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Get the Look! Victoria's Secret - Candice Swanepoel Inspired Make Up!

Tuesday, 1 April 2014







If like me, you die a little bit each time you see a picture of one of the insanely perfect Victoria's Secret models, then this look is for you.

Candice Swanepoel is a South African model, and in my eyes one of the most beautiful women on the planet. I thought I'd give it a shot and try and recreate one of her looks as part of my 'Make up Match series'. I chose this look as the lilac wing gave a new fresh twist to one of my favourite staples - an elegant wing teamed with dewy skin.

Now I haven't made my eyes as Pink as Candice is wearing for the simple fact that, i'm not a massive fan of pink eye shadow with my pale skin tone and I wanted this to be a wearable look. I'm slowly learning to love pink eye shadow a little bit more, but i'm not completely sold just yet!

I've also gone in hard with a double contour. I used both a powder and cream contour for this to  try to recreate her bone structure.

Here's a list of everything I used to create this look! 

  • Primer - Benefit Porefessional
  • Foundation - Mac Studio Sculpt NC15
  • Concealer - Mac Studio Finish NC15
  • Powder - B. Cosmetics Pressed Powder Light/Medium
  • Contour -  Maybeline Fit Foundation 355 / NYX Taupe
  • Bronzer - Bourjois Paris Bronzer shade 52
  • Highlight Contour - Illamasqua Skin Base 01 White
  • Blush - Sleek Rose Gold*
  • Eyebrows - Sleek Eyebrow Palette Light / Urban Decay Naked Basics
  • Eyes - Elf 32 Shade Warm Palette
  • Eyeliner - Eeyko Skinny Eye Liner
  • Mascara - Bourjois Paris Volume Clubbing, Ultra Black
  • Eyelashes - Perfect Eyelashes by Agnes Dos Santos, 'Glam'
  • Lips -  B. Cosmetics - Dollhouse Lipstick / Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss (shade rubbed off - old )
  • Setting Spray - NYX Dewy Setting Spray
  • Hair Extensions - Dirty Looks - Paparazzi Blonde
  • Earrings - Alice's wonders*

I would love to hear your thoughts! Let me know what you think in the comments...xx

13 comments:

  1. What a beautiful recreation, the lip colour is especially gorgeous! I am obsessed with Candice - I walked past her on the tube once and it was like being in the presence of an other wordly creature haha... total goddess! xx

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  2. Such an amazing look! Love the lip colour on you :)

    Kate xo // www.beautybabbles.com

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  3. Beautiful, you look like her.

    http://www.fuckhighclass.blogspot.com

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  4. This look is gorgeous xx

    http://yougottabegorgeousx.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. lashes looks beautiful!

    http://obsessedwiththelittlethingsinlife.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. The contour looks awesome, you're a pro!

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  7. Her looks seems to be mainly on her eyelashes and her lip color to creaty a rosy, natural look and you have mastered it. You are so beautiful, by the way! Nice post!

    www.recavi.com

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  8. I totally thought that was Rosie Huntington-Whitley not Candice Swanepoel!
    Haha either way, nice makeup look Em!! Great eyeshadow-winged work! :)

    Cachoo Joo // CACHOO JOO

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  9. You could easily be a Victoria Secret's model, you're stunning! Great make-up recreation, looks lovely.

    Claudia xx | Beauty and the Chic

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  10. Wow you look great! You are so pretty and this is a good resemblance to her makeup.

    http://lifebyemmy.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. This look is so much prettier on your paler skin :)

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