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11/07/2011

Harry Potter Week: Gryffindor Inspired Make-up


This is the first of 4 make-up looks inspired by the four houses of Hogwarts. I tried to keep them quite wearable and not too out there but hopefully you can still see the inspiration behind them :) I might pick my favourite and wear it to go see the midnight showing of the film on Thursday/Friday lol (I won’t I’ll be too tired!)

You might belong in Gryffindor,
Where dwell the brave at heart,
Their daring, nerve and chivalry
Set Gryffindors apart
The Sorting Hat – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Founder: Godric Gryffindor
Emblem: Lion
Colours: Gold and Scarlet
House Ghost: Nearly Headless Nick
Some famous Gryffindors: Harry, Ron and Hermione (obvs.), Dumbledore, Hagrid, Sirius Black, Lily and James Potter, Lupin.

Anyhoo, onto the look. Actually looks, as I did two because I didn’t think the gold was as prominent in the first…
Gryffindor Makeup Look A
2011-07-09
Eyes: Urban Decay Maui Wowie all over the lid and blended into the crease, Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner in Baked over the top, Urban Decay 24/7 Liner in Bourbon on the waterline/lower lash line and MAC Haute and Naughty Lash on the lashes.
Lips: Barry M Lip Paint in 121 Pillarbox Red


2011-07-08
Eyes: The light gold shade from the Sleek Storm Palette all over the lid, A little bit of MAC Woodwinked blended over it, The Bronzey Red shade from the Sleek Storm Palette in the outer v and crease with MAC Club blended into the crease to give the reddy glow. & No mascara from the look of it but I would have used MAC Haute and Naughty if I’d remembered!
Lips: MAC Ruby Woo.

There we go! Which do you prefer?
I like them both actually but think I prefer the first one posted here as it’s more glittery and fun.
Do you think they represent Gryffindor well?

7 comments:

  1. The second one is gorgeous, the eyes look amazing! I'll wear this on thurs night for the midnight showing :) x

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  2. I love the first one as it is very wearable, but my favourite has to be the second one- really creative! I wish I could do my eyes like this, haha xxx

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  3. Your eyes are amazing!! You did a nice job :)

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  4. Looks lovely! Great mix of colour.

    I'm so excited about the last HP movie but nervous at the same time!! xx

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  5. Thanks for the lovely comments girls :)

    I loved playing with all my makeup to create these looks, I have so much that goes unused! Check back for the rest of the looks x

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  6. i love the first look, light gold eyeshadow is such a fave of mine. your lips look so nice with that red lippie! xx

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  7. @Caroline - Thanks darl, I'm learning to embrace the gold eyeshadow! and I love red lipstick, it is my favourite and best. xx

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