×

Max Made


CALL ME MAYBE; WEARABLE, EASY TO ACHIEVE STYLE!


I’m all about keeping things simple when it comes to makeup. Less is more and simplicity is definitely the key when it comes to looking young, effortless and carefree. In this story, I show you just how easy it is to get this look with a few key products and the right application techniques.

I’m really enjoying Becca Cosmetics Sheer Tint Lip Colour in Black Currant at the moment. This creamy stain looks and wears with complete ease. (See above image).

(Gabby wears Vintage Tee, Cheap Monday knickers, Petit Grand rings and bracelet worn throughout story)


Pump up your lashes top and bottom Jane Birkin style, with Maybelline Volum’ Express The Falsies Flare. Don’t be afraid to really layer this mascara as it builds beautifuly. Just be quick about it and don’t let it dry in between layers.

Keep your tan topped up all year round whilst keeping your skin looking and feeling hydrated. Dove Summer Glow Body Lotion has one of the most natural colours that I’ve tried and tested. *Tip; Apply this gradual tan after you shower, while your skin is still warm. It absorbs and blends more evenly over the skin.

(Gabby wears; Agent Provocateur Bra top, Flannel shorts, Petit Grand rings and bracelet used throughout story)


For a two in one, lip and cheek stain you can’t go past Stila’s Convertible Colours. I used the colour Fuschia which I applied with my fingers on the apples of Gabby’s cheeks and lips.

(Gabby wears; Karen Walker knit, Lonely hearts knickers, Petit Grand Bracelets)

(Gabby wears; Karla Spetic Bra top, Celeste Tesoriero shorts)

You all should know by now how much I love a nude lip. Well I have just discovered a new favourite nude and it’s by Laura Mercier. Caramel is the colour and it’s part of the Créme Lip Colour range.

(Gabby wears; Karla Spetic bra top)
Kevin Murphy would have to be one of my favourite go-to hair brands when it comes to creating sexy, effortless undone hair and Hair Resort Spray is always at the top of my list. Spray it straight onto dry hair and scrunch or apply to tonged hair to give it a more worn, bed hair look. Either way this product is a winner and the smell will make you feel like you’re on a some tropical island. Pina Colada anyone?

(Gabby wears, Zambesi Top, Celeste Tesoriero shorts)


If the occassion calls for a red lip try Revlon’s Just Bitten Lip Stain in Twilight. This two in one lip stain and balm will keep your lips looking and feeling good all night.

(Gabby wears; Lonely Hearts bra and knickers)


Jane Birkin eat your heart out, this cute sixties liquid lash looks hard but with the right product and applicator it’s as easy as it is cool. Illamasqua Precision Ink Pens are my secret weapon. There super fine pointy tips and quick drying liquid means you only need a flick of the wrist.*Tip; Apply loose powder over the area before to remove any moisture.

(Gabby wears; Agent Provocateur Bra, Deadly Ponies flocked bracelet, Petit grand bracelet)

Photographer; Sam Hendel for maxmade.com.au, Hair & Makeup; Max May, Stylist; Mikey Ayoubi , Model; Gabby Dover Priscillas Model Management

Special thanx to Courtney & Lizzi at Priscillas.

 

7 Comments »

  1. cara o'dowd says:

    Lovely!!! Nice work Sam.

  2. Rhiannon says:

    Hey max, just wearing what foundation was used on Gabby in this editorial and how it gets that dewy sheen?

  3. max says:

    I mixed a little MAC Face & Body in with some Becca Shimmering Perfecter. I had also Preped Gabby’s skin with a very hydrating fluid to give her skin that extra glowy bling since the MAC F&B is so light. x MM

  4. Nau says:

    Stunning! Thank You for listing all products used and the details, your work is Amazing! Please post more videos/tutorials.

    Thank You,
    Nau

  5. Anni Hall says:

    I love this so much Max! xx

  6. Alix says:

    She’s is breathtaking! Amazing work as usual xxx

  7. Well I’m adding this RSS to my e-mail and can look out for a lot more of your respective fascinating content. Make sure you update this again very soon..

RSS feed for comments on this post. / TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

GO GO GADGETS – HOME THERAPY

We all love a visit to the salon, but when you’d rather stay at home, these super-gadgets will give you a similarly epic result – in half the time.

Read More…

SUMMER SKIN FITNESS

With the winter months behind us and foundation calling for a lighter touch, here is the routine you need to lift, refresh and revive a tired complexion.

 

Read More…

COLOUR CORRECTION (MAX) MADE EASY

 

Colour correct your skin like the pro’s do for a more flawless complexion

Read More…

HOW TO: PINK, THE NEW BRONZE!

112 emails, 203 DMS (this actually blew my mind) and many many comments: here is one of my most requested makeup looks for 2017!

Read More…

PRIMER INSTINCT: TOP 5 PRIMERS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Want the secret to a smooth, porcelain complexion? You can thank the primer for sealing pores, smoothing out lines and softening your skin before a drop of make up even touched your skin.

Read More…

FOR THE BOYS

By popular request: check out our trialled & tested picks that will have your man feeling fresh (while still maintaining his masculinity)…  behold, the makeup that doesn’t look like you’re wearing makeup.

Read More…

A NIGHT IN

We all love a good night out on the town seeing where the night takes us, but there is also nothing better than a date with the couch and 10 of your nearest and dearest.

Read More…

TOP 5 BRONZERS

No sun? No matter. We’ve got the perfect solution, whether you want to add a little radiance to your complexion, enhance a natural tan or create definition with a little clever contouring.

Read More…

TOUCH ME UP

Want the secret to take-anywhere, perfect skin? The humble concealer moves centre stage with a range of new formulas that feel at home on any complexion.

Read More…

TALK TO MY LIPS

Bring on the weekend with these game-changing lip products that boast fresh textures to transform your pout.

Read More…

ORGANIC BEAUTY: DOES NATURAL MAKE UP WORK?

We set out to find the best natural make up in the biz with the help of eco-makeup artist, editor & all-round organic expert Emmily Banks. See what stood up to the Maxmade test!

Read More…

WORLD’S SEXIEST HAIR

 


Is there a sexier hairstyle than loose, textured waves? Recreate the most smouldering hairstyle known to man in 5 minutes flat with one of my favourite products.

Read More…

IN THE NUDE

 

Put dewy, youthful skin in the spotlight with this runway-approved look from AVON.

Read More…

MOTHER’S SLAY

 

Hey, you sexy mother… treat yourself with an effective beauty ritual this Sunday that tailors to your skin as much as your personality.

Read More…

LOOK WHERE WE MET (GALA)

The MET GALA is on everyone’s lips but it’s the eyes that got us talking. Here is how to try the hottest beauty trend at the event at home!

Read More…

24 HOUR SKINCARE

No rest for the wicked! Protect, nourish, de-stress and revive your skin with around-the-clock care for a flawless face.

Read More…