4.16.2014

Shakeup Your Makeup for Spring with Vincent Longo

How has your week been? Mine has been speeding by, which is always a good thing, I think. The weather (minus yesterday) has been wonderful and everything is in bloom. Since it's spring (even if it's cold where you are) it's time to shakeup your makeup. Be gone, dark colors and paleness! Let's add some spring color with these easy steps, using products I was sent from Vincent Longo.















In case you aren't familiar with this amazing cosmetic line, here are some quick facts:

  • Vincent Longo earned a reputation for being a talented makeup artist during the Supermodel period--no wonder he developed a cult following!
  • He created his line, full of rich, vibrant colors in 1994 and is the CEO and Creative Director of Vincent Longo Cosmetics.
  • Vincent continues to collaborate with leading fashion magazines, creates makeup designs for the New York runway shows, shoots all of his company's beauty imagery and provides ongoing beauty commentary for shows including Live with Regis and Kelly, Good Morning America and The Early Show.
  • Vincent Longo has worked with celebs such as Senator Hillary Clinton, Gwyneth Paltrow, Claire Danes, Courtney Cox, Michelle Williams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Mena Suvari, Molly Sims, Paris Hilton, Jennifer Lopez, Jewel, Catherine Deneuve, Elizabeth Hurley, Monica Bellucci, Paulina Rubio and Lisa Marie Presley, among others.



Here is my spring look featuring Vincent Longo cosmetics--no Photoshop or editing, I promise! And since you all enjoyed my GIFS last time, here's a super quick tutorial to update your makeup for spring (and how I got that dewy glow):

I did apply foundation and eye makeup before starting this tutorial, so use whatever you'd like.
The first product I used is the infamous Lip & Cheek Gel Stain in My Sunshine. 
There's a reason this is a #1 seller--it's a paraben and gluten-free, water and kiss-proof gel.
I added some to my lips and my cheeks and blended it in--my shade is a dusty coral.
For those of you who love a really natural look, this is all you will need. 
It comes in 7 colors, is oil-free, buildable, and I want them ALL!


I wanted to add some more color for spring, and I used the Vincent Longo Slanted Blush Brush (made from 100% goat hair) and the Dew Drop Radiant Blush in Sandalwood.  Dew drops of subtle pearl in a demi-matte powder base layer a personal touch of color and delicate glimmer with every brush stroke. The dew drops release their tint and texture providing a kiss of light to the skin resulting in a lasting radiant color and finish. Comes in 6 colors. So pretty.

To warm up my skin, I used La Rivera Sun Bronzer in Golden Glow
These bronzers come in 4 shades and give a natural, healthy, luminous glow. I usually shy away from bronzers that glow, but the glow this one gives is so gorgeous and natural! 


I completed the look with this gorgeous Original Perfect Shine Lip Gloss in Cherros
Does this color make you think spring or what?? Look at it below:
 It features Aloe Vera and Vitamin E to moisturize and condition the lips,
 plus it smells like Vanilla!
It's a shiny, but not sticky gloss.

Aren't these colors beautiful?
This is just a sampling of the many products in the Vincent Longo line. 
I highly recommend checking them out for any time of year!

Products were sent to try and I loved them so much, I shared them here, with my honest-as-always-reviews. 

GIVEAWAYS for you!

28 comments:

  1. I have never tried any makeup products from Vincent Longo. The blush is super pretty.
    Beautetude

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  2. I love how the blush turned out! Lovely.

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  3. The blush and bronzer looks amazing! I hadn't heard of this line, thanks for sharing!

    www.madeintheshadeblog.com

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  4. I had never heard of this brand. Thanks for the intro. You love beautiful.

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  5. We've never tried this brand but everything looks fabulous! Your makeup is flawless! :-)

    Jayme & Mendi @ Her Late Night Cravings

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  6. The first bronzer looks amazing. I love that shade. Kisses.

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  7. The Lip&Cheek Gel Stain sounds very interesting! Gonna read up about this brand, thanks for this review, Elle!

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  8. Love the bronzer and blush - perfect way to amp up the spring look!

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  9. I haven't heard of this line, but I LOVE that look on you! I might look into the lip & cheek gel stain. I rarely wear makeup, and when I do, something easy & natural is my preference!

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  10. That lip gloss looks great one you.

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  11. The Lip and Cheek Stain sounds so different and good. Your makeup looks beautiful. =) This is a new name for me as far as makeup goes. Ohh and I like your Hunter Green Necklace, also.

    Have a Great Wednesday, Elle!

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  12. Those colors look seriously amazing on you! I am loving the cheek and lip stain and the blush!

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  13. Yay I'm happy to see the gifs are back :) The bronzer and blush look beautiful on you...gives such a gorgeous glow!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  14. That blush and bronzer look so cute in the packaging!

    katespitz.blogspot.com

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  15. I've only tried the foundation from this line, and it was amazing. Must really get my hands on some more items soon.
    Great review and look, Elle:)

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  16. What a pretty look, Elle! The Dew Drop Radiant Blush in Sandalwood looks fabulous!

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  17. This makeup look is so pretty!! That blush and bronzer look so nice!

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  18. Gorgeous! I love how soft and natural the make up is! Xx.

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  19. LOVE that gloss... such a gorgeous shade! Pinks are my fave! :)

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  20. I love the bronzer! I need to switch up my makeup too.

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  21. did i know vincent longo made make-up? apparently not because i thought he made shoes wait that is vincent camuto, ahh too many vincents to keep track of!

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  22. Had no idea abt this line, thanks for the info :) Love the last pic of u!
    www.speakstyleandrock.com

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  23. You look so springy and fresh! I tried his concealer once in college and have not since - I guess I should give it another try!

    xx Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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  24. Oh I haven't heard of this line before but I love how you added it to your look for a great spring look, I think I need to add some nice light colors to my makeup for spring and summer.

    Nina
    http://curvymod.blogspot.com/

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  25. Looks really beautiful and incredibly fresh, Elle! Love this look! x

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  26. you look very pretty Elle !!! xx
    www.ambifashion.com

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