In this video tutorial by KathleenLights, she attempts to recreate Zendaya’s stunning makeup look from the MTV Movie & TV Awards. The tutorial takes you step by step through the process, using various products such as Benefit Precisely My Brow, Urban Decay Primer Potion, and Tarte Metallic Shadow. Not only does Kathleen showcase the makeup products used, but she also includes information on her outfit, nails, and favorite affordable eyeshadows. The video is not sponsored, making it a genuine and relatable tutorial for those looking to recreate Zendaya’s glamorous look. Get ready to take your makeup skills to the next level with this Zendaya inspired tutorial!
KathleenLights starts the tutorial by focusing on recreating Zendaya’s brows, using Benefit Precisely My Brow and Givency Mister Brow Groom. She then moves on to priming her eyes with Urban Decay Primer Potion in Enigma and setting it with shades from the Viseart 01 Neutral Matte Eyeshadow Palette. The tutorial goes on to show how to achieve Zendaya’s stunning green eyeshadow look using Tarte Metallic Shadow in Jaded, as well as shades from the CoverGirl Jewels Eyeshadow Palette. Kathleen also shares her tips and techniques for flawless skin, contouring, highlighting, and finishing off the look with lipsticks from MAC and Tarte.
A. Gather all necessary makeup products
Before you begin creating your stunning eye makeup look, it’s important to gather all the necessary makeup products. You’ll need eyeshadow palettes, eyeliner, mascara, foundation, concealer, bronzer, highlighter, blush, and lipstick. Having everything within reach will make the whole process much smoother and enjoyable.
B. Prepare skin with moisturizer
To achieve a flawless makeup base, start by preparing your skin with a good moisturizer. This will hydrate your skin and create a smooth canvas for the rest of your makeup. Apply a small amount of moisturizer all over your face and gently massage it in. Don’t forget your neck!
C. Apply primer on entire lid
Next, ensure that your eyeshadow stays in place throughout the day by applying an eyeshadow primer. Take a small amount of primer on your fingertips and apply it evenly all over your eyelids. This step will help intensify the colors of your eyeshadows and prevent them from creasing.
D. Set primer with matte neutral shade
After applying the primer, it’s essential to set it with a matte neutral shade. This will provide a smooth base for your eyeshadow colors to blend seamlessly. Take a fluffy blending brush and dust the matte neutral shade all over your eyelids. This step will also help in the blending process later on.
A. Use Visor palette’s shades in crease and outer corners
The Visor palette offers a wide range of beautiful eyeshadow shades that will enhance the natural contours of your eyes. For a defined look, take a small blending brush and dip it into the Visor palette’s shades. Apply these shades to your crease and outer corners, focusing on building up the intensity gradually. Blend the colors well to create a seamless gradient.
B. Apply Visor palette’s shade as a transition shade
To add dimension to your eye makeup, use a transition shade from the Visor palette. This shade should be slightly lighter than the crease color and will help blend different eyeshadow shades together effortlessly. Apply the transition shade above the crease, using a fluffy blending brush in back-and-forth motions.
C. Apply Tarte’s metallic shadow in shade Jaded on entire lid
For a pop of shimmer and color, reach for Tarte’s metallic shadow in the shade Jaded. Apply this shade all over your eyelids, focusing on the center of the lid for maximum impact. Its reflective particles will catch the light and give your eyes a beautiful sparkling effect.
D. Layer the green shade from CoverGirl’s palette on top of the Jaded shadow
To enhance the green tones in your eye makeup, layer the green shade from the CoverGirl’s palette on top of the Jaded shadow. Use a flat shader brush to gently pat the green shade onto your eyelids, focusing on the outer corners and blending it into the center. This will create depth and dimension, making your eyes mesmerizing.
E. Apply the gold shade from CoverGirl’s palette into the crease
To add a touch of warmth and dimension to your eye look, apply the gold shade from the CoverGirl’s palette into the crease. Use a small blending brush to gently blend the gold shade into the crease, focusing on the outer corner area. This step will create a beautiful contrast between the green and gold shades, giving your eye makeup a glamorous touch.
F. Highlight the brow bone with the white shade from the Visor palette
To accentuate your brow bone and create an illuminated effect, take the white shade from the Visor palette and apply it on your brow bone. Use a small, fluffy brush and gently sweep the white shade under your eyebrows. This will highlight your brow bone and give your eyes a lifted appearance.
A. Use Anastasia Beverly Hills Darkside Eyeliner for tightlining
Tightlining your upper waterline will instantly make your lashes appear fuller and your eyes more defined. To achieve this look, use the Anastasia Beverly Hills Darkside Eyeliner. Gently hold your upper eyelid taut and glide the eyeliner pencil along your upper waterline, making sure to get as close to the lashes as possible. This step will enhance the overall impact of your eye makeup.
B. Use Tom Ford liquid liner to create a wing
For those who love a dramatic eyeliner look, the Tom Ford liquid liner is a must-have. Its precise brush tip allows for easy application, making it effortless to create a beautiful winged eyeliner. Start by drawing a thin line along your upper lash line as close to the lashes as possible. Then, extend the line outward and slightly upward to create your desired wing shape.
C. Apply black eyeliner to the waterline
To intensify your eye look even further, apply a black eyeliner to your lower waterline. This will add depth and definition to your eyes. Gently pull down your lower eyelid and glide the black eyeliner pencil along your waterline, being careful not to tug or pull on your skin. The black eyeliner will make your eyes stand out and give them a captivating allure.
D. Apply brown eyeshadow under the lashes
To soften the look of your lower lash line and create a more natural, smoky effect, take a small smudging brush and apply a brown eyeshadow underneath your lower lashes. This will give your eye makeup a subtle smudged effect and make your eyes appear larger and more inviting.
IV. Face Makeup
A. Apply Kiehl’s ultra facial moisturizer
Once you have finished creating your gorgeous eye makeup, it’s time to move on to the face. Start by applying Kiehl’s ultra facial moisturizer. This will hydrate your skin and provide a smooth base for your foundation. Apply a small amount of moisturizer all over your face and neck, gently massaging it in until fully absorbed.
B. Blend No.7 Lift and Luminate foundation onto face
Take your favorite foundation, such as the No.7 Lift and Luminate foundation, and apply it onto your face using a damp beauty sponge or foundation brush. Blend the foundation evenly, starting from the center of your face and working your way outwards. This will provide a flawless base and even out your skin tone.
C. Use Tarte’s shape tape concealer for additional coverage and highlighting
To conceal any imperfections and brighten up your under-eye area, reach for Tarte’s shape tape concealer. Apply a small amount of concealer underneath your eyes in a triangular shape and blend it out using a damp beauty sponge. This will instantly brighten and lift your eye area, giving you a fresh and youthful appearance. Additionally, you can use the concealer to cover any blemishes or redness on your face.
D. Set concealer with NYC’s smooth skin loose translucent setting powder
To ensure that your concealer stays in place all day, set it with a translucent setting powder like NYC’s smooth skin loose powder. Take a small powder brush and gently dust the powder over your concealed areas, focusing on the under-eye area. This will help prevent creasing and keep your concealer in place.
E. Set the rest of the face with Coastal Scents’ natural lighting powder
To set the rest of your face and create a smooth, matte finish, use Coastal Scents’ natural lighting powder. Take a large powder brush and lightly dust the powder over your entire face, focusing on the T-zone and areas that tend to get oily throughout the day. This step will help your foundation and concealer last longer and prevent any unwanted shine.
F. Contour with Physicians Formula’s butter bronzer
To add definition and dimension to your face, use Physicians Formula’s butter bronzer to contour. Take a fluffy contour brush and apply the bronzer to the hollows of your cheeks, along your jawline, and around your hairline. Blend the bronzer well to create a natural-looking shadow and chiseled features.
G. Warm up the skin with bronzer from elf cosmetics
For a sun-kissed glow, reach for a bronzer from elf cosmetics. Take a large, fluffy brush and lightly sweep the bronzer across your forehead, cheeks, and nose. This will give your skin a warm, luminous look, as if you’ve just been kissed by the sun.
H. Highlight cheekbones with essence’s pure nude highlighter
To achieve a radiant and luminous complexion, highlight your cheekbones using essence’s pure nude highlighter. Take a fan brush or a small highlighting brush and gently dust the highlighter onto the high points of your cheekbones. This will give your skin a beautiful, natural-looking glow that catches the light.
I. Apply highlighter all over the face with a stippling brush for a dewy look
For an all-over dewy look, take a stippling brush and apply highlighter all over your face. This technique will give your skin a subtle, ethereal glow. Dip your stippling brush into the highlighter and apply it in a sweeping motion across your face, focusing on the areas where light naturally hits, such as the cheekbones, brow bone, and cupid’s bow.
J. Apply Milani’s romantic rose powder blush
To add a touch of color and vibrancy to your cheeks, apply Milani’s romantic rose powder blush. Take a blush brush and lightly sweep the blush onto the apples of your cheeks, blending it upwards towards your temples. This will give you a healthy and natural-looking flush, enhancing your overall complexion.
K. Intensify the blush with essence highlighter
For an extra pop of color and glow, intensify your blush using essence highlighter. Take a small highlighting brush and lightly dust the highlighter onto the top of your blush, blending it slightly. This will enhance the color and shine of your blush, giving your cheeks a radiant and luminous finish.
L. Set your makeup with Milani’s make it last setting spray
To ensure that your makeup stays in place throughout the day, set it with Milani’s make it last setting spray. Hold the bottle about arm’s length away from your face and mist it evenly all over your finished makeup. This step will help lock in your hard work and keep your makeup looking fresh and flawless for hours.
A. Apply MAC’s lipstick in Velvet Teddy
To complete your stunning makeup look, focus on your lips. Start by applying MAC’s lipstick in Velvet Teddy. This shade is a beautiful warm-toned nude that complements a wide range of skin tones. Gently apply the lipstick onto your lips, starting from the center and working your way outwards. This will give you a well-defined and sophisticated lip look.
B. Apply Tarte’s color splash lipstick in Beach Babe
For a touch of color and shine, layer Tarte’s color splash lipstick in the shade Beach Babe on top of Velvet Teddy. This shade has a beautiful coral hue that will add a vibrant and playful element to your lip look. Apply Beach Babe to the center of your lips and blend it outwards for a gorgeous ombré effect.
By following these comprehensive steps, you’ll be able to create a flawless eye makeup look and a stunning face makeup base. Remember to have fun and experiment with different shades and techniques to discover your unique style. Whether you’re attending a special event or simply want to elevate your everyday look, this makeup routine will make you feel confident and ready to take on the world.