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Experiments: Another Go At Neutral Makeup & My Struggles With My Canon Ixus...

 Neutral Nude Makeup

 

My Experiments With My Canon Ixus 255 HS And Neutral Makeup



You know what is the most frustrating thing that can happen to a beauty blogger? At least to me? Take all the time in the world to choose an outfit, accessories, do your makeup that actually turns out beautiful and then your camera fails you! Yes it simply fails you... The worst part? It even tricks you!


I got a camera (Canon Ixus 255 HS) as a pre-birthday gift. It is what I wanted. It is what I has researched for... I got it... I was ecstatic... And then the issues started... The camera clicks well... It has superb shutter speed... It even lets me click in burst mode... But all pictures come out with an Orange cast... So initially I thought I had received a defective piece and so I googled "Canon Ixus 255 Orange Cast" and voila I found the issue... The stupid camera has an HS attached after it's name which is short for "HyperSensitivity (to light?)" and well the Orange cast is due to the fluorescent lights I use while shooting at night :/

Sighhhhhhhhhh...

All my hard work gone waste... But I am still going ahead and posting some pictures that I clicked of the Nude/Neutral Makeup I did the other day... It's a part of my ongoing experiments with no liners and no kajals :)




 

Because of the Orange cast, it looks like I have been baking myself in the sun lying on some remote beach and sipping Mojitos... Alas! It's just my freaking camera not understanding me :/

Makeup Products Used
1. MAC Face & Body Foundation (Review HERE)
2. Kryolan Translucent Loose Powder
3. MAC Patina Eyeshadow on the lid
4. MAC Folie Eyeshadow in the crease
5. MAC Ricepaper eyeshadow on the browbone (Review HERE)
6. Colorbar Powder Blush in Plum Brown (Review HERE)
7. Ellis Faas Mascara in E401 (Review HERE)
8. Colorbar True Gloss in Natural Tan (Review HERE)

So tell me... Does this neutral makeup thing work on me? Did I even get it right?

P.S. I don't think this look suits me :/ I miss my kajal :(

Note: It may seem that I am nude as well, however please note that I am wearing clothes! It just happens to be a tube dress and well it obviously doesn't show in the pictures :/ I realised it after editing :(

Comments

  1. U looking hotttt suma ... n I did missed kohl honeyyy ...

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    1. *giggles* thank u Rashmi ^_^ and yup using a kohl totally transforms the look... I miss it too :)

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  2. I can totally understand your frustration with the camera...i generally dont prefer to click pics in tube light.. and nor am I an expert on operating the camera and adjusting the shutter speed and white balance etc..infact to get good pics clicked i even thought to attend a basic photography class :)
    btw you do look lovely..the tanned pics suits you :)

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    1. I swear ya!!! I chose not to buy a DSLR and go for a point and shoot cause I didn't want to be bothered with all these presets and settings and all that but this dumb point and shoot needs to be told everything :( Sighhhhhhhhhh... listen if you are planning for a photography class then call me and I'll join with you :D
      And thank you for liking the look pari :)

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  3. You look absolutely gorgeous in these pics :)
    I know what you means about the camera, sometimes I feel like throwing mine out of the window.

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    1. OMG you too??? i seriously don't get these nerdy stuff :(
      but thank you so much for liking the look Suhrya ♥

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  4. OMG... you are looking HOOOOT
    I'm missing your liner and kohl.

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    1. thank you Srinjla :D but yeah i miss the kohl too ;)

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  5. You look super hot...love ur eyemakeup:)

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  6. I think it does suit you! What are you wearing on your waterline here?

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    1. it does? ooh thank you then on your encouragement I shall try more of these looks Marianne :)
      I am wearing Maybelline Eye Pencil in the only white shade they have... I forgot the name though :/

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  7. "choose an outfit, accessories, do your makeup that actually turns out beautiful and then your camera fails you! " where is the outfit doll?? hehe ;)
    well the pics look fab to me and so do u...do u really even need any makeup? im sure u wake up looking fab...unlike some of us (read me) who rush towards the makeup kit :)
    love..

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    1. ROFL you know ABhilasha I knew someone was bound to ask that question and hence the disclaimer in the end ;) he he...
      and OMG if you think I wake up looking fab then we have got to have a girls night over and then we'll talk ;) ♥
      Btw i am so psyched about the convo we had in the morning today :D Wooohooo :D

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  8. I love the eye makeup.. Love your no makeup look..

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    1. awwww thankyou so so so much Sweetheart ♥ mmmuuuuaaahhh

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  9. yeah yeah .... we know you are not nude hehe !
    Its not that the look doesnt suit you . It does suit you , but its too pale and gives a washed out look , SO add a li'le more colours and it will be balanced . Just add a few more colours , specifically coral shade to balance out the washed out look . It will be fine .

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    1. ha ha thank you for understanding Preeti ;) :D
      you think adding colors would look nicer? Then I'll pakka se do that next :) ♥

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  10. I love earings...n yes you look simply gorgeous...makeup dsnt matters...

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    1. Oh yes! I'll edit the post with the makeup products :)

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  12. Samyukta i love ur hairstyles always... pls do pictorial tut oor video...

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    1. wow thank you Sayu :) I'll surely do some tutes on hairstyles once i figure out how to use my bl**dy camera :D

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  13. u look lovely Sam.. ya the camera thing I can totally understand.. its so frustating.. but inspite of that I loved the nude look.. u have doen full justice to it by wearing that Tube dress..**Which isn't visible****
    ;) ;)

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    1. ha ha ha ha ha ha yes yes it isn't visible but I swear it is there :P ha ha ha :D
      and thank you sooooo much for all the nice nice words :*

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  14. Love the no makeup look! You look great! Have you used Satin Taupe?

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    1. Thank you Aditi :) Nope I haven't used Satin Taupe... I have used Patina on the lid and Folie in the crease with a little bit of Texture for blending...

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  15. Make up is fabulous and you look super hot :) Do mention the products that you have used, I love the cheek stain especially..is it some bronzer or any mist after make up that you have used ?

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    1. Thank you sweetheart :) Yup I have added the list of makeup products I have used for the look in the post :)
      And nope haven't used any setting or fixing spray... The sheen is thanks to MAC Face & Body Foundation... It is a fabulous product for girls with dry skin :)

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    2. Ohhh ! Tats super lovely :D :D :D Way to go dear :) You totally rock :D

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  16. I loved your makeup. as much as we love and miss our kohls and liners these kind of makeup does look refreshing and good for a change and also you are looking so so so hot!!! loved it to the "T".

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