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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Is there such a thing called Sexy Kawaii? (pic so heavy....)

Dudes and dudetts, I've been way to addicted to those Japanese magazines like Cancam. I tried and tried to create looks that are similar to them. However, since I don't have a crease, I had to improvise by using falsies.

TIP for MONOLIDS: Use falsies with a thick rim (the part you put glue on), it will make you look like you have double lids. You will be able to see these little darlings working their magic in the following pics.

I don't think you can talk about Japanese makeup w/o talking about Ayumi Hamasaki, I LOVE her eyes (and hair! I don't think I could pull off this color though).


Here's my attempt...It TOTALLY didn't turn out the same way, but....eh. Whatev.


What I used:


Face:
--Mineral Hygienics foundation in Light
--Stila sheer tinted moisturizer SPF 15 in Bronze (forgot to include this in the pic)
--MAC NMSF in Deep Dark as a contour
--Stila blush in tint

Eyes:
--Ben Nye fireworks fantasy wheel (bronze) as a base
--Stila e/s in Slate (last one on the right in 1st row)
--Stila e/s in Golightely (last one on the right in 2nd row)
--Stila e/s in Punalu (the black side from that blue/black duo)
--Stila Smudgepot in black
--Falsies
--Apple mascara with MF 2000 calorie extreme lash plumper
--Prestige Coffee bean on brow (I drew my brows a lot thicker today...I think they failed)

Lips:
--MAC lipglass in clear
--MAC reflects glitter in reflects red

Close ups:



You can see how I did my crease really well in these pics:



Massive yellow flash-less pic....My face is huge....


I love this pic b/c it doesn't show my double chin, plus my hair looks nice!


Dazed expression, this is how most of my professors see me.


OMFG! I love how my eyes turned out in this pic! This makes me wanna get double eye-lid surgery.


...How come I look like I have a lazy eye?


I LOVE TIGI Bedhead Small talk! It smells like grapes!


I think all my FOTDs need some funny faces:

This is sexy-gone-bad face....


This is the "FUCK! I just lost the lotto" face...


This is the "I have really prominent cheeks" face....


...and this is the "I have a scar on my tongue" face (long story).


Anyway, I hope you enjoyed my idiotic photo session. PLMK if you have any questions. Thanks!
Tao

p.s. Doing hair is a BITCH!

53 comments:

fuzkittie said...

That looks AMAZING! YOu did such a great job esp cuz you have monolids!! You got skills girl~ I think monolids are so exotic though, I wish I had them!!!

alicia said...

hey Tao,i love the look!!! it could be my favorite so far.and i really like the thick brow. just make the whole look works.

alicia said...

i totally agree with fuzkittie, monolids are very exotic and sexy. i know a lot of guys who love that.i'm so jealous now:)

Nu Nu Doll said...

Gorgeous look Tao! Your hair looks amazing! I always wanted monolids to be honest with you, I have always thought they looked so beautiful. <3

izumi said...

woooahh.. this look is HOTT :) good job! i've always wanted double lids myself :( glad falsies have that effect, maybe i'll have to try it myself :)

miemiemie said...

great job and its very pretty, i mean you are very pretty! i love curls on you and dang you have long long hair now..and the eye makeup is really nice :)

javy said...

you look so beautiful in all of these, i want your hair!!!!

Jamilla Camel said...

This is your best look yet!! I LOVE the eyes and the hair is sexy too!

A masterpiece!!

Askmewhats said...

I love your hair! you are definitely sexy looking yet Kawaii at the same time :) Love the make up too

mascara whore said...

OMG i love it !
i wanna try it now :)

Jaimie said...

You look so pretty!I love those browns on you. And you're right, you did do the crease really well!!

Graceface said...

friggin gorgeous! love the hair and the eye make up. some good tips, my fellow monolid-ian lol ^.^

Jo said...

add some butterflies to your hair and you'll be cuter! hehe

kawaiikao said...

pretty! good tip for the monolids!

Sen said...

Hi Tao, your FOTD's never disappoint! Love the look and love the crazy faces ;-)
PS: curious about the scar on your tongue (haha).

Shen said...

I don't know why you could ever get jealous of another girl's pretty face (from your previous previous post). YOU ARE SOOO PRETTY! :) your eyes smile as well as your cute lips. :) sis, you rocked this look! :)

cheryl said...

hi tao, how are u? i liked the "just lost the lotto" face, lol... so you use Stila smudgepot to line your eyes? is it a cream liner?

Maki8Moon said...

Hi,
I was surprised to know that you can buy a Japanese magazine like CanCan in the US. Anyway, there is a name for Sexy Kawaii in Japanese. 'EroCawa'! it's erotic and cawaii. I know erotic and sexy don't mean the same,but it was really in last year. Do you also know Namie Amuro who is also a famous singer in Japan. If you like Ayumi Hamazaki, you might like Namie too. I personally think Namie is a better singer and prettier!

You will definitely have to do a tutorial for the FOTD! Many Japanese girls including myself want to know how you did it!

I don't have monolids but monolids are sexier. so don't have s stupid surgery ..

eclectic.satire said...

OMGosh! You are so talented and amazing! It honestly looks like you've got natural double lids! Your eyes look so pretty and HUGE! Awesome job, Tao! :D

jojoba said...

that's a cute look. when i saw the title, i thought of fuzkittie immediately. she is the perfect example of sexy kawaii at the same time.

ilovewendydarling said...

Tao! You look so beautiful! I love this look on you!
Your hair is amazingly gorgeous too! I'm crushing your wavy curls:)

Gosh, I have to say it again and again but, your eyes are very pretty<3 They are the right shape and size. They have a very sexy/exotic appeal to them. I'm so envious:( I seriously DO NOT think you have a large face like you say. I honestly admire your face and it's shape. It's very youthful and angelic:)

Anyhow, take care and I'll talk to you soon!

MisSmall said...

Wow, you did an amazing job! From the pictures, I couldn't tell at all that you didn't have double lids! Well done, gal!

P/s: I agree with others, you have such pretty eyes! :)

queenyee said...

You look great, you're so good at what you do! I have monolid too and I always fret because whatever color I put on my lids will disappear once I open my eyes. Hopefully you will show some tips or tricks to make the colors more visible.

Cathy said...

Hi hi!! You have skills!! Very pretty =]

Ruby said...

OMG you are so fucking beautiful!
<3

Girly Posh said...

this is very pretty

Kizzy said...

Super pretty!
And you're so goofy, I love it!

Anonymous said...

omg i love your hair!! please please do a tutorial on it! pleeease.=D

irisax said...

you have SUCH A UNIQUE FACE STRUCTURE! wow i love it. your eyes are so wide, like gemma ward's.

Jenn said...

The look is gorgeous! It's neutral but still very sexy!

Tina Marie Online said...

this look is gorgeous & I love your hair. (:

you have that kawaii style in your cute little way.

Jennie said...

you're friggin pretty! OMG I have to thank you for your review of Befine lip serum. It's the closest thing to get rid of my flakey lips. I couldnt find it at CVS anymore, but found it at Marshalls for 3.99. I think it got discontinued so I bought 2.


also, what brand eyelashes are you wearing?

Johanna said...

Wowsa! Your double eyelids look so different from what I'm used to seeing you, but you look great with monolids!!

Annie said...

WOWOW! How did you do that? It's AMAZING. Definitely one my favorite looks on you - it's tied with your thin-liner/no-liner look/neutral look!!

LadyJane said...

Girl, don't get surgery! You are beautiful the way you are. I LOVE the eye makeup on you. Great job with the creasing!

Fifi said...

i LOVE the eyemakeup. think you should do a tutorial ;)

oh andd
your hair is gorgeous!!! <3

♡ Nic Nic ♡ said...

definitely an awesome job!! you eyes pop out!!! very sexy hehe.

Audrie said...

GORGEOUS!! You look so sexy in these pictures! Love your long wavy hair and the EYES! Omg I am going to copy this for a night out! Love love love it.

Denise L said...

wow!
that is your best make up so far.
it looks so natural on you. Gosh, am envy mode here right now.

you are gorgeous tao!
i love it.

so, who's prettier now? hihi.

miss these kinds of fotds from you girl. i want more of these.

and your hair is lovely too. Perfect!

Vanessa M. said...

deff my top 5 of your looks babe!!! lol

MiuMiu said...

oooh you look amazing...and such flowy hair! mine seems to take forever to grow =p

Ju said...

You're gorgeous !

But, sweetie, the picture of this woman (I don't know her) is over "photoshopé" (all false).
She's not real ;)

Im' not asian but I love monolids, "big cheeks" and all that's jazz !

If everybody look the same, world will be very boring.

Mae said...

sweetie you are stunning!!

Ej said...

love your monolids! and love how u did ur makeup to fake doubles :) u shld really appreciate them its better than mine. I have 1 monolidded eye and 1 double lidded. They say it's a good combo in chinese, but it's friggin depressing in pictures.

Olive said...

Wow this is such a sultry look on you, I absolutely love it! Definitely gonna try this look tomorow!

angie519 said...

You look gorgeous! I love the way you contoured your eyes! It's such a soft brown smokey eye! This is one of my favorite looks on you thus far!

Hahaha oh man. I'd seriously hate to be a teacher and see so many dazed, bored shitless faces haha.

I've got a wide face too (thanks to my mama). And when I gained weight in college, I got a double chin! You can see really see it if I'm tilting my head down >.<

cavano said...

Please do a tute for this look! Luuurvee it :D! And I'd trade my double lid (Asian tiny double lid to be precise lol) for your glorious hair :p.

jeny said...

this is your best look! I love like how you did your makeup in this look a lot and i think it suits so much better! I think you should do more looks with this technique!

Anonymous said...

Love this look :)

ANGE said...

this look is sooo gorgeous!! love it babe, probably my fav look on you :)

xxx

Anonymous said...

You look great!

Anonymous said...

Hey, I just got a bunch of stila eye shadow, but I dont know where to buy the empty palette that fit those. Where did you get that?

nuts4makeup said...

it really does look like you have a double lid there!! how did you do that??