FaceBookIt: Makeup Inspired by ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ by J.K. Rowling

by Elaine Zapanta Happy new year! Let’s welcome 2015 with a magical look that’s perfect for all the adventures waiting for us. For this look, I chose the book that started it all—“it” meaning my love for books, especially YA fiction: Queen J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Yes, friends, I was quite late to the party and if it hadn’t been for a lame book report project in school, I wouldn’t be interested in reading fiction. Ever. You can let out your gasps now. 😛 We all love ‘arry and the gang so I’m going to start with…

FaceBookIt: Makeup Inspired by ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ by Jenny Han

by Elaine Zapanta This week on FaceBookIt, we’re taking the pinks out for Christmas! I am recreating the cover of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han. I received word from one of our readers requesting I do this book next. Challenge accepted! I always start with the eyes because cleaning up is easier, especially when dealing with eyeshadow fallout. I primed my eyes with Benefit Stay Don’t Stray primer and packed Toasted from the Naked palette on my mobile lids. Toasted is a shimmery medium pink-brown shade that I like to foil to amp the color. Foiling is…

FaceBookIt: Makeup Inspired by ‘1984’ by George Orwell

by Elaine Zapanta This week on FaceBookIt, it’s all about bold eyes and bold lips! I am recreating Shepard Fairey’s take on 1984, the dystopian novel by George Orwell. This particular cover was commissioned by Penguin Books UK in 2008, with Fairey also creating a new cover for Animal Farm. (Shout out to Cake for pointing me in the right direction!) Okay, enough about that. Let the real fun begin! After you’ve prepped your face with stuff you normally use (moisturizer, primer, all that), I suggest you start with the eyes so it’s easier to clean up later. The thing about…

FaceBookIt: Makeup Inspired by ‘Eleanor & Park’ by Rainbow Rowell

by Elaine Zapanta Hey, Cheer Readers! It’s finally December, which means that our calendars are booked and our weekends will be spent at Christmas parties with workmates, family and friends. To help you prep for all these snazzy parties you’ll be attending, we will be featuring festive makeup looks inspired by some of our favorite book covers that you can wear during this time of the year. The first look is inspired by Rainbow Rowell’s second novel, Eleanor & Park. I have infinite tenderness for this book, not only because it got me grinning ear to ear and flailing my arms at…