December 01, 2008

Twilight zone

I'm officially in the Twilight zone! I finally got the chance & time to read the first two books by Stephenie Meyer, Twilight & New Moon. And can't wait to read the other two, Eclipse & Breaking Down. I will add that I read both books in four days! I'm not kidding I couldn't put them down! I'm a fast reader so it was no surprise to me that I actually read both books in such a short period of time (maybe that's why I haven't blogged these last few days). I will also add that I haven't read a novel in quite a long time because I just hadn't found any that caught my attention. However, I haven't seen the movie yet. But will add that sometimes reading a book that has been made into a movie can be quite disappointing. What you imagined the characters to look like, the scenes, and imagery don't usually add up to what you end up seeing on-screen. Therefore, I wonder if I'll like the movie as much as I loved reading the books. And to sum it all up I'm actually surprised at myself at how much I loved the books. A few months ago a co-worker of mine was obsessively reading Twilight, and she was so into the book I had to ask what she was reading. When she replied "oh! its about vampires!" I shrieked with laughter. And now I'm the one obsessively reading.
Anyhow, since its a beauty blog I decided to share with you a makeup breakdown of the movie's main characters, Isabella & Edward.

Isabella Swan
Makeup by Jeanne Van Phue:
Director Catherine Hardwicke wanted the characters as close to the descriptions of author Stephenie Meyer as possible. This meant Kristen Stewart had to wear brown contact lenses every day to achieve “large chocolate brown eyes,” explained Van Phue. The biggest challenge on the set was the rain. “We were outside all the time, and it rained the entire time we were there,” Van Phue said. “Most of the shots were exterior, and trying to fix make-up in the rain with wet face and wet brush was difficult.” The experience made her a convert to SK-II AirTouch make-up. “It goes on flawlessly—no smudges or streaks,” she said. “And I accidentally found out it was water resistant.” (makeup411)

SK-II Air Touch Foundation in OP-3
Visiora Compact Powder in PC 103
Eye Shadow
M.A.C. Eye Shadow in Blanc Type, Flute and Wedge
Smashbox Limitless Lash Mascara in black waterproof
Smashbox Lip & Lid Primer and Benefit Silky Finish Lipstick in Good to Go (a plum/brown color)

SK-II Air Touch Foundation in OP-1
Benefit Silky Finish Lipstick in Ms. Behavin (a mulberry color)

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(credits:, summitentertaiment,


  1. I am looking into buying all 4 books too!! They're out of stock on most bookstores!!! arrgggh

  2. I was on site yesterday & there's a draft version of Midnight Sun, Edwards perspective of book one. Quite an interesting read too! However, unfortunatly due to the leak of this draft version Stephenie Meyer has put that 5th book on hold.


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