Saturday, October 26, 2013

Glammed Up | Royal Blue & Silver Ball Makeup

Hey beauties!
A couple of weekends ago we went to a charity ball called The Ball Of Hope to raise money for mental health & Telethon which is an annual Western Australian fundraising organization that raises money for children with illness, so it was a good cause to get dressed up & help contribute towards that. In fact the Telethon child for this year is a girl from my home town so it felt even more meaningful. It was a fun night, we enjoyed a photo booth that they had where you dress up with props. But of course the fun part was getting ready.

You will see my dress in a moment, I was so excited to get and it got here with one week to spare so I was very thankful for that. With the makeup, of course I wanted it to be glamorous & I took the colour theme for my dress and hoped it wouldn't look too matchy-matchy.

Apologies for the pic heavy post!

 Eyes: MAC Painterly paintpot (Primer), Maybelline CTT in Electric Blue (Base), MAC Nylon (inner corner, highlight) Inglot 428 (Metallic Blue), MAC Contrast (outer corner). For the crease I used a mixture of colours, although I was never happy with it, primarily I used Charming from the Too Faced Pretty Rebel palette & Urban Decay Tease. For blending I used Dainty from Pretty Rebel. I then did my eyeliner with the Tarte gel eyeliner and above that line, created the glitter liner firstly using Nyx Glitter liner in Disco & setting it with Nyx Silver glitter. Lastly I applied my mascara & the eyelashes I used are Ardell Demi Wispies.
Face: YSL Touche Eclat (center of face) + Nars Sheer Glow (all over),MAC Mineralize Skin Finish in Light, Benefit Hoola bronzer, The Balm Mary Lou-Manizer highlighter, NARS Sex Appeal
Lips: Bourjois Levres Contour in #17 I think?, MAC Angel

I curled my hair with a Bed Head clampless curling wand all in the same direction and pulled to one side & pinned in place. I brushed out the curls with my fingers after hairspraying to give them a messy look.
 With my partner, friends & my BFF that I've known since pre-primary school :)

My dress is from, it is so well made & I am absolutely in love with it, hopefully I can wear it somewhere else! I only got it a week before the ball but luckily it didn't need to be tailored because the asymmetrical hemline meant I wasn't tripping over it & it had a tie up back so the bust wasn't too big. If you are ordering a month before an event make sure you pay a little bit extra for a rush order!

My shoes are by "shoezy" from eBay and I loved how they looked with the dress. I went jewelery free because the sequins & shoes were so blingy, but I do wish I wore some 'dainty' bangles.
They also had a photo booth there, lots of fun!
Thanks for looking!
If you were to go to a ball, what would your style be?

P.S I cannot log onto blogger from my phone, all I get is infinite page redirects which is the worst pain in the world. I normally post drafts from my phone so it makes it really hard. Can it be fixed?


  1. Nice eyemakeup, love the metallics.
    Lovely dress and shoes too.

  2. Hmm I post drafts from my phone or iPad as well, I am not sure how to fix it sorry! But I saw your posts on IG I wanted to say you looked amazing I so lovethe mullet dress!!

  3. I love it! Not too complex your eye make up and it works soo well with your lovely dress. I think the nude cheek was a great touch too besides going sans jewelry! I think you did it well and your hair is amazing!! I'd be in a black or bold blue gown, I want waves for my hair and a golden/peachy smoked out eye look with a rosy cheek!

  4. I adore the silver eyeliner - so it's striking and unique! Really beautiful touch :) The eye makeup perfectly complements the glam dress too!

  5. Love the look you created! Blue never looked so good as it does on you paired with the silver glitter :)

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  7. Oh my goodness, you look sooo stunning! Perfect make-up with that glamorous dress. I love the fact that you're going to the ball to support a charity, it's really amazing. :)

    Take care always, love Christine ~ xo
    Chriissydollxo Blog | BlogLovin'

  8. You look gorgeous! !!

  9. lovely blog :)

  10. you look so pretty here, love the hair and the top, so princess like!!

  11. Beautiful look!! The glitter liner really gives it a lil something extra. You looked stunning!

    à la foliee

  12. I love the dress, it's the same colour as my ball gown was in high school! The eyeliner is poppin, love it!

  13. Oh really beutiful your hair and your makeup!

  14. You look absolutely amazing! I think you did a great job with the makeup and it doesn't look too matchy-matchy! I actually love the glitter too. I love how you did your hair and the lip that goes with the look! You're gorgeous!

  15. Very nice eye make up!!! Perfect with this lovely dress

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