Inspired by … Jill Stuart Summer 2016

If you are not familiar with the „Inspired by…“ series, click here for an explanation.
But short story even shorter, each month I choose a seasonal ad and try to recreate the models look with colors I already own.
Dressing up and awkward posing included!

This month I really wanted to do something with a hat (silly idea, as it turned out), and something blue, so I chose the Jill Stuart Summer 2016 ad for it´s beachy and summery vibes.

Inspired by Jill Stuart Summer 2016 (Source)
Inspired by Jill Stuart Summer 2016 (Source)

 

Now I had forgotten that I lost my white hat last year, so I had to make do with a big straw hat. Plus the hand positioning turned out more challenging than I would have thought.

But see for yourself, upon common request I added some outtakes at the end that explain what I mean.

 

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Looking for a New Years Eve Makeup? – Be inspired!

It has been more than a year now that I have been doing the „Inspired by…“ series, a monthly feature where I try to recreate the look from a seasonal ad, using products I already own.

And while I was browsing my pictures, I realized that most of them are pretty outgoing and party appropriate, so I figured: What better way to recap these posts than today?

A sparkly purple eye? Or something else?
A sparkly purple eye? Or something else?

Maybe you will find something that will inspire you when going out tonight. If so, please drink some Champagne for yours truly, sitting at home with a gigantic bump and water to celebrate.

 

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Top blogposts of 2015 – and Christmas impressions

Christmas is here, and as these days are traditionally spend with your family, exchanging gifts and stuffing your face with delicious food, I don’t think many people will spend their days reading blogs.

But for those of you that have a moment to spare and decide to stop by here at „Linda, Libra, Loca“, I tried to get a little impression of the Christmas decorations we put up around here, to get you into a festive mood.

Christmas Impressions
Christmas Impressions

And for all of you that need a little distraction, because waiting for the exchange of gifts is way too exciting, I have included a little list of my top blogposts of 2015, judged by Google Analytics. Read more


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Inspired by … Giorgio Armani Luxe is More Collection Holiday 2015

If you are not familiar with the „Inspired by…“ series, click here for an explanation.
But short story even shorter, each month I choose a seasonal ad and try to recreate the models look with colors I already own.
Dressing up and awkward posing included!

Giorgio Armani Luxe is More Collection Holiday 2015 (Source)
Giorgio Armani Luxe is More Collection Holiday 2015 (Source)

 

As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to recreate the „Giorgio Armani Luxe is More“ makeup in December. It may not be the most exotic look I have ever seen, but everything about it seems very glamorous and very „me“.

Velvet skin, a soft smokey eye and a deep red lip… perfect for Christmas!

Let´s see if I succeeded to come close, given my less than modelesque features and the lack of Photopshop… Read more


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„I love my P2“ collection – We may not have Boots, but…

Many of my German readers can relate: You watch You Tube videos, you read blogs, and you can´t help but bemoan the fact that Target, Boots (and Sephora!) are way out of reach.

Now let’s not forget that we do have our own drugstore, stocked with brands people in the States will never lay hands on. But are they a worthy competitor?

"I love my P2" collection "Delight Pinks" lip creams
„I love my P2“ collection „Delight Pinks“ lip creams

Well, when one of my favorite bloggers published a Boots only makeup tutorial (Watch here) right the next day after I received some pieces of the „I love my P2“ collection for testing, I figured it was time to find out!

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Favorite Face of November 2015

If you are not familiar with the „Favorite Face of …“ series, click here for a little introduction. Short story even shorter, it is the makeup that I wore most during that month, featuring the favorite (as in most used) makeup products.

Favorite Face of November - a quick and easy everyday look.
Favorite Face of November – a quick and easy everyday look.

As many of you may know already, I am currently at home. But as I  stated here, I wore makeup almost every single day to get me into a „work mindset“. Granted, it was a quick and easy look skipping foundation most days, but it was all I needed to feel ready to be productive. Read more


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Inspired by … NARS X Steven Klein Collection for Holiday 2015

If you are not familiar with the „Inspired by…“ series, click here for an explanation.
But short story even shorter, each month I choose a seasonal ad and try to recreate the models look with colors I already own.
Dressing up and awkward posing included!

NARS X Steven Klein Collection for Holiday 2015

Up until a few days ago I was determined to recreate the Smashbox „Art, Love, Color“ look, which is very unusual and colorful, but when the first pictures of the NARS X Steven Klein Collection flooded my feed, I had a change of mind.
The pictures were impressive, totally different and a pleasure to look at.
Yes, all of them. I mean, look at that one!

Too bad I didn’t have a flower crown to match, but I managed to get a headpiece with net at least. Read more


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Favorite Face of … September

If you are not familiar with the „Favorite Face of …“ series, click here for a little introduction. Short story even shorter, it is the makeup that I wore most during that month, featuring the favorite (as in most used) makeup products.

Favorite Face of September, a bronze smokey eye

As you may know, I spend a big part of September in France, soaking up the sun and enjoying Chocolate Chaud and Pain au Chocolate.
I wasn’t really in fall mood, but when I did the research for my last blogpost, an upcoming trend immediately caught my attention: The bronze smokey eye!

I figured it was beach appropriate as well as travel friendly, because I realized I owned the perfect palette already. Read more


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