YouTube Video – Makeup Tutorial | Romantic & Girly

Romantic Girly Makeup Tutorial Look

My first makeup tutorial on YouTube – eeeep!  I hope you enjoy this video, it’s a super fun & girly makeup look using mostly pink & purple shades, plus a pop of silver to brighten up the lid.  As mentioned in the video, please don’t feel like you need to own all the products I have used in the tutorial to recreate the makeup look – going forward (starting with this blog post), I will always try to list a couple of dupes for the products I use.  I also don’t want you guys to feel like you have to go out and buy the makeup I use, try to work with what you have at home.

Romantic Girly Makeup Close-up

Check out my first makeup tutorial video by clicking on the ‘play’ button below:

If you would like to watch the video on a bigger screen, just click on the ‘YouTube’ button in the bottom right-hand corner of the video screen above.

I mentioned in the ‘Show More’ section of my video that I would list all the products I used (face, eyes & lips) in this blog post, so here you go:

♥  L’Oréal Nude Magique Blur Cream – Light to Medium

♥  MAC Fast Response Eye Cream

♥  Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation – 52 Vanilla (applied with beautyblender)

♥  Bobbi Brown Corrector – Light to Medium Bisque (applied with fingers)

♥  Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer – Warm Beige (applied with fingers, blended with beautyblender)

♥  MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural – Medium (applied with Real Techniques Powder Brush & Real Techniques Setting Brush for under eye area)

♥  Smashbox Bronze Lights – Sunkissed Matte (applied with Cala Deluxe Powder Brush 301)

♥  Milani Baked Blush – Delizioso Pink (applied with Sedona Lace 850 Brush)

♥  MAC Mineralize Skinfinish – Lightscapade (applied with Laura Mercier Fan Brush)

♥  MAC Brow Pencil – Lingering

♥  L’Oréal Super Liner Brow Artist – Brunette

♥  Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter – Lollipop

♥  MAC Lipglass – Oyster Girl

The brushes I used to apply the eye makeup are mentioned in the video:

♥  Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette – Limit & Nooner (applied with MAC 217, Sigma E40, Sigma E36, Sedona Lace Pencil brushes)

♥  Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette – Verve (applied with Cala Shading 505 brush)

♥  Sigma Warm Neutrals Palette – Russet (applied with MAC 217 brush) & Oyster Sand (applied with Sigma E70 & Sigma E46 brushes)

♥  Jordana Fabuliner – Black

♥  Inglot Eyeliner Gel Matte – 77 Black (applied with MAC 212 brush)

♥  L’Oréal Volume Million Lashes Mascara – Black

Dupes for Naked 3 Palette – Limit:

♥  The Sigma Warm Neutrals palette actually contains a shade that is quite similiar to this dusty rose shade, it’s called ‘Cozy’.

♥  The Inglot Freedom System eyeshadow in 319 is also similar, maybe just a bit lighter and less dusty.

♥  NYX Let Them Eat Cake palette contains great dupes for both Limit & Nooner.

Dupes for Naked 3 Palette – Nooner:

♥  The Inglot Freedom System eyeshadow in 344 is similar, but a bit more brown.

♥  As mentioned above, the NYX Let Them Eat Cake palette contains great dupes for both Limit & Nooner.

Dupes for Naked 2 Palette – Verve:

♥  Wet n Wild Comfort Zone palette (top right shade) is similar, but a bit more warm toned.

♥  The Inglot Freedom System eyeshadows in 420 and 501 are similar.

Dupes for Sigma Warm Neutrals Palette – Russet:

♥  MAC Sketch is similar, just a bit more purple-toned.

♥  Wet n Wild Knock On Wood palette (bottom shade) is similar, but a bit lighter and more shimmery.

♥  Sleek i-Divine Respect Palette (second from the left, bottom row) is very similar, but is a matte shade.

♥  Stila Eyes Are The Window Body Palette (top right shade) called ‘Garnet’ is similar.

Dupes for Sigma Warm Neutrals Palette – Oyster Sand:

♥  MAC Hush is similar.

♥  Wet n Wild Walking On Eggshells (top shade) is similar, but more peachy-toned.

♥  The Inglot Freedom System eyeshadow in 29 is very similar.

Please let me know what type of video you would like to see next?  Another makeup tutorial?  A hair tutorial?  A specific tag video?  I really want to create content that you guys will actually enjoy watching (that’s why I’m filming these videos), so any recommendations are welcome.



  1. Taz 15 September 2014 / 14:43

    Stunning, Luzanne! wow you look so beautiful!

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:11

      Thank you so much, Taz! :)

  2. Ursula 15 September 2014 / 14:46

    I am loving your youtube videos, they are so helpful. :)

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:12

      Aaaah, that’s so great to hear! So glad you’re enjoying them, Ursula! 😀

  3. Odette 15 September 2014 / 14:55

    Enjoyed this video so very much. I’m new to your blog (found you on Instagram today) and I have spent the last 2 hours reading through the posts on your blog. You are really talented, lady.

    I love tutorial videos, they are the ones that I will always click on to watch. 😉

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:13

      Yay! I love hearing that, Odette! And thank you so much for your sweet words and taking the time to read through my blog, I really appreciate it. :)

  4. Caryn 15 September 2014 / 14:55

    So pretty! I love all your videos, anything you load, I’ll watch. 😀

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:14

      Your comment just brought a huge smile to my face, thank you so much! :)

  5. Leanne 15 September 2014 / 15:41

    Beautiful as always! xxx

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:14

      Thank you, Leanne! :) xox

  6. Michelle 15 September 2014 / 16:29

    Hi Luzanne, love the vid! Would love to see one on the cat eye, or how to do foundation and blush cos I can never get it right! :) keep em coming!

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:15

      Ask and you shall receive! 😉

      I’m planning on doing a highlight and contour video – so might include my foundation and blush routine in that video as well (otherwise I’ll do a separate video). :)

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:16

      Thank you so much for your sweet words, Abby! *blush*

  7. Porchia 15 September 2014 / 16:50

    Thank you for the dupes, Luzanne! It really helps us South African ladies, especially since we don’t have easy access to the Naked palettes. In saying that, though, I placed an order for the Naked 3 palette about a week ago after finding your review on it. Found it in stock on Beauty Bay x

    I would like to see more makeup tutorials, and definitely a manicure demo of some sort.

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:17

      Yay! I hope you love the Naked 3 palette as much as I do, Porchia! 😀

      Will definitely do a mani video, a couple of people have asked me for that as well. x

  8. Roseybelle 15 September 2014 / 20:46

    I can’t get over how beautiful this looks! Your filming background is amazing, wish I could do something like that in my room :))

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:18

      Thank you so very much, Roseybelle!

      I am loving your filming background too! 😀

  9. Zee Mohlapi 16 September 2014 / 09:34

    Wow, wow, WOW! This looks so beautiful on you, Luzanne! Please do a makeup look using bronzes and golds, it looks nice on my dark skin tone. :)

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:19

      Thanks, Zee! :) I will most definitely do that for you. xox

  10. Carmen 16 September 2014 / 10:57

    Lovely!!! I love the colours I also love the fact that its so doable at home and that I dont have to go out and take a course in makeup. you make it look really easy and simple (especially for me and my lack of hand eye cordination). I love that. Thank you

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:20

      That’s exactly what I wanted to hear, Carmen! I’m so glad you found that it looks easy and that you can do it yourself, that’s how I want my videos to come across. So I succeeded – yay! 😀

  11. Stephanie 16 September 2014 / 14:27

    Hi Luzanne, did you do a follow up blog on your favourite international online stores? I made a note of the local ones you mentioned but can’t seem to find the international ones. Love this look btw.

    • Luzanne 16 September 2014 / 20:41

      Hey Stephanie – I’ll be loading that blog post this week still. :)

      • Stephanie 17 September 2014 / 12:16


  12. adajeannie 21 September 2014 / 20:15

    absolutely love this look!

    • Luzanne 22 September 2014 / 09:15

      Thank you, Ada! :) xox

  13. Lulu 24 September 2014 / 09:48

    What a great tutorial, you look stunning!

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