Take the Lockdown Looks Challenge
More time at home = More time to get creative with makeup! M·A·C Cosmetics Malta shares three new looks, from beginner to advanced, that you can try at home during lockdown.
Have some fun with new tools, techniques and colours! Show us how you did by sharing your look on Instagram and tagging @maccosmeticsmalta for the chance to be re-grammed.
For Beauty Beginners: “A Blink of Neon” (4 Steps)
Add a punchy pop of liner in just four simple steps. We’re using Eyeshadow in shade “My Kid Could Make That” from the MAC Art Library: It’s Designer palette, but you can get creative with practically any colourful shade!
To create this look you’ll need (from left to right): MAC Art Library: It’s Designer Palette, MAC Eye Brows Styler in Spiked, MAC Prep and Prime Fix Plus Setting Spray in scent Lavender, MAC Studio Fix Fluid Foundation SPF 15 (model wears shade NC20), MAC Amplified Lipstick in Chatterbox, MAC Lip Conditioner.
Step 1: Even out skin with Studio Fix Fluid SPF 15.
Step 2: Shape and fill in brows with Eye Brows Styler (model wears shade Spiked).
Step 3: Create thick, graphic green liner by wetting your brush with Fix+ spray and using Eye Shadow in “My Kid Could Make That” from Art Library: It’s Designer.
Step 4: Nourish lips with Lip Conditioner, then use your fingertips to press on Amplified Lipstick in Chatterbox for a natural lip with subtle shine.
For Beauty Lovers: “The Sunset” Look (5 Steps)
Achieve this sunset-inspired ombré eye look in just five easy steps!
To create this look you’ll need (from left to right): MAC Eye Kohl in Teddy, MAC Eye Shadow in Rule, MAC Eye Shadow in Woodwinked, MAC Pop Eye Shadow in Jingle Ball Bronze, 252S Brush, MAC Powder Blush in Melba, MAC Lip Pencil in Stripdown, MAC Lipglass in Lychee Luxe.
Step 1: Shade lids with Eye Shadow in Rule – blending out beyond brows to create the shape of elongated wings.
Step 2: Then line lower lash lines with Eye Shadow in Woodwinked and extend out to add definition and depth to your wings.
Step 3: Pop Eye Shadow in Jingle Ball Bronze onto the inner corners using a 252S Brush.
Step 4: Line upper and lower lash lines with Eye Kohl in Teddy and blend slightly below eyes to create a softly smudged effect.
Step 5: Sweep cheekbones with Powder Blush in Melba. Line lips with Lip Pencil in Stripdown, then layer on Lipglass in Lychee Luxe for a high-shine finish.
For Beauty Pros: The Mod Smokeshow (7 Steps)
This look is M·A·C’s update on the cut crease: a smokey eye with all-new structure, thanks to a 1960’s mod-inspired interpretation!
Ready to sculpt this show-stopping look? You’ll need (from left to right): MAC Eyeshadow in Yogurt, MAC Eyeshadow in Greystone, MAC Pro Longwear Fluidline Eye Liner and Brow Gel in Blacktrack, 221S Mini Tapered Blending Brush, 211S Pointed Eyeliner Brush, MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette in Get Lit, 316S Lip Brush. MAC Lip Pencil in Spice, MAC Matte Lipstick in Whirl.
Step 1: Highlight your cheekbones and the apples of cheeks with Hyper Real Glow Palette in Get Lit for an otherworldly glow. Spritz with MAC Prep and Prime Fix Plus Setting Spray to set the highlighting powder and create a creamier finish.
Step 2: Sweep lids with Eye Shadow in Yogurt.
Step 3: Shape winged lines with Pro Longwear Fluidline in Blacktrack using a 210S Brush and extend past the corners of eyes.
Step 4: At the centres of your creases, draw another line and connect it to the outer corners of the first lines you drew, then blend out the cut creases you’ve drawn with Eye Shadow in Greystone.
Step 5: Line under eyes with Pro Longwear Fluidline in Blacktrack using a 210S Brush and extend past your natural lash lines.
Step 6: Line under eyes with Pro Longwear Fluidline in Blacktrack using a 210S Brush and extend past your natural lash lines. Use a 221S (Mini Tapered Blending) Brush to blend Greystone through the outer corners or lower lids.
Step 7: Outline lips with Lip Pencil in Spice. Blend with a 316S Brush, then apply Lipstick in Whirl using the same brush.
Show us how you did!
Show us how you did by sharing an image of your look on Instagram and tagging @maccosmeticsmalta for the chance to be re-grammed!