Go Back   Cosplay.com > Cosplay Construction > Makeup and Eye Contacts

Reply
Thread Tools Rate Thread
Unread 08-31-2004, 10:39 PM   #1
Nancyboynoire
Glomp.
 
Nancyboynoire's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 262
Un-naturally natural look?

I was curious... does anyone know how to achieve that really soft unaturally natural look?

I've tried it out a few times but I often end up looking a little on the pasty side... my skin doesn't really have that glow I was looking for.

Here's what my attempt looked like ( merr.. no laughing. >_O ) can anyone give me some pointers? I'm sorry the lighting isn't the best.

http://images.cosplay.com/showphoto.php?photo=190788
Nancyboynoire is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Unread 08-31-2004, 11:39 PM   #2
Nina Star 9
Amano Tsukiko Addict
 
Nina Star 9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 1,095
so, you are wishing for glowing skin, right? i can help a little with that. not much, mind you. try and exfoliate, and use a light moisturizer, preferably one with sunscreen. then, use a light foundation, nothing too heavy. add just a touch of peach colored blush on the apples of your cheeks. a light pink/peach gel might work. and.. well... can anyone help me out here?
Nina Star 9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-01-2004, 12:47 AM   #3
Czygany
It's still me...
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 130
you can also use a shimmer highlighter product across your browbone and cheeks...

...I have light skin with really rosey cheeks and my favorite highlighter I've found is by Bloom, Shimmer Stick in Glow...it's a soft beigey-pink...it tones down the red, adds a tiny bit of pink tint and plenty of shimmer without looking glittery...I love it!

...if you're looking for shimmer w/o any color, I like Prescriptives, Sheen Cream in Twinkle...I've used this for a very long time until I found my new fav (see above *wink*)...actually, I still use this quite a bit in winter (when all traces of sun have left my skin *pout*) or when trying to highlight strange make-up colors...
Czygany is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-01-2004, 08:36 AM   #4
Nina Star 9
Amano Tsukiko Addict
 
Nina Star 9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 1,095
also, you try a very sheer berry pink on your lips, and a light brown eyeshadow. also try just a touch of brown mascara. but for more highlighty products, i am out.
Nina Star 9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-01-2004, 07:04 PM   #5
deschaos
Anime Dessinatrice
 
deschaos's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 156
You mean in real life? or just in your photos?

Shimmer is wonderful. Make sure that you use on cheekbones, in a thin line under your eyes, and underneath the eyebrows, and on the nose.

if you're going for blush, make sure that it's light, and compliments your tone.

Photowise... overexposing the picture will make you "glow".
deschaos is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:47 AM.


Copyright 2002-2013 Cosplay.com, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
All comments and posts in our forums are the opinion of the respective poster.