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MAKE cosmetics, We See Beauty

Every time I’m out and about in the city these days I’m looking for colors of spring, anything to erase the grey memories of winter. My beautiful friend Chelsa (who was also running in the marathon in Boston that day and was receiving her medal when the bombs went off) came by the studio to be my springtime muse. A palette of pinks, something soft and pretty, a reminder of how delicate we are like the flowers that bloom.

Here’s a step by step tutorial using MAKE cosmetics to get the look!

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty  

Step 1: Sweep Santa Fe all the way over the eyelid, but not quite to the brow.

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty

Step 2: Follow with Romanov Pink just on the lid.

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty

 Step 3: Draw eyeliner in Alchemy all the way around the eyelash line, smudging slightly with a fingertip.

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty

Extra tip – if you hold the pencil vertically, you’ll automatically achieve a smudgier line!

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty

Step 4: Use a smokey eye brush and Aubergine shadow over the eyeliner, using the shadow to smudge as you go, all the way around.

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty  

Step 6: Sweeping coats of Defining Mascara

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty

Step 7: Taking the Geisha blush, tap gently three times on your cheek – up and out at the furthest point out, once in the middle, and once in the apple of your cheek. Gently blend, going from the furthest point out in.

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty

Step 8: Line lips with Sienna liner, and add lip gloss in Abalone.

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty


Modeled, styled and makeup by Chelsa Skees. Clothing by Isabel Lu. Shot at Ann Street Studio.

MAKE Cosmetics We See Beauty

See Behind the Scenes of our We See Beauty campaign shoot here! 

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  • So beautiful! I love a natural look.


  • Anna Louisa

    Beautiful! I want to try this for a wedding this weekend :)

  • She is a beauty, glad she got to finish the Boston Marathon! What a crazy day that was.

    • I was wondering about you that day. Xx

  • Gorgeous look! I’m trying this over the weekend!

  • Lovely. :) I really like using pink and rose shades of eye shadow, even though in theory it seems like it would look weird with my blue eyes.

    Your blog is beautiful – I found you via Blog Inc. :)

    Jenn of

  • What a beautiful lady :)

  • k4rlakatherine

    i love the first pic!

  • makeup

    how does she do her eyelashes like that???

  • these photos are so beautiful! i can’t even begin to describe what an inspiration you are to me. your lovely model, chelsa, looks amazing and the makeup came out great. happy to hear she was ok at the marathon. i was at a friends who lives on mile 26. it was such a terrible tragedy, but everyone went out of their way to do whatever they could to help.

  • Such a gorgeous lady. I love the natural look.