R.I.P. Lemmy

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As my aunt Sue said, “Lemmy WAS rock-and-roll.”  Even if you are not a fan of Motorhead, there is no denying the major role Lemmy Kilmister played in the genre.  While Lemmy was seen as a deviant, I have always admired him for being his own person.

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Rock-and-roll has been a huge part of my life.  Always there, through the good and the bad.  It has also been a huge influence on my preference for an edgy style.  Not only do I hate pink and love black, but I am a woman of extremes- I don’t do ANYTHING half-a$$ed!  As such, it’s only appropriate to pay tribute to the man Dave Grohl has rightfully deemed a “rock god.”

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Wearing Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Motorhead

I decided to create a look in the spirit of Lemmy, and celebrate his life with a bottle of Jack Daniels- his preferred drink.  Although Lemmy was known for drinking a bottle a day, I will settle for a drink or two while watching videos paying homage to him!

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Wearing Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Vampira

For this look, I used Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Motorhead, of course.  I also tried this look with Kat Von D’s Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Vampira, since matte liquid lipsticks are such a “thing” right now.

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I started with Amazing Cosmetics Anti-Aging Primer, and used NARS All Day Weightless Luminous Foundation in Barcelona, followed by Urban Decay Naked concealer in Medium Warm, and Make Up For Ever HD Microfinish Powder.  I contoured and highlighted with Kat Von D’s Shade Light Palette, and used NARS blush in Final Cut.  I highlighted my cheek bones with NARS Orgasm Illuminator.

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In true Lemmy spirit, I used Last Sin, Angel, Defy, and Revolver, all from Urban Decay’s Vice 3 palette on my eyes.  I lined with Doucce’s Ultra Precision Eyeliner, and finished with Benefit’s Roller Lash mascara.  I touched up my brows with It Cosmetics Brow Power Universal Brow Pencil.

Now, I’m off to relax and watch some Motorhead and Lemmy, while drinking a Jack and Coke.  Rest in peace, Lemmy.

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Renee'

2 Comments

  1. my boyfriend loves motorhead and he was crushed when he found out. I’m going to try this look out and buy him some jack daniels so he can celebrate lemmy’s life to. Thanx for the idea!

    • Hello, and thank you for your support! Your boyfriend is lucky to have you! P.S. love your user name! 🙂

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