I’m a Gemini, so for the Zodiac Collaboration I naturally chose Gemini. Gemini is the third sign of the zodiac. I was born on the 18th of June. The symbol of Gemini is the twins. It’s an air sign, and colors tend to be yellow and blue.
According to astrology (and wikipedia), it is governed by Mercury, a planet noted for swift movement and symbolically associated with the interchange of ideas and fluid responses to circumstances. Gemini is also linked with the four elements (element of air) which represents the mental and social realms, the ability to formulate abstract ideas and to effectively interpret symbols, imagined concepts and communicative signals. As the mutable air sign, governed by a planet which is astrologically given to the principle of transmutation and communication, the symbolic focus of the sign falls upon movement, quick-thinking, intelligence, free-flowing expression, gesticulation, and spontaneous reaction. The sign is symbolized by ‘the twins’, which also presents duality: the ability to relate to opposing visions simultaneously, to possess dexterity and a talent for multi-tasking
This might be why I hate it when people ask me to choose just one thing. I typically can see why multiple paths might work.
To represent my sign, I did one half of my face in more of a serious, sultry look, while the other half is more playful and carefree.
I used matte eyeshadows for Serious. I even used Illamasqua Skin Base in Au to give me a bit of a light golden tan effect. I contoured the cheek with Casino and highlighted with Hungry Heart to sort of sculpt it a bit. I used Toffee gloss, since it seemed appropriate with the smoky cat eye. I pulled my hair back to represent having it in an up do (not that I have enough hair for that), and left a bit framing my face.
I used sparkly blues, purples, whites and silvers with iridescence and Pixie Epoxy. I added lots of texture to my hair to make it a bit wild. I did a very soft blush for the cheek, and sparkly pink lips.
What do you think of this representation of the zodiac sign Gemini? What do you think of Phyrra with a bit of a tan?
Tags: Blue Look, Fyrinnae, Illamasqua, Neutral Look, Smoky Look, Urban Decay
Seeing you with a tan is kind of tripping me out, lol. I’m so used to you being alabaster. I do loooove the eye look you created for it.
@memorymachine Thanks! Do I look good with a tan? Or weird?
I like your idea of doing a two-sided look!
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I don’t think the tan is complemented by the cool tones in your hair. But you did an amazing job of making it look really natural, rather than being obviously makeup’d on! I’ve always loved that you are one of the few makeup bloggers (that I’ve seen at least) that has fair skin. It especially helps me when looking for swatches.
@Gabrielle_ Aww thanks so much Gabrielle
@Vulcan_Butterfly Thanks VB :>
awe im a gemini as well and blue and green are my favorite eye shadows to wear!
Really cool, I love two-faced looks
@LillianFunnyFace Thanks Lillian!
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