Thread: The Makeup Thread

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    Look at your veins.

    Blue-ish veins = pink/cool.
    Green-ish veins = yellow/warm.

    It can be kinda hard to tell sometimes though. I am really pale and I thought I had neutral toned skin until I compared my skin to my boyfriend (who has very pink undertones) and realised how yellowy my skin actually is

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    I have blue vains I think, are you supposed to buy the same or opposite to neutralise?
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    I always thought you were meant to buy the same. But MAC always makes me doubt whether that's right or not, because I'm a NC15, and C = cool undertone, for people with a slightly golden undertone? Sorry for being no help, haha.

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    Haha you have helped! I'm just very confused about the whole comparison chart, because in illamasqua rich foundation i'm supposed to be a 135 (or SB3) and in mac i'm NC15 (SB2) don't really want to buy both :s
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    Opposite colours neutralise - eg green toned concealers neutralise red

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    Hm, so if I have blue vains = pink undertones? so I need a yellow one?
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    Okay... wedding make up! As said earlier, I want this look:


    I want to use mostly benefit products because I've used one of their foundations (the one listed below) a few years ago and really liked it.. and I've wanted to try most of their stuff for aaaaaages but couldn't justify the prices. if I can't justify it for my wedding, when can I? So what do you think of this?

    This kit: http://www.benefitcosmetics.co.uk/gp...1&bcBrand=core
    And this: http://www.benefitcosmetics.co.uk/gp...1&bcBrand=core
    My usual rimmel eyeliner and my usual mascara.. wouldn't be without them.
    Lipstick: http://www.superdrug.com/gosh/gosh-v...g/invt/284599/
    32mm lobe (down from 50mm) : 10mm lobe : 8mm conch punch : 1.2mm Philtrum (down from 2mm) : 12mm oval labret (down from 18mm) : tongue split : scarification x2 : lots of ink :


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    Looks good to me, very neutral!
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    Quote Originally Posted by starlit_starlet View Post
    Opposite colours neutralise - eg green toned concealers neutralise red
    I read somewhere that green concealers aren't that great. Green neutralises red on white, but even the palest of people aren't white, so yellow is much better at concealing redness/pinkness.
    Last edited by SakuraChan; 01-11-2012 at 09:42 PM.

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    bleh, it hurts my head too much, think I'll just wait and get it full price when I got to London next month and get matched up properly! c:
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