Matte Series PT. 2: Classic dark brown!

¡Hola Guapas y Guapos!

For part two of the matte series, I recreated for the classic dark brown matte look. This look is absolutely one of my fav looks to do, because it’s super easy and versatile! Daytime, nighttime, winter or summer, for this look it doesn’t matter. For the lips I opted for a orangey/brownish matte lipstick that completely finishes the look! But because this look is so versatile, you can also finish it off with a dark brown or nude lip (glossy or matte).

For my face make-up I’ve used a new application technique and so far I’m loving the results! I’m going to perfect it and let you all know. Stay tuned.

If you have any questions about application of products or anything else, please let me know and I will respond as soos as possible!

Besos, Sarai Isabel.


Product breakdown

Face

Primer: Laura Mercier foundation pimer.

Foundation: Huda Beauty #FauxFilter foundation in brown sugar 410g mixed with Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation in syracuse.

Concealer: Too Faced born this way multi-use sculptin concealer in golden beige (highlight).

Setting powder: Laura Mercier translucent loose setting powder to bake under the eyes.

Face powder: Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Setting Powder in honey.

Bronzer: Fenty Beauty instant warmth bronzer in caramel cutie.

Highlighter: Fenty Beauty killawatt freestyle highlighter duo in afternoon snack and mo’ hunny.

Blush: NYX high definition blush in bronzed.

Setting spray: Urban Decay all nighter make up setting spray.

Eyes

Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills brow wiz in ebony, NYX natural tinted brow mascara in espresso & MAC Cosmetics studio finish concealer in nc42 to clean up the brows.

Eye shadow primer: MAC Cosmetics pro longwear concealer in nc25. Laura Mercier translucent loose setting powder to lightly set the concealer.

Eyeshadow: MAC Cosmetics Art Library: Flame-Boyant. In the crease: dada issues, rule and dali wood. On the lid: everyone’s darling and embark. Lower lash line: dada issues, rule and dali wood.

Mascara: Catrice glam & doll mascara in blackest.

Lashes: AliBaba lashes (can’t find the sellers link).

Lips

Primer: MAC Cosmetics Prep+Prime lip.

Lip Liner: NYX suede matte lipliner in cold brew.

Lipstick: soft matte lipcream in Berlin.

Beauty inspo of June ’20!

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Here are my favourite make-up looks I found on IG last month. I’ve noticed that lately I’ve been more in to a semi/soft matte face make-up. Safe to say that I’m kind of over the glowy look haha. And now that we’re in summer, with all the heat and humidity, it’s even more important to stay matte. We don’t want our make-up to sweat off our faces or to transfer. I hope you love it as much as I do!

Besos, Sarai Isabel.

P.S. I didn’t do a fashion/beauty inspo of May, because I didn’t want to disrespect all of the Black Lives Matter protest that I wholeheartedly support.

Beauty inspo of April ’20!

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Here are my favourite make-up leeeewks I found on the Gram last month. It’s super great to see that you all are still doing your stunning make-up while we’re still on lockdown! Bored in the house, but also glamorous in the house. I hope you love it as much as I do!

Besos, Sarai Isabel

Brown/Taupe Look!

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Sooooo I was doubting whether I should post this look or not, because my camera had been acting up lately. The pictures turned out even more orange than with the Barbie Pink Look, so I had to edit them. In real life the eye make-up looks waaaay more taupe. I’m so sorry you guys can’t see it. I was actually really proud, because I (again) stepped out of my comfort zone and used cool toned colors.

But life is not perfect and neither am I, that’s why I still wanted you guys to see this look. Often there is a picture portrayed on Instagram and (beauty)blogs that everything is super glamorous and everything always turns out perfect. But, that’s not true. At all.

No worries though, I am taking a photography course to fix this on going problem with my camera, so that I can learn everything about all the technicalities and improve my work.

If you have any questions about application of products or anything else, please let me know and I will respond as soos as possible!

Besos, Sarai Isabel.


Product breakdown

Face

Primer: Laura Mercierfoundation pimer.

Foundation: Huda Beauty #FauxFilter foundation in brown sugar 410g mixed with Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation in syracuse.

Concealer: Too Faced born this way multi-use sculptin concealer in golden beige (highlight) and Maybelline fit me concealer in cafe 30 (contour).

Setting powder: Laura Mercier translucent loose setting powder to bake under the eyes.

Face powder: MAC Cosmetics blot powder (pressed) in dark.

Contour: Fenty Beauty instant warmth bronzer in caramel cutie.

Highlighter: Fenty Beauty killawatt freestyle highlighter duo in afternoon snack and mo’ hunny.

Blush: Mac Cosmetics powder blush in raizin.

Setting spray: Urban Decay chill make up setting spray.

Eyes

Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills brow wiz in ebony, NYX natural tinted brow mascara in espresso & MAC Cosmetics studio finish concealer in nc42 to clean up the brows.

Eye shadow primer: MAC Cosmetics pro longwear concealer in nc25. Laura Mercier translucent loose setting powder to lightly set the concealer.

Eyeshadow: MAC Cosmetics Art Library: Flame-Boyant. In the crease: dada issues(as the transition colour), dali wood and everyone’s darling. On the lid: la vida mocha. Upper lash line: embark and the lower lash line: dada issues, everyone’s darling and embark.

Mascara: Catrice glam & doll mascara in blackest.

Lashes: AliBaba lashes (can’t find the sellers link).

Lips

Primer: MAC Cosmetics Prep+Prime lip.

Lip Liner: NYX suede matte lipliner in cold brew

Lipstick: L’Oréal Paris lip paint matte in 209 nude on fleek and MAC Cosmetics Jubilee.

Beauty inspo of January ’20!

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After 237 days, we’ve finally come to the last day of January! My inspo of the month series are back in 2020. Lately I’ve been seeing the ‘soft glam’ trend on the Gram, which I absolutely love! But, I still love a good pop of colour here and there. So, here are my favourite make up looks I’ve come across on IG in the last month. I hope you love it as much as I do!

Besos, Sarai Isabel.

Chique Emerald Green!

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It was time to switch my make up game up and leave the warm orange/red colours behind! I’ve had this look in my mind for a while and couldn’t wait do finally do it. This look is perfect for the evening. But if you wanna be a Fancy Nancy and wear it during the day, that is absolutely fine too. Let me know what you think of this look and if you have any questions feel free to ask.

About the application: with this look it’s very important that you choose the right eyeshadow colours for in the crease. Personally I wouldn’t go for green in the crease, because that will be just too much green! I prefer going for a transition colour that is close to your skin tone. After the transition colour apply some (cold) browns in the crease and dark grey and/or black in the outer corner of the eye. And remember always start with the lightest colour and end with the darkest. Apply the lid colour with a wet brush to make the eyeshadow really pop.

Besos, Sarai Isabel.


Poduct Breakdown:

Face

Primer: Too Faced hangover  replenishing face primer

Foundation: Nars all day luminous weightless foundation in Syracuse.

Concealer: Maybelline Instanst Anti-Age Eraser in nude, LA girl HD pro conceal in creamy beige.

Setting Powder: I first applied Mac Cosmetics select sheer in nc45 under the eyes with the Real Techniques setting brush and then applied the Ben Nye luxury powder in banana with a damp beauty blender.

Face Powder: Mac Cosmetics Blot Powder in Dark.

Contour: NYX matte bronzer in deep tan.

Highlighter: NYX born to glow liquid illuminator in sun goddess and MAC Cosmetics in global glow.

Blush: NYX high definition blush in bronzed.

Setting spray: Urban Decay all nighter long lasting setting spray.

Eyes

Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills brow wiz in ebony, NYX natural tinted brow mascara in espresso & MAC Cosmetics studio finish concealer in nc42 to clean up the brows.

Eye shadow primer: MAC Cosmetics pro longwear concealer in nc25.

Eyeshadow: crease: Too Faced peanut butter as a transition colour, Morphe 35k in the crease (top row first colour on the right, third row third one on the right), Urban Decay black out in the outer crease. Lid: Kiko long lasting wet & dry eyeshadow in 213.

Eyeliner: L’oréal Paris color rich le kôhl in 101 midnight black.

Mascara: Catrice glam & doll mascara in blackest.

Lashes: Bonneke Lashes in Boanna.

Lips

Primer: Mac Cosmetics Prep+Prime lip.

Lip Liner: Mac Cosmetics lip pencil in nice ‘n’ spicy. Lipsitck: L’Oréal Paris lip paint matte in nude on fleek, topped of with Mac Cosmetics jubilee.

Sparkling Red!

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Your girl is back! When

when I began to do my make up, I had a completly different look in mind. But I let my creative juices flow and voila this look was created. Lately I’ve been loving warm red/orange and brown colours, which are perfect for fall. I tried something new and used glitters. Normally I am not a big fan of glitters, because they get everywhere! But I always try to push myself out of my comfortzone, so that I can learn and create new looks.  I aslo played around with the lighting to create differente kinds of pictures! Let me know what you think of this look and if you have any questions feel free to ask.

Application tip: when you use glitters on the lid, make sure you put a shimmery eyeshadow in the same colour under it, so the glitter colour will really pop.

Besos, Sarai Isabel.


Poduct Breakdown:

Face

Primer: Too Faced hangover  replenishing face primer

Foundation: Nars all day luminous weightless foundation in Syracuse.

Concealer: Nars radiant creamy concealer in ginger, Mac Cosmetics prep+prime highlighter in bright forecast & LA girl HD pro conceal in orange corrector.

Setting Powder: I first applied Mac Cosmetics select sheer in nc45 under the eyes with the Real Techniques setting brush and then applied the Ben Nye luxury powder in banana with a beauty blender.

Face Powder: Bobbi Brown sheer finish loose powder in soft honey 8.

Contour: NYX matte bronzer in deep tan.

Highlighter: NYX born to glow liquid illuminator in gleam and MAC Cosmetics in perfect topping.

Blush: NYX high definition blush in bronzed.

Setting spray: Urban Decay all nighter long lasting setting spray.

Eyes

Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills brow wiz in ebony, NYX natural tinted brow mascara in espresso & MAC Cosmetics studio finish concealer in nc42 to clean up the brows.

Eye shadow primer: MAC Cosmetics pro longwear concealer in nc25.

Eyeshadow: Huda Beauty desert dusk palette. Crease: amber as a transition colour, blazing in the lower crease and saffron & oud in the outer corner and Turkish delight & cosmo on the lids.

Eyeliner: Nyx eye and eyebrow pencil in dark brown.

Mascara: Catrice glam & doll mascara in blackest.

Lashes: Bonneke Lashes in Boanna.

Lips

Primer: Mac Cosmetics Prep+Prime lip.

Lip Liner: Mac Cosmetics lip pencil in nice ‘n’ spicy. Lipsitck: L’Oréal Paris lip paint matte in nude on fleek, topped of with Mac Cosmetics jubilee. Lipgloss: Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb.

Pretty in Pink!

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Summer is almost here! Do you know what that means? Nice weather, summer clothes tanned skin and a LOT of make up with colour. Yes, I couldn’t be more happy! To kick it off I started with this pink look. Usually pink looks are very soft and romantic, done with ‘soft’ pink tones, but not this look. No, this gyal wanted something spicy, so I chose a more vibrant pink for my eye make up.

About the application:

I started with the eyes and then did my face (as always). I prefer doing the eyes first, so I can easily clean up the fallout under my eyes. For my eye make up I always start with the crease. I apply the lightest shade first and go darker as I go on. After that I carved out my lid with concealer and applied the shadow with a wet brush. For my face I always start with foundation, then apply 1 or 2 concealers. I then set my concealer with a setting loose setting powder and set my face with a face powder. After that I powder contour, highlight and apply blush. Lastly I do my lips and apply my lashes and tadaaa! A fully beat face.

If you have any questions about application of products or anything else, please let me know and I will respond as soos as possible!

Besos, Sarai Isabel.


Poduct Breakdown:

Face

Primer: Guerlain Radiance concentrate with pure gold & Smashbox photofinish primer water.

Foundation: Nars all day luminous weightless foundation in Syracuse.

Concealer: Maybelline Instanst Anti-Age Eraser in nude, LA girl HD pro conceal in creamy beige  & LA girl HD pro conceal in orange corrector.

Setting Powder: I first applied Mac Cosmetics select sheer in nc45 under the eyes with the Real Techniques setting brush and then applied the Ben Nye luxury powder in banana with a beauty blender.

Face Powder: MAC Cosmetics sheer pressed powder in nc45.

Contour: LA girl HD pro conceal in beautiful bronze and NYX matte bronzer in deep tan.

Highlighter: NYX born to glow liquid illuminator in gleam and MAC Cosmetics in perfect topping.

Blush: NYX high definition blush in bronzed.

Setting spray: Urban Decay all nighter long lasting setting spray.

Eyes

Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills brow wiz in ebony, Kiko eyebrow designer gel mascara & MAC Cosmetics studio finish concealer in nc42 to clean up the brows.

Eye shadow primer: MAC Cosmetics pro longwear concealer in nc25.

Eyeshadow: Huda Beauty desert dusk palette. Crease: Eden as a transition colour, amber in the lower crease and saffron in the outer corner. Angelic on the lids.

Eyeliner: L’oréal Paris color rich le kôhl in 101 midnight black.

Mascara: Catrice glam & doll mascara in blackest.

Lashes: Bonneke Lashes in Boanna.

Lips

Primer: Mac Cosmetics Prep+Prime lip.

Lip Liner: Mac Cosmetics lip pencil in Whirl. Lipsitck: Kiko Temptress in 01. Lipgloss: Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb.

A Pop of Turquoise!

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I recreated this look that the legend Mario Dedivanovic (@makeupbymario) did on Kim Kardashian. I love this look, because it is a really simple look to do, but yet it’s a different look. I don’t see a look like this that often, but I love a pop of colour especially during the spring or summer time. No worries if you don’t like turquoise, you can do this look with any colour of eyeliner you like! Let me know what you think of this look and if you have any questions feel free to ask.

Besos, Sarai Isabel.


Poduct Breakdown:

Face

Primer: Guerlain Radiance concentrate with pure gold & Smashbox photofinish primer water.

Foundation: Nars all day luminous weightless foundation in Syracuse.

Concealer: Maybelline Instanst Anti-Age Eraser in nude, LA girl HD pro conceal in creamy beige  & LA girl HD pro conceal in orange corrector.

Setting Powder: I first applied Mac Cosmetics select sheer in nc45 under the eyes with the Real Techniques setting brush and then applied the Ben Nye luxury powder in banana with a beauty blender.

Face Powder: MAC Cosmetics sheer pressed powder in nc45.

Contour: LA girl HD pro conceal in beautiful bronze and Bobbi Brown sheer finish pressed powder in golden brown 9.

Highlighter: NYX born to glow liquid illuminator in gleam and MAC Cosmetics in global glow.

Blush: NYX high definition blush in bronzed.

Setting spray: Urban Decay all nighter long lasting setting spray.

Eyes

Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills brow wiz in ebony, Kiko eyebrow designer gel mascara & MAC Cosmetics studio finish concealer in nc42 to clean up the brows.

Eye shadow primer: MAC Cosmetics pro longwear concealer in nc25.

Eyeshadow: crease Too Faced peanut butter. Lid: Urban Decay baked cowboy.

Eyeliner in the waterline: Kiko Milano colour kajal khôl pencil in 07.

Mascara: Kiko unforgettable.

Lashes: Bonneke Lashes in Damn Daniel.

Lips

Primer: Mac Cosmetics Prep+Prime lip.

Lip Liner: Mac Cosmetics lip pencil in Whirl. Lipsitck: Urban Decay in carnal. Lipgloss: Kiko Milano 3D instant volume plumping and refreshing lipgloss in 206.