Recreating Miss 1975 - Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson (Review)

Friday, July 17, 2015

Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Miss 1975



So in the video, Charlotte uses  Eyes to Mesmerise in Bette and Veruschka. Perhaps one day in the near future I will pick those up, but I thought Mona Lisa would do better for me long term and would appear similar to the model in the photo, taking into consideration my skin tone. To recreate this look, I used Eyes to Mesmerise in Mona Lisa ($32.00) on my lids. I started out applying it with my finger, which is just fine! In the first photo above, I used three layers of it: two with my finger and one with an eyeshadow brush. This wasn't because I thought the finger application was inadequate, I just wanted to see if there was a difference in application. The second time and third time (the pictures with curly hair) I wore Mona Lisa, I only used two layers. I really didn't see any difference in application or longevity when applied with a brush versus my finger so have at it!

Charlotte Tilbury Eyes to Mesmerise - Mona Lisa

Charlotte Tilbury Eyes to Mesmerise - Mona Lisa
The Matte Revolution lipstick in 1975 Red ($32.00) was a bit of a surprise for me. It's described as a "sunset red" and comes off on me as very orange. And it is bright! I wore this look to work; two people told me they loved this lip color... well actually three but the third said although they liked it, it was different in an aggressive way. I generally wear bright lipsticks to work, so this wasn't an uncommon circumstance. Either way, I thought it would be more like my Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Outlaw, but it's definitely got more orange undertones.  


Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick - 1975 Red

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick - 1975 Red

Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Miss 1975

Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Miss 1975

Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Miss 1975

Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Miss 1975

Also used:
CoverFX Illuminating Powder for bronzer
The Balm Cosmetics How 'Bout Them Apples (Pie) on Cheeks
Revlon Colorstay Eyeliner in Black (first photo on lash line)
Clio Kill Black Eyeliner Pen (last two photos on lash line)

Ben Nye Banana Powder under eyes 

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