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Before and After Makeover!

Here at Marbella Event Academy we decided to do a fun ‘Before and After Makeover’. One lucky girl was selected to be our model to help her break into the modelling industry, and provide her with her first portfolio photographs.

First off, I cleansed, toned and moisturised to prep her skin for the makeup looks to come. Some photographs were taken of her as a clean canvas so we could see the change in the end result.

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Once I had revived her skin with a splash of Caudalie facial oil, Dessange Hair took over and added their amazing oomph with big rollers for a 60’s Bardot-esque look.

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The 60’s look wasn’t entirely planned but happened organically- that’s what I happen to love about makeup! I then created a dark smokey crease, complemented by a gold shimmer on the lid. Her eyebrows were groomed and accentuated to continue the striking angles to her face. A touch of highlighter was used as well as slight contouring to accentuate her cheekbones and jaw line. And finally a classic red lip was applied to polish off the look. (See below for list of products)

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The model had brought some clothes with her, so we decided first, on an electric blue dress which really made her skin pop. Having already taken some head shots inside, we decided to go outside to capture an urban twist.

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Coming to the end of the makeover, we weren’t finished yet and decided to try a change-up, a striped ‘Twiggy’ inspired dress and a muted light pink lip. Her hair was swept to the side and the ‘doll’ theme was really played upon using contorted angles and small spaces.

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As you can see from the results, it was a really exciting makeover that resulted in a variety of differentiating looks. The model had really enjoyed the day and left with some great images for her portfolio.

Product List 

Ben Nye HD palette

Nars Copacabana

Sleek Brow Kit

Urban Decay Vice4 palette

Maxfactor False Lash Effect Mascara

Benefit Hoola Bronzer

Dior Rouge Lipstick in Trafalgar

Soap and Glory Sexy Mother Pucker Extreme Lip Shine



Would you like to be the next makeover model?