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Create This Look For Less

Hey Everyone!! I'm Nikki and I'm a freelance makeup artist based in Los Angeles.

I've created Create This Look For Less to help you achieve high fashion and celebrity red carpet looks without draining your bank account. Don't worry, I'll post about my favorite higher end products as well!

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STEP BY STEP - My New Years Eve Makeup Look


  • Moisturizer - Embryolisse
  • Primer - Smashbox Photofinish Primer (oil-free)
  • Foundation - Covergirl Outlast Stay Fabulous 3 in 1 in shade 857
  • Powder - Set with Translucent pressed powder
  • Bronzer - NARS Laguna along cheekbones, temples, & around jaw
  • Blush - Benefit Cosmetics Rockateur
  • Highlighter - Mai Coutour Highlighter Sheets in St. Barts


  • Primer - theBalm Put a Lid on it
  • Eyeshadows - Urban Decay Naked2 Palette - Foxy all over lid up to brow bone, tease in crease mixed with YDK
  • Eyeliner -  L’Oreal Infallible Gel Eyeliner in Blackest Black
  • Bottom lash line - YDK along lower lash line with Urban Decay 24/7 in gunmetal on waterline.
  • Glitter - Pop Beauty Glitter in silver mixed with glitter glue
  • Mascara - Pop Beauty Lash Extension Mascara + L’Oreal Butterfly Mascara


  • NYX Extra Creamy Round Lipstick in Celene
  • Topped with Revlon Colorburst Lacquer Balm in Vivacious 

Products I used to Create This Look:

Embryolisse Lait-Creme Concentre Moisturizer
Benefit The Porefessional
Bobbi Brown Foundation and Concealer
Ben Nye Banana Loose Powder
Tarte Matte Waterproof Bronzer
Too Faced Snow Bunny Luminous Bronzer
BH Cosmetics Blush

Urban Decay Primer Potion
Make Up For Ever 12 Flash Color Palette in Turquoise
L’Oreal Infallible in Amber Rush along crease
Covergirl Turquoise Tempest Shadow on top of the MUFE Cream
L’Oreal Infallible Gel Liner in Black on Top Lashline
Urban Decay 24/7 Liner on Waterline
Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow in Skin Lights (3rd color from left) on inner corner of eye
Ardell Fashion Demi-Lashes
Revlon Grow Luscious Mascara in Blackest Black on top and bottom lashes

Khroma Beauty Lip Set in Au Naturel In The Flesh

-Create This Look For Less- Maria Menounos in Women’s Health

Sonia Kashuk Tinted Moisturizer - $14
Revlon ColorStay Foundation - $10
Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer - $8
Physicians Formula Happy Booster Glow and Mood Boosting Illuminating Bronzing Veil - $14

Too Faced Shadow Insurance Primer - $20
L’Oreal Infallible Eye Shadow in Bronzed Taupe - $8
Revlon ColorStay Eyeliner in Black - $8
Maybelline The Falsies Mascara - $7

NYX Matte Lipstick in Nude - $6
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss in Snow Pink - $7

It’s starting to heat up outside!  Make sure you stock up your beauty shelves with some long wear products!  Below are a few of my favorites:

Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadows - $20

L’Oreal Infallible Eyeshadow - $8

Tarte EmphasEYES™ Waterproof Clay Shadow / Liner - $24

Givenchy Mister Radiant Face Gel - $36

Hourglass Superficial Waterproof Bronzer - $45

Urban Decay All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray 4oz - $29

Benefit Cosmetics Benetint - $30

Revlon Color Stay Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain - $9

Eyeko London Skinny Liquid Eyeliner - $16

Maybelline Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel EyeLiner - $10

Maybelline Volum’ Express The Falsies Waterproof Mascara - $7

Maybelline SuperStay Longwear (12 shades) - $10

I went on a mini drugstore haul today! (CVS was doing a buy one get one half off sale with most of their brands!)

I got:

  • Maybelline Color Whisper in Go Nude
  • Maybelline Color Whisper in Pink Possibilities 
  • Maybelline Lip Gloss in Almond Crush
  • Almay Intense i-color (liquid shadow + color primer) for green eyes
  • Almay Smart Shade Mousse Makeup in light/medium
  • Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow in Not Just Nudes
  • Revlon Nail Art in Moon Candy
  • L’Oreal Double Extend Eye Illuminator Mascara for Brown Eyes in Black Quartz
  • L’Oreal Telescopic Mascara in Blackest Black
  • Maybelline Master Drama by Eyestudio in Sapphire Strength 

These are the products makeup artist Julie Harris used on GIRLS star Allison Williams. (original article here)

CARGO TexasLiner Liquid Liner in Black, $20 (launching in March)
CARGO High Pigment Pencil in Black, $16
CARGO TexasLash Mascara in Black, 21
and the gold shade in the CARGO Color Palette in Baja, $30. 

CARGO Lip Gloss in Fresno, $14

The following products can be used to Create This Look For Less.

Maybelline Line Stiletto in black, $8
Covergirl Perfect Blend Eyeliner Pencil , $9
L’Oreal Voluminous Mascara in Blackest Black , $8
Maybelline Eyestudio Eyeshadow Quad in Give Me Gold , $8

Revlon Colorburst Lip Gloss in Bronze Shimmer, $5

Last night I did Laurens hair and makeup for the Delhi Safari movie premiere!

Products Used:


Victoria’s Secret Pro Radiant FX Face Illuminator

Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation

Exuviance CoverBlend Concealer + COVERGIRL TRUblend Concealer

Translucent Powder + Make Up For Ever HD Powder

Physician’s Formula pH Matchmaker Bronzer

N.Y.C. Color Wheel Powder Blush


Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadow in Not Just Nudes

BH Cosmetics 88 Color Matte Palette - Silver

Stila Golightly Shadow

L’Oreal Infallible Liner in Brown

Ardell Individual DuraLash Short Lashes

Great Lash Mascara in Black


COVERGIRL WetSlicks Amazemint Lipgloss in Slaphappy

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 03: Lauren Taveras arrives to the Premiere Of ‘Delhi Safari’ at the Pacific Theatre at The Grove on December 3, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Getty Images)

Todays Look:

Maybelline Color Tattoo in Too Cool all over lid
Covergirl Eye Enhance Blue shadow on inner half of lid and under lower lashline
Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Liner in Black
L’Oreal Voluminous Mascara on top and bottom lashes 

Create This Look with the following products:

Maybelline Eye Studio 24hr Color Tattoo in Too Cool (on lid)
Revlon Luxurious Color Diamond Lust Eye Shadow in Night Sky (on lid blended up into crease)
Stila Jewel Eyeshadow in Blue Sapphire (on center of the lid)
Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Liner (on top lash line)
L’Oreal Voluminous Mascara + Revlon Grow Luscious Mascara 

I Created This Look using the following products:

    • Maybelline EyeStudio Color Tattoo Cream Gel Shadow in Too Cool all over lid
    • L’Oreal HiP Studio Secrets Bright Shadow Duo in Flare on lid and blended up into crease
    • Maybelline EyeStudio Gel Liner in Blackest Black on upper lash line 
One coat of L’Oreal Voluminous Mascara in Black and one coat of Revlon Grow Luscious Plumpin in Blackest Black