Get The Look: Meghan Markle’s Bold Makeup Look From Oprah Interview

Meghan Markle’s choice of makeup is often more neutral and subtle. However, for her interview with Oprah, we’re seeing a whole different look.

The royals tend to have a thoroughly considered approach to their look. Whether it’s a dress, shoes, or jewelry, their appearance details are hardly left to chance.

For her sit-down interview with Oprah, Markle has taken a departure from her usual subtle make-up for a smokey liner, lash extensions, and buttery lips. You, too, could the look as dissected by Toronto-based makeup artist Geneva Fong.

Step 1

Markle’s look, while lending itself to Diana in the 90s, heavy liner, is also a trendy look, smudged liner that we’ve been seeing a lot of. Not only that, but the look is also focused mostly on the eyes.

Step 1: Start with priming the eyelid or applying concealer as usual before applying a soft brown shadow. Fong suggest Anastasia Beverly Hills Eye Shadow Singles in Dusty Rose.

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Follow with a plum shade like Xtreme Burgundy from the Pat McGrath Mothership VIII Palette over the out corner of the eye.

Step 2

The second step is to apply your eyeliner. You want to opt for a dark color like black. Line the inner corner and on the waterline.

Once you’ve done that, the key is to smudge the liner and you can do that using a flat eyeliner brush or the sponge at the end of your pencil. Alternatively, use your finger or a cotton swab.

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Continue smudging the shadow and the liner till you get the moody effect you’re going for. However, over smudging can result in more “moody” than you’re going for.

Step 3

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You want to add some drama to your eyelashes. Add false lashes to your look if you like, or whip out a good mascara that’ll give you that extra-long lash look.

Use a tinted moisturizer or BB cream to give you a slight glow with some coverage. If you opt for a foundation, keep it light. Fong suggests Dior Backstage Face & Body Foundation.

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Get a wash of color over your cheeks.  Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush in Joy is perfect, and a little goes a long way with this blush.

Finally

Finish off with a soft buttery lipstick, or tint for a hint of pinkish color to your lips, and there you have it. A simple smokey day look you can wear going out (or staying in.)

Written By:
Tumisang Mosito

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