Have you ever found yourself flipping through your favorite magazines and online publications only to stumble upon the most gorgeous fashion makeup you absolutely don’t need? need know how to do? We can relate. There is something so trendy about editorial makeup, and we, like you, So here for it. And that’s why we’ve put together a step-by-step guide on how to do editorial makeup, covering everything from eyeliner techniques to lip color. Ready for your close up? Follow the steps below to create a beautiful look right out of a magazine!
STEP #1: APPLY MAKEUP PRIMER
Of course, no editorial makeup should start without a primer. A makeup primer will help smooth imperfections and prepare your complexion for the rest of your makeup. To create this look, use L’Oréal Paris Studio Secrets’ professional Magic Perfecting Base.
STEP #2: FACE PERFECTION
Next: Foundation! For a complexion worthy of an editorial photo op, you need to look for a full coverage formula like L’Oréal Paris Infallible Up to 24HR Fresh Wear Foundation, Lightweight. Apply this foundation with the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Blend Artist Foundation Blender for a flawless finish.
STEP #3: sculpt your cheeks
For this look, apply blush and apply bronzer to highlight your cheekbones. Using a sculpting brush, apply L’Oréal Paris True Match Lumi Bronze It Bronzer to the hollows of your cheeks for a slightly chiselled look.
STEP #4: FILL IN THE EYEBROWS
While you don’t want to go crazy when it comes to your brows, this look needs some refinement. Use L’Oréal Paris Unbelievabrow Longwear Waterproof Brow Gel to fill in sparse areas and define your brows.
STEP #5: PREPARE YOUR EYES
In the same way that you applied primer to your face, you will need to apply primer to your eyelids before applying your eye makeup.
STEP #6: GET THE GRAPHICS
For this editorial makeup look, it’s all about the eyes – or better yet, the eyeliner. Give yourself the ultimate graphic eyeliner look by using rose gold metallic liquid eyeliner to cover the lid to the crease, creating a winged shape at the end. Take your time doing this as you want your graphic eyeliner to be as smooth and perfect as possible. Then repeat this shape by applying liquid eyeliner with the L’Oréal Paris Infallible Flash Cat Eye Waterproof Brush in black along the lash line, spreading it out at the end.
Editor’s tip: Confused with graphic eyeliner? Do not worry! Simply dip a cotton swab into L’Oréal Paris Complete Cleanser Waterproof – All Skin Types Micellar Cleansing Water to remove any damage.
STEP #7: ADD SOME ACCENTS
Next, you need to add a metallic accent to the look. Use L’Oréal Paris’ Infallible Pro-Last Waterproof Eyeliner up to 24 hours in bronze to define the inner corner of your eye and define your lower lash line. So fashionable! Bonus: Give yourself a statement look by applying L’Oréal Paris Pro-Last Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil in Nude up to 24 hours at the waterline.
STEP #8: COLOR YOUR EYELASHES
To complete your eye makeup, apply several coats of mascara to the top and bottom lashes. Use L’Oréal Paris Unlimited Lash Lifting and Lengthening Washable Mascara in Blackest Black to do just that.
STEP #9: GET THE GLOSSY
It’s no secret that plump, glossy lips are all the rage right now. To add volume and shine to lips, apply L’Oréal Paris Color Riche Plump and Shine Lipstick, Sheer Lipstick in Guava Plump to leave your lips glossy, visibly plump and with a hint of pink blush.
STEP #10: APPLY MAKEUP
You wouldn’t want your expertly applied Instagram-ready makeup to go to waste, would you? Of course not! Spray L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Spray & Set Makeup Extender Fixing Spray onto skin in “T” and “X” strokes to keep your makeup looking “freshly applied” day and night.
Want to try another makeup look (or six) suitable for a photo shoot? Here are 6 Pinterest-worthy makeup looks to try.