Film Noir Makeup Tutorial ft. MAC Film Noir Lipstick & Blush

MAC Filk Noir Lipstick Dark Skin

This Film Noir Makeup Look features extreme winged liner, heavy contouring, and a bold, vampy lip. The look is inspired by the makeup looks worn in 1940’s cinema, and the vamp lip makes it perfect for Fall. I used MAC Film Noir Lipstick. It’s a deep brown with red undertones and a Satin finish. As the name suggests, Film Noir is the perfect shade for a Film Noir inspired makeup look.

Film Noir Makeup Look

In addition to the lipstick, I also used MAC Film Noir Blush to contour because it’s great for creating a heavy contour on dark skin.

MAC Club Eyeshadow

I also used MAC Club Eyeshadow. The duochrome finish makes the shade amazing for creating dramatic and alluring eyes. On another note, I recently invested in a Neewer Ring Light for filming my tutorials. As a result, the quality of my video and photos is so much better. This was a great investment.

Film Noir Makeup Look

Film Noir Makeup Tutorial

Face

MUFE Step 1 Skin Equalizer Primers– Mattifying & Smoothing
MUFE Ultra HD Foundation in Cinnamon
LA Girl Pro Conceal HD Concealer in Toffee to highlight
Ben Nye Banana Powder to set highlight
MUFE HD Powder to set entire face
MAC Film Noir Blush to contour

Cheeks

MAC Raizin Blush 
MAC Stereo Rose Mineralize Skinfinish (LE) to highlight cheekbones

Eyes

Urban Decay Primer Potion in Original
Milani Shadow Eyez in Espresso Line all over lid as base
MAC Club Eyeshadow all over lid
Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Palette Solas Eyeshadow on crease and lower lash line
Inglot AMC Eyeliner Gel in #77 Black on upper lash line and waterline
It Cosmetics Superhero Mascara
#43 Lashes
MUFE AquaBrow in #40 Black Brown to fill in brows
Anastasia Contour Cream Kit in Deep (Cinnamon) to define brows

Lips

MAC Film Noir Lipstick

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Erica

When I’m not hunting down the latest and greatest beauty products, beating a face or lacing a do, you can find me roaming the streets of NYC in my stilettos looking for the next best restaurant. Or in the kitchen trying to outdo myself from the last time.

6 Comments

    • Erica
      Author
      08.17.2016 / 1:21 pm

      Thank you so much. Unfortunately I don’t have Antique Velvet, but it looks like it could be a dupe for Film Noir. It’s just matte instead of satin.

  1. bfeltonwilson
    08.19.2016 / 1:22 pm

    What a really pretty look! The eyeshadow is my favorite, never seen highlights like that on eyeshadow.

    • Erica
      Author
      08.19.2016 / 4:31 pm

      Thank you so much. Club is definitely one of my favorites!

  2. DoubleTheJoy
    08.19.2016 / 2:14 pm

    love the tutorial thank you! the lipstick and contouring are perfect! I love the color of your backdrop– it makes your features and skin tone stand out and looks very professional. what color is your backdrop and how did you set it up? thank you for all the brown girl beauty advice:)

    • Erica
      Author
      08.19.2016 / 4:33 pm

      You’re welcome, and thank you so much. It’s actually just my living room wall. It’s off white, but the daylight bulbs makes it look a little cooler toned 🙂

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