November 27, 2012

Skyfall's bond girl inspired look

I watched Skyfall a couple of weeks back with my siblings and ever since I watched it, the makeup look that bond girl Sévérine wore when she met Bond is stuck at the back of my mind! It doesn't help that beauty gurus all over youtube have been uploading makeup tutorials on the latest bond girl's makeup look. Yes, including Michelle Phan! However, my favorite out of all that I've watched is by beauty guru Chelsea aka xclosetoreal.

Bérénice Marlohe as Skyfall's bond girl, Sévérine 

I was browsing Bérénice pictures and I noticed that she is always seen on the red carpet with her signature smokey eyes. Sometimes with a dark lips, and other times she left them nude. Either way, she looks stunning!

Bérénice Marlohe at the Paris premiere of Skyfall

 Chelsea's tutorial 

I decided to try out this tutorial which luckily for me is pretty simple to follow but looked very put together like you've spent a good hour on it. Chelsea even opted to use makeup sponges at some point in the 3 minute tutorial instead of makeup brushes. I don't have any of the items that she used in the video so I compensated with the makeup that I currently have. It's fun racking through your makeup collection looking for shades you can use to recreate a look!

What I came up with in the end

Ok I have to admit part of the reason I wanted to do this look is because I wanted to use that lipstick lol 

In the picture, her eye shape is elongated using a black shade and they had it exaggerated both at the inner corner of the eyes as well as the outer corner which is winged outward and upward. This somehow reminds me of the movie Black Swan. I have to say this look is pretty dramatic and is not something that I find comfortable enough to wear out, not even during the night time. Bérénice, on the other hand, really rocked those dark eyes + dark lips! If only I can look half as good as her!

On my eyes:

UD Naked palette eyeshadow in Creep, 
Second darkest shade in Essence 'Over the taupe' quad, 
Maybelline Volum' Express waterproof mascara,
Revlon Grow Luscious lashliner in Onyx,
MAC Paint Pot in Blackground

On my lips:
Revlon matte lipstick in Wine Not

On my face:

MAC blush in Desert Rose,
MAC MSF in Sunny by Nature,
MAC MSF in Gold Deposit,
SkinFood eyebrow powder cake,
Garnier Light BB Eye Roll-on,
Revlon PhotoReady concealer in Medium,
Essence Soft Touch Mousse in Matt Sand

Side note: So I've been watching a few episodes of That F Word on ClickNetwork recently and I think it's one of the best shows they've produced so far, if not the best. Others are nice too, like Budget Barbie, Tried and Tested, and also Chick vs. Dick which is darn hilarious but I personally like watching other people's thoughts on fashion and it's interesting to see what sort of styles are trending in another country. So thumbs up to That F Word!


  1. OMG! I LOVE SMOKE EYES MAKE UP, but i really do not know how. ill try the video shelly. thanx

    1. hi shely, I tag you something ;-) http://www.phioxee.com/2012/12/all-i-want-for-christmass.html

  2. love how you pulled off the smokey eyes look :)

    1. Thank you :) , I rarely wear smokey eyes tbh haha

  3. happy visiting here, greetings to all



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