Monday, 22 July 2013

Besame 1930's Mascara

Creating a darkly glamorous 1930's inspired make up

I've been a fan of Besame Lipstick for years. Their bullet shaped lipsticks are such a glamorous homage to a bygone time and the quality of the product is amazing, highly pigmented,long lasting and in wonderful shades which look particularly fab on vintage inspired ladies but work equally well with edgy fashion.
Beautiful Besame Mascara
The lovely Lotty Blue are now one of the exclusive suppliers of Besame in the UK and Lisa who runs the company knowing my love of retro inspired glamour sent me one of the brands 1930's mascaras to try.


I created a smokey eye with a rounded almost sleepy shape using a mixture of urban decay and Mac matte eye shadows
Using Besames 1930's mascara on Lilly's lashes
Mysterious eyes done-now for the rest of the look

Rather than just do a straight forward review I thought I would give Lilly a 1930's inspired make over to show you what the mascara can do.
This being a thirties style product its not about lengthening the lashes rather its about separating them and adding to the smoky eyed allure of the Jazz baby theme.
Make up complete-time for Lilly to perform her hair magic

Ive been using this mascara for a while now and really,really like it. Aside from the packaging which is as you would expect from Besame is just adorable the product is lovely. The mascara is fairly thin so very buildable. It claims to have conditioning properties and I did feel it left my lashes glossy and soft which is unusual for a mascara.


Classic Besame gold packaging

Eyelashes are glossy and conditioned
For me this is the perfect mascara for when you want more natural looking lashes or if you tend to suffer from the dreaded "clumping' I also use it as a base coat under my false lashes and as a bottom lash enhancer.
At £19.75 it isn't cheep but unlike a lot of other make up marketed as luxury this does really feel special.


Besame Cherry red lipstick completes the look

Jazz baby got the blues in her hair

For Lilly's make up I created a smokey eye using carbon by Mac and
shades broken, beware and bewitched from Urban Decays Theodora Oz palette. I lined the eyes with collection 2000's gel liner and then coated the lashes with the Besame mascara.
Urban Decays Oz palette-perfect for the soft smokes I wanted to create

A classic thirties look with a modern twist

Keeping with the Besame theme I also used Besames Cherry red lipstick on her lips.Lilly finger waved her hair, gently rolling it underneath to create a soft bob.
You can purchase all of the Beseme range here
If you would like hair and make up by myself and Lilly for photoshoots, weddings or events just contact me here or visit our website The Pamperbox
Photographs by Nicky Rockets
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3 comments:

  1. Hi Betty

    Thank you for doing a great product review and featuring the Besame mascara on Lilly she looks amazing the Mascara is really beautiful and does go on so well .
    Once again a very big thank you

    Lisa Lottyblue

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