Archive for the ‘Tutorial’ Category

Tutorial: Spring is in the Air

April 2, 2010

Check out the other tutorials on my channel in the meantime (click here)

NYX Jumbo E/P Milk
MAC Chrome Yellow E/S
NYX Azure Sky E/S
NYX Red Pink E/S
Dark Shimmery Purple E/S from 120 palette
White E/S from 120 palette
Bright Shimmery Yellow E/S from 120 palette
Red Cherry Eyelashes #100
MAC Mascara
MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack
NYX E/P in Purple
MAC Fix+

Eve Pearl Dual Salmon Concealer – Dark
Eve Pearl HD Foundation – Dark
MAC MSF NAtural – Dark

MAC Dollymix Blush

NYX Creme Rouge Blush -Orange
MAC Kumquat L/G

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

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Aqua Flower Makeup Tutorial

March 20, 2010

This is a look I got from MakeupArtistAmateur on Youtube. I attempted to re-create this look because it’s soooo beautiful IMO.  Click here to watch my tutorial.  Don’t forget to rate & comment.  I would like to know what you think :o)

NYX E/S Base in White
MAC Gesso E/S
NYX Azur Sky E/S
Purple & Yellow E/S from the 120 Palette 2nd Edition
MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack
Red Cherry Eyelashes #5

(NO Foundation Used)
MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NC45 & NC50 
MAC MSF Natural – Dark
Ben Nye Banana Powder 

MAC Cream Color Base – Improper Copper (highlight)
MAC SpringSheen Blush
MAC Iridescent Loose Powwer – Golden Bronze

MAC Viva Glam Gaga L/S
MAC ChaCha L/G

Makeup by Kim Porter

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

Bright Pink Smokey Eye Look

March 9, 2010

I did a tutorial for this, which is on youtube.  

My opinion: I think I should have used more dramatic eye lashes.

Coastal Scents White Concealer from the concealer palette
NYX E/S in Red Pink
MAC Nocturnell E/S
MAC Vanilla Pigment (brow highlight)
Balc E/S from 120 Palette (you can use MAC Carbon)
MAC Fluidline in Blacktrack
YSL Mascara
Red Cherry eyelashes #12

Chestnut Lip liner

MAC MSF Natural – Dark
NC45 Studio Finish Concealer
MAC Creme Color Base in Improper Copper (cheek highlight)
MAC Format Blush

MAC Spice Lip liner
MAC Honeyflower L/S
MAC C-Thru L/G

Neutral Look using MAC Cranberry, Expensive Pink & Shimmertime

March 7, 2010

***All items used were MAC unless stated otherwise. 
Click here for the tutorial. Don’t forget to rate & leave your comments please :o)

Urban Decay Primer Potion (UDPP) in Original & Sin
Cranberry E/S
Expensive Pink E/S
Black E/S from 120 Palette or Carbon
Shimmertime Pigment (brow highlight)
Fluidline in Blacktrack
ZoomLash in Zoomblack

Coastal Scents Concealer – under eyes
MSF NAtural – Dark
Full Fuschia Blush
SpringSheen Blush (highlighter)

Viva Glam Cyndi
Beaute Lipglass

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

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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.