GET THE LOOK
Kate Goodwin, CEO & Founder of Illumin8 Media Make-Up Studio, demonstrates how to create a striking ’70s look at home.
STEP 1: SKIN
Flawless skin is key so begin by applying strobe cream (MAC Strobe Cream) to the entire face and massage well. Follow with primer (Gucci Silk Priming Serum) and be sure to blend well with your fingers. Once absorbed, apply tinted moisturiser or foundation (Laura Mercier Illuminating
Tinted Moisturiser) to the skin, blend in so it disappears into the skin completely. Use a synthetic brush and concealer (Gucci Luminous Perfecting Concealer) to cover any blemishes and under-eye dark circles, blend by tapping rather than rubbing. This technique gives the make-up longevity as it doesn’t rub it off.
STEP 2: EYESHADOW
Apply eye base to the lids to prep the eye before the powder eyeshadow (Gucci Ottanio Eyeshadow). With a natural haired socket eyeshadow brush, apply the colour eyeshadow all over the lid and into the socket, blend upwards and outwards. Use a shimmery gold tone eyeshadow and apply a small amount on the upper eyelid in the centre, this helps to subtly open the eye and adds a little sparkle! Use a champagne shimmer in the inner corners of the eyes to make them brighter. If you want to take it up a notch, try adding a little gold glitter on top of the gold eyeshadow.
STEP 3: EYELINER
Use a black eye pencil (Gucci Impact Long Wear Eye Pencil in Iconic Black) to line the upper lash line and use a small brush to soften the line so it’s not harsh. Run a black kohl pencil along the upper and bottom water lines of the eye. Finish with two layers of black mascara.
STEP 4: CHEEKS
Using gentle strokes to blend the blusher (Bobbi Brown Apricot Blush) on the cheeks and upwards towards the ears. With an angled brush use a matte bronzer (Gucci Golden Glow Bronzer) just underneath the cheekbones for definition.
STEP 5: LIPS
With a brush, apply the lipstick (Gucci Cipria Luxurious Moisture-Rich Lipstick) for precise application.
Recreate this look at home or visit Illumin8 Media Make-Up Studio for a lesson with a professional make-up artist.