Last Sunday I turned my very lovely friend Laura into the Mistress of Evil, Malficent for a Blank Canvas Cosmetics demo at the Pro Beauty Show in the RDS. Maleficent is such a fun character to create and to dress up as and would make a great Halloween costume. There are two main forms of Maleficent: the green cartoon version and the more sculpted film version. Sunday’s Maleficent was a mix of the two. I used vivid colours on the eyes to create a cartoon look and kept the skin less green and more sculpted.
All of the products and brushes for this look were cruelty free and or vegan. All of the brushes were from Blank Canvas Cosmetics. Blank Canvas just released the Dimension Series II range and the brushes are absolutely amazing. As far as I’m concerned, there are no better brushes on the market. The brand is so incredibly innovative and consistently produce high quality fantastic products. I used a combination of the Dimension Series I and II and the original series for Maleficent.
Here’s how I created Maleficent:
I always do eyes first and this look was no different. I used eye shields (for the first time) from Penneys under the eyes to give a more defined and exaggerated shape to the shadows. I used an eye primer from Essence before taking the brand new E45 duo fibre blending brush and took a light purple from the Blank Canvas 88 colour shadow palette and applied … Read the rest