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FOTD: Hilary Duff Maxim January 2009 Special Edition Inspired Makeup Look

January 11, 2009

Gracing the cover of Maxim’s January 2009 Young Hot Hollywood Special Edition issue, actress/singer Hilary Duff is looking *ferosh*! I really liked her makeup here, especially that pop of purple under the eyes. Read on to see my take on the look!

Products Used

• Chanel Pro Lumiere Professional Finish Makeup in 10 Limpide
• Anastasia Highlighting Brow Kit to fill in eyebrows
• MAC Gingersoft eyeshadow on center of the eyelid and under the brow bone
• MAC Satin Taupe eyeshadow on crease and outer corner
• Benefit Bad Gal Liquid Liner in Black along upper lash line
• Rimmel Exaggerate Waterproof Eye Definer in Black on lower water line
• MAC Violet Pigment on lower lash line
• Ipum False Eyelashes on top
• Rimmel Sexy Curves Mascara in Extreme Black on bottom lashes
• MAC Shooting Star MSF to contour cheekbones lightly
• MAC New Vegas MSF to highlight the bridge of nose
• MAC Marquise D’ Lipstick

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  • Reply Lucie January 11, 2009 at 12:31 pm

    Hi I was just wondering what does FOTD mean?? Sorry, I’m new to all this ^_^””

  • Reply Phyllis January 11, 2009 at 12:38 pm

    Lucie, FOTD stands for Face Of The Day.

  • Reply Tamtam January 11, 2009 at 1:02 pm

    OMG! u look so gorgeous you might just as well be on a magazine cover!

  • Reply Gwen January 11, 2009 at 4:56 pm

    OMG,you look super pretty.JUst wonder how is your new website going so far?And what is a gunmetal eyeshadow that you recommend?Thanks a lot ^^.YOu’re gorgeous !

  • Reply Ada January 11, 2009 at 9:54 pm

    Looks amazing!!

  • Reply Julie January 11, 2009 at 11:11 pm

    beautiful as ever, Phyllis! i was wondering if youre wearing a circle lens contact, and if so, which one? the color looks natural but standout-ish!

  • Reply Rachel January 12, 2009 at 1:41 am

    I love this look! It’s so much nicer on you than Miss Duff with your dark hair ; ) I never thought about pairing bright purple with nude. I will definitely have to try it.

  • Reply Dave January 12, 2009 at 4:03 am

    Make up alone does not achieve this look. Miss Duff went under the knife, got botox injection on lips, etc.

  • Reply love January 12, 2009 at 4:11 am

    gorgeous as always,
    can you update your new skin regime? They’re so clear

  • Reply Karen January 12, 2009 at 11:03 am

    Great look!
    What contacts are you wearing? They look really nice 😀 Satin Taupe looks way nicer on you than on me… I looked I got punched in the eye when I wear it 🙁

  • Reply Phyllis January 12, 2009 at 11:26 am

    Thanks ladies =)

    I’m wearing Geo Tri-Color contacts in Brown. They are just like Freshlook’s Colorblends and not circle lenses.

  • Reply Phyllis January 12, 2009 at 11:26 am

    Karen, are you back in the US yet?

  • Reply Jennifer January 12, 2009 at 11:38 am

    such a pretty look… i will def try this, this comin weekend -=)

  • Reply Lovely January 12, 2009 at 11:55 am

    Hi Phyllis,

    can you tell us the makeup tools and brushes that you used to achieve the look? Is it better to apply foundation with a brush or sponge or by fingers? Do we need different brushes to apply eyeshadows? Thanks.

  • Reply adelaide January 12, 2009 at 12:02 pm

    thank you for creating this look. love it! 🙂

  • Reply Karen January 12, 2009 at 2:28 pm

    Yes I am… just got back last night and incredibly jet lagged right now… lol

  • Reply Kaman January 12, 2009 at 5:51 pm

    This look is gorgeous! What brush did you use to apply the purple pigment?

  • Reply Christy January 13, 2009 at 12:28 am

    i think this looks absolutely gorgeous on you..i love ur skin too..mind sharing ur secret? xp

  • Reply Floria January 13, 2009 at 12:59 am

    u are so damned pretty…why in the hell aren’t you doing face prints!Asian women in the spotlight are so fugly these days or should i say, most of the time!!

  • Reply bec January 13, 2009 at 3:16 am

    wow!! love this look!! you look so amazing in all your FOTDs.
    btw, chanel pro lumiere #10 limpide? weren’t you a MAC NC30 before?
    your skin must have lightened during the colder season.

  • Reply Phyllis January 13, 2009 at 9:41 am

    Lovely, when it comes to eyeshadow application, unless you are just doing a wash, I highly recommend using a brush. Not only does it help blend everything evenly, it gives you more precision.

    For this FOTD, I used:

    MAC #239 Eye Shading Brush to apply the Gingersoft eyeshadow
    MAC #219 Pencil Brush to apply the Satin Taupe eyeshadow onto the crease and blended it with MAC #217 Blending Brush
    Small eyeshadow brush by Sonia Kashuk to apply the Violet pigment under the eye

    As for foundation and concealer, I use both a brush and my fingers.

  • Reply Phyllis January 13, 2009 at 9:43 am

    Bec, yes I use #10 Limpide for the Pro Lumiere. I’m normally a #20 Clair for Chanel foundations but the Pro Lumiere runs slightly darker.

  • Reply Lovely January 13, 2009 at 11:47 am

    Thank you so much Phyllis! You answered exactly what I wanted to know

  • Reply Jenny January 14, 2009 at 9:19 pm

    wow, this is so gorgeous!!!

  • Reply Tina January 22, 2009 at 7:42 pm

    u look stunning. i am trying this look tomorrow night 🙂 do you think i should wet the purple eyeshadow before applying it?

  • Reply Phyllis January 23, 2009 at 11:14 am

    Yes Tina, you should definitely apply the pigment wet so the color stays vibrant.

  • Reply bchan January 27, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    yeah…gosh…you might as well be on the mag yourself XDDDD…i think the purple looks better on you…

  • Reply Phyllis January 30, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    Thanks again. You guys are too kind =)

  • Reply Michelle February 1, 2009 at 12:06 am

    Hi Phyllis,

    Is Gingersoft a limited edition eye shadow? I cannot seem to find it at the MAC stores…

  • Reply Phyllis February 3, 2009 at 4:29 pm

    Yes Gingersoft is a limited edition color from the Holiday Delights 6 Eye Trend Palette.

  • Reply Grace February 24, 2009 at 11:30 pm

    hi 🙂

    are those contacts hazel? and do you know how much it costs?

  • Reply zanetka February 28, 2009 at 9:53 pm

    omg im in love.. this look is amazing.. u should make a video tutoral! :]

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