Makeup Tutorial: Sailor Mars

In this video, I will be showing everyone how I transform into Sailor Mars from the classic Shoujo Anime/Manga; Bishoujo Seishi Sailor Moon!

Sailor Mars is the 3rd guardian seishi and she is protected by Mars! IMHO, Honoo Rei (Sailor Mars) is the coolest and most bad-ass character among the inner seishis (5 guardians). Other than Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars had always been a character I wanted to try. And I achieved that little dream through some laughable closet cosplay hahha.

The video took me forever to edit but I hope you guys liked it! Remember to comment and tell me what you think (especially the erm, ‘super advanced’ special effects hurhurhur)!

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Some of the key point for Rei’s makeup would be the upwards eyeliner, arched eyebrows, red lower eyeshadow and red lips.

I didn’t feel like red eyeshadow on the upper lids would fit this character so I opted to squeeze her signature red into the lower lashline. This helps gives a little colour while making the eyes look wider and healthier.

Instead of using tonnes of black or brown eyeliner and eyeshadow to line my lower lashline, I used some purple brown eyeshadow and black lower eyelashes to do the job. I think it helps to make the look dramatic but not too over the top. I also opted to use tinted lip balm with some red in the middle of the lips to create a gradient effect. I think this is a much more modern and easier to maintain lip.


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