Tuesday, September 13

Why you gotta be so mean? *Taylor Swift Inspired Look*

Hi everyone! If you know me personally, you know how much I adore Taylor Swift. Not only is she gorgeous, but she is talented, down to earth and genuine. There aren't many other artists out there quite like her. So naturally, I decided to create a look based off of her makeup worn in her music video for "Mean". It's a lovely, classic look that would look great on mostly everyone!

I didn't just try to recreate her makeup, but I also contoured my face and gave myself "virtual contacts" to resemble her :)

Here are some screen caps from the music video:

Just for fun:

I think I can kind of see a resemblance (I wish)!


  • Max Factor Pan Stick in Nude Ivory
  • Revlon Photo Ready Concealer
  • Revlon Colorstay Foundation in Ivory to highlight
  • NYC Loose Translucent Powder
  • Matte Medium Brown eyeshadow to contour nose and cheeks

  • NYX Eyeshadow Base
  • Matte grey cream eyeshadow (unknown brand) all over lid
  • Light, shimmery gold on inner corners (BH Cosmetics 120 Eyeshadow Palette, 2nd Edition)
  • Matte warm, medium brown on outer corners ( BH Cosmetics, can be matte or shimmery, it's up to you)
  • Matte black eyeshadow (BH Cosmetics)
  • Matte white eyeshadow on browbone (BH Cosmetics)
  • Wet N Wild Liquid Liner in Black
  • Rimmel Soft Kohl Liner in white
  • Rimmel Glam Eyes Mascara in Black
  • Half lashes on outer corners of eyes
  • Use founation or concealer mixed with a bit of a pale yellow or gold shadow to lighten your brows.
  • Fill them in with a light brown or blonde pencil, I used Rimmel Professional Eyebrow Pencil in Hazel

  • Maybelline Mineral Powder Blush in True Peach

  • NYX Round Lipstick in Snow White (aka best red lipstick EVER!)
  • MAC Lipglass in Clear on center of lips for a poutier look

I hope you guys like enjoy this look and that you will try it out! I personally really like it and I have worn it out many times (without the contouring of course). I hope you all had a great weekend! As always, if you have any questions or concerns, just leave me a comment! Thanks guys! <3

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  1. RONNIE!! SO PRETTY!!!! I love this! :)

  2. ohhh prettty!!!! beautiful make-up you look a lot like taylor swift in the last photo <3

    follow me back,

  3. I totally see the resemblance (it's in the eyes) and I would REALLY REALLY love to see a tutorial for this look. I was approached to do a pro-photoshoot today and one of the looks is a Taylor Swift one so I'm trying to do lots of research! This is gorgeous also, goes without saying!!

  4. This is so naturally stunning! What did you do to your eyes....doesn't look like contacts, but it looks so natural! I said "wait...I thought she had brown eyes...." me being a brown eyed girl myself, I always notice that kinda stuff, lol!

  5. THANKS! :D

    @Meredith, I've gotten from a few people that I look like Taylor. It makes me oh so happy! And congrats on your photo shoot! That must be exhilarating! <3

    @Angie, LOL! Thank you. I do have brown eyes, but I gave myself "virtual contacts" for this look (aka photoshop haha)

  6. This look is beautiful! I love natural eyes, I will be trying this one out.


  7. Are you kidding me? LOOKS JUST LIKE HER! you did a great job. You are so pretty. Even prettier than Taylor.

  8. The contouring looks very natural, you could totally wear that out. Also, pretty.

  9. i love NYX Snow white too!! It's my fave red lippy. :)


  10. Spot on recreation! Also, it suits you so well :D

  11. HAHA! I totally do see a resemblance! That is a face she tends to make often.

    I don't care for her music (at least I tell people I don't!) but I respect her as a person. She's poised, genuine, down to earth and very talented - especially given the examples of teen pop stars she's had to work with! I think she's fab and so are you! <3

  12. so you seriously look like her twin! LOVE this look!

  13. You look amazing! Your makeup is so on point, girl! I actually think you look better than her, but you almost look EXACTLY the same as her in the last picture! :)

  14. Good job on contouring your nose like hers

  15. What a beautiful look. You're very versatile!

  16. Lovely makeup, you look gorgeous.

  17. You look a LOT like Taylor! :o Awesome!

  18. This is stunning! I totally see the resemblance!


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