A beauty/lifestyle blog By Kate Emma

Monday, 25 April 2016

NYX UK Face Awards 2016

Hi Guys, so last Saturday I submitted my 15 second video for the NYX Face Awards competition. This is a great opportunity for anyone who loves makeup, as you don't have to be qualified and everyone and anyone can enter* you can read more about how to enter here.

This is my submission, but if you want to watch the original instagram video then you can do so here, I would love to hear your thoughts!

I'm going to be posting simple tutorials throughout the next few weeks about how I achieved this look as its dead simple but really effective.

NYX UK Face Awards 2016

Foundation - Illamasqua Skin base

Concealer - Laura Mercier High Coverage

Setting Powder - Laura Mercier's Translucent Powder

Eyebrows - Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow in Chocolate

NYX UK Face Awards 2016

Eyeshadows - Sleek Acid Palette

Eyeliner - Laura Mercier Caviar Stick in Peacock

Eyeshadow for pattern - MAC Typographic 

Splattered effect pigments - A random assortment of Barry Ms Dazzle Dusts in Greens and Blues.

If you do yourself decide to enter the NYX awards leave me your instagram link below so I can check it out. These awards are great for meeting new artists and I have already found a few inspirational people on Instagram and its only been a couple of days.
What have you got to lose!? Do it!

*You have to live in the UK/Ireland and be over 18. Please check the rules before applying!

Previous looks -

All Dressed Up With Nowhere To Go 

Liner And Ombre 

Wings That Sparkle 



  1. This is such an incredible look, you're so so talented!
    Shan xx


  2. Good luck in the comp! Your submission is stunning! Love the colours.

    Corinne x

  3. This is such a fantastic look!! Good luck in the competition lovely! We may check it out, it looks so much fun xxxx

    1. Thanks lovely ladies! Definitely check it out! the hashtag is #NYXUKFACEAWARDS your be able to see all the other entries. Some are absolutely amazeballs. x

  4. OMG I didn't realise there was a UK version of the Face Awards? I thought it was just an American thing!! I love your look - good luck!

    Love Beth xx

    1. Thank You Beth! YES! The UK version began last year. x


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