Special Event Makeup Tutorial: Learn how to achieve this timeless look feauturing golden eyes, a sculpted face, and a classic red lip, perfect for any special event!
1. Start by applying a primer to your face. This will ensure that your makeup goes on smoothly and lasts throughout the day or night.
2. Apply a thin layer of a long lasting foundation with a good coverage.
3. Apply light strokes of a concealer a few shades paler than your skin tone to the high points of your face (center of forehead, under-eyes, cheekbones, bridge of nose, cupid's bow, and center of chin) and apply a concealer a few shades darker than your skin tone to the parts of your face that you want to receed (temples, hollows of cheeks, sides of nose, and jawline.) Dont forget to blend everything out! This will make your face look sculpted and flawless.
4. Set the lighter concealer with a brightening powder. This will give a natural looking glow to your skin. (Recommended:
5. Set the darker concealer with a matte bronzer or contour powder.
6. Use a brow wax or powder to sculpt and fill in brows to your liking.
7. Set your brows with a clear brow gel. This will keep them in place all day and night
8. Apply an eyeshadow primer or base to your eyelids to keep your eyeshadows from fading or creasing.
9. Buff a warm brown matte shadow into your crease. This will make the blending of the darker colors seamless. Pat a matte black eyeshadow to the outer half of your eyelids and blend it up towards the crease.
10. Apply a gold cream shadow to the inner half of your lid. Pat a gold shimmery shadow over the cream shadow.
11. Use a light shimmery shadow to highlight your brow bone and inner corner/tear ducts.
12. Buff the same matte black eyeshadow into the outer half of your lower lashline.
13. Coat your upper and lower lashes with your favorite mascara.
14. Apply a shimmery highlighter to the high points of your cheek bones.
15. Apply your favorite red lipstick.
16. Enjoy your special event and smile for the cameras!
NOTE: Stay away from products that contain SPF. SPF reflects light, therefore products that contain it photograph poorly. Look for products that say HD, these are made especially for photography purposes.