Thursday, July 28, 2011

The Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen Inspired Look!

Alright...I'm a total bookworm. I'm not ashamed of it either! I totally love to read. When I first came across the Hunger Games Trilogy, I didn't think I'd be interested (I'm into sappy love stories and fantasies, lol). But I just couldn't help picking up the first book after reading so many great reviews about it. I have never, ever been so sucked into a book before...I couldn't stop reading! It is intense, unique, fun and terrifying. I definitely recommend this trilogy!

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen 
From Wikipedia:
The Hunger Games takes place in an unidentified future time period after the destruction of North America, in a nation known as Panem. Panem consists of a wealthy Capitol and twelve surrounding, poorer districts. District 12, where the book begins, is located in the coal-rich region that was formerly Appalachia.
As punishment for a previous rebellion against the Capitol, every year one boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18 from each district are selected at random and forced to participate in the Hunger Games, a televised event in which the participants, or "tributes", must fight to the death in a dangerous outdoor arena until only one remains. The story follows fatherless 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, a girl from District 12 who volunteers for the 74th Games in place of her younger sister, Primrose. Also participating from District 12 is Peeta Mellark, a boy whom Katniss knows from school and who once gave her bread when her family was starving.

The first look that I created was inspired by Katniss' surroundings; The woods. She lives and hunts there and it is her main source of survival. The green and brown represent the foliage in the woods, and the gold is for the golden mockingjay pin that was given to her by the mayor's daughter. (note that katniss doesn't really wear makeup; this look is INSPIRED by her and her surroundings)

Obligatory braids!

  • Revlon ColorStay Mineral Mousse Foundation in Light Medium
  • NYC Loose Translucent Powder

  • Urban Decay Primer Potion
  • Loreal Gold Pencil as base
  • Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Half Baked over Gold in inner third of eyes
  • Chanel Shadowlights in Chahut Nightlight Bronze on center of lids
  • Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Darkhorse on outer corner
  • Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Virgin on tearduct and browbone 
  • BH Cosmetics Eyeshadow in a dark, forest green
  • BH Cosmetics Eyeshadow in black
  • MAC Eyeliner in Smolder
  • Cover Girl LashBlast Mascara in Very Black

  • Sonia Kashuk Blush in Flamingo
  • NYC Sunny Bronzer

  • Smashbox Lipsgloss in Savvy

I hope you guys enjoyed this look! I will post the 2nd look tomorrow. Love you guys, and thank you so much for all of the kinds words <3

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  1. Love this!! But then again, i love everything you do.

  2. SO amazing!!! I love ALL of your looks girl!!!

  3. Gah! I love the Hunger Games too! This is a gorgeous look!

  4. this look is sweet! I love Jennifer Lawrence.

  5. Beautiful blending, reminds me a lot of your greed look. This would look like crap on me but it works so wonderfully with your amber eye color. Your flawless streak continues! Can't wait for the next one.

  6. ooh this is so freakin stunning!

  7. Loove the colors in this look <3

  8. I love the Hunger Games! I hope the movie does it justice.

  9. Yesss I love the Hunger games too!!! This looks perfect!

  10. Thanks everyone! I am sooo excited for the movie, I can hardly contain myself! Anyone know when the trailer is going to be released?

  11. When I saw this look I was just stunned, so beautiful! All the lookf you made have made me just go 'whoah!!!' You're so talented. Are you a makeup artist?

  12. So cute! Love it. I think I'll actually try it out. Great job <3

  13. soooo beautiful!
    really love the colors used herre!

    <3 BB

  14. xD I love THG. I'm a bit worried about how the movie will play things but that's usually how it goes. <3 Love the look too.


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