Guest Look: Natasja of Vanillaa

Hello everyone,

My name is Natasja, I’m 22 years old and I live in the Netherlands.
I have my own beauty blog: Vanillaa, you can find lots of ramblings about cosmetics there! I love blogging, I love writing about all the pretty products and I love creating nice looks.
I’m currently looking for a job as a professional makeup artist and/or beautician and my hobbies are listening to lots of music, watching movies, going shopping, work out and going out.
This look was inspired by that one day I got to freelance for MAC. I had to come up with an interesting, original look to wear that day and this is what I came up with. It’s a pretty warm look, which pops against my light skin tone and my blue-ish eyes.

I hope you enjoy it!





Monistat Chafing Relief Powder-Gel (primer)
Revlon ColorStay Makeup With SoftFlex SPF 6 Combination/Oily Skin – 110 Ivory + Catrice Infinite Matt Up To 18H Make Up – 010 Light Beige (mixed 1/1)
MAC Studio Moisture Cover Concealer – NW15 (under eyes)
Maybelline Dream Matte Powder – Light Fair 0-1

Ben Nye Powder Rouge – Contour No. 1 (contouring)
MAC Mineralize Blush – Dainty
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish – Soft & Gentle

Essence I Love Stage Eyeshadow Base
MAC Paintpots – Painterly (base), Coral Crepe (lid)
Wet ‘n Wild ColorIcon Eye Shadow Single – Brulee (base)
88 Palette – medium brown (upper crease), Dark brown (outer corners & lower lashline), bright pink (transition between crease & highlight)
MAC Eyeshadows – Shroom (highlight), Bronze (crease), Coppering (outer part lid & lower lashline)
MAC Pigments – Melon (inner part lid & tearduct)
Avon SuperSHOCK Gel Eyeliner – Black (lower waterline & upper lashline)
Etos (Dutch brand) X-Tra Lash Volume Mascara Waterproof – Z

HEMA (Dutch brand) Eyebrow Pencil – #09
HEMA (Dutch brand) Eyebrow Gel – Dk Brown
MAC Studio Finish Concealer SPF 35 – NC 15 (clean-up)

MAC Lipstick – Vegas Volt
MAC Studio Finish Concealer SPF 35 – NC 15 (clean-up)


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  1. Vera Camilla says

    I immediately recognized her, she’s a Dutchie ^^ The look is gorgous.

  2. Natasja says

    Wow, thanks so much Leesha! This is a huge honor for me, to be featured on your blog. It totally made my day!! Thanks again..

    1. Jess says

      It’s probably because this look is amazing! Well done :-)

  3. Marisa says

    ETOS! Omg, that’s the biggest thing that I miss from living in Holland :(
    This is such a beautiful look! I love this kind of colour; I feel like they’re under-used. Nice job Natasja :)

    1. Natasja says

      Yay for Etos, it’s a great store! Thank you so much Marisa!

  4. eva says

    Is Essence I Love Stage Eyeshadow Base worth money? soo beautiful look btw! :)

    1. Natasja says

      It’ll do the job if you don’t have major oily eyelids. I like it, but I don’t love it. Urban Decay/Too Faced makes your eyeshadow pop more and prevents the lids from getting oily better IMHO.

  5. dallas says

    Monistat Chafing Relief Powder-Gel what is thaat? lol

    1. Jenny$1983 says

      It has many of the same ingredients of eye makeup primers without the ludicrous price tag. I’ve seen quite a few people use it for this purpose.

    2. Natasja says

      I use it as a base under my foundation. It has a lot of silicones in it, which make your skin appear smoother and keeps your makeup on longer. It’s ‘officially’ used as a skin reliever/protector after shaving ‘down under’ ;-)

  6. Kay says

    Gorgeous look! Love the coppery hue! I’m so jealous of your eyes! Would love to have light eyes mine are almost black everyone else in my family has a yellowy/ green/ grey mixed colour eyes that seems to be unique to our family and I’m the only one that didn’t get them!! Hmm maybe I should nick my mums in her sleep…… LOL

    1. Natasja says

      Ahww thank you so much! We can trade eyes? Lol! I’d love to have dark eyes lol!

      1. Kay says

        Yes please!!!! LOL Dark eyes are so boring!! I have dark hair too so they just get lost! LOL

  7. Menie says

    haaaa Vanillaa!!!
    How cool’s THAT!
    Hun, you know how I love the look!
    What an honour to be featured here on Leesha’s blog!

    1. Natasja says

      Thanks hun, yes it is! So exciting!

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