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Native American Inspired Look for Makeup Geek Weekly Challenge

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MakeupGeek has had her Weekly Challenge going on for ages, but I’ve never participated. I used to look at the submissions and thought “Wow, are these people all makeup artists?? I could never do that.”

That was the time when my eye makeup was all but eyeliner and mascara. And I didn’t have bunbunmakeuptips.com to constantly push myself to explore new makeup products and looks.

I don’t know what sparked my interest this time. I don’t even know anything much about the culture and history of Native Americans. But I send in something this time, and had tremendous fun creating it!

So I went to google for pictures for inspiration. Found many, but they didn’t quite attract me.

Until I saw this:

I love the contrast of Obama’s formal black suit against the tribal war chief’s colorful head dress.

And so I did this!


The colors used were inspired by the chief’s headdress – yellow, orange, red, black, and white.

I brought the eyeshadow colors beyond the eyebrows because…….. because I felt artsy. Lol.

I don’t know, I think Native Americans are very passionate people – passionate about their heritage, culture… so I chose this set of colors to sort of represent fire. Also, I’d imagine fire to be a very important source of energy for the Native Americans. (Pardon me for the lack of knowledge on their history.)

This hair accessory is the closest I have to Native American accessories. I tried!! XD

When I typed ‘Native American’ in Google Images, the Native Americans all had straight or fierce expressions. So I tried one with an attitude.

RARRRR!!

Not fierce enough, huh?

Maybe if I had bows and arrows and a full headdress of colorful feathers, I’d feel more in character.

I’m sure they do smile in real life. Like this:

What good is a look without a list of the products used, right?

FACE

Face Primer – Monistat Chafing Relief Powder-Gel

Foundation – Lancome Maqui Blanc Miracle Liquid Foundation SPF 26/PA++ (with Sigma F80 Flat Top Kabuki Brush)

Concealer – Sonia Kashuk Hidden Agenda Concealer Palette

Face Powder  – MAC Blot Powder Pressed Light

EYES

Eye Primer – Urban Decay Primer Potion (Eden)

Eye Pencil – NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk

Eyeshadow 1 – Sugarpill Pressed Eyeshadow Buttercupcake, Flamepoint, Love+, Tako

Brows – Rimmel London Professional Eyebrow Pencil in Dark Brown

Eyeliner – Kate Gel Liner BK-1

Upper Waterline (Tightlining) – Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil Zero

Mascara Base – Shiseido Nourishing Mascara Base

Mascara – Lancome Oscillation Vibrating Infinite Mascara

False Eyelashes – Ardell 301

LIPS

Lip Balm – Estee Lauder Lip Conditioner SPF 15

Lipstick – NYX Round Lipstick in Thalia

Lip gloss – The Face Shop Super Shine Lip Gloss

And a smirk to end off!

I had such great fun creating this look! Hope you like it!

I’m sending this in at the eleventh hour, the deadline for submission is Friday, November 11th at midnight EST!

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About Bun Bun

Hello! My name is Juli and Bun Bun is my alter-ego. I blog to share my love for makeup, how to apply it, and what works or what doesn’t work, all from an Asian perspective.

My first makeup product was a shimmery light blue lipstick which I proudly wore all over my eyelids and lips. It cost $2.50, felt like $250, and made me feel like a million bucks.