coral lipstick to complement her skin tone.
Skin Condition: Normal
Request: Very natural, no white cast makeup!
I understood Client C right away when she held my hand and requested for a makeup that doesn't look like a clown! I told her not to worry as I don't like her to look like a clown either! For someone who's already a grandma, Client C has wonderful skin as she takes care of it by using moisturizer and probably smiling at all times! (Told ya! Smiling is the secret to fountain of youth)
I used GSL Tri-Aktiline Total Face on her but making sure she does not suffer from any allergic reactions to skincare ingredients. After making sure the moisturizer gets absorbed into the skin, I picked out a moisturizing foundation from I'Nuovi and applied it all over her face with a patting motion to "maintain moisture".
After the "base" was complete, the rest was easy as I applied a neutral colored eyeshadow and applied a natural pinkish shade for blush applied on the apples of her cheeks going upwards which gives an illusion of a higher cheekbones.
Skin Condition: Very Oily
Request: to make her look young
I do apologize as it was a super busy morning we forget to take a photo of Client D's Before photo. Most mature skin individuals suffer from dry skin but not Client D. Client D has a skin of a teenager and suffers from very oily skin! I had to prep her skin carefully not to make her skin dry after oil-control primer application. I pat everything gently and checking on areas that may have dried up. Giving time for the primer to sit in, I chose an oil-free foundation from her which was MAC Studio Fix. I carefully waited to see if the foundation turns dark on her then adjusted a bit with powder foundation.
She had her eyebrows tattooed and I'm so glad to have bought the K-Palette Eyebrow Liner to fill in the rest of the gaps and I am positive it'll stay the whole day!
Client D is very comfortable with parties and makeup and she advised me to go dark on her makeup and I obliged but still making sure to make her look like herself still, and not somebody else.
They all look gorgeous even without makeup as their personalities shine through! Such a heart-warming family!
**hair by: Kim
Thanks for the trust!