Mardi Gras or Fat tuesday is actually a one day religious-related carnival before 'ash wednesday'. For more info, please check here or here.
This festival is very well known in Europe or US. In US, New Orleans is the Mardi Gras party centre. It is because the French colonial in New Orleans back there, the influences still alive until now. And when i am talking about Mardi Gras, it is a real PARTY here..just Crazy!
What do i like about the Mardi Gras? it is all about the Costumes, beads and Masquerade! I love this carnival, yes because the craziness...i mean like a real craziness... and also because this is a history related and i love everything about history.
Anyway, enough with history class everyone, this is my idea for this year Mardi Gras. Everything bright colors, beads, feathers, face paints..everything eccentric..are all about Mardi Gras party.
But for this year, i will try simple black and blue for the makeup.
My inspirations board :
The look :
Black and blue masquerade theme.
This Milani Liquid eye-liquid like eyeliner ( yes, thats a name..) is a new holy grail for me. Love how it super pigmented, no smudge and it is waterproof. Love it so much, i am thinking to buy in another colors next time!
You can use any face paint materials if you have one. If you like stick-on beads, you can add some more to make it more festive. Creative with feathers? add some on your eyelash, or wear those festive fake eyelash that they sell out there..i mean the one in crazy looking design and colorful ones!
I stay simple for the lips too. Maybelline SuperStay 14hr Lipstick! you supposed to eat a loootts on the day of Mardi Gras ( thats why it called Fat Tuesday ), it is because you celebrate the upcoming 40 days of fasting of meats and dairy products...well, check the wiki for the details...in case you want to know more...=) so, wearing a lip color that would stay for a while would be perfect!
So, thats it for the Mardi Gras makeup ideas! Hope you enjoy reading this post!!