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Hi. My name is Chantelle and I'm with MAC Cosmetics. And today we're gonna show you to do a futuristic higher for our friend, Leah. I'm gonna start by getting rid of this eyebrows. Next, I'm going with the palest foundation that I can find. Now, the brow cover is a little bit darker than the foundation color and that's because Leah has deep hair. So if I were to come on to her eyebrows with the foundation lightest so I'm gonna use in the rest of her skin. It's gonna make her eyebrows look gray. The futuristic girl, way a lot of foundation. You want to create an unreal sense of texture. And for this, I would do your make up before you do your hair. It's important to really be able to work that paleness like right into the outer edges of the scalp so that you don't have any demarcation. Now ones this brow drys, I'm probably gonna come in and use some of these pale color on top of it just to thrive in a little bit more. Make sure you switch to a small brush for the nose area. A large foundation brush just gonna have a difficult time fitting into the face that around the nose. Also, don't forget the nozzles. A lot of times when we're doing our make up, we're not moving our head around and looking at the different angles. I'm gonna come in with the light powder as well. So what I'm doing is really pushing that powder into foundation and you can see the texture changing immediately. This particular powder is a MAC Pro product. It's called Ursuline loose powder. It make another loose powder that suits everywhere that's called light black powder. A great choice for this as well. Now, once I have my powder applied, I'm gonna knock out the excess from the brush and I just gonna buff across the entire makeup just to remove in excess powder and make sure that everything is precisely set. Now that we're set, I'm gonna add some of that white foundation into the graph. So you want to comb this in against the grain of the brush. So, now I'm gonna do a very dark smoky eye with a little bit of black cream liner. You can use fluid line for this. You could use a black co-pencil for this. Anything black that's a little bit creamy. The first sweep of color will be directly along the last line. We're gonna do the same thing to the other eye. It's important for the sake of balance and symmetry, I'm just making this make up move quickly for yourself that if you're doing something on one eye, you do it, the same thing on the other eye. If you really want to have that android feeling, you'll make everything as equal as you can. Now, the liner under the eye, I'm doing with the same product. And I'm using a pencil brush. It's almost like I'm attempting to make the features a little bit distorted. Everything should look just a little bigger than normal. And now I'm just gonna set of all of these with the black eye shadow. Okay, now I'm gonna let the eyes rest for a second before I dot the mascara and the lashes. So we're gonna do a little bit of contour. What you're looking for for a contour color for a futuristic look is something that a bit more of a gray face, right? So no bronzer in this look. Nothing that has any forms to it. You could even use a gray or more tacky eye shadow instead of following the natural cheek bone. I'm actually tilting everything up a little bit more so that the angles are a little bit more severe. And it also can be nice to add a little bit of contour to the temples as well. So this is look is gonna incorporate a lash above as well as the lash below. Always apply the lower lash first if that's what you're gonna do. It may become very difficult to have somebody look up or for you to look up and get that, nail that lower lash when the upper lash is kind of scratching at your eye. Now this is just a measurement check. Most lashes needs to be cut a bit. Now because this is a futuristic look, I think it looks kind of interesting to have the lash on Leah start straighten and extend on to her skin over here. If you feel like it's touching or you feel like it's uncomfortable, then I would recommend trimming it and making the lash the same length as your own eye. Also, noting that the eye lashes will always start in the inner corner. A few hairs and it's on your own natural lashes. Never start a lash too close the inner corner of the eye. Use your own natural lash as the barrier. If you move that lash too far in, it can be really uncomfortable every time you blink. And then eventually it's gonna make your eye tear, and then if your eye tears, the lash falls off and that's just not good. Lashes are really tricky thing, you know. They, it takes a little bit of practice. It's very easy for me to apply a lash on someone else. It's still very difficult for me to apply a false lash on myself. So remember to utilize your resources. You can always complete your entire make up and run into a MAC store and purchase your lashes. And the girls will apply them for you. That can be much easier than having to wrestle with it yourself. Your other option is to use the body system. Now, really starting to see that the dimension with the eye has been changed quite a bit by the lash application. All right, for the lip. I'm gonna use a metallic pencil. You can feel free to experiment with the shape of the lip. I like the natural shape of Leah's lips so I'm gonna just perfect what she's got. I recommend that you always start with the bottom lip first. We rarely need to change much in the lower lip. And having all of these color blocking and all of the information here as a part of the make up can really help you see the shape that you're trying to change or alter on the top lip. So for the upper lip, I tend to start right in the center. This tells me where the deep in the key bow should be. So I've drawn a little V and now that I know that my lip centered, it's simply a matter of connecting this to the outer corner. So sometimes breaking up the lip into smaller more manageable segments can really help you get there faster. There we go. I think we have created a very unnatural alien beauty.