Back to School Makeup Tutorial: Natural and Edgy Looks

By September 8, 2015Makeup Tutorial

Summer is coming to an end, which means that school is starting again! Your makeup is a great way to look your best and to express yourself, whether that’s a natural, no-makeup look or a trendy, edgy look.

Watch as MAC makeup artist, Jamie Smith, demonstrates these looks that will stay all day long!

A natural look:

  • For staying power, use a primer before applying your makeup
  • Conceal any red spots on your face
  • Use a light foundation
  • Prime your eyes
  • Fill and even your brows
  • Use neutral tones on your eyes
  • Set your foundation with a light powder
  • Apply light contouring, highlight, and blush
  • Curl your lashes and apply mascara
  • For your lips, choose a shade that’s close to your natural color
  • Use a setting spray that will make your makeup last all day

An edgy look:

  • To transition to a more dramatic look, apply a cat eyeliner
  • For even more drama, continue your eyeliner along your crease
  • Soften the lines by blending a dark eyeshadow
  • Choose a trendy color for your lips
  • Consider liquid lipstick for matte, durable lips

We’re curious! Do you prefer a trendy look or a more subtle look for school? Let us know in a comment below!

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