Q & A
What did you use to contour and is that the best product to use for cream contouring?
Oh this one is my baby! It’s the Smashbox Studio Skin Shaping Foundation. One side is “soft contour” and the other side is “foundation”. I only use the contour side. There are so many good ones out there… but this one has been my favorite for months! It’s always in my kit! It blends easily and looks beautiful on the skin.
How did you blend the contour? Can you do a video about it?
I used a Beauty Blender. I will definitely make a separate video for you guys! I’m so happy you requested it!
What lashes did you use and what is your favorite lash brand?
I used Ardell in the style “207 Black”. I use Ardell Lashes A LOT! So you could say it’s my favorite brand. The quality is good and it’s affordable. They don’t last for ever but you can use the same false lashes multiple times before it’s time to throw them away.
How long did this makeup session take you?
2 1/2 hours
What is the trick for making her lips bigger and fuller?
Layering lip products from darkest to lightest starting by outlining her lips with a brown lip liner! I used 4 lip products on her.
How do you like the new Laura Mercier concealer?
It’s a GREAT medium coverage concealer! I love how lightweight it is and it never creases. On Jimena I used the Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Concealer in the shade 2W. I will do a separate post on this and I will swatch all of the shades for you.
Are you taking on new clients right now?
I get the most DM s about this… well ladies, I am happy to announce that YES, I will start taking on clients and you will have more information on this very soon! For those who have messaged me, thank you so so much for your incredible patience. Please check the blog in a few days for more information!
Can you tell us your pricing?
I’m still working out the details! But I will let you know next week.
How is her skin so smooth?
Primer girls. Primer is life! I used the Estee Lauder The Mattifier which is new to my kit!
What did you use for that gold liquid eyeshadow base? Is it good?
I used the Mary-Dew Manizer Liquid Highlighter by The Balm…. I’ll be honest, I would not recommend it for the eyes (even though they say you can apply it as an eyeshadow too). It was my first time using it as an eyeshadow and by the time we were done it was starting to crease a tiny bit ..and any kind of creasing is a big no for me! It’s a fantastic product to use as a highlighter though! I wrote a whole post about the new Liquid Highlighters by The Balm here.
PRODUCTS I USED
Primer: Estee Lauder The Mattifier
Eyes: The Balm Meet Matt(e) Shmaker Eyeshadow Palette and Morphe 350 palette (the second version)
Lashes: Ardell Beauty in the style 207 Black
Brows: BH Cosmetics: Ultimate Brow Palette
Foundation: Make Up For Ever Ultra HD foundation. I mixed Y255 and Y45
Concealer: Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Concealer 2W
Setting powder: Laura Mercier Translucent Powder
Highlighter: Laura Geller Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator in Gilded Honey
Contour: Smashbox Studio Skin Shaping Foundation 3.1
Bronzer: Estee Lauder Bronzed Godess 04 Deep
Lips: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-on Lip Pencil in Conspiracy, Urban Decay Comfort Matte Lipstick in Uptight, Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Matte 001 Nude Attitude and Laura Mercier Lacquer up Acrylick Lip Vanish in Bronzed.
Setting Spray: MAC Cosmetics Fix + in Lavender
PS: Many of you know I got a Chemical Peel at Spa Trouve last Friday and guess what?! I have been keeping a journal documenting EVERYTHING! I have also been taking pictures daily on how my skin has been reacting to the peel. Look forward to that post middle/end of next week! Don’t forget to use the discount code “JESSICA20” to save on your first/next Chemical peel! They have many locations: Highland, Salt Lake City, Orem, and Draper. Call them tomorrow 801-229-2229.