New Beauty Series Coming Soon and Collaboration Opportunity!

Hello everyone! For today’s post I actually wanted to announce a short series I’ll be starting on the blog. As you may know, I’ve loved creating makeup looks and you all seem to enjoy them or want some tutorials. So I thought a cohesive series would be one of the best ways to showcase some inspired makeup looks. I won’t announce the theme of the series yet, but I think it’ll be a great opportunity not only to practice my makeup skills, but hopefully give you ideas for your own looks as well. I want to find different ways to explore and share beauty on this blog, whether that is through different series or through collaborations. With that being said, if you love beauty/makeup and would like to work with another blogger to create different looks, please contact me through my email (sageoliviablog@gmail.com) or comment below! We can brainstorm and of course think up the perfect posts together!

I also wanted to share a quick makeup look with you guys today. The funny thing with makeup (at least for me) is going in with a specific idea in mind, and the look going in a completely different direction. That’s exactly what happened to me this time around, but I still think it turned out pretty cute and very wearable.

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I used very warm tones in the crease as well as a gray/smokey color from the Urban Decay Naked Smokey palette. This was my first go at a halo eye, which is placing shades at the outer corner of your eye, but also the inner corner. This leaves an empty space on the middle of the lid for a metallic or glitter shade. I went for a rose gold glitter and a classic gold shade.

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I made my winged liner a little longer than I normally would, but a dramatic look deserves a dramatic wing, right?! I also layered dark blue and teal glitter shades on top of each other for a bright and colorful under eye. Lastly, I put on a pair of Eye Spy lashes from Dani Mansutti. This was my first time trying these lashes, and I love how gorgeous but natural they look! That’s very important when I’m buying lashes; I adore that extra flare falsies give, but I don’t love when they look too thick or too fake.

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I finished off the whole look with a warm lip color. I used a brick tone from Tarte and layered a nude shade from Anastasia Beverly Hills on top. I made sure to concentrate the nude shade at the center of my lips to create a light to dark effect. It’s very subtle, but these shades worked well together. It was a bit difficult to blend them together to create a gradient because they are both matte shades. Once everything was complete, the look actually ended up matching my t-shirt very well which was great for photographs!

Let me know what you guys think of this look! If you have any questions about anything makeup related that you’d like me to create a tutorial on, please let me know in the comments! Again, if you’re interested in a collaboration please reach out to me through email or in the comments letting me know you’d like to be involved (and of course include some ideas if you’d like!) Talk to you all soon!

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60 Comments

  1. May 17, 2018 / 4:54 pm

    I’ve been following your blog for a while now and absolutly love it! I would love to get the opportunity to collaborate with you!

    • May 17, 2018 / 5:00 pm

      hey hannah! thank you so much for your support. I’d love to talk collaboration, but it looks like i can’t access your blog?

        • May 18, 2018 / 9:43 pm

          great! i’m currently working on a collab with a blogger, but please feel free to email me with any ideas that you’d like to collaborate on!

    • May 17, 2018 / 6:12 pm

      thank you! i definitely need to practice that technique more!😊

  2. May 17, 2018 / 6:23 pm

    So pretty, your eye makeup is beautiful xx

    • May 17, 2018 / 6:34 pm

      thank you so so much!

  3. May 17, 2018 / 6:35 pm

    Another beautiful look! You did so well with the lip colors (:

    • May 17, 2018 / 6:38 pm

      thank you so much! tbh a perfect liquid lip is so hard to achieve! especially when you’re a perfectionist😂

  4. May 17, 2018 / 11:19 pm

    Such a pretty look! Love the purple on the lower lash line 😍 plus it’s always so good when bloggers offer collaboration opportunities, I’ll definitely drop you an email! X

    • May 18, 2018 / 8:02 am

      thank you so much!!

  5. May 18, 2018 / 1:26 am

    Great look girly! Love this idea for a series xx

    • May 18, 2018 / 8:02 am

      ahh thank you! xx

  6. May 18, 2018 / 2:19 am

    I love how natural the falsies look, they don’t hide your lids and the eyeshadows are visible ❤️

    • May 18, 2018 / 8:02 am

      that’s definitely what i want in any falsie. hate when the eyeshadows are covered up!

    • May 18, 2018 / 8:03 am

      thank you and thank for the nomination!

  7. May 18, 2018 / 8:59 am

    Truly love this creation and love the blue under the eye…perfect!! 👌👌

    • May 18, 2018 / 9:16 am

      thank you so much!

  8. May 18, 2018 / 10:03 am

    You have gotten so good at make-up – it’s so inspiring! xx

    • May 18, 2018 / 11:49 am

      omg that is so sweet of you to say😭 thank you so so much! i definitely have a lot to learn but it’s been so fun!

  9. May 18, 2018 / 11:22 pm

    Wow you are so good at make up! Can’t wait for all the collabs on your blog 😊 xx

    • May 19, 2018 / 8:42 am

      aw thank you, that means a lot! and omg me too! I can’t wait to work with other bloggers!

      • May 19, 2018 / 11:41 pm

        It’s okay yeah I’m sure it will be lots of fun 😊 xx

  10. May 19, 2018 / 3:23 pm

    Your makeup looks gorgeous and so are you!

    • May 19, 2018 / 4:06 pm

      aw thank you so much love! so are you!!

  11. May 21, 2018 / 11:11 am

    Hi! I love your makeup and your blog! I’m trying to start my own beauty and fashion blog! Check me out! 😀 I’d also love to do a collab! (I’m a brand ambassador/influenster so I have some background knowledge in collabs!)

  12. May 21, 2018 / 7:03 pm

    Hey girl, love the makeup look! I recently started my own beauty blog and would love to collab with you! I just posted a picture on Instagram of a look I did with the ABH Soft Glam Palette, you should check it out and see what you think! My insta is @ashtaykay_

    • May 21, 2018 / 8:00 pm

      thanks so much for reaching out! please email me if you’d like to collab with any ideas. i’m currently working on a collab right now and will be leaving for a trip soon but please let me know if you’re still interested!

  13. Ciekaikai.com
    May 24, 2018 / 7:47 am

    I love this look !
    What a great idea! Collaborations are such a great way for people to join together and get their creativity flowing! woot woot ! Would love to collaborate girl !

    • May 24, 2018 / 8:58 am

      thank you!! i’m not currently during any more collaborations due to more responses than i was expecting. however there will be more in the future!!

  14. May 28, 2018 / 9:25 am

    I love this look on you and I am interested in doing a collaboration so I will send you an email

    • May 28, 2018 / 9:30 am

      thank you! but the collaboration opportunity has ended, hopefully i will do more in the future! xx

  15. June 23, 2018 / 2:27 am

    I really love this look!

  16. June 27, 2018 / 12:53 pm

    I would love the opportunity to collab with you. I recently got back into posting, my most recent blog post says why! But I have been trying out new makeup techniques as well on Instagram. Check me out and let me know if we can set something up! Instagram: @beautybymarlika

    Thanks for sharing!

    • June 27, 2018 / 9:02 pm

      hey thanks for reaching out! i’m currently not accepting any more requests for collabs, due to excessive work hours. i will let everyone know when i’ll be open for more collabs! thanks for your comment! xx

    • June 29, 2018 / 1:56 pm

      thanks so much!

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