Tutorial: Chrissy Teigen's Met Gala Makeup
This tutorial was inspired by Chrissy Teigen's Makeup by Mary Phillips for the 2015 Met Gala.  I chose to soften the eyeshadow and use a slightly brighter lip colour for a summer twist on her red carpet look.  Start this look by applying your foundation and then follow the steps below...
 

How To: Eyes

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Step 1: After applying an eyeshadow primer, use a light shimmery cream shadow all over the lid.

Step 2:  Use a matte light brown shadow and blend in your crease.

Step 3: Line the eye with thin black line, then use a dark brown cream shadow to smudge at the lash line.  Tip: When using cream shadows be sure to test how fast the product dries to know how long you have to work with it before the product sets.  {See below for product recommendations}.

Step 4: Use the lighter cream shade to blend under the eye, then take your darker cream shadow and smudge along the lower lash line.  Curl lashes and apply mascara.


How To: Cheeks

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Step 1: Apply bronzer to cheeks and bridge of the nose.  Use your contour shade in the hollows of the cheeks for a more sculpted look.

Step 2: Sweep blush upwards along the cheek bones.  Avoid bringing blush too high or close to the nose.   

Step 3: Apply your highlight shade on the highest point of your cheekbones for a luminous look.


How To: Lips

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Step 1: Create an X at the cupids bow of your lip to begin when lining your lips.  Then fill in the lip liner to help hold your lipstick.

Step 2: Apply lipstick, use a lip brush for a more precise application.

Step 3: Touch up with a concealer brush to clean up any smudges along the edges.


The Final Look

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Katie is a makeup artist based in Vancouver BC, represented by Lizbell Agency. She has been in the Vancouver beauty scene for 10 years, and in love with makeup for most of her life. When she is not painting faces she writes for her blog and is a contributor for Fashion Magazine.