Welcome to The Best Beauty Blog’s first ever FOTD (Face Of The Day)!! I was inspired and encouraged by beauty bloggers – Jade, Sara-May, coco and Tracy D – to start doing FOTD’s. Thank you lovelies!
This gold and green FOTD is one of my favourite looks because it can be worn as a fresh daytime look. My complexion looks rather good with this foundation – although I should have used concealer to conceal my dark circles. I tried to contour my big flat Chinese nose but it doesn’t show up that well in the photos.
Apologies if I look moody in the photos but I realised that if I did my usual “wide eyes and wide teethy smile” pose, you wouldn’t be able to see the colours of my eyeshadows and the pink lippy. DOH!
A close-up of the “green-eyed” monster!
Cosmetic Products Used To Achieve FOTD
FACE OF AUSTRALIA Face Base Primer*
FACE OF AUSTRALIA Mineral Therapy Liquid Foundation in Beige*
FACE OF AUSTRALIA Translucent Loose Powder*
Lime Crime Candy Eyed Eyeshadow Helper eyelid primer*
17 Eye Dazzle Good As Gold
Lime Crime Mischief Managed Magic Dust Eyeshadow*
Make Up Academy Eyeshadow in Shade 6 Green (swatch here)
Red Earth black pencil eyeliner
ARDELL lashes – Invisibands Demi Pixies Black* (reviewed here)
Revlon Precision Lash Adhesive (reviewed here)
Etude House Eyebrow Kit
Revlon Beyond Natural Blush & Bronzer in Pink (reviewed here)
FACE OF AUSTRALIA Mineral Lip Shine in Fairy Floss*
(* products were provided for consideration and will be / have been reviewed on The Best Beauty Blog)
1. After cleansing and moisturising, apply appropriate primer to face and eyes.
2. Wait a few minutes and then apply foundation using fingers and a sponge to areas which require it.
3. Set foundation with a light dusting of translucent powder.
4. Apply gold eyeshadow dust liberally all over eyelids and bring it above the crease.
5. Apply the green dust eyeshadow to the outer V of the eye and blend lightly.
6. Using the darker green eyeshadow, pop some on the centre of your eyelid and blend. Also, use this to line the outer third of your lower lashline.
7. Using a black eyeliner, line your upper lashline and extend with a small wing.
8. Stick on false eyelashes. This can be tricky but the key is to wait for the glue to go slightly tacky before sticking it on.
9. Step back and look in the mirror and add more colour if necessary to your lids.
10. Using the same gold eyeshadow dust, pop some on the inner corner of your eye and line the remainder of the inner lower lashline.
11. Define your eyebrows. (Please note that I have a black scar on my left eyebrow from a car accident.)
12. Contour nose and cheekbones with bronzer.
13. Apply blusher to the apples of your cheeks.
14. Carefully apply pink lipstick.
And we’re done!
I hope you enjoyed my first FOTD and make-up tutorial. If you have any constructive criticism, please do not hesitate to tell me. A girl can never have enough make-up tips.