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Zooey Deschanel Look

21 Jan

Just the look. Because obviously, in order to become Zooey Deschanel you have to be made out of everything nice and then some.

Here is just an attempt to copy her makeup as seen most of the time. Typically she has nude to white water line, heavy doll lashes, purplish sometimes orangey lower and upper lash lines (i suppose to create shadows and to pop the blue of her eyes) and super rounded contour (on eyes). Sometimes I spot her wearing false bottom lashes, but here I just darkened my lower lashes. On her show New Girl, she wears an awful lot of blush no contours on cheeks and pretty much pinkish lips.

Make sure when lining your eyes the heaviest goes on the middle. Fat line on the top middle and fat dark shadow on the bottom middle. This will create an illusion that the eyes are circular.

Zooey’s look is not complete without her big hair with full bangs AND her super adorable blue eyes (which I just Photoshopped since I’m pregnant, I am refraining from wearing contact lens).

I hope this has been helpful. I am in NO WAY trying to BE Zooey.This is just a look I recreated since, after all, I adore her. Who doesn’t?!

Spread the pixie dust love!!!

NO PHOTOSHOP DONE ON FACE. JUST THE BACKGROUND
(ANNOYING FOLD LINES HAHAHA!)

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How To: Sharpen Make-up Pencils

11 Dec

Hello! This is just a brief tutorial on how to properly sharpen your pencils. This is for people who live in warmer/more humid climate. Our pencils are usually waxy or crayon-y, or doughy or sometimes chalky, right? With our hot and humid climate, the quality seems to be softer and in fact sometimes too soft that it kind of melts when you glide it on. When it is in this kind of condition, it is really hard to sharpen it. It gets messy and it doesn’t really sharpen well. Here’s what you can do:

1. Get your sharpeners, make sure they are clean!

2. Get your pencils all clean and ready.

3. You’ll need a Ziploc and a sheet of paper towel.

4. Wrap the paper towel around the pencils & put it in the Ziploc

5. Pop it in your fridge!
For waxy/crayon-like and chalky pencils (e.g. lip pencils) = 15-20 minutes
For drier and harder formulas (e.g. eyebrow pencil) = 8-15 minutes

6. Take it out and lay it on top of the paper towel.
This is to prevent the “sweat” from seeping in the wood of our pencils.
Wipe it if need be. You don’t want wet wood –  it might rot.

7. Ready for sharpening!
Tip: Sharpen pencils from light colored to dark.
“Freezing” them will harden the formula, it will make it easier to sharpen.
Plus, it won’t stick to the blades of your sharpeners as much.
When you sharpen from light to dark, you lose risk of transferring colors.

8. Voila! We’re done! ^_^”
Make sure you put the caps back, tight and secure!

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Oh! Do not forget to clean your sharpeners every after use. Use cotton buds and non-oil based makeup remover or old toothbrush, soap and warm to hot water for rinsing (so it will soften or melt the debris). Also, make sure the pencils are in the right size for the right hole. Otherwise it will not be as straight thus wasting a lot of product OR you risk your pencils to snap. Another vital tip: NEVER drop your pencils! It will break inside the wand, you’ll wonder why the core keeps falling off when you sharpen!

I hope you learned something from this simple but very helpful tutorial. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask me here or on my Facebook page (link on the right side bar).

XOXO,
Pika

Eyebrows, How To

29 Nov

Foundation Routine

28 Nov

This is mainly how I do my foundation.

First part is my quickie routine using inexpensive makeup. I love this base, sometimes I just put a bit of blush and curl my lashes and I go out of the door. The second one, although I skipped putting on primer, is basically my base if I will do full makeup. Here I included highlighting and contouring. I will be uploading “looks” basically with either as my base.

The lighting is awful, it comes from above so shadows settled on my already bad eye bags, but hopefully you guys get the picture. I hope you guys will subscribe in my YT channel.

Thank you and XOXO,
Pika

Photos are not Photoshop corrected whatsoever, but I have eye makeup on unlike on the vid.