Quick Springtime Makeup – The Silent Movie

I made this video last week and thought you might like it. I just filmed myself silently doing my makeup ready for a different video (the Best of Spring Makeup video) and then decided that I quite liked the way it looked. I was going to keep it silent and just add subtitles, but then I got bored and thought that it would be easier just to do a voiceover.

So here I am, chit-chatting away through a few minutes of therapeutic makeup application. If you’re having trouble sleeping, get a load of this! Cup of tea at the ready? Sitting comfortably? Let’s go!

(Product links are below the video pane.)

Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua Compact in Beige 30: http://tidd.ly/f24b8eea

Dior 5 Colour Palette in Navy Style, 208: http://tidd.ly/b03292f2

Eyeko Skinny Mascara: http://www.eyeko.com/eyeko-skinny-brush-mascara-p-187.html

Urban Decay 24/7 Pencil in Perversion: http://tidd.ly/38998390

Daniel Sandler Creme Blusher in Hot Pink: http://tidd.ly/e20bc409

Estee Lauder Illuminator in Topaz Chameleon: http://tidd.ly/2a36470d

YSL Manicure Duo: http://tidd.ly/6b08659f

Dior Addict Extreme Lipstick in Incognito: http://tidd.ly/f759b5b2

Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer: http://tidd.ly/3b9c255f

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24 Comments

  1. Lorna
    April 15, 2012 / 7:51 am

    i love the look! want all the products :) *sigh* xx

  2. Jenny
    April 15, 2012 / 9:20 am

    Love the VoiceOver video – very funny :)
    Like the look of the channel foundation may have to try that one!
    X

  3. Safiya
    April 15, 2012 / 11:28 am

    I love this makeup look! The colors look gorgeous on you :) I hope its not too much to ask but would you be able to reccomened some skin care products for my very dry + flakey skin? I’m looking for a very effective exfoliator ( but gentle) and a moisturizer. I appreciate any help you can give me!

  4. April 15, 2012 / 12:40 pm

    Haha, I think you are being a bit strict on yourself! The video is not THAT long, and not boring at all =) I like it! Funny comment on the posing =)

  5. Alexandra
    April 15, 2012 / 3:18 pm

    Hi Ruth,

    I’ve been following you on youtube and reading your website for a while now, but this is the first time I am actually writing to you. I was wondering if you could recommend some budget eye creams. I am 23 now and maybe it’s just me but I start seeing some wrinkles around my eyes, or fine lines or whatever they call it which I am pretty sure weren’t there before. So, any suggestions?

    Have a good day!

    • Ruth
      April 15, 2012 / 3:35 pm

      @Alexandra I’m just researching some actually! I’ll let you know! x

      • Alexandra
        April 15, 2012 / 10:32 pm

        Great! Can’t wait!

  6. Safiya
    April 15, 2012 / 3:38 pm

    This is a beautiful make up look and the colors look gorgeous on you! I hope its not too much to ask but could you recommend some skin care products for my very dry + flakey skin? Im looking for a very good exfoliater (but gentle) and a moisturizer. I appreciate any help you can give me! :)

    • Ruth
      April 15, 2012 / 4:04 pm

      @Safiya have a look at Pai products – great for sensitive and flaky skin! x

  7. Gaya
    April 15, 2012 / 6:50 pm

    Loving the makeup Ruth! You are so funny even when you don’t try to be. Love you! :D xxx

  8. Diana
    April 15, 2012 / 8:21 pm

    Ruth I love your voice over!!!
    Diana x

  9. Laura
    April 15, 2012 / 8:27 pm

    Hi Ruth I love the shirt- where is it from? x

    • Ruth
      April 15, 2012 / 10:32 pm

      @Laura Monica and Joe! xx

  10. April 15, 2012 / 9:41 pm

    i think any video/post you make about your makeup instantly makes me want to purchase all the products you use just because you look so gorgeous!

  11. rebecca
    April 16, 2012 / 1:24 am

    Not boring at all,it was lovely and funny and informative! Fabulous look too… I thought I was over blue eyeshadows, but that palette is quite grand on your skin.

  12. Konsti
    April 16, 2012 / 12:39 pm

    I really like the way you are doing your make-up, its seems to be easy and quick-with a great result, I wish to be able to do that in the same way… Oh and the voice over is so much fun, really enjoyed watching the video!

    • Ruth
      April 17, 2012 / 8:56 am

      Thanks Konsti! x

  13. Angelina
    April 16, 2012 / 2:30 pm

    who are you wearing (shirt)? Gorgeous.

    • Ruth
      April 17, 2012 / 8:56 am

      Valentine Gauthier at Monica & Joe! x

  14. April 17, 2012 / 7:47 pm

    I really enjoyed this video. Love your blog Ruth, and the monologue dialogue, excellent!
    if you have time drop by my blog, love to hear what you think :)

  15. elly
    April 23, 2012 / 3:46 pm

    Hey ruth

    I need a new lengthening mascara in your opinion should I go for the d.j.v. beautenizer or the Eyeko skinny?

    Thanks
    elly xx

    • Ruth
      April 24, 2012 / 6:16 pm

      @Elly both lovely. DJV more volumising, easier to get off. Eyeko is a more beautiful, separated effect. x

  16. elly
    April 23, 2012 / 4:04 pm

    Hi Ruth

    Can you please do a mascara review soon…..I need a new one!

    Thanks
    elly

  17. elly
    April 24, 2012 / 9:44 am

    Hi Ruth

    Can you please do a mascara review soon. Need a new one and so many around…

    Thanks
    Elly xx

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