Jul 16, 2014 11:43
by Jessica-Anne Lyons
We’re absolutely loving this deep and dark makeup look from Lorde. With her exemplary makeup track record, it’s no wonder she’s become a girl crush among the beauty world – she even has a MAC Cosmetics collection inspired by her coming out next month!
We may never be royals, but we’ll certainly be looking like royalty with this makeup how-to …
Start off by acing your base. Choose a light-reflecting liquid foundation and apply with your fingertips, starting from the centre of your face and blending out.
For Lorde’s dewy glow, apply a cream highlighter along your cheekbones and down the bridge of your nose.
Lorde’s brows are definitely defined, but they’re subtle, so using an eyebrow pencil, softly outline the shape of your brows then use small, dash-like strokes to fill them in.
We want all of the attention to be on your pout, so keep the eyes simple and natural with a light bronze cream eye shadow on the lids. Finish with gently smudged black pencil eyeliner on your top lash line and a few coats of black mascara.
Now for those lips! First outline the shape of your lips using a lip liner that matches your lipstick, making the cupids bow (the dip at the top of your lips) extra sharp, before colouring them in. Then with a dark plum lip colour and a lip brush, gently apply your lipstick over the top.