Femme Boulevard: Vamp

It’s still end of July, and in some places, it’s still summer, and in others, it’s winter. We decided to do something different, and by that, we’re feeling vampy. The first thing I thought of was to pull out my darker lipsticks. How exciting :-) Then, I was debating whether to keep my eyes minimal, or to go all out dark. I haven’t been playing much with eye shadows for a few months now, and I took this opportunity to actually use some of my eye shadows! Dark eyes it is. I was going to use black only but….. it kinda got out of hand. Heh!

For the base, I wanted something flawless, so I used my newly purchased Lancome Blanc Miracle SPF50 liquid foundation, set with my well loved Lancome Maqui Blanc Miracle powder foundation. To avoid looking like a goth, I added some pink using Dior Rosy Glow blush.

 

face products

 

For the eyes, I took out my Estee Lauder Violet Underground eye palette. Initially, I wanted to use the black shadow wet, then when I was blending, I thought I’d add some purple on top of the black. Then, I thought, hhmmm…. maybe add a little pink on the inner corner, then a little beige / gold on the bottom lash line. It got way out of hand when I lined my lower lashlines using the purple because I slipped and pulled the liner way off. I worked with the error and drew on another flick on the lower lashline. I haven’t tried drawing on the inner corners of my eyes before, so why not, since the look already turned out editorial. LOL! Of course, for such a dark look, lashes are a must. Otherwise, my natural lashes will just disappear.

I’ve been wanting to use my Burberry Bright Plum lip pencil and lipstick for the longest time, and hey, this is just THE opportune moment! Instead of just lining my lips, I used the lip pencil to colour my lips before adding the lipstick. Turned out super vampy!

 

eyes and lips

 

Want to see the final look? The look is so vampy I didn’t feel right smiling. The whole time I was taking the photos, I was thinking to myself, “I’m a biatch, I’m a biatch”… it did make the whole thing easier, since I do have a bitchy resting face. LOL!

 

look1

 

Here is a closer look on the eyes. The pink on the inner corner of my eyes didn’t show up much in the photos, oh well. The purple showed up much better than I wanted though. I wanted the black to be more prominent, but this is OK too :-)

 

look2

 

And this is just a goofy one. Gosh, all wrinkles around my eyes are out!

 

look3

 

How did you like the look? I had a simpler version in my mind at first, and then it just turned out like this. Hahaha! Makeup is so much fun and unexpected. Please remember to check out the looks that Kate the Driveller and Lilit of Makeup and Macaroons did!

 

xoxo Lily

 

 

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  • Icaria

    Gorgeous and sooo vampy and those aren’t wrinkles they’re laugh lines you silly! :D

    • Lily

      Lol! Lines, wrinkles, they’re the same!

  • http://makeupandmacaroons.com/ Lilit

    OMG Lily, I love it! So vampy, and the eye makeup is on point! LOL, and how funny that both of us mentioned the smiling thing! Yep, vamps and smiles just don’t go together.

    • Lily

      Thanks Lilit. It’s just weird to smile with makeup like this!

  • http://www.noodlesdoodleswithpretties.blogspot.com 38noodles

    Oh!! So vamp yet so regal!! Stunning!!

    • Lily

      I like how you put it. Perhaps the statement necklace made it look more regal?

  • http://www.xoxolaarni.com/ Laarni

    Heehee. I love it! I wish to go vampy too! I hope to find time! Good job on your eyes!

    • Lily

      Thank you Laarni. There’s always time for vamps :-)

  • Shu Ting

    Haha your “mistake” turned out so stunning!!! Love the inner corner magic and the outer corner flick! :)

    • Lily

      I like that I made the mistake too :-P

  • http://mostlysunnyblog.com/ Sunny @Mostly Sunny

    Hey Lily, oh this look is VAMPY indeed! I totally know what you mean, too. Some looks don’t go well with a smile :p Better just put up a snobby face!

    • Lily

      Right? But if I wear this to a costume party, does it mean I can’t smile? Lol lol!

  • http://papayapieces.com/ Sofia

    Wow, what a vampy look! I love how you’ve played and it went out of hand :) I must try this at home just for some fun ;) Oh and I love that mistake flick on the bottom!

    • Lily

      You have to try out for yourself. Then take a photo and keep it :-)

  • http://beautyreflectionsblog.com TracyBeautyReflections

    Vampy indeed! Love that lipstick on you! So gorgeous!

    • Lily

      I really like the lip colour too! I think I can get away with it by keeping the eyes super minimal.

  • http://eyeheartit.blogspot.com Larie

    GORGEOUS, LILY. I love the eyes – so complex and shiny and pretty and eeeeee! I love it!

    • Lily

      Thanks Larie! It’s from all the layering of different colors together :-P

  • http://www.themistymom.com/ Shari

    GORGEOUS LILY!! WOW. Love the beautiful colors melding together!

    • Lily

      Thanks Shari :-)

  • http://beautyreductionista.blogspot.ca/ Liz

    AHHHH SEXY LILY! I love that palette. If it was still available, I’d buy it.

    • Lily

      Ah, I’m glad I got that palette! One of the best if not The best EL palette.

  • http://drivelaboutfrivol.blogspot.com/ Kate Driveller

    I. LOVE. the ‘mistake’ so hard! And that flash of warm gold among all these vampy berries. You must never take that lipstick off, btw.

    • Lily

      Ah yes that dash of gold for a little bling :-) I love that lip colour too!

  • silverkis

    Yes makeup is so much fun! I love just playing and seeing where it takes you! This doesn’t look vampy to me at all… it’s tres chic and so so glamorous! Gorgeous!

    • Lily

      Aww, thanks so much!

  • http://www.minnebelle.com/ Isabelle

    SUPER vampy indeed! That palette is so gorgeous.. Probably one of the prettiest EL palettes of the last few years.
    I totally have a natural resting bitchy face, so I could pull this look off too I think.. Naturally! :)

    • Lily

      Lol Isabelle. Smiley faces are overrated ><

  • http://www.glambunctious.com/ Kristen / Glambunctious

    Love the vamposity! I love your experimentation and the lip color is perfect!

    • Lily

      LOL re vamposity. Hahahaha! Thanks Kristen. This look turned out different, but fun :-)