I am absolutely honoured to have my work published in the current edition of FACEON Magazine – UK. In this beauty editorial I have explained my tips for ‘Colour Bombing’ and how to best achieve the look created in these images. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed creating it. Please see Tearsheet below along with the article information underneath
To demonstrate the latest trend ‘colour bombing and blocking’ using bold colours and clean lines in beautifully captured macro beauty images.
Step 1: Prime the face with a water based primer or light moisturiser and apply Giorgio Armani Luminous silk foundation in the appropriate shade. For a flawless, airbrush effect I choose to use the Rae Morris Radiance Foundation brush.
Step 2: Use MAC prep and prime on the eyelids and lips
Step 3: Use a wet eye shadow brush and a metallic eye shadow palette such as the 88 Crown Brush colour palette and gently apply your chosen colours to the lid, blending up to the brow.
Step 4: Using an angled eyeliner brush apply a black gel eyeliner such as MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack and a lick of Maybelline’s great lash mascara in very black.
Step 5: Add some individual knot-free eyelashes to enhance the natural lashes
Step 6: Using a MAC eyebrow pencil use upward ‘brush strokes’ with the pencil to create a natural looking brow.
Step 7: Choose two Lip Tar shades from Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (I find Monochromatic or Analogous colours schemes are most effective) and squeeze a small amount of each onto a palette.
Step 8: Using a clean angled eyeliner brush, dip half of the brush in one colour and half in the other colour. Carefully apply the colour to the lips on an angle creating the colour gradient effect. Add more of the inner colour using a lip brush if needed.