Thursday, October 7, 2010

Dupe: Scott Barnes Foundation Brush?

***I had mentioned this brush in a twitpic long ago and decided to do a quick post on it here just incase someone was looking for a similar brush to the one Scott Barnes used for contouring and foundation.

Nars - Ita Brush
Price: $39.00

Super black goat hair in a small, flat and angular design ideal for blending and contouring.

The Scott Barnes Transformation: Sonia Kohli in "About Face"

Sonia used a creamy matte foundation by Ron King in a shade slightly darker than her natural skin tone to “draw,” or contour her nose, to give it a perfectly symmetrical shape. Then she brushed it under the hollows of her cheeks and along her jawline. For Sonia, this was another one of the biggest changes she saw. “I have a very square jawline, but this softened it and made it look more round,” she said.

Foundation. The foundation goes over the contouring that Sonia applied, to create a more blended look. She used her favorite foundation, Makeup Forever’s HD High Definition foundation, mixed with Cover FX. “As you get closer to your hairline, you have to remember to reach in, otherwise when you pull back your hair you can see a line,” she said.”

FYI: Info in the cyan box is not towards the lady in the above picture, but just some background information on how his technique would flow to create a symmetrical face shape.