Vogue Cover Recreation

My fellow MUA friend Ophelia and I work together quite often and decided to challenge each other to recreate makeup looks forms Iconic images past and present.

And where better to start that the latest Vogue cover with makeup by the amazing Pat Macgrath

Here is the original image in case if you somehow have not seen it.

Our Inspiration – The Original Vogue Magazine Cover Makeup by the amazing Pat McGrath

I love love LOVE blue eyeshadow, coupled with the fact that this look has glossy red lips, so when ophelia suggested this image, I jumped on it.

Here is each of our interpretation of the look.

Ophelia’s Interpretation


My Interpretation

We both did our own makeup, the breakdown of the products I used are below.


Inside of the magazine


Products Used by Me


Sonia Roselli – Sexapeel Instant Exfoliator

Premae – Harmony Balancing Toner 

Sonia Roselli- Water balm

Embryolisse – Emulsion Hydra-Mat on nose and forehead

Corrector: La Pro girl – Orange 

Foundation: Fenty Pro Filter foundation mixed with Melanie Mills Gleam Body Radiance in Deep Gold 

Laura Mercier Translucent loose setting powder – Medium Deep 


Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion – Original 

Juvia’s Place The Nubian 2 Palette – Cleopatra

Juvia’s Place The Masquerade Palette – Mali & Dalia

Illamasqua Precision Gel Liner 

Couleur Caramel Volumising Mascara – 61 Black 

CONCEALER: Kat Von D Lock it concealer cream – D31 warm 

CONTOUR: Fenty Match Stix – Espresso

HIGHLIGHT: Huda Beauty – 3D Highlighter Palette – Fiji & Tahiti

BLUSH: Marena Beaute Blush Tarou – No.5 Cambi Berry 

LIPS: Vital Super Shine Lipgloss 26 (RED)

Kat Von D studded Kiss Lipstick- Underage Red

Hope you enjoy our interpretations of this look, why not try it yourself and send us over your selfies!!

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Stacy’s Bridal Makeup Breakdown & Step by Step

Hey Beauty’s

Welcome back to my blog, ok so as promised here is the full low down on the products that I used to create Stacy’s gorgeously unique Bridal look.
I had a trail with Stacy a couple of months before the big day so I went in knowing exactly what I was going to do.

You can watch the whole process here

Skin Prep

To start with I prepped Stacy’s skin with Sonia Roselli’s Sexapeel Instant Exfoliating spray–  this stuff is absolutely amazing, I ordered from the US after reading so many great reviews, and the hype is for a reason, it works!! It Instantly exfoliates dead flaky skin to leave soft, smooth skin, perfect first step to skin prep.
Next I used Sonia Roselli’s Japanese Cleansing Oil, to remove all traces of oil and dirt,

For moisturiser I used Sonia Roselli’s Waterbalm,

What can I say Sonia about stuff is amazing and they work, full product reviews and blog on her amazing range coming soon.
Back to this makeup look


I filled the Brow using Sleek Brow Kit in Extra Dark,

First of all I fill in and shaped the brows using the wax part of the kit, then set with the power part of the kit.

If you want brows that don’t go anywhere, this is the product to use.

Outline and further define the brows with L.A. Girl Cosmetics Pro Conceal HD Concealer in Fawn around the brows and blend out.

I then prepped Stacy’s eyelids for eyeshadow using Urban Decays Eye Primer Potion in Eden



Then I used Couleur Caramels Matte Eyeshadow in Chocolate Brown all over the lids  up to the brow bone, to create a uniform base.

I then used the Pixi by Petra’s multipurpose loose eyeshadow pigments in Metallic Warmth,

First off use the Second shade down on the lower parts of the lid, highlight inner corner of the eyes and under brows with the lightest shade, and darkest brown was used in the crease to create some definition, concentrating on the outer corners.

Skin / Foundation

I used Use L.A. Girl Pro Conceal Hd High Definiton Concealer in Orange to neutralise darker areas. Stacy has great skin so this was minimal, and blended out.
To get the perfect foundation colour, I mixed Illamasqua Skin Base Foundation in Shades SB15 and SB16
Then I put a little bit of the L.A. Girl Cosmetics Pro Conceal HD Concealer in Fawn under the eyes to brighten up the area, set under eyes with Laura Mercier’s Transluscent powder in Universal .
I also used the Laura Mercier’s Transluscent powder in Medium Deep all over the face to  unify the colours and set the foundation after I applied the Cream Coutour (see below).

Highlight, Contour & Blush

For contouring I use Barry M’s Chisel Cheeks Contour Cream Kit, applying to the hollows of the cheeks to define cheeks, blend upwards.
I then applied MARÉNA BEAUTÉ’s Blush Tarou in Cambi Berry in circular motions to buff into the cheeks.



For Stacy’s Lips we used Dr Paw Paw’s tinted Ultimate Red Balm to moisturise the lips.
Now I was going to be using Kat Von Dee’s Underage Red – Matte Fire Engine Red Lipstick like we did at Stacy’s trail, but her cousin had bought a MAC liquid lipstick for her to use to be able to top up later if need be.




The make sure the makeup stays in place all day I used Urban Decay’s all nighter setting  spray 

See the finale images from the day on Stacy’s Bridal Beauty Story