Coney Island Mermaid


Last month, my friend Martina did my hair and makeup for a photo shoot to show off her amazing skills! I've haven't taken photos with very many photographers so I was a little nervous, but I tried my best and I think Alex's photos turned out so cool! Martina really transformed me, so much so that I was showing my parents my new business cards, and when my dad saw the photo I used from this shoot, he had no idea it was me! We shot in Pismo Beach, at a frozen yogurt shop and a few other places near the beach.


How pretty is that glittery mermaid makeup?! I'm way too lazy to make myself up with anything other than simple eyeliner, but I have to say the sparkles and lashes are pretty darn awesome. We did two different looks; one with a starfish hair clip Martina made herself, and one with her gorgeous vintage veiled hat that I kind of wanted to steal. Both dresses are from Forever 21. I'm definitely a fan of the mermaid theme in the first look, and I'm in love with the Coney Island feel of the second look!


Of course, any photos I get to take while eating cotton candy are just fine with me!

Hair (color/style) & Makeup Artist: Martina Godwin
Photographer: Alex Evans


You can't see them very well in the photos, but in the first set I'm wearing these dainty little ocean themed knuckle rings sent to me by Lo & Chlo. And as a bonus, they arrived in the loveliest clamshell box!

35 comments:

  1. Ohhh my gosh!!! I love love love everything so much!! You look amazing! So so fun!!! Xoxo

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  2. Beautiful!!
    I love how well the cotton candy and hat match your pink hair.

    Rachel

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  3. I was scrolling through all of my to-be-read blog posts really fast and I honestly didn't recognize you in the first photo! You look like a doll! Amazing, wow.

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  4. My goodness, I am convinced that you are a magical being! These shots are stunning!

    xx Carina

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  5. You look absolutely ethereal, beautiful photos! xx
    www.adventuresofananglophile.com

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  6. Wow wow wow! You look fantastic! The make up is divine but I love your hair with so much body and curl, I am a sucker for big hair after all. Gorgeous!

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  8. Those curls really suit you! It's amazing how much a change in hairstyle can change the way you look. Really awesome photoshoot I think you both did a great job.

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  9. You look amazing! The styling looks lovely with your hair, and I love the atmosphere in these photos. Iove both your dresses, but the second is especially gorgeous xx

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  10. I LOVE your hair!! And both of these outfits are so beautiful!! PS random question: what nail polish are you wearing?? :) xo

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    1. Aw thanks! The nail polish is L.A. Colors - Color Craze in Meadow.

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  11. I am in awe, Dee! you are so stinkin gorgeous!!
    Such a beautiful Mermaid!

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  12. Um, gorgeous! Everything about these photos is perfect (Especially those knuckle rings!)

    Miche from Buttons and Birdcages

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  13. You look SO beautiful! Aww! I love Pismo Beach!
    And those rings are lovely!

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  14. Wow, beautiful shots! I can never seem to get over your pink hair- gorgeous and you pull it off so well! Alex

    tobebeautifulingodseyes.blogspot.com

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  15. Lovely and oh-so inspirational.
    ♡ Dulce

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  16. these are all so awesome! curly bangs make your face look totally different but they are just as cute. what an awesome time y'all got to have with these pictures!

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  17. looks really magical! ... colors, makeup as perfect as something out of a Disney story!

    carlottaloth.blogpost.com

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  18. Danielle, you shine! You look fab! Oh yay <3 I can't stop scrolling up and down, up and down <3 You look so magic just like modern mermaid <3 AMAZING. Well done <3

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  19. These photos are sooooo amazing. You look beautiful!

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  20. Danielle you are breathtaking. You look just so amazing I can't get over it. That makeup is so rad, your hair looks like a mermaid and you are just perfect. OMG. SO SO rad!

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  21. Oh la la you look beautiful, I wish I could shoot some photos with you!
    Chamomile Dealer

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  22. Omg you look so pretty! And it's might sound weird, but where did you get your iPhone wallpaper? It's absolutely adorable! :)

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    1. Thank you! I should have credited the wallpaper to Quill and Fox -
      http://quillandfox.com/?product=dad-2

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  23. Your hair looks amazing!! I love the three curls at the front of your head - amazing! :)

    xo
    Lost in the Haze

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  24. Well, I never leave comments, but now I had too. This shoot is really amazing and you look gorgeous! I really love the three curls! You look like a fairytale.

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  25. Um, how amazing is this set?! You look great, kudos to everyone involved.

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  26. beautiful lady! you look perfect. and that ice cream dress! oh my.

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  27. These are so ethereal and beautiful! I love how your bangs are curled under in the second look. Also I lived in Piano Beach for a while, so that was a pleasant surprise!!

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  28. Divine! You look like such a babe!! Now I'm trying to convince myself to get pink hair!

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  29. The photography on your blog is so beautiful! How do you get your photos to be that tone?

    Suzanne
    A Coin For the Well

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  30. you look really like a mermaid u should be in a movie <3

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