Makeup, Wine and Canapés - These Are a Few of My Favourite Things!

Amruta Khatavkar
Photo Credit : Amruta Khatavkar
When MissMalini asked me to "go have fun" at Guerlain's first-ever Pop-Up Store at Bungalow 8, I decided to take her words quite literally. Team MissMalini's in-house photographer, Khyati Gandhi, and I met international makeup artist, Gary Cooper, who took us on a tour in to the magical world of the most exclusive make-up and fragrance brand, Guerlain. Want to know how he managed to convince me that I needed to go out and celebrate last night?
Photo Credit : The Guerlain Pop-up Studio
Photo Credit : Steps to Get This Look Make-up
I sat at their pop-up studio where Gary spoke with us about how-to's and what-not-to's (scroll down for his make-up tips!). We began by taking a look at Guerlain's new Spring  collection.
Photo Credit : Make-up artist Gary Cooper
Photo Credit : The Guerlain Spring Collection
Gary suggested he'd try some of the eye make-up on me, so I sat down and let him work his magic!
Photo Credit : Guerlain Terracotta Touch Glow-Enhancing Perfector
He used the Guerlain Terracotta Touch Glow-Enhancing Perfector (that contains pure gold btw) under my eyes to create a natural glowing complexion.
Photo Credit : Guerlain Météorites Illuminating Pressed Powder
I was very fascinated with the Guerlain Météorites Illuminating Pressed Powder. These powders have 5 shades of pearls and each serves a different purpose. Green: corrects redness | Pink: gives a healthy glow | White: illuminates | Yellow: highlights natural light | Mauve: brightens skin
Photo Credit : Guerlain Rue de Francs Bourgeois Eyeshadow Palette
He used the Guerlain Rue de Francs Bourgeois Eyeshadow which is a palette of six different shades. He used the darker shade near the eyelashes and went lighter towards the eyebrow.
Photo Credit : Guerlain Cils d'Enfer Maxi Lash Mascara
The Guerlain Cils d'Enfer Maxi Lash Mascara wand has dense bristles and it works wonders when you need some volume on your lashes. Confession: I am super scared to wear mascara!
Photo Credit : Guerlain Or Impérial Sublime Radiant Powder
To finish my look Gary used this amazing sparkly shimmer called Guerlain Or Impérial Sublime Radiant Powder; on my face, neck and hands. Et voilà! J'ai eu un éclat magnifique (And voila! I had a beautiful glow).
Photo Credit : Amruta Khatavkar
Here are some tips for you from Gary: 1. Use liquid Eyeliner that does not smudge or crack. 2. Purple is the current trend for your eyes. (Click for purple peepers here!) 3. Make sure to use a primer before applying any make-up. This helps to avoid fading of the make-up and protects your skin as well. 4. Green is also a very fresh and trendy colour. 5. Meteorites by Guerlain is highly recommended for Indian skin. If you have read my beauty essentials blog, you will know that I use very basic make-up, but this time I decided to go all out. What do you think of my look?
Photo Credit : Cheers to Being Beautiful
Pix: Khyati Gandhi for MissMalini.com
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