I had the chance to attend a great concert last week and see A Fine Frenzy perform. A Fine Frenzy is the band name for the uber talented Alison Sudol a 22yd old self taught pianist and singer/songwriter. Her lyrics are reminiscent of fairy tales and if the lyrics aren’t enough to draw you in Alison’s haunting voice has you hooked.
On top of being musically gifted Alison is gorgeous, I swear some girls get it all! I love her makeup so I did a little hunting to find out her favorite products which I have listed below. Alison even does her own hair and makeup for her shows I have included some of her DIY beauty tips. Also be sure to check out her video for “Almost Lover” and grab her album One Cell in the Sea!
Alison loves using NARS face primer she said “it is really great for getting your face ready”.
What it is:
A lightweight, fast-absorbing, sunscreen-infused foundation primer.
What it is formulates to do:
Moisturizes and prepares the skin for flawless makeup application as it protects the skin from environmental damage.
$33.00 Nars Makeup Primer
Alison loves Benefit’s Get Bent mascara for making her lashes pop
Benefit Get Bent Mascara
What it is:
A long-lasting, lifting, curling, lengthening mascara.
What it is formulated to do:
Like a push-up bra for your lashes, this jet black “wonder-lifting” mascara lifts lashes with a scientifically angled brush to make eyes look bigger, while increasing lash volume and imparting the curviest curl – ever!
Stila Sheer Pressed Powder
What it is:
An oil-controlling pressed powder.
What it does:
This oil-absorbing powder keeps a handle on shine. The finely milled formula provides a smooth, flawless finish. Your skin looks clean and polished, never cakey or heavy. Perfect for touchups anytime, anywhere.
Do you travel with hair and makeup?
Alison Sudol: No, I do all my own stuff.
Do you have any tips?
Alison Sudol: I do this thing with my mascara when I’m in a hurry: when I can’t get my eyeliner done correct, I use the mascara wand and I gently rub it against the bottom of my eye and it gives me sort of a messy, smoky look. A makeup artist taught me once to get a brown or dark purple eyeliner and warm it up on your thumb. Let it warm up and use the applicator side and gently put it on your eyelid and rub it in, and you can put eyeshadow over it to get a nice smoky eye. And blush. Even if you don’t have time to put on anything else, blush perks you right up.