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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Inspired by Belle from Beauty and the Beast

When I asked for some suggestions of some ideas for looks, Miranda suggested that maybe I do a look inspired by Belle from Beauty and the Beast.  Trying to come up with new ideas for a look inspired by Belle is not the easiest thing to do.  When I think of Belle, I think yellow and brown.  How many ways are there to wear yellow and brown?  I've seen some looks inspired by her before, check out Kassie's look, and honestly,  if I were to do a look without having already seen hers, I think mine would look a lot like hers.  So I did my best to come up with something at least a little bit different!


And my inspiration


I wanted this look to be mainly gold, but a yellow gold so you could still tell who it was inspired by.  I also wanted to tie in the brown (from her hair) somewhere besides the crease so I put it under my eye.

What I used:

Eyes:
Too Faced Shadow Insurance
NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil "Milk"
a layer of Sugarpill's "Buttercupcake" on lid to make the gold more yellow-y
L'oreal HIP Pigment "Visionary" over the yellow
MUG "Gold Digger" shadow
MUG "Bleached Blonde" shadow
MUG "Yellow Brick Road" shadow under highlight color
MUG "Ice Queen" shadow as a highlight
NYX glitter liner "Gold"
MUG "Brown Sugar" shadow (bronze color under my eye)
MUG "Corrupt" shadow applied wet as a liner

Cheeks:
ELF Blush/bronzer duo to contour
NYX "Angel" blush
Philosophy "The Color of Grace" shimmering face powder to highlight (this stuff is really really awesome when applied with a stippling brush, it just has an amazing glowy effect, thank you so much Heather Crazy Beautiful Makeup for sending this to me!!)

Lips:
Revlon Colorburst lipstick "Soft Nude"
ELF Liquid Lipstick "Perfect Pink" (thank you, Heather, for this too!)

And that's my look for today!  I hope you all are doing well (and staying healthy!) and I hope you have an amazing rest of your week!! Thank you all so much!!!

And a little song to finish up the post!

24 comments:

  1. OOO i love this! That yellow glitter on the lid is lovely :)

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  2. OH so pretty! I love this look, it looks great on you Sonja!

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  3. Oh yay! I just let out a squeal of excitement seeing this! haha You did the look beautifully! I just love it! Thanks for doing this :))

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  4. This is sooo pretty with your eye color, Sonja! And Belle is one of my favorite princesses :D

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  5. What camera do you use? :)

    www.rebekasbeautyworld.blogspot.com

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  6. This is truly beautiful :) What cam do you use?

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  7. You are welcome, I am in love with the highlighter myself!

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  8. I played Belle in a production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast in my city! I had the BEST time, and as a result she's my fav character!!!! I wish you could see a pic of it! I love this!

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  9. I love how you leaned more gold than yellow, I think it makes it much more obvious where your inspiration came from. The Glitter is gorgeous, hell the whole look is gorgeous!! And thanks for the shout out! :D

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  10. looks really beautiful I love the sparkles. You have the prettiest eyes.

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  11. Looks great on you!!! Great combo!

    Tina
    http://officialstinad.blogspot.com/

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  12. i love this! you capture the character inspiration so well!

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  13. you looks absolutely beautiful

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  14. Very gorgeous :D I wish I had such beautiful eyes! x

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  15. This is gorgeous.. I love Belle but this look realy caught my eye without reading the inspiration. I will have to try and recreate it! Beautiful

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  16. THIS LOOKS AMAZING. im really going to have to check out the makeup geek shadows...

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  17. Thank you all for your sweet comments! They make my day!!

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  18. This looks so gorgeous on your eyes - new favourite of yours! I hope you're doing well, I think of you often and pray for you.

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