Disney Week: Jane Disneybound!

Tomorrow is the anniversary of the premiere of Tarzan, so I thought that I’d do a Disneybound of one of my favourite characters, Jane. Tarzan is probably my favourite Disney movie, to date. And I really wanted to do this character justice but I had so many speed bumps trying to get this together and on the day, I didn’t have anyone to take a full shot of my outfit but I’ll still talk about the items you can’t see.

Here’s the outfit!

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I decided that I wanted to do Jane’s yellow dress for this Disneybound, she’s most well known in this outfit and I thought that it was going to be one of the easiest to replicate. Well I was wrong. I spent three weeks hunting down yellow pants and a jumper that matched. I was lucky to find this jumper really cheap at Temt for only $9.95. It is pretty comfortable but it doesn’t provide much warmth so it is probably best as a layering piece or something to wear in spring or autumn. The shirt I had bought from Taobao over 2 years ago but I’m sure that you can find something fairly similar online or in-store. I had to borrow yellow chinos from my boyfriend for this and I wore brown flats. The necklace was from Target and I only paid $3.50 for it because they were having a sale where everything was pretty much half price and then you take 50% off of the reduced price. It was meant to replicate Jane’s purple ribbon. I parted my fringe because Jane doesn’t have a forehead fringe and I kept my makeup really natural looking.

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Disney Week: Kida Makeup

Yesterday was the anniversary of Atlantis: The Lost Empire and I just had to try to do Princess Kidagakash ‘Kida’ Nedakh’s makeup. I mainly wanted an excuse to try and mimic her gorgeous teardrop facial tattoos. I love Kida so much and I feel like she is completely underrated as a character. It actually surprised me how many people didn’t even know who she was when I first showed people photos of this makeup. She’s a beautiful and intelligent character that has such a tragic story. It is hard not to love her! Also warning, I took so many photos because I was so excited about this!

So this is my Kida makeup look:

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As most of you know, I’m very pale and I was a little worried about doing this makeup because I don’t want to take away from those who have darker olive skin because Atlantis is supposedly located in the Mediterranean Sea. Apart from its location, Kida herself is described as having tanned skin, blue eyes and white hair. I don’t have any of these features naturally so I needed some extra assistance haha. I used my darkest foundation, L’Oreal True Match in N2 and used a darker pressed powder, Australis Fresh and Flawless in the lightest shade. I love both products but they are both too dark for me, especially now. Thankfully Australis is coming out with new colours of their Fresh and Flawless and I hope that I will be able to find my shade in the new colours! I also definitely want to get True Match in N1, hopefully that will match me.

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For Kida’s tattoo, I used two NYX Jumbo Pencils. I used Milk as a base to sketch out the colour and to lighten the next shade, which was Peacock. I like how it turned out, it would have looked nicer if the lines were crisp but we can’t all be perfect like Kida. Kida has beautiful blue eyes, so I thought I’d wear GEO Nudy Golden Blue CH932 contacts and I think that they worked perfectly. They aren’t large but they do have a black outline, which kind of make my eyes stand out more and look a bit cartoony. I also tried to do a neutral eye with big natural lashes to make my eyes stand out even more. Kida has a wing in the cartoon and she also has a pretty pronounced inner corner so I chose to highlight that area a lot instead of using an eyeliner to make it more cat-like. If I’d have had a brown liquid liner, I’d have probably attempted it.

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For my lips, I wanted something nice and neutral but not too brown, so I chose MAC Modesty, my favourite MAC lipstick. Honestly, I don’t know what I would do without this thing. I also didn’t chop up this wig to make it more accurate because I don’t actually plan on cosplaying Kida anytime soon. I love this wig too much to chop it up so I just took some photos with the middle part of the fringe down. I this that this gave a similar effect without destroying a wig.

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When I think about Kida, I think about the little crystal necklace that I used to wear all the time. The Atlanteans wear crystal necklaces to keep themselves alive and I was obsessed with jewelry being so special that you literally couldn’t live without it, so I wore the necklace every day for about two months. I also think about how much I enjoyed Atlantis: The Lost Empire and how I had a crush on Milo.

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Disney Week: The Lion King

Welcome to the first post for Disney Week! Many Disney movies were released in this week and because I love celebrating premieres, I thought that I’d try to do every single movie that came out this week on each day of this week! So 7 full days of blogging. I’m very excited and I hope that you are too!

So this first post will be about The Lion King! This movie premiered 21 years ago, today and was Disney’s highest grossing film ever. And it still was until Frozen was released. This movie is many people’s favourite Disney movie and for this day, I have chosen to share my Scar makeup!

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Scar is a very well loved character and I think that a lot of that has to do with Jeremy Irons’ voice work for this character. Be Prepared is thought to be one of the best Disney villain songs to date. People just can’t get enough of Scar!

I made the scar with my NYX Jumbo Pencil in Milk and set it with a white shadow from my Meet Matt(e) Nude palette. My lips are Sangria by Milani, one of my favourite colours. And I used a darker foundation on my skin to achieve a colour closer to Scar’s fur.

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