Go glam rock with winged eyeliner and dewy skin for a classic make-up look that can be worked into daytime chic and rocked-up for night-time glamour. “The whole idea of this look is to extend the shape the eye, making the brow, the lash line and the eye bigger…everything is exaggerated!” says MAC Senior Make-up Artist Lynsey Alexander, who shows us how to nail this trend in four easy steps.
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Step 1 BROWS AND BASE: Start with a light base like MAC Studio Fix Foundation, then turn your attention to your eyebrows. Using an angled brush, enhance the arch and elongate the brow. “The aim is to create width and space in the eye for the liner,” says Lynsey.
Step 2 LINE AND DEFINE: Now things get a little trickier. “Using MAC Liquidliner in Point Black and a very fine, angled brush, put a dot at each side of the eye in line with the end of the brow and under the lash line. Use that dot as your guide,” Lynsey advises. Next, angle the line so that it comes to the end of the brow.
Step 3 MAX-UP LASHES: Next, curl the eyelashes and coat with glossy black mascara. “Adding a few false lashes to the outer corner of the eye gives a very winged-out, sex-kitten look – MAC lashes no.7 are perfect for this because they’re short in the middle but are long and flicked out at the ends.”
Step 4 LIPS AND CHEEKS: “Contour the cheeks using MAC Prism Blusher – it works on all skin tones and is great for shading rather than adding colour – you don’t want to take away from the drama of the look.” Pop the blusher under the deepest part of the cheekbone to add definition, then finish with a slick of nude lipstick. MAC Lipstick in Honey Love is perfect.