Making of Natural Androgynous look...Just Skin and Just Jumper

Published by Jasmine Imms

Featured image: Claudiu Mardare  

I don't know why, but I quite like an androgynous/boyish look especially during A/W season. Maybe because of the colours ( darker ) that I tend to wear?  There is definitely something about an androgynous/boyish look! Obviously this look has
always been hot on the runway. Natural yet a more chic, modern, and defined look. 

I couldn't go wrong with this, my Alexander Wang jumper. I could just go for a natural look, but I felt like doing something different! :P You know, we all have the times when we get bored doing the same things over and over ;). LOL. And I tend to like to play with my make-up and fashion more during the cold seasons just to lift my feeling up a bit! ( If you have been reading my other posts, you know how much I love hot/warm weather! :( )
Anyhow, I didn't want to go too far, I just wanted to keep my androgynous/boyish look to a moderate degree. Of course, you can add more products on top of the products used below or even replace them with the products that you normally use :). Think about your make-up routine, and apply it for natural androgynous look based on your interpretation! :)

STEP 1
: So to start off with a base, I cracked out an expensive product and used Chantecaille's Biodynamic Lifting Mask. My man and I were going to catch up with our friends, and we weren't sure when we would be coming home. So I only knew it was going to be "late". LOL. So I had to treat my skin before so it would not get stressed from night out! And this way, it would hold my make-up longer since I was not piling up loads of products :P.   

STEP 2
: For a dewy natural finish, I used La Prairie's Liquid Soft Glow on high points of my face first. Then, I put on Chantecaille's Just Skin Tinted Moisturizer. Just be aware, this tinted moisturizer does not really give you much coverage, but a very nice glow and evening out the skin tone overall. So if you need coverage, then I suggest, By Terry's Tinted Moisturizer or By Terry's Cover-Expert Foundation. For me, Chantecaille's Tinted Moisturizer was hydrating enough since I have combination skin.

STEP 3
: For the eyes and eyebrows, I just kept everything minimal and natural yet defined. Not harsh yet bold and natural eyebrows, not loud yet defined eyes. So I just popped on Lancome's Doll Lashes mascara and Shu Uemura's eyebrow manicure. I did not need to fill in my eyebrows since I have already full eyebrows :). I also did not use any eye shadow (you can if you want, I just did not bother XD.) because I just wanted to create a no make-up natural androgynous look this time. But obviously if you have a redness on your eyelids, you will need to neutralise it and give it a bit of definition with eye shadows. In my case, I already have some natural shadows on my eyelids, so I did not feel that I really needed to put on eye shadow. Before mascara, you can also put some eyeliner if you desire. I actually put on a long lasting Chantecaille's Gel Liner. Staying power is very important for me since my eyelids can get quite oily after a while. And I never had a problem with this eye liner in summer, so I used this again this time! :) 

STEP 4
: As for contouring, I recommend you using a matte bronzer like Dior's. You do not necessarily need to put on a blush unless you really want to. It is all about giving good definition! :)

STEP 5
: If you already have full defined lip lines, then you can skip defining your lip lines. Make sure you keep everything natural looking though. If you decide to use a lipstick, then try something matte rather than shimmery or glossy. Follow your natural lip colour when you choose a colour. Please do not go for nude colours simply because it is popular. 

STEP 6
: Hair Hair Hair! Sorry about my messy hair on the picture! My hair was still wet and in the process of getting dried, so looking a bit frizzy! :/ You can pull your hair back and tie it up or down like I did, you can also try loose low pony tail. If you have a short hair, you are lucky! Just blow dry your hair and give it some volume! :)

And for the outfits, you can go for handsome suits, formal clothes, or just like me, just True Religion jeans and  Alexander Wang jumper

La Prairie Cellular Treatment Liquid Soft Glow
라프레리 쎌룰라 트리트먼트 리퀴드 소프트 글로우

Chantecaille Biodynamic Lifting Mask 샹테카이 바이오다이나믹 리프팅 마스크
Chantecaille Just Skin Tinted Moisturizer 샹테카이 저스트 스킨 틴티드 모이처라이저
By Terry Eclat de Rose Sheer Tinted Moisturizer
By Terry _Cover-Expert FoundationLancome_ Hypnose Doll Lashes mascara 랑콤 이프노즈 돌 래쉬즈 마스카라
Shu Uemura eyebrow manicure 슈에무라 아이브로우 매니큐어
Chantecaille Gel Liner Pencil 샹테카이 젤 라이너 펜슬
Dior _Diorskin Nude Tan _디올 디올스킨 누드 탠
True Religion  Jeans Alexander Wang Jumper

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