22/08/2011

M.A.C Face Charts for the V Festival 2011

I just wanted to share with you some MAC face charts used on celebrities at the V Festival. :)


London, 22 August 2010 - M.A.C Cosmetics and the M.A.C Pro Team decamped to the renowned V Festival to keep a host of top celebrities, performers and guests looking refreshed from dusk until dawn! 
 
The M.A.C Pro Team were on hand to provide the ultimate festival makeup facilities for guests in the coveted  Virgin Media Louder Lounge area. Presenters Caroline Flack, Zara Martin, Bip Ling and Gemma Cairney,  singers Alexandra Burke, Pixie Lott, Beverly Knight  and  Girl  Band  Parade.   The  Only Way is Essex members,  Sam Faiers,  Billy Fiares,  Lauren Pope,  Joey Essex  and  Harry Derbidge also received the M·A·C treatment.  Actress Ophelia Lovibond, Olivia Hallinan and Actor Harry Tredaway and finally Model Daisy Lowe all visited the M·A·C tent in the Virgin Media Louder Lounge over the weekend for a festival makeup fix. 
  
M.A.C Artists also had their brushes at the ready backstage in the festival Artists Village where they were geared up to provide makeup and grooming  services to key talent performing over the weekend.  M·A·C Pro artists  created dazzling „on-stage‟ looks for  Claire Maguire, Alex Winston, Dionne Bromfield and Alice Gold.  Presenter  Jameela Jamil also visited the M·A·C tent in the Artist village. M·A·C provided product for Katy B who‟s look was created by Make-up Artist Vicky Fenelon and N-Dubz Tulisa, who‟s look was created by Make-up Artist Jenny Kirby.  Imelda May, did her own make-up and said “I have gone for a classic rock-a-billy look and am a huge mac fan.  My favourite product is M·A·C Ruby Woo lipstick, it is the nicest colour red that I have found and am addicted to it!” 






Alexandra Burke  (M·A·C Senior Artist Neil Young):



Skin:

M·A·C Studio Finish Foundation in NW45 over the face to perfect skin and Powder Blush in Mocha to add a glow to the cheeks.

Eyes:

M·A·C Blacktrack Fluid Line swept across the top lash line to create a winged eye effect.  M·A·C Zoom Lash Mascara coated the lashes and M·A·C # 7 Lashes were applied to create a fuller, thicker lash.



Lips:

M·A·C Viva Glam Gaga 2 Lipglass to give a glossy finished look.



Dionne Bromfield (Caroline Donnelly - M.A.C Senior Artist)
 Skin:

M·A·C Studio Moisture Fix SPF15 was used all over the skin to hydrate.
M·A·C Pro Longwear Concealer applied as foundation where needed.
M·A·C Prep + Prime Transparent finishing Powder pressed applied to set the base.
M·A·C Pink Swoon Blusher applied to the cheekbones for a rosy flush of colour.

Eyes:
M·A·C Eye Brows  in Spiked to fill in the brows.
M·A·C Samoa Silk Eye Shadow to highlight the brow bone.
M·A·C Blacktrack Fluid Line applied all over the eye lid and on the bottom lash line and blended.
M·A·C Reflects Glitter in Very Pink applied on the lid and M·A·C Reflects Turquoise applied underneath the eye.

Lips:
M·A·C Pink Nouveau Lipstick applied to fill the lips.
M·A·C Magenta Madness Pigment gently patted on top for a velvet finish.



Pixie Lott (Dean Rudd - M.A.C Pro Trainer): 


Skin:
M·A·C Cleansing wipes to cleanse the skin.
M·A·C Face & Body Foundation in C3 with M·A·C and Studio Finish Concealer in NC25 to perfect skin.
M·A·C Strobe Cream to brighten.
Cheeks were defined with M·A·C Lush-Light Bronzer.
Eyes:
New M·A·C Paint Pot in Genuine Treasure on the base of the lid and Eye Shadows in Legendary Black and Outré used to create a soft Smokey Eye.
M·A·C Feline Eye Pencil used along the lash line and underneath to give depth and M·A·C Zoom Lash Mascara used to coat the top and bottom lashes.  M·A·C #7 Lashes to create a fuller lash.

Lips:
New M·A·C Pro Longwear Lip Pencil in What a blast and Full Speed Ahead Lipglass.

Pixie also opted for a Daisy design on her face which was created using M·A·C Pro White and Yellow Chromographic Pencils and then outlined in Impeccable Brown Pencil in Taupe. 


Sam Faiers (M·A·C Senior Artist Cher Webb): 

Skin:
M·A·C Cleansing wipes to cleanse and M·A·C Studio Moisture Cream to hydrate the skin.
M·A·C Prep and Prime Skin to create a flawless base.
M·A·C MatchMaster Foundation in 6 and M·A·C Pro Longwear Concealer in NC35 to perfect skin.
M·A·C Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Dark was used to add warmth to the skin and M·A·C Powder blush in Margin was added to the cheeks.

Eyes:
Brows were defined with Eye Brows in Spiked.  A Natural Smokey eye was created using M·A·C Paintpot in Quite Natural, Eye Shadows in Shroom, Samoa Silk and Smut.
M·A·C Blacktrack fluid line was used to create a winged liner across the top of the lid. 
For extra glamour lashes were coated in M·A·C Haute and Naughty Mascara and the M·A·C # 3 Lashes were added.

Lips:
M·A·C Prep and Prime Lip was applied to prime the lips and M·A·C Spice Lip liner was used to outline.  Freckletone Lipstick and Love Nectar Lipglass covered the lips to finish the look.








Whose makeup look did you like the best? ♥

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PHILIPPINE AIRLINES MANILA to LAX FLIGHT RANT and REVIEW

On another note, I just arrived in California last night to visit my sister, and I had such a bad experience with the Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight from Manila to LA. I arrived a whole day late! There was so much disappointment. 

I would like to share my experience with you so that incase someone was thinking about going with PAL, you would know what I have been through.

(I just took this photo from google, I am not affiliated with the Akbayan Party)

I was supposed to be on the 10:30 PM flight last Saturday. I bought this ticket with the assurance that I would arrive on time and on the same day with the help of the difference in time zones, to be able to spend the entire Sunday with my sister.

So I boarded the plane at 9 PM but was stuck on it for 3-4 hours because apparently there had been a technical problem and they couldn't resolve it in that time. Later I found out that we were on the oldest plane PAL had, which was even more disturbing. 

By midnight they finally realised that we wouldn't be able to fly, so they promised to book us all in hotels either the 'Sheraton' or the 'Dusit' - which were 4-5 star hotels. They also promised to reschedule the flight for  1:30PM on the next day (Sunday!!).

So at around 1AM, I got on one of the buses, along with 40 other people, where they would bring us to one of the said hotels, but instead they brought us to 'Bay View' Hotel, which is literally probably a 2 star hotel, a 3 at max! Heck I didn't even have a window in my room. My shower was like a dorm shower, my cabinets had peeling paint and dusty.

I barely had any sleep and I was called at 7AM to be told that check out was at 10:30AM and the bus was going to pick us up at 11AM to bring us to the airport. I had breakfast, which was just okay but at least complimentary, and checked out at 10:30AM as scheduled, but waited for the bus to arrive. By 11AM the bus still was not there and the planned time of departure was at 1:30PM. Everyone was becoming anxious. 

The bus finally arrived at 1PM - so how we were definitely not flying on time - again! We arrived at the airport at 2PM - there was no one around to guide us through the queues. After two baggage scans and a thorough check (they even go through your ENTIRE hand carried luggage - down to the contents of your purse!), I managed to get on my seat at 3PM. The plane took off at around 4PM.

Instead of arriving at 8PM on Saturday, I arrived at 3PM on Sunday, and got to my sister's house at 7.30PM. The entire day wasted. I bought the ticket because I thought it was the quickest way to get to my sister as it was the only direct flight available, but in retrospect if I bought the other airlines with a single stopover, I would still have arrived earlier, without all the disappointment.

If you are planning to fly between the USA and Manila, I advise you do NOT take Philippine Airlines.
They are SO unreliable and they are literally a waste of time and money. 
I will NEVER fly with PAL to the States ever again.

I hope this helps anyone planning to book a Manila-LAX flight in the near future. 


4 comments

  1. I really liked Sam's! It seemed the most wearable out of them all :)

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  2. Sam Faier looks gorgeous : D
    AND I LOVE PIXIE LOTT <3

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  3. What a shame about your flight?! So frustrating glad you got there in the end =D. I love the idea od a pigment layered on top of a lippie for a 'velvet effect'. Great post.

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