Thursday, October 6, 2011

The Vampire Diaries Inspired Makeup: Caroline Forbes!

Hey everyone! I don't usually do corresponding blog posts to my YouTube videos, but for today's video I have a photo to show you that was my inspiration for this look. I thought I would do a blog post so you could get a better idea of how I achieved it!

The tutorial is an inspired look of Caroline's makeup from The Vampire Diaries. I loved how dramatic it was and how striking it looked with her fair features.


The key elements to Caroline's eye makeup in the above photo is a high-sheen light color on the first half of the lid, a very dark, unblended crease, and thick black liner all around the eye. Here is the eye look I came up with:




The products I used on the eyes are:
-MAC Nubile paint pot
-Inglot eyeshadows in 395 and 461
-MAC Handwritten eyeshadow
-Maybelline Eye Studio gel liner in Blackest Black
-MAC Feline Kohl Power (now permanent!!)
-Benefit They're Real mascara
-NYX 132 lash (cut in half, used as a demi lash on each eye)

To see the colors I used on the cheeks and lips, and how I did the look, here's the video!



xx, Allison

18 comments:

  1. I love the vampire diaires!! You should do an Elena tutorial!!

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  2. This is such a beautiful look, I love VD :)

    Xo Christine♥
    http://christineiversen.blogspot.com/

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  3. Quick question. In your YouTube video, the first Inglot shadow you used, you said 395P, but here it's just listed as 395. I really like that shadow and am planning to buy it, so I wanted to know which was the corret name. Thanks!

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  4. Spelling fail. That should read "correct name". Thanks again.

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  5. I just loved, you have such a talent!
    I really would like for you to do a look for teenagers with 17years-old. Very neutral but at the same time that keep all the atencion! :)
    xoxo ♥

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  6. Hi Tina! Sorry it took a while for a response to your question... didn't see it until now! 395 and 395P are the same shadow. They don't recycle numbers for any of their shadows, the P just stands for Pearl finish (which is the only 395 finish there is, if that makes sense). Hope this clears it up! :)

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  7. Your eyes are STUNNING.

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  8. Peppermint_crinklesOctober 22, 2011 at 7:15 AM

    i really love your tutorial very easy to follow and with dupes too! more tutorial!

    peppermintcrinkles.blogspot.com

    hope u follow me too! would appreciate it so much thank u!
    more power to your channel

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  9. So pretty!!!! I'm going to be a vampire for Halloween and thinking about doing this. Is there any way to buy Inglot eyeshadows in stores, and if so, where?

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  10. I know exactly what episode this is from! Just watched it on netflix instant streaming. Great look!

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  11. anyone have any good dupes for the inglot shadows?

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  12. Your eyes are such a cool colour!

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  13. This eye make up is soooo pretty, omg.

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  14. I absolutely love this look and i hope you do more vampire diaries looks, theyre lovely but quite intense. Although unfortunately i dont have any of inglots eyeshadows so what are mac dupes for them?

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  15. Love your makeup style! You should do a Miranda lambert tutorial! Her makeup always looks awesome!

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  16. I love this look and your tutorial is awesome.

    I'm wondering if you have a recommendation for another m.a.c paint pot? They don't have the nubile anymore.

    Thanks!

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