Sweet Valentine's Day Makeup Tutorial (Sigma Flare)

February 1, 2012

Hi everyone!

Today I'll be showing you how to create a sweet Valentines Day makeup. This look is not overly pink, just light and fresh.

1. First step is a clean moisturized face. Booo!
Valentine's Day Makeup Tutorial

2. Apply your makeup primer, foundation and use concealer under your eyes, around your nose, etc. I use La Prairie Rose Illusion Line Filler, mineral foundation from Lumiere and concealer from Ultra Pure Cosmetics. Apply lip balm to your lips so it will take care of your lips while you'll be doing your eye makeup.

Sigma Flare Eye Shadow Palette Tutorial

Sigma Eyeshadow Tutorial

3. Let's move to the eyes. Use eyeliner in baby pink color as a base for eyeshadows, or you can also use eyeshadow primer in the same color. For this tutorial I used Green Mama eyeliner, I applied a decent amount of it to my fingertips to warm it up and then I dabbed this on my upper  eyelids, from lashline up to brow bone.
Valentine's Day Makeup Tutorial

Valentine's Day Makeup Tutorial 2012

Makeup Tutorial

4. Open your Sigma Flare eyeshadow palette and apply 'Publicize' eyeshadow all over your upper eyelid up to brow bone using E55 brush from the palette.
Pink Makeup Tutorial

Sweet Valentine's Day Makeup Tutorial

5. Using smaller eyeshadow brush, apply 'Allure' eyeshadow to the outer 1/3 of your upper eyelids.
Valentine Makeup Tutorial

6. Using E40 brush from the palette, take small amounts of 'Beware' eyeshadow and blend previuously applied 'Allure' up and towards the inner corners of the eyes.
Valentine's Day Makeup Looks

7. Take a small pencil brush and apply a bit of 'Publicize' eyeshadow to the inner corners of the eyes and right under the brow bone. For smaller eyes, I find that using a small smudger brush at this step is more comfortable.
Sweet Makeup Look

8. Line your upper lid with black eyeliner close to the lash line and thicken the line at the outer corners of the eyes, wing the eyeliner keeping the outer ends of your brows as a guide. For this step I used Stila Smudge Pot in Black and applied it with a chep eyeliner brush from eBay. My Smudge Pot started to dry out and it shows T_T I also would suggest you to use liquid eyeliner for precise and sharp line.
Flare Palette Tutorial


9. Next, fill in your eyebrows and set the results with brow gel. I use Magic Cosmetics Brow Powder in Medium Deep Brown and apply it with an angled brow brush. I also use lash / brow comb from Vincent Longo and Art Visage Brow Gel.
Sigma Eyeshadow Tutorial

Sigma Flare Makeup Ideas

10. Curl your eyelashes and apply black mascara to both upper and lower lashes. Add false lashes if you want. I use Luview Gleam Full Long Lash Mascara (black) on my upper lashes and L'Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes Mascara (black) on my lower ones. My mini lash curler is from Japonesque.
Valentine's Day Makeup Tutorial

Valentine's Day Makeup Tutorial

Finished eye makeup should look like this:
Valentine's Day Date Makeup

11. Apply soft pink blush to your cheekbones with a pointed blush brush and (optional) just a bit of bronzer below your cheekbones. Use highlighter on your cheekbones, chin, forehead, on the bridge of your nose and right above your eyebrows. I use Satin Pearl Blush in Tricky from Buff'd Cosmetics, Heidi Yi Mineral Bronzer in Sunkiss and  Everyday Minerals Luminizing Sunlight Powder as a highlighter.
Valentine's Day Makeup Tutorial

12. Apply powder to set you makeup. I use Sheer Miracle Super CloseUp HD High Definition Mineral Finishing Powder.
Valentine's Day Makeup Tutorial

10. Apply lipgloss. I used Sweet Pink (lighter shade) from  Luview Glossy Kiss dual lip gloss. I also dabbed a bit of the blush (from step 11) to my lips to make them less shiny.
Luview Glossy Kiss dual lip gloss

And here's the final look:
Makeup Tutorial Final Look

Makeup Look AfterBefore and After Makeup Tutorial

Hope you like this Valentine's Day look! See you soon with another tutorial! xx
Elena / Endless Summer

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11 comments:

  1. Oh, to have my eyelid so smooth again like yours. :) Gorgeous!

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  2. Elena has such wonderful skin doesn't she? It's probably good genes and climate, but I'm curious to know her skincare routine!

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  3. This is so pretty! I can never get my liner even like yours. The look reminds of me Zooey Deschanel. :)

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  4. Like a doll! Beautiful!

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  5. Great post.Thanks for sharing such a useful information with us.

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  6. Love this look! You're so pretty!

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  7. Fantastic look - very subtle and classy

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  8. Yea, I especially love the wing liners :)

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  9. You have the perfect shaped eyes! Ugh, I'm jealous!!! The look is amazing.

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  10. So pretty! No matter how many times I try I cannot get a proper "flick" on my eyeliner. Sad.

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  11. Thanks for sharing these tips!! Now that I finally was able to lose inner thigh fat its time for me to get all glamoured up...

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