Hot Red Lips and Flawless Skin.

model blogger makeup tutorial

A massive load of people asked for a video using Clinique’s new Matte Mandarin lipstick and so here it is in full, glorious technicolor. It was actually the entire “look” that I wore in my How to Style Greasy and Limp Hair video that people seemed to want and so I trawled back through the footage and tried to copy the makeup exactly. It’s not exact, as it turns out, but it’s close enough. Airbrushed skin, bright orange-red lips and the softest of sculpting and shimmer on the eyelids.

soft matte mandarin swatch

A note on the Dior Airflash foundation: I have been using this loads. Almost every day. It’s odd, because it never feels like there’s anything going on and then I look at my lips and they are totally beige! So it really is just the finest, lightest foundation. I have taken to using it in the mornings when I’m in a rush because it takes all of three seconds to apply. A three second spritz and then a couple of bish-bash-boshes with a foundation brush just to make sure it’s blended in around the eyes and the sides of the nose – total time, approximately ten to twenty seconds. Anyway, watch the video and you’ll see it in action. If you want to read the review then that’s here; you can buy it online at or

If you can’t see the video screen then please click here – links and makeup details are written below.

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Makeup Used:
Dior AirFlash CC Base: see below link
Dior AirFlash Foundation 201
Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer 1W Light
Max Factor Creme Puff in Translucent
Jane Iredale Golden Glow Powder
The Body Shop Honey Bronze Bronzer Shade 1
Laura Mercier Rendez-Vous in Monte Carlo Eye Quad
YSL Faux Cils Cream Eyeliner in Ashy Black: may have been discontinued. Hope not because is brill! Anyway, any liquid/cream liner will do.
Estee Lauder Sumptuous Infinite Mascara
Clinique Matte Mandarin Lipstick

NAILS: Chanel Mirabella
SHIRT: is Abercrombie & Fitch, approx 2008! They do great plaid shirts I think.


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