Spring Dewy Make Up

Hi everyone, to follow up with my Spring 2016 Trends post, I was inspired and decided to create a make up look myself and share with you the products that I used to create this look.

As mentioned in the last post, this Spring is all about soft pastel colours and glowy dewy skin.


Primer & Foundation:

This Spring is all about the dewy & healthy skin. Make sure to use a primer before applying your foundation to not only keep your make up long lasting but also protect your skin from all other environmental affects.

My two favourite primers of all time for oily skin are:

Motives Cosmetics Perfecting Primer  ($34 CAD)


SmashBox Photo Finish Foundation Primer (Sephora – $44 CAD)


For foundation, I like to use liquid foundation that can dry like powder as I have oily skin but also look for something with great coverage.  Motives has a great line of this liquid powder foundation which is great for oily skin in Spring. It is a liquid foundation but dries like powder. I am wearing Motives Liquid Powder Mineral Foundation in Sandy Beige for this look ($40 CAD)



Highlighter & Blush:

I am absolutely in love with this new Motives I DO Palette designed by celebrities Make Up Artist Jackie Gomez. Their highlighter & blush is just at the perfect shade for this season and are suitable for all skin colours.

Motives I Do Palette ($66 CAD) 



To give my eyes a soft pastel look, I use Motives Pressed Eyeshadow in Love Me on my eyelids and Motives Eye Illusion Eyeshadow in Essence on the crease

Motives Pressed Eyeshadow in Love Me ($20 CAD)


Motives Eye Illusion in Essence ($27 CAD)


Eyeliner & Eyebrows: 

My favourite eyebrows product for this season is the Anastasia Dip Brow in Medium Brown  ($23)


Don’t forget to add your favourite liquid eyeliner & lashes to this look.


Last but not least, this look will not be complete without adding some extra natural soft pink shine to your lips. With this look, I use Motives Lips Candies in Cotton Candy.

Motives Lips Candies in Cotton Candy ($24 CAD)


And this is it! You have a Spring 2016 inspired look that goes with pretty much anything that you decide to wear that day. Fresh & Fab! What do you think?



Soft Lips & Smokey Eyes

Good morning, how are you doing?

Today is such a gloomy day in Toronto but also a perfect day for some soft lips and smokey eyes. As I promised, I would like to share with you one of my favourite looks and the products that I use to create this look.


For this look, I use Motives Cosmetics Eyeshadow Motives Mavens Elements Palette to create soft smokey eyes. I think this smokey look is very settle and I love the fact that it also opens up my eyes and create more dimensions to them. A smokey eyes look can never be completed with some great lashes or falsies. In this picture, I use an Asian brand that I bought on my trip to Vietnam. They are pretty natural and last for quite a few times of use. You just have to make sure to remove the glue on the strips right as soon as you take them off so you can use these lashes again next time.


What I love about the  Motives Cosmetics Eyeshadow Motives Mavens Elements Palette  is the fact that the colours are super pigmented and very easy to blend. This palette has every single colour that you need to create all types of looks and it is very versatile.


I am using the first colour on the top left to create the base all over my eyelid and then work on my crease with the soft grey colour (second top from the right). To soften the look, I blend in the two colours with a shimmering soft brown colour (second bottom from the left).


To finish this look, I apply my favourite liquid eyeliner (Motives Liquid Eyeliner in Noir). I love this eyeliner and I think  I have been talking non stop about it on every single post of mine. It is truly something I cannot live without. If you want to check it out, here is the LINK to the product.

For the lips, you can apply a soft pink colour lipgloss to add some colour to the lips but still keep it natural and simple. For this look, I use Motives Lip Candies in Cotton Candy.


And this is it! Perfect look for a gloomy day. What is your favourite make up must have for days like this? I want to hear from everyone!


From Tracey with love ❤