Makeup Monday: Iines

This post contains *adlinks and pr-samples

Makeup Monday continues! In this series I have chosen some interesting people to sit in my makeup chair and fulfilled my vision for their makeup. Here is the third beauty I had the pleasure to work with: Iines.

Makeup Monday: Iines

Iines is another one of those people I like to think of as super women. She is a professional blogger (actually, she was among the first to create a popular blog in Finland!), she works with social media and she is a toddler mom. It was so nice to meet her and talk about blogging and life. Another fun fact about Iines is that she is also very into DIY-projects and work. I have actually bought a hand-knit top from her, which I showed you in this post.

For her makeup, I had a vision of a soft smokey eye paired with fresh skin and lips. I think a dramatic eye works so well with her freckles and warm tones. Iines has big beautiful blue eyes, which I emphasized with warm browns.

I couldn’t help, but use the same *Madara City CC Cream, that I have now used on every makeup I’ve done so far. It just goes to show how great that product is and how it suits so many skin types. I mixed some bounce foundation into that though, to make the color match to Iines’ tan. I set the face lightly with my favorite powder, added a bronzer, a peachy blush and a golden highlight.

As for the soft smokey eye, I used a palette I had kind of forgotten about. It’s *Morphe’s 3205 palette, which has a nice selection of warm neutrals. The pigment is good and it’s an easy palette to work with. The nude lipstick is one of my go-to nude colors, *IsaDora Twist-Up Gloss Stick in Boho Beige.

Don’t forget to check out Iines’ blog and her Instagram, where she by the way shares some amazing travel photos.


*Madara City CC, Medium Beige
the beautyblender Bounce Foundation 3.30 (just a drop to make the CC cream darker)
*Laura Mercier Transluscent Powder
*NARS Soft Matte Concealer, Custard  (Shop in *UK, *EU)
*Zuii Organic Sun bronzer
Kiko Milano Desert Dunes Baked Blush, Gypsy Pink
*MAC Soft & Gentle Highlight

mad4eyebrow Natural Brow Filler, Blond
*BBB London Ultra Slim Brow Definer Indian Chocolate (Shop in *EU)
*Urban Decay Primer Potion Eden
MORPHE 3502 Eyeshadow Palette (Shop in *UK, *EU)
*Alima Pure Ink Kajal

*IsaDora Twist-Up Gloss Stick, Boho Beige

Some makeup products I’ve received as pr-samples.

What do you think of this look? 

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