Cleopatra themed Quinceanera photoshoot

Egyptian Wonders for Your XV Party

Dee Lee

Egypt is a famous ancient civilization. Egyptians were known for their fine art, architecture, and advancements.  Don’t forget its famous monuments and sights such as the Great Pyramid of Giza, The Great Sphinx, Temple of Luxor, Cairo, and many more. Nestled into this civilization are some powerful Egyptian rulers such as Cleopatra, Ramses, and King Tut. Egyptian Wonders is quite the unique theme for your quinceañera.  

The majesty of this ancient civilization can help inspire your Egyptian-themed Quinceañera! Check out the amazing way you can achieve this theme by just using makeup and props!

Cleopatra-inspired Quinceanera dress posing with Egyptian statues

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Take a peek at some of the accessories, makeup, and decor that you can pair with your Cleopatra-inspired party.

Cleopatra-inspired Quinceanera celebration

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Photo Shoot Styling:

Dee Lee Designs

 

What does your party face look like, does it match your Egyptian theme?

Check out this amazing Egyptian-inspired makeup look by Claudia Chiu of Sexy Makeup Studio.

Egyptian inspired makeup Cleopatra look

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Products Used:

1. Eyeshadow Primer: Urban Decay

2. Crease concealer: Urban Decay

3. Cut crease: Huda Beauty Remastered Colors – Coco and Sandalwood

4. Gold glitter eyeliner: Stilla glitter and glow liquid eyeshadow

5. Eyeshadow: Bebella Pro Palette Slayette – Egyptian Blue Eyeshadow

6. Eyeliner: Kat Von D – Tattoo Liner

7. Mink lashes: Sexy Makeup Studio – Diva Style

8. Brow bone highlighter: Beauty Creations Glow Highlight palette

9. Mascara: Too Faced- Better Than Sex Mascara

Step by Step:

  1. Apply eye primer on your eyelid.
  2. Create the crease with foundation or use a concealer on the eyelid.
  3. Apply two coats of Egyptian Blue Eyeshadow to the eyelid.
  4. Glitter: Draw a thin line using gold glitter along the crease.
  5. Use a dark brown shadow with a fine thin brush to draw a line in the border of the crease. Blend it toward the outer corner of your eye.
  6. Highlight brow bone area with a highlighter.
  7.  Use Mink lashes to emphasize the eyes.
  8.  Cat Eye Eyeliner: Draw a line in the lash line to create a wing line starting from the bottom and then fill in.
  9. Apply one coat of mascara on the top of the lashes and three coats of mascara on the bottom lashes.
  10. Draw a line of Egyptian Blue Eyeshadow at the bottom of the lash line from corner to corner.

Photo Shoot Hair & Makeup:

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To help complete the decor look for your Egyptian-inspired Quince party, props can help set the ambiance. Your guests will feel as if they are sitting by the Pyramids of Giza instead of a banquet hall!

Props help any event make a good first impression.  It is a good way to pull any theme together. However, most quinceañeras struggle with the vision for their day. They are not sure how to pull together the theme. Props can be life-size statues, movie props, or custom pieces.  Props are a good way to draw the eyes to look and complement the décor in the room. They can brand the theme of your event, create photo opportunities, or simply be décor. It also sets the tone of the event.  When you enter a space, the décor is the first thing you see.

Photoshoot props: LM Treasures

Egyptian statue Horus

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Dee Lee

Author Dee Lee

Dee Lee is a Event Planner and Design Specialist at Dee Lee Designs. She specializes in Event Design for all types of events.

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