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I specialize in wedding make-up (Traditional or Airbrush makeup) . I also provide hair and make-up services for photoshoots, events, special occasions and ads. I was trained at HD Makeup Studio and Academy (formerly Basement Academy) for makeup and hairstyling by some of the best makeup artists in the Philippines.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Basement Academy Beauty Makeup Course Day 4: Men's makeup and Bronzing

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I used to think that men’s makeup is the easiest but when we tackled this at the makeup school, I realized that it’s very challenging. Why?


Most men are not comfortable wearing makeup – You have to make your model comfortable and assure him that you’ll not make him look like a girl. =D


Men’s skin reacts differently. – use a foundation 2 to 3 shades darker that his skin tone You don’t want your model’s face to look so white in photos.


While contouring is done below the cheekbones for women, it’s done on the cheekbones for men – for a masculine effect.



Here's a before and after pic of my model on that day:



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Bronzed look’s characteristics: dark foundation, Shimmery eyeshadows preferably with gold or silver, dark liners, fab falsies, Shimmery highlight, Shimmery lips.



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Bronzing was not that difficult with the model that was assigned to me that night. I really liked how it turned out.

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Uh-oh-uh-oh-uhohuhoh.....


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MUA and the model


I would like to do this to myself one of these days LOL. How about you? Dare?


11 comments:

my_makeup_mania said...

AWE! you did that make-up just good! Esp I like man make-up, he looks very fresh :P

Chrissy said...

Hi sis! I agree, your guy model looked really fresh!! :) And I really like the bronze look you did. Thanks for sharing what you have learned.

Askmewhats said...

sis! I can't help but smile when i see your "beyonce" model! :D I do miss you na!

Roanne @ All the Vanity said...

Hi Kim. At last, finally stumbled upon your blog. :)

I love your makeup on the female model. Bronzing surely complimented her complexion. I love how her look registers at the camera. Keep it up! :-)

fuzkittie said...

You did an awesome job on the guy! His features are definitely enhanced but he doesn't look like he's wearing makeup!

aquaracer said...

great job sis! pro na talaga ha! ;-) i like her bronzed look, gives an ethereal glow.

Ida said...

i'm a recent follower of your blog, and i've seen all the basement classes looks you made and i think they're incredible :)

donnarence said...

wow.. your model turned so pretty,, it was a total makeover for the bronzed look

Chrissy said...

Sis the TheFaceShop nail polishes also do the same thing to the styro!!

kim said...

Hi girls! I'm really glad you liked my work. I'm happy doing makeup hehe..

@Chrissy....woooa really? :-(

Kaz said...

amazing! it has a beach-y feel. love the nude lips on the girl!

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