While you may not be a Ratajkowski’s glitter eye day-to-day, the sparkle of the decorated trees and metallic hues of the season are calling you to amp up your look.
“You want to be as unexpected as possible,” style influencer Morgan Stewart suggested during the holiday edition of Happy Hour with Morgan Stewart. “You want to wear things that will surprise people.”
If your wardrobe is relatively simple or classic, makeup is the best way to level up your ensemble without breaking the bank. Case in point: Ratajkowski’s glitter eye brilliant makeup.
The best part: While her makeup is stunning, it’s easy to recreate. And, don’t worry, the glitter won’t get all over the place by adding one simple hack.
STEP 1 to create Emily Ratajkowski’s glitter eye
After finishing your foundation and concealer, prep the eyes with an eyeshadow primer for long-lasting wear.
To prevent glitter fallout from sticking to your makeup, apply a heavy coat of translucent powder under the eye.
Apply a nude tone, darker than your complexion a base on the lid and into the crease.
Apply a royal blue eyeshadow to the eyelid.
Layer a blue-toned glitter on top of the lid. Pro tip: Using a glitter eyeliner or a gel-like formula minimizes fallout.
Apply the same blue eyeshadow to the bottom lid to intensify the look.
Place a light shimmer to the corner of the eye, then blend shimmer into the blue eyeshadow and glitter.
Brush away excess powder and any fallout from the eyeshadow, glitter or shimmer.
Add eyeliner to the top lash line, keeping the line thin towards the inner corner and thicker towards the outer corner.
Add mascara to the top and bottom lashes. Optional: Add faux lashes to bring more drama to the look.
Last Step to create Emily Ratajkowski’s glitter eye
To get Ratajkowski’s glitter eye add a shimmering blush and nude lip, then you’re holiday party-ready!