As a makeup artist you always try to make the most out of your kit. You want everything to be organised and neat. It is key to a fast and professional work.
Especially when it comes to lipsticks it can get confusing and tedious.
I want to show you an easy way to make sure all of your lipsticks are in one place and you no longer have to carry around heaps of lipstick tubes.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Some paper towel
- MAC Palette
First of all you want to measure your lipstick and cut off how much you would want to put in your palette. For the MAC palette I recommen using around 2/3 of the lipstick. Place it in your spoon.
As a next step you will hold the spoon over your burning candle an MELT the lipstick.
Caution: Make sure the lipstick does not boil and doesn’t get too hot. It should just melt evenly.
Once it has melted, just simply pour it in your palette. Don’t worry if you mess up, you can always clean up the edges. Let it dry for around 5 minutes.
And you are done!
Quick tip: Make sure to put the name tags of the lipsticks on the bottom of the palette for reference if someone asks you or you run out of it.
I hope this was helpful to you! Keep an eye out for a upcoming Youtube video where I explain everything in detail.
Lots of love, Patricia
This post is a rather exciting post!
I entered the very first edition of the NYX Face Awards in Switzerland.
It was quite a challenge to create something more special and made me go out of my comfort zone alot.
The look I created was inspired by several pictures I saw on Pinterest and by the beauty of birds.
Here’s what I came up with
Smashbox – Porerefining Primer
NYX Cosmetics – HD Concealer (Green), Concealer Palette (Light), Blush (Taupe), Contour Palette
MAC Cosmetics – Studio Fix Powder (NC20), Fluidline Eyebrow Gel (True Brunette), Paint Pot (Stroke my Ego), Eye Khol (Costa Riche)
Bobbi Brown – Bronzing Powder (Medium)
Morphe Cosmetics – 35O Palette
Anastasia Beverly Hills – Modern Renaissance Palette, Masterpalette by Mario
KatvonD Beauty – Metal Crush Eyeshadow (Raw Power)
L’oréal Cosmetics – Superliner (Black)
Kryolan – Aquacolor 12 Palette
Urban Decay – 24/7 Glide On Pencil (Scorch)
Jouer Cosmetics – Highlighter (Citrine)
Maybelline New York – Lash Sensational Mascara
Too Faced – Better Than Sex Mascara
Red Cherry Lashes – no. 213
Feathers – From a local craft store (Leibundgut Zurich)
Feather Chocker – Selfmade
Now this is more of an Ediorial/Avant Garde makeup look which is great for photographs as well.
Please check out my video on my Youtube channel to see how I created this look. Don’t forget to give it a thumbs up and subscribe!
I really hope you like this look as much as I do!
I just recently came back from my London trip where I, of course, went makeup shopping.
We popped into MAC at Covent Garden and I finally got my hands on their ‘Copper’ pigment which has been sold out everywhere in Switzerland. I was so excited to finally do a look with it.
Here’s the look I created
Smashbox – Primer Water
Guerlain – L’Or Primer
Urban Decay – All Nighter Foundation
Laura Mercier – Setting Powder
NYX Cosmetics – Concealer Palette in Light; Blush ‘Taupe’ for contouring
Bobbi Brown – Bronzing Powder Medium
Sleek Makeup – Cleopatra’s Kiss Hightlighter Palette
Urban Decay – Naked 2
Essence Cosmetics – Clear Gloss
MAC Cosmetics – Copper Pigment
I really love these more Editorial/Grungy looks! What do you think?
Really hope you like it as much as I do.