Homecoming is just around the corner, and you’ve gotta be
thinking about your look for the big night. But unlike your brand-new, awesome
looking dress, the way you wear your makeup isn’t going to jump off the rack
and claim you for its own. So to help you come up with your look, we took some
inspiration from Ariel Winter’s makeup at the Emmys. It was one of our favorite
looks because it was soft and focused on the eyes, and it looked incredible
with her sequin dress. Snag our how-to, below!
Step 1: Prep your skin with an oil-free moisturizer to ensure a
Step 2: Use a liquid foundation to give yourself a glowing look and
even skin tone. Smooth on with your fingers, being sure to blend down your
Try: Revlon PhotoReady Makeup, $9, ulta.com
Step 3: Contour your cheeks using an angled blush brush and a
neutral beige-colored blush that’s one shade darker than your skin tone. Apply
the blush by making a fish face then stroking the brush underneath your
cheekbones. Then use a small circular motion to lightly blend it in.
And e.l.f. Studio compact blush/bronzer, $3, target.com
Step 4: Smudge slate grey eyeliner around your lash line on your
upper and lower lids to give them that soft, smokey look. Use a Qtip to smudge
We love: Maybelline
Defining Liner in Slate grey, $3, amazon.com
Step 5: Create shimmery eyes. Remember to use the medium toned
shadow on your lid, the lightest shade on your brow bone, and the darkest color
on your outer corner. Pretty neutrals let your gray liner shine through.
Step 6: Finally, add a pale baby pink lipgloss to finish your look
with a touch of flirtiness. Kiss kiss!
We heart: e.l.f. Luscious Liquid lip color in Baby Lips, $2,