April 27, 2014

Pop of Purple | A Spring Inspired Makeup Tutorial ft. Rimmel

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What I love so much about spring is the sense of renewal it comes with: it is a time for change, and one area where I of course like to switch things up is makeup! While I prefer wearing a neutral eye look and darker lips in the fall and winter, in the spring I like to bust out some brighter colours and make things a little more fun! I wanted to share with you how I came up with this very simple makeup look where I focused the attention on the eyes by adding a pop of purple, and also playing up the lips with a bright pink lipstick. For this #CollectiveBias shop, I headed to my local Jean Coutu drugstore and picked up a few Rimmel products from a large selection to create this look - not only does it require a minimal amount of products but it is also very easy to recreate and super wallet-friendly!



I have really been loving the Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation, so of course I had to incorporate it into this tutorial. It leaves a subtle dewy finish which I really like since it makes my skin look nice and healthy. I also whipped out my Match Perfection Blush in Medium which I purchased last summer. It is a great multitasking product since you can swirl the brush around or use each shade separately as a blush or bronzer. To complete my makeup look, I picked up the Rimmel Exaggerate Auto Waterproof Eye Definer in Purple Shock, the Scandaleyes Curve Alert Mascara in Black, and the Lasting Finish Lipstick in the shade Kiss.


I first applied the Wake Me Up Foundation all over my face and down my jaw-line, and then very lightly applied a swirl of the Match Perfection Blush. I decided to skip on highlighter since the foundation provides a nice glow on its own.


For the eyes, I used a white base to make the shadows and eye liner stand out. I applied a shadow slightly more pink than my natural skin tone, and then blended a grey shadow lightly into my crease to give my eyes more depth and make them look rounder. I then drew on a winged line, and since the Purple Shock eye liner has a creamy texture, I could easily use an angled eye liner brush to achieve the perfect flick. I also curled my lashes and added a couple of coats of the Scandaleyes Curve Alert Mascara. Last but not least, I finished off the look by applying the Lasting Finish Lipstick in Kiss, which I was drawn to for its pretty sheen. I was really impressed with all of these products, especially the eye definer as it did not budge throughout the day!


Here are a couple of close-up pictures of the finished eye makeup:



Here is the completed look:


And I just had to include a cheeky picture!


And there you have it: a super fun way to add a pop of colour to your everyday makeup routine this spring! What do you think of this look? Is this something you would wear? Let me know in the comments below! :)

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11 comments:

  1. Absolutely lovely! I'd totally wear this look! I'm a huge fan of purples and colored liner!

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  2. That last picture is gorgeous! I quite like the lipstick despite it being a tad frosty!

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  3. The wing eyeliner goes amazing with your eyes

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  4. I love the pop of purple but I am a bit bias since purple is my favorite color lol. You look great and I love the lipstick you paired it with.

    Hope you had a great weekend :)

    -Erica

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  5. Oh that look is just plain adorable and "springy"! I have that Rimmel compact and really like it to rosy up my complexion. :)

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  6. It looks great. I love how bright the purple is. Visiting from Wake Up Wednesday Linky Party.

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  7. Love everything about this look! I've been trying to use the Maybelline colour tattoos as eyeliner (winged out, of course), but the texture of that is a bit difficult to work with as a liner. Really loving the purples on your eyes though, they go wonderfully with your eye colour. AND THAT LIPSTICK SHADE. I LIKE.

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  8. You have such pretty eyes! I LOVE that liner, what a pretty colour xx

    Gemma // missmakeupmagpie.com

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  9. I love this look!! I need to find a liner to try these nice colourful eyeliner trends! :) xx

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  10. wow amazing you look! i love it <3 thanks for sharing :)

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