Paint the Town: St. Paddy's Makeup Tutorial



While Boston is the perfect place to raise a pint to St. Patrick, we've always thought we could do a little better than the standard shamrock makeup everyone seems to go with. @TheRealJessie_G and Sephora teamed up to create the perfect palette for this clover makeover!

Check it out:

We started with a base of BECCA Backlight Priming Filter, and then layered on foundation with Smashbox Studio Skin. For dimension, we played with Kat Von D’s Shade and Light Palette, BECCA Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Blush in Amaretto and BECCA Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlight.

For that festive eye, we primed Alyssa’s lids with Urban Decay’s Original Primer Potion. That colored crease is from Make Up For Ever Artist Shadow and Powder Blush in Emerald and the glimmer is from a generous application of Stila’s Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow in Gold Goddess. To define the lid lines, we went with Tarte Cosmetics So Fine Micro Liner in Rainforest of the Sea on top and Sephora Collection Contour Brushed Metal Gel Eyeliner Waterproof in Gold Digger for the bottom. We finished the eyes with a coat of Clinique’s Chubby Lash Fattening Mascara Jumbo Jet.

We didn’t want to leave the fun to the lids alone so we brought the color up to the brow with a few different hues. Using the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brush, we layered light to emerald to create an ombre effect, we used Sephora Collection Colorful Shadow & Liner in Fresh Limeade, Make Up For Ever Eyeshadow and Powder Blush in Emerald, and ended on “Fringe” from Urban Decay’s Electric Pressed Pigment Palette.

We added a lick of lime to the lips by revisiting the Make Up For Ever Artist Shadow Eyeshadow and Powder Blush in Emerald over Sephora Collection Colorful Shadow & Liner in Fresh Limeade, but feel free to use any lipwear that suits you!

Finishing touches to this look are a couple shamrocks to the side of the temple. Create these effortlessly by starting with a base of Sephora Collection Colorful Shadow & Liner in Fresh Limeade. Outline the shamrocks with Sephora Collection Contour Brushed Metal Gel Eyeliner Waterproof in Gold Digger and add a shadow to the shammy with Make Up For Ever’s Artist Shadow and Powder Blush in Emerald. Complete the effect with some glittery dots using Stila’s Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow in Gold Goddess.

 

Get to Sephora on 1331 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215 and get glowing!

Makeup by: Jessie Gibson @TheRealJessie_G
Model: Alyssa Gallagher @alyssa_gall

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