e.l.f. cosmetics

 

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I’m very excited to finally share with you the details of my recent collaboration with e.l.f. Cosmetics UK. They sent me a box containing some of their beautiful makeup to try out and to inspire me to create an illustration. E.l.f. was kind enough to send me two sets, one for me and one for my followers, so keep reading if you want to know how to win their gorgeous products.

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The eyeshadows, blush and lipstick are part of their mineral line of products that are parabens and chemicals free. The colors are respectively natural, caffeinated, bliss and rosy which I thought would be perfect for a fresh/natural type of look.

elf3I thought it would be fun to show you my illustration at its early stages so here is what the pencil sketch looked like…
elf43 imageAs for the coloring part I used watercolor, my favorite medium, it just seemed the perfect choice for creating a non defined, romantic/dreamy effect. Here I was playing a bit with colors, trying to recreate on paper the same hues of e.l.f.’s blush and eyeshadows…

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Here is a short clip of me painting her lips…

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… and this is the final result!ย What do you think of this look? I love it because it’s so light and natural and it’s something that can be worn everyday.

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If you want to win a set of e.l.f.’s make up all you have to do is find a title for the look I created with my illustration and simply write it down in the comments. I will choose my favorite title and the winner will receive a set of one mascara, one nail polish, one blush, two eyeshadows and one lipstick.

Competition ends January 24th 2015.

I hope you enjoyed this post!

Melissa

 

22 thoughts on “e.l.f. cosmetics

  1. Really pretty illustration. I love e.l.f. The title could be a play on eyes.lips.face something like elegant.luminous.flawless I really struggled with the substitute for face!

  2. thank you so much for all your comments, I really enjoy reading them!

    xoxo
    Melissa

  3. Wow! This is amazing. I will recommend you as a title the first word that I thought as soon as I saw this illustration “Seduction”. Everything about her, her lips and eyes…..
    I wish I had some of your talent ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Ethereal beauty, radiance, midnight in Paris, peachy pink

    Love your painting!!

    Love
    Ida Pahus
    Denmark

  5. “Pink Passion”
    “Eternal Radiance”
    And since valentines day is close I’d tittle this “Kiss me already”

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