NARS AW/10 Marc Jacobs Runway Look ‘attempt’

Posted by Lipglossiping On February - 21 - 2010

So, you know I kinda fell in love with this slightly ‘dirty’ look from NYFW, I had a go at re-creating it last night.  It’s simple, but too easy to go overboard.  Half the reason the original looks so fab is probably because of Freja Beha’s amazing bone structure anyway.

It’s not BAD bad… but it’s far too heavy (as I knew it would be).

Do you ever attempt to recreate looks from face charts and the like?


21 Responses to “NARS AW/10 Marc Jacobs Runway Look ‘attempt’”

  1. caz says:

    I think it looks amazing!
    Dark eyes look really good on you

  2. Lady Gray says:

    O agree with Caz – it loooks amazing on you!

  3. em says:

    I love this! so smudgy and sultry- hot!

  4. Daisy says:

    This looks amazing on you! x

  5. Makeupdivaa says:

    Looks WOW on you, love the eyes.would have been more WOW if lips were little paler and matt :) smoky look suits you :)

  6. It looks great on you, really smokey and sultry.

    I’ve always wanted to try out a facechart, but have never had the balls to. I always look at the promo shots for the MAC Colour Ready collection (I think that’s what it was?) and would love to recreate that eye but I would fail epically.

  7. Anna says:

    I think it looks amazing on you! Not too heavy at all.
    Actually, would you mind listing the products used and a little bit about how you did it? I never attempt to recreate face charts, but I do attempt to recreate stuff I see on other people on the internets. 😉

  8. Yinnie says:

    it does not look too heavy, it suits you. =)

  9. Glamoured says:

    It looks amazing – not heavy at all.

  10. I agree, you rock the subtle smokey eye!

  11. Gemma says:

    I think it looks beautiful on you!

  12. unetasse says:

    I think it looks fab!

  13. liloo says:

    phwoarrr hello there, how are youuuuuuuu doing
    oozes with sexyness.
    darker than the model but I prefer this to the model and face chart.
    this smokey combination brings out a different shade to your eyes I had never seen before. What did Mr L had to say about this look? 😉 Much prefer your lip colours too, the model’s were a bit too nude for my liking. In fact, put it bluntly I found that the model looks a bit scruffy, sienna miller type of deal. You just added a whole new dimension to it and it is gorgeous.

  14. Sophie says:

    I don’t think it’s too heavy, you look gorge! x

  15. Lizzard says:

    *gasp*

    what a sexy sultry smokey look! do this all the time! its sooo awesome ahhh!!!

    xo Liz @ prdctjunkie.blogspot.com

  16. Rhamnousia says:

    Your skin looks flawless in this photo and I like the dark eyes on you, they really work.

    I’ve been meaning to get my arse in gear and do my face charts but for some reason I never get around to it, must make more effort!

  17. Rae says:

    Well, *I* think you’re looking amazing! If you ask me, the biggest difference between how this looks on you and how this looked on the model is that she looked a little malnourished, whereas you just look hot.

    Anyhow. I love it!

  18. mayrei says:

    It looks great and not too heavy at all. I wish I could get a similar look, but it always ends up looking like someone punched me in both eyes.

  19. Arianne says:

    I agree with everyone here; I think it looks fantastic on you! It doesn’t look heavy at all. :) I wore a similar smudgy look a few days ago. As much as I love the defined eyes, I really hate the cleanup at the end of the day. It’s too dark, and too much work. :(

  20. Redtiger21 says:

    Definitely, definitely looks lovely on you- not too heavy at all!!! Soft and smoky and smudgy. Fab.

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

I hoard... therefore I am... (messy)

Having a little tidy up this morning and I uncovered some more precious bits and bobs to put in Leila’s box of memories.  I unashamedly …

George Asda Matte Finish Polish in Twister NOTD

Beautiful shade, great looking finish, 2 easy-to-apply coats and truly, truly inexpensive at £1.50 a bottle. Which is why the terrible wear breaks my heart. …

Gym Makeup!

Yes, really.  As a total gym bunny (I’ve been once) and because I’m possibly as horribly superficial as my blog would suggest, I think that …

Swatch Saturday – The Body Shop Baked Eye Colours

Have you been lemming the new mineralize shadows from MAC’s In The Groove collection but can’t quite stretch to £15 a piece? I’d like to …

Pricey but oh so pretty…

If you spend over £75 (eek!) at Cosmetics A La Carte, the bespoke cosmetics brand will treat you to a limited edition Valentine gift set …

It’s my birthday!

I’m 29, but I don’t look a day over 30. The astute amongst you may have noticed that this isn’t my actual Birthday Cake (I’m …

Earth Month: Aveda, Origins and Melvita - Beauty brands with a conscience

Did you know that April is Earth Month?  Well it is, so listen up! Now in its 12th year, Aveda created Earth Month in April …

Rituals Wu Wei Bath Foam

I’m a confirmed night owl.  I’ve always been happier to work and play when others around me are sleeping.  I won’t lie, it’s tough balancing …

Topshop Makeup - Blushes

Another mini splurge from last week!  I know you’ve seen these 100 times now, sorry! I only bought two things from the range though, aren’t …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads