Makeup by Dani Cousens

The official page for Makeup by Dani Cousens - with over 6 years experience in the industry, based in Malvern East, Victoria.

I am a fully qualified Makeup Artist who has been in the industry full time for the last 2 years. Before that I was a senior beauty therapist for an award winning clinic in NZ. I am a mobile or at home freelance makeup artist where I pride in my work being to a high quality. I have a great knowledge of products and techniques who is friendly and professional. Please follow my instagram to see some of my work @makeupby.dani ♥︎

HAPPY FRIDAY 🌻🦋
Learn how I create this look on @makeupbydani_academy ✔️
Products used:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk foundation
@lauramercier fusion 24 hour concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@beccacosmetics tiger lily blush
@beccacosmetics champagne pop highlight drops
@maccosmeticsaustralia dipdown eyeliner
@maccosmeticsaustralia costa riche eyeliner
@narsissist smudge proof shadow base - medium dark
@havabeautyco luxe individuals
@patmcgrathreal supernatural lip pencil
@ctilburymakeup Penelope pink lipstick
@makeup_weapons brow soap
Body glow: @diormakeup backstage face and body glow ✨✨ #inbeautmag #sodaonmylips #armanibeautyau #tailormaidpr

On the rare occasion I use artificial lighting to take photos. What do you guys prefer? Natural light ☀️ or artificial light 💡?
Model: @nikisimos
Products used:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk #6
@lauramercier fusion concealer with @beccacosmetics light shifter highlight concealer
@ctilburymakeup rose gold eyes to mesmerise
@hourglasscosmetics scattered light in aura
@fentybeauty highlighter in mean money
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@maccosmeticsaustralia warm soul blush with @new romance blush
@makeup_weapons brow balm
@maccosmeticsaustralia stripdown lip pencil
@maccosmeticsaustralia yash lipstick
@ctilburymakeup kkw lipstick
@meccamax rude nude lip gloss
#ctilburymakeup #tailormaidpr #beccacosmetics #sodaonmylips #meccabeautyjunkie

What a little ray of sunshine @hannahmckimmie is! ✨🌻
Key products:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@narsissist radiant longwear foundation
@lauramercier fusion concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light bronzer
@mellowcosmetics peach blush
@diormakeup face and glow palette
@iconic.london day to slay eyeshadow palette
@havabeautyco luxe individual lashes
@makeup_weapons brow balm
@iconic.london love struck lip plumping gloss
@iconic.london prep set glow illuminating spray
#sodaonmylips #meccabeauty #iconiclondon #melbournemakeupartist #inbeautmag

@mermade.hair HAIR WAVER 32mm
@kevin.murphy.australia DOO OVER spray
Makeup details:
@meccacosmetica hydra tint
@hourglasscosmetics vanish concealer
@napoleonperdis brow pencil
@nudestix bondi bae
@urbandecaycosmetics fly blush threesome
@alphahskincare lip perfector nude blush
@narsissist climax mascara
@hourglasscosmetics champagne flash highlighter stick
@tatcha dewy skin mist

@meccamaxima @sweatybettypr #mermadehair #beachywaves #hairtutorial

Happy Sunday 🧚🏼‍♂️
Who else is missing collaborating and creating content? 👋🏼 I can’t wait to be able to create some new looks for you guys! This week I’ll be doing some on myself, so stay tuned!
Model: @chantelleprice_
Hair: @hairby.brittany
Products used:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk primer
@ctilburymakeup airbrush flawless foundation
@lauramercier fusion concealer
@ctilburymakeup Marie Antoinette cream eyeshadow
@morphebrushes 9T palette
@havabeautyco lashes
@meccamax chic lip pencil
@patricktabeauty she’s sincere blush
@ctilburymakeup film-star bronze and highlighter palette
@maccosmeticsaustralia fix+
#ctilburymakeup #tailormaidpr #meccabeauty #meccamoment #melbournemakeupartist

Still obsessed with @meccamax zoom sticks and can’t wait to play with the new shades!
This one is in the shade ‘teal’ 🧚🏼‍♂️
Model: @maya.madsen

AND WE ARE LIVE!! ✨🦋 @makeupbydani_academy
Head over to @makeupbydani_academy link in bio to check out the website and see what I have been working on with @chainsocial ✔️
They have absolutely blown me away with what they have produced and I couldn’t be prouder to be able to bring you guys online education. I can’t wait to hear what you all think 🦋✨
Thank you for all of the continuous love and support, and I can’t wait for this next chapter... ✨

Makeup by Dani Cousens's cover photo

Makeup by Dani Cousens

MECCA MAX DREAM QUEEN PALETTE ✔️ @tiahneeskrijel
Products used:
@ctilburymakeup magic cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk
@ctilburymakeup magic wand concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@meccamax dream queen palette on cheeks
@fentybeauty mean $$ highlighter
@havabeautyco lashes
@meccamax chic lip pencil
@fentybeauty diamond milk gloss
Hair:
@elevenaustralia dry texture spray
#meccamax #meccabeautyjunkie #meccamoment #sodaonmylips #inbeautmag #melbournemua

Learn how I create these fluffed up brows in my latest online masterclasses coming soon ✔️
Make sure you follow @makeupbydani_academy for all updates, and an upcoming giveaway ✨
Products used here:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk foundation
@lauramercier fusion 24 hour concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@beccacosmetics tiger lily blush
@beccacosmetics champagne pop highlight drops
@havabeautyco luxe individuals
@patmcgrathreal supernatural lip pencil
@ctilburymakeup Penelope pink lipstick
@makeup_weapons brow soap
Body glow: @diormakeup backstage face and body glow ✨✨ #inbeautmag #melbournemakeupartist #sodaonmylips #armanibeautyau

BURGUNDY WINGED LINER ✔️ @alanaorz
using: @ctilburymakeup PILLOW TALK EYELINER
Products listed below:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@ctilburymakeup flawless airbrush foundation mixed with @diormakeup backstage foundation
@tartecosmetics shape tape concealer
@bareminerals serum concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@nudestix peach peony blush
@meccacosmetica enlightened highlighter
@narsissist wanted palette
@ctilburymakeup pillow talk eyeliner
@havabeautyco individual lashes
@meccamax chic lip pencil
@ctilburymakeup hepburn honey lipstick
@lou_lou_lips gloss balm in dry ice
#inbeautmag #sodaonmylips #meccabeauty #meccamax #ctilburymakeup #pillowtalkcollection #tailormaidpr

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT @makeupbydani_academy LAUNCHING SOON ✨✔️ This is just one of the looks that will be launched first - how to achieve my signature skin, and soft glam with winged liner.
I have made my first 2 online masterclasses simple and easy to follow and they are catered to the every day person, or great for makeup artists or aspiring makeup artists!
I also go through all products, brushes and techniques and give you class notes on alternative products to try, how I got started with my business, some tips on starting your instagram account or getting into makeup, how I take my photos and much more. ✔️ I want to teach you guys all over the world exactly what you want to learn, so the masterclasses will be updated every few months. There will be RENT or BUY options available at an affordable price. IM SO EXCITED, and I hope you guys love it too! ✨
Model: @viccyb_
#melbournemakeupartist #onlinemakeupacademy

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT @makeupbydani_academy LAUNCHING SOON ✨✔️
This is just one of the looks that will be launched first - how to achieve my signature skin, and soft glam with winged liner.
I have made my first 2 online masterclasses simple and easy to follow and they are catered to the every day person, or great for makeup artists or aspiring makeup artists!
I also go through all products, brushes and techniques and give you class notes on alternative products to try, how I got started with my business, some tips on starting your instagram account or getting into makeup, how I take my photos and much more. ✔️
I want to teach you guys all over the world exactly what you want to learn, so the masterclasses will be updated every few months. There will be RENT or BUY options available at an affordable price. IM SO EXCITED, and I hope you guys love it too! ✨
Model: @viccyb_

Winged out shadow vibes - my favourite ✔️
Model: @chelseamooree_
Products used:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk primer
@armanibeauty luminous silk foundation
@lauramercier fusion concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@maccosmeticsaustralia warm soul blush
@diormakeup face and glow palette
@morphebrushes @meccamaxima 3502 palette on eyes with @maccosmeticsaustralia wood winked eyeshadow
@maccosmeticsaustralia cork lip pencil
@maccosmeticsaustralia yash lipstick
@fentybeauty fussy gloss bomb
@makeup_weapons brow balm
@ctilburymakeup legendary brows
@alisonjadecosmetics brow powder
#inbeautmag #armanibeautyau #maccosmeticsaustralia #faceenvogue #meccabeauty #theartistedit #sodaonmylips

Purple hues with @nonnymulholland 🔮
Key products:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk #9 and @urbandecaycosmetics stay naked foundation
@narsissist blush palette
@diormakeup glow palette
@soapbrows with @ctilburymakeup legendary brows
@hudabeautyshop new nude palette
@fentybeauty mimosa sunrise eyeshadow
@havabeautyco double density lashes
@maccosmeticsaustralia spice lip pencil
@fentybeauty fenty glow lip gloss
#meccabeautyjunkie #inbeautmag #sodaonmylips #fentybeauty

Still obsessed with the @diormakeup amber neutrals palette ✨✔️
Model: @laurenemilyadams laurenemilyadams
Key products:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk
@diormakeup backstage foundation
@lauramercier fusion concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@narsissist exposed blush palette
@iconic.london illuminating drops
@havabeautyco individual lashes
@alisonjadecosmetics brow powder
@anastasiabeverlyhills brow gel
@kkwbeauty 1.5 lip pencil
@iconic.london nearly nude gloss
Hair: @tahliajayde_shop wave wand @kevin.murphy.australia bedroom hair
#inbeautmag #meccabeautyjunkie #glamazonkw #sodaonmylips #iconiclondon #kkwbeauty #theartistedit

Another favourite and go- to look of mine on @peyton__edwards 🌼 with a lot of my most used products available from @meccamaxima.
I also purchase my @ctilburymakeup directly online from her website but you can also get her products on @netaporter
Products used:
Key products:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@ctilburymakeup flawless filter
@diormakeup backstage foundation
@lauramercier fusion concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@nudestix peach peony blush
@mellowcosmetics peach blush
@beccacosmetics champagne silk drops
@fentybeauty hu$tla baby highlighter
@meccamax chic lip pencil
@beccacosmetics bare lipstick
@morphebrushes 9T palette
@havabeautyco luxe individual lashes
@ctilburymakeup nude eyeliner
@mcobeauty xtend lash mascara
@maccosmeticsaustralia fix+
#melbournebridal #melbournemakeupartist #meccabeautyjunkie #inbeautmag #sodaonmylips #glamazonkw

Cream shadows are bomb especially when they’re @ctilburymakeup ✨
This is the shade ‘Marie Antoinette’ but my other favourites are rose gold, star gold and jean!
They work beautifully on there own or as a base under other eyeshadows! Have you tried them before?
Hair: @hairby.brittany
Model: @chantelleprice_
Other products used:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk primer
@ctilburymakeup airbrush flawless foundation
@lauramercier fusion concealer
@ctilburymakeup Marie Antoinette cream eyeshadow
@morphebrushes 9T palette
@havabeautyco lashes
@meccamax chic lip pencil
@patricktabeauty she’s sincere blush
@ctilburymakeup film-star bronze and highlighter palette
@maccosmeticsaustralia fix+
#ctilburymakeup #tailormaidpr #meccabeauty #meccamoment #melbournemakeupartist

STATEMENT RED WITH @armanibeauty SULTAN LIP MAESTRO ✔️❣️
Product breakdown for y’all..
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk foundation
@lauramercier fusion 24 hour concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@beccacosmetics tiger lily blush
@beccacosmetics champagne pop highlight drops
@maccosmeticsaustralia costa riche eye liner @maccosmeticsaustralia dipdown eyeliner
@havabeautyco luxe individuals
@makeup_weapons brow soap
Body glow: @diormakeup backstage face and body glow ✨✨ #inbeautmag #melbournemakeupartist #sodaonmylips #armanibeautyau #theartistedit

Statement reds with @armanibeauty ❣️✔️
Colour: SULTAN lip maestro
Other products:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk foundation
@lauramercier fusion 24 hour concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@beccacosmetics tiger lily blush
@beccacosmetics champagne pop highlight drops
@maccosmeticsaustralia dipdown eyeliner
@maccosmeticsaustralia costa riche eyeliner
@havabeautyco luxe individuals
@makeup_weapons brow soap
Body glow: @diormakeup backstage face and body glow ✨✨ #theartistedit #melbournemakeupartist #inbeautmag #meccabeauty #armanibeautyau

Found this in my camera roll and wondering why I haven’t posted it - I’m my own worst critic, and a perfectionist, anyone else?
@iconic.london illuminating drops on the eyes and cheeks on the gorgeous @pippalukaitis ❣️

[04/17/20]   Hair wand: @tahliajayde_shop - medium size wand
Hair products:
@schwarzkopfproanz oasis heat protectant
@schwarzkopfproanz oasis soft dust
@schwarzkopfproanz oasis strong hold hair spray
@schwarzkopfproanz oasis miracle balm
@maxmedialab
#hairtutorials #howtocurlhair #shorthairstyle

Wing’n with this babe @elissaburns ✔️

These @urbandecaycosmetics palettes are just beautiful - so pigmented!! I’ve used the shade ‘fly’ in this video on the gorgeous @nonnymulholland ✨

Missing my industry friends and play dates! ❣️
Hair: @hairby.brittany
Model: @chantelleprice_
Products used:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk primer
@ctilburymakeup airbrush flawless foundation
@lauramercier fusion concealer
@ctilburymakeup Marie Antoinette cream eyeshadow
@morphebrushes 9T palette
@havabeautyco lashes
@meccamax chic lip pencil
@fentybeauty gloss diamond milk
@patricktabeauty she’s sincere blush
@ctilburymakeup film-star bronze and highlighter palette
@maccosmeticsaustralia fix+
#melbournemakeupartist #meccabeautyjunkie #sodaonmylips

Throwback to earlier this year with one of my gorgeous brides @jessicagawn 👰🏼✨ I miss getting to be a part of my brides special day, I really hope that thing’s go back to normal soon 🙏🏼
Products used:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@narsissist radiant longwear foundation mixed with @ysl all in one glow foundation
@lauramercier fusion 24 hour concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light bronzer
@narsissist blush palette
@morphebrushes 9T eyeshadow palette (Also used on bridesmaids)
@havabeautyco individual lashes
@alisonjadecosmetics brow powder
@anastasiabeverlyhills clear brow gel
@fentybeauty hustla baby highlighter
@maccosmeticsaustralia stripdown lip pencil
@ctilburymakeup Penelope pink lipstick
@maccosmeticsaustralia fix+ and @urbandecaycosmetics all nighter setting sprays
#melbournemakeupartist #melbournebridalmakeup #bridalmakeup
#melbournemua #meccabeauty #meccabeautyjunkie

BIG WAVES + SMOKEY GLAM on this babe @mikaelajadeschreuder 🧚🏼‍♂️
Key products:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@gotoskincare face hero oil
@armanibeauty luminous silk
@narsissist radiant longwear
@lauramercier fusion concealer
@fentybeauty truffle stick
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@maccosmeticsaustralia warm soul and new romance blush
@diormakeup face and glow palette
@makeup_weapons brow balm
@narsissist smudge proof shadow base in medium dark
@morphebrushes 9T palette 🙌🏼
@natashadenona metropolis palette
@havabeautyco double individual lashes
@kkwbeauty 0.5 lip pencil
@patricktabeauty she’s unapologetic silky lip cream
@patricktabeauty is she younger than me lip shine
Hair:
@tahliajayde_shop wave wand
@kevin.murphy.australia bedroom hair and do over spray
#meccabeautyjunkie #meccamoment #kkwbeauty #patricktabeauty #melbournemakeupartist #inbeautmag #sodaonmylips

Makeup by Dani Cousens

Makeup by Dani Cousens

Makeup by Dani Cousens's cover photo

One of my first looks that got reposted by a brand 💗 and still one of my favourites! I still get blown away when brands recognise my work 🥰
Model: @nikisimos
Key products:
@bareminerals butter drench moisturiser
@gotoskincare face hero oil
@diormakeup backstage foundation
@lauramercier fusion concealer
@fentybeauty truffle contour stick followed by i$land ting bronzer
@nudestix peach peony cream blush with @maccosmeticsaustralia fairly precious blush on top
@fentybeauty mean money highlighter
@ctilburymakeup legendary brows
@inglot_australia 77 gel liner
@havabeautyco luxe individuals
@maccosmeticsaustralia stripdown lip pencil
@maccosmeticsaustralia yash lipstick
#inbeautmag #meccamoment #meccabeauty #sodaonmylips

Adding some brightness to a dull Melbourne day with @mellowcosmetics 🙌🏼🔥 This shade is called ‘Electro’
Key products:
@tatcha dewy skin cream
@armanibeauty luminous silk
@diormakeup backstage foundation
@lauramercier fusion concealer
@hourglasscosmetics radiant bronze light
@narsissist exposed blush palette
@iconic.london illuminating drops
@havabeautyco individual lashes
@alisonjadecosmetics brow powder
@anastasiabeverlyhills brow gel
Hair: @tahliajayde_shop wave wand @kevin.murphy.australia bedroom hair
#inbeautmag #meccabeautyjunkie #armanibeautyau #glamazonkw

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