Thursday, June 17, 2010

FOTD: We Don't Fight With No Brass Knuckles

Hi guys! This was my makeup and hairstyle for the military jacket outfit a couple of days ago. I think 5 people caught me taking pictures of my eye outside my apartment. One guy even offered to help .. so embarrassing! xD I used gold because I like how natural it looks and it complements all the gold military stripes on my jacket and the gold earrings I wore. I realize that I've been doing a lot of the same look recently. I should do something olive green next or a smokey eye. If you guys see Wet n Wild eyeshadow palettes (6 extremely pigmented colours for $5), GRAB ONE!

I did my hair in a high top bun that seems to be pretty popular nowadays. I flipped my hair over completely, basically bending my head down towards the floor and grabbed all of it and raised my head up. I smoothed out the loose strands with one hand and pulled out some side bangs and left my forehead bangs out and adjusted the ponytail so that it centered near the top of my head. While tying the ponytail with a hair tie, I looped it twice and on the last loop to make it tight (depends on how long your hair is), I twisted the ponytail into a bun and tucked in the loose end. This sounds really complicated but it's not. Basically just tie a ponytail-bun on the top of your head by flipping your hair over first. I could never be a teacher xD 

Trying out some products I don't usually use or haven't seen in a while.

Products Used:

ELF All Over Cover Stick in Fair (way too light for me right now; it's also really drying)
Covergirl Clean Foundation Oil Control in Soft Honey,
applied with ELF Concealer Brush and smoothed out with fingers
ELF Studio Complexion Perfection
(ELF Studio Concealer Pencil for minor spot touchups)
ELF Mineral Primer
Wet N Wild E/S Palette in Vanity: gold all over lid, matte milk brown on outer half of lid, matte peach for browbone highlight
ELF Studio Creme Liner in Black (melts if you blink a lot like I did - boo panda eyes!)
ELF Studio Brow Kit in Dark
ELF Studio Blush from Blushing and Bronzing Powder
 I really like how the sun makes you lashes' shadows look super long. This one's interesting because it bounced off my straight lashes D: and made this cool shadow curtain across my iris. I realize my eyelids look really weird. I didn't know they were capable of doing that weird semi-monolid thing lol
Really contemplating a dye back to black to get rid of this streaky nonsense or maybe I'll try Palty if I can find it at 99 Ranch. Do you guys have any suggestions for my hair? Dye it black, dark brown, same colour? Dye just the roots? I'm up for anything : )
Serious rootage. Who knew my hair could grow that much in 2 months?
 Should I attempt a celebrity-inspired look? I'm up for K-pop, Lady Gaga, anything you can throw at me. Photo links welcome for inspiration!


Ken June 18, 2010 at 12:19 AM   said...

awesome, that military coat u put up last time was awesome!

this eye makeup, i like a lot better!

Unknown June 18, 2010 at 1:10 AM   said...

pretty makeup!
bronze looks nice on you! u are def ready for the summer^_^


Anonymous June 18, 2010 at 1:31 AM   said...

A celebrity look. :O Lady Gaga!? I'd like to see that. :P

Unknown June 18, 2010 at 2:41 AM   said...

Love this look :) Your eyeliner is flawless...the color goes so nicely with the purple top :D

Liana June 18, 2010 at 3:35 AM   said...

yay, pretty look! yeah you should do a celebrity look, maybe a kpop look, but i dont know who in particular :P

sugar sugar June 18, 2010 at 5:30 AM   said...

Nice color combination! :3

Try dyeing your hair with a lighter brown color since it's summer. ^_^

Please do a lady gaga inspired look. x) Will be looking forward to that.

♥Bunny♥ June 18, 2010 at 8:38 AM   said...

definately Lady Gaga.... That will be interesting! Hmmm... Maybe a Lady Gaga inspired look that is wearable in everyday life :D That will be awesome!!

noone June 18, 2010 at 12:11 PM   said...

ohh do a lady gaga, that might be interesting!! she always has some crazy make up and clothes on

Sarah June 18, 2010 at 12:28 PM   said...

I'd so want a Lady Gaga doctor! That would be awesome! Your makeup looks flawless, and no I'm craving (I guess craving is the word) a Wet and Wild palette!

s June 18, 2010 at 3:01 PM   said...

Oooh I have a look for ya!! i ♥ clazziquai, this girl is so pretty :)

~KawaiiParadise~ June 18, 2010 at 5:23 PM   said...

aw how cute, I love your bun. I always try to do that to my hair but it always fallen down T_T. You grown so much hair in two months XD
~XOXO Charlotte

MsHark June 18, 2010 at 10:54 PM   said...

that is so funny someone saw you and offered to help! LOL. Sounds like something that would happen to me. I love military inspired pieces.

Sybil June 19, 2010 at 1:28 AM   said...

nice eye make up!!! i adore your military jacket there too! :D

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Anonymous June 19, 2010 at 4:48 AM   said...

Gave you a 'Blog with Substance' award (Y).

♥ 珊珊 Kawaii Kuromi ♥ June 19, 2010 at 9:05 AM   said...

I love you military jacket.

Nice make up too!

Im not sure where you can get them from. I just randomly came across it the other day and it said it was worn by a celeb or something.

Ahh thanks :) They look funky and cute!.
Altho im getting another pair hopefully soon as a present so wont need to be getting a pair.

Thanks for informing me tho :)

Shan Shan

Nicol June 19, 2010 at 6:30 PM   said...

loving the title and the look ;) your hair isnt streaky, just touch up the roots :)

DICTASHION. June 20, 2010 at 10:04 AM   said...

I particularly like your military jacket :D

SHIZUKA June 20, 2010 at 9:19 PM   said...

yes to celeb inspired look! ive been meaning to do one for the last yr or so haha. you hair do is cuute and i lv the military jacket! thnx for ur sweet comment too:) x

Thanh Thao June 21, 2010 at 3:36 AM   said...

Hi Angie, nice to meet you! :-))

Thanks for following my blog, I'm following your back as well!

I wish you good luck on the giveaway! :-)

Many greetings from Germany! :-))

MINAKICHU June 21, 2010 at 7:05 AM   said...

Love your outfit and your eye makeup. You looked so kawaii cute!:-)hugs!

Chelsea and Korina June 21, 2010 at 11:37 PM   said...

You look so cute here! Love the makeup!

~KawaiiParadise~ June 21, 2010 at 11:58 PM   said...

Nope, the clean 360 make my skin all flakey and dry. After I used it I swear I never use it again ^^. However, I still keep the pad since it's great for exfoliate ^^. Your eye makeup are amazing XD.
~XOXO Charlotte

inge luciana June 22, 2010 at 1:37 AM   said...

Lovely make up. The bronze eyeshadow looks awesome on your eyes. And love the military jacket on the last photo. Cool!

αвву M. June 22, 2010 at 5:48 AM   said...

I Like the eyeshadow ;) and ur bun :D i think u should stick with the same hair color. it suits u. but trying another color could make a good change too ;)

and thanks for the tip :D i´m currently using a pencil concealer from Loreal but it´s almost empty so i´ll go with elf pencil concealer this time and try the complexion perfect powder too :D

Ashley Dy June 22, 2010 at 6:18 AM   said...

Love the look on you sweety! And wow you're on chictopia, too! Will add you the next day cause I already exceeded adding friends today.

D e g a i n e June 22, 2010 at 7:40 AM   said...

Nice blog, love that eyeshadow color


noone June 22, 2010 at 12:55 PM   said...

thanks for your comment! yeah I've tried a few stretch mark creams and nothing really worked either! Still I'm tempted to buy them hoping someday a magical cream will work. lol yeah true I should just stop looking at my butt so much cuz everytime I look for a long time the more I notice them!!

Elisa ♥ June 22, 2010 at 3:58 PM   said...

i like your jacket =D!!

Carla June 25, 2010 at 9:09 AM   said...

hey! I nominated u for another blog award!!

beneath the glass June 25, 2010 at 7:29 PM   said...

love the eyeshadow. i think you should streak your hair lighter for summer, it would look awesome!

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