Archive for the ‘Celebrity looks’ Category

Tutorial: Leona Lewis ‘I Got You’ Inspired Makeup & Giveaway

March 23, 2010

My friend, Jonesy sent me this video for Leona Lewis’ song ‘I Got You’ because she liked the look.  I took the time to do an inspired look.  Not an exact re-creation.  I hope you like it. 

Here’s the link to the video Leona Lewis Inspired Makeup Tutorial

UDPP Original & Sin
SMH Champagne E/S
MAC Eye Kohl – Smolder
MAC Fluidline – Black Track
Black, Navy Blue and Tan E/S 120 Palette
MAC Embark E/S (Crease & Brows)
NYX EL111 Eyelashes

MUFE Camouflage Corrector Palette #5 – Orange Corrector
MAC Studio Finish Concealer NC45 (under eye)/NC50 (blemishes)
MAC MSF Natural – Dark All Over Face
Ben NYE Banana Powder (under eye to set concealer)

MAC Blush Ombre in Ripe Peach

MAC Bronzilla L/S
MAC C-Thru L/G

I’ve reached 250+ Blog followers .:YAY:.  I never thought I’d get 100.  I’m very happy & fortunate.  I will have a blog giveaway coming up sometime this week to thank you all.  I will try to have at least three(3) winners this time around. Check back to see when it’s posted so you can enter.  
You MUST be a follower of my blog to enter. 


Updates: Beyonce Tutorial & Upcoming Hauls

March 15, 2010

Yesterday I did a tutorial for one of Beyonce’s looks in Lady Gaga’s Telephone Video.  It was a yellow cat eye.  Perfect for Spring/Summer.  You can watch the video here.  PLease let me know what you think by leaving a comment on youtube and by rating the video.

NYX E/S Base in White
NYX Jumbo E/S Pencil in Yellow
3 Yellow E/S from the 120 palette
MAC Fluidline in BlackTrack
MAC Zoomlash in ZoomBlack

MAC NC 45 & NC50 Studio Finish Concealer
MAC MSF natural – Dark

MAC Springsheen Blush

Spice Lip pencil
Bronzilla L/S
Gold Dust L/G
Over the past few weeks I purchased stuff from NYX, MAC, Stars Makeup Haven, and Yazmo.  My kit is coming along slowly, but surely.  When everything comes I’ll post pics, and swatches.  I’ll probably do a video haul as well.

Don’t be afraid to email me or leave a comment here with questions or requests.  I want to do a FAQ very soon, so please submit your questions if you have any. 

Thank you,

Kim Porter

Beyonce in Telephone Tutorial

March 12, 2010

I did the tutorial for this look. You can find it here.  Don’t forget to rate & comment.  

Also, I uploaded a NEW Summer Neutral Look Tutorial on youtube click here to access it.

If you hae any looks you’d like to see me do, please do not hesitate to contact me. That goes for questions too. I will end up doing a FAQ post soon, so email me or post your questions in the comments section.

Thank you,


Nicki Minaj Inspired Smokey Blue Eye

March 10, 2010

I was going to begin doing colorful smokey eye tutorials to show you that smokey eyes don’t have to always be black and grey.  The tutorial can be found here on youtube.  Don’t forget to rate & comment please (it’s important to me).


UDPP (Original)
NYX E/S Base in White
NYX E/S in Azur Sky
Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Liner in Charcoal
MAC Vanilla Pigment (brow Highlight)
Black E/S (substitute MAC Carbon) fromt eh 120 Palette
Medium Brown E/S from the 120 Palette
Shimmery Blue Similar to NYX Azur Sky – 120 Palette
Shimmery Teal – 120 Palette
Dark Grey E/S – 120 Palette
NYX EL111 Eyelashes

MAC Studio Finish Concealer – NC45 & NC50
Graftobian HD Creme Foundation in Midnight Marigold
MAC MSF Natural – Dark 

MAC SpringSheen Blush
MAC Full Fuschia Blush

MAC Viva Glam Gaga
MAC Girl About Town (patted on top of the Gaga)
MAC True Babe (Very little)

Makeup by Kim Porter

Lala Vasquez Inspired Makeup Tutorial featuring Karima

March 5, 2010

The other night a friend/client of mine saw pictures of LaLa Vasquez from the night of the NAACP Image Awards, and loved her makeup so much that she asked me to re-create the look for her.  This is a nice smokey cat eye using neutral colors (browns & bronze), that is great for a night out, and sexy for a date. 
Link to the youtube tutorial (click here)

The pictures below were found on Concreteloop

This is a list of products I used:
*** All items were MAC unless stated otherwise.
Givenchy Mister Mat Primer
Graftobian OxyDerm Moisturizer
Ben Nye Banana Powder
Studio Finish Concealer NC50
Graftobian HD Creme Foundation in Pecan
Brow Gel in Show-Off

MSF Gold Deposit – Highlight
Sweet As Cocoa Blush
Ripe Peach Blush Ombre

MUFE Lipgloss (her own)
Mad Cap Lipglass (her own)

UDPP – Original
Paint Pot in Quiet Natural
Black E/S from 120 Palette
Champagne color from Stars Makeup Maven
Tan E/S from 120 Palette
Bronze E/S from 120 Palette
Gold E/S from 120 Palette
Fluidline in Blacktrack
NYX Eyelashes EL 112
Duo Adhesive Waterproof in Dark

Pictures of the Finished look

Anyone who is interested in booking me to do their makeup please don’t hesitate to contact me and click here to see what services I offer.

Makeup by Kim Porter

Rihanna Inspired Look

March 2, 2010

Here’s a look I did inspired by Rihanna’s look from the Rated R album Cover.  Please check out the tutorial (click here) to see how I re-created this look & what products I used.  Also, don’t forget to subscribe, and rate/comment my video. 

What do you think?
Did I hit it on the nail?

Thank you!

MAC Fluidline in BlackTrack
Darkest Matte Black E/S in 120 Palette
MAC Zoom Lash in Zoom Black 
MF 2000 Calorie Xtreme in Blackout
MAC Vanilla Pigment (brow highlight)
Nude Gold Color from 120 palette all over Lid
Urban Decay Primer Potion

MAC Smoked Purple L/S (MAC PRO Only)

MAC Cream Color Base in Improper Copper (highlight)
Ripe Peach Blush

Thank you to everyone who participated & for being a supporter of my blog .  You have another chance to win something from the MAC Riveting Collection by entering my 100 Follower Giveaway that ends on March 6, 2010!

Makeup by Kim Porter

Tutorials: MAC Spring Colour Forecast Look & Keri Hilson Inspired Smokey Eye

February 28, 2010

These are two looks I created in a tutorial last night.  Please check my youtube channel (subscribe if you haven’t done so already) to see what I used & how I created each individual look. 

Look using ALL MAC Spring Colour Forecast Collection Products (click here) for tutorial
This is a smokey eye inspired by Keri Hilson’s look during the 2010 NAACP Image awards (click here) for tutorial.

Recreation of one of Beyonce’s Looks from "Put it in a Love Song"

February 19, 2010
The pics of her weren’t too clear, but I tried…

Check the tutorial here

Makeup by Kim Porter


January 17, 2010
I love Monica.  I almost always do this look on myself or something similar.  I figured I’d try it out (minus the false lashes) & post some pics.  
***Every product used is MAC unless otherwise stated.
Studio finish concealer (base) – NC50
Expensive Pink E/S
Bronze Frost E/S
JA Cosmetics Dark Grey & Black E/S
Eye Khol in Mint
Fluid line in Blacktrack
Yves Saint Laurent Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils
Make Up For Ever F/C Waterproof Concealer #16
Lip pencil in Chestnust (eyebrow)

Format Blush
Mineralize Skinfinish Natural – Dark
Studio Finish Concealer – NC50

Queen Bee Lipglass

FTC Discloser:Products mentioned in this post were purchased by me and I am in no way affiliated with any brands or companies mentioned.